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Report 17 (Published on: 28/04/2017)

Alert number: A12/0534/17
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Luna
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Makeridea
Type / number of model: art. 094
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps 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. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Metal safety gate packaged in a cardboard box, 72 - 81 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0562/17
Product: Baby carrier
Name: Kangaroo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: LORELLI
Type / number of model: Red Apple
Risk level: Serious risk
The openings for the child’s legs are too big with the risk of the child slipping through them. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Front baby carrier sold in cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 3800151915720; Lot 10010011343; manufactured in 2013
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0532/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Kärkkäinen
Type / number of model: Kideraw16 2RAITA collegesetti
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation. 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: Retailer)
Description: Red sweatshirt for children with a kangaroo pocket and a hood. Sizes 4-14. Sold with red trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 2050003903530
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0533/17
Product: Children's T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Favorimo
Type / number of model: 273
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones may easily be detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A pink T-shirt with long sleeves, for girls up to three years of age. A white textile application with glued rhinestones and the inscription SWEET are on the front. In the neck area there is also a textile ribbon.
Batch number / Barcode: 8695201042731
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0535/17
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: pink Girls
Type / number of model: 004249
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Girls' dress with a belt and decorative rhinestones in the neck area. Sample size: 98-3
Batch number / Barcode: 1601110042493
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0538/17
Product: Girls' cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: H&M
Type / number of model: 0394474002 7618/1
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (sequins) may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A beige cardigan with five buttons and pink/silver decorative sequins in the neck area. Sample size: 92
Batch number / Barcode: 03123040923126
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0541/17
Product: Shoes
Name: Wei-Wei
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 30215
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (7,7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's beige shoes without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Estonia
 
Alert number: A12/0542/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ALLURE.lt
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (9,3 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Women`s red leather gloves without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0543/17
Product: Children's shoes
Name: Magic Fairy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Vicesshoes
Type / number of model: Y406B
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (52 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Children's shoes. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4450000064612
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0546/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Just Kids / Kärkkäinen
Type / number of model: Kideraw16 4-12 DKS-02 P. collegesetti
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation. 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: Retailer)
Description: Blue or grey sweatshirt for children with a kangaroo pocket (orange/blue highlights) and a hood. On the front, the text "Boxing FU XL995" is visible. Sizes 4-12. Sold with blue or grey trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 2050003904476
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0549/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cantarana / Kärkkäinen
Type / number of model: Kideraw16 4-12 ZBH-7010 P. collegesetti
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation. 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: Retailer)
Description: Dark blue or black sweatshirt with hood for children. On the front, the text "Division 85" is visible. Sizes 4-12. Sold with blue/black trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 2050003904506
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0556/17
Product: Leather glove
Name: Delroy Oklahoma Handschuh [Delroy Oklahoma glove]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear
Type / number of model: 31040801
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: A pair of black leather gloves.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0566/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Kärkkäinen
Type / number of model: Kideraw16 01 2-14 T. collegesetti; X2042
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation. 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: Retailer)
Description: Black/white sweatshirt with hood for children. On the front, the text "New York, NY" is visible. Sizes 2-14. Sold with black/white trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 2050003904513; 2050003903592
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0559/17
Product: False eyelash glue
Name: Quick Dry Adhesive
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CLD Creative Lash Design
Type / number of model: CPNP notification number 2367469, black
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the label, the product contains hydroquinone, which can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Eyelash glue in a black plastic bottle of 5ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902308635845
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0448/17
Product: Thermodynamic water heater
Name: KALIKO
Risk type: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DE DIETRICH
Type / number of model: ref. TWH 200 E, 300 E, 300 EH
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of abnormal overvoltage on the installation, there is a risk of fire and explosion. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Thermodynamic water heater.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0545/17
Product: Power supply
Name: ADAPTER
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Shenzhen Xuan Feng Electronic Co
Type / number of model: XFS-0301000
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Power supply with four 3V outlets. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0567/17
Product: Hair dryer
Name: Hair Dryer
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Anionte
Type / number of model: AT-1263DC
Risk level: Serious risk
The hair dryer can catch fire during use. Melted plastic can consequently cause burns and expose users to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric hair dryer in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3856018226430
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/0555/17
Product: Bicycle
Name: Rockrider
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: B'TWIN
Type / number of model: B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: black, ref. no.: 1864812 , B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: dark blue, ref. no.: 2002104, B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size L, colour: yellow, ref. no.: 2046832, B'TWIN Rockrider 520, size XL, colour: black, ref. no.: 1864813 , B'TWIN Rockrider 540, size L, colour: grey, ref. no.: 1864083
Risk level: Serious risk
During a ride the frame can break causing the user to fall off the bicycle and get injured.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Mountain bike
Batch number / Barcode: Sold between 01.10.2016 and 06.03.2017
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0557/17
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: accessories
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The hook of the earring releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 3.3 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Earrings made of dark metal, consisting of a bent hook with two filigree leaf shapes of different sizes.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718286040918
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0536/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Megane
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0546*02, e2*2007/46*0546*03
Risk level: Serious risk
When the rear door is closed, the child safety lock pre-set to the 'locks activated' position can disengage.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 20/05/2016 to 18/07/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0537/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Clio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0327*50 to 71
Risk level: Serious risk
The front windscreen wiper mechanism could stop working whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Right hand drive vehicles are affected manufactured from the start of production until 18/04/2015 in Turkey and 11/06/2015 in France.
Country of origin: France, Turkey
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0540/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Saab 9-3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Saab
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e4*KS07/46*0020*00 Type: YTNF
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the airbag, there could be excess pressure in the inflator. This could cause metal fragments to come loose which could injure the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 13 September 2013 and 19 June 2014.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0544/17
Product: Camper van
Name: Ford Westfalia Nugget
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Westfalia
Type / number of model: Type: 81, EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1453*03
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear-seat belt-mounts do not have sufficient tensile strength. In the event of an accident, they could fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Camper van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0547/17
Product: Truck/bus
Name: Cityliner, Jetliner, Skyliner, Starliner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN/Neoplan
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0099*, e4*2007/46*0100*, e4*2007/46*0101* and individual approvals Type: B.2007.46.006, B.2007.46.007, B.2007.46.008.
Risk level: Serious risk
The protection device of the 230 Volt socket on the inverter can become ineffective due to faulty cabling. The lack of protection can lead to damage to property and/or personal injury where there is a current leakage.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Truck/bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between February 2007 and February 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0551/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Sportsman Touring
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP, Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP EU, Polaris Sportsman Touring 850 SP MD, Polaris Sportsman Touring XP 1000, Polaris Sportsman Touring XP 1000 MD, Type Approval Number: E9*167/2013*11001*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The exhaust manifold side panel assembly may contact the exhaust manifold, leading to a risk of fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicles.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 29/05/2014 and 04/10/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0552/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Dokker
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type / number of model: Model: Dokker (X67); Type approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0314 ext 80 to 81 and e2*2007/46*0030 ext 38 to 39
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking system on the side sliding doors does not work as required. In the event of a side impact, the sliding doors may consequently open leading to an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 30/08//2016 and 11/10/2016
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0553/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Adam and Corsa
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: Model : Adam and Corsa E Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0379*37
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking mechanism of the parking brake may become loose. Vehicles with a manual transmission could roll away in case no gear has been engaged while parking on a slope.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production year: 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0560/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: BMW Alpina B3 S Biturbo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alpina
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e1*KS07/46*0005*
Risk level: Serious risk
The flexible coupling of the drive shaft may break, causing a sudden loss of power transmission. Components may drop onto the road causing a hazard for following traffic.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2010 and June 2011.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0561/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-class, GLK-class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*26-*29 e1*2001/116*0464*10-*12 e1*2001/116*0457*20-*25 e1*2001/116*0463*10-*12 e1*2001/116*0480*12-*15 Type: 204, 204 AMG, 204 K, 204 K AMG, 204 X
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering coupling might not have been screwed to the correct torque specification. As a consequence, the steering coupling can become detached from the steering wheel axle and it would become impossible to steer the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between January 2013 and October 2014.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0563/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Panda
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*33 Type: 312
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a fault in the airbag propellant system, the second stage of the side airbag might not deploy correctly or not deploy at all in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between September 2016 and November 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0564/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0775, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0838, e1*2007/46*0822, e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0742, e1*2007/46*1170, e1*2007/46*1171, e1*2007/46*1174, e1*2007/46*0841, e1*2007/46*0842, e1*2007/46*1048, e1*2007/46*1049 Type: Actros 93X, Actros 963, Antos 963, Arocs 964, Atego 97X and Atego 967 Approval type: 930.16, 930,24, 932.16, 932.18, 932.33, 934.03, 934.16, 934.24, 963-0-A, 963-0-C, 963-4-A, 963-4-D, 963-4-E, 963-8-G, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967KMU3, 970.PKI2, 970PKI3, 970PRC2, 970PRC3 BM: 930013, 930083, 930163, 930244, 932162, 932163, 932183, 932336, 934033, 934161, 934241, 963003, 963020, 963403, 963406, 963423, 963424, 964020, 964232, 964233, 964238, 964330, 964416, 967001, 967007, 967022, 967023, 967025, 967026, 967027, 967028, 967202, 967526, 970363
Risk level: Serious risk
In the vehicles affected, a defective steering wheel screw connection can cause the steering wheel to disengage from the steering column.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 11.11.2016 and 23.03.2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0565/17
Product: Trailer
Name: Various
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Humbaur
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The structural integrity of the tyre is compromised, which may lead to rapid deflation while in use. This could affect the driver's control of the towing vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number / Barcode: Trailers produced between 19 October 2016 and 3 March 2017 are affected, on which wheels produced by STARCO have been mounted.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0539/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Baby Barrow
Type / number of model: TG217903-3288-1 B-341
Risk level: Serious risk
There is only one locking device. The toy push chair could consequently collapse during use, causing the child's fingers to be crushed by the metal tubes. 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: Importer)
Description: Toy pushchair packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280870463
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0548/17
Product: Rattle set
Name: HAPPY TIME
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type / number of model: No.2111
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattles break easily releasing small parts. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The handles of the rattles are too long. If a small child puts the handle of a rattle in his/her mouth, the handle could obstruct the airways, posing a risk of 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 (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A yellow or fluorescent pink rattle in the shape of a kitten with a propeller on the ears and a perforated ball on the head. Packaging: plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: 3 602426 843017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0550/17
Product: Rattle set
Name: Baby Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Bomei Toys / ABABABY
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.BM8005-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattles break easily, generating small parts. Small children may put them the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The set consists of five colourful plastic rattles. Packaging: plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: 1606200402768 / 8 005564 566230
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/0554/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Zestaw militarny (Military set)
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TOYS GROUP
Type / number of model: TG363956-0428-5-139
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can detach from the projectiles. If a child puts the suction cup into mouth in order to wet it before shooting, the suction cup could detach blocking the airways. 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: Importer)
Description: Set of two toy guns with six projectiles with suction cups. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902280879725
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0558/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: SNAIL CAMERA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BULLYCAN
Type / number of model: Model 2189-A; Ref. 11415
Risk level: Serious risk
The lid of the battery compartment breaks easily, giving access to the button batteries which could be swallowed by children and cause damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A snail-shaped battery-operated plastic toy. The product is sold in a blister-cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8413419114152; Lot 1402/9000133
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A11/0070/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: Angle Grinder
Risk type: Burns, Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: Ferros tools
Type / number of model: BSQ6016
Risk level: Other risk level
The tool can overheat during use causing accessible surfaces to become too hot. The dimensions of the guard are such that the guard does not fully protect the user from flying fragments in the event that the cutting disc should break. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0072/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: Angle Grinder
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: MCC Trading International
Type / number of model: NAGKS-230
Risk level: Other risk level
In the event that the cutting disc breaks the wheel guard rotates too much. As a consequence, the user could be hurt in the face by flying disc fragments. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A11/0071/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: Bounzy Mini Trampoline
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: EXIT
Type / number of model: Bounzy, Art. Nr 10.00.55.00
Risk level: Other risk level
The safety net is too low. Children might consequently fall off the trampoline. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mini trampoline (140 cm) packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718469463008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   




Report 16 (Published on: 21/04/2017)

Alert number: A12/0497/17
Product: Wooden cot
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Entrapment, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: ROBA
Type / number of model: Model LEO, Ref. 6291SKN740462
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate has holes where children's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Children’s cot with wooden rails. It is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4005317233963
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0518/17
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Wood & Metal Safety Gate
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: MS
Type / number of model: Ref. 141021
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate 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. The gate does not close automatically and a child might pass through the opening and fall down the stairs. In addition, the safety gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Safety gate with measurements from 75 to 82 cm for children under the age of 24 months. The product is sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436046381001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0499/17
Product: Baby shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Superfit
Type / number of model: Item No 0518
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 4.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)
Description: First-walker shoes for babies. The upper is made of dark and light grey leather, the edge of shoe and laces are of green fabric and the sole is made of dark grey plastic. Sample size: 21
Batch number / Barcode: 4-08324-07 and 461-20-0041 51 005
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0500/17
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
Name: Body Parts
Risk type: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PARTY FIESTA
Type / number of model: Ref. 103690, JAP424B
Risk level: Serious risk
The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Fancy-dress accessories consisting of a pirate beard and moustache and an earring, packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 1036900010008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0515/17
Product: Baby dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MAYORAL
Type / number of model: Ref. 52920 and 52962
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons on the dresses come off easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: One striped baby dress and one baby dress with flower motifs. A cardboard label is attached to the dresses.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0517/17
Product: Baby clothing
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: La Ormiga
Type / number of model: 1710040702 , 1710101401
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons detach easily. A child could put them in the mouth and 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 (By: Importer)
Description: 1) Baby romper suit for age 0-24 months. 2) Shirt for babies packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0509/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: CO ALARM
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Pentagon
Type / number of model: JLP-01
Risk level: Serious risk
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector with white coloured, plastic housing, packed in transparent blister packing
Batch number / Barcode: 8717953003744; produced in 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0510/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: PW-916
Risk level: Serious risk
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white coloured, plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718781066840; PWUM 2011060301
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0511/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: PW-918
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white coloured, plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8718781066857
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0512/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Blaupunkt
Type / number of model: CO-S1
Risk level: Serious risk
No indication is given in case of a defect of the sensor. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector in white plastic housing, packed in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4054512000191; M 0615
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0513/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Pentagon
Type / number of model: EAP21H
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime and does not have the warning to read the instructions carefully before operating or servicing. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector
Batch number / Barcode: 8717953003706; Produced in July 2011.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0493/17
Product: Hair colouring product
Name: Red Henna Kizil
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: GOLD
Type / number of model: Colour code 5
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the label, the product contains an ingredient, assumed to be 4-Amino-m-cresol. The substance is only permitted in oxidative hair colouring products with coupler substances and can cause allergic skin reactions and eye irritation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Hair colour product (red powder): 6 plastic sachets of 10g each supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8691833395221; KZ002 (packaging) KZ001 (container), expiry date 04/2017
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0508/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: CO STOP
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Elbes
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not marked with the recommended maximum lifetime and does not have the warning to read the instructions carefully before operating or servicing. It may fail to detect dangerous concentrations of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Mains-powered carbon monoxide detector in white plastic housing, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718868450104; ELC51010696
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0521/17
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: UV LAMP Professional Nail Dryer
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DIAMOND NAILS
Type / number of model: SM – 906
Risk level: Serious risk
The live wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. In addition, accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Mains operated nail dryer with white casing. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0524/17
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: UV LAMP
Risk type: Cuts, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: FMD707
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic casing is not sufficiently heat resistant and may overheat and catch fire. The accessible metal parts of the UV tubes are separated with only basic insulation from the live parts. The wire ends of the cable are not properly secured and could detach causing them to become accessible or causing accessible metal parts to become live. If an internal short circuit occurred, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to the user. The warnings supplied with the product are insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Mains operated, nail dryer with white casing. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0531/17
Product: Ring
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Dyrberg/Kern
Type / number of model: Staray
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (6,1 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: Distributor)
Description: A gold-coloured ring with a decorative flower or star shape on the top.
Batch number / Barcode: 5703885286099
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/0528/17
Product: Indoor lights
Name: Various
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: B&Q / Colours
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The lampshade rings on some ranges of lights may fracture, allowing the shade to fall from the light fittings. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Indoor ceiling lights / wall lights / table lamps
Batch number / Barcode: Various
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
                         
Alert number: A12/0529/17
Product: Desk lamp
Name: LED Folding Rechargeable Table Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Ling hang zhi xing
Type / number of model: LHLED 5S and LED-666
Risk level: Serious risk
The hinge screws of the lamp can be detached without tools leaving basic insulated wires accessible. The basic insulated wires touch the sharp thread of the metal hinge screws. In case of damage to the insulation, the hinge screws, which are accessible to the user, could become live. The dimensions of the plug are such that the user may touch the live pins when plugging the battery charger into a socket outlet. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black and white foldable, rechargeable portable table lamp with 24 LEDs. A battery charger is attached to the product. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 939020 426665
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0492/17
Product: Vehicle component
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Starko
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: E4-54R-0031284 Ext 00 // E4-117R-026804-S2WR2 Ext 00.
Risk level: Serious risk
A defect of the tyre during mounting on the rim can lead to sudden loss of pressure, which may cause rapid deflation (air loss) while in use.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Wheels
Batch number / Barcode: The wheels concerned were produced between 1 April 2016 and 3 March 2017.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0496/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1187*14-15, e13*2007/46*1188*06, e13*2007/46*1607*02-03, e13*KS07/46*0991*00, e13*KS07/46*1613*00. Type: 991, 991 Turbo, 982, 991H, 991R
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a possibility that the passenger airbags were manufactured with faulty components. This may affect the triggering of the airbags which may result in full protection not being achieved in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2016 to 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0498/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, 911
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1187*14-15, e13*2007/46*1188*06, e13*2007/46*1607*02-03; type: 991, 991 Turbo, 982.
Risk level: Serious risk
The windscreen might not be correctly bonded to the bodywork. Consequently, there is a possibility that the windscreen could become detached in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 10 January 2017 and 10 February 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0501/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mazda 5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e13*2001/116*0156* Type: CR1
Risk level: Serious risk
The airbag control module may have been incorrectly configured following the installation of a passenger airbag deactivation switch. As a result, the curtain airbag and the side airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a side impact.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 11 February 2005 and 17 September 2010.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0502/17
Product: Tow rope
Name: Tow Line
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hamron
Type / number of model: Item no. 388-618
Risk level: Serious risk
The tow rope is not strong enough and could break during use.
Measures taken by economic operators: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks (By: Distributor)
Description: Vehicle tow rope with two steel hooks. Intended for towing vehicles weighing up to 2500 kg. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6940902059659
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0506/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kangoo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: X61, e2*2001/116*0364 ext. 39 and 40, e2*2007/46*0006 ext. 34 and 35, e2*2007/46*0089*10
Risk level: Serious risk
Cracks in the casing of the steering column could lead to fatigue rupture of the casing. This could lead to the controls under the steering wheel (indicators, lights, wipers) becoming jammed and difficult to operate. In case of rupture due to bending in the event of an impact, it could affect the steering.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 8 November 2016 and 9 December 2016 inclusive.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0507/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Megane
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Megane IV GT (BFB); e2*2007/46*0546 ext. 00 à 06
Risk level: Serious risk
When accelerating sharply, the software does not require adequate pressure to be applied to the clutch which could cause the clutch to overheat. As a result, the vehicle might go into "back-up" mode whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles concerned were manufactured between the start of production and 23 January 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0514/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, CapaCity, Setra, Conecto
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0089, e1*2007/46*0903, e1*2007/46*0097*; types: 628 02,628 03, 628 04, 628 05, 628 21
Risk level: Serious risk
When the door action mechanism is disconnected from the power supply, the inward-swinging door has no obstacle detection device via the pressure-wave switch. If a passenger/object happens at that precise moment to be right in the middle of the doorway and is thus not detected as an obstruction, there is a risk that this person/object may become trapped.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2004 and October 2010.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0516/17
Product: Scooter
Name: MP3 Yourban 300 LT and RL
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type / number of model: EC type-approval numbers for: MP3 Yourban RL: e3*2002/24*0577*00; e3*2002/24*0577*01 for MPR Yourban LT: e3*2002/24*0578*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear brake line has been positioned incorrectly. As a result, it could be damaged/burnt by repeated contact with the catalyser.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Scooter
Batch number / Barcode: Production period 04.2014 – 11.2016
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0523/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model: EC type-approvals: e13*2007/46*1607*00 - 03, e13*2007/46*1187*12 - 15 Types: 982, 991
Risk level: Serious risk
The mounting screws for the fuel pipe on the fuel injectors may shear off due to stress corrosion cracking. This could lead to the fuel pipe becoming detached and fuel may leak into the engine compartment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 7/10/2015 and 26/9/2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0530/17
Product: Driving system
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Joysteer
Type / number of model: JS-DP
Risk level: Serious risk
Sudden failure of the counterforce on the joystick could occur, leading to over-steering. This could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Electronic driving system for people with physical disabilities.
Batch number / Barcode: The components were manufactured between December 2009 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0495/17
Product: Gardening gloves
Name: Gartenhadnschuhe ('Gardening gloves')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: floraworld
Type / number of model: Item No: 012448
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 32 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: One pair of gardening gloves made of light grey leather parts at the finger tips and palm and purple and white textile material with a flower pattern. Sample size L/9.
Batch number / Barcode: 4047883040965
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0519/17
Product: Bicycle helmet
Name: Bicycle helmet RACE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Good Bike / Bottari Europe
Type / number of model: art. 88849 (XS-T28)
Risk level: Serious risk
The fastening device breaks easily and the helmet can come off the user's head. As a result, the user might suffer injuries in the event of an impact. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1078.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Bicycle helmet made of plastic material with fastening device. Size: 54-61 cm. Manufactured: 11/2015.
Batch number / Barcode: 8052194888492
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0494/17
Product: Musical mobile
Name: Musical Mobile
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Shengfa Toys
Type / number of model: CGD-2017-01-13-0006
Risk level: Serious risk
The removable rattle in the centre of the mobile, when dropped, could release a small metal ball, posing a choking hazard. The plastic bag is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child, causing suffocation. 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic musical baby cot mobile with removable plastic components suspended from cords. The product is sold inside a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: X000N691MR
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0503/17
Product: Rattles
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HABA
Type / number of model: 1.) Greifling Lolli, ref. 300905 and 2.) Greifling Zaubermondes, ref. 301717
Risk level: Serious risk
The connecting element can detach easily, generating a small part that a small child may put in the mouth, causing choking. 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 (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Two plastic rattles: one is in the form of two intertwined crescent moons (a blue one and a yellow one) and the other has the form of an orange-coloured lollipop.
Batch number / Barcode: 4010168215327
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0504/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: iove mate
Type / number of model: ZL2010202824484
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose and the eye of the toy can be easily detached. The electric device and fibrous stuffing material are easily accessible. A child could put the stuffing material in the mouth and choke on it or remove the button batteries from the device and swallow them, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. 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 in the shape of a pink kitten dressed in a pink dress, with a zip-fastener at the back and a sound-emitting device.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
    
Alert number: A12/0505/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: LOVE FASHION
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.7100 (on the box), BO41-B-D-0240-002 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 35% 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 ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll with pink hair dressed in a pink top and yellow skirt. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 2014113402505
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0520/17
Product: Doll
Name: Lala [Doll]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Mqxie girlz
Type / number of model: YF01C
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34.4 % 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: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in a box with plastic window. Product size: 21,5 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801006091
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0522/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Belly Babies - Petit Kangourou
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: UNDERWRAPS
Type / number of model: 1) Ref. CS810119/M , 2) Ref. CS810119/L , 3) Ref. CS810119/XL
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes on the head of the costume can easily detach, generating small parts that a child might put in the mouth, causing choking. The fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Kangaroo fancy-dress costume for children aged 2 to 4, packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 897164611278, 2) 897164611285 , 3) 897164611292
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0525/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Gril - New Style
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Abababy
Type / number of model: Item NO.8710
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 26% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.2 % 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 ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll with pink hair dressed in gold top and blue-gold skirt. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0526/17
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Barlin - Special styles
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sailling (Liya)
Type / number of model: No: ly986 A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 34% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phtahalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic wedding couple dolls. The dolls are fixed to a cardboard sheet and packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0527/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Fashion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.138A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 11% 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 ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll dressed in a blue and gold-coloured dress. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0066/17
Product: Children's bicycle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Romet
Type / number of model: 1.) Diana 16Y (distributed: 18.09.2014 - 09.06.2016), 2.) Salto 16B (distributed: 18.09.2014 - 10.06.2016), 3.) Diana 16S (distributed: 24.08.2012 - 24.08.2016), 4.) Diana 12 (distributed: 24.08.2012 - 24.08.2016), 5.) Salto 16 (distributed: 01.09.2014 - 15.07.2016), 6.) Salto 12 (distributed: 26.08.2012 - 26.08.2016)
Risk level: Other risk level
The nuts on the cranks have sharp edges. During riding or maintenance of the bicycle, these sharp edges may cut the user's leg or fingers. The bicycle seat posts have a quick-release mechanism which may cause the seat to become unstable during the ride and the child may lose its balance and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Children's bicycles equipped with 12" or 16'' wheels and additional side wheels (stabilisers), depending on the model.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.)5907782765447, 2.) 5907782765507 , 3.) 5907782765453 , 4.) 5907782765413, 5.) 5907782765491, 6.) 5907782765439 & 5907782765422
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A11/0069/17
Product: Chair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: SIGNAL
Type / number of model: H261, colour grey
Risk level: Other risk level
The chair has insufficient stability and strength: the back legs and the connection can break and the user could consequently fall, which can lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12520.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: A chair with padded seat and backrest. The legs are made of chrome and of cylindrical form with a diameter max. 25 mm to min. 14 mm. The soft parts are made of latex foam and coated with artificial leather.
Batch number / Barcode: B01043363
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A11/0068/17
Product: Bathroom light
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: TULA
Type / number of model: Ref.: 90
Risk level: Other risk level
The insulation of the internal wiring could be damaged where it passes through accessible metal parts with sharp edges. This could lead to the accessible metal parts becoming live. 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: Bathroom light, 28W.
Batch number / Barcode: 8421676009074; Batch: 874/2012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A11/0067/17
Product: Toy drum
Name: My First Band
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: COLOR BABY
Type / number of model: model 586-1C, ref. 24.143
Risk level: Other risk level
The peak sound pressure level of the toy drum is too high. 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: Metallic coloured toy drum, incorporating a transparent part which reads "MY FIRST BAND”. It has a pink band and includes two black drumsticks. It comes in a transparent plastic bag sealed by a cardboard strip.
Batch number / Barcode: 8412842241435; lot 1402816
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 







Report 15 (Published on: 14/04/2017)

lert number: A12/0491/17
Product: Candle fragrances
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: TERRE DE BOUGIES / Expressions Parfumées
Type / number of model: References: • CITRUS FRUIT; • PINEAPPLE; • LEBANON CEDAR; • LEMONGRASS AND GERANIUM; • COCA; • EUCALYPTUS; • WOOD FIRE; • ORANGE BLOSSOM NEW; • PASSION FRUIT; • MALABAR; • MANDARIN NEW; • CORSICAN MAQUIS; • HONEY NEW; • FIR TREE; • ORANGE; • LANDES PINE; • VERBENA; • ZEST AND SPICE; • CINNAMON.
Risk level: Serious risk
The products lack the required labelling and safety cap (child-resistant fastening). Children could accidentally swallow some of the product. In addition, the cinnamon fragrance contains safrole. This substance may cause cancer, is harmful if swallowed and causes skin irritation. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Fragrances supplied in 27 ml, 250 ml and 1 litre bottles (139 different fragrances), to be diluted in wax to produce scented candles.
Batch number / Barcode: 2016 production
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0477/17
Product: Wooden cot
Name: ELLA 110
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: SKRZAT
Type / number of model: SONOMA BIALY
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (a spring) is accessible when the side slats are removed and can be easily detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden cot for children, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0478/17
Product: Wooden cot
Name: OLA
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BOBAS
Type / number of model: teak
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (a spring) is accessible when the side slats are removed and can be easily detached. Small children may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children's wooden cot, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0444/17
Product: Children's jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Imperfect Girls
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the hood of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Children's jacket with hood.
Batch number / Barcode: 830035024476
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0445/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mascalzone latino kids
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the hood of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Children's sweatshirt with hood.
Batch number / Barcode: 8300466000623
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0446/17
Product: Girls' leisure trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Too Bee Too
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The belt of the trousers can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Girls' leisure trousers in grey with decorative belt and rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: TF13008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0447/17
Product: Babies' dress with cap
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cocote
Type / number of model: Ref 02-21025
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons on the dress detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the dress has a decorative bow in the chest/neck area that could become trapped during various activities of the child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Blue and white dress with a matching cap, decorated with bows. To be closed with buttons at the back of the dress.
Batch number / Barcode:  8401000155554
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0450/17
Product: Babies' romper suit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: bebessi
Type / number of model: 2141
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative half beads may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Romper suit decorated with an embroidered teddy and cake, with a flower and glued half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 74/9m.
Batch number / Barcode: 8699108421415
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0451/17
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ARINO
Type / number of model: 14005
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements of the trousers may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Blue jeans with blue lacquer belt for girls. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones, a sewn metal bow and metal rivets. Sample size: 98
Batch number / Barcode: 2009111140054
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0462/17
Product: Children's cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BABYLUNA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the cardigan can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Girls' cardigan in pink.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0463/17
Product: Babies' sleeveless jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ermanno Scervino Junior
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Babies' beige sleeveless jacket. Sample size: 6.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0466/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Spirit Motors Biker’s black leather glove 2.0
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear
Type / number of model: 31015001040
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 29 mg/kg). Chromium VI is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: A pair of black leather motorcycle gloves, previously known as ‘Spirit Motors Smarty’.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0469/17
Product: Hair colouring product
Name: 1.) Chestnut Henna, 2.) Red Henna 3.) Black Henna
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: GOLD
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the labels, the products contain ingredients, assumed to be Toluene-2,5-diamine, 4-Amino-m-cresol and 1,4-Phenylenediamine (PPD). The substances are only permitted in oxidative hair colouring products with coupler substances and can cause skin and eye irritation. The labelling, instructions and warnings are inadequate. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Hair colouring product (brown powder) supplied in 6 plastic bags of 10g, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 8691833395139; 8691833395146, KS002 (packaging), KS001 (container), BBD 04/2017 , 2.) 8691833395214; 8691833395221, KZ002 (packaging), KZ001 (container), BBD 04/2017, 3.) 8691833395153; 8691833395160, SY002 (packaging), SY001 (container), BBD 04/2017
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
      
Alert number: A12/0475/17
Product: Body lotion
Name: Orange Cinnamon
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: PRIMO BAGNO
Type / number of model: PB-82909
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains Cinnamal (measured value: 0.168% by wieght) which may cause allergic skin reactions.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Body lotion in transparent plastic container (350 ml) with dispenser. The container has a label that is decorated with pictures of orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
Batch number / Barcode: 5203990829094; Batch No.: 0278-109 / PROD 100815
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0456/17
Product: Charger
Name: Travel Charger & Cable
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SBS
Type / number of model: TETRAVKITMIC1A
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Travel charger intended for use with mobile phones. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8018417191558
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/0472/17
Product: Chair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: FANNY
Type / number of model: art. 42168-001
Risk level: Serious risk
The chair's legs have insufficient stability and strength and can easily deform. The chair could consequently fall over or break during use, injuring the user. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A chair with a hard seat and back made of plywood. The legs of the chair are made of chrome steel tubes. External measurements: height 860 mm, width 470 mm.
Batch number / Barcode: 5705525008252
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0449/17
Product: Earrings
Name: 4 pairs earrings
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: SerPaCo
Type / number of model: Season: 216 WGR:621 Order: 6594500; GS30152-201651-613708-65945/00
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value up to 9.88 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: 4 pairs of earrings: 1 pair with decorative rhinestone, 1 pair with reddish or black pearl, 1 pair with silver-coloured cloverleaf, 1 pair with reddish or black semi-sphere.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 65945006211009000199; 2.) 65945006211003300199
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0460/17
Product: Wristwatch
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Souris d'Or
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (6,1 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Nickel release, from products with prolonged skin contact, above the limit set by the REACH legislation, is assessed to pose a serious risk to the people already sensitized nickel, and to increase the risk of sensibilization of more people in the population. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wristwatch in black and golden metal, with black rubber watchband.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/0461/17
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: By Malene Birger
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the bracelet is too high (2,0 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Nickel release, from products with prolonged skin contact, above the limit set by the REACH legislation, is assessed to pose a serious risk to the people already sensitized nickel, and to increase the risk of sensibilization of more people in the population. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Golden bracelet with square stone
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/0474/17
Product: Lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Matteo
Type / number of model: H15 (on the product); SY-59 3D Label Birds (on the packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Lighters with 3D images of birds. Depending on the angle, different images of the birds can be seen which gives the illusion of motion and is appealing to children.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999071005715; Art No.162004
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/0487/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Rice Lights TWINKLE
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: KD-240L
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain with 240 miniature blue lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0452/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Superb
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Skoda
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0326 Type: 3T
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to abnormalities in the chemical composition of the initiating device, the seat belt tensioner on the passenger seats may fail to trigger in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles were manufactured between 3 and 30 August 2016.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0453/17
Product: Shock absorber
Name: Monroe Federbein
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Tenneco
Type / number of model: Type number, EAN Code, Article number: E7093 , EAN-Code 5 412096 479113 E7099 , EAN-Code 5 412096 479045 G8114; EAN-Code 5 412096 479120.
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective welding seam can lead to the breakage of the shock absorber mount. This can lead to the loss of vehicle control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Shock absorber
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicle parts were manufactured between 1 June 2016 and 10 June 2017.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0457/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class, CGI, C-Class, CL, CLA, CLK, CLS, E-Class, G-Class, GL, GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS, GLK, GTS, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class, SLK
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Types: 176, 245G, 169, 245, 246, 204, 204K, 216, 209, 218, 211, 211K, 212, 212K, 207, 454, 451, 463, 164G, 166, 204X, 197, 221,164, 251, 231, 230, 171, 172
Risk level: Serious risk
Following the update of the control unit coding, the coding parameters of the control unit could be defective. This could give rise to various unplanned reactions in the vehicle: the wrong airbag could be triggered in the event of an accident, the airbag control unit may not recognise the belt buckle status, the engine control unit could be coded with a false maximum speed or various assistance systems may not function.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2003 and December 2016 and received an update of the control unit coding over the period from 3 to 5 December 2016 in a garage.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0459/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: G-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*96/79*0064*36, e1*KS07/46*0045*00 Types: 463, G463 4x42.
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable between the inner door handle and the door lock may not be strong enough to withstand the highly increased force which may be needed after an accident to unlock the door from the inside. In this case, the occupants may not be be able to leave the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured in June 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0464/17
Product: Vehicle component
Name: One-piece spar for caravans
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BPW
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective weld seam may result in breakage of the longitudinal spar.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: One-piece spar for caravans, part of a caravan chassis. Vehicles of the following brands are affected: Knaus Tabbert /model Weinsberg, CaraOne 450/480/500/550/740 and CaraTwo 450, ADRIA / model Aviva 133/134/136, from model year 2016 on.
Batch number / Barcode: Components produced between August 2016 and December 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0470/17
Product: Van
Name: Trafic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*98/14*0213 ext. 52 0 55 e2*2007/46*0014 ext. 25 à 26 e2*2007/46*0104 ext. 10 à 11
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyre pressures specified on the information label may be incorrect. The width of the spare wheel may be incorrect.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 13 May 2015 and 20 January 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0471/17
Product: Van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03
Risk level: Serious risk
Seals are missing on certain bodywork interfaces. As a consequence, water could enter the vehicle compartment and cause the airbag control box to malfunction which could lead to the unforeseen deployment of the airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Expert: manufactured between 22/01/2016 and 29/09/2016, Traveller: manufactured between 01/02/2016 and 29/09/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0476/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03.
Risk level: Serious risk
The door system (Compact All-round Drive System - CADS) does not function correctly and the door may be opened unintentionally. There is a risk that people could fall out of the vehicle and be injured.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2015 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0479/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: 208, 2008, 508, Partner, Expert
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*33 (208); e2*2007/46*0070*34 (2008); e2*2007/46*0080*31 (508); e2*2001/116*0365*29 (508); e2*2007/46*0001*24 (508); e2*2007/46*0001*25 (Partner III); e2*2007/46*0533*03 (Expert 4).
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver to change to the wrong gear. This could lead to the vehicle moving in the opposite direction to that intended by the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: 208: Manufactured between 13 May 2016 and 22 June 2016; 2008: Manufactured between 14 May 2016 and 22 June 2016; 508: Manufactured between 25 May 2016 and 13 July 2016; Partner III: Manufactured between 29 April 2016 and 12 July 2016; Expert 4: Manufactured on 25 August 16.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0480/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 208
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*37
Risk level: Serious risk
A failure in the manufacturer’s gluing process when assembling the rear spoiler could lead to parts of the spoiler detaching while the vehicle is moving, causing a hazard for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 5 January 2017 and 25 January 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0481/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Cactus, DS5, Berlingo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0440*05 (C4 Cactus); e2*2007/46*0156*09 (DS5); e2*2001/116*0366*29; e2*2007/46*0002*04; e2*2007/46*0002*25 (Berlingo III).
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with a component of the gearbox actuator could prevent gear changing or cause the driver to change to the wrong gear. This could lead to the vehicle moving in the opposite direction to that intended by the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: C4 Cactus: Manufactured between 26 April 2016 and 29 August 2016; Berlingo III: Manufactured between 28 April 2016 and 24 August 2016; DS5: Manufactured between 22/06/2016 and 16/08/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0482/17
Product: Gardening gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: CUATRO GASA BEHOLI
Type / number of model: SL-600
Risk level: Serious risk
The gloves are wrongly labelled with regard to the blade cut resistance: Users might think that they are sufficiently protected against sharp objects and suffer cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE) and the relevant European standards EN 388 and EN 420.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Protective gloves, impregnated, coated or covered. They are sold without packaging, with a card label. The front of the label carries the product name, the brand and a statement to the effect that they are ‘special for gardening’.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436026597088
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0454/17
Product: Wooden toys
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: A.I.&E.
Type / number of model: Item no. 49305
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels of the truck can be easily detached. A child could put them 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden toy trucks in different colours, wrapped in plastic foil packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252493053; Batch: 2024139
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/0455/17
Product: Toy machine gun
Name: MACHINE GUN SUPER COMBAT MISSION
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Dongshengfeng
Type / number of model: A558-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause temporary damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Battery-operated toy gun with sound effects and laser lights. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8 686860 032508
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0458/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: SUper gun
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 5505
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause temporary damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Battery-operated toy machine gun with sound effects and flashing lights. Packaging: plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: Art: A988-I-J-0096-002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0465/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: S.W.A.T AUTO ELECTRIC GUN
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Feng Fa Toys
Type / number of model: AK47-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Battery-operated toy imitating an AK47 machine gun. During the operation, plastic munitions eject from the gun. The gun barrel moves back and forth and emits flashing red light. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8 686860 032454
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0467/17
Product: Playground equipment
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: TOFFOLI giochi
Type / number of model: ELEPHANT model
Risk level: Serious risk
The head or the neck of a child playing with the product can get stuck between the trunk and the head of the elephant causing entrapment. A child can be injured if he puts his fingers in the spring. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1176.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Distributor)
Description: Playground equipment intended for public use. Oscillating ride, mounted on a spring, in the shape of an elephant.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0468/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Peppa Pig
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Saica
Type / number of model: Reference 9164
Risk level: Serious risk
Small plastic components of the wheels can detach. A small child may put these 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Pink and white toy pushchair for children over the age of two.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 421440 091649 — placed on the French market by GIFI from August 2016.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0473/17
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Gitara na baterie ('Battery guitar')
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Xin Anda / Happy Star
Type / number of model: 1.) Art. No. MPA01296, 2.) Art. No. MP32591T, HK-953
Risk level: Serious risk
The straps do not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation when worn around the neck. 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: Importer)
Description: Toy guitars made of coloured plastic material, powered by batteries. Depending on model there are several buttons emitting sound when pressed. To each guitar there is a strap attached (length approx. 660 mm). The products are supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 5900368012965, 2.) 5900368325911
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0483/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: CAPE
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: GOODMARK
Type / number of model: Ref. 1401700-96 Lot: 360317
Risk level: Serious risk
The cape has cords with free ends in the neck area that may get caught during various activities of the child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black fancy-dress cape, sold in a transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5414635055413
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0484/17
Product: Fancy-dress wig
Name: Paryk - Wig
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: TIGER
Type / number of model: ref. 1202508,
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the packaging is too thin: If a child plays with it, the plastic might cover the nose and mouth, causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with 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: Orange, fancy-dress wig with a green part on the top. The product comes in plastic packaging with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200012025088, batch 81600
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0485/17
Product: Toy police set
Name: X POLICE SET
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.653
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy police set including two plastic guns, five projectiles with suction cups, a target plate and two transceivers. Packaging: blister.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0486/17
Product: Toy police set
Name: POLICE ACTION
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Abababy
Type / number of model: NO. 444-35
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy police set including four plastic guns, twelve projectiles with suction cup and plastic handcuffs. Packaging: blister
Batch number / Barcode: 2040201444355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0488/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: DEAR
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. LY-1886
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll set including a blue-haired mermaid doll with accessories (a comb, a mirror, a headband a necklace and three button batteries). Packaging: blister.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0489/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Design
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fourtoys
Type / number of model: 8088A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.3 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Small, plastic mermaid doll with purple hair. Packaging: cardboard backing.
Batch number / Barcode: 6900000000953
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0490/17
Product: Plastic toy helicopter
Name: Mini Plane
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Casa Hiralal
Type / number of model: Ref 668-13
Risk level: Serious risk
The helicopter blade comes off easily, generating a sharp protruding part which may injure a child. 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Toy friction helicopter.
Batch number / Barcode: 8498565552836
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A11/0062/17
Product: Glue
Name: CT040 Kontaktiliima Superb
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Tremco illbruck
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains toluene (measured value: 0.8%). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Glue in a 40 ml white tube with green and yellow label, supplied in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 7314920981053
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A11/0063/17
Product: Glue
Name: CYANOFIX 84A
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: SOUDAL
Type / number of model: Exp. date: 02.06.2017.
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains toluene (measured value: 0.17% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Glue in a 20 g white plastic tube with cap, supplied in a yellow cardboard-blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5411183085800; Batch number: 15170SMD6584
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A11/0059/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: Angle grinder
Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: FELISATTI
Type / number of model: AG115/1000 Serial no. 10304.0080 Year of manufacturing 02/2014 Ø115mm
Risk level: Other risk level
The insulation is insufficient and parts of the angle grinder could become live. The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Red and black angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A11/0060/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: UHLOVÁ BRÚSKA ('Angle grinder')
Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: SHARKS
Type / number of model: Model SH 950 SHK235 DB5008 Year of manufacturing 2015 Ø125mm
Risk level: Other risk level
The insulation is insufficient and parts of the angle grinder could become live. The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A11/0061/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: nupower EVOLUTION
Type / number of model: Model NPE115 PL001040 Year of manufacturing 2014/29 Ø115mm
Risk level: Other risk level
The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Angle grinder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8016738708059
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   






Report 14 (Published on: 07/04/2017)

Alert number: A12/0419/17
Product: Liquid capsule detergent
Name: Cápsulas Puntomatic Explosión de Perfume
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Chemical products
Brand: PUNTOMATIC
Type / number of model: lots L-X6166C y L-X6273C
Risk level: Serious risk
The capsule is not suffiiciently resistant to compression and can burst when squeezed. As a result, the liquid contained in the capsule could be projected into the user's eyes. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the Regulation (EC) 648/2004 on Detergents.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Concentrated liquid detergent, 'Cápsulas Puntomatic'. Each package contains 12 concentrated liquid detergent capsules.
Batch number / Barcode: 8410046500860
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0411/17
Product: Playpen
Name: Parc Pliant HUGO (Folding playpen Hugo)
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: AMAL II / BABIES'R'US
Type / number of model: HUGO model - manufacturer reference 1413699; Toys R Us reference SKN709110
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the playpen 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. Moreover, the snag points in the corners of the cot could pose a risk of strangulation if the child's clothing gets caught. The bars may detach and the child could fall out of the playpen or leave it without supervision. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White folding playpen with a three-height adjustable base for children up to the age of 24 months. Specified dimensions of 102xl92x75 and maximum weight of 15 kg.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907751413699; 11526016
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0420/17
Product: Handbag
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: 5th Avenue
Type / number of model: Article numbers: 4102230 and 4102231
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather in various parts of the bag (e.g. the strap of the handbag) is too high (measured value: up to 62 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Ladies' handbag made of beige or black suede with leather fringes, interior beige textile lining, inner pocket with zipper, large pockets; magnetic fastener, strap bracket and adjustable buckle made of silver-grey metal; not packaged.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0438/17
Product: Babies' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: HANNY
Type / number of model: 002
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Long sleeve dress for babies. The product is available in white and pink and decorated with glued rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0439/17
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mộ me fashion
Type / number of model: 900781
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones and beads may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Sleeveless white dress for small girls. The product is decorated with glued or sewn sequins, beads and tulle flowers. Sample size: 24M.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0431/17
Product: Decorative towel
Name: Rucník v poháru (' Towel in a cup')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: MAKRO/ PROhome
Type / number of model: ITEM NO./KAT.: GF23186/69669
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the decorative cherry on the towel may be mistaken for foodstuff. It can be easily detached from the stem: children may put it in the mouth and 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A yellow decorative towel in a paper coffee cup decorated with a small cherry. Packaged in a transparent packaging with inscriptions BEST WISHES and closed with a golden ribbon.
Batch number / Barcode: 8581390696698
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0435/17
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: ASh
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children, who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of an MP3-player.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0421/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: 230V LED Floodlight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LED´s Light Pro
Type / number of model: 230001
Risk level: Serious risk
The sheath of the cable is not sufficiently resistant to cold and can crack under bending stress. If the cable is damaged the user could touch live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: LED floodlight, sold in a grey cardboard box. Electrical speecifications: DB-11W, 230V, 50Hz, class II, IP65
Batch number / Barcode: 8 718692 340965
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0440/17
Product: Rechargeable LED floodlight
Name: 10W Rechargeable floodlight LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Green Power
Type / number of model: Battery charger:SM-333B , Floodlight: GT-T03W10RG
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery charger supplied with the LED floodlight poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distance between the live primary circuit and accessible secondary circuit is not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Rechargeable LED floodlight supplied with a battery charger ("AC/DC adaptor"). Sold in a green cardboard box. Electrical specifications: DS - 10W, 12VDC / 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, class II/III, IP65, Battery 7.4V, 4400mA
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0442/17
Product: Desk lamp
Name: STOLNÁ LAMPA/STOLNÍ LAMPA ('table lamp')
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: S-1204, colour: red
Risk level: Serious risk
The bottom cover of the lamp does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can be easily broken, exposing users to live parts. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: A red and black desk lamp supplied with a bulb. Electrical specifications: 230V~/50Hz/40W/E27. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8594026148539 (on the box), 8594026148669 (on the label on the box)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0427/17
Product: Mini electric motorcycle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Kid' zzz N' Quad' zzz
Type / number of model: model ZZZ 350
Risk level: Serious risk
The fairing does not provide adequate cover for the chain at the rear wheel axle level. As a consequence, clothing could become caught or children's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 16029.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Mini electric motorcycle for children of +6 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0406/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a defective spline of the steering shaft, the upper spline of the steering shaft can come loose. This leads to loss of steerability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0413/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: S
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Tesla
Type / number of model: Type: 002 EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0667
Risk level: Serious risk
Defects in the gas generator of the passenger airbag lead to uncontrolled unfolding when the airbag is triggered. The excessively high internal pressure can damage the airbag casing, metal particles can come loose, causing injuries to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2012 and 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0415/17
Product: Motorcycles
Name: Multistrada 1200, Multistrada 950
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e3*168/2013*00001 Type: AA Sales name: Multistrada 1200, Multistrada 950
Risk level: Serious risk
A potential defect in the fuel tank could lead to fuel leakage at the fuel level sensor retaining ring nut, with a risk of fire if the leaking fuel comes into contact with a hot surface.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2016 and 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0416/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Giulietta
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2007/46*0027*20 Type: 940
Risk level: Serious risk
The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) control unit is inadequate and can lead to the malfunction of the ABS functions. As a result, the wheels might lock in unexpected situations.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between April 2016 and May 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0417/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: ALP 4.0, M4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Betamotor
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*92/61*0179*05, e1*92/61*0179*06 Type: T2
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem during the production procedure, a plastic deformation of the fork tubes could occur during normal use which could cause them to break. As a consequence the driver could lose control over the motorcycle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description:  Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 29 May 2015 and 19 April 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0422/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mazda 6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0203*ff Type: GG1
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing of the driver and passenger airbag generator may burst when the airbag is triggered due to excessive internal pressure. This can result in metal splinters injuring the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 14 March 2005 and 9 April 2007.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0423/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: TWINGO III
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type / number of model: Renault TWINGO III (X07 R4S) e2*2007/46*0457 ext. 00 to 04
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to possible breaking of the welds, there is a risk of the outer covering of the bonnet detaching while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Renault TWINGO III (X07 R4S) from the start of the series until 6 July 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0425/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: TWINGO III (X07)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0457 ext. 00 à 08
Risk level: Serious risk
The covering of the spoiler might come loose and pieces of the tailgate glass may detach while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Renault TWINGO III (X07) manufactured from the start of the series until 13 December 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0428/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: i3
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Types: BMWi-1 EC type approval: e1*2007/46*1213, e1*KS07/46*1213, models with range extender (plug-in hybrid)
Risk level: Serious risk
Inappropriate routing might cause a leakage on the fuel tank ventilation line over time. As a result, fuel vapours may get into the engine compartment resulting in the risk of a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 September 2013 and 30 December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0408/17
Product: Sky lanterns
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Lanterna Sky
Type / number of model: LX-0668
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord contains and may release friable chrysotil-asbestos fibres. Asbestos fibres are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Importer)
Description: Paper sky lantern with cord supporting the structure of the lantern, wrapped in transparent packaging
Batch number / Barcode: 8053908540668
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0414/17
Product: Step ladder
Name: Taburete de Aluminio ('Aluminium stool')
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: CM
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
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 EN 14183.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Three-step, folding, aluminium ladder, packed in transparent plastic with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8424906918078
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0407/17
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Gommosi
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Giav Toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toys contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 0.5 % 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 ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy figurines in the form of Snow White and the seven dwarves made of plastic material.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0409/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Doll [Lalka]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TG218912-532-11
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34 % 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: Importer)
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with violet hair and pink tail, packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280871668
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0410/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Pushchair [Wozek]
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.53007A
Risk level: Serious risk
The pushchair collapses easily because the locking device breaks easily. As a consequence, children's fingers may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Pink pushchair for dolls. Its frame is made of metal tubes (diameter 13 mm), connected with rivets, and it is equipped with a detachable seat made of textile material (width 180 mm). Packed in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801001805
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0412/17
Product: LED Finger lamps
Name: LED Disco Fingers
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Funtime
Type / number of model: EG7855
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing of the lights can easily break and the button cell batteries become accessible. These may be put in the mouth and swallowed by a child, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: A set of four multi-coloured LED finger lights containing button cell batteries and fitted with elastic bands to attach to the fingers. Cardboard and blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 035594000457
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0418/17
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Wooden Farm in Box
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HEMA
Type / number of model: 15.18.2028
Risk level: Serious risk
Small wooden parts can easily detach from the toy (front wheels, axis, wooden parts of box, etc.). 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden farm with 5 play figures, packed in a wooden carrying box / stable.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/0424/17
Product: Toy car
Name: Model Car 3D LIGHT
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: WINNER TOYS
Type / number of model: No.3999
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black and white plastic toy car can be operated with 3 batteries. The product emits sounds and flashing lights during operation. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0426/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: Music instrument
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type / number of model: 8806-6
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a cat which produces various sounds and flashing lights when the buttons or keys are pressed. The toy operates with three 1.5V "AAA" batteries. Packaging: cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode:  3050202687032
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0429/17
Product: Bubble toy
Name: BUBBLE BLAST
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Sick Science
Type / number of model: Ref XAT-6130
Risk level: Serious risk
The liquid of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 1.1 x 10<sup>3</sup> cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting an infection as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: A kit for making bubbles that bounce without bursting. The kit contains a pair of cotton gloves, two plastic pipettes, 225 ml of liquid for making bubbles and an instruction sheet. For children over the age of six. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 813268013961
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0430/17
Product: Wooden toy with DVDs
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: CinéJeux
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The panda's head detaches easily, generating a small part. A small child may put it 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Jointed wooden toy sold in a cardboard box with 2 DVDs (Les Bisounours and Le LORAX).
Batch number / Barcode: 3760262280066
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0432/17
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: 1.) Beautiful, 2.) Modern Happy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1.) Reference 632, Item 9032; , 2.) Reference 611, Item 9034
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values more than 20 % 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 ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: 1.) A cardboard box with window containing two dolls and two puppies. 2.) A cardboard box with window containing two dolls.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 8435351290329 , 2.) 8435351290343
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0433/17
Product: Toy musical instrument
Name: Electronic Organ
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.3716; CJ-0686100 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Battery-powered, plastic synthesizer which produces 12 sounds or 8 melodies. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 2000006861009
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0434/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Standing Angel Doll
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 303D
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Blonde-haired doll with violin. The battery-powered doll emits music. Packaging: pink cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0436/17
Product: Toy police set
Name: Super Police Space
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No. 883-5A-Lotto 2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4.1 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (23% 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 ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Toy police play set including a black plastic toy gun, three projectiles with suction cup, a police badge, handcuffs and a truncheon. Packaging: blister.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999057771290
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0437/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Super Gun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: REGIO Játék
Type / number of model: Special Forces NO.5805C
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 4.6 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 21% 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 ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: The toy police set includes a black/brown plastic toy gun, three projectiles with pink suction cups, safety glasses and three plastic ducks. Packaging: blister.
Batch number / Barcode: 5996055253131
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0441/17
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Pchanka
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Dromader
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Various small parts can be easily detached from the toy. A small child could put them 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Push-along toy that resembles a bird. Supplied in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6900368667966
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A11/0058/17
Product: Referee Kit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: TIGER
Type / number of model: lote 84381
Risk level: Other risk level
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial 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 (By: Distributor)
Description: Referee kit which includes a whistle and two cards, one red and one yellow. Transparent plastic and cardboard packaging with the label.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200017018450
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain