Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 24 ( Published on: 20/06/2014)
“Notification A12/0696/14 from week 20 of 23/05/2014 has been permanently removed following a new legal assessment by the notifying authorities.”
"The risks and risk description of the notification A12/0770/14 published in the Report 21/2014 have been revised."
"The product description and type/number of model information of the notification A12/0145/14 published in the Report 3/2014 have been revised."

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0897/14       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: 2in1 Laser & LED Light
 
Type / number of model:  kj275
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 123456 782756
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The laser class is higher than class 2M and the laser radiation could cause damage to sight.
 

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

 
Description:  Laser pointer with 1 LED light and key chain, powered by 3 button cells. The product is available in different colours. Collective packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Bulgaria

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Alert number: A12/0890/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: Special smoke
 
Name: Avellano
 
Type / number of model:  Article Code SS001/16NC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch : SS01042013/NC (10 ml container) Bar code : 7643400045726
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains nicotine (17.41 mg/ml, 1.59% weight by weight, wrongly labelled as 16 mg/ml).

The product is not equipped with a child-resistant fastening and does not contain an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications, safety advice or a tactile danger warning.

The product does not comply with Directive 1999/45/EC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent liquid for refilling the cartridges of e-cigarettes and similar devices. The packaging consists of a semi-transparent plastic container with a white cap and blue ring.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0915/14       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
 
Brand: Special smoke
 
Name: Hazelnut
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code : 7643400045719 Batch : SS01042013/n (10 ml container)
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains nicotine (11.12 mg/ml, 1% weight by weight, wrongly labelled as 8 mg/ml).

The product is not equipped with a child-resistant fastening and does not contain an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications, safety advice or a tactile danger warning.

The product does not comply with Directive 1999/45/EC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.
 

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

 
Description:  Transparent liquid for refilling cartridges of electronic cigarettes. The packaging consists of a semi-transparent plastic container with a white cap and blue ring.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0917/14       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: Happycasa
 
Name: Krazy Kar - Fly With Me
 
Type / number of model:  ART: 557601
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8015361876883
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product is a novelty lighter. It is therefore possible that a child will play with it and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire.

The product does not comply with Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Blue, super-sized XL lighter, approx 190mm long, decorated with pictures of a car and motorbikes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0921/14       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: DonGri
 
Name: Classic Lighter
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The lighter does not have a child resistance mechanism. It is therefore possible that a child will play with it and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire.

The product does not comply with Commission Decision 2006/502 EC and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
 

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

 
Description:  Lighters in yellow, green, fuchsia, black and red colours. Supplied in a cardboard display package (25 pcs).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0889/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Night light
 
Brand: O2XALED
 
Name: Quitamiedos, veilleuse
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. PF/I DS 13-004
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8421790023635
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the night light's shape is such that it could be regarded as a toy by a child. The base and cover can easily be separated and live parts are accessible if the night light cover is removed.

The product does not comply with the Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment Directive and Standard EN 60598-2-12.
 

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

 
Description:  Night light in the shape of a toadstool in a blister pack. The front indicates, inter alia, that it is an LED night light with an integrated light sensor.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0895/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Mini outdoor spotlights
 
Brand: Easy Connect
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  65060
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The protection against the penetration of water is not adequate. Water may come into contact with live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Mini spotlights made from aluminium – 230V – 50Hz – Max 35W – Class II – IP67.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0899/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XJ
 
Type / number of model:  XJ
 
Batch number / Barcode:  VIN range SAJWJ1G76D8V37755 - SAJWJ2GD3D8V39216
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
In the event of a vehicle being involved in a crash, the performance of the supplementary restraint system (SRS) may not be to specification and there will be an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0914/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: KTM
 
Name: 690 Enduro
 
Type / number of model:  690 Enduro R and 690 SMC R
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model year 2014
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The bolts attaching the foot-brake lever may not have been tightened sufficiently. The possibility that the bolts may come loose cannot be ruled out.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Austria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Sweden, Slovakia, Greece, Denmark, United Kingdom, France, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0919/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Lotus
 
Name: Elise, Exige, 211 and Evora S
 
Type / number of model:  Lotus Elise, Lotus Exige, Lotus 211 and Lotus Evora S
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lotus Elise & Exige - SCCPA1111DHC82425 to SCCLNBBL8BHF12872. Vehicles built between 23/09/2004 and 17/01/2011. Lotus 211 - SCCLMDSC0BHG10907 to SCCLMDSU4BHC12883. Vehicles built between 16/05/2007 and 21/11/2011. Lotus Evora S - SCCLMDSC0BHG10907 to SCCLMDSU4BHC12883. Vehicles built between 01/09/2010 and 13/09/2011.
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
The oil cooler pipes may detach from their fittings and deposit oil in the engine compartment and on the road/tyres which can lead to an increased risk of fire and loss of vehicle control.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Spain

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Alert number: A12/0920/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XFR-S
 
Type / number of model:  e11*2001/116*0323
 
Batch number / Barcode:  SAJAC0911DMS65176-SAJXA0KZ3EMU29271
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The right-hand rear brake pipe may foul on a redundant bracket on the rear subframe. This can result in the brake pipe wearing through and leaking brake fluid. This may result in the loss of one brake circuit and instability of the car.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0904/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Adrenaline
 
Name: 9 schots cake
 
Type / number of model:  1159
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F132/066/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) with the risk that people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: 9 shot battery.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0905/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Masterline
 
Name: Falcon
 
Type / number of model:  RVW316
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F225/017/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) with the risk that people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: combination of mines and battery, 25 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0906/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Rubro
 
Name: Het Gouden Licht
 
Type / number of model:  RVW460
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F225/017/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) with the risk that people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: battery 29 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0907/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Professional series
 
Name: Mammoth
 
Type / number of model:  DC195
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F263/027/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) with the risk that people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Foreworks: battery 36 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0908/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Grand Prix
 
Name: Burst Blow
 
Type / number of model:  LE761
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F318/041/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
The stability during functioning is insufficient.The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) with the risk that people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns or injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: battery 8 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0909/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Grand Prix
 
Name: Crackling Chicane
 
Type / number of model:  E761
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43F318/041/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Damage to hearing, Injuries
 
The stability during functioning is insufficient and leads to burning parts, as a result, the user may get injured or burnt. Furthermore, the product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: battery 8 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0910/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Next Generation Fireworks
 
Name: Die Hard
 
Type / number of model:  LE290
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43/F555/162/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Cuts, Injuries
 
Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt. The product poses a risk of cuts as debris from the fireworks can be projected laterally.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery 7 Shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0911/14       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks
 
Brand: Next Generation
 
Name: Fight Club
 
Type / number of model:  LE290
 
Batch number / Barcode:  43/F555/162/13
 
Risk type:  Burns, Injuries
 
Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.
 

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

 
Description:  Fireworks: battery 7 shots.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0883/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy trumpet with flag
 
Brand: ELEIVEN
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 19988 and 19987
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8643568199889 and 8643568199872
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains a small part (the mouthpiece) which can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic trumpet with a cord to which a Spanish flag is attached. No packaging. A label attached by a plastic tie.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0894/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy medical instrument set
 
Brand: Likable Toy
 
Name: Mini Medical Play Set Beauty Toy
 
Type / number of model:  model 103, ref. DH 73, cODE 90765
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8422259907657
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 3.02 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and up to 0.75 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Set of various doctor's accessories, including a stethoscope. The packaging is a cardboard box with window. Adhering to the packaging is a label bearing the following information: CE, bar code, age recommendation symbol, etc.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0900/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bow and arrows set
 
Brand: La gran Familia
 
Name: Bow and arrows - super shoot game
 
Type / number of model:  1) GF78179 2) GF78180
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 8433760781797 2) 8433760781803
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): 3.4 % by weight in product 1) and 6.94% by weight in product 2); and it contains DBP (dibutyl phthalate): 7.1 % in product 1) and 1.52% in product 2). In addition, the product contains the phthalates DINP (di-isononyl phthalate): 7.0% in product 1) and 2.60% in product 2).

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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Two types of bow with four suction-cup arrows.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0901/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic toy set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Horse and Girl
 
Type / number of model:  6213
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4026272062139
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 24.7% of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). 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:  Plastic toy horse made of white hard plastic, decorated with red hearts, long mane and tail of a synthetic fibre. In the box there is a hair brush. Packaged in a cardboard-plastic box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0902/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Police play-set
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Special POLICE play set
 
Type / number of model:  2694
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4026272026940
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by children.

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

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

 
Description:  Hard plastic police play set consisting of a small black gun with a spring-loaded ejector, nine black arrows with orange suction cups at the end and a target on the packaging carton.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0912/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plasticine
 
Brand: Pampy
 
Name: Plastilina
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 315794
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8430173157942
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because it is contaminated by an excessive amount of pathogenic micro organisms such as pseudomonas aeruginosa, aerobic mesophilic microorganisms (measured value: 1.9 x 104 cfu/ml) and aerobic mesophile yeast and moulds (measured value: 3.0 x 103 cfu/g). Children may come into contact with the contaminated plasticine through ingestion, inhalation or contact with the skin, which could cause an infection.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Plasticine in different colours. Transparent plastic packaging with red designs: a star, a moon, a tree, a flower, a small animal, etc.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0916/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Remote-controlled toy car
 
Brand: Jin Dan
 
Name: Car Rodeo
 
Type / number of model:  TAY05110
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2010080800061
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the tyres of the toy contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-isononyl phthalate (DINP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) above the permitted levels (measured values: DEHP: 3.3%; DINP 4%; DBP: 38%).

In addition, the tyres contain di-isobutyl phatalate (DIBP) above the permitted level (DIBP 1.3%).

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

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

 
Description:  Remote-controlled toy car made of coloured plastic with transparent plastic tyres. Packaged in a cardboard box with a window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0918/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Children fancy dress set
 
Brand: Rubie‘s
 
Name: Nordic Warrior
 
Type / number of model:  Production date: June 2011 , Lot #16004 FTY #810 , Rubie's Horrorland No 883914
 
Batch number / Barcode:  883028391479
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic mask contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted level (measured value: 2.7%).

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:  Fancy dress set including a suit of armour and plastic/foam armaments and black fabric at the back, a plastic mask, and a belt made of plastic and fabric.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Austria, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/0923/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wind-up toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Wind Up Toy
 
Type / number of model:  No: 0908
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8718158134660
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can detach from the toy which a child could choke on.

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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Wind up toy. Cardboard packaging with a transparent window that shows the product.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Sweden, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0924/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car
 
Brand: Lena Spielwaren
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  #01224
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4006942716609
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can detach from the toy which a child could choke on.

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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Plastic toy car in a mesh bag.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany

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Alert number: A12/0925/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Push along toy
 
Brand: Happy World
 
Name: Wooden Rolling Stick
 
Type / number of model:  22193
 
Batch number / Barcode:  13-009; ean: 8711866 221936
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Parts of the toy can be easily detached. A child can put them into 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Push along toy with an attached label. Six different models under the same type number 22193.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Belgium, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0934/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic toy
 
Brand: MAGNASTIX
 
Name: 60 pcs Magnet&Ball Set
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO.:MT01301
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4812501021851
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because the magnets have a high magnetic flux value and if more than one small magnet is swallowed they can be attracted to one another through the gut wall, causing perforation or blockage.
One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Magnetic construction toy in flexible plastic packaging with foam backing, placed in a cardboard box and covered with plastic film. Measurements: 265 x 175 x 50 mm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0935/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic toy
 
Brand: MAGNASTIX
 
Name: 88pcs play Magnet&Ball
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO.:MT01302
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4812501021868
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because the magnets have a high magnetic flux value and if more than one small magnet is swallowed they can be attracted to one another through the gut wall, causing perforation or blockage.
One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Magnetic construction toy in flexible plastic packaging with foam backing, placed in a cardboard box and covered with plastic film.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0936/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy with sweets
 
Brand: Sweet manja
 
Name: Sweet doll
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 6920101160851
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted level (measured value up to 32.1 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

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

 
Description:  A toy doll and coloured sweets inside a hard, transparent, pink plastic egg. It is mentioned that it is not suitable for children under 3 years of age.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0940/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy crane
 
Brand: Free and Easy
 
Name: Auto
 
Type / number of model:  189927 / S34
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711295686313
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can detach from the toy which a child could choke on.

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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 
Description:  Plastic toy crane. Cardboard packaging with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Denmark, Spain, France, Finland

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Alert number: A12/0882/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s outfit
 
Brand: AOLES
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YM33009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with free ends in the hood and non- fixed cords 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:  Outfit for children consisting of trousers, a long-sleeved T-shirt and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstrings with free ends. Size: 8, 10, 12, 14
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0888/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Men's shoes
 
Brand: Vapiano
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  black, model M11287912
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 2 220239 330428
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (measured value up to 84 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product also contains azo dyes releasing 3,3-dimethoxybenzidine in a concentration up to 294 mg/kg. This exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Men’s black, slip-on shoe; synthetic upper; insole: rear half (heel to midfoot) grey/turquoise-coloured smooth leather, front: blue/green suede; lining: heel: blue/grey textile fleece; rear half of lining and part of instep: grey/turquoise-coloured smooth leather; instep to toes: navy textile fabric; black synthetic outsole. Packaging: burgundy shoe box 33 x 19 x 12 cm (l x b x h), bearing the name 'Vapiano'. Tested size: 42
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0922/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Leather neck pouch
 
Brand: Wortmann
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 6051506
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the back of the pouch contains Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured value: 23.4 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitiser and may trigger allergic reactions.
 

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

 
Description:  Neck pouch made of yellow/orange leather material, with a press stud, a transparent panel made of synthetic material, and a hanging strap.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0926/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s clothing set
 
Brand: Sun Island
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  1148
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed drawstring in the waist area which are too long.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s set consisting of three parts, a pair of trousers, a long-sleeved blouse and a sleeveless jacket in a combination of yellow and orange, with the following features: on the front of the sleeveless jacket there is an inscription „Explorers” in green and a decoration with glued plastic rhinestones; the trousers are orange with white edging and there is a printed emblem with inscriptions „GOOD LUCK” and „72”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0927/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Wizzy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2219
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697901022198
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halterneck dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age. On the front of the dress there is an inscription "New York”. On the front in the waist area there is an attached ribbon. The dresses are in three varieties depending on the colour combination: 1) the upper section is in white and the lower section is in pink and the inscription „New York” and the ribbon are blue; 2) the upper section is in white and the lower section is in grey colour and the inscription „New York” and the ribbon are pink; 3) the upper section is in white and the lower section – in black and the inscription „New York” and the ribbon are red.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0928/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Wizzy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2189
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697901021894
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area intended to be tied at the back.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halterneck dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age, with the following features: the dress has no sleeves, with flounces on the shoulder and a zipper at the back. The dominant colour of the dresses is white and some elements on them (the lower edge of the dress; the flounces on the shoulders and the ethnic patterns) are in other colours (coral, green and pink).
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0929/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Wizzy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2223
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697901022235
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt intended to be tied at the back, whose free ends are longer than permitted and which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halterneck dress,intended for small children up to 7 years of age, with the following features: the dress has no sleeves, with a zipper at the back, with the following features: at the lower section of the dress has been decorated with textile flowers. The colours of the dresses are: a combination of white and coral /the belt is coral, the edging around the neck is coral as well as the shoulder flounces and two horizontal bands in the lower section of the dress/; a combination of white and cyclamen; a combination of white and dark blue.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0930/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Wizzy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2190
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697901021900
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt intended to be tied at the back, whose free ends are longer than permitted and which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halterneck dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14 with the following features: the dress has no sleeves, with a zipper at the back. The dress is white with red dots. In the waist area there is a belt /on the front this belt is attached to the garment/ and is intended to be tied at the back of the garment.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0931/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Wizzy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  2203
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697901022037
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt intended to be tied at the back, whose free ends are longer than permitted and which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s halterneck dress, with a zipper at the back, intended for small children up to 7 years of age, with the following features: the dress has been made of lace. On the front of the belt there are three textile roses and in the middles of each one there is an attached silver rhinestone. Colours: a combination of pale pink and coral; a combination of cream colour and dark blue.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0932/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set (dress and bolero)
 
Brand: Sindiboy
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0968331800
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of long and free end shoulder straps.

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

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

 
Description:  Girls' set consisting of two parts: a dress with shoulder straps with continuous length and a short-sleeved bolero, intended for small children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14. Packaging with a cardboard label attached to the set.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0933/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s dress
 
Brand: Mina Baby
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0980431160
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt intended to be tied at the back, whose free ends are longer than permitted and which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  A children’s sleeveless dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age, in combinations of white and green, white and blue and white and coral. The dress is fastened with a zip at the back.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0937/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' clothing set
 
Brand: Quenny
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Q4-572
 
Batch number / Barcode:  01035722497
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps and drawstrings at the waist area of the trousers.

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:  Blue, white and brown coloured girls' two-piece set consisting of a pair of trousers and a top. The top has shoulder straps and the trousers have drawstrings at the waist area.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain

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Alert number: A12/0938/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Melike
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0955231920
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt intended to be tied at the back, whose free ends are longer than permitted and which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 
Description:  A sleeveless girls' dress intended for children up to 7 years of age, found in white with blue stripes or coral stripes. There are two attached textile bands intended to be tied at the back; the bands are about 5 cm wide and about 46-50 cm long.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0939/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' dress
 
Brand: Cremix
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0969031800
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area intended to be tied at the back.

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

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

 
Description:  A sleeveless girls' dress, intended for small children up to 7 years of age, in white with red or blue chequer patterns. It has functional cords with free ends in the waist area, which length is about 25 cm.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0884/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: H20 Jours
 
Name: Naturel cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6186000034086, Batch No 910813
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains clobetasol propionate (declared value on packaging: 0.05% by weight), which belongs to the glucocorticoid class.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft metal tube, 50 g, with white screw cap and explanatory leaflet, supplied in cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0891/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Akagni
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Expiry date: 30.1.2015, Manufacture date: 30.1.2013
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: 5319 or 5219 (difficult to read from models found).
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains hydroquinone (value declared on the label up to 4.6% by weight).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Orange plastic tube of 50g with white screw cap supplied in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0892/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: Rodis
 
Name: Skin Light - Carrot
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No: 110127 Expiry date: 08 2016
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains clobetasol propionate (value declared on packaging: 0.05% by weight), which belongs to the glucocorticoid class.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft metal tube of 30 g with white screw cap and explanatory leaflet, supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0893/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening cream
 
Brand: MD
 
Name: Strong Cream
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No: 1360001
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains clobetasol propionate (declared value on packaging: 0.05% by weight), which belongs to the glucocorticoid class.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Soft metal tube of 30g with white screw cap and explanatory leaflet, supplied in an orange cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0903/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hand cream
 
Brand: B. Braun
 
Name: Trixo -lind pure
 
Type / number of model:  Trixo-lind pure "West" - 500 ml
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Only batch No 13244M13 is affected; the product concerned was only placed on the market in the UK and not distributed in other countries.
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because it is contaminated by pathogenic organisms such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can cause severe infections.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Hand cream for sensitive skins.
Country of origin:  Switzerland
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0913/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Natural hair dye
 
Brand: ArtKolor
 
Name: XHA
 
Type / number of model:  Lot No. 08 08 16
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4602121000073
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
The product poses a microbiological risk because the total microbial count is too high (measured values up to 300000 CFU/ml).

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

 
Description:  Henna hair dye supplied in packs of 25 g, with a painted red hair woman on one side and inscriptions in Russian.
Country of origin:  Russian Federation
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0885/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Portable radio
 
Brand: Mipo
 
Name: Music Player with Rechargeable Battery
 
Type / number of model:  MP-017UAR
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not adequate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 600065
 

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

 
Description:  Portable radio with an instruction manual and a mains cable. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24

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Alert number: A12/0898/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Battery charger
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Li-ion Battery Universal Charger
 
Type / number of model:  YCD-001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is not adequate. The pins of the plug adapter do not have an insulating sleeve. Single-pole insertion of the plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin accessible.

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

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

 
Description:  Battery charger for charging Li-ion batteries with USB socket and with foldable mains connecting pins. A flat plug is included with the product. Technical parameters: Input: AC 100-240 V, 47-63 Hz; Output: 3,7 V/450 mA; USB: 5 V/500 mA. The product was sold without packaging
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0053/14       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Sun-lounger
 
Brand: Rubino
 
Name: Rubino Bianco
 
Type / number of model:  Rubino Bianco
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 8009271997004
 
Risk type:  Entrapment, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries and entrapment because, when adjusting the position of the chair, there are gaps and holes accessible and the fingers of the user could be entrapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 581-1 and EN 581-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic, foldable sun-lounger adjusted by moving pins into grooves. The backrest of the sun-lounger can be adjusted into 4 positions using locks under the armrests. At the bottom of the sun-lounger, a pair of legs can be opened out to support the feet.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24
Weekly overview report on professional products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0886/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Automotive Component Part
 
Brand: Knorr-Bremse
 
Name: Hand Control Valve
 
Type / number of model:  DPM94AAX. Date codes between 13493 and 14115
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Production date: 10/12/13-18/3/14
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The defective hand brake valve may cause the hand brake lever to not engage correctly.
 

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

 
Description:  Hand brake valve for truck parking brakes.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 24