Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 7 ( Published on: 14/02/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00196/20       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Pressure cooker
 
Brand: HO ME
 
Name: EMMA 7 litres
 
Type / number of model:  8003512661624
 
Barcode:  8003512661624
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The safety valve does not release pressure. When handling the pressure cooker, the user may sustain burns from the jet of steam on release of the second safety valve or suffer injuries from the lid being expelled. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12778.
 

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

 
Description:  Pressure cooker. the product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Packaging description:  Cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00183/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chains
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: ENERGY SAVING LED
 
Type / number of model:  1718681, 1718682, 1718683, 1718684, 1718687, 1718691, 1718692, 1718693
 
Barcode:  5901780540517, 5901780540524, 5901780540586, 5901780540593, 5901780540609, 5901780540616, 5901780540463, 5901780540500
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient, the conductors in the wires are too thin, and the protection against water is not sufficient, which could result in electric shock or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60598, EN 62368-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chains with 20, 500, 100 and 200 LED bulbs.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00184/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: DRF
 
Name: LUCI DI NATALE 100 LED 10M
 
Type / number of model:  62527 (on the packaging), 62528 (on the packaging label)
 
Barcode:  8 068911 625271 (on the packaging), 8 068911 625288 (on the packaging label)
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable colourful LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00185/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: DRF
 
Name: LUCI DI NATALE 100 LED 10M
 
Type / number of model:  REF: 56567 (on the packaging), REF: 59216 (on a label)
 
Barcode:  8 068911 565676 (on the packaging), 8 068911 592160 (on the packaging label)
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable white LED lamps.
Packaging description:  Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00189/20       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chains
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: adristar
 
Type / number of model:  1781686, 1781689, 1781694, 1781692, AP4M-26LED-RGB-B2, AP4M-26LED-RGB-S2, AP4M-26LED-RGB-XT, AP4M-26LED-RGB-CD
 
Barcode:  6911909504589, 6911909504619, 6911909504657, 6911909504633
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient and the conductors in the wires are too thin. This can lead to increased risk of electric shock or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598-1 and EN 60598-2-20.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighting chains with 26 LED bulbs in various shapes.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00191/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Vivaro, Zafira
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*10, e2*2007/46*0533*08 - *09, Type: V
 
Company recall code:  E19-190463
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 16 and 23 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Water may leak into the vehicle interior. This can impair the proper functioning of the airbags, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car/van under Opel recall code: E19-190463.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/00194/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Yaris GRMN
 
Type / number of model:  Model code: NSP131, Model year: 2017~2018, Vehicles equipped with supercharged 2ZR engines , e11*KS07/46*4079
 
Company recall code:  20SMD-003
 
Production dates:  18/07/2017 through 12/04/2018
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The fuel-delivery resin spacer between the fuel injector and the engine's cylinder head does not have the appropriate thermal resistance.

/ Consequently, it could deform, reducing the injector's head sealing, resulting in fuel leakage and increasing the risk of fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Finland, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00195/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Discovery
 
Type / number of model:  E11*2007/46*3784, Model 2020
 
Company recall code:  N422
 
Production dates:  11/09/2019 to 26/11/2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The fixings of the second row seat frame assembly may be missing.

/ Consequently the seat might not have sufficient structural integrity and strength, and might move in the event of an accident or under the weight of the luggage, increasing the risk of injuries.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger Car.
Country of origin:  Slovakia
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00208/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0388*, Type: X
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-080
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 February 2014 and 30 March 2016.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
An attachment holding a counterweight could break during driving. Consequently, the counterweight could become detached from the vehicle and fall onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Toyota recall code: 19SMD-080.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00209/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Opel
 
Name: Grandland
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0597*09, e2*2007/46*0597*11 - *13 , Type: Z
 
Company recall code:  E19-190469
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between September and October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The screw connection of the trailer coupling module may be defective.

This can cause the screws between the base plate and the trailer coupling to break away, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Opel recall code: E19-190469.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg, Poland

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Alert number: A12/00210/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Pickup truck
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: F-150
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: Individual approval , Type: Pick-up
 
Company recall code:  19S40
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 24 June and 1 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The attachment of the positive battery cable can be defective.
This can result in failure of the vehicle's electrical system and engine increasing the risk of an accident. Furthermore, this can lead to increased risk of fire in the engine compartment. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Ford recall code: 19S40.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00211/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Corolla
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e6*2007/46*0318*, Type: ZE1HE (EU,M)
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-039
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 December 2018 and 28 February 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The wind deflector on the panorama roof may be insufficiently attached.
As a result, it may break off and fall onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Toyota recall code: 19SMD-039.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00190/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
 
Brand: Ozone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A951, Approval No.: E1-05300136/P
 
Barcode:  2000000245539
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. As a result, users may suffer head injuries In the event of an impact. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Regulation ECE 22-05.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle helmet with a visor. Suitable for drivers and passengers on motorcycles and mopeds. Technical parameters: weight 1,650g +/- 10%, size XL 61-62 cm, color black matt.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark

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Alert number: A12/00188/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Drinking bottle for children
 
Brand: Everyday baby
 
Name: Glass & Straw Bottle
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  7350077263840
 
Batch number:  #1811
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The silicone coating is opaque and the glass easily breaks, releasing small fragments. / If the glass of the bottle breaks or cracks, the child caretaker might not notice this and the child might keep on drinking, potentially swallowing small fragments of glass that could cause internal injuries.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users

Company recall page:  https://www.ipanainen.fi

 
Description:  Rose pink glass bottle coated with silicon, with cap and depending on the model either a built in straw or a silicone teat. The product was also sold online.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00187/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Whoopee Putty
 
Type / number of model:  index: 405721
 
Barcode:  5902643685178
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slimes is too high ((measured value up to 1220 mg/kg). Ingestion of boron or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www.euro-trade.pl/pl/tresc_aktualnosci/1013

 
Description:  Toy slime, available in different colours
Packaging description:  Plastic pot in a cardboard collective packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Latvia

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Alert number: A12/00192/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy slime
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Oil Slime
 
Type / number of model:  index: 413975
 
Barcode:  5902643627291
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high ( measured value up to 714 mg/kg). Ingestion of boron or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
 

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

Company recall page:  http://www.euro-trade.pl/pl/tresc_aktualnosci/1012

 
Description:  Toy slime, available in different colours.
Packaging description:  Plastic pot in a cardboard collective packaging.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Lithuania

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Alert number: A12/00198/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AE 146-A-5 B18065 S
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are cords with free ends in the neck area of the costume.
The cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Black and red ninja costume for children, consisting of an outfit with cords at the neck, a belt, a hood and a head band.
Packaging description:  Packed in a plastic bag. The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00199/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: TAOS
 
Name: Naughty clown
 
Type / number of model:  AF 2242 TP10
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
There are cords with free ends in the neck area of the fancy-dress costume.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Red and yellow clown costume (outfit + hat) for children.
Packaging description:  Plastic bag. The product was sold online, in particular via WISH.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00200/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy-dress costume
 
Brand: COSPLAY
 
Name: 2-7 Garçons Enfants Robin 3pc Muscle Costume Set Halloween Party Dress Outfit
 
Type / number of model:  KK16806
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Strangulation, Suffocation
 
There are cords with free ends in the neck area of the fancy-dress costume.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

Moreover, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 14682 and EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Child’s fancy dress costume consisting of green, yellow and black trousers, a yellow and green padded muscle-effect top and a black cape with drawstrings at the neck. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00201/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  446892/2019-07-18/C05-03-068-1, Outil pratique En bois Bell Baby Toys Children's Wooden Cartoon Smiley Childhood Teaching Aids Rattle
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily be detached from the rattles and the handle is too long.
A small child could put either the handle or the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

/ The product does not comply with the requirements of 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: Distributor)

 
Description:  Multi-coloured wooden rattle with metal bells on top.
Packaging description:  Plastic bag. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00203/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  G97903 0999//1/N0
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking, Strangulation
 
The product has small pieces (handle of zipper and nose) that can be easily detached.
A small child might put them in the mouth and choke on them

The battery compartment and inside of the toy can be opened without the need of a tool, leaving easily detachable small pieces of cables, electronic components and stuffing accessible.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke or suffer injuries.

The accessible inner cable of the product is too long.
The cable may become trapped around the neck area of the child and lead to strangulation.

The accessible inner cables of the toy contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP)(measured values up to: 7 % and 0.22 % by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system and liver.

/ The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Soft-filled toy in the shape of a teddy bear with LED lights, available with the fur in different colours. The product was sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic packaging with a white sticker.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00205/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Scooter
 
Type / number of model:  563
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The front wheels are too small and could get stuck in holes in the ground.
This could cause the child to lose balance and fall off, leading to injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  A scooter with two adjacent wheels at the back and two at the front connected via a 'mechanism' that turns the wheels when the scooter is tilted left or right.
Packaging description:  Packaged in a large cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00206/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Toi Toys
 
Name: Cute baby
 
Type / number of model:  02090
 
Barcode:  8714627020908
 
Batch number:  814840
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the Velcro, inner circles of the forearms) can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. / The product does not comply with the requirements of 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Soft toy doll with plastic hands and feet and face in a light blue suit with bunny ears.
Packaging description:  Clear plastic bag with cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00212/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft-filled toy
 
Brand: Lorelli Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1019112
 
Barcode:  3800151952244
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The zip puller can easily be detached, generating a small parts. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Soft-filled toy in the shape of an octopus in pink colour containing plastic, with zipper.
Packaging description:  A cardboard label is attached to the toy.
Country of origin:  Bulgaria
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00186/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Henna product
 
Brand: Malki Mumtaz
 
Name: Henna Cone Mehndy
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  4011643677258
 
Batch number:  051, Mfg. Date: 04-2017 Exp. Date: 03-2020
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains phenol (measured value: 3.4 %).

Phenol is corrosive, can cause eye and skin irritation or damage, and might be mutagenic.
/ The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Powder brown henna dye to be used for body painting and temporary tattoos. To be given as gifts in weddings. The product was also sold online.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic bag with multi-coloured printing on it inside a cone shaped printed cardboard box with a label.
Country of origin:  Pakistan
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00204/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hand cream
 
Brand: Caicui
 
Name: Hand Cream
 
Type / number of model:  Raspberry
 
Barcode:  6959192810666
 
Batch number:  20200924T3
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI)(measured value: 0.0006 %), which use is forbidden in leave-on cosmetic products.

MI is a strong sensitiser and can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Retailer)

 
Description:  30 g of hand cream. The product was also sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Packaging description:  A pale green plastic tube with flowers on it, with a black lid.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00213/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Perfume
 
Brand: Kartopu
 
Name: Limon eau de Cologne
 
Type / number of model:  80º Kolonya, S.N:003
 
Barcode:  8 691238 987670
 
Batch number:  P.D.:03/2017, E.D:03/2020
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of methanol (measured value: 20 %). Due to its appearance, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff, leading the user to ingest it.

Methanol is acutely toxic to the central nervous system and the eye. Ingestion of methanol leads to blindness and death. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: 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 (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  320 ml of slightly yellow eau de cologne.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent glass bottle with a green bottle top and multicoloured labelling (green, yellow and white). The bottle resembles that of a food product.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/00193/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Meat grinder
 
Brand: Germin
 
Name: Maszynka do mielenia miesa / Elektrischer Fleischwolf
 
Type / number of model:  AMG-31B-120
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product's electrical insulation, thermal protection and internal capacitor are inappropriate.

Consequently, the product could overheat during use, leading to a fire or the user could touch accessible live parts, increasing the risk of receiving an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-2-14.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric meat grinder with several food processing accessories and a maximal power of 1300 W.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7

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Alert number: A12/00202/20       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: valex
 
Name: Proiettore LED Easy
 
Type / number of model:  Easy/1153096
 
Barcode:  8004878688263
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The dielectric strength test and the test on the insulation between primary and secondary produced negative results with a possible risk of fire and electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  LED lamp with warm light
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00019/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Trampoline
 
Brand: DOMYOS Décathlon
 
Name: Trampoline hexagonal 240
 
Type / number of model:  8501780
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  PO#45117642/ART#24843
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
The gap between two accessible spiral springs is too big and a gap is created between the jumping area and the suspension system when the trampoline is used at maximum weight. A child could get its fingers stuck in the suspension springs underneath the jumping area or slip through the gap and hit the ground or get trapped. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
 

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

 
Description:  Trampoline for home use with a safety net fixed between the mat and the suspension area.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00207/20       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  DIAMOND WIRE SAWING MACHINE
 
Brand: BENETI
 
Name: MACCHINA TAGLIATRICE A FILO DIAMANTATO
 
Type / number of model:  VIP 915/A-75/8
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  All specimens of the same model
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The disc guard does not provide sufficient protection against flying particles in the event of a breakage of the device. As a result, uncontrolled flying parts may cause injuries to the user.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15163. / EN 15163:2008 and Directive 2006/42/EC
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions

 
Description:  Electrical equipment on rails for stone cutting. The machine withdraws on rails to allow the continuous tensioning of the diamond-studded sawing wire and the rotation of the driving pulley which drags the wire to cut the stone.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 7