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

Report 8 ( Published on: 21/02/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00234/20       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Training bar
 
Brand: Kely
 
Name: Push up bar
 
Type / number of model:  174833G #64 Black
 
Barcode:  55864526, 6924405920142
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The plastic contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 8.9%).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. / The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  workout handles, black and blue.
Packaging description:  White and green cardboard box with picture of the workout handles
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00241/20       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Folding bicycle
 
Brand: BTWIN
 
Name: TILT 900
 
Type / number of model:  TILT 900
 
Barcode:  2606266
 
Batch number:  Bicycles sold between 01.08.2019 and 21.10.2019
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
It lacks glue on the screw of the handle of the stem. In use, if the screw loosens, the handlebar might suddenly fold, leading to the user losing balance and fall.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Company recall page:  https://www.decathlon.ro/rechemare-produse.html

 
Description:  Folding bicycle
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Portugal
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Bulgaria, Ireland, Poland, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/00249/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: AWESOME
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BANANA, STRAWBERRY and WHITE GRAPE, all with 3 mg Nicotine and ITEM Nº: ST8373K4 , BLACKCURRANT with Nicontine content 0, 3 or 6 mg, RASPBERRY with 3 mg of Nicotine
 
Barcode:  8598373000199
 
Batch number:  BLACKCURRANT with nicontine content 0, 3 or 6mg
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive volume of liquid, which may contain nicotine. Nicotine is acutely toxic and can endanger the user's safety, notably if the product comes into contact with the skin or is ingested. /
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Refill container with 120 ml of liquid for electronic cigarettes with 70% glycerin and 20% propylene glycol.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with screw cap and child safety lock.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00252/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Funta
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº:HK2270, ORANGE (3 mg / 6 mg Nicotine); BLUEBERRY, GRAPE, MANGO and PINEAPPLE (all 3 mg Nicotine)
 
Barcode:  8808227052008
 
Batch number:  EXP: 10/04/2020
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive volume of liquid, which may contain nicotine.

Nicotine is acutely toxic and can endanger the user's safety, notably if the product comes into contact with the skin or is ingested. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Refill container with 100 ml of liquid for electronic cigarettes.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with the screw cap and child safety lock.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00253/20       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: AWESOME
 
Name: SNOOPY VAPOR LIQUID
 
Type / number of model:  BINGE DRINKING, LEMON SODA and PASSION COAST, ITEM Nº:HK2269 , Nicotine content: 0 mg, 3 mg or 6 mg
 
Barcode:  8808226952002
 
Batch number:  2020-07-15
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive volume of liquid, which may contain nicotine.

Nicotine is acutely toxic and can endanger the user's safety, notably if the product comes into contact with the skin or is ingested. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Refill container with 100 ml of liquid for electronic cigarettes.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with screw cap and child safety lock.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00214/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: GLE
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: BR 167, Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1885*00, Type: H1GLE
 
Company recall code:  9290003
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 3 July 2018 and 19 June 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to insufficient padding, passengers may not be made aware that the headrest on the third row of seats is not in the correct position. Furthermore, the catch groove on the headrest rod might be missing.
As a result, the protective function of the headrest cannot be guaranteed, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with a third row of seats under Mercedes-Benz recall code: 9290003.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00215/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: V-Klasse, Vito
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*19, *21, Type: 639/2
 
Company recall code:  VS2POLSTA
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 8 March and 3 May 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The head restraints may be defective.
This may impair their protective function, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS2POLSTA.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00216/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lexus, Toyota
 
Name: RAV4, HIGHLANDER, LAND CRUISER PRADO (Toyota), RX350, RX450H (Lexus)
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0166, e1*2007/46*0231 (Toyota), e6*2007/46*0163 (Lexus) , Types: XA4 (EU, M), J15TM TMG (Toyota), AL2 (EU, M) (Lexus)
 
Company recall code:  19SMD-121
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between May 2015 and February 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Due to defective material used, moisture can enter the heating element of the washer jets. This can result in a short circuit and consequent overheating, increasing the risk of the vehicle catching fire. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under recall code 19SMD-121.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00217/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: 911 Carrera
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0992*, Type: 992
 
Company recall code:  AKC1
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 February and 5 December 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Due to a software error in the control device, the hazard warning lights may not function when activated. As a result, the risk of an accident will be increased. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Porsche recall code: AKC1.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00218/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Clio V
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0676*00, e2*2007/46*0676*01, Type: BJA
 
Company recall code:  0D7K
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 10 June and 28 August 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The stop switch which controls the operation of the automatic gear selection lever may not function properly. As a result, it may not prevent the gearbox from switching from ‘P’ to ‘R’ when the brake pedal is not pressed, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car manufactured at the Novo Mesto plant under Renault recall code: 0D7K.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00219/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Dacia
 
Name: Sandero II, Logan II
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: X52, Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/1616*0314*90, e2*2001/116*0314*91
 
Company recall code:  0D9F
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured before 26 July 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The positive terminal of the battery can come into contact with the heat sink on the alternator. This can lead to an electrical short circuit and to increased risk of fire in the engine compartment. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car equipped with H4Bt engine, produced in Pitești, SOMACA, Tangier under Dacia recall code: 0D9F.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00220/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: AMAROK, CADDY, CRAFTER, T5, T6
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356, e1*2001/116*0252, e1*2007/46*0217, e1*2007/46*1614, e1*2007/46*1613, e1*2007/46*1619, e1*2001/116*0220, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2007/46*0130, Types: 2H, 2K, 2KN, SYN2E, SYN1E, SZN1E, 7HC, 7HMA, 7J0
 
Company recall code:  01E4
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 17 January 2006 and 16 January 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the general public. There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles under VW recall code: 01E4.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00221/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car/van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: Amarok, Caddy, Crafter, T5, T6, Polo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356, e1*2001/116*0252, e1*2007/46*0217, e1*2007/46*1614, e1*2007/46*1613, e1*2007/46*1619, e1*2001/116*0220, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2007/46*1783, Types: 2H, 2K, 2KN, SYN2E, SYN1E, SZN1E, 7HC, 7HMA, 7J0, AW
 
Company recall code:  01E3
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 April 2008 and 7 March 2016.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the general public. There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use. /
 

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

 
Description:  Vehicles under VW recall code: 01E3.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovakia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00222/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: VW
 
Name: BORA, CLASSICO, FOX, GOLF, JETTA, NEW BEETLE, PASSAT, POLO, SURAN, SAVEIRO, TIGUAN, TOUAREG, WAGON
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0539, e1*2007/46*0623, e1*2001/116*0301, e1*2001/116*0450, e1*96/79*0071, e1*98/14*0071, e1*2001/116*0071, e1*2001/116*0106, , Types: 16, AU, 5Z, 5N, 1J, 9C, AW, 7L, 7P, 7PH, e1*2007/46*1783, e1*2001/116*0203, e1*2007/46*0376, e1*2007/46*0403
 
Company recall code:  01D7
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 6 January 2006 and 19 December 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the general public. There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under VW recall code: 01D7.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary, Ireland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00236/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Trafic III
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0014*38, e2*2007/46*0014*39, e2*2007/46*0104*19, e2*98/14*0213*66, e2*98/14*0213*67
 
Company recall code:  0D4U
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 March and 06 June 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The handbrake may not engage when the lever is pulled.
This may result in a loss of control over the vehicle, possibly leading to an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle manufactured in Sandouville under Renault recall code: 0D4U.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00237/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: A-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Model series: BR 177, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1829*03, Type: F2A
 
Company recall code:  7891002
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 October and 15 November 2018.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The glass pane on the lifting/sliding panorama roof may not have been properly affixed.
As a result, it may become completely detached, posing a risk to the following traffic.
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Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
Description:  Passenger car under Mercedes-Benz recall code 7891002.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Luxembourg

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Alert number: A12/00238/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Vito, V-Class
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0457*22, e1*2007/46*0458*17, e1*2007/46*0459*11, Types: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
 
Company recall code:  VS2STANGE
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 9 and 28 October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The headrests and headrest fixing rods in the rear of the vehicle may be defective.
This will impair their protective function, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS2STANGE.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00239/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Renault
 
Name: Captur II, Clio V, Zoe Neo
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: Captur (e2*2007/46*0684*00), Clio (e2*2007/46*0676*00, e2*2007/46*0676*01, e2*2007/46*0676*02), Zoe (2*2007/46*0251*15), Types: XJA, XJB, X10
 
Company recall code:  0D9V
 
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between April and October 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Possible internal failure in the steering column motor control.

This will result in loss of steering assistance when stationary or while driving, increasing the risk of an accident. /
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car under Renault recall code: 0D9V.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/00223/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pchanka motyl
 
Type / number of model:  LE9058869
 
Barcode:  6991290588696
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part (plastic handle connector) may detach from the toy. A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it. / 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic butterfly-shaped push/pull along toy.
Packaging description:  Plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00226/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy
 
Brand: Madipol
 
Name: My Little Horse / Cutie Little Horses
 
Type / number of model:  353666
 
Barcode:  5903242401800
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 8.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic pony with accessories.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00227/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy kitchen set
 
Brand: Tim et Lou / ADDENDO
 
Name: Egouttoir 26 pièces
 
Type / number of model:  TL 58
 
Barcode:  8437010732584
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Some parts (colander and lid) may break, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  26-piece children’s toy dining set with draining rack, including plastic crockery and cutlery.
Packaging description:  Box made of cardboard and plastic.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00228/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Little Tin Lok
 
Name: Baby Rattle
 
Type / number of model:  Art. NR.: Q180901005
 
Barcode:  5907221694276
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The toy breaks easily releasing small plastic parts. A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it. / 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Crab-shaped plastic rattle.
Packaging description:  Cardboard collective packaging containing 12 pieces of toys.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00229/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Disney
 
Name: Disney Frozen Elsa Anna Dolls Plush Toys Princess girls Action Toy Figures for kids birthday gift
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the dolls contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values up to 1 % by weight, 1% by weight and 0.15% by weight respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and the liver. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Set of two plastic dolls.
Packaging description:  The product was sold online, in particular via Alibaba.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00230/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: HAPPY GIRL, Nickelodeon
 
Name:  ShiMMER and Shine
 
Type / number of model:  N0. PL0 18
 
Barcode:  8598292180002
 
Batch number:  ITEM N0: TT8292K62
CounterfeitYES
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The toy contains an excessive amount of 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 4.86% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll with red shoes and with long pink hair pulled back in a two ponytails.
Packaging description:  Paper box with a plastic front.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Czechia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00231/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: AURORA
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  REG NO. PR-4296 CMRJ
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitYES
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach. A child may put them in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  White and grey koala soft toy
Packaging description:  No packaging
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00240/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: VIP Price
 
Name: Happy Monkey Electric Walking Unicorn
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The walk-along cord is too long and does not have a break-away feature. A child playing with the toy could get entangled in the cord. If it wraps around the child's neck, it could lead to strangulation. / 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: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Battery-operated unicorn plush toy (35cm) with a pink walk-along cord. The product was sold online, in particular through Aliexpress.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00244/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push-along toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bambin en bois détachable push trolley marhe marcheur jouets enfant blocs de construction dessin A
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small pieces (ears and marble) that can be easily detached.

A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Push toy in the form of a rabbit on two wheels. The product was also sold online, in particular via Alibaba/Aliexpress.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00245/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Remote-controlled flying toy
 
Brand: Harry Potter
 
Name: Golden snitch heliball
 
Type / number of model:  WW-1001
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  220435
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The remote control's battery compartment can be easily opened without the use of any tools, leaving button batteries accessible.

A child could put them in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking. / The product does not comply with the requirements of Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
 

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

 
Description:  Flying golden snitch (golden ball with six grey, transparent wings), with USB charging cable, remote control unit and base. The product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00246/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Rattle toy
 
Brand: Small foot Company
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  LEG 7194
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product has small parts (nose, red balls and jingle-bells) that can be easily detached.
Additionally, the stuffing material of the head of the toy is easily accessible, due to the weakness of certain seams.

A small child could put the small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke.
/ The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Rattle toy in the shape of a harlequin, made of different coloured fabrics with metal bells, on a wooden stick.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00247/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Finger paint
 
Brand: G!
 
Name: Peinture à doigts
 
Type / number of model:  497083
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  8/2018
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The plastic pump nozzle of the product can easily break releasing a small part.

A small child may put the piece in the mouth and choke on it or suffer internal injuries. / 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Set consisting of four bottles with pump dispensing nozzle containing 250 ml each of finger paint in blue, green, red or yellow colours. The product might have been sold also online.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic bottle in a collective cardboard packaging, wrapped in plastic.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00248/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic toy
 
Brand: QBW
 
Name: Magical Magnet - Magnetic Blocks Magnetic Designer Building Construction Toys Set
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product contains small magnets with a high magnetic flux.

If a child swallows two or more of them and/or other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.
/ 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: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)

 
Description:  Magnetic toy building set consisting of 110 pieces in a transparent plastic case. The product was sold online, in particular via Aliexpress.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A12/00255/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun set
 
Brand: P.H. Kris - Taem
 
Name: Super Gun
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM N° 00-73054, N°Y802
 
Barcode:  5906160273054
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The water bullets expand in size by more than 50% when placed in water. If the small bullets are put into the mouth and swallowed by children, they could expand causing fatal occlusion of the respiratory tract or intestinal blockage. / 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: Importer)

 
Description:  Plastic toy gun which shoots with water bullets (bullets need to be soaked in water before shooting) and with foam projectiles.
Packaging description:  Cardboard box with plastic window.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00235/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Shoulder bag
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Elegenat Oxford Skulde
 
Type / number of model:  NO:322
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The bag contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.85%). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. / The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 

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

 
Description:  Black shoulder bag. Mix of leather and plastic.
Packaging description:  Transparent plastic bag
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00242/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men’s sandals
 
Brand: HSY
 
Name: Fashion
 
Type / number of model:  898 265 43
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to: 12.8 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and cause cancer.
/ The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Men's dark brown leather sandals. The product was also sold online, in particular via Wish.com.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic bag and bubble wrap.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00251/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather bracelet
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BR 006329U - Diane
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The leather in the product contains chromium VI (measured value up to: 5.3 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is sensitising, can trigger allergic reactions and can cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Woman’s leather bracelet. The product was also sold online.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a zipped plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00254/20       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Slippers
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Grass slippers Gress tøfler
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 0.2 % by weight).

Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 
Description:  Slippers with a white under-sole with green plastic grass as over-sole. They have a length of approximately 30 cm, intended for adults. The product was sold online, in particular via lagerpriser.no
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Norway
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00243/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Shaving foam
 
Brand: BODY X FUZE
 
Name: Pulse Shaving Foam
 
Type / number of model:  Normal Skin
 
Barcode:  8718692414099
 
Batch number:  EXP: 25/08/2020, LOT: 25836
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains n-nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA) (measured value 615 mg/kg).

NDELA is a nitrosamine, which may cause cancer through ingestion or dermal exposure. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  200 ml of shaving foam.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a colour-printed aluminium can with black plastic spray nozzle and black plastic cap.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A12/00250/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Cleansing cloths
 
Brand: CV Cadea Vera
 
Name: Verwöhnende Reinigungstücher
 
Type / number of model:  Perfect Lift
 
Barcode:  2200223815216
 
Batch number:  Batch number 214915
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to: 300000 cfu/g), among which Pluralibacter gergoviae.

Pluralibacter gergoviae may be considered an opportunistic pathogen and is often resistant to antibiotics. If the product is used on damaged skin, on mucous membranes, close to the eyes or by immunocompromised users, it may cause infection or irritation.
/ The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace, Stop of sales, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Company recall page:  https://www.mueller.de/aktuelles/rueckrufe/

 
Description:  25 cleansing cloths for make-up removal, socked with leave-on product.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a plastic packaging with an upper opening.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/00020/20       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Booster seat
 
Brand: MAMIYANI
 
Name: Aihome Baby Dining Chair
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The waist harness can be used independently of the crotch restraint and there is no lateral barrier. If only the waist harness is used, a child may slip through and fall from the booster seat. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16120.
 

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

 
Description:  Chair mounted seat (booster seat) for children. The product was sold online, in particular via Amazon and eBay.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: A11/00021/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Educational toy
 
Brand: Moon and Me
 
Name: Moon and Me Shape Sorter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  10/19
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  House shaped toy, red lid, blue house with 5 shapes you can insert into the roof. The product was also sold online, in particular via Amazon.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A11/00023/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Renard Lumineux
 
Type / number of model:  529297
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  #05/2019
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material is accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A small child may put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Fox soft toy which can light up inside.
Packaging description:  Black presentation box with markings
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8

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Alert number: A11/00022/20       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hand and body lotion
 
Brand: O.P.I.
 
Name: Avojuice Skin Quenchers Hand and Body Lotion
 
Type / number of model:  Peppermint Shimmer
 
Barcode:  619828043382
 
Batch number:  12207 PA
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains isopropylparaben and isobutylparaben (measured values as acid: 0.11 % by weight and 0.053 % by weight, respectively).

These parabens might be toxic for reproduction and development, and might specifically target the male reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  30 ml of hand and body lotion with peppermint scent. The product was also sold online, in particular via eBAY.
Packaging description:  The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with a green label.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
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Alert number: INFO/00031/20       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Baby Teether Toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Random 1pc DIY Jewelry Baby Bite Cartoon Baby Rattle Wooden Molar Stick Baby Teether Educational Toys
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach. A child may put them in the mouth and choke. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Green and yellow-painted wooden rattle in the shape of a hen with a 8 cm handle.
Packaging description: 
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00224/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes- Benz
 
Name: Actros, Arocs
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-B, 963-4-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, 963-4-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-0-F, 963-2-F, 963-8-G, 963-8-H, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, *0728, *0729, *0730, *0731, *0732, *0733, *0734, *0735, *0736, *0737, *0738, *0739, *0741, *0741, *0742, *0743
 
Company recall code:  STG-ASAM
 
Production dates:  2 December 2019 to 12 December 2019
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Faulty securing of connectors may cause, amongst other things, the engine, dashboard and lighting to fail. /
 

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

 
Description:  Lorry
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Finland, Poland, Slovenia

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Alert number: A12/00225/20       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: Evobus
 
Name: Capacity, Citaro, O 530, S415, S416
 
Type / number of model:  Models: 628 02, 628 03, 628 09, 633 04, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*NKS*0050, e1*2007/46*0014
 
Company recall code:  83.30M19076A
 
Production dates:  The vehicles affected were produced between February 2013 and December 2019.
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The air distribution panel may, as a result of insufficient fastening, become detached and fall into the passenger compartment, where it could cause injury. /
 

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

 
Description:  Bus
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 8