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Report 26 (Published on: 29/06/2018)

Alert number: A12/0879/18
Product: Silicone bib
Name: Safe Kids
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: EmVI
Type / number of model: batch no: 13209-20638
Risk level: Serious risk
The two elastic straps to fix the bib around the neck form a loop and can be extended easily.
As a consequence, the end of the strap may become trapped when the bib is worn around the around child's neck, causing strangulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Mint colored silicone bib. Black silicone bib with White bow tie print. Orange silicone bib with printed text.
Batch number / Barcode: 5711974132097
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/0854/18
Product: USB charger
Name: Power Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TG31209
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor, Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: USB charger
Batch number / Barcode: 5900290523805
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0858/18
Product: Ski helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: BRENDA
Type / number of model: S2-10; size: L/XL (58-62)
Risk level: Serious risk
The resistance of the helmet to penetration by sharp objects is inadequate.
In the event of a fall, the user could suffer injuries to the head.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1077.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Ski helmet packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0877/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Earrings
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Highstreet Accessories
Type / number of model: Item No 2564232 / 12197
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (value: up to 6.67 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: 16 pairs of earrings in different sizes, made of silvery metal with one rhinestone each.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 733311 219701
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0865/18
Product: Pneumatic cutting machine
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: Unique Dieroom Equipment
Type / number of model: URC-03
Risk level: Serious risk
The product doesn't have a safe guard.
As a consequence, the operator can get too close to the cutting tool when it is in operation and suffer cuts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Other
Description: Pneumatic cutting machine.
Batch number / Barcode: Serial number 1014, year of construction 2014
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0851/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: RX 8
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e11*2001/116*0199*01, *02 Type: SE
Risk level: Serious risk
Cracks can form on the socket of the front lower transverse link.
As a consequence, the socket could break and detach from the transverse link which impairs steering.
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 in the following production periods: from 28.07.2003 to 08.02.2008 and from 28.07.2003 – 07-05.2004.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0852/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A, B, C, E Class, AMG GT, GLA, GLC
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0470, e1*2007/46*1207, e1*2007/46*0233, e1*2001/116*0431, e1*2001/116*0457, e1*2001/116*0464, e1*2001/116*0463*, e1*2007/46*1666, e1*2001/116*0480, Types: 245 G, 245 G AMG, 197, 204, 204 K, 204 AMG, 204 K AMG, R1EC, 204 X
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing material of the gas generator of the driver airbag may be defective.
In the event that the airbag is deployed, the airbag may not protect the driver and detached parts might enter the passenger compartment causing injury to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 17 January 2018 and 14 March 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0853/18
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0353, 0354, 0424, e1*2007/46*0279*, 0280, 0294 - 0301, 0304, 0305, 0307 - 0312, 0566 types: see section 8
Risk level: Serious risk
There are missing welding points on the front side wall.
This may increase the risk of injury to the occupants of the vehicle in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 11/09/2017 and 11/10/2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0855/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Auris, Corolla
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: EC-type approval number: e11*2001/116*0305, e11*2007/46*0018, e11*2007/46*0167
Risk level: Serious risk
The replacement inflator of the front passenger airbag may have been installed in an incorrect orientation.
In the event of deployment of the airbag, the airbag may not inflate properly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model years: 2006 - 2013
Country of origin: Japan, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0856/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Qashqai
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0963; Type: J11
Risk level: Serious risk
The Body Control Module software may be defective.
As a result, no warning may be given in the event of the malfunction of a direction indicator lamp.
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 12 June 2017 and 15 January 2018.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0859/18
Product: Bus
Name: Skyliner, Cityliner, Tourliner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The base-plate screws for the trailer-coupling may become lose because of excessive thickness of the paint under the cross-member base-plate.
As a consequence, when towing a trailer, the connection may fail.

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 February 2013 and December 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0861/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Polo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1783* Type: AW
Risk level: Serious risk
The buckle for the seat belt for the rear left seat could open unintentionally.
If this happened, the passenger in the seat would not be protected 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: Vehicles produced between 29 October 2016 and 23 May 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0862/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Pacifica
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model: Type RU
Risk level: Serious risk
The buckle for the seat belt for the rear left seat could open unintentionally.
If this happened, the passenger in the seat would not be protected 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 1 November 2015 and 24 August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0863/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*00-*01; Type: F2A
Risk level: Serious risk
Certain welding points in the area of the front wheel arch may be missing.
If these welding points are not present, the structural behaviour of the vehicle's front section would be affected in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between September 2017 and March 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0870/18
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0294*, *0300*, *0301*, *1762* Type: 906BA50, 906BA35, 906BB35, KL3A5
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat height adjuster on the front seats might be inadequately assembled.
This could result in uncontrolled movement of the seats in the event of a rear collision.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1/01/2018 and 27/03/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0873/18
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Tundra
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: Type: USK5#
Risk level: Serious risk
The screws on the left-hand rear seat may not have been fitted correctly.
As a result, there is a greater risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 9 January 2017 and 25 February 2017.
Country of origin: Canada
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0876/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1829*00-01 Type: F2A
Risk level: Serious risk
The welding of the mounting brackets on the ISOFIX child seat attachments may be inadequate.
The mounting brackets could fail in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 09/2017 and 03/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0840/18
Product: Toy saxophone
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The mouthpiece can become detached, generating small part.
When playing with the trumpet, the mouthpiece can detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy saxophone (yellow, green) without keys, made of plastic and sold in a transparent plastic bag with a sticker label attached, approx. 24.5 cm long.
Batch number / Barcode: 4026272087385
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0857/18
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Bimbosfera-kotek
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Polesie
Type / number of model: Art. 54456
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (the plastic handle) may detach from the toy. The cord attached to the toy is too long.
A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it and the cord can wrap around the child's neck without the child being able to remove it, causing strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic cat-shaped pull-along toy with a cord and a plastic handle attached to it. Mounted on 4 wheels. Packaging: net bag
Batch number / Barcode: 4810344054456
Country of origin: Belarus
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0860/18
Product: Toy police set
Name: Policeset
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: klein
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high. This 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Toy police set comprising 1 whistle (silver) with cord, 1 toy mobile telephone (red), 1 pair of handcuffs (silver), 1 ring with 2 keys (silver), attached to a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 4009847088604; 8860
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0864/18
Product: Toy slime
Name: Slime Fass
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Dika Toys
Type / number of model: art 57729
Risk level: Serious risk
The migration of boron from the slime is too high (measured value up to 823 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy slime barrels in orange yellow, green, pink colour, 80g.
Batch number / Barcode: 3858890577297
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/0866/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Readily Girls
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Angel sweet
Type / number of model: ASW5420/NO.YG1611
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product, Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair, 25 cm tall, dressed in white dress, packed in carboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 2017108054208
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/0867/18
Product: Wooden rattle
Name: Panda Rattle
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Classic World
Type / number of model: CL0061401
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part can detach from the rattle.
A small child could put the small part in the mouth, which could cause obstruction of the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Wooden rattle with the face of a panda bear, packaged in a transparent box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6940351730512
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/0868/18
Product: Plastic toy animals
Name: WILD
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unikatoy
Type / number of model: 902022, art 94196
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy animals contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6.6% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy animals made of soft plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/0869/18
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Furniture/Docka med möbler
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Mega Creative
Type / number of model: 704974
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head and shoes contains di-(2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 28.6% by weight). The material of the shoes contains in addition diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.94% by weight) and short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value: 0.61% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A plastic doll in a set with different pieces of toy furniture. The furnitures are made of hard plastic and the doll is made of soft PVC plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012704974
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0871/18
Product: Wooden game
Name: Domino
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 66019 SKU 26205801
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a high amount of formaldehyde (7.2 mg/kg).
Formaldehyde can cause skin irritation when in contact with the skin and is carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-9.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Domino game in a wooden box packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: 2620586000034
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A12/0872/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: Stimulus Long Range Safety
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing, Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: M:138C
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful and the suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child directs the gun laser to the eye of another person it could cause damage to sight. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

In addition, the sound pressure level is too high. This can cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 60825-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Plastic gun with different kinds of bullets (water bomb, foam bomb) and has a red laser (infrared sight, blue light).
Batch number / Barcode: 2016123100730
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
   
Alert number: A12/0874/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Ducks and ring
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: IČ YFM002
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the rubber duck contains di-(2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 19.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rubber ducks with red beak and with small floating ring. Packaged in a net.
Batch number / Barcode: 8594167133616
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0875/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet day, Lovely
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: E11262D2V288A2095, NO.1808
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall with yellow dress.
Batch number / Barcode: 8590042112622
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0878/18
Product: Plush toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Offertissima
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can detach from the toy and the fibrous stuffing material is accessible.
A small 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Destruction of the product
Description: Green and yellow plush frog with red ribbon.
Batch number / Barcode: 3856007544330
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
 
Alert number: A11/0050/18
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: 2 in1 UVLED Nail Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DIAMOND NAILS
Type / number of model: Model: SUN mini; charger: SD-1210
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation of the power supply is inadequate.
Accessible parts may 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Metallic pink nail dryer with detachable power supply unit. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 999071 100250
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    




Report 25 (Published on: 22/06/2018)

Alert number: A12/0834/18
Product: Babies' shoes
Name: "Athletics"
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand:  KidClub
Type / number of model: Ref KCEVET 44-01 and 44-05
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative rhinestones can easily become detached, generating small parts.
A small child can put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Trainers for babies, decorated with coloured rhinestones. The packaging is a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: X081963001433 and X081969001433
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0850/18
Product: Girls' swimsuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TRIDAGNA
Type / number of model: ref.6001
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative cords are too long.
The cords may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Girl’s swimsuit, with two decorative cords on the lower part forming an untied bow at each side of the hips.
Batch number / Barcode: 0402900020014
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0832/18
Product: Mains extension lead
Name: 3 POWER SOCKET
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand:  LDNIO
Type / number of model: SC3301, SC3604
Risk level: Serious risk
The sockets are not recessed.
The live pins of a plug could consequently be accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Mains extension lead with three sockets outlet and 3 or 6 USB ports. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0836/18
Product: USB charger
Name: USB POWER ADAPTER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Grundig
Type / number of model: 871125215970
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger, sold in a transparent cardboard package.
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252159706
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0839/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 100 LED VÁNOČNÍ SVĚTELNÝ ŘETĚZ
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: L&S
Type / number of model: LAF - 100 LED BW
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible at the part where another chain can be connected.
The user may touch the live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0843/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 100 LED VÁNOČNÍ SVĚTELNÝ ŘETĚZ
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: L&S
Type / number of model: AF - 100 LED
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the controller can be easily removed by hand, without exerting a force or using tools, making live parts accessible.
The user may touch the live parts and suffer an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0838/18
Product: LED light
Name: LED Panellight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type / number of model: Light: VT-1207 Power supply: VT-1207
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards 60598 and 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 ceiling light, sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3800230629784
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0819/18
Product: Bus
Name: Skyliner, Cityliner, Tourliner, Lion’s Coach
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The cables for the USB sockets in the seat-backs of the passenger seats may chafe or become trapped owing to inadequately fastened connecting wires. As a result, the USB charging sockets may fail to work.
If cables wear through or are damaged by becoming trapped, an electrical fault may occur, leading to a fire risk.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between September 2015 and November 2016.
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0820/18
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0736, *0737*, *0742*, E13*2007/46*1518*; types: 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-8-G, 963-8-G-M1
Risk level: Serious risk
The insufficiently strong drive-shaft weld seam on the connection to the universal joint may result in the drive shaft breaking.
Parts could fall onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 September 2015 and 30 April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0821/18
Product: Bus
Name: Integro, Intouro, Setra, Tourismo, Travego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1160, 1133, 1569, 0024, 0023, 0132, 0022, 0012, 0014, 0018, 0021 Types: 410 03, 410 02, 410 04, 632 01, 632 03, 632 07,632 04, 633 01, 633 04, 633 05, 633 02
Risk level: Serious risk
Dimensional deviations of the pitman arm may lead to loss of preload force.
This may lead to steering function being impaired.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between April 2017 and April 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0822/18
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, Connecto , CapaCity
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Approval number: e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0037, e1*NKS*0050*00 Approval type: 628 03, 628B02, 628 09
Risk level: Serious risk
Water infiltration in the vehicle’s electrical system may lead to corrosion in the cable glands.
This may result to leakage currents and burning.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between December 1999 and October 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0825/18
Product: Van
Name: T5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0130*, e1*2001/116*0218*; type: 7JO, 7HM, 7HC e1*2001/116*0220
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion of the gas tank may occur.
If there is insufficient residual wall thickness, the gas tank may burst.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 29 August 2005 and 30 June 2015. Vehicles retrofitted with a bivalent gas-powered engine.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0826/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Civic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e11*2007/46*3633*03 - 05; type: FC
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no side vent in the backrest of the front seat.
In the event of an accident, this may prevent deployment of the side airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 21 September 2016 and 13 September 2017.
Country of origin: Turkey, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0829/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0470*17-*19; Type: 245 G
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesion of the lower part of the windscreen to the bodywork may be inadequate.
In the event of an accident, the windscreen could become detached from the bodywork, thus compromising the protective effect of the passenger airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 24 May 2017 and 29 May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0830/18
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, *0727, *0728, *0732, *0735; e13*2007/46*1624, *1771, *1804; Types: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-C, 963-0-D, 963-4-A-M, 963-4-M, 963-0-A-M, 963-0-C-M
Risk level: Serious risk
Engine oil could leak from the turbocharger.
This could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 3.4.2018 and 10.4.2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0837/18
Product: Van
Name: NV400
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0154; Type: E4
Risk level: Serious risk
The connection between the steering shaft and the steering gear box may not be correctly screwed in place.
This could lead to a loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 12.5.2016 and 6.6.2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0845/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Challenger, Charger
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model: LD, LA
Risk level: Serious risk
The oil-cooler line may be defective.
This may lead to a fire risk owing to engine oil coming into contact with a hot surface.
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 6.2.2017 and 30.5.2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0846/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0115*01-*06; Type: B
Risk level: Serious risk
The strut for the hatchback door may be defective.
As a result, the door could suddenly drop from a raised position.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 24 November 2011 and 16 May 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0847/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Aircross
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroen
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0117*01-*06; Type: B
Risk level: Serious risk
The strut for the hatchback door may be defective.
As a result, the door could suddenly drop from a raised position.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 25 November 2011 and 16 May 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0849/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: GLE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*22; Type: 166
Risk level: Serious risk
The connectors for the transmission oil cooler hoses may not have been correctly moulded.
As a consequence, the transmission oil cooler hoses may work loose while the vehicle is being driven, leading to the loss of oil in the transmission and depriving the vehicle of forward propulsion.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car with a 4-cylinder diesel engine.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between March 2017 and May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0827/18
Product: Release mechanism for fast rescue boat
Name: JXN-3
Risk type: Cuts, Health risk / other, Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: JIANGSU
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The release mechanism does not have sufficient barriers to prevent unintentional onload release.
This could lead to unintentional release of the boat from a high level before the boat is waterborne.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Release mechanism installed as part of fast rescue boat
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/0833/18
Product: Safety footwear
Name: SOFTHIT PROTECTION
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: SOFTHIT
Type / number of model: MD9051, MD9052, MD9055, MD9057 and MD9058
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact and tear resistance of the footwear are inadequate.
In case of an impact, the user may suffer injuries to the foot.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Safety footwear, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0823/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: "MUSIC"
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Marcos Toys
Type / number of model: Ref. 0787 - Nº RJ002
Risk level: Serious risk
The guitar’s screws become detached, releasing small parts.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Green toy guitar in a blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399007873
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0824/18
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Kitchen Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Amatoys , Yefeng Toys /
Type / number of model: TS38723 628-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The trim on the handle of the colander becomes detached, releasing a small part.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Kitchen set with different utensils, in a blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  8435234982426
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0828/18
Product: Plastic book
Name: Viva la pappa
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: art. ZP98909
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part can easily be detached from the ends of the plastic book.
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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic book with sheets to be coloured in.
Batch number / Barcode: 978882480762
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0831/18
Product: Yoyo/puffer ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Interibi
Type / number of model: ref. numbers 698102690, 698102790 and 698104390.
Risk level: Serious risk
The spikes come off easily, generating small parts.
Small children can 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: Yoyos/puffer balls in different shapes and colours (emoji, owl and other faces).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0835/18
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Mister Toy
Type / number of model: Ref 100980, 100981 and 100983
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys break, creating small parts and leaving sharp edges accessible.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke or get injured on the sharp points.

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: 3 different beach sets consisting of a plastic lorry or beach bucket with accessories sold in a plastic net with a label/
Batch number / Barcode: 8435509109800, 843550910061 and 8435509109831.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0844/18
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: Trumpet
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toi-Toys International
Type / number of model: Article No: 53204 / Batch number: 814806
Risk level: Serious risk
The mouthpiece contains a ring which can easily detach and which is a small part.
When playing with the trumpet, the ring can detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy trumpet (gold-coloured) with coloured keys and mouthpiece (violet ring) made of plastic, supplied in a cardboard box with transparent panel, approx. 34 cm long.
Batch number / Barcode: 8714627532043
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0848/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Stars Guitar Music Light
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Marco´s Toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Small plastic parts and the pins can easily be detached.
A small child may put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Toy guitar (white, green) with colourful buttons and a shoulder strap (yellow), on/off switch and a battery compartment (for 3 x 1.5V AA batteries; included in the set) which is secured with a screw.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435399001307 ; Article No: 0130, batch No: 09/16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A11/0051/18
Product: Plush toys
Name: Space doll and Space rocket
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Søstrene Grene
Type / number of model: 40013731 and 40013732
Risk level: Other risk level
Small stuffed ball on top of the antennas can fall off. As a result the filling might become accessible to small children.
Young children could put the filling in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: One space doll (40013731) and one space rocket (40013732). Both items have antennas. There is a small stuffed ball on top of each antenna, which are in risk of falling off. If the small balls fall off, the filling becomes accessible.
Batch number / Barcode: 5711812300411 and 5711812300428
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
  




Report 24 (Published on: 15/06/2018)

Alert number: A12/0803/18
Product: Wet wipes
Name: Wet Towel - Islak Havlu, Chamomile
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Ela kozmetik
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product dos not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Destruction of the product
Description: Wet-wipes packed with a re-closable lid. Chamomile and alcohol free, ph 5.5.
Batch number / Barcode: 8697434120965, Lot. 0281 PD: 20/04/2017 ED: 20/04/2020,
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/0814/18
Product: Bath soap
Name: Love me
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BadeFee
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath soap in the shape of an orange chocolate bar with an appealing smell. The product is supplied in a plastic bag with a cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: art. CB006D/ barcode 4260212375358
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0815/18
Product: Make-up set
Name: makeup set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Claire's
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Three-storey cosmetic set (in the shape of a purple heart) containing eyeshadows, blusher, lip colours, compact powder, glitter mascara and others in various designs.
Batch number / Barcode: 04/17 , 38783, 5053264387832
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0800/18
Product: Self-balancing electric scooter
Name: Smart Balance Wheel
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Max Rider
Type / number of model: W2, W1, W1S
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Self-balancing electric scooter ("Hoverboard") supplied with a power supply.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0804/18
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Laser 303.
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: Miniinthebox
Type / number of model: JD 303
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Laser pointer delivered in a envelope by mail.
Batch number / Barcode: 8138234 S227754400001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0805/18
Product: Laser pointer
Name: Laser Pointer
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Laser pointers
Brand: HTPOW
Type / number of model: HQ0100046
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Laser pointer in a cardboard box with foam filling.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0799/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 180 LED LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: XM-LED2-180C
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 180 LED lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9796104579030
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0801/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Vianocne lampicky 300 LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: CL-318
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 300 LED lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0816/18
Product: Chainsaw
Name: Petrol Chainsaw
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Sanli
Type / number of model: SCS 4950
Risk level: Serious risk
The chain catcher is inadequate.
In the event that the chain breaks, the chain catcher could fail.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Petrol chainsaw in cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0802/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: V-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*; Type: 639/2
Risk level: Serious risk
Components are missing from the door handles.
The doors could open in the event of a side collision.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 15.02.2018 and 19.02.2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0810/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 200
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model: Type: JS
Risk level: Serious risk
There is an internal fault in the control module for the occupant restraint controller.
In the event of an accident involving a rear-end collision, this may lead to the active head restraints not being triggered.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 19 June 2011 and 31 December 2013.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0811/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Avenger
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model: Type: JS
Risk level: Serious risk
There is an internal fault in the control module for the occupant restraint controller.
In the event of an accident involving a rear-end collision, this may lead to the active head restraints not being triggered.
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 June 2011 and 31 December 2013.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0812/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Cherokee, Liberty
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type / number of model: Type: K1 / KK
Risk level: Serious risk
There is an internal fault in the control module for the occupant restraint controller.
In the event of an accident involving a rear-end collision, this may lead to the active head restraints not being triggered.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 19 June 2011 and 31 December 2013.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0813/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tribeca, B9 Tribeca
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Subaru
Type / number of model: e13*2001/116*0190*00-05; Type: WX
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag.
In case of deployment of the airbag, uncontrolled inflation could occur, releasing metal fragments which could cause injury to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2006 and 2014 are affected.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0818/18
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, Capacity
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*NKS*0050*00; types: 628 02, 628 03, 628 09
Risk level: Serious risk
Following an upgrade procedure (change from a non-rotating four-hole flange to a two-hole flange) the hydraulic hose can move and touch the fan as a result.
There is the possibility of oil spillage and engine 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 between December 2017 and March 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0806/18
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA Puzzle MATS SERIES
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TH-14601 (ID: 17099)
Risk level: Serious risk
The mat has detachable small parts which can easily be detached from the product.
Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Colourful puzzle foam mat with removable numbers that contain extra removable elements. Packaging: transparent plastic foil
Batch number / Barcode: 5999057782944
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0807/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Fashionable joker
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Lide style
Type / number of model: 8800
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.9 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll available in different colours of about 30 cm tall with long hair.
Batch number / Barcode: 8545233211776, 8590467423443, ITEM: CHO43, ITEM: JD21177
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0808/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sen Li
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 328
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 18.2 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll available in different colours of about 28 cm tall with long hair and accessories.
Batch number / Barcode: KT2554-35
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0809/18
Product: Activity play mat
Name: Baby educational toy/ Piano fitness frame
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Lorelli Toys
Type / number of model: Art. No. 1030039
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic elements connecting the rattles to the arch can break, producing small parts.
Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Playmat with spongy arch, where 5 rattles can be hang. The product includes a music unit with remote control. Packaging: cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 3800151938002
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0817/18
Product: Paint brush
Name: Crea-Play
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal part of the paint brush is too high (value: up to 4.8 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Brush made of different coloured plastics with a strip of metal in the grasping area; includes a small box of eight paints in tablet form; multi-coloured printed folding box.
Batch number / Barcode: H0P041 06/2012 / 2910170705
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A11/0047/18
Product: Body cream
Name: Dairy fun - Creamy Body Balm
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff (yogurt drink).
As the product can easily be confused with yogurt drink, children may accidentally swallow it which could result in chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Body cream supplied in a 400 ml bottle. The presentation and form of the packaging imitate yogurt and it is decorated with images of berries.
Batch number / Barcode: 5060061201797
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A11/0049/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHT CHAIN
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: home by somogyi
Type / number of model: KI 100C LED/WW
Risk level: Other risk level
The accessible wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit.
The live conductors of the wires could become 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lamps. Packaging: transparent plastic box with red handles.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 999084 934927
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0046/18
Product: Notebook gift set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Disney FROZEN
Type / number of model: FR 17320
Risk level: Other risk level
The small pink/purple stamp contains di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (0.63 % by weight).
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Notebook gift set in a blue cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 8712916070122, I1600273
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A11/0048/18
Product: Toy torch
Name: projector torch
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Tiger
Type / number of model: 3003542
Risk level: Other risk level
A short circuit can occur when the old batteries are replaced with new ones, leading to the product overheating.
As a consequence users can touch hot parts and suffer burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy torch with Halloween motifs in cardboard and plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200030035427, batch number: 201515
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   





Report 23 (Published on: 08/06/2018)

Alert number: A12/0793/18
Product: Drain cleaning product
Name: 1) Bathroom Drain 2) Kitchen Drain Cleaner-Gel
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Vigor
Type / number of model: 5000325047358 (Kitchen) and 5000325047334 (Bathroom)
Risk level: Serious risk
The bottle cap is not sufficiently tight and may not be child resistant.
As a consequence, corrosive liquid may leak during transit and storage causing chemical burns.

The product does not comply with the CLP Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Red container with black top and label on front.
Batch number / Barcode: 5000325047358 (Kitchen) and 5000325047334 (Bathroom)
Country of origin: Ireland
Alert submitted by: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0785/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Soother holder
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bebi Amsterdam
Type / number of model: GULL
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord breaks easily, releasing the decorative beads. The beads and the decorative medal can break, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder with decorative beads, crosses and a medal, attached to a cardboard with blister.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0790/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: ITS
Type / number of model: IT16983
Risk level: Serious risk
The product breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put a small part in the mouth, which could result in a blockage of the child’s airways.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother chain packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0773/18
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mark Adam New York
Type / number of model: 454
Risk level: Serious risk
The level of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 19 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can 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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks
Description: Pair of gloves, back of hand and external thumb area brown leather, palm area bright brown textile material. Inner partly black textile filling. Size: "8". Plastic hanger.
Batch number / Barcode: 4058735554936, 4058735554943, 4058735554950
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0783/18
Product: Protective hair lotion
Name: CHI® Total Protect Defense Lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Farouk
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product, which is a leave-on cosmetic product, contains Methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 177 ml grey bottle with red spray.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode 633911722053, batch number (product code) 80-5608
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0792/18
Product: Face mask
Name: Peel Of Black Mask Soyulabilir Siyah Maske
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Naturface
Type / number of model: reference: NAT-MSQ (pot) , reference: NAT-MSQTBG (gold tube) , reference: NAT-MSQTBN (black tube)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI) (measured value: 0.0006% by weight).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Cosmetic product for making a face mask. The product comes in mainly black cardboard packaging. The product itself comes in a pot or in a 100-ml black or gold tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 8699300287239
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0798/18
Product: Cream
Name: Yiganerjing Herbal antibacterial cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Article A443 BB2019.11.04
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the corticosteroid Clobetasol Propionate.
Clobetasol is a corticosteroid that should be applied to the skin only if prescribed to treat certain skin conditions. In addition to the skin lightening effect, it can induce a skin rash and burning at the application site and long-time exposure could lead to endocrine problems.


The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Cream tube packed in a yellow-red colored cardboard box. The label is in Chinese, the ingredients are in English and Chinese.
Batch number / Barcode: 1968400880
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/0776/18
Product: USB charger
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: JBL1310
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White USB charger
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/0784/18
Product: Powerline adapter
Name: AV500 Powerline Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TP-Link
Type / number of model: TL-PA4010P KIT
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no ferrule on the end of the wire for the earth circuit.
As a result, the continuity of the earth circuit is not ensured.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60884.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Two powerline network adapters packaged in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6935364031848; products affected were sold between November 2016 and June 2017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0787/18
Product: Baking dish
Name: Rectangular Baking Dish
Risk type: Burns
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: Prima Cucina
Type / number of model: QH-AG02
Risk level: Serious risk
High temperature difference can cause the dish to break.
As a consequence, hot food may spill onto the user and cause burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13834.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Ceramic baking dish, dimensions: 23 x 16 x 4,5 cm. Packaged in a carboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 2011005076004
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0772/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 20L-600L
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device could consequently break leaving live parts 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): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED lighting chain, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156135936
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0782/18
Product: lighting chain
Name: 300 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WT-LED1-300C; REF: 1200755
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored, accessible wires have only basic insulation and the cable is too thin.
The basic insulated cable could detach or be damaged leaving the live conductors accessible which could lead to an electric shock. The cable could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 300 LED lamps (75 blue, 75 green, 75 yellow, 75 red. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 056012 007553
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0794/18
Product: Floodlight
Name: Portable Halogen Floodlight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Power Plus Light
Type / number of model: POWLI023
Risk level: Serious risk
The protection against water ingress is insufficient.
Water may enter the light and come into contact with live parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Halogen floodlight. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5400338042379
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/0774/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Caddy, Golf, Passat, Touran
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0307*##, e1*2001/116*0211*##, e1*2007/46*0627*##, e1*2007/46*0623*##, e1*2007/46*0217*##, e1*2001/116*0252*##; Typ: 3C, 1T, AUV, AU, 2KN, 2K
Risk level: Serious risk
The fastening of the active headrest may be defective.
In the event of an accident, the headrest may become detached from the back of the seat, increasing the risk of injury to the person occupying the seat.
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 22/02/2018 and 27/03/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0775/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Class, E-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: e1*2001/116*0501*32-35 e1*2007/46*1560*05-08 Typ: 212, R1ES, 204, 204 K, 204 AMG, 204 K AMG e1*2001/116*0431*43 – 46 e1*2001/116*0457*35 – 37 e1*2001/116*0464*21 – 22 e1*2001/116*0463*20
Risk level: Serious risk
The welding of the backrests of the driver's and front passenger's seats may be defective.
In the event of an accident, the welding could break, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant of the seat in question.
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 19/08/2017 and 14/02/2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0777/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 301, 308, Partner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0224*08, e2*2007/46*0405*17, e2*2001/116*0365*31, e2*2007/46*0405*18, e2*2007/46*001*28
Risk level: Serious risk
The airbag control units might have received a shock during transportation to the vehicle assembly plant, which might cause an internal fault.
In the event of an accident, the airbags might not work correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: 301 : Manufactured from 13/11/2017 to 26/11/2017 , 308 II : Manufactured from 08/11/2017 to 09/11/2017 , Partner III : Manufactured from 13/11/2017 to 24/11/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0778/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Elysée, C4 Picasso, Berlingo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0225*08, e2*2007/46*0356*14, e2*2001/116*0366*31, e2*2007/46*0002*28
Risk level: Serious risk
Certain airbag control units might have received a shock during transportation to the vehicle assembly plant, which might cause an internal fault.
In the event of an accident, the airbags might not work correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Berlingo III manufactured between 13/11/2017and20/11/2017, C-Elysée manufactured between 13/11/2017 and 26/11/2017, C4 Picasso manufactured between 10/11/2017and14/11/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0780/18
Product: Towbar
Name: BPW
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: AL-KO
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: E1 55R-012235 Type: ZAAQ 3,0-3
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw connection for the towbar has the wrong size of screws.
The screw connection could break causing the trailer to become detached.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Towbar
Batch number / Barcode: Produced between 17.02.2014 and 31.12.2017
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0779/18
Product: Puffer ball with light
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Pylones
Type / number of model: 31681
Risk level: Serious risk
Small elements, such as the plastic ball containing a LED light, can come off from the toy.
A young child can put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Puffer balls in the shape of a bear, pink or blue coloured, with a LED light inside
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0781/18
Product: Toy saxophone
Name: Music Interesting Guitar
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 486170
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily become detached from the toy.
A young child could put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Imitation plastic saxophone in blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN: 900834609276
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/0786/18
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Kitchen play set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Jin Jia Tai
Type / number of model: Reference 22401-774
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains several small pieces and small parts can also be easily detached (e.g. the hands of the clock, the lids of jars, etc.)
A young child may put one of 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: Kitchen play set with various utensils. It comes in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8421692224017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0788/18
Product: Children's rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NGH6807888 (on the packaging), No. 929-42 on the toy)
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
Children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Rattle toy consisting of a pink and yellow carved ball with a tube handle made of hard plastic. There is a small ball with metal rattling elements inside the ball. Packed in a plastic net.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902388092347
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0789/18
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Fast Food Play Set, Cook Party and Tea Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Amatoys
Type / number of model: Item Nos TS37292 6800, TS38726 7006-1, TS38728 7005-1 and TS34872 3015.
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys can easily break, 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: Kitchen play sets with different utensils. They come in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode:  8435234979617, 8435234982471, 8435234982518 and 8435234973400.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0791/18
Product: Plastic toy with sweets
Name: RACE CAR
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Sweet Maniak
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the front wheel) can detach easily from the toy and the head of the figure breaks in pieces. Moreover, sharp metal parts become accessible.
A child may put the small parts into the mouth and choke and the sharp parts may cause 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Red plastic car with a figure in the shape of Santa Claus. The detachable head of Santa Claus contains a plastic bag with sweets.
Batch number / Barcode: 6933893328262
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/0795/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Mermaid beauty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Guangda / Toys Group
Type / number of model: TG373932-101S-275 (on attached label) NO.101; NO.101A (on packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll mermaid, packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902553802405
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0796/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet fashion Beauty sweet
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys Group
Type / number of model: TG380074-PL002-228 (on attached label) NO.PL002 (on packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29.4 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll, packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window
Batch number / Barcode: 5902553805239
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0797/18
Product: Food imitating toys
Name: Squeeze the Squishy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ToyRock
Type / number of model: Art. no 93020440
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys are very appealing to small children as they imitate colourful and decorative pastries, ice creams and other food. Small parts of the foamy plastic material can be easily detached by small children with fingers or teeth.
A child could put a small part in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Assortment of soft plastic colourful food imitating toys that can be squeezed. Every toy is packed in a transparent packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A11/0043/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Soother Holder
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: bibi
Type / number of model: 110370
Risk level: Other risk level
The soother holder can break, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder attached to a cardboard with blister.
Batch number / Barcode: 7610472812556
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0044/18
Product: Shower gel
Name: Dairy fun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Delia Cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
As the product can easily be confused with drink yogurt, children may accidentally swallow it which could result in chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Shower gel supplied in 400 ml bottles. The presentation and form of the packaging imitates yogurt and it is decorated with images of strawberries.
Batch number / Barcode: 5060061201759
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A11/0040/18
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SBOX
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.




Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: White USB power supply
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A11/0041/18
Product: USB charger
Name: Remax
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Remax International
Type / number of model: A1299
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: USB charger in a plastic box
Batch number / Barcode: 6954851226277
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
       
Alert number: A11/0042/18
Product: LED torch
Name: LED Flashlight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: TIROSS
Type / number of model: TS-1125
Risk level: Other risk level
Live parts are are accessible after removing the bulb cover.
The user could touch the 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable LED torch with built-in battery and charger (230 V). Packaged in a plastic blister with a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5908313337835
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A11/0039/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: doudoublure
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BOUT'CHOU
Type / number of model: H3010/0072
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Rabbit, mouse and monkey soft toys.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No MONOP 0417
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A11/0045/18
Product: Toy instrument set
Name: Paw Patrol Musical Instruments
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Nickelodeon, SAMBRO
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound level of the flute is too high.
It could cause damage to hearing.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Blue-red toy musical set containing a toy flute, whistle and tambourine in a blister pack with cardboard back. Paw Patrol dog figures are on the tambourine.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Finland
 






Report 22 (Published on: 01/06/2018)

Alert number: A12/0735/18
Product: Liquid for electronic cigarettes
Name: Wonder Worm
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Charlie's Chalk Dust
Type / number of model: The White Label, 3 mg/ml
Risk level: Serious risk
Despite the product containing nicotine and being classified as acutely toxic, there is no information leaflet to inform the consumer on the correct use of the product.
This could endanger the user's safety, notably if the product comes into contact with the skin or is ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Tobacco Products Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: E-liquid for electronic cigarettes in a long white rectangular box; with black text.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Ireland
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0769/18
Product: Blanket for cot
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Hema
Type / number of model: Article code 33.32.8025 and 33.32.8026
Risk level: Serious risk
The thread can easily loosen from the edge of the blanket.
It could get wrapped around a child's limbs or neck, resulting in injuries or strangulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White polyester blanket with an image of a cloud, trimmed with grey decorative stitching along the edges. The blanket is intended for small children. Dimensions: 100 x 150 cm
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Namibia
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0745/18
Product: Children's hooded sweatshirt
Name: Torrid Kids Hoody
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TRESPASS
Type / number of model: UCTOSWM20001
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the hood of the jacket.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Children's hooded sweatshirt, colours: grey and navy. For children aged between 2 and 12 years
Batch number / Barcode: 5045274440416 (size: 11/12), 5045274440430 (size: 3/4), 5045274440447 (size: 5/6), 5045274440454 (size: 7/8), 5045274440461 (size: 9/10), 5045274453799 (size: 11/12), 5045274453805 (size: 2/3), 5045274453812 (size: 3/4), 5045274453829 (size: 5/6), 5045274453836 (size: 7/8), 5045274453843 (size: 9/10)
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Poland
      
Alert number: A12/0748/18
Product: Cushion
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Matalan
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The filling in the cushions is not sufficiently resistant to fire.
In the presence of an ignition source, the cushions could catch fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Velvet cushion (silver, plum, black) and 2-pack, filled cushions (cream, grey, blue, yellow, pink). No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: M684578/ M684577/M684579/M490090/M490091/M490092/M490093/M490634/M490635/M490636
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/0751/18
Product: Women's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: NAF NAF
Type / number of model: Reference HENX70A1 Colour : Bleu électrique
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 32.4 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Ladies’ court shoes in electric blue colour with pointed toes.
Batch number / Barcode: 3606846301072
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0752/18
Product: Children's flat pumps
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: SUREDELLE
Type / number of model: Reference C3131
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 12 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Children’s flat pumps, ballerina style.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0739/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Candy Land
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation whipped cream of the colour of cocoa, with colourful sprinkles and flowers. Packed in a paper cake form, wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028249109
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0741/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Cherry Aid Brûlée
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream with sprinkles and a berry. Packed in a paper cake form, wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028255605
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0742/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Crazy Stupid Love
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a small cake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream, with heart-shaped sprinkles. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028261255
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0743/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Fairy Ring Brûlée
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream, with colourful sprinkles. Packed in a paper cupcake form wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028235355
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0744/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Flake Shake
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation, cocoa coloured, whipped cream with a chocolate heart. Packed in a paper cake form, wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028248034
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0746/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: I Believe In Unicorns
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream with flower-like sprinkles and a little unicorn. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028261217
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0747/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Bomb Polkadot Princess
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation white whipped cream and pink sweets. Packed in a paper cake form which is wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028251201
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0755/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Skin Candy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with white, imitation, whipped cream, with flowers and chocolate flakes. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028248003
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0756/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Twilight Bloom
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with white, imitation, whipped cream imitation and a rose. Packed in a paper cake form and wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028251171
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0757/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Lazy Lavender Brûlée
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with violet, imitation whipped cream with lavender seeds. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028234099
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/0758/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Move Over Pavlova
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake, decorated with imitation pink whipped cream with topping, sprinkles, candies and berries. Wrapped in plastic film. film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028258798
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0759/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Orange Blossom & Jasmine Brûlée
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a cupcake decorated with imitation, yellow whipped cream with flowers. Packed in a paper cake form and wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 503702823992
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0760/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: Party Popper
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a pastry decorated with imitation, pink whipped cream, sprinkles and caramel. Wrapped in plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028257012
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0761/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: V For Violet
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bath product in the shape of a pastry, decorated with imitation whipped cream, with sprinkles and a flower. Wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028258880
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0764/18
Product: Hair modelling cream
Name: Kardashian Beauty Smooth Styler Blow Dry Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Farouk
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with products containing MI can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hair styling cream in a 177 ml black bottle with a spray. There are instructions for use written in glossy lettering.
Batch number / Barcode:  813843032516
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0737/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 8813
Risk level: Serious risk
The product does not have a fuse.
In case of an overload, this could lead to a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel plug adaptor: BS plug with Schuko outlet with side earthing contacts.
Batch number / Barcode: 1234567815107
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0768/18
Product: Necklace with angel pendant
Name: Mind Me Angel
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains lead (measured value 12.3% by weight).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Angel pendant with blue rhinestones on a silver-coloured necklace.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 098858 068001
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0727/18
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 20181219Y43/ 20081218A
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children.
Children may play with it and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of a bar of chocolate.
Batch number / Barcode: 6920081218017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0725/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Vianocne lampicky 100 LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Cl-151 (multicoloured) Cl-152 (white)
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device can break leaving live parts 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: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights, packed in a red cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0726/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: adristar
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ST01-20LED-GC; ST01-20LED-GW; ST15-100LED-GB
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the control device is not sufficient.
The control device can break leaving live parts 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 20 and 100 LED lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0734/18
Product: LED floodlight
Name: 50W LED Valonheitin
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Lexxa
Type / number of model: Power supply unit: BDF-1681A. Light: 433 250
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the transformer of the power supply unit is inadequate.

The user could receive an electric shock from accessible. parts of the secondary circuit of the power supply 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED floodlight with a power supply, sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6430038492197
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0729/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Crosser
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0358*00, e2*2001/116*0358*01, e2*2001/116*0358*02, e2*2001/116*0358*04, e2*2001/116*0358*05, e2*2001/116*0358*06, e2*2001/116*0358*07, e2*2001/116*0358*08,, e2*2001/116*0358*09, e2*2001/116*0358*10
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor.
This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor failing because of internal corrosion.

Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.


Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 16.04.2007 and 27.04.2012
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0730/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4007
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2201/116*0357*00, e2*2001/116*0357*01, e2*2001/116*0357*02, e2*2201/116*0357*04, e2*2001/116*0357*05, e2*2001/116*0357*06, , e2*2201/116*0357*07, e2*2001/116*0357*08, e2*2001/116*0357*09,
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor.
This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor failing because of internal corrosion.

Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 16/4/2007 and 2/7/2012
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0731/18
Product: Van
Name: Master
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Type ME : e2*2007/46*0018*17, e2*2007/46*0018*018 Type VE : e2*2007/46*0021*14, e2*2007/46*0021*15
Risk level: Serious risk
The On Board Diagnostics system for the engine is incorrectly programmed.
This could lead to the engine not functioning correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles were manufactured between 12.05.2015 and 15.12.2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/0732/18
Product: Bus
Name: Tourismo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*1160 Types: 410 02, 410 03
Risk level: Serious risk
The head impact forces for the surface of the kitchen do not meet the requirements of UN-ECE R21.
In the event of an accident, there can be an increased risk of injury for occupants in the row of seats behind the kitchen.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between August 2016 and March 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0733/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: GSX-R125/S125
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*168/2013*00070*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The front engine mounting bolts may become loose.
The frame of the motorcycle could consequently break, causing the rider to lose control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 08.12.2016 and 05.03.2018
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0754/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: E-Class
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1666*02 -*05 Type: R1EC
Risk level: Serious risk
The seals on the front doors around the window may allow water to enter the inner door area causing damage to the door control unit.
As a result, the pinch protection on the electric window regulators could be impaired or there could be a short circuit leading 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 April 2017 and October 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0765/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Celerio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model: Type: AVK310
Risk level: Serious risk
The front seat's side airbag webbing bracket may be defective.
This could lead to the airbag not work correctly in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects vehicles produced from 8 January 2018 to 12 March 2018.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0724/18
Product: Pram chain
Name: Wagenkette Waldtiere [Woodland animals pram chain]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HESS
Type / number of model: Article No 52143, Date 08.02.16, Article No 12982, Date 08.02.16
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains substances which can form N-nitrosamines (measured value of nitrosatable substances: 1281 µg/kg).
N-nitrosamines can be carcinogenic.

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: Manufacturer)
Description: Pram chain with coloured wooden elements and clips at both ends
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 4022498521436
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0728/18
Product: Water pistol
Name: Shooting game
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: DESERT EAGLE
Type / number of model: Article No 101194
Risk level: Serious risk
The water in the balls is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
There is a risk of contracting infection 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: 10 boxes weighing 165 kg: toy pistols with balls containing water.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code 8 054726040538
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0736/18
Product: Multi-functional toy
Name: Cartoon Smart - Frog Phone
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: AOYUCHENG TOYS
Type / number of model: 1-2160-9801-17A / 9801-17A
Risk level: Serious risk
The product breaks easily generating small parts.
A young child may put a small part in the mouth and choke on it.

The toy does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety directive and the European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multi-functional, battery-operated, toy phone in the shape of a frog.
Batch number / Barcode: 334286284514
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0738/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Finger monkey
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Shatchi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The orange monkey and multicoloured monkey contain di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 24.3% and 16.1% by weight respectively).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Battery-operated? plastic and fabric toy camouflage monkey, available in various colours: orange, multi-coloured, blue or green. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 5056141013589
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0740/18
Product: Squeeze toy
Name: SQUISHY TAART
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item no.: 83310020
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A young child may put a small part in the mouth and choke on it.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Scented squeeze toy in the shape of a cake; sold in translucent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 3700115100202
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/0749/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 668-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with various accessories, including a rocking horse. Plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0750/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 668-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.1% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with accessories, including a pushchair. Plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0753/18
Product: Squeeze toy
Name: Children´s Toy
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Ha Ha Xiong
Type / number of model: Ref. 01008
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the squeaking mechanism) may detach from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

In addition, the product contains dibutyl pthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.14% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Set of four, squeezable Dalmatian dogs. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8008280010087
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0762/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Ladybug
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: AA761-25, No.:556
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.1 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll, approx. 14 cm tall, with a painted mask on her eyes. Provided in a box, marked "Happy Partner', with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 6000247612503
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0763/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sofi
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Mega Creative
Type / number of model: NO.BBL77193 (on packaging) Index 361943 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 23.7 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with a plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902012781043
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0766/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: The Mini Mermaidst
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BIGTOYS
Type / number of model: BLAL1015 / 989-5A
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 10.8 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902719711015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0767/18
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Party TERMÉKEK
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Printgo Party
Type / number of model: IT: CHT 715474
Risk level: Serious risk
The material of the mask is highly flammable.
If a child wears the mask close to a flame, it can easily catch fire, which would result in burns to the child's 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: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Polyfoam mask for children in the form of a hen's head. The mask can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. Packaging: plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: 5999527945268
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0770/18
Product: Toy puzzle clock
Name: Clown som pusselklocka
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Biltema
Type / number of model: Art. 45-9900
Risk level: Serious risk
The piece representing the number "1" is a small part.
A young child 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: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Wooden pin puzzle packed in plastic packaging
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0771/18
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Hammer Bench
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Free & Easy
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small loose elements (pieces of wood released from the holes of the raw wooden plate).
Young children may put a small part in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Coloured wooden hammer bench in a box, containing 8 parts
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 484364 , EAN: 718158966001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A11/0038/18
Product: Body balm
Name: Dairy fun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
Due to its presentation, the product can easily be confused with a yoghurt drink.
It may therefore be swallowed by children, which could result in chemical pneumonia.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Balm supplied in 400 ml bottles. The presentation and form of the packaging imitate yoghurt and it is decorated with appealing bright images of berries.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901350447826
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A11/0036/18
Product: Portable gas stove
Name: a) Camp Bistro XL and b) Camp Bistro XL Stopgaz
Risk type: Burns
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Campingaz
Type / number of model: a) Ref.: 2000030643 – BDII: 4010051192, b) Ref.: 2000030644 – BDII: 4010051196
Risk level: Other risk level
The portable gas stove may overheat because the safety device does not prevent further heating of the gas cartridges by pans, pots or griddles after the gas supply is cut off.
Due to possible overheating and a resulting increase in pressure, the gas canister may explode and the released gas may ignite, leading to burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: These products are portable gas stoves equipped with one burner and intended for use in cooking with a pot or container; they can also be used with pans, griddles and stone plates.
Batch number / Barcode: a) 3138522095857, b) 3138522095864
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany