Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 31 ( Published on: 09/08/2013)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1042/13       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  LPG regulator
 
Brand: PEAKGAS
 
Name: Lope Regulatorsaet
 
Type / number of model:  S200
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The outlet pressure is too high and the position of the spindle does not meet the requirements. This could lead to a leakage of gas if the regulator is not properly fixed on the gas cylinder.

One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN12864
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  LPG regulator, 1,5 kg/h, 30 mbar, for use on gas cylinders.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0994/13       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Thermos flask
 
Brand: Arte Regal
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of asbestos fibres in the separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Thermos flask with a handle, and a cover that doubles as a cup. The product is sold in a printed cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0995/13       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Rubber stamp cleaner
 
Brand: Stampendous
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. No: SC 502
 
Batch number / Barcode:  045588071912
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10% by weight of n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  The product is sold in a white and light green bottle, with white cap.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1015/13       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Wall light with LED lamp
 
Brand: LED lamp: Powerlux, Wall light: Lucide
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Wall light:26950/21/09 LED lamp: ORL1321
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 411212 261373
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The total creepage distance between the live parts and the accessible metal body of the LED lamp is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 62560.
 

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

 
Description:  Wall light supplied with a LED lamp.
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1003/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lotus
 
Name: Evora S
 
Type / number of model:  Evora S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 1/9/10 and 13/10/11
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The engine oil cooler hose can rupture resulting in oil loss which may be ejected onto the road surface and /or the rear wheels which could cause a reduction in vehicle control. There may also be a loss of oil into the engine bay area resulting in an increased 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:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Sweden

No pictures are available

Alert number: A12/1020/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Quattroporte, Gran Turismo
 
Type / number of model:  Type: M139, EC type-approval: e3*2001/116*0262*00-*02 type: M145, EC type-approval: e3*2001/116*0168*00-*01, *04-*10 Production year 2004 - 2008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  N/A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Owing to an unevenly applied anti-corrosion coating, there is a heightened risk of the rear tie rods corroding and breaking. This may lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Sweden, Croatia, Bulgaria, Ireland, Slovenia, Denmark, Spain, United Kingdom, Greece, Hungary, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1019/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic luggage straps
 
Brand: LEIVA
 
Name: Pulpo Elastico
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8431487183290
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.
 

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

 
Description:  Elastic luggage straps with a hook on either end.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1021/13       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child's car seat
 
Brand: INGLESINA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  HUGGY (no yellow sticker on the package or on the chassis)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the buckle on the belt in some cases presents a potential production defect which could reduce retention in the event of an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  A child seat for cars which comes in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia, Slovenia, Greece

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Alert number: A12/1022/13       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby bathtub with a stand
 
Brand: Sevi Bebe
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  product code: 85, product code: 170
 
Batch number / Barcode:  barcode 8692241000851
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries, because it easily collpases and the material easily breaks. The product poses a risk of choking because a plastic label attached to the bath tub can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 1888 and EN 12221.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby bathtub with a stand, 100% polypropylene.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0997/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic flute
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Glitter recorder
 
Type / number of model:  TY2162
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5033849033347
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the mouth piece of the flute can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic recorder constructed from clear and orange plastic with integral glitter, together with an orange plastic cleaning rod.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0999/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy xylophone and tool set
 
Brand: Color Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. No. (Tool set): 36.524 , Ref. No. (Xylophone): 36.633
 
Batch number / Barcode:  (Tool set) 8412842365247 , (Xylophone) 8412842366336, Batch (Tool set): 0280813, Batch (Xylophone): 0280813
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts which can be easily swallowed by small children.

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


 

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

 
Description:  Plastic tool set and xylophone sold in cardboard blister packaging bearing the following text: "Tool Set" and "Happy Xylophone".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1023/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Pomperos - Bubble
 
Type / number of model:  "Disney Princess", ref 081098 (302932) -"Disney Princces", ref 081134-12432 (302937) - "Minnie", ref 081096 (302933) -"Minnie", ref 081132-12430 (302941) - "Mickey Mouse Club House", ref 081095 (302934)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcodes, respectively: 8414778810983, 8414778811324,414778810969, 8414778811324,8414778810952.
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The products pose a microbiological risk because the soapy water in the toys contains mesophilic aerobic microorganisms and enterobacteriaceae in high concentrations. There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin. The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Soap bubble toys decorated with various Disney characters. They have a label indicating the importer's details, the barcode, and the reference and anagram for children under the age of 36 months.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1044/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Vega-Impex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: MT-S0605251
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5998083550013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because:
- the metal frame of the scooter is burred and sharp in correspondance with the locking mechanism;
- the minimum recess depth is not marked on the handlebar therefore the latter may slip out;
- the scooter does not have a brake;
- the diameter of the steering handle’s ends is too small.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue, three-wheeled, plastic and metal scooter without brakes. The product is decorated with animal patterned stickers and a plastic basket. The height of the handlebar is adjustable. Load capacity: 45 kg (on the packaging), 25 kg (in the instruction manual) Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0991/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Gems Collezione Mare
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G24-12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck and waist areas.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Girl’s bikini, light blue, intended for girls up to 12 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0992/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's Bikini
 
Brand: Yes!Do Kid’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  XS3052
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords and cords that are tied at the back of the bikini.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Bikini for children of 9/10 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0993/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's swimming costume
 
Brand: Jing Jing
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  826
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200000040343, 6948076908261
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords, cords that are tied at the back and cords at the waist area.

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


 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Red swimming costume intended for girls up to 9 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0996/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's swim wear
 
Brand: Katia
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  12074
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200000092298, 7443170940746
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords and cords that are tied at the back.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Girls swim wear.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1000/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: SunShine Girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F9013
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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:  Pink and red girls' bikini.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1001/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Sofesa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BB-7250
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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, decorated with multicoloured flowers, intended for girls up to 6 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1004/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Bebemsy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 2538
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative rhinestones and ribbons can easily detach and can be swallowed or inhaled by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  The outfit consists of a dress, trousers and a headband. The dress and the headband are decorated with glued rhinestones and ribbons, with an inscription:”Star Girl". The size is 74.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1005/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Rosa
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Y097
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6932129300097
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back, cords at the waist area and halter neck cords.

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, white, intended for girls up to 6 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1006/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Goloxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: MQ-270
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7501947315835
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative rhinestones can easily detach and can be swallowed by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  Two-parts children outfit set consisting of a t-shirt and a skirt with elastic waist and belt made of the cloth material. The top is decorated with glued rhinestones and an inscription: "Miss Kids". The product is intended for children of 12 months.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1007/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  553
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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, light blue, intended for girls up to 3 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1008/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl's bikini
 
Brand: Yes!Do Kid’s
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  XS3054
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and cords at 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:  Red, yellow, green and pink bikini for girls of 7/8 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1009/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: Bidirik
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 236
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3606944002369
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative rhinestones can easily detach and can be swallowed by small children.
 

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

 
Description:  Two-parts outfit set for children. The set consists of a short sleeved tunic and a bermuda. The top is decorated with collar, ruffle, anchor and glued rhinestones. The size is 80.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1010/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art:C20; TG:11/12
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of halter neck-style cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' bikini with a striped pattern in blue, white and pink colours. The top part is supplied with cords with free ends intended to be tied on the neck area and on the back. The free ends of the cords have a pink and white embellishment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1011/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YuMei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of halter neck-style cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' bikini in pink with floral pattern consisting of 3 parts: the upper and bottom part and a miniskirt. The upper part is a halter-neck style top with 2 cords with free ends in the neck area. Size: 2-4 years.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1012/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' swimming shorts
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings with free ends which are too long. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Boys's striped swimming shorts in blue and white for boys of 2-3 years old.The product is supplied with drawstrings in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1013/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Babies shirt
 
Brand: DROLES DE COQUINS BY CAREL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3155516139106
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because some buttons may easily come off and could be put into the mouth and swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Babies shirt in pink with floral pattern. On the top part, it has three flower-shaped buttons. Size: 12 months.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1016/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Coolgirl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Art no: 2.885397
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 6.2 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the insole of the product. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users

 
Description:  Ladies' shoes in grey colour.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1017/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's shoes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Balleri and Pasarela
 
Type / number of model:  Balleri: FY148B-9, FY 137-6, Pasarela: FY 156-3.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Other
 
The insoles of the shoes contain chromium VI. The measured levels were 30.8 mg/kg ± 7.7 mg/kg, 22.2 mg/kg ± 5.5 mg/kg and 42.6 mg/kg ± 10.7 mg/kg, respectively.

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

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

 
Description:  Women's shoes with synthetic soles and leather insoles. Supplied in a cardboard box which bears the model number.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1025/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Gemello
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  4452
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.
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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s dress intended for children aged 5-12, in purple and cyclamen colours, with three attached buttons on the front /in the chest area, supplied with functional cords sewn on both sides in the waist area, with free ends passing through a tunnel, whose length measuring from the point of tying is about 30 cm. On the front there is a printed inscription „Lovely Girl”; on the inner side of the dress there are two attached textile labels.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1026/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: minisi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  932
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1601630009327
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area that are intended to be tied at the back.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s dress intended for children up to 3 years of age. White and orange stripes and white and dark blue stripes. Three attached buttons on the front in the chest area and two pockets on the front of the dress. The dress has been supplied with functional cords in the waist area, which are sewn on the sides of the waist area and are intended to be tied at the back. Their length measuring from the point of tying is about 25 cm and they are not secured against unravelling. There are three textile labels attached.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1027/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: Silver Sun
 
Name: DAFNE BABY
 
Type / number of model:  model: 61409
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 8693468614098, serial number/code: 831452
 
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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s denim trousers intended for children up to 3 years of age. The trousers have a cord in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1028/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2704
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a drawstring in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1029/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 ТК2-4257
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area and cords below the low hem of the trouser legs.

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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s trousers intended for children up to 14 years of age, with a drawstring in the waist area and with cords hanging below the lower hem of the trouser-legs. There is an inscription "Wanex California MISS AMERICA BEAUTY IN DESIGN-1965”.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1030/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 PN2 2807
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8001234620943
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the waist and at the ankles.

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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s trousers, intended for children aged 7-8, purple colour, with drawstrings at the waist and at the ankles.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1031/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 CP1-6108
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8680028958600
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the waist and at the bottom of the trouser legs.

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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s trousers, intended for children aged 3-4, with cords at the waist and with cords hanging below the lower edge of the trouser legs.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1032/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s shorts
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 SR-2-2380
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8001234620943
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are too long.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s short trousers intended for children aged 10-11 with sizes122-152. Pink colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area passing through a tunnel without being fixed into one point equidistant from the exit points as the free ends are about 15 cm long when the garment has been opened in its widest section.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1033/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 PN1-6042
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8001234658732
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms, intended for children aged 1-2, sizes 92-122, dark blue, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1034/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s short
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 TK2-3558
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.
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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s shorts with the inscription “Coast”, intended for children aged 2-3, size 98, in green colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1035/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s short trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 TK2-3701
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8001234620943
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s short trousers, intended for children aged 7-8, purple, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1036/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 PN1-6159
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8001234620943
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s tracksuit bottoms, intended for children aged 6-7, size 122, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1037/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s tracksuit bottom
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 PN1-6176
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.
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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s tracksuit intended for children aged 1-2, size 92, in grey colour with a red belt and cuffs, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1038/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
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 drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s trousers intended for children aged 5-6, dark blue colour, size 116, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1039/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s short trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
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 drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s short trousers, intended for children aged 6-7, black colour, size 116, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1040/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s short trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
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 drawstring at 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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s short trousers intended for children aged 2-3, dark grey and light grey colours, with a drawstring at the waist.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1041/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: WANEX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  W71 ТКS1-5694
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.
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 and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Children’s trousers intended for children aged 10-11, size 146, in dark blue colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1043/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girl’s outfit
 
Brand: Besta Plus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EN3485
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 5900979292558
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps and drawstrings at the waist.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Girl’s outfit, blue, with shoulder straps and with drawstrings at the waist.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1014/13       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Smoke alarm
 
Brand: Techsafe
 
Name: Optisk Brandvarnare
 
Type / number of model:  GS 505
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation, Fire
 
The smoke alarm does not have sufficient sensitivity and can fail to generate an alarm signal. This would prevent users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire risk.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 

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

 
Description:  Smoke detector
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/1024/13       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Herbal Shampoo
 
Brand:  Dheedhi
 
Name: Hair Care Herbal Shampoo
 
Type / number of model:  76/25D/2005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  SEL 11005 / EAN 8904070900357
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains the pathogen Pseudomonas Aeruginosa which can cause severe infections in patients with a damaged skin barrier.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Green coloured herbal shampoo, 200 ml.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Estonia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/0998/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains charger
 
Brand: Cycle Robot
 
Name: AC Charger Adaptor
 
Type / number of model:  PA-1700-02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  350045900
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product presents a risk of electric shock to the user because the electrical 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 60950.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

 
Description:  Black mains charger for laptops with a black plug. Packaged in a brown cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1002/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Lint remover
 
Brand: KEDEYI
 
Name: Lint Remover
 
Type / number of model:  KDY-1108
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 518768 662832
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
The insulation between the live parts and the touchable parts is not sufficient. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required and the user may therefore touch the pin of the plug. The cross sectional area of the wires of the mains supply cable is less than required and the wires can overheat.

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

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

 
Description:  Lint remover with white and pink plastic housing, supplied with a charger. Packaging is a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31

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Alert number: A12/1018/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric kettle
 
Brand: Princess
 
Name: Roma
 
Type / number of model:  232163
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation and the resistance to humidity is insufficient.

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

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

 
Description:  Electric kettle, 0.5 l. Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0054/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Tyre
 
Brand: Hercules
 
Name: All Trac A/T
 
Type / number of model:  LT215/85R16 115/112S E, LT225/75R16 115/112S E, LT235/85R16 120/116S E, LT245/75R16 120/116S E, LT245/75R17 121/118S E, LT265/70R17 121/118S E, LT265/75R16 123/120S E
 
Batch number / Barcode:  JEHMECL5008-4010, JEJKECL4608-4010, JEJKECL5108-4010, JEKMECL4708-4010, JELKFCL5008-4010, JENJFCL5108-4010, JENKECL4808-4010
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Tyres may experience in-service belt and tread separations, which are more likely to occur in warmer climates and after a tyre has been in service for approximately one to two years. The vehicle user could experience reduced control of their vehicle.
 

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

 
Description:  10 ply load range E tyres manufacturerd from late 2008 to week 40 of 2010
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A11/0053/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnets
 
Brand: Nano Magnetics
 
Name: Nanodots 125 - Black Edition
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  830491000216
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the magnets have a magnetic flux index higher than the permitted level and could cause intestinal perforation and blockage if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Toy 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:  Set of 125 magnetic balls sold in a black, transparent and yellow plastic cylinder.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 31
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark