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Report 34 (26/08/2016)

Alert number: A12/1055/16
Product: Baby-walker
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bertoni
Type/number of model: Article number: 10120270909
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose of the reindeer can easily be detached. A child could place it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1273.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Retailer)
Description: Pink and yellow baby walker with reindeer motif. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 3800151907312
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1071/16
Product: Child’s bicycle seat
Name: BABY SEAT- HANDY
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Kross / bg
Type/number of model: BG-5
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing system is inappropriate. As a result, the seat may not remain correctly in place on the bicycle leading to an accident. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic child seat intended to be mounted on the rear luggage carrier or on the frame of a bicycle. Load capacity: 22 kg.
Batch number/Barcode: 5904993218594
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1054/16
Product: Children’ trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: H.L.XIANG
Type/number of model: D3228
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 on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girl's jeans, decorated with glued and sewn rhinestones. Size: 98.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1056/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ERE-G-S
Type/number of model: H2136#
Risk level: Serious risk
The presence of the drawstring with free ends in the hood and the presence of an unattached drawstring with free ends in the trousers could lead to strangulation or injuries respectively. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Trousers and sweatshirt for children. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers both have a drawstring. Sizes: 134, 140, 152, 158.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1060/16
Product: Handbag
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: SOPHIA DELLI
Type/number of model: B5288
Risk level: Serious risk
The red front of the bag contains azo dyes releasing an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured values up to 934 mg/kg). The aromatic amine in question has a high allergenic potential on exposure to the skin and is known to be carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the requirements of the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Red handbag, partly covered in synthetic snakeskin.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1072/16
Product: Pellet stove
Name: Stufa Pellet
Risk: Burns
Category: Construction products
Brand: PIAZZETTA
Type/number of model: P960; serial number: 11452788.
Risk level: Serious risk
The door handle of the stove gets abnormally hot and there is no tool to operate it. As a consequence the user may receive burns.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Distributor)
Description: Pellet stove
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
     
Alert number: A12/1057/16
Product: Peeling cream
Name: Salicylic acid peel 5%, 10%, 20% and 30 %
Risk: Burns, Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Juvais Natural Skin
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains salicylic acid above concentration considered safe. Salicylic acid applied on the skin may cause chemical burns. The product doesn't comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White 30 ml bottles with red text on the label
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1063/16
Product: Baby skincare wipes
Name: Baby wipes, fresh scented
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Baby tender
Type/number of model: OUU-0270
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. MI and MCI are allowed only in rinse-off products. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: 80 pcs baby skincare wipes in a pink plastic package
Batch number/Barcode: 6419773807244
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1065/16
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Medicated Fade Cream with Sunscreen.
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Clear Essence
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains 1.95% by weight of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone causes skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White cream in a plastic jar with adhesive labels and plastic screw top sealed in film, contained in outer carton.
Batch number/Barcode: 160105-1
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1074/16
Product: Balm
Name: Jade Tower Hochwertige Natur-Kosmetik
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Jade
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of its high camphor content and the lack of safety indications and warnings, the product poses a risk to consumers. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Printed box containing a jar in colourless transparent glass, with a screw top in gold-coloured metal.
Batch number/Barcode: 6926750010011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1075/16
Product: Skin cream and tonic
Name: Ep-Derm
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Derma Innovo
Type/number of model: Ep-Derm Creme, Ep-Derm Liquid
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream and liquid contain betamethasone (0,054% and 0.044% by weight respectively), a corticosteroid that should be applied to the skin only if prescribed to treat certain skin conditions. In addition to the skin lightening effect, it can induce skin rash and burning at the application site and long-time exposure could lead to endocrine problems. The cream and liquid also contain triclosan, which is non-authorised in skin cream and tonics. The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ep-Derm Creme: cardboard box, accompanying leaflet, pump bottle; Ep-Derm Liquid: cardboard box, accompanying leaflet, pump bottle, plastic dropper.
Batch number/Barcode: MHD Jan 2018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/1052/16
Product: Wax flakes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: RAYHER Hobby
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
No precise safety instructions are provided. This could lead to incorrect use. The user could receive burns or start a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Distributor)
Description: Wax flakes for making candles: 1.5 kg or 0.8 kg container.
Batch number/Barcode: 4006166686184 4006166039355
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1061/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: International Adaptor / Travel Universal Adaptor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: XD 931-L
Risk level: Serious risk
The live parts of the socket are accessible. Live metal pins of plugs inserted in the adapter are accessible during use. There may not be earth continuity when an appliance equipped with an earthing wire is connected to the mains using the adapter. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Travel plug adapter in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1047/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Cactus, C4, DS4
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0040*18 (C4, DS4) e2*2007/46*0440*02 (C4 Cactus)
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem with the fuel rail of the engine, fuel could leak.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: C4 Cactus: manufactured from 27/05/2014 to 09/09/2014 , C4, DS4: manufactured from 05/02/2014 to 16/06/2014
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1048/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Zafira
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Zafira B
Risk level: Serious risk
The resistor of the heater fan motor may not perform as intended, which can lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 10/2/05 and 24/10/14 (second recall of the vehicles).
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1049/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR XP Turbo and XP4 Turbo
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The engine control unit (ECU) may continue to run in an extreme overheat condition. The fasteners used to attach the oil drain tube to the turbo system may loosen, resulting in the risk of oil reaching hot surfaces. Both of these problems could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number/Barcode: Built between 14/5/15 and 04/12/15
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1050/16
Product: Motor vehicle component
Name: Hand Brake Valve
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: WABCO
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The hand brake valve handle automatic locking may not function correctly. If failure occurs the brakes will release and the vehicle could runaway.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Hand brake valve.
Batch number/Barcode: Concerns valves built between 02/06/2014 to 16/05/2016.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1051/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Liberty 50 iGet
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type/number of model: Type: C54; EC type-approval: e11*2002/24*1906.
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame may break under heavy load, leading to an accident for the rider.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1053/16
Product: Mobile home
Name: Box Star, Box Star Plus, Box Life, CaraBus, VANTourer, OrangeCamp and Main Camp.
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Knaus-Tabbert
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0771*04, e1*2007/46*0771*06, e1*2007/46*0946*01; types: K250L, KYL
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat belt mechanism for the rear seat bench is too narrow in construction. As a consequence, the safety belt on the rear seat bench may fail to retract automatically and may remain in the extended position. This would significantly impair the safety belt's restraining function in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Mobile home
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1059/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Voleex C20R
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Great Wall
Type/number of model: 3634100XG08XA
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the steering column control module can lead to a stiffness of the steering which may impede the manoeuvring of the car.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
Alert number: A12/1066/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: RAM Truck
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type/number of model: Type: DS and DX
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective power steering control board may cause failure of the power-assisted steering. This may alter the running characteristics of the vehicle and cause an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 22 January 2015 and 13 September 2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1067/16
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Vivaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: OPEL
Type/number of model: Vivaro B
Risk level: Serious risk
The tightening torque of the bonnet primary latch striker bolts might be incorrect. This could lead to the bonnet not locking. An accident could arise if the bonnet consequently opened whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns 2015-2016 model year vehicles.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Portugal, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1073/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Type: RFC; EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0470*00 to 04
Risk level: Serious risk
The outer skin of the bonnet may become detached from the substructure. Loss of the outer skin of the bonnet whilst driving could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between the beginning of 2015 and 20 July 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1046/16
Product: Telescopic ladder
Name: Aluminium ladder
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: BiBu Handel Weering
Type/number of model: Enkel 320, SKU:2520151447
Risk level: Serious risk
The ladder is not sufficiently resistant to load, which may cause it to break, and the distance between the steps/rungs is not equal. This may cause the user to fall and suffer injuries. Moreover, while releasing the locking mechanism, the user might get his/her fingers trapped between the steps and the rungs. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Telescopic ladder 3.2 m, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/1058/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Baby - Lovely Shape
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: New Fashion
Type/number of model:  ITEM No. W9002, Art. No.: 8473
Risk level: Serious risk
The head, the arms and the legs of the doll contain 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 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
Description: Plastic baby doll in light-blue summer outfit with hat, plastic drinking bottle, blue-striped bib and pants with coloured logos attached. The product is supplied in cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8718481284735, Batch: 20131205
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1062/16
Product: Children's fancy dress costume
Name: Medieval Warrior
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: WIDMANN
Type/number of model: Refs. 8003558128877 and 8003558128860.
Risk level: Serious risk
The presence of a cord at neck level could lead to 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Fancy dress costume for children
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1064/16
Product: Set of plastic animal figures
Name: Ocean Animals World
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article No: 26500
Risk level: Serious risk
The animal figures contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value upto 25% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value upto 18.9% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 12 plastic animal figures packed in a transparent plastic packaging with printed label.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 4037684265001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1068/16
Product: Hammer toy
Name: Hit & jump
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: New Classic Toys
Type/number of model: Artikelnummer 9998
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the giraffe can come loose. A child could place it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hammer toy with wooden animals. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8718446005450, batch code 121015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1069/16
Product: Musical box
Name: Muziekdoos (Music box)
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: New Classic Toys
Type/number of model: Article number 8208
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the zebra can come loose. A child could place it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A musical box with two zebras packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8888009000250 / batch code 900815
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1070/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Zeeman
Type/number of model: A/C 78998
Risk level: Serious risk
The ducks are small parts. A small part (a lever) can break off the toy. A child could place one of the small parts in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy with two ducks packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 111500
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1076/16
Product: Multigame (soccer) table
Name: H.T. Soccer table HCH 576/15 - Multigame Tisch/ Multigame table
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art. No.: 20060199
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic grips of the product contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), notably benzo(a)pyren (measured values: for benzo(a)pyren: 55,1 mg/kg; for all PAHs: more than 350 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions
Description: Black or wood-colored soccer table, which can be modified for other games.
Batch number/Barcode: 404882120060199VE01
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1083/16
Product: Plastic toy train
Name: Interesting Electric Train
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: DROMADER
Type/number of model: No. 8688i
Risk level: Serious risk
The blocks with the shape of the letters "J" and "B" are small parts. Also, rattling elements of the locomotive as well as parts of the front lights may easily detach and generate small parts. Finally the battery compartment can easily open and the batteries, which are small parts, can become accessible. A child can put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy set made of a battery operated plastic locomotive emitting sounds, four plastic blocks in a shape of letters and numbers, and six cardboard cards with colourful pictures.
Batch number/Barcode: 6900368330570
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A11/0076/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Valve Oil - Advanced Formula
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Denis Wick
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Clear plastic bottle (50 ml) with black labelling and a white cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 812759004426
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A11/0077/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Berpbiooil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White plastic bottle of valve oil with a black and white label and a white plastic cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 804831000105
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A11/0078/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Light Bearing Oil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Ultra Pure
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Clear plastic bottle of valve oil, with white/violet label and blue/red cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 895603002229
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A11/0075/16
Product: Lighter
Name: GreenGo
Risk: Burns
Category: Lighters
Brand: TOM
Type/number of model: 10622-01 EB-15S; 50er TR
Risk level: Other risk level
The lighter is overfilled and can explode if it overheats. Gas from the exploding lighter can ignite and cause burns. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 9994.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Lighter in collective packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4022364001444
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 




Report 33 (19/08/2016)

Alert number: A12/1019/16
Product: Rain cape
Name: Sadeviitta/ Regncap [Rain cape]
Risk: Environment
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article no. 146785
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material (PVC) of the bag contains cadmium (measured value: up to 1300 mg/kg). The product poses an environmental pollution risk as cadmium accumulates in the human body and can damages organs and cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Transparent, plastic rain cape (one size, both for men and women) packed in a transparent plastic bag (size approx. 17 cm x 10 cm), with a white press stud.
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6410411467851
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1040/16
Product: Herbal shampoo
Name: Bylinny Sampon
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BON Bio Organic & Natural Auroville
Type/number of model: MD: May 2014; Use within: Apr 2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measure value up to 1.6x104 cfu /g). The contamination can cause eye irritation and inflammation of the conjunctiva. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Handcrafted herbal shampoo, 100 ml. Ingredients: “a unique combination of medicinal herbs, aloe vera and essential oil of lemon & basil.”
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1000/16
Product: Car power inverter
Name: Power Inverter DC to AC
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DIK
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has no shutters to protect against access to live parts, which could result in the user receiving an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 400W to 1500W inverter. The inverter is packaged in a transparent plastic package with a blue cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1003/16
Product: Energy meter
Name: Energy Display
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ELIQ
Type/number of model: CPA0500050 (power adapter)
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply is not adequate. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the power supply are too small. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Energy meter supplied with a power supply ("Switching Adapter"). Sold in a white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 7 350067 550011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1008/16
Product: Heated gloves
Name: Akkukäyttöinen lämpökäsine (Battery-operated heated gloves)
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Snow Fox
Type/number of model: HS085-1200
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the battery charger are too small. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electrically heated gloves supplied with a battery charger ("Li-ion battery charger"). Sold in a black cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 420071 080482
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1026/16
Product: Charger for mobile phone
Name: Kit chargeur allume-cigare
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: POWER+
Type/number of model: CP 39062 , CP 39063 and CP 43928
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate: the creepage distances between the live and neutral wires in the primary circuit are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60960.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Charger for mobile phone which connects to the mains or a car cigarette lighter socket.
Batch number/Barcode: 9063/405493/00; 3120370390635
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1021/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Fossetti
Type/number of model: provided by W. u. P.: Article 100866
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal contains cadmium (measured value: up to 57% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: A pair of silver-coloured, metal earrings with a colourless, transparent decorative stone; packaging: a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: GTIN 4 040315008663
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1027/16
Product: Earring hooks
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: DTM LOISIRS CRÉATIFS
Type/number of model: 268404
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earring hooks is too high (measured value up to 42 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: Importer)
Description: 20 mm gold-coloured, hanging earring-hooks, sold in batches of 6 in a transparent bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 3471052684048 (ean)
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1044/16
Product: Thermos flask
Name: Vacuum Flask with 2 cups
Risk: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: Thermate
Type/number of model: 0-57625
Risk level: Serious risk
The flask contains asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the user may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: 1.8 litre thermos flask with 2 cups. Polypropylene outer and vacuum glass inner. Available in various colours - purple, yellow, blue, pink. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5050577576250
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1042/16
Product: Ceiling light
Name: Spot Lámpatest/Ceiling Lighting Point Fitting
Risk: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Kanlux
Type/number of model: ARGUS CT-2114
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no cover to prevent contact between the bulb and the wiring. The inadequately insulated mains lead may consequently overheat and live parts could become accessible. In addition, the overheated parts could cause burns for users. 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
Description: Recessed ceiling light. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 905339 003256
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1045/16
Product: Rechargeable torch
Name: LED Spotlight
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Arctic Marine
Type/number of model: Battery charger: GM-042100
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is not adequate. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings of the battery charger are too small. 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
Description: Rechargeable torch supplied with a battery charger ("AC/DC Adapter").
Batch number/Barcode: 6 430022 584167
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1002/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: D-Max
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Isuzu
Type/number of model: Type: ATFS EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0413*
Risk level: Serious risk
When the wheel hubs were being painted, the wheel mating surfaces were also painted. Owing to settling effects, the wheel may become detached from the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2.6.2015 and 29.2.2016.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1005/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: 1199 Panigale SL ABS
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type/number of model: Type: H8; EC type-approval: e3*2002/24*0586*
Risk level: Serious risk
A component of the clutch could break. This could lead to the rear wheel locking up and cause the rider to crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2014 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1006/16
Product: Caravan
Name: Eriba Nova GL/SL
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hymer
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0286*09 to *11; Type: EG/N 001
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesive on the gas locker door may become detached. This may result in the external casing coming off. This casing may drop onto the road and put other road users at risk.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Caravan
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1011/16
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: C5, Berlingo, Jumpy
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: C5 (X7), Berlingo III and Jumpy III.
Risk level: Serious risk
The driver's airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an accident due to the possible failure of one of its components.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 22/04/2016 to 05/05/2016
Country of origin: France, Portugal, Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1012/16
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Partner, Expert
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: Partner III and Expert III.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a possible failure of one of the components of the airbag, the driver's airbag may not deploy properly in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 27/04/2016 to 06/05/2016
Country of origin: Portugal, Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1022/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: E2*2001/116*0377*23
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper support of the left rear spring of the suspension may crack or deform, which could affect the vehicle's road-handling characteristics and make it difficult for the driver to keep the vehicle under control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured from 02/06/2016 to 06/06/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1023/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Octavia, Rapid, Citigo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Skoda
Type/number of model: Types: 5E, NH, AA; EC type-approvals: e11*2007/46*0243, e11*2007/46*0250, e13*2007/46*1169.
Risk level: Serious risk
The lever of the manual, child-proof, locking system could break owing to prior damage during the manufacturing process. This can cause the child-proof locking system to be turned off without being noticed, especially in the event of strong vibrations, making it possible for the door to be opened from the inside.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 25.11.2015 and 14.4.2016.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1024/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tucson
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type/number of model: EC type approvals: e11*2007/46*2724, e13*2007/46*1612 Types: TLE, TLE--HME
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of a faulty safety catch, the bonnet, in the event that it has not been closed properly, may open while the vehicle is in motion.
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 in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1025/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Cherokee
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Type: KL EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0783*02
Risk level: Serious risk
The control module may have the wrong parameters for headlamp levelling. This can mean that the switch for the headlamp levelling has to be operated in the wrong direction in order to achieve the desired levelling of the headlamps. This can cause 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 manufactured between 10.9.2013 and 6.8.2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1033/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Swift
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: Swift (AZG)
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesive force of the double sided tapes which fix the front seat heater to the seat may deteriorate and the seat heater could consequently move. This could lead to part of the seat heating up excessively causing a fire.
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 17.04.2013 and 19.09.2015.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1004/16
Product: Telescopic ladder
Name: Highstep
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Expo Borse
Type/number of model: Telescopic Ladder 3.2 metres
Risk level: Serious risk
Fingers can be trapped between the steps/rungs when releasing the locking mechanisms. The ladder stiles are not strong enough and could break during use. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Telescopic ladder 3.2 m, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4036812150479
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0999/16
Product: Doll and pushchair
Name: My Lovely baby
Risk: Chemical, Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: KARO
Type/number of model: 2012B
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts of the toy can easily detach (e.g. the handle of the doll's soother and the heart securing the handle). Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The battery cover is also easily removable, giving access to button batteries which could be swallowed by children and cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract or choking. Moreover, the safety lock of the pushchair is not sufficiently strong and can release if the pushchair is loaded, causing it to collapse. This may cause injuries to children playing with the toy and their fingers could be trapped between moving parts as it collapses. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1, EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Doll and pushchair set in plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 7460745268166
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1001/16
Product: Push-along toy
Name: HAPPY STAR
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: PHU MERK-POL
Type/number of model: MPG36053
Risk level: Serious risk
Various small parts can detach. A child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The packaging material is too thin and could cause suffocation if a child plays with it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Push-along toy in the form of a helicopter.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900368360530
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1007/16
Product: Musical toy
Name: Fun Car - High Toys Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 9282345/1047A
Risk level: Serious risk
The four plastic animal figures are small parts. The wheels of the toy can detach. A child could put the figures or the wheels in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic, battery-operated toy in the form of a van with dog face, flashing lights and sound effects. There are also four plastic animal figures. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5290509051558
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1009/16
Product: Skipping rope
Name: Skakanka kolorowe skręty / skipping rope
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ANJANTO
Type/number of model: PLU 236760
Risk level: Serious risk
The skipping rope contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 36,7% 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, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Colourful skipping rope.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907551030492
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1010/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Remote Control Playfull Puppy
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: JOHNTOY
Type/number of model: 27521 / WIC351549
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose and the eyes of the toy 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy dog in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711866 275212 / 15-148
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1013/16
Product: Toy pram
Name: Baby Carriage
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: One Six Eight
Type/number of model: 1201OD63 / CS7826
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy pram has only one locking device which does not automatically engage. There is consequently a risk of fingers getting trapped between moving parts if the pram collapses. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy pram for dolls, packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 20140606 / 9912011500633
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1014/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Educate the girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.08087 (on the collective packaging containing 12 dolls); 5B041-A-H-0720-002 (on the individual packagings)
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 36% 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
Description: Plastic mermaid dolls in different colours. 12 items are supplied in one collective packaging. The dolls are packed individually in a transparent plastic cylinder.
Batch number/Barcode: 2015172902005; 1501697467880
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1015/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Merry
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. G908
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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
Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1016/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: My Baby
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item No: R545/R543
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% 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
Description: Plastic baby doll with nursing bottle. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 8335665455431
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1017/16
Product: Plastic snake
Name: Játék állat [Toy animal]
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BAOHUA TOYS
Type/number of model: 1-9203-837S7
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy snake contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 8.9% 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
Description: Two green plastic, toy snakes in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 4792852720118
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1018/16
Product: Toy whistle
Name: Síp
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fakopáncs
Type/number of model: 971
Risk level: Serious risk
The antennae of the animal figure can be easily detached. A small child may 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic whistle with a wooden animal head on top; packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5999520237476
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/1028/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: PLAYME - SOFT DOLL
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BRIMAREX
Type/number of model: B627 (F17843)
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose of the doll, as well as the buttons of the dress, can be easily detached. A child may 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
Description: Soft, stuffed doll approximately 390 mm high. The eyes and mouth are embroidered and the nose is made of hard plastic covered with textile material. The doll is dressed in a dress with two buttons. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907791563903
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1029/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: VOGUE Girl, VOGUE STYLE
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Angel
Type/number of model: NO. 888-A; ITEM NO:TC140309
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 2 plastic dolls, in different sizes (10 and 28 cm) with spare clothes on a hanger. Both dolls have blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail.
Batch number/Barcode: 8003080003093
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/1030/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet the First - Girl and her Friends
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.JF880
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.6% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll in a blue dress with gold stars and with pink shoes.
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: B-B: BB16-10825, 6917984564746
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1031/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: UNIQUE Model Fashion Vogue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.ZY88288
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 35% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mermaid plastic doll sold in pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: On the labels: NGH8564499; EAN: 6991285644994
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1032/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Shun
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO:3808
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the head of doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 39.2 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (about 10 cm tall) with 3 pieces of clothing, a pony and a silver wand, sold in a pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: Item No: JR1408204 / EAN: 1408204004400
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1034/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Novi stars (COUNTERFEIT)
Type/number of model: NO.N9
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.9 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll about 24 cm tall, sold in blue cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: L3963-28 / 8603963240364
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1035/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet - My fashion style Special Style
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item No: JR1408122; NO:8820
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.8 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll sold with 5 different pieces of clothing in pink cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8654188588820
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/1036/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MALEFICIENT (COUNTERFEIT)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.1388
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (about 32 cm tall) with black clothes and black hair sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6912345512558
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1037/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Delicate Person Fish princess
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.: 1819
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24.7% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic mermaid dolls (about 15 cm tall) sold in a collective packaging containing 24 items. Each individual doll is also packed in plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6915468156845
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/1038/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Rikki Mermaid girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: H2O Just add water (COUNTERFEIT)
Type/number of model: 03-2014
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 36.9% in the head and 44.2% by weight in the fins). 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic mermaid doll (about 30 cm tall), with orange or pink fins, sold in plastic transparent packaging with a picture of mermaids.
Batch number/Barcode: 177509-01976-00-010115.
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/1039/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FROZEN - Elsa queen and princess Anne (COUNTERFEIT)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: FASHION
Type/number of model: NO.942
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 23.2% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (approx. 15 cm tall) sold in a blue and pink box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: Panenky, L5080/5/1152, EAN: 8602795511529
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1041/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Sofia the First
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.SF-9
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 3 plastic dolls and a snowman sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: On the label: ITEM NO: SF-9K 8595573001570
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A11/0071/16
Product: Cot
Name: Ledikant Finn
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bopita
Type/number of model: 148011
Risk level: Other risk level
The cot has four accessible protruding parts/snag points to which the garments of the child could get caught, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: White lacquered baby/children's cot. The components are packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8712657019152
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0073/16
Product: Inflatable armbands
Name: Splash and play
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Bestway
Type/number of model: item number 32042
Risk level: Other risk level
The strength of the seams is not sufficient and a chamber may start to leak after prolonged or repeated use. The deflation of the chamber may affect buoyancy, as well as the size of the product. Consequently, the product might not stay on the child's upper arms, posing a risk of drowning. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Swimming armbands decorated with pictures of dolphins, sold in plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch number BWSHE22403S 2014-11-20
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A11/0074/16
Product: Inflatable armbands
Name: Unknown
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Proaqua
Type/number of model: 34-9428
Risk level: Other risk level
When the caps are not entirely pushed in, air can leak through the valves, possibly causing the armbands to deflate with a risk of drowning for the user. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Swimming armbands decorated with pictures of fish, sold in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A11/0072/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 35 LED** Lampes fixes
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Actuel - Auchan
Type/number of model: 797998; DF-LED-35S
Risk level: Other risk level
Parts of basic insulated wires are accessible. In case of damage to the wires, the live conductors of the wires could become accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 35 blue LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 245676 049060
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0070/16
Product: Children's skeleton costume
Name: Esqueleto Infantil Costume
Risk: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: CHANG HONG
Type/number of model: Item No K007495/ NO.HSG6500
Risk level: Other risk level
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 ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's skeleton costume in two pieces. Presented for sale in a plastic bag with a card inside.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433865007495
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 





Report 32 (12/08/2016)

Alert number: A12/0976/16
Product: Leather suspender belt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ZADO
Type/number of model: Order number. 93259
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured levels of 40 mg/kg and 35 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 (By: Distributor)
Description: Leather suspender belt
Batch number/Barcode: 200013010205
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0983/16
Product: Girls' sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pink & KA
Type/number of model: 008
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the neck area of the sweatshirt could become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sweatshirt for children in different colours. The product includes a drawstring with free ends in the neck area. The product is decorated with three stars and an inscription: "LITTLE GIRLS".
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0984/16
Product: Girls' trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pink & KA
Type/number of model: 034
Risk level: Serious risk
The unattached drawstring in the waist area of the trousers could become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Leisure trousers for girls in white or green colour. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with a pink inscription: "NEW YORK CITY GIRLS". Size: 3-12 years
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0985/16
Product: Children's waistcoat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pink & KA
Type/number of model: 026
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the neck area of the garment could become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s waistcoat with hood and zip. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. Size: 5-10 years
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0986/16
Product: Boys' sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Golden apple
Type/number of model: TP-608
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the neck area of the sweatshirt could become trapped during various activities of the child, possibly leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sweatshirt with hood for children in different colours. The product includes a drawstring with knotted ends in the hood. The product is decorated with an inscription: "SPORTS". Size: 134-164
Batch number/Barcode: 4893940087820
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0987/16
Product: Babies' socks
Name: BABY SOCKS
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ollike
Type/number of model: C893G
Risk level: Serious risk
The small pompoms can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Three pairs of baby socks in one package. On one pair of them there are glued pompoms.
Batch number/Barcode: 1511160048751 / 6938347518930
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0968/16
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Crème de beauté clarifiante / Lightening beauty cream
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CaroWhite
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone which can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Skin-lightening beauty cream with carrot oil. Supplied in an orange, plastic bottle with an orange cap and white lettering. Volume 300 ml.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch number: B3/31425-B / Barcode: 6181100530056 FAB: 04/16; EXP: 04/18.
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/0958/16
Product: Mini fan
Name: "USB MINI FAN"
Risk: Cuts
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: REY-CITY
Type/number of model: Model: BB-815; ref.: 7038
Risk level: Serious risk
The front grille can easily become bent, which allows easy access to the metal blades. When using the fan, the user can consequently suffer cuts caused by the rotating blades. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The product is a small fan that connects to a computer USB port. It is sold in a blue box marked with the following: 'USB MINI FAN', a photograph, model name, warnings in English, 'BB 815 SUPER QUIET FC' and the CE mark.
Batch number/Barcode: 8720121770386
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0989/16
Product: Electric heater
Name: Quartz Heater
Risk: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TnS Home Collection
Type/number of model: QH20 (QH20-BLK), QH20 (QH20-BUR) QH20 (QH20-GRY)
Risk level: Serious risk
The heater is not stable and could overturn leading to a fire. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric heater in a white/red cardboard package.
Batch number/Barcode: 54204558786453
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0964/16
Product: Climbing harness
Name: Syncro Harness
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Wild Country
Type/number of model: Type C. 2016 Model Year
Risk level: Serious risk
The waist belt buckle can slip under load, resulting in the climber falling from a significant height, leading to serious injury or death. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Climbing harness individually packaged. Recall notice: www.wildcountry.com/en/wild-country-syncro-harness-recall
Batch number/Barcode: 01 A 01 16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0966/16
Product: Inflatable mattress
Name: Air mattress
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: INTEX
Type/number of model: 59703NP
Risk level: Serious risk
Information on use of the product, the warnings and markings are insufficient to ensure that the product is used correctly and safely. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 15649.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Air mattress, glossy mat, ±1.83m x 69 cm. The product is sold in transparent, plastic packaging with a colourful, paper insert.
Batch number/Barcode: 0 78257 59703
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
     
Alert number: A12/0990/16
Product: Inflatable vest
Name: Swim Vest
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: KAIXIANG
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The information on the product use, the warnings and the markings are insufficient to ensure that the product is used correctly and safely. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Children's inflatable vest in different sizes: - Size 58cm x 48cm, colour yellow, with two black buckles and printed with 'Swim Vest' and 'ABC Pool School', - Size 64cm x 54cm, colour orange, with two black buckles and printed with 'Swim Vest' and 'ABC Pool School'. The products are sold in transparent, plastic packaging with a colourful, paper insert.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0991/16
Product: Inflatable armbands
Name: Unknown
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: ТАМА Original
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has only one inflatable chamber, which may expose a child to the risk of drowning. Moreover, the information on the product use, the warnings and the markings are insufficient to ensure that the product is used correctly and safely. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Swimming armbands, pink colour, with 2 dolphins and the inscription "TAMA Original". Single inflatable chamber. The products are packed in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0992/16
Product: Inflatable vest
Name: Swimmers
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The information on the product use and the warnings are insufficient to ensure that the product is used correctly. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Inflatable vests covering the waist and neck. There are 2 types: - Blue and white with dolphin images, with a clasp at the front, - Pink and white with drops and dolphin images, with a clasp at the front and a warning inscription. The products are sold in transparent, plastic packaging with a colourful, paper insert with inscriptions.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0994/16
Product: Inflatable vest for babies
Name: Happy baby
Risk: Drowning
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The information on the product use and the warnings and markings are insufficient to ensure that the product is used correctly and safely. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Inflatable vest for babies. Colour: light blue, with transparent upper and lower parts. Two buckles and 3 balls. Inscription on the product: “Happy baby”. The products are sold in transparent, plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0993/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Butlers
Type/number of model: 10160596
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal pins of the power adapter may come loose during use and become stuck in the socket, causing a risk of electric shock if the user touches them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lighting chain accompanied by a white power adapter.
Batch number/Barcode: 4035644833826
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0959/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Commander
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Can-Am
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0455; Type: K;
Risk level: Serious risk
The gearing on the steering coupling may wear down the rack-and-pinion, which may lead to a loss of steering.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2013. Recall code: 6030
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0960/16
Product: Van
Name: Vivaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Type: e1 * 2007/46 * 0575 * 08; e1 * 2007/46 * 0575 * 09, EC type-approval: F7
Risk level: Serious risk
A faulty connection between the steering wheel and the steering column may lead to loss of steering.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between 2012 and 2014.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0961/16
Product: Van
Name: Trafic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Type: EL / JL / L EC-type approval: e2*2007/46*0104*?? / e2*98/14*0213*?? / e2*2007/46*0014*??
Risk level: Serious risk
A faulty connection between the steering wheel and the steering column may cause the steering to fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2012 and 2013.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0962/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Genesis
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type/number of model: Types: BK38, BK20 EC type approval: e9*KS07/46*0010, e9*KS07/46*0011
Risk level: Serious risk
The screws for the rear axle differential mount can come loose. The rear axle differential can fall onto the road. The differential oil can leak out and end up on the carriage way, posing a risk for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2011 and 2015.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/0967/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: CBR300RA
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: 2015 and 2016 model years
Risk level: Serious risk
The silver plating of the connecting rod bearing retainer could corrode due to improper machining of the crankpin hole. Over time this could cause the engine to stop or stall without warning and to fail to re-start. This could place the rider in a dangerous situation where injuries could occur.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 23/05/2014 and 02/04/2016
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0969/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Civic and Civic Tourer
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
One of the valves in the vehicle stability assist / anti-lock braking modulator may be kept open as a result of a small piece of valve material remaining in the valve during the manufacturing of the modulator. If the valve does not operate correctly, the anti-lock braking will not operate correctly resulting in possible wheel lock under anti-lock brake operation. This could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 29/02/2016 and 31/03/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0970/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Legend, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The inflator's propellant may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture. In case of an accident with airbag deployment, the inflator may burst and metal fragments may be expelled and cause serious or fatal injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected Models: 2003-2008 Honda Accord 2003-2008 Honda Civic - 2005-2008 Honda CR-V - 2003-2005 Honda Element - 2007-2008 Honda Legend - 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey - 2004-2008 Honda Pilot - 2006 Honda Ridgeline
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0971/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 918 Spyder
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type/number of model: Type: 918 EC type approval: e13*KS07/46*0014*03
Risk level: Serious risk
The screws on the end mount of the seatbelt and on the seatbelt winder can become loose, which can increase the risk of injury 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 concerned were manufactured in 2015. Recall code: AG04.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0975/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tiguan, Sharan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0487*, e1*2007/46*0401* Types: 5N, 7N
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of the deployment of the side airbag, the casing of the gas generator of the airbag may be damaged and small metal parts may break off and injure the driver or passenger.
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 12 January 2015 and 8 February 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0977/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XC70, V60, XC60, V60CC, V40, V40CC
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type/number of model: Type: B, D, F, M; EC type-approval: e9*2001/116*0065*28, e9*2007/46*0023*24, e9*2001/116*0068*24, e9*2007/46*0023*24, e4*2001/116*0076*40, e4*2001/116*0076*40
Risk level: Serious risk
Owing to a faulty gas generator, the driver airbag may only partially deploy in the event of a road accident leading to an increased risk of injury for the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0980/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Silverado, Sierra
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chevrolet / General Motors
Type/number of model: a) Silverado 1500 Series b) Sierra 1500 Series
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat-belt tensioner can move into a position forward of the seat back bolster, which allows the occupant to sit on top of it in a sliding motion while entering the vehicle. This action can bend the cable at a severe angle over the seat-side shield, which over time may cause the cable to fatigue. In a crash, a fatigued tensioner cable could break increasing the risk of injury to the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: 2014 Silverado 1500 Series - 29 Jan 2013 - 04 Sep 2014 2015 Silverado 1500 Series - 21 Apr 2014 - 21 Jan 2015 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Series 29 Jan 2013 - 04 Sep 2014 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Series 21 Apr 2014 - 21 Jan 2015
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0982/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mii, Toledo, Leon and Ibiza
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type/number of model: Models Mii (AA), Toledo (NH), Leon (5F) and Ibiza (6J)
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a possibility that the locking lever of the manual child lock was damaged during manufacturing. This can lead to the child lock deactivating without being noticed, especially in the event of strong vibrations.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects 2016 model year vehicles.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0998/16
Product: Bicycle rack
Name: Sprint
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Thule
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
A defect in the clamp device on the bicycle rack can cause the bicycle to detach from the rack and fall onto the road endangering traffic coming behind.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Roof-mounted bicycle rack
Batch number/Barcode: The bicycle racks in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0974/16
Product: Leather work gloves
Name: Lederhandschuhe
Risk: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Blackfox
Type/number of model: CB1058
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured average content of 6.3 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: Retailer)
Description: 2 pairs of light brown leather work gloves.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 414902839083
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0981/16
Product: Children's sunglasses
Name: Kids Sunglasses
Risk: Choking, Cuts
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Boots
Type/number of model: Style code = 26BOK002F (Found on arm of the sunglasses). Item code = 64 11 665
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic flower can detach from the frame exposing a sharp screw, posing a risk of cuts and choking for young children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Children's sunglasses. 100% UVA & UVB protection. Intended for ages 4 and above. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5045096411663
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
   
Alert number: A12/0996/16
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Nishua
Type/number of model: Sales name: NTX-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The helmet does not provide proper protection due to an insufficient shock absorbing capacity for side impacts. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle helmets
Batch number/Barcode: The motorcycle helmets in question were manufactured between 1 March 2016 and 3 June 2016.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0965/16
Product: Toy mobile telephone
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: BAIJIALE / BJL Toys
Type/number of model: Unknown
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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Pink imitation mobile telephone with fairytale figures, a blue printed lanyard and a battery compartment without screws. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0972/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Sucker Gun Toys
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.8800 / MKC022524
Risk level: Serious risk
The red suction cups contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0,729% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, the product contains di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0,729% by weight and 0.236 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy set comprised of a gun, a target, a radio and six black arrows with red suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991200225246
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/0973/16
Product: Plastic doll and sweets
Name: Monster Girls
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantasy Toys
Type/number of model: FTC50369
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: up to 34,1% in the head and 4,2 % in the shoes respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, the shoes of the doll also contain di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.2 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children .
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll sold with sweets (jelly beans) in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436031760064
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0978/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fad Girl - Magic Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Hong Sheng
Type/number of model: NO.807
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 31,56% by weight in the head) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0,14 % by weight in the hands). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it also contains diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) (measured value: up to 0,27% by weight in the hands) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: up to 2.05% by weight in the hands). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children .
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6957718421112
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0979/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Happy Toy City
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Novi Stars
Type/number of model: NO. 3366
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values: up to 32.12% by weight in the head and 4,97 % by weight in the hands respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it also contains diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured values: up to 0,25% by weight in the boots and 33.99 % in the hands respectively). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6912525744809
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/0995/16
Product: Putty
Name: Pâte A Prout / Nasty Putty
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: PACA Import
Type/number of model: 400006
Risk level: Serious risk
The putty releases an excessive amount of boron (measured values: green = 2 204 mg/kg, orange = 2 099 mg/kg, yellow = 2 028 mg/kg, pink = 1 893 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Fluorescent putty (green, pink, yellow and orange), which makes a noise. The product is packed in small transparent plastic tubs.
Batch number/Barcode: 2016 YW 0001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0997/16
Product: Doll set
Name: Toys
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 2009A (M11881720)
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (34,751%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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic baby doll and bath sold in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5203754005931
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   




Report 31 (05/08/2016)

Alert number: A12/0929/16
Product: Liquid for electronic cigarettes
Name: Milk and Chocolate
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Quickie
Type/number of model: 6 mg of nicotine
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nicotine yet the presence of nicotine is not adequately reported on the labelling. The bottle containing the mixture does not bear an adequate label; the user therefore has no information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested. In addition, the product can be misleading for consumers as it refers to a drink both in respect of packaging and in terms of organoleptic characteristics, i.e. intense aroma of cocoa. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the requirements of 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Liquid for e-cigarettes. External packaging: a container made of yellow plastic with an adhesive label. Inside, there is one bottle containing the refill liquid for electronic cigarettes, accompanied by two bottles that are empty.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0931/16
Product: Wooden high-chair
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand:  MS INNOVACIONES
Type/number of model: Advance 2021
Risk level: Serious risk
The restraint system for the child is inadequate and the child could fall from the high-chair. In addition, the spring of the tray fastening mechanism easily becomes detached, generating a small part which a child could put in the mouth and choke upon. The tray can be moved easily due to an inappropriate locking mechanism and there are gaps and holes in the high-chair, creating a risk of injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red, wooden high-chair, 'Advance' model. Packaged in a sealed cardboard box. There are no instructions for assembly.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436046384484
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0950/16
Product: Women's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: 5th Avenue
Type/number of model: Article number 11535201 01190
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 13 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Women's high-heeled shoes; olive-green leather upper, lined in black material, insole with black leather; sample size: 38.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0952/16
Product: Leather trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Spirit Motors
Type/number of model: 1) classic velour leather trousers 2.0 brown 48 - Art. 11018806 2) classic velour leather trousers 1.0 black 50 - Art. 110225
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the trousers is too high (measured value: up to 13.8 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Brown or black leather trousers lined with polyester.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0917/16
Product: Hair colouring product
Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour - HENNA
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Profix Organics Olive Oil / EBOCOS
Type/number of model: Auburn, Exp. date 03/2018
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains 2-nitro-p-phenylendiamine and barium peroxide according to the list of ingredients. 2-nitro-p-phenylendiamine may cause an allergic skin reaction and barium peroxide is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Henna hair colouring product. 6 sachets of 10g each. The product comes in a light green cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4053743392501, E-04MFGD5
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0918/16
Product: Hair dye
Name: Colors
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Creme of Nature
Type/number of model: Golden Brown 7.31
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains o-aminophenol according to the list of ingredients. O-aminophenol is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. The product has no appropriate labelling and lacks the required warnings, thus users are not sufficiently informed of the dangers of the product. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Permanent hair colour. The product comes in an orange cardboard box with a photo print.
Batch number/Barcode: 7.31L473
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
     
Alert number: A12/0919/16
Product: Body lotion
Name: COCOA BUTTER LOTION
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Ultra Glow
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the ingredients list, the product contains the substance Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3). An excessive amount of this substance is toxic and can cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Body lotion in a white bottle of 473 ml with a red label. The product information is printed in white and yellow.
Batch number/Barcode: 070596099160; LAQK, PMBT 099-16
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0920/16
Product: Hair dye pomade
Name: The Original
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Morgan's Pomade
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The hair pomade contains the dye Solvent Red 23 (CI 26100), Solvent Yellow 33 (CI 47000) and Solvent Green 3 (CI 61565) which may cause allergic skin reactions. The pomade of batch 02044 contains, in addition, lead acetate which is harmful if swallowed or inhaled and may cause damage to organs or the reproductive system through prolonged or repeated exposure. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Hair dye pomade - darkening grey hair. The pomade comes in a brown glass bottle with metal lid; content 50 g. On the bottle there is a bright yellow label with red and black print.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) batch 02044, 2) batch: 140400041, 3) batch: 150400056
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0923/16
Product: Hair dye
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Soft sheen Karizma
Type/number of model:  7c - Red hot
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains o-aminophenol which is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. The label is not adequate and lacks the appropriate warnings required for oxidative hair dyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Hair dye in a purple cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8W029
Country of origin: Canada
Alert submitted by: Sweden
    
Alert number: A12/0924/16
Product: Hand cream
Name: Crème main Au Beurre de Karité - Lavande
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Un été en provence / SB
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 9.7 x 10⁵ cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Hand cream with lavender scent in an aluminium tube with black screw cap and round adhesive label, sold in a purple coloured cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3760209490589; lot CMF95
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0925/16
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Skin Beautifying Milk - Maxi Tone
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Clear Essence
Type/number of model: Platinum
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains 2.5 % by weight of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone causes skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Body lotion with skin lightening effect in a bottle of 227g, supplied in a yellow-pink cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: On the container:#150803-1. On the packaging: EF141, MHD: EXP.10/17.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0953/16
Product: Henna Hair Colour
Name: Vatika Henna Hair Colour
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Vatika Naturals
Type/number of model: 1. Natural Brown, 2. Rich Black, 3. Dark Brown, 4. Burgundy
Risk level: Serious risk
The list of ingredients indicates that the hair dye contains sodium perborate. Sodium perborate in high doses is toxic and it may damage fertility or the unborn child. 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: Pack Size: 60g Contents of the pack: 6 x 10 g sachet with colour and developer in one.
Batch number/Barcode: 1. Natural Brown: EP003/ 5022496006330, 1. Natural Brown: EP027 / 5022496006330 , 2. Rich Black: EP009/ 502249006309, 2. Rich Black: EP016 / 502249006309, 3. Dark Brown: EP010/ 5022496006361, 4. Burgundy: EP014/ 5022496006392
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Ireland
     
Alert number: A12/0945/16
Product: Cupcake-Maker
Name: Máquina para hacer mini cupcakes y magdalenas caseras ('Machine to make home made mini-cupcakes and muffins')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SOGO
Type/number of model: SS-7180
Risk level: Serious risk
The appliance does not have sufficient mechanical resistance and live parts can become accessible; the user might receive an electric shock. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Small electrical appliance for domestic use for making mini cupcakes and muffins. The packaging is a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8425490030405, batch 08/14
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0946/16
Product: Bicycle repair kit
Name: KITS DE REPARACIONES ('Repair kit'), RUBBER CEMENT (glue)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: RAX
Type/number of model: ref. 601224
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains 1,2 dichloroethane and benzene (measured values: dichloroethane 70% and benzene 0.6%). Benzene and 1,2 dichloroethane are carcinogenic and toxic if inhaled or if they get in contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Glue included in a puncture repair kit for bicycles; sold in a blister pack containing also patches and tools.
Batch number/Barcode: 6900101314232
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0934/16
Product: Jewellery kit
Name: Fleur Perles ('Beads flower')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: RICO Design
Type/number of model: Ref. 709030.02 RICO Design Renaissance set black/white.
Risk level: Serious risk
The beads contain lead (measured value up to 0.41% by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Craft jewellery set in a flower-shaped box containing beads of three different colours and a variety of silver-coloured metal parts (rods, bead, bead rod, wires).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0935/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Fossetti
Type/number of model: Article 100866 (importer)
Risk level: Serious risk
The earrings contains cadmium (measured value 57 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Silver-coloured metal earrings with a transparent rhinestone, supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 4040315008663
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0921/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: NEW LASER & LED LIGHT
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: HJ
Type/number of model: ZL 2008 3028 7657.6 ZL 2006 2004 1106.7 (on the display boxes)
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser is too powerful and may cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The product is a laser pointer with a torch. It has two buttons and comes with a carabiner. The product is sold in black display boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0932/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: 2 in 1 LASER & LED LIGHT
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: QX
Type/number of model: Refs. SIN 2012805 and SIN 2015805
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful and the product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The product is a class 3B laser pointer (marked as class 3A) with a key-ring and a torch. It is sold in a cardboard display box (24 items).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0951/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: DECOFETES
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: SIPLEC
Type/number of model: LEC 511 / Reference DFRP2T-008MC36-IP44-CLEAR , LEC 512 / Reference DFRP2T-008MC36-IP44-MULTI, LEC 513 / Reference DFRP2T-008MC36-IP44-RED , LEC 514 / Reference DFRP2T-008MC36-IP44-BLUE, LEC 515 / Reference DFRP2T-008MC36-IP44-YELLOW
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. Water penetration may cause an electric shock or lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Multicoloured lighting chains, 9.5 m long.
Batch number/Barcode: 3603312920805
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0954/16
Product: Electric bicycle
Name: Elops
Risk: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: B´TWIN
Type/number of model: ELOPS 900 E code 8300083
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear drum brakes may suddenly lose braking power, causing the cyclist to fall and suffer injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Electric bicycle.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected products were distributed between 8.12.2015 and 28.1.2016.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0922/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Civic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Model: Civic 5 door, MY 2015. Types: FK1 (1.4 Petrol) , FK2 (1.8 Petrol) and FK3 (1.6 diesel); EC-type approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0255*12, e11*2001/116*0256*13, e11*2001/116*0256*14, e11*2001/116*0257*12, e11*2001/116*0257*13
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic filter of the vehicle stability assist (VSA) /anti-lock braking modulator may be misaligned and a small piece of broken filter might enter the modulator. As a result, the vehicle stability system may not be able to control the vehicle as intended.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles affected have been manufactured between 12th April 2016 and 18th April 2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0936/16
Product: Pick-up truck
Name: RAM 1500
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: Individual approval numbers. Type: DS
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect routing of the positive battery cable may lead to short-circuit and fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pick-up truck.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8/8/2013 and 13/6/2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0937/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-, B-, GLA-Class
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type: 245 G EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0470*16
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect fitting of the pre-fuse box may lead to fire and to the loss of electrical power. In the case of a break in the contact, the engine can cut out while the vehicle is in motion and the steering assistance, the SRS system (e.g. airbags), ESP or instrument panel can fail, with an increased risk of injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from March 2016 to April 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0938/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Class
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type: 204, 204 K; EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*38 ff, e1*2001/116*0457*31 ff.
Risk level: Serious risk
An incorrect cover has been fitted at the bottom of the engine compartment. If it comes into contact with the exhaust system decoupling element, the cover may catch fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in February 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0939/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Continental Flying Spur
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bentley
Type/number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0221; SCBBE53W47C048927-SCBBF53W29C061062
Risk level: Serious risk
The glass panel in the roof may be insufficiently bonded to the sliding sunroof panel. The glass panel could fall and injure car occupants and/or cause a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles affected have been produced between 25/4/07-31/10/08
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0940/16
Product: Motorcycles
Name: Touring and Softail
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Harley-Davidson
Type/number of model: FLHTCU, FLHTCU TC, FLHTCUL, FLHTCUL TC, FLHTK, FLHTKL, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLTRX, FLTRXS, FLTRU, FLHXSE, FLSS, FLSTFBS, FXSE
Risk level: Serious risk
The motorcycles may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch after being parked for an extended period. If this condition remains undetected, it could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle when it is either started in gear or when it is first put into gear.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycles.
Batch number/Barcode: MY 2016 motorcycles built from 17/07/15 through 31/03/16 in the USA and from 17/09/15 through 20/05/16 outside the USA, with black master cylinder part numbers 36700049B, 36700056B, 36700146 and 36700186.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0941/16
Product: Scooters
Name: Sprinter, Nova and DY
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: DAYTONA
Type/number of model: Types SPRINTER 125 (DS1), SPRINTER 50 (DS0), NOVA 100 (DV1) and DY 125
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect treatment of the stem during production can result in loss of front suspension and lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Scooters.
Batch number/Barcode: MY 2013 – 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Alert number: A12/0947/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Auris
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The vehicles concerned may have been equipped with a headlamp service part with incorrect specification. As a result, light distribution may be affected and there is a risk of the lights blinding drivers coming in the opposite direction.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from October 2012 through May 2015.
Country of origin: Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0949/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Cruze
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chevrolet
Type/number of model: Vehicles equipped with Euro 4 Diesel Engine.
Risk level: Serious risk
Fretting corrosion of an Engine Control Unit (ECU) terminal, caused by the insufficiently tight fit of the ECU bracket and battery trays, may cause the engine to stall intermittently without early warning.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production year: 2010
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0955/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace V, Megane IV and Talisman
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: EC-type approval numbers: E2*2007/46*0470*03 (Espace V); E2*2007/46*0546*02 (Megane IV); E2*2007/46*2969*02 and E2*2007/46*2969*03 (Talisman)
Risk level: Serious risk
The hydraulic unit of the anti-lock braking /electronic stability control system may have been contaminated with plastic or metallic particles during the manufacturing process. This could lead to a decrease in the efficiency of the anti-lock braking and/or the electronic stability control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles equipped with ABS-ESC hydraulic unit assembled between 12/02/2016 and 03/03/2016 or 17/03/2016 and 12/04/2016 and fitted on Espace V and Talisman, manufactured between 19/02/2016 and 20/04/2016, or Megane IV, manufactured between 26/02/2016 and 22/04/2016, are affected.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0956/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Dokker and Lodgy
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type/number of model: EC type approval: E2*2001/116*0314*79
Risk level: Serious risk
The hydraulic unit of the anti-lock braking /electronic stability control system may have been contaminated with plastic or metallic particles during the manufacturing process. This could lead to a decrease in the efficiency of the anti-lock braking and/or the electronic stability control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles equipped with ABS-ESC hydraulic unit assembled between 12/02/2016 and 03/03/2016 or between 17/03/2016 and 12/04/2016 and possibly fitted on Dacia Dokker, manufactured between 26/02/2016 and 21/04/2016, and Dacia Lodgy, manufactured between 26/02/2016 and 22/04/2016, are affected.
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0944/16
Product: Firework
Name: Match Thunder
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: SVEA Fireworks
Type/number of model: Match Thunder 540
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level is too high and this can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Flash banger firework. The housing body is made of paper and cardboard and inside there is a pyrotechnic composition. The flash banger has a protruding initiator to be ignited. The product is sold in a box containing six individual flash bangers.
Batch number/Barcode: 7331444020693
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0926/16
Product: Plush toy
Name: Moogy Fastening Doll
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Miniland Educational
Type/number of model: ref. 96295
Risk level: Serious risk
The red button on the toy becomes easily detached, 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Colourful, educational, plush toy with zips, buttons, buckles and laces for children aged between 12 and 36 months. The toy is 47 cm tall. The packaging is a blue cardboard box with pictures on the sides.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 01151402813085 Barcode: 8413082962951
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0927/16
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ZEEMAN
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (e.g. a prong of the rake) can come off. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy set with water wheel and rake, sold in different colours, for children of +1 years and older.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711197558992; Batch 55899
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/0928/16
Product: Modelling clay with magnet
Name: INTELLIGENTE
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: CLVA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product includes a small loose magnet with a high magnetic flux. If a child swallows this small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation. 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, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 'Intelligent' modelling clay with a magnet, supplied in a metallic tin.
Batch number/Barcode: 8594164760358
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0930/16
Product: Balloons
Name: Ballons lumineux ('Luminous balloons')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: WAKADABALOON
Type/number of model: ref # 700032
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 0.31 mg/kg). A child could put the balloon in the mouth to blow or suck it; nitrosamines are carcinogenic via inhalation and ingestion. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Balloons in different colours, containing a device to light them up.
Batch number/Barcode: 6955621100032; lot : 1201003
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0933/16
Product: Expandable toys
Name: AMAZING CAPSULE CREATURES - DINOSAURS
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: YUDA
Type/number of model: ref. 06062
Risk level: Serious risk
The capsule with the foam dinosaur can be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of small children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 12 coloured capsules which increase in size and turn into soft foam dinosaurs when put in water. Packaging: a cardboard and plastic blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 8431878811795
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0942/16
Product: Toy excavator
Name: Friction Power Engineering car [Maszyny budowlane]
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BRIMAREX
Type/number of model: Art. no. 1312A710
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy excavator (e.g. digger of the excavator, back wheel). Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy excavator made of plastic. The toy is sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907791568885
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0943/16
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Lovely Baby Barrow - Beautiful Pram
Risk: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: iCOM
Type/number of model: #588280
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal tubes which support the seat lack an appropriate cover and may stab the child during play. In addition, there are sharp points and edges, leading to cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink toy pushchair for dolls, made of metal tubes and plastic with a detachable seat made of fabric.
Batch number/Barcode: 140210588280/6925882800804
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0948/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: CAP GUN
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: PIR
Type/number of model: 85205
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level of the toy 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Revolver-type toy gun with a metal barrel and brown plastic grip (drum 8-shot), packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901353047351
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0957/16
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Parking garage
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: New Classic Toys
Type/number of model: Art. n° 1016
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts that could be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden toy parking garage with different accessories, in the form of a kit to be assembled; packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8718446010164, batch 910815
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
      
Alert number: A11/0069/16
Product: Doorbell
Name: Mehrklang Gong - Melody 230 V
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Heidemann
Type/number of model: Art.-No: 70618
Risk level: Other risk level
Neither the operating instructions nor the product itself indicate how the product is to be properly connected to the electricity network. If the electricity is switched off before installation, as the operating instructions require, but the device is not connected properly and the electricity switched on again, this may, under certain circumstances, cause an electric shock. 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, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Doorbell packaged in a cardboard and blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 4011150706182
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany