The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 34 - 2020

Alert number: A12/01156/20
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (hoverboard)
Name: Smart Balance Board 6.5"
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Manta
Type / number of model:  MSB001 VIPER
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The battery can easily overcharge, leading to overheating which can result in burns, explosion or fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62133-2.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Self-balancing two wheeled hoverboard for use as a personal transport device.
Batch number / Barcode:  5907377867395
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/01155/20
Product:  Lighting chain
Name: 90L LED fény-fa
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: 
Type / number of model: 
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cables are not properly anchored and are too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. A user might touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Tree shaped decorative lamp with 84 flower-shaped cyclamen LEDs.
Batch number / Barcode: 
NO
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/01168/20
Product:  Lighting chain
Name: MERRY CHRISTMAS
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: 
Type / number of model:  HL100, XM-LED1-100C
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have inadequate insulation. The structure of cord extension socket allows single-pole insertion of plugs. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The cable could overheat, burning the user or leading to a fire. The water could penetrate the product or the user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable, purple LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. The product is recommended for outdoor use.
Batch number / Barcode:  9 796104 579207
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/01169/20
Product:  Lighting chain
Name: LED light set
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Konstsmide
Type / number of model:  Art: 5303-100
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cable is not properly anchored. The user could touch accessible live parts, which may cause an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Lighting chain with 50 non-replaceable, white LED lamps.
Batch number / Barcode:  7 318305 303102
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/01154/20
Product:  Portable LED lamp
Name: MAGIC COOL CAMPING LIGHTS
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: XINGFENGDENGJU
Type / number of model:  XF-5801, J00856 (on a label)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat. The plastic part of the integrated plug of the luminaire is made of combustible material. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598 and EN 60335.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Metal blue rechargeable, portable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains or batteries. The lamp has a colorful mood lighting function. The product is supplied with a charger.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 991800 008561
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/01164/20
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
Name: MULTI-FUNCTION EMERGENCY LIGHT
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LEI HU
Type / number of model:  40382, LH-8818
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The plastic part of the luminaire’s integrated plug is made of combustible material. The insulation and size of the pins of the mains plug and output connector are inappropriate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Gray and orange battery operated rechargeable flashlight. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Batch number / Barcode:  2018100293022, 6 902018 403825
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
 
Alert number: A12/01165/20
Product:  Portable LED lamp/torch
Name: ELECTRIC LAMP
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: QJ
Type / number of model:  QJ-828T
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The plastic part of the luminaire’s integrated plug is made of combustible material. The insulation and size of the pins of the mains plug and output connector are inappropriate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts may become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60598.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White rechargeable, portable LED lamp, which can be operated directly from the mains, the batteries or by the solar module. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Batch number / Barcode:  201810029 4029, 6 970774 330068
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/01166/20
Product:  Portable LED lamp
Name: RECHARGEABLE CAMPING LANTERN
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: TM
Type / number of model:  T-5800H (on the packaging), J00855 (on a label)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cables inside the mains power cord are too thin and could overheat during use. The mains plug and output connector’s pins’ insulation and size are inappropriate and the USB port’s insulation is inadequate, leaving live parts accessible. Live parts could also become accessible without the use of any tools. User may consequently suffer burns, receive an electric shock or the product may cause a fire. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 60335.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Black rechargeable camping LED lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the solar module. It also has a reflector function a flame-imitating function. The product is supplied with a charger cable.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 991800 008554
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
 
Alert number: A12/01157/20
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 911 Carrera 4S
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*0992, Type: 992
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to a manufacturing error, the screw connection between the front-axle transmission and the transmission mounting may loosen. Consequently, the front-axle transmission may move beyond its installed position and damage the surrounding components, such as the drive shafts or the fuel tank, which may result in fuel leakage. Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition increases the risk of fire. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  ALA8
NO
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/01159/20
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Rifter, Partner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0625*06 - 09, Type: E
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description: 
Batch number / Barcode:  JZT
NO
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/01160/20
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Berlingo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0625*06 - 09, Type: E
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description: 
Batch number / Barcode:  HFE
NO
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/01161/20
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Combo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0623*06 - *08, Type: E
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The track rods may be damaged when they are under load. This may result in a loss of driving stability, increasing the risk of an accident. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description: 
Batch number / Barcode:  200283-CO
NO
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/01162/20
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 3, Z4, X3M, X4M
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1947, e1*2007/46*1949, e1*2007/46*1988, Types: G3L, G4Z, F34XM
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A vibration fatigue failure of the track rod may occur due to to an exceptional bending load. Such a failure would lead to a loss of wheel control on one side of the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description: 
Batch number / Barcode:  0032140300
NO
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/01163/20
Product:  Motorcycle
Name: Tiger 900, Tiger 900 GT, Tiger 900 Rally, Tiger 900 GT Pro, Tiger 900 Rally Pro, Tiger 900 GT Low
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Triumph
Type / number of model:  e9*168/2013*11520, e9*168/2013*11521
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The rear reflex reflector is not sufficiently affixed and may detach from the motorcycle. This would result in poor visibility of the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident. /
Recall of the product from end users
Description: 
Batch number / Barcode:  SRAN582
NO
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Luxembourg, Poland
Alert number: A12/01167/20
Product:  Travel cot
Name: 
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Lionelo
Type / number of model:  Adriaa
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
When the swing function is active the cot is not sufficiently stable and may easily overturn. A small child may consequently fall out of the cot and suffer injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Folding cot with metal frame, beige stripes fabric and white mesh, this can open with a zipper at one end. The product has a swing function.
Batch number / Barcode:  5902581657770
NO
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland
    
Alert number: A12/01158/20
Product:  Balloons
Name: Lufi
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BF
Type / number of model:  No.1400684
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Small parts (both the mouthpiece and the balls) are easily accessible and could be swallowed or inhaled by children. This could cause choking. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Balloons with bullets filled with small coloured foam balls with a valve plastic mouthpiece.
Batch number / Barcode:  8000014006847
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/01153/20
Product:  Teeth whitening product
Name: 
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DENTECH
Type / number of model:  Item ID: 112230874217; eBay item number:174236385685
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 10.8% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. / This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the marketWithdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Teeth whitening product with application kit. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Batch number / Barcode: 
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A11/00071/20
Product:  Plastic step stool
Name: Tritthocker
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Modern living
Type / number of model:  Benny
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The step stool is not sufficiently resistant to load. It may break down and cause the user to fall increasing the risk of injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14183.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Black and gray, folding plastic step stool. Size: 22 x 22 x 29 cm Maximum load capacity: 150 kg.
Batch number / Barcode:  9009852286427
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A11/00072/20
Product:  Plastic step stool
Name: 
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: JÉWÉ
Type / number of model:  Art code: 2502030
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The step stool is not sufficiently resistant to load. It may break down and cause the user to fall increasing the risk of injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14183.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White, folding plastic stool with a step.
Batch number / Barcode:  5996025051460
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: INFO/00118/20
Product:  Particle filter mask
Name: KN95 Respirator/FFP2
Risk type: Health risk / other
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: 
Type / number of model:  KN95/FFP2
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant (European) body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Batch number / Barcode:  9990001050122
UNKNOWN
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
 
Alert number: A11/00073/20
Product:  Plug adapter
Name: 
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Apple
Type / number of model:  Type G
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The product could break, exposing internal electrical components. A user might touch the accessible live parts while the adapter is plugged into the wall socket and suffer an electric shock. / The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Recall of the product from end users
Company recall page:  https://support.apple.com/en-ie/three-prong-ac-wall-plug-adapter
Description:  Affected three-prong wall plug adapters are white, with no letters in the inside slot where it attaches to the Apple adapter. The product was also sold online.
Batch number / Barcode: 
NO
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Ireland