Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 4 ( Published on: 31/01/2014)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0130/14       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Candles
 
Brand: Home Master
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 06010-21
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435202060101
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products are attractive to children as they resemble foodstuff. Children can bite them and small parts may easily come off: if ingested the small pieces may get stuck and obstruct the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  Decorative coloured candles in the shape of fruit (mandarins, apples and lemons). The products are supplied in plastic blister packaging containing four units.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0161/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Tattoo ink
 
Brand: Intenze
 
Name: Dark Purple
 
Type / number of model:  ST1012DP
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: SS83 EXP: 09/30/16
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of nickel (measured value up to 6.8 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks and permanent make-up must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential.The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Tattoo ink, Dark Purple, 29.6 ml.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0131/14       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Denis by Eurom
 
Name: Icicle
 
Type / number of model:  52-376000, (ICI-100L/LY100)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3850223523766
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:
- there are no instructions for correct use
- the wires can be easily pulled from the lamp holders
- the wires only have single insulation
- the mechanical strength of the bulbs is too low

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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 LED lights in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Croatia

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Alert number: A12/0170/14       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Best
 
Name: 100 LED Vilagit
 
Type / number of model:  Model: YS-100L-LED
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
- The cross sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they could overheat.
- The wire ends soldered to terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.
- The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit and could be damaged.
- The socket of the extension lead enables single-pole insertion of a plug with the free remaining live pin accessible
- The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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:  Lighting chain with 100 white LED lamps and control unit. Packaging: transparent plastic box
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0137/14       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Lawn mower
 
Brand: PEARL / Royal Gardineer
 
Name: Robert Mower
 
Type / number of model:  Article no. NX-5018 Series Nr 115830
 
Batch number / Barcode:  GTIN (EAN): 4022107202930
 
Risk type:  Cuts
 
The blade cover does not extend far enough down. Consequently the feet of the user could touch the blade.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
 

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:  Automated lawn mower.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0173/14       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Electric bicycle
 
Brand: Wanbaolu
 
Name: Velo Hightech
 
Type / number of model:  Frame Ref. 592 920 902 122 843 , Model: WBL308
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a risk of injury following a fall because:
- the braking system is ineffective;
- the saddle and the handlebar are not adequately fixed;
- the pedal axle can break.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant standards EN 14764 and EN 15194.
 

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

 
Description:  Red folding electric bicycle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0132/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Camper van
 
Brand: Eura Mobil
 
Name: Elitis, Alteo, Nobel Art Liner, Terrestra I
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 114, 115, 115 CN/CR, 116.
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 2006 and 2009 are affected.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The windscreen blind may suddenly drop down completely, causing a major obstruction to the driver's view.

 

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

 
Description:  Camper vans.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0140/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Triumph
 
Name: Tiger Explorer, Trophy and Trophy SE
 
Type / number of model:  Tiger Explorer, Trophy and Trophy SE
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Built between 2012 and 2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is a risk of electrical interference from the throttle position sensor which can cause the engine control module (ECM) to shutdown and in turn cause the engine to lose power resulting in the loss of driving force.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, France, Austria, Ireland, Sweden, Hungary, Spain, Slovenia, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0143/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Verso and Corolla
 
Type / number of model:  AUR20 AUR21 ZGR20 ZGR21 , NDE180 ZRE181 ZRE182
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production Period: 20/05/2013 - 19/08/2013, Production Period: 3/06/2013 - 19/08/2013
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to improper tightening of the steering wheel set nut during vehicle assembly, the steering wheel nut could become loose. If the vehicle was continuously operated in this condition, the nut could eventually come off, and the steering wheel could separate from the steering shaft, causing a loss of steering ability and the risk of a crash.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Austria, Estonia, Iceland, Sweden, Lithuania, Greece, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Poland, Germany, Ireland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, United Kingdom, Spain, Finland, Norway

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Alert number: A12/0124/14       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: BRICOTech
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  F0034C (9mmx150)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8433774507857
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The snap-hook can easily detach from the strap when under tension. This may cause injuries to the user or the luggage to fall, which may lead to a traffic accident.

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:  Blue elastic strap with metal snap-hooks on each end. The product is supplied attached to a yellow and black cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0134/14       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic strap
 
Brand: Hidalgo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code: 00119
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8421531001199
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hook may break from the straps when under tension. If the hook detaches, it could hit the user or cause the load to fall, which may cause a traffic accident.

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:  Green elastic strap with black metal hooks. The hooks have white plastic caps on each end. The product is packaged in transparent plastic with a piece of yellow cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0167/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: SODIM FT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EL200
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing. The slip resistance on ceramic tiles is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20344.
 

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

 
Description:  Safety shoes, sizes 36-48 (3-13) – classification I – protection category S3 SRA.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0168/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: SODIM FT
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ATSM 1006
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20344.
 

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

 
Description:  Safety shoes supplied in sizes from 36 to 48, Classification I, protection category S3 HI CI CR WR FO M HRO SRC.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0129/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Iris root teether
 
Brand: BEBÉS ECOLÓGICOS
 
Name: Mordedor de raíz de iris
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9006720640107
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other, Strangulation
 
Although the label states that the teether is not a necklace and the cord has a knot, the latter can easily be undone, so that it would be perfectly possible for it to coil round a baby's neck, therefore posing a risk of strangulation.
In addition, the composition of the iris root and the form of use (sucking) mean that it may become contaminated, which would damage the oral mucosa.


 

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

 
Description:  The product is a natural teether for babies. It is packed in a clear plastic bag with a card label indicating 'Bebés Ecológicos', the use of iris root and a photograph of a baby.
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Italy

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Alert number: A12/0135/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pushchair
 
Brand: Baby Elegance
 
Name: Flex
 
Type / number of model:  On invoice: Ref: 7731 , On test report: G502 (ref. NOZ 8859334)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the child may fall due to a failing restraint and closing system and because the chassis can easily break. In addition the product does not carry sufficient warnings for the users.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Pushchair with foot muff and rain cover.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0159/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Pram with carry cot
 
Brand: Scandia
 
Name: Scandia move classic
 
Type / number of model:  Scandia move classic N°253002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Entrapment
 
The product poses a risk of entrapment of a child's fingers, if the child is sitting in the pram with fingers between the pram body and the hood and a person pulls the hood down without noticing the location of the child's fingers.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 1888 and EN 1466.
 

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

 
Description:  The pram consists of a chassis mounted with a pram body (internal length greater than 800 mm) intended for use from birth (max. 15 kg), carry cot and a changing bag.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland

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Alert number: A12/0125/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Fancy dress costume
 
Brand: Rubie's
 
Name: Robin de Los Bosques / Reino Medieval
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 503103
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422971531031
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Robin Hood-style costume for children of 1-2 years, which includes a hat, trousers and boot covers in various shades of brown, and a green tunic with cords at the neck. The article is supplied on a hanger and covered with a bag made of clear plastic material with a cardboard label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0126/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Ride-on toys
 
Brand: BIG
 
Name: 1. Racing-Bike 2. Bike-Girl
 
Type / number of model:  Product 1: Ref: 800056323 , Product 2.: Ref: 800056324
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Product 1.: 4004943563239, Product 2.: 4004943563246
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because they contain small parts (the plastic stickers) which can easily detach, be ingested by children, get stuck and obstruct the airways.

The products do 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:  Ride-on toys in the shape of motorcycles: Product 1. is black and luminescent yellow, Product 2 is fuchsia and they have various stickers.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0128/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy bird
 
Brand: PR (Pérez y Rincón)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref.: 992 EXP.6
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435331309928
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product can easily break and release small parts, which can be ingested by children who may choke on them. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because children may easily access the crank while the wheels are turning. This may cause pinches or lacerations.

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:  Plastic toy in the form of a pelican: the beak is a container with dragging mechanism and plastic balls. The product is supplied without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0133/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of plastic dolls and toys
 
Brand: Hello Fishy
 
Name: 3 Mermaids
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM No LG1112
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No 102AO1228 Barcode: 5413247011121
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the doll's head (20.2 % by mass).
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Set of 2 dolls and 3 animals in sealed packaging (approximate dimensions: 17 cm x 23 cm) – cardboard and plastic thermoformed blister packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium

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Alert number: A12/0166/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Battery-operated toy piano
 
Brand: Pamax
 
Name: Pianola Allegra
 
Type / number of model:  2994/MX0009/Pianola allegra
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production batch July 2012; bar code 8033765685542
 
Risk type:  Burns, Chemical
 
The product poses a risk of burns as the short-circuit of the electrolytic capacitor fitted to the printed circuit board causes overheating of the batteries above the permitted limit. In addition, the warnings required for toys with replaceable batteries are incomplete. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 62115.

The product also poses a chemical risk due to the excessive level of DEHP in the toy's internal electrical wiring (measured value: up to 8,9%). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's battery-operated piano with lights and sounds packed in a coloured cardboard packaging
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0169/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy shoes
 
Brand: Xing Tai
 
Name: Pretty Beauty Set
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 273119
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value 0.18%).

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

 
Description:  Pair of pink toy plastic shoes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0171/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Highlighter pen
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SRLGNR FL
 
Batch number / Barcode:  MLP 16 166 276351
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can break easily producing small parts which may be swallowed by a child.

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, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 
Description:  Fluorescent highlighter pen in the form of a building block.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: A12/0121/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Street super shoes
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  03-88813-0974
 
Batch number / Barcode:  412-283.9 3
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the leather insole contains up to 30.9 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Brown ladies' shoes with beige lining and insole, light brown heel and light brown plastic outer sole. Size 37 .
Country of origin:  Cambodia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0127/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women's shoes
 
Brand: Corina
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C3102
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of pentachlorophenol (0.1 mg/kg), which can produce harmful effects when entering the body through the skin.


 

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

 
Description:  Black, high-heeled ladies' shoes, with synthetic uppers and soles. A label is attached by a string. The product is packed in a red cardboard box marked "Style Nº C3102"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0142/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' outfit
 
Brand: Good Children
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: F-2095
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends. 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 gray outfit for boys consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "SUPERBOY". The hood of the sweatshirt includes non-fixed elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 110/116, 122/128.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0144/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Rosso Kid's
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: XS0973
 
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 knotted ends in the neck and in the back areas.

The product does not comply with the relevant 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 bikini in which the top part is decorated with floral, butterfly, fish and seahorse patterns. The bottom of the bikini has a decorative belt with flowers and beads. The sizes are: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0146/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Blu Coralli
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ML-073
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200000100771
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with free ends in the hood area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

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

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt in grey colour intended for children up to 10 years old. The sweatshirt is designed with red drawstrings in the hood and is fastened with a zip in the middle of the garment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0147/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Zale Skell
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 8976
 
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 knotted ends in the back, in the waist as well as in the neck areas.

The product does not comply with the relevant 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:  Red bikini decorated with yellow hearts and a white inscription: „Angel”. The sizes of the products are: 104/110
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0148/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' trousers
 
Brand: Xue Mei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: C 24
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2 943324 053087
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the ankle area, 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Boys' camouflage trousers. Drawstrings hanging below the lower hems of trousers. Size: 134, 140, 146, 164.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0149/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Blu Coralli
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ML-066
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2200000101631
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's sweatshirt in grey, dark green and lighter green colour straps intended for children up to 6 years old. The sweatshirt is designed with orange drawstrings in the hood and is fastened with a light green zip.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0150/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Boys' sweatshirt
 
Brand: Sunsea
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: CH-002
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a non fixed drawstring with free ends 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:  Boys' sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Revolt now! registered trademark since 1958 your brand Moscow2018". The hood includes not fixed drawstring with free ends.The product is available in grey, light blue and dark blue colours.Size: 116-176.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0151/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: DONG
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: DH1102
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the ankle area, which hangs below the lower hem of the garment.The products do 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' trousers with pockets in beige, grey and purple colours. The trousers are decorated with sequins and inscriptions: "danza". At the lower hems of trousers there are drawstrings which form a 18 cm. loop-hanging below the lower hems of trousers. Size: 4, 6, 8, 12.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0152/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: B-8035C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1360004782098
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product contains protruding loops and toggles in the neck area that may become caught in playground, in closing doors of lifts, buses, underground trains, on escalators or in wheel spokes and the child may be strangled or injured.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:  Red-black and blue-green children’s coat with hood and zip. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. The product is decorated with an inscriptions " H&S CLUB” and „EST.1992". Size: 98-122
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0153/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YuMei
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 8042
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the the presence of functional cords with knotted ends and beads in the neck area of the bikini. The cords with knotted ends and beads in the waist area pose a risk of injuries to children.
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:  White girls' bikini. The both parts of the bikini are decorated with yellow and blue patterns. The top can be tied with double functional cords with knotted ends and beads in the neck area. The front of the bikini top is decorated with a cord which have ends, beads and knots. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords which ends have beads and knots in the waist area. Size: 2-6.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0154/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' jacket
 
Brand: A Classic Fashion
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: W-213
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with toggles and knots on the ends in the hood. The cord is made out of rubber and if a child pulls it, the toggles 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:  Jacket with hood and zip-fastener for children. The hood can be removed by using zipper. The hood includes a non fixed elastic drawstring with metal toggles and knots on the ends. The product is available in various colours.Size: 134-164. 2 tags are attached with the following inscriptions: "Vogue Classic Fashion Vogue Dress", "A Best Style"
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0155/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s trousers
 
Brand: PLAYBACK
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: T-1026
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 6011037110260
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non fixed drawstring with free ends in the waist area.
The product does not comply with the safety requirements of 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:  Dark blue leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: "83", "BOXING WEAR BROOKLYN ", „GO613”, "GO", "GO AND CO, Schol Year 1983 Hew Yink Cilt 1953-1983". Size: 98-128
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0156/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: AD miring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: TK-1413
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7 675505 995545
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings 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:  Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "Take Part”. The product is available in pink, light pink, light blue and grey colours. Size: 134, 146, 152, 158, 164
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0157/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: Goloxy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: MQ-572
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 7501973689788
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a not fixed drawstring with knots and toggles in the waist area.
The product does not comply with the safety requirements of 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:  Grey leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Sizes: 104, 110, 122
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0158/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model N°: A-6807B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends. 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 children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pocket. The product is decorated with a glittering crown and an inscription: „Roberta Banceticwa”. Size: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0162/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Jumex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No HP8464, Colour Coral, Size 38
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the insole (measured value: 83.2 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, coral-coloured with insole in light-grey leather and brown outer sole.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0163/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' ballerina
 
Brand: Jumex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style No ZS991-1, Colour Khaki, Size 41
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the lining (measured value: 6.0 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:  Khaki-coloured ladies' ballerina; flower on front; lining and insole in light-brown leather; brown outer sole, flexible
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0164/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Ladies' shoes
 
Brand: Jumex
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Style NO HP8275, Colour Black, Size 38
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the insole (measured value: 17.4 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 (black patent) with high heel, insole in light-brown leather and dark grey outer sole.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0123/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Eau de Parfum and Shower Gel set
 
Brand: Streets Looks
 
Name: Pink Dragon for Woman
 
Type / number of model:  Pink Dragon for Woman
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 66556001511000000300
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive levels of 5-chloro-2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one and 2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one in the shower gel (4 mg/100g).
The product does not comply with the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products as the maximum permitted level of 0.0015% is exceeded.
 

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

 
Description:  Set containing one bottle of eau de parfum (85 ml) and one tube of shower gel (50 ml)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/0165/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shower gel
 
Brand: Anovia
 
Name: Lemon Burst Refreshing moisturising shower gel
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 13353 / EAN: 5037378005110
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains a high amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (CFU/g 50000), which could lead to an infection when using the product.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Shower gel packed in transparent plastic tube with picture of lemon slice printed on the front. Following inscriptions were printed on the front: "Anovia", "Naturally 97% derived", "Lemon burst wow refreshing moisturizing shower gel".
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0172/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Nail modelling product
 
Brand: LENZ
 
Name: LENZ 3000 SERIES Liquid, HIGH PERFORMANCE
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  DO216-A117 (Overprint on container)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 90.2% methyl metacrylate (MMA).

In its "Health assessment of nail modelling cosmetics containing methyl metacrylate" of 22 December 2011, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in the nail modelling cosmetics to be harmful to health due to the high sensitizing potential, which can also cause ongoing damage to nails.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic bottle with a screw cap. On the label of the product there are inscriptions: Professional Liquid, 1 gallone, New Low Odor. Ingredients: Acrylic Ester Monomers, Dimethyl-p-toluidene, MEHQ.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0122/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: CEBrik
 
Name: C-Base
 
Type / number of model:  KF-H1 (on the plug), KF-HBY2-1 (on the socket), Ref. 47002
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8436038003928
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The dimensions of the sockets allow for insertion of plugs with higher power intensity than supported. The insulation of the flexible cable is insufficient. The product may thus overheat and catch fire if connected to a high-powered device.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

 

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

 
Description:  Single-socket extension lead, 1.5 meters, supplied in a clear plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0136/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension cable
 
Brand: GEFOM
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GF-DCRFR- 500493
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The insulation on the cable can break allowing access to live parts. The power cable insulation can be damaged at the point where the cable joins the drum. The metal handle is not earthed.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61242.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border

 
Description:  25 m cable on a drum with thermal circuit breaker.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0138/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric oven
 
Brand: Clima Select / Climadiff
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model C3530 T-N , Series: 3000FRH0SFR0SFR010913009611
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The outer surface is not sufficiently insulated from the heat and this can result in a risk of burns for the users.

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

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

 
Description:  Mini electric ovens, Class 1, capacity of 39 litres with double glazing.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0139/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mobile phone charger
 
Brand: Mr Gadget's Solutions
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pins on the charger are over-sized. Force is required to insert the charger into and remove from a socket. This could cause mechanical damage to the socket and charger that could result in live parts being exposed with the risk of electric shock.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Other)

 
Description:  Mobile phone charger with USB slot. Product comes individually packed in a plain white box with no markings. The base plate of the plug carries the wording Mr Gadget's.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4

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Alert number: A12/0141/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Mains extension lead
 
Brand: Domenique
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  UK-06S-II
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3675543311059
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product is not sufficiently heat resistant and can deform. The base and cover of the plug can come came apart. The plug pins can become loose. These defects can result in live parts becoming accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  A 6-way mains extension lead, 3m, with neon lamp in a blue package.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0018/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Coffee machine
 
Brand: Philips
 
Name: Kaffeemaschine
 
Type / number of model:  HD5405
 
Batch number / Barcode:  GTIN (EAN) 8710103159292. The batch concerned was manufactured between calendar week 12 of 2012 and calendar week 23 of 2013.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The cladding of the cable is too short in the area of the carrying handle. As result the insulation of the live leads may be damaged.

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:  Filter coffee machine.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 4
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland