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

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 13 - 2019

Corrigendum : Notification A12/0476/19 has been temporarily removed from Report-2019-012, pending reassessment of the risk.
Alert number: A12/0517/19
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: E-ROAD
Type / number of model:  reference: BR1000CCHBS
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has insufficient resistance to moisture and, therefore, water may come into contact with live parts. This could lead to a risk of electric shock or fire.
The discharge voltage of the connector pins of the charger is too high and could lead to an electric shock while the user is (un)plugging the supply unit.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335-1.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard). The product was sold online.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0548/19
Product:  Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: YL
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The laser beam is too powerful and lacks the necessary labeling.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 60825-1.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Laser pointer with an embedded LED light and a retractable metallic pointer.
Batch number / Barcode:  86-00.10
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0516/19
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: 104 mg/kg).
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 nickel in tattoo inks are as low as technically achievable.
Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Labelled, transparent plastic bottle with screw-top fitted with a dispensing nozzle, containing 29.6 ml of dark brown tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode:  LOT: SS261; batch: RX51IMX40; best before: 09.2022
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0532/19
Product:  LED panel
Name: pavé LED FLAT encastré 40W 4000K 3800LM IRC80
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Electra LED
Type / number of model:  LEDFLAT6060UGR19NWN
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Possible water penetration via openings in the rear side of the light panel and possible overheating of the appliance housing.
These defects could lead to a risk of electric shock and 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
Description:  Flush-mounted ceiling panel.
Batch number / Barcode:  lot 6647
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0543/19
Product:  Portable lamp
Name: Lampa
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 617-1B4640
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.

The power cord can easily detach or become damaged by the housing giving access to live parts.
The user could touch live parts and receive 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:  30 cm clip-on lamp to be plugged into the mains, sold in various colours without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917646402
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0544/19
Product:  Desk lamp
Name: Lampke
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 627-OB3800
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.
As a consequence, accessible parts could become live, and the user receive 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:  Desk lamp, 31 cm high, to be plugged into the mains, sold in various colours and without any packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917638001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0545/19
Product:  Desk lamp
Name: Lampke
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  ITEM Nº: 643-5B3803
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The insulation between the cables and the external metal housing (which has sharp edges) is inadequate.

The power cord can easily detach or become damaged by the housing giving access to live parts.
The user could touch live parts and receive 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:  Desk lamp, 43 cm high, sold in various colours without any packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  5662917638032
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0550/19
Product:  Mains socket tester
Name: Socket safety tester
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Measuring instruments
Brand: Malmbergs
Type / number of model:  DY207N
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation and the creepage/clearance distances are inadequate.
The user may receive an electric shock from live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61010 .
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Phase indicator/socket tester in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode:  7392529116571
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0511/19
Product:  All-Terrain vehicle
Name: Ranger EV
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*168/2013*00473*
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Possible incorrect electrical wiring to the accelerator pedal position sensor.
This may result in an unintended vehicle acceleration, leading to an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  All-terrain vehicles (ATV) under recall code: R-19-01.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 June 2014 and 14 January 2019
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0518/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Z4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1949*; Type: G4Z
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Owing to a fixture missing on the accelerator pedal module, a cable could cause the pedal to get stuck in the kick-down position.
This could lead to accidents.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 0061940400
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 27 September 2018 and 6 February 2019 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0519/19
Product:  Motorcycle
Name: Address
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model:  EC type-approvals: e4*2002/24*3114*00-01 e4*168/2013*00076*00; Types: DE, WDE0 e4*168/2013*00076*00 Typen: DE, WDE0
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Owing to a production fault, the angle of the generator rotor installation on the crankshaft may not be adequate.
This may cause damage to the crankshaft and subsequently lead to engine failure and to an accident.

Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Motorcycle. Company recall code: 97EL.
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between May 2015 and March 2018.
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Poland
Alert number: A12/0522/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: S60(CC), S80, V40(CC), V60(CC), V70, XC60/70/90
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e9*2001/116*0057*32, e9*2001/116*0065*28, e9*2001/116*0068*25, e9*2007/46*0023*24, e4*2007/46*0929*04, e4*2001/116*0076*40; Types: A, B, D, F, L, M
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment.
This may consequently lead to a fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: R29904
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 11 April 2014 and 30 May 2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0523/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: X-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*6531; Type: 4701
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Inadequate instructions for retrofitting a tow hitch could lead to the fastening screws on the cross bar being damaged.
As a consequence, the screw connection could fail and the tow hitch may detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.


Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Pick-up truck under Mercedes-Benz recall code: VS4AHKTORQ.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 24/04/2017 and 19/12/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg, Poland
Alert number: A12/0524/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 488, GTC4, 812, LaFerrari Aperta and F12 TDF
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ferrari
Type / number of model:  488: GTB – Spider – Pista – Pista Spider GTC4: Lusso – Lusso T 812: Superfast
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The fuel vapour separator, providing fuel to the engine, may be defective.
As a consequence fuel could evaporate and lead to fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall campaign 69.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between October 2017 and October 2018., VIN from ZFF82WNB000214132 to ZFF90HMB000241612.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0525/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: GTC4 Lusso and GTC4 LussoT
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ferrari
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The layout of the Bowden cable creates tension on the door locking mechanism.
This could cause the cable retaining slot to break, which would prevent the door from being opened using the external handle, increasing the risk of injuries to the passengers in the event of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Ferrari recall campaign 67.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between November 2015 and December 2018. , VIN from ZFF82WNB000213972 to ZFF82WMT3K0243200
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0526/19
Product:  Motorcycle
Name: SR and Typhoon (50cc, Euro4)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aprilia, Piaggio
Type / number of model:  Type Aprilia: SR Motard 50 2t E4 OAMET01 Type Piaggio: Typhoon 50 2t E4 OAMET01B, Type-approval number: e9*168/2013*11224*00
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to a manufacturing defect, the fuel tank air inlet pipe may have remained partially or completely closed.
This could reduce the fuel flow to the engine and cause it to stop while the motorcycle is in movement, increasing the risk of accidents.
Recall of the product from end users
Company recall page:  http://static.piaggio.com/recall/form-aprilia_en.html
Description:  Motorcycle fuel tank air inlet pipe; under Aprilia and Piaggio"Fuel-tank venting Safety" recall campaign.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at non-consecutive intervals.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0534/19
Product:  Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0300*0294, *1761, *1762; type: 906 BA 35, 906 BA 50, FL3A4, FL3A5
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Faulty instructions of the digital user manual could cause the car jack to be used incorrectly.
As a result the vehicle might slip and injure the user of the jack.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Van
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 1/10/2018 and 1/11/2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Romania, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0535/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: C1
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0237*14; Type: p*****
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to an error in the fuel tank production process, the tank may rupture and leak.
As a consequence, fuel may spill onto the road and create a hazard for following traffic.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: GNA.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 28 August 2018 and 31 August 2019.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark
Alert number: A12/0536/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 108
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0237*14; Type: p*****
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Due to an error in the fuel tank production process, the tank may rupture and leak.
As a consequence, fuel may spill onto the road and create a hazard for following traffic.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: JER
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles manufactured between 28 August 2018 and 29 August 2019 [sic] are affected.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0537/19
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Name: Traveller, Expert
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*00 to 06, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to 04 Type: V
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The fastening elements on the steering mechanism are inadequate.
This may result in malfunctioning of the steering system, leading to an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot recall code: JGG.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 August 2015 and 5 December 2018.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0538/19
Product:  Motorcycle
Name: TMAX XP530
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e13*168/2013*00047; Type: SJ14
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Limited durability of the belt-drive causes damage and, consequently, a loss of power transmission.
As a result, the rider could lose control of the motorcycle.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode:  Vehicles produced between 2017 and 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0539/19
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Name: Expert, Traveller
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0532*00 to 06, e2*2007/46*0533*00 to 04 Type: V
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The wishbone mounting brackets on the rear suspension system are incorrectly fixed and can break.
This can lead to a loss of directional control, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Peugeot recall code: JGJ
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 27 August 2015 and 5 December 2018.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0542/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Odyssey
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: US production, individual type approvals; type: RL5
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The locking system may become jammed.
As a consequence, the sliding door may open unintentionally while the vehicle is in motion.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 6PS
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 24 April 2017 and 12 February 2018.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0552/19
Product:  Lorry
Name: TGS, TGX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The leaf spring on the front axle could break.
Consequently, driving and steering behaviour could become unstable.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Lorry
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between December 2018 and February 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0528/19
Product:  Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Sindibaba
Type / number of model:  Art. 12358 and 095130-102
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The loose silicone ring is too small and the wooden part of the fastening clip breaks easily generating small parts.
A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 12586.
ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse
Description:  Grey crocheted soother holder with owl decoration. There is a loose silicone ring which can be added to the soother holder if needed. The fastening clip includes a round wooden part/decoration. The soother holder is attached to cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch no. SA8801, bar code: 4057586123582
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0529/19
Product:  Soother holder
Name: Pacifier clip
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Sindibaba
Type / number of model:  Art. 12348 and 095130-140
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The loose silicone ring is a small part and the wooden part of the fastening clip breaks easily, generating small parts.
A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse
Description:  Grey crocheted soother holder with fox decoration. There is a loose silicone ring which can be added to the soother holder if needed. The fastening clip consists of a round wooden part/decoration. The soother holder is attached to cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode:  4057586123483; Batch SA8801
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0512/19
Product:  Plastic toy
Name: Magic Skateboard
Risk type: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: LIHONQI TOYS
Type / number of model:  SK-28251
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Four solders contain cadmium (measured value up to 0.3% by weight) and three solders contain lead (measured value up to 75% by weight) in concentrations above limit values.
Cadmium and lead pose a risk to the environment.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Panda toy made of plastic packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0521/19
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
Name: Zwerg "Pauli"
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Rabinig
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The fancy-dress costume is flammable and the flame propagation is too high.
If it catches fire, the child could suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Children's fancy-dress costume (a gnome) packed in a transparent, plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode:  9005260367444 and 9005260387451
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0527/19
Product:  Pushchair chain
Name: Stroller chain
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Sindibaba
Type / number of model:  12355 and 095120-100
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A small part (screw from the wooden clip) can be detached from the toy.
As a consequence, a child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse
Description:  Chain to hang across a pushchair, with two pink crocheted owls, one yellow crocheted moon and crocheted baubles. Round wooden decorations are attached to the fastening clips.
Batch number / Barcode:  SA8801/ 4057586123551
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0530/19
Product:  Pram toy
Name: Pram clip
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Sindibaba
Type / number of model:  12359 and 095110-100
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A small part (screw from the fastening clip) can be easily detached from the toy.
As a consequence, a child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
ban on the marketing of the products which are in the warehouse
Description:  Grey, crocheted, owl-shaped, clip-on, rattle toy for prams. The fastening clip includes a round wooden part/decoration. The product is attached to cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode:  SA8801/4057586123599
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0540/19
Product:  Squeeze toy
Name: Googly Town
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Imperial Toy / Ooglies
Type / number of model:  Art. 22790
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy.
A small child could 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.
This product listing was removed by Amazon.Import rejected at border
Description:  Pink squeeze toy with a cardboard label. The product was sold online (in particular Amazon)
Batch number / Barcode:  HDG30202, bar code 8001478302029
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0541/19
Product:  Squeeze toy
Name: Googly Volleyball
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Imperial Toy / Ooglies
Type / number of model:  Article 47192 (23096)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Small parts of plastic material can be detached from the toy.
A small child can 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.
This product listing was removed by Amazon.Import rejected at border
Description:  A pink squeeze ball. The product was sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode:  HDG 30042, 8001478300427
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0547/19
Product:  Toy gun set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  MK2178288
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The suction cups on the arrows contain an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 2.3 % by weight), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 2.8% by weight) and di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.27%).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border
Description:  Toy weapon set including a bow and arrow with suction cups; sold in blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  1112000000009
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/0549/19
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
Name: Pirate
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Fun Fashion
Type / number of model:  325
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
There are functional cords in the neck area of the shirt (the upper part of the costume).
Long functional cords could become trapped during various activities of a child and lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Pirate fancy-dress costume intended for 6-year old children. The top part is in white and red colour and the shirt has cords with free ends in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode:  5204745325069
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0551/19
Product:  Children's fancy-dress costume
Name: NINJA FIGHTER
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Fun Fashion
Type / number of model:  242
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The cords on the sleeves and at the hemline have free ends which can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Blue fancy-dress costume representing a ninja costume. There are black cords with free ends at the sleeves and in the ankle area. This product is designed for 8 year old children.
Batch number / Barcode:  5204745242083
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/0533/19
Product:  Sports video camera
Name: 4K Ultra HD Action camera
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: 4K Sports
Type / number of model:  Power supply unit: ETA-U90 EWE
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit of the provided power supply unit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts could become live, leading to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60065 and IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  4K HD camera with a power supply. Sold in a white cardboard box with the image of the product on the side.
Batch number / Barcode:  7333048020987
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0513/19
Product:  Body cream
Name: Cream for Body
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sabelnik
Type / number of model:  Forte with Comarum palustre
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Tube containing cream to ease joint and back pain, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  460701166602610
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A12/0514/19
Product:  Body gel
Name: Sustavit Okopnik c Mumijo
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Neogalen
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Tube containing 125 ml of cream against muscular and joint pain, sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  7640123861824
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A12/0515/19
Product:  Body gel
Name: Sustavit Ревматин - Reumatin
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Neogalen
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Tube containing 125ml of cream against back pain, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  7640123861824
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A12/0520/19
Product:  Fat burner gel
Name: Thermo Xtrem Gel
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Nutrytec
Type / number of model:  Ultraconcentrated Efecto Calor
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI)(measured values: 0,002 % and 0,0009 %), which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  200 ml of fat burning gel in a black plastic tube with a white screwcap. Sold in a black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  8436035242313
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0546/19
Product:  Socket outlet with USB port
Name: Mini-2 USB
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Limente
Type / number of model:  S/S
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
Accessible parts could become live, leading to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 50075 and IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Power socket with a USB output, sold in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  6430022831162
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: INFO/0041/19
Product:  LED Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The internal and external wires of the power supply are not sufficiently insulated or anchored and can easily detach.
A person could touch the accessible live wires and receive 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
Description:  Lighting chain with 20 LED bulbs spread over 3m of cable, with different decorations on the LED bulbs, depending on the model (stars, Christmas trees, bells, balls, oil lamps, hearts, etc.). Sold in a transparent plastic box. The product was sold online.
Batch number / Barcode:  6902018070966
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
    
Alert number: A11/0017/19
Product:  Pram
Name: Baby pram
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Kunert
Type / number of model:  Sold between 02/07/2018 and 13/07/2018., VIP
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The restraint system is not adequate and the pram body does not have any attachment points to the chassis/seat unit.
As a result, the child might fall out of the pram and get hurt.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1888.
Recall of the product from end usersBan on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Babies' multifunctional pram with a car seat and a bag. The customer can choose the colours when ordering the pram. The product was sold on line.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland