Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 47 ( Published on: 29/11/2013)
Corrigendum: Notification A12/1248/12 from week 33 of 2012 has been temporarily removed as the risk posed by the product concerned is being re-assessed by the notifying authorities.

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1633/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle tyre
 
Brand: Schwalbe
 
Name: Ultremo ZX
 
Type / number of model:  ZX 23-622
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Tyres manufactured between June 2012 and February 2013 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A possible carcass defect in the ridge area can result in the tyre coming off.
 

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

 
Description:  Tyres for racing bike with bead wire. Black and white colour.
Country of origin:  Indonesia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1635/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Cong le
 
Name: Airsoft Gun
 
Type / number of model:  CL-P167K
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3B laser which could cause damage to sight.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in blue cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1639/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Huanghe
 
Name: Airsoft Gun
 
Type / number of model:  A-003
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Product is black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1642/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Airsoft Gun
 
Type / number of model:  KW-778L
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1643/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Fei Xiang
 
Name: Sport Guns
 
Type / number of model:  SP2022B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic gun airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1647/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Zhengsangtai
 
Name: Airsoft Gun P757
 
Type / number of model:  No. P757A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3B laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic gun airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1663/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Airsoft Gun
 
Type / number of model:  F-47
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in black cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1665/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Huanghe
 
Name: No. 938 Cross Fire
 
Type / number of model:  No. 938
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1666/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Crossfire
 
Type / number of model:  No. H398-4
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1667/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Shuang Qun
 
Name: Personal Defense Weapon
 
Type / number of model:  9109
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1668/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Hon Cheng
 
Name: M. 368A Crossfire
 
Type / number of model:  M.368A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Cyprus

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Alert number: A12/1669/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Xiong Wei
 
Name: M2018-1
 
Type / number of model:  M2018-1
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1670/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun
 
Brand: Nepoznato
 
Name: Cross Fire No-H399-2
 
Type / number of model:  No.H399-2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  JDHO23259
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3B laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Gold plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1671/13       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Airsoft gun M.368D
 
Brand: HON CHENG (H.C)
 
Name: M.368D
 
Type / number of model:  M.368D
 
Batch number / Barcode:  JDH023263
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product contains a class 3R laser which could cause damage to sight. No warnings concerning the usage of the laser are given.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to warnings and instructions for use.
 

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

 
Description:  Black plastic Airsoft gun with laser aimer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1651/13       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Night-light
 
Brand: ABBAO
 
Name: Automatic Night-Light
 
Type / number of model:  Model: DSP2008 ( KK-6889 on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The lamp cover and the bulb can be removed without using tools when the night-light is plugged into the mains socket outlet. Consequently, live parts can be touched during bulb replacement.

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

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

 
Description:  Night-light which can be plugged directly in to a mains socket outlet. Provided in blister packaging.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1636/13       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Outdoor power tools
 
Brand: Hitachi / Tanaka
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Hitachi bike handled brush cutter CG22EAS(SP) CG24EASP(S) CG27EASP(S) CG25EUS CG40EAS(P) , Hitachi loop handle brush cutter CG22EAD(SLP) CG22EAS(SLP) CG22EAB(LP) CG24EASP(SL) CG27EASP(SL) CG25EUS(L) CG40EAS(LP), Hitachi pole hedge trimmer CH27EPAP(S) , Hitachi pole saw CS27EPAP(S) , KAAZ V440(W)HT-EG40P(P) , Tanaka bike handled brush cutter TCG22EAS(SP), Tanaka bike handled brush cutter TCG24EASP(S) TCG27EASP(S) , Tanaka bike handled brush cutter TCG40EAS(P), Tanaka loop handle brush cutter TCG22EAD(SLP) TCG22EAS(SLP) TCG22EAB(LP) TCG24EASP(SL), Tanaka pole hedge trimmer TCH27EPAP(S), Tanaka pole saw TCS27EPAP(S)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The exhaust covers of the products can become very hot to touch and in extreme cases the products could catch fire.

The products do not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Petrol powered outdoor power tools - loop handle brush cutter, bike handled brush cutter, pole saw and pole hedge trimmer
Country of origin:  China, Japan
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Denmark, Greece, Slovenia, Finland, Ireland

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Alert number: A12/1685/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jeep
 
Name: Liberty
 
Type / number of model:  Type: KJ EC type approval: e4*98/14*0058*00
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2001 and 2003.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The control unit of the occupant restraint system of the airbag system can unexpectedly trigger a front airbag and/or a belt tensioner. There would be a risk of an accident as a result.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Croatia, Greece, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1700/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 807, Expert
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e2*2007/46*0120*, e2*98/14*0253*27, Type: E EC type-approval: e2*2001/116*0349*14, e2*2001/116*0349*14 +*16, e2*2007/46*0046*03 -*06, Type: X Build year 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  N/A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connection between the steering column and the steering wheel can become loose and lead to the failure of the steering.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovakia, Sweden, Slovenia, Croatia, Portugal, Denmark, United Kingdom, Finland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/1701/13       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Van
 
Brand: Citroen
 
Name: C8, Jumpy
 
Type / number of model:  EC type-approval: e2*98/14*0254*28, Type: E EC type approval: e2*2001/116*0350*17; e2*2007/46*0045*03, Type: X ABE: L863*05, Type: X Build year 2011
 
Batch number / Barcode:  N/A
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The connection between the steering column and the steering wheel can become loose and lead to the failure of the steering.
 

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

 
Description:  Van
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovakia, Sweden, Slovenia, Portugal, United Kingdom, Denmark, Hungary, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1637/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: DEL
 
Name: Cuerda pulpo
 
Type / number of model:  Type : 170 cm x 17 mm x 3.5 mm.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435221068430
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.
In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient.

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 straps with hooks at each end. Size : 170 cm x 17 mm x 3.5 mm. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a card insert indicating "DEL Cuerda Pulpo" (DEL octopus strap).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1638/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: DEL
 
Name: Cuerda pulpo
 
Type / number of model:  Ref N°: 16721
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435221016721
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.
In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient.

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 straps with hooks at each end: 27cm long, 4 mm in diameter. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a card insert indicating "Cuerda Pulpo" (Octopus strap).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1641/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: GF
 
Name: Pulpo elastico
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. N:. 00501
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8512345005012
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.
In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient.

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:  Elastico straps with hooks at each end: 1.8 m long. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a card insert indicating "Pulpo elástico GF 1,8 m" (GF 1.8 m elasticated octopus).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1646/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: FPT
 
Name: Cuerda de equipaje
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.N°: 1. 32676, 2.32677
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1. 8436046326767 2. 8436046326774
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.
In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient.

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 straps for baggage with two hooks, one on either end. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1702/13       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Indoor ball shooting game machine
 
Brand: Cheer Amusement
 
Name: Super Cannon
 
Type / number of model:  CH-EC090008
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
While playing, a child can reach the fan blades inside the product by putting his/her hand through the ball access. When moving, the fan blades can injure the child's hand.

One accident reported in Finland.



 

Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Other)

 
Description:  Super Cannon indoor ball shooting game machine consists of one alarm apparatus, one control board, one start button, one blower, one steel frame and other components. Players need to add the foam balls through the access hole and turn the muzzle to the targets by moving the handle, then press the button.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1660/13       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Children's cot
 
Brand: Baumhaus
 
Name: Nutkin Cot Bed
 
Type / number of model:  CPP11A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation, Suffocation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation because the stability of the cot and the distance between the base and the sides are not adequate presenting a risk of head entrapment to child.

Two incidents reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 716-1.


 

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

 
Description:  Wooden sleigh-style children's cot with slatted sides, a three-position slatted bed base, panelled ends with horizontal rails. One side of the product is detachable for conversion to a day bed and it contains three storage drawers under the bed base. The cot is supplied with a white painted finish and three metal handles on the drawers. Dimensions are: length 1690mm x height 1000mm.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1645/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden pull-along toy
 
Brand: Okoia Addendo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AD60006 , Lot 11/002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5420019712001
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Some pieces can break leaving sharp edges and points accessible. This may cause injuries to children.

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: Other)

 
Description:  Painted wooden toy lorry for pulling, with moveable parts.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1649/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy train sets
 
Brand: Okoia Addendo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1) Lot 11/001 (24 months), 2) Lot 08/002 , HJD 93664
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5420019708837
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of choking because small parts become easily accessible and they can be swallowed by small children. The second lot (08/002) presents an additional risk of injuries due to the presence of sharp edges and because the detachable small parts include magnets which are too strong.

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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Wooden train track, small wooden rolling stock and accessories including signs. The products concerned belong to two different lots, with some differences in packaging and composition.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1652/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: E'Laine
 
Name: New Girl Fashion - Beautiful Princess
 
Type / number of model:  Model: NO.38426
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 35% by weight).

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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll with brown hair and a pink dress. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1672/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Bettina
 
Name: Romantic City Romantic Lady
 
Type / number of model:  A 409900-2X
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (1,84%).

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll dressed in pink dress with blonde hair (size about 30 cm). Doll is packed in packaging with transparent plastic front and cardboard back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1673/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: KB
 
Name: Magic Girl
 
Type / number of model:  NO.223O-1 A 473668-4W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850360061312
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (26,5%).

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

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

 
Description:  Product is a doll (size about 25 cm) with long black - purple hair dressed in black trousers and pink blouse. Doll is packed in cardboard box with transparent window in front, and inscription "Magic girl".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1674/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: KB
 
Name: Baby lovely
 
Type / number of model:  NO.XMY8018
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850360062562
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (26%).

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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  A baby doll (height approx. 45 cm) dressed in a blue outfit with white sleeves and a hat. Inside the packaging there is a plastic baby bottle. The product is packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window and a picture of a giraffe. The doll is operated with batteries.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1675/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: KB
 
Name: Jump Rope
 
Type / number of model:  A 406244-W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850360062036
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (23,7%). In addition the product contains Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (0,45%).

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with long brown hair (height approx. 28 cm) dressed in a purple dress. The packaging also contains a skipping rope, approx 2.5 meters long, a set of plastic earrings, a comb and sceptre. The product is packed in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window at the front, an inscription "Jump Rope" and picture of a doll.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1676/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: KB
 
Name: Warm Baby
 
Type / number of model:  NO.RT05068 A523991W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850360061497
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (8,51%).

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

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

 
Description:  Product is a baby doll that can cry (high about 35 cm), dressed in pink outfit. Baby is holding an item in the hands. Packaging besides the doll includes a plastic potty, soother, diapers and baby bottle. Product is packed in cardboard box with transparent window in front.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1677/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of plastic dolls
 
Brand: KB
 
Name: Lovely - Flashing Enter
 
Type / number of model:  NO.M6 A 406055W
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850360061633
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (38,3%).

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

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

 
Description:  A set of two dolls (male and female). The female doll has long blonde hair and is dressed in a pink and white outfit. The male doll has black hair and is dressed in a black suit with a red tie. Both dolls are packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window in the front and inscriptions: "Fashion style", "Happy every day", "Everlasting friendship".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1678/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll with accessories
 
Brand: Pretty girl
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NO:83045B C11062/A392164V
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (19,2%). In addition the product contains Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (0,72%).

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

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

 
Description:  A doll dressed in an orange dress with a pink plastic hairbrush, a mirror, a hair dryer and boxes of make up. The product is packed in plastic packaging with two pictures of dolls on a cardboard insert and information on the front side.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1680/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun with arrows
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Shooting Game
 
Type / number of model:  Model nº 0408
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5619786004086
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the suction cups) can easily detach and could be swallowed by small children.

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: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Toy gun with plastic arrows which have suction cups, packaged in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1683/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubbles
 
Brand: Torrijo
 
Name: Bubble Set - Dreamlike Bubbles
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 21903
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435121219031
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because the mesophilic aerobic microorganism count in the soapy water is too high.
 

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

 
Description:  Liquid for soap bubbles supplied in plastic container with yellow lid and label against pink background.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1690/13       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby Rattle
 
Brand: Manhattan Toy
 
Name: Quixel Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  Item n° 211110
 
Batch number / Barcode:  UPC Code: 0 1196445056 5
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the arches may break near the end bead when dropped on a hard surface resulting in a small parts that could be put in the mouth by small children and block the air supply.

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 hand-held rattle consisting of coloured arches and beads.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1631/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather gloves
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Top quality
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium VI (6 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Pairs of leather gloves with silk lining in a transparent plastic packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1632/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Goldstep
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 313-47.87 , Style No.:139.31.000.41
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3303001613
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (29.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Cream-coloured shoes for ladies, size 40, brown sole and lining, light-brown leather insole.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1648/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies’ shoes
 
Brand: Queen's & Sons
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Black, 1780900 39, 9614, 222-0-5002 18697, 17809-00, Fil.2
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1780900 39, 9614, 222-0-5002 18697, 17809-00
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of Chromium VI in the leather used for the lining (10.3 mg/kg) and the insole (30.6 mg/kg).
Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Ladies' shoes with heels, black upper, light-brown lining, black plastic sole, metal buckle and rivets, in a grey cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1650/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' three-piece swimsuit
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: T20
 
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 to be 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Girls' swimsuit with skirt. The top can be tied with cords in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. The product is pink, decorated with white dots, frills and flowers. Size: 2/3; 3/4; 5/6.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1653/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: A - Classic Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: W-215
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots and toggles in the hood. Moreover, the drawstring is made of elastic rubber and, if pulled, the toggles may spring back into the child's face causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue jacket for children with a removable hood. The hood includes unfixed elastic drawstrings with knots and plastic toggles. The size is 98-128.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1656/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: Breeze Girls
 
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 decorative cord with free ends in the waist area which is too long.

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 clothing set intended for young children up to 7 years of age, sizes: 86, 98 and 104. It consists of a top and a pair of trousers. The top has stripes in various colours. On the front there is an appliquéd pattern of cartoon characters (two squirrels) and an embroidered inscription written in the Roman alphabet "Chip & Dale". On the left shoulder there are 3 attached buttons. The trousers are purple, with two pockets on the front with decorative ribbons attached to them.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1657/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: TOM.M
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: X-273-C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small decorative elements on the shoes that can easily be detached and could be swallowed or inhaled by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Velcro, pink, synthetic leather shoes for young girls. The shoes are decorated with flowers and rhinestones. Size: 25 Packaging: cardboard box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1658/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' shoes
 
Brand: Walky
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: TS 18338
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 2220028290223
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk a choking due to the presence of small elements (the decorative elements on the shoes) that can be detached and could be swallowed or inhaled by children.

 

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

 
Description:  Velcro, purple polka dot, canvas shoes for young girls. The shoes are decorated with ribbons flowers and beads. Size: 19-24
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1659/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' denim knickerbockers
 
Brand: Maker's Myth
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: A-2163C
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The waist part of the trousers includes a drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Due to its excessive length, the drawstrings might become trapped, which could make the child fall, causing injuries.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Girl's blue denim knickerbocker trousers decorated with embroidered inscriptions: "Flower" and "Angel". The waist part of the trousers includes a drawstring that is fixed in one point at the back. The drawstring has knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 98-128
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1661/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model n°: 5153B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots and toggles on the ends in the hood. The drawstring is made out of elastic and, if pulled, the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face of the child, causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s jacket with a hood that can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes an unfixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in various colours.Size: 128, 134, 140, 146, 152.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1662/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: Ebita (Evita)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  135244
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and 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:  Girls' outfit intended for girls up to 2 years old. Outfit consists of a white sweatshirt and a pink trouser. It is designed with drawstrings in the hood/neck area.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1664/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing set
 
Brand: Spio kids
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MA: 04
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck and hood area.

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

 

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

 
Description:  Children clothing set consisting of a blue sweatshirt with a hood, blue trousers and a white t-shirt. The set is intended for children up to 12 years old.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1679/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Blink
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style: 601764-F BL 413
 
Batch number / Barcode:  320060022390
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured value 56.3 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

 

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

 
Description:  Black ladies' shoes in fake suede, the toe has a gold-coloured metallic decoration and the sole is of light brown plastic. Size is 39.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1681/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's clothing sets
 
Brand: Tenth
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1.- HEARTS (Jr1 Set TG Hearts JR Multi Ten 713023610D) , 2.- SAILOR (Tg Sailor Jr Multi - Ten 7130254 4D), 3.- NICE (Tg Nice Jr Multi - Ten 7130243 6D), 4.- NAIKE (Tg Naike Jr Multi - Ten 7130239 8D), 5.- NELSON (Tg Nelson Jr Multi - Ten 7130241 6D) , 6.- NERY ( Tg Nery Jr Multi - Ten 7130242 12D), 7.- NINA (Tg Nina Jr Multi - Ten 7130246 12D)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because of the drawstrings in the waist area which are too long.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Seven different sets of t-shirt and skirt/shorts with cords in the waist area. The products are supplied with no packaging.
Country of origin:  Bangladesh
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1682/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikinis
 
Brand: Leonado
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1. Model: T-13, 2. Model: C-04, 3. Model: B-593
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the neck, in the back as well as in the waist areas.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Three models of bikinis for girls with strings and other decorations.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1684/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' sandals
 
Brand: Super Cool
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: XDB 103958
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 8421780843724
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as the decorative elements (flowers) of the sandals can be easily detached and may 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:  White-pink, lacquer, synthetic leather sandals for young girls. The sandals are decorated with flowers. Size: 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1686/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: ROBESTO
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 430
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck and in the back areas.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink and yellow bikini. The bottom of the bikini is decorated with a belt with a plastic floral ornament. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and on the back. Size: 146,158
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1687/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' T-shirt
 
Brand: Taurus
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 902
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it constains small parts (the decorative rhinestones) which can be easily detached and 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:  Red colored T-shirt for small girls. The product is decorated with lollipops, an inscription "Sweet Candy" and glued rhinestones. The size is 3/92-98.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1688/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: KEYZI
 
Name: AGATA
 
Type / number of model:  Model: AGATA
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5907441610537
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends on the back.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue one-piece girls' swimsuit decorated with a head of a girls and butterflies. The swimsuit can be tied with functional cords on the back. Size: 110-122
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1689/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: Cactus Clone
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: GSWS4349
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 4893940086953
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots and beads at the shoulders of the swimsuit.

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

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

 
Description:  Pink, one-piece, girl's swimming costume decorated with flowers motifs. The swimsuit can be tied with functional cords. The cords have knots and beads on the end. Size: 92-98
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1692/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's outfit
 
Brand: GRACE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model n°: WT59777
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999011597775
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstrings placed in the hood with free ends. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings which hang below the lower hem of the garment.

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


 

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

 
Description:  The summer children's outfit consists of shorts and sleeveless T-shirt with hood. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „DANCE” and „Kiss Kiss”. The hood of the T-shirt includes drawstring with free ends. At the lower hems of shorts there are drawstrings (16-16 cm) hanging below the lower hems of shorts. The product is available in yellow, pink and red colours. Size: 116-134
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1693/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: B.S.T. (BEISITE)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model n°: ST800
 
Batch number / Barcode:  72422229 0
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Light blue outfit for children composite of trousers and sweatshirt with kangaroo pockets and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions. The waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstrings with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 116, 122
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1694/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: TING-BA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model n°: TJZT 7295
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstring placed in the hood with toggles on the ends.The drawstring is made out of rubber and if the child pulls the toggles, it may spring back into its eyes and face causing injuries.

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

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

 
Description:  The green outfit for children consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes non-fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available also in blue colour. Size: 128, 134
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1695/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: Sincere
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: M-9179
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of not fixed drawstring with free ends in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Cyclamen-coloured girls' leisure trousers with two pockets. There is an embroidered heart and an inscription on the left pocket. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. Size: 140-164
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1696/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' outfit
 
Brand: Ku Go
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model n°: AB-828
 
Batch number / Barcode:  10028093
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstring with knotted ends placed in the hood. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of not fixed drawstring with knotted ends in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  The turquoise summer outfit for girls consists of shorts and T-shirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with small birds, leaves and two embroidered motives. The hood of the T-shirt includes drawstring with knotted ends. The waist part of the shorts includes non-fixed drawstring with knotted ends. Size: 104, 116, 122.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1697/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: GLO-STORY
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: GFY-9520
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999032795204
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a serious risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s reversible jacket with hood. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with an inscription:"GLO STORY BY GIRL". Size: 134-164.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1699/13       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: RAMAN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  JD-06
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with free ends and of excessive length in the neck and waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s tracksuit consisting of a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers intended for children up to 14 year-old, in various colours. On the front of the sweatshirt there is an embroidered inscription: "35 cheer captain". On the front of the left trouser-leg there is a printed pattern "35".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1644/13       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Tablet computer
 
Brand: Goclever
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Power adapter: BA-520, Tablet:TAB R104
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5906736055237
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The insulation of the power supply is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the power supply are not sufficient.

The plastic material of the enclosure of the power supply is not sufficiently resistant to catching fire.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Tablet computer supplied with a mains power supply.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/1634/13       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Lipstick
 
Brand: Yabaolian- truth love
 
Name: Lipstick- professional make up
 
Type / number of model:  Y0007
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6933836100184
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The products pose a chemical risk due to the presence of 2.04 mg/kg of lead.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  The lipstick is packaged in transparent and gold plastic primary packaging. The inscription "Yabaolian lipstick" is written on the primary packaging.The product is placed on the shelves in group cardboard packaging.The cardboard packaging is orange and has women face and lipstick pictures printed on it.The following inscriptions are printed on the group packaging: "Yabaolian truth love", "Lipstick professional make-up"", "The charm of a wonderful woman...".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1654/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hair styling iron
 
Brand: Toni&Guy
 
Name: Jumbo Tong
 
Type / number of model:  Model: TGIR1921UK. Type: ET1921AP
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch codes 1613 and 2613 only
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock to the user because the handle assembly can separate causing the power cord to detach and allow access to live parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive
 

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

 
Description:  8mm hair styling iron
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1655/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Voltage tester
 
Brand: Carxpert - Yinte
 
Name: Multifunctional Digital Tester
 
Type / number of model:  Model: AT002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 931922 205980
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The metal tip is too long and it is loosely attached to the plastic handle of product, the protection rim is too small. Live parts are thus easily accessible and this poses a risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 61243-3.
 

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

 
Description:  Digital voltage tester with yellow plastic covering, monochrome LCD display and blue indicator LED. The product includes approximately 4.5 cm long metal screwdriver parts. Product dimensions: 135 mm x 27 mm x 24 mm. Technical parameters: 12-240V AC.DC. The product is supplied in a blister.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1691/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Immersion electric water heater
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Udens Silditajs
 
Type / number of model:  LT-IWH10
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4750848088680
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not sufficient. There is no protection against accidental contact with basic insulation and metal parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Immersion electric water heater packed in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Estonia

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Alert number: A12/1698/13       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electronic cigarette kit
 
Brand: Smoke Different
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Electronic cigarettes: 510K, Power supply: A 1300
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the power supply is not adequate. The wires of the input circuit could come into contact with parts of the output circuit. The clearances and creepage distances are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
 

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

 
Description:  Electronic cigarette kit comprises two electronic cigarettes and a power supply with a USB connection. The product is packed in a black box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
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Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/1629/13       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Concrete mixer pump
 
Brand: CIFA
 
Name: MAGNUM MK 28.4Z
 
Type / number of model:  1.Concrete pump model MK 28.4Z-115/RH, serial number: 13614 - manufactured in 2008., 2. Concrete pump model MK 28.4Z-115/RHS, serial nubers: 11766 - manufactured in 2007.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Serial number 11766., Serial number 13614.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The strength of the outrigger pillar base is insufficient due to a fault of the structure material.

2 accidents reported.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive 98/37/EC.
 

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

 
Description:  The product is a concrete mixer pump to be mounted on the chassis of the truck.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47

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Alert number: A12/1630/13       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Wheel loader
 
Brand: Hitachi
 
Name: ZW65; ZW75; ZW95
 
Type / number of model:  Type: compact wheel loader models ZW65, ZW75, ZW95 Type approvals N463, N464, N465
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
A nut on the steering wheel which has not been properly tightened and secured could result in the steering wheel becoming loose. This may result in losing control while driving.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.
 

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

 
Description:  Concerns vehicles built in 2010 - 2013.
Country of origin:  The Netherlands
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2013 - 47
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Belgium, Denmark