Rapid Alert System weekly update

Report 7 (Published on: 17/02/2017)


 
Weekly overview report on consumer products
Serious risk

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Alert number: A12/0171/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Safety gate for children
 
Brand: Badabulle
 
Name: Easy Close Plexi safety gate
 
Type/number of model: References B025002 and B025003 - EASY CLOSE GALAXIE model.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The strength of the fixing mechanism of the barrier is insufficient. Under certain conditions, the safety gate could move out of place and provide a gap for the child to pass which might lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Safety gate in metal and plexiglass, packaged in a cardboard pack.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0172/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Breastfeeding pillow
 
Brand: BabyTrold
 
Name: Ammepute
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 5704211007227
 
Risk: Environment
 
The packaging contains 6% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: The breastfeeding pillow is green with white/green/pink cows. The packaging is a transparent bag.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0175/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' sleeping bag
 
Brand: Troller
 
Name: Skinnpose
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 9325021013657
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The black textile (with plastic laminate on the back) and the anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to 6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Sleeping bag for babies with fur inside and black textile on the outside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0176/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' sleeping bag
 
Brand: Troller
 
Name: Iglo2
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6418991027588
 
Risk: Chemical, Environment
 
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag and the "Troller" plastic label contain bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11% and 0.5% respectively). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The anti-slip knobs also contain short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 1.8%). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: The sleeping bag is filled with feather and down with black textile inside and outside.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0177/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' sleeping bag/foot warmer
 
Brand: SEGR
 
Name: Footwarmer arctic flexi
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7350013210976
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: to 5.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Sleeping bag for babies (foot warmer) has purple textile on the outer side and is black on the inside. There is one zip in the middle and two on the sides.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0178/17 
 
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product: Babies' sleeping bag/footmuff
 
Brand: Vinter & Bloom
 
Name: Åkpåse "Mini Dots"
 
Type/number of model: 37035-1
 
Batch number/Barcode: 7340096720509
 
Risk: Chemical, Environment
 
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The packaging of the product also contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 4%). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
 
Description: Black sleeping bag with white dots. Textile on the inner and outer side with fake fur around the head.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0185/17 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's woollen jacket
 
Brand: Sinay
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: KOD 2225
 
Batch number/Barcode: 4 428353 468524
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Blue woollen jacket with decorative cords in the neck area. Sample size: 2-3 years
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0186/17 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Marine Corps
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: KB-1018
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Blue tracksuit sweatshirt with cords in the neck area.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0187/17 
 
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product: Children's sweatshirt
 
Brand: Marine Corps
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: KB-974
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Strangulation
 
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Black sweatshirt with cords in the neck area and leather-like material on the side
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0174/17 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Blender
 
Brand: Riviera & Bar
 
Name: Milxxer
 
Type/number of model: PS 450A
 
Batch number/Barcode: Lot 1626, EAN 3576160014647
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The insulated cables in the handle of the lid are in contact with the unearthed metal part of the lid. As a result there is insufficient protection against the possibility of the metal part of the lid, which is accessible to the user, becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Blender for making vegetable drinks
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0181/17 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Electric rice cooker
 
Brand: KINPOK
 
Name: CUISEUR A RIZ ELECTRIQUE
 
Type/number of model: CFXB35, 0.6, 1, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.8 litre.
 
Batch number/Barcode: 6902340957102
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The cooking mode indicator is excessively fragile. If it breaks or becomes dislodged, it leaves an opening giving access to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Electric rice cooker in cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0182/17 
 
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product: Travel plug adapter
 
Brand: Wisdom Line
 
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
 
Type/number of model: 931L
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
Live parts of the adapter, or the live pins of a plug inserted into the adapter, are accessible under certain conditions of use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Travel plug adaptor sold in a blister pack.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0173/17 
 
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product: Handle (cycle parts)
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Handtag Gummi
 
Type/number of model: 11177
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Chemical, Environment
 
The plastic in the handle contains lead (measured value up to 0.35% by weight), short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.97% by weight) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (measured value of PAHs 1560 mg/kg). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation). The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: A pair of black handles made of plastic (spare parts for bikes or motocycles).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0188/17 
 
Category: Laser pointers
 
Product: Laser pointer
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Article No: UX5H532
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Damage to sight
 
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
 
Description: Laser pointer
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0165/17 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: LED floodlight
 
Brand: Eko-Light
 
Name: Naswietlacz LED 20W
 
Type/number of model: Ek501
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 5907377240501
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The cable insulation is not suitable for outdoor use and could become damaged. There is no information for the user on safe installation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: LED floodlight packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0183/17 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Wall light
 
Brand: Eglo
 
Name: Tamara 1
 
Type/number of model: 31265
 
Batch number/Barcode: Lots 15101 to 16085, corresponding to version 2 of the light, produced since March 2015.
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The protection against water ingress is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Wall-mounted bathroom spotlight, packed in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0168/17 
 
Category: Machinery
 
Product: Self-balancing scooter
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Smart Balance Wheel
 
Type/number of model: Model A3, article number75852. Battery charger: JZX-420150.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Serial number: 113457. Date of manufacture: 2015/12/20
 
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
 
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is inadequate. The battery connector inside the scooter can overheat, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
 
Description: Self-balancing scooter ("Hoverboard") supplied with a battery charger. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0157/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Porsche
 
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
 
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1607*00-03, e13*2007/46*1187*12-15, e13*2007/46*1188*00-06 Type: 982, 911, 911 Turbo
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 28 September 2016 and 11 October 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The front side airbags may fail to trigger in the event of an accident, resulting in an increased risk of injury for the occupants.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0158/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Citan
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0129, e2*2007/46*0130 Type: X
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 25 August 2016 and 13 September 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The brake lines on the vehicles may not be bolted to the underbody with the correct torque. This could lead to the failure of both foot-brake circuits.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Van
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0161/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle alarm
 
Brand: Scorpion Automotive
 
Name: S4 Red Accessory Alarm System
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Systems built between 25/03/2013 and 26/02/2016. Serial number range for affected components: Datatool: 02000140 – 13130001 to 02000140-50151000 inclusive. Triumph: 02000240-13130001 to 02000240-08160001 inclusive.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Corrosion of the internal circuit board of the alarm / immobiliser system may cause the immobilisation relay to malfunction. This could immobilise the motorcycle during use, causing the rider to have an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Alarm / immobiliser system (Thatcham category 1 approved) supplied to Datatool Authorised Dealers and to Triumph Motorcycles Limited.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland

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Alert number: A12/0162/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Van / passenger car
 
Brand: Toyota
 
Name: Proace, Proace Verso
 
Type/number of model: EC-type approval numbers: - Proace: e2*2007/46*0538*01, e2*2007/46*0538*03; - Proace Verso: e2*2007/46*0537*01, e2*2007/46*0537*02.
 
Batch number/Barcode: Production year: 2016
 
Risk: Fire, Injuries
 
1. Incorrect fuel cap seal installation could lead to fuel leakage. 2. Incorrect front shock absorber to hub tightening could affect the vehicle handling. 3. The earth cable attachment point for the airbag control unit may not be properly tightened which could lead to the airbags malfunctioning. 4. The bolts holding the steering valve on the steering rack may be missing or incorrectly tightened which could affect the steering. 5. Incorrect tightening of one of the nuts fixing the brake pedal to the brake booster could lead to a sudden loss of brake assistance. 6. Water could leak into the cabin and reach the airbag module leading to unexpected airbag deployment. 7. Wheel bolt looseness could lead to the wheel detaching during driving.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
 
Description: Van / passenger car
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0163/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Motorcycle
 
Brand: Yamaha
 
Name: WR125R, WR125X
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0332; Type: DE07
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2014 to 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The brake pedal may break off owing to a defective weld seam. The driver may thus lose control of the motorcycle.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motorcycle
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0166/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Maserati
 
Name: Levante
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e3*2007/46*0224*07 and *08; Type: M156
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
Due to the mixing ratio of the ignition chemicals being incorrect, the right-hand side head/side airbag may not deploy in the event of an accident.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland

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Alert number: A12/0167/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Fiat
 
Name: Tipo
 
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0373*; Type: 356
 
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between October 2015 and July 2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The cables of the driver's airbag may rub against the steering wheel cable clamp, causing wear which could result in a short circuit and unintentional deployment of the driver's airbag.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Poland, The Netherlands

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Alert number: A12/0184/17 
 
Category: Motor vehicles
 
Product: Passenger car
 
Brand: Ford
 
Name: Mondeo
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/08/2015 and 31/07/2016.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner cable on the driver's side could separate during deployment, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Passenger car.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Sweden

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Alert number: A12/0159/17 
 
Category: Other
 
Product: Step ladder
 
Brand: Antia
 
Name: Escaleras
 
Type/number of model: Unknown
 
Batch number/Barcode: Date of manufacture: 1/2016. Bar code: 842146411021.
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The steps are not strong enough and could deform during use. There is no safety device to prevent the steps from opening and closing when in use. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Folding aluminium step ladder / step stool with two steps.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0155/17 
 
Category: Protective equipment
 
Product: Work gloves
 
Brand:  Liyset
 
Name: Guantes jardineria y bricolaje / Garden gloves and yourself / Gants de jardin et bricolage
 
Type/number of model: Mod XYFY50251
 
Batch number/Barcode:  8433392150251
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 4.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
 
Description: Pair of gardening gloves.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0164/17 
 
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product: Fireworks
 
Brand: Klasek
 
Name: Dum Bum
 
Type/number of model: P6A, kl. 3
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8595182430728
 
Risk: Damage to hearing
 
The sound pressure level is too high which can lead to damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box, covered with plastic film. Each box contains 20 fireworks.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0160/17 
 
Category: Recreational crafts
 
Product: Motor boat
 
Brand: Sea Ray
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Models 265 DAE, 305 DAE and 355 DAE
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Fire
 
The fire extinguishing system of the machinery space does not work properly when the manual lever is used to activate it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Recreational Craft Directive.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Motor boat
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Hungary

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Alert number: A12/0156/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Wooden rattles
 
Brand: Pedro Sansó Sansó
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model:  ITEM NO.H10542
 
Batch number/Barcode:  8888000105428
 
Risk: Choking
 
The little wooden balls of wood attached to the rattle can easily detach. Small children could put these small parts in the mouth, which may pose a risk of choking. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
 
Description: Wooden rattles sold without packaging, attached to a label.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0169/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Inflatable pirate sabre
 
Brand: KIM'PLAY/ MONOPRIX
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: Ref 12901MX
 
Batch number/Barcode: 3350033282384; Batch 1996
 
Risk: Choking
 
The valve stopper can easily detach, generating a small part: If this part becomes detached while the toy is being inflated, it might cause children to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Toy packed in a clear plastic bag with a decorative card.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0170/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bow and arrow set
 
Brand: VAH
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type/number of model: 739
 
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk: Injuries
 
The kinetic energy of projectiles is too high which can lead to eye injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Bow in unpainted wood with projectiles with a resilient impact surface (rubber). Cardboard labelling attached to the bow with a string.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0179/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soap bubble toy
 
Brand: R&T
 
Name: Bubble saxophone
 
Type/number of model: Model YR9993, ref. 6551
 
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: RM15102042 Barcode 8436019606551
 
Risk: Choking
 
The whistle on the saxophone comes off easily, This small part can be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Toy saxophone for making bubbles; sold in a blister pack.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Serious
 

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Alert number: A12/0180/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Bath toys
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Bath Animals
 
Type/number of model: ref. BM0040-PO/23069
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 5 024418 721307
 
Risk: Chemical
 
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 10.5% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 2.4 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Set of plastic ducks for the bath, in plastic packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk Type: Serious
 
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Alert number: A11/0020/17 
 
Category: Lighting equipment
 
Product: Rechargeable light
 
Brand: PICOYA
 
Name: Rechargeable Working Lamp
 
Type/number of model: LMP6615
 
Batch number/Barcode: 8435004902777
 
Risk: Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. In time, with intensive use, the main insulation becomes deformed in such a way that active parts become accessible, which may expose users to the risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
 
Description: Rechargeable LED work light packed in a cardboard box. Supplied with a charger.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0021/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pluszak (Plush toy)
 
Type/number of model: Item No: SK-18415
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 6880319184158
 
Risk: Asphyxiation, Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible by unzipping the fastener. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Plush toy packed in plastic film.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Other
 

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Alert number: A11/0022/17 
 
Category: Toys
 
Product: Soft toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Maskotka (Toy mascot)
 
Type/number of model: Item No.: SK-18599
 
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 6880319185995
 
Risk: Asphyxiation, Choking
 
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible by unzipping the fastener. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
 
Description: Plush toy packed in plastic film.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Risk Type: Other
 
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