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Report 4 (29/01/2016)

No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

1
A12/0067/16

 

 

Sweden

 

 

Category: Other

Product: Bathmat

Brand: Duga

Name: Duga Badkarsmatta

Type/number of model: 57122

Batch number/Barcode: 7331598571225

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Transparent safety bath mat with patterns pressed in the material, size 54*54 cm.

Country of origin: China

 

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Environment

 

The packaging poses a risk for the environment because the PVC material contains cadmium (measured value up to 0.0420% by weight).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

 

 

 

 

 

2
A12/0069/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: STREET-TEENS BOYS

Name: Nano

Type/number of model: Model: C4,
CSL 19TA-8G

Batch number/Barcode: Manufacturing date: August 2012 ,
Barcode: 3569700011930

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy scooter intended for children between 3 and 6 years, 2 wheels on the front, 1 rear wheel. The product is supplied in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The steering tube may easily break while a child is riding. This may cause the child to fall and suffer injuries. In addition, the plastic handle ends on the handle bar may detach: in the event of a fall, the absence of the handle ends may cause injuries due to perforation if the child lands on the handlebar.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

3
A12/0070/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Bath colouring crayons

Brand: SES CREATIVE

Name: AQUA

Type/number of model: 13032 - FAB year 2010

Batch number/Barcode: 8710341130329

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of thick crayons used to draw on the tiles of the bathroom when in the bathtub.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

 

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Chemical

 

The green crayon contains aluminium (measured value: 6128 mg/kg) above the permitted levels which is toxic for children if ingested. In addition, the red crayon contains barium.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

4
A12/0071/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Amber necklace

Brand: Agovie

Name: Wendy & Cie

Type/number of model: 1. Ref. BN 105 (TNBP-7 Multi),
2. BN 102 ( TNBP-4 Cognac),
3. BN 103 (TNBP-10 Rainbow),
4. BN 107 (TNBP-7 Honey)

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 3760190622020

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: 36 cm necklace with multicoloured amber beads.

Country of origin: Lithuania

 

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Choking

 

The necklace may easily break releasing the small beads. A child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

5
A12/0072/16

 

 

Italy

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's shoes

Brand: Wellspring

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W 1003

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Women's shoes sold in a white and golden shoebox. Sample size: 38. Colour: black.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains dimethylfumarate (DMF) (measured values: 0.118 mg/kg in the insole and 0.129 mg/kg in the upper). DMF causes skin irritation and is a strong skin sensitizer when in contact with the skin.

One case of contact dermatitis reported.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

 

 

 

 

6
A12/0073/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Pickup

Brand: Dodge

Name: RAM QuadCab Pickup

Type/number of model: Type: DS EC type-approval: individual approval

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 26 August 2013 and 8 August 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Pickup

Country of origin: United States

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Defective release of the right and left-hand side head airbags (SABIC) could increase the risk of injury to the rear passengers in the event of an accident.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

7
A12/0074/16

 

 

Portugal

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Honda

Name: NSS125 (FORZA)

Type/number of model: NSS125ADF (E, ED, EDF, EDHN, EDIT, EDPO, EDSP, EDSW) and NSS125DF (ED, EDPO); EU Type Approval number: e4*2002/24*3136*00.

Batch number/Barcode: Year model: 2015. Production period: from 09th March to 15th May 2015

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Italy

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The rubber seal of the coupler between the main wire harness and the engine sub-harness may have been damaged during assembly. As a result, water could enter the coupler. If water enters the coupler, it could, in the worst case, cause the engine to stall.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

8
A12/0075/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit of two parts

Brand: KE YI QI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: A-27

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Outfit for children consists of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with a butterfly and inscriptions. Size: 134, 140, 152, 158, 164.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries,
Strangulation

 

The presence of the drawstring with free ends in the hood and the presence of the drawstring with free ends in the trousers could lead to strangulation or injuries, respectively.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

9
A12/0076/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Playback

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ARINO (S01053)

Batch number/Barcode: 6999039791451

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Patterned sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener for children. The product is available in white and black. Sizes: 164/M, 170/L.

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Strangulation

 

The drawstring with free ends in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

10
A12/0077/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Great & Small / Barnardo's

Name: Princess castle wooden building bricks

Type/number of model: Barnardo's item: 7254. Factory Item TKB494.

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 7254. Batch coding: 201407.

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Brightly coloured set of wooden blocks that can be shaped as a princess castle. Packaged in printed cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The red ball on top of the yellow roof brick may detach, posing a possible choking hazard to young children.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

11
A12/0078/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Pull along wooden toy

Brand: Great & Small / Barnardo's

Name: Pull Along Wooden Ladybird

Type/number of model: Item no.7240-7262. Model ref: TKJT9522

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 7249. Batch coding: 201407.

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Red coloured wooden pull along ladybird toy with a cord. Packaged in transparent plastic bag. Toy aimed for children aged 12 months and plus.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The wooden red bead antennae can easily detach, young children could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

12
A12/0079/16

 

 

Sweden

 

 

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Rain cover for pushchair

Brand: Diono

Name: Stroller Rain Cover

Type/number of model: 60255

Batch number/Barcode: 0677726602551

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Rain cover for stroller made of transparent PVC plastic.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical,
Environment

 

The transparent plastic contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phtalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 16.8 % by weight). This phtalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

Moreover, the transparent plastic also contains 0,73 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bio accumulate 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) and according to the REACH Regulation the phtalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

13
A12/0080/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Elicas

Name: Surprise / FASHION

Type/number of model: 518A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dolls supplied in cardboard box with transparent window.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The head of doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 19.35% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

14
A12/0081/16

 

 

Estonia

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy helicopter

Brand: Unknown

Name: Small Plane / Super Helicopter

Type/number of model: Item No: 1199-12

Batch number/Barcode: 6950010772524

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Green toy helicopter with red propeller supplied in cardboard box containing 12 items.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The small wheels of the toy helicopter may easily detach. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks,
Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

15
A12/0082/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Off-road vehicle

Brand: Polaris Industries Inc.

Name: RZR XP Turbo

Type/number of model: Polaris RZR XP Turbo (Model Year 2016)

Batch number/Barcode: Specified Vehicles within VIN Range: 3NSVDE925GF454105 to 3NSVDE923GF459495

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: 2 Seat Side-by-Side 4-Wheel Drive Off-road vehicle - Polaris RZR XP Turbo. Vehicles built between 14/05/2014 to 14/10/2015.

Country of origin: Mexico

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Fire

 

Some of the vehicles may have been manufactured with turbocharger oil drain line fasteners that do not meet the torque specification. This could lead to oil leaking onto the engine and exhaust head pipe and cause the vehicle to catch fire.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

16
A12/0083/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shorts

Brand: S&D

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CH-2353

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Colourful shorts for girls. Size: 134,140,146,152, 158, 164.

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Injuries

 

The unattached drawstrings in the waist area could become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

17
A12/0084/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Grace

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: B-41937

Batch number/Barcode: 5999011419374

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Dark blue children jacket with a hood. The jacket is decorated with the following inscription: "Ijiapical". Size: 98-110

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Strangulation

 

The protruding loops and toggles in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

18
A12/0085/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: KAWASAKI

Name: W800

Type/number of model: Models EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD

Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects 2011-2012 and some 2013 models with serial numbers from JKBEJ800AAA000044 to JKBEJ800AAA015854

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The throttle body holders may harden and crack in use due to insufficient heat resistance. This may result in air leaking in and causing unstable engine running or stalling.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

19
A12/0086/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: KAWASAKI

Name: W800

Type/number of model: Models EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD, EJ800AE, EJ800AF, EJ800AG

Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects 2011-2016 models with serial numbers: Models EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD: from JKBEJ800AAA000044 to JKBEJ800AAA015854 Models EJ800AD, EJ800AE, EJ800AF, EJ800AG: from JKBEJ800AAA015861 to JKBEJ800AAA026549

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

A wiring harness under the fuel tank may be damaged from contact with the frame edge.This can lead to a short circuit and possible engine stall.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

20
A12/0087/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: RENAULT

Name: Megane Generation, Clio IV and Fluence

Type/number of model: Models: Megane Generation (B32), Clio IV (X98) and Fluence (X38)

Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles manufactured from 01/04/2015 to 06/11/2015. Type approval: e2*2001/116*0373, e2*2007/46*010, e2*2001/116*0327, e2*2007/46*0008.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger cars.

Country of origin: Turkey

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Due to insufficient tightening of the wheel bolts, a wheel may be lost while driving.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

21
A12/0088/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: DACIA

Name: Duster

Type/number of model: Model: Duster H79 4x2

Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles manufactured from 13/03/2014 to 02/06/2014. Type approval: e2*2007/14*0030, e2*2001/116*0314*70.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Romania

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The rear suspension spring can detach from the vehicle while driving over bumps/obstacles and fall onto the road. The loss of the spring could interfere with the dynamics of the vehicle and pose a potential risk to the vehicles behind.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

22
A12/0089/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dinosaur figures

Brand: Les Comptoirs du Monde

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1269ENF

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 150800015 ,
Bar code: 3700366600506

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dinosaur figures, supplied in plastic box containing 15 items.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The plastic of the dinosaurs contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.45% 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.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

23
A12/0090/16

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' clothing

Brand: Forever Friends

Name: 'Baby Rompers 2-pak' and 'Baby Pyjama'

Type/number of model: art 110-000260 art 109-001131 art 109-001133 art …

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Different models of baby rompers and pyjamas with pictures of teddy bears on them. Made of 100% cotton.

Country of origin: Bangladesh

 

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Choking

 

The snap buttons come off easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

24
A12/0091/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Babies' leather shoes

Brand: Unknown

Name: Soft shoes for small feet

Type/number of model: Style 400020, Colour 480 dark brown, Size 0-6 M

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Baby shoes size 0-6 months, in transparent packaging (2 pairs)

Country of origin: Germany

 

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Chemical

 

The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 6.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Other  

 

 

 

 

 

25
A12/0103/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Great & Small - Barnardo's

Name: Lion bead roller coaster on wheels

Type/number of model: Barnardo's item number: 7252. Factory item number: TKB519

Batch number/Barcode: 7252

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Wooden toy aimed for children aged 12 months plus. Wooden lion shaped toy on wheels, with brightly coloured wire with small wooden beads attached. Packaged in a printed cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The wire wheel may detach from the lion toy causing the small wooden beads to be released. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 


No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

26
A11/0005/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Air compressor

Brand: ALTIUM

Name: Air Compressor

Type/number of model: Notus 12V; 858640

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Small air compressor which connects to the cigarette lighter socket in a car.

Country of origin: China

 

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Burns

 

The temperature of the air compressor air outlet becomes too high during operation which could lead to the user receiving burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1012.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

 

 

 



No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

27
A12/0066/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Lorry

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name: Fuso Canter

Type/number of model: Type: FEA01, FEA51, FEB01, FEB71, FEB74, FECX1; EC type-approvals: e4*715/2007*630/2012M*0407*00, e4*715/2007*630/2012M*0408*00, e4*595/2009*64/2012A*0003*00

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 28 November 2013 and 28 February 2015 are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Lorry

Country of origin: Portugal

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The tipper may break off from the vehicle chassis, creating a risk of injury.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

28
A12/0068/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Lorry

Brand: Pfau

Name: Unijet

Type/number of model: Type-approval number: none (individual approval) Type: S89, S90

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between February 2010 and July 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Lorry

Country of origin: Germany

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The braking distance may increase because of a defect in the electro-hydraulic anti-lock braking system (ABS) control unit.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 





Report 3 (22/01/2016)

No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

4
A12/0028/16

 

 

Czech Republic

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: Unknown

Name: Rollerboard Scooter

Type/number of model: Jrl204033

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 6900012040336

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Children's scooter in green colour, packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Entrapment,
Injuries

 

There are accessible gaps between moving parts, which may cause entrapment of fingers. In addition, the steering tube may easily break or disengage and cause the child to fall and suffer injuries, and the plastic handlebar ends can also be easily removed which could lead to injuries in case of a fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

 

 

 

 

6
A12/0030/16

 

 

Norway

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Europris

Name: Forgrener 4-veis gummi 2m/2,5mm2

Type/number of model: part. no.53770

Batch number/Barcode: 7022810537708

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Black extension cable, 4 sockets with blue lids and an electrical switch (on/off).

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Environment

 

The plastic in the cables contains up to 1,7% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

7
A12/0031/16

 

 

Norway

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Biltema

Name: Forgreningskontakt med strømbryter 5-veis 3m

Type/number of model: 35-582

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Black, flexible, extension lead in a transparent plastic package.

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Environment

 

The rubber coating on the portable plug socket cable contains 4,7% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Other  

 

 

 

 

 

8
A12/0032/16

 

 

Estonia

 

 

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Body lotion

Brand: SPARITUAL

Name: Infinitely Loving Body Lotion Chinese Jasmine

Type/number of model: SR12072 / CHP8633; Item No: 86330

Batch number/Barcode: No 0919814; EAN: 079245863305

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Body lotion in a 228 ml bottle. Packaged in a violet coloured cardboard box.

Country of origin: United States

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) in excess (measured value 0.0181%). MI is a sensitizing agent and may cause skin sensitization and allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks,
Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

9
A12/0033/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover

Name: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover Discovery & Land Rover Discovery Sport

Type/number of model: 2015 and 2016 model year vehicles.

Batch number/Barcode: The affected vehicles were subjected to post build repairs and reworks by the manufacturer.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Glass panels that have no chemical bond to the adhesive could detach from the vehicle whilst the vehicle is in motion. Where a glass panel detaches from the vehicle, it may collide with other vehicles on the road or compel other road users to take evasive action. This could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

10
A12/0034/16

 

 

Denmark

 

 

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Starbrite

Name: Tribal black

Type/number of model: Tribal black

Batch number/Barcode: Batch 03, lot TBL 1177-5

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Plastic bottle with screw-on dropper

Country of origin: United States

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains policyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s (measured value for benzo(a)pyrene: 0.5 mg/kg).

Benzo(a)pyrene is carcinogenic.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

11
A12/0035/16

 

 

Denmark

 

 

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Intenze / Mario Barth

Name: Gold Label tattoo ink

Type/number of model: Light Green

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: Y53W57G4IMX40, lot SS70

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Plastic bottle with screw on cap.

Country of origin: United States

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains aromatic amines (measured value for o-anisidine: 40 mg/kg).

Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

12
A12/0036/16

 

 

Denmark

 

 

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Intenze

Name: Lime Green, Lemon Yellow, Golden Yellow, Golden Rod, Persian Red, Cherry Bomb, Cherry Bomb Mario Gold

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Batch Y73W121G84IMX40, lot SS201,
Batch: W102Y68G78IMX40, lot SS163,
Batch: W121Y74, lot SS204,
Batch: Y67O60IMX40, lot SS145,
Batch: M63O61W103RD58IMX40, lot SS163,
Batch: M63O59W100RD58IMX40, lot SS145

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Plastic bottle with screw on top.

Country of origin: United States

 

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Chemical

 

The products contain aromatic amines (o-anisidine and aniline) (measured values: up to 5 ppm for each) and/or barium (measured value: up to 54000 ppm).

Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. When Barium is present in soluble barium salts it can be absorbed from the tattoo and have toxic effects. Barium toxicity leads to cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal dysfunction, paralysis, muscle twitching, and elevated blood pressure.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

13
A12/0037/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Vauxhall/Opel

Name: Zafira

Type/number of model: Zafira B (right hand drive models only)

Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles within VIN range: W0L0AHM7552114056 to W0L0AHM75E2109906

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Fire

 

An improper repair of the thermal fuse of the resistor in the heating and ventilation system may pose a risk of fire.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

14
A12/0038/16

 

 

Portugal

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Honda

Name: VFR1200F/FD and VFR1200X/XD

Type/number of model: VFR1200F/FD (Model code: SC63 and SC71) and VFR1200X/XD (Model code: SC70).

Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 02/03/2010 - 02/09/2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The drive shaft universal joint bearing may not have been properly assembled and, even if properly assembled, may not be sufficiently durable as a result of manufacturing errors. As a consequence, the universal joint may, in the worst case, break and interfere with the swing arm causing the rear wheel to lock-up. This may result in a crash.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

15
A12/0039/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: USB power supply

Brand: OMENEX

Name: Universel Mini Chargeur Secteur USB / USB Power Supply

Type/number of model: 339310

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: USB power supply / charger

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The electrical insulation is not sufficient and a short-circuit could occur, causing the user to receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

16
A12/0040/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Other

Product: Emergency position indicating radio beacon

Brand: KANNAD Marine

Name: SAFELINK EPIRB

Type/number of model: SAFELINK EPIRB Auto/Manual +GPS

Batch number/Barcode: All batches of the model concerned are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 66000000 - Communications

Description: Emergency position indicating radio beacon

Country of origin: United Kingdom

 

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Other

 

The body of the beacon may crack causing the beacon to open. If this happens, the beacon may not work correctly in an emergency situation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Marine Equipment Directive.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

17
A12/0041/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supply

Brand: Phihong

Name: Switching Power Supply

Type/number of model: PSAC18E-120D

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Power supply

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The electrical insulation is not sufficient and a short-circuit could occur, causing the user to receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

18
A12/0042/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Pick-up

Brand: Dodge RAM

Name: RAM

Type/number of model: Type: DS, D2, DJ, DX.

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were produced between 20 June 2012 and 26 January 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Pick-up truck.

Country of origin: United States

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

In the event of a lateral collision, the software of the occupant restraint system control device may trigger the deployment of the head/lateral airbag and/or the preloading device, when not intended. This may increase the risk of an accident and/or injury to the occupants of the vehicle.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

19
A12/0043/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Children's work gloves

Brand: HMMüllner

Name: KIDS LINE Arbeitshandschuhen [Work gloves]

Type/number of model: 8-10 years, Article No AH-6SL

Batch number/Barcode: Serial number SN32011615 / EAN code 9 002488 095074

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Work gloves for children aged 8 to 10, made of yellowish leather, and blue textile material; paper label attached to each pair of gloves.

Country of origin: Taiwan

 

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Chemical

 

The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 30 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.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

20
A12/0044/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's 'Lederhosen'

Brand: Isar Trachten

Name: Kinderlederhose ('Children's Lederhosen')

Type/number of model: Nr. 51783

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Grey leather shorts ("lederhosen"). The pocket edges are decorated with red and black leather; the outside of each leg laced using leather laces. There are button-on braces made of grey leather lined with a light material and crossed at the back. The braces are adjustable in length using a metal buckle. There is a broad leather band with an embossed edelweiss design across the chest, a front button flap with black leather trim and wood-effect buttons. Sample size: 74.

Country of origin: Pakistan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Chemical

 

The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 8.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

21
A12/0045/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Jeep

Name: Grand Cherokee and Commander

Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e4*2001/116*0095*00,*05; type: WH

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2007 are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: United States

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The ignition key may jump to the 'off' position while driving. The engine, the power steering and the power-assisted brakes then cut out, and the airbags are deactivated.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

22
A12/0046/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Painting set

Brand: OXYBUL

Name: P'tit Créa Le premier kit de peinture - ("first painting kit")

Type/number of model: 320903

Batch number/Barcode: Lot: 2515 / EAN: 3700371938137

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Painting set containing bottles of paint, various sponges of different shapes, a roll of paper and stickers.

 

Country of origin: China

 

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Microbiological

 

The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the green paint is too high, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa is detected. 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 requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

23
A12/0047/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Kite

Brand: PREMIER KITES

Name: Easy Flyer kite / Odd Bird

Type/number of model: Ref. 44141

Batch number/Barcode: 630104441418

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Kite, 76 x 208 cm.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The plastic cap on the kite's sticks contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 12% by weight).

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

24
A12/0048/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Halogen spotlight

Brand: IDK MULTIMEDIA

Name: Projecteur Halogène ECO 120W

Type/number of model: Four models (different dates indicated on lamp)

1) 120 W / PJHE-100IRB (white),
2) 120 W / PJHE-100IR (black),
3) 120 W / PJHE-100IR (black),
4) 120 W / PJHE-100IR (black)

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 31 March 2015; 2) 31 March 2015; 3) 1 February 2015; 4) 5 October 2014 /Manufactured in 2015

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Fixed halogen spotlight for outdoor installation.

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The plastic casing of the product can easily break leading to the risk of water penetration.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

25
A12/0049/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Jewellery

Product: Ribbon bracelet

Brand: A. LECONTE

Name: Bracelet médaille

Type/number of model: Bracelet I LOVE PARIS REF 1134

Batch number/Barcode: 3050811134002

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Ribbon bracelet with golden charm "I love Paris"

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains cadmium and lead (measured values: up to 47% and 0,22% by weight respectively). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer. Exposure to lead is also harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

26
A12/0050/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: STREET-TEENS BOYS

Name: Patinette Enfant 3 roues [3-wheeled child scooter]

Type/number of model: CSL 199-3

Batch number/Barcode: August 2015 batch barcode: 3569700007384

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Three-wheeled scooter in cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The steering tube can easily collapse while the child is riding the toy scooter, which may cause him/her to fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

27
A12/0051/16

 

 

Czech Republic

 

 

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Work shoes

Brand: DOG

Name: Dog dobrman

Type/number of model: 0605-43

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8591940300111

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Grey suede leather shoes without steel toe cap, with perforation holes and a reflective strip.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

Parts of the shoes which are in contact with the skin contain Dimethylfumarate (DMF) (measured value: 51,22 mg/kg). Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising when in contact with the skin and can cause dermatitis.

Consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.

 

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Warning consumers of the risks  

 

 

 

 

 

28
A12/0052/16

 

 

Czech Republic

 

 

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Work shoes

Brand: DOG

Name: Terier S1

Type/number of model: 0602-41 (0602-CM41)

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8591940095697

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Leather shoes with steel toe caps and with perforation holes.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

Parts of the shoes which are in contact with the skin contain Dimethylfumarate (DMF) (measured value: 2,87 mg/kg). Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising when in contact with the skin and can cause dermatitis.

Consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Warning consumers of the risks  

 

 

 

 

 

29
A12/0053/16

 

 

Estonia

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy police set

Brand: Unknown

Name: BIG Super Gun

Type/number of model: Model No.218; Item No: 12B-1

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 6950011246932

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy police set comprised of a black plastic gun, three black arrows with red suction cups, grey handcuffs, a green whistle, a shooting target and a black stick. Plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The toy contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20%) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0,4%).

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.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks,
Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

30
A12/0054/16

 

 

Denmark

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Manicure kit

Brand: Ciaté London

Name: Denim Manicure

Type/number of model: DN001- Denim kit

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: CHAFFG3

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Blue box containing nail glue, nail polish, studs and water transfers.The nail glue is in a white plastic container.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The nail glue contains chloroform (measured value up to 5.25% by weight). Chloroform in high doses can cause skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

31
A12/0055/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Dodge

Name: Charger

Type/number of model: Type: LD

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 6 May 2010 and 5 June 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Canada

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Defective control device software could trigger the unintended release of the head section of the side airbag, the seat airbag and/or the seatbelt pre-tensioner.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

32
A12/0056/16

 

 

Czech Republic

 

 

Category: Construction products

Product: Smoke detector

Brand: Unitec

Name: Rauchmelder

Type/number of model: model EIM-203, Article number 46774

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4008153467745

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Photoelectric smoke detector powered by a 9V battery.

Country of origin: Germany

 

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Fire

 

The detector is not sufficiently sensitive.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

 

 

 

 

33
A12/0057/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: BMW

Name: i8

Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*1287 Type: BMWi-2

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 29/05/2015 and 05/06/2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Due to a manufacturing fault, the Hydro Unit Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) function could be impaired. The dynamic stability of the vehicle might be affected adversely in critical driving situations.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

34
A12/0058/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: TINGBA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZRMT64555

Batch number/Barcode: 6938073845553

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Clothing outfit for children, consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers have an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in different colours. Sizes: 116, 122, 128, 140.

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Injuries,
Strangulation

 

The presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles in the hood and waist area could lead to strangulation or injuries, respectively.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

35
A12/0059/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: CROSSFIRE

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CF-1004

Batch number/Barcode: 1020000 033906

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' clothing outfit, consisting of T-shirt, trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "CHANGE" and "A". Size: 98

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The presence of an unattached drawstring with free ends in the waist area could lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

36
A12/0060/16

 

 

Bulgaria

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Windscreen visor

Brand: CLEAR VIEW

Name: Day and night visor

Type/number of model: ORT15-000174

Batch number/Barcode: 7 640160 253989

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Visor for a car windcreen to reduce glare at night and sunlight during the day. Packaged in a box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The visor can deform, distorting the view of the driver, which may lead to a traffic accident.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

37
A12/0061/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: KEYTI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: IGA

Batch number/Barcode: 5907441610360

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' bikini in blue colour. The top can be tied with cords in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords (23-23 cm). The cords have knots and white beads at the ends. Size: 122-134.

Country of origin: Poland

 

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Injuries,
Strangulation

 

The functional cords in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

39
A12/0063/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sandals

Brand: Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

Name: B-Plata (Cosmos)

Type/number of model: 162957

Batch number/Barcode: 8434198108279

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Girls' leather sandals, sizes 22 and 23, with decorative stones around a star on the upper part.

Country of origin: Albania

 

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Choking

 

The small decorative stones may easily come off. A small child may put these in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

40
A12/0064/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sandals

Brand: Garvalin

Name: Azafata (Kaiser)

Type/number of model: 162610

Batch number/Barcode: 8434198068054

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Girls' leather sandals with a butterfly motif and stones inlaid around it. Packaging: cardboard box indicating the brand, model and size.

Country of origin: Albania

 

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Choking

 

The small decorative stones may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

41
A12/0065/16

 

 

Latvia

 

 

Category: Other

Product: Ladder

Brand: Unknown

Name: Aluminium Household Ladder

Type/number of model: 680301

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4750649066603

OECD Portal Category: 80000000 - Tools / Equipment - Hand

Description: Aluminium step ladder with 3 steps and a platform, sold in a transparent polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The feet of the ladder may easily detach. Moreover, the ladder is not sufficiently resistant to load, which may cause it to break. Finally, the tread spacing and the distance between the platform and the knee rail are too small. This may cause the user to fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 


No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

1
A11/0002/16

 

 

Latvia

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: KIDDIELAND

Name: MY FIRST PRINCESS NON-FOLDABLE SCOOTER

Type/number of model: ITEM NO. 045575, 10150414

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 0661148455758

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Scooter with three wheels, two in front and one behind.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The scooter is not sufficiently stable; the child might lose balance and fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

2
A11/0003/16

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Digital multimeter

Brand: HORNBILL

Name: DIGITAL MULTIMETER

Type/number of model: DT-9205A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Digital multimeter with black and yellow plastic housing. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown

 

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Electric shock

 

The electrical insulation of the product is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61010.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

3
A11/0004/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Portable dehumidifier

Brand: Dimplex/Dimco

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Dimplex - DXDH10N,
Dimco - DH212

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 5011139038067. Units with a serial number 226XXXX or less are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Portable dehumidifier for use in a room. White and black unit, packaged in cardboard box.

Country of origin: Taiwan

 

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Fire

 

A component on the PCB (printed circuit board) can overheat due to contact with an internal wire and/or dust on the component causing a risk of fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

5
A12/0029/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Machinery

Product: Apple grading and packing machine

Brand: ELISAM

Name: APPLE GRADING & PACKING

Type/number of model: Serial number: L001162; year of manufacture: 2014; year first placed on the market: 2015.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 82000000 - Tools / Equipment - Power

Description: Apple grading/packing line comprising the following individual machines: rotating packing table; unit with 2 output conveyors; unit with 4 output conveyors; unit with 2 output conveyors; GT 2-lane electronic grading machine (Grand Torino Sizer); grading machine aligner unit.

Country of origin: Italy

 

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Other

 

There is a risk of a person's upper extremities being caught by unprotected rotating shafts during cleaning, maintenance and repair work.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.

One accident reported.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Other,
Warning consumers of the risks  

 

 

 





Report 2 (15/01/2016)

No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

1
A12/0001/16

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrow set

Brand: NICKY TOY

Name: BOWMAN hight super

Type/number of model: Art nr 22529

Batch number/Barcode: 8717273225291; 15/22529NS02

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic bow with 3 arrows in holster. Packaging: cardboard and plastic.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The suction cups can detach from the projectiles. If a child puts them in the mouth, these can obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

2
A12/0002/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy-dress accessory

Brand: PARTYPRO

Name: Hachoir Médiéval (Medieval cleaver)

Type/number of model: 882059

Batch number/Barcode: 882-06

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Medieval-style cleaver, 32 cm, made of painted plastic; attached to a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The product releases a too high amount of copper (measured value: 35400 mg/kg). Exposure to excessive levels of copper can induce nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain and kidney and liver damage.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

3
A12/0003/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Rapid'Clair

Name: Super lightening - Antiseptic soap

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Expiry date : 10/2017

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Skin lightening soap contained in white cardboard box with orange text.

Country of origin: Cameroon

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains hydroquinone (value indicated on the product: 1.99% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

4
A12/0004/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Caring

Name: Body Treat / MAXITONER Clarifying Skin Beautifying Cream

Type/number of model: BN 019

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Skin lightening cream supplied in cardboard box with orange front and white text.

Country of origin: Nigeria

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains hydroquinone (value indicated on the product: 1.8% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

5
A12/0005/16

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Carotone - LIGHT AND NATURAL

Name: Crème B.S.C - Black Spot Corrector

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Lot number: D196844 "S" ,
Barcode: 6182000104309

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Skin lightening cream in a small yellow and orange jar of 30ml. The product is supplied in yellow and orange outer box.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast

 

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Chemical

 

The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 3.83% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

6
A12/0006/16

 

 

Portugal

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car / van

Brand: Renault

Name: Mégane, Scénic, Nouvel Espace, Kadjar, Trafic, Master

Type/number of model: Mégane III, Scénic III (X95), Nouvel Espace (JFC), Kadjar (HFE), Trafic III (X82) equiped with motor R9M, and Master III (X62) equipped with motor M9T.

Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 14/10/2014 (Mégane III and Scénic III), 15/10/2015 (Trafic III), 16/10/2015 (Kadjar and Master III) and 20/10/2015 (Nouvel Espace);

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car / van

Country of origin: France,
Spain

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The drive rotor of the vacuum pump could break, leading to the immediate stop of the vacuum pump and consequent loss of braking assistance and loss of engine power.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

7
A12/0007/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: KTM

Name: KTM 125, 150, 250 SX and 250, 350, 450 SX-F

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects 2016 model year motorcycles.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Austria

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Individual spokes of the wheels may break while riding. This can overload the remaining intact spokes which could consequently break.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

8
A12/0008/16

 

 

Greece

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Husqvarna

Name: Husqvarna 125, 250 TC and Husqvarna 250, 350, 450 FC

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects 2016 model year motorcycles.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Austria

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Individual spokes of the wheels may break while riding. This can overload the remaining intact spokes which could consequently break.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

9
A12/0009/16

 

 

Finland

 

 

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Ice-hockey helmet

Brand: 1) Toronto ,
2) Pro-Star,
3) Ina International Hespeler

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) Toronto URS-306 2) Pro-Star 7SS-7000 and 7SS-7007 3) Ina International Hespeler 7SS-7000 and 7SS-7007

Batch number/Barcode: 6418025803423

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Ice-hockey helmet with a face-protector, sold under different brands

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The helmet does not provide proper protection due to insufficient shock absorbing capacity. Moreover, the buckle can be released too easily. This could lead to head injuries in case of impact.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant standard EN 10256.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

10
A12/0012/16

 

 

Italy

 

 

Category: Chemical products

Product: Liquid for machines producing artificial fog

Brand: ARPPoRO

Name: HIGH QUALITY FOG LIQUID

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Liquid intended to be put in machines producing artificial fog for parties, contained in a 5-litre plastic tank.

Country of origin: China

 

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Microbiological

 

The liquid has a high total aerobic microbial count. There is a risk of contracting infections as the liquid could be inhaled through aerosol and get in contact with the eyes.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

11
A12/0013/16

 

 

Italy

 

 

Category: Chemical products

Product: Liquid for machines producing soap bubbles

Brand: Unknown

Name: Bubble Liquid

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Liquid for machines that produce soap bubbles for parties, contained in 5-litre plastic tank.

Country of origin: China

 

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Microbiological

 

The liquid has a high total aerobic microbial count. There is a risk of contracting infections as the liquid could be inhaled through aerosol and get in contact with the eyes.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

12
A12/0014/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: E Class

Type/number of model: Types: 212, 212 K, 212 G EC type approvals: e1*2001/116*0501*23, e1*2007/46*0200*24, e1*2007/46*0484*07

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured in 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Germany

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Owing to the error in the assembly, the reverse assistance of the active engine bonnet could be missing. In the case of a frontal crash releasing the active engine bonnet, it cannot be ruled out that the engine bonnet would be pushed into the windscreen and place the passengers in danger.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

13
A12/0015/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with toy pushchair and rattle

Brand: Fnanga Toys

Name: Sweet Ums Baby

Type/number of model: P8857-1

Batch number/Barcode: 8499660223881

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set containing a plastic doll, a toy pushchair and a rattle packaged in a cardboard box with window.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking,
Injuries

 

The rattle can easily break, releasing small balls that small children can put into their mouth and choke on. Moreover, the toy pushchair easily collapses, posing a risk of injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

14
A12/0016/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy telephone

Brand: Intellect TOY

Name: Study Telephone

Type/number of model: Ref. 593/00768442

Batch number/Barcode: 8421692005937

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Battery-operated toy telephone with vocal features (Spanish/ English), coloured keys and an earpiece, supplied in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

Two small green pieces on the cord connecting the telephone with the earpeace may easily detach. 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.

 

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

15
A12/0017/16

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Laser lamp

Brand: Ibiza Light

Name: Mini Laser Firefly

Type/number of model: LAS-S130RG-MULTI

Batch number/Barcode: 5420047114365

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Laser lamp, class 3R, supplied with mains adapter.

Country of origin: China

 

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Damage to sight

 

The instructions contain no information concerning safe use. Consequently, the laser could cause permanent injury to the eyes of users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60825-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

16
A12/0018/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Pickup truck

Brand: Dodge RAM

Name: Dodge

Type/number of model: Types: DS, DJ, D2, DD, DP, DX; EC type-approval: Individual approval

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18 January 2011 and 7 October 2014.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Pickup truck

Country of origin: United States

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

A chaffed steering wheel wire harness may cause an electrical short circuit and/or unintended deployment of the driver airbag. There is therefore an accident risk.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

17
A12/0019/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Furniture

Product: Adjustable office chair

Brand: Vincolo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model AXEL "D00202M"

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: Office chair with armrests.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The chair has insufficient stability and strength. It could consequently fall over or break during use injuring the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1335.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

18
A12/0020/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Pelliche

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref 66228

Batch number/Barcode: 8425425662282

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Brown teddy bear. The product has a label showing the importer’s details, the reference and the bar code.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The toy contains small parts (the eye and the nose) that can easily detach. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

19
A12/0021/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy bag

Brand: HIRALAL

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2747 and 2748

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plush bags in the shape of a camel. A zipper is placed on the back of the bag.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The zipper pull on the back of the bag can be easily removed. Small children can put this small part in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

20
A12/0022/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Honda

Name: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, MDX, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline

Type/number of model: Types: CF8, CG1, CG2, CG3, CG5, CG6, CH3, CH4, CM5, EM2, EN2, ES9, ES1, ES2, RD6, RD7, YH1, YH2,YD1, RL1, YF1, YF2, YK1

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2000 and 2011 are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Owing to excess internal pressure, inflation of the driver airbag can cause the inflator to split and release metal fragments which can cause injury to the vehicle passengers.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

21
A12/0023/16

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Whistle in the form of a snake

Brand: Peñastigi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref 869

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Whistle in the form of a snake contained in a transparent plastic bag, bearing on the attached label the word: TOYS.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The whistle can easily detach. A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

22
A12/0024/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Yamaha

Name: YZF-R1, YZF-R1M

Type/number of model: Type: RN32; EC type-approval: e13*2002/24*0740

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The gear pinions may break, which may lead to gear failure and a crash.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

23
A12/0025/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Suzuki

Name: GSX-S1000/A/F/FA L6, GSX-R1000A L6

Type/number of model: Type: DG, WVCY; EC type approval: e4*2007/24*3135*01, e4*2007/24*2132*05

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

A manufacturing error may have resulted in damage to the sealing groove in the front brake caliper cylinder. There may therefore be a leakage of brake fluid, resulting in a failure of the front brakes.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

24
A12/0026/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Dacia

Name: Dokker, Lodgy, Logan and Sandero

Type/number of model: Type: SD Dokker, Lodgy, Logan (2nd Generation) and Sandero (2nd Generation) EC type approvals: e2-2001-116-0314-.., e2-2007-46-0030-..

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Romania

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

Owing to a manufacturing defect, the track rods may break leading to failure of the steering.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

25
A12/0027/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car / van

Brand: VW

Name: Caddy

Type/number of model: Types: 2K, 2KN. EC type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0252*, e1*2007/46*0217*

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 25.5.2012 and 31.1.2013 are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Poland

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

There may be a defect in the earth connection of the electrical system control unit in the sill area. In the worst-case scenario, the engine could start by itself when the remote-control unit is operated, which would make the vehicle move forward if the engine is in gear.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 


No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
(Click on the photo to enlarge)
Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

26
A11/0001/16

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Other

Product: Sky lantern

Brand: Caffarata

Name: wish balloon / sky lantern

Type/number of model: Christmas Halloween

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8717703393903

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: Paper wish balloon/sky lantern packed wrapped in transparency packaging. This concerns an 'old generation' wish balloon/sky lantern which is no longer on the market in the Netherlands since 1 January 2010.

Country of origin: China

 

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Fire

 

The sky lantern has an open burner and metal wires. It can set fire in case it falls on the ground or hits something in the air.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

 

 

 


No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
(Click on the photo to enlarge)
Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

27
A12/0010/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Lorry

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: Citan

Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0129* and e2*2007/46*0130* Type: 415

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 October 2012 and 2 September 2014.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Lorry

Country of origin: France

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The connection between the backrest and the seat cushion on the rear bench seat may break. If it does so, the seat cushion drops approximately 6-7 cm. In the event of an accident, a person sitting on the seat may slip out from under the seat belt. This increases the potential risk of injury.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

28
A12/0011/16

 

 

Germany

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Lorry

Brand: Piaggio

Name: Porter

Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0031* Type: S90

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between February 2010 and July 2015.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Lorry

Country of origin: Italy

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

The braking distance may lengthen owing to a defect in the electro-hydraulic ABS control unit.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 





Report 1 (08/01/2016)

No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

1
A12/1740/15

 

 

Cyprus

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sweatshirt

Brand: Piazza Italia Girls

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 75763 Amarena/HR265ABA15BA

Batch number/Barcode: 2075763002026

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' hooded sweatshirt in pink, intended for girls up to 5 years and designed with drawstrings in the hood and at the lower back.

Country of origin: Bangladesh

 

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Strangulation

 

The drawstrings in the hood and at the back of the sweatshirt, hanging below the lower hem of the garment, can become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

2
A12/1741/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Sum Sum Fashions and Toys

Name: Early Days Baby

Type/number of model: Ref 919009206 09206 Bebé Pipi 30 cm

Batch number/Barcode: 4892813092060; batch: 4297/2015

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll ("Drink & Wet Play") with accessories: baby bottle, soother and potty. Packaging: cardboard box with a window.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The toy has small parts and small parts can easily be detached from the bottle. 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.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

3
A12/1742/15

 

 

Sweden

 

 

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Game Controller

Brand: Retro SNES

Name: Retro SNES Classic Controller USB Controller for PC and MAC

Type/number of model: 4541 alt. CN-PC-IIII

Batch number/Barcode: 08714CN0065

OECD Portal Category: 66000000 - Communications

Description: Grey Game Controller in retro style with buttons in grey, blue, red, green and yellow.

Country of origin: China

 

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Environment

 

The plastic in the cable contains up to 1,9% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

Furthermore, certain solders on PCB contain lead (measured value up to 45.0%).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

4
A12/1743/15

 

 

Sweden

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Kettle

Brand: Fasett

Name: Electric Kettle Cordless 1,7 Liters

Type/number of model: 90201115

Batch number/Barcode: 569644

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Kettle 1,7 liters in purple plastic

Country of origin: China

 

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Environment

 

The plastic in the cable contains 3,64% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic polutants (POP Regulation).

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

5
A12/1744/15

 

 

Slovenia

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel charger

Brand: FOREVER

Name: TRAVEL CHARGER Micro

Type/number of model: 2100 mA

Batch number/Barcode: 5900495172815

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Travel charger with micro USB 2 A, packaged in a box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Environment

 

Some non-accessible parts (solders of electric plug, solders on PCB) contain lead (measured value by weight up to 84.0%) as well as cadmium (measured value by weight up to 1.10%).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

6
A12/1745/15

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy xylophone

Brand: Unknown

Name: Happy Time

Type/number of model: Item 3019; batch 2013/02/9008

Batch number/Barcode: 5412619900087

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Small xylophone with a plastic base and 4 different coloured sound bars, packed in transparent packaging.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The white pins connecting the sound bars to the base detach easily, 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.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

 

 

 

 

7
A12/1746/15

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair straightener

Brand: Pivot Point

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CP18M16

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Hair straightener, 40W.

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The absence of reinforced insulation of the live parts in contact with the accessible metallic parts may cause an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

8
A12/1747/15

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair straightener

Brand: Carelys - PULP

Name: Hair Straightener

Type/number of model: KR-S088

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Hair straighteners, 36W.

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The absence of reinforced insulation of the live parts in contact with the accessible metallic parts may cause an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

9
A12/1748/15

 

 

Bulgaria

 

 

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: Zenit

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 203/R-14089

Batch number/Barcode: 8 697440 352039

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Lighter in the shape of a car remote control.

Country of origin: China

 

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Fire

 

The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

10
A12/1749/15

 

 

Bulgaria

 

 

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: WORKER

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: OTL-193

Batch number/Barcode: 8 697440 346557

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Lighter in the shape of a car remote control with a knife.

Country of origin: China

 

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Fire

 

The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

11
A12/1750/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic ball with spikes

Brand: YF

Name: FLASHING SPIKY BALL and FLASHING FOOTBALL

Type/number of model: 75mm,
70mm

Batch number/Barcode: 8411082508797

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Squeezable plastic balls resembling a football, various colours, with soft spikes, a squeaking mechanism and a light, size 70 and 75 mm, supplied in cardboard boxes.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The toys contain small parts (the squeaking mechanism) that detach easily. A small child might 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.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

12
A12/1751/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrow set

Brand: ATOSA

Name: SUPER SHOOT GAME

Type/number of model: model 666-3, code 14734, ref. MA4086

Batch number/Barcode: 8400059147343

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Bow and 4 arrows supplied in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking

 

The suction cups of the projectiles become detached easily. If a child puts them in the mouth, they can obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

13
A12/1752/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: MARCOS TOYS

Name: PRETTY

Type/number of model: Model No. CF555

Batch number/Barcode: 8435399008511

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with orange blouse and skirt, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The plastic of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 27.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

14
A12/1753/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic dartboard

Brand: R&T (RAMA TRITTON)

Name: DARTBOARD

Type/number of model: ref. 95760

Batch number/Barcode: 8436019695760, batch: RP4491/13

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy magnetic dartboard with three darts supplied in a blister packaging and fixed to a cardboard.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The toy darts contain a little magnet with a high magnetic flux which becomes detached easily. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

15
A12/1754/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic fishing toy

Brand: CIGIOKI

Name: CANNA DA PESCA

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8027501376733

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Magnetic toy consisting of a fishing rod and four fish. The product is packed in a transparent blister pack on a blue cardboard backing.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

The toy contains a little magnet with a high magnetic flux which becomes detached easily. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

16
A12/1755/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Finger paint

Brand: MOLIN

Name: Pintura para Dedos ('Finger paint')

Type/number of model: PDD976-04

Batch number/Barcode: 8436038975300

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A 30-ml black jar of paint with a white cap.

Country of origin: Peru

 

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Microbiological

 

The paint contains yeast and mould. There is a risk of infection if the paint is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-7.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

17
A12/1756/15

 

 

Italy

 

 

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Tablet computer

Brand: MAJESTIC

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: YNH0502000U (charger) TAB 286HD 3G (tablet)

Batch number/Barcode: 8002829804984 lot: 2014/12/11.

OECD Portal Category: 65000000 - Computing

Description: Tablet computer supplied with charger ("Switching AC/DC Power Adapter").

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The connectors in the primary circuit are not protected against accidental disconnection by any means other than soldering. A loose wire under mains voltage could consequently touch the accessible secondary circuit. The insulating material is not suitable for resisting the thermal stresses to which it is subjected and could distort making live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

18
A12/1757/15

 

 

France

 

 

Category: Construction products

Product: Smoke detector

Brand: INSAFE+

Name: Detecteur de fumé (smoke detector) / DESIGN CONTROLE+

Type/number of model: Ref.: INSAFE+01

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: Serial numbers between 17/03/15 05:00:00 and 17/03/15 13:00:00 ,
Barcode: 3760218210055

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Smoke detector with remote control.

Country of origin: France

 

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Fire

 

The smoke detector is not sufficiently sensitive and may not detect a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

19
A12/1758/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Tumble dryer

Brand: Hotpoint, Hotpoint-Ariston, Ariston, Indesit & Creda

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Large air vented & condensing tumble dryers

Batch number/Barcode: April 2004 - 16th Sept 2015 Air Vented dryer // April 2004 - 29th Sept 2015 Condensing dryer

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Large, air-vented dryer and condensing tumble dryer.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

 

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Fire

 

In some limited cases, excess fluff will come into contact with the heating element which could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks  

 

 

 

 

 

20
A12/1759/15

 

 

Portugal

 

 

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Nissan

Name: Note

Type/number of model: Note (E11)

Batch number/Barcode: Production dates: from 30/08/2005 to 31/12/2011

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

 

No pictures are available

 

 

Injuries

 

In the event of deployment of the driver’s airbag, the internal pressure of the inflator may increase abnormally and, in extreme cases, cause the driver’s airbag inflator casing to rupture.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

21
A12/1760/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Carabiner

Brand: DMM

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ultra D A33, Aero HMS A36, Zodiac A82, Klettersteig A84, Belay Master A872, Boa 25kN A89, Boa 30kN A90, Captive Eye A91, Sidewinder A98K, 10mm Steel Offset D C41, 10mm Steel Oval C45, 12mm Steel Offset D C81, 12mm Steel Kiettersteig C84, 12mm Steel Boa C85, Steel Captive Eye C96.

Batch number/Barcode: Serial numbers (these run sequentially): 2014 Production - 14138xxxxX to 14365xxxxX. 2015 Production - 15001xxxxX to 15254xxxxX. (serial number can be found on the spine of the carabiner).

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Locking carabiner used for climbing, construction work etc. Packaging comprises of a cardboard header with user instructions included.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

 

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Injuries

 

In a small percentage of the carabiners, the gate pusher (the component that holds the spring against the carabiner body) may displace, potentially preventing the gate from closing or the mechanism from locking completely. This could lead to a situation where the carabiner could break or open during use, causing the user to fall from a height.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 

 

22
A12/1761/15

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic whistles

Brand: VAN DER MEULEN

Name: KID FUN

Type/number of model: 0820013

Batch number/Barcode: 8712051208442 ; batch 33849

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 4 different coloured whistles, attached to a long cord and with a smiley face printed on it. The whistles are packed in transparent packaging.

Country of origin: China

 

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Strangulation

 

The cord attached to the whistle is a fixed loop and has no breakaway feature. This may cause the child to be strangled.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

23
A12/1762/15

 

 

The Netherlands

 

 

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Powerbank

Brand: Xenos

Name: Mobiele lader (Powerbank with speaker)

Type/number of model: 581.610

Batch number/Barcode: 8716963877031

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Powerbank for charging a mobile device, provided with a speaker and a connector part.

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The two pins of the connector part fit into a mains wall outlet. A child could misuse the product by putting the connector part into a mains wall outlet and consequently get an electric shock.

One incident reported.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

24
A12/1763/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Gloves

Brand: Michelin

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MI0132M - Medium. MI0132L - Large. MI0132XL - XL

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Leather and nylon gloves, navy and reflex blue colour, in sizes medium, large and extra large.

Country of origin: Pakistan

 

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Chemical

 

The gloves contain azo-dyes which release the aromatic amine 3,3’-­Dimethoxybenzidine (in excess of 100mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

25
A12/1764/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: XINLIANFENG

Name: Beauty Fashion Girl

Type/number of model: Nº 60815AJ

Batch number/Barcode: 9503035503009

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with different outfits and accessories. Packaging: cardboard box, the front of which is transparent.

Country of origin: China

 

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Chemical

 

The doll's pink shoes di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 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.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

26
A12/1765/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Sta-Sof-Fro

Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour

Type/number of model: Auburn 60062,
Black 60060,
Dark Brown 60064,
Jet Black 60063,
Medium Chestnut 60066

Batch number/Barcode: Auburn: 643582-092017,
Black: 642181-092017,
Dark Brown: 622901-082017,
Jet Black: 648010-092017,
Chestnut 644770-082017

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Hair dye in various colours, supplied in a beige and brown cardboard box.

Country of origin: South Africa

 

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Chemical

 

The hair dyes contain sodium perborate.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

 

 

 

 

27
A12/1766/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Aqure

Name: Giraffe Baby Crib Activity Spiral Stroller Toy

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: I041315

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soft giraffe toy to be used on baby cribs or prams, with a spiral shape. Four soft toy birds, one of which contains an electronic music component inside a Velcro pouch, are attached to the toy giraffe. The product is supplied in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

 

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Choking,
Suffocation

 

The small electronic music component in one of the toy birds can be easily accessed by opening the Velcro fastening. A child may put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

28
A12/1767/15

 

 

Italy

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains extension lead

Brand: G&BL

Name: MULTIPRESA da TAVOLO

Type/number of model: 9162

Batch number/Barcode: 8011884091628

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Mains extension lead with six socket outlets.

Country of origin: China

 

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Electric shock

 

The holes in the socket outlets do not have shutters to prevent access to live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

 

 

 


No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
(Click on the photo to enlarge)
Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

 

29
A11/0117/15

 

 

Latvia

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: Eddy Toys

Name: STEP SCOOTER

Type/number of model: Item No.53359,
916-146-1048

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 2016967,
Barcode: 8711252533599

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy scooter with adjustable steering tube, made of metal and equipped with braking device on the rear wheel. The scooter can be folded. The product is supplied in a multi-coloured cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

 

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Injuries

 

There are accessible gaps between moving parts, which may cause injuries due to entrapment of fingers while folding the scooter.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

30
A11/0118/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic backgammon set

Brand: TIGER

Name: MAGNETISK BACKGAMMON ('Magnetic Backgammon')

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 0200023001446; Batch 69481

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Magnetic backgammon set.

Country of origin: China

 

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Cuts

 

The board holder has sharp edges which could lead to lacerations and cuts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

31
A11/0119/15

 

 

Spain

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: F-LINE

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ref. 1002640

Batch number/Barcode: 8435151039852

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Extension lead with four socket outlets and a switch.

Country of origin: China

 

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Fire

 

The switch is not sufficiently heat resistant. If it overheated, it could catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61058.

 

 

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

 

 

 

 

32
A11/0120/15

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Washing machine

Brand: LG

Name: 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machine

Type/number of model: F12U1***#,
F14U1***#

Batch number/Barcode: 405KW***#### ~ 412KW***#### & 501PW***#### ~ 510PW***####,
404KW***#### ~ 510KW***#####

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Automatic washing machine packaged in cardboard box or shrink wrapped.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

 

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Electric shock

 

In certain circumstances, due to water ingress behind the control panel, a short circuit can be created which causes the chrome decal to become live and users may experience a mild electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive

One incident reported.

 

 

Voluntary measures: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product,
Warning consumers of the risks