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Report 21 (27/05/2016)

Alert number: A12/0644/16
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: KORU - TRIBAL BLACK
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: ALLA PRIMA
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured value benzo(a)pyrene: 0.2 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 29.5 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Black tattoo ink supplied in a black plastic bottle with screw top and nozzle for application.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: TG 040116, Lot 034
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0638/16
Product: Amber necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: NATALEX for Nature & Découvertes
Type/number of model: 71136540
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord of the necklace can easily break, releasing the small beads. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the clasp breaks easily, exposing a sharp metal part which could lead to injuries.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Amber necklace containing light orange, ovoid beads, regular in shape, separated by a knot, with a metal screw clasp.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0636/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Golden Apple
Type/number of model: TZT- 1255
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt and in the waist area of the trousers may become trapped during various activities of the child. A loop can be created and strangulation or injuries to the child may occur. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Outfit consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Smile Faity" Size: 98,110,112
Batch number/Barcode: 4893940012556
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0642/16
Product: Lederhosen - Leather trousers
Name: Tirolerhose
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Deiters|Oktoberzauber
Type/number of model: Article No: 5578235
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 16 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Dark brown 'Lederhosen' (leather trousers) with long legs with decorative stitching and button applications. Sample size XXL.
Batch number/Barcode: 4015678782352
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0655/16
Product: Purse
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: S. Belmonte
Type/number of model: XL-553S
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium VI in the leather of the purse is too high (measured value 6.9 mg/kg). Chromium VI is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black leather purse with gold coloured clasp.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0656/16
Product: Leather wristband
Name: bőr-cérna karkötő ('leather-thread wristband')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cserépváros
Type/number of model: PT1403-362
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 19.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Leather bracelet decorated with braided yarn.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0658/16
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MKS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) on the bolero and dress can easily detach. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of a pink, sleeveless dress and a white bolero decorated with a pink bow and small rhinestones.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0659/16
Product: Leather wristband
Name: Monster Cars
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Depesche
Type/number of model: 6116_A
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 7.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Brown, braided leather bracelet.
Batch number/Barcode: 4 010070 269234
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0660/16
Product: Leather gloves
Name: Spirit Motors Chopper III Handschuh
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: POLO Motorrad und Sportswear
Type/number of model: Article NO: 31065201 Order NO:182874, Sales period from 04.10.2015
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 31 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: Importer)
Description: Pair of fingerless motorcycling gloves made of black leather.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0649/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide and Natural Gas Detector
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: SOMOGYI ELEKTRONIC / Home by Somogyi
Type/number of model: COG 02
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains-operated carbon monoxide alarm. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 999084 902728
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0650/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: LCD Carbon-Monoxide Detector
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: SOMOGYI ELEKTRONIC / Home by Somogyi
Type/number of model: CO 07 LCD
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated carbon monoxide detector. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 999084 902698
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0651/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Gázérzékelő és Riasztó (Gas detector and alarm)
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: KJGE01
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains-operated carbon monoxide detector. Packaging: white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0647/16
Product: Plastic grapes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: BEL FLOWERS
Type/number of model: Article No.: BF-F01237124
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. The grapes can be easily detached: children may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bunch of green and red plastic grapes.
Batch number/Barcode: 8058341171240
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0634/16
Product: Training gloves
Name: Treenihanskat Multistrap Musta Traningshandskar
Risk: Environment
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 19-JPU-0022
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material (PVC) of the plastic bag contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value up to 0.034%). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Sports training gloves packed in a transparent plastic, resealable bag (one side of the bag is clear and the other is cloudy). The black gloves are made of leather and fabric with two tightening straps; one is on the wrist and the other is on the back of the hand. The gloves are open at the fingertips.
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6419773795916
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/0645/16
Product: Top box
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: PCX125: JF28, JF47, JF56, JF57, JF64. PCX150: KF12, KF15, KF18, KF19.
Risk level: Serious risk
There is slack in the locking mechanism for the top box and it may not be completely locked. As a result, the top box could fall off when the scooter is in use, causing a risk of an accident for other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Top box for Honda scooter (PCX125 and PCX150).
Batch number/Barcode: PCX125: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 models. PCX150: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 models.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0646/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Unimog
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*NKS*0034*, e1*NKS*0035*, e1*NKS*0036*, e1*NKS*0037*, e1*NKS*0038*, e1*NKS*0039*, e1*2007/46*1214*, e1*2007/46*1215*, e1*2007/46*1216* types: NKS-F-UGE-42, NKS-L-UGE-452, NKS-Z-UGE-42, NKS-Z-UGE-232, NKS-L-UGE-453, NKS-Z-UGE-43, UGE-452, UGE-232, UGE-453
Risk level: Serious risk
Detachment of a power supply line may cause complete failure of the vehicle electronics, including the illumination.
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 August 2013 and 19 January 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0648/16
Product: Van
Name: Vito
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458*, e1*2007/46*0459* types: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5
Risk level: Serious risk
The connection between the high-pressure pipe from the fuel rail and the high-pressure pump may loosen. If fuel leaks onto the road as a result, it could increase the risk of accidents for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from July 2014 to March 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Romania
Alert number: A12/0652/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR 900, RZR 1000 and RZR XP 1000
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The heat shield may not adequately protect the cab or cargo box from overheating, which could lead to fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Side-by-side / all-terrain vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 22/07/2013 and 10/03/2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0653/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR XP 1000, RZR XP4 1000, RZR 900, RZR S 900, RZR XC 900 and RZR 4 900
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuse box seal may not adequately prevent water intrusion into the fuse box. This may create an electrical malfunction that could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Side-by-side / all-terrain vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 15/07/2013 and 27/07/2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0657/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace and Talisman
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V (JRA4, JRA5, JRME) and Talisman (LPA3, LPA4, LPA5, LPMV).
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible omission of the tightening of the additional heating earth wiring in the passenger compartment could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: until 30/10/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Germany, Romania
Alert number: A12/0635/16
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ARUKOD: 33444
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks, Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Foam puzzle mat consisting of ten animal-shaped puzzle pieces, supplied in transparent plastic packaging with an attached paper label.
Batch number/Barcode: 8686860033444
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0637/16
Product: Toy pram
Name: Beautiful Pram
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.AS868; ITEM NO: 13240
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety lock of the pram is not sufficiently resistant to load and can release, causing the pram to collapse, which may result in a child being injured. In addition, the fingers of a child could be trapped between the moving parts while the pram collapses. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Foldable toy pram with pink metal frame and sun shield. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label
Batch number/Barcode: 1001836132407
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0639/16
Product: Plastic doll with toy pushchair
Name: MY BABY
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Teddies
Type/number of model: 00410067
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 5 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 2.8 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (approx. 10 cm high) and toy pushchair, supplied in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8592190041670
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0640/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Dreams THE MUSIC OF MY DREAMS
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Teddies
Type/number of model: NO.222
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 5.2 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic dolls, approx. 15 cm high, with long light-coloured hair and wearing a dress, available in different colours.
Batch number/Barcode: 8592190312053
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0641/16
Product: Expandable toys
Name: 1) DINOSAUR EGG - Growing Pet; 2) GROWING PET; 3) DINOSAUR EGG - Growing Pet
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Yuda|HATCH'EM
Type/number of model: Ref. 1) 06057, 2) 06059 and 3) 06107
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (head and tail) can be easily torn from the toy dinosaurs and may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As the toy expands, it can also cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of small children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic eggs in different colours containing small plastic dinosaurs, which increase in size when immersed in water.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8431878811740, 2) 8431878811764, 3) 8431878811818
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0643/16
Product: Soft rubber ball
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: TEDI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.43% by weight). This phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, the ball contains diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (measured value 45% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Soft pink rubber ball with face and small spikes; diameter 9.5 cm and packed in transparent plastic film.
Batch number/Barcode: 48261001241000000100
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0654/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: feifei toys
Type/number of model: ITEM NO: D472840d5
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy giraffe contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 11.6 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red giraffe made of soft plastic, approximatively 32 cm tall. It is packed in a white plastic net with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 8594728013036
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0661/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: SUPER CAP GUN .357 Magnum
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: SC
Type/number of model: Art. S272-009
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak sound pressure level is too high and the toy lacks the appropriate warnings. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A toy, die-cast metal cap gun with a metal barrel and black plastic grip. A red plastic cover is placed on the head of the barrel. The gun is packed in a plastic blister package on blue cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 0700587791017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A11/0052/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Paillou
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Grill Courtepaille
Type/number of model: 14-018683
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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Yellow soft toy with arms, legs and a face, wearing a red hat. The product is sold at the restaurant chain 'Courtepaille'.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 




Report 20 (20/05/2016)

Alert number: A12/0610/16
Product: Children's fancy dress/pyjamas with hat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PLUS
Type/number of model: Ref. 7713441
Risk level: Serious risk
The red fabric contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine 2-Naphthylamine (measured value: up to 82 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Santa Claus red, white and black pyjamas with press-stud fastening down the front and legs; sold with a red and white hat.
Batch number/Barcode: 7713441000036
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0626/16
Product: Bedspread
Name: Cotton Printed Bed Sheet Double
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Zodiac printed
Risk level: Serious risk
The red textile material contains azo dyes releasing aromatic amine benzidine (measured value: 870 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Big cotton bedspread (size: 210 x 240 cm) with zodiac patterns and inscriptions. The bedspread is dyed with red and black colours. It is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0628/16
Product: Lederhose (Leather shorts)
Name: Lederhose Madl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Krüger
Type/number of model: Model 35012 colour 715
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 40 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Khaki lederhose, embroidered; composition: 100% leather, pocket lining: 100% polyester. sample size 40.
Batch number/Barcode: 533516
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0615/16
Product: Decorative grapes
Name: Grappe raisin PVC (PVC bunch of grapes)
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: CHAKS
Type/number of model: 2029 / PVC red grapes , 20028 / PVC green grapes
Risk level: Serious risk
This decorative article, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow or ingest them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: A bunch of red or green PVC grapes measuring 30cm X 15cm, with an attached label.
Batch number/Barcode: 3661652032589, 3661652032572
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0591/16
Product: Mains extension lead
Name: 3-WAY SOCKET WITH SURGE PROTECTION
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TITANUM
Type/number of model: TL 101
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no earth conductor which could lead to a risk of electric shock if an appliance which should be earthed was connected.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: White mains extension lead with three sockets, supplied in a transparent plastic bag stapled with a cardboard label. Length: 1,5 m.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901299902257
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
 
Alert number: A12/0607/16
Product: USB power supply
Name: USB Power Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Model: A1265; Serial No: 1X91029Y459T
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is not sufficient, which may cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: White USB power supply / charger supplied with a USB lead. Packaging: box with transparent windows.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 417182 108402
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0608/16
Product: Electric mosquito-repellent device
Name: TRAVEL Mosquito Plug
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: WQM165A (on the product); A-00277 (on the packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing of the product does not have sufficient mechanical strength which could lead to live parts becoming accessible. It is possible to touch the live parts of pins of the plug when inserting or removing the device from the mains socket. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Yellow, mains-operated, mosquito repellent device which plugs directly into a mains socket outlet. Supplied with 10 tablets. Blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 995780 281501
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0611/16
Product: Hair brush straightener
Name: Hair Auto Straightener
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: NASV Beauty Your World
Type/number of model: NASV-100
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate: there is access to metal parts of the brush separated from live parts by basic insulation and the dimensions of the plug fuse are not correct. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335 and the relevant national standard BS1363.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Hair straightening brush with attached mains lead and 3 pin plug. Packaged in black box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6931444319714
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0593/16
Product: Via ferrata set
Name: Easy Rider and Iron Cruiser
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Black Diamond
Type/number of model: Easy Rider: model number 620105; Iron Cruiser: model number 620110; Iron Cruiser Via Ferrata Packages: model number 620122.
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety stitching may be missing. This would cause the immediate failure of the product when loaded. The user could consequently fall from a height resulting in serious or fatal injury. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Climbing equipment: via ferrata set.
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 26 October 2015 and 18 January 2016, with production codes from 5293 to 5350.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0594/16
Product: Ascender
Name: Index
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Black Diamond
Type/number of model: Right (model number 620003) and left (model number 620004) versions.
Risk level: Serious risk
The rivets attaching the toothed cam to the ascender body may not have been fitted correctly. The cam and indeed the entire ascender may therefore become detached from the rope. There is also a risk that the rivets which attach the safety catch to the toothed cam have not been fitted correctly, thus increasing the risk that the ascender may become detached from the rope. If the ascender becomes detached from the rope, the user could fall from a height resulting in serious or fatal injury. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Climbing equipment: ascender
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 22 December 2014 and 25 February 2016; manufacturer's codes from 4356 to 6015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0595/16
Product: Camming devices
Name: Camalots and Camalot Ultralights
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Black Diamond
Type/number of model: Camalots of all sizes which were manufactured between 18 May 2015 and 9 March 2016 and have a production code of between 5133 and 6067. , Camalot Ultralights of all sizes manufactured between 10 November 2015 and 4 March 2016 and with a production code of between 5309 and 6061.
Risk level: Serious risk
In a very high percentage of the products, it is possible that the axles of the camming devices are not correctly riveted. This could result in the camming device not being fully resilient or falling apart when used. As a consequence, the climber could fall from a height and sustain serious or fatal injuries. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Spring-loaded camming devices used for rock climbing.
Batch number/Barcode: CAMALOT ULTRALIGHTS: Size / Style Number: .3 262103 .4 262104 .5 262105 .75 262107 #1 262110 #2 262120 #3 262130 #4 262140 #5 262150 #6 262160, CAMALOT: Size / Style Number: .4 262164 .5 262165 .75 262167 #1 262171 #2 262172 #3 262173 #4 262174
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0597/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Flood Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: REALM
Type/number of model: Item Number: FLOOD LIGHT-20W-S
Risk level: Serious risk
The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The PVC cables do not protect properly against the penetration of water. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts during normal use. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Grey LED floodlight with motion sensor and free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for indoor and outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6 927766 070129
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0604/16
Product: Night-light
Name: Vintage Night Lamp Porcelain
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 15416 / GL-088
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts become accessible when a different sized light bulb is used in the lamp holder. In addition, the clearance between the accessible parts and the lateral contacts of the lamp holder is too small. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Night-light which can be plugged directly into a socket outlet. The light bulb has an E12 cap. The lamp shade is made of porcelain with two different patterns and inscriptions. Blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 427000 154163
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0625/16
Product: LED ceiling light
Name: LED Panel Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Faro Barcelona
Type/number of model: Light:42862, LED power supply:WG-(6W--9W)
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is not sufficient. The creepage distance between the primary and secondary circuits is too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 61347.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED ceiling light supplied with a power supply ("LED Driver"). Sold in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8421776085404
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0627/16
Product: Torch
Name: High Intensity LED Flashlight
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Ferei
Type/number of model: Torch: 730 , Battery charger: GM-042120
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the battery charger is not sufficient. The creepage distance between the primary and secondary circuits is too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Rechargeable LED torch supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a purple cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6951620500644
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0596/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Super Adventure
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KTM
Type/number of model: 1290
Risk level: Serious risk
An oil leak can cause damage inside the strut of the semi-active suspension, thereby leading to a functional impairment of the suspension system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2015/16 vehicles are affected.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Alert number: A12/0599/16
Product: Car
Name: B-class
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0470*04-13, e1*2007/46*0751*05-06 Types: 245 G, 246
Risk level: Serious risk
The back screws on the rear seats could be missing on one side. Passengers would therefore not be protected from unsecured luggage in the event of a frontal collision, because the rear seat could be lifted from behind. Furthermore, the required seat belt anchorage may not be guaranteed.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2012 and March 2015 and are fitted with the Easy-Vario seat
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0600/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 2008
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The tightening torque of the right-hand, lower seatbelt fixing bolts may not be correct. In this case, the performance of the seatbelt may not be guaranteed in the event of an impact.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 14/07/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/0602/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Corsa D
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Right hand drive model equipped with the LUH engine and 5-speed manual transmission.
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can penetrate into the connector of the relay box located on the electronic vacuum pump causing a short circuit which could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 03/07/2012 and 03/09/2014.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0603/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR 900, RZR 1000
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel tank vent line may have insufficient clearance to the exhaust pipe causing the fuel tank to build pressure and expand, which may result in a fuel leak.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle / side-by-side vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 22/07/2013 to 04/11/2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0605/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR 900, RZR 1000
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel can be routed into the exhaust system, which can cause excessive exhaust heat that may lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle / side-by-side vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between 08/07/2014 and 15/02/2016
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0606/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Clio
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Clio IV
Risk level: Serious risk
The front wheel arch may be incorrectly installed. As a result, the brake hose may come into contact with the front wheel arch, causing wear of the brake hose by fretting. If the brake hose breaks and the brake fluid leaks out, the performance of braking could be compromised.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: e2*2001/116*0327; e2*2007/46*0008. The affected vehicles were manufactured from 15/04/2014 to 06/10/2014 in France and 05/03/2013 to 02/04/2015 in Turkey
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/0609/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers e1*2007/46*0726 e1*2007/46*0727 e1*2007/46*0728 e1*2007/46*0729 e1*2007/46*0730 e1*2007/46*0731 e1*2007/46*0732 e1*2007/46*0733 e1*2007/46*0734 e1*2007/46*0735 e1*2007/46*0736 e1*2007/46*0737 e1*2007/46*0738 e1*2007/46*0739 e1*2007/46*0740 e1*2007/46*0741 e1*2007/46*0742 e1*2007/46*0743 Types: 963002, 963003, 963004, 963005, 963020, 963021, 963022, 963024, 963025, 963026, 963402, 963403, 963404, 963405, 963406, 963420, 963424, 963425, 963426, 963427, 964000, 964001, 964002, 964003, 964007, 964008, 964014, 964016, 964018, 964020, 964022, 964024, 964025, 964026, 964030, 964031, 964038, 964041, 964200, 964201, 964202, 964203, 964207, 964208, 964214, 964216, 964218, 964224, 964226, 964230, 964231, 964232, 964233, 964238, 964241, 964314, 964316, 964326, 964330, 964331, 964341, 964401, 964402, 964403, 964407, 964408, 964414, 964416, 964418, 964420, 964424, 964425, 964426
Risk level: Serious risk
The exhaust pipe may work loose and fall onto the road leading to an accident.
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 October 2011 and 5 March 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0613/16
Product: Suspension bracket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lowtec
Type/number of model: Type: 87260901/87260951 Authorisation No: SA1161797/I Sales description: 60901/60951
Risk level: Serious risk
The product could break owing to a production defect. If this happened, the resulting loss of driving stability would increase the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Front suspension bracket for the VW Golf IV.
Batch number/Barcode: Concerns components produced in May 2014.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0614/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: NV400
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: Type: NV400 (X62) with M9T engine (engine index 700, 702, 706); EC type-approval: EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0137 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0138 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0140 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0141 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0142 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0143 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0144 EC-BE-No e2*2007/46*0145.
Risk level: Serious risk
The turbo-charger oil hose may be incorrectly crimped. If the oil hose becomes completely detached, oil may escape endangering following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 18 September 2015 and 26 October 2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0617/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-class
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*32, e1*2001/116*0457*25; Type: 204, 204 K.
Risk level: Serious risk
The connection between the high-pressure pipe from the fuel rail and the high-pressure pump may loosen. If fuel leaks onto the road as a result, it could increase the risk of accidents for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from December 2013 to April 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0619/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace and Talisman
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V (JRA4, JRA5, JRME) and Talisman (KPA3, KPA4, KPA5, LPA3, LPA4, LPA5, LPMJ, LPMV).
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible incorrect assembly of the left or right front flexible brake hose could lead to wear of the flexible brake hose by fretting on the wheel rim and on the tyre. Possible brake fluid leakage, which results as a consequence, could lead to long brake pedal travel and a decrease of braking efficiency.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: until 03/02/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/0620/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace and Talisman
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V (JRA4, JRA5, JRME) and Talisman (LPA3, LPA4, LPA5, LPMJ, LPMV).
Risk level: Serious risk
The webbing of the front seat belts may have been partially cut. If this is the case, it could result in a loss of efficiency of the safety belt protection performance 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: Production period: until 11/01/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/0621/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V (JRA4, JRA5, JRME).
Risk level: Serious risk
The front wheel alignment may be incorrect. The lower suspension arm may not be properly fixed and could slip. Possible premature and asymmetrical wear of the front tyres which arises as a result could, in extreme cases, lead to a sudden loss of tyre pressure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: until 18/09/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/0622/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V (JRA4, JRA5, JRME).
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to the absence of primer when bonding, the sun roof may not be properly attached. Part of the sunroof could consequently detach from the vehicle whilst driving, posing risk for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: until 14/12/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/0632/16
Product: Van
Name: T5
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*KS07/46*0027*03 e1*KS07/46*0036*02 Type: 7HC, 7J0.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a leak between the composite natural gas container valve and the container itself, natural gas may leak into the interior/cargo space.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van using natural gas.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 August 2013 and 30 June 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0631/16
Product: Telescopic ladder
Name: 3.8M TELESCOOP LADDER
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: Halvewerk
Type/number of model: 02150-09-07/HA380
Risk level: Serious risk
The ladder does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can bend or break during use, causing the user to fall from a height. In addition, the space between the rungs/steps is not equal when the ladder is not completely extended and the user could therefore miss his step, lose balance and fall from a height. Also, whilst unlocking the locking mechanism of certain rungs/steps, parts of the ladder above may descend very quickly and crush the user's fingers. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Telescopic ladder - length 3.8m, packed in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
     
Alert number: A12/0589/16
Product: Wooden musical toy (castanets)
Name: Die Lieben Sieben
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Die Spiegelburg
Type/number of model: Article No 12200
Risk level: Serious risk
The red and yellow paint of the wooden toy contains lead (measured value up to 330 mg/kg). Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neurotoxicity, particularly in the case of children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden castanet painted red and yellow.
Batch number/Barcode: 4029753122001
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0590/16
Product: Plastic swan with eggs
Name: Lay egg - swan toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.1401A
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts (the eggs) that can be swallowed by small children and cause choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Colourful plastic swan operated by three „AA“ batteries. After pressing the red button the swan moves and emits lights and sounds. The package also includes three plastic eggs. The product is supplied in a white/blue cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0592/16
Product: Set of rattles
Name: Baby Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: FEI PAN
Type/number of model: NO.326-475 (on the cardboard label) NO.326-944 (on the attached paper label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattles can easily break, generating small parts which could be put in the mouth by a small child and cause choking. Moreover, the handles of some rattles are too long. A small child could put them in the mouth where they can get stuck and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A set of ten plastic rattles of different shapes and colours, supplied in a transparent plastic bag stapled with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0598/16
Product: Rattle
Name: Pumpkin
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Kids Concept
Type/number of model: Art no: 412968, 412951, 412944
Risk level: Serious risk
Some of the pins on the rattle have not been glued correctly and the sides can detach. If the rattle falls apart, the bell inside is released and a small child could put the bell into the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Babies' multicoloured bell rattle. The rattles comes in white and blue, white and pink or white and green. On each of the sides there are pictures of an owl.
Batch number/Barcode:  7340028713968, Only batches ID373 and ID365 are affected., 7340028713944, 7340028713951
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
     
Alert number: A12/0601/16
Product: Rattle set
Name: Baby Rattle - Baby Love Play Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The elephant rattle can easily break, releasing small parts which children may put in the mouth and choke upon. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Babies' rattle set consisting of five different rattles in the shape of animals (elephant, giraffe, bear), a boat and a bottle. Packed a cardboard box with transparent window. Approximate size of box is 31 x 25 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0612/16
Product: Wooden puzzle
Name: Discovery Cubes with Animal Puzzle
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Classic world
Type/number of model: 3522
Risk level: Serious risk
Children can easily access the small parts contained in the cubes (bell, wooden roller, marble, and rotating ball). Small children could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Toy wooden puzzle cubes with openings. Each cube contains a small part (a bell, a wooden roller, a marble, and a rotating ball) blocked by a small stick. Different images are printed on the cubes (cow, chicken, ladybird, sun). The product is sold in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6940351735227
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
 
Alert number: A12/0616/16
Product: Plastic Doll
Name: Winter Princess
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sparkle Girlz
Type/number of model: Item No. 24111
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains both di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured values: 1.2 and 15.2% by weight respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)
Description: 10 cm doll with long purple hair. The toy is supplied in blue cardboard packaging (size 12 x 10 cm).
Batch number/Barcode: 884978241111
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/0618/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Cloetta Spelletta Beautiful Fashion
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Braizllllaz (COUNTERFEIT)
Type/number of model: 8501
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Doll with long pink hair and red eyes wearing a black and white dress. The doll is approximately 25 cm, made of flexible plastic, and packed in a cardboard box bearing various inscriptions.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/0623/16
Product: Set of whistles
Name: 4 FLŘJTER - 4 WHISTLES
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TIGER
Type/number of model: Item no. 2600226
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound unit of the toy may become loose if pulled or picked at, creating a small part. Small children could 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)
Description: Whistles in different colours designed as lips with a sound mechanism in the middle. Sold in a plastic bag with cardboard blister.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch 79468
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/0624/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful Children
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: NOWA|Xiangxing toys
Type/number of model: NO.XX2822 (on the package) NG8472033 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair and pink dress. Packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window on the front side.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991284720330 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0629/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: City Police Soft Bullets Gun
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: art. E058-064
Risk level: Serious risk
The red plastic suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy gun with five projectiles. The gun is a black-silver-orange coloured handgun."Force" is written on the barrel. The projectiles are made of golden plastic with red suction cups. The gun and the projectiles are packed in a cardboard and plastic blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0630/16
Product: Pull-along toy telephone
Name: Unknown
Risk: Suffocation, Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: bionyi
Type/number of model: ART. #769K
Risk level: Serious risk
The stickers on the toy can easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the cord is too long which can lead to strangulation while playing with the toy. Also, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose causing suffocation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy telephone with wheels and a cord with which a child may pull it along.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900700105423
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0633/16
Product: Toy scooter
Name: KIDS TRI SCOOTER
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Art. NA01010
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the screw nuts of the wheels) easily detach from the scooter: a child may put the small part in the mouth and choke. In addition, the scooter is not sufficiently stable, causing the child to lose balance and fall. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Toy scooter in blue and pink with three wheels (one in front and two rear wheels). Packaging - cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 7331210032639; Batch Nr.:0115
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0048/16
Product: Battery charger
Name: Lead Acid Charger
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: TS-1012C
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is not sufficient which may cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Battery charger for lead acid batteries. Output: DC 6 V / 1000 mA. Packaging: plain white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0045/16
Product: Sky lantern
Name: Lanterne Volante ('Flying lantern')
Risk: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: Sky Lantern
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The air inside the lantern is heated by an open burner (lacking protective system for the flame). If the lantern lands on a rooftop or on other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Paper sky lantern wrapped in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 3700498930571
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0046/16
Product: Sky lantern
Name: HIMMELSLATERNE ('Sky lantern')
Risk: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: RAINBOW
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The air inside the lantern is heated by an open burner (lacking protective system for the flame). If the lantern lands on a rooftop or other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Paper sky lantern, wrapped in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 4250137504285
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0047/16
Product: Sky lantern
Name: Happiness balloon
Risk: Fire
Category: Other
Brand: Funny Fashion
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The air inside the lantern is heated by an open burner (lacking protective system for the flame). If the lantern lands on a rooftop or other flammable material, this may cause a fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Paper sky lantern, wrapped in transparent packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8712364840292
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0050/16
Product: Soft toy and ball
Name: DEVIL INSIDE
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: TIF 8
Type/number of model: Item No 36937 (bag) + item 36933 (soft toys) .
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: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Red and black soft ball with a zip-fastener and a red and black soft toy (devil) wearing a football shirt and carrying a small soft football.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 





Report 19 (13/05/2016)

Alert number: A12/0587/16
Product: Amber necklace
Name: BIJOUX EN AMBRE POUR BÉBÉ ('amber jewellery for babies')
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: UN AMOUR D'AMBRE
Type/number of model: CA1 and CA10C
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord can easily break, releasing the beads. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Amber necklace for babies.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0588/16
Product: Pushchair
Name: ONYX
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: LORELLI
Type/number of model: Item: 1002087 ХХХХ (the last digits differ depending on the colour of the pushchair and the collection), Е-559, Order No.: PO_013021
Risk level: Serious risk
There are accessible areas where the bars forming the hood are connected, as well as exposed edges and protruding parts which could injure the child. Moreover, the front wheels can easily break while the pushchair is in use. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard ЕN1888.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Folding pushchair, with 4 double wheels, a movable footrest, a shopping basket, and a hood. The product is supplied in cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 38001519439 YY
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0568/16
Product: Men's shoes
Name: reality shoe
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand:  t2in
Type/number of model: Ref. R-193
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 14.3 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Black leather shoes for men, sample size 42. The shoes are supplied in a black cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0573/16
Product: Children's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Paez
Type/number of model: Recreo Mid - 131 REMTAUCA
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the insole of the shoes is too high (measured value: 4.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Children's shoes in pink fabric with brown sides.
Batch number/Barcode: 7791815088385
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0576/16
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GUAN DA YUAN
Type/number of model: F21-193
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the hood with free-ends could become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children's red and black sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with knotted ends. The product is decorated with various inscriptions. Size: 140-170.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0577/16
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: H.plenty
Type/number of model: ZF-1122
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the hood with free ends could become trapped during various activities of a child causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children's grey sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "FASHIONS 1989 MOVEMENT". Size: 134, 140, 146, 158
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0580/16
Product: Children's outfit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Setty Koop
Type/number of model: JB- 533
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends in the neck area and the unattached cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s outfit made of a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers, in sizes intended for children aged 7-14.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0571/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: Adaptador Europeo
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Narken
Type/number of model: Ref 9625
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to insert one pin of a plug in one hole of the live socket while the other live pin of the plug remains accessible. If the user touches the live accessible pin they would get an electric shock.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plug adaptor for UK plugs, packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0562/16
Product: Thermos flask
Name: FOOD JAR
Risk: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: DAYDAYS
Type/number of model: Article 61469, capacity 1.2 litre
Risk level: Serious risk
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Thermos flask of 1.2 l capacity with plastic casing and a carrying handle on the top.
Batch number/Barcode: 8301182614699
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/0563/16
Product: Thermos flask
Name: VACUUM FLASK
Risk: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: DAYDAYS
Type/number of model: Article 62197, capacity 1 litre
Risk level: Serious risk
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 1-litre thermos flask with orange plastic casing.
Batch number/Barcode: 8058250621973
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0564/16
Product: Thermos flask
Name: FOOD JAR
Risk: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: DAYDAYS
Type/number of model: Article X15629, capacity 1 litre.
Risk level: Serious risk
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 1-litre thermos flask with plastic casing and a carrying handle on the top.
Batch number/Barcode: 8088909156297
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0581/16
Product: Rechargeable head torch
Name: Rechargeable Working Headlight Helmets / Led Headlight
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LONGTENG
Type/number of model: 1766
Risk level: Serious risk
The basic insulated internal wires of the head torch can be damaged by the sharp edges of the cover fixing screws during adjustment of the head torch. The dimensions of the battery charger are not correct and when connecting the plug the user may consequently touch the live parts of the plug or the live connector terminal sockets. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material that holds the pins of the built-in plug in position is not sufficient and the product may thus cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Rechargeable head torch with battery charger. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0582/16
Product: Rechargeable torch
Name: ПЕРЕЗАРЯЖАЕМЫЙ АККУМУЛЯТОРНЫЙ СВЕТИЛЬНИК
Risk: Fire, Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Feron
Type/number of model: TH2295
Risk level: Serious risk
The pins of the built-in plug and plug adapter do not have an insulating collar. The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible. The cover for the LED can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible. The cross-sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat and can cause a fire. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material that hold the pins of the built-in plug in position is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598 and IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Rechargeable torch with 15 LEDs. The battery can be charged via the built-in plug with telescopic pins. A plug adapter is supplied with the product. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 2 000126 537969
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0584/16
Product: LED light bulb
Name: High Lumen LEDSpot
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Top-Max
Type/number of model: GU10 4W. H45396P4
Risk level: Serious risk
Internal wires are are only soldered and not attached mechanically. The windings on the transformer are touching. The metal parts of the bulb may become live as a consequence, leading to the user receiving an electrical shock if the bulb is touched. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62560 and EN 62471.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Pack of 4 LED light bulbs in clear plastic packaging within a printed cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 81098
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/0585/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Flood Light
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: GLW - Green Life Green World
Type/number of model: MoS-LW2-10W-CW
Risk level: Serious risk
The internal earth lead is not adequately attached to the body, resulting in inadequate protection from electric shock. 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: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: 10W small floodlight in silver colour with bracket and yellow LED. Packaged in red and white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: S010000000020918403
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0558/16
Product: Brake component
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: WABCO TRISTOP
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The chambers of the actuator may not have been correctly assembled and the load from power spring and pressure is not fully taken. Under certain circumstances, the parking side and the service sides of the actuator could separate and the actuator could lose functionality. Ultimately this could lead to a loss of braking functionality and/or brake failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motor vehicle component - actuator (type of spring brake cylinder).
Batch number/Barcode: Build dates: 05/05/2014 to 16/08/2015
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0559/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Econic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1221, e1*2007/46*1222; types: NGE-L64, NGE-L62N
Risk level: Serious risk
A wrongly positioned yaw rate sensor in vehicles with a long wheelbase may result in incorrect ESP (electronic stability programme) intervention.
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 01/10/2013 and 01/10/2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0560/16
Product: Van
Name: Movano
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Type: MS, MR; MT; MU; MW EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0362*17; e1*2007/46*0405*07; e1*2007/46*0471*14 and 15 e1*2007/46*0472*07; e1*2007/46*0579.
Risk level: Serious risk
An oil hose may be incorrectly crimped. If the oil hose becomes completely detached, oil could escape, run on the road and endanger following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0561/16
Product: Van
Name: Master
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Master 3. Type: MA, MB, VB, VD, ML; EC type-approval: e2*2007/46*0016*, e2*2007/46*0019*, e2*2007/46*0049*, e2*2007/46*0050*, e2*2007/46*0022*
Risk level: Serious risk
An oil hose may be incorrectly crimped. If the oil hose becomes completely detached, oil could escape, run on the road and endanger following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles with an M9T engine, produced between September 2015 and October 2015, are affected.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0565/16
Product: Van
Name: Vivaro
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0575*12 and *13 Type: F7
Risk level: Serious risk
An incorrectly installed passenger airbag module may increase the risk of injury 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 manufactured in 2013 and 2014.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0566/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: ZIP 50 2T, ZIP 50 4T
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type/number of model: Type:C25E00 (2T) / C25C00 (4T) EC-type approval: e4*2002/24*0551 / e4*2002/24*0551
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the fuel level sensor can lead to the leaking of fuel and the risk of a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2015 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0567/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Phaeton
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0189*; Type: 3D
Risk level: Serious risk
Summer tyres may have been mounted with the wrong rubber mixture in the running surface.The use of the wrong rubber mixture results in a clear reduction in the tyres' adhesion to the road in wet weather.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car with summer tyres (size 255/40ZR19 100Y XL).
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 02/07/2012 and 27/01/2016. The tyres in question were mounted on reconditioned, used cars at the plant.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0569/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Compass, Patriot
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Type: PK EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0142*22
Risk level: Serious risk
The power steering return hose clamp may not be correctly attached. Consequently, power steering oil may leak whch could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 4.1.2015 and 12.5.2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0574/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Veyron 16.4
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bugati
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1 * KS07/46 * 0008 * 03
Risk level: Serious risk
As a result of a deficiency in the bonding between the RPS (reference point system) plates and the monocoque, corrosion may occur. As a result, it is possible for the RPS plates to fall off.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 10.3.2006 and 14.10.2014.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0575/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kadjar
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Type: RFE Type-approval number: e2 * 2007/46 * 0475
Risk level: Serious risk
A possible lack of welding points on the rear side members may, in the event of a collision, affect the strength of the side members. Consequently, fatigue strength, collision resistance and anchoring of the rear safety belts may be affected.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 16.10.2015 and 25.11.2015.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0578/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: DB9, DBS, Vanquish & Virage
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aston Martin
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
When the front, right seat is operated to rearward position, the seat runner can compress the battery supply cable. If the cable is repeatedly compressed, the insulation of the electrical cable can be damaged and a short-circuit can occur between the cable and the runner, resulting in smoke in the vehicle cabin. The smoke could cause the driver to be distracted and increase the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Certain vehicles built between March 2007 and November 2015.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0579/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: XF
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
If the vehicle is involved in a high speed crash that triggers the second stage deployment of the driver frontal airbag, the second stage of the airbag will not deploy properly for this crash condition. This increases the risk of injury to the driver, particularly unbelted drivers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 21/09/2010 and 28/10/2014.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0586/16
Product: Hydrostatic release units
Name: SAFETMADE
Risk: Drowning
Category: Other
Brand: Safetbag
Type/number of model: LR-1 or EP-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The hydrostatic release unit may not automatically release the necessary safety equipment in an emergency situation. This product does not comply with the requirements of the directive on marine equipment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Hydrostatic release units used in the maritime sector for automatically releasing life rafts and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons in an emergency situation.
Batch number/Barcode: All batches of the models concerned are affected
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0570/16
Product: Push-along toys
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Victoria Party
Type/number of model: Ref.1) E6325711 , 2) E6316944
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic eggs are small parts and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic, push-along toys in the shape of a dinosaur and a bird, and plastic eggs. The products come in a transparent plastic bag sealed with a cardboard strip.
Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8435284098603 , 2) 8435284083555
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0572/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beaut
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Victoria Party
Type/number of model: Reference E6270747
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Doll with accessories (earrings, wand). Packaging: the doll comes in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435284058942
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0583/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Small Naughty Love Bath
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sweet Home
Type/number of model: J57981 / 275920
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's face contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 24% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A plastic baby doll with a pink bath tub, soap, rubber duck and baby powder. Packed in transparent plastic.
Batch number/Barcode: 6410412759207
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A11/0043/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: TRUMPET CARE KIT
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Stagg
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Trumpet cleaning kit with valve oil (in a clear plastic bottle with white plastic cap and black labelling).
Batch number/Barcode: 5414428170552
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0044/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Valve Oil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: La Tromba
Type/number of model: 1.) T1 with silicone - 760565 , 2.) T2 special - 55200
Risk level: Other risk level
The product lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1) white plastic bottle with white cap and black labelling; 2) clear plastic bottle with blue cap and blue/yellow labelling
Batch number/Barcode: 1) T1: 038827057132, 2) T2: 038827215921
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Germany
    







Report 18 (06/05/2016)

Alert number: A12/0542/16
Product: Child's car seat
Name: 'Confort' range
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Monsieur bébé
Type/number of model: 9/18 kg and 15/36kg Comfort range
Risk level: Serious risk
The restraining system does not protect the head of the children in the event of an impact. The buckle does not open easily after an accident. Moreover, information relating to safe use of the product is lacking. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Child's car seat.
Batch number/Barcode: EGK1508 - Production: May 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0522/16
Product: Boys' swimming shorts
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TRIDAGNA
Type/number of model: 1) E4201, 2) E4204
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area of the shorts are too long and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Two models of swimming shorts for boys up to 14 years: 1) blue, shading paler ultimately into white; 2) multicoloured ethnic design. Both have a cord in the waist area; samples sizes 4 and 6.
Batch number/Barcode: 2) 360000010011, 1) 359400010011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0523/16
Product: Ladies' sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lola Cruz
Type/number of model: Model 057P15BK
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Ladies' sandals with white leather upper and white synthetic sole. There is a buckle on the front strap and another on the ankle strap. A label on the sole of the sandal gives details of the composition, brand and size. Packaging: grey cardboard box. Sample's size: 40.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0525/16
Product: Ladies' sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BIBI LOU
Type/number of model: Ref 757Z10VK
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 4.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Ladies' leather sandals with decorative rhinestones; fastened with an ankle strap. There is a label on the sole of the sandal indicating the composition, brand and size of the shoe. Packaging: white cardboard box. Sample size: 40.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0527/16
Product: Leather belt
Name: Gürtel - Belt
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Model No: 2022959 / Article No: 5119961
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 19 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: Importer)
Description: Silver-grey/black, patterned leather belt (snake-skin effect), with rivets and metal clasp; length: 105 cm, width: 3.7 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 2020229590012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0532/16
Product: Babies' dungarees
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lourdes
Type/number of model: Reference V16092
Risk level: Serious risk
The press studs between the legs of the trouser part of the garment come off easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Purple dungarees with straps, for babies of up to 18 months. On the front part there is a picture of a dog and a cat. On the lower part of the garment there are press studs and on the straps there are buttons. Attached to the product is a cardboard label. Packaging: transparent plastic bag bearing the brand name.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0533/16
Product: Men's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Traveris
Type/number of model: Ref 1808
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 37 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Brown leather sandals for men. Packaging: a black cardboard box. Sample's size: 42.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0547/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Patricia Mendiluce
Type/number of model: Model 465/W15
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons become detached easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Girls' plaid dress in sizes 12-18 M, fastens at the back with buttons and comes with a belt with another two buttons.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0548/16
Product: Women's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: INFINITY
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather of the insole is too high (measured value 21.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's sandals in black and in white. Leather insole.
Batch number/Barcode: 104781/00 EAN 2000002217305/2000002217312
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0552/16
Product: Baby clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Dolce Petit
Type/number of model: Ref. 2110/23
Risk level: Serious risk
The buttons come off easily. A child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard EN 40902.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: The product is a baby clothing set consisting of a blouse and flowered pants.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0557/16
Product: Hair colouring product
Name: Permanent Powder Hair Colour
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sta-Sof-Fro
Type/number of model: 1) Black - 60060, 5) Auburn - 60062, 4) Medium Chestnut - 60064, 3) Brown black - 60061 , 2) Jet Black - 60063
Risk level: Serious risk
The hair dyes contain sodium perborate. Sodium perborate in high doses is toxic and it may damage fertility or the unborn child. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Hair dye in a brown glass bottle with a black lid, supplied in a beige and brown cardboard box with a package leaflet and measuring beaker. Sodium perborate is included in the list of ingredients.
Batch number/Barcode: 5) 5017587040638, 1) 5017857040368 , 2) 5017857040610, 3) 5017857040624, 4) 5017857040627
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0544/16
Product: Extension cable
Name: Enrollable Manguera
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Hepoluz
Type/number of model: Ref. 37226 and 37251
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable anchorage is not secure and the cable can detach leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61242.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Extension cable/cable reel: 25-metres long (ref 37226) or 50-metres long (ref 37251). Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8425156372269 and 8425156372511
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0553/16
Product: Heated towel rail
Name: Unknown
Risk: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Haverland
Type/number of model: TE-425E, TE-700E and TE-700I
Risk level: Serious risk
The pressure inside the heater may build up which could result in the heater developing a crack through which steam or antifreeze could escape causing burns to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Heated towel rail, 425W or 700W.
Batch number/Barcode: 8423055001761, 8423055001778 and 8423055001785
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0556/16
Product: Charms
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Xenos
Type/number of model: Art. No. 398.098
Risk level: Serious risk
The charms contain lead (measured value up to 95% by weight). Lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: A labelled plastic box containing 14 metal charms: eight simple, spherical, hollow and without ornaments; six with a more complex structure (one without ornaments, one with three white bead-shaped ornaments and four with red-violet rhinestones).
Batch number/Barcode: 8716963498113
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0524/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Superb
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Skoda
Type/number of model: Superb III. Code: 3V5*
Risk level: Serious risk
The sunroof could cause crushing injuries when it is closed with the key because the closing force is too high.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car with an electric, sliding, panoramic sunroof.
Batch number/Barcode: Model year 2016.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Spain
Alert number: A12/0528/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mokka
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Type: J-A; EC type-approval: e3*2007/46*0537*11-*14
Risk level: Serious risk
Water ingress in the Electronic Brake Control Module control unit may cause a short-circuit. There is a risk of fire in the vehicle even once the engine has been switched off.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0529/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Cayenne
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Porsche
Type/number of model: Type-approval number / type: e13*2007/46*1085*/ 92A e13*2007/46*1106*/92AN e13*2007/46*1107*/92AH e13*2007/46*1108*/92AHN; model: Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S Diesel, Cayenne S Hybrid, Cayenne "Platinum Edition", Cayenne Diesel "Platinum Edition".
Risk level: Serious risk
A securing collar on the bearing block of the pedal cluster may come loose and hinder the action of the brake pedal.
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 15.1.2010 and 11.1.2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0531/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Sebring, Stratus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler, Dodge
Type/number of model: Type: ST
Risk level: Serious risk
If the airbag deploys, a folded-down sun visor on the front passenger side may, depending on the angle, be torn from its mounting and propelled in the direction of the front passenger seat.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Production period: 17.4.2000 to 21.2.2005.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0540/16
Product: Bus
Name: Setra, Travego, Tourismo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 410 01, 410 02, 410 03, 632 02, 632 03, 632 04 EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0013*,e1*2007/46*1133*, e1*2007/46*1160*, e1*2007/46*0025*, e1*2007/46*0023*, e1*2007/46*0022* Sales description: Setra S 431 DT; Setra S 515 HDH; Setra S 516 HDH; Setra S 517 HDH; Setra S 511 HD; Setra S 515 HD; Setra S 516 HD/2; Setra S 516 HD; Setra S 517 HD; Setra S 519 HD; Setra S 516 MD; Travego RHD; Travego RHD-M; Travego RHD-L; Tourismo RHD-L; Tourismo RHD-M.
Risk level: Serious risk
Vehicles were delivered without a fire alarm system for the toilet tank heating.
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 2014 and 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0543/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kadjar
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0475*00; e2*2007/46*0475*01; e2*2007/46*0475*02; e2*2007/46*0475*03.
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of an accident, the thorax airbag and the curtain airbag can fail to deploy, or their functioning can be reversed in case of a lateral shock.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Right hand drive vehicles, manufactured from the beginning of production until 16 March 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/0551/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Quattroporte, Ghibli
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The driver's side floor mat can move out of place and cause the accelerator pedal to become trapped.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Spain
Alert number: A12/0554/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tiida
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: C11
Risk level: Serious risk
Deterioration of the inflator propellant’s density can result in abnormal driver airbag deployment in case of an accident causing injuries to the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns 2007 – 2014 model year vehicles, produced from 13/11/2007 to 08/01/2014, with Type Approval No.: e11*2001/116*0296*00.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Greece
Alert number: A12/0555/16
Product: Van
Name: Citan
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0129* and e2*2007/46*0130* Type: 415
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a faulty connection of the rear left seatbelt, the functioning of the seatbelt cannot be guaranteed. This could lead to an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 23 November 2015 and 27 November 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0526/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Flying a kite and white cloud
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Peppa Pig (COUNTERFEIT)
Type/number of model: 84254; 52203
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup can be easily detached from the toy and small children could 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Soft toy, in the form of a pink pig, with a suction cup.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
 THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0530/16
Product: Whistles
Name: Playme
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Vending Sabadell
Type/number of model: LT24502N / LT42656N
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts and the mouthpiece detach easily from the whistle. A child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy whistles in different shapes: 1) a plastic hammer with a whistle at one end 2) a plastic ball with a whistle. Packaging: a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/0534/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: SOFT BULLET GUN
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GF TOYS
Type/number of model: GF30155 - 6286
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth by a child and block the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy set consisting of a machine gun, soft projectiles, a target, ducklings, a camel and an elephant. Packaging: a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760301551
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0535/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: ANGRY BIRDS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GF TOYS
Type/number of model: GF70609 - 1924B-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the arrows and could be put in the mouth by a child and block the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Set consisting of a plastic bow and arrows with suction cups. Blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760706097
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0536/16
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GF TOYS
Type/number of model: GF70635 - 223-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The ring easily becomes detached from the cord, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy tractor made of plastic with eyes and brightly coloured wheels. Can be pulled along by means of a cord with a ring. The packaging is a clear plastic bag closed at the top with a strip of cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 4433760706356
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0537/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: YONG
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ITEM NO: AH2618419
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the head of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.4%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll, approximately 30 cm tall, with long hair packed in a plastic transparent bag decorated with motifs of flowers and a inscription “JP“.
Batch number/Barcode: 6927833184919
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0538/16
Product: Toy kitchen sets
Name: Kitchen Play Set / Play at Home
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fantástiko
Type/number of model: 1. 84633, 2. 84634
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles of the tools may easily detach, generating small parts. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy kitchen sets made of a range of kitchen tools supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 2. 8424345846345, 1. 8424345846338
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0541/16
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Bubble Stick
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Marcos Toys
Type/number of model: References 1) 1637 , 2) 1638
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 130000 cfu/ml). Moreover, one model (ref. 1638) contains also enterobacteriaceae (measured quantity up to 530 cfu/ml). When the solution comes in contact with the mouth, hands or eyes or is inhaled this might lead to contracting infections. The product does not comply with requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: 1) Plastic tube filled with a soapy liquid for making bubbles. 2) Set of 4 plastic tubes ending in a spoon, a rake, a paddle and a sieve in the shape of a heart, filled with a soapy liquid for making bubbles. Packaging: a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 2) 8435399016387, 1) 8435399016370
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0545/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Beauty - My vogue girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Victoria Party
Type/number of model: Ref. 1) E6334009, 2) E6334010
Risk level: Serious risk
The heads of the dolls contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: 1) This doll comes with different outfits. 2) This doll comes with one outfit and other accessories (plastic guitar, handbag, brush and mirror, as well as two bracelets). Packaging: the products are packaged in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 2) 8435284097538, 1) 8435284097521
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0546/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Carles Fradera
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the snake become detached easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Soft toy in the form of a snake made of polyester and filled with sand.
Batch number/Barcode: 8437004237170
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0549/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: 'Debbie' - Beautiful girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Xin Yien Ly|GF Toys
Type/number of model: Ref GF30145 - L 5708
Risk level: Serious risk
The heads of the dolls contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Doll with a pushchair containing a smaller doll and other accessories. Packed in blister packaging with a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760301452
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0550/16
Product: Doctor set with a doll
Name: Doctor Set
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: GF Toys
Type/number of model: GF30158 - 969.
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 5% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: A plastic doll with a doctor's kit and various accessories. Packed in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433760301582
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A11/0041/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Detektor Tlenku Wegla XC 10
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: XTREME
Type/number of model: 50-611#
Risk level: Other risk level
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector, battery-powered, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900804068396
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia