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Report 8 (Published on: 24/02/2017)

Alert number: A12/0192/17
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Tür- und Treppenschutzgitter "Jonas" [Door and staircase safety barriers "Jonas"]
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: REER
Type/number of model: Art. No.: SH114
Risk level: Serious risk
There are gaps between the safety barrier and the wall. A child's arm or leg could get trapped in the gap opening, which could result in injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden safety barrier in natural colour. The product is packed in a white cardboard box with pictures of the product and information in 6 languages.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 4013283000137, batch: 05-20110010
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0216/17
Product: Children's Safety barrier
Name: Lola Grey
Risk: Entrapment, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: INDOWOODS
Type/number of model: Model: SO00065
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the slats are too large. The child could try to pass through, get caught at the level of the head and be strangled.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Wood and metal safety barrier. The product is packed in a brown cardboard box with information in 8 languages.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5425000060239
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0220/17
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Tarnos
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Nordlinger
Type/number of model: Model M00
Risk level: Serious risk
The labelling of the marking can break and detach into small pieces. These can be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White metallic safety gate, suitable for use with children up to 24 months of age and designed for doorways or stairs; 67 - 73 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 3354766300094
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A12/0221/17
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Simply Pressure XL
Risk: Cuts
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Safety 1st
Type/number of model: Art nr.: 24450100.
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety barrier is not sufficiently resistant to impact and can break, resulting in sharp and pointed edges that can cause cuts.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden safety gate with triple-action opening system, suitable for children between the ages of 6 and 24 months. The safety gate can be used in openings from a minimum of 63 cm up to a maximum of 104 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 3220660210053
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A12/0206/17
Product: Skin product
Name: "Cream multi-purpose with melissa and raspberry"
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: MIRRA
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. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Retailer)
Description: Skin cream in a white plastic tube (50 ml) with a green cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 0317R07, Bar code 4602819004611
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0193/17
Product: Charger
Name: USB MINI TRAVEL CHARGER
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: PETER JÄCKEL
Type/number of model: 12630, 12629 12631 and 12632
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no double insulation. The mechanical strength is insufficient which could lead to live parts becoming accessible. 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: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: USB charger in blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 4031574126298, 4031574126304, 4031574126311, 4031574126328
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0200/17
Product: Heating blender
Name: Licuadora Calefactora
Risk: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HOMDAY
Type/number of model: 363546
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle used to open the lid becomes too hot during use and could burn the fingers of the user. 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A heating blender supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 07/2016; 3491953635468
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0214/17
Product: Plug adapter
Name: Przejsciowka polsko - brytyjska
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Düwi International
Type/number of model: 24018
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible for one of the pins of the adapter to be plugged into the socket while the other pin is accessible to the user and becomes a live part.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A Polish-British plug adapter.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 4008297240181
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0189/17
Product: Air gun
Name: Cross Fire
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Skyma
Type/number of model: SM.1001A
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser is not correctly labelled and lacks warnings, which could lead to unsafe use. 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Air gun with laser sight.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/0205/17
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Glitter
Type/number of model: 151 Crystal S
Risk level: Serious risk
The migration of nickel from the metal parts on the inside of the bracelet is too high (measured values: 2 μg/cm2/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A strass bracelet approx. 3 cm wide, consisting of a number of glass rhinestones connected together by a rubber band. No packaging, but the product is attached to a black plastic tag marked "Glitter" and "151 Crystal S".
Batch number/Barcode: 306518102000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0219/17
Product: Bracelet
Name: Talisman St. Christopher
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Chrysalis
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value: up to 0,14 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver-coloured bracelet with a talisman.
Batch number/Barcode: 2500000021268
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0222/17
Product: Earrings
Name: Accessoires
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art.:58-595, AXART:01.06.350.2595, Colour: Gun metal, MV ID 714937.3, season 9, theme 153
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value: 0.15 %). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set of 9 different earrings on black cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 5859571493701031
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0223/17
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: C & S Paris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal part of the earrings contains cadmium (measured value 34,5 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver coloured earrings with purple and glass stones.
Batch number/Barcode: Ean 1815130 200508 / batch code 13 NROEA2 – 01057 - 50
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0224/17
Product: Necklace
Name: Kette
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 215
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, can damage organs and may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A silver coloured necklace with 3 hearts on a white cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 39924001751000000150
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0197/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Light Set with Remote Control
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: CASA
Type/number of model: WL-LED31V-120CHL (571025)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plug is not protected against water ingress. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain, intended for use outside, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Lot: 56470; 2000005710254
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0212/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: HOME, 100 COLOURED FAIRYLIGHTS
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Primark
Type/number of model: Reference: 8491302 (1104380694)
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighting chain uses small push-in type lampholders which could come out of position leaving live parts at mains voltage accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Lighting chain with 100 lights, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0215/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: SERIE NAVIDEÑA LED - 80L
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: EUROPA ORIENTAL
Type/number of model: Reference: 30249, Type: WT-LED1-80
Risk level: Serious risk
The lid of the flashing unit is very easily removed by hand, leaving live parts of the flashing unit accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6882012302495
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0196/17
Product: LED light bulb
Name: Corn Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Primoflux
Type/number of model: 5050-60LED
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the LED modules of the lamp are accessible during normal use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: LED light bulb in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/0191/17
Product: Electric planer
Name: Professional Power Tool Solutions
Risk: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: Metabo
Type/number of model: Ho 0882
Risk level: Serious risk
The protective guard does not fully cover the blades on the side of the planer or the unused part of the cutting head. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Power tool (planer).
Batch number/Barcode: Lot 60088200. Manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0194/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Scrambler, Scrambler Sixty2
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type/number of model: Scrambler Sixty2: Type: KA, EC type approval: e49*168/2013*00001*, Scrambler: Type: K1, EC type approval: e9*2002/24*6054*
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing nuts of the side stand could loosen. This could lead to the side stand sensor no longer correctly capturing the position of the side stand. As a result, it may be possible to ride the motorcycle when the side stand is still down or the engine might stop unexpectedly whilst riding.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0195/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Goldwing GL1800A
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The propellant used in the air bag inflators may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture. In the event that the airbag is activated, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/06/2008 and 03/12/2008.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0199/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02
Risk level: Serious risk
The pinion valve on the steering rack may have been assembled incorrectly. This could lead to a loss of mechanical coupling between the pinion valve and the steering rack and hence a loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Expert: manufactured between 13/06/2016 and 07/09/2016, Traveller: manufactured between 07/07/2016 and 26/08/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0201/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e22007/46*0533*00, e22007/46*0533*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The fastenings of the front shock absorbers could become loose. A loss of retention of a shock absorber could make it difficult for the driver to control the trajectory of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Expert: manufactured between 22/01/2016 and 23/06/2016, Traveller: manufactured between 25/02/2016 and 23/06/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0202/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, X1, Z4 Series
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type: 1K2, 1C, 1K4, 3L, 3K, 3C, 5L, 5K, K-N1, GT, KL, 6C, 7L, X1, ZR; EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2007/46*0314, e1*2007/46*0315, e1*2007/46*0316, e1*2007/46*0363, e1*2007/46*0455, e1*2007/46*0508, e1*2007/46*0215, e1*KS07/46*0013, e1*2007/46*0562, e1*2007*46*0276, e1*2007/46*0275, e1*2007/46*0373
Risk level: Serious risk
The universal joint of the drive shaft might break, causing a sudden loss of propulsion.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2010 and 2011.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0203/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: X1 Series
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type: UKL-L, F1X; EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0371, e1*2007/46*1676
Risk level: Serious risk
The necessary opening lines in the area of the passenger airbag cover may not have been machined correctly. In the event of an accident, the passenger airbag may consequently not be able to unfold correctly, increasing the risk of injury for the passenger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0207/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: Traveller: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02; Expert 4: e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01.
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible incorrect positioning of a fuel pipe seal in the filler cap area could lead to loss of fuel when the tank is filled completely or in the event that the vehicle overturns.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 1.2.2013 and 9.7.2016, Manufactured between 3.2.2016 and 9.7.2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0208/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*00, e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02
Risk level: Serious risk
A possible fault with the seals at the end of the fuel hose intended for the fuel system of the additional compartment heater (available as an accessory) could lead to a fuel leak.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 12/04/2016 and 03/11/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0209/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*01
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect tightening of the fixings of the airbag housing and of the electrical chassis of the compartment harness could lead to malfunction of the airbags or to the engine stopping.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: Expert: Manufactured between 09/05/2016 and 19/08/2016, Traveller: Manufactured between 11/05/2016 and 20/07/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0210/17
Product: Van
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0531*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The tightening torque of the brake servo to the pedal may be incorrect. This could lead to air getting into the brake servo, making the brake assist system less effective.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Jumpy: manufactured between 13/04/2016 and 27/06/2016. , Spacetourer: manufactured between 14/04/2016 and 11/06/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0211/17
Product: Van
Name: Traveller and Expert
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03
Risk level: Serious risk
Some seals for the bodywork are missing. As a result, water could enter the passenger compartment and cause the airbag control module to malfunction, which could lead to the airbag being deployed unexpectedly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Expert: manufactured between 22/10/2015 and 27/10/2016., Traveller: manufactured between 22/01/2016 and 27/10/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0213/17
Product: Van
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*00, e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0530*02, e2*2007/46*0531*00, e2*2007/46*0531*01, e2*2007/46*0531*02, e2*2007/46*0531*03
Risk level: Serious risk
Some seals for the bodywork are missing. As a result, water could enter the passenger compartment and cause the airbag control module to malfunction, which could lead to the airbag being deployed unexpectedly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Jumpy: manufactured between 15/10/2015 and 27/10/2016., Spacetourer: manufactured between 20/10/2015 and 27/10/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0217/17
Product: Van
Name: Citan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0129* and e2*2007/46*0130*; Type: 415
Risk level: Serious risk
There may be cracks in the steering column tube. This means that the steering column might not withstand the force of an accident, which could increase the risk of the driver sustaining injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 16 November and 8 December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0218/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: SX4 S-Cross and Vitara
Risk: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: SUZUKI SX4 S-Cross (AKK) and SUZUKI VITARA (APK)
Risk level: Serious risk
The ambient temperature sensor may malfunction. If this occurs, the engine controller will not detect sensor failure and consequently the MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light) will not illuminate. These systems monitor the vehicle’s exhaust and pollution control devices to ensure that they are operating properly. The product does not comply with the OBD (On-board diagnostics) regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description:  Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 19/01/2015 and 26/09/2016.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/0190/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: Apple Wars - Whack-a-Mole Game
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Guang Kang Toys
Type/number of model:  1507K693 / NO. B3-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The small figures detach easily and can be swallowed by small children. The size/shape of the hammer is not sufficient and could cause children to choke. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic multifunctional, battery-operated toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 8675415076937
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0198/17
Product: Soft musical toy
Name: Play Baby's first guitar
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ref. 11543
Risk level: Serious risk
The fabric around the guitar is closed at the back by velcro. Small children could easily open it and gain access to the foam stuffing inside. Small fragments of foam can be detached and put in the mouth by small children, who may choke on them. 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 (By: Importer)
Description: A pink fabric, sound-emitting guitar operated by batteries. The product is sold in cardboard packaging with a transparent plastic panel.
Batch number/Barcode: 8413930115430
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0204/17
Product: Toy xylophone
Name: Music Zone
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantástiko, YI ZHI TOYS /
Type/number of model: ref. 32480, 9388-65
Risk level: Serious risk
The white screws on the keys can easily be detached. Small children could put these small parts in their mouth and choke on them. 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic xylophone with colourful keys, sold in a cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: batch 12/2014 8424345324805
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0225/17
Product: Play set
Name: Special Agent
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NGHB989836
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does 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 (By: Distributor)
Description: A toy play set consisting of a black radio transmitter; a green duck; black binoculars and an orange toy gun with three projectiles.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991209898366
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0226/17
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Masque d'horreur / Horror mask
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ref: HAL 124
Risk level: Serious risk
The mask is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Red plastic fancy-dress mask with a black fabric veil attached.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch : CH8390-L070-01; EAN 3524710149745
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0241/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Diablillo Bebe ('small baby devil')
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MY OTHER ME
Type/number of model: Ref. 3261 (size 1-2 years)
Risk level: Serious risk
The velcro strips on the wings may detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Devil fancy-dress costume for small children. It consists of a hat, jumpsuit, wings and tail. Size: 1-2 years. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: NW16-011 / 8435408232616
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A11/0023/17
Product: Bicycle repair kit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: AR SPORTS
Type/number of model: 23537
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains a high level of toluene (measured value: 22% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Repair kit with various spanners, patches and glue in a white and blue blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 8430852235374
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A11/0024/17
Product: Kick scooter
Name: Town 9 EasyFold
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Oxelo
Type/number of model: Decathlon ref. no.: 8329371, 8240435, 8329370, 8239007 Art. ref. no.: 591766, 160770, 591760, 1601182
Risk level: Other risk level
The handlebar could break during use, causing the user to fall from the kick scooter.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Kick scooter for adults.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected products were sold between 01.01.2012 and 15.09.2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, Slovenia
 
Alert number: A11/0125/16
Product: Fancy-dress moustache
Name: LATTJO
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: IKEA
Type/number of model: 803.022.25
Risk level: Other risk level
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the moustache. If the child wears the moustache and it catches fire, the child may receive burns mostly to the face. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black fancy-dress moustache. The mask can be fixed around the ears with rubber bands. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    




Report 7 (Published on: 17/02/2017)

Alert number: A12/0171/17
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Easy Close Plexi safety gate
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Badabulle
Type/number of model: References B025002 and B025003 - EASY CLOSE GALAXIE model.
Risk level: Serious risk
The strength of the fixing mechanism of the barrier is insufficient. Under certain conditions, the safety gate could move out of place and provide a gap for the child to pass which might lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Safety gate in metal and plexiglass, packaged in a cardboard pack.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0172/17
Product: Breastfeeding pillow
Name: Ammepute
Risk: Environment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BabyTrold
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The packaging contains 6% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). 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: Retailer)
Description: The breastfeeding pillow is green with white/green/pink cows. The packaging is a transparent bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5704211007227
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0175/17
Product: Babies' sleeping bag
Name: Skinnpose
Risk: Chemical
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Troller
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The black textile (with plastic laminate on the back) and the anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Sleeping bag for babies with fur inside and black textile on the outside.
Batch number/Barcode: 9325021013657
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0176/17
Product: Babies' sleeping bag
Name: Iglo2
Risk: Chemical, Environment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Troller
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag and the "Troller" plastic label contain bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11% and 0.5% respectively). 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. The anti-slip knobs also contain short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 1.8%). 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: Retailer)
Description: The sleeping bag is filled with feather and down with black textile inside and outside.
Batch number/Barcode: 6418991027588
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0177/17
Product: Babies' sleeping bag/foot warmer
Name: Footwarmer arctic flexi
Risk: Chemical
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: SEGR
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: to 5.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Sleeping bag for babies (foot warmer) has purple textile on the outer side and is black on the inside. There is one zip in the middle and two on the sides.
Batch number/Barcode: 7350013210976
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0178/17
Product: Babies' sleeping bag/footmuff
Name: Åkpåse "Mini Dots"
Risk: Chemical, Environment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Vinter & Bloom
Type/number of model: 37035-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The anti-slip knobs on the back of the sleeping bag contain bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 9%). 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. The packaging of the product also contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 4%). 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: Retailer)
Description: Black sleeping bag with white dots. Textile on the inner and outer side with fake fur around the head.
Batch number/Barcode: 7340096720509
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0185/17
Product: Children's woollen jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Sinay
Type/number of model: KOD 2225
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Blue woollen jacket with decorative cords in the neck area. Sample size: 2-3 years
Batch number/Barcode: 4 428353 468524
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0186/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Marine Corps
Type/number of model: KB-1018
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Blue tracksuit sweatshirt with cords in the neck area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0187/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Marine Corps
Type/number of model: KB-974
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Black sweatshirt with cords in the neck area and leather-like material on the side
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0174/17
Product: Blender
Name: Milxxer
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Riviera & Bar
Type/number of model: PS 450A
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulated cables in the handle of the lid are in contact with the unearthed metal part of the lid. As a result there is insufficient protection against the possibility of the metal part of the lid, which is accessible to the user, becoming live. 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 (By: Importer)
Description: Blender for making vegetable drinks
Batch number/Barcode: Lot 1626, EAN 3576160014647
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0181/17
Product: Electric rice cooker
Name: CUISEUR A RIZ ELECTRIQUE
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: KINPOK
Type/number of model: CFXB35, 0.6, 1, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.8 litre.
Risk level: Serious risk
The cooking mode indicator is excessively fragile. If it breaks or becomes dislodged, it leaves an opening giving access to live parts. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Electric rice cooker in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6902340957102
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0182/17
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Wisdom Line
Type/number of model: 931L
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the adapter, or the live pins of a plug inserted into the adapter, are accessible under certain conditions of use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Travel plug adaptor sold in a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0173/17
Product: Handle (cycle parts)
Name: Handtag Gummi
Risk: Chemical, Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 11177
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic in the handle contains lead (measured value up to 0.35% by weight), short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.97% by weight) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (measured value of PAHs 1560 mg/kg). 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). The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A pair of black handles made of plastic (spare parts for bikes or motocycles).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0188/17
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article No: UX5H532
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0165/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Naswietlacz LED 20W
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Eko-Light
Type/number of model: Ek501
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable insulation is not suitable for outdoor use and could become damaged. There is no information for the user on safe installation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: LED floodlight packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 5907377240501
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0183/17
Product: Wall light
Name: Tamara 1
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Eglo
Type/number of model: 31265
Risk level: Serious risk
The protection against water ingress is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Wall-mounted bathroom spotlight, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Lots 15101 to 16085, corresponding to version 2 of the light, produced since March 2015.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0168/17
Product: Self-balancing scooter
Name: Smart Balance Wheel
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Model A3, article number75852. Battery charger: JZX-420150.
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is inadequate. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Self-balancing scooter ("Hoverboard") supplied with a battery charger. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Serial number: 113457. Date of manufacture: 2015/12/20
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0157/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Boxster, Cayman, 911
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1607*00-03, e13*2007/46*1187*12-15, e13*2007/46*1188*00-06 Type: 982, 911, 911 Turbo
Risk level: Serious risk
The front side airbags may fail to trigger in the event of an accident, resulting in an increased risk of injury for the occupants.
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 28 September 2016 and 11 October 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0158/17
Product: Van
Name: Citan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0129, e2*2007/46*0130 Type: X
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake lines on the vehicles may not be bolted to the underbody with the correct torque. This could lead to the failure of both foot-brake circuits.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 25 August 2016 and 13 September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0161/17
Product: Motorcycle alarm
Name: S4 Red Accessory Alarm System
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Scorpion Automotive
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion of the internal circuit board of the alarm / immobiliser system may cause the immobilisation relay to malfunction. This could immobilise the motorcycle during use, causing the rider to have an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Alarm / immobiliser system (Thatcham category 1 approved) supplied to Datatool Authorised Dealers and to Triumph Motorcycles Limited.
Batch number/Barcode: Systems built between 25/03/2013 and 26/02/2016. Serial number range for affected components: Datatool: 02000140 – 13130001 to 02000140-50151000 inclusive. Triumph: 02000240-13130001 to 02000240-08160001 inclusive.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0162/17
Product: Van / passenger car
Name: Proace, Proace Verso
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: EC-type approval numbers: - Proace: e2*2007/46*0538*01, e2*2007/46*0538*03; - Proace Verso: e2*2007/46*0537*01, e2*2007/46*0537*02.
Risk level: Serious risk
1. Incorrect fuel cap seal installation could lead to fuel leakage. 2. Incorrect front shock absorber to hub tightening could affect the vehicle handling. 3. The earth cable attachment point for the airbag control unit may not be properly tightened which could lead to the airbags malfunctioning. 4. The bolts holding the steering valve on the steering rack may be missing or incorrectly tightened which could affect the steering. 5. Incorrect tightening of one of the nuts fixing the brake pedal to the brake booster could lead to a sudden loss of brake assistance. 6. Water could leak into the cabin and reach the airbag module leading to unexpected airbag deployment. 7. Wheel bolt looseness could lead to the wheel detaching during driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Van / passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production year: 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0163/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: WR125R, WR125X
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0332; Type: DE07
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake pedal may break off owing to a defective weld seam. The driver may thus lose control of the motorcycle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2014 to 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0166/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Levante
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e3*2007/46*0224*07 and *08; Type: M156
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to the mixing ratio of the ignition chemicals being incorrect, the right-hand side head/side airbag may not deploy 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 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0167/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tipo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0373*; Type: 356
Risk level: Serious risk
The cables of the driver's airbag may rub against the steering wheel cable clamp, causing wear which could result in a short circuit and unintentional deployment of the driver's airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between October 2015 and July 2016.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0184/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mondeo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner cable on the driver's side could separate during deployment, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/08/2015 and 31/07/2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0159/17
Product: Step ladder
Name: Escaleras
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Antia
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The steps are not strong enough and could deform during use. There is no safety device to prevent the steps from opening and closing when in use. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Folding aluminium step ladder / step stool with two steps.
Batch number/Barcode: Date of manufacture: 1/2016. Bar code: 842146411021.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0155/17
Product: Work gloves
Name: Guantes jardineria y bricolaje / Garden gloves and yourself / Gants de jardin et bricolage
Risk: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand:  Liyset
Type/number of model: Mod XYFY50251
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 4.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Pair of gardening gloves.
Batch number/Barcode:  8433392150251
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0164/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: Dum Bum
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Klasek
Type/number of model: P6A, kl. 3
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high which can lead to damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box, covered with plastic film. Each box contains 20 fireworks.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8595182430728
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0160/17
Product: Motor boat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Recreational crafts
Brand: Sea Ray
Type/number of model: Models 265 DAE, 305 DAE and 355 DAE
Risk level: Serious risk
The fire extinguishing system of the machinery space does not work properly when the manual lever is used to activate it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Recreational Craft Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motor boat
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Spain
Alert number: A12/0156/17
Product: Wooden rattles
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Pedro Sansó Sansó
Type/number of model:  ITEM NO.H10542
Risk level: Serious risk
The little wooden balls of wood attached to the rattle can easily detach. Small children could put these small parts in the mouth, which may pose a risk of choking. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden rattles sold without packaging, attached to a label.
Batch number/Barcode:  8888000105428
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0169/17
Product: Inflatable pirate sabre
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KIM'PLAY/ MONOPRIX
Type/number of model: Ref 12901MX
Risk level: Serious risk
The valve stopper can easily detach, generating a small part: If this part becomes detached while the toy is being inflated, it might cause children to 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: Toy packed in a clear plastic bag with a decorative card.
Batch number/Barcode: 3350033282384; Batch 1996
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0170/17
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: VAH
Type/number of model: 739
Risk level: Serious risk
The kinetic energy of projectiles is too high which can lead to 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Bow in unpainted wood with projectiles with a resilient impact surface (rubber). Cardboard labelling attached to the bow with a string.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0179/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Bubble saxophone
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: R&T
Type/number of model: Model YR9993, ref. 6551
Risk level: Serious risk
The whistle on the saxophone comes off easily, This small part can be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy saxophone for making bubbles; sold in a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: RM15102042 Barcode 8436019606551
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0180/17
Product: Bath toys
Name: Bath Animals
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ref. BM0040-PO/23069
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 10.5% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 2.4 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Set of plastic ducks for the bath, in plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 5 024418 721307
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0020/17
Product: Rechargeable light
Name: Rechargeable Working Lamp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: PICOYA
Type/number of model: LMP6615
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. In time, with intensive use, the main insulation becomes deformed in such a way that active parts become accessible, which may expose users to the risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Rechargeable LED work light packed in a cardboard box. Supplied with a charger.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435004902777
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A11/0021/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Pluszak (Plush toy)
Risk: Asphyxiation, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item No: SK-18415
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible by unzipping the fastener. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plush toy packed in plastic film.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 6880319184158
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A11/0022/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Maskotka (Toy mascot)
Risk: Asphyxiation, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item No.: SK-18599
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible by unzipping the fastener. The stuffing material may cause choking when put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plush toy packed in plastic film.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 6880319185995
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   






Report 6 (Published on: 10/02/2017)

Alert number: A12/0149/17
Product: Glue
Name: Super Glue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: High Tech
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 21.5% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White tube of super glue in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 4204820000004, 8027727845327
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0150/17
Product: Glue
Name: Super Glue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: AITE COOL
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 28.1% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Yellow and black tube of super glue in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 6935559507134
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0153/17
Product: Babies' cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Wisad for Baby
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no locking mechanism for the bars so children may be able to remove them. If they try to get out of the cot when only one of the bars has been removed, there is a risk that the head or chest will become stuck which could lead to injuries or strangulation. The gap between the ends of the mattress base and the ends of the cot also poses a risk of entrapment of limbs. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Adjustable wooden cot-bed, 60x120 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0138/17
Product: Children’s footwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bio Street
Type/number of model: Art.: 260-5013.8
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather insole is too high (measured value: 15.4 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Children's sandal with three straps, each with a pink buckle, cork-soled cushion; straps printed with pattern of horses; sample size 29.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0144/17
Product: Children’s shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Richter
Type/number of model: Model 3131, type 12, colour 4111
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 12 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Pair of unpackaged children’s shoes, uppers made of red leather and red fabric with white stitching and appliqué work, red fabric lining and red synthetic outer soles; 2 velcro fastenings per shoe made of red leather with an underlying velcro band; Sample size: 28
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 2400001879076
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0147/17
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: E' stylo
Type/number of model: CH-21/302
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirt has cords in the neck area. The cords could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14592.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey hooded sweatshirt intended for 6 year old children
Batch number/Barcode: 14WC950006 / 2210000118782
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0146/17
Product: Skin product
Name: Superskin Concentrate
Risk: Cuts
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Liz Earle
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains glass shards, posing a risk of cuts to the hand and/or face during application of the product. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Face oil containing a plant oil blend in a 2ml glass vial sealed with a plastic stopper, packed into a card wallet.
Batch number/Barcode: 6T & 6P & 6F
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0135/17
Product: Game console
Name: RETRON
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HYPERKIN
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The pins of the plug adapter are not adequately insulated. Live parts of the pins could be touched when the plug adapter is plugged in to a socket outlet.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Gaming console supplied with a power supply and plug adapter.
Batch number/Barcode: 813048011354
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
     
Alert number: A12/0137/17
Product: Mains plug
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ALFA
Type/number of model: 10101
Risk level: Serious risk
The live pins are accessible when the plug is partially inserted in to a socket. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Two-pin mains plug
Batch number/Barcode: 2060000354327
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A12/0141/17
Product: Mains extension lead
Name: DPOWER STRIP USB
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DISASHOP
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the shuttered sockets outlets are accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Mains extension lead with three socket outlets and three USB ports. Supplied in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8434240001626
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0154/17
Product: LED light
Name: LED Ground Spot
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Easy Connect
Type/number of model: LED Ground Spot 0.8W (Warm/White/Blue) Ref. EC 65416 / 65411 / 65410
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture and therefore water can penetrate into the lamp which could cause a short circuit. This may lead to further damage to the inside of the lamp, resulting in accessible parts becoming live. 2 incidents reported. 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Mini recessed LED spotlights Ø 4.5 cm, 6 pieces per box. Each light consists of 5 warm, white or blue-coloured LEDs of 0.2W. Electrical class II. Includes an 18cm power cord. For outdoor use.
Batch number/Barcode: 3700298515381 / 3700298513882 / 3700298513875
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
   
Alert number: A12/0134/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Cherokee
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0783*00-07; Type: KL
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat fasteners were not tightened to the required torque. In the event of an accident, there could be a greater risk of injury for 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 produced between 26 July 2013 and 5 February 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0136/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Bonneville
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Triumph
Type/number of model: Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black
Risk level: Serious risk
The throttle twist grip may get stuck and be prevented from returning to idle. This could result in unintended acceleration and cause the rider to lose control of the motorcycle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 02/12/2015 and 13/06/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/0148/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Dokker
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2001/116*0314* and e2*2007/46*0030*; type: SD
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking system on the side sliding doors does not work as required. In the event of a collision, the sliding doors may consequently open leading to an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 03/07/2015 and 29/09/2016.
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0145/17
Product: Screw
Name: Spanplatten-Schraube
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: BTS
Type/number of model: 1006-06018015
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw does not have sufficient mechanical strength and could fail under load. People could consequently be injured by the collapse of the building or by falling components. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 14592.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Yellow, galvanized screw with cut-tip, for use in load bearing timber structures, 6 x 180 mm.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0130/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantastiko
Type/number of model: Ref 81294 - LD9707B
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons detach easily from the pyjamas, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Battery-operated baby doll wearing pink pyjamas and a pink hat.
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345812944; Batch 03/2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0131/17
Product: Dolls with accessories
Name: Doll Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Ledy Toys
Type/number of model: 1) Model LD9810B (Ref. No. 14120913, code: 32605,) 2) Model LD9810A (Ref. No. 15010213, code: 32604)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment becomes detached and generates a small part. A child might put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Battery-operated baby dolls with accessories. Ref. No. 14120913: baby doll with long hair, a cap, various accessories including a bottle. Ref. No. 15010213: baby doll with short hair, various accessories including a bottle. Packed in a cardboard box, with the brand name indicated on the front and a sticker displaying the importer’s details on the back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8422259326052 and 8422259326045
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0132/17
Product: Toy cars
Name: The Truck Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Peréz y Rincón
Type/number of model: Ref 1357
Risk level: Serious risk
The cars’ aerials detach easily. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European Standard EN-71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: A set of small toy cars in a blister pack bearing the product’s name on the front and a label on the back indicating the manufacturer and importer details.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch : 10716 Barcode : 8435331313574
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0133/17
Product: Plush toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Limousine / PercebeArt / MING PRODUCTIONS
Type/number of model: Cow model C.I.F.B.36.767.606
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the cow plush toy can easily be detached. A small child 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Cow plush toy measuring approximately 24 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: CIFB36767606 - Feb 2013
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0139/17
Product: Confetti gun
Name: Pistolet à confettis (confetti pistol)
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: time 4 party / Design France - Creation FMX
Type/number of model: TZA-101A; Ref. 47180
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high. If a child activates the confetti gun very close to the ear, this could result in damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A violet and yellow plastic pistol with a cylinder and a 6-shot magazine filled with confetti.
Batch number/Barcode: 3660495471807; batch 47180-150158
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0140/17
Product: Doll with medical accessories
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Baellar
Type/number of model: Reference 8799 - 1602O004
Risk level: Serious risk
Two parts of the stethoscope come off, resulting in small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Doll with medical accessories (stethoscope and syringe) in cardboard box bearing the brand name. A label on the back indicates the details of the importer and manufacturer,
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 25022016 Barcode 8816021500045
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0142/17
Product: Baby doll with accessories
Name: BABY NEW STYLE, BABY CUTE - LOVELY GIFT SET
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ATOSA
Type/number of model: model HS325 : code 34829, ref. MA8345 model HX325-1: code 34830, ref. MA8346 model HX312-1: code 32613, ref. 50401564
Risk level: Serious risk
The lid of a container incorporated in the toy becomes detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Model HS325 : baby doll with hat and accessories, jars with lids, a potty and bottles. Model HX325-1: baby doll with long hair and accessories, covered food tray and one jar. Model HX312-1: baby doll with a hairband attached to the head and accessories, jars with lid, potty and bottle. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window
Batch number/Barcode: 8422259326290, 8422259326108 and 8422259326137
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0143/17
Product: Bow and gun with arrows
Name: Shoot Gun
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: New Super Toys
Type/number of model: Ref 2846 - Nº 888
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the arrows and if a child puts an arrow in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: A bow and gun with arrows in a blister pack
Batch number/Barcode: 8435331328462
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0151/17
Product: Toy make-up set
Name: Bellissima trousse
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: GIAV TOYS
Type/number of model: Article GV 0234, art GV 3583, art GV 4400, art GV 4396
Risk level: Serious risk
The make-up contains nickel (measured value up to 28.8 mg/kg) and arsenic (measured value up to 0.9 mg/kg). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin and arsenic is toxic. The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Heart-shaped case with different make-up, eye-shadows, lipsticks. Age indication +5 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 033641035836; 8 033641043961; 8 033641043992; ref. 1471931634555-1471932560506, batch 403
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0152/17
Product: Carnival Mask
Name: Krinka ('mask')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art. 516375
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the inside part of the mask contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.3% 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: Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Carnival mask made of soft plastic material (black), with colourful feathers on the front, in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3856007516375
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A11/0017/17
Product: Goalkeeper gloves for children
Name: Goalkeeper Gloves / Stadia Strike Glove Jnr
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Umbro
Type/number of model: 25873U
Risk level: Other risk level
The synthetic rubber/plastic on the palm side of the gloves contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22% by weight). Children may be exposed to the DEHP in the gloves when they are wearing them or if, for example, they touch their face or put them in the mouth to take them off. DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: The children's gloves are made of synthetic rubber/plastic; white colour on the palm side and white/green/black on the upper side. Black textile ribbon around the wrist. The gloves are packed in a transparent plastic bag with black backing.
Batch number/Barcode: 5054005900549
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Norway
   
Alert number: A11/0018/17
Product: Goalkeeper gloves for children
Name: 03 Sport Direkt
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Select sport AS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The synthetic rubber/plastic in the back (dorsal side) of the gloves contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22% by weight). Children may be exposed to the DEHP in the gloves when they are wearing them or if, for example, they touch their face or put them in the mouth to take them off. DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: The gloves are made of synthetic rubber/plastic with textile ribbon around the wrist. They are white on the palm side and blue/white/red on the upper side. The gloves are packed in a transparent plastic bag with a black backing and a zip.
Batch number/Barcode: 5703543029440
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A11/0019/17
Product: Bicycle gloves for children
Name: Junior Dirt Gloves
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Biketec
Type/number of model: 408408
Risk level: Other risk level
The synthetic rubber detail around the wrist and the synthetic rubber/plastic on the dorsal side of the gloves contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16% and 14% by weight respectively). Children may be exposed to the DEHP in the gloves when they are wearing them or if, for example, they touch their face or put them in the mouth to take them off. DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black bicycle gloves for children with synthetic rubber/plastic and textile on the dorsal side of the gloves and synthetic leather on the palm side. The gloves are sold attached to a cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 7024160844536
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A11/0015/17
Product: Pressure cooker
Name: Allegro 9L
Risk: Burns
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: BANQUET
Type/number of model: 85/2015
Risk level: Other risk level
The lid can be opened while the pressure inside the pressure cooker is too high. The user could consequently receive burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Pressure cooker in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8591022155356
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Latvia
 
Alert number: A11/0016/17
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Water Game
Risk: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: CISL
Type/number of model: ref. 1658P
Risk level: Other risk level
The plastic bag is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child, causing suffocation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic mobile telephone with a water game. Sold in a plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283165824
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  






Report 5 (Published on: 03/02/2017)

Alert number: A12/0097/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Light Red
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type/number of model: 60 ml, Manufacturing date : 07/14; ‘‘best before’ date 07/2017,
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel (measured value 16.1 mg/kg). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Tattoo ink in a colourless, plastic bottle with adhesive label, mixing ball and a black screw top incorporating a dispensing nozzle and a rotating cap.
Batch number/Barcode: Lot-Nr. D 199 batch No 199 E06
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0119/17
Product: Glue for false nails
Name: Nail glue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: YES LOVE
Type/number of model: 2001fdt
Risk level: Serious risk
The notifying country qualified the glue as a cosmetic product. The nail glue contains chloroform (measured value 22.5% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Glue for false nails in a white 10 g plastic bottle, packaged in a clear plastic blister pack with cardboard backing.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 435255 202657
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0098/17
Product: Children’s T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CIKOBY
Type/number of model: Model C 6332
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative beads can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Children’s T-shirt with long sleeves and flower/bird print. There are decorative beads sewn on the front.
Batch number/Barcode: 2 0150 042
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0111/17
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: SETTY KOOP
Type/number of model: AP-15018
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords in the hood of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of the child, 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 (By: Retailer)
Description: Children's sports clothing set consisting of a jacket, trousers and a T-shirt, for children from 7 to 14 years old. The jacket has a hood with a drawstring and inscriptions on the front: "WEST TOWN, JUNIOR CLUB 80" and "SURFER".
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0113/17
Product: Children's footwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lil' BOBS by Skechers
Type/number of model: serial number: 85009L/PKLV SPARKLE FIXX PINK/LAVENDER
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 21,6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Pink shoes for children with a leather slip-sole and fabric upper. Sizes: 11Y, 12Y, 13Y.
Batch number/Barcode: 8600565988
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0115/17
Product: Scalp care product
Name: Sorion Head Fluid
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Atrimed
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value >3000 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Repair lotion for scalp, in a small white plastic bottle (50 ml) with green and white label, supplied in a green and white cardboard box with label.
Batch number/Barcode: 4 260393 230040
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0121/17
Product: Toothpaste
Name: Pure Herbal Ayurwedic Toothpaste
Risk: Chemical, Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: VICCO
Type/number of model: D40400131, MFG. DATE: 04/2014, EXP DATE: 03/2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 7100 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. Moreover, the product contains the allergenic substances Eugenol and Limonene (0.052 % and 0.021 % by weight respectively) while they are not included in the list of ingredients. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: 85g toothpaste in tube packed in a white cardboard box with red marking.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901288210858
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/0099/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: 4in1 Universal Travel Power Adaptor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: OMEGA
Type/number of model: OTRA1 (NO: 931L)
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to insert one pin of a plug in one hole of the live socket while the other live pin of the plug remains accessible. If the user touches the live accessible pin s/he would get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 4in1 universal travel plug adaptor in cardboard packaging. There are 2 different sizes (97x87x47mm and 80x55x43mm); both packages have the same barcode.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907595411882
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/0101/17
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: A.I.& E
Type/number of model: Item no. 79584
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage and clearance distances are too small and the insulation is inadequate. The user can touch live, non-insulated parts of the plug. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger, available in different colours and wrapped in plastic foil.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711252795843, Batch 2013138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0106/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Adaptor International (universal adaptor)
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plug pins do not have an appropriate insulating coating and the user could be exposed to dangerous voltage levels if s/he puts the plug in a socket. Moreover, it is possible for two sets of plug pins to be open at the same time. In this case, if one set of pins is plugged into a mains socket, the other set of pins will be live and accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50075.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Importer)
Description: Universal travel plug adaptor.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0114/17
Product: Power supply
Name: Power Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: SF-055060
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate and accessible parts could become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Black plastic 3 pin AC/DC power adapter. Supplied in a plain white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0117/17
Product: Coffee-maker
Name: MIRRA Turkish Coffee Maker
Risk: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ARZUM
Type/number of model: AR 343 and AR 3010
Risk level: Serious risk
During use, the coffee can boil over causing the user to be scalded. 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Electric Turkish coffee machine.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0118/17
Product: Hammer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical, Environment
Category: Hand tools
Brand: ADAMANT
Type/number of model: HAMMER MINI 8 OZ STEEL HANDLE
Risk level: Serious risk
The rubber in the handle of the hammer contains lead (measured value up to 0.28% by weight), short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.77% by weight) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (measured value of PAHs 1220 mg/kg. 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). The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A hammer with black rubber handle.
Batch number/Barcode: 7330571068769
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0092/17
Product: Yoga mat
Name: Exercise / Yoga mat
Risk: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Iron Gym
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk for the environment because the plastic in the yoga mat contains up to 0.8% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). 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 Commission Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Black yoga mat in soft plastic
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 6430043471057
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/0122/17
Product: Bracelets
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Bala Boosté
Type/number of model: B22A6
Risk level: Serious risk
The bracelets contain lead (measured value 680 mg/kg). Exposure to lead is also harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Two metal bracelets with label.
Batch number/Barcode: 3502450040072
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0123/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED Decorative Lights
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: D-F Item No. 6366-9 (on packaging) LL9855-M (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The design of the cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of a plug leaving the remaining live pin accessible, causing a risk of electric shock if the user touches it. The insulation of the cable can easily break leaving the live conductors accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: LED lighting chain with eight functions. Consists of 100 lights. Specification: 230V, 50Hz. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 7825856636691
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0124/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED string light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 588M (200 light set) 786M (200 light set) 785M (100 light set) 595W (500 light set)
Risk level: Serious risk
The design of the cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of a plug leaving the remaining live pin accessible, causing a risk of electric shock if the user touches it. The insulation of the cable can easily break leaving the live conductors accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: LED lighting chains with 8 functions. Depending on the type, there are sets which consist of 100, 200 or 500 lights. Specification: 230V, 50Hz. Each set is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0125/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Ozdoba swietlna
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CL-211 (200 light set) CL-311 (300 light set) CL-313 (300 light set)
Risk level: Serious risk
The design of the cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of a plug leaving the remaining live pin accessible, causing a risk of electric shock if the user touches it. The insulation of the cable can easily break leaving the live conductors accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: LED lighting chains with 8 functions. Depending on the type, there are sets which consist of 100, 200 or 500 lights. Specification: 230V, 50Hz. Each set is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0108/17
Product: Light
Name: Plafon LED "Juve"
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Eko-light
Type/number of model: EK6459
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not adequate and accessible parts could become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED ceiling or wall light. Sold in a yellow cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907377246459
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0109/17
Product: Torch
Name: Ultra-Bright LED Searchlight
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Ferei
Type/number of model: Battery charger: XVE-1260200, Light: W172
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate and accessible parts could become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable LED torch supplied with a charger. Sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 951620 500842
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0128/17
Product: Light bulb with remote control
Name: Magic Lighting
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: E14L3WRGB LED LAMP
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Colour-changing lamp with remote control; length: approx. 8 cm; diameter: approx. 5 cm; power: 3W, E14 socket; packaging: cardboard box approx. 10 x 5.5 x 5.8 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: S010000000014796095 and M010000000000186762
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0095/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Logan II, Sandero II
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: DACIA
Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0314*80, e2*2007/46*0030*38
Risk level: Serious risk
The front right brake caliper's clip could break as a result of the cylinder rupturing. This could reduce the efficiency of the vehicle’s braking system in the case of emergency braking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 21/09/2016 and 05/10/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Portugal, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0102/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Verso, Avensis
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Avensis: Models ADT27#, ZTR27#, EC-type approval: e11*2001/116*0331*02, Verso: Models ZGR2#, WAR2#, EC-type approval: e21*PS2001/116*0039*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The mixing ratio of the fire starter component may be incorrect in some initiators. As a result, the side airbag may not deploy.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production year: 2016.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
Alert number: A12/0112/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ranger
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2007/46*0154*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The automatic transmission may shift gears down due to an incorrect signal from the output speed sensor. If unintended down shift occurs, the wheels could lock up or slide until the vehicle speed slows. This could result in loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 29/09/2011 and 30/03/2012.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/0126/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Adam, Astra, Corsa, Insignia, Meriva, Mokka, Zafira
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: EC type approvals: e1*2001/116*0379*36, e1*2001/116*0379*37, e1*2007/46*0141*28, e1*2007/46*0374*18, e1*2007/46*0374*19, e1*2007/46*0374*20, e4*2007/46*0165*14, e4*2007/46*0165*15, e4*2007/46*0204*24, e4*2007/46*0204*25, e*2007/46*0204*26, e4*2007/46*0537*15, e4*2007/46*0537*16, e50*2007/46*0055*08 Types: 0G-A, J-A, P-J, P-J/SW, S-D, S-D Monocab B, S-D/V
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a wrong mixing ratio of the primary ignition chemicals in the gas generators, the airbag may not be triggered 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 in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany, Poland, Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Ireland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0129/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Clio
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Clio IV, e2*2001/116*0327*77 and e2*2007/46*0008*32
Risk level: Serious risk
The front right brake caliper's clip could break as a result of the cylinder rupturing. This could reduce the efficiency of the vehicle’s braking system in the case of emergency braking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 26/09/2016 and 10/10/2016 (Bursa), between 28/09/2016 and 05/10/2016 (Flins), between 03/10/2016 and 10/10/2016 (Togliatti).
Country of origin: France, Russian Federation, Turkey
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0093/17
Product: Magnetic fishing toy
Name: Fishing Game
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ITEM NO : CFO12661
Risk level: Serious risk
The small magnet on the fishing rod has a high magnetic flux and can easily become detached. If a small child puts it in the mouth, it could cause choking. If the magnet is swallowed together with 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 or European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Magnetic fishing game consisting of a plastic fishing rod with a magnet and plastic ducks, supplied in a blister package with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 5420024131514; Batch 120694
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
  
Alert number: A12/0094/17
Product: Toy cars
Name: Driving Car
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: 198 Toys / Amatoys
Type/number of model: TS27983 - 198-10E
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels of the toy cars easily detach, generating small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: A set of coloured toy cars. The products come in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435234963197
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0096/17
Product: Fancy-dress hair extension
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: CLAIRE´S
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The hair extension is highly flammable and it can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Yellow and pink hair extensions with bow, unpackaged. The product includes a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5053264924105
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0100/17
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Weapon Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Funny Fashion / Espa
Type/number of model: Model: 50077
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bow and arrow set sold in a blister package.
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 8712364500776
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0103/17
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Insect Vivid and Great in Style
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No 342
Risk level: Serious risk
The PVC packaging of the toy contains cadmium (measured value 0,057 % by weight). The packaging does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the requirements of the directive on packaging and packaging waste.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: Colourful toy snakes in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 7393541455433
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0104/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Attacks Elite
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Liang Yu
Type/number of model: Ref: E6340767
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles detach easily. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The small balls could also be put in the mouth and swallowed by children. As these balls expand, it could cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun packed in a cardboard box with projectiles with suction cups and small water absorbent balls (in a plastic bag).
Batch number/Barcode: 8435462109114
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0105/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: M82A1 Barrett
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SF
Type/number of model: Ref E6336570
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles detach easily. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The small balls could also be put in the mouth and swallowed by children. As these balls expand, it could cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun in a cardboard box with projectiles with suction cups and small water absorbent balls (in a plastic bag).
Batch number/Barcode: 8435462101002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0107/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Bubble Blowing Fingers
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HEMA
Type/number of model: 15.86.0014
Risk level: Serious risk
The soft part of the bubble blowing fingers contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.4% 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 4 multicoloured plastic toys to be placed on the fingers to produce soap bubbles. Sold in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 2015125599993
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0110/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Super Police Set
Risk: Chemical, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: HUA SHENG
Type/number of model: No N621-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The red suction cups contain bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.3 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 19 % by weight). They contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.5 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children. In addition, the kinetic energy of the projectiles is too high and the packaging lacks the required warnings which may lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy police set with toy gun, projectiles, truncheon, radio and badge in transparent packaging with a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 7393541412719
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0116/17
Product: Plastic strings
Name: 10 brins scoubidou
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Kim'Play
Type/number of model: REF.K.P.252
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic strings contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 22% 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 (By: Retailer)
Description: Colourful plastic strings in transparent plastic bag, closed by a cardboard tag.
Batch number/Barcode: 3225430002524
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0120/17
Product: Key ring
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Cartoon Pendants
Type/number of model: 312PUC
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the orange dinosaur contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 37 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) and di-isodecylphthalate (DIDP) (measured values: 13% and 2,3 % by weight respectively). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic orange dinosaur key ring sold attached to a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 6416570015483
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0127/17
Product: Toy tool sets
Name: Tool set / Faciliy
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MARCO'S TOYS
Type/number of model: 1) model 8968 (ref. 1675, batch 12/15); 2) T81-5 (batch 10/14); and 3) T81-8 (batch 05/15)
Risk level: Serious risk
The nuts are small parts and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sets of plastic toy tools consisting of 1) a hammer, a file, a saw, an adjustable wrench, a nut and a screw; 2) a saw, imitation wood, a screwdriver, a nut and a screw or chisel; 3) various items, including a screwdriver, a spirit level and a nut. The products are packaged in sealed cardboard blister packs.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8435399016752; 2) 8435399010958; 3) 8435399010941.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A11/0014/17
Product: Mascara
Name: Volumizing & Lengthen Mascara
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: MAX & MORE
Type/number of model: Maximum Volume Fake Lash Effect; no: 2533023
Risk level: Other risk level
The product contains the preservative benzisothiazolinone (BIT) (measured value: 4.7 mg/kg) and methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured value 166 mg/kg). BIT and MI are sensitizing agents and may cause allergic skin reactions. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Mascara in a red plastic container with brush, supplied in blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8733131203300 / Batch no: 06-2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0011/17
Product: Sky lantern
Name: Sky Lanterns
Risk: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: PartyDeco
Type/number of model: LAMP5TT-008
Risk level: Other risk level
The air inside the lantern is heated by an open burner (lacking protective system for the flame) and the lantern lacks the appropriate warnings. If it lands on a rooftop or on other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Paper lantern wrapped in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901157450104
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0012/17
Product: Fabric doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: De.Car2
Type/number of model: 28307BIS
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Fabric doll with braided hair, available in nine different colours; 50 cm tall.
Batch number/Barcode: 8009549283075; Batch 1 (manufactured between 20 July and 29 August 2016)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A11/0013/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Mein liebstes Badebuch
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Coppenrath
Type/number of model: 61632
Risk level: Other risk level
The foam material of the book contains the flame retardants tris(1-chloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TCPP) (measured value 14 mg/kg) and tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl)phosphate (TDCP) (measured value 4066 mg/kg) which can be harmful to children due to their carcinogenic properties and acute toxicity. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bath book intended for children of +9 months.
Batch number/Barcode: ISBN 978-3-649-61623-0
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria