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

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

week 1 - 2017

Information on identification of the products was added to notifications A12/1716/16 and A12/1717/16 published on report 51-2016 of 23.12.1016. Notifications A12/1744/16, A12/1750/16 and A12/1751/16 have been temporarily withdrawn from report 51/2016 of 23/12/2016 following a request from the notifying authority for the revision of the risk assessment.
Alert number: A12/1771/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Extending wood
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Noma
Type/number of model: product code 062015 and 30042016; model name 31247A; type 93729
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate and between the safety gate and the door frame/wall are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: White/grey or natural coloured safety gate for children, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 0743724393729
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1781/16
Product: Babies' cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dizain baby
Type/number of model: Model “Toni”
Risk level: Serious risk
The presence of large openings and holes may lead to injuries of the child’s hand. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Babies’ cot.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1782/16
Product: Babies' cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dizain baby
Type/number of model: Model “Simba”
Risk level: Serious risk
The sides of the cot are not sufficiently high: A child may climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' cot made of chipboard and MDF (medium density fibre board), in white with drawers.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1792/16
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Holder
Risk: Cuts, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BABY COMFORT
Type/number of model: Item № 7009, Code 15888
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder chain is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. In addition, the product has sharp edges which may injure the child when using the soother holder. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder chain made of colourful plastic with various decorative elements (a fish and a bear) at the end with 3 ventilation holes. The product is in a blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800136402122
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1764/16
Product: Romper suit for babies
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Calamaro
Type/number of model: Model: VIKING, colour 'marino'; ref. 32144
Risk level: Serious risk
The snap fasteners on the romper suit come off easily. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth, which may cause the child to choke on them. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Romper suit (white with blue stripes) for babies, supplied in a white cardboard box with a clear plastic window at the front. Sample size 6.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435355789201
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1768/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Lillan mekko ('Lilian dress')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LILLAN
Type/number of model: Art. E16-L3008
Risk level: Serious risk
The tulle of the underskirt contains excessive amounts of formaldehyde (1400 mg/kg). Formaldehyde can cause skin irritation when in contact with the skin and is carcinogenic. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Blue dress with multi-coloured dots. The dress has two white underskirts and a waistband and buttons on the back. Sample size: 100-150.
Batch number/Barcode: 2010101011797
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1788/16
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Kids Collection
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Miss Mossa
Type/number of model: DZD ESM; 128 - 158 MIS
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of the neck or on the bottom edge of the back. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for girls. Clothes sold in various colours and various sizes (128 - 158 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001911864, EAN: 2099001911871
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
      
Alert number: A12/1789/16
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Red Down
Type/number of model: DZC ESM 146 - 164
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of neck. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for children, in various colours and various sizes (146 - 164 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001825390, EAN: 2099001843127, EAN: 2099001843134, EAN: 2099002230094, EAN: 2099002230124
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
        
Alert number: A12/1791/16
Product: Children's dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mome Fashion
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords and sashes attached to the dresses at the waist area are too long and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Children's dresses in colours blue, peach and pink for age 8. Packaged in clear plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1773/16
Product: Smoke detector
Name: First Alert Smoke Alarm
Risk: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: Haichen
Type/number of model: LX-222
Risk level: Serious risk
The smoke detector can be installed and fitted to the ceiling without a battery. This could lead to a fire not being detected before it spreads. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White smoke detector in clear plastic and black cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 341790 000101
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/1787/16
Product: Toothpaste
Name: The Original Vicco Vajradanti Herbal Toothpaste
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: VICCO
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 187500 cfu/g), and mould and yeast has been detected (measured value 3000 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toothpaste in a white plastic tube 200 g, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with red lettering, mentioning ‘Export Pack’.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901288012001; Batch number: D41200691; Mfg 12/2014 - Best Before 11/2017
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Portugal
    
Alert number: A12/1766/16
Product: Decorative candle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: CISL
Type/number of model: ref. S.062/1-0400
Risk level: Serious risk
The candle, due to its characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily bitten off the product, especially by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Candle in the shape of a pear.
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283104007
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1786/16
Product: Blowtorch
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Topex
Type/number of model: 44E140
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing ring may slide off the casing which may cause improper attachment of the gas cartridge. Gas leaking as a consequence may ignite causing burns to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Blowtorch using gas cartridges. Product can be used for workshop tasks, as well as for barbecue ignition.
Batch number/Barcode: CN: 82056000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1783/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Ohrringe ('Earrings')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 0.49 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Earrings made of shiny silver-coloured metal with pendants made of 9 embedded, rhinestones stones in various colours.
Batch number/Barcode: 64842001751000000150
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/1794/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: XIONGWEI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer in the shape of a gun.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1795/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: HIGH TECH MULTI STYLUS
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ITEM No 9623 and 9624
Risk level: Serious risk
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer with a pen, LED torch and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA".
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1769/16
Product: Work light
Name: Lámpara de Trabajo
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Herran
Type/number of model: 6232289; 5M
Risk level: Serious risk
Nearby surfaces get too hot during normal operation of the light which could cause a fire or burns to the user. 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
Description: Work light in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 6923550232896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1784/16
Product: Lamp
Name: Energy Saving Lamp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Ante
Type/number of model: AT-58
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Energy saving lamp, white light, E14, 220-240 V. Blister packaging with cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 6942788399577
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1765/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Navara
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: NP300 (D23)
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper brake light on the hardtop may not light up when the engine is starting and the vehicle is about to move off.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 01/10/2015 and 16/06/2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1767/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: XSR700
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type/number of model: Type: RM11, RM12; EC type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00003, e13*168/2013*00004
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the main power line may be damaged through wear. This may lead to a short circuit and to failure of the main electrical power supply.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1770/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Duke
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KTM
Type/number of model: 690 DUKE/DUKE R MJ12-16
Risk level: Serious risk
The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. If the wiring harness is damaged there is the possibility of an electrical connection occurring between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. This could lead to the brake pipe overheating and eventually melting, which may lead to failure of a circuit of the braking system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2012 onwards.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1790/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 2 Series Active Tourer, X1
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type: F2AT, F1X EC-Type approval: e1*2007/46*1675, e1*2007/46*1676*
Risk level: Serious risk
The latch mechanism of the rear seat backrests might not have been welded properly. As a result, the rear seat backrest may fold inadvertently in an accident and increase the risk of personal injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1793/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Quattroporte and Ghibli
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: MY15
Risk level: Serious risk
The front right and/or left wheel bearings may have insufficient hardness, resulting in their premature failure. Wheel bearing failure may adversely affect vehicle handling.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 11 March and 14 May 2015.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Alert number: A12/1676/16
Product: Laser pointer and toy ball
Name: Super Laser
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: ZH
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set containing a small toy ball and a laser pointer.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 8485525 8513 56
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1758/16
Product: Jewellery-making set
Name: GL Style - Charm Jewellery Kit
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Grafix
Type/number of model: 104009
Risk level: Serious risk
The charm in the shape of a fish contains cadmium (measured value 81% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: DIY jewellery making set for children, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with colourful stripes on the side and transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6417959006382
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1759/16
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Cooking/ Kitchen
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Rincón
Type/number of model: 1.) Ref 3094 - nº 6HA58; 2.) Ref 3093 - nº S5552
Risk level: Serious risk
The orange-coloured fish and the knobs on the cooker, which can detach easily, are small parts. Small children 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Kitchen play set with some plastic utensils and plastic foodstuff. Packaging: blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8435331330946; 2.) 8435331330939
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1760/16
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Tableware, Mini Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Wen Fang
Type/number of model: 3131; No. 666-20
Risk level: Serious risk
The control knob of the toy cooker comes off easily, generating a small part that a small child could choke on. 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
Description: Toy cookery set in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435331331318
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1761/16
Product: Plastic educational toy
Name: 1.) Shape Sorter Vehicle; 2.) Shape Sorter Choochoo
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KAMYU
Type/number of model: 1.) 81086; 2.) 86086
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts: Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Colourful plastic locomotive/lorry with holes and blocks that fit into the holes. Packaging: Cardboard boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 3400411044797; 2.) 3400411044896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1762/16
Product: Wind-up toys
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Lilemac
Type/number of model: HS301694, HS302374 and HS339917
Risk level: Serious risk
Small pieces detach easily from the toys (the tail of the dog, the head of the animal with the plane and the wheels of the fire engine). These small parts could be taken into the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Wind-up toys in different shapes (animal in a plane and fire engine) and colours, sold in plastic balls in vending machines. The balls are packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1763/16
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: BAND GAME/ Dand
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: COLOR BABY
Type/number of model: ref. 37013 / Q045
Risk level: Serious risk
The mouthpiece breaks easily, generating small parts that might cause choking. 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
Description: Red plastic trumpet with yellow mouthpiece and bell and green piston valves. It comes in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8412842370135
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1774/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: 35cm Bead leg Gingerbread Shelf Sitter
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Premier Decorations
Type/number of model: CTS-14; WL35-14; Cat.No. PL115481
Risk level: Serious risk
The legs of the toy can detach easily, releasing the beads. A child could put the beads in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy with attached label. Small beads are threaded on the legs of the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 050882 254928
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1775/16
Product: Educational toy
Name: Blocks
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Jumbo
Type/number of model: Item n°: ST-8812
Risk level: Serious risk
The hands of the clock detach easily, 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic bucket with building blocks inside. The top represents a clock with holes to introduce the adequate blocks.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1776/16
Product: Boat
Name: Speed boat
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: JOHNTOY
Type/number of model: Item Number: 26925
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder contains lead (measured value 35.7%). The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Battery operated (3x1,5V AA) plastic boat. Packaging: plastic and cardboard. On the cardboard is warning: Not suitable for children under 3 years due the danger of swallowing small parts; CE mark.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711866269259
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1777/16
Product: Musical box
Name: Spieluhr-Dose BabyGlück
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Coppenrath - Die Spiegelburg
Type/number of model: Art. n° 11721
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the crank on the musical box is too high (8.6 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Musical box made of brightly coloured coated metal, metal crank with plastic handle; loose, stapled label.
Batch number/Barcode: 4029753117212
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/1779/16
Product: Doll / Plush toy
Name: Kerstkind ('Christmas child')
Risk: Choking, Cuts
Category: Toys
Brand: O'malley decorations
Type/number of model: 16500-413-10295, 03 30cm ASS
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily come loose (the eye of the polar bear) and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. In addition, if the porcelain face breaks, children may be exposed to sharp points and edges and suffer cuts. 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
Description: Soft plush toy in the shape of a polar bear with a porcelain baby face.
Batch number/Barcode: 2010000793138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1780/16
Product: Beach toys set
Name: BEACH TOYS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GFTOYS
Type/number of model: ref. GF0530
Risk level: Serious risk
The mould shaped like a duck is a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it. 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
Description: Multi-coloured toy truck with a number of beach toy tools (moulds, rake and spades). The product is sold in a net with cardboard label attached.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760705304
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1785/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: TRUE HEROES Archer Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TOYS´R´US
Type/number of model: ref. 09016-5F60B00
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the arrows. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth the cup may come loose 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and four arrows attached to a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 803516049729
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
   
Alert number: A11/0133/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Floodlight
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type/number of model: VT-4810 SKU:5722
Risk level: Other risk level
The conductors in the cable are too thin and could overheat. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED Floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800157605144
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A11/0134/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED LAUKO PROZEKTORIUS
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Elmo
Type/number of model: 22785
Risk level: Other risk level
Missing information in the user manual could lead to unsafe use. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A11/0131/16
Product: Toy flute
Name: Disney - MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: AS
Type/number of model: 6010-11132
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high. A child playing with the toy could suffer temporary hearing loss. 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
Description: Toy flute in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 00815 / 5203068111328
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus