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Report 26 (Published on: 30/06/2017)

Alert number: A12/0845/17
Product: Baby clothing
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TEX BABY
Type / number of model: Reference No I599595
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons come off easily, generating small parts that a small child may put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Baby clothing in white and pink, size 12 months, with decorative buttons around the chest area and press studs along the bottom.
Batch number / Barcode: 3614612880553 (pink); 514612880492 (white)
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0855/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Summer II
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Highway 1
Type / number of model: Black, size L/09 black (201527)
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 3.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lined black leather gloves with a brightly-coloured cardboard tag.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: 04544-069064
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0865/17
Product: Leather shoes
Name: 1) Lea 2) Heini
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Kimmon kenkä
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 31.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Black leather shoes with insoles made of light brown leather. Packed in a black cardboard box with text "Kimmon kenkä Kankaanpää".
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0869/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: FLM Supersport Handschuh
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear
Type / number of model: 31053304
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 19.1 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Gloves made of black and white leather.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0851/17
Product: Make-up remover
Name: Make-up remover
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LUMI
Type / number of model: Item 1155
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 7.8x10<sup>4</sup> cfu/ml). If used on damaged skin or if it comes into contact with the eyes, the product may cause infection or irritation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Make-up remover in 100 ml bottle. Packaged in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4744034013334
Country of origin: Estonia
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/0859/17
Product: Travel charger
Name: Block Travel Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: CONEXIÓN ACTIVITY
Type / number of model: BLOCK TRAVEL CHARGER 2.1A
Risk level: Serious risk
The charger is incorrectly marked with regard to the assigned charge. The insulation becomes perforated easily. As a consequence, live parts may become accessible, which the user could touch and suffer an electric shock. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel charger, packaged in a transparent plastic box. Technical specifications: 100-240V-50/60Hz. 15A output DC5.OV-1500 MAH. Includes USB cable.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436559143615
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0871/17
Product: Thermos flask
Name: Termo Plastico 1L Surtido
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: GERIMPORT
Type / number of model: 1L
Risk level: Serious risk
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue thermos flask with cup sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430540238243
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0862/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Luces de Navidad con 100 LED ('Christmas lighting chain with 100 LED lights')
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Z&H
Type / number of model: ref. ZH27316
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not sufficiently protected against pulling and twisting. It may break or detach, exposing live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Colourful light chain with 100 LEDs. It comes in a red cardboard box decorated with Christmas motifs.
Batch number / Barcode: 8480080273167
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0863/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: GUIRNALDA RED 160 L
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: MIMI
Type / number of model: Item No HH-201071
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not protected against pulling, the connector cover is not securely fastened and the cable between the plug and the first light-socket is too small. As a consequence, live parts may become accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 160 LED lights for indoor use. Packaged in a red cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6882010515712
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0858/17
Product: Bus
Name: Travego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Approval No: e1*2007/46*0022; Approval type: 632 04
Risk level: Serious risk
The control unit of the cruise control is fitted into a metal frame, the edges of which rub against the voltage cable placed aside of the frame. This could damage the insulation of the cable and lead to a short-circuit and, at worst, to a cable fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between August 2014 and February 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0866/17
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech/Jix
Type / number of model: A113 - Type Approval E9-05.1793
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. In the event of an impact, users might suffer head injuries. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Modular flip up motorcycle helmet with double visor, in colours white/black; black/silver; and yellow/black.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0868/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Multistrada 1200
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*168/2013*00001 Type: AA
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear suspension of the motorcycle may break under heavy loading leading to loss of control of the vehicle and the possibility of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia
Alert number: A12/0870/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Cactus
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model: e*2007/46*0440*05
Risk level: Serious risk
The guard has been incorrectly fixed to the bumper and may fall off with a risk of injuries for other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 12 February 2016 and 25 November 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0872/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Outlander
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, model year 2014: e1*2001/116*0406*19 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, model year 2014/2015: e1*2001/116*0406*20 and e1*2001/116*0406*21 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, model year 2015: e1*2001/116*0406*22
Risk level: Serious risk
A malfunction of the engine's software has been detected and the spark plugs do not work properly. As a consequence, the main battery may not be charged, causing the vehicle to stop because of a low battery which could create a hazard for passengers and other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: model year 2014 & 2015
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0852/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: COMET ROCKET 1, 2, 3, 4
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Original Fireworks
Type / number of model: Art. n° 3999 CE 1646-F2-104-109-24
Risk level: Serious risk
The firework ascends at an angle that is too flat and explodes at too low altitude. As a consequence, the user (or spectators) can suffer from temporary impairment of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Assortment of four rockets of category F2. Net explosive quantity: 120 g. Only for outdoor use.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch B150005
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/0860/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: ARMY TANK LARGE
Risk type: Burns
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Vulcan
Type / number of model: Art n° 267, ref nr EC149994
Risk level: Serious risk
The ignition fuse is not correctly attached to the product. As a consequence, users trying to ignite it may get burned by unexpected triggering of the firework fountains, with less or no delay due to the inadequate fuse. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A firework article in the shape of a toy army tank, packed in a cardboard box with transparent window. This type of firework article is categorized as a ground mover, cat. F2.
Batch number / Barcode: 4891736921488
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
    
Alert number: A12/0846/17
Product: Plastic toy with sweets
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantasy Toys & Candies
Type / number of model: Ref.: FTC50223 - Lot: 01/2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value >20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy pony with sweets. One pony is pink with a purple mane; the other is purple with a pink mane. The ponies come packed individually in transparent plastic boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0847/17
Product: Rattle
Name: Lopta
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: N:024049
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle can easily break, generating a small part which could be put in the mouth by a small child and cause choking. Moreover, the handle of the rattle is too long. A small child could put the handle of the rattle 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 (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A plastic rattle with a bell in the middle. Packed in a white net with a paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156024049
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0848/17
Product: Rattle toy
Name: PLAY THE SONG / LET´S PLAY
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ABABABY
Type / number of model: NO.2008-8
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle can easily break, generating small parts which could be put in the mouth by a small child and cause choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: An orange and yellow plastic rattle, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6000000418069
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0849/17
Product: Foam puzzle mat
Name: EVA Children Put Together Tool
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: XIN YUE
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:PT081107
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Foam puzzle mat consisting of ten animal-shaped puzzle pieces, supplied in transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0850/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Doll Stroller
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: MING XIANG
Type / number of model: NO.339; ITEM NO.: TC142029
Risk level: Serious risk
The pushchair has only one safety lock and may easily collapse. Children's fingers may become trapped between moving parts, causing 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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: A pink folding pushchair for dolls, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8017000020299
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0853/17
Product: Mouldable sand
Name: Magic Sand
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: GE (Goose Engr.) / Funny Lucky
Type / number of model: 882-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic packaging for the sand is too large and 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 standards EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Mouldable coloured sand supplied with a plastic sand tray and plastic moulds; packed in plastic bags inside a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0854/17
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: YUANTU
Type / number of model: YT 6040-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The moulds break easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A set of plastic beach toys in various colours: moulds in the shape of a seahorse, whale, turtle, walrus and digging tools. Packed in a plastic net with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 0000011386407
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0856/17
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Guitarra
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: AMATOYS
Type / number of model: TS22841 8014
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic packaging for the guitar is too large and 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 standards EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy guitar, packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435234949894
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0857/17
Product: Fabric doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MEILIDA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the flowers) can detach easily from the doll. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fabric doll with blond plaits dressed in yellow clothing decorated with pink flowers. It comes in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8688270005905
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0861/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Travel Girl Sofie
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi-Toys
Type / number of model: Item No 04961, Batch No 110850
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll (size 310mm) with blond and pink long hair, wearing a multi-coloured dress, pink cloak, silver-coloured earrings, pink plastic shoes and with accessories (hairbrush, handbag, suitcase, all made of plastic). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 714627 049619
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0864/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: CIUDAD SION TOYS
Type / number of model: model No 3006
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose detaches easily from the soft toy, generating a small part. A small child may 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White and pink soft toy in the shape of a dog with black trim around the ears, and big eyes. A label is sewn onto the paw. No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5635235530067
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0873/17
Product: Activity ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BABY TO LOVE
Type / number of model: 350338
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic ball contains di-isobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 20% by weight). DIBP is classified as toxic for reproduction. The toy does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: 2-in-1 activity ball comprised of a plastic ball hidden inside a fabric learning ball made up of a teething ring, mirror, squeaker, different sounds and materials.
Batch number / Barcode: 3700552350338; Single production with batch number BTL1312AB0
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A11/0092/17
Product: Shaving foam
Name: PULSE SHAVING FOAM - Normal skin
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BODY X FUZE
Type / number of model: EXP: 04/11/2020
Risk level: Other risk level
The product contains N-Nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA) (measured value 136.5 mg/kg) which is classified as a human carcinogen. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shaving foam in a round aluminium can, volume: 200 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718692414099; Batch: 31591
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A11/0093/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: Grom 1 / Petarda blyskowa [Flash firecracker]
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Triplex
Type / number of model: TXP486; Produced in 2013
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box, covered with plastic film. Each box contains 36 items.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160214866; Batch number: 36F268/178/13
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A11/0089/17
Product: Plastic toy hammer
Name: FUNNY GAVEL
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: AT5613/801B
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A plastic whistling hammer with a length of approx. 35 cm made from individual parts in different colours (orange, green and pink). The hammer is sold in a net.
Batch number / Barcode: 8591945075076
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A11/0090/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: MY FIRST BAND
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: ALLTOYS
Type / number of model: AT4149/68024-2A
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A set of two differently sized plastic tambourines with metal bell.
Batch number / Barcode: 8591945062267
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A11/0091/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: Salta Luxe 153 cm x 214 cm
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Five Star H.K. / Salta Trampolines
Type / number of model: 567A-14 ( TATR-0507)
Risk level: Other risk level
The safety net is too low: children might jump over it accidentally and get injured. In addition, there is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped, and the leg of the trampoline may come loose. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Trampoline for domestic use, rectangular (153 cm x 214 cm ) with safety net, packed in cardboard boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718868708670 (trampoline), 4897018415775 (net)
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0094/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Princess Dress Up
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: F&F (by TESCO)
Type / number of model: 664-1333
Risk level: Other risk level
The gold glitter on the dress can easily detach, generating small parts that can get into the eyes of the child and get stuck there, causing possible damage to sight. One accident reported. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A child's fancy-dress costume consisting of a white and pink dress with a brooch in the waist area and a plastic headband. Sample size: 2-3 and 3-4 years
Batch number / Barcode: 5057008722231 (2-3 years), 5057008722248 (3-4 years)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    






Report 25 (Published on: 23/06/2017)

Alert number: A12/0826/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Lange Handschuhe Leather Lacing braun (Long leather gloves with lacing)
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Roeckl
Type / number of model: Product ref.: 11012-422. Colour: 154
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 80.3 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Brown, unlined leather gloves with long cuffs and decorative leather lacing, size 7, no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 4053071007788
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0828/17
Product: Lederhosen (Leather trousers)
Name: Glenda
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lekra
Type / number of model: 49302; colour: red deer/red
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: 3.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Sand-coloured half-length lederhosen with red lining, additionally with two buttons and leather waistband.
Batch number / Barcode: 56230W0400139 (GTIN); 71872
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0841/17
Product: Babies' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Baby Rico
Type / number of model: 1850
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White and blue dress for babies. The product is decorated with glued pearl parts and rhinestones on glued textile butterflies. Sample size: 74
Batch number / Barcode: 1 602240 018501
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0842/17
Product: Girls' dress with bolero
Name: Bébi ruha
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GVИ
Type / number of model: YL141212000
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Coral coloured sleeveless dress with long-sleeved white bolero. The dress is decorated with glued rhinestones. The bolero is decorated with half beads. Sample size: 92
Batch number / Barcode: 10003841
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0832/17
Product: Android TV box
Name: OTT TV Box 4K
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: AC Adapter: ANU-050250A
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage and clearance distances are too small and the insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate. The user can touch live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Android TV box supplied with power supply (AC adapter). Sold in black cardboard box. AC Adapter electrical specifications: Input: 100-240V, 0,3A, 50/60 Hz, Class II; Output: 5V, 2500mA
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0829/17
Product: Teeth whitening strips
Name: Crest 3D White Whitestrips - Supreme Flexfit
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Crest
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration up to 10% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks
Description: 42 individually packed teeth whitening strips (1 strip for upper teeth, 1 strip for lower teeth), sold online to consumers. Unregistered import by third party distributor. The manufacturer did not produce it for direct distribution to consumers in the EU.
Batch number / Barcode: 8971400046; (L)6225V44
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0844/17
Product: Baby wet wipes
Name: Babytücher - Baby wipes
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Ultra Soft
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The wipes contain methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured concentration 0.0136% by weight). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 30 wipes measuring 20 x 15 cm, sold in a light blue foil packaging, resealable on the front side of the package. Black-and-white baby photo on the front.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No 132591
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0833/17
Product: Tea light candle
Name: Six tea light candles with coloured flames
Risk type: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Northern Light Candle
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The flames coming from the candles are too high and may ignite flammable material close to the candle. Moreover, the wicks have a long afterglow, possible causing fire if getting in contact with flammable material. Also, the candles produce high temperatures and may cause a candle holder to break, which could cause a fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Six tea light candles in a cardboard package
Batch number / Barcode: 6430048390032
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0822/17
Product: Nail lamp
Name: LED Mini Nail Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: GY-LED-018. Adaptor model: A1299
Risk level: Serious risk
The adaptor has inadequate insulation and has not been fitted with overload or short circuit protection. The size of the plug pins is incorrect. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive, the relevant European standards EN 60950 and EN 60335 and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Nail gel curing lamp in various colours, supplied with AC/DC adaptor branded as Emerson Network Power. Packaged in white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0830/17
Product: Digital clock and calendar
Name: LED Digital Calendar / DIGITÁLIS LED KIJELZŐS
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Patent (ZL): 200630008994.8; ZXTL-13A
Risk level: Serious risk
The dimensions of the flat plug are substantially less than required and the pins of the plug do not have an insulating collar. When inserting the plug the user may touch the live pins. The soldered wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured against loosening. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Digital electronic calendar integrated with alarm clock and temperature display. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 137685 313050
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0963/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Home Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HOME
Type / number of model: Input AC 100-240V 50-60Hz., Output DC 5V-1A.
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation may break, leaving live parts accessible which the user may touch, posing a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black micro USB charger. The packaging is a closed white and green cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8433772249964
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0834/17
Product: Women's riding gloves
Name: Ladies finest, mocha/light brown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: haukeschmidt FINESTGLOVES
Type / number of model: Order No: 15021; 0111-201; size 11
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 15.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Leather riding gloves, light-brown palm and dark-brown back, sample size 11.
Batch number / Barcode: 4251157100747
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0819/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Sople LED - LED Icicle Lights
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Super LED Poland
Type / number of model: Symbol: 1909 Serial number: SLP-LCH-1909-2015
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation breaks easily, giving access to live parts. As a consequences, consumer may touch live parts and suffer an electric shock. Moreover, due to an inadequate nominal cross-sectional area of the wire, local overheating may occur with a risk of fire when in contact with home furnishing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights. Specification: 220 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz, length: 10 m. Packaged in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0843/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: MINIFÜZÉR
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: ROYAL
Type / number of model: 0614-112L-2.3X0.9M; 0614
Risk level: Serious risk
The wires can overheat as they are too thin. The wire ends soldered to the lamps are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required. The structure of cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of plugs and the live parts of the free remaining pin is accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with serial connected non-replaceable 112 pcs clear miniature lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Technical specifications: 230 V~; 50 Hz; 104 W; light sources: 2,2 V, 0,07A, 0,65 W; Class II.; IP20; F-marking. Packaging: colorful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 6 924524 300122
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0825/17
Product: Strobe lighting
Name: DE Studio Strobe
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Godox
Type / number of model: X 000 NT 8CD3
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts with contact current of 111 mA are accessible. On accident reported. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard European standard EN 60065.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Studio flash (300 mm long). The casing is 110 mm in diameter, with a diameter at the reflector of 160 mm. At the front of the casing there is a ring flash and a photographic lamp. At the rear of the casing are 1 LCD display, 2 control dials, 4 push-buttons, 1 non-heating-device plug, 1 socket, 1 USB connector, the power switch and the CE mark.
Batch number / Barcode: 6952344204214
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
       
Alert number: A12/0820/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy IV
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0531*01; type: V;
Risk level: Serious risk
The pinion of the steering valve on the steering rack has been incorrectly fixed. This may lead to a loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 19 July – 6 September 2016 (SPACETOURER) and 15 June – 5 September 2016 (JUMPY IV)
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0821/17
Product: Motor vehicle part
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MANN+HUMMEL
Type / number of model: Type: WK 939/14 x
Risk level: Serious risk
The weld seam of the diesel fuel filter may weaken as a result of a defect in the plastic used. As a consequence, the pressure stability of the filter cannot be assured over its service life, which may cause the filter to fail, possibly resulting in a fuel leak with a risk of accidents for other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Diesel filter.
Batch number / Barcode: Filters from production batch 28816 are affected; production period: August 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0824/17
Product: Lorry
Name: TGS, TGX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Type-approval: e4*2007/46*0229*03, e4*2007/46*0231*12, e4*2007/46*0229*04, e4*2007/46*0229*05, e4*2007/46*0229*11, e4*2007/46*0229*14, e4*2007/46*0230*06, e4*2007/46*0231*02, e4*2007/46*0231*03, e4*2007/46*0231*04, e4*2007/46*0231*05, e4*2007/46*0231*06, e4*2007/46*0231*07, e4*2007/46*0231*08, e4*2007/46*0231*09, e4*2007/46*0231*10, e4*2007/46*0231*11, e4*2007/46*0231*12, e4*2007/46*0231*13, K681*27, K977*19, K685*27
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake calipers fitted to the front and driving axles may fail, resulting in reduced controllability of the vehicle owing to the possible lack of braking power in the wheel position concerned and to the alignment of the vehicle when the brakes are applied. As a consequence, accidents might occur.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between October 2011 and March 2014
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0831/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mazda 3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0262*; Type: BL
Risk level: Serious risk
Defective welding of the joint between the tank and the fuel tank inlet may cause it to break. As a result, fuel may leak, causing a hazard for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 July 2015 and 18 September 2015.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0836/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Zafira C
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: EC-type approval: e4*2007/46*0204*21, e4*2007/46*0204*22 and e4*2007/46*0204*24
Risk level: Serious risk
The bolts of the second seat row seat belts as well as of the third seat row seats and seat belt buckles may have been insufficiently tightened, increasing the risk of injuries in the case of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected were built between 20/07/2016 and 02/02/2017, from F 1 098564 to H 1054906.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0837/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: E-class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0501*24-32, e1*2007/46*1560*00-05; type: 212, R1ES
Risk level: Serious risk
The bonding between the top and the lower part of the roof-mounted taxi sign may not be adequate. As a consequence, the top of the taxi sign may become detached from the lower part with a risk of accidents for other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles with roof-mounted taxi sign concerned and manufactured between 11 January 2016 and 21 April 2017
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0838/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 300
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0141*21; Type: LX
Risk level: Serious risk
The front drive shaft may become detached, as a result of screws being inadequately secured, and fall on to the road, creating a risk of accidents for other road users.
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 1 April 2014 and 30 June 2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0840/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Thema
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0141*21; Type: LX
Risk level: Serious risk
The front drive shaft may become detached, as a result of screws being inadequately secured, and fall on to the road, creating a risk of accidents for other road users.
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 April 2014
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1188/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Atego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1170, e1*2007/46*1171 Types: 967PKX2
Risk level: Serious risk
Operation of the frequent-stop brake is defective in this type of lorry fitted with a refuse collection system. As a result, the lorry may roll backwards and thus pose a risk to the employees riding on the running board and vehicles following behind the refuse lorry if the driver also omits to apply the service brake.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The lorries concerned were produced between 30 April 2014 and 17 October 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0817/17
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
Name: Dentiera Horror ('Horror' false teeth)
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fiori Paolo
Type / number of model: CI 12475; lot 0315 unique identification code: 73186
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the fancy-dress teeth contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20.9 % 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fancy-dress false teeth supplied in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8008092062618
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0818/17
Product: Baby swing
Name: Baby Swing
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Paradiso Toys
Type / number of model: Ref. T00151 PO. 14/127 Production date: 01.2015
Risk level: Serious risk
The leg opening is not sufficiently large. When sitting in the swing, a child may slip through the opening with the legs and the torso but get stuck between the neck and the head, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Plastic baby swing with ropes attached. Available in various colours. No packaging, label containing necessary information attached to the swing. For children aged 1-3.
Batch number / Barcode: 5425000331513
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0823/17
Product: Doll
Name: Lalka [Doll]
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: R1M-1 WM-006
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains plastic straps with sharp edges with the risk of causing injuries, especially to the eyes, or cuts to a child. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Doll made of soft plastic material (head, arms and legs) and textile material (torso). The doll's head is attached to the torso with a plastic strap. Packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5900733032178
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0827/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lady like princess
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 339611
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17,4%). 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll available in various colours. Packaged in cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902012747391
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0835/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: POLICE
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TOINSA
Type / number of model: model nº 24-1, ítem nº 03-2450
Risk level: Serious risk
A part of the whistle becomes detached easily, generating a small part which a child could put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black plastic gun and accessories such as plastic handcuffs, badge, bullets, whistle, headset and transmitter. The packaging is a blister with a blue, white and red cardboard back in the shape of a police badge.
Batch number / Barcode: 8349030324505
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0839/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: HALLOWEEN COSTUME
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: W.S.T.
Type / number of model: art. no XX0089, item 0570
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the mask is highly flammable. If a child wears the beard and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns mostly on the face. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Skeleton costume consisting of a black tunic with a white skeleton printed on it and a white skull mask. The product comes in a transparent plastic bag containing a piece of blue and black cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 6771201505703
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0867/17
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: COLOR SPIN LED
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SYMEX
Type / number of model: CS5555 SYM0024
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cells inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic fidget spinner sold in a black cardboard box with transparent window. The fidget spinner is available in different colours (red, blue, green, yellow, black, white). The spinners are provided with three battery-powered (CR 1220/3V) LED modules, blinking in three different colors and in two different rhythms when pressed.
Batch number / Barcode: 5412479020024
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A11/0087/17
Product: Submersible water pump
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GEKO
Type / number of model: G81404
Risk level: Other risk level
The product is not earthed and the cross-section of the mains connection cable is too small. Under certain circumstances this product could cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The 280 W protection class II pump is made of light metal; it weighs around 3.5 kg, is around 270 mm long and has a diameter of around 120 mm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0086/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: Junior Trampoline
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: WORLDS APART
Type / number of model: 75EJA01
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks a padding covering the elastic bands. As a consequence, a child using the trampoline might slip through the opening between the mat and the frame and hit the ground or get trapped, suffering injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Small blue trampoline for children 3-6 years, with elastic bands instead of springs, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5013138627594
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A11/0088/17
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Talking Tom
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.GS998-1
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mobile phone plastic toy, emitting noise when being pressed.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    





Report 24 (Published on: 16/06/2017)

Alert number: A12/0795/17
Product: Ladies' sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BOSTON
Type / number of model: ref. SC2102
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 5.4 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Ladies' sandals made of leather with brown straps, sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0808/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: twinflex
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Uvex
Type / number of model: Style: S453002/ black, size 8
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 59 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Black and partially perforated leather, unlined, with velcro fastening, press stud with horse motif, woven-in inscription 'SCHWENKEL'; elasticated strip, sewn-in labels; unpackaged
Batch number / Barcode: EAN-Codes 4043197266879 and 51933517
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0793/17
Product: Radio
Name: FM Radio with USB/SD Card Slot
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: Goldfull
Type / number of model: GF-6118TD
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to the mains voltage appearing on accessible parts. 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 (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Portable FM radio with a mains cable and a 6 V DC socket to charge the built-in battery.
Batch number / Barcode: 3370200761887
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0806/17
Product: Lipstick set
Name: Lipstick Lipliner - Red Lips
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Max & More
Type / number of model: Article Nr. 2546776; Red, Vibrant Red, Classic Red, Dark Red
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value up to 604 mg/kg). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. 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: Importer, Retailer)
Description: Lipstick and lipliner set. Printed lipstick case, colourless lid for lip liner, sold in a blister pack with printed cardboard backing
Batch number / Barcode: 8733131209890; Batch: 08/2016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0792/17
Product: Decorative candles
Name: Velas De Cumpleanos ('Birthday candles')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: RS
Type / number of model: ref. 404062
Risk level: Serious risk
The candles, due to their characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow or ingest them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set of 5 candles (birthday) in the shape of water melon pieces. Transparent plastic blister packaging with label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8800884040626
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0794/17
Product: Decorative candles
Name: Velas de Cumpleanos ('Birthday candles')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: RS
Type / number of model: ref. 404037
Risk level: Serious risk
The candles, due to their characteristic form, colour and size may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow or ingest them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pack of five decorative candles (birthday) in the shape of hearts or lollipops, each mounted on the end of a white stick. The candles are glazed and have different colours. The candles come in a transparent plastic blister pack with a card back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8800884040374
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0782/17
Product: LED power supply
Name: LED Power Supply
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type / number of model: VT-23078
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the charger are too small. This can lead to the user receiving an electric shock from accessible live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED power supply, sold in a blue cardboard package. Electrical specifications: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 12V/6,5A, class II, IP20
Batch number / Barcode: 3800157601078
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0785/17
Product: Soldering iron
Name: SOLDADOR / Soldering Iron
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SANDA
Type / number of model: 02804
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not adequate. The cable does not have an anchoring system and could detach leaving live parts accessible. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soldering iron
Batch number / Barcode: 8414164028046
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0790/17
Product: Glue gun
Name: Pistola Para Cola Termofusible
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SUPERTITE
Type / number of model: 2442
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is too thin and could consequently overheat and deteriorate, leaving the live conductors of the cable accessible. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Hot silicone glue gun in a transparent blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8414646244292
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0797/17
Product: Electric keyboard
Name: Multiple keyboard
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Keyboard: HS-5418, Power supply: HF-600-A
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the charger are too small. This can lead to the user receiving an electric shock from accessible live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Keyboard supplied with a power supply. Electrical specifications adapter: Input: AC110-240V, 50/60Hz, class II, IPX0; Output : DC 9V, 500mA
Batch number / Barcode: 6410412548306
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0787/17
Product: Portable light
Name: SERIE GALAXY / Portable Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: dayrON
Type / number of model: 85022
Risk level: Serious risk
The distances between the primary and secondary circuits of the charger are too small which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The housing of the charger is not strong enough and could break, leading to live parts becoming accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Portable LED lamp with charger. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8429160850225
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0810/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Outdoor - proyector led 10W
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: SEVEN ON
Type / number of model: ref. 09240/00
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly insulated, it does not have an appropriate anti-traction anchorage system and its thickness is not appropriate. As a result live parts may become accessible, posing a risk of electrical shock for the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Outdoor LED floodlight, sold in a cardboard box. Only batch no. PCH003162 is affected.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot PCH003162 / 8429160092403
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0812/17
Product: Floor lamp
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Søstrene Grene
Type / number of model: model JF015 (green and black)
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp can cause a short circuit when it is connected to the power supply. There is a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Floor lamp : H: 149 cm. Diameter of shade: 14.5 cm. Net weight: 3.45 kg. Lampshade/lamp base: Iron. Socket: Polyethylene. Wiring: PVC. Model#: JF015. 220-240V ~ 50-60Hz E27. Max 60W. Cable length: 1.5 m.
Batch number / Barcode: The models affected have been sold from 04.05.2017 to 26.05.2017.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/0816/17
Product: Mini rechargable floodlight
Name: Portable LED Floodlight Torch or Signal Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: CLULITE
Type / number of model: FL19 (light); GM-060100 (adapter).
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains adapter has insufficient clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits. This could lead to mains voltages reaching parts accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Rechargeable LED mini floodlight with foldable carry handle, supplied with mains adapter, vehicle and USB charger. Packaged in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 036223 020636
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0799/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: F-Type
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model: 2018 Model Year; EC-Type Approval: E11*2001/116*0272
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of a front directional indicator lamp failure, or failure of the headlamp module which affects operation of the front directional indicator lamps, the required warning is not provided to alert the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 16/12/2016 and 24/04/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0803/17
Product: Bus
Name: Skyliner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN/Neoplan
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0559*05 - *11 Type: B.2007.46.014
Risk level: Serious risk
The retaining bolts of the upper tailgate may become detached. The tailgate may then fall onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from April 2015 to May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0815/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Talisman
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e11*2007/46*2969 ext 00 to 03
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake caliper/brake disk combination may be inadequate. As a consequence, the inadequate friction surface between the brake disk and the brake could affect the brake efficiency and balance with a possibility of pulling (right or left) during braking, or even a risk of decreasing braking efficiency of the vehicle without warning on the dashboard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured since the start of manufacturing until 21/04/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0783/17
Product: Leather window cloth
Name: Fensterledertuch Gross ('Large leather window cloth')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: A.T.U (Auto Teile Unger)
Type / number of model: A.T.U. No PDC008
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 4.4 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: Yellow leather cloth for car windows, approx. 60 x 30 cm; Packaging: Printed cardboard tag.
Batch number / Barcode: 2237600080004
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0784/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: PROFISA
Type / number of model: Ref. 91.115
Risk level: Serious risk
The hooks of the costume come off easily, generating small parts and the fibrous stuffing material is easily accessible. A child may put the small parts or the stuffing material in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy-dress pumpkin suit and hat for children of 2 years. Packed in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8426215911153
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0786/17
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Cooking Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BULLYCAN
Type / number of model: 3320, lot 1303-9000321
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle on the lid of the frying pan becomes detached easily, generating small parts. A child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of kitchen utensils. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8413419232184
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0788/17
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: PIRATES
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: YANI
Type / number of model: J500054
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black and gold-coloured antique-style plastic bow with white elastic and a kind of quiver containing arrows of different colours with suction cups. It comes in a transparent plastic packaging closed with a brown cardboard tag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8033065000342
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0789/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: FARAÓN ('Pharaoh')
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: SMART PARTY
Type / number of model: PZ28580 (size 1-3 years)
Risk level: Serious risk
The red rhinestone on the hat and parts of the foam material can easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the elastic cord on the hat forms a loop which could cause 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 (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children's fancy-dress pharaoh costume. Sample size 1-3 years. It comes in a transparent plastic bag with a label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8578083024913
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0791/17
Product: Fancy-dress hat
Name: Party Fun Witch Hat
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: JUGUETES PASTOR
Type / number of model: Ref. 257-3389
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the hat. If a child wears the hat and the hat catches fire, the child may suffer burns. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Witch hat made of synthetic fabric with silver-coloured threads. A purple cardboard label is attached to the product.
Batch number / Barcode: 0202570033895
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0796/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lovely / Lalka [Doll]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll with violet hair and wings attached to the back. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901289077989
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0798/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Modern Charm
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No. 00-34512 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27,4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5906160234512
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0800/17
Product: Toy bow and arrow
Name: Super Shoot Bow
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Norbi-Toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set consists of plastic bow (length approx. 570 mm), four plastic arrows with suction cups and plastic imitation of quiver. Packed in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901289077798
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0801/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Super POLICE Heroic World Force
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The set includes: two grey and black plastic guns, four projectiles with suction cup, a black plastic target. Packaging: blister pack
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0802/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Super Shoots
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.7 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 19 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The suction cups can also easily be detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The set includes: a plastic shotgun and a bow, projectiles with suction cups, a plastic knife, a target and two tenpins. Packaging: blister pack
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0804/17
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Gorgeous House
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.1311; QS9935865
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls and the pony contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.3% 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 (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in pink dress and pink shoes, supplied with various accessories (handbag, little pony, roller skates, swing, little doll). Packed in a cardboard blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991299358658
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0805/17
Product: Mermaid doll
Name: Wan Ju
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 18.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A plastic mermaid doll with long orange hair, a orange tail and pink dress. Packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999880010993 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0807/17
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: Musical Fun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO:2013.A; ST3185271
Risk level: Serious risk
The red plastic material contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.152% 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A gold-coloured plastic trumpet with red plastic handle, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991231852718
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0809/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: PERRITO ('Puppy')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: EUROCARNAVALES
Type / number of model: Ref. 706030-T00-0000
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the costume come off easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy-dress puppy costume for children; size 2-4 years. It comes in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8423667077345
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0811/17
Product: Foam puzzle mat
Name: Puzzle Mat
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: REGIO JÁTÉK, SUN TA TOYS
Type / number of model: 1) 1017 2) 1008 M
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1) Colourful puzzle foam mat including removable fruit forms. 2) Colourful puzzle foam mat including removable vehicles forms. Packaging: transparent plastic with paper label
Batch number / Barcode: 5 996055 477117 , 5 996055 493360
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Hungary
       
Alert number: A12/0813/17
Product: Soft toy with jacket for children
Name: Jacket Pack it Pets
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Glop, JAY@PLAY
Type / number of model: ref. 98053, CDR: 31/01/2015, lot 14004305015, SK02-01/15L20504
Risk level: Serious risk
The zip puller comes off easily, generating a small part that a child may put in the mouth and swallow, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft toy that turns into a jacket with a hood, packed in an open cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436531980535
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0814/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Seifenblasen ('Soap bubble solution')
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: General De Juguetes
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 6.8 x 10<sup>4</sup> cfu/ml) and the presence of <i>Enterobacteriaceae</i> has been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soap bubble solution in a yellow, red and blue plastic container.
Batch number / Barcode: 4030681003874
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
   




Report 23 (Published on: 09/06/2017)

Alert number: A12/0732/17
Product: Glue
Name: Super Glue
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Lot: 20141018
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 29.7% 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 (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A black-yellow tube of glue, supplied in a black packaging with transparent plastic cover.
Batch number / Barcode: 019024800001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0756/17
Product: Baby walker
Name: Baby Walker
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: TASPINAR
Type / number of model: Model “DIDO BALIKLI YÜRÜTEÇ”, Article No. TP014
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of injury due to sharp edges and corners and due to the insufficient strength of the locking mechanism and the walker itself. The walker is not stable and, because of the large number of wheels, it can overturn during use. Moreover, stickers on the walker can easily be removed. Children could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 1273.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Baby walker with 10 wheels, packed in a polyethylene package.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/0759/17
Product: Babies' cots
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BABY HOPE
Type / number of model: 1) Model “900” - with different numbering according to the colour: 900-45 (white), 900-55 (combination of white and beige) and 900-44 (a combination of brown and beige) 2) Model "930" - with different numbering according to the color: 930-45 (white), 930-55 (combination of white and beige) and 930-44 (a combination of brown and beige), 930- 56 (gray and beige)
Risk level: Serious risk
The cot has sharp edges in the mechanism that holds the bars, which can cause injuries. There are large openings and slits on the inside of the cot, which could cause injuries to the child's fingers. Also, the sides of the cot are also not high enough and the child could climb over and fall. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Babies' cot made of chipboard and MDF. Model 900: size 60/120 ; Model 930 : size 70/130 transforms into a 70/180 teen bed.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) - 2) 8698906900559
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0777/17
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: Team BMX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The chain is not completely guarded: clothes may get caught in the chain causing the bicycle to suddenly stop. The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame and can easily bend, which may cause the rider to become imbalanced. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bicycle for young children with stabiliser wheels. Size: 12”.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0730/17
Product: Children's T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: New Collection
Type / number of model: 7PR0400 / ART. T5187
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings with free ends at the back of the clothing which could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: T-shirt intended for boys 8 years old.
Batch number / Barcode: 07743450
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0731/17
Product: Girl's dress
Name: Miss Ebita
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ebita
Type / number of model: 174204
Risk level: Serious risk
There are functional cords with free ends at the back of the garment which could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress for girls up to 6 years old /size 2.
Batch number / Barcode: 07770487
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0737/17
Product: Men’s sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Guimaraes
Type / number of model: Ref 6036
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 87.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Men’s sandals with straps. Packaging: green cardboard box. Sample size 43.
Batch number / Barcode:  132101006036020043
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0738/17
Product: Men's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CRUBE
Type / number of model: Ref 6046 and 6037
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 63.9 mg/kg). Chromium VI is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Men’s leather sandals with straps.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0745/17
Product: Women's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Enplus
Type / number of model: R1601-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 11.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's black shoes with leather insole, decorated with one black flower, sold in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0755/17
Product: Girls' trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cycle Band
Type / number of model: CK40291
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings at the lower edge of the trousers can become trapped during various activities of children, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: Girls' trousers with multicoloured stripes, intended for girls up to 7 years. The trousers have drawstrings with decorative elements at the lower edge.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000001487655
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
     
Alert number: A12/0757/17
Product: Power inverter
Name: POWER INVERTER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Bottari
Type / number of model: Art.30196; 1208009
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the live pins of the plug accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Power inverter intended for use in vehicles. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 052194 301960
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0767/17
Product: Glue gun
Name: Pistola Silicona en Barra
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SILBOR
Type / number of model: 26895
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains cable is too thin and is not properly attached. Both these defects could lead to the live conductors of the cable becoming accessible to the user. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Hot silicone gun in a transparent blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8429301268957
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0733/17
Product: Gas fire
Name: Flue Logic HE, E-Box and E-Studio
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: GAZCO
Type / number of model: Information on models, types and serial numbers is given in the company recall notice.
Risk level: Serious risk
Aluminium rivets were used instead of steel rivets for the fixings for the draught diverter plate. Failure of the rivets could lead to the draught diverter plate moving out of position which, in combination with the failure of the safety cut off switch, could cause carbon monoxide to enter the room. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor, Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Chimney/flue gas-fired heaters, no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: The gas fires affected were manufactured between February 2013 and October 2015.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0729/17
Product: Golfing gloves
Name: TM Ribbon (Ladies)
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: TaylorMade
Type / number of model: Ladies Reg LH-S; B1117719
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Unlined sports gloves with hook and loop fastening, palm area made of light-grey leather, back of glove made of light-grey leather and textile material.
Batch number / Barcode: 4053509332154
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0774/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 140 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WT-LED1-140C ; 651-1 / 1200404
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the cores of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the rectifier unit. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 138 white LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9 005781 744311
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0747/17
Product: Rechargeable head torch
Name: RECHARGEABLE LED HEAD LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: BOST
Type / number of model: BS-012
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the LED panel and the live parts of the plug or the live connector terminal sockets are easily accessible. The basic insulated internal wires of the head torch can be damaged by the sharp edges of the screws during adjustment of the head torch. The cross-sectional area of the cores of the internal wires of the charger is too small and in case of a short-circuit the internal wires may overheat. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black rechargeable head torch with 12 LEDs. The product is supplied with a battery charger that can be plugged into a mains socket outlet. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 950574 021205
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0750/17
Product: Rechargeable torch
Name: TRWALA / Latarka Akumulatorowa z diodą LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: BRIGHTER
Type / number of model: YD-B101
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover for the LEDs can be removed by hand, leaving live parts accessible when the torch is being charged. The pins of the built-in plug do not have an insulating collar. The dimensions of the plug are such that the user may touch the live pins when connecting the plug. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat leading to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable torch with 4 LEDs. The torch can be charged by means of the built-in plug with folding pins. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 901741 672554
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0761/17
Product: Rechargeable LED light
Name: Long Ranger LED Pistol Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: CLULITE
Type / number of model: PLR500: (light); 229YL: (adapter)
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains adapter has insufficient clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits. This could lead to mains voltages reaching parts accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Rechargeable, LED searchlight supplied with red filter, mains adapter and vehicle charger. Packaged in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 036223 005947
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0769/17
Product: Table lamp
Name: LAMPARA SOBREMESA LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Noeloy
Type / number of model: N20391; 2015-08H
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains cable is too thin and there is no insulating material to prevent it from rubbing against metal parts during normal movement. This could lead to the cable becoming damaged and accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED table lamp packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8414606740291
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0748/17
Product: Vehicle lift
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Peak
Type / number of model: MR06 Mid-Rise 2.8t
Risk level: Serious risk
The lowering control can be inadvertently operated and the safety latch system does not operate automatically when lowering. This could lead to persons being crushed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1493.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Vehicle scissor lift for cars, 2.8 tonne capacity.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0778/17
Product: Lawnmower
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Machinery
Brand: Florabest
Type / number of model: Battery: FAP 36 A1 , Lawnmower: FRMA 36/1 B1 (285014) / FRMA 36/2
Risk level: Serious risk
Owing to a manufacturing defect in the battery, the lawnmower could catch fire during operation. The lawnmower does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Cordless lawnmower with rechargeable battery. The rechargeable battery is also sold separately.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0779/17
Product: Vehicle Scissor Lift
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: AUTO LIFT
Type / number of model: CR6270
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no locking system for the support arms and the safety latch system does not automatically engage. When lowering, the down lever could be operated. Furthermore, there are unprotected hoses, therefore any sudden loss of hydraulic pressure will lead to a very rapid descent of vehicle lift. All this could lead to persons near the lift being crushed by the lift and any vehicle it is supporting. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 2500 Kgs twin cylinder mid-rise scissor lift
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0744/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 308
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0405*04, e2*2007/46*0405*05, e2*2007*46*0405*06, e2*2007/46*0405*07, e2*2007/46*0405*09
Risk level: Serious risk
The suspension wishbone mounting bolts could break. This could lead to the driver losing control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 03/12/2014 and 22/01/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0763/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class, B-Class, E-Class, GLA, CLA
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0470*16-18, e1*2007/46*1207*05-06, e1*2001/116*0502*21, e1*2001/116*0501*28-32, e1*2007/46*1560*01-05, e1*2007/46*1666*00-01; types: 245 G, 245 G AMG, 207, 212, R1ES
Risk level: Serious risk
The mixture ratio of the fuel in the inflators of the front-passenger knee, pelvic and side curtain airbags may not be correct. In the event of an accident requiring the deployment of the airbags, this could lead to the airbags not inflating properly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8 August 2016 and 6 March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/0764/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kangoo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0006*34 and e2*2007/46*0006*35
Risk level: Serious risk
Fixing screws for the tension rods on the sub-frame are missing. As a result, there is a risk that the engine’s anti-intrusion bar will not properly protect the occupants in the event of a frontal collision.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 09/09/2016 and 12/12/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0765/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace, Kadjar, Megane, Scenic, Talisman
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0470*, e11*2007/46*2969*, e2*2007/46*0574*, e2*2007/46*0546*, e2*2007/46*0475*; types: RFC, RFD, RFA, RFB, RFE
Risk level: Serious risk
The mixture ratio of the ignition chemicals in the inflators for the window airbags is not correct. This could prevent the window airbags from inflating in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 29 September 2016 and 30 November 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Malta
Alert number: A12/0776/17
Product: Bus
Name: Setra
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*1160; type: 410 01, 410 03, 410 02; models: S 431 DT, S 516 HDH, S 517 HDH, S 511 HD, S 515 HD, S 516 HD/2, S 516 HD, S 517 HD, S 519 HD, S 515 MD, S 516 MD
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a defective spline of the steering shaft, the upper spline of the steering shaft can come loose. This leads to loss of steering.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2016 and February 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0781/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Logan
Risk type: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0314*81 and e2*2001/116*0314*82
Risk level: Serious risk
A flexible strip which should be under the front protective moulding is missing. This could lead to the possibility of emission of CO2 very slightly higher than that of the type approval documentation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car equipped with aerodynamic pack (PREM06).
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 07/09/2016 and 13/01/2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0775/17
Product: Novelty pens
Name: 1) Lollipop Pens 4PK, 2) Lipstick Pens 2PK
Risk type: Choking
Category: Stationery
Brand: Amscan
Type / number of model: 1) MF986829; 2) MF98629
Risk level: Serious risk
The pen caps are unventilated and may pose a choking risk to young children if put in the mouth and swallowed.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Novelty pens in the shape of lipstick (2 in a pack) and lollipops (4 in a pack). Packaged in clear polythene bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4897069591039; 2) 0841233004591
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
    
Alert number: A12/0734/17
Product: Play-mat with toys
Name: Baby Game Kingdom
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BEIYING TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref 615
Risk level: Serious risk
The nose and eyes of the soft toys can become detached, generating small parts that a child could choke on. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Play-mat for babies, with different soft toys. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 7591111402276
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0735/17
Product: Toy weapon set
Name: Detective
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Perez Rincón
Type / number of model: 2835 , 2837
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups detach easily from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may become detached 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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy weapon set with projectiles with suction cups. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435331328356 , 8435331328370
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0736/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: 1.) Shoot Game; 2.) Shoot gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Perez Rincón
Type / number of model: 1.) Ref 2836 , 2.) Ref 2846
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by 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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: 1.) Toy gun set with projectiles with suction cups and guns; 2.) Toy gun set with projectiles with suction cups and a bow. Packaging: A blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 8435331328363, 2.) 8435331328462
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0739/17
Product: Plastic toy car
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JUGUETES A. LASANTA 2000
Type / number of model: ref. nº 1601A096, fty nº 0783-61, lote 25022016
Risk level: Serious risk
The camper van’s wheels come off easily, generating small parts that a child may put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A toy "pull-back" camper van with a bicycle on the roof rack. The product is presented in a 12-unit display box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8816010100966
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0740/17
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Fashion girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. 825; STG849997
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 12.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 18.4 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Two plastic dolls with blond hair, dressed in colourful dresses. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991208499977
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0741/17
Product: Children's jigsaw
Name: Animal Puzzle: Rooster and Ladybug
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JAISA
Type / number of model: ATZ0163 and ATZ0165.
Risk level: Serious risk
The pegs on the jigsaw pieces can easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Children’s wooden jigsaws with small pegs to allow children to remove the pieces of the puzzle (ladybird and cockerel) and then put them back in place. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0742/17
Product: Plastic doll and kitchen play set
Name: SUPER KITCHEN
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: QING XING
Type / number of model: No.0901
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 31.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phtahalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in a pink top, a silver skirt and red shoes, supplied with various kitchen accessories. Packed in a cardboard blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0743/17
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: The Girl's House
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. N86; Item No: 4911130
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Two plastic dolls with pink hair dressed in shiny colourful dresses and red shoes. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 8713149111309
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0746/17
Product: Toy car with battery charger
Name: SPEED SPORT CAR
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Toys
Brand: MEIQI
Type / number of model: 3414-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is not sufficient. Live parts can be touched when connecting the charger to mains since the dimensions of the plug are not suitable. 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue, remote controlled toy car with green flashing wheels. Supplied with 3 AA batteries and a battery charger which plugs into a mains socket outlet (model number XL-368250). Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998230763800
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0749/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Mermaid
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Guangda / Mega Creative
Type / number of model: Index 364250 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 27.9% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012781159
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0751/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Cute Baby
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Bilbo
Type / number of model: NO.345; P53687
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 11.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phtahalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with pink and blond hair dressed in pink dress and red shoes. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 8586017053687
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0752/17
Product: Soft toy with lights
Name: Grow Pets Pillow
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Pillow Pets
Type / number of model: 19689
Risk level: Serious risk
The zip puller and battery compartment spring can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The battery compartment is easily accessible and the compartment wire is too long, posing a risk of strangulation to children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Stuffed, unicorn-shaped, soft toy made of multi-coloured fabric, containing LED battery lights. Packaged in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 849207 00992
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0753/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: Electronic Organ
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 833A-17 / 1-1234-833A-17
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy can easily break, generating small parts which could be put into the mouth by small children causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic musical toy in the shape of a rabbit with keys. It is operated with three AA batteries and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3342160803099
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0754/17
Product: Plastic gun
Name: Shoot Gun
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: Peilida
Type / number of model: 933-H9A
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy gun, emitting light and sounds, with a plastic target. The toy is packed into a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
     
Alert number: A12/0758/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sparkle girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.6669; N:000180
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phtahalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair dressed in a silver and blue dress. Packed in a pink cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156000180
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0760/17
Product: Toy tent with plastic balls
Name: Play Tent
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: YUANDONG
Type / number of model: 995-7002A / 1510Z252
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the tent. If a child is inside the tent while it catches fire, the child may suffer burns. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy tent in the shape of a house with 100 balls included. Dimensions: 75 x 70 x 95. The tent is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9915102602520
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0762/17
Product: Toy car
Name: CARTOON SUPER TRUCK
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: model 9696A-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The product breaks easily, generating small parts that a child could put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, blue toy car with missiles at the back and three coloured wheels on each axle. Packed in a cardboard box with a picture of the toy and various pieces of information.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435426902591
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0766/17
Product: Wooden alphabet game
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JUGUETES A. LASANTA 2000
Type / number of model: ref. No 1501K596 A-102
Risk level: Serious risk
The pegs on the wooden letters detach easily, generating small parts that a child could put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden panel with removable letters. The product is sold in a sealed transparent plastic pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8815011105963
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0768/17
Product: Remote-controlled toy car
Name: RC Monster Truck - Cross-Vehicle MAD
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Hua Dong
Type / number of model: 6568-322 AN
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyres of the car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in concentrations up to 90 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. The child can be exposed if the tyres come into direct, prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. According to the REACH Regulation these PAHs are prohibited in toys, including activity toys, and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Brightly coloured, plastic, remote-controlled toy car, supplied with a charger in a cardboard box with a cellophane window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0770/17
Product: Fancy-dress beard
Name: Mustache
Risk type: Burns, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: LIFE ROAD
Type / number of model: LR 885085
Risk level: Serious risk
The material of the beard is highly flammable. If a child wears the beard and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns mostly on the face. Furthermore, the plastic 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 standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey fancy-dress beard. The product is attached to cardboard with a picture of a cowboy hat and packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6789111550850
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0771/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Zabawka [Toy]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Happy Day
Type / number of model: NGHG410519
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the pony contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22.8% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic pony packed in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991204105193
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0772/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Baby Stroller
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: ONE SIX EIGHT / OUSDY
Type / number of model: model TL7817-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety lock of the pushchair is not sufficiently strong and can release if the pushchair is loaded, causing it to collapse. This may cause injuries to children due to entrapment of fingers between moving parts or because a child sitting in the pushchair may fall to the ground. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink pushchair for dolls decorated with pictures and letters wrapped in transparent plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: 5661810012932
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0773/17
Product: Fancy-dress beard
Name: Peluca para fiestas y party - Barba grande de Rey ('Fancy-dress King's long beard')
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: BRILLANTES FIESTA
Type / number of model: ref. 62014-P35
Risk level: Serious risk
The material of the beard is highly flammable: if a child wears the beard and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns mostly on the face. 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Long brown fancy-dress beard packed in a transparent bag attached to a piece of black and white cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 8428882620147
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0780/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Wonderful world
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Diversity Fashion
Type / number of model: No. 391
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.3% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair in a blue dress. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window
Batch number / Barcode: 9909050554116
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
    
Alert number: A11/0085/17
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Mickey Mouse - ClubHouse
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: CB535265
Risk level: Other risk level
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be opened without any tools, giving access to the batteries. A small child could put a battery in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's toy mobile phone packed in a plastic blister on card. The toy is operated with two AA batteries.
Batch number / Barcode: 5291410103626
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  






Report 22 (Published on: 02/06/2017)

Alert number: A12/0723/17
Product: Poppers
Name: PIG BLACK - Nitrite Amyle Poppers
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Men's Club - Poppers Men's
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a mixture of amyl nitrite (measured value: 44.20%) and isobutyl nitrite (measured value: 44.2%). Amyl nitrite and isobutyl nitrite are harmful if inhaled or ingested. At this high concentration isobutyl nitrite can cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Poppers sold in a 13 ml black container.
Batch number / Barcode: 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0719/17
Product: Portable radio
Name: FM Radio with USB/SD Music Player
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: GOLDFULL
Type / number of model: GF-6188TD-REC-MIC
Risk level: Serious risk
The conductor paths of the mains input and the 6V DC input are very close together. This could lead to accessible parts of the radio being at mains voltage. 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 (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Portable FM radio with a USB socket and SD-card slot. Supplied with a mains cable. There is also a 6V DC input socket which can be used to charge the built-in battery.
Batch number / Barcode: 3370200761887, 9009203500400
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0728/17
Product: Hair colouring product
Name: Shenaz Gold - Herbal Based Black Henna
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Shenaz Gold
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains para-phenylendiamine (PPD) (4.4 % by weight) and barium peroxide. Barium peroxide is harmful if swallowed or inhaled and PPD can trigger allergic contact dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hair colouring product with henna in six single-application packs; greyish-brown, homogenous powder, unperfumed, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: 754; Exp. Date: Apr. 2018
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0722/17
Product: USB travel charger
Name: USB MINI TRAVEL CHARGER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Peter Jäckel
Type / number of model: 220V USB Travel Charger MINI 1A - rubber, serial numbers: 15801 (Gold), 15802 (Silver), 15803 (Gray), 15804 (Rose Gold)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has inadequate mechanical strength and the live parts are insufficiently insulated. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: USB power supply in blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 4031574158015, 4031574158022, 4031574158039, 4031574158046
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0726/17
Product: Trekking / walking pole
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Wonder Walker
Type / number of model: Article no. TVTV08 Model no. 02100
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle can snap if weight is applied at a certain angle, which could lead to falls.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Hiking Pole with a T-shaped handle, double handle construction, a 360 degree pivoting, non-skid base and a built-in SOS alarm, as well as 4 LED lights in the adjustable handle.
Batch number / Barcode: 8719324455091 / 167000001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0708/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LAMPKI CHOINKOWE
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: RD-9
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient. The flashing unit could consequently break, leading to live parts becoming accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: LED lighting chain, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0710/17
Product: Light
Name: LED Party Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: KYG
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover can be removed by hand leaving live parts accessible. The dimensions of the plug are such that the live pins can be touched when the plug is inserted into an earthed socket. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Company recall page: 
Description: LED light with different lighting effects.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0711/17
Product: LED spotlight
Name: LED Spotlight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Aptoyu-DE
Type / number of model: GU10 4W - warm white
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp can be unscrewed by hand. As a result, live parts can be accessed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED spotlights sold in a box of 6 pieces.
Batch number / Barcode: B01MQ0F9Z3
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0718/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Flood Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: inLED
Type / number of model: FL03-30
Risk level: Serious risk
The live and earth connections are interchanged. Live parts are accessible under normal use. The instructions for use are wrong and incomplete. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED floodlight.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
    
Alert number: A12/0713/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: A4, A5, A6, A7, Q5
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0430, e1*2007/46*0436, e1*2001/116*0473 Types: B8, 4G, 8R
Risk level: Serious risk
The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can result in the pump overheating which could lead to a fire.
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 March 2011 and December 2016 and have a 2.0T engine.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0714/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: A3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0217*; type: 8P
Risk level: Serious risk
The power supply to components of the ABS/ESP control unit may fail. This could lead to the vehicle stability control function not working when required in dynamic driving situations, such as over-steering, under-steering or emergency braking.
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 May 2008 and May 2009 (model year 2009).
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0725/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Econic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1221*, e1*2007/46*1222*, e1*2007/46*1223*, e1*2007/46*1234*; types: NGE-L64, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42, NGE-L62V
Risk level: Serious risk
The belt buckle between the middle and passenger seat may has been bent excessively (more than 90°) by the passengers while entering or leaving the car. This can result in breakage of some wires of the steel cable which connects the belt buckle with the chassis. If this is the case, the cable could break in the event of an accident which leads to a higher injury risk, because the restraint function of the belt would fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between October 2013 and 29 March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0709/17
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Beach Toys
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Toylandia
Type / number of model: 066A
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to open the watering can and the bottom part has a hemispheric shape that could cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: A beach set consisting of a bucket, watering can, moulds, etc. sold in a net bag with a label.
Batch number / Barcode: 7591111704831
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0712/17
Product: LED balloons
Name: Balloons
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HOMETOP
Type / number of model: Ref. 98448 and 98449
Risk level: Serious risk
The button batteries are easily accessible and could be swallowed by children causing damage to internal organs including the oesophagus and the stomach. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Different coloured balloons, each with a battery and LED light inside which lights up when a tab is pulled. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag, sealed at the top with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6882009984482 and 6882009984499
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0715/17
Product: Fancy-dress masks
Name: MÁSCARA ANIMAL SERIES ('Animal series mask')
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: PROEZA FAVORITA
Type / number of model: Giraffe: ref. 93948; Wolf: ref. 93951; Monkey: ref. 93950; Shark: ref. 93954; Tiger: ref. 93952.
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the mask. If the child wears the mask and it catches fire, the child may burn mostly on the face. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Masks in the form of a giraffe, wolf, monkey, shark and tiger. No packaging, but a cardboard label is attached to the mask.
Batch number / Barcode: 5613516939488, 5613516939518, 5613516939501, 5613516939549, 5613516939525
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0716/17
Product: Toy car
Name: 4WD Cross-Country - Challenge the limit
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: WLtoys
Type / number of model: 12428
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyres of the toy car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in concentrations of up to 75 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. A child could be exposed to them if the tyres come into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. According to the REACH Regulation these PAHs are prohibited in toys, including activity toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Colourful, electric toy car made of plastic, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0717/17
Product: Baby's activity mat
Name: Baby Game Kingdom
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Arshiner
Type / number of model: 615
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes and nose on the soft toys detach easily, generating small parts, and the seams of the toys split apart easily, allowing access to a small rattle part inside the toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Baby gym with blue arches and various soft-filled toys which dangle from the arches. The product has an underwater theme and is sold flat-packed in a transparent, plastic, zipped bag with carrying handles and a cardboard insert with product information.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0720/17
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Car Carrier
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: VIGA
Type / number of model: Item No. 50825
Risk level: Serious risk
The wooden barriers that prevent the cars from dropping off the car carrier can easily be removed. A 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden, toy car carrier with 4 wooden cars, packed in a cardboard box (size: 285 x 145 x 80mm).
Batch number / Barcode: 6934510 508258 / 160110VG601
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/0721/17
Product: Wooden musical box
Name: Music box
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Charl’s Toys
Type / number of model: Article no : QC 155
Risk level: Serious risk
The boy figurine breaks easily, releasing small parts. The tree and windmill attached to the toy can be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden musical box with two dancing, magnetic figurines, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8714218731558
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0724/17
Product: Wooden push-along toy
Name: Pushing Toy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BRIMAREX
Type / number of model: Art. No. 21483
Risk level: Serious risk
A plastic sticker on the toy can be easily detached by a child. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it. The toy does not comply with 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, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Colourful, wooden push-along toy in the shape of a hen.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907791562258
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0727/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: Vocal Piano / Xylophone Piano
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi-Toys
Type / number of model: 53366
Risk level: Serious risk
A knob at the bottom of the toy can easily detach. Small children may put this small part in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Brightly coloured musical toy (xylophone – piano) packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8714627628500, 8714627533668
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0083/17
Product: Finger paint kit
Name: FINGER PAINT Play Set / Ujjfesték
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Chi-Luen / HAMMY TOYS
Type / number of model: Item No. 44015
Risk level: Other risk level
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the paint is too high (measured quantity up to 1.8x10<sup>5</sup> cfu/ml), and <i>enterobacteriaceae</i> have been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the product may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The kit contains: 10 paints with stamp cap and 6 shaped sponges. Packaging: foiled cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998230735784
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A11/0084/17
Product: Finger paint kit
Name: FINGER PAINT
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Chi-Luen / HAMMY TOYS
Type / number of model: Item No. 44286
Risk level: Other risk level
The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the paint is too high (measured quantity up to 1.4x10<sup>5</sup> cfu/ml), and <i>enterobacteriaceae</i> have been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the product may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The kit contains: 4 jars of paint (yellow, blue, green, orange), sponge fingers and drawing papers. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998230735760
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary