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Report 30 (Published on: 27/07/2018)

Alert number: A12/1007/18
Product: Glue
Name: Superglue
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains too much Chloroform (measured concentration 39% in weight).
Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed.

The product does not comply with REACH.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A yellow and black tube of glue in a black blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 4250245342960
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1005/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LEONADO
Type / number of model: 213-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini in blue colour with white dots on it, intended for 7-8-year-old girls.The two-part garment has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1006/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Modern Ocean
Type / number of model: Art : CR 1907
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini intended for 4-year-old girls. Both upper and lower parts of the set are in blue with floral shapes. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1009/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hello Bikini
Type / number of model: HELLO - 018
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' bikini set in pink colour with yellow frills on both top and bottom part. Intended for 8 year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1010/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: F555
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' bikini set intended for 10 to 12 year-old girls. Both upper and lower parts are in green colour and decorated with frills. The upper part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1011/18
Product: Leather corset
Name: LE-Corsage S SW
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Orion, Zado
Type / number of model: 020. 20002101020
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 14 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: A leather corset consisting of various pieces of black leather sewn together.
Batch number / Barcode: 200021010204
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
     
Alert number: A12/1013/18
Product: Girls' swimset
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: US FREE STAR
Type / number of model: Ζ60-FC-SWM-RED-11/12YG
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girl's swim set, consisting of red bikini and a skirt with frills. This set is intended for 11/12 years old girls. The upper part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1014/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hello Bikini
Type / number of model: 2XY045-18/GSW9045
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini set with a watermelon print and yellow frills, intended for 8 year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1016/18
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: N. MYLONAS & CO
Type / number of model: MYL - 145
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area at the back 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress intended for girls under 7 years old, with drawstrings with free ends in the waist area. The dress is white with blue stripes and trim on the hem and sleeves.
Batch number / Barcode: 5291545000067
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1020/18
Product: Babies' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lace Kids
Type / number of model: 2NN10-10-18/GD47260
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the neck area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' dress in white colour with an anchor pattern on the front; intended for children between 6 months and one year old. The garment bears drawstrings in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1021/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Moda mare
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Violetta Junior
Type / number of model: bb 730
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini with tassel trims intended for girls of 3-4 years old. The top part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1028/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Activ Boutique
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 2XY99029 -18/GSW843
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini in red and blue colour with frills, intended for girls from 3 to 4 years old girls. The top part bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1034/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: F383
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini in blue colour with yellow flowers and bees pattern, intended for 2/4 years old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1040/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fun Club
Type / number of model: 17 - 4008
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the requirements of EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini with fish, crab, octopus design, intended for 8 years old girls. The top part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8417400803018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1042/18
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mini Kiss
Type / number of model: 3360-GB-DRES-PNK-6/9MG
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the dress can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress with functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back. The dress is in several colours and is intended for girls from 9 to 12 years.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1048/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LEONADO
Type / number of model: 16200
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink bikini, intended for 4 to 5-year-old girls. The top part of the bikini bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5873415752001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1050/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Sweet Secret
Type / number of model: 2707
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Floral bikini, intended for girls of 10 years old. The top part of the bikini has decorative frills on it and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 587341527071
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1051/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Rae
Type / number of model: A 6604
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini intended for 7-8 years old girls. The top part of the swimsuit bears functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1054/18
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Hello Bikini
Type / number of model: HELLO-016
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink bikini with decorative floral frills intended for 6-year-old girls. The top part of the bikini set bears functional cords to be tied at the back area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1047/18
Product: Bath soap
Name: Pralinés de Bain
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BADEFEE
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and small parts can be easily detached from it.
This may lead consumers and specially children to put them in the mouth and ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation of with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Bath soap in the shape of a cupcake with decorative parts on top.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1053/18
Product: Nursing Butter
Name: Nursing Butter with Pure Cocoa Butter
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Palmer`s
Type / number of model: X5183E
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservative methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured value: 0.00129%).
Dermal contact with MCI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis in sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Nursing Butter supplied in a 30 g tube. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 010181040375
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1003/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: International Travel Adaptor with USB
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Mastar
Type / number of model: ΝΝΕ 9881 (on packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole insertion of a plug is possible.
The user could touch the free remaining pin of the plug.

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: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Travel plug adaptor with USB output.
Batch number / Barcode: 5290728008869
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1035/18
Product: Travel adapter
Name: Travel Adapter with USB
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Two plugs (euro and UK) can be opened at the same time and are connected electrically.
If one of the plugs is inserted in a socket, the user could touch the pins of the other plug and receive an electric shock.

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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Cube-shaped travel adapter (6.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm), foldable euro-plug, foldable USA/AUS and UK plug. Universal socket - 2 USB charging sockets on the upper side.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/1044/18
Product: Swim goggles lens cleaner
Name: Fogbuster Lens Cleaner
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Zoggs
Type / number of model: Product Code 300661
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains acetaldehyde and/or propionaldehyde which are skin irritants and are also carcinogenic or an eye irritant respectively.
In case of eye contact, ingestion or inhalation, it could lead to eye or lung irritation.

The product does not comply with CLP regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Dual-action anti-fog and lens cleaning solution that is applied to swimming goggles and mask lenses to keep them clean and fog free. Packaging is a blue tube with a grey screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code - 749266006615 Batch Number: Batch 105R sold between February and May 2018
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1026/18
Product: Laser pointer
Name: J&S Supply Laserpen Care 12.02.03
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 303 (on product)
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Envelope with plastic filling
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1027/18
Product: Laser pointer
Name: High Power Green Laser Pointer Flashlight Pen
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: ZHAOYAO
Type / number of model: SKU 467356
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer delivered in an envelope.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1039/18
Product: LED light
Name: LED stretch
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Arcadia
Type / number of model: Power supply: FRESH WATER LED STRETCH / CS30XF
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit is too small and the secondary circuit of the control gear is accessible.
User could touch accessible live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Extendable LED unit supplied with a power supply, sold in black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 844046009685
Country of origin: Finland
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0998/18
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090; type: 628 02, 628 03; Code: 18.46M10688A
Risk level: Serious risk
Owing to a wrongly-fitted, automatic, oil-refill shutoff valve, the engine overfills with oil.
This may result in uncontrolled engine-speed increase and acceleration of the vehicle and may lead to a fire risk.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2017 and January 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1017/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Astra, Cascada, Isignia, Zafira
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0204*32, e8*2007/46*0264*05, e4*2007/46*0996*11; types: P-J/SW, Z-B, B-K
Risk level: Serious risk
A wrongly-fitted sealing ring may lead to oil leakage on the turbo oil-line.
The leaking oil may ignite and cause a fire.
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 17 January 2018 and 4 April 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1018/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Super Sport, Super Sport S
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e49*168/2013*00023; Type: VA
Risk level: Serious risk
The drain hose for the fuel tank could be incorrectly positioned.
The hose could thus come into contact with the exhaust manifold, leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced in 2017 and 2018.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1019/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 1, 3, M3, X1, Z4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Types: 187, 182, 390L, 392C, 1K2, 1C, 1K4, X1, ZR, 3L, 3K, 3C, M3, X1-N1, 3K-N1 Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0287, e1*2001/116*0352, e1*2001/116*0308, e1*2001/116*0346, , e1*2007/46*0273, e1*2007/46*0277, e1*2007/46*0283, e1*2007/46*0275, e1*2007/46*0373, e1*2007/46*0314-*0316, e1*2007/46*0377, e24*2007/46*0022, e24*2007/46*0024
Risk level: Serious risk
The plug connection for the positive battery cable may be defective.
This could cause the vehicle electrics and the engine to fail while the vehicle is in motion.
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 12 September 2006 and 20 June 2011.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1023/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Arona, Ibiza
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Seat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e9*2007/46*3134; Type: KJ
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat-belt buckles may open unexpectedly.
There is therefore an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced in 2018.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1043/18
Product: Fire extinguisher
Name: käsisammutin
Risk type: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: Firetech
Type / number of model: PDB20
Risk level: Serious risk
The extinguishing capability of the product is much smaller than what is stated in the markings.
The product may not extinguish the fire and this can cause risk of a even bigger fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 3-7.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 2 kg powder fire extinguisher.
Batch number / Barcode: 6417783117667
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0999/18
Product: Toy shopping trolley
Name: Shopping cart
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  AMATOYS
Type / number of model: Item No: TS36929 F11
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels of the trolley break easily, generating small parts.
A child could put these in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Blue and yellow toy shopping trolley to be assembled, provided in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode:  8435234979204
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1000/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: Shooting play together
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toinsa
Type / number of model: Model no. 03-6681 and No. 668
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups on the bullets come off easily.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Shooting set consisting of a plastic rifle and 4 bullets with suction cups. The set is sold in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8349030366819
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1001/18
Product: Toy Kitchen set
Name: ‘Pizza Funny’ and ‘Coffee World’
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Amatoys
Type / number of model: TS37229-TS37232-TS37233-TS38672 NO.633 and NO.635
Risk level: Serious risk
Several smalls parts easily detach from the different utensils.
A child could put one of these in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Four kitchen sets with different utensils each in a blister. 3 kits containing pizza slices, cutter, dishes, all in plastic and 1 kit containing cups, saucers, spoons and a coffee maker.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234984925, 8435234980064, 8435234980071 and 8435234981962
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1002/18
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Mistertoy
Type / number of model: Ref. 101121, 101122, 101124 and 100982
Risk level: Serious risk
Several components of the kit break, creating small parts.
A child may put the 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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Four beach toy sets each sold in a plastic net. 3 consist of a lorry (in different colour combinations) with several shovels and pieces all in plastic. The fourth set is a plastic bucket with shovels and other plastic moulds.
Batch number / Barcode:  8435509111223, 8435509111247 and 8435509109824
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1004/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet Girl Fashion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: art. 212A
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 7.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with dresses in different colours, in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 3858887907410
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1008/18
Product: Referee Kit
Name: Referee Set
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Pen@lty Zone
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>125 dB). This could lead to permanent impairment of hearing.
In addition, the whistle can easly detach from the lanyard. A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Football referee set consisting of two cards (one red and one yellow) and a whistle with lanyard. The kit is sold in a cardboard and plastic blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 2046170 Barcode: 42424001281000000200
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1012/18
Product: Referee Kit
Name: Schiri-Set
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Bussi-Bär
Type / number of model: Model number : 1161817
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>118 dB).
This could lead to permanent impairment of hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A football referee set including a whistle, supplied with "Bussi Bär" magazine issue number 07 in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code: 419912220350807
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/1015/18
Product: Whistle
Name: Dextrose Pfeifen
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Let´s Party
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>122 dB).
This could lead to permanent impairment of hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Assembled whistle, approx. 8 cm long, containing a sugary tablet. 4 units are sold in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: LV17/0076 and LV17/0063 Barcode: 16394002071000000100
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/1022/18
Product: Squeezable toy
Name: SQUISHY FRIENDS
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Batch No: 9218/a
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the legs and wings) can easily be detached from the toy.
A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Squeezable toys in the shape of a cow in a sitting position (white, brown) and bird (pink); the animals return to the original shape after squeezing them. Supplied in a colourful, plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 4105560092185
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
    
Alert number: A12/1024/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Globos - Balloons
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Balloonia
Type / number of model: Header-Bags Art. 90125
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.15 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high.
Nitrosamines are carcinogenic via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure. A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.


The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Heart-shaped balloons made of natural rubber latex, in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8713647901259
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1025/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Glow Puppy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Miri Moo Laveables
Type / number of model: REF No. LUGA2AS/A
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes can easily detach from the soft toys, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy (puppy / bear) which lights up. Supplied in a cardboard box with transparent front.
Batch number / Barcode: 8715427023809; Batch No. 76579
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1029/18
Product: Educational toy
Name: Little Acrawl Ladybug
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Baoli / Van Cranenbroek
Type / number of model: 2010000812747, No. 1314 / 19100-310-00015
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a ladybird with lights and sounds.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1030/18
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WIBRA
Type / number of model: 2120.0036
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden toy cake consisting of 4 pieces with decoration on a wooden plate with a wooden knife.
Batch number / Barcode: 2021200036000; Batch: 6403979
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1031/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Bert Struis/ Chris Toys
Type / number of model: CHY0318 (art.no.Chris Toys 12517)
Risk level: Serious risk
The eye(s) of the tiger can be easily detached.
A 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plush tigers (3 different types)
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1032/18
Product: Musical toy
Name: Muzikaal Vliegtuig
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Playing Kids
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The propeller can break easily, generating a small part.
A small child may put the small part in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Description: Multicoloured plastic plane with figurine, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4894532421176; Batch 06/2017 (on box)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1033/18
Product: Toy dog
Name: PIES B/O
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: U231/L1796
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries become easily accessible.
A child might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract.
Furthermore, small parts may be detached from the toy. 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 standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A dog-shaped, battery-powered toy covered with textile material. The dog has plastic eyes and nose. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5104732155849
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1036/18
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Soft Gun Competition
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 5296
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles can easliy detach.
A child could put them 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Three plastic guns and nine projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 1250101449355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1037/18
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Shot Gun Super Power
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 220A-5
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can detach easily from the projectiles.
A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic machine gun and three projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 6460012330078
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1038/18
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Toy Story 3 Mobile Phone
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: JS5619-7
Risk level: Serious risk
The button butteries are easily accessible as they are loose inside the packaging of the toy.
Small children could put them in the mouth, causing damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy mobile phone with three button cell batteries, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back. The batteries are loose inside the packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8013512213235
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1041/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lovely
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: PK 124 / LY-1916
Risk level: Serious risk
The button butteries are easily accessible as they are loose inside the packaging of the toy.
A small child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll-mermaid with three cell batteries, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back. The batteries lay loose inside the packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8881684860539
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1045/18
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Lancha c/ Accessorios de playa / Camión playa
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WIN WELL / EURASPA
Type / number of model: Ref. Nos 805769 and 805796
Risk level: Serious risk
Different parts of the toy can break, generating small parts.
A child can put the small part in the mouth, where it could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Beach set (boat or lorry) with different accessories and packed in a plastic net.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435218514223 and 8435218514865
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1046/18
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Mini Baby Toys
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: juguetes DAMAS
Type / number of model:  ref.758D
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll set with two dolls and a pony, supplied in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8989200687582
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1049/18
Product: Toy bow and arrow set
Name: Bow & Arrow
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys Group
Type / number of model: Item No.HK660 (on packaging) TG 219909 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach.
If a child puts a projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy bow with three projectiles. The product is attached to a colourful cardboard pad.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280875109
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1052/18
Product: Plastic toy aeroplane
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Art. No. 0288
Risk level: Serious risk
Various small parts can be detached from the toy.
A child may put a small part into 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy aeroplane in bright colours made of hard plastic with a bear and a drum with stickers. The product is packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: barcode: 6955276112008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
    
Alert number: A12/1055/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Angel baby - FASHION
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 745297, NO.389
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll dressed like a bride (28 cm tall) with accessories in cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 901986 745297
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1056/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Ever After High
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: GB6675-2003, NO.G-9
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 2 plastic dolls (26 cm tall) with accessories in cardboard packaging. The dolls have flexible arms and legs.
Batch number / Barcode: 1 225222 025016
The product may be counterfeit.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1057/18
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Ramp Racer
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Plan Toys
Type / number of model: 5379
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can come loose from the toy.
A small child may 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: Ramp and cars made of wood and packed in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8854740053794
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A11/0065/18
Product: Make-up stick
Name: Schminkstift
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Article No: 650 831
Risk level: Other risk level
The colour stick contains the red colouring agent CI 15585 which is not permitted in cosmetic products. In addition it contains the yellow colouring agent CI 21090.
Cosmetic products must not contain prohibited colorants.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Make-up stick with 3 colours (black, red, yellow) joined together to represent the German flag. Twist-up tube with a lid, packaged in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 012825 683029; Batch No: 20820
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0063/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: CHRISTMAS collection
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: JUMI
Type / number of model: Model E-348165
Risk level: Other risk level
The bulbs in the lampholders may be easily rotated and the lampholder contacts are not reliably secured against displacement.
If there is a short circuit in the rotated bulbs, the lights can overheat. The live lampholder contacts can become accessible and the user can 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with replaceable 100 miniature bulbs. The package includes 2 replacement bulbs. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard closure.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 900410 348165
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0061/18
Product: Rattle ball
Name: Ballon Grelot Toudoux
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WONDER KIDS
Type / number of model: A1200040
Risk level: Other risk level
The inner fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible through the seam.
A child could take out the stuffing, put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Multicoloured fabric ball with a bell inside. Sold wrapped in a plastic bag with a cardboard label attached.
Batch number / Barcode: WDKPE20174
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A11/0062/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: LG
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: LG-IMPORTS
Type / number of model: Reference: LG1724
Risk level: Other risk level
The seams on the back of the unicorn are too weak. They could be easily opened, making the fibrous stuffing material accessible.
A child may take out the stuffing, put it in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a purple unicorn, supplied without packaging and with a paper label hanging from the left ear.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 401AO1787 , EAN: 5413247017246
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A11/0064/18
Product: Bath toy with LEDs
Name: LED BATHING ANIMALS
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: Out of the blue
Type / number of model: Article No 20/1084 - 24333
Risk level: Other risk level
The lights of the red and blue LED are too powerful.
Direct viewing of the lights could damage sight.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant Euroepan standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic bath toy shaped like a fish with LEDs.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   





Report 29 (Published on: 20/07/2018)

Alert number: A12/0971/18
Product: Liquid for electronic cigarettes
Name: Vape Juice
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: ARAMAX
Type / number of model: 3mg/ml, 6mg/ml, 12mg/ml, 18mg/ml nicotine strengths
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nicotine (between 3 to 18 mg/ml), which is classified as acutely toxic. There is no accompanying leaflet with recommendations for correct and safe use of the product, as required for harmful mixtures.
The user has no information to avoid the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Liquid for electronic cigarettes (refill container) in a rectangular box. The outer packaging varies in colour depending on the flavour.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
    
Alert number: A12/0973/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: CARAMEL
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 16 mg/kg) and toluidine (measured value: 64 mg/kg).
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and Permanent Make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30ml bottle of yellow/orange pigment
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 06/17/16
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0974/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: ORANGE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine 2,4-Toluenediamine (measured value: 24 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can cause cancer.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and Permanent Make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30ml bottle of yellow/orange pigment
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 11/24/15
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0955/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Teufelskralle Balsam
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Jardin Naturel
Type / number of model: ART. 231200
Risk level: Serious risk
The body cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Body cream in a black, white and red 250ml container with a red cap.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 260132 323125
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0972/18
Product: Bath soap
Name: Bath Praline Glam Queen
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BadeFee
Type / number of model: art. no. BP061D
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation whipped cream and sprinkles resembling cake decorations. Packed in a paper cupcake form inside cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code 4260212377994
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0958/18
Product: Charger
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: YOSS
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

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 (By: Distributor)
Description: USB charger with either one or two USB ports.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0970/18
Product: Ceiling lamp
Name: LED surface panel light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: V-Tac
Type / number of model: VT-605 RD/SKU 4904 6W
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts may be touched during assembly and the insulation is insufficient.
This could result in an electric shock for the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Round LED ceiling lamp with LED module, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3800157605380
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/0984/18
Product: Travel adaptor
Name: International Travel Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Charge Worx
Type / number of model: CX5001X; CX2602BK; CX3111BK
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live parts.

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: Distributor)
Description: Travel adapter in plastic and cardboard packaging
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Ireland
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0962/18
Product: Bicycle
Name: Tundra Fatbike
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Tunturi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking of the front wheel to the front fork with the quick release skewer might be insufficiently tight.
The front wheel could consequently move whilst riding.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Fatbike
Batch number / Barcode: Sold between 1.1.2018 and 31.5.2018
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0977/18
Product: Watersport shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Aqua Sphere
Type / number of model: Black/blue "Beachwalker Junior"
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) chrysene and benzo[e]pyrene (measured values: 11 mg/kg and 1.7 mg/kg respectively).
These PAHs are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Black/blue neoprene water shoes; sold without packaging
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: PO#227P3; EAN: 8032621390118
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
     
Alert number: A12/0975/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED ROPELIGHT SET
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 2 LINE CLEAR 10M
Risk level: Serious risk
Some live parts may become accessible when handling.
This can result in an electric shock for the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the LVD and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain in the shape of a hose packed in a plastic bag with the instructions.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901477322181
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0976/18
Product: Desk lamp
Name: LED FOLDABLE RECHARGEABLE DESK LAMP
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: YOLOMO
Type / number of model: No. 1055
Risk level: Serious risk
When connecting or disconnecting the plug from the mains, live parts are accessible.
This can result in an electric shock for the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the LVD and the relevant standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Portable LED desk lamp. Electrical specifications: AC 110 - 220 V, 50 - 60 Hz, 1 W, class II.
Batch number / Barcode: 6868000004404
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0983/18
Product: Decorative light
Name: világító jégcsapok
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO: 17292 / 1308
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored, accessible wires have only basic insulation and the cable is too thin.
The basic insulated cable could detach or be damaged, leaving the live conductors accessible. This could lead to an electric shock. Moreover, the cable could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Star-shaped decorative light with non-replaceable LEDs. The lights can flash alternately in green-red and blue-red. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with a self-adhesive label
Batch number / Barcode: 8 019005 013085
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0957/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Class, E-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*43-44; e1*2001/116*0464*21-22, e1*2007/46*1666*01-02; Type: 204, 204 AMG, R1EC
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat-backs may not be fully secured on the right-hand side of the front seats.
In the event of an accident, any unsecured objects on the rear seats of the vehicle may not be restrained, thereby increasing the risk of injury to passengers in the front seats.
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 April 2017 and August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0960/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Outlander
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0406*00-04 e1*2001/116*0482*00-09 Type: CW0, CWB Code: R30328-R30341
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion may occur inside the windscreen wiper motor.
This may lead to failure of the windscreen wipers while driving which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2005 and 2012
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0961/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tiguan Allspace
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0450*##; type: 5N Code: 40N4
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing nut on the right and left front axle ball joint may not have been tightened with the correct torque.
The fixing nut may consequently become detached from the ball joint, resulting in loss of forward propulsion and loss of driving stability.
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 01/08/2017 and 25/01/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0963/18
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: C-Max, Focus, Kuga, Mondeo, Galaxy,Transit Connect
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The clutch pressure plate may break.
If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may be lost.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 2014 and 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0978/18
Product: Trailer
Name: Various
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Böckmann
Type / number of model: Type: AB1, AB1C, AT1, C22, CHF, CHSC, P12, PHA, PHC
Risk level: Serious risk
Welding in the drum brake may be faulty.
This could lead to a loss of brake function.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number / Barcode: The trailers affected were produced between 01/03/2018 and 18/05/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0993/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 1550 *. Type: FY
Risk level: Serious risk
The individual pistons on the rear wheel brake may not work as required.
This could lead to a delayed brake performance, increasing the risk of accidents.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: SUV passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between April 2018 and May 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0953/18
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Sweet Princess
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Anlida
Type / number of model: Ref.: 666-07
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20 % by weight) and diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value: 10.8 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system and the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Doll with beauty accessories and makeup. It comes in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8989200666075
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0954/18
Product: Toy dart game
Name: Cap Rocket
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi-Toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level of the toy is too high.
It could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Blister pack containing 1 dart and 48 percussion caps which can be attached separately to the tip of the dart.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: 814677, EAN code: 18068400-001
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0956/18
Product: Wooden musical toys
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Delgado Gifts
Type / number of model: ref. MU61, MU62, MU64
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toys. Furthermore, the handle of the maracas rattle protrudes.
A child could put the small parts or the protruding handle in the mouth, which could block the airways and cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Wooden musical toys: Ratchet/football rattle (ref. MU61), maracas with jingle bells (ref. MU62) and rattle (ref. MU64). The products are packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435221343889, 8435221343902 and 8435221343896
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0959/18
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: Tapis-puzzle
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Prémaman
Type / number of model: 0PDE3G/OPDE3F
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy.
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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Puzzle mat packaged in a transparent bag with zip-fastener.
Batch number / Barcode: 3534443144863
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0964/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Lovely
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. L-5-1 (on packaging); TG362797-L-5-1-159 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll dressed with a skirt with floral motifs and a blue blouse, provided with a plastic tiara.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902280875659
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0965/18
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Discovery Ramp Racer
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Universe of imagination
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released from the hub caps on the wheels is too high (measured value: up to 9.96 µg/cm˛/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A racing track with 4 ramps and 4 wooden cars in different colours with metal wheels. Packaging: Cardboard box with plastic window
Batch number / Barcode: EAN:803516233289, Lot:06182017
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0966/18
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: LED Spinner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item no: CH-02
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible.
Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 105849S30427, Batch no: S30427
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0967/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Loving you
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TG 364868
Risk level: Serious risk
The dolls' head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Little plastic doll (10 cm) with a cord loop to hang it up. Collective packaging contains 15 dolls, each packaged in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902280877547
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0968/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Music Guitar
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: ADAR
Type / number of model: 951
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy guitar is equipped with a strap intended to be worn fully or partially around the neck.
The strap can get trapped during various activities of a child and create a loop around the child's neck. The absence of a quick release mechanism enabling the child to detach the strap can lead to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy guitar in the form of a bear made from coloured plastic material, with a strap attached. The guitar is powered by batteries and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5901271148185 LOT No: 9340
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0969/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: Powerful gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item no: SE 120538
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic toy gun with three projectiles, sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5907714434433
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0979/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Zabawka na baterie
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DAF103458 (on label) NO:3939-48 (on the product)
Risk level: Serious risk
The strap of the toy guitar does not have a quick release mechanism. If worn around the neck, it could form a loop and become trapped, 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy guitar made of coloured plastic, with a strap attached and powered by batteries. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991201034588
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0980/18
Product: Plastic rattle
Name: Flash Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: K-R-Toys
Type / number of model: DAG239546
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle of the rattle is too long.
A child may put it in the mouth where it could get stuck and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Babies' plastic rattle, battery-powered, packed in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991202395466
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0981/18
Product: Plastic rattle
Name: Grzechotka
Risk type: Choking, Cuts
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DC-50 (on attached label) NO:828 (on the product)
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle's handle is too long. A child may put it in the mouth where it could get stuck and obstruct the airways.

The toy has sharp edges.
The toy has sharp edges that may cause cuts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Small plastic rattles, available in different colours, packaged in a plastic bag. Each bag contains 12 rattles.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900869200069
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0982/18
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Rainbow Slope
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Mentari
Type / number of model: Model: MT 3367 / 02442 Serial: SL-26-704
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the wheels) can easily detach from the toy.
A young may put a small part in the mouth, which could as a result get stuck and blocks the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden toy ramp with cars, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN code: 87 17255 02442 3
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0985/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Pro Quality
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Balloonia
Type / number of model: 50 Balloons red P25
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.13 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Balloons made of natural rubber latex wrapped in a white plastic package.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 8713647901945
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0986/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Balloons
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Balloonia
Type / number of model: 100 balloons Red P25
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.11 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red balloons in a white and transparent plastic packet.
Batch number / Barcode: 873647902126
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0987/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Ballonnen - High Quality
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Copper/brown colour
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.39 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Balloons made of natural rubber latex wrapped in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 8713647901143
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0988/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! Ballonnen
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: D&F
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.14 mg/kg) and nitrosatable substances (3.22 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Balloons made of natural rubber latex wrapped in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 8717928139249
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0989/18
Product: Balloons
Name: PEACE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Boland
Type / number of model: 1643
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.18 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Balloons made of natural rubber latex in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8712026445070
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0990/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Shen hua
Type / number of model: Art. No: 3-385
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (3.38 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosamines are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Orange balloons packed in plastic packaging with a pink cardboard label. 10 balloons per plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN code 4561237 808013 (on sticker), EAN code 6970163 556987 (on carton card)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0991/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Shen hua
Type / number of model: Item No. 4-599
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosatable substances (3.38 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Light blue birthday balloons decorated with the figure “1” . Each bag contains 10 balloons. A cardboard label is attached.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN code 6970163 556987
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0992/18
Product: Football Horn
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Toy Toy Toy
Type / number of model: 449176
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level of the toy is too high (>119 dB).
This could lead to permanent impairment of hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic football horn, decorated with a soccer ball in the mouth piece and with a yellow cord attached. Supplied in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number: 412480 / EAN code: 9008034609894
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0994/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Happy Ballons - Globos decorativos
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Balloons
Type / number of model: 100 pcs - Red
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (14 mg/kg) and nitrosatable substances (12 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Exporter)
Description: 100 red balloons in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0995/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Happy Ballons - Globos Decorativos
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Balloons
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.7 mg/kg) and nitrosatable substances (3.7 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compunds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Exporter)
Description: 100 green balloons in a plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: S507831300008
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0996/18
Product: Balloons
Name: Party balloons
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: DUILE - Tong Rui
Type / number of model: SKU716872-3D1Q0 EVK
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosamines (0.14 mg/kg) and nitrosatable substances (1.12 mg/kg) released by the balloons is too high. Nitrosatable compounds can be converted into nitrosamines, which are genotoxic carcinogens via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.
A child can get exposed to them by putting the balloon in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Exporter)
Description: 100 pearl-orange coloured, 10'' balloons in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 1109-0-22260
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0997/18
Product: Finger paint kit
Name: 24 COLOR FINGER PAINT
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: ARTOYS
Type / number of model: Model No: A0200
Risk level: Serious risk
The total count of aerobic bacteria in the dark blue paint is too high (measured quantity: 4x105 cfu/ml), among which some opportunistic pathogens were detected.
These bacteria represent a risk of contracting infections as the product may come in contact with open wounds, mouth, hands or eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set consisting of 24 pots of finger paints of different colours. Sold in a cardbox with a plastic window on one side.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 9348908002001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A11/0059/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Kurtyna Swietlna 100 LED
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: VOLTENO Life Energy
Type / number of model: VO0488, VO0489
Risk level: Other risk level
The cables are too thin.
This can cause the cable to overheat during use and lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LEDs, either in blue or yellow colour, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5901508192134, EAN: 5901508192141
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A11/0060/18
Product: Tricycle
Name: Kacsa tricikli rózsa
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TRI-JY11-R
Risk level: Other risk level
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle.
While using the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and be injured due to the movement.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tricycle in pink and purple colours, with a musical duck figure on the handlebars. There is an inscription on the frame of tricycle: "Baby's car". Recommended age: 3-5 years. Capacity: 25 kg
Batch number / Barcode: 5998083591643
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   






Report 28 (Published on: 13/07/2018)

Alert number: A12/0914/18
Product: Liquid for e-cigarettes
Name: Unflavored e-liquid base
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Bunkerbase & Co.
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nicotine (190 mg/ml), which is acutely toxic, but lacks both an adequate safety label bearing risk-related indications as well as a child-resistant fastening.
The product does not comply with the requirements of European CLP regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Brown glass bottle (150 ml) of liquid for e-cigarettes, with a white plastic cap and a white label with black printing.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0922/18
Product: Soother
Name: Pacifier
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Аizhilang Algo
Type / number of model: Art. No. 8316
Risk level: Serious risk
The teat of the soother breaks easily, generating a small part.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother made of silicone; 12 items attached to a single cardboard pad.
Batch number / Barcode: 6954971883169
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0925/18
Product: Children's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Papulin
Type / number of model: PPLN 1036
Risk level: Serious risk
The ribbon and flower on the front can detach easily.
A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White shoes for children up to 3 years of age, with a white ribbon, a flower and tulle on the front.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 7712000005062
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0926/18
Product: Children’s shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Papulin
Type / number of model: PPLN 1089
Risk level: Serious risk
The ribbon on the front can easily become detached, generating small parts.
A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink shoes intended for girls up to 3 years of age, with a Velcro strap and a white textile flower with glued rhinestones on them.
Batch number / Barcode: 7712000009565
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0927/18
Product: Girls' skirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Aynur Girls and Boys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The skirt is designed with functional drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the front.
These can become trapped and could cause injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s blue denim skirt with embroidery on the front. The waistband is pink and white and has pink drawstrings.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0928/18
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Aynur Girls and Boys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points.
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Denim trousers with cords in the waist area, intended for small children up to 7 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0948/18
Product: Babies' Dress
Name: Papatya Dantelli Elbise
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PUAN BABY
Type / number of model: PB-5542
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has a sash in the waist area with free ends and decorative rhinestones which detach easily.
The sash could get trapped and cause injuries. A child could put the detached rhinestone or pearls in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' dress in white material with tulle over the skirt and around the neck. It has a white sash around the waist with decorative glued roses, rhinestones and pearls in the middle.
Batch number / Barcode: 8697749074564
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0949/18
Product: Babies' Dress
Name: Kadife Kemerli Dantelli Elbise
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BULSEN BABY
Type / number of model: KOD 348
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestone on the decorative flower can detach easily.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' dress in white material and tulle decorated with a ribbon with laces in the form of a flower with a dark rhinestone.
Batch number / Barcode:  8680445163489
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0936/18
Product: Hair styling gel
Name: gogo Styling gel strong hold
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Kallos cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The gel contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: Styling gel in a turquoise tube with yellow stripe in the middle.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0950/18
Product: Mascara
Name: Regard 3D - Black Edition
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Infiniment vous
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains Zirconium, Cobalt and Chromium (measured values 0.3%, 0.025% and 0.09% by weight, respectively).
Their presence is forbidden in the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Black mascara in black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3760091690043
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0952/18
Product: Decorative fruit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: DECORATION HOME&STYLING
Type / number of model: 499780
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its shape, colour, appearance and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can easily be detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A decorative product imitating small red fruit with stems in a blister package with cardboard back (nine items in each package).
Batch number / Barcode: 8719202325218
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0918/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 140 LED LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: XM-LED1-140C
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and the insulation for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving live conductors accessible. Water penetration may cause an electric shock. The cable could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with non-replaceable 140 LED lamps (35 blue, 35 green, 35 yellow, 35 red). Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 9 796104 579177
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0945/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED Decorative Lights
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 140L LED
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin.
As a consequence, the cable could detach or be damaged, leaving the live parts accessible. It could also overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 140 non-replaceable LED lamps (42 white, 28 red, 41 blue, 29 green). The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0915/18
Product: LED ceiling light
Name: LED Ceiling Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Zyurong
Type / number of model: XH4545N
Risk level: Serious risk
The light does not have an earth terminal.
As a consequence, there is a risk that it could be connected to the mains supply without an earth connection.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Square ceiling light supplied in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0919/18
Product: Portable LED lamp/torch
Name: Portable Hanging Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Jia Hao
Type / number of model: JH-668
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores of the wires is too small.
The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the charger can be touched. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable portable lamp (torch) with 3 LED modules and hanger. It can be charged directly from the mains or by a built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9 876541 234560
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/0920/18
Product: Portable LED lamp
Name: Rechargeable Camping Lantern
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: YuTian
Type / number of model: YT-821
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging causing live parts to become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate. The cross-sectional area of the charger’s core is too small and the wires may overheat.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A rechargeable, portable lamp with USB port, which can be operated directly from the mains, batteries or by the built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0921/18
Product: Portable LED lamp/torch
Name: LED multi-functional energy-saving
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Amy
Type / number of model: 505
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging and live parts may become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate. The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores of the wires is too small and the wires may overheat.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A rechargeable, portable lamp with 1+16 LEDs, which can be charged directly from the mains. It is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 999880 032407
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/0923/18
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Rechargeable LED Floodlight; Power Line
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: CREE XML–L2
Risk level: Serious risk
The dimensions of the mains plug are too small. The electrical insulation of the power supply is insufficient. The user could consequently touch live parts.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: An LED floodlight with a yellow plastic case and black, adjustable, metal base. The product is supplied with 3 Li-ion batteries and one battery charger. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0924/18
Product: Rechargeable head torch
Name: CHARGE TYPE HEAD LAMP
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: XINGMEI
Type / number of model: XM-706
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp cover can be removed easily during charging and live parts may become accessible. The dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not adequate.
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black, rechargeable head lamp with 9 LEDs. The product is supplied with a battery charger that can be connected directly to the mains power. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0937/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Logan, Sandero
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type / number of model: Logan II MCV - Sandero II (X52); e2*2001/116*0314 ext. 59 to 76
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel hose could rub against various other components.
Wear of the hose caused as a result could lead to diesel fuel being spread on the road, endangering other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Right-hand-drive vehicles fitted with a K9K 612 engine, manufactured between February 2013 and June 2015.
Country of origin: Morocco, Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0938/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 2 and X1
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1676; type: F1X , Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1677; type: F2GT;
Risk level: Serious risk
The bearings on the front axle could break.
Should this occur, there could be a loss of wheel control while driving.
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 24 April 2018 and 1 May 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0939/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Countryman
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mini
Type / number of model: e1*2007/46*1682; FMX
Risk level: Serious risk
The bearings on the front axle could break.
Should this occur, there could be a loss of wheel control while driving.
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 26 April 2018 and 1 May 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0942/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A4/A5/A6/A7/Q5
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0430 *; e1 * 2007/46 * 0436 *; e1 * 2001/116 * 0473 * Type: B8; 4G, Q5
Risk level: Serious risk
The auxiliary coolant pump may seize up.
This could lead to the pump overheating after the engine has been switched off with the risk that the vehicle could catch fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2011 and December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0943/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: G-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*96/79*0064*38 Type: 463
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety ring on the right-hand side shaft on the front axle may not be correctly mounted or may be missing.
This could lead to the right front wheel suddenly becoming blocked, causing an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2017 and April 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0944/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0224*10; Type: M156
Risk level: Serious risk
The welding on the front axle frame could be defective.
This could cause a loss of driving stability.
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 24.7.2017 and 18.12.2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0916/18
Product: Toy xylophone
Name: Wonderful Voice
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Delgado Gifts
Type / number of model: ref. XL77PQ
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may easily detach from the toy.
If a child puts these small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Multicoloured xylophone supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435221344039
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0917/18
Product: Squeeze toy
Name: I Love Squishy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Jumbo Squishy
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts of plastic material can be detached from the toy.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Squeezable toy in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 106760S32431; batch S32431
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0929/18
Product: Kick scooter
Name: Inline Scooter
Risk type: Entrapment
Category: Toys
Brand: EVO
Type / number of model: 143687.
Risk level: Serious risk
There are accessible gaps between moving parts of the scooter.
As a consequence, fingers can become trapped.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Foldable kick scooter for children.
Batch number / Barcode: 0715
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0930/18
Product: Wooden toy train
Name: Wooden letter name train
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 7894/7464/10346/10370/10368/10365/10359
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (coupling hooks, wheels of all the carriages, funnel of locomotive, tops of the locomotive and a carriage) can easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Wooden toy train carriages composed of letters.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0931/18
Product: Water balloons
Name: WATER BOMBS
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Out of the blue
Type / number of model: 43/8998
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nitrosatable substances released by the balloons is too high (measured value up to 1.78 mg/kg).
Nitrosamines can be carcinogenic via inhalation, ingestion or dermal exposure.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Small transparent bag containing 100 water balloons of different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 4029811250547
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0932/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Rock Guitar
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KE GUAY
Type / number of model: Ref. 74126 (22333)
Risk level: Serious risk
The pegs of the guitar come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, it could block the child’s airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy guitar sold in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373019330
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0933/18
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: Hand spinner bluetooth
Risk type: Burns, Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BMR Group
Type / number of model: hsbt01 hsbt02 hsbt03
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. The battery can also easily overheat if the parts with different polarities are short-circuited.
Children might put the button batteries in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract or they could suffer burns from the hot surface of the fidget spinner.

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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Pink, green and blue hand spinners with bluetooth LED.
Batch number / Barcode: 06-17/01 and 05-17/01
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0934/18
Product: Beach toy
Name: Conjunto Playa Helado con 11 Accesorios
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: CLADELLAS
Type / number of model: Reference: B004 (208-B004)
Risk level: Serious risk
The blue ice-cream mould breaks easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Beach toy set consisting of a bucket with ice-cream-shaped moulds. The product is packed in a plastic net with a paper label attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435010991819
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0935/18
Product: Musical toy telephone
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TOINSA
Type / number of model: Ref.: 03-5566
Risk level: Serious risk
The number buttons come off easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts these small parts in the mouth, they could block the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic musical toy telephone.
Batch number / Barcode: 8349030355660
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0940/18
Product: Toy whistle
Name: Sifflet Geant/ Pfeife
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: BG
Type / number of model: N° 36884
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level of the whistle is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Whistle made of green/yellow hard plastic, length approx. 8 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 3588270036884, Batch CF140069
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0941/18
Product: Toy whistle
Name: Kolbenflöte - Die lieben Sieben
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Die Spiegelburg
Type / number of model: 13603
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound level of the whistle is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Wooden slide whistle in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 4029753136039
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0946/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Cupcake surprise
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HAP PY
Type / number of model: NO. WY007
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains diisodecylphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 13.3% by weight).
This phthalate may cause possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A plastic cupcake that can be transformed into a doll with a hat.The doll's head and skirt are made of soft plastic, the doll's body and hat are made of hard plastic. The toy is packed in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
    
Alert number: A12/0947/18
Product: Children's fancy-dress costume
Name: Lordliness king
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Gift Tower
Type / number of model: M - 110-120 cm
Risk level: Serious risk
There are cords with free ends in the neck area of the fancy-dress costume.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Child's king costume comprised of a sash, trousers, crown, shirt and cape. The costume is identified as "M" size - 110 to 120 cm. It is packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard sleeve, with a photograph of a child in the costume.
Batch number / Barcode: B-0057
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/0951/18
Product: Pram chain
Name: Rosali - Chaîne de landau
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Selecta Spielzeug
Type / number of model: Reference: 1355
Risk level: Serious risk
The wings of the fairies and other small parts detach easily.
A small child might put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Pram chain with wooden parts in the form of flowers and little fairies with hanging bells.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0055/18
Product: Ironing board
Name: Table ŕ repasser
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: aya
Type / number of model: TAR111
Risk level: Other risk level
The ironing board is not sufficiently stable and can tip over when a load of 5 kg or more is applied.
This could lead to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White ironing board with a black cover with geometric patterns.
Batch number / Barcode: 4894223194518
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0056/18
Product: Firework
Name: Proline 34R
Risk type: Burns
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Proline
Type / number of model: Rocket
Risk level: Other risk level
The firework ascends at an angle which is too flat and explodes at too low altitude.
Bystanders could be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 15947-5.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Self-standing rocket with distinctive red plastic guiding tail.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar Code 5704777021163
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A11/0057/18
Product: Firework
Name: Jungle Strike, Desert Strike, Arctic Strike
Risk type: Burns
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Rocket Strike
Type / number of model: Model Type: Rocket Model Number: E0006-01, E0006-02, E0006-03
Risk level: Other risk level
The firework can burst too close to the ground (at a height below 8 m) .
Bystanders can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of European Standard EN 15947-5.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of three rockets in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5703493004160
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
      
Alert number: A11/0058/18
Product: Firework
Name: Magical Ball 5ran
Risk type: Burns
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Roman Candle
Risk level: Other risk level
The duration of the fuse burning is too long. The incandescent matter burns for too long and too close to the ground.
The user could go back to the firework and receive burns. Bystanders can be hit by parts of the firework, causing burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of EN 15947-5.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Roman candle with 5 shots.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595182440970
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   





Report 27 (Published on: 06/07/2018)

Alert number: A12/0906/18
Product: Liquid for e-cigarettes
Name: Liqua
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: All sub-brands
Type / number of model: All mixes and flavours with 3mg/ml, 6mg/ml, 12mg/ml, 18mg/ml nicotine strengths
Risk level: Serious risk
This product contains nicotine (between 3 to 18 mg/ml), which is classified as acutely toxic.
The product does not contain the leaflet with recommendations for correct and safe use of the product required for harmful mixtures. The user therefore has no information to avoid the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested.

The product does not comply with the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Liquid, with different tastes and nicotine concentrations, for refilling electronic cigarettes.
Batch number / Barcode: all
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Ireland
   
Alert number: A12/0904/18
Product: Baby Mattress
Name: Sleep Safe Pack Evolution 70x140 cm
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: AeroSleep
Type / number of model: AERO/AM-EV140
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the flame retardant tris(2-chlor-1-methylethyl phosphate (TCPP) (measured value: up to 18 000 mg/kg).
TCPP can be harmful to children due to its carcinogenic properties and acute toxicity.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer, Retailer): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Baby mattress made of polyurethane foam with a removable lining and a breathable protective cover sold in a translucent plastic packaging with a zipper.
Batch number / Barcode: 5413421811059
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/0880/18
Product: Babies' clothing
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cotton & Sugar
Type / number of model: Ref. 341804
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons on the garment detach easily, generating small parts.
If a child puts the buttons into the mouth, they can cause choking.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Babies' striped dungarees.
Batch number / Barcode: 341804000018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0881/18
Product: Men’s sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand:  Vicmart
Type / number of model: ref. 463-5
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 61.8 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Men's black sandals, packed in a cardboard box showing the brand, model and size.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0894/18
Product: Babies' clothing
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cotton & Sugar
Type / number of model: 241815, 241835 and 241845
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons come off easily.
A child could put them in the mouth, blocking the airways and causing choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of relevant standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Two baby dresses with four buttons in the back and one baby shirt with three buttons at the front, all in thin textile with short sleeves.
Batch number / Barcode: 241815000024, 241835000009 and 241845000006
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
       
Alert number: A12/0896/18
Product: Men's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Alvaro Moreno
Type / number of model: NAUTICO OUT V18 (Art. 614118002)
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the insole is too high (measured value up to 14.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Men's nautical-style shoes for adults in brown colour. The insole shows the brand and size.
Batch number / Barcode: 8434658048114
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0903/18
Product: Flat pumps
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Isotoner
Type / number of model: Reference 93363-AAN
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 34.5 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Ballerina style flat pumps; spring-summer 2017 fashion season, all colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0884/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Active Herbal Balm
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Biotanicus
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body cream in a white container with dark green lid and white and purple labelling
Batch number / Barcode: 8718692419254
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0885/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Soin Multi-Hydratant et Nourrissant
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: HT26 Paris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Body milk in a 500ml white bottle with red print.
Batch number / Barcode: 3440571190187/ L16019A
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0886/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Lait Multi-Eclaircissant Harmonie du teint
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: HT26 Paris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Body milk in a 500ml white bottle with red print.
Batch number / Barcode: L15114
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0900/18
Product: Foot cream
Name: Daily Repair Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Footner
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Foot cream in a white and pink cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6430037940194; batch 0272A
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0901/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Body Custard - Chocolate Soufflé
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Just Desserts
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body cream in a round see-through container with black and brown cover.
Batch number / Barcode: 5025135411588; batch 26001
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0902/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Soft Udder Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Biotanicus
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body cream in a white container with blue lid and white and blue labelling.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718692412262; batch LE14-00642A2
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0910/18
Product: Bath soaps
Name: Badepralinen
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BadeFee Baby
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to their characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff.
This may lead consumers and specially children to put them in the mouth and ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with Regulation 1223/2009/EC on cosmetic products and Directive 87/357/EEC concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Small white soap figures in different shapes (animals, objects, toys) imitating white chocolate. Individually wrapped in plastic and delivered in a box looking as a present.
Batch number / Barcode: 4260212378601
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0882/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Out of Blue KG
Type / number of model: 57/9206
Risk level: Serious risk
Live pins are accessible when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live pins.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Travel plug adaptor packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4029811353934
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0891/18
Product: Plug adaptor
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HJT
Type / number of model: N01238
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible when the adaptor is plugged into a socket outlet.
The user could touch the live parts.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plug adaptor with three socket outlets.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0905/18
Product: Digital alarm clock
Name: Clock ON /OFF
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: New 1145649 X005BICDV
Risk level: Serious risk
The alarm clock contains a tilt switch filled with approx. 10 µl of mercury. The user could be exposed to the mercury in the event that the product gets damaged.
Mercury is one of the most hazardous environmental toxins and is a threat to the environment and, through the environment, to human health.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Other
Description: Alarm clock in various colours with ON and OFF inscription. Packed in a brown cardboard box with a sketch of the clock.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0899/18
Product: Self-balancing scooter
Name: Hoverboard White 2*350W Balance scooter
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: DENVER
Type / number of model: Reference: DBO 6501 WHITE MK2
Risk level: Serious risk
The moisture resistance is inadequate and water can come in contact with live parts (the external charging connector in the battery compartment) which could lead to an electric shock or fire.
The discharge voltage at the connector pins of the power supply unit is too high and could lead to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Electric self-balancing scooter ('hoverboard') in white with blue LED lights.
Batch number / Barcode: serial number: 11178-07/17/00461
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0907/18
Product: Whistle
Name: Trillerpfeife
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: TRIXIE
Type / number of model: Article No 2253
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (measured value: 1.47 mg/cm˛/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Silver-coloured metallic whistle with ring for hanging. Blue cardboard box with a picture of a dog.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 011905 022536
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0887/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Qashqai
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Model: J11; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/116*0963;
Risk level: Serious risk
The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) label contains incorrect GCW (Gross Combination Weight) information.
This could lead to the user exceeding the trailer capacity.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 05/06/2017 to 05/10/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
Alert number: A12/0888/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grandland X
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0597*00 - *04; Type: Z
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a defective seam on the seat cover.
In the event of an accident, this may lead to the side airbags not deploying as planned. There is thus an increased risk of injury for the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 19 June 2017 and 27 November 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0889/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: DS, S, DSP
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Zero Motorcycles
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2002/24*0506*05 Type: Z1
Risk level: Serious risk
Contact between the battery casing and its mounting can result in damage to the casing.
This can cause moisture to penetrate the battery, which can lead to a short circuit and a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles in question were manufactured between 21/10/2011 and 23/07/2012.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0890/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Crossland X
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*1194*00-*03; Type: P7 Monocab C
Risk level: Serious risk
Rubbing of the bodywork wiring harness may occur.
This could lead to a short circuit and a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2016 and 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0909/18
Product: Vehicle component
Name: Brake 200x50 Spr. Backmat
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Knott
Type / number of model: Type: 20-2425/1
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty welding in the drum brake can lead to a loss of brake function.
This could lead to accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 April 2018 and 30 May 2018.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0911/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Santa Fe
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0633; Type: DM
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering wheel assembly may break and become detached from the steering column.
As a consequence, it would be impossible to steer the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 15.6.2017 and 25.1.2018.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0912/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: G 310 GS (K02) and G 310 R (K03)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: EC-type approval number: e1*168/2013*00017, e1*168/2013*00052; Models: - G 310 GS (K02) - 0G02, 0G12, 0G22 // - G 310 R (K03) - 0G01, 0G11, 0G21;
Risk level: Serious risk
The side stand connection might bend or brake.
This can lead to an insecure standing position of the motorcycle, leading to injuries.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Production period between 21.04.2016 – 02.05.20
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0883/18
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Young Doctor
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand:  DAMAS
Type / number of model: ref. 368B-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with medical accessories in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8989201236833
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0892/18
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA Puzzle Mats Series
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TH-14301 (ID: 17098)
Risk level: Serious risk
The mat has detachable small parts.
Small children could put the 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 (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 36-piece colourful, puzzle foam mat with removable numbers and letters containing other removable elements. Packaging: transparent plastic sheet.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999057782937
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0893/18
Product: Toy guns
Name: Captain America
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Avengers / Superjuguete
Type / number of model: 227 and 383
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectile can easily detach.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy guns with 3 or 6 projectiles with suction cups
Batch number / Barcode: 8435265717882 and 8435265717806
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0895/18
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: AMATOYS
Type / number of model: TS39360 3310
Risk level: Serious risk
The sides of the cot and the zip slider of the bag come off easily, generating loose small parts.
A child can put these small parts in the mouth, which may block the airways and cause choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic baby doll with sound, dressed in pyjamas, and a plastic cot with bars on the sides. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with zips and handles for carrying it.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234985120
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0897/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Plush Doll "Gremlins"
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Neca
Type / number of model: 30600
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the hands of the toy come off easily generating small parts.
If a child puts them in the mouth, they may block the airways, causing choking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Soft toy in the form of the Gizmo character from "Gremlins", with brown and white fur and hard plastic ears, mouth and paws. Packed in a cardboard display box.
Batch number / Barcode: 63448230600
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0898/18
Product: Balls with elastic cord (Yo-Yo balls)
Name: Bounce Ball
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: BEACH WORLD
Type / number of model: Ref. 87465, 87464, 87467 and 87462.
Risk level: Serious risk
The balls have an elastic cord that is longer than the maximum permitted length.
If a child wraps the cord around the neck, there is a risk of strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard, EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Rubber bouncing balls provided with an elastic cord, with which they are tied around the finger and used as a yo-yo.
Batch number / Barcode: 8867938874651, 8867938874644, 8867938874675 and 8867938874620
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0908/18
Product: Slime toys
Name: 1.) BARREL-O-SLIME; 2.) EVERY; 3.) NOISE PUTTY
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Every
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains boron (measured value up to 1103 mg/kg) and chromium VI (measured value up to 0.054 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. Chromium (VI) is carcinogenic upon ingestion.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Slime in different pots of different shapes in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode 94199019090 07 (code AZ900); Barcode 94199019090 14 (code AZ901); Barcode 9419901 9900 05 (code AZ900P); barcode 94199019090 21 (code AZ902)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
      
Alert number: A12/0913/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Baboliy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: SHUN SONG
Type / number of model: NO.SS-003
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with butterfly wings about 20 cm tall. AGES 3+.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595369179068, ITEM NO:TT5369K28
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A11/0052/18
Product: Candle
Name: Velvet pilar candle
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Balmuir
Type / number of model: Product number: 113077530
Risk level: Other risk level
The edge of the candle can ignite and continue to burn during use.
This may cause burns or fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Candle in champagne colour, 8 x 15 cm. Packed in a transparent plastic box with a gift wrap.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438232132253
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A11/0053/18
Product: Tricycle
Name: Gyermek tricikli
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: baby mix
Type / number of model: FJG-855 (Item No. JG-885)
Risk level: Other risk level
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle.
While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tricycle in pink and white colours, with a musical teddy bear figure on the handlebars. Recommended age: 3-5 years. Capacity: 25 kg
Batch number / Barcode: 5904378869465 (UR-TR-JG-02/2017)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0054/18
Product: Tricycle
Name: Tricikli cicás rózsaszín
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TRI-JY14-R
Risk level: Other risk level
There are accessible gaps between the moving elements of the tricycle.
While driving the tricycle, the child's fingers might get trapped in the openings and the child could be injured due to the movement.

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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tricycle in pink and yellow colours, with a musical cat figure on the handlebars. Recommended age: 3-5 years. Capacity: 25 kg
Batch number / Barcode: 5998083591650
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary