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

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 13 - 2018

Alert number: A12/0438/18
Product:  Tattoo ink
Name: Dark Brown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: INTENZE
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains nickel (measured value: 130 mg/kg), arsenic (6.9 mg/kg) and lead (20.5 mg/kg).
Arsenic is carcinogenic, exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic and lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle with screw-top fitted with dispensing nozzle.
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: RX49IMX40, LOT SS251, MHD: 02.2022
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0443/18
Product:  Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Choking, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
Type / number of model:  DCH
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electric cable is thinner than required and has poor heat resistance; the lights in the form of grapes come off easily and are small parts.
The cable can overheat leading to fire. The user may also sustain burns from touching the cable. A child may put one of the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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 96 LED lights in the form of bunches of grapes; for use indoors. Packed in a plastic cylinder.
Batch number / Barcode:  6926668000234
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0439/18
Product:  CNG multi-valve
Name: Multiventil
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BRC
Type / number of model:  Type-approval: E13 110R-000042; Type: VBS1
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Corrosion of the external valve may occur.
This may lead to a malfunction of the pressure relief device.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  CNG multi-valve
Batch number / Barcode:  Sold between 2007 and 2017
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece
Alert number: A12/0440/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: X3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model:  Approval type: G3X; approval: e1*2007/46*1797
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
It is possible that the screws for attaching the rear spoiler were not fitted.
The spoiler could become detached at high speeds endangering following vehicles.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 11 July 2017 and 23 February 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0441/18
Product:  Motorcycle
Name: Horex VR6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Horex
Type / number of model:  Type: VR6
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A sensor on the front brake pump may be defective.
This would result in a decrease in braking action.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode:  The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0442/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Crossfire
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model:  Type: ZH; code: S15
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A defect in the gas generator of the driver airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation.
Metal fragments can be released in the event that the airbag is deployed, causing injury to the occupants of the vehicle.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1 June 2006 and 15 August 2008.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0446/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: E-PACE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E11*2007/46*4161.
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to a problem with the front brake flexi hose brackets, the brake flexi-hoses may come into contact with the front tyres, leading to chafing and ultimately a loss of brake fluid.
This could result in reduced braking performance and could compromise vehicle stability.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 04/10/2017 and 22/12/2017 (2018 model year).
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0447/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Range Rover Velar
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E11*2007/46*3954.
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system may fail to de-mist the interior windows.
This could restrict the driver’s field of vision and could lead to an increased risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles built between 12/04/2017 and 17/11/2017 (2018 model year).
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0449/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Santa Fe, Tucson
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0270; type: CM, LM
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment.
Fuel leakage could lead to a fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2011.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0456/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Baleno, Swift, Ignis
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The engine auto stop start system might become inoperative, leading to the battery not being charged.
The battery may become flat and the engine could stall whilst driving.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0457/18
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Baleno,Swift, Ignis
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Lack of strength of the water pump belt may cause it to break during usage.
The engine may stall and may not be able to re-start.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0460/18
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
Name: Qtech7
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Type / number of model:  Q7/ FF007 -Type approval E9.05.10312
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with ECE regulation No. 22.05.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Full face motor cycle helmet with visor. It comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0468/18
Product:  Bus
Name: Integro, Setra, Travego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model:  Type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*0007*, e1*2007/46*0006*; types: 410 01,629 01, 629 02
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A problem with the door control unit could lead to the anti-trap device for the doors failing.
This could lead to passengers being caught in the closing doors.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Bus
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 2005 and 2010.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway, Portugal, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0470/18
Product:  Van
Name: Crafter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model:  Crafter NF Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1613*## Type: SYN1E Code: 53C3
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
With intensive trailer use, screws attaching the trailer coupling device may become loose.
This may impair stability in trailer operation and ultimately lead to the entire trailer coupling device becoming detached.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Van
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 5 December 2016 and 7 September 2017.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0471/18
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / ZPF
Type / number of model:  Q998/DP998
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with the ECE regulation No. 22.05.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Motorcycle flip-up front helmet with double visor. Helmet comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode:  Type approval - E9-05.1810, Batches 23 and 24. Serial numbers ranging from 34.842.801 to 34.849.200
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0472/18
Product:  Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Type / number of model:  FF601/JX-F601
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries

The product does not comply with the relevant standard DOT FMVSS No 218.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Off road/motorcross/BMX crash helmet for children. Helmet comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0469/18
Product:  Hot water bottle
Name: 1.7litre hot water bottle
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Basic Concept
Type / number of model:  Order 153515/01
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) chrysene (measured value: 2.8 mg/kg).
Chrysene is carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Rectangular hot water bottle with red rubber filling funnel, a white plastic screw-top and and screw thread of brass-coloured metal.
Batch number / Barcode:  2000004026295; BS 1970:2012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0480/18
Product:  Suitcase
Name: First class
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  306398
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others:
benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 73 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value: 75 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value up to: 180 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Beige-brown textile suitcase with brown zippers. Brown handle grip and gripper. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with brown borders.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0436/18
Product:  Plastic toy
Name: Slon chodzacy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hipo
Type / number of model:  #HMA03/247-6
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The toy can easily break generating small parts.
A small child might put these small parts 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:  Plastic blue elephant, battery powered (AA). When activated, the toy moves and produces sounds and light effects. No packaging but a label is attached.
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5902447005639
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0437/18
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: Beauty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  No. PF013
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.4% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll approximately 27 cm tall, with accessories.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0444/18
Product:  Magnetic putty
Name: Magnetic Putty
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: BS
Type / number of model:  Gold, Black
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The putty contains a magnet which is a small part and has a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows the small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Magnetic putty containing a small magnet and small 'sticky eyes', supplied in a tin. Available in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode:  6989530087573
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0445/18
Product:  Babies' rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Model: ‘Mädchen’ (girls).
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The bells can easily come off the toy, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Destruction of the product
Description:  Wooden rattle with five metal bells and a colourful coating.
Batch number / Barcode:  R-26
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/0458/18
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: baby Beautiful
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  LT 141
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic baby doll with various items of coloured textile clothing and a hat.
Batch number / Barcode:  6900054201412
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0459/18
Product:  Plush doll
Name: Lalka zeglarka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The doll's hair contains 4-amino azobenzene released from azodyes, in a concentration of over 655 mg/kg
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plush doll, size 25 cm, with a label attached but no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 5904042046130 Lot no. AX 368
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0461/18
Product:  Fancy-dress accessory
Name: Wax Lips
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sheng Yi
Type / number of model:  SY-2012-4
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Warning consumers of the risksBan on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Fancy-dress red, wax lips sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
 
Alert number: A12/0462/18
Product:  Fancy-dress accessory
Name: Horror-Narbe [Ugly scar]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Zauberwelt der Maskerade
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Warning consumers of the risksBan on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Fancy-dress accessory (fake scar) packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode:  8746215614275
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0473/18
Product:  Plastic toy
Name: Parachuter
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Marvel / Marvel avengers
Type / number of model:  CSFTP902MV-1, 503015
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 37 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Import rejected at border
Description:  Plastic toy with a parachute, packed in cardboard and transparent plastic. Five different toys: Parachuter Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America, Iron man and Thor
Batch number / Barcode:  8 411936 707277
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A12/0474/18
Product:  Multifunctional toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Abrick - Ecoiffier
Type / number of model:  Table Eveil Maxi Abrick
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The blue round block can break, generating small parts.
A child may put the small parts 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.
Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Small table with blocks and toys in different shapes and a storage space. For children +12 months.
Batch number / Barcode:  3280250077640
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/0476/18
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: MOANA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  No.8113
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.8 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll approx. 23 cm tall.
Batch number / Barcode:  8590498113488, ITEM NO: HM - 044
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0477/18
Product:  Plastic toy
Name: Ciuchcia friction
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hipo
Type / number of model:  #H11679/0783-34
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The toy breaks easily generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts 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:  Plastic, friction toy train, size 8 cm. No packaging but label attached.
Batch number / Barcode:  5907700683852
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0478/18
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Dou
Type / number of model:  Index 340138 Nr 6255
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.9% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.01% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 4.4% by weight) and diisodecilphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 0.5% by weight). These phthalates may cause possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window
Batch number / Barcode:  5902012751374
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia, Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0479/18
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: MAGIC
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  NO.HS 1621
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37.3% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll approx. 15cm tall with long, brown hair.
Batch number / Barcode:  8591502460505, ITEM NO: HM – 050
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0448/18
Product:  Children's cap
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ELDYS
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product releases an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured value: 441.9 mg/kg).
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause allergic reactions, cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Children’s denim caps with heart-shaped motifs.
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 3292530868510
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0467/18
Product:  Children's jeans
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Aynur
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The drawstring in the waist area is not attached to the garment.
It may get trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Jeans for small children (0-6 months).
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0475/18
Product:  Leather shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Create
Type / number of model:  1) RS570-4 , 2) RS128-5
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value up to 9.4 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Import rejected at border
Description:  Leather shoes for men. 2 Different models: 1) blue with metal decoration; 2) brown with laces.
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 2001001581107;, 2) 2001001582012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/0450/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: la bella rosa
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CHAT D’OR
Type / number of model:  Best before: 11/2019
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol (measured value: 0.0051% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.0066% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are unaware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Perfume in a transparent glass bottle with spray dispenser, packed in a cardboard box. Volume: 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  5906074486649
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0451/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: ESKODA PINK
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: ONLYOU COSMETICS
Type / number of model:  REF: OLU 746
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains the fragrances D-Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Isoeugenol and Hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.043 %, 0.35%, 0.0017 %, 0.0045 % and 0.96 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with a plastic cap. Inscriptions: “ VAPORISATEUR, NATURAL SPRAY“. Volume 100ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  151127-3 - on the side of the packaging, 6937372263013
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0452/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: Elite
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LUXURE PARFUMES
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrance geraniol (measured value: 0.0044 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum in a square, glass bottle, volume 100 ml, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  31122018 (on the box), 5907709921313
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
     
Alert number: A12/0453/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: Sweet Kiss
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  No:8020
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances benzyl alcohol, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.022 %, 0.041 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Perfume in a glass bottle with flower design, wrapped in a cardboard box with cellophane which bears the inscription “Sweet High-grade Spray Perfume“ . Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  6935488880209
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0454/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: Marry You!
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DICOO
Type / number of model:  REF: B222
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances limonene, linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, butylphenyl methylpropional as well as
hexyl cinnamal, benzyl benzoate and benzyl salicylate in excess of 0.001%.

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with a ribbon and a mechanical dispenser. Volume 100 ml. Packaged in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  6954710802222 , EXP DATE: 05/07/2015, LON NO. : BT/C0706222
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/0455/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: SUN - JIL SANDER SHAKE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: JIL SANDER
Type / number of model:  REF. 777 031
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0022 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Perfume “SUN JIL SANDER SHAKE, EAU DE TOILETTE NATURAL SPRAY VAPORISATEUR“ in a glass bottle. Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  3614220662527, 6041
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0463/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: Jealousy Silver
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: C2U
Type / number of model:  REF: 7016
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene (measured value: 0.0041% by weight), citronellol (measured value: 0.02% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.24% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: white box with window. Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  6924574570162 The code does not exist
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0464/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: H.I.M
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LA RIVE
Type / number of model:  8044A
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.0072 %, 0.0042 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de toilette in a glass cylindrical bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: a blue box with cellophane. Volume 90 ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  5906735234336
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0465/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: N˚8
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Stitch
Type / number of model:  021403.E07/2008 - on the bottom of the bottle
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, eugenol, alpha- somethyl ionone, butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, benzyl salicylate, and benzyl cinnamate (measured values: 0.048 %, 0.0053 %, 0.016 %, 0.013 %, 0.013 %, 0.0024 %, 0.042 %, 0.13 %, 0.061 %, 0.13 %, 0.025 % and 0.0028 % by weight respectively)

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum / Eau de toilette pour femme in green glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging is a blue cardboard box. Volume 50ml.
Batch number / Barcode:  5411085033084 , Date of manufacture: 1/2010
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0481/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: Bella Vanilla
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Real Time
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0036% by weight).
Since this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not made aware of its presence that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum for women, in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser, volume 100 ml. The outer packaging is a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  8715658360131, B13265
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0482/18
Product:  Perfume
Name: L’ARÔME PARFUMES
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: L’ARÔME
Type / number of model:  L 115
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional and coumarin (measured values: 0.062 %, 0.074 %, 0.64 % and 0.31 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eau de parfum (originally packaged in a 250 ml plastic bottle with screw cap, offered to consumers in 15/30/50/100 ml glass bottles)
Batch number / Barcode:  410158, CM495910863
Country of origin: Croatia
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0483/18
Product:  Anti-callus socks
Name: Eeltsokken
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Kruidvat
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product is highly corrosive due to its high acidity (pH 0.8).
It could lead to skin burns or lesions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Warning consumers of the risks
Company recall page:  https://www.kruidvat.be/nl/eeltsokken
Description:  Socks with gel against callused skin on the feet.
Batch number / Barcode:  8717333926137; Batch 7069
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
  
Alert number: A12/0484/18
Product:  Skin care product
Name: Forever Young
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CHRISTINA
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured value: 0.0004% by weight) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured value: 0.0006% by weight) .
Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitized persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Skin care product, 30 ml, in a white cardboard box with the description 'Absolute Fix - Expression-Line Reducing Serum'
Batch number / Barcode:  7290100363690, Batch: 0812163
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0511/18
Product:  Makeup
Name: Shadow & Highlight
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Claire’s
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Destruction of the product
Description:  Eight different colours of make-up powder in a plastic box: "Shadow & Highlight Finishing Kit".
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Greece, Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/0512/18
Product:  Makeup
Name: Compact Powder
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Claire’s
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Destruction of the product
Description:  Makeup powder in a round box in a transparent plastic box.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Greece, Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/0466/18
Product:  Candle
Name: MOOMIN-kalenterikynttilä
Risk type: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to its shape, the candle is not sufficiently stable and falls over too easily.
As a consequence, it could ignite flammable material and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 15493.
Withdrawal of the product from the marketBan on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Calendar candle, sold individually.
Batch number / Barcode:  6411630794209
Country of origin: Latvia
Alert submitted by: Finland