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Report 30 (29/07/2016)

Alert number: A12/0892/16
Product: Permanent make-up
Name: Dark coffee
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Golden Rose
Type/number of model: J01-01-13
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel (measured value 51.8 mg/kg). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the content of nickeI in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Brown suspension in a printed, labelled glass bottle with a white plastic lid; labelling of the bottle in golden letters framed by an ova. Two bottles from two containers are concerned; each container comprises 12 different colours.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0908/16
Product: Bathtub for children
Name: Penguen banyo küvet ('Penguin bathtub')
Risk: Cuts, Drowning
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: ṢENYAYLA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The warnings and instructions for use are lacking, thus users are not adequately informed about dangers that might occur. In addition, accessible and protruding parts are not rounded and have sharp points and edges. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12221.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic bathtub for children in two sizes (small 90cm and big 100cm) and different colours (white, blue, red, green). At the bottom of each is a sticker with an image of a cartoon character.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8693135045323, 2) 8693135045330
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
     
Alert number: A12/0915/16
Product: Bedside crib
Name: Bedside Sleeper
Risk: Asphyxiation, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bednest
Type/number of model: Cribs supplied since 2010 and until 29/11/15.
Risk level: Serious risk
A baby could move its head on to or over the crib's side panel while it is folded (panel in half-raised position), which could lead to injuries or asphyxiation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Self-assembly bedside crib which can be used as both a stand-alone crib or attached to the adult bed as a bedside sleeper. The product comes in two separate parts, a wooden stand which can be adjusted to the required height and a wooden crib with two fabric sides one of which can be folded down. The crib is supplied in a large brown cardboard box. A product modification kit and additional labelling has been issued by the manufacturer. The self-fit modification kit locks the side panel so that it is no longer capable of folding in half. Since 30/11/2015 all new Bednest cribs no longer have a side that can fold in half.
Batch number/Barcode: 5060309210000
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
     
Alert number: A12/0910/16
Product: Car power inverter
Name: INVERTITORE DI POTENZA 500W
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LinQ
Type/number of model: P500W
Risk level: Serious risk
The inverter has a 3-pin-socket without shutters, thus live parts are exposed and can be touched by consumers. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Power inverter, DC 12 V to AC 230V, 500W, supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6950028003207
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0911/16
Product: Multi-plug / Extension Lead
Name: 4D POWER SOCKET
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Vertical
Type/number of model: LFCZ0115T-12P
Risk level: Serious risk
The product does not have shutters and the consumer can come into contact with live parts. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Vertical standing multi-plug made of white and pink plastic with 11 sockets for diverse 3 pin plugs and 2 usb ports.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
    
Alert number: A12/0913/16
Product: Battery charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: UO Vision
Type/number of model: DSS-060150
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distance between primary and secondary circuit of the transformer are insufficient. Live parts can become accessible. 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: Battery charger (AC/DC adapter), supplied in a white cardboard box. Electrical specifications: Class II, IPX0. Input: AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A, Output: DC 6V, 1.5A
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0899/16
Product: Folding chair
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: SORIA
Type/number of model: C575, ref. LM: 16564751
Risk level: Serious risk
The chair may break while in use, which may cause persons to fall and suffer injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581-2. 1 accident reported.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden folding chair for outdoor use.
Batch number/Barcode: 8424019646639
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0909/16
Product: LED flood light
Name: LED työvalaisin 10W ladattava ('10W LED rechargeable work light')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: TM
Type/number of model: Battery charger: GA841000 Packaging: 05452
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the battery charger is not sufficient. The mechanical strength of the charger is not sufficient and live parts could become accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable LED flood light for building sites, supplied with a battery charger.
Batch number/Barcode: 6405086054529
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0914/16
Product: Head lamp
Name: Piko
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Lupine
Type/number of model: Battery charger: Wiesel V4 Art.No468, X4 Nordic - 1150
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distance between the primary and secondary circuit are insufficient. Live parts may become accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Head lamp supplied with a battery charger (LI-lon charger), supplied in a white cardboard box. Electrical specifications: Class II, IPX0 Input : 100-260VAC, 50/60Hz, Output: 8,5VDC, 1200mA.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260262597748
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0906/16
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Type/number of model: OP02 -Type Approval E9.05.1769. Model number: Helmet: Q102
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Motorcycle helmet with visor. Thermo-resin construction. Weight: 1,200g (+/- 50g). Sizes: XL, L, M, S, XS. Colours: black, white or matte black. Suitable for motorcycles, scooter & motorbikes.
Batch number/Barcode: E9.05.1769 - J
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0916/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Quattroporte, Ghibli
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: Type: M156 EC type approval: e3*2007/46*0224*00 to e3*2007/46*0224*04
Risk level: Serious risk
Nonconformity of the retaining screws of the rear track rods can lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2014 and 2016.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0897/16
Product: Stickers
Name: Wobble eyes stickers
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Pictura Boutique
Type/number of model: 96374
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic in the stickers contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 1,4% by weight). 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: Soft plastic stickers in the shape of different colourful fishes and water bubbles.
Batch number/Barcode: 7316190000441
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0900/16
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: OUSDY
Type/number of model: Item No 0881
Risk level: Serious risk
The product collapses easily, despite the presence of a safety lock, with the consequent risk of entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink toy pushchair supplied in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435426909682
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0901/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Beauty Girl / Generous Enthusiasm
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO. 20125
Risk level: Serious risk
The heads of the dolls contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to 25.5% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured values up to 12.5% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of two dolls and some fashion accessories, supplied in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6910238880012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0902/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: The Beautiful Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HENGFA
Type/number of model: NO. 999
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 34.5 % 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 in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5292011000833
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0903/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful Angel
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Qing Da
Type/number of model: NO.1051
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 32.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set with a doll and some beauty accessories.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/0904/16
Product: Plastic Doll
Name: My Delicate Fashion Vogue Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO. 8822A
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 12.8 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The head of the doll also contains di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value 20.2 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children .
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with dresses in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0905/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Item NO. D152
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic doll with blond long hair with a purple dress, red shoes and pink tiara. It is approximately 16 cm long. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6903230001523
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0907/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lady Pink - Century Belle
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Enjoy Toys
Type/number of model: NO. L1022
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 17.5% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, the product contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured values up to 1.3% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with accessories in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4135191296249
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0912/16
Product: Stickers
Name: Bamse självhäftande stickers
Risk: Chemical, Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Kärnan
Type/number of model: 901851
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6,7%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The stickers also contain short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 0,9%). 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: Soft plastic material stickers. The stickers depict characters from the comic books Bamse/Pami/Bamsy
Batch number/Barcode: batch 423
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A11/0068/16
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Animal History Bubbles DINO
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: KIG
Type/number of model: Article code 8
Risk level: Other risk level
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 65000 cfu/ml). 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 requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soap bubble toy with a drawing of dinosaur. CE Marking on the packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 




Report 29 (22/07/2016)

Alert number: A12/0883/16
Product: Baby nest and carrier
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Normii
Type/number of model: Model: 01001 Rose Model: 01002 Blue Model: 01003 Grey
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles might become loose or detach while lifting the baby, which may cause the baby to fall and suffer injuries. In addition, the adjustable cords in the lower part of the nest may create long loops which can cause strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1466.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby nest and carrier 3 different colours (rose, blue and grey) made of soft material, which enables the baby to lay and sleep.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/0893/16
Product: Sunscreen
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Aloha
Type/number of model: 1) SPF 8 Sun Lotion, 250ml; 2) SPF 30 Sun Lotion, 50 ml; 3) SPF 50 Kids Lotion, 50 ml; 4) Sensitive SPF 30, 200 ml; 5) Sensitive SPF 50, 200 ml; 6) SPF 15 Spray Lotion, 200 ml; 7) SPF 30 Spray Lotion, 200 ml.
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products and shall not be made available on the Union market as from 16 April 2016.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Different models of sunscreen with different sun protection factors. Plastic bottle or tube in white and yellow.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 5037378002850 – batch n° 11823, 42324, 12181, 17314, 16112, 15462, 14512;, 2) 5037378005011 – batch n° 29244;, 3) batch n° 37014, 52835, 50725;, 4) 503737005059 – batch n° 49555, 37084, 51585, 24813, 50525, 13633, 14353, 27993;, 5) 5037378005073 – batch n° 50725, 28624, 28573, 11853, 28003, 14893, 14997, 29854;, 6) 5037378004038 – batch n° 30014, 11863, 11473, 52925;, 7) 5037378004045 - batch n° 63266, 58915, 49225, 51725, 23433, 11873, 50515, 51765.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
       
Alert number: A12/0891/16
Product: Set of decorative candles
Name: Velas
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: PAMPY
Type/number of model: ref. 323673
Risk level: Serious risk
The candles, due to their characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow or ingest them. 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: Pack of five candles in the form of cupcakes of different colours, each one mounted on a stick. Packaging: transparent plastic blister pack, at the base of which the labelling appears on a white background with coloured stripes.
Batch number/Barcode: 8430173236739
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0878/16
Product: Halogen floodlight
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: CEBA
Type/number of model: XG-1009
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp housing and the connection box can easily break, which may give access to live parts or may generate a short circuit and a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Halogen floodlight, 400 W, for construction sites or DIY activities.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 981205
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0898/16
Product: Fridge/freezer
Name: Frostfri
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: IKEA
Type/number of model: Frostfri freezer A++ 227 ref: 70221871, Frostfri fridge A++ 395 ref: 30221868
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper panel of the fridge/freezer case may detach or break, leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Fridge/freezer.
Batch number/Barcode: The affected models are produced between week 45 of 2015 (1545) and week 7 of 2016 (1607).
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0887/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: PARFOIS
Type/number of model: 139940PA/52107218/LAD
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal contains Cadmium (measured value 1.7 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Metal earrings on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 5606428361867
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0890/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Guirlande Lumineuse Clignotante
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Cindeco Lighting
Type/number of model: MXT 256111, 256123, 395610, 395614, 395618, 395619, Ref. 87642, Type No: LED 32B
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. This may cause a short-circuit and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain with twinkling lights, 3 metres long, for indoor and outdoor use. The product is sold in a cardboard box wrapped in clear plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 8713833700208
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0894/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: HOMDAY'lights
Type/number of model: 199315
Risk level: Serious risk
The wires can easily pull out from the lights, exposing live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain for indoor use with 100 twinkling lights, 3.9 m.
Batch number/Barcode: 3491951993157; Batch 06/2010
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0885/16
Product: Suspended luminaire
Name: LaDina and LamegaDina
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ARES
Type/number of model: 'LaDina' and 'Lamegadina' ranges - ref. FOREZ PISCINES: NOMAD; Model FSM TC-TEL (TC-TSE).
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. Water penetration may cause an electric shock or lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Decorative portable lamp for outdoor/indoor use, available in 6 colours, delivered in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0870/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0737; Type: 963-4-E
Risk level: Serious risk
An inadequate screw connection may result in the loss of the side panel, endangering following road-users if this side panel falls on the roadway.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 1 February 2015 and 30 April 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0873/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Ranger
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Ranger 570, Ranger 570 EPS, Ranger 570 EPS HD, Ranger Crew 570, Ranger Crew 570 EPS, Ranger 570 2x4 and Ranger 570 EPS ZUG
Risk level: Serious risk
The vehicles may have been manufactured with insufficient shielding between the engine exhaust and rearmost seat close-off panel. This could lead to the seat close-off panel overheating which 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 17/09/2013 and 07/06/2016.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0874/16
Product: Passenger cars
Name: Swift / Swift Sport
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: Models AZG412/AZG413D/AZG416
Risk level: Serious risk
A defect in the rear wheel brake may cause a sudden decrease of brake force.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles produced from 01/09/2014 until 22/12/2015.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0875/16
Product: Motorcycles
Name: YZF-R3A and MT-03A
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Yamaha
Type/number of model: Models YZF-R3A (B023/4/B/C) and MT-03A (B082/3)
Risk level: Serious risk
The clutch pressure plate bearing may break when the clutch is operated frequently due to insufficient load rating of the bearing. As a consequence, the clutch may fail to operate and the transmission will not shift properly. There is a possibility that engine oil pressure may not regulate properly due to an improper design of the oil relief valve in the oil pump. As a consequence, the resin gear may break which could result in engine damage due to lack of oil supply.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycles.
Batch number/Barcode: 2015-2016 model year.
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0876/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tribeca
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Subaru
Type/number of model: Model Tribeca (type WX)
Risk level: Serious risk
The hook in the bonnet safety system may not engage with the safety lock pin of the bonnet lock system. The bonnet may not close properly and may unexpectedly open while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: 2006 – 2014 model year vehicles.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0877/16
Product: Van
Name: ProAce
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The connector between the return fuel pipe and the injector could wear out and could create an improper connection leading to a leakage. The fuel leakage can lead to fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Van.
Batch number/Barcode: Production dates: 24/04/2013 to 10/04/2014
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0879/16
Product: Passenger cars
Name: Maxima, Pulsar, Juke, Qashqai and X-Trail
Risk: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: Models Maxima (A36), Pulsar (C13), Juke (F15), Qashqai (J11) and X-Trail (T32) Type Approval No.: A36: Ν/Α C13: e9*2007/46*3086*00 F15: e11*2007/46*0132*04 J11: e11*2007/46*0963*00 T32: e13*2007/46*1456*07
Risk level: Serious risk
The sensor of the rear oxygen sensor might fail and does not set a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) in case of inappropriate content of the exhaust gases. In such cases, the user is not warned through the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) on the dashboard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger cars
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles concerned: Model Year: Maxima (A36) 2015; Pulsar (C13) 2014-2016; Juke (F15) 2014-2016; Qashqai (J11) 2014-2016; X-Trail (T32) 2015-2016 Manufacturing dates: A36: 14/04/2015-05/08/2015; C13: 23/09/2014-26/05/2016; F15: 05/06/2014-25/05/2016; J11: 24/04/2014-16/05/2016; T32: 10/04/2015-07/06/2016
Country of origin: Japan, Russian Federation, Spain, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0882/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Chief Classic, Chief Darkhorse, Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Darkhorse, Springfield and Roadmaster
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Indian Motorcycle Company
Type/number of model: VIN ranges 56KCCCAA0E3310503 - 56KTRAAAXG3338251
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an ignition misfire, unburned fuel can be routed into the exhaust system, which can cause high exhaust temperatures that may pose a fire hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 06/06/2013 and 28/04/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0884/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grand Cherokee / Liberty
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: EC-type approval: e4*98/14*0039*09, e4*98/14*0058*03; type: KJ, WG;
Risk level: Serious risk
A defect in the control unit of the occupant restraint system may cause the front airbag and/or the seat belt pre-tensioner to activate unintentionally.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles are produced between 20 March 2003 and 9 December 2004.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0896/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kadjar
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0475*00
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an impact, the curtain airbags may not deploy correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles affected have been produced from the date on which production started until 4 June 2015.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0888/16
Product: LPG cylinders
Name: Compolite CS 10 and CS 6
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Pressure equipment/vessels
Brand: Primagaz
Type/number of model: CS 10 and CS 6
Risk level: Serious risk
The cylinders can quickly explode if exposed to a source of fire (e.g. a leaking gas grill). The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on Transportable Pressure Equipment. 5 accidents reported.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: 10 kg and 5 kg LPG cylinders made of plastic reinforced with glass fibre.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Sweden, Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/0868/16
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JIN wa wa, NOWA
Type/number of model: NGO0703 , NGO0704
Risk level: Serious risk
The puzzle contains small parts (some letters and some numbers). A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Foam puzzle mat with letters and numbers, supplied in a transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901531718738, 5901531718745
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0872/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: VERY FUNNY GIRL
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: OUSDY
Type/number of model: 0618
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 18.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll with pink hair and accessories (bag and drinking bottle); Packaging: pink cardboard (12cm x 10cm) with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435426906001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0880/16
Product: Plastic toy animal
Name: LOVELY COLORFUL FISH
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: RUN SHENG
Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 653
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts from the fish tail may detach. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A colourful plastic fish with a flywheel. The toy is supplied in a cardboard box of 13 items.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0881/16
Product: Plastic toy animal
Name: LOVELY WORM
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: RUN SHENG
Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 685
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the antennas of the worm) may easily detach from the toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A blue plastic worm with a flywheel. The toy is supplied in a cardboard box with 11 items.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0889/16
Product: Gel with LED light
Name: Phantom Vert / Intelligente
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: CLVA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The LED light is too powerful and may cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Green gel that changes colour when exposed to light. The product is equipped with a small key ring with a LED light.
Batch number/Barcode: 8594164760945
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0895/16
Product: Finger paint
Name: PEINTURE À DOIGTS ('Finger paint')
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GIFI
Type/number of model: 347699 - 250 ml; 'fluo' model
Risk level: Serious risk
The nozzles of the bottles become detached 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: 3 packs of 4 x 250-ml pump bottles of finger paint in different colours, supplied in a cardboard-backed blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 12/2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A11/0066/16
Product: Pendant lamp
Name: Skygarden
Risk: Injuries
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: FLOS
Type/number of model: Skygarden S1 and S2
Risk level: Other risk level
The suspension system might fail, the lamp could fall and hit persons underneath.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Aluminium pendant lamp providing diffused lighting, with suspension system. The cast plaster of the diffuser is painted white, while the outer finish can be rust, glossy black, glossy white or matt gold. Products manufactured before June 2016 should be sold with an additional safety kit.
Batch number/Barcode: FU641, FU642, Products manufactured before June 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A11/0065/16
Product: Chainsaw
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: Echo / Shindaiwa
Type/number of model: CS2510TES, CS2510TESC-10, CS2510TESC-8, SKM10250TCS-10, SKM10250TCS-8, SKM10250TS
Risk level: Other risk level
Insufficient cooling may cause plastic components to become fused, which may lead to burns or to a fire if burning parts get in contact with sawdust. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Pruning chainsaw with two-stroke spark ignition.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Italy
    
Alert number: A11/0067/16
Product: Swing
Name: 3 in 1 swing
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: NSH NORDIC
Type/number of model: 805-463/T805-463
Risk level: Other risk level
The rope is not adequately fixed and might move under the seat in case the weight on the swing is not in balance, e.g. the child is moving forward and the weight is shifted. In this case, the swing seat might tumble around with a risk of head injuries. One accident reported. 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, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: 3in1 swing to be used for children from 1½ to 10 years. This swing consists of 3 parts (seat, back and t-bar). Safety-belt for children below 3 years. There is an adjustable rope on both sides (fixed under the seat).
Batch number/Barcode: 5705858041612
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  





Report 28 (15/07/2016)

Alert number: A12/0860/16
Product: Child's car seat
Name: Mercury G1 car seat
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Mamas and Papas (by Argos)
Type/number of model: ARGOS cat number 297/7526 & 411/9100. Approval number all: 04301313
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shell of the seat can break apart in the event of a car accident or sudden braking of the vehicle, preventing effective restraint of the child. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Child car seat intended for weights 9-18kg. Comes in two colour types black and grey. Manufactured pre-March 2016.
Batch number/Barcode: All models manufactured prior to March 2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0861/16
Product: Child's car seat
Name: Mercury G123 car seat
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Mamas and Papas (by Argos)
Type/number of model: ARGOS cat number 305/6037. 913/9848. 397/9530. 245/4829. Approval number all: 0444596
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shell of the seat can break apart in the event of a car accident or sudden braking of the vehicle, preventing effective restraint of the child. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Convertible car seat and booster with detachable harness covers for weight 9 - 36kg. Comes in four colour types black, grey, black and grey, black and red. Intended for groups 1,2 and 3. Manufactured prior to March 2016
Batch number/Barcode: All models manufactured prior to March 2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0865/16
Product: Amber bracelet
Name: Bernstein ('Amber')
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: JOJO
Type/number of model: Art. Nr.: N010
Risk level: Serious risk
The plug-in clasp releases when under tension: a small child may play with the bracelet and put it into the mouth, which might lead to fatal obstruction of the airways.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Small bracelet for babies with amber beads threaded onto a cord, with knots between each bead and a 'plug-in' clasp; supplied in a transparent plastic bag with a printed cardboard. The whole bracelet fits into the mouth of a child.
Batch number/Barcode: 4048823210103
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0866/16
Product: Amber necklace
Name: Bernstein ('Amber')
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: JOJO
Type/number of model: Art. Nr.: N020
Risk level: Serious risk
The plug-in clasp releases when under tension: a small child may play with the necklace and put it into the mouth, which might lead to fatal obstruction of the airways.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Small necklace for babies with amber beads threaded onto a cord, with knots between each bead and a 'plug-in' clasp; supplied in a transparent plastic bag with a printed cardboard. The whole necklace fits into the mouth of a child.
Batch number/Barcode: 40488232102
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0845/16
Product: Notebook computer battery
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: HP
Type/number of model: Serial number HTS 8507600090
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery pack could overheat leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Lithium-ion battery pack for notebook computers. The affected batteries were shipped with specific HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion notebook computers sold from March 2013 to August 2015, and/or were sold as accessories or spares, or provided as replacements.
Batch number/Barcode: Information on batteries affected: http://www.hp.com/go/batteryprogram2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
     
Alert number: A12/0846/16
Product: Battery charger
Name: Switching Quick Charger
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Power Base
Type/number of model: C-521
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer is insufficient and there is a high likelihood of flashover occurring. If flashover occurs, there will be mains voltage on the exposed metal parts for charging the batteries. That means people might get an electric shock if they touch the metal parts. Also, if there are batteries in the charger at the time, the batteries might act violently to the high voltage leading to the risk of a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Charger for 8 or 4 AA or AAA batteries in blister pack. Sold with household mains plug and cigarette lighter plug.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0854/16
Product: USB cable
Name: USB mikro 1,8m
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MARQUANT
Type/number of model: 980892
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of lead in the soldering of the USB cable is too high (measured value: 26%). This may pose a risk to the environment in the disposal of the product. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Light grey USB cable, 1,8 meter long. Type: USB A male to USB micro male. The cable is packed in transparent plastic with cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 330571240950
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0855/16
Product: USB cable
Name: Anna & Claras USB charger
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Søstrene Grenes
Type/number of model: HD-004
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of lead in the soldering of the USB cable is too high (measured value: 42 %). This may pose a risk to the environment in the disposal of the product. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: White USB cable "3 in 1": Micro USB, 8 pin and 30 pin. The product is wrapped in transparent plastic and sealed with brown cardboard on top.
Batch number/Barcode: 15916, 5711812177785
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/0862/16
Product: Self-balancing scooter
Name: Gyro Board
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: GIFI
Type/number of model: Ref. 360111/ KN-S1; 360109, 359659 and 359660; Power supply unit included: Model JZX-420200
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances and insulation clearances between the primary and secondary circuits of the charger are too small. This can lead to the user receiving an electric shock from accessible parts of the product or to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Self-balancing, two-wheel scooter ("hoverboard") supplied with power supply unit in a cardboard box (measurements 63 x 24 x 22.5 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: 3491953601111; lot 10/2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0869/16
Product: Ice axe
Name: Tour Lite Telescope
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: STUBAI
Type/number of model: Art. 900799
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to errors in the manufacturing process, the connection between shaft and head (pick) may not be adequate. As a result, the head may become detached from the shaft during use. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Telescopic ice axe with aluminium head for trekking and glacier walking. Length of telescopic section: 60 to 95 cm. Aluminium head with sleeve and wrist strap; weight 530 g.
Batch number/Barcode: 9002793822549; Manufactured in June and July 2015.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0859/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 'GUIRLANDE LED 5 mm' ('5 mm-LED light chain')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: B10 / e=m6
Type/number of model: 5EEX333BC - this range of LED light chains consists of 5 references with different LED colours: 5EEX333BB, 5EEX333BC, 5EEX333BL, 5EEX333MC and 5EEX333WW
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: LED-Lighting chain, 100 lights, to be used in- and outdoor.
Batch number/Barcode: 3526780907478; 150102 (SIPLEC) 15010212 (B10); Marketed since 2014
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0848/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: CT200h, Prius and Prius PHV
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lexus and Toyota
Type/number of model: CT200h (ZWA10), Prius (ZVW30) and Prius PHV (ZVW35).
Risk level: Serious risk
Welded parts of the inflator in each of the curtain shield air bags could have a minute crack. If the crack propagates over time, part of the inflator could separate causing compressed gas to escape. This would result in partial inflation of the curtain shield air bag, and, in limited circumstances, one or both sections of the inflator could enter the interior of the vehicle. If an occupant is present in the vehicle, this could lead to injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period from 2009 to 2012
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0849/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: CT200h, Prius, Prius Plus, Auris and Corolla.
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lexus and Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
A crack could develop in the fuel evaporative emission control unit which is attached to the fuel tank. When the fuel tank is full, fuel could leak from the crack 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: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period from 2006 to 2015
Country of origin: Japan, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Iceland
Alert number: A12/0850/16
Product: Truck
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0742 Types: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, 963-4-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-8-G
Risk level: Serious risk
The pipeline of the air brake system can abrade on the drive shaft. This can cause a leak of the pipeline and a failure of the brake system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Truck
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 October 2011 and 20 February 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0852/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Address
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SUZUKI
Type/number of model: EC-type approval: e4*2002/24*3114*00; Type: UK 110; Code DE
Risk level: Serious risk
A fixing nut of the starting pedal could become loose while driving, resulting in the engine cutting out. Moreover, a screw could become loose in the air filter, which could become trapped in the throttle valve, blocking acceleration so that the motorcycle cannot reduce speed. In some units of the product the fuel hose connector is not properly connected, which could cause a fuel leak.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected have been manufactured between October 2014 and March 2016.
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0858/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: ML-Class, GLE-Class
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0826*07, e1*2007/46*0598*16-18 Type: 166
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of a car crash involving strong forces the end mount of the rear right seat belt may fail because of incorrectly fixed bolts. This would increase the potential risk of injury to passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between April and August 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0863/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Golf, Jetta, Up, Volkswagen CC, Tiguan, Polo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0627, e1*2007/46*0539, e13*2007/46*1167, e1*2001/116*0468, e1*2007/46*0623, e1*2001/116*0450, e1*2001/116*0510 Types: AUV, 16, AA, 3CC, AU, 5N, 6R
Risk level: Serious risk
In the affected vehicles, the mechanical rear-door child-proof locking system may have been damaged during manufacturing. This can cause the child-proof locking system to be switched off without this being noticed, especially in the event of strong vibrations, making it possible for the door to be opened from the inside by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 25 November 2015 and 14 April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0864/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: F-PACE
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2007/46*3324, Jaguar 3.0L Diesel
Risk level: Serious risk
The routing of the starter motor cable may be incorrect, causing cable chafing, arcing and short circuit. This may result in the vehicle stalling, melting of the starter motor cable sheathing and surrounding parts and in extreme circumstances an under-bonnet fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 03/03/2016 and 15/06/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia
Alert number: A12/0867/16
Product: Equestrian helmet
Name: Casque d'Équitation - Safety Riding Helmet
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: CHOPLIN
Type/number of model: LAME reference 911015; model n° MH 134 EGE-03
Risk level: Serious risk
The top of the helmet does not adequately absorb impacts, leading to head injury in the event of a fall. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black equestrian helmet with glitter; sample sizes 54, 56, 58.
Batch number/Barcode: 3338025520706; date of production 10/2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
     
Alert number: A12/0847/16
Product: Toy basketball set
Name: Punching Ball
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Kings Sport
Type/number of model: No: 8881B
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball included in the set contains dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.16 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: The basketball set includes a plastic board with a ring, net and ball. Packaging: transparent plastic bag closed with a cardboard tag.
Batch number/Barcode: 6933147588817
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0853/16
Product: Toy cornet
Name: Music World - Super Baby
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Eurojuguetes
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cornet's mouthpiece is a small part and may come off easily. A child may swallow the mouthpiece 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: Yellow and red plastic toy cornet with three green keys, supplied in blister and cardboard packaging. 'PARTY BAND' is written on the sticker on the product.
Batch number/Barcode: 8430373632119
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0856/16
Product: Water gun
Name: Zline Supershooter
Risk: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article number 16744-30936
Risk level: Serious risk
The packaging contains cadmium (measured value up 0,0361% by weight). The packaging does not comply with the requirements of the directive on packaging and packaging waste.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Plastic water gun with water tank in an transparent soft plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode:  EAN code 5709386309367., Batch number 776, 783, 785, 787, 791, 792, 797, 799, 800.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0857/16
Product: Toy car
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Kids Fun
Type/number of model: Art. n° 8372
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyres of the toy car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in concentrations from 9 to 179 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. The child can be exposed when the tyres come into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. According to the REACH Regulation these PAHs are prohibited in toys, including activity toys, and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy car made of coloured plastic with black rubber tyres. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8717154283723/ batch 2015-3
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
   






Report 27 (08/07/2016)

Alert number: A12/0816/16
Product: Ethanol for flueless stoves/fireplaces
Name: ETHANOL
Risk: Chemical, Fire
Category: Chemical products
Brand: DOMESTIX
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The liquid can leak when the bottle tips over due to a problem with the bottle-cap fastening, leading to a risk of eye damage as the product is classified as eye irritant and a risk of fire as it is a flammable substance. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Organic ethanol in a transparent, plastic, 2-litre bottle with a red plastic cap. On the rear side of the label appears the batch number, instructions for use, safety advice, hazard pictograms and the company name.
Batch number/Barcode: Batches 160108, 155115 and P043
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0832/16
Product: Body wash
Name: BodyWash
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DiaClin
Type/number of model: Expiry Date 08-2017 30 ml
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is contaminated with a high charge of mesophilic aerobic bacteria, especially enterobacteriaceae (total measured value: 13500 cfu/g), posing a risk of infection, particularly to damaged skin. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Body wash ("Diabetic Skin care") supplied in a white container with pump (30 ml).
Batch number/Barcode: 8714207351538, Batch Code 14H271
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0822/16
Product: Videophone
Name: Lena
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Extel
Type/number of model: Model : MN LENA 11 3. Reference : 812211 and 822211. Type JS-S436EO
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearance and creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the transformer are insufficient. This could lead to accessible parts being at mains voltage. 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: Videophone
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0823/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qiaosheng
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: A 20m extension lead with orange socket in the form of an apple having one 3-pin socket and three 2-pin sockets on the sides.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0824/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: NB BANUO
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qiaosheng
Type/number of model: model 088
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0825/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: Explosion Proof Socket
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qiaosheng
Type/number of model: model: 161
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0826/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qiaosheng
Type/number of model: QS-5336
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0827/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qiaosheng
Type/number of model: QS-5338
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: Extension lead with multiple socket outlets.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0829/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: TV Computer Telephony Phone Connector
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Run and Teng
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The holes in the sockets are not protected by shutters. The user can consequently access live parts. 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: Two-pin Europlug adapter with socket for US style plugs
Batch number/Barcode: 9 200000 000395
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0837/16
Product: Aquarium light
Name: LED Aquarium Light
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LEDGLE
Type/number of model: SKU X0000IRPXXR
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is inadequately earthed and has no protection against the ingress of water. The cross sectional area of the supply cord and the dimensions of the plug are not correct. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: LED dimmable aquarium luminaire. Packaged in plain cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0819/16
Product: Garden chairs
Name: SILLA PLEGABLE ('Folding chair')
Risk: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: Marco's Toys
Type/number of model: Item references: 1.)1710, 2.)1711, 3.) 1712
Risk level: Serious risk
The chairs can easily tip forwards and sideways when a load is placed on the armrest, leading to injuries if a person falls from the chair. The armrest can also break at the tube joint, leaving sharp edges exposed. The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Folding outdoor chairs in different designs with metallic frames. A cardboard label is attached to the products.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 8435399017100, 2.) 8435399017117 3.) 8435399017124
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0831/16
Product: Bicycle forks
Name: Full Carbon Racelight T (RT) / Racelight T Full Carbon / 12K Racelight T / 12K
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Kinesis UK
Type/number of model: F-10E and F-58
Risk level: Serious risk
The aluminium crown of the forks can separate from the steerer tube or from the fork legs. This may cause the rider to fall. 3 accidents reported.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Carbon fibre bicycle forks. Recall notice will be displayed on the following website: http://shop.upgradebikes.co.uk/Catalogue/Technical/Kinesis/RACELIGHT-T-CARBON-FORK-2003-2009-RECALL-NOTICE
Batch number/Barcode: Model years affected: Full Carbon Racelight T (RT): 2003/2005 Racelight T Full Carbon: 2006 12K Racelight T: 2007/2009 12K: 2009
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/0830/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Zhongliang Lighters
Type/number of model: 201430422251.X 201430422252.4
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Novelty lighter in the form of a shoe.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0828/16
Product: Light
Name: Yoso
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Luigi Ferro
Type/number of model: Black: BRI-A104/HK11155A06, Grey: BRI-A106/HK11155A11, White: BRI-A105/HK11155A05
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the flexible cable is likely to be damaged when the lamp is moved. The user could consequently receive an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Floor standing halogen lamp supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 31/15 - year 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0817/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 207
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2001/116*0340*; Type: W*****
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the electric cable harness for the seat heater could lead to excessive heating of the seat and the risk of a fire starting even when the vehicle is parked.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 29 June 2009 and 29 May 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0818/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Twingo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Twingo III (X07 R4S version E1): e2*2007/46*0457*00, e2*200746*0457*01, e2*2007/46*0457*02 e2*200746*0457*03, e2*2007/46*0457*04, e2*2007/46*0457*05, e2*2007/46*0457*06
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing device for the rear bench seat may break in the event of a frontal collision, with a potential risk of any luggage in the boot entering the front of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles with a non-split folding bench seat manufactured from April 2014 up to and including 24 November 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany
Alert number: A12/0838/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mazda 2, CX-3, CX-9
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2001/116*0254*09-13 e1*2007/46*1335*03-04; type: De DJ1, TB1
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw connection between the stub axle and the shock absorber may come loose. As a result, the vehicle may no longer be steerable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 19 December 2012 and 2 December 2015.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0839/16
Product: Caravan
Name: Averso, Averso top, Averso Plus, Premio, Premio Plus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bürstner
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0147, e1*2007/46*0189; types: EG/B?, EG/B3
Risk level: Serious risk
The side service door may fall open while the vehicle is in motion and protrude horizontally into the road. The contents of the caravan could fall into the road posing a hazard for following vehicles. The open door may pose a risk of collision with other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Caravan
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2014 to 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0840/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Phaeton
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0189* Type: 3D
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesion of the glass cover on the sliding roof may be insufficient due to contamination during the production process. The glass cover could detach whilst the vehicle is moving and endanger traffic following behind.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car with sunroof.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 25 April 2007 and 17 June 2008.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0841/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Aygo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The shaft of the steering column could break leading to a loss of steering control and the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Small 2 door passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from 9 September 2014 to 15 October 2014.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0842/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: A8
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type/number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0198* Type: 4E
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesion of the glass cover on the sunroof may be insufficient due to impurities in the area of the adhesive surfaces. The glass cover may consequently fall onto the road while driving, endangering traffic following behind.
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 May 2007 and September 2008.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0843/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C1
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: C1 (B4)
Risk level: Serious risk
Part of the steering column assembly could fail, which could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 09-09-2014 to 15-09-2014
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0844/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 108
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Part of the steering column assembly could fail, which could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 10-09-2014 to 12-09-2014
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0820/16
Product: Toy scooter
Name: 3 Wheel Scooter Paw Patrol
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SAMBRO
Type/number of model: Item n°: PWP-7010; Reference Toys R Us : 191579
Risk level: Serious risk
The grips protecting the handlebar ends can detach. If a child falls on the unprotected handlebar end, this can cause severe injuries such as puncture of the abdomen. 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: Blue and red 3-wheeled scooter made of plastic and metal, intended for children of age 2+. Cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5055114307311, Batch: 04/15
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0821/16
Product: Toy ponies
Name: TOYS BABY
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: AMY
Type/number of model: Item No: JR 1408208
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the pony contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 32.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set of two pink plastic ponies with a pink and purple mane and tail.
Batch number/Barcode: 1408208006300
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0833/16
Product: Toy pony
Name: Fairy Tale World
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Ameiya / Hammy Toys
Type/number of model: 333C
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the ponies contains di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 33% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic ponies in different colours, supplied in transparent plastic packaging and sold in display boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0834/16
Product: Children's swing chair
Name: Kinder Hollywoodschaukel Rot, Beetle - Kid's Swing Chair, Beetle Design
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: DEUBA
Type/number of model: Art. 100081; E/05 Colour: Red
Risk level: Serious risk
While children are swinging, the swing chair can overturn. Children can fall and be hit by the metal roof of the swing chair, causing injuries to the head and the neck. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Swing chair for children, supplied in a cardboard box, size: 1130x450x120 mm.
Batch number/Barcode: 4250525300420
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A11/0064/16
Product: Firework
Name: Tiger Power
Risk: Burns, Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Tropic Fire
Type/number of model: TP1000
Risk level: Other risk level
The burning time of the initial fuse may be too long, or a rupture might occur during functioning of some individual flash bangers. If there is a delay in the explosion, users may return to check the product and could get burned by an unexpected explosion or be exposed to a high level of noise due to the short distance. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)
Description: Flash Banger firework, model: TP1000, CAT. F 3.
Batch number/Barcode: 1170-F3-02599, 36F236/029/15
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  




Report 26 (01/07/2016)

Alert number: A12/0835/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: PATRULL
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: IKEA
Type/number of model: 55-89
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking mechanism of the safety gate can open unexpectedly and a small child can open the gate, with a risk of falling down the stairs. Incidents reported. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: White plastic safety gate to be mounted to a wall; can be used for both stairways and doorways. With extension.
Batch number/Barcode: 50200488 and extension 90247634
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0836/16
Product: Safety Gate for children
Name: 1) PATRULL KLÄMMA; 2) PATRULL FAST
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: IKEA
Type/number of model: 1) PATRULL KLÄMMA 73-87; 2) PATRULL FAST 65-106,5
Risk level: Serious risk
For model Patrull KLÄMMA, the friction between the wall and the spring mechanism in the gate can fail to hold the gate in position, so the gate can come loose which may cause small children to fall down the stairs. In addition, the users can trip over the metal bar at the bottom of the gate of both models. Incidents reported. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: 1) Pressure-mounted safety gate with a spring mechanism to secure the gate to the door frame or walls (installed without drilling holes in the walls or doorway); 2) Permanently fixed safety gate that can be used for both doorways and stairways.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) art no 50226520 and ext 90226523, 2) art no 10226517
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0794/16
Product: Children's clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: NEXT STAR
Type/number of model: NS-3042
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt and waistband of the trousers could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant Europeans standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Children's outfit consisting of grey and blue trousers and a sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "NS 1908 Next Star".
Batch number/Barcode: 2015051128199
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
    
Alert number: A12/0797/16
Product: Children's jackets
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TAYFUR
Type/number of model: 1) 1236-1, 2) 10-00-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood that may become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to strangulation. The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1) Sweatshirt/jacket intended for young children up to 7 years of age, made of a combination of grey cotton fabric and denim, with embroidered inscriptions on the front and a hood with cords. 2) Sweatshirt/jacket intended for young children up to 7 years of age, as well as older children and adolescents aged 7-14. The jacket is made of a combination of grey cotton fabric and denim, with stripes and stars on the front and a hood with cords.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0798/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CINCIR
Type/number of model: 10298
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a cord in the waist area that may become trapped during various activities of the child and lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' sleeveless denim dress, with embroidered and printed patterns as well as a cord in the waist area; intended for children up to 7 years of age.
Batch number/Barcode: 8799000102983
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0808/16
Product: Boys' swimming trunks
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Trendy Boy
Type/number of model: Article Numbers: 477, 478, 480 and 493.
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords in the waist area of the swimming trunks are too long and might become trapped during various activities of the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Four different models of swimming trunks for young children. Sample sizes: 0M-6M, 1-2, 2-4, 4-6.
Batch number/Barcode: 5553724144772,5553724144789, 5553724144802 and 5553724144932
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0812/16
Product: Children's bathrobe
Name: Peignoir enfant ('Bathrobe for children')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BABOU
Type/number of model: Ref. No 249453
Risk level: Serious risk
The protruding loops on both sides of the bathrobe are too big and may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Bathrobe for children with hood and belt, in various colours, sold in a transparent plastic bag. For children of 2-4 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 361014063044; Lot 04/2015
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0782/16
Product: Decorative candle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: YANKEE CANDLE
Type/number of model: 1) Cassis 1332229E, 2) Pain au raisin 13332255E, 3) Cappuccino truffle 1332238E, 4) Vanilla Cupcake 1093711E, 5) Mango Peach Salsa 1114685E, 6) Vanilla Lime 1107080E, 7) Salted Caramel 1273496E
Risk level: Serious risk
The candles, due to their characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten from the product and swallowed by children. 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: Candles without wick in the shape of little cakes – diameter 55mm and height 15mm - in different colours and with different scents.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 5 038580 048674, 2) 5 038580 048896, 3) 5 038580 048766, 4) 6 09032 51953 7, 5) 6 09032 57048 4, 6) 6 09032 55224 4, 7) 8 86860 03263 0/5 038580 020533
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/0805/16
Product: Tea light candle holder
Name: Buddha candle holder
Risk: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Faideco Arts & Crafts
Type/number of model: 31445 and 31446
Risk level: Serious risk
The cups of the candle-holder can catch fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Buddha tea light candle-holder in plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 7392248314456 and 7392248314463
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/0807/16
Product: Candles
Name: Stundenbrenner Nr. 40 ('Candles with a duration of 40 hours ')
Risk: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: bolsius
Type/number of model: 160697
Risk level: Serious risk
The containers for the candles are made of flammable material and may catch fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15494.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 4 candles with a burning duration of 40 hours each, in red plastic containers. Packaging: transparent cellophane bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8717847024275
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0803/16
Product: USB Power supply
Name: Ultimate Wall Charger - 3.1 Amp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ENERGIZER
Type/number of model: 1/ Ref: AC2UUNUIP5 (For Apple devices), 2/ Ref: AC2UUNUMC2 (For Micro USB compatible devices), 3/ Ref: AC2UUNUSM2 (For Samsung devices)
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: 15W USB power supply to be plugged into the mains. Each product has two USB ports, one delivering 2.1A and the other 1A. It may be used to charge Apple devices, Micro USB compatible devices and Samsung devices.
Batch number/Barcode: 1/ 3492548146581 , 2/ 3492548146574 , 3/ 3492548146604
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
   
Alert number: A12/0784/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: WESOLYCH SWIAT LAMPKI CHOINKOWE ('Merry Christmas Tree Lights')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CL-212
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and the user may have access to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Lighting chain with 200 LEDs in green colour, supplied in a red cardboard box. To be used in- and outdoor.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0814/16
Product: Lighting chains
Name: Guirlande Electrique de Noel (Weihnachts Lichterkette) ("Electric Christmas lighting chain")
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Model: AX8-310200 , Ref (Importer): G.MICRO CLUST 400LED BLC CH 8M, Ref. (Distributor): 101958
Risk level: Serious risk
Insulation of the product is not adequate and the power supply is not protected against moisture; yet the product is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain, 400 LED, for both indoor and outdoor use.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8711295335485
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0804/16
Product: Meat Flattener
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Machinery
Brand: Zentjes Food
Type/number of model: RMP 400
Risk level: Serious risk
Given its position, the power cable of the machine can be cut and the product is not earthed which could lead to a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Stainless steel machine for meat-crushing, using power supply.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/0785/16
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, Citaro Ü, Citaro L, Citaro LÜ; Citaro G, Citaro GÜ, Capa City, S 415 NF, S 416 NF
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EVOBUS
Type/number of model: Approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087*, e1*2007/46*0089*, e1*2007/46*0090*, e1*2007/46*0903*, e1*2007/46*0097* Types:628 02, 628 04, 628 03, 628 05, 628 21
Risk level: Serious risk
The retaining clips on the flexible fuel lines can slip/fall out. This can cause fuel lines to rub against each other and start to leak.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between November 2005 and July 2012.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0786/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Impreza
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Subaru
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to incorrect functioning of the load cell 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: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Model year: 2012
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0787/16
Product: Motor Vehicle Components
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nelson Stokes
Type/number of model: 109 different part numbers
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to an error in the production process, a crack could occur in the female metal fitting around the circumference, midway between the locating pips. This might result in the failure of the fitting and loss of brake fluid, possibly leading to brake failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motor vehicle brake hose.
Batch number/Barcode: Selected brake hoses built between 17/11/2015 and 29/04/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0789/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XF TDV6
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: Right-hand drive passenger car with 3.0L diesel engine; model year 2016 and 2017,
Risk level: Serious risk
In certain diesel engine vehicles, the under-bonnet fuel hoses have been misrouted, causing the nylon fuel hoses to chafe. Diesel fuel may leak onto the exhaust manifold or onto the road surface, which could lead to an accident or an under-bonnet fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger vehicle (right-hand drive) with diesel engine.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 20/04/2015 and 23/05/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0790/16
Product: Motorcycle components
Name: Brake Lever Assembly
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Triumph
Type/number of model: T2021349
Risk level: Serious risk
A dimensional error on the front brake levers may cause the brake lever blade to contact the handlebar grip before maximum brake performance is achieved. This may lead to longer overall stopping distances in an emergency braking situation, increasing the risk of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Aftermarket brake lever assembly for Triumph Thruxton, Triumph Street Twin, Triumph Bonneville T120 and Triumph Bonneville T120 Black Motorcycles.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain components manufactured between 28/08/2015 and 02/02/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0791/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XJ
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: EC type approval number e11*2007/46*1659, e11*2007/46
Risk level: Serious risk
In certain vehicles, the driver's airbags may not correctly inflate. This increases the risk of injuries to the driver in the event of a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from 2/5/16 - 3/6/16
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0792/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: GL1800
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: 1HFSC47N18A700131-1HFSC47N58A701640, 1HFSC47N57A6000001-1HFSC47N77A602056, 1HFSC47N57A600497-1HFSC47N87A601546, 1HFSC47NX8A600001-1HFSC47P97A600780, 1HFSC47NX8A700001-1HFSC47NX8A701780, 1HFSC47P68A700031-1HFSC47PX8A701120, GL1800 , Type-approval number: e4*92/61*0107*05
Risk level: Serious risk
Airbag inflators may degrade over time due to heat and moisture. The inflator body may rupture while activating and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injuries to the rider.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: The affected vehicles are produced between 25 May 2006 and 5 August 2008.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0795/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Discovery Sport 2.0L & Range Rover Evoque 2.0L
Risk: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type/number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E11*2007/46*1659 & E11*2007/46*0223 Land Rover Discovery Sport 2.0L diesel 2016 Model Year vehicles; and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 2.0L diesel 2016 Model Year vehicles
Risk level: Serious risk
In certain diesel engine vehicles, the under-bonnet fuel hoses have been misrouted, causing the nylon fuel hoses to chafe. Diesel fuel may leak onto the exhaust manifold or onto the road surface, which could cause an accident or an under-bonnet fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 05/03/2015 and 22/04/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0796/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Discovery
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type/number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2001/116*0233 Land Rover Discovery 2016 Model Year vehicles
Risk level: Serious risk
In certain vehicles, the driver's airbags may not inflate correctly. This increases the risk of injury to the driver 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: Specific vehicles built between 03/05/2016 and 10/05/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0799/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: X3 and X4
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0512, e1*2007/46*0454; Type: X3, X-N1
Risk level: Serious risk
The four ISOFIX child-seat attachment brackets on the rear seats are insufficiently strong and could break when under stress from dynamic turning movements. This could increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 14.
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 8 March 2010 and 14 April 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0800/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XD3
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alpina
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*KS07/46*0035, Type: Alpina F25 - XD3 Biturbo
Risk level: Serious risk
The four ISOFIX child-seat attachment brackets on the rear seats are insufficiently strong and could break when under stress from dynamic turning movements. This could increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 14.
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 8 March 2010 and 14 April 2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0806/16
Product: Motorcycle battery charger
Name: Chargeur de Batterie
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: UM
Type/number of model: 020025
Risk level: Serious risk
The two connectors easily twist, which could give an electric shock to the user while charging the batteries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 12V charger for motorcycle batteries, supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3509030200253
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0813/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Insignia, Zafira
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0204*22 and e1*2007/46*0374*18; Type: 0G-A und P-J/SW
Risk level: Serious risk
The tie rod end may not be correctly threaded. As a result, the stub axle may crack and the connection between the universal joint and the stub axle may shear off completely leading to loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 7 April 2016 and 20 April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0783/16
Product: Firework
Name: King Cobra
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Fireevent
Type/number of model: Ref. KN030-013
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Category F2 banger, supplied in a pack containing 5 bangers.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN : 9120019181451
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0801/16
Product: Firework
Name: FIRE SKULL
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: ENIGMA
Type/number of model: EC2300
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery is very unstable and does not stay upright during functioning; it is very likely to fall on its side. If that happens, burning projectiles could hit persons, causing burns, or come into contact with flammable material, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 16 shot pyrotechnic battery, CAT. F2.
Batch number/Barcode: 36F102/015/15 (cardboard), EC2300/16/514001 (label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0788/16
Product: Babies' mobile
Name: Grow Up Happily
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HUANGER
Type/number of model: Item No.: 29.777-1A, Model No.: 777-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The heart-shaped pieces detach easily and generate small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White mobile for babies, with 4 hearts and 4 horses made of hard plastic. Packing: a white cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 5205193038679
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/0802/16
Product: Loomband with charms
Name: Kit de création de bracelets de luxe - Holiday Fun Box
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 5300
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the charms contains di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 15% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor)Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic box containing loombands in 18 different colours and four charms (heart, bee, seahorse, strawberry)
Batch number/Barcode: 6980056090160
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
   
Alert number: A12/0810/16
Product: Wooden pull-along toy
Name: WOODEN FARM TRAIN
Risk: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: GERARDO'S TOYS
Type/number of model: GT61023
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy and could be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking. Moreover, the cord is too long and may wrap around the child's neck, leading to strangulation. 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, Retailer)
Description: Pull-along wooden train made of blocks in different shapes and colours. The wooden train consists of a locomotive and two carriages, linked together.The train is approximatively 40cm long. The blocks (19 pieces) can be stacked in different combinations. The toy is packed in a cardboard box (41 x 8 x 10 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: 6102310062014
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0811/16
Product: Balance bicyle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: HELLO KITTY
Type/number of model: REF.1204W0681152
Risk level: Serious risk
A sticker and a plastic plug on the bicycle can be detached, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin: if a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink and white pedal-free bicycle for children under 36 months of age. Packaging: cardboard box with Hello Kitty design.
Batch number/Barcode: 48951500406286
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
  
Alert number: A12/0815/16
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Baby Stroller
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Alive Baby
Type/number of model: CS6615A
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety lock of the pushchair is not sufficiently strong and can release if the pushchair is loaded, causing it to collapse. This may cause injuries to children playing with the toy and their fingers could be trapped between moving parts as it collapses. 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: Red and black, foldable toy pushchair with metal frame and sun shield. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5998665730309
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0062/16
Product: Firework
Name: ATOMIC BOMB EXPLOSION
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: ENIGMA
Type/number of model: Model: EC2304/100/514005 category F2
Risk level: Other risk level
The battery is unstable and does not stay upright during functioning; it is possible that it falls on its side. If that happens, burning projectiles could hit persons, causing burns, or come into contact with flammable material, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)
Description: 100 shot pyrotechnic battery, CAT. F2.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800143313855
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A11/0063/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ENESCO
Type/number of model: 770780
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plush teddy bear with a red and white bow, sold without packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3453131119894
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France