Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 27 ( Published on: 11/07/2014)
A batch number for the product concerned by notification A12/0803/14 published in the Report 22/2014 has been added as well as information on voluntary corrective measures taken by the importer.

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Alert number: A12/1069/14       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: Hygge
 
Name: Cake candle
 
Type / number of model:  CK008
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6999032160117
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put pieces in their mouth, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Candle in the shape of a little brown cake. The cake is attached to a paper tray with the inscription “cake candle” and packed in a transparent plastic box. On the bottom of the package is a label with the following information: brand, safety warnings, importer, EAN code.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Hungary

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Alert number: A12/1072/14       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Candle
 
Brand: Hygge
 
Name: Happy Birthday
 
Type / number of model:  EK005
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6999032160131
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put pieces in their mouth, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

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

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

 
Description:  Candle in the shape of a small brown cake decorated with little sweets in various colours. On the top part of the cake, there is a green piece with a number indicating the age (0-4). The cake is attached to a paper tray marked “Happy Birthday” and packed in a transparent plastic box. On the bottom of the package there is a label with the following information: brand, safety warnings, importer, EAN code, Made in China.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1047/14       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle
 
Brand: SCOTT
 
Name: Scott Speedster
 
Type / number of model:  2014 models : Speedster 30 and 40, Contessa Speedster 25 and 35;
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses risks of injuries because the steering tube of the front fork can fracture and lead to immediate loss of rider control over the bicycle.
 

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

 
Description:  Front forks of road bikes with the following serial numbers are affected : AS30500001–AS30504930 AS30700001–AS30704651 AS30900001–AS30903278 AS31100001–AS31103744 AS40101604–AS40105463
Country of origin:  Cambodia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Romania, Greece, Sweden, Estonia, Slovenia, Denmark, Spain, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1063/14       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Folding Bicycle
 
Brand: B' Twin
 
Name: TILT 5, 7, 9 and E-TILT 5
 
Type / number of model:  TILT 5, 7, 9 and E-TILT 5; product refs. 8202736, 8202737, 8213950, 8233741, 8202739, 82451
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the folding brackets may, in very rare cases or in special circumstances, open unexpectedly and cause the rider to fall.
 

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

 
Description:  Red folding bicycle, packaging unknown; maximum rider weight: 120 kg.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, Portugal, Spain

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Alert number: A12/1046/14       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp
 
Brand: B&B
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 55763
 
Batch number / Barcode:  843002645541
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The internal wiring is not sufficiently protected. Sharp metal parts can easily break the cable insulation and the users may come into contact with live parts, causing an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-2.
 

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

 
Description:  Table lamp with a shade and base coloured with orange, white and green stripes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1039/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle backrest
 
Brand: Victory
 
Name: Lock and Ride
 
Type / number of model:  Part numbers 2877938 (Chrome) and 2877938-266 (Black)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The affected backrests may crack at the chassis point, due to the additional load. This could cause the passenger to fall from the motorcycle.

 

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

 
Description:  Accessory passenger backrests for Victory motorcycles used with luggage rack part number 2877950 or 2877950-266.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden, France

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Alert number: A12/1052/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 208
 
Type / number of model:  Model 208 (recall campaign ZRK)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The recall concerns vehicles produced from 07/03/2014 to 13/03/2014, with VINs from VF3 CCHMZ0 EW023985 to VF3 CCHMZ0 EW025053 and Type-Approval Numbers e2*2007/46*0070*10, e2*2007/46*0070*11, e2*2007/46*0070*13 and e2*2007/46*0071*04.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
On affected vehicles, non-conformity of an internal component of the tailgate stabiliser could eventually prevent the tailgate from being held in the open position.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Spain, Norway, Portugal, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1053/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger cars
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: Peugeot 208 and 2008
 
Type / number of model:  Model 208 (recall campaign ZQN)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  208: produced from 25/09/2013 to 26/11/2013, with VINs from VF3 CΑ5FS0 DT145194 to VF3 CR8HR0 DT165342 and Type-Approval Numbers e2*2007/46*0070*09, e2*2007/46*0070*10, e2*2007/46*0070*11, e2*2007/46*0070*13, e2*2007/46*0070*14, e2*2007/46*0070*15 and e2*2007/46*0071*04. 2008: produced from 24/09/2013 to 25/11/2013, with VINs from VF3 CU9HP0 DY050817 to VF3 CUHMZ0 DY053716 and Type-Approval Numbers e2*2007/46*0070*11, e2*2007/46*0070*12, e2*2007/46*0070*13 and e2*2007/46*0070*16.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The possible non-conformity of the front suspension mounting bolts could lead to bolt breakage which could lead to difficulties in controlling the vehicle path.
 

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

 
Description:  Passenger car.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Germany, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Malta, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Finland, Spain, Norway, Portugal

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Alert number: A12/1067/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle
 
Brand: Zero Motorcycles
 
Name: XU, FX, S, DS
 
Type / number of model:  Type: Z1, Z2 series: XU, FX, S, DS. EU type-approval numbers: e11*2002/24*0506*05, e11*2002/24*0506*07, e11*2002/24*1059*05
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The motorcycles are equipped with controller firmware which responds to rare signal errors and affects engine control performance. If one of these errors occurs while riding the motorcycle, the controller could inadvertently cause the engine to cut out regardless of engine mode, leading to an accident.
 

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

 
Description:  The vehicles in question were manufactured in 2012 and 2013. Dealers are providing information about the recall under code SV-ZMC R -059.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, France, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1068/14       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Peugeot
 
Name: 3008, 5008
 
Type / number of model:  Types: 0U, HU, 0 Models: 3008, 5008 EC-type approval: e2*2001/116*0377*13-*16, e2*2007/46*0094*03, *04, *06; e2*2007/46*0004*10-*13
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The affected vehicles may exhibit friction wear on the driver's seat wiring harness, potentially causing an electrical malfunction or localised overheating and/or causing the driver's airbag to be triggered.
 

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

 
Description:  3008: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24.07.2012 and 16.10.2013. 5008: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24.07.2012 and 15.10.2013.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands, Slovakia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Greece, United Kingdom, Hungary, Slovenia, Spain, Norway, Portugal, Finland

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Alert number: A12/1045/14       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Elastic straps
 
Brand: C.R.A.
 
Name: Elastic cord 8 arms
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 19748
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8435265197486
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The hook can be easily deformed and detached from the strap, which could lead to injury of the user. In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.
 

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

 
Description:  Elastic luggage straps with hooks on the ends packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1057/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety shoes
 
Brand: Safe Master
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Mod 4060 SRC
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8029432000220
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (measured values up to 27.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE).
 

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

 
Description:  Safety shoes, PPE Category II. Packaging: a cardboard box bearing the brand, the bar code, the size and the price.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1061/14       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Safety boots
 
Brand: Bolzer
 
Name: Chaussures Negro
 
Type / number of model:  18 00 100 700 - 141 10 06 50 03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0040074711150
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
These product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (measured values: up to 8.3 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE).
 

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

 
Description:  Safety footwear with a plastic sole and leather upper. The tongue has a sewn-in label bearing the brand, the bar code, the size, the model, the ISO standard and the CE marking. Packaging: Cardboard boxes bearing the brand, the bar code, the size and the price. The information leaflet is contained in the box.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1034/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: DEUTER
 
Name: Kid Comfort III
 
Type / number of model:  Kid Comfort III/ Reference : 36524, Year 2014
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the elastic strap facing the child's chin may break easily, releasing small, oval buttons that could be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the European standard EN 13209.
 

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

 
Description:  Backpack baby carrier with anthracite coloured frame – max. weight: 22 kg; age range: 9 to 36 months.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Germany, Austria, Finland, Slovenia, Spain, Belgium, Denmark

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Alert number: A12/1037/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child’s bicycle seat
 
Brand: Baoqi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BG-5
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999550395207
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the fixing solution of the child seat is inappropriate so the seat may slip down from the bicycle frame.

This product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
 

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

 
Description:  A grey plastic child seat intended to be mounted on the rear luggage carrier or the cycle set-tube of the bicycle. The safety belts are yellow. The product has ring-shaped handrails, which are built into the seat's sidewall. Capacity: 22 kg.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1051/14       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Child's bathtub with metal stand
 
Brand: Bebé Jou
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 416001 and 616033 (bathtub) ref. 230101A - 103 Alu White (stand)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8714929160012, 8714929160204 and 8714929304010
 
Risk type:  Choking, Entrapment, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not sufficiently stable and can overturn easily. The product poses a risk of choking because the plastic plug detaches easily and may be swallowed by small children. Moreover, the product has gaps and openings which pose entrapment hazards.

 

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

 
Description:  A plastic bathtub with a metal stand with 4 legs (the two components are sold separately). The legs of the stand are foldable with rubber protectors at the bottom, and in the middle of the stand there is a tray. Part of this slides out to act as a tray for placing small items. The legs are packed in a cardboard box bearing the reference, the bar code and the brand name. On the top of the box there is a statement in French indicating that it should be used with a "Bébé Jou" stand. On the back of the box there is a statement in several languages indicating that it is a 'thermobath'.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece

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Alert number: A12/1033/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Costume Cape
 
Brand: Party Fiesta
 
Name: Horror Cape
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 179588 (purple) and 179585 (red)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  17958800100001, 1795850010000
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the neck area of the cape.

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:  Costume cape with functional cords in the neck area. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with a sheet of cardboard inside featuring a picture of a child wearing the cape.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1035/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Happy girl
 
Type / number of model:  ITEM NO: 1835137288
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 8595586351377
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10.2 % by weight 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll about 30 cm tall with pink shoes and with long hair pulled back in a ponytail. The dolls have different type of dresses and hair. On tha packaging there are inscriptions: “Happy girl, Happiness from now on, Cute girl, Lovely girl“.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1036/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Babies' activity toy
 
Brand: Out of the blue
 
Name: Wooden worm - Trælarve
 
Type / number of model:  Art. no.: 76/5169
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 4029811279135
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it can break and release small parts that 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

 
Description:  A toy composed of wooden balls. Each section of the toy is held together with elastic so that it can be bent and folded. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Spain, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1040/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Fengxin Craft Toys
 
Name: Happy Every Day - Beautiful
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 613A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 23.5 % by weight 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.
The battery compartment can easily be opened leaving the small button batteries accessible. If ingested by children, the batteries may pose a chemical risk.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.

 

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

 
Description:  A musical doll wearing a wedding dress. Packaged in individual cardboard boxes bearing the brand name. The front is transparent. The back bears a label with information on the importer and the manufacturer, the CE marking, the reference number and a warning that the toy is not recommended for children under 3 years of age.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1044/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puffer ball
 
Brand: Yo-Yo Ball
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  C391
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6920382123910
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because it can be stretched considerably, presenting a risk of strangulation if children tie it around their necks.

The product does not comply with 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:  Rubber puffer balls in phosphorescent colours. Each ball has a face with eyes, a nose and a mouth, attached to an elastic strand with a loop at the end from which it can be hung. The product is sold in a cardboard box marked "Puffer Balls" and "Made in China". The packages contain an assortment of colours.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1048/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic Doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pretty
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 558A
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8429283051295
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains over 25% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head and the shoes.

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

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

 
Description:  Plastic doll in a blue dress. Packaging made of cardboard and plastic
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1049/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Sweet Girl
 
Type / number of model:  Ref 6128
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8429283050472
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains more than 25% by weight of bis (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): Import rejected at border

 
Description:  Doll in a shiny pink dress. Packaging made of cardboard and plastic.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1054/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Magnetic fishing toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Fishing Game
 
Type / number of model:  PT131780; No: 3399
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2208142098895
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains a small magnet cube with a high magnetic flux value. The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can easily be swallowed by children.

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

 
Description:  Fishing game consisting of 1 rod, 1 landing net, 1 starfish, 1 turtle and 6 fishes. The packaging is a transparent blister pack on cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1055/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Angel Girl
 
Type / number of model:  5918
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5999880502375
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 37 % by weight 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll dressed in a yellow and black casual dress. Packaging: a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1059/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy truck
 
Brand: Novel
 
Name: Most new catena
 
Type / number of model:  LG024145
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5413247024145
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts (the wheels) which can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

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

 
Description:  Two toy trucks in a plastic packaging with cardboard.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1062/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bubble gun
 
Brand: JIYONG
 
Name: Flash Bubble Gun
 
Type / number of model:  N°: JY989-A
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Damage to sight
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic cable contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels and releases an excessive amount of lead (measured values: DEHP 4.7% by weight; lead 98 mg/kg).

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.

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the fixed light blue LED used does not meet the requirements of Class 1. In addition, the required warnings, advisory messages and safety information on the product and instructions are missing or do not appear in the official language of the country.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive, the relevant European standards EN 62115, EN 71-1 and EN 71-3 (version EN 71-3:1994, as the toys concerned were seized by the authorities before 20 July 2013 and hence the chemical requirements of Directive 88/378 applied).
 

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

 
Description:  A battery-operated, plastic soap bubble gun in the form of a fish, packaged in a blister pack. The packaging has various indications in English.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1064/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Violetta
 
Type / number of model:  NO.585
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ART NO: 1841478240 EAN: 8595586414782
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the dolls contain 7.15% by weight of bis (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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll about 30 cm tall. Ages 3+. Plastic and cardboard packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1065/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: NOVI Stars - Cosmic Show
 
Type / number of model:  NO.B96
 
Batch number / Barcode:  ITEM NO: TC140232 EAN: 8006050002324
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the dolls contain 11.2 % by weight of bis (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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 
Description:  Plastic doll about 24 cm tall, resembling an extraterrestrial, with blue long hair, supplied in plastic and cardboard packaging. Ages 3+.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1073/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle mat
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: EVA puzzle mats
 
Type / number of model:  MPH65328
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5900368653281
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

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


 

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

 
Description:  A puzzle mat with images of animals
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1080/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bubble
 
Type / number of model:  No 6698
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 5 400311 820710
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the flexible plastic of the translucent tube contains up to 4.4 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), up to 10.2 % by weight of DBP (dibutyl phthalate) and up to 0.18 % by weight of phthalates DINP (di-isononyl phthalate).

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

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

 
Description:  Transparent plastic saxophone, 18 cm long, with a small plastic bottle (height 8.5cm) of bubble liquid, presented together in a cardboard blister pack of 18x20 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1085/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. KR-02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6607083600215
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the slots and openings of the pedalled wheel are too big, and the child’s feet can slip from the pedals and be injured.

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

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

 
Description:  Tricycle made of metal frame and rigid plastic with pedals on the front wheel, adjustable push handle, folding footrests and removable roof. Removable rigid rear and soft front baskets bags. Purple plastic seat with safety backrest. Metal and plastic fasteners. Toy-weight 8,7 kg, dimensions-(85x50x102 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1086/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Tricycle
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. KR-01
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6607083600208
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the slots and openings of the pedalled wheel are too big, and the child’s feet can slip from the pedals and be injured.

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

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

 
Description:  Tricycle with inflatable wheels. Pink metal frame and rigid plastic with pedals on the front wheel, adjustable push handle, folding footrests and removable roof. Removable rigid rear and soft front baskets bags. Screwed pink plastic seat with adjustable distance from the steering wheel. Metal and plastic fasteners. Toy-weight 10,6 kg, dimensions-(85x50x102 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Lithuania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Sweden

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Alert number: A12/1041/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: YIKE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of free-end halter neck cords and drawstrings that are tied at the back of bikini. It also poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords at the waist area.

The bikini 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:  Light blue coloured girls’ bikini intended for children of 8 years. The bikini is designed with free-end halter neck cords and drawstrings that are tied at the back. It also has functional cords at the waist area, 25 cm long each side.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1042/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' bikini
 
Brand: Yike
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of free end halter neck cords and functional cords that are tied at the back.

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:  Green, fuchsia and orange coloured girls’ bikini intended for children of 3 years. The bikini is designed with free end halter neck cords and functional cords that are tied at the back.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1043/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
 
Brand: Yike
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of free end functional cords in the neck area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Light pink coloured girls’ swimsuit intended for children of 4 years. The swimsuit is designed with free end halter neck cords.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1050/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt for babies
 
Brand: Young Dimension/Primark
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ref. 93379 (sizes 9 to 24 months)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the buttons) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
 

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

 
Description:  Pink sweatshirt for babies with white dots and a rabbit with a sequin bow and five buttons in the front. No packaging.
Country of origin:  India
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1066/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sports outfit
 
Brand: Citycool
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZZM-228
 
Batch number / Barcode:  not available
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  The clothing set consists of a sweatshirt with a hood containing drawstrings, trousers and a T-shirt; it is intended for children up to five years of age. The sweatshirt bears the inscription "Street Original 32".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1074/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's sports outfit
 
Brand: Citycool
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZZM-230
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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 sports clothing set in two parts, in white and blue colours, intended for children up to 6 years old. The set consists of trousers and a jacket with a hood with a free drawstring of length 190 mm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1075/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: B&Q kid’s Collection
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NS 308
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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 jacket in blue and red colours, intended for children up to 5 years old. The jacket has a hood with zipper and free drawstring, 200 mm length, unpackaged.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1076/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's jacket
 
Brand: Setty Koop
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NY 742
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood area.

The product does not comply with the EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's jacket with a hood in green and pink colours, intended for children up to 6 years old. The hood has a free drawstring 150 mm in length.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1077/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's suit
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Happy Tree
 
Type / number of model:  HR 1030
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood area.

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


 

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

 
Description:  Children's suit in blue and light green colour, with green zipper intended for 4-6 months old children. The hood is attached to the jacket and has a free cord with a length of 210 mm. There is a label on the garment.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Romania
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1078/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Girls' trousers
 
Brand: Hong
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  A924
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed drawstring with free ends in the waist area.

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

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

 
Description:  Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are available in yellow, red and pink colours. Sizes: 98-128
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1079/14       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweatshirt
 
Brand: H.Plenty
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZF8302 H88-0018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring placed in the hood with free ends.

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

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

 
Description:  Black and green sweatshirt for children with a hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The product is decorated with inscriptions and a crest. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. Sizes: 98-128
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1056/14       
Category:  Communication and media equipment
 
Product:  Tablet Computer
 
Brand: Onda
 
Name: Onda V975m
 
Type / number of model:  V975m
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6955669700881
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the USB power supply is fitted with a non-compliant adapter and plug. The user may come into contact with live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the R&TTE Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Tablet computer with WLAN (wireless local area network). The product can be ordered online.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Iceland

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Alert number: A12/1032/14       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Smoke detector
 
Brand: Trésice
 
Name: Détecteur de Fumée
 
Type / number of model:  KT-S01
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Asphyxiation
 
The detector is not sufficiently sensitive and the acoustic signal is not loud enough.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14604.
 

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

 
Description:  Smoke detector in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1058/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Bio-Claire
 
Name: Lightening body lotion without hydroquinone
 
Type / number of model:  350 ml/11.8 fl oz
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains clobetasol propionate (measured value: 0.0094% by weight) which belongs to the glucocorticoid class.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

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

 
Description:  Skin lightening lotion. Bottle made out of white plastic.
Country of origin:  Senegal
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1060/14       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin lightening product
 
Brand: Angel Cosmetics
 
Name: CARO LIGHT - Lightening lotion
 
Type / number of model:  30 ml
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Lot : F0712
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains hydroquinone (measured value: 0.2%).

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:  Plastic bottle with dropper, fitted with an orange-coloured screw cap.
Country of origin:  Democratic Republic Of Congo
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1038/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: SKROSS
 
Name: Europe to United Kingdom / World to United Kingdom
 
Type / number of model:  Combo World to UK, Europe to UK
 
Batch number / Barcode:  7640112215508, 7640112218448, 7640112215317., Batch numbers 1334 to 1349
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The pins of the plug adaptor may come loose. If a pin detached from the plug adaptor and remained in the wall socket, the user could touch the live pin and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  Travel plug adapter in blister pack. There are two different types: EU to UK or World to UK.
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  Liechtenstein
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France

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Alert number: A12/1081/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: BHC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2011072211032
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The socket is soldered and the protective cable improperly installed which may lead to exposure of live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Extension lead of four sockets and switch, with a cable length of 5 metres packaged in a a transparent plastic bag with an attached cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1082/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: BHC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2011072211018
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket is soldered and the protective cable improperly installed which may lead to exposure of live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Extension lead of four sockets and switch, with a cable length of 1.5 metres packaged in a transparent plastic bag with an attached cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1083/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: BHC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2010071111015
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket is soldered and the protective cable improperly installed which may lead to exposure of live parts.

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

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

 
Description:  Extension lead of 3 sockets and switch, with a cable length of 1.5 metres, packaged in a a transparent plastic bag with an attached cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A12/1084/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Extension lead
 
Brand: BHC
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  no information
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2011072211025
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The socket is soldered and the protective cable improperly installed which may lead to exposure of live parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive 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:  Extension lead of four sockets and switch, with a cable length of 3 metres packaged in a transparent plastic bag with an attached cardboard tag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27
Products with other risk levels 

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Alert number: A11/0060/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy gun
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Super Ejection Gun
 
Type / number of model:  HLX 015740; NO 7155
 
Batch number / Barcode:  0001251505795
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because the kinetic energy of the pieces of plastic ejected is too high, exceeding the permitted levels.

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

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

 
Description:  Blue plastic toy gun with 4 disc-shaped projectiles in a blister pack.
Country of origin:  Hong Kong
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A11/0061/14       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Hot water bottle
 
Brand: La Chaise Longue
 
Name: Nanuk
 
Type / number of model:  33-25-009
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product contains fibrous filling material which is easily accessible. A child may put this material in his/her mouth leading to obstruction of the airways.

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

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

 
Description:  White stuffed teddy bear containing a rubber hot water bottle.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27

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Alert number: A11/0062/14       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Nail dryer
 
Brand: CN
 
Name: Slim UV Lamp
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Cuts, Electric shock
 
The accessible metal parts of the lamp head are separated with only basic insulation from the live parts. If the wire ends should become free and an internal short circuit occurs, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to users.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61199.

 

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

 
Description:  UV radiation emitting nail device with 4 compact fluorescent lamps in cardboard box.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2014 - 27