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Report 32 (Published on: 10/08/2018)

Alert number: A12/1162/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Black Sabbath
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: World famous tattoo ink
Type / number of model: lot: WFBS170506; exp date 06.11.2020.
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains barium (measured value: 92 mg/kg).
Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of barium does not exceed 50 mg/kg.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Black tattoo ink, in a 30 ml plastic bottle with screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: 813082026963, batch B322587
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1174/18
Product: Drain cleaner
Name: DISGORGANTE RAPIDO ZAPEC
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: ZAPEC
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety cap easily opens even with the safety seals. The product contains sulphuric acid (concentration 94% in volume), which is corrosive and causes irritation by contact, ingestion or inhalation.
A person could easily come into contact with the product leading to skin, eye and lung irritation and burns.

The product does not comply with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 750 ml of liquid for cleaning and unblocking drains in a yellow plastic bottle with blue cap.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: L132817 Bar code: 8007834153003
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
    
Alert number: A12/1150/18
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Wii Bery
Type / number of model: 6120
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative pearls can easily detach, generating small parts.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' pullover with a textile appliquéd pattern on the front and decorative pearls.
Batch number / Barcode: 2017006120
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1154/18
Product: Children's jacket
Name: Amazing
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Nirvana
Type / number of model: Ref. SWEETY/BABY TOTAL ORDER size 5 years
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the hood of the jacket.
The drawstrings may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading 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 (By: Distributor)
Description: Children's hooded fleece jacket with drawstring.
Batch number / Barcode: 3441390062204
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1159/18
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: RESERVED
Type / number of model: Item № LМ216–80Х, № LG053-09X
Risk level: Serious risk
There are unattached cords in the waist area.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1) Trousers with a cord in the waist area; 2) Denim trousers with a cord in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5902094599505, , 2) 5902094586673
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
     
Alert number: A12/1177/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hello Bikini
Type / number of model: HELLO - 028
Risk level: Serious risk
The bikini top bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
These cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girl's bikini set in pink fabric with palm trees print, decorated with green frills on both top and bottom part intended for 8 years old girls The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords in the same fabric to be tied at the back area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1178/18
Product: Girls’ sandals
Name: Hello Kitty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand:  SANRIO
Type / number of model: Ref. N8434
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorations on the sandals contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 20% by weight).
If a child touches and sucks the sandals, the substance enters the body. This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Pink sandals for girls with a cat face on the Velcro strap. Hello Kitty is marked on the insole.
Batch number / Barcode: 94960406885024
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1179/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: GG731
Risk level: Serious risk
The bikini top bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
These cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girl's bikini set in pink fabric intended for 5/6 years old girls. The top part of the bikini set has decorative embroidery in several colours, pink fringes and and bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
Batch number / Barcode: 2772903127310
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1180/18
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: EBITA
Type / number of model: 186315
Risk level: Serious risk
The dress has functional cords, to be tied at the back.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress with lace decoration along with roses sketches on, for 2-year old girls. This dress has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1181/18
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Last Star Love
Type / number of model: NA-8217
Risk level: Serious risk
The dress has cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress with floral embroided pattern and pink lining, intended for girls up to 24 months. It has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1133/18
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: World Travel Adapter with USB
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: FOXNOVO
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible if the travel plug adapter is not correctly assembled (connection of the USA plug part with the UK plug part). Moreover, the insulation of the plug pins is inadequate.
Users could suffer an electric shock if touching live parts of the adapter.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other
Description: Travel adapter with USB (6 cm x 5 cm x 4.5 cm) with a UK and a USA plug. The USB power port and two indicator lights are located on the USA plug. The product has been sold online (eg. via eBay).
Batch number / Barcode: 888566405732
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1148/18
Product: Electric iron
Name: Vaporella Forever 615
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: POLTI
Type / number of model: VAPORELLA FOREVER 615 PRO
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic part of the iron can overheat and the power cable can detach from the anchoring system, leaving live parts accessible.
A user could touch the plastic part or live parts and receive burns or 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Steam generator iron in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8007411009037; PLEU0179189053AR48
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1149/18
Product: Aquarium lamp
Name: LUMIVIE LED / Aquarium LED Lighting
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: AQUAVIE
Type / number of model: G2 RAN06 6W WHITE
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is insufficient.
As a consequence users might receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: LED lamp to be clipped in place above an aquarium, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3700290414354
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/1152/18
Product: Extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DG-DM04
Risk level: Serious risk
The socket outlets are not protected by shutters.
The user could access live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Red extension lead with 4 sockets (2 on each side).
Batch number / Barcode: 3781375104122
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1171/18
Product: Transportable gas cylinders for fire suppression
Name: Inergen
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: TYCO
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Fissures and corrosion inside the cylinders have weakened the steel material.
Several years after the manufacture, they can explode spontaneously when in use or in storage.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on transportable pressure equipment.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: High-pressure steel cylinders filled with gas
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture: 2001
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1135/18
Product: Fashion necklace
Name: CHEMA ISRAEL HAMSA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Kabbale
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.005% in weight) and lead (measured value: 74% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver-coloured necklace with large pendant. The pendant consists of a broad metal ring with engraved Hebrew calligraphy, around a cross with a sparkling stone in the middle . The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1136/18
Product: Pendant
Name: Fashion Women Gold Plated Heart Leaf
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 81% in weight) and lead (measured value: 0.26% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Gold-plated pendant in the shape of a heart with crystals in the inside. The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1137/18
Product: Metal bra/bikini necklace
Name: Fashion Women Sexy Triangle Bra Chest Body Chain
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: STKO 156022116
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 95% by weight).
This element 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Gold coloured, triangular, metal bra/bikini fastened with metal chains, packed in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via eBAY).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1138/18
Product: Bracelet
Name: Bracelet Charm Perles Spacer Forme Raisin
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Souarts
Type / number of model: X000LV7P09
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 42% in weight) and lead (measured value: up to 8.4% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Charm bracelet comprising a metal ribbon on which several decorations are hanging. The single decorations are metal rings which can include purple crystals. The bracelet is packed in a bag and in a sleeve. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1139/18
Product: Jewellery set
Name: Wedding Jewellery for women
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Malloom
Type / number of model: LZC51230597
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: more than 61% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 0.065% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Jewellery set consisting of earrings and necklace in silver-coloured metal artwork with integrated crystals. The product is delivered in a bag on a yellow display with the words ‘Fashion jewelry’. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1140/18
Product: Jewellery set
Name: Set Bijoux Paon Pourpre éMail Festoon Bib
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Festoon
Type / number of model: XYQ60319122
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 91% in weight) and releases nickel in an excessive amount (measured value: 39 μg/cm²/week).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if in contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Set consisting of necklace and earrings in silver-coloured metal made up of flowers in metal painted violet, fuchsia or pink. The set is packaged in a sachet. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1141/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Chaîne Sequins Multicouches Exquise Collier
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Suyi
Type / number of model: X000P3TPI3
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.072% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 0.67% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Necklace in gold-coloured metal consisting of three chains with pendants in the form of discs and rods. The necklace is packed in a sachet and a box. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1142/18
Product: Jewellery set
Name: YAZILIND Femme 18K plaqué or évider Collier Boucle
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: more than 80% in weight) and lead (measured value: more than 1% in weight).
Both elements are harmful to human health and accumulate in the body. Cadmium may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: ‘Fashion Jewelry’ set comprising earrings, a ring, a bracelet and a necklace, twisted design in golden metal with clear diamante stones. It is delivered on a cardboard base in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1143/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Indian-style earrings
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 7% in 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Earrings with silver-coloured metal parts and nacre stones, packaged in a small and a large sachet . The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1144/18
Product: Ring
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value: 0.5% in weight).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and may damage fertility, breast-fed children or the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Ring in gold-coloured metal with diamante stones on the upper surface, presented in two layers of transparent packaging. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1145/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Aquamarine sky blue - Swarovski crystals
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: C2076-OCEAN BLUE PO041801170394
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 82% 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Metallic earrings, silver coloured, with blue hanging, hear-shaped crystal. Presented in a case with ‘Fashion Jewelry’ inscribed on it and in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1146/18
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WTX60808484
Risk level: Serious risk
The product the product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 4.5 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bracelet with silver-coloured metal parts and three large turquoise beads, packed in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1147/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Bijoux Femme Collier Chaîne Chemisier Faux
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Go4U
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 93% 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver-coloured metal necklace with artwork and embedded black stones. The product has been sold online (e.g. via Cdiscount)."
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1163/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: L&S
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The earrings contain cadmium (measured value: 8.2% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Metal earrings with a pearl.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1151/18
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED reflektor s pohybovym cidlom
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Carneo
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has no earth connection.
This could result in an electric shock for the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED floodlight with a motion sensor, packed in a cardboard box. Dimensions: 200 x 120 x 90 mm
Batch number / Barcode: 8588006167290
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/1156/18
Product: Ceiling light
Name: OPRAWA SUFITOWA
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: POLUX
Type / number of model: Typ: OLAL-A1X4WWA Model: OB-B01E Index: 206855
Risk level: Serious risk
The light does not have an earth connection.
As a consequence, the device could be connected to the mains supply without an earth connection and users might receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED ceiling light, packed in a cardboard box. Dimension: 86 x 85 mm
Batch number / Barcode: 5903137206855, Lot: SE1309OB-1
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
     
Alert number: A12/1173/18
Product: LED strip light
Name: Ruban Tissu Led - 100 Lamps Led
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Warm White LED 81410092 Cold White LED 81410030
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation, and the creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings, of the power supply unit are not sufficient.
The user could touch life parts and suffer electrical shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Flexible fabric strip with 100 LED lights in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 3513170099950
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/1153/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: S-Class
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0335*32-36, e1*2001/116*0396*18-20; types: 222, 217
Risk level: Serious risk
On certain vehicles, the nuts to attach the conductor rails inside the fuse box in the boot may not have been installed.
This could lead to increased contact resistance between the conductor rails and, as a consequence, cause a fire or failure in the engine functioning, seat belt functions and the dashboard, leading to an increased risk of accident and injury.

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 August 2017 and February 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1157/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ypsilon
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*36; Type: 312
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheel bolts have not been correctly tightened.
This may cause the wheels to detach, leading to an accident.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 22 September 2017 and 28 May 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1158/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: AMG G 63
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*96/79*0064*38; Type: 463
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake calliper brackets on the rear axle may develop cracks and fail.
This could lead to a reduction in the braking performance.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between December 2017 and April 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1164/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Niro
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KIA
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*1139*00, e4*2007/46*1139*01, e4*2007/46*1139*02
Risk level: Serious risk
Oil might leak on the power electrode inside the hydraulic clutch actuator.
This may result in a short-circuit, leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured in 2017
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1169/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: CRF250R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: HONDA
Type / number of model: Type: ME12
Risk level: Serious risk
The clutch outer and the judder spring are inadequate.
If the motorcycle is ridden repeatedly with a high engine rpm, the clutch outer overheats and can break, which would result in an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects 2018 MY vehicles, produced from 06/10/2017 to 04/04/2018.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1170/18
Product: Lorry
Name: HD004
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Models:TP6X2, 11MM016, 11MM036, VF611L1, VF611L3 Type approval number: e2*2007/46*0323
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake system has a parking brake on axles 1 and 3, but the vehicles are fitted with a parking brake only on axle 3.
There is a risk that the vehicle cannot be parked on an incline exceeding 12 % because the vehicle’s trailer brake may fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 01/12/2014 and 17/01/2018
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1172/18
Product: Car tyre
Name: Sava Avant 4+
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: DEBICA
Type / number of model: 295/80R22.5 152/148 M
Risk level: Serious risk
The external contour of the tyres is deformed when inflated.
As a consequence, when installed in the steer position on large trucks, the vibration could lead to carcass break.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Car tyre
Batch number / Barcode: DOT numbers (on the sidewall of the tyre): A587 FB1W 2618 or A587 FB1W 2718; mold piece code 353048.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/1182/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: X5, X6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0421*10-22, e1*2007/46*0412*08-17, e1*2007/46*0454*11-22; Types: X5, X6, X-N1
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball stud of the left wishbone (control arm) on the front axle is inadequate.
As a consequence, it could break and lead to impaired steering.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 June 2018 and 11 June 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1184/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Stelvio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0435*01 Type: 949
Risk level: Serious risk
Water may enter the vehicle electrics.
As a consequence, various electrical functions may fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2016 and May 2018.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1131/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Kerstdecoratie
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Intratuin Nederland
Type / number of model: 0617 10007899
Risk level: Serious risk
The eye(s) of the squirrel can be easily detached, generating small parts.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White plush toy in the shape of a squirrel.
Batch number / Barcode: 2011999562965
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1132/18
Product: Toy slime
Name: Barrel O Slime
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: LG-Imports
Type / number of model: LG9016
Risk level: Serious risk
The slime contains boron (measured value: 1088 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: Distributor)
Description: Red slime in a red plastic container.
Batch number / Barcode: 205AO1774
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1134/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: ‘Soft Bullet Blaster’ and ‘Dinobots’
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Kai Li Toys / Superjuguete
Type / number of model: ref 394 and 396
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Two sets of toy guns with projectiles with suctions cups. One of them in the shape of a dinosaur (Triceratops) with 10 bullets. The other in the shape of a rifle with 18 bullets. Both sold in blister boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435265717813 and 8435265717790
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
       
Alert number: A12/1155/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Article No: TP18-322
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (eyes, nose) come off the toy.
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: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Soft toy dog with black sunglasses and a black sheriff's hat. The toy is battery-operated.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595573018320
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1160/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sofia the First
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Charm Girls
Type / number of model: No. 8112
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with a necklace around the neck that acts as a switch (plays and sings).
Batch number / Barcode: 8952728811210, ITEM NO: TB-2728, 5-192-56
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1161/18
Product: Musical toy
Name: Super carousel
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. 500-16
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (wheel, stickers) can detach from the toy.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Battery-operated (3 AA-batteries, not included), three-storey, musical carousel with different animal figures on horseback, and stickers made of plastic. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901818044741
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
    
Alert number: A12/1165/18
Product: Plastic ball
Name: Pilka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Art. nr SP863-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The balls contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 48.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The toy does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic ball with rounded spikes, packed in a net bag (each bag contains 3 balls).
Batch number / Barcode: 5902706302660
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1166/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beatrice
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.B1153
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18.7 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approx. 30 cm tall with accessories (jewellery).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/1167/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful Fashion Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 668A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19.2 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801008835
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1168/18
Product: Plastic toy dinosaur
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.858
Risk level: Serious risk
The eggs are small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Battery-operated, plastic dinosaur with light, sound and three plastic eggs. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6971345220016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1175/18
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Camión playa
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Rama Tritton
Type / number of model: ref. 29413
Risk level: Serious risk
The lorry's wheels come off, generating small parts.
If a child put the small parts in the mouth, they could block its airways.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Beach toy set consisting of a lorry with accessories, supplied in a plastic net.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019629413
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1176/18
Product: Set of toy cars
Name: Fire
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: AMATOYS
Type / number of model: TS35851
Risk level: Serious risk
The two figures are small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Set of toy cars and lorries with red toy figures. The product is supplied in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234974018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1183/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet the First
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.2098
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall with long hair dressed as a princess. Available in three different versions each with a alternative dress.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595500014319, ITEM NO:bm1431K47
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1185/18
Product: Toy car
Name: Happy Singing Trucks
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Spring Flower
Type / number of model: NO:7006C-3; Item No.: 7006 (on packaging) G087288-7006AC-3986 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (metal screw) can easily be detached from the toy and the excavator's boom protrudes.
A child could put the small part or the protruding boom in the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Friction powered excavator made of coloured plastic material. Packaged in a plastic blister.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773976998
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  





Report 31 (Published on: 03/08/2018)

Alert number: A12/1120/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Bright Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink contains cadmium (measured value: 0.62 mg/kg), mercury (measured value: 0.32 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 62 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of cadmium and mercury in tattoo inks do not exceed 0.2 mg/kg and that the level of barium does not exceed 50 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bright red tattoo ink in a plastic bottle with screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: SS258, art. st1007BR; exp. date 31.07.2022
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1122/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Bright Orange
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value: 14.7 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 75 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the level of barium not exceed 50 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bright Orange ink, plastic bottle with srcew top, 30 ml, MPG date 03.2017, exp. date 03. 2020,
Batch number / Barcode: lot G-125, item number E081
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1069/18
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: La Ormiga
Type / number of model:  and 180156221 , 1820156207, Ref 1820156205,
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put the buttons in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Clothing set for babies consisting of a dress with shorts or trousers in floral pattern. Different sets available. Size: 12 months to 3 years.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435506246102, , 8435506246195 , and 8435506246331
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1106/18
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Deco
Type / number of model: 18/330
Risk level: Serious risk
The blouse has drawstrings in the waist area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of two parts – a pair of trousers and a blouse intended for children aged 6-24 months, with a cord in the waist area of the tunic which is not fixed and whose length exceeds 14 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 1601720183302
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1108/18
Product: Babies' outfit
Name: Güpürlü Çıtçıtli Badi
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Beyaz bebek
Type / number of model: 802
Risk level: Serious risk
The small pearl can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small part in the mouth, which could as a result obstruct the airways.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby's outfit with skirt for children up to 3 years old, with glued pearl in the middle of clothing
Batch number / Barcode: 8 678678678023
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1114/18
Product: Jacket
Name: Children’s Hoody
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Zeeman
Type / number of model: 3538
Risk level: Serious risk
The jacket contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amines 3,3'-dimethoxybenzidine (measured concentration: >100 mg/kg) and benzidine (measured concentration: 75 mg/kg).
When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin.
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Jacket with hood (with ears and eyes) for children. Available in different colours and patterns.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1116/18
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hoppi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small pearl can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small part in the mouth, which could as a result block the airways.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' clothing set of two pieces intended for children under 3 years old, with ribbon attached with golden edging and glued pearl on the front of the blouse
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1117/18
Product: Babies' dress
Name: Güpür Yakali Elbise
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Minicix
Type / number of model: code: 607
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative rhinestone can easily become detached.
A young child may put this small pars in the mouth, which could as a result block the airways.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress for children up to 3 years of age, with roses and a tulle flower with a rhinestone, attached to a metallic element
Batch number / Barcode: bar code: 6 0760085211001
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1129/18
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: La Ormiga
Type / number of model: Ref 1820156210
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the buttons in the mouth, they could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Floral dress for girls, size 3.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435506246249
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1094/18
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Czujnik czadu
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DETC-01
Risk level: Serious risk
The device is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.
The product poses a risk of CO poisoning.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Battery-powered carbon monoxide detector (CO detector). Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902115406836
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/1061/18
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Light & Natural brightening cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Carotone
Type / number of model: 6182000100493
Risk level: Serious risk
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (2 % by weight ).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Skin lightening cream in a yellow and orange jar with orange screwcap
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/1064/18
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Clear Therapy, extra lightening lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CT+
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (max. 2 %).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritations and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Skin lightening cream in a white 250ml bottle with black labelling.
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100533132
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/1065/18
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Lightening beauty cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Caro White
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The skin cream contains hydroquinone (max. 2%).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Skin lightening cream in an orange and white jar with an orange screwcap
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/1097/18
Product: Hair gel
Name: Hair gel With PRO – Vitamin B5 – gél na vlasy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: EDITT COSMETICS
Type / number of model: 08176747, best used before the end: 06 2020, 5 904215 406747
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Gel in 500 ml tubes, in different colours
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/1099/18
Product: Teeth whitening product
Name: Kit de 15 Pcs Blanchiment des Dents
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: niceEshop
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 6% by weight).
At high concentrations it causes skin irritation and it is harmful if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users
Description: 15-piece teeth whitening kit. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the Amazon marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1105/18
Product: Teeth whitening product
Name: Instant whitening pen
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Dazzling White
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 7.9% by weight).
Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

This product does not comply with the cosmetic regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Brush-pen for teeth whitening purpose in a blister pack. The product has been sold on the WISH marketplace. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1113/18
Product: Skin cream
Name: Beauty Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Diana
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

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: Packaging: Diana Beauty Cream, blue box with white print
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number: 160213 Bar Code: 5280080004401
Country of origin: Lebanon
Alert submitted by: Ireland
   
Alert number: A12/1118/18
Product: Hair Cream
Name: De-Frizz + Tame
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: D.FI
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
This leave-on hair product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

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: 250ml black tube with white and yellow print
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 669326080634
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1119/18
Product: Hair Cream
Name: Volume Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: D.FI
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
This leave-on hair product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

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: Volume Cream 200 ml black tube with white and red print
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code: 669316069172
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1075/18
Product: USB power supply
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: CG-3400A
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts or arcing could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: AC/DC Adaptor with USB. No individual packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1083/18
Product: Power supply
Name: 500mA Power Adaptor
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: M1-PSU4-5A
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
Electrical breakdown during use could lead to a fire or to 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 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Power supply, output 12 V DC, packed in a brown cardboard box .
Batch number / Barcode: 913180211A
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1088/18
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: WORLDWIDE TRAVEL ADAPTOR
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GK Power
Type / number of model: ADD-02 (ON THE PACKAGE)
Risk level: Serious risk
Live pins are accessible when the adapter is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live pins.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Universal Travel adaptor. Packaged in blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 52900966020418
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1102/18
Product: Mains socket tester
Name: Schuko testeri
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Axxel
Type / number of model: EM908 / 8068
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the product is inadequate
The user can receive an electric shock from live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61010 .
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains socket tester, sold in a blister package.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438152080689
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1103/18
Product: Extension lead
Name: Bloco de tomadas
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ANTE
Type / number of model: Model 106B
Risk level: Serious risk
The shutters on the socket outlets are inadequate.
The user could access live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Extension lead with 6 socket outlets.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1121/18
Product: Multiplug
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: FAR
Type / number of model: F32
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the product can be accessible.
Users might suffer an electric shock if touching live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Electric multi-plug with 5 socket outlets, without earthing contacts.
Batch number / Barcode: 8699292410325
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1076/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Davieslee Or Byzantin jewellery for men
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: KN61_22, PO0571802080010 and D14 (necklace); KP378, P (pendant)
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (value: 1.7 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other
Description: Men's necklace with a pendant in the form of a cross made of black and grey metal. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1077/18
Product: Jewellery set
Name: Pearl Crystal Wedding Jewelry Set Elegant Pearl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 78% 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: Other
Description: Jewellery set (earrings and necklace) made of gold-coloured metal with decorative beads. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1078/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Rhinestone Cute Little Panda
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: SH-JY-364
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 70% 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: Other
Description: Necklace with a panda-shaped pendant made of grey metal, attached to a cardboard with the words ‘Fashion jewelry’. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1079/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Fashion Charm Statement Crystal Pendant
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 74% 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: Other
Description: Necklace consisting of a silver-coloured chain with pendants in the shape of flowers with a blue rhinestone. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1080/18
Product: Ring
Name: 2017 imitation jewellery men’s ring
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 82% 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: Other
Description: Men's metallic, silver-coloured ring (size 8) with a raised middle finger. The ring comes in a bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1081/18
Product: Set of three bracelets
Name: 4 Styles! 3pcs Charm Women Bracelet
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead and cadmium (measured values up to 3.2% by weight and 63 % by weight respectively).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and 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: Other
Description: Set of 3 different coloured bracelets, each with a pendant. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1082/18
Product: Jewellery set
Name: Bride's Butterfly Flower Rhinestone Pendant
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value up to 85% 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: Other
Description: Silver-coloured, metallic jewellery set (necklace and earrings) presented on white cardboard bearing the wording ‘Fashion Jewelry’. It comes in a transparent bag. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the WISH marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1085/18
Product: Wristwatch
Name: Armbanduhr
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Infinity man
Type / number of model: Infinity man wristwatch, order 17932200.
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (measured value up to 2.8 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Silver-coloured, metallic wristwatch, packed in a transparent plastic box with printed cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004490355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1107/18
Product: Wristwatch
Name: Armbanduhr
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Infinity woman
Type / number of model: Infinity woman wristwatch, order 17892000
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the strap of the watch is too high (value: up to 3.12 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Gold-coloured, shiny metal wrist-strap comprising individual links, folding-clasp closure, watch, packaged in a transparent plastic box, on a printed card base.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004177645
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1124/18
Product: Ankle bracelet
Name: ILOVEDIY Anklet Bracelet de Cheville Argent Indien
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: A9573, F1-07-06
Risk level: Serious risk
The pendant contains Cadmium (measured value 89% by weight).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer,sensitisation and allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Ankle bracelet in silver-coloured metal consisting of several thin chain connected through a pendant with metal engraving and two turcoise rhinestone. The product has been sold online (e.g. on Amazon).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1125/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Style vintage look rétro goldone tribal
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a chemical risk it releases 1.09 µg/cm²/week nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.
Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fashion jewellery necklace. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the eBay marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1126/18
Product: Pendant
Name: SUN Pendant 925 Silver Plated
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 0.041% by weight) and releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 12 µg/cm²/ week).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. 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: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver pendant for necklace in the shape of the sun with a rhinestone in the centre. The product has been sold online (e.g. on the eBay marketplace).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1086/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: MXM China
Type / number of model: P10-X08
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Refillable, lipstick-shaped lighters, approx. 8 cm long, black, white or pink, spotted.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1090/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 100 mini kerstverlichting
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Handson
Type / number of model: Article 471.135
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical contacts can come loose, leaving live parts accessible.
The user could suffer an electric shock while changing a light in the chain.

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 100 lamps in a green cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8711247856320; 2017 on label product
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1089/18
Product: LED light
Name: LED Panel Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Light: 6W LED Panel Light; Power supply: HJY5-7x1W
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED light supplied with a power supply and sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1112/18
Product: Bicycle LED lamp and charger
Name: Thor 800
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Spanninga
Type / number of model: THOR-800 HM-084-1000 (battery charger)
Risk level: Serious risk
The lacquer insulated primary coil of the charger transformer is touching the lacquer insulated secondary coil.
The accessible secondary circuit can become live.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Bicycle LED lamp supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a red-white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8715117022419
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1062/18
Product: Lorry
Name: TGL, TGM, TGS, TGX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: various
Risk level: Serious risk
The nuts on the spring clamps may be insufficiently hardened. This may lead to a loss of pre-tension force in the screw connection and subsequent breaking of the spring clamps.
In the event of the spring clamp breaking, the axle would no longer be safely lifted. The resulting unstable driving behaviour of the vehicle poses the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between June 1999 and April 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1063/18
Product: Bus
Name: Urbino
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Solaris
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e8*2007/46*0007*19 Type: URBINO 18
Risk level: Serious risk
Cracks on the underbody in the articulation area could lead to the separation of the side-member from the cross-member on the vehicle frame.
This poses a risk to passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between December 2015 and December 2017.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1084/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Panigale
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e49*168/2013*00037*; Type: DA
Risk level: Serious risk
Fuel may leak from the fuel tank.
This could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2018.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1091/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Proace
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: Vehicles with 2.0L diesel engine
Risk level: Serious risk
An oil plug located on the side of the engine may not be properly tightened.
Engine oil could consequently leak and fall onto the road posing a risk for following traffic.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 2 May 2018 and 2 June 2018
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1096/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: ASX, Outlander, Outlander PHEV
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0406*20, e1*2001/116*0406*19, e1*2007/46*0368*05, e1*2007/46*0368*08, e1*2001/116*0406*16, e1*2001/116*0406*21, e1*2007/46*0368*04, e1*2007/46*0368*07, Type: GA0W, GF0W, GG0W
Risk level: Serious risk
The parking brake lever shaft might be stuck due to corrosion or/and the auto-adjuster of the rear brake piston assembly might be inoperative.
The parking brake might work with lower efficiency or might be inoperative.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model years: 2013 - 2016 (ASX), 2013 - 2016 (Outlander), 2014 - 2016 (Outlander PHEV).
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Alert number: A12/1109/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e22007/46*0534*04, e2*2007*46*0534*05, e2*2007/46*0534*06
Risk level: Serious risk
Several components of the chassis may not be correctly tightened.
This could affect the suspension and the steering.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured on 6 June 2018
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1111/18
Product: Solder
Name: Juotostina 60 % Tina, 40 % Lyijy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Tubman
Type / number of model: Wire diameter: 0,8 mm Weight of the product: 100 g.
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (value: 40% by weight) while it is not correctly labelled for restriction to professional users.
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Metallic soldering wire on a green coil.
Batch number / Barcode: Articel number: 30-9565
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1058/18
Product: Wind-up toys
Name: wind me up!
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Tiger
Type / number of model: Ref.: 3001171. Batch: 90066.
Risk level: Serious risk
The chick’s comb and the rabbit’s ears come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

he product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Wind-up chick and rabbit with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 200030011711
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1059/18
Product: Felt-tip pens
Name: SCENTOS - Scented Markers
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: GOLIATH
Type / number of model: 35225.048
Risk level: Serious risk
The water melon-scented pen contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.025% by weight). In addition, the strawberry-scented pen contains the fragrance benzyl benzoate (measured value: 0.02% by weight) while this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients.
These substances can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, especially if consumers are not made aware of their presence through the list of ingredients.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Packet of 8 scented felt-tip pens.
Batch number / Barcode: 021709
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1060/18
Product: Wind-up toy
Name: ‘SPRITE’ turtle and ‘GOOD LUCKY’ elephant
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Toinsa
Type / number of model: Ref 03-8280 and 03-8686
Risk level: Serious risk
Both the winder of the turtle and the elephant’s trunk come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, it could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small yellow wind-up toys in the shape of a turtle and an elephant.
Batch number / Barcode: 8349000382801 and 8349000386861
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1066/18
Product: Wind-up bath toys
Name: BathToys / Taking a Bath"
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Amatoys
Type / number of model: Ref 40827 555, 40829 556 and 40830 527
Risk level: Serious risk
The winder comes off the toy, generating a small part.
If a child puts the small part in the mouth, it could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Wind-up bath toys in different shapes (turtle, fish, crocodile). Supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234988602, 8435234988619 and 8435234988626
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1067/18
Product: Squeezable ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Interibi
Type / number of model:  ref 698102090
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of mesophilic aerobic bacteria in the liquid is too high (measured quantity: 4x105 cfu/ml).
There is a risk of contracting infection as the liquid may come into contact with open wounds, mouth, hands or eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Squeezable plastic ball with a face on it, containing a liquid which comes out when the ball is squeezed (smiley appears to vomit). Supplied in a hard plastic ball.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1068/18
Product: Puffer toys with batteries
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Interibi
Type / number of model: ref 698104290, 698101790
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic spikes on the toy come off easily and are small parts.
If a child puts the spikes in its mouth, they may block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Puffer ball toys in different forms (bear and worm) with batteries.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1070/18
Product: Yo-Yo ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Somi Milena
Type / number of model: Ref 6200, 6201 and 6202
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord attached to the ball is too long.
The cord could wrap around a child's neck, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Rubber balls with a cord (yo-yo balls).
Batch number / Barcode: 8410213636200, 8410210626201 and 8410213926202
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1071/18
Product: Tea set
Name: Luci - Kitchen and Tea Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KE GUAY
Type / number of model: Ref 71758 (JJ533B-5/6)
Risk level: Serious risk
The top of the lid of the coffee pot comes off easily, generating a small part.
If a child puts the small part in its mouth, it could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Tea set with various utensils, packaged in a cardboard box with a window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373019569
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1072/18
Product: Toy fishing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SAMEFA
Type / number of model: ref. 4812
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux which can easily become detached.
If a child swallowed the magnet and other metallic objects, these could attract each other, leading to intestinal obstruction or perforation. In addition, if the magnet were put in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic fishing set with fish of different colours and a fishing rod, containing a magnet. Blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114948122
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1073/18
Product: Building blocks
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: TOINSA
Type / number of model: Ref. 03-1414
Risk level: Serious risk
The bridge-shaped pieces can break, generating small parts and accessible sharp edges.
If a child put the small parts in its mouth, they could block the child’s airways and the child could also suffer injuries from the sharp edges.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy block set supplied in a plastic bag with handles and zip-fastener.
Batch number / Barcode: 8349000314147
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1074/18
Product: Yo-Yo ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Chichao
Type / number of model: Ref. 5115003 and 5115019
Risk level: Serious risk
The elastic cord of the balls are too long.
It could wrap around a child's neck and cause strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Balls with an elastic cord, one in the shape of a football and the other with a light inside. Supplied in transparent plastic bags.
Batch number / Barcode: 8105115003006 and 8105115019007
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1087/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Guitar
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: YaYa Toys / ADAR
Type / number of model: LOT NO: 9340 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can detach from the toy and the strap of the toy guitar is too long and does not have a quick release mechanism. Moreover, the sound pressure level is too high.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. If the strap is worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped. The absence of a quick release mechanism, enabling the child to detach the strap, can lead to strangulation. The excessive sound pressure level could 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy guitar with microphone, made of coloured plastic material, with strap attached, powered by batteries. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901271154896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/1093/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Live by playing
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: POLESIE
Type / number of model: art. 55378
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the figure's head) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child may put this small part 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy plane with figurine, to be assembled.
Batch number / Barcode: 4810344055378
Country of origin: Belarus
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1095/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Tip Lorry HAPPY
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. 8188
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (bee's antenna, wheels' tyres) can easily be detached from the toy.
A child may put the small part 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 (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a bee. The toy is battery-operated (two AA-type batteries) and there is a switch button to turn it on.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902388432938
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1098/18
Product: Bath toy set
Name: L'Heure du Bain
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: PHIDAL
Type / number of model: code CUG 129352
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup on the animals can easily detach.
A small child may put it in the mouth, where it could obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Bath toy set consisting of a padded, plastic, bath book, marine animals with suction cups and a net.
Batch number / Barcode: 9782764343876
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1100/18
Product: Fancy-dress make-up
Name: Party make up
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Carnival toys
Type / number of model: 2170200501
Risk level: Serious risk
The blue colour contains aluminium (measured value: 14890 mg/kg) and the red colour contains barium (measured value: 1940 mg/kg).
Aluminium and barium are potentially toxic if ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Party make up set (4 colours: blue, red, white and black).
Batch number / Barcode: 8004761070380
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/1101/18
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Shoot Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  DHG / CHENGJI
Type / number of model: Ref. 66991A / J-18
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun set containing a plastic toy gun, bullets with suction cups and plastic bowling pins, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8426292006506
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1104/18
Product: Plastic whistles
Name: FAVEURS
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GAPPY PARTY
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The whistles are small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic bag containing four plastic whistles in different colours (pink, yellow, orange and green).
Batch number / Barcode: 3570701941621
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1110/18
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: La Musique
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: B&G International
Type / number of model: Article No: 36204
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high.
This could lead to permanent impairment of 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy trumpet made of red and yellow hard plastic (approximately 27 cm long), in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 3588270036204, Batch number: CF150046
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1115/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Balloons
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Folatex
Type / number of model: Orange, 10 pieces, 30 cm
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.16 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high.
Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.

A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Transparent plastic bag containing 10 orange balloons.
Batch number / Barcode: 8714572081726 / 170145
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1123/18
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Egmont UK
Type / number of model: Article: 54985
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the arrows can easily detach.
If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bow and arrow set, including 3 arrows, in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number 1400744
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1127/18
Product: Pencils with eraser
Name: LOVELY PRINCESS
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: JUMBO
Type / number of model: Item No.: ERK5050LP
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic coating of the pencils contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 3 purple pencils with erasers on top. The erasers have the picture of a princess, a crown and a unicorn. The set is sold in transparent plastic bag that closes with paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: 0445278000039
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
    
Alert number: A12/1128/18
Product: Modelling clay
Name: Skumvoks - Light Clay
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Tiger
Type / number of model: Reference: 1450921
Risk level: Serious risk
The yellow, violet and red clay contain boron (measured value up to: 2956 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Set of five modelling clays in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200014509210
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1130/18
Product: Toy construction set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Teifoc, eitech
Type / number of model: TEI 1001
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the bricks is too high (measured value: 0.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Brick construction kit with natural materials (sugar-based mortar).
Batch number / Barcode: 4250503610459
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Italy