Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 45 ( Published on: 09/11/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1681/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Bath Oil
 
Brand: Manufaktura
 
Name: Original Wine Cosmetics
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591113007038,Batch No: 1 02.0819/0206; best-before date: 08 /2013 6 M
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 3.0 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.


The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: red liquid with strawberry-cream-coloured foamy crown. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1682/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Shower Gel
 
Brand: Manufaktura
 
Name: Original Beer Cosmetics – Beer Shower Gel
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No: 1 20.07.11/216, best-before date: 07/2014 6 M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591113005898
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.9 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.


The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: brown viscous liquid. Odour: sweet, slight beer note. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1683/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Shower Gel
 
Brand: Manufaktura
 
Name: Original Wine Cosmetics
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No: 1 26.05.11/157, best-before date: 05/2014 6 M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591113007007
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.6 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.


The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: dark red viscous fluid. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1684/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Hair Shampoo
 
Brand: Manufaktura
 
Name: Original Beer Cosmetics - Beer Hair Shampoo
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No 1 02.08.11/242, best-before date: 08/2014 6 M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591113006055
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.4 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.


The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approx. 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: light brown viscous liquid. Odour: sweet, slight beer note. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1685/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Hair Shampoo
 
Brand: Manufaktura
 
Name: Original Wine Cosmetics - Wine Shampoo
 
Type / number of model:  Batch No: 1 02.08 10/0206, best-before date: 08/2013 6 M
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8591113009339
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 6.7 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.


The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approx. 2 cm opening, 2 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: red viscous liquid. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1669/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Sun lounger
 
Brand: Jardin
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Antia 3722630
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711245134468
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the mechanism for the backrest can be adjusted with one hand during use and the seat backrest can close unexpectedly to the horizontal position, while the closing armrest can cause hand and finger injuries.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 581-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding, plastic sun lounger with armrests and six-position adjustable backrest. The bed can be rotated and moved by two wheels. Packaging: plastic foil.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1680/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Camping chair
 
Brand: New Europrofil
 
Name: Piccolo Haut Dossier
 
Type / number of model:  Model 10060
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8033629100600
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the steel straps of the chair can durably bend and the chair can tip over. In addition, the steel straps which connect the metal tubes of the seat and the back rest, have burrs and sharp edges. The user’s fingers may become entrapped when the chair is folded with great force and speed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 581-1 and EN 581-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Folding camping chair with a green metal tube frame, striped textile seat and backrest, plastic arm rest and three forming springs.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1650/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Realm
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: XY-LED-100L-230V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 101312 311005
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Live metal parts may become accessible because:

·        the wire ends soldered to terminals of the flashing switch and control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting;

·        the insulation of the wiring is not suitable;

·        accessible wires are in contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit.

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:  Lighting chain with non-replaceable LED lamps and a flashing switch and control unit. Packaging: cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1652/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Royal
 
Name: Ice Lights
 
Type / number of model:  Model: MD.0508
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 924524 300122
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and burns because:


·        The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires can thus overheat.


·        The accessible wires have only basic insulation and if they are damaged the live conductors can become accessible.


·        The electrical insulation is not sufficient.


·        The dimensions of the socket-outlet are not as required and it is possible to insert a single pin of a plug leaving the other live pin accessible.


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:  Lighting chain with 105 miniature lamps operating directly from the mains. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1659/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: FIAT
 
Name: Fiat 500, Punto M.Y. 2012, Linea, Qubo and Doblò Panorama
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall affects vehicles with chassis numbers in the following ranges:500: between 878086 and 890578Punto 199: between 893879 and 910396 and between 1890069 and 1905356Linea: between 3183243 and 3186540Qubo: between 309125 and 317723Doblò : between 9190651 and 9201833.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The brake servo connector may not comply with the manufacturer's requirements, which could affect the braking ability of the vehicle, leading to the risk of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1674/12       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: HONDA
 
Name: CR-V
 
Type / number of model:  Model CR-V, Type RD8 (2.0l Petrol) and RD9 (2.2l Diesel)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Under certain severe operating conditions, water, rain, or other liquid may enter the driver’s window and reach the master power window switch resulting in impaired functioning of the switch. If the master power window switch is damaged as a result of liquid intrusion it may result in failure of the switch and overheating. An overheated switch may cause smoke, melting or, potentially, a fire.
 

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

 
Description:  The recall concerns certain 2002 to 2006 year model CR-V vehicles, produced from the 7th November 2001 to the 6th October 2006. Affected vehicles RD8 (2.0l Petrol) 2002 VIN No.s from SHSRD87702U000101to SHSRD88602U036601, 2003 from SHSRD87603U100101 to SHSRD87603U134080, 2004 from SHSRD87604U200101 to SHSRD87204U237794, 2005 from SHSRD87605U300101 to SHSRD88605U327908, 2006 from SHSRD87206U400101 to SHSRD87806U430680, RD9 (2.2l Diesel) 2005 from SHSRD97605U000101 to SHSRD97605U026519, 2006 from SHSRD97906U100101 to SHSRD97606U128028.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, Ireland, Estonia, Portugal, Hungary, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1660/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Stepladder
 
Brand: Josef Steiner
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KH4
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8586003390031
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The ladder is not reliable under heavy loads. Therefore the platform or step can suddenly collapse causing the user to fall off the ladder resulting in severe injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
 

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

 
Description:  Stepladder with 4 steps and a platform.
Country of origin:  Slovakia
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1661/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Ladder
 
Brand: Merox
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  44 (3 x 7 rungs). Ladders which are produced before October 2012
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3830005744473
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the base of the ladder has insufficient grip on the ground. Therefore the ladder is likely to come away from the wall, especially when the user climbs higher up, causing him to fall from a great height resulting in serious injury.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
 

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

 
Description:  Multipurpose, Type 44 (3 x 7 rungs).
Country of origin:  Slovenia
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/1671/12       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Soother
 
Brand: Griptight
 
Name: Standard Silicone Decorated Soothers
 
Type / number of model:  66455
 
Batch number / Barcode:  11B0480
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as the teat can easily come loose and be swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Packs of three soothers – in bright blue and fuchsia pink colours (three soothers of the same colour per pack). The blue soothers have small dark blue spots decorating the soother shield. The three soothers are packed in plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1649/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic dolls
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Exquisite Girl
 
Type / number of model:  3391 ; Item no. DO213703
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906802137034
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 


The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 33 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  The doll set includes three plastic dolls: 1 boy doll in a black suit, 1 girl doll in a purple dress and a little child doll in a burgundy coloured dress. The packaging is a transparent bag with a cardboard strip.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1653/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy truck
 
Brand: To Bia’S Giochi
 
Name: Super Truck
 
Type / number of model:  Article code 25117G
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8023297748563
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.8-3.2 % 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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Toy truck with lights and sounds. Packaged in a cardboard box with a window, average dimensions 26.50 x 18.00 x 10.50 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1654/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Facemask
 
Brand: Due ESSE Christmas s.r.l
 
Name: Tempo di Carnevale
 
Type / number of model:  Witch mask ASS
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8033113180194
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material in the mask contains 9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  Soft plastic and textile full-face mask, representing a witch, contained in a sealed plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1658/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: LG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art.nr. 4725
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5413247047250
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 32.4 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the 2.5% DEHP in the doll's legs. In addition the product contains 0.6% 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:  Small doll in plastic tube.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1662/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: Bar Meir
 
Name: Fashion girls
 
Type / number of model:  Code 003
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8033717600036
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 23 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  Doll packed in a transparent plastic-fronted cardboard box. with additional dresses. There are various indications on the packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1663/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy Mobile Phone
 
Brand: Tono Jia
 
Name: Hamburger Cellphone
 
Type / number of model:  Item NO.2166A1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0200001455612
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

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:  A hamburger-shaped, toy mobile phone made of yellow and brown plastic. There is a sticker with an inscription “Hamburger Cellphone” inside the phone. The toy is battery- operated. It is packed into a cardboard box bearing the words “Hamburger Cellphone”. On the packaging there are a number of items; EAN code, CE-marking, country of origin and a pictogram indicating that the toy is not intended for use by children under 3 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1664/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: LG
 
Name: Cutie Kids Fashion Collection
 
Type / number of model:  No. 07017 Item no. LG044358
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5413247044358
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain up to 36.2 % 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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Doll in cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1665/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: LG
 
Name: Baby Love
 
Type / number of model:  No. 08092 Item no. LG030245
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5413247030245
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain up to 28.2 % 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): Ban on the marketing of the product.

 
Description:  Doll in a plastic bag with zip and transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1666/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
 
Brand: LG
 
Name: Bonny
 
Type / number of model:  LG090027
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5413247090027
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 38.4% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the doll; 21.7% and 4.9% diisononyl phthalate (DINP) in the arms of the doll; 4.0% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 19.2% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP) in the legs of the doll; 18.7% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP), 7.6% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 2.1% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP) in the shoes of the doll.

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

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

 
Description:  Little doll and dog, with bedroom furniture, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1675/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Police play-set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: S.W.A.T.
 
Type / number of model:  Model: S1012483
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 5998087518165
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the projectiles contain 6.9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 6.7 % 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 and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  Police set consisting of 1 black plastic toy gun, 5 pink projectiles with suction cups in a bandoleer, one pair of glasses. The gun set is packed in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1655/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s bolero
 
Brand: Cichlid
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C1Y17100900404 AD
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5385609113982
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the chest 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 bolero, intended for children up to 7 years of age, in pink colour with sequins on the front and cords to be tied in the chest area that are about 270 mm long. There is an attached textile label with the following information, "Renk Fusya/Model Kodu, Model Adi CICHLID 1009-004 KIZ".
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1656/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Babyland
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0203038.
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings 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 outfit – a sweatshirt with a hood with cords and a pair of trousers, in a combination of pink and dark blue, purple and dark blue. On the front of the sweatshirt there are attached appliquéd patterns and sequins. There are labels with information in Bulgarian and a foreign language. On the front of the sweatshirt and on the trousers there are various inscriptions: "Stars 38", "Best team". No packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1667/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimming outfit
 
Brand: Xiao jin yu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 719-1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6948076971913
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area, at the back and 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:  Girls' bikini with matching skirt. The top can be tied with cords at the neck and back.. The cords have knotted ends. The bikini bottom can be tied with functional cords (made of the same material as the bikini) at both sides. The cord's length is greater than 140 mm. The product is available in yellow, green, blue, red and pink colours. It is decorated with ribbon, a bear's head, butterflies, flowers and dogs. Size: 6-10 Product packaging: cellophane bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1668/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ bikinis
 
Brand: Union-Star
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2: D08304, 1: 5018
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1,-; 2, 3000000432020
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
1. The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the ends in the neck area and at the back of the swimsuit.


2. The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the ends in the neck area and at the back of the swimsuit. Functional cords in the waist area also pose a serious risk of injuries to children.


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

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

 
Description:  1. Blue-pink-yellow girls’ bikini. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 98-128. 2. Plain bikini. The left side of the bikini top is decorated with sequins. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 146-164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1672/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikinis
 
Brand: Hello Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1-P82, 2- P85
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of free halter-neck cords on the top and functional cords with free ends 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 and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  1. Model (P82): Light green bikini with white polka dots. The right side of the bikini top is decorated with an umbrella and the left side is decorated with a bag and an inscription “Hello”. The top can be tied around the neck with functional cords and at the back. Size: 3/4, 7/8, 11/12, 13/14 2. Model (P85): Girl’s bikini. The right side of the bikini top is decorated with ice-cream and the left side of the bikini top is decorated with a little mouse and an inscription “Hi”. The top can be tied around the neck with function cords and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1673/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls’ trousers
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TK-1063
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 675505 995545
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a serious risk of injuries because of the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring. The trousers are decorated with two hearts, strasses and an inscription: “Mystery”. Size: 128-158.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1676/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: Xiao jin yu
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  856
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6948076908568
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area of the swimsuit.


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:  Red coloured, patterned, one-piece swimsuit for girls. The swimsuit can be tied and adjusted with functional cords that have free-ends in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area. Size: 6-10.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1677/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Robesto
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  433
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of free, halter-neck cords on the top and functional cords with free ends 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 and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  The top of the girl’s bikini is red-coloured with dark blue and white stripes. The bottom part of the bikini is decorated with a flower-shaped, plastic buckle. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 104/110, 116/122, 128/134.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1678/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikinis
 
Brand: Sun & Ocean
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) 426 , 2) 631
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of free, halter-neck cords on the top and functional cords with free ends 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 and recall of the product from end users.

 
Description:  1. Checked bikini. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 104-134 2 2. The pink bikini is decorated with animal motifs. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 104-146.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1679/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: Keyzi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ELIZA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 907441 610544
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a serious risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the back of the swimsuit.

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:  Patterned one-piece girl's swimwear. The swimsuit can be tied with cords at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 116, 122, 146 .
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1651/12       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Mobile telephone for children
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Kid smart mobile phone
 
Type / number of model:  iBaby A88; S/N: 1006339088; GSM Mobile Phone; Babyguard GSM 900/1800MHZ
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because:

- the wrong material is used as insulation in the power supply unit;

- the power supply unit has insufficient creepage and clearance distances ;

- the plug does not comply with the standards.

In addition, the required labels are missing.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 50075 and EN 60950.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's mobile phone supplied with a power supply unit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1648/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: Acuma
 
Name: Pikendusjuhe
 
Type / number of model:  113005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7394363350319
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the mechanical and electrical connections are not capable of withstanding mechanical loads resulting from normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60884.
 

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

 
Description:  Extension lead packed in plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45

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Alert number: A12/1670/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Power supplier
 
Brand: PowerPlus Enterprises
 
Name: PDA Power USB 3 Sockets
 
Type / number of model:  Ref No:7173
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5055203803625
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of fire and injuries as it may overheat resulting in the emission of smoke such that, should this occur whilst the vehicle is in motion, it could result in a road traffic accident.


One incident reported.
 

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

 
Description:  A car power supply unit with USB and triple socket, contained in a blister pack with a card insert featuring front facing graphics and product specifications on the rear. The power supply unit has an input voltage of 12 – 16 V DC. The USB socket has an output voltage rating of 5 V DC.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 45