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Report 51 (23/12/2016)

Alert number: A12/1722/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type/number of model: No YX028A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 31% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1716/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Baby Dan
Type/number of model: Danamic, White, 73-80,5 cm
Risk level: Serious risk
The button of the locking device detaches easily which may cause small children to choke if they put it in the mouth. The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate, sold in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 570548027933
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1717/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Baby Dan
Type/number of model: Premier Charcoal; 73,5-79,6 cm
Risk level: Serious risk
The gate of the safety barrier is inadequate and can be opened too easily; a child could fall down the stairs, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate for children.
Batch number/Barcode: 5705548027452
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1718/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Angle Mount Safeway
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: KidCo
Type/number of model: G4200
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the safety gate and the wall or the door frame are too large and a crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties and even strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: White metal safety gate packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 78644102100; 0115
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1743/16
Product: Baby carrier
Name: Baby carrier - Globetrotter
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Womar
Type/number of model: N7 Zaffiro
Risk level: Serious risk
The straps connecting the carrier to the torso of the user can easily become loose, with the risk of the child falling out of the carrier. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Baby carrier packed in plastic bag, with information about the product and a manual.
Batch number/Barcode: 5902745020075
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1748/16
Product: Baby carrier
Name: Baby carrier - Spring
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Womar
Type/number of model: N13 Zaffiro
Risk level: Serious risk
The straps connecting the carrier to the torso of the user can easily become loose and the locking clasp at the upper part can break, with the risk of the child falling out of the carrier. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Baby carrier packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5902745020419
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1753/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Child safety gate
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: A-Safety
Type/number of model: APS 25 – 735 – 900 mm; product number AA32112-A; and AA32342-A
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Metal safety gate supplied in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 7392719323420; W1544
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1754/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Traphekje/child safety gate
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: A-Safety/ JIPPIE'S
Type/number of model: APS 25 1100-1500 mm; productnummer AA3211-142
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Metal safety gate.
Batch number/Barcode: 7392719321426; W1604
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1757/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Prénatal traphek hout ('Wooden stairgate')
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Prénatal
Type/number of model: Minerva 71-102 cm; typenummer: 2-201500705
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation and it is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden stair gate packed in a cardboard packaging
Batch number/Barcode: 8717568073002
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1691/16
Product: Children’s swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: QCDEF
Type/number of model: 1.) Item NO: 7118 – briefs 2.) Item NO 570 – boxer shorts
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a child and cause injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1. Child's swimming trunks with pictures of a car or cartoon characters and with a cord in the waist area. 2. Child's swimming shorts with pictures of cars cartoon “MC QUEEN” and various inscriptions on the front as well as cords in the waist area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1693/16
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MINICE
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area and in the lower section of the trouser-legs may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s short trousers with a purple and green checked pattern with thin silver threads and an inscription on the trouser-leg „GIRLS GREEN MINICE”. The trousers have cords in the waist area and at the end of the legs.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1694/16
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: WATCH ME
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the hood of the sweatshirt may become trapped during various activities of the child, causing a risk of strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s grey sweatshirt with hood and with an image of a bear with glasses on the front. Sample size: 4 years.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1697/16
Product: Children’s shoes
Name: Summer Baby
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ipanema
Type/number of model: Item No. 81542, Model 20688 BLUE/YELLOW
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the elephant’s ears) detach easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shoes made of PVC for children up to 3 years of age. Decoration in the form of an elephant with ears.
Batch number/Barcode: 7909171203773
Country of origin: Brazil
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1698/16
Product: Children’s jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: B-12 Baby twelve
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s black jacket with warm lining and a zip-fastener, two pockets, and an application of a bear and embroidered stars on the front side. There is a hood with drawstrings and cords at the lower end of the jacket (waist area). Sample size: S.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1699/16
Product: Children’s clothing sets
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MARHABA
Type/number of model: 627, 534, 609
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area of the trousers and the drawstrings in the hood of the jackets can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Three types of children's clothing sets consisting of a jacket with hood and trousers, in different colours.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
     
Alert number: A12/1714/16
Product: Children’s shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: FASHION
Type/number of model: Article No. JY-18
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative bow can easily detach. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shoes for girls up to 3 years, available in three colours (white, pink and fuchsia) with Velcro strap and a small decorative bow with rhinestones attached at the front.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1725/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type/number of model: 383 / 14SC160003
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing injuries to children. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Light green bikini with red cords to be tied in the back and waist areas. Sample size: 13/14
Batch number/Barcode: 2220000082822
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1726/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Katia
Type/number of model: XA13009 / 15SC160001
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the back area can become trapped, causing injuries to children. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Light green and pink bikini with cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 7-8
Batch number/Barcode: 2210000150799
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1727/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Miss Brum
Type/number of model: C-34
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fuchsia bikini for girls. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment. Sample size: 3/4 y.
Batch number/Barcode: 5290677056898
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1728/16
Product: Children's jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ARMATA MILITARE
Type/number of model: LF-0869
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied at the lower back of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black coloured jacket with zip-fastener and hood for children. The garment has functional cords at the lower end at the back. Sample size 146/152 (12y).
Batch number/Barcode: 5299900936532
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1730/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YES! DO KID'S (YES!DO)
Type/number of model: G99676; 13042 GIRL MAGIO
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Turquoise bikini with multicoloured dots for girls. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back. Sample size: 2/3.
Batch number/Barcode: 5290677056898
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1731/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YD - Yes!Do Kids
Type/number of model: XS-5026 / 14SC160002
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied at the back of the bikini and the halter neck cords can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' bikini in light green and orange. The bikini is manufactured with halter neck cords and cords that are tied at the back of the garment. Sample size: 8.
Batch number/Barcode: 2220000082761
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
     
Alert number: A12/1732/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: RAE
Type/number of model: A6220
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords can become trapped, causing injuries to children. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini with cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 12
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1733/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: FOX
Type/number of model: ART: KAS16-90702 STYLE: 996061
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the neck and back areas can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue (navy) bikini with halter neck cords and cords to be tied in the back area of the garment. Sample size: 4 (100-108 cm)
Batch number/Barcode: 996091100004
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1734/16
Product: Girls' clothing set
Name: Super Star
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: EBITA EBT
Type/number of model: EB16/3374
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the neck area can become trapped, possibly causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' clothing set consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and a pair of athletic pants. Sample size: 5
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1745/16
Product: Girls' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Smile Yes - Best Kids
Type/number of model: CNA502
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the chest area of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' clothing set consisting of a pink skirt, a white blouse and a pink bolero with cords with pompoms. Sample size: 12M.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1686/16
Product: Personal music player
Name: PLENUE
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: COWON
Type/number of model: D; 32 GB
Risk level: Serious risk
The continuous sound pressure level is too high, which may cause permanent hearing damage to the user of the personal music player. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62368.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Personal music player (MP3 player) in rectangular block form, mostly black with a gold or silver border. Sold in an up-market cardboard box with foam padding.
Batch number/Barcode: P016018001487 (series No) / EAN 880929018951 (gold colour), 880929018968 (silver colour)
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1744/16
Product: CO detector
Name: CO Detector / Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Brennenstuhl
Type/number of model: BCN 1221
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of a defect of the sensor or in case the sensor is short-circuited or disconnected, the CO detector does not give a fault signal. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: CO detector, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 1290490; 4007123248315
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1750/16
Product: CO detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: König
Type/number of model: SAS-CA200
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of a defect of the sensor or in case the sensor is short-circuited or disconnected, the CO detector does not give a fault signal. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: CO detector packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5412810236510
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1751/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Kohlenmonoxid-Alarm (Carbon Monoxide Alarm)
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: CORDES
Type/number of model: CC-4000; on the package as model number 4000-CO
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of a defect of the sensor or in case the sensor is short-circuited or disconnected the CO detector does not give a fault signal. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: White plastic CO-detector, packed in a black cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260030920259
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1747/16
Product: Foot cream
Name: Крем для ног [Foot cream]
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Русское поле
Type/number of model: lot 437
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measure value: 1,1x105 cfu/g), Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus, posing a risk of infection, particularly to damaged skin. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Retailer)
Description: Foot cream with barley oil packaged in a squeezeable plastic tube (75ml).
Batch number/Barcode: 4607042070037
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1689/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: TRAVEL POWER ADAPTOR + TRAVEL SCALE
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Omega
Type/number of model: 931L
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the socket are accessible. The earth connection may not work. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel plug adapter with weighing scale in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907595420839
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1690/16
Product: Electric iron
Name: Dry Steam Iron
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: AN NUO / Electrouti
Type/number of model: AN-2001 / DI01
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The electrical insulation is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White steam iron in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 181003 001233
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/1696/16
Product: USB charger
Name: USB Power Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Powerful
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient. Accessible parts could consequently become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger, sold in a transparent package.
Batch number/Barcode: 5712679589477
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1700/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: TRAVEL UNIVERSAL ADAPTOR / UNIVERSAL POWER PLUG ADAPTER
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GTV
Type/number of model: 931L; AE-TA1UNI-00
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The plug pins which carry mains electrical current can become exposed during use of the product exposing the user to live parts. It is possible to insert devices which should be earthed into the socket-outlet part of the adapter but the earth circuit continuity is interrupted. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant international standard IEC 60884 and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel plug adapter for use worldwide. Packaging: blue cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 901867 124517
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1739/16
Product: FM-transmitter
Name: CZERF
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CZE-7C; Power supply: OEM model NR ADS 0202-U120167
Risk level: Serious risk
The pins of the plug of the power supply are not insulated. The user could touch the pins during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Black transmitter with power supply and audio/video cable.
Batch number/Barcode: 6959011545823
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1752/16
Product: LCD alarm clock
Name: FLIP
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LEXON
Type/number of model: LR130
Risk level: Serious risk
The tilt switch contains mercury (measured value: approx. 10 μL). The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Electronic alarm clock with flip function.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660491119437
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1720/16
Product: Gas ring burners
Name: Standardised Paella-Cooker
Risk: Burns
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Paella World
Type/number of model: Type: BAY-O 400; Article No. 1503
Risk level: Serious risk
The appliance is not fitted with a device to prevent release of unburned gas. Cross-lighting is not assured which can lead to unburned gas being released. The gas circuit has a leak near the venturi. The unburned gas released as a result of these defects can ignite and burst into flames. The gas cooker does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standards EN 203-1 and EN 497.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Two gas ring burners in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4041571150318
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1755/16
Product: Hammer
Name: Rubber hammer
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hand tools
Brand: Work-It
Type/number of model: 13660; 50mm
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) Chrysene (measured concentration 214 mg/kg). This PAH are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rubber hammer, 50mm, with rubber handle.
Batch number/Barcode: 8714892136601
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1715/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: CYBERLIFE
Type/number of model: YM-2057
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling and warnings.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer with a key-ring. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: SIN: 2015805
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1729/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: WENZHOU XIONGHEI
Type/number of model: G-26
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer. Indicated on product: "Class III A Laser Product" and "Max Output < 5mW".
Batch number/Barcode: 0910566
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1738/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: High Power Blue Laser Pointer
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful and could cause damage to sight.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Black laser pointer in an aluminium case with accessories. Measured laser output: 1800 mW.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/1756/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: HIGH TECH MULTISTI STYLUS
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item No 9623 and 9624
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling and warnings.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer with a pen, LED flashlight and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA". Collective packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1702/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 200 LED Decorative Lights
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: YW-QL 200L
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the casing of the controller is not sufficient. The casing could consequently break exposing live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 200 LED lights.
Batch number/Barcode: 5165000000001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1707/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 180 LED LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 180 LED
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit. 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 180 lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: 9794102576037
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1708/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 100 MUSIC LIGHTS WITH MUSIC DEVICE
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The insulation of the lamp holders is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 replaceable miniature lamps. The product is equipped with electronics for sound effects. Packaging: colorful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1719/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 1.2M X 1.6M/LED LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 1.2MX1.6M LED
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and the control unit. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 144 non-replaceable white LED lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 9 794102 576105
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1724/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Anemone light strand
Risk: Environment
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Watt & Veke
Type/number of model: 16-6022LV38, 3111910
Risk level: Serious risk
The transparent plastic in the strand contains up to 0.7% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: A lighting chain with flowers made of textile and an adapter.
Batch number/Barcode: 7340044207281
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
      
Alert number: A12/1688/16
Product: Wall lamp
Name: BAMBUSZ LÁMPA
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ACE
Type/number of model: BDC-229/M
Risk level: Serious risk
The basic insulated wires are in contact with sharp metal parts. In case of damage, the live metal wires could become accessible. The cable is not equipped with a cable anchorage. The cable could consequently detach exposing live parts. Accessible metal parts are not earthed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wall lamp with three E27 lamp holders and bamboo lampshades.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1701/16
Product: LED light
Name: SEWING MACHINE LED LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: OBEIS
Type/number of model: 1014; 820M
Risk level: Serious risk
The basic insulated wires are in contact with accessible sharp metal parts. In case of damage to the wires, the live conductors could become accessible. The LED module has accessible live metal parts. The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The electrical insulation is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED light intended for use with a sewing machine. The base of the light is magnetic and can be attached to the sewing machine. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 897005 720163
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1706/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Outdoor Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The earth conductor is not connected to accessible live metal parts. The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The PVC cables do not protect sufficiently against water penetration. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts during normal use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED floodlight with a 20 cm long, double PVC insulated, 3-core mains lead with free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for outdoor use. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1713/16
Product: Battery pack
Name: Rear Rack Battery
Risk: Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: iBike
Type/number of model: KB3R11
Risk level: Serious risk
The liquid ingress protection is defective. This may allow water to come in contact with the battery mainboard and create a short-circuit leading to heating of the battery which may cause fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60529.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Battery pack for electric bicycle.
Batch number/Barcode: Serial numbers starting with "287D729" and "287C718".
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1687/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Clio
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Clio RS (X98); e2*2001/116*0327*73
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible that two of the four anchoring screws on the front seats of the vehicle may be missing. In the event of impact or hard braking there is a risk of the front-seat anchorages breaking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured on 9 October 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1742/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: GW250
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Water ingress into the brake switch harness may cause corrosion inside the brake switch. A short circuit could consequently occur in the internal circuit of the brake switch, leading to loss of headlights and rear and brake lights.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Produced from 06.12.2011 to 31.08.2016.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1692/16
Product: Sunglasses
Name: NAPSZEMÜVEG
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: OK Sunglasses
Type/number of model: A78342
Risk level: Serious risk
The transmission of UV light is too high. Consequently, the sunglasses do not protect the eyes sufficiently from the harmful effects of UV light. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red-framed sunglasses with marking: “CAT.3 MAX UV Protection CE”. The product is sold with an attached cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 999517 231012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1709/16
Product: Full body harness
Name: Kokovaljas
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 3503
Risk level: Serious risk
Full body harness has an A-marking at both D-rings of the belt. A capital letter "A" should be at each fall arrest attachment element of the full body harness. The D-rings of the belt were not intended for arresting fall. Using these D-rings as attachment elements in a fall arrest system would cause severe or lethal injuries in the case of falling from a height. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A full body harness with back attachment for fall arrest and belt for work positioning.
Batch number/Barcode: 11/214-11/334, 12/001-12/240, 13/001-13/223, 14/001-14/195, 15/001-15/030
Country of origin: Finland
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1778/16
Product: Fireworks
Name: Stjörnublys / Bengal flame
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 1008-F1-69246871 RSSP10-FLOKKUR 1
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may function incorrectly which may lead to burns of the user or fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: The box contains 12 bengal flames (fireworks). The total amount of NEC (Net Explosive Content) is 22.8g.
Batch number/Barcode: 6900021301015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
  
Alert number: A12/1695/16
Product: Magnetic fishing set
Name: Fishing - Funny Game
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Yu Feng
Type/number of model: No. 20 (on the packaging); 1-2582-205 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The small green crab attached to the fishing rod contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux and can become easily detached. If a child swallows this small green crab and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Magnetic fishing game consisting of a plastic fishing rod with a magnet crab and three plastic fish with metallic pieces on their mouths.
Batch number/Barcode: 4792828650845
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1703/16
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: art. 5102
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy can easily break during play, generating small parts (clock's hand and one leg and a tail from the dog puzzle). Small children may take the small parts and put them in the mouth, causing them to choke. The string to pull the toy is too thin and too long; if it wraps around a child's neck, it could lead to 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Four-wheeled plastic toy made of hard plastic parts in different colours. There is a string with which the toy can be pulled. The toy has a puzzle on its back consisting of five parts (with a dog and clock inside) and is packed in a plastic net.
Batch number/Barcode: 4820065651025
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1704/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: STORM
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TARGET
Type/number of model: Item no. WG168874
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy gun made of black, orange and silver hard plastic, in a set with six yellow projectiles with orange suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501040326
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1705/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Bumblebee
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TARGET
Type/number of model: WG102613
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles: when a child plays with the toy, it may put the projectiles into the mouth to wet the suction cup before shooting, which can detach and be swallowed by the child, causing it to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy gun made of hard plastic in various colours, with 6 projectiles. The projectiles are made of soft plastic with orange suction cups fixed at the end. The toy is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501040340
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1710/16
Product: Plastic sword
Name: Light sword
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: G045870
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder of the printed circuit board and wires contains lead (measured value 12.9%) and bromine (measured value 5.7%). The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EC (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic sword (handle: black and silver), electronic sound light, battery-operated (3xLR44). Packaging: cardboard and plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 4193725560082
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1711/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl Frozen - Anna & Elsa
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: The Fashion Girl Series
Type/number of model: Unknown
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. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic dolls, about 45 cm tall, with music, supplied in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: no. 5516A
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1712/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: II Frozen Fever
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No 8222A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll and the snowman contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Two dolls and a snowman supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1721/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion store
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type/number of model: No 361
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 33% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1723/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type/number of model: no. 378a
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic doll, 30 cm tall, and snowman, supplied in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1735/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Pistolet avec Chargeur ('Gun with magazine')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: B&G INTERNATIONAL
Type/number of model: reference 29039
Risk level: Serious risk
The tip can easily be separated from the rest of the bullet and the gun can still be used with such bullets. The kinetic energy released by the gun when using these bullets is too high and could cause injuries, particularly eye injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy gun with magazine and 10 soft bullets, sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3588270029039 ; batch CF160002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/1736/16
Product: Inflatable beach ball
Name: Tom and Jerry
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Bestway
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic film of the ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 27.9 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Inflatable PVC beach ball, partially transparent, partially brightly printed, with the comic strip characters Tom and Jerry and the wording ‘Tom and Jerry’; packaging: blue and red plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 4002422078472
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1737/16
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Masque souple ('Flexible mask')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HAPPY HALLOWEEN
Type/number of model: Flexible mask 4809 - supplier’s references: WML04 and WML05.
Risk level: Serious risk
The inside part of the mask contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Fancy-dress flexible mask representing a skull.
Batch number/Barcode: 3760192615952; 160180
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1740/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Frozen
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. 847
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 44.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll and plastic snowman packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1741/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Lovely Horse
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. SM 8823
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the horses contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 13.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Two colourful plastic toys (horses) packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1746/16
Product: Wooden pull-along toy
Name: Tahačka želvy ('Accordion turtles')
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: HM Studio
Type/number of model: 16V59949, Batch No.: 0913VG
Risk level: Serious risk
The loops can easily be untied, releasing the red balls which are placed between the turtles. Small children could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. In addition, the cord is too long, which may cause strangulation if it wraps around the child's neck. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden pull-along toy in the shape of three turtles. The product is sold in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8592525011675
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1749/16
Product: Laughing toy
Name: Push me, I´ll laugh a lot
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. NL 050/2015 / 288 PCS/CTN
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be opened without any tools and the batteries are accessible, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract if put in the mouth and swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Textile bag with a laughing face; inside the bag, there is a plastic sound mechanism powered by button batteries.
Batch number/Barcode: 8590137900509
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A11/0128/16
Product: Air Rifles
Name: AT44 & AT44-10 serie PCP Air Rifle
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: HATSAN
Type/number of model: AT44, AT44-10
Risk level: Other risk level
The air rifle has an inappropriate construction that can result in unintentional shooting without pulling the trigger if: - the cylinder is/becomes empty and the air rifle is still loaded with pellets; - the user releases the safety button of the air rifle; - the user shoots the rifle when the air cylinder is empty; - and, in this condition, if the user fills the cylinder with compressed air from a diver's bottle. One accident reported.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: AT44: A single shot, pre-charged, manual loading, pneumatic air rifle. It is available in cal.177 (4.5mm), cal.22 (5.5mm) and cal.25 (6.35mm). AT44-10: A 10-shot, pre-charged, manual loading, pneumatic air rifle. Rifles sold before 1 January 2016 are concerned by this notification unless the cylinder has been replaced.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A11/0127/16
Product: LED flood light
Name: LED MH 10W
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: KOBI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED flood light in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900605091968
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0129/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Flood Lamp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Whitenergy
Type/number of model: 08786
Risk level: Other risk level
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5908214357673
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A11/0126/16
Product: Babies' swimming neck-ring
Name: Zwemband rond de hals ('Neck swimming ring')
Risk: Drowning
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Baby Swimmer
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
When the stoppers of the valves are not correctly closed, the swim ring loses too much air (up to 55%) and buoyancy is not guaranteed leading to a risk of drowning. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Inflatable neck ring to help babies float. The product is sold in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A11/0124/16
Product: Toy mobile telephone
Name: Gallant Mobile
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: art. 040-652
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high. A child playing with the toy could suffer temporary hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy mobile telephone which produces sounds. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4812501012521
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   





Report 50 (16/12/2016)

Alert number: A12/1662/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Schwenk-Türschutzgitter (Swinging safety gate for doors)
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: GEUTHER
Type/number of model: Art. n° 273; 68-109 cm, nature
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate are too large: A crawling child may get its body through the bars, leaving the head blocked. When struggling to get free, it could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. There are protruding corners (the grey piece of the locking device and in the middle of the safety barrier) where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. The sticker label on the safety gate detaches easily and may be put it in the mouth by a small child, causing it to choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Door gate made of wood to be fixed with screws. Manual locking system. Height: 83 cm. Adjustable width from 68 to 109 cm. Sold in a cardboard box. Only the batch mentioned above is affected but the number is only visible on the plastic bag containing the installation accessories. If unable to identify the batch number, consumers may return their barrier out of precaution.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: K-NR 1-1381-121500
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
    
Alert number: A12/1671/16
Product: Playpen
Name: OGRADICA VIKI ('Playpen viki')
Risk: Choking, Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Babyland
Type/number of model: art. 1022
Risk level: Serious risk
The playpen is not sufficiently high and a child can climb over it and fall, causing injuries. The rim of the playpen is not resistant to biting. Small pieces can be bitten or torn from the foam filling and swallowed, causing a child to choke. In addition, there are gaps at the outer side of the playpen. When playing next to it, a child could introduce its head into the whole and get trapped, leading to suffocation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: White and blue foldable playpen with net. Dimensions (cm): 120x82x75.
Batch number/Barcode: 3853920010225
Country of origin: Serbia
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1672/16
Product: Playpen
Name: OGRADICA MAJA ('Playpen May')
Risk: Choking, Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Babyland
Type/number of model: 1021
Risk level: Serious risk
The playpen is not sufficiently high and stable: a child can climb over it and fall, or the playpen can overturn, causing injuries. The rim of the playpen is not resistant to biting or tearing. Small pieces can be bitten or detached from the foam filling and be swallowed, obstructing the airways and blocking the oxygen flow. In addition, there are openings at the outer side of the playpen. When playing next to it, a child could introduce its head into the whole and get trapped, leading to suffocation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Yellow and white foldable playpen with net. Dimension (cm): 106x70x74
Batch number/Barcode: 3953920010218
Country of origin: Serbia
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1655/16
Product: Girls' slippers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Giolan
Type/number of model: model: 81910-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (beads) can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White and silver slippers for young girls. The slippers are decorated with flower-shaped beads and with flowers with beads in the middle. Packaging: cardboard box. Size: 22
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1656/16
Product: Babies’ shoes
Name: RUGAN 3 CICEK
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pamily baby
Type/number of model: Kod: 2022
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (beads and flowers) can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red and white or pink and white shoes with velcro for baby girls. The shoes are decorated with glued flowers with sewn beads in the middle. Packaging: plastic box. Size: 19
Batch number/Barcode: 8 932029 378322
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1666/16
Product: Insoles
Name: Einlegesohlen 37/38
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art No of the German distributor 0030460001
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 23.4 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Insoles made of leather and black latex foam with the addition of activated carbon, packed in partly blue-highlighted, transparent plastic packaging with 'Echtes Leder' ('genuine leather') written on it. Sample size 37/38.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907746250810
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1643/16
Product: Smoke detector
Name: AKUSTICKÉ CIDLO DYMU/AKUSTICKÉ CIDLO KOURE
Risk: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: ecolite
Type/number of model: XLX108A
Risk level: Serious risk
The smoke detector does not have sufficient sensitivity and can fail to generate an alarm signal. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A smoke detector made of a white plastic material (the housing has a circular shape), powered by a 9V battery. Technical parameters: 9V/85dB/10μA. The product is supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8590849495966
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/1683/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Detector monoxid de carbon / Szénmonoxid érzékelő
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: CO-TECHNIK
Type/number of model: FXCD010
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Carbon-monoxide detector (B type) with LCD display and a circular white plastic cover (diameter: 125 mm; height: 36 mm). Supplied with a 9V battery “GP”. Packaging: blister.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 948849 010970
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1654/16
Product: Water-absorbing beads
Name: HIDROZSELÉ / HIDROGEL ('Hydro-gel')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: D&D
Type/number of model: DD16158
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff (sweets). This may lead children to put them in the mouth, suck or ingest them. The balls expand when soaked and if the balls are ingested by a child they could cause fatal occlusion of the digestive system. The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Expanding decorative beads (transparent). Diameter: 4 mm. Product packaging: cellophane bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5996488161584
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1679/16
Product: Water-absorbing beads
Name: WATER CRYSTAL
Risk: Injuries
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Huancai
Type/number of model: XIAOYINGXIONG
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff (sweets). This may lead children to put them in the mouth, suck or ingest them. The balls expand when soaked and if the balls are ingested by a child they could cause fatal occlusion of the digestive system. The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Expanding red beads for decorative purpose. Diameter: 4 mm. Product packaging: blue cellophane bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 6942532966666
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1660/16
Product: Miniature circuit breaker
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Terasaki
Type/number of model: TD3 M06
Risk level: Serious risk
A non-conformity of raw material could cause product failure and lead to an electric shock or fire. 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: Manufacturer)
Description: Circuit breaker for the protection against overloads and short circuits, switching and isolation in commercial and industrial electrical distribution systems.
Batch number/Barcode: 4547560100642
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1645/16
Product: Self-balancing scooter
Name: Smart Balance Wheel
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Scooter EBS-1510-Red. Battery charger WK-B4202000
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery charger supply unit supplied with the self-balancing scooter poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance/creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient. Moreover, the battery connector inside the scooter can overheat, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red self-balancing 2 wheel scooter ("Hoverboard"). Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4897020577041
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1647/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: BARRETT 50
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: LIHA
Type/number of model: YT908
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer in the form of a bullet with a key ring.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1680/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: LIGHTER
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: RMÉA MYRTIN
Type/number of model: X-O
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a wine bottle.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1650/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 1) 144L RICE LIGHTS; 2) 324L RICE LIGHTS
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 144 L rizs fény , 324 L rizs fény
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate. The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 144 or 324 miniature lamps. Packaging: colorful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1651/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 180 RICE LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate. The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 180 miniature lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 9 795104 579132
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1653/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 1) 180 LED LIGHT; 2) 240 LED LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: L180, L240
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. Live parts can be touched when connecting the mains lead since the dimensions of the flat plug are not suitable. The accessible wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit and could be damaged. The cover of the control unit can detach easily leaving live parts accessible. The product is not protected against moisture yet is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 180 or 240 miniature lamps. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 9 795104 579187; 2) 9 795104 579194
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1673/16
Product: LED ball Light
Name: 100 LED BALL LIGHT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 6126 / 1000041
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Light in the shape of a ball of flowers, with 100 LEDs (50 red/green and 50 red/blue). Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 029410 000419; 926870 553023
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1646/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Picasso
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0356*07, e2*2007/46*0356*08, e2*2007/46*0356*09, e2*2007/46*0356*10
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing screws for the front suspension wishbones could break, which could make it difficult for the driver to control the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 21/11/2014 and 26/1/2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Ireland, Malta
Alert number: A12/1649/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: WR250R/X
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type/number of model: Type: DG20; EC type-approval: e13*2002/24*0219
Risk level: Serious risk
The oil seal on the clutch pressure lever may break, resulting in loss of oil. There is a risk that escaping oil may get onto the rear tyre and that the driver may lose control of the motorcycle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Motorcycles built between 2014 and 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1652/16
Product: Three-wheel motorcycle
Name: Slingshot
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Model Years 2016 and 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
1. The brake light switch may have been over-tightened during production. This could result in a loss of brake fluid and subsequent reduction in braking performance. 2. There may be insufficient clearance between the fuel pipe and the bonnet. This could result in the abrasion of the fuel pipe, leading to a risk of fire. 3. The suspension swinging arm may not have the required strength and could consequently fail, affecting the directional control of the machine.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Three-wheel motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 22/04/2014 and 26/09/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1663/16
Product: Van
Name: Trafic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: e2*98/14*0213 ext 47 ŕ 56, e2*2007/46*0014 ext 20 ŕ 28
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing screw for the track bar on the right-hand side may be missing or insufficiently tightened which could lead to diminished road holding.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured on 21 January 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1664/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fluence, Mégane Génération, Clio
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0373*56, e2*2001/116*0327*75
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw for the right-hand and/or left-hand hub carrier on the rear axle may not have been tightened or tightened incorrectly. This could lead to sudden loss of the wheel.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured from 1 to 17 February 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Portugal
Alert number: A12/1665/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: A4
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0430 * Type: B8
Risk level: Serious risk
The backrest structure of the front seats may not have been welded correctly and could fail in the event of a rear-end collision.
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 and September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1667/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: E-Class
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type: 207 EC-type approval: e1*2001/116*0502*21 ff
Risk level: Serious risk
The left catalytic converter may be too close to the rear engine compartment panel. Under certain operating conditions, this could lead to the engine compartment panel catching fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between June 2016 and September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1675/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Astra
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of a frontal collision the front passenger airbag might not deploy properly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production years: 2016 and 2017.
Country of origin: Poland, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1677/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Elysee, C3, C3 Picasso, DS3, C4-Cactus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type/number of model: Type: SH, S, D, 0; EC type-approvals: e2*2001/116*0371*28, e2*2007/46*0060*15,e2*2007/46*0224*07, e2*2007/46*0225*07, e2*2007/46*003*34, e2*2007/46*003*36, e2*2007/46*003*37, e2*2007/46*003*38, e2*2007/46*003*40, e2*2007/46*003*41, e2*2007/46*0440*05
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective inlet valve in the ABS/ESP hydraulic unit may result in uncontrolled braking.
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 30/03/2016 and 21/04/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1678/16
Product: Trailer
Name: BT EAB
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Marlin
Type/number of model: EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0415*01 Type according to type approval: EAB
Risk level: Serious risk
A bracket is missing from the trailer coupling device. As a consequence, the brake is not guaranteed to function in the event that the trailer becomes detached.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number/Barcode: The trailers in question were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1685/16
Product: Passenger car / pickup truck
Name: Navara, Patrol, X-Trail
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: Navarra Pick-up (D22); Patrol Pick-up (Y61); X-Trail (T30)
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of the passenger airbag being deployed, the casing of the inflator may burst causing injuries to the passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car / pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: Navarra: manufactured 06.01.2009 - 02.03.2012 Patrol: manufactured 06.01.2009 - 24.12.2012 X-Trail: manufactured 07.01.2009 - 28.12.2012
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Portugal
Alert number: A12/1674/16
Product: Telescopic ladder
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Lazy Ladder
Type/number of model: 13 step 3.85 metre
Risk level: Serious risk
The ladder does not have sufficient mechanical strength and it can twist or move sideways during use, causing the user to lose balance and fall from a height. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: A 13 step 3.85 metal telescopic ladder (pyramid design). Yellow plastic label 'Lazy Ladder' on the ladder. Packed in plain cardboard box labelled with code G1X38Z 80380.
Batch number/Barcode: G1X38Z/GP1217B
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1644/16
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Alaskan II
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Shoes for Crews
Type/number of model: Style n° 5114
Risk level: Serious risk
The toe cap of the shoes does not sufficiently absorb impacts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Safety shoes.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1648/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY / FAD
Type/number of model: NO. 0102
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di (2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blond haired plastic doll in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1657/16
Product: Solar plastic flower
Name: Flower
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: King Toy's
Type/number of model: SU-32-LR
Risk level: Serious risk
The product can break easily, releasing a small magnet with a high magnetic flux. If a child swallows the small magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic flower in flowerpot operated with solar power and containing a magnet. Blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1658/16
Product: Magnetic toy
Name: Magnetic Connectors
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: ANJANTO TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No. 276 (on the packaging) Item No.: 263451 (on a label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The magnets have a high magnetic flux and if two or more are swallowed, they could attract one another causing intestinal perforation or blockage. 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: Magnetic construction toy consisting of 120 pieces. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 263451000018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1659/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lovely Music Lighting
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Model NO.LY-2301; Item NO. NO.LY-2301
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di (2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with butterfly wings in a cardboard box with a transparent window. The product emits music and coloured lights by pressing the chest of the doll.
Batch number/Barcode: 6920141117006
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1661/16
Product: Wooden toy car
Name: Voiture de police musicale ('Wooden musical police car')
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fou d'bois
Type/number of model: CP 5244
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy (the headlights) and small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Small painted wooden car with a squeaker mechanism. No individual packaging - sold in a 12-unit cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3120370052441
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/1668/16
Product: Painting kit
Name: pinta con esponjas ("paint with sponges")
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: DISET
Type/number of model: ref. 63631 (lote 151221TG), 63632 (lote 150729TG ), 63454 (lote 150713TG) and 63456 (lote 151126TG)
Risk level: Serious risk
The green colour contains arsenic (measured value 1.38 mg/kg). Arsenic is carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-7.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cardboard box containing four pots of coloured paint, eight sponges and eight sheets.
Batch number/Barcode: 8410446636312
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1669/16
Product: Toy musical instruments
Name: Music, Happy music combination
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Junda Toys
Type/number of model: YH898, OC0190431
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak and continuous sound pressure level of the whistle is too high. A child playing with the whistle could suffer temporary 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 ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of 8 musical toys in a cardboard box. The toys include a drum, castanets and a whistle.
Batch number/Barcode: 0000011451310
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A12/1670/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet princess the First
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO. 1245
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall with long hair and different dresses.
Batch number/Barcode: B-B: BB16-11028 / 6924600110287
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1681/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: New! PRETTY Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type/number of model: NO.6488
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.134% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll set including two dresses and a pair of boots. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1682/16
Product: Magnetic darts set
Name: Dart Board
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type/number of model: 8019
Risk level: Serious risk
The magnetic flux index of the magnets is too high and the magnets can be easily detached. The magnets could cause internal injuries if they were swallowed by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Magnetic darts set. Packaging: plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1684/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Bumper Car
Risk: Choking, Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO. 2020
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts (the black rotating wheel). A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. In addition, the peak sound pressure level is too high which might lead to temporary impairment of hearing if the toy is operated close to the ear for a long time. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Battery-operated plastic toy bumper car (AA batteries) with a monkey sitting inside. The car has two white wheels and two rotating parts with two black wheels. The car starts when the monkey is pushed, and it emits sounds and lights. Supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
    
Alert number: A11/0121/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Window Christmas Lights
Risk: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: QX
Type/number of model: 432750
Risk level: Other risk level
The product does not have warnings that 1) lamps must be replaced with the same type to avoid overheating 2) the product should be destroyed in case of damage to the external wires, 3) there is a risk of electric shock in case of breakage of, or absence of, a lamp. 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 20 replaceable miniature lamps in plastic lamp holders, fixed to a plastic frame in the form of a reindeer. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with paper label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 996033 329568
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0120/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Floodlight
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: UltraLux
Type/number of model: KLL021410 SPM2202064-20W
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is inadequate and the product is not earthed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED floodlight in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800228436011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0123/16
Product: Vehicle lift
Name: Deluxe 2-sřjlet autolift
Risk: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Nimalift
Type/number of model: AA-2PFP 40E
Risk level: Other risk level
The strength of the locking system for the carrying arms is insufficient. This could lead to the car falling from the lift. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: Two-column vehicle lift.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A11/0119/16
Product: Safety matches
Name: Gyufa
Risk: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: TESCO
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
After the user has extinguished the flame, the match may re-ignite. This could lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1783.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Matches contained in boxes. Each box contains approximately 40 pieces and they are sold in packs of 10 boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: 5997221701098
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0122/16
Product: Toy rattle / hammer
Name: Sport Toys
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 7001B
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high. A child playing with the toy could suffer temporary hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A hand-held toy which can be used as a rattle and as a hammer. The toy is packed in a plastic net with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 9400003028840
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 





Report 49 (09/12/2016)

Alert number: A12/1623/16
Product: Detergent/cleaning product
Name: Ultimate Tar Remover
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Fireball
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The liquid is flammable and skin irritating and sensitising but the label lacks the appropriate pictograms, warnings and precautionary statements, required for these kind of products. Users have therefore no information on a safe use of the product and on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested or on the fire risk in certain storage conditions. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the Regulation (EC) 648/2004 on Detergents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Transparent liquid in a transparent 500-ml bottle.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 29.02.16 C-A01B-H012001-A150
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1602/16
Product: Children's high-chair
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Louwen Houtbewerking
Type/number of model: Natural wood child chair +/- 58 cm high
Risk level: Serious risk
The chair is sold without a restraint system and the child could fall off the chair and suffer fractures or severe head injury. When the separately sold restraint system is installed, the leg openings are too large and the child could pass both legs through them and slide out, with the risk of chest or head entrapment, leading to strangulation. Moreover, the high-chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over, causing injuries to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden high chairs for children, approx. 58 cm high, available with seats in different colours. Sold without a restraint system, which can be ordered separately. The product is supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected products have been manufactured from 2012 until 2016
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1605/16
Product: Children's bib
Name: Bavetta per Bambini ('Bib for children')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: I.C. CASA
Type/number of model: Art: 41254
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic patches on the bib contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phtalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.5 % by weight). This phtalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Pink textile bib with plastic patches on the front.
Batch number/Barcode: 6887941412543
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1614/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: TINTO Autoclose
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: CHILDWOOD
Type/number of model: Door Gate Metal - PRESSURE GATE; Ref. VHT
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The fixing mechanism of the gate is inadequate and fails to hold it in position: if a child tries to shake it, or if it leans or falls against it, the gate may get loose and the child may fall down stairs. In addition, it has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation, and there is an opening between the door and the horizontal member below it where a child's finger could be pinched. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Pressure-mounted dark grey metal safety gate with an automatic closing system and a door opening in both directions. Adjustable width from 73 cm to 80,5 cm. Sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5420007124021; Batch 15-06
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/1617/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: ELPRESSO WHITE
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: CHILDWOOD
Type/number of model: Door Gate PRESSURE GATE; Ref. VHOV7W
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate and between the safety gate and the door frame/wall are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The fixing mechanism of the gate breaks easily: if a child falls or bounces against it, the gate may get loose and the child may fall down stairs. In addition, there are gaps and an opening between the door and the horizontal member below it where a child's finger could be pinched. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate made of metal sith white coating, supplied in a cardboard box. The gate has a safety lock which can be operated one handed. The width of the barrier can be adjusted from 77,5 cm to 85 cm and the width of the door is 60 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 5420007139339; Batch 15-20
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/1631/16
Product: Children’s high-chair
Name: Kinderhochstuhl Holz ('Children’s wooden high-chair')
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: TecTake
Type/number of model: Model HL 153 D blue Art. n°: 401324; Series No: YF-TT20151210-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over in all directions, causing injuries to the child. The restraint system for the child is inadequate and the child could fall from the high chair. In addition, there are accessible gaps and holes where the child's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Wooden combination high-chair with tray; foam-padded seat and backrest; blue/white-patterned seat covering with animal design.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260397651612
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1637/16
Product: Extension for safety gate
Name: 2 x 7 cm Optimo Extension
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: CHILDWOOD
Type/number of model: VHOV7
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the extension and the wall or the door frame are too large and a crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties and even strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: 2 extensions for the OPTIMO safety gate, sold in a white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5420007123512; Batch 12-51
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
 
Alert number: A12/1639/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Türschutzgitter Kunststoff (Safety gate, plastic)
Risk: Chemical, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Tec-Take
Type/number of model: Model: SD1001, ITEM NO: 400847
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety gate can be opened easily due to an inadequate opening mechanism, with the risk of a child falling down the stairs. The gate has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child, causing suffocation. Moreover, the material contains lead (measured value 403 mg/kg), Barium (measured value: 1197 mg/kg) and Chromium (measured value: 90 mg/kg).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic safety gate.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260182876794
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1589/16
Product: Babies' sweater
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: DONG
Type/number of model: DH95
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative beads may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink knitted sweater with sewn beads for babies. Sample size: 2.
Batch number/Barcode: 911031501320
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1590/16
Product: Babies' headband and shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TRIMEX
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative beads and rhinestones may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White elastic headband and shoes for babies. The products are decorated with tulle flowers with sewn rhinestones and beads in the middle and supplied in a white tulle bag. Sample size: 2.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1591/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Seagull
Type/number of model: CSQ-58017
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones and half beads may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Clothing set for small children consisting of a long-sleeved T-shirt, a hooded jacket with zip fastener and trousers. The product is decorated with inscriptions, sewn sequins, glued rhinestones and half beads. The product is available in red, pink and grey. Sample size: 1A.
Batch number/Barcode: 6812056580177
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1592/16
Product: Girls' dress with bolero
Name: Desen Tül Bolerolu Elbise
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Baby Rico
Type/number of model: Kod: 1647
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Orange dress with short-sleeved white bolero for girls. The product is decorated with tulle ribbons, textile roses, string of pearls and glued rhinestones. The bolero can be closed with a safety pin. Sample size: 74/1 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 1602240016477
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/1593/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: sunsea design
Type/number of model: V749
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink short-sleeved dress for girls made of tulle. The product is decorated with glued and sewn flowers and beads. Sample size: 1.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1594/16
Product: Babies' shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: POMMY HAYRIS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative ribbons can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red or pink dotted shoes with Velcro for babies. The shoes are decorated with glued ribbons. Packaging: plastic box. Sample size: 0-12 month.
Batch number/Barcode: 8697690671959
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1597/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ROZALINDA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords in the neck area can be trapped during various activities of children, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children clothing set consisting of a leggings and blouse with short sleeves, both with white and red stripes and decorations on the blouse. It has two functional cords in the neck area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1598/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BUPPER
Type/number of model: art. No K-1171
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative elements can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of a shirt and leggings for children up to 3 years. The shirt is white with prints of red and white roses and with buttons and the leggings are dark blue with glued rhinestones at the end of the legs.
Batch number/Barcode: 3637454011718
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1599/16
Product: Children’s leggings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ZHONG FU
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's leggings in purple color with a drawstring in the waist area, for children up to 7 years.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1600/16
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bibita Club
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of children, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's trousers made of blue jersey, with two pockets, drawstrings in the waist area and an inscription on the left leg. Intended for children up to 7 years.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1601/16
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: DИНO (DINO)
Type/number of model: 3404
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of children, cause injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's trousers in orange with drawstring in the waist area. The trousers are intended for children up to 7 years (sample size 6).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1633/16
Product: Leather belt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: waist size 105; A-08; backing: genuine leather
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 40.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Brown leather belt, approx. 3.6 cm wide, 3 layers with metal buckle.
Batch number/Barcode: 4 017826 014001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1620/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon-Monoxide Alarm
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Qlight
Type/number of model: 3BC006
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Carbon-monoxide detector with electro-chemical sensor (B type). The battery-powered product has circular white plastic cover (diameter: 114 mm; height: 44 mm). A battery (GOLITE type: 6F22; “9V Extra Heavy Duty”) is attached to the product. Packaging: blister
Batch number/Barcode: 5 997648 301550
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1613/16
Product: Bath products
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: GLOSS – WHOOPENSOCKER
Type/number of model: 250 ml
Risk level: Serious risk
The products contain phenol (measured value up to 0.04% by weight) which is an irritant and can cause skin and eye damage. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Shower gel in a transparent plastic bottle (250 ml) with a white plastic cap covered in gold metallic paper and 6 sparkling bath beads, also wrapped in gold metallic paper, packed in cardboard with a transparent plastic window.
Batch number/Barcode: 0230-002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1625/16
Product: Liquid soap
Name: Savon Liquide - Parfum miel ('Honey-scented liquid soap')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 35-2S-804
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soap in a transparent plastic bottle with a plastic, gold-coloured flip-top cap, imitating a bottle of liquid honey.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660173188980; Batch : L15080101
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1626/16
Product: Shower gel/Liquid soap
Name: Savon liquide - Feuille de tomate ("‘Tomato leaf’ liquid soap")
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 250 ML
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Shower gel and liquid soap in a 250ml transparent plastic bottle imitating a ketchup bottle.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660173177236; 34-2S-808
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1627/16
Product: Foaming soap
Name: Mousse de savon - Parfum créme fouettée ("Whipped-cream scented foaming soap")
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 35-1S-807
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soap foam supplied in a 150 ml aerosol bottle.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660173181585; 260123
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1628/16
Product: Liquid soap
Name: Savon liquide - Smoothie Pomme cactus concombre (‘Apple-Cactus-Cucumber Smoothie’ Liquid Soap)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 36-1S-802
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Liquid soap presented as a smoothie: transparent plastic bottle with a white plastic screw-top.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660173193236; L16030803
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1629/16
Product: Liquid soap
Name: Savon liquide - Smoothie Tomate Pastčque Melon (‘Tomato-watermelon-melon smoothie’ liquid soap)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 36-1S-803
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Red liquid soap presented as a smoothie: transparent plastic bottle with a white plastic screw-top.
Batch number/Barcode: L16031102
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1630/16
Product: Liquid soap
Name: Savon liquide - Smoothie citron orange carotte (‘Lemon-orange-carrot smoothie’ liquid soap)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Petite Épicerie de Paris
Type/number of model: 36-1S-804
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may be mistaken for foodstuff due to its characteristic form, colour and size and has no child-resistant fastening. Children can easily open it and might be tempted to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Liquid soap presented in a packaging imitating a smoothie.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 660173 193250; 16031101;
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1612/16
Product: Adapter
Name: Adaptateur allume-cigare ('Cigarette-lighter adapter')
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: COMUTECH
Type/number of model: Ref. 851306
Risk level: Serious risk
The insufficient creepage distances and clearance pose a risk of electric shock to users or can lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Adapter connecting to a cigarette-lighter, converting 12/24V or 110/240V to USB1 and 2 5V DC and/or USB1 1000mA and USB2 500mA, with two USB outputs, made ofblack plastic and supplied in a transparent blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3050748513062
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/1622/16
Product: Cast-iron grill (plancha)
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ENO
Type/number of model: elektra 45 ref 82193A
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but intended for outdoor use. Water presence on the live parts of the screw terminal could reduce the creepage distance on the main insulation between the terminal screw and the accessible metal parts of the body, increasing the risk of electric shock to users. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Enamelled cast-iron plate (stainless-steel body) with raised edges and tilt adjustment. Grease trap. Adjustable foot height. Max. cooking temperature 380 °C. Power rating 1 500 W; 45 cm; 1 burner; 24.60 kg, 230-240 V, 50-60 Hz. Indoor and outdoor use.
Batch number/Barcode: 3224780036302; Lot 131021
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1638/16
Product: Miniature Circuit Breaker
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TERASAKI
Type/number of model: TD3 M10
Risk level: Serious risk
A non-conformity of raw material could cause product failure and lead to an electric shock or fire. If a person touches part of the product that is at high voltage, the person receives an electric shock and may be electrocuted. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Circuit breaker for the protection against overloads and short circuits, switching and isolation in commercial and industrial electrical distribution systems.
Batch number/Barcode: 4547560101311
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1632/16
Product: Riding gloves
Name: i-performance 1
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Uvex
Type/number of model: Black-White; Article number: S 45.3.001.0229-36
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 13.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and might trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Riding gloves, unlined, with elastic. Sample size 7.
Batch number/Barcode: 4043197266275
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1636/16
Product: Sports gloves
Name: Sportline
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Schwenkel sprint
Type/number of model: Item No: Weltall 1133001-2409 Colours: black and mocca
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured values: 22.0 mg/kg for the black model and 39.7 mg/kg for the mocca model). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Unlined leather gloves for riding, cycling, paragliding, weight training.
Batch number/Barcode: 2000098032776 (black); 2000098032790 (mocca)
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1624/16
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: STELLA ACCESSORIES
Type/number of model: Ref. 290113
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains Cadmium (measured value 0.03% 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Elastic bracelet with white beads and silver-coloured metal beads.
Batch number/Barcode: 3700554894755
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1595/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: YIBO SET
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter-keyring in the shape of a grenade.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1596/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Zhong Long
Type/number of model: Model M26 AS
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter - keyring in the shape of a grenade.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1610/16
Product: Lighting chains
Name: 1) 216L LED FÜGGÖNY FÉNY; 2) 220L LED FÜGGÖNY FÉNY
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit and could be damaged. The insulation of the LEDs is inadequate.The product is not protected against moisture yet is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chains with 1) 280 or 2) 220 serial-parallel connected non-replaceable purple LED lamps. The product allows the connection of another lighting chain. It starts with a plug and ends in a socket outlet. Packaging: transparent plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1611/16
Product: Lighting chains
Name: 1) 144 LED VILÁGIT; 2) 184 LED VILÁGIT
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 1) 144L LED fény; 2) 184L LED fény
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The socket of the extension lead enables single-pole insertion of a plug with the free remaining live pin accessible. The accessible wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit and could be damaged. The product is not protected against moisture yet is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 140 (35 blue, 35 green, 35 yellow, 35 red) / 180 white serial-parallel connected non-replaceable LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: transparent plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
      
Alert number: A12/1584/16
Product: Agricultural tractor
Name: Citymaster 1600
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hako
Type/number of model: Type: 1491; EC type-approvals: e1*2003/37*0532*02
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective steering cylinder may result in the steering failing.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Agricultural tractor
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1585/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Cactus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0440*00, e2*2007/46*0440*01, e2*2007/46*0440*02, e2*2007/46*0440*03, e2*2007/46*0440*04, e2*2007/46*0440*05
Risk level: Serious risk
The bonnet may not lock securely and could open unexpectedly whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 12/3/2014 and 8/9/2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Malta, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1586/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q30, QX30
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Infiniti
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: E11*2007/46*2977*00; Type: H15
Risk level: Serious risk
The nuts on the rear-seat safety-belt buckles are not tightened to the correct torque which increases the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 4 August 2015 and 18 July 2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1587/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Series 1, Series 2, Series 3, Series 4, X3, X4, X5, X6, i8
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type: 1K4, 1K2, 1C, 3L, 3K, 3-V, 3K-N1, 3C, X3, X5, X6, X-N1, BMWi-2; EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0283*, e1*2007/46*0273*, e1*2007/46*0277*, e1*2007/46*0314*, e1*2007/46*0315*, e1*2007/46*0559*, e24*2007/46*0022*, e1*2007/46*0316*, e1*2007/46*0512*, e1*2007/46*0421*, e1*2007/46*0412*, e1*2007/46*0454*, e1*2007/46*1287*
Risk level: Serious risk
The control unit of the electronic power steering may have been incorrectly manufactured. This may cause a fire even when the vehicle is parked. Furthermore, steering assistance might fail while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 2011 and 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/1588/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Raider
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type/number of model: Imported vehicles with no type approval.
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the driver airbag may result in the airbag not fully inflating or in the metal casing of the gas generator splitting open.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2006 to 2009.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1606/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tiguan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: EC Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*; type: 5N
Risk level: Serious risk
The welded joint connecting the seat back adjuster to the side support of the seat back may not be strong enough, increasing the risk of injury to passengers in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 10 August and 16 September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1607/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: CLA Shooting Brake
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*16 Type: 245 G
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw fittings on the mounting brackets of the backrests are inadequate. In the event of an accident it can cause the backrest to fold, increasing the risk of injury for passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 12 February 2016 and 29 February 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1608/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: S-class Coupe and Cabrio
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type approval No: e1*2001/116*0335*27-32, e1*2001/116*0396*14-19 Type: 221, 221 AMG
Risk level: Serious risk
The belt feeders do not return to their standby position due to faulty encoding of the automatic belt feeder. This entirely removes the protective effect of the shoulder strap in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 4 February 2015 and 29 March 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1609/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Note (E12)
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: EC-type approval n°: e11*2007/46*0753*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) Actuator Control Unit may be contaminated and the particle can migrate and become trapped in a valve. As a result, the ABS may not operate correctly and the wheels might lock in unexpected situations.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production dates of the vehicles affected: 15/04/2016 to 29/04/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/1615/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Doblo Cargo, Panorama
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0002*30, e3*2007/46*0007*18; type: 263
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering connecting rod may break and cause instability while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured in July 2016.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1621/16
Product: Light truck
Name: Dyna
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Model (Model code): Dyna (KDY221, KDY231, KDY251, KDY261).
Risk level: Serious risk
In the fuel injector of diesel engine, a crack may possibly occur at the fuel passage due to insufficient durability in the fuel pump and the fuel injection nozzle. As a result fuel may leak, causing the engine to stall.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Light truck.
Batch number/Barcode: Production years: 2011 - 2013
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1640/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: 1) CITRONELLA 2) GREEN TEA 3) JAMAICAN FRUIT 4) MAGNOLIA 5) MEDITATION 6) MIRRH 7) LOTUS 8) OM 9) EUCALYPTUS 10) FOREST
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the incense sticks release aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene and styrene during and after combustion and the estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. As the product is intended for use in closed environments, the release of benzene and toluene is considered harmful to health.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cardboard package with a cuboid shape. All sides bear the name of the fragrance and the brand (set out in a small oval with a red background). The package contains six hexagonal cardboard boxes bearing the same images. Each box contains a white plastic wrapper holding 20 sticks. Each stick is approx. 23 cm long.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8901810011014, 10) 8901810001282, 2) 8901810011892, 3) 8901810017092, 4) 8901810001695, 5) 8901810011717, 6) 8901810001275, 7) 8901810001435, 8) 8901810018716, 9) 8901810001978
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
            
Alert number: A12/1641/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: 1) ROSEMARY 2) RED ROSE 3) PRECIOUS GULAB 4) PRECIOUS LAVENDER 5) PINE 6) PRECIOUS CHANDAN 7) PRECIOUS FRAGRANCE 8) OPIUM 9) PATCHOULI
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the incense sticks release aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene and styrene during and after combustion and the estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. As the product is intended for use in closed environments, the release of benzene and toluene is considered harmful to health.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cardboard package with a cuboid shape. All sides bear the name of the fragrance and the brand (set out in a small oval with a red background). The package contains six hexagonal cardboard boxes bearing the same images. Each box contains a white plastic wrapper holding 20 sticks. Each stick is approx. 23 cm long.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8901810001534, 2) 8901810001374, 3) 8901810001015, 4) 8901810001039, 5) 8901810001954, 6) 8901810001008, 7) 8901810001046, 8) 8901810001466, 9) 8901810001459
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
         
Alert number: A12/1642/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: 1) GARDENIA 2) THE MOON 3) PASSION FRUIT 4) YLANG YLANG 5) THE SUN 6) VANILLA 7) SAI BABA 8) MUSK 9) PRECIOUS MUSK 10) PRECIOUS LILY
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the incense sticks release aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene and styrene during and after combustion and the estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. As the product is intended for use in closed environments, the release of benzene and toluene is considered harmful to health.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cardboard package with a cuboid shape. All sides bear the name of the fragrance and the brand (set out in a small oval with a red background). The package contains six hexagonal cardboard boxes bearing the same images. Each box contains a white plastic wrapper holding 20 sticks. Each stick is approx. 23 cm long.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8901810011878, 10) 8901810001640, 2) 8901810001251, 3) 8901810012714, 4) 8901810001503, 5) 8901810001244, 6) 8901810001213, 7) 8901810012493, 8) 8901810001443, 9) 8901810001046
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
             
Alert number: A12/1603/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Laraine
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.9933
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 33.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Two plastic dolls (small and large) with blond hair, dressed in colorful dresses. The set also includes two spare dresses. Packed in a red cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1604/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Disney Fashion
Type/number of model: No.395 (manufacturer), KA 45-7 (importer)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll/the shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 3.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 1.1% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/1616/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fashion
Type/number of model: NO. 9252
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 30% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Large plastic doll (92 cm) in cardboard packaging with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/1618/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Fashion Girl Beautiful Bride
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type/number of model: Item No: 1358
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll wedding couple dressed in wedding outfits. Packaging: colourful box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1619/16
Product: Plastic dinosaur
Name: Dinosaur - Vivid and great in style
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: JIN MEI TOY
Type/number of model: NO. 004
Risk level: Serious risk
The dinosaur contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.37 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic dinosaur emitting sounds.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1634/16
Product: Baby doll set
Name: IT'S A BABY
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: R&T
Type/number of model: Model 6108, Ref. 11722
Risk level: Serious risk
The lid of the compartment containing the sound unit comes off easily. Small children 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic baby doll emitting sounds, coming with a baby carrier. Supplied in a cardboard box with a window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436019611722
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1635/16
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: IT'S A BABY
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: R&T
Type/number of model: Model No 6107, ref. 11746
Risk level: Serious risk
The yellow flowers can come off easily from the bath. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Set consisting of a baby doll which makes sounds, with a bath and accessories, sold in a cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436019611746
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A11/0117/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector with LCD
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: LogiLink
Type/number of model: model: SC0101; GS811
Risk level: Other risk level
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Carbon-monoxide detector with electro-chemical sensor (B type). The battery-powered product has a circular white plastic cover (diameter: 107 mm; height: 38 mm) and includes a LCD display. 3pcs GP ALKALINE 15A LR6 SIZE AA 1.5V are attached to the product. Packaging: white cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: 4 052792 014792
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A11/0113/16
Product: Electric kettle
Name: Stainless Steel Kettle
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Topmatic
Type/number of model: EWK-2200.8; type: WK-001C
Risk level: Other risk level
When the kettle is lifted off the base plate, the earth connection is broken at the same time as, or even before, the current-carrying connections. In the event of a fault, there is consequently a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)
Description: Electric kettle, 1.8-litre.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260427670309
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A11/0114/16
Product: LED Bulb
Name: LED Lauko prozekortius (LED outdoor floodlight)
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: elmo
Type/number of model: ID:2605, AC/230V, 50/60Hz, 810Lm
Risk level: Other risk level
The creepage distances between live parts and accessible conductive parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock to users touching live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED 9W bulb. The product is packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0116/16
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: GALBTY Natc2 Mobile Phone
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantástiko
Type/number of model: Ref. 32585; Supplier ref.: 897
Risk level: Other risk level
The continuous sound pressure level is too high. When a child plays with the toy and activates the sound very close to the ear for a long time, it might result in partial permanent hearing loss or tinnitus. 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 plastic toy mobile phone supplied in blister pack with blue and white cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345325857; Batch 10/2013
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A11/0118/16
Product: Tricycle/ Pushchair
Name: ROWEREK TRZYKOŁOWY DLA DZIECI ('tricycle for children')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: T300 Exclusive
Risk level: Other risk level
The gaps in the front wheels are too large. When driving the tricycle, children's toes may get trapped into the wheel opening, leading to injuries due to entrapment. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tricycle-pushchair combination made of rigid plastic and metal, with pedals on the front wheel. The handlebar is covered with non-slipping rubber handles, and the product has a plastic seat and wide inflatable wheels made of rubber. The tricycle has dis-mountable elements and is available in various colours.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   





Report 48 (02/12/2016)

Alert number: A12/1575/16
Product: Safety gate
Name: Optimo
Risk: Entrapment, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: CHILDWOOD
Type/number of model: Door gate Wood - PRESSURE GATE Ref. VHOO
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large: A child may get its body through the bars and be stuck between its shoulders and its head. This could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, there are gaps at the bottom of the safety gate, between the door and the frame where a child's fingers may get trapped and pinched. The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Pressure-mounted safety gate with a metal frame and a wooden door which can be operated one-handed and opens in both directions. Sold in a cardboard box containing wall cups for an installation without drilling and screwing. Dimensions : 3 x 77 x 75 cm. Adjustable width from 77 to 83,5 cm. Extensions are sold separately.
Batch number/Barcode: 5420007123529/ Batch 12-02
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/1523/16
Product: Long sleeved sweater
Name: Marvel, Spider Man
Risk: Environment
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Marvel Comics
Type/number of model: 75822-02
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains 0.23% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black long-sleeved sweater with Spiderman-print on the front of the sweater saying "amazing spiderman"
Batch number/Barcode: 3099308677
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/1562/16
Product: Day cream
Name: Argan Oil - Anti-Wrinkle Rejuvenating Day Cream
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Eveline Cosmetics
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products and shall not be made available on the Union market as from 16 April 2016.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cream in a golden-coloured/brown cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907609387561; Batch Nr. 145640
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/1563/16
Product: Decorative soap with plastic duck
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical, Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Aux Temps des Savons
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the duck contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, the duck is small enough to be put in the mouth by children which can cause them to choke on it. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The product does not comply with 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: Small red-beaked yellow duck on a cupcake-shaped soap, supplied in a transparent plastic box fastened with an orange ribbon with white dots.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1521/16
Product: Head torch
Name: Flashlight hodelykt
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Biltema
Type/number of model: 24-946
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic buckle, which is used for securing the ribbons, contains 0,28% by weight deka-BDE. Decabromodiphenyl ether has been found to pose serious risks to human health, wildlife, and the environment. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The head torch is black and red with three ribbons connecting the power-box and lamp.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1569/16
Product: Battery charger
Name: NiMH / NiCad(4-8S) Quick Charger
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SkyRC
Type/number of model: EN3 SK-100070
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation is inadequate and the creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient. User might receive an electric shock when touching live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery charger, sold in a black cardboard package .Input: 100-240V~, 50-60Hz; Output: 13VDC, max 1A/2A/3A.
Batch number/Barcode: 6930460001108
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1582/16
Product: Sports equipment
Name: Kayoba magetrener
Risk: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Kayoba
Type/number of model: 951207
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains up to 0,4% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black and orange wheel with two handles. Cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1583/16
Product: Yoga mat
Name: Kayoba Yogamatte
Risk: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Kayoba
Type/number of model: 951216
Risk level: Serious risk
The yoga mat contains up to 0,23% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Orange yoga mat packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1573/16
Product: Lighting chains
Name: 1.) 180L RICE LIGHTS; 2.) 240L RICE LIGHTS; 3.) 320L RICE LIGHTS
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 1. 180 L rizs fény; 2. 240 L rizs fény; 3. 320 L rizs fény
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The product is recommended also for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The lighting chains are supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/1574/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 240 Rice Lights
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Best
Type/number of model: ITEM NO.: YS-240L-R
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges. The cover of control unit is not properly fixed. The electrical insulation is not sufficient. The product is recommended also for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The lighting chain is supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1568/16
Product: Headlamp with battery charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Engelsson
Type/number of model: Lamp: 3725, Battery charger: YS08401000
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is not sufficient. The creepage distance between the primary and secondary circuits is too small. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Headlamp with two lamps. The headlamp is powered by batteries and comes with a battery charger. This notification concerns the battery charger delivered with the headlamp.
Batch number/Barcode: 7330213094743
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1576/16
Product: Light
Name: Komplet LED Lysstofrřr med armatur
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LEDlife
Type/number of model: T5-Y-90CM-M,
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient and live parts are accessible, with the risk of a user receiving an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Light with built-in LED module; 90cm, 9w, 4200k.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/1551/16
Product: Log splitter
Name: 5T Log Splitter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Machinery
Brand: nutool
Type/number of model: LS5TFIN
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but intended for outdoor use. If water penetrates the appliance, users might receive an electric shock. One accident reported. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 609-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Log splitter with blue frame.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900652441235, 2015/10 NP004919, 2015/18 NP005041
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1561/16
Product: Electric bike
Name: Drift Trike
Risk: Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Trike: PY-03 / PY-02 / PY-0. Adaptor: LA3610
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the conductors in the mains lead is insufficient which could lead to the mains lead overheating.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Electric bike with 3 wheels. Powered by on-board lithium battery and supplied with charger. Product aimed at age group 8 years and above. Packaged in plain cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Manufacturer code: EBBT-D802ER
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1522/16
Product: Steering wheel cover
Name: Rattrekk
Risk: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Biltema
Type/number of model: 39-178
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering wheel cover contains 0.3% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The steering wheel cover is black and decorated with plastic/rubber flowers in different colours. It is packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1543/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Bentayga
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bentley
Type/number of model: EC-type approval: e11*KS07/46*3141*01, e11*2007/46*3609*00
Risk level: Serious risk
Some joints may not have been tightened correctly in the seat system and instrument panel and there is a possibility that they could loosen over time, increasing the risk of injury to occupants in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Built between 26/11/2015 and 15/11/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1544/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XF
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: E11*2001/116*0323; Model Years 2013 to 2015
Risk level: Serious risk
There is insufficient clearance between the underfloor fuel delivery lines and the vehicle under shield body, leading to a chafe condition. As a result, fuel might leak and in the presence of an ignition source lead to a fire. In addition, fuel leakage during vehicle use could cause the engine to cut out with minimal warning, potentially causing a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 01/05/2013 and 15/06/2015.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1552/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q30, QX30
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Infiniti
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*2977*00; Type: H15
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty installation of the front seatbelts leads to an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1553/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Giulia
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0382*01; Type: 952
Risk level: Serious risk
Flaws in the electronics of the Integrated Brake System (IBS) may lead to problems when braking.
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 March 2016 and June 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1558/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Captiva
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chevrolet
Type/number of model: Vehicles with 2.2L A22DM engine and stop/start system.
Risk level: Serious risk
Some vehicles equipped with stop/start system might have starter motor failure while driving due to a thermal damage of the starter cable. This might lead to accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production year: 2014.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/1564/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Corolla
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Type: E12U, E12T EC-type-approval: e11*98/14*0179*..; e11*98/14*0181*..
Risk level: Serious risk
The gas generator of the driver airbag may rupture upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles from the production period November 2002 to January 2003 are affected.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Ireland
Alert number: A12/1571/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 7 Series, 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Types: 701, 7L, HY, GT, K-N1, 5L, 5K, KL; EC type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0490, e1*2007/46*0276, e1*2007/46*0323, e1*2007/46*0215, e1*2007/46*0508, e1*2007/46*0363, e1*2007/46*0455, e1*KS07/46*0013
Risk level: Serious risk
The airbag central sensor has been programmed with faulty software. In the event of an accident requiring activation of the passive safety systems, the seat-belt tensioner, front airbags and active head restraints will not be activated, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 2011 and 2012 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1572/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ghost
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Rolls-Royce
Type/number of model: Type: Ghost Family; EC type-approval: e11*2007/46*0101*12
Risk level: Serious risk
The airbag central sensor has been programmed with faulty software. In the event of an accident requiring activation of the passive safety systems, the seat-belt tensioner, front airbags and active head restraints will not be activated, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2012
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1581/16
Product: Steering wheel cover
Name: Hamron rattrekk 617055
Risk: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hamron
Type/number of model: 617055
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering wheel cover contains up to 0,46% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Steering wheel cover in black rubber/plastic packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1545/16
Product: Babies' mobile
Name: BABY PLAY-GYM
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: TLF-107
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattles can easily break, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the heads of the horse and lamb rattle animals, as well as the bear with parachute protrude and may block small children's airways when put in the mouth. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mobile toy with a plastic bear wearing a parachute and four rattles in the shape of animals. Packed in a cardboard and plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991202390096
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1546/16
Product: Plastic toy car
Name: Happydrift Racing
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toinsa
Type/number of model: Item n° 39-9695
Risk level: Serious risk
The cap on the top of the car detaches easily, generating small parts which may be put in the mouth by small children and may cause them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Colourful plastic toy car with lights and sound effects, turns somersaults. It has a sticker label 'RACER' on it and comes in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8349393996951
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1547/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: My Friends
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Ysan Trade
Type/number of model: Ref 2291-19
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll set consisting of a doll and another smaller doll, with various party dresses, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1548/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Style Fashion
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: KIMO
Type/number of model: Ref KM-C51
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Doll in a blue party dress, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1549/16
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Kitchen Play Set - Play At Home
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toinsa
Type/number of model: Reference 39-9701
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles of the kitchen utensils come off easily, generating small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Kitchen play set with various utensils, packed in a blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8349393997019
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1550/16
Product: Toy rifle
Name: Policeman Shooting Gun
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ref. HWA1066606 (6315A-4)
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 can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Black plastic toy rifle with projectiles with suction cups. Transparent plastic blister packaging with cardboard backing.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1554/16
Product: Magnetic fishing toy
Name: Fishing Ducklings
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: DAMERIK
Type/number of model: 1302024 / Batch 140521302024
Risk level: Serious risk
The end of the fishing rod breaks easily, releasing a small magnet with a high magnetic flux. A small child could put it in the mouth and choke. Moreover, if a child swallows the magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Magnetic fishing game consisting of a puzzle with magnetic parts (5 pieces in the shape of ducks) and two wooden fishing rods, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435404805692
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/1555/16
Product: Baby rattle and teether set
Name: Baby Gift Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Bei le ai
Type/number of model: 1403
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic egg attached to the chicken-shaped rattle can easily break, releasing small parts (the beads). Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of plastic hand-held baby rattles/teethers (4 items) – mobile phone, butterfly, fish and chicken; the chicken has a transparent plastic 'egg' built-in, containing small beads that are the rattle component. The set is packaged in a transparent plastic bag with cardboard header.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1556/16
Product: Princess fancy dress set
Name: Princess Fairy Wing
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Princess Secret
Type/number of model: Art. 285772
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the handbag contains cadmium (measured value: 1300 mg/kg) and di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0,32%). In addition, it contains di-isononylphthalate (DINP) and di-isodecylphthalate (DIDP) (measured values: 17 % and 0,36% respectively). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Princess set includes tiara, sceptre, hairpiece and a transparent plastic handbag. All items in the set are packed in a plastic handbag with turquoise handles, heart shaped gem, and silver coloured cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 6410412857729
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1557/16
Product: Pony with accessories
Name: Funs Pony mini
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. RC03
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 15.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy set containing a pony and 2 plastic combs packed in a cardboard and plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8800511825763
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1559/16
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Mobile phone
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Beautiful Melody
Type/number of model: Manufacturer ref.: MS77; Importer ref.: S20683-MKE416524-MS773-A22.
Risk level: Serious risk
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White or black plastic toy mobile phone in a cardboard with pictures (pictures may vary). Age on labelling 3+.
Batch number/Barcode: 5605340177488
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/1565/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MY LOVELY GIRL WORLD
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No.644
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.5% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 14.3% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A plastic doll with purple and green hair, blue shiny dress and red shoes. Packed in a cardboard cone.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1566/16
Product: Toy police set
Name: 1) POLICE SET FORCE 2) THE POLICE JUSTICE COMBAT
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: YC
Type/number of model: 1) HWA926033 (868-2) 2) HWA926029 (568-1)
Risk level: Serious risk
The projectile's impact surface is a suction cup which detaches easily. If a child puts the projectile in his/her mouth, for instance to wet the suction cup so that it better sticks to surfaces, the cup may come loose and obstruct the airways if swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: 1) Set containing a plastic sub-machine gun with projectiles and plastic ducks 2) Set containing a plastic gun and suction cup-tipped darts. Products are sold in a plastic and cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1567/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl Fashion
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: iKO
Type/number of model: NO.168 (on the box) N:98866 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.6% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with long blond hair, dressed in colorful dress. The package also includes a hat and one spare dress. Packed in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8585030098866
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1570/16
Product: Cap gun
Name: Detective
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Kim'Play
Type/number of model: Reference 70, batch 20130726
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak sound pressure level is too high. If the cap gun is fired close to a child's ear, this might lead to permanent partial hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy revolver with caps.
Batch number/Barcode: 3225430000704
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/1577/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: SUPER GUN FALCON ASSAULT
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Assault
Type/number of model: model Y802, ref. JRS16144
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 can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun set including projectiles with suction cups and water balls to be fired. Packaging: a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 2567726161449
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1578/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Lian Sheng
Type/number of model: 1230
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phtalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Set of plastic doll mermaids (2 larger and 2 smaller) with various accessories, packed in a box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8421692012300
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1579/16
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: 1st for you, Baby Happy
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ZHENGLONG
Type/number of model: Ref 68028
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Doll with various dresses and accessories, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1580/16
Product: Water pistols
Name: BLASTER WATER SHOOTER
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: QI FENG TOYS
Type/number of model: Ref 4283
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic animal heads on the toy contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Water pistols made of foam in various colours with animal heads (a brown dog and a blue hippopotamus) on top. Packaging: they are packed in bulk in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435114942830
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A11/0109/16
Product: Bicycle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: CONVEX
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The front fork could break causing the rider to fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 4210.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bicycle for adults
Batch number/Barcode: 4752062040215
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A11/0110/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED prožektors ('LED Floodlight ')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ProLight
Type/number of model: POT0017
Risk level: Other risk level
The cable anchorage is not strong enough and parts can become live. Users might receive an electric shock when touching accessible live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: The product is packaged in a cardboard box with LED floodlight shown on it.
Batch number/Barcode: 2770030091542
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0111/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Smile Light
Type/number of model: SLL10-FLD-840S, prod. date 18 Sept. 2015
Risk level: Other risk level
The cable anchorage is not strong enough and parts can become live. Users might receive an electric shock when touching accessible live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED floodlight packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4752075003702
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0112/16
Product: Beach toys set
Name: JEU DE PLAGE (Beach game)
Risk: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: URBAN KIDS
Type/number of model: 26573/814
Risk level: Other risk level
The red spade can break easily, leaving sharp points and edges accessible to children playing with it, leading to cuts and injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Set of 4 plastic beach toys (rake and spades) packed in a yellow plastic net closed by a yellow plastic fastener bearing a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5414886265739; Batch 10638
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France