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

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 27 - 2019

Notification A12/0707/19 published on report 2019-018 of 03.05.2019 has been withdrawn following indication from the notifying authority that the measure has been revoked. Notification A12/0902/19 of report 2019-25 has been updated to correct the model number of the affected products.
Alert number: A12/0991/19
Product:  Table luminaire LED
Name: Illuminated christmas scene
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Self Import Agencies
Type / number of model:  ACK-000020 / 261035 (controlgear: ZXD-0450350)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the live primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and 61558.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  LED table luminaire, sold in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  8718158819680
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0966/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 2, 3, 4, M2, M4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model:  US versions
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The knee airbags may be defective.
This could lead to inadequate inflation of the knee airbags in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under BMW recall code: 0072040200.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between February 2019 and May 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0973/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: A4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0430*; type: B8
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A component of the wheel suspension may not be sufficiently strong and could break.
As a result, the tyre could be pressed against the wheel arch, potentially causing an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under recall code: 40O6.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in February and March 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0974/19
Product:  Pickup truck
Name: RAM
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: individual approvals
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The tailgate locking mechanism is defective and could break.
This may result in sudden opening of the tailgate while the vehicle is in motion and pieces of luggage falling onto the road, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Pickup truck under Dodge recall code: V44.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 31 May 2014 and 21 November 2018.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0975/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: 208, 2008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0070*44; e2*2007/46*0070*46; type: C
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The rear axle connection may be inadequate and could break.
As a result, the rear axle may be disconnected from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Peugeot recall code: JLU.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 March 2019 and 21 March 2019.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0976/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: C3, C3 Aircross, C4 Cactus
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0003*54; e2*2007/46*0003*56, e2*2007/46*0440*13, e4*2007/46*1241*03; e4*2007/46*1241*04; e4*2007/46*1241*00; e4*2007/46*1241*06; type: S, 0, 2
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The rear axle connection may be inadequate and could break.
As a result, the rear axle may be disconnected from the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Citroen recall code: GTN.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 14 March 2019 and 20 March 2019.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0977/19
Product:  Three-wheeled motor vehicle
Name: Ape Calessino
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e3*168/2013*00009*00; type: T6
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The braking distance is extended as the installed brake pedal is too short.
This can impair the braking function, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Three-wheeled motor vehicle under Piaggio recall code: V_190086_RC_DE.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 December 2018 and April 2019.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark
Alert number: A12/0978/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: XC90
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e4*2007/46*0929*00; type: L
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
A defective ventilation hose may cause leakage of coolant liquid.
This can increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under Volvo recall code: R29936.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 27 August 2014 and 24 April 2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0979/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: T6
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW commercial vehicles
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0220*; type: 7HC
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
If the vehicle is washed with a high-pressure cleaner, water may enter the interior, damage the control device for the tailgate and cause an incomplete short circuit with localised damage from scorching.
When air enters through open windows, doors, or the sliding roof, the damage from scorching can develop into a fire.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car under VW recall code: 58D7. T6 vehicles with an electric tailgate and an electric sliding door.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 23 July 2015 and 8 February 2019.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Romania, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0986/19
Product:  Passenger car
Name: Combo E - Crossland X - Grandland X
Risk type: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: OPEL
Type / number of model:  e2*2007/46*0597*04, e2*2007/46*0597*05, e2*2007/46*0622*01
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The vehicles may have a higher diesel particulate rate than the specified rate.
Higher emission of diesel particles causes global warming, acid rain, and harms the environment and human health.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured in 2019 (Combo E), 2018 (Crossland), 2018 and 2019 (Grandland X).
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0987/19
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Name: Trafic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type / number of model:  e2*98/14*0213*58 to 66, e2*2007/46*0014*31 to 38, e2*2007/46*0104*15 to 19
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The seat belt buckles on the third-row passenger seats may be defective.
As a result, the passenger or a universal child’s seat would not be restrained by the seat belt, increasing the risk of injuries in case of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Renault recall code: 0D3H.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at the Sandouville plant between 30 May 2017 and 30 January 2019.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0989/19
Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle
Name: Trafic III
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type / number of model:  e2*98/14*0213*61, e2*98/14*0213*62, e2*98/14*0213*63, e2*2007/46*0014*31, e2*2007/46*0014*32, e2*2007/46*0104*17
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The end piece of the secondary handbrake cable may be defective and can deform the rudder bar.
As a result, the handbrake may be less effective, increasing the risk of an accident.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle under Renault code 0D21.
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured at Sandouville between 18 May 2018 and 13 September 2018.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0967/19
Product:  Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Fashion Doll
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Lemey Fashion Style
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the toy contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Destruction of the product
Description:  Plastic doll in a cardboard box with clear front panel.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0968/19
Product:  Pranking pack
Name: In Your Face ! The "Smelly" Jokes Prankster Pack
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Grafix
Type / number of model:  316824
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The migration of boron from the modelling clay (putty) is too high (measured value up to 1700 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.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Pranking pack includes several items: fart pillow, two whoopee whistles, pooty putty and fake dog poop. Toys are packed in a blister which is in a cardboard package.
Batch number / Barcode:  Bar code: 5015934249888, Batch: 220653-1
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0970/19
Product:  Wooden Toys
Name: Træ Larve
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Magni
Type / number of model:  2673
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The balls forming the toy can detach, 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.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Wooden toy in the shape of caterpillars, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
 
Alert number: A12/0981/19
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: ‘E’ Mio’
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Principessa Butterfly
Type / number of model:  Art. 5382
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The pink boots and the head of the doll contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.9% and 24.3% by weight respectively). The boots contain as well an excessive amount of diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.1% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Import rejected at border
Description:  Plastic doll with pink hair. The doll is sold in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch G18
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0982/19
Product:  Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: EnchanTimals
Type / number of model:  1228
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Plastic doll with purple face. The doll is sold in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode:  8597958180004, TT7958K31
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0984/19
Product:  Toy gun set
Name: Shooter - Infinity power Shooting Game
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Beat Down
Type / number of model:  Sports series
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The suction cups can easily detach from the darts.
If a child puts the dart in the mouth, for example in order to moisten it so that it better sticks to the impact surface, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

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:  Plastic toy gun set including two hand guns and plastic darts with suction cups, in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard header.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0985/19
Product:  Soft-filled toy with sequins
Name: Sequin Collection
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: 1) PAWS , 2) BANANAS
Type / number of model:  1) 48996 , 2) 46872N
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Small parts (sequins) can easily be detached from the soft toy.
A small child could 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.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Soft-filled toy in the shape of a llama and doughnut covered with colorful reversible sequins.
Batch number / Barcode:  1) 5018, 5038104489969 , 2) 4318, 5038104468728
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/0998/19
Product:  Plastic doll set
Name: ‘E’ Mio’
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand:  La Mia Boutique
Type / number of model:  Art. 5384
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic material of the doll's head, the arms and the legs contain an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 23.5% by weight). The legs contain as well an excessive amount of diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.4% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Import rejected at border
Description:  Plastic doll set containing one doll with accessories.
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch G18
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
    
Alert number: A12/0999/19
Product:  Plastic toy
Name: Duck light & sound
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  EC020154
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The sound level produced by the toy is too high and there are protruding parts.
The sound level could lead to permanent or partial hearing loss. A child could put the protruding parts into the mouth, which could block the airways.

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, battery powered toy in the shape of a duck, intended to be attached to the pram. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  8601510230226
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1000/19
Product:  Toy slime
Name: Glitter Putty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Out of the Blue
Type / number of model:  art. 12/2070 and 25542
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The migration of boron from the slime is too high (measured value 510 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.
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description:  Toy slime/putty with gold-coloured glitter, packed in a transparent plastic diamond shaped container.
Batch number / Barcode:  4029811400201
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1001/19
Product:  Plastic spiders
Name: Accessories
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Product ref 51290
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including: benzo[a]anthracene (BaA) (measured value up to: 389 mg/kg) + benzo(e)pyrene (measured value up to: 133 mg/kg) + benzo(b)fluoranthene measured value up to: 63 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value up to: 685 mg/kg), dibenzo(a,h)anthracene (measured value up to: 10.1 mg/kg).
These PAH may cause cancer.


The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  12 black spiders, wrapped in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode:  9005260512905
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0983/19
Product:  Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: RAMA
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Trousers for children up to 7 years of age, with drawstrings in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0988/19
Product:  Girls' swimsuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: US FREE STAR
Type / number of model:  FC -Z60-SWIM-3/4YG / Z60
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The top part of the bikini has functional cords to be tied at the back.
They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Green swimsuit consisting of a top, a bottom part and a short skirt, intended for 3/4 year-old girls. The top part has functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode:  220171000605
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0990/19
Product:  Girls' trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lux Moda
Type / number of model:  Art. C1004
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long.
They can become 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:  Blue tracksuit trousers with white stripes and a long drawstring at the waist area, intended for 12 year-old girls.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0995/19
Product:  Children's shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: FASHION ADDICT
Type / number of model:  9368
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Short sleeve shirt intended for 4 year-old girls, this garment has in blue/white stripes and bears long functional cords at the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode:  G300350061
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0996/19
Product:  Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fashion
Type / number of model:  8807
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the waist area, which are too long and unattached.
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the applicable European Standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Children's trousers in red colour with thin white stripes intended for 6 years -old girls. This garment bears long functional cords at the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0997/19
Product:  Children's dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pretty Baby
Type / number of model:  H1131
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product has drawstrings in the waist area, which are too long and unattached
The drawstrings can become trapped during activities of the child and cause serious injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  White children's dress with short sleeves bearing a decorating bow in front along with belt at the waist area. It is intended for 18 months old girls.
Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0980/19
Product:  Eye shadow
Name: Professional Mineral 12-color Matte Eyeshadow
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: ANYLADY
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 507 mg/kg).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Eye shadow palette with several colours. It is packed in a cardboard box with a transparent cap.
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch N0 A8924, 7521890446578, 09.2017, 09.2020, PAO 24 M
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/0969/19
Product:  Hot-plate
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: EMY POWER
Type / number of model:  YQ-1015A 6304298
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The electrical insulation is inadequate which can lead to an electric shock for users.
Moreover, the product and the supply cable overheat. The user can receive burns from hot surfaces.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Hot-plate packaged in a cardboard box containing, apart from the appliance, the user manual in Italian, English, Portuguese and Spanish. The outer casing is made entirely of metal.
Batch number / Barcode:  8056046042988
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
       
Alert number: A12/0971/19
Product:  Hair dryer
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Tek One
Type / number of model:  6830
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Live parts of the product can become accessible. As a consequence, a user could touch live parts and receive an electric shock.
The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire during use causing burns to the user.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Travel hair dryer with the outer casing made entirely of plastic with the exception of the metal air nozzle grille; it comes with removable, transparent reducer part.
Batch number / Barcode:  8056324062844
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0972/19
Product:  Insect killer
Name: Electronical Mosquito Killer
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HHDEPO
Type / number of model:  LM-3B (on the packaging); 3400283 (on the label)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The plastic collecting tray might overheat and catch fire.
Live (active) parts can become accessible to users. As a result, the user may receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Insect killer with UV lamp and black plastic casing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  5 999098 198674
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0992/19
Product:  USB charger
Name: USB travel charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Bullet
Type / number of model:  2.1A / S-2100D
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.
The user could touch accessible 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 60950.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  USB charger, sold in a printed cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode:  4750848170842
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0993/19
Product:  Soldering iron
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Biltema
Type / number of model:  20-389
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
The live supply conductor is connected directly to accessible metal parts of the appliance. The tip of the soldering iron is live depending on the position of the mains plug.
The user could touch accessible 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 60335.
Recall of the product from end users
Description:  Soldering iron sold in a plastic casing.
Batch number / Barcode:  18/30
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0994/19
Product:  Portable fan with LEDs
Name: RECHARGEABLE MULTI-PURPOSE SMD LIGHT
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: YE RUI
Type / number of model:  YR-2260; NO: 17224 / 1200315 (on an attached label)
Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Live parts of the product are easily accessible. The appliance plug could overheat during use.
The user may receive an electric shock from accessible live parts. The appliance plug could overheat and may cause burns or catch fire during use.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 60598.
Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Portable fan integrated with mains voltage rechargeable battery and 32 LED luminaire. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  6 943346 364938 (on the packaging); 8 046012 003150 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0039/19
Product:  Ladder
Name: AT16U
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  MFY: 2016 (144034)
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The locking mechanism of the product can fail.
The ladder does not have sufficient mechanical strength and it may deform during use, causing the user to lose balance and fall from a height.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Aluminium multipurpose ladder with 16 steps. The product was sold online.
Batch number / Barcode:  6418914849525
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A11/0038/19
Product:  USB charger
Name: EKA-Q27 USB Hybrid Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: EKA
Type / number of model:  TC E250
Type of alert:  Products with other risk levels
The electrical insulation and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and accessible secondary circuit are not sufficient.
The user could touch accessible 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 60950.
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Charger in a cardboard box with several connecting cables, including car battery charger.
Batch number / Barcode:  8177183314803
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic