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

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 47 - 2015

Alert number: A12/1469/15
Product:  Plastic chair
Name: MALIBU
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  MALIBU green
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to its instability, the chair can easily tip over when the user sits on it, causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Green plastic chair, no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  8009271472716
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1465/15
Product:  Necklace and earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Le Premium
Type / number of model:  X0009BXFE1/STPDSTLHSRPWG
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The necklace contains lead (measured value: 6.3% by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The necklace also contains nickel (measured value: 6.9% by weight. Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Heart shaped necklace and earring set in blue box with a label.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1466/15
Product:  Necklace
Name: Kleeblatt ('cloverleaf')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Le Premium
Type / number of model:  X0004PK2V1; PDCLPRWG
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The necklace contains lead (measured value: 5.6% by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The necklace also contains nickel (measured value: 8.6% by weight). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Clover leaf shaped pendant with necklace in blue box.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1486/15
Product:  Laser pointer
Name: Fx-Laser
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  303
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The laser beam is too powerful, particularly when the rotating ring is removed. The product does not bear any safety warnings or laser warning symbols. The laser beam could cause damage to sight if it was pointed directly at the eyes.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with regard to safety warnings.
Import rejected at border
Description:  Laser pointer. Marked: "max. output power < 500 mW, wavelength 532 nm, Class III laser product". Turning a rotating ring at the top of the laser produces a 'starry sky' effect. This rotating ring can easily be unscrewed, and then the laser produces a single, green beam.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1488/15
Product:  Liquid for e-cigarettes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: OCB
Type / number of model:  model MENTA FRESCA (flavour), 6mg/ml of nicotine, batch 2127623
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains nicotine (6 mg/ml) yet the packaging lacks a clear reference to the presence of nicotine. The product does not contain an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications, safety advice or recommendations for correct and safe use of the product, such as is required for harmful mixtures. The user therefore does not have the necessary information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Directive 1999/45/EC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic bottle containing a whitish liquid, closed with a blue lid. Affixed to the bottle is a black label. There is no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  3057065010106
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
 
Alert number: A12/1471/15
Product:  Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Bent
Type / number of model:  1. model BNA-312 R-13607 , 2. Unknown, 3. Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The lighters are appealing to children. Children may play with them and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Novelty lighters in the shape of 1) a remote control for a car, 2) a fish; and 3) an insect.
Batch number / Barcode:  1. barcode 8 697 440 361 932, 2. Unknown, 3.barcode 8 697440 317618
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1472/15
Product:  Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: GÜNEŞ
Type / number of model:  model GN18-713B
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Metal novelty lighter / bottle opener in the shape of a foot. Pink colour with a picture of an animal.
Batch number / Barcode:  barcode 8 697440 333786.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1474/15
Product:  Novelty lighter
Name: LIGHTER
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Deltasun
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Novelty lighter imitating a soft drink bottle.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1482/15
Product:  Novelty lighter
Name: 3 in 1 Pistol
Risk type: Damage to sight, Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  HH920
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The laser can cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Import rejected at border
Description:  Novelty lighter with laser and electric shock.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1483/15
Product:  Lighter
Name: Disposable Lighter
Risk type: Burns
Category: Lighters
Brand: ATASH
Type / number of model:  AT01DFL / model HP-02
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Gas may leak and ignite when the lighter is used causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 9994.
Destruction of the product
Description:  Disposable lighter
Batch number / Barcode:  6924971300607
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1462/15
Product:  Bus
Name: K 280
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Scania
Type / number of model:  Types: A 4x2, B 4x2, A 6x2, B 6x2, A 6x2*4, B 6x2*4 Model: K 280 UB4x2LB
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
When the steering wheel is turned fully towards the driver and is in the lowest position, component parts near it may be touched when the steering wheel is turned. The steering can therefore be blocked at the first steering angle irrespective of the direction in which the steering wheel is turned.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Bus
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2014.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Hungary, Norway, Sweden
Alert number: A12/1464/15
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Grand Cherokee, Challenger, Charger, Durango, 300
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler
Type / number of model:  Chrysler: Type: LX; EC type-approval: no, Dodge: Type: LC, LD, WD; EC type-approval: no, Jeep: Type: WK; EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0186*14
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A fault with the alternator can result in the failure of the electrical systems and cause the vehicle to catch fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 2012 and 2013 are affected.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1468/15
Product:  Air suspension system
Name: VB-Fullair2C / VB-FullAir4C
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VB-Airsuspension
Type / number of model:  Parts conformity certificates Nos 8109031678 and 8111797170
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Extreme wear can cause the torsion bars to become jammed in the axle. This can cause the wheel track to change. In theory, the stub axles can work free of the axles.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Air suspension system fitted to an AL-KO AMC chassis.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected air suspension systems are those manufactured between 7.6.2010 and 5.11.2014.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Spain, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1470/15
Product:  Van
Name: Transit
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model:  Dual Rear Wheel vehicles and Single Rear wheel 440E vehicles
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The rear stabiliser bar could crack, compromising vehicle handling characteristics.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Van
Batch number / Barcode:  Selected vehicles within VIN Range: WF0DXXTTGDFD21712 to WF0EXXTTGEFE41391
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1484/15
Product:  Passenger car
Name: C4 Picasso, C4-DS4, C5, C8, DS5, Jumpy
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model:  Vehicles with 2.0L HDi diesel engine.
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
In the case of negative exterior temperatures, and after repeated activation of the fuel heater, an electric connection on the cover of the fuel heater can overheat. This can cause the cover to melt, allowing air to enter the fuel system which could lead to stalling of the engine and loss of control of the car.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  C4 - DS4 production dates: 01/09/2012 - 17/12/2014 , C4 PICASSO production dates: 01/09/2012 - 01/08/2013 , C5 production dates: 03/09/2012 - 18/12/2014 , C8 production dates: 03/09/2012 - 25/06/2014 , DS5 production dates: 01/09/2012 - 19/12/2014 , JUMPY production dates: 03/09/2012 - 17/12/2014
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Portugal
Alert number: A12/1485/15
Product:  Wheel rims
Name: CMS 824/03 JF, CMS 824/04 JF, CMS 843/03 JF
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: CMS
Type / number of model:  Types: C12 858, C12 9020 Acceptance specification (ABE) No: 49240, 49425 Models: C12 858 45 71S LK 5/120 ET45 NB65,1, C12 858 45 74S LK5/130 ET45 NB 71,5, C12 9020 45 74S LK 5/130 ET45 NB 71,05
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
As a result of an incorrect attachment hole it is possible that the wheel bolts may come loose. This could lead to the loss of the wheel while the vehicle is in operation.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Wheel rims for passenger cars
Batch number / Barcode:  Rims built in 2015 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1492/15
Product:  Passenger car
Name: RAM
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model:  Typ: DR EC type-approval: Individual approval
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The rear axle bevel wheel nut may loosen, causing the rear drive shaft to become separated from the rear axle. A loose rear axle bevel wheel nut may cause jamming of the rear axle and separation of the drive shaft from the rear axle may cause a loss of propulsive force. Both these problems may lead to an accident without warning.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced from July 2004 to April 2005.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1493/15
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Touran, Tiguan, Polo, Caddy, Amarok
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model:  Type 1T, Touran, EC type approval e1*2001/116*0211* , Type 2H, Amarok, EC type approval e1*2007/46*0356*, Type 2K, Caddy, EC type approval e1*2001/116*0252* , Type 5N, Tiguan, EC type approval 1*2007/46*0487* , Type 6R, Polo, EC type approval e1*2001/116*0510*
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The airbag may deploy incorrectly as a result of defective welding of the gas generator.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2013.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Hungary, Norway, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1459/15
Product:  Bathmat
Name: DEJE
Risk type: Environment
Category: Other
Brand: Core
Type / number of model:  2706200
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material in the bathmat contains up to 0.52% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Bath mat 100% PVC anti-slip with a rugged surface. White with blue patterns of fish, shells, etc.
Batch number / Barcode:  703333051002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1473/15
Product:  Elastic straps
Name: Elastic Strap
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: SUMEX
Type / number of model:  ref. 400650
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The straps pull out of the hook mountings easily when under tension, causing the elasticated straps to recoil and hit the user or causing the fixed load to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Set of 2 blue, round elastic luggage straps, 150 cm long and with a diameter of 8 mm. They are packaged in clear plastic blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  842332061508
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Sweden, Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1491/15
Product:  Barbecue grill
Name: BARBECUE - CHARBON DE BOIS
Risk type: Burns
Category: Other
Brand: CLAIRE, FRIODIS
Type / number of model:  3210750
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The barbecue grill is not sufficiently stable, it may tip over while in use. This may cause burns to users or children near the barbecue.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860-1.
Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White barbecue grill.
Batch number / Barcode:  348053210752
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1460/15
Product:  Bouncy toy
Name: Krea Hoppeko
Risk type: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Krea
Type / number of model:  Model no 2010 Batch no 241240814
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The black plastic in the black and white cow (jump ball) contains up to 0.5% by weight of short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Inflatable, bouncy toy in the form of a black and white cow supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  5707152020102
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/1461/15
Product:  Beach ball
Name: Beach ball
Risk type: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Biltema
Type / number of model:  45-917
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The red plastic in the beach ball contains up to 0.31 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Red beach ball packaged in plastic packaging
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1467/15
Product:  Modelling clay
Name: Burgers - Simple Modeling
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ORANGE ELEPHANT
Type / number of model:  Item NO.: OE-C/BK
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The migration of boron from the clay is too high (measured value: 3884 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Destruction of the product
Description:  The set consists of four packs of "A-Clay" in different colours, and one marker. The product is supplied in cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  6952358310895
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1481/15
Product:  Activity toy
Name: Sorting Wheel
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Alibeibei
Type / number of model:  2204
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The toy has a small part (small wooden peg) that can easily be detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Warning consumers of the risks
Description:  Wooden wheel with holes in different shapes to insert 6 blocks (white, yellow, red, blue, green, orange) and wooden rungs. One rung may be removed so that the wooden blocks may be taken out (with red wooden ball to secure it). Diameter 14.5 cm. Cardboard box with transparent window, wooden wheel wrapped in clear plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode:  693409542204
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1489/15
Product:  Set of beach toys
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Free and Easy
Type / number of model:  957385, F24
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The pink spade may easily break, releasing small parts. A small child may put these in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Set of five beach toys comprising two spades, two moulds and one bucket.
Batch number / Barcode:  8718158517609
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1490/15
Product:  Soap bubbles
Name: Tube Bulles Savon
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: JOJA
Type / number of model:  JD0122
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The aerobic mesophilic bacteria count in the soapy water is too high and the latter contains Pseudomonas aeruginosa. There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes.

The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Soap bubbles in two plastic tubes containing 60 ml of liquid each.
Batch number / Barcode:  Barcode: 3 524710 026350 , Batch: 0509
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1499/15
Product:  Fancy-dress mask
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Party Items
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the mask. If the child wears the mask and it catches fire, the child may burn mostly on the face.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Pink, plush pig mask. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode:  5823331119853
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1500/15
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Guangda
Type / number of model:  866
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The head of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll, 35 cm tall, with glasses and pink guitar. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1502/15
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: My baby Fashion beautiful
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll 18 cm tall, long brown hair. Packaging: a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1505/15
Product:  Magnetic toy
Name: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Plast Wood, Supermag
Type / number of model:  0296
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The magnets have a high magnetic flux and if two or more magnets are swallowed, they could attract one another and cause intestinal perforation or blockage.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Other
Description:  Magnetic construction set in the shape of a turtle, supplied in a colourful cardboard package with a picture of one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ("Raphael"). Age grade 6+
Batch number / Barcode:  8027352002966
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Sweden
     
Alert number: A12/1476/15
Product:  Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BB BOUM
Type / number of model:  059
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a too long belt in the waist area with free ends that hang below the hem of the garment when tied. The decorative strass stones can be easily detached and could cause choking if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White and red dress for girls with bolero and belt with free ends (length 43 cm from the fixing points), hanging below the hem of the garment when tied. The product is decorated with red textile hearts and glued strass stones. Size: 1
Batch number / Barcode:  316006079091
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1477/15
Product:  Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: sunsea
Type / number of model:  V2854
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a long belt in the waist area with free ends that hang below the hem of the garment when tied. The decorative half beads can be easily detached and could cause choking if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Girls' dress with tie belt for fastening at the back. The measured length of the belt is 38-38 cm from the fixing points and it hangs below the hem of the garment when tied. The product is decorated with textile flowers with half beads in the middle. It is available in different colours, size: 1-4
Batch number / Barcode:  4012108200011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1478/15
Product:  Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cengiz Sözer
Type / number of model:  2174
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The decorative beads of the trousers detach easily and may be put in the mouth or inhaled by small children, causing choking.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White clothing set for babies consisting of four parts, decorated with glued beads. Size: 68
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1479/15
Product:  Girls' trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ARINO
Type / number of model:  14004
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The decorative elements of the trousers may easily detach and may be put in the mouth or inhaled by small children, causing choking.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Girl's jeans with elastic waist and pink belt. The product is decorated with beads and strass stones. Size: 98
Batch number / Barcode:  2009111140047
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1480/15
Product:  Girls' outfit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Disney
Type / number of model:  1614477
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has cords in the upper body area that can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Jumpsuit for girls in red or blue-white with a picture of Minnie Mouse on the front. Presence of four cords measuring between 30 and 32cm to be tied above the shoulders as straps.
Batch number / Barcode:  3553561614775
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1494/15
Product:  Girls' trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: H.L.XIANG
Type / number of model:  A261
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The small decorative beads may easily be detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Girls' jeans with light purple belt. The product is decorated with glued beads and embroidered butterflies. Size: 80-104.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1495/15
Product:  Girls' denim shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: S&D
Type / number of model:  KK-G059
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The decorative beads and stones of the shirt may be easily detached and swallowed by small children.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Girls' denim shirt. The product is decorated with glued beads and strass stones. Size: 86-110
Batch number / Barcode:  1503270211996
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1496/15
Product:  Children's raincoat
Name: gyermek esőköpeny ("Children's raincoat")
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Feeling Rain
Type / number of model:  001
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The drawstrings in the hood with knots and toggles on the end may become caught during various activities and the child may be strangled.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Children's green and blue, plastic rain jacket with a hood that contains a non-fixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Packaging: plastic bag. Sizes: 2-6, 4-8, 6-10, 8-12.
Batch number / Barcode:  5998715226202
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1497/15
Product:  Children's raincoat
Name: gyermek esőköpeny ('Children's raincoat')
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: SL
Type / number of model:  G001
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has a functional cord in the neck area that poses a risk of strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Children's raincoat with hood. A functional cord is attached to the back of the raincoat in the neck area. Packaging: plastic bag. Size: 92
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1498/15
Product:  Girls' jackets
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GLO STORY
Type / number of model:  1. Model: GFY-9520, 2. Model: GFY-9521
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The drawstrings in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Girls' colourful jackets with hood. The hood can be removed with zip fastener. Sizes: 134, 140, 146, 164
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1503/15
Product:  Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Breeze Girls
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has a textile belt in the waist area which is too long and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Colourful dress with short sleeves for girls up to 7 years of age. The dress is made of sheer fabric with floral patterns in various colours on a dark blue background with a textile belt, in the waist area, 42 cm long.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1504/15
Product:  Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JSP Kids
Type / number of model:  ВН-003
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The shoulder straps are too long and can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Colourful dress for girls up to 7 years of age. The dress is made of white sateen with tulle lining and printed with faces of grey mice and light purple roses with green leaves. It has shoulder straps with free ends, each of them 28 cm long.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1463/15
Product:  Smoke detector
Name: Smoke Alarm
Risk type: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The alarm is not loud enough and, as a result, in the event of a fire consumers may not hear the warning in time.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Smoke detector in red and yellow cardboard box with instruction leaflet.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 350452 004251
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
   
Alert number: A12/1501/15
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
Name: SZÉNMONOXID RIASZTÓ
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: GYCO
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector with circular white plastic cover and LCD display. Battery-powered (2 x AA alkaline batteries). Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 998880 345371
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1487/15
Product:  Coffee grinder
Name: ELEKTRISK KAFFEKVÆRN (Electric Coffee Grinder)
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TIGER
Type / number of model:  Model 76380
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The insulation of the accessible metallic parts is insufficient which could lead to accessible parts becoming live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 6335.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Electric coffee grinder supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  0200016029006
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark
 
Alert number: A11/0098/15
Product:  Lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns
Category: Lighters
Brand: Wild Fire (WF)
Type / number of model:  Item no 01755 / NK B-05 44002 / ZY-218DF
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The lighter can break when dropped. Gas which leaks as a consequence can ignite when the lighter is used causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 9994.

Warning consumers of the risks
Description:  Disposable lighter
Batch number / Barcode:  9008122017556
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A11/0099/15
Product:  Lighter
Name: Electronic lighter
Risk type: Burns
Category: Lighters
Brand: Flame Classics
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The lighter can break when dropped. Gas which leaks as a consequence can ignite when the lighter is used causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 9994.
Warning consumers of the risks
Description:  Disposable lighter
Batch number / Barcode:  871125795362
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0100/15
Product:  Lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns
Category: Lighters
Brand: LUX
Type / number of model:  Art nr 5859 / WSF-838A / LUX Cat
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The lighter can break when dropped. Gas which leaks as a consequence can ignite when the lighter is used causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 9994.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Disposable lighter
Batch number / Barcode:  9007013508678
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A11/0097/15
Product:  Kick scooter
Name: ScooTer
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: MONI
Type / number of model:  TRAIL TWISTER
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The scooter is not strong enough and the wheels may collapse during riding, causing the child to lose its balance and fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Warning consumers of the risks
Description:  Scooter with three wheels, two in the front and one at the back, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  3800146253448
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A11/0103/15
Product:  Toy musical instrument
Name: Music GUITAR
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Yummy Toys
Type / number of model:  YT08648
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The small stickers can easily detach. A child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Toy musical instrument in the shape of a guitar with three buttons (pink, yellow and green). The product contains stickers and is supplied with sweets wrapped in plastic.
Batch number / Barcode:  6933893318164
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A11/0101/15
Product:  Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: KÖNIG
Type / number of model:  SAS-CA100
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The product is insufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Carbon monoxide detector with circular white plastic cover. Battery-powered (9V). Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 412810 212088
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary