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Report 4 (Published on: 27/01/2017)

Alert number: A12/0070/17
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Klemm - und Schraubgitter Basic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Reer
Type/number of model: Klemm - und Schraubgitter Basic, art.no.46221
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing mechanism of the gate is inadequate and fails to hold it in position, with the result that the gate can come loose and may cause children to fall down stairs. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Child safety barrier in wood and metal.
Batch number/Barcode: 4013283462218
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/0065/17
Product: Leather toiletry bag
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Veritas
Type/number of model: A16
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts of the bag is too high (measured value: up to 3.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Leather toiletry bag with mesh design. Colour: cognac.
Batch number/Barcode: 20000003240012
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/0077/17
Product: Footwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Dunnes Stores retail outlets
Type/number of model: 1) Glitter Loafer (Silver) , 2) Loafer Pump (Black)
Risk level: Serious risk
The sole of the shoe may pose an unusual risk of slipping.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Ladies' fashion shoes.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 41/23983, 2) 41/23985
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0080/17
Product: Leather jacket
Name: Luise
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CHRIST
Type/number of model: Item No 61 2232, colour PL 666
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 37 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Black leather jacket, lined, sleeves with black saddle stitches, silver zips and press-fasteners, shiny light-grey fabric lining; sample size (according to label): 38.
Batch number/Barcode: 4054246289053 and 0004664547
Country of origin: Uruguay
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0076/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: 4 in1 Universal Travel Power Adaptor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: OMEGA
Type/number of model: OTRA1U (NO: 931B)
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to insert one pin of a plug in one hole of the live socket while the other live pin of the plug remains accessible. If the user touches the live accessible pin s/he would get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 4 in1 Universal travel plug adaptor with USB port. Sold in a white and green cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907595426688
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
    
Alert number: A12/0072/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: PIR LED Flood Light with motion sensor Outdoor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LUXRAY
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The internal wires are in contact with sharp metal parts. The insulating tapes used to insulate solder joints can move out. The earth conductor is not connected to accessible live metal parts. The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The external PVC cables do not protect sufficiently against water penetration. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts during normal use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey LED floodlight (fixed luminaire) with motion sensor and free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for outdoor use. Technical parameters: "AC85-265V, 50W, 6000-6500K", IP65, Class I. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0063/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Atego
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*1170, *1171, *1172, *1173, *1174, *1175, *1176 type according to EC type-approval: 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967SZX3, 967KMU2, 967KMU3, 967FWU2, 967FWU3.
Risk level: Serious risk
The engine cable harness may chafe on the battery cable and lead to a short circuit. As a result, the vehicle may catch fire or lose all electrical and/or engine power and make inadvertent movements.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 January 2013 and 21 December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0066/17
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0279, e1*2007/46*0294, e1*2007/46*0295, e1*2007/46*0299, e1*2007/46*0304, e1*2007/46*0308, e1*2001/116*0353 types: 906BB30, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BB50/4x4, 906BA50/4x4, 906 AC 30
Risk level: Serious risk
Screws on the trailer hitch may not have been screwed tightly enough. This could lead to the trailer becoming detached.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 14 March 2008 and 12 September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0067/17
Product: Van
Name: Vivaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0575*12 - *15, e1*98/14*0170*30 - *32 type according to EC type-approval: F7, X83.
Risk level: Serious risk
The track rod may not be mounted correctly which could affect the handling of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 14 May 2015 and 21 January 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0068/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Adam
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: Types: S-D EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0379*22 e1*2001/116*0379*24 e1*2001/116*0379*25 e1*2001/116*0379*26
Risk level: Serious risk
The glass roof may be incorrectly fixed and could become detached during travel and fall onto the road, creating a hazard for the traffic behind.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between April 2013 and October 2013.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0069/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: GL, GLE, GLS, ML
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*01 - *10
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to incorrect functioning of the occupancy sensor system on the passenger's side, the airbag may not deploy in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between July 2014 and September 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0071/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: XE
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: XE 2.0 litre diesel; e11*2007/46*2150
Risk level: Serious risk
The underfloor mounted diesel fuel cooler may leak which could lead to a fuel puddle which, in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a vehicle fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 06/10/14 - 30/06/15.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0082/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*29 ff, e1*2001/116*0502*14 ff, e1*2001/116*0501*14 ff, e1*2007/46*0200*13 ff, e1*2001/116*0335*19 ff, e1*2007/46*0803*02 ff, e1*98/14*0169*19 ff, e1*2001/116*0248*07 ff type according to EC type-approval: 204, 207, 212, 212 K, 221, 231, 230, 230 AMG
Risk level: Serious risk
The power-assisted steering control units may have been fitted with defectively welded contacts. As a result, a permanent electrical connection between the contacts cannot be guaranteed, which could lead to loss of support to the power-assisted steering and thus an increased risk of accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between August 2012 and October 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
Alert number: A12/0083/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: GLE, M-Klasse, R-Klasse
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0598*13ff, e1*2001/116*0341*17ff, e1*2007/46*0826*07ff type according to EC type-approval: 166, 166 AMG, 251
Risk level: Serious risk
The axle screws on the front/rear axle may not have been correctly secured which could lead to an overload on the remaining screw connections on the axle concerned. This overload may result in the rupture of the screws and under certain conditions, in loss of control over the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between September 2014 and March 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
Alert number: A12/0084/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Dawn
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Rolls-Royce
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2007/46*0101*12; Type: Ghost Family
Risk level: Serious risk
The side, head and knee protection airbags of the front passenger seat might not deploy correctly in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0087/17
Product: Van
Name: Master III (X62)
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0019 ext 00 to 21; e2*2007/46*0020 ext 00 to 19
Risk level: Serious risk
The hinges of articulated panels may break. If all break at the same time on the same panel, the panel might fall into the traffic area.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van.
Batch number/Barcode: Production dates: End 2010 to 28 April 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Portugal
Alert number: A12/0090/17
Product: Lorry
Name: TGA, TGL, TGM, TGS, TGX
Risk: Burns
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0229* to *0239*, e4*2007/46*0417*, e4*2007/46*0418*, e4*2007/46*1036* Types: L.2007.46.001 to .014
Risk level: Serious risk
Owing to its installation and the build-up of dirt combined with the climatic environment, in the event of a loss of power to electronic components, the separator filter relay may be damaged by local smouldering. Smouldering of the relay could lead to an open flame.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 1 June 2009 and 22 September 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0064/17
Product: Erotic article
Name: Basic Dong
Risk: Environment
Category: Other
Brand: Blush Novelties
Type/number of model: BL-26113
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic in the dildo contains up to 0.44 % by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A dildo made of soft PVC plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 735380261139
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0081/17
Product: Children's play helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Toronto
Type/number of model: Play helmet 215
Risk level: Serious risk
The shock-absorbing capacity is not sufficient and the buckle of the retention system releases too easily. Consequently, the helmet does not provide sufficient protection and the user might suffer from head injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1080.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Helmet for young children for play activities, available in several colours.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0091/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns, Injuries
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: 1) Kolme Kunkkua; 2) Evoluutiopakkaus
Type/number of model: 1) Model 223730-HH , 2) 223730-IL
Risk level: Serious risk
The product explodes at too low height and this can cause injuries. Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: The product has been sold with two different brand names and packages. Both brands are packaged in cardboard boxes containing the same 3 units (Nos. 2037-22, 2037-23, 2030-24).
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 6430037817243; Batch S-16-A, 2) 6430037816819; Batch S-16-A
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0073/17
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: Eva Puzzle Mats
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: YX-10-6
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Colourful puzzle foam mat with removable numbers. Packaging: transparent plastic foil.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 996055 591844
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0074/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: My baby & me
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: A.I.&E.
Type/number of model:  2026720
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the doll. A small child could put one of these small parts in her/his mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll with accessories sold in a cardboard and plastic packaging
Batch number/Barcode: 871125298172
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Iceland
 
Alert number: A12/0075/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FAIRIES
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO. 333
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.5% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (about 23 cm tall) with silver wings and different dresses and shoes.
Batch number/Barcode: MP1087 5M240 / 8810876603500
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0078/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful Sweet
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.H92
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 29.5% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approx. 23cm tall with long hair and in different dresses. The doll is sold in a cone-shaped cardboard package (pink and blue) with wings at the top and marked with the slogan 'Enjoy the new fashion'.
Batch number/Barcode: BB341-25 / 6984757414041
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0079/17
Product: Water colour paint set
Name: Set Acquerelli ('Set of water colours')
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Ref. 12467
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria is too high (measured value up to 6 x 10⁵ cfu/ml), and Pseudomonas putida is detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the colour may come into contact with the mouth, hands or eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of 8 x 3-ml paint pots with caps + a paintbrush; supplied in a small case.
Batch number/Barcode: 8021029764676
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0085/17
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: JC-B679
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Connectable colourful puzzle foam mat with removable numbers. Packaging: transparent plastic with attached paper labels
Batch number/Barcode: 9 910300 006798
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0086/17
Product: Ride-on toy
Name: Quad gyemekjáték
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Dohany
Type/number of model: 190
Risk level: Serious risk
The cap of the rigid metal steering column can be easily detached from the steering column and, as a result, the handle can fall down, leaving the protruding metal part of the steering column free. During use, the child could fall on this part and suffer serious injuries. The products do not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue ride-on toys in the form of a quad, with black wheels and steering handle. A sticker with the inscription 'Quad' is on the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 5998588112916
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0088/17
Product: Rattles
Name: Maracas set klein 14 cm
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Van Cranenbroek
Type/number of model: Article: 18200-342-00040
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles of the rattles are too long and too thin. If a small child puts the handle of a rattle in his/her mouth, the handle could obstruct the airways, posing a risk of choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of two maracas/rattles packed in a blister package
Batch number/Barcode: 2010000811719
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0089/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: SHOOTING GUN
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: YT08515
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles detach easily. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airway. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy gun made of hard plastic in different colours with three projectiles with suction cups. There is a small bag with sweets under the handle cover of the gun.
Batch number/Barcode: 6933893310908, Batch 08/2014
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A11/0010/17
Product: USB power adapter
Name: USB Power Adapter With Four USB Power Port
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model:  8522367745
Risk level: Other risk level
The plastic enclosure is highly flammable. If exposed to a flame, the product would catch and spread fire, also posing a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: White dual USB 3.1A charger adapter with EU plug sold in cardboard and plastic packaging
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  




Report 3 (Published on: 20/01/2017)

Alert number: A12/0041/17
Product: Sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Philov' (by Chaussea)
Type/number of model: 512 000 05 S
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal rivets release an excessive amount of nickel (measured value: 1.2 μg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Ladies' sandals, flip-flop style with a cross-strap decorated with plastic flowers attached by metal rivets. Available in black, white, fuchsia, blue and navy. Sample size 37.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0053/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: 1) Y Core Cotton Hoodie; 2) JR Flame Hoodie
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Wilson
Type/number of model: 1) WRE220010, WRE220012; 2) WRE220011
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring with free ends in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, posing a risk of strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Hooded sweatshirt for children with a drawstring in the hood and a kangaroo pocket on the front, ribbed hem and cuffs. Colours: black, peony and blue. Sizes: XS to XL.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Finland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/0051/17
Product: Hair conditioner
Name: Original Formula - anti-dandruff hair and scalp conditioner
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sulfur 8
Type/number of model: Reorder#432-1 L4321
Risk level: Serious risk
The conditioner contains triclosan, which is not authorised in leave-on cosmetic products. The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Hair conditioner supplied in a cylindrical 205g pot with a yellow screw-top lid. To be applied to without rinsing.
Batch number/Barcode: 075610432107; lot : 13TJ 14280
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0024/17
Product: Heated pet pad
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Chang Sheng
Type/number of model: C-002
Risk level: Serious risk
The pad had not been fitted with any cut-outs or thermal fuses to protect against thermal overload or other overheating. The supply cord conductor cross sectional area is inadequate and the plug supplied not suitable for UK use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Heated pet pads, voltage rating 220V, size 450mm x450mm enclosing electrical heating elements in thermal insulation. The outer fabric is waterproof. The element is controlled by an in-line switch with two settings full or half on and connected to the mains via a North American style two pin plug, includes a three pin adapter plug supplied separately.
Batch number/Barcode: 6937532900130. Item ID: 381786036329.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0025/17
Product: Mains extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Electraline
Type/number of model: 59650, FRP020914-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The power rating shown is not correct and the clearance distances are too small. This could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains extension lead with four socket outlets.
Batch number/Barcode: 3390723596506
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0043/17
Product: USB Charger
Name: 4-port USB Quick Charger
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Logilink
Type/number of model: PA0062
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings in the main transformer are not sufficient. Live parts can be accessible which can lead to an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60065.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 4-port USB Charger Charger. Sold in a transparent package. Electrical specifications: Input: 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, class II Output: 5.0 VDC, Max. 2.5 A.
Batch number/Barcode: 4052792015683
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0060/17
Product: Earrings
Name: NAUŠNICE ('Earrings')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art. 012491
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value: 34.1 %). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Pair of earrings with yellow plastic pearl, in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 1000000022841
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/0055/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED Rattan Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Moniko
Type/number of model: Charger model: LY-0610
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation between the input and output circuits of the charger is inadequate. The internal wires are not adequately secured and could detach reducing the creepage distances and clearances. The product is not fitted with a means for overload or short circuit protection. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED lighting chain, 3 metres long, with controller unit, supplied with 2 pin charger and 3 pin travel plug adaptor. Packaged in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: X000L693SV
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0026/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Valonheitin 30W
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: FTLight
Type/number of model: 6603045
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable temperature resistance is not sufficient in cold temperatures. Cable movement may cause cracks in the cable sheath and live parts could became accessible which can lead to an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED flood light, sold in a white cardboard box. Electrical specifications: DS-30W, 230V, 50Hz, class I, IP65.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0038/17
Product: LED spot light
Name: LED Spot Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CPS-DP-GU10-04/KY216730150511
Risk level: Serious risk
The spotlight has insufficient insulation between accessible parts and live parts. It can be easily opened by hand without tools, in a way that live parts become accessible while the spotlight remains intact. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED Spot light (LED lamp). Sold in a white cardboard box on which a marking plate and an energy label are attached.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0049/17
Product: Nightlight
Name: LED Nightlight/ LED Energy Saving Night Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LIAN-LI/ HUAISHENG
Type/number of model: Bee: ISK-17657, HS-213, Elephant: ISK-15686, No.L815 , Owl: ISK-17661, No.L813
Risk level: Serious risk
The nightlight may be considered as a toy by a child. The child may pull it out of the socket and get an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Nightlights in three different forms: owl, elephant and bee. Packed in transparent plastic blister.
Batch number/Barcode: Bee: 69387537202138, Elephant: 2013101156864, Owl: 6880319176610
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0054/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Floodlight
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: YCG
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The earth cable is not connected. The product is marked with an ingress protection rating but does not withstand water. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED floodlight with IR-sensor. Supplied in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0027/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Sportsman 570 Touring, Sportsman 570 UTE, Sportsman 570 Touring EPS, Sportsman 570 Touring SP, Sportsman 570 X2 & Sportsman 570 6x6
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E13*2002/24*0072*05, E13*2002/24*0258*03, E13*2002/24*0258*03, E11*2003/37*0306*01 and E8*167/2013*00001*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The air box intake snorkel may come in contact with the fuel rail or fuel line during operation. This could lead to a fuel leak that may pose a fire hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicles
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 25 July 2013 and 29 September 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0028/17
Product: Lorry / Bus
Name: R500 LA 4x2 / K 280 UB 4x2
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Scania
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: E4*2007/46*0030*19, E4*2007/46*0031*19, E4*2007/46*0032*16, E4*2007/46*0038*19, E4*2007/46*0039*19, E4*2007/46*0040*15, E4*2007/46*0045*12, E4*2007/46*0046*17, E4*2007/46*0605*10 Type according to EC type-approval: N320, N321, N322, N330, N331, N332, N340, N341, N351
Risk level: Serious risk
Deviations in the steering arm contact surface with the steering connecting rod securing nut allow play between the steering connecting rod fastening nut and the steering arm, affecting the steering behaviour of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry / bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0029/17
Product: Bus
Name: Setra
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 633 04, 633 05 EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0014, e1*2007/46*0018
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to incorrect welding, the hinges of the bonnet may break, with the risk of the bonnet coming loose and falling into the traffic area.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between July 2016 and October 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0030/17
Product: Bus
Name: Intouro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 633 01, EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0012, sales description: Intouro, Intouro M, Intouro E, Intouro ME, Intouro M/L, Intouro L
Risk level: Serious risk
Since the collar fitted in assembly was too big, the generator cable may scrape on the bracket, and this may cause a short circuit, with the cable catching fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between August 2005 and April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0031/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type/number of model: Type: 628 02, 628 03; authorisation number: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090*
Risk level: Serious risk
Fracture of the square drive of the door shafts of the bi-fold, electric, in-swinging door may make it impossible to close the door once it has been opened. It cannot be ruled out that the door may be opened unintentionally, which would increase the risk of injury and accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between November 2014 and July 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0032/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, O530G
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 628 02, 628 03; authorisation number: e1*2007/46*0087*, e1*2007/46*0090*
Risk level: Serious risk
Fracture of the square drive of the bi-fold, pneumatic, in-swinging door (with window heating) may make it impossible to close the door once it has been opened. It cannot be ruled out that the door may be opened unintentionally, which would increase the risk of injury and accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2013 and July 2016
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0033/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 628 02, 628 03; authorisation number: e1*2007/46*0087*, e1*2007/46*0090*
Risk level: Serious risk
Fracture of the square drive of the bi-fold, pneumatic, in-swinging door may make it impossible to close the door once it has been opened. It cannot be ruled out that the door may be opened unintentionally, which would increase the risk of injury and accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2015 and August 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0034/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type/number of model: Type: 628 02, 628 03; authorisation number: e1*2007/46*0087*, e1*2007/46*0090*
Risk level: Serious risk
Fracture of the clamp screws of the actuating lever of the pneumatic, in-swinging door may make it impossible to close the door once it has been opened. It cannot be ruled out that the door may be opened unintentionally, which would increase the risk of injury and accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced in between June and December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0035/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Models: Actros 963, Antos 963, Arocs 964, EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0726, *0727, *0728, *0729, *0730, *0731, *0732, *0733, *0734, *0735, *0736, *0737, *0738, *0740, *0741, *0742, type: 963003, 963004, 963005, 963020, 963021, 963022. 963024, 963025, 963403, 963403, 963404, 963405, 963406, 963406, 963420, 963422, 963423, 963424, 963425, 963426, 963427, 964002, 964003, 964007, 964014, 964016, 964020, 964022, 964024, 964026, 964030, 964031, 964041, 964200, 964203, 964207, 964214, 964216, 964218, 964224, 964230, 964238, 964241, 964330, 964341, 964402, 964403, 964407, 964408, 964414, 964416, 964418, 964420, 964423, 964424, 964426
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect steering spindles may have been fitted to the vehicles. As a result, the serration tooth flanks may not be sufficiently deep for the required transmission of power between the steering column and the steering spindle. In the worst-case scenario, the connection between the steering column and the steering spindle may slip, resulting in steering failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 26/09/2016 and 01/11/2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0036/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Series 2, Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, M4, M5, M6, X1, BMW i3, BMW i8, MINI
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0371, e1*2007/46*0316*, e1*2007/46*0377*, e1*2007/46*0215*, e1*2007/46*0508*, e1*2007/46*0363*, e1*2007/46*0455*, e1*KS07/46*0013*, e1*2007/46*0562, e1*2007/46*0361*, e1*2007/46*1676, e1*2007/46*1213*, e1*2007/46*1287*, e1*2007/46*1683, e1*2007/46*1680, e1*2007/46*1678, e1*2007/46*1679 types: UKL-L, 3C, M3, GT, K-N1, 5L, 5K, KL, 6C, M5/M6, F1X, BMWi-1, BMWi-2, FMK, FML4, FML2, FMCA
Risk level: Serious risk
The side, head and knee protection airbags of the front passenger seat may not work. This could increase the risk of injury to the occupant in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0037/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: F-Type & XE
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model:  F-Type and XE (2017 model year) Type Approval Numbers: E11*2001/116*0272 and E11*2007/46*2150
Risk level: Serious risk
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner may fail to operate when required, increasing the risk of injury to front seat occupants in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 16/02/2016 and 16/12/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0039/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Evoque
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type/number of model: Range Rover and Range Rover Sport: 2016 and 2017 model year; Range Rover Evoque: 2017 model year. Type Approval Numbers: E11*2007/46*0649, E11*2007/46*0909 and E11*2007/46*0223.
Risk level: Serious risk
The front passenger airbag may fail to activate, increasing the risk of injury to front passenger seat occupants in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/07/2016 and 26/10/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0040/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery Sport
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type/number of model: Land Rover Range Rover (2016 and 2017 Model Year), Land Rover Range Rover Sport (2016 and 2017 Model Year) and Land Rover Discovery Sport (2017 Model Year). Type Approval Numbers: E11*2007/46*1659, E11*2007/46*0909 and E11*2007/46*1659
Risk level: Serious risk
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner may fail to operate when required, increasing the risk of injury to front seat occupants in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/07/2016 and 26/10/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0044/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Macan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type/number of model: Type approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1165*02-07, e13*2007/46*1164*02-06 Types: 95B, 95BN
Risk level: Serious risk
Defective coupling rods of the front stabiliser can affect driving stability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 30 July 2016 and 9 August 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0058/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: S60, S60CC, S60L, S90, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC90
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: 9*2007/46*0023*21 - 25, e4*2007/46*1067*00, e9*2001/116*0068*23 + 24, e4*2007/46*0929*00 - 04 Types: F, P, KLAL, L
Risk level: Serious risk
The front passenger seat belt buckle can be incorrectly fastened, with the consequence that the buckle can separate from the seat belt clasp in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0023/17
Product: Gloves for sawing
Name: Chainsaw Gloves / Kettingzaag Handschoenen / Gants de tronçonnage
Risk: Cuts
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: OZAKI
Type/number of model: reference 9807811/10 (size 10) reference 9807811/12 (size 12) reference 9807811/11 (size 11)
Risk level: Serious risk
The gloves are not sufficiently resistant to cuts, which may result in severe injuries for the chainsaw user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 381-7.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Pair of gloves intended for protection during use of a chainsaw. Sold attached to a cardboard label
Batch number/Barcode: 3582321361185 (T10) 3582321362199 (T12) 3582321362137 (T11)
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0021/17
Product: Toy scooter
Name: Trottinettes 3 roues ('3-wheeled scooter')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: MOOV'NGO
Type/number of model: MNG45 (for boys) and MNG44 (for girls) - SCO/110
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering tube can become detached if the child using the scooter pulls the handlebars upwards, which can cause the child to fall and get injured. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy scooter with three wheels, two in the front and one behind. The scooter is packed in a cardboard box and intended for children from 2+.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 15/006; bar codes 5420019721690 (model for boys) and 5420019721683 (model for girls)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0022/17
Product: Toy scooter
Name: Trottinette 3 roues [3-wheeled scooter]
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: PLAY TIVE
Type/number of model: 103005
Risk level: Serious risk
There are accessible gaps between the wheels and the body of the scooter, which may result in the entrapment of fingers. Moreover, the scooter is not sufficiently stable, which may cause the child to lose balance and fall. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 3-wheeled scooter, green with yellow handles; sold in a cardboard box (inscription: Delta Sport Hamburg D-22397)
Batch number/Barcode: TS-2113
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0042/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Nilfisk Nile Toy Elephant
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Ibsens - Bamsefabrikken
Type/number of model: Item No. 2395
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the toy 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.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Soft toy elephant (33cm tall) with hard plastic eyes, dressed in a red shirt with 'Nilfisk' logo and blue trousers.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0045/17
Product: Bath sponge
Name: Kids Bath Sponge
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: OKS
Type/number of model: ref : 405591
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may be easily detached from the toy (foam eyes and legs) and a small child may put these in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Green and yellow bath sponge in the form of a crab.
Batch number/Barcode: 6944956090101
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0046/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: ZEEMAN
Type/number of model: Ref 60326
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the soap solution is too high (measured quantity 290000 cfu/ml), and Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been 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.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soap bubble toy with accessories.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711197603265
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0047/17
Product: Activity toy
Name: Cube d'activités
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: SEQUOIA
Type/number of model: 1709480
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached (wooden part at the back of the notched wheels). Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Multi-activity cube comprising 4 sides of games: notched wheels, form fitter, abacus and circuit with shapes.
Batch number/Barcode: 2400017094807; lot 1709480
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0048/17
Product: Toy scooter
Name: Disney Cars Scooter - Carbon Racer
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SMOBY
Type/number of model: REF 750118
Risk level: Serious risk
The fork is fragile and can bend and break in the event of an impact, which might cause injuries to children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy scooter with three wheels, two in the front and one behind. The scooter is packed in a cardboard box and intended for children from 2.5+ years.
Batch number/Barcode: 30321675011889; Lot 1603315A
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0050/17
Product: Baby doll with accessories
Name: Doll Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Ledy Toys
Type/number of model: 1.) Code 32606 (ref. 15060378, model LD9708B); 2.) code 32607, (ref. 156O381, model LD9708A)
Risk level: Serious risk
The compartment containing the sound unit becomes detached easily and generates small parts (the lid of the compartment). A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Baby dolls with sound unit and accessories: 1.) baby with a cap and various accessories, tray with spaces for food, cutlery and a baby's bottle. 2.) baby with long hair and various accessories, rattle and baby's bottle. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8422259326069; 2.) 8422259326076
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0052/17
Product: Convertible high chair for dolls
Name: Unknown
Risk: Entrapment
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys'R'Us / You & Me
Type/number of model: REF. 5F62572
Risk level: Serious risk
The space between the moving elements of the feet of the high chair is insufficient: a child could insert his fingers, leading to a risk of entrapment. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Set of accessories for a doll which turns into a high chair, a back pack, a hammock, a bag and a rocking chair. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a window.
Batch number/Barcode: 803516525445; batch 05202016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0056/17
Product: Toy scooter
Name: SPEED FIRE
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SUN & SPORT
Type/number of model: RDF50233
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering tube can become detached if the child using the scooter pulls the handlebars upwards, which can cause the child to fall and get injured. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy scooter with three wheels, one in the front and two behind.
Batch number/Barcode: BLD 5064
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0057/17
Product: Toy scooter
Name: SCOOTER
Risk: Chemical, Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi Toys
Type/number of model: reference n°62850
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering tube may easily break while a child is riding and the scooter is not sufficiently stable, which may cause the child to fall. The grips protecting the handlebar ends can detach. If a child falls on the unprotected handlebar end, this can cause injuries such as puncture of the abdomen. There are gaps between the wheels and the body of the scooter where fingers can become trapped. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1. The plastic of the grips contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4.6% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.4 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Green three-wheeled scooter (two wheels at the front). Cardboard packaging with a photograph of four scooters of the same model (pink, red, green and blue).
Batch number/Barcode: 8714627628500; Batch 814145
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0059/17
Product: Whistle
Name: Train Whistle
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi-Toys
Type/number of model: 53075
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts detach easily from the product and can be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic whistle with a plastic locomotive on top. Packaged in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8714627530759; batch 110380
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
  
Alert number: A12/0061/17
Product: Activity play mat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking, Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Baby Mix
Type/number of model: TT-01917453
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic elements connecting the rattles to the arch can break, producing small parts which could cause choking. The sound pressure level of the rattles is too high which could cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Round activity play mat with rattles suspended from two arches. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch no.: 15TT-03; CN: 9503009990; EAN: 590437886822
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0062/17
Product: Juice bottle with surprise toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Disney/ Star Wars
Type/number of model: 1) The Good Dinosaur; 2) Frozen; 3) Disney Princess; 4) Star Wars; 5) Minnie Mouse
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of choking due to small parts (toy egg-shaped package). A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic bottles (300 ml) containing a fruit juice and a surprise toy. The bottles are labelled with shrink-wrap film and they have a sports-type cap. Underneath the shrink-wrap film there is an indentation for a surprise toy. The toy is packed inside an orange plastic egg.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8594023923658; 2) 8594023923672; 3) 8594023923672; 4) 8594023923658; 5) 8594023923689
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A11/0002/17
Product: Footbath for animals
Name: Healthy Hooves 103 Ultimate
Risk: Environment
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Healthy Hooves
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product poses a threat to the environment since it contains active substances (copper sulphate and zinc sulphate) that may not be used in this kind of biocide (product type 3). The product does not comply with the Regulation on biocidal products.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 25l container with a label showing cows
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0003/17
Product: Shower tray
Name: Unknown
Risk: Cuts
Category: Construction products
Brand: KIOTO and OSAKA
Type/number of model: KIOTO and OSAKA range
Risk level: Other risk level
The metal shower waste cover has sharp edges on its underside and may easily be positioned upside down since the differences between the top and underside are not sufficiently visible. If the user positions the cover upside down, the sharp edges present a risk of cuts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14527.
Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Distributor)
Description: Shower tray with metal waste cover.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0005/17
Product: Mountain bicycle
Name: MTB Nice
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: LEADER CHICAGO 009
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The front fork is not strong enough and could break. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 4210.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mountain bicycle for men, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 2000123316093
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A11/0006/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LIGHTEX
Type/number of model: FELED 50CW
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800883644455
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0007/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Floodlight
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type/number of model: VT-4710 PIR; SKU:5355
Risk level: Other risk level
The conductors in the cable are too thin and could overheat in the event of a short circuit. The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800230623324
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0008/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: PRIME LED 30W
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: VIVALUX
Type/number of model: 003570/0615
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800228022757
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0004/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: DAG-600-B
Risk: Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: Defort
Type/number of model: DAG-600-B
Risk level: Other risk level
The grinder can overheat during use which could lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Angle grinder with cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260123724245
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A11/0009/17
Product: Toy gun and helmet.
Name: Military Toys
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: HuaLi Tai Toys
Type/number of model: M630-8
Risk level: Other risk level
There is no warning that the toy helmet does not provide protection. As a consequence, the toy helmet may be considered and used as protective equipment for activities such as cycling. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks
Description: Toy plastic rifle and toy plastic helmet in net packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 7460801000853
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  






Report 2 (Published on: 13/01/2017)

Alert number: A12/0009/17
Product: Lederhose (Leather trousers)
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bessmann/Country-Line
Type/number of model: X-9477, colour 63
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 10.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Knee-length leather trousers with bib made of dark brown leather; lining: 100% cotton. Sample size 50.
Batch number/Barcode: 76202722
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0015/17
Product: Tooth powder
Name: Pure herbal tooth powder
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: VICCO
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is microbiologically contaminated: it contains a high level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to 4.2 x 10⁵ cfu/0.5g). If used on damaged skin or if it comes in contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Herbal tooth powder packed in a yellow plastic container (100 g)
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 8901288021003, Batch number.: N41203721
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Latvia
    
Alert number: A12/0005/17
Product: Angle grinder
Name: Angle Grinder
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Machinery
Brand: Villager
Type/number of model: VLN432
Risk level: Serious risk
The housing does not have enough strength and could break during normal use leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Angle grinder packed in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8606104032187
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0001/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover, Range Rover
Type/number of model: Model years 2016 and 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The tightening torque of the lower control arm fixing may not be correct, causing the vehicle steering to be affected. This could increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Land Rover Discovery Sport: built between 31/03/16 and 25/08/16, Range Rover Evoque: built between 31/3/16 and 25/8/16
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0012/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Discovery and Evoque
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover, Range Rover
Type/number of model: 2017 model year
Risk level: Serious risk
An engine harness may not have been routed correctly during assembly. This may lead to chafing and cause engine malfunction. In extreme cases the engine may cut out.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Land rover Discovery: built between 4/7/16 and 10/10/16, Range Rover Evoque: built between 4/7/16 and 10/10/16
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0013/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Duster, Logan and Sandero
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0314 ext. 58 to 61 // e2*2007/46*0030 ext. 17 to 24
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an impact the driver's airbag may not deploy.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 24/09/2012 and 04/11/2012, between 10/12/2012 and 20/01/2013, between 12/04/2013 and 26/05/2013 and between 06/11/2013 and 15/12/2013.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0014/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: NX200, NX200t and NX300h
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lexus
Type/number of model: NX200 (ZGZ10, ZGZ15), NX200t (AGZ10, AGZ15) and NX300h (AYZ10, AYZ15)
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to improper programming of the brake control module, there is a possibility that under certain conditions the parking brake may not be set automatically when the brake hold system is deactivated (as designed). If this occurs, and the transmission is left in a gear other than “Park” or "Reverse", the vehicle could creep forward or backward.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production years: 2014 - 2016
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0017/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Quattroporte, Ghibli
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e3*2007/46*0224*05-06; type: M156
Risk level: Serious risk
A wrong rear differential has been fitted into the cars and might break which can result in loss of control over the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 July 2013 and 12 October 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0018/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: DL650A / XA L2-L6
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation material of the windings for the stator of the alternator may be damaged by engine heat causing a short-circuit between the windings and reducing the current generated. If this happens, insufficient charging of the battery could lead to the engine stalling during running.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 21.04.2011 and 14.10.2016.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0019/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Renegade
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Model years 2016 and 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of a crash, the front impact sensor wiring may be pulled until it detaches before a signal can be received by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). If the ORC module does not receive a signal from the front impact sensor, both frontal air bags and the seat belt pre-tensioners will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Poland
Alert number: A12/0020/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: V40, V40CC, S60, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, S90, V90, XC90
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type/number of model: Model year 2017.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem with the airbag inflators, the airbags may fail to deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0002/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FROZEN 2
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type/number of model: No.8082
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.6% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll, about 30 cm tall, with a blue dress, emitting sounds when pressing a button.
Batch number/Barcode: QL2369 2M240 / 8823696606002
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0003/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FRAGRANTLY MEMORIES/ My iDEA
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No.8188
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.4% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic dolls, about 27 cm tall in different dresses. The doll is supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0004/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type/number of model: No.391
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.1% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll, about 27 cm tall, with blue dress, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: QL2366 2M360/ 8823666603505
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0006/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: Music Carriage
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MT (MEITAI TOYS)
Type/number of model: NO. 2012C
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached (the wheels, the rotating part and the decorative flower) and be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic musical toy in various colours (pink, violet and white) on four wheels with rotating parts and two horses, operated by an AA type battery.
Batch number/Barcode: *021361*
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0007/17
Product: Toy picnic set
Name: Fancy & Funny
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: M - Mountains China
Type/number of model: 3352/9063-4JTP
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic box can break generating small parts. Stickers on the cups come off. A child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy plastic picnic set in a plastic box. Cardboard packaging with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 1012000906342
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0008/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: Soft Bullet Blaster
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fighter
Type/number of model: Code 513614 - Nº Ref. SB295
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, for instance to wet the suction cup so that it better sticks to surfaces, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The product does comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy gun with soft projectiles with suction-cups. Packaging: cardboard box with a window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8421609229500
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0010/17
Product: Toy robot and gun
Name: Armored X man
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Kaineng
Type/number of model: Code 513507 - Nº Ref. SB201
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles detach easily. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, for instance to wet the suction cup so that it better sticks to surfaces, the suction cup may come loose and obstruct the airway. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy robot that can be turned into a plastic gun that fires soft projectiles with suction cups. Packaging: cardboard box with a window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8421609202015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0011/17
Product: Plush toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: SCANIA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The movable part of the zip-fastener can detach easily, generating a small part. Small children may put that small part in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Teddy bear wearing a blue jacket, not packaged but with cardboard label attached to the ear.
Batch number/Barcode: 2199875
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0016/17
Product: Plush toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Quality Plush Collection
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The bells at the end of the hat and the scarf 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.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Plush teddy bear, approx. 45 cm tall with a soft filling, wearing a Christmas hat and a Christmas scarf with bells attached to them. A mechanism is sewn into the right foot which plays a tune when activated.
Batch number/Barcode: 8410779245984
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A11/0001/17
Product: Shower tray
Name: Unknown
Risk: Cuts
Category: Construction products
Brand: URBAN
Type/number of model: URBAN RECEV STD: various product references
Risk level: Other risk level
The user may position the shower waste cover upside down because the differences between the top and the underside of the shower waste cover are not visible enough. If the shower waste cover is positioned upside down, sharp edges become accessible and may present a risk of cuts, especially during cleaning. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14527.
Measures taken by economic operators: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Distributor)
Description: Metal shower tray.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
 



Report 1 (Published on: 06/01/2017)

Alert number: A12/1771/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Extending wood
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Noma
Type/number of model: product code 062015 and 30042016; model name 31247A; type 93729
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars of the safety gate and between the safety gate and the door frame/wall are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. In addition, the safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: White/grey or natural coloured safety gate for children, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 0743724393729
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1781/16
Product: Babies' cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dizain baby
Type/number of model: Model “Toni”
Risk level: Serious risk
The presence of large openings and holes may lead to injuries of the child’s hand. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Babies’ cot.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1782/16
Product: Babies' cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dizain baby
Type/number of model: Model “Simba”
Risk level: Serious risk
The sides of the cot are not sufficiently high: A child may climb over it and fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' cot made of chipboard and MDF (medium density fibre board), in white with drawers.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1792/16
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Holder
Risk: Cuts, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BABY COMFORT
Type/number of model: Item № 7009, Code 15888
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder chain is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. In addition, the product has sharp edges which may injure the child when using the soother holder. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder chain made of colourful plastic with various decorative elements (a fish and a bear) at the end with 3 ventilation holes. The product is in a blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800136402122
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1764/16
Product: Romper suit for babies
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Calamaro
Type/number of model: Model: VIKING, colour 'marino'; ref. 32144
Risk level: Serious risk
The snap fasteners on the romper suit come off easily. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth, which may cause the child to choke on them. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Romper suit (white with blue stripes) for babies, supplied in a white cardboard box with a clear plastic window at the front. Sample size 6.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435355789201
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1768/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Lillan mekko ('Lilian dress')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LILLAN
Type/number of model: Art. E16-L3008
Risk level: Serious risk
The tulle of the underskirt contains excessive amounts of formaldehyde (1400 mg/kg). Formaldehyde can cause skin irritation when in contact with the skin and is carcinogenic. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Blue dress with multi-coloured dots. The dress has two white underskirts and a waistband and buttons on the back. Sample size: 100-150.
Batch number/Barcode: 2010101011797
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1788/16
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Kids Collection
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Miss Mossa
Type/number of model: DZD ESM; 128 - 158 MIS
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of the neck or on the bottom edge of the back. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for girls. Clothes sold in various colours and various sizes (128 - 158 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001911864, EAN: 2099001911871
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
      
Alert number: A12/1789/16
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Red Down
Type/number of model: DZC ESM 146 - 164
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirts have drawstrings with free ends in the area of neck. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Hooded sweatshirts for children, in various colours and various sizes (146 - 164 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 2099001825390, EAN: 2099001843127, EAN: 2099001843134, EAN: 2099002230094, EAN: 2099002230124
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Poland
        
Alert number: A12/1791/16
Product: Children's dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mome Fashion
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords and sashes attached to the dresses at the waist area are too long and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Children's dresses in colours blue, peach and pink for age 8. Packaged in clear plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1773/16
Product: Smoke detector
Name: First Alert Smoke Alarm
Risk: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: Haichen
Type/number of model: LX-222
Risk level: Serious risk
The smoke detector can be installed and fitted to the ceiling without a battery. This could lead to a fire not being detected before it spreads. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White smoke detector in clear plastic and black cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 341790 000101
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/1787/16
Product: Toothpaste
Name: The Original Vicco Vajradanti Herbal Toothpaste
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: VICCO
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 187500 cfu/g), and mould and yeast has been detected (measured value 3000 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toothpaste in a white plastic tube 200 g, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with red lettering, mentioning ‘Export Pack’.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901288012001; Batch number: D41200691; Mfg 12/2014 - Best Before 11/2017
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Portugal
    
Alert number: A12/1766/16
Product: Decorative candle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: CISL
Type/number of model: ref. S.062/1-0400
Risk level: Serious risk
The candle, due to its characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily bitten off the product, especially by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Candle in the shape of a pear.
Batch number/Barcode: 8429283104007
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1786/16
Product: Blowtorch
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Topex
Type/number of model: 44E140
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing ring may slide off the casing which may cause improper attachment of the gas cartridge. Gas leaking as a consequence may ignite causing burns to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Blowtorch using gas cartridges. Product can be used for workshop tasks, as well as for barbecue ignition.
Batch number/Barcode: CN: 82056000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1783/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Ohrringe ('Earrings')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 0.49 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Earrings made of shiny silver-coloured metal with pendants made of 9 embedded, rhinestones stones in various colours.
Batch number/Barcode: 64842001751000000150
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1794/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: XIONGWEI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer in the shape of a gun.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1795/16
Product: Laser pointer
Name: HIGH TECH MULTI STYLUS
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ITEM No 9623 and 9624
Risk level: Serious risk
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer with a pen, LED torch and UV detector. Inscription on the pointer: "BULGARIA".
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1769/16
Product: Work light
Name: Lámpara de Trabajo
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Herran
Type/number of model: 6232289; 5M
Risk level: Serious risk
Nearby surfaces get too hot during normal operation of the light which could cause a fire or burns to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Work light in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 6923550232896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1784/16
Product: Lamp
Name: Energy Saving Lamp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Ante
Type/number of model: AT-58
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Energy saving lamp, white light, E14, 220-240 V. Blister packaging with cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 6942788399577
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1765/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Navara
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: NP300 (D23)
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper brake light on the hardtop may not light up when the engine is starting and the vehicle is about to move off.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 01/10/2015 and 16/06/2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1767/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: XSR700
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type/number of model: Type: RM11, RM12; EC type-approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00003, e13*168/2013*00004
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the main power line may be damaged through wear. This may lead to a short circuit and to failure of the main electrical power supply.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1770/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Duke
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KTM
Type/number of model: 690 DUKE/DUKE R MJ12-16
Risk level: Serious risk
The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. If the wiring harness is damaged there is the possibility of an electrical connection occurring between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. This could lead to the brake pipe overheating and eventually melting, which may lead to failure of a circuit of the braking system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2012 onwards.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1790/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 2 Series Active Tourer, X1
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type: F2AT, F1X EC-Type approval: e1*2007/46*1675, e1*2007/46*1676*
Risk level: Serious risk
The latch mechanism of the rear seat backrests might not have been welded properly. As a result, the rear seat backrest may fold inadvertently in an accident and increase the risk of personal injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1793/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Quattroporte and Ghibli
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: MY15
Risk level: Serious risk
The front right and/or left wheel bearings may have insufficient hardness, resulting in their premature failure. Wheel bearing failure may adversely affect vehicle handling.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 11 March and 14 May 2015.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
Alert number: A12/1676/16
Product: Laser pointer and toy ball
Name: Super Laser
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: ZH
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set containing a small toy ball and a laser pointer.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 8485525 8513 56
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1758/16
Product: Jewellery-making set
Name: GL Style - Charm Jewellery Kit
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Grafix
Type/number of model: 104009
Risk level: Serious risk
The charm in the shape of a fish contains cadmium (measured value 81% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: DIY jewellery making set for children, supplied in a white cardboard packaging with colourful stripes on the side and transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6417959006382
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1759/16
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Cooking/ Kitchen
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Rincón
Type/number of model: 1.) Ref 3094 - nº 6HA58; 2.) Ref 3093 - nº S5552
Risk level: Serious risk
The orange-coloured fish and the knobs on the cooker, which can detach easily, are small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Kitchen play set with some plastic utensils and plastic foodstuff. Packaging: blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8435331330946; 2.) 8435331330939
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1760/16
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Tableware, Mini Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Wen Fang
Type/number of model: 3131; No. 666-20
Risk level: Serious risk
The control knob of the toy cooker comes off easily, generating a small part that a small child could choke on. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy cookery set in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435331331318
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1761/16
Product: Plastic educational toy
Name: 1.) Shape Sorter Vehicle; 2.) Shape Sorter Choochoo
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KAMYU
Type/number of model: 1.) 81086; 2.) 86086
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts: Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Colourful plastic locomotive/lorry with holes and blocks that fit into the holes. Packaging: Cardboard boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 3400411044797; 2.) 3400411044896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1762/16
Product: Wind-up toys
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Lilemac
Type/number of model: HS301694, HS302374 and HS339917
Risk level: Serious risk
Small pieces detach easily from the toys (the tail of the dog, the head of the animal with the plane and the wheels of the fire engine). These small parts could be taken into the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Wind-up toys in different shapes (animal in a plane and fire engine) and colours, sold in plastic balls in vending machines. The balls are packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1763/16
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: BAND GAME/ Dand
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: COLOR BABY
Type/number of model: ref. 37013 / Q045
Risk level: Serious risk
The mouthpiece breaks easily, generating small parts that might cause choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red plastic trumpet with yellow mouthpiece and bell and green piston valves. It comes in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8412842370135
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1774/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: 35cm Bead leg Gingerbread Shelf Sitter
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Premier Decorations
Type/number of model: CTS-14; WL35-14; Cat.No. PL115481
Risk level: Serious risk
The legs of the toy can detach easily, releasing the beads. A child could put the beads in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy with attached label. Small beads are threaded on the legs of the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 050882 254928
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1775/16
Product: Educational toy
Name: Blocks
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Jumbo
Type/number of model: Item n°: ST-8812
Risk level: Serious risk
The hands of the clock 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic bucket with building blocks inside. The top represents a clock with holes to introduce the adequate blocks.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1776/16
Product: Boat
Name: Speed boat
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: JOHNTOY
Type/number of model: Item Number: 26925
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the solder contains lead (measured value 35.7%). The product does not comply with the Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Battery operated (3x1,5V AA) plastic boat. Packaging: plastic and cardboard. On the cardboard is warning: Not suitable for children under 3 years due the danger of swallowing small parts; CE mark.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711866269259
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1777/16
Product: Musical box
Name: Spieluhr-Dose BabyGlück
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Coppenrath - Die Spiegelburg
Type/number of model: Art. n° 11721
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the crank on the musical box is too high (8.6 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Musical box made of brightly coloured coated metal, metal crank with plastic handle; loose, stapled label.
Batch number/Barcode: 4029753117212
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/1779/16
Product: Doll / Plush toy
Name: Kerstkind ('Christmas child')
Risk: Choking, Cuts
Category: Toys
Brand: O'malley decorations
Type/number of model: 16500-413-10295, 03 30cm ASS
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily come loose (the eye of the polar bear) and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. In addition, if the porcelain face breaks, children may be exposed to sharp points and edges and suffer cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft plush toy in the shape of a polar bear with a porcelain baby face.
Batch number/Barcode: 2010000793138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1780/16
Product: Beach toys set
Name: BEACH TOYS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GFTOYS
Type/number of model: ref. GF0530
Risk level: Serious risk
The mould shaped like a duck is a small part. A small child may 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multi-coloured toy truck with a number of beach toy tools (moulds, rake and spades). The product is sold in a net with cardboard label attached.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760705304
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1785/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: TRUE HEROES Archer Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TOYS´R´US
Type/number of model: ref. 09016-5F60B00
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the arrows. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth the cup may come loose and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and four arrows attached to a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 803516049729
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A11/0133/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Floodlight
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type/number of model: VT-4810 SKU:5722
Risk level: Other risk level
The conductors in the cable are too thin and could overheat. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED Floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800157605144
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A11/0134/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED LAUKO PROZEKTORIUS
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Elmo
Type/number of model: 22785
Risk level: Other risk level
Missing information in the user manual could lead to unsafe use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED floodlight in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A11/0131/16
Product: Toy flute
Name: Disney - MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: AS
Type/number of model: 6010-11132
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high. A child playing with the toy could suffer temporary hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy flute in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 00815 / 5203068111328
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus