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Report 25 (24/06/2016)

Alert number: A12/0762/16
Product: Girls' shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Boshimao
Type/number of model: T006-39
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value: 13 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: Retailer)
Description: Girls' shoes with leather insole supplied in a pink cardboard box. Sample size: 30.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0769/16
Product: Children's shoes
Name: Kids at Play
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GIRAFFE
Type/number of model: 18P-16036
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestones can detach easily, generating small parts which could be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' shoes with white, artificial leather upper, small rhinestones and a gold-coloured tip, bow and strap. Sample size 24.
Batch number/Barcode: 6402999100; 31611160361624
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0778/16
Product: Shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ara
Type/number of model: Colour: blue, item No. 12-20838-05
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 15.4 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Blue moccasins with decorative stitching (white). Exterior, lining and insole: leather.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0780/16
Product: Women's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Enplus
Type/number of model: ART.NO RS00006-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 25 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: Retailer)
Description: Women’s beige sandals supplied in a purple cardboard box. Sample size: 37.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0755/16
Product: Nail polish remover
Name: BNC Remover
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DAEWON COSMETICS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The label of the nail polish remover indicates the presence of dibutyl phtalate (DBP) which is toxic to reproduction. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bottle (60ml) containing nail polish remover.
Batch number/Barcode: 8809085883001
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Romania
  
Alert number: A12/0771/16
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Treating Body Cream
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: L'Abidjanaise
Type/number of model: 23-315-529
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 3.9% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Skin-lightening cream supplied in a 300g white, orange and green jar.
Batch number/Barcode:  6186000034314 , Exp: 08/2018 04
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0777/16
Product: Henna body colour
Name: Henna Black
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: HEMANI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains phenol (measured value up to 3.6% by weight) which is an irritant and can cause skin and eye damage. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Henna body colour in a silver-coloured plastic tube, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8964000577219; , Expiry date: 07/2019, Manufacturing date: 08/2015
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0772/16
Product: Decorative candle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: New Wish studio
Type/number of model: 1) Item № МН74; 2) Item № МН75; 3) Item № МН76; 4) Item № МН77; 5) Item № МН78; 6) Item № МН79; 7) Item № МН91; 8) Item № МН92
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: children may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Food-imitating candles in various forms: 1) strawberry – large, with flowers, 2 pieces per box 2) strawberries in cans, 6 pieces per box 3) strawberries in basket 4) strawberries with leaves and flowers, in a pot, 7 pieces 5) large red apple 6) apple, 2 pieces per box 7) lemon, 3 pieces per box 8) green lemon/lime, 3 pieces per box
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0757/16
Product: Electric kettle
Name: Edelstahl Wasserkocher - Stainless Steel Kettle
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SupportPlus
Type/number of model: EWK-2200.7. Order No:14-MM-1155.
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not earthed and has accessible metallic parts, posing a risk of electric shock. The supply cord has inadequate cable restraint and the conversion plug could be removed without the use of a tool, also posing a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335 and the relevant national standard BS1363.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer, Retailer)
Description: Stainless steel electric kettle, 1.8L, 220-240V, 50/60Hz,1800W. Supplied with a removable base that connects to the mains and with a moulded, EU specification plug fitted with a UK conversion plug (PowerConnections SCF3). Packaged in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4250588722085
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0760/16
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ELECTRALINE
Type/number of model: 70026
Risk level: Serious risk
The pins may become live and accessible while the adaptor is plugged into the mains: this may cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62031.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Universal travel plug adaptor supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8011439700265
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0779/16
Product: Universal travel adaptors
Name: UNIVERZÁLIS UTAZÓ ADAPTER
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MENTAVILL
Type/number of model: 332003 (ADD-05B)
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible, leaving the free, remaining live pin - or the partially plugged pin of the plug - accessible. In addition, while it is possible to insert devices of Class I protection into the socket-outlet part of the adaptor, the protective earth circuit continuity is then interrupted. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The set includes three separate adaptors with white plastic casing with markings: EU; UK; US/AU. All of them can be plugged into each other. Dimensions (approx): 57.4 mm x 50 mm x 40 mm (in coupled condition). Technical parameters: 110-250V~, 50-60Hz, max. 6A, 2500W, IPX0", Class II. (on the packaging) and "250V~3A, 125V~6A"; IP20 (on the products). Packaging: blister and plastic box
Batch number/Barcode: 5998282180778
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0761/16
Product: Jewellery kit
Name: Schmuck Bastelpackung - Jewellery kit
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: RICO Design
Type/number of model: No.7090.62.38
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the silver-coloured, angular beads is too high (measured value 27.5 µg/cm˛/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Craft jewellery kit consisting of various beads and accessories to make 3 bracelets, 3 rings and 2 pairs of earrings; packed in a transparent plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4051271011093
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0773/16
Product: Laser pointers
Name: 3 in 1 Laser & LED light
Risk: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: SQ
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful and the product is not correctly labelled. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Laser pointer with key-ring, 7 cm long, with two buttons and three light outlets, supplied in a black box with three button batteries.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0759/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: SLK class
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0548* Type: 172
Risk level: Serious risk
The back-up cable supplying current to the ignition switch might not be connected properly. If this additional power supply is not available, it means that, in the event of failure of the main battery after the engine is switched off, neither the electronic parking brake nor the "P" transmission position would activate and the vehicle could start rolling on its own.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from February 2015 to September 2015 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Romania
Alert number: A12/0763/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Charger
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type/number of model: Type: LD Individual type-approval numbers.
Risk level: Serious risk
When operating a car jack without using chocks, the side skirt of the vehicle may bend. The vehicle may become unstable and this could result in injuries to the user.
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 23/8/2010 and 7/1/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0764/16
Product: Van
Name: Transporter T6
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: Type 7J0, type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0130*## Type 7HMA, type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0289*## Type 7HC, type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0220*##
Risk level: Serious risk
Wrongly folded airbags were installed in the side airbag of the left front seat. These airbags may not deploy properly in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Vans.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 17 November 2015 and 6 April 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0766/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Forfour
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Smart
Type/number of model: Type: 451, EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0413*23-27;
Risk level: Serious risk
The anchorage for the rear seat backrest may not be sufficiently resistant. In the event of a head-on crash, heavy objects in the boot may put stress on the rear seat backrest, the anchorage could detach from the body and the backrest could fold forward. This may cause objects in the boot to hit the passengers or passengers could be injured by the folding backrest seat.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between September 2014 and December 2015 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0767/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mokka
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type/number of model: Type: J-A, type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0537*00 - *14
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to insufficient guidance for users, it may happen that the Flexfit carrier system is not positioned correctly when not in use. This may cause some of the rear lights to fail, which may increase the risk of accidents with other vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2011 to 2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands,
Alert number: A12/0768/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mondeo, Galaxy, S-MAX and Edge
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Ford Mondeo: E13*2001/116*0249*28. Ford Galaxy: E13*2001/116*0185*24. Ford S-MAX: E13*2001/116*0185*25. Ford Edge: E1*2007/46*1524*00.
Risk level: Serious risk
Vehicles fitted with Adaptive LED Headlamps could experience a condition where the loss of a control signal in combination with a software error may cause the headlamps to switch off. This 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: Selected vehicles built between the following dates: Ford Mondeo - 03/05/2014 to 22/12/2015. Ford Galaxy and S-MAX - 06/10/2014 to 08/02/2016. Ford Edge - 09/12/2015 to 10/03/2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0770/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: EcoSport
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Type Approval Number: E9*2007/46*0092*05.
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel tubes do not meet the electrostatic discharge (ESD) ground path requirement and the fuel tubes are not earthed correctly. If an electrostatic discharge occurs on the fuel tubes it may cause a pin-size hole in the fuel tube and a subsequent fuel leak 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: Vehicles affected have been built between 15/04/2013 and 25/06/2014.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0774/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: 250 SX-F, 250 SX-F Factory Edition
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KTM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The connecting rod can fail prematurely and break in certain situations where stress is applied, which may cause a loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycles.
Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns model year 2016
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Germany
Alert number: A12/0781/16
Product: Air Horn
Name: Supporters Horn - "Gastuta"
Risk: Fire, Burns
Category: Other
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art no. 3013, 6z09UK120A04
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of fire and burns due to the presence of 1,1 difluoro ethane, an extremely flammable component in the pressurized container. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Gas container decorated with a picture of the Norwegian flag, wrapped in a transparent plastic bag together with a red horn. The plastic bag is closed with a strip of carton across the top.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 7350035660827
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0756/16
Product: Toy harmonica
Name: Natural Harmonica Yellow
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  ItsImagical
Type/number of model: 71211 / REF#SAWT092-6
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may detach from the harmonica while a child plays with it. These small parts may be swallowed, 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multi-coloured toy harmonica supplied without packaging and with a label attached.
Batch number/Barcode:  8428918712112
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0758/16
Product: Magnetic fishing jigsaw puzzle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: POESSA
Type/number of model: 350572
Risk level: Serious risk
The magnets, which are small parts and have an excessive magnetic flux, can easily come loose. If swallowed by children, the magnets can attract one another and cause intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Wooden jigsaw puzzle and a toy fishing rod, with magnets. The product is supplied in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch No: 120527 , Barcode: 8430173205728
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0765/16
Product: Fancy dress set
Name: Sirou Hair
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Yuan Yuan
Type/number of model: Nş SR-180
Risk level: Serious risk
The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy dress set consisting of white beard and moustache, black eye-patch and black bandana.The product is supplied in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode:  8856243211282
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0775/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Power Hovercraft
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: FENG SHENG / colorbaby
Type/number of model: Ref. 29580
Risk level: Serious risk
This toy breaks easily, generating small parts, which could be swallowed by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic hovercraft with pilot, in bright colours, operated with 3 AA batteries for motion and to emit lights and sound. Supplied in cardboard packaging with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8412842295803
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0776/16
Product: Fancy-dress costumes
Name: 1) Little Red Riding Hood 2) Ninja Nińo (Little Ninja)
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: SMART PARTY
Type/number of model: 1) HSG9213 , 2) PZ9162-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The ties on the hood of the Little Red Riding Hood costume may get caught while the child is playing and cause strangulation. The cords on the Ninja costume may get caught on a moving object and the child could suffer injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Little Red Riding Hood costume with a white blouse and apron and black bodice. The hood has cords in the neck area. The ninja costume has cords on the trouser legs and sleeves, enabling them to be adjusted. The products are packed in a plastic and fabric bag, which includes a strip of cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 2) 8578092513415, 1) 8578208002802
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A11/0061/16
Product: Wooden playpen
Name: Baby Vivo Laufgitter klappbar 7.2m mit Tür
Risk: Entrapment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Baby Vivo
Type/number of model: SL 130B
Risk level: Other risk level
When opening the gate, children may trap their fingers between moving parts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Children's wooden, 8-piece playpen with a gate. Cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Product-ID: 34534523/ EAN 4260196240253
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    




Report 24 (17/06/2016)

Alert number: A12/0731/16
Product: Ink for permanent make-up
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand:  Carmen Wallstein
Type/number of model: Torf 10 ml
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel (measured value 24 mg/kg). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the content of nickel in inks for permanent make-up be as low as technically achievable. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Plastic bottle containing 10 ml of the ink for permanent make-up (odourless black/grey liquid).
Batch number/Barcode: Lot number 002161, BBD 07/2018
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0744/16
Product: Child carrier
Name: POCO AG, POCO AG Plus, POCO AG Premium
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Osprey
Type/number of model: 1) Poco AG Black/ Poco AG Ivy Green/ Poco AG Seaside Blue, 3) Poco AG Premium Black, Poco AG Premium Ivy Green, Poco AG Premium Seaside Blue, 2) Poco AG Plus Black/ Poco AG Plus Ivy Green/ Poco AG Plus Seaside Blue
Risk level: Serious risk
The product may contain a defective buckle, which could cause the shoulder strap to release on one or both sides of the harness. The released strap could cause the child carrier to fall from the person wearing it, posing a risk of injury to the child in the carrier. One incident reported.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Backpack that functions as a child carrier, labelled as 'Poco AG' on front. Products with a defective buckle (see picture) should be returned.
Batch number/Barcode: 3) 845136043138/ 845136043114/ 845136043091, 1) 845136043275/ 845136043251/ 845136043237, 2) 845136043213/ 845136043190/ 845136043176
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
     
Alert number: A12/0733/16
Product: False nails
Name: 1) Fashion Serles Nails, 2) Design Nails - Nail Art, 3) Nail Art - New Design
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: 3) Hi nail|1) Miss Seven |2) LaMaiLa Series
Type/number of model: Ili-nail/KP-601, LaMaiLa Series/A-08, Miss Seven/901
Risk level: Serious risk
The notifying country qualified the glue as a cosmetic product. The label of the glue for fixing the plastic nails indicates the presence of dibutyl phtalate (DBP) which is toxic to reproduction. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 3 sets of plastic nails in different designs and colours, supplied with glue in an orange tube. On the tube of glue, dibutyl phthalate appears in the list of the ingredients. The packaging consists of transparent plastic and cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
    
Alert number: A12/0747/16
Product: Children's fancy dress/nightwear with stockings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PLUS
Type/number of model: Ref. 7301010
Risk level: Serious risk
The red fabric contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine 2-Naphthylamine (measured value: up to 103 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Christmas dress (nightwear) with matching stockings.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0753/16
Product: Leather bag
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: KEVIM PARIS
Type/number of model: Ref. no.: 855
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the bag is too high (measured value up to 21 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Leather bag, with calfskin and calf fur sides and a metal buckle on the strap.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0752/16
Product: Carbon monoxide and smoke detector
Name: Szén-monoxid és füstérzékelő ('2 in 1 Combi CO and Smoke Detector')
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: steck!
Type/number of model: SCF 100
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Built-in battery operated carbon monoxide and smoke detector with electro-chemical sensor. The housing has a circular shape and is made of white plastic. (diameter: 125 mm; height: 40 mm) Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5999082220077
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0754/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: CO ALARM MIT LCD-ANZEIGE (CO Alarm with LCD display)
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Global / Lydian
Type/number of model: LYD-809
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery operated carbon monoxide detector with electro-chemical sensor and a LCD display. A battery (9V) is supplied with the product. Technical parameters: DC 9V; diameter: 125 mm; height: 35 mm The product is supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5997882126575
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0732/16
Product: Skin care
Name: BOUE DE LA MER MORTE ('Dead sea mud')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: ANAZWINA
Type/number of model: 75 ml
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel in the product is too high (measured value 0.0017% by weight). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in products that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Dead sea mud for face and body, supplied in a 75ml glass pot with a white plastic stopper, encircled by green string threaded through a label stating the composition and conditions of use.
Batch number/Barcode: S023-ER7, date of expiration: 09/2020
Country of origin: Jordan
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0745/16
Product: Suncream for children
Name: Nivea Sun Kids
Risk: Health risk / other
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Nivea
Type/number of model: 1) Nivea Sun Kids swim & play latte solare SPF 50+; 85833, 3) Nivea Sun Kids latte solare protettivo SPF 50+; 85486, 2) Nivea Sun Kids swim & play SPF 30; 85832
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to an incorrect translation of the label, the French version of the label gives misleading information to consumers stating that babies and small children should be exposed to direct sunlight instead of the correct statement 'Babies and small children should not be exposed to direct sunlight'. This can potentially result in children and babies being excessively exposed to sunlight. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Two blue plastic stand-alone tubes with yellow lids (models 1 and 2) and an upright blue bottle with a yellow lid (model 3). A new adhesive label is affixed to the products with instructions and warnings in different languages.
Batch number/Barcode: 3) Batch n°: 40165120; 44346674; 50257774; 50668374; 50618474, 1) Batch n°: 42243476A; 50455376B; 50765776B; 50876076A; 50876076B, 2) Batch n°: 41225076A
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0748/16
Product: Holi colour powder
Name: Holi Gulal Pulver ('Holi Gulal powder')
Risk: Health risk / other, Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: HOLIRAUSCH
Type/number of model: Colour: dark blue
Risk level: Serious risk
More than 30% of the particles in the powder are small enough to get into the pulmonary alveoli and it contains talc which should be kept away from nose and mouth of children under 3 years of age. In addition, the powder contains the dye CI 42535 which can cause serious eye damage and is harmful if ingested and it is contaminated by aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 19000 cfu/g). The product has no adequate label claiming compulsory use of mouth, nose and eye protection and it can with regard to its foreseeable and promoted use lead to respiratory and eye problems and infections as the powder may be inhaled, come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes and exposure to children cannot be excluded. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: 100g transparent bag, welded and printed, filled with dark blue powder.
Batch number/Barcode: 1MZ14FCL, best before 25.3.2016
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0734/16
Product: Travel plug adaptors
Name: Traveller's Connector Set
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Vivanco
Type/number of model: EDP 36216
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible as the holes for the plug pins are not protected by shutters. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of multicoloured travel plug adaptors in a transparent plastic blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 4008928362169
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0735/16
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: MULTI PLUG
Risk: Electric shock, Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand:  Phoenix
Type/number of model: 79761
Risk level: Serious risk
The adaptor may overheat, causing burns, and parts may become deformed, leaving live parts accessible which could result in an electric shock. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black travel adaptor with multi-position plug and USB outputs, AC Max 6A 250V AC, USB Max 1000mA 5 V DC. The packaging is a white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8432275797613
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0746/16
Product: Electric pressure cooker
Name: Multi Pressure Cooker
Risk: Burns
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: REDMOND
Type/number of model: RMC-PM4507
Risk level: Serious risk
The pressure cooker can build up a pressure which is too high and it is not sufficiently resistant to deformation. As a result, the lid of the pressure cooker could open and the user could receive burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 12778. One accident reported.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Electric pressure cooker packed in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5055323606007
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/0739/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Lampki Choinkowe
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art. LT02
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the flashing unit is not sufficiently resistant and may break, exposing users to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LEDs in green colour, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0742/16
Product: Lantern
Name: Solar Lantern
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 243840 (Lantern), TD-001 (Battery charger)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery charger supplied with the lantern poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the creepage distance between the live parts of the charger and the accessible connector is too short. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED lantern supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a red-white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 7340068927547
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0751/16
Product: Rechargeable torch
Name: LED RECHARGEABLE SEARCHLIGHT
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: KHHY
Type/number of model: KH-5007
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover for the LED can be removed by hand while charging, leaving live parts accessible. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and can cause a fire. In addition, the flame resistance of the insulating material that holds the pins of the built-in plug in position is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable torch with 15 LEDs. The housing of the rechargeable torch is made of red plastic with transparent and black protective lampshade. On the product there is an inscription in Chinese and the following name is reported: "HIGH POWER STRONG LIGHT SEACHT". The product is supplied in a colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6989201311259
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0750/16
Product: Wedge cutter machine
Name: Unknown
Risk: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: Winter
Type/number of model: KS 65
Risk level: Serious risk
Direct access to the saw blade while the cutter is in operation poses an acute danger of injury through the loss of limbs, for example. A similar situation also pertains with regard to access to various other machine parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mechanical saw with a saw blade that moves during the work process and a built-in mechanical feed device for the saw blade and manual loading.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0738/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: SLC, SLK
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type: 172; EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0548*10 ff.
Risk level: Serious risk
Defective nuts may have been fitted to the track rod joint on the wheel bearing of the rear axle and might not maintain the requisite pre-tensioning force. Loosening of the joint may result in reduced control of the vehicle and an increased accident risk.
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 January and May 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0740/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kangoo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Kangoo II (X61); Types: FW0Z, FW06, FW08 and KW12. EC type approvals: e2*2001/116*0364*37; e2*2007/46*0006*32;e2*2007/46*0089*08
Risk level: Serious risk
The mounting screw of the rear left-hand seat belt return (second row seats) has been incorrectly tightened and could become loose, leading to a loss of protection in case of an impact.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: The affected vehicles have been manufactured between 23 November and 27 November 2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia
Alert number: A12/0741/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Dyna Low Rider
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Harley-Davidson
Type/number of model: Types: FD 2; EC type approval: e4* 2002/24* 0414;
Risk level: Serious risk
The ignition lock may be damaged by engine-generated vibration and cause the engine to stall unexpectedly. If this happens in traffic it could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2014 and April 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0743/16
Product: Fire extinguisher
Name: Ugunsdzēsības Aparāts [Fire extinguisher]
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Pressure equipment/vessels
Brand: VADER
Type/number of model: VA 1309 1 kg
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of fire, the fire extinguisher fails to efficiently extinguish the flames and the user could therefore receive burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of Directive 97/23/EC on pressure equipment and with the relevant standard EN 3-7.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable powder fire extinguisher.
Batch number/Barcode: 4001431100921
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0736/16
Product: Fireworks
Name: JPA 20
Risk: Injuries, Burns
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Jacques Prevot Feux d'Artifice
Type/number of model: Ref.: 500154000
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has an exposed instantaneous fuse. This fuse could unexpectedly ignite while the users is close to the firework, and would not give enough time to reach a safe distance before explosion. This may cause injuries or burns. The product does not comply with requirements of the Pyrotechnic Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fireworks, 20 shots, Cat. 2. Battery with 2 fuses (one normal and one instantaneous); 390 g. Dimensions of the battery: 17.5cm x 14.5 cm x 22.5 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected products are manufactured until the year 2013 included.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0737/16
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: TIGER
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Tongie / WRF
Type/number of model: Ref. 59209
Risk level: Serious risk
The tail at the back of the fancy-dress costume can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: One-piece tiger costume for children aged 5-6. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435238592096
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0749/16
Product: Rattle
Name: Funny
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Shengyuan
Type/number of model: Item No.: 2108
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle can easily break and generate small parts (fragments of plastic, small balls and stickers). A small child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the handle of the rattle is too long. A small child could put it in the mouth where it can 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 ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured rattle supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 10501218
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A11/0060/16
Product: Holi colour powder
Name: Holi Gulal Pulver ('Holi Gulal powder')
Risk: Microbiological, Health risk / other
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: HOLIRAUSCH
Type/number of model: Colour: red
Risk level: Other risk level
The powder contains talc which should be kept away from nose and mouth of children under 3 years of age. In addition, the powder contains the dye CI 45170 which can cause serious eyes damage and it is contaminated by aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 36000 cfu/g). The product has no adequate label claiming not to breathe the dust and can with regard to its foreseeable and promoted use lead to respiratory problems and infections as the powder may be inhaled, come in contact with the eyes and exposure to children cannot be excluded. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 100g transparent plastic bag, fused and printed, filled with red powder.
Batch number/Barcode: Red: 1MZ14FCL, best before 25.3.2016
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0058/16
Product: Soft splash ball
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Vergeertoys
Type/number of model: 8400
Risk level: Other risk level
The product poses a risk of choking because the seams can be easily opened. A child could put its finger into this opening, remove the fibrous material used to stuff the toy and put it into the mouth. The fibrous stuffing can get caught in the child's larynx and block the respiratory tracts. 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 splash balls in the shape of animals packed in a net with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 15031
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0059/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: UNIVERSE TOY
Type/number of model: Item No.: 10505037
Risk level: Other risk level
The seam on the back of the stuffed toy opens easily. A small child could access the stuffing material, put it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy teddy bear in pink with blue, white, pink and red stripes on the feet and ears (approx. height: 32 cm). The teddy bear holds a pillow in a shape of a heart with the inscription 'Kiss baby'.
Batch number/Barcode: 6924105050378
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   




Report 23 (10/06/2016)

Alert number: A12/0712/16
Product: Ink for permanent make-up
Name: Permanet Makeup Color
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: GOOCHIE
Type/number of model: 218 Coconut brown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink contains nickel (measured value: 22 mg/kg), arsenic (measured value: 6.8 mg/kg) and lead (measured value: 3.3 mg/kg). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses, arsenic is carcinogenic and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable and the levels of arsenic and lead do not exceed 2 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Ink for permanent make-up in a milky white plastic bottle with printed adhesive label and white screw cap and white protective cap. Capacity: 15ml. Packaging: white printed folding box.
Batch number/Barcode: MFG: 2015/05/03, EXP: 2016/05/12
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0713/16
Product: Silicon remover/cleaning agent
Name: Heimwerk - Silikon Entferner
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: HG
Type/number of model: Batch No: 6602704/290
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains 10-20% 1-Ethylpyrrolidine-2-on, which is toxic to reproduction, and (R)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, which is skin irritating, but it lacks the required labelling and warnings. The safety data sheet does not properly state the risks connected with the product, thus users are not sufficiently informed of the dangers of the product. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation and with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Internal packaging: 0.1 L brown plastic pot with white label and white screw top. External packaging: white cardboard box with red and blue printing.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711577011116
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0714/16
Product: Wooden cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: AMAL II
Type/number of model: ROSA / Reference 1413408
Risk level: Serious risk
The bars of the cot can detach and a child could fall through the gap created. In addition, the gaps between the bars at the base of the cot are too large. While playing a child could put its arms through the bars and become trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden cot.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0718/16
Product: Amber bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: et Dieu créa l'Ambre
Type/number of model: Ref.: BBBBACO
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord can easily break and release the beads. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic sachet containing a bracelet of irregular-shaped, amber beads separated by a knot with a plastic screw lock.
Batch number/Barcode: 3760198890230
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0710/16
Product: Girls' sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bubble Bobble
Type/number of model: A895
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the insole is too high (measured value 65.5 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' pink sandals with a buckle and interwoven strips at the front. Sample size 30. The sandals are packed in a light yellow, cardboard box printed with flowers.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0727/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Szén-monoxid Riasztó
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: HOME SENTINEL
Type/number of model: HS-C686L
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, carbon monoxide detector in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0694/16
Product: Hair straightening product
Name: Blowtox
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Hair Go Straight
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains an excessive amount of formaldehyde (measured value up to 2.3%). Formaldehyde may produce irritation of the eyes, the skin and upper respiratory tract; long term exposure may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Transparent plastic bottle with cap and brown lettering, containing a pink liquid. Indications: for professional use – pH4 – Keratin treatment – level 2 – COCO nouvelle formule – 1000ml
Batch number/Barcode: A1528C
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Belgium
 
Alert number: A12/0720/16
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Lotion Peau de Lune
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: PROXIMA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured concentration 9.6% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Skin lotion in a 100ml bottle made of colourless glass with a white and gold screw cap.
Batch number/Barcode: CN 03 / 4902806003543
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0721/16
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Perfectwhite - Crčme de Beauté clarifiante ('Clarifying beauty cream')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Dream Cosmetics
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains clobetasol propionate (measured concentration 0.04 % by weight). Clobetasol is a corticosteroid that should be applied to the skin only if prescribed to treat certain skin conditions. In addition to the skin lightening effect, it can induce a skin rash and burning at the application site and long-time exposure could lead to endocrine problems. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Skin cream in a white plastic jar with a green plastic screw cap.
Batch number/Barcode: C1/22592-B / 6 181100 530391 Production: 08/15; Expiry: 08/17
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0711/16
Product: Hood hair dryer
Name: Tabletop
Risk: Electric shock, Burns, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand:  Ultron
Type/number of model: Model JL-2018, Ref: 5020100
Risk level: Serious risk
The product overheats and could burst into flames during use causing burns to the scalp, head and hands and leaving live parts accessible that could lead to an electric shock if touched by users. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Foldable hair dryer hood, portable, for domestic use. 220-240V 50 Hz 1100W.
Batch number/Barcode: The models affected have been imported between 3 June 2005 and 28 October 2015.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, ,
  
Alert number: A12/0717/16
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Adaptador Inglés Negro
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Primera
Type/number of model: Ref: BAP022-1
Risk level: Serious risk
One pin of a plug can be inserted leaving the other live pin accessible. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: UK plug adaptor.
Batch number/Barcode: 7899055277498
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
  
Alert number: A12/0675/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Pinienzapfen-Lichterkette ('Lighting chain in the shape of pine cones')
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: CMC/ I-GLOW
Type/number of model: Art. N° 32648, Art. N° 32655
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The insulation of the cable is not adequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lighting chain of 40 LED lights in the form of pine cones.
Batch number/Barcode: 9120039132655, 9120039132648
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0676/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 200 LED
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: MOHNE POWER CO
Type/number of model: 23140238-211147 (power supply ref.: MHDEO – 06001000)
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances and insulation clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. This can lead to the user receiving an electric shock from parts becoming live. Moreover, the cables are not sufficiently resistant and can sever, possibly causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Retailer)
Description: Electric lighting chain with 200 multi-coloured LEDs, for indoor and outdoor use and supplied in transparent plastic packaging with a coloured label on a black background.
Batch number/Barcode: 8712442116356
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0725/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Christmas Lighting 40 LED
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: SELF IMPORT AGENCIES (lights)|CZJUTAI (power supply)
Type/number of model: Lights: Model AX8-202500/Ref. 1000290 Power supply: model JT-DC4.5V0.30A (1.35 VA)
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the product is not adequate and the power supply is not protected against moisture, although the product is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 40 LED Christmas lighting chain (blue) for indoor and outdoor use.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711295005077
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0700/16
Product: Pool light
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Hayward Pool
Type/number of model: Reference number: 3481
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable can overheat which could lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Incandescent underwater pool light.
Batch number/Barcode: Serial number: 21211511260057022
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0702/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: Stage Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: LED PAR
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not earthed and could become live in the event of a fault with the insulation. The dimensions of the plug pins are not correct and the user could consequently touch live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and the relevant national standard BS1363.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Four wireless mains-powered LED lights for home party use which can be linked and controlled by one remote control.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0699/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Models: RZR XP/XP4 1000 (2014, 2015 and 2016) and RZR 900/S1000 (2015 and 2016).
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect routing of the petrol tank vent pipe (it is placed too close to the exhaust pipe) may cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain recreational vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0703/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Yaris
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Yaris: KSP130, NLP130, NSP130, Yaris HV: NHP130
Risk level: Serious risk
The mounting bearings of the front shock absorbers (struts) can be damaged if the strut is subject to a high load (e.g. a large bump), which may cause the upper side of the strut rod to separate, causing a loss of stability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 13 January 2015 and 27 February (Yaris) or 26 February (Yaris HV), 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Slovenia,
Alert number: A12/0715/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: ESPACE V and TALISMAN
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible incorrect positioning of the earth braid in the current sensor of the battery can cause the engine to stall with no prior warning on the instrument panel, 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 affected have been manufactured in Douai until 4 September 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/0722/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Note
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: EC type-approval mark: e11*2001/116*0268*03; Type: E11
Risk level: Serious risk
Activation of the driver's airbag may cause an abnormal increase in the internal pressure of the gas inflator and, in extreme cases, cause the casing of the gas inflator to break. This means that there is 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 concerned were manufactured in 2012 and 2013.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0724/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: SX4 S-Cross
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type/number of model: Type: JY; EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0779*00 e4*2007/46*0779*01 e4*2007/46*0779*02 e4*2007/46*0779*03.
Risk level: Serious risk
The seams of the front, seat-back covers may have been sewn incorrectly in the area of the side airbag. As a consequence, the seams are too close together and sewn too tightly so that, in the event of an accident, it is possible that the side airbag will not be deployed correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0729/16
Product: Trailer
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Kögel
Type/number of model: General type approval numbers: L366*00 of 2.9.2003, Type: SP 24; L366*01 of 28.9.2004, L366*02 of 23.11.2004, L366*03 of 5.7.2005, L366*04 of 20.3.2006, L366*05 of 3.8.2006, L366*06 of 12.1.2007, L366*07 of 10.07.2007; General type approval numbers: L397*00 of 6.11.2003, Type: SP 18; L397*01 of 28.9.2004, L397*02 of 22.11.2004, L397*03 of 5.7.2006, L397*04 of 3.8.2006, L397*05 of 10.12.2007.
Risk level: Serious risk
Roof parts could become detached from the vehicles affected and drop into traffic, causing a hazard for other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Dry freight semi-trailer with insulated roof
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between January 2004 and October 2009
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0730/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fortwo, Fortwo Turbo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Smart
Type/number of model: Type: 451 EC type approval: e1*2001/116*0413*22 ff
Risk level: Serious risk
At high vehicle speed, combined with strong wind, the plastic front service hatch (located between the windscreen and headlights) can detach from the vehicle and fall into the traffic area.
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 2014 and October 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0695/16
Product: Puffer ball toy
Name: 1) My Lovely Zoo, 2) My Lovely Farm, 3) Rainbow Caterpillar
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Creaciones Gavi
Type/number of model: Bear: T14-3855 and ref. LR660062. , Caterpillar: T15-0034, Chick:-T14-3861
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can become detached and a small ball inside the toy is easily accessible. These small parts could be ingested or inhaled by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the of the European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Puffer ball toys in the shape of a bear, chick and caterpillar; made of rubber with soft spikes, the toys emit lights of different colours (orange, pink, green, red and purple). Packaged in cardboard boxes containing 12 items.
Batch number/Barcode: Caterpillar: 8433703069494 (on the display box), 0003008500343 (on label) , Bear: 8433703066073, 6789111600626 , Chick: 0003008438615
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg, , , , , , , ,
     
Alert number: A12/0696/16
Product: Puffer ball toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Creaciones Gravi
Type/number of model: T 15-0036
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can be detached from the toy (the nose and the tips of the 'tentacles'), and the elastic cord can be considerably stretched during use. As a result, children could try to swallow the small parts and choke, or the cord could get wrapped around the child's neck, causing strangulation. 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: Octopus-shaped puffer ball with a light inside and an elastic cord. The product is green and has appendages that look like tentacles with different coloured tips. Packaging: the product is presented in 12-unit display boxes.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0697/16
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HUAN QIU
Type/number of model: Item No. SK-8396 (on the attached paper label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains small parts that can easily detach. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic, push-along toy in the shape of a butterfly, supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 2012020583966 (on the attached paper label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0698/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Super Bow and Arrow
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BULLYCAN
Type/number of model: 3193B, production date: 2015/03/16
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can easily detach from the arrows, be put in the mouth by children and 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black bow with a dragon-shaped handle and three red arrows with suction cups. The product is fixed to cardboard with coloured images.
Batch number/Barcode: 8413419153540; Lot 1502/9000124
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0701/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Frozen (may be counterfeit)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.1002
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. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: 10cm plastic doll with long blond hair, blue dress and pink shoes. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window on the front side and with inscription „a sunshine day start from here “.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
     
Alert number: A12/0704/16
Product: Rattles
Name: Baby series - Lovely Angel Toys
Risk: Injuries, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: LE BEI
Type/number of model: Item No.: 1080/1090
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattles can break, generating small, sharp parts. A small child could put these in the mouth and choke or be injured by the sharp parts. Additionally, the fish and lobster-shaped rattles are too long. A small child could put them in the mouth where they can 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 ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 3 multicoloured plastic rattles, in different shapes, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 6924105013137
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/0705/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: UNIVERSE TOY
Type/number of model: Item No.: 10505040
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the toy easily detach, generating small parts which could be put into the mouth by a small child and cause choking. Furthermore, seams located on the bear under the heart open easily. A small child could thus access the stuffing material, put it 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 teddy bear, brown with multicoloured stripes on the feet and ears (approx. height: 22 cm). The teddy bear holds a pillow in the shape of a heart with multicoloured stripes.
Batch number/Barcode: 6924105050408
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0706/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: FANG ZHOU TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No.: 10505032
Risk level: Serious risk
The eye and the claws of the toy detach easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The seam on the back of the toy opens easily. A small child could access the stuffing material, put it 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 teddy bear in beige with pink ears and black nose, eyes and claws. The teddy bear has a red bow around his neck.
Batch number/Barcode: 6924105050323
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0707/16
Product: Baby mobile
Name: Jocund Baby
Risk: Suffocation, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Angelei Toys
Type/number of model: Item No.: HL2011-2
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the mobile (e.g. blue ring, small pink, green and blue balls) may break or detach and generate small parts. A small child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The plastic of the packaging is too thin: if a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby mobile with 4 birds made of plastic, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6915250168414
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/0708/16
Product: Plastic toy with sweets
Name: Lovely Pet Show With candy (might be counterfeit)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy animals contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 8.95 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic animal toys, approximately 5 cm tall, with sweets, packaged in a plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6955210100191
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/0709/16
Product: Plastic toy fan
Name: Mist Spray Fan
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ref No. 2120068739
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts (crank handle, cap of fluid container). A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Giraffe-shaped toy fan made of pink plastic. The blades of the propeller are made of soft plastic; the bottom part of the toy is a fluid container (no liquid inside). On the side of the giraffe's head there is a small crank handle.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900851687397
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0716/16
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Seifenblasenschwert ('Bubble sword')
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: BUBBLEZ
Type/number of model: Item n° 79526
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (measured value 4.4 x 10⁶ cfu/ml) and can cause skin rush and infections when in contact with eyes and damaged skin. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Soapy solution filled into the sheath of an imitation sword made of plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 8711292019053; 8711252310022 87111252795263; Batch: 2020048 106503/07
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0719/16
Product: Fancy-dress wig
Name: Perucas de Halloween ('Halloween wig')
Risk: Suffocation, Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: V&F
Type/number of model: Ref.64952
Risk level: Serious risk
The wig poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability. Moreover, the plastic of the packaging is too thin: If a child plays with it, the plastic might cover the nose and mouth, causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multi-coloured wig supplied in a transparent plastic bag sealed by means of a blue cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 8882010649521
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0723/16
Product: Girl's fancy-dress costume
Name: Caperucita Roja Infantil
Risk: Strangulation, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Nines d´Onil
Type/number of model: Ref. D567; size 2, 5 to 7 years.
Risk level: Serious risk
The costume has cords with free ends in the neck area and excessively long cords at the waist. The cords could get caught in vehicles or play-areas. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Little Red Riding Hood costume for children aged 5 to 7.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435054365720
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0726/16
Product: Mobile
Name: Mini-trapeze horse
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HEIMESS
Type/number of model: 763470
Risk level: Serious risk
A small child could put a piece of the mobile (the wooden piece with hearts that includes the metal fastener) in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with 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: Painted, wooden mobile to be attached to a pushchair, with different shapes, hearts and a horse.
Batch number/Barcode: 4011534634704
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0728/16
Product: Manicure set
Name: Nail studio
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: kids fun
Type/number of model: Ref : 2545967 Item n° 9090
Risk level: Serious risk
The yellow varnish contains Chromium (measured value total Chromium 54.1 mg/kg) and lead (measured value 288 mg/kg). Chromium is an irritant and sensitizer and can trigger allergic reactions when in contact with the skin and exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neurotoxicity, particularly in the case of children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Manicure set containing jars of nail varnish and false nails.
Batch number/Barcode: 8718546590900
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0057/16
Product: Hair straightener/heated brush
Name: HAIR HYDRATION
Risk: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HELEN OF TROY|VIDAL SASSOON
Type/number of model: Model: VS 119 E Type : EH119BL
Risk level: Other risk level
The button allowing to switch between curling and straightening reaches a high temperature. Due to its position on the device it may come into contact with the face while the brush is being used normally and cause burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Heated brush with different accessories, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 0078729641194
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France




Report 22 (03/06/2016)

Alert number: A12/0673/16
Product: Glue
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Matrix
Type/number of model: EH14816-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 40.3% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A red, yellow and blue tube of glue in a blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 2165489855546
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0674/16
Product: Glue
Name: 110 Super Glue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: BAQIANG
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 23.1% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A white bottle of super glue (5g) supplied in a blister pack on white and green cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 6943211887562
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0678/16
Product: Lederhose (Leather trousers)
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Distler Original
Type/number of model: Colour: dark brown, Order: 191394-006
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 26 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Women's mid-brown coloured, dyed leather shorts with a front flap and appliqué work; there is a row of buttons on each leg. Sample size 36.
Batch number/Barcode: 1009971240363 ; Batch No: 3414-0365683-440;
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0692/16
Product: Leather belt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: AWG Mode Center
Type/number of model: 730210/542698 (reference number of importer: 1100549)
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 8.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Black leather belt for men, sample size 100.
Batch number/Barcode: 4025911042266
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0693/16
Product: Men's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TRAVERIS
Type/number of model: References 1807, 1939 and 2817
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 6.8 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Three different models of men's sandals made of brown leather uppers and synthetic soles. The packaging is a grey cardboard box with orange lid. Sample sizes 40-42.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0669/16
Product: Eau de Toilette
Name: CUBA GOLD FOR MEN
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CUBA ORIGINAL by PARFUMS DES CHAMPS,
Type/number of model: LOT: N: 9655,
Risk level: Serious risk
The eau de toilette contains the allergenic substances Limonen, Linalool, Cinnamaldehyd, Eugenol, alfa-isomethylionon, Lilial, Coumarin, Amylcinnamyl aldehyd, Lyral and Hexylcinnamaldehyd in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de toilette (100 ml) in a brown bottle in the shape of a cigar. Outer orange packaging is a metallic, cylindrical box with lid.
Batch number/Barcode: 5425017732389
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0670/16
Product: Eau de Toilette
Name: Women in Green
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Shirley May
Type/number of model: PD.04-14; ED. 04-19
Risk level: Serious risk
The eau de toilette contains the allergenic substances Limonen, Linalool, Benzyl alcohol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Lilial, Farnesol, Amylcinnamyl aldehyd, Lyral, Hexylcinnamaldehyd and Benzyl salicylate in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de toilette (50 ml) in a glass bottle in the form of a woman, with a green lid. The packaging is a green cardboard box, wrapped in cellophane.
Batch number/Barcode: 6295124003639 (on the outer packaging), B. 462174D (On the bottle)
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0671/16
Product: Eau de Parfum
Name: Miss AMERICA - Parfum de Toilette
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.3777 (only on the outer package)
Risk level: Serious risk
The eau de parfum contains the allergenic substances Linalool, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Lilial, Coumarin, Farnesol and Hexylcinnamaldehyd in excess of 0.001%. They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum in a bottle (55ml) with a silver cap, supplied in a cardboard box in the colours of the US flag. There is picture of the Statue of Liberty on the bottle and the box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6937926304339
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0672/16
Product: Stand fan
Name: 16 Inch Stand Fan
Risk: Injuries, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: OSCAR PLUS
Type/number of model: FS-40G
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not adequate and accessible parts could become live. In addition, the blades are not adequately protected by the grille. Fingers can be caught between the grille guard and the rotating blade, causing cuts or fractures. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White stand fan supplied in blue cardboard package.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436011055012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0691/16
Product: Electric blanket
Name: Warm Cloud
Risk: Health risk / other
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TnS Home Collection
Type/number of model: QD(150*80)/0.9m2-SD-DT
Risk level: Serious risk
The electric blanket can be connected directly to the power supply without the control unit. If used in this way, the electric blanket will overheat in the absence of a thermostat and a vulnerable person could suffer heatstroke. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The product consists of a white blanket containing the heating element and powered by a white power cord and controller. The product comes in an orange and red cardboard box with a photo of the device on the outside.
Batch number/Barcode: 5204558999679
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/0686/16
Product: Bicycles
Name: Syncros 2016 FL1.0 Offset Seat Posts
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: SCOTT
Type/number of model: Model: Syncros 2016 FL1.0 Offset Seat Posts with a 27.2mm diameter assembled on SCOTT 2016 Road bikes.
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat posts can fracture leading to immediate loss of rider control which may cause accidents and injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Model year 2016 SCOTT men’s and women’s road bicycles with SYNCROS FL 1.0 seat posts. “SCOTT” is printed on the bicycle down tube and “SYNCROS” is printed on the seat post. The bicycles are sold in black, grey and white with yellow, orange, green or blue decals.
Batch number/Barcode: Bicycle models included in the recall are: Addict CX 10 disc, Addict SL, Addict Team Issue, Addict 10, Addict 15, Addict 20, Addict Gravel disc, Solace Premium disc, Solace 10 disc, Frame set Addict 10 (HMF), Frame set Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech / Di2 and Seatpost Syncros FL1.0 Carbon Offset 27.2mm. A complete list of serial numbers included in the recall can be found at http://www.scott-sports.com/global/en/company/safety-and-recalls.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/0684/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Christmas LED Light 8 MULTIFUNCTION
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Blumagix / Orion
Type/number of model: BMCL-LSL20R200
Risk level: Serious risk
The dimensions of the plug are too small and the wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LED are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible, basic insulated, wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The lighting chain includes 201 serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable, red LED lamps. The product can be operated with a flashing switch and control unit. It is supplied in a colourful cardboard box and plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 998314 590094
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0685/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Christmas LED light 8 MultiFunction
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: BluMagix / Orion
Type/number of model: BMCL-LSL10RGB100
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of electric shock for the following reasons. Firstly, the dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. Secondly, the wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. Thirdly, the accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. Finally, the insulation provided by the shrink tubing for the lamps is inadequate. Moreover, the cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The lighting chain includes serial-parallel connected non-replaceable 100 pcs LED lamps (25 green, 25 yellow, 25 blue, 25 red) The product can be operated with flashing switch and control unit. Technical specifications: 220 V, 10 m, 100 LED Packaging: colourful cardboard box and plastic bag. Inscription on the packaging: 'Christmas LED light 8 Multi Function', 'Energy efficient LED string lights'.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 998314 590018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0690/16
Product: Sander
Name: PSS Series
Risk: Electric shock, Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Bosch
Type/number of model: PSS 2, PSS 20, PSS 190, PSS 200, PSS 250 and PSS 2000
Risk level: Serious risk
A breakage in the ventilation wheel could lead to small parts being ejected in the direction of the user leading to puncture wounds and further injuries. Moreover, live parts may become accessible, which could cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Green and black sanders.
Batch number/Barcode: Manufacture period from June to August 2007
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/0662/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: S 500 Hybrid, C 350 Hybrid, GLC 350 Hybrid Plus 4Matic, ML 500 4Matic Hybrid
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0335*29 ff, type: 221, EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0457*29 ff, type: 204K EEC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0431*35 ff, type: 204, EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0480*16 ff, type: 204X EC-type approval: e1*2001/46*0598*15 ff, type: 166.
Risk level: Serious risk
The on-board high-voltage battery charger may malfunction. As a consequence it may incorrectly detect that an external charging cable has been inserted. If the vehicle is travelling at a speed of less than 5 km/h, this could lead to the activation of the park-lock function which would prevent further movement of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Plug-in, hybrid electric vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from March 2015 to September 2015 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Romania, The Netherlands, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0664/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR XP 900, RZR 900, RZR XP 1000
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The alternator regulator could overheat which may lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Side-by-Side / all-terrain vehicle
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 03/10/2012 and 15/02/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0665/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Discovery, Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type/number of model: Land Rover Discovery 4: 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles. , Range Rover 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles., Range Rover Sport: 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem linked with the electronics, the engine may cut out without any detectable warning signs. This could potentially cause a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 02/04/2012 and 02/05/2013
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Romania, Sweden, Ireland
Alert number: A12/0666/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XF and XJ
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: XF: 2012 and 2013 Model Year vehicles., XJ: 2012 and 2013 Model Year vehicles.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem linked with the electronics, the engine may cut out without any detectable warning signs. This could potentially cause a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 01/06/2012 and 31/10/2012
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/0677/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Insight
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e6*2001/116*0130; Type: ZE2
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a defect in the gas generator of the driver's air bag, deployment of the air bag could result in small metal fragments being released which could injure the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2012 to 2013.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0679/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: SH
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Models: SH125 and SH150 , EU Type-approval numbers: e4*2002/24*2896*00, e4*2002/24*2897*00, e4*2002/24*2896*01 and e4*2002/24*2897*01. , Model years 2013 and 2014
Risk level: Serious risk
The surface of the resin inlet cover in the fuel pump may deform, reducing the clearance between the inlet cover and the fuel pump's impeller. Consequently, the two components may interfere with each other. As a result, the impeller locks, stopping fuel flow to the engine which may cause the engine to suddenly stall.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Motorcycles.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: from 10th July 2012 to 31st January 2015.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Sweden, Slovakia, Estonia
Alert number: A12/0680/16
Product: Van
Name: Trafic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Model: Trafic III (X82) Types: FGMA, FGMB, FGMD, FGME, JGMA, JGMB, JGMD and JGME.
Risk level: Serious risk
Mounting screws may be missing on the cross member of the dashboard of the passenger airbag. The absence of mounting screws on the airbag may affect its correct functioning in the event of an impact.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Van.
Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles are manufactured between the 14/05/2014 and 1/12/2014.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0663/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Shrilling Chicken
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: ZIX
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the chicken contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 20.0 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A plastic chicken that makes a sound when squeezed. Description of packaging: a plastic net closed by means of a cardboard strip.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0667/16
Product: Toy playset
Name: 'Coffee Set' and 'Kitchen Set'
Risk: Suffocation, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Kitchen Collection
Type/number of model: 1) Ref. 8108 , 2) Ref. 8930
Risk level: Serious risk
The lids of the saucepan and paella dish have a hemispheric shape and could therefore cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation. Moreover, the handle and the lid of the coffee pot break easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: 1) Kitchen playset consisting of various kitchen utensils made of colourful plastic, supplied in a plastic net with cardboard label; 2) Coffee playset with various coffee utensils made of colourful plastic, supplied in a blister packaging with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0668/16
Product: Erasers
Name: Puzzle Eraser - 1) Eraser Japanese Sweets 2) Eraser Sushi 3) Eraser Anmitsu Shop
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: IWAKO
Type/number of model: 1) ER-BRI009 omokeshi set 05 Japanese Sweets set , 3) ER-BRI033 omokeshi set 28 Anmitsu Shop, 2) ER-961082 omokeshi set 03 Sushi
Risk level: Serious risk
A small child may put the small erasers in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product
Description: Erasers in the shape of Japanese sweets, sushi and other food, packaged in blister packs with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 3) 4 991685 130105, 1) 4 991685 200266, 2) 4 991685 961082
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
      
Alert number: A12/0681/16
Product: Baby Rattles
Name: Mobile
Risk: Choking, Cuts
Category: Toys
Brand: CHENG FENG
Type/number of model: Item No.: 8201-101, Model: 740291
Risk level: Serious risk
All the rattles (except the fruit-shaped rattle), as well as the black plastic pieces attached to the end of the cord included in the outer hat, can easily break and generate small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. Moreover, the head of the bear-shaped rattle and the handle of the rattle marked 'Happy Music' can obstruct the airways, causing a risk of choking. In addition, several of the rattles can easily break and expose children to sharp points and edges, possibly causing cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set of 8 multicoloured rattles in different shapes made from hard plastic. The rattles are packed in a transparent plastic bottle (approx. height: 22 cm) in the shape of a child with an orange face and hat that is screwed on to the top of the bottle.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074029100001, LOT: PI2000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
    
Alert number: A12/0682/16
Product: Baby rattles
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BABY TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No.: 160-8, Model: 740259
Risk level: Serious risk
The following small parts can easily detach from the rattles: the right ear of the dog rattle, the lemon of the fruit rattle, and the inner balls. A small child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 2 multicoloured rattles made from hard plastic. Packing: transparent plastic bag, sealed with paper label with brand "Baby-Toys" and inscription "Best gift for your baby".
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074025900001, LOT: 13/1018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/0683/16
Product: Baby rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Cuts, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BABY TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No.: 160-13, Model: 740258
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle and the inner ball can easily break and generate small parts and hazardous sharp points, posing a risk of choking and cuts for children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured rattle made from hard plastic, consisting of a small purple/white ball in an orange (outer)/yellow (inner) sphere. Packing: transparent plastic bag, sealed with paper label.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 074025800001, LOT: 13/1018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0687/16
Product: Rattles
Name: Baby Star
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: LE BAO TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No.: 343, Model: 740289
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal rod that links the blue plastic pieces of the flower rattle detaches and generates small parts. A small child 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 2 multicoloured rattles made of hard plastic supplied in blister packaging with paper back.
Batch number/Barcode: 074028900001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/0688/16
Product: Rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: ANIMAL ALLEY
Type/number of model: Item No.: GH61095, Code: 5161095
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the packaging is too thin and, if a child plays with it, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1. The plastic parts of the product contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 21% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 1.9% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured rattle in the shape of a drum made of soft material. Inside the drum there are 3 plastic balls with small bells. The product is supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5205193027857
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/0689/16
Product: Wooden shotgun
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: B&SC
Type/number of model: Reference XM202
Risk level: Serious risk
The kinetic energy of projectiles fired from the shotgun is too high which can lead to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy wooden shotgun supplied in a transparent plastic bag together with projectiles made of rubber.
Batch number/Barcode: 8436037232657
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A11/0053/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: 1) Medium Rotor; 2) Rotor; 3) Light Bearing & Linkage; 4) Light key
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Hetman
Type/number of model: 1.) Lubricant 11.5, 4.) Lubricant 16, 3.) Lubricant 13, 2.) Lubricant 12
Risk level: Other risk level
The products lack the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White plastic bottle with metal pipette and green cap (Rotor Lubricant 12 has a red cap). Labelling in green.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A11/0054/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Valve Oil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: REKA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Valve oil for musical instruments supplied in a white plastic bottle (50 ml) with blue cap and blue/yellow labelling.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0055/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Ventilöl ('Valve oil')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: JOACHIM KREUL
Type/number of model: V511
Risk level: Other risk level
The product has an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Valve oil (yellow liquid) supplied in a clear plastic bottle (pen form) with metal pipette tip and red plastic cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 4038827057385
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0056/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: "La Tromba" Valve Oil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: La Tromba
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product has an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Valve oil supplied in a clear plastic bottle with a red cap and labelling in gold and red.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Germany