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Report 20 (Published on: 19/05/2017)

Alert number: A12/0644/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Lining - Tribal - Tattoo ink
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Kokkai Sumi Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.53 mg/kg) and lead (measured value: 19.19 mg/kg). Cadmium accumulates in the body and can cause damage to bones and kidneys if absorbed from the tattoo and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the level of cadmium does not exceed 0.2 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up in a 1oz bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 2013 mar 29, MFG date 23-03-2013, Exp. date : 23-03-2018
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0645/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: black sumi
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.78 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.9 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: BK103IMX40; Ref: 9C16214B19140018; Expiry date 02/28/2019
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0646/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: BLK
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Dynamic
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.36 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.53 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 71020370
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0647/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Tattoo Specific Color - Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Ref #KS91808
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene and benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.18 mg/kg; benzo(a)pyrene: 0.97 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.07 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH and naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink with natural plant extracts, 30 ml
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0648/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Alla Prima
Type / number of model: Colour Black
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.29 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.47 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tattoo ink, 120 ml
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: TG 160415 LOT: 020, Expiry date: 01.02.2020
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0649/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: #9 Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Derma International
Type / number of model: #9 Black
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink contains arsenic (measured value: 5.47 mg/kg), lead (measured value: 4.73 mg/kg), cobalt (measured value: 72.3 mg/kg), nickel (measured value: 91.1 mg/kg) and zinc (measured value: 90.07 mg/kg). Arsenic is carcinogenic, exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity and nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic and lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg, that the level of cobalt in tattoo inks does not exceed 25 mg/kg, that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable and that the level of zinc in tattoo inks does not exceed 50 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: X2009777; Exp. 12/18
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0650/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: #BB Best Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Derma International
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink contains arsenic (measured value: 3.2 mg/kg), lead (measured value: 3.1 mg/kg), cobalt (measured value: 40.6 mg/kg) and nickel (measured value: 53 mg/kg). Arsenic is carcinogenic, exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity and nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic and lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg, that the level of cobalt in tattoo inks does not exceed 25 mg/kg and that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: XI 2011; Exp. 12/18
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0651/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Triple Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) naphthalene (measured value: 13.87 mg/kg). Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30 ml bottle of tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: batch 10.07.15 ; production date 2015.07.10 ; expiry date 2018.07.10
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0652/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Dimension Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 3.01 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 3.09 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 108.4 ml bottle of tattoo or permanent make-up ink.
Batch number / Barcode: batch BK103DIS ; Lot SS180 ; expiry date 02/28/2019
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0653/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: True black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 2.25 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.38 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 1oz bottle of black tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: batch BK122IMX40; Lot SS211; expiry date 06/30/2020
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0654/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Lining black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.67 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.75 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 4 oz (118.3ml) bottle of black tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: batch BK124IMX40 ; Lot SS219 ; expiry date 09/30/2020
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0655/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Power Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Fusion
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) naphthalene (measured value: 7.23 mg/kg).Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30 ml bottle of black tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 009 ; expiry date 08/26/2017
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0656/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Triple black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 3.07 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 3.08 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 120 ml bottle of black tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: batch 29.10.14 ; production date 2014.11.29 ; expiry date 2017.10.29
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0657/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Premium Tattoo Ink - Tomato is Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.54 mg/kg), lead (measured value: 19.76 mg/kg) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: 153 ug/kg for benzo(a)pyrene; total of PAHs: 1.45 mg/kg). Cadmium accumulates in the body and can cause damage to bones and kidneys if absorbed from the tattoo and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. 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 levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg, that the level of cadmium does not exceed 0.2 mg/kg, 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of 10 different coloured tattoo ink in 15 ml bottles.
Batch number / Barcode: production date 25/02/14
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0658/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Tattoo Outlining Ink
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Kuro Sumi
Type / number of model: art.code 4452585959575
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 0.105 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up in a 60oz bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: KSOL 142209
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0659/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Lining Black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 2.41 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.53 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tattoo ink
Batch number / Barcode: batch BK99IMX40, Ref 305513H2101, Lot SS157 Exp 08-31-2018
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0660/17
Product: Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Name: Triple black
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured value: naphthalene: 9.73 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tattoo ink, 30 ml
Batch number / Barcode: lot 06/04/15, expiry 06/04/2018
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0636/17
Product: Soother-holder
Name: Pacifier holder
Risk type: Choking, Entrapment, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Les rêves d'Anaïs, Trixie
Type / number of model: 05-073 Models : owl, clouds, diabolo, flock, balloon, pebble, cats, squares, freckles, crocodiles, ...
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother-holder is too long and could get wrapped around the child's neck, causing strangulation. The clip of the soother-holder can easily break, generating small parts. A small child may put these parts in the mouth and choke. In addition, there is a gap near the clip where the child's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Soother-holder made of different fabric designs with a metal clip. No packaging, but a cardboard label is attached to the product.
Batch number / Barcode: 5420047050731
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Belgium
    
Alert number: A12/0635/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: DIXNEUF
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The detector 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: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Battery-operated carbon monoxide detector.
Batch number / Barcode: 3542641553851
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
     
Alert number: A12/0616/17
Product: Power inverter
Name: Mini pseudo-sine wave inverter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: INOV TECH
Type / number of model: 150W; ref : 495218
Risk level: Serious risk
Insufficient insulation between parts under 230 V and parts under 12 V voltage causes a risk of electric shock for users. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Power inverter; 12 volt to 220 volt, 150 W; for cars, caravans and camping vans.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0617/17
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: ADAPTOR International
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Newtop
Type / number of model: NT-3693
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Other
Description: Adapter with three plugs (Euro, US, UK) and one socket.
Batch number / Barcode: 8054686036930
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0627/17
Product: Portable LED lamp
Name: PAKAI BATERAI BISA, ISI ULANG JUGA BISA
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: QUN BA
Type / number of model: QUN BA-108
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small. In case of a short-circuit the wires may overheat. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material is not sufficient. The battery cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Portable LED lamp in the shape of an oil lamp. It can be operated directly from the mains or by battery (3 x 1.5V AA). The lamp has green plastic housing and includes 16 LEDs. The product is supplied with a charger in a cardboard box. Technical parameters: AC 250V-110V/50 Hz.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0641/17
Product: Table lamp
Name: Merry Xmas; OZDOBA PODSWIETLANA / VILÁGÍTÓ ALAKZATOK
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: JUMI
Type / number of model: RE-701137; Item 264933 (SKU 36493301 W/XX 15)
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains cable can come into contact with sharp parts (edges of sequins, metal wire ends). In case of damage, the live metal wires become accessible and users could receive an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A 40 cm high, cone-shaped, decorative lamp with serial-connected, replaceable, miniature lights (10 pcs). The lampshade is a wire cone covered with willow thread. The product can be connected directly to the mains. Technical parameters: 220-240V~; 50Hz; 10,8W; lamps: 24V 1,08W; ClassII., IP20 (on a label)
Batch number / Barcode: 5 900410 701137
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0661/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: METALED KÜLT.LED REF
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: EMiTHOR
Type / number of model: ART.NO. 32101; R13W49
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 cable insulation is not suitable for outdoor use and could become damaged. 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black LED floodlight with a 32 cm long, PVC, insulated, 3-core mains lead with free wire ends for mains connection. The product is intended for outdoor use too. Technical parameters: 85-265V 50/60Hz, 72 mA, 10W, 3000K, 984 lm, IP65; Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 585032 217937
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/0615/17
Product: Lorry
Name: FUSO Canter
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0379*00, e4*2007/46*0380*00, E4*715/2007*630/2012M*0407*00, e4*715/2007*630/2012M*0408*00, e4*595/2009*64/2012A*0003*00 Types: FE4P10-01, FE4P10-02
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel return pipe is insufficiently designed against chemicals, paints, soap or fats used by bodywork manufacturers or in cleaning. The chemicals cause the hoses to swell, which could cause them to break free of their connection, causing fuel to leak out. In the worst case, a fire could occur.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 4.7.2009 and 18.12.2013.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0618/17
Product: Trailer
Name: HKC, HKCR, HLC, APHLS, HLN, VKE, KHL, AZHLC, HLNK, HKD
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: WM Meyer Fahrzeugbau
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0437*03, e1*2007/46*0655*03, e1*2007/46*0705*02, e1*2007/46*0710*02, e1*2007/46*0712*02, e1*2007/46*0889*03, e1*2007/46*0896*02, e1*2007/46*0981*02, e1*2007/46*1061*01, e1*2007/46*1208*01 Types: WM EG-HKC, WM EG-HLC, WM EG-HLCE, WM EG-VKE, WM EG-HLN E, WM EG-KHL, WM EG-HKCE, WM EG-AZHLC, WM EG-HLNK, WM EG-HKD
Risk level: Serious risk
The structural integrity of the wheel is compromised which can cause rapid deflation (loss of air) while in use. This could affect the driver's control of the towing vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number / Barcode: The trailers affected were manufactured between 1.6.2016 and 31.12.2016 and fitted with wheels manufactured by STARCO
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0619/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q30, QX30
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Infiniti
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*2977; Type: H15
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an accident, the restraint systems may not be activated as intended because the airbag control unit is incorrectly programmed.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 19 October 2015 and 7 February 2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0620/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Murano
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Japanese production: EC type approval: e1*2001/116*0478; Russian production: E-RU.MT02.B.00026; Type: Z51
Risk level: Serious risk
A power steering pressure hose can break. This results in leakage of power steering fluid, which can cause power steering to fail and possibly also cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2013 and 2015.
Country of origin: Japan, Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0621/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Challenger, Charger, Dakota, Durango, Magnum, RAM, Aspen, 300 , Wrangler
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: Jeep Wrangler: e4*2001/116*0116*12 Chrysler 300: e11*2001/116*0141*14 Type: DR, DH, D1, DC, DM, DX, HB, HG, JK, J3, J8, LX, LC, LD, LE, L2, ND, VB
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated and result in small metal particles being released, which might injure the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2004 and 2012.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0622/17
Product: Van
Name: Citan, Sprinter, Viano, Vito, V-Klasse
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: Citan: e2*2007/46*0129*, e2*2007/46*0130*; Sprinter: e1*2001/116*0353*, e1*2001/116*0354*, e1*2001/116*0424*, e1*2007/46*0279*, e1*2007/46*0280*, e1*2007/46*0294*, e1*2007/46*0295*, e1*2007/46*0296*, e1*2007/46*0297*, e1*2007/46*0298*, e1*2007/46*0299*, e1*2007/46*0300*, e1*2007/46*0301*, e1*2007/46*0304*, e1*2007/46*0305*, e1*2007/46*0307*, e1*2007/46*0308*, e1*2007/46*0309*, e1*2007/46*0310*, e1*2007/46*0311*, e1*2007/46*0312*, e1*2007/46*0556*, e1*2007/46*0557*, e1*2007/46*0569*, e1*2007/46*1075*, e1*2007/46*1076*, e1*2007/46*1093*; Viano, Vito, V Class: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458*, e1*2007/46*0459*
Risk level: Serious risk
The incorrect update of the control units may result in malfunctioning of the airbag control device, the Electronic Stability Programme or the distance control system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned had their control unit updated between 3 and 5 December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0623/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Talisman
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e11*2007/46*2969 ext 00 to 04
Risk level: Serious risk
Possibility of incorrect fixing of the bottom cover of the dashboard, which may cause its partial or complete detachment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in Douai since the start of manufacturing until 14/09/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0624/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: XE, XF, F-Pace
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model: e11*2007/46*2150, e11*2007/46*2981, e11*2007/46*3324; XE 2 litre diesel engine; XF 2 litre diesel engine; F-Pace 2 litre diesel engine
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel return hose may leak. As a consequence fuel puddles may appear underneath the vehicle or fuel may leak onto the road surface, which can present a skid hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Passenger cars with diesel engine. Production dates of the vehicles affected between 1/11/16 - 6/4/17
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0625/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: All-New Discovery and Range Rover Sport
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model: e11*2007/46*3784, e11*2007/46*0909
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel return hose may leak. As a consequence fuel puddles may appear underneath the vehicle or fuel may leak onto the road surface, which can present a skid hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected were produced between 15/2/17-30/3/17
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0626/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-class, E-class, GLC, S-class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*39, e1*2001/116*0335*32, e1*2007/46*1666*00, e1*2001/116*0480*21; types: 204, 221, R1EC, 204 X
Risk level: Serious risk
The propellant mixing ratio in certain seat-belt pre-tensioner igniters may be incorrect. As a result, in the event of an accident where the front seat-belt pre-tensioners are activated, the pre-tensioners would not provide the restraint performance required if the igniter did not ignite as intended. This could put the occupants at a greater risk of injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between July 2016 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0640/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Renegade
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0300*08; Type: BU
Risk level: Serious risk
The mixture ratio of the curtain airbag's ignition chemicals is incorrect and in the event of an accident this could prevent deployment of the curtain airbags.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 3 October 2016 and 22 November 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0628/17
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Supplier ref. T6020-4, ref. NOZ 4306345
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat (small part of the letter H) 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Foam puzzle mat consisting of 6 puzzle pieces (6 squares) with cut-outs for letters or numbers.
Batch number / Barcode: 3596234306345
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0629/17
Product: Plush toy with night-light
Name: Plush Bear
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item no. 69345
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment is easily accessible. A small child may put this protruding part in the mouth, where it could get stuck and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A soft-filled teddy bear, approx. 30 cm high, with a round night-light in its belly, powered by batteries. The battery compartment is located at the back of the teddy bear in a pocket closed by a self-adhesive strip.
Batch number / Barcode: 4012093693454; Batch 2028261
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0630/17
Product: Cushion
Name: "Little Miss" Cushion
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: CHARACTER WORLD
Type / number of model: PO 12307
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the cushion (stuffing in yellow 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A pink, soft-filled cushion with stuffed arms, legs and a face. The toy is packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5055285346645
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0631/17
Product: Spinning top
Name: Búgócsiga ('Whirligig')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 878-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic handle of the peg can detach easily. A child 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated (button batteries) spinning top with sound effects and flashing lights. The metal peg has a plastic handle. The product is sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998665725480
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0632/17
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Baby véhicule - Baby cars
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WONDER KIDS - WDK
Type / number of model: A1100003 - baby vehicle F1
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part can detach easily from the toy car (front wheel). A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Small plastic wheeled vehicles: a car and an aeroplane.
Batch number / Barcode: WDK-PE2014-1 EAN 3437017111066
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0633/17
Product: Remote-controlled car
Name: HiSpeed, High Performance1/10th Scale Racing Car - Ready To Run
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: HSP
Type / number of model: Brontosaurus RTR Super Power HSP 4 WD
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyres of the toy car contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in concentrations of up to 6.7 mg/kg. These PAHs are carcinogenic. The child can be exposed when the tyres come into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin or the mouth. According to the REACH Regulation these PAHs are prohibited in toys, including activity toys, and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Brightly coloured, plastic, toy car with remote control in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0634/17
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: Tapis princesse 16 dalles ('Princess mat with 16 pieces')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: t'mimi
Type / number of model: Model Nobuco TMMF 16
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the puzzle mat (small triangle on the castle piece) 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Puzzle mat consisting of 16 foam pieces, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3393142404476; Placed on the market on 4 March 2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0637/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Léon
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GUIRCA
Type / number of model: ref. 81016,
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes on the costume can easily be detached, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's fancy-dress lion costume with hood. Size 12 to 24 months
Batch number / Barcode: 8434077810163; batch 010220153
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0638/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: SHAPE TURTLE
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ZHONG TING
Type / number of model: model No 1225
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy includes a small part (the circular block). A small child 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic turtle with blocks in different shapes to insert through holes in the back of the turtle. It is packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8421794123560
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0639/17
Product: Toy car
Name: SUPER QUAD
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: RT (RAMA TRITTON)
Type / number of model: model 92073
Risk level: Serious risk
The handlebar of the toy car can easily be detached, 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red plastic car resembling a quad. It comes in a plastic bag sealed with a cardboard strip.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019692073; lot RP4386/12, produced in November 2012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0642/17
Product: Toy steering-wheel
Name: Zabawka kierownica [Toy steering wheel]
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Twins Toys
Type / number of model: NO:138A; HWA801964
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be opened without any tools, giving access to the batteries. A small child could put a battery in the mouth and swallow it, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy steering-wheel made of coloured plastic, diameter 19 cm, battery-operated (3 x AA batteries). The buttons on the toy, when pressed, emit sounds. The product is packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901353613921
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0643/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: a) Wiebelslak (wobbly snail); b) Wiebelende rups (wobbly caterpiller)
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Playing Kids
Type / number of model: a) Model 25730 (snail) b) Model 25731 (caterpillar)
Risk level: Serious risk
Plastic parts holding the rubber wheel under the toy may easily break. Small children could put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic toy with wheel, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: a) EAN 4894532160686 (snail), b) EAN 4894532160693 (caterpillar)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0662/17
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Álarc ('Mask')
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1) 9801 (cat); 2) PG-001 (rabbit)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the mask. If the child wears the mask and it catches fire, the child may suffer burns mostly on the face. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic, fancy-dress masks in the shape of a cat / rabbit head. The masks can be fixed on the head with a rubber band. The products are sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5999527940614; 2) 5999555722770
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0079/17
Product: Wooden cot
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Entrapment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: EAST COAST NURSE (BABIES R US)
Type / number of model: ALBA, lot 5/16
Risk level: Other risk level
The base of the cot can break while the child is in it. The child could then put its extremities through the opening and get stuck. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden baby cot measuring 120x60 cm. It is packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5021669709955
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A11/0078/17
Product: Adapter for laptops
Name: Universal Laptop Car and Airplane Adaptor
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MAXGOOD
Type / number of model: ref. MG-8054 (LD-96W)
Risk level: Other risk level
The insulation is inadequate and users could access the live parts of the product which could lead to an electric shock. Furthermore, the product overheats and the user could suffer burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Power supply adapter for laptops, packaged in a blister pack with a cardboard label attached to the bottom part. Technical specifications: 96W, AC/DC.
Batch number / Barcode: 5894518780548
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    



Report 19 (Published on: 12/05/2017)

Alert number: A12/0601/17
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BULSEN
Type / number of model: Code: 234
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: White dress for girls with decorative elements. Sample size: 74
Batch number / Barcode: 8680445162345
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0613/17
Product: Liquid soap cream
Name: Creme Seife Buttermilk & Lemon
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: dm Balea
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a high count of <i>Enterobacter gergoviae</i> (measured value 2 x 10⁶ cfu/g) which could cause localised skin reaction and eye infection, particularly in consumers with a weakened immune system. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Other
Company recall page: 
Description: White dispensing bottle (500 ml) with yellow dispensing pump, mainly yellow printed text.
Batch number / Barcode: Lots: 637541 and 637542 with MDD: 06.2019
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/0600/17
Product: Electric mosquito killer
Name: Matainsectos - Insect Killer
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: PEST KILL
Type / number of model: DPK-461
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing for the device does not sufficiently protect the user against contact with live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric mosquito/insect killer packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436538301708
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0609/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Adaptor
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Newtop
Type / number of model: NT-6798
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Other
Description: Adaptor with three plugs (Europe, US and UK) and one socket.
Batch number / Barcode: 8054686067989
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0604/17
Product: Lorry/tractor unit
Name: Unimog
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*1327*04, e1*2007/46*1383*04, Types: UHE-53, UHE-452
Risk level: Serious risk
An incorrectly placed battery cable can cause a short circuit and then lead to the failure of the vehicle electrics and cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry/tractor unit
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2014 and 7 February 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0605/17
Product: Lorry
Name: TGX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0229*22 - 24, e4*2007/46*0231*22 - 24 Types: L.2007.46.001, L.2007.46.003
Risk level: Serious risk
The screws on the axle guides may have been installed with too low tightening torque and come loose. This can impair steerability and increase the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18 March 2016 and 25 August 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0614/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Captur, Kadjar
Risk type: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: RENAULT
Type / number of model: Captur: e2*2001/116*0327*66 to 72. Kadjar: e2*2007/46*0475*00 and 01.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a calibration error in the engine management controller, the after-treatment system for nitrogen oxides (NOx) is progressively saturated with sulphur. This leads to bad functioning of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) trap, reducing its efficiency in decontaminating NOx emissions.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are: Captur 1.5 dCi 110 hp manufactured between the start of production and 4 September 2015 (7 588); Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with manual gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 1 July 2015 (2 973). Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with automatic gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 2 July 2015 (900).
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0597/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: FUNNY TOYS
Type / number of model: D806-A
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the string to pull the toy is too long; if it wraps around a child's neck, it could lead to strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Orange plastic toy in the shape of a radio with little wheels and a green handle. There are various holes in the toy in geometric shapes into which plastic figures can be inserted. A string with a ring is attached to the lower part of the toy. No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8429283032584
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0598/17
Product: Toy car
Name: Autko [Toy car]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Gazelo Toys
Type / number of model: G037797-669-821
Risk level: Serious risk
The antenna and siren can easily be detached from the toy, 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy police car with mechanical propulsion. Made of coloured plastic material. There is a police siren and antenna attached to the toy with pins. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773927167
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0599/17
Product: Toy bee
Name: Tip Lorry Happy/ Pszczolka przewrotka
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Xunhua / Gazelo Toys
Type / number of model: No. V313; G080013-V313-3545
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels can be easily detached from the toy, 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic toy in the shape of a bee, powered by batteries. The toy is equipped with wheels which have tyres made of soft plastic material. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907773969983
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0602/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Mermaid
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.916 (on the packaging), Art No: 5B041-C-C-0432-002 (ona label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 37% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with blue hair. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 2015173003503
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0603/17
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Ptak [Bird]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TG364037-20286-1-418
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts (the eggs) that are easily accessible. 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Push-along toy in the shape of a bird, made of plastic material. On the top of the toy there is a covered container destined for 3 small plastic eggs, added to the set. When pushed, the toy drops the eggs and emits a sound. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902280879138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0606/17
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Magic Hair
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Winni
Type / number of model: NO.HX9B52
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.17 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The doll set consists of a doll, 3 tubes of hair colouring and a hairbrush. Packaging: plastic box
Batch number / Barcode: 690000003992
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0607/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: Turbo Racing League/ Strzelba [Gun]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MKG825994
Risk level: Serious risk
The projectiles are too small: if a child playing with the toy puts the projectile into the mouth, it can easily be swallowed and cause choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy gun set with three plastic balls and four projectiles (made of foam with suction cups at their ends). The gun can shoot with balls or projectiles (depending on used adaptor). Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991208259946; Batch no.: A048/1571
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0608/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: BLOCK
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: VIGE
Type / number of model: Art. TLF3003
Risk level: Serious risk
The pink wheels inside the bottle 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic baby's bottle containing various coloured parts to be assembled (wheels, screws, building blocks of different sizes, etc.). The bottle is packed in a plastic net, closed by a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8429283007230
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0610/17
Product: Toy police set
Name: POLICE ENSEMBLE
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.1399-1A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 10 % by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 25% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The suction cups can also easily be detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The set includes: a toy rifle, a toy gun, 3 larger and three smaller projectiles with suction cup, a plastic knife, a police badge, a wrist watch and a hand grenade. Packaging: blister pack
Batch number / Barcode: 1506503292076 (on a label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0611/17
Product: Toy rifle
Name: Crystal Bullet Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Kaican Toys
Type / number of model: No. C659
Risk level: Serious risk
The foam projectiles with suction cups can be easily torn, forming small parts. The detached small parts could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black plastic rifle with 5 foam projectiles with suction cups and packets of dry hydrogel bullets. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Batch number / Barcode: 1609050421057
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0612/17
Product: Toy rifle
Name: ASSAULT - SUPER M16
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.M16
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. The foam part of the projectiles can be easily torn forming small parts. The detached small parts could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black plastic rifle with 6 foam projectiles with suction cups and packets of dry hydrogel bullets. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 1607190124050
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0077/17
Product: Bingo game
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: RAMA TRITTON
Type / number of model: ref. 96996
Risk level: Other risk level
The plastic bag is too thin and could cover the mouth and/or nose of a child, causing suffocation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bingo game, packed in a plastic bag. Outer packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019696996
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    



Report 18 (Published on: 05/05/2017)

Alert number: A12/0580/17
Product: Children's car seat
Name: Auto S
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BOMIKO
Type / number of model: LB 383 045045
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shell of the seat can break in the event of a car accident or sudden and violent braking of the vehicle, impairing the safety of the child. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's car seat intended for weight 0-18kg.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0581/17
Product: Children's car seat
Name: alto
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: 4BABY
Type / number of model: LB 702 040032 production date: January 08, 2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shell of the seat can break in the event of a car accident or sudden and violent braking of the vehicle, impairing the safety of the child. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's car seat intended for weight 9-18kg.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901691953871
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0585/17
Product: Children's car seat
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: automax
Type / number of model: 9681 045098
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shell of the seat can break in the event of a car accident or sudden and violent braking of the vehicle, impairing the safety of the child. The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's car seat intended for weight 9-36kg (group I, II, III).
Batch number / Barcode: 8586015059681
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0573/17
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GUIRCA
Type / number of model: ref. 11502
Risk level: Serious risk
The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy-dress black beard and moustache, sold in a transparent plastic packaging with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435118219105
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0582/17
Product: Ladies' leather shoes
Name: Bottines
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: acoté
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 6.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Women’s bronze-coloured, lace-up shoes, leather on the inside and out, with synthetic soles.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch AX9A823 / 366376438
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0584/17
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
Name: PARTY FREAK
Risk type: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ATOSA
Type / number of model: 7767
Risk level: Serious risk
The fancy-dress beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Long and straight, black beard. Supplied in a transparent plastic bag attached to a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8422259077671
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0586/17
Product: Ladies' bag
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fossil
Type / number of model: EMI TSL SDL BAG WINE
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 13 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Ladies' shoulder bag, outer and shoulder strap in wine/red coloured, smooth leather. The flap is decorated with various patterns in red suede and has a tassel made from suede strips; the inside has wine-red fabric, a small inside pocket with a zip and an insert compartment. The magnetic closure, strap holder, decorative key and buckle clasp are made of gold-coloured metal. Bag sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 4053858783218, Item No: ZB6963609
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0579/17
Product: Bath products
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Autour du Bain
Type / number of model: (1) Triple Cupcake Fairy Christmas; (2) Mini Cupcake Christmas World; (3) Fondant Sorbet Passion Pc (CPNP 1565458); (4) Fondant Rose du Maroc Pce (CPNP 1309309); (5) Fondant Vanille Bourbon Pce (CPNP 1565517); (6) Fondant Verveine Citronnée Pce (CPNP 1309382); (7) Mini Cupcake Cranberry (CPNP 1891645); (8) Mini Cupcake Mangue; (9) Mini Cupcake Rose Vintage (CPNP 1565447); (10) Triple Cupcake Cranberry (CPNP 1891645); (11) Triple Cupcake Rose Vintage (CPNP 1565447); (12) Triple Cupcake Cassis Capucine (CPNP 1565408); (13) Triple Cupcake Fraisy (CPNP 1565507); (14) Triple Cupcake Ginfizz (CPNP 1565335); (15) Ma petit´Tablette Pce (CPNP 1357182); (16) Cupcake Fruit de la passion Pce (CPNP 1356658); (17) Cupcake Yogourt Framboise Pce (CPNP 1356527); (18) Cupcake Coco Ananas Pce.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead especially children to bite small parts from the soap, suck or ingest them, causing choking and/or possible chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumer.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Bath products in the shape of cupcakes and chocolate bars.
Batch number / Barcode: (1) TCNEI; (2) MCSG; (3) FBFP; (4) FBRM; (5) FBVB; (6) FBVC; (7) MCCY; (8) MCMAN; (9) MCRV; (10) MCOC; (11) TCCY; (12) TCRV; (13) TCMM; (14) TCTAG; (15) TCGF; (16) BMCH; (17) T8FP; (18) T8FRA; (19) T8PN.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
 
Alert number: A12/0568/17
Product: Hard-shell case for laptop
Name: See-through Hard Shell Case
Risk type: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: mCover
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic packaging contains cadmium (measured value 0.05% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may also cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the requirements of the Directive on packaging and packaging waste.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: A hard-shell case for laptops, different colours available, packaged in transparent plastic bag with a colour-printed label.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0576/17
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: smart FOX
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Travel plug adapter for use worldwide. Packaging: white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4050665188526
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0595/17
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: Professional Nail Gel UV Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: KS-082
Risk level: Serious risk
The live wire ends of the mains cable are not properly secured. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. In addition, accessible metal parts are separated with only basic insulation from live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains-operated nail dryer with purple coloured casing. The product contains one UV emitter tube. (9 W; G23). Technical parameters: AC 220V-240V/50Hz; 9Watt; Class II. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0587/17
Product: Riding gloves
Name: Uvex classic
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Uvex
Type / number of model: Schwarz (Item No S45300302 29-36)
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 24 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Unlined gloves made of black, partly perforated leather with Velcro fastener and woven 'Schwenkel' logo, button with horse's head motif, elastic, 'uvex' and '7' labels.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN-Code 4043197267098
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0589/17
Product: LED lighting chain
Name: Renifer LED [LED Reindeer]
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Art. no. 8985W
Risk level: Serious risk
One of the pins of the plug easily detaches when pulling the plug from the socket. Since the pin remains in the socket, the user may try to remove it, leading to a risk of electric shock. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: LED lighting chain attached to reindeer-shaped frame. Specification: 230-250 V, 4.9 W, KL-II, IP20. Sold without packaging. On one of the elements there is the inscription: "Pin Zhi Di Yi".
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5951109000024
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0590/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 50L LED Flower Ball 2W Multi
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is presented as being suitable for outdoor use but water can get into the device causing the risk of an electrical short circuit and fire. The product's insulation is also insufficient. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: LED lights in the shape of a ball, with eight functions. Specification: 220-240 V, 50Hz. Packed in a cardboard box with the inscription "Wesolych Swiat" ("Merry Christmas"). According to information on the packaging, the product is intended for indoor and outdoor use.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900955460018
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0591/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Lampki choinkowe [Christmas lights]
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: RD-6
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to insert only one pin of the plug into the socket, leaving the free remaining live pin accessible. The power cable is not correctly protected against pulling or twisting. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: LED lighting chain with eight functions. Consists of 100 lights. Specification: 220 - 230 V, 2.5 A. Packed in a blue cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0596/17
Product: Table lamp
Name: DISKOHJERTE - DISCO HEART
Risk type: Choking
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: TIGER
Type / number of model: Ref. 1400587
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp includes small parts but does not bear the adequate age warning symbol. A small child could put a small part in the mouth while playing with the lamp, causing the child to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A table lamp with a lamp shade resembling a disco ball, but in the form of a pink heart. The packaging is a white box with a photograph of the product.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200014005873
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0569/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 7 Series
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0276* Type: 7L
Risk level: Serious risk
The crimping of the engine oil cooler pipes may be defective, which could lead to leakage of engine oil onto the brake discs. Oil on a brake disc could affect the braking of the vehicle, particularly at higher speeds.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between October 2015 and March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0570/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C3III, C4 cactus, C4 Picasso II and C-Elysée
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*003*44 (C3III); e2*2007/46*0440*05 (C4 cactus) e2*2007/46*0356*12 and e2*2007/46*0356*13 (C4 picasso II); e2*2007/46*0225*07 and e2*2007/46*0225*08 (C-Elysée)
Risk level: Serious risk
An internal component of an electric relay is faulty. As a consequence, the starter may not be activated, the starter control may be constantly blocked or the starter may operate unexpectedly. This could lead to unexpected movement of the vehicle or fire caused by damage to the starter due to overheating.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected were manufactured: 6.7.2016 to 11.10.2016 (C3III); 20.6.2016 to 15.9.2016 (C-Elysée); 27.6.2016 to 7.10.2016 (C4 cactus); 15.6.2016 to 2.9.2016 (C4 picasso II)
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0571/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 208, 2008, 301, 308II, 3008II and 508
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*32, e2*2007/46*0070*33, e2*2007/46*0070*35, e2*2007/46*0070*36, e2*2007/46*0070*37, e2*2007/46*0071*11, e2*2007/46*0071*12, e2*2007/46*0071*13 (208); e2*2007/46*0070*34, e2*2007/46*0070*37 (2008); e2*2007/46*0224*07 and e2*2007/46*0224*08 (301); e2*2007/46*0405*12 and e2*2007/46*0405*13 (308II); e2*2007/46*0534*01 (3008II); e2*2007/46*0080*31 (508)
Risk level: Serious risk
An internal component of an electric relay is faulty. As a consequence, the starter may not be activated, the starter control may be constantly blocked or the starter may operate unexpectedly. This could lead to unexpected movement of the vehicle or fire caused by damage to the starter due to overheating.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected have been manufactured: 11/7 to 11/10/16 (208); 15/5 to 28/9/16 (2008); 20/6 to 15/9/16 (301); 20/6 to 7/10/16 (308II); 5/9 to 12/10/16 (3008II); 23/5 to 28/9/16 (508)
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Poland
Alert number: A12/0572/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: G-class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*96/79*0064*31-32; Type: 463
Risk level: Serious risk
The universal joint gear may be subject to excessive wear due to insufficient torque in the screw connection of the steering coupling. As a result, the transfer of the desired steering torque might no longer be assured. This could result in the loss of rotational torque transfer between the steering wheel and the steering box which would make it impossible to steer the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between June 2012 and January 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0575/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mazda 2, 3, 6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: Mazda 2 DE: e13*2001/116*0254*ff; Mazda 3 BL: e11*2001/116*0262*ff; Mazda 6 GH: e1*2001/116*0448*ff. Type: DE, BL, GH
Risk level: Serious risk
Insufficient material properties can lead to failure of the seat height adjustment which can result in the seat frame tilting over. As a consequence, the connection between the seat and the chassis might loosen, particularly in the event of a rear-end collision, which could lead to injuries.
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: Mazda 2 (DE) 19 June 2007 and 11 September 2010; Mazda 3 (BL) between 17 December 2008 and 30 September 2010; Mazda 6 (GH) between 3 August 2007 and 31 August 2010.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0577/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model: EC-typa approval: e11*2007/46*0649, e11*2007/46*0909
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking retractor in the front passenger safety belt assembly may not function correctly. This could result in an increased risk to the passenger in the event of an airbag deployment following an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/4/16 and 31/10/16
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0578/17
Product: All terrain vehicle
Name: Ranger 900 XP, Ranger Crew 900, Ranger XP 900
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The exhaust may overheat the seat close off panel which could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All terrain vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: Built between 15/4/14 and 25/6/15
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0588/17
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0280*, e1*2007/46*0300*, e1*2007/46*0557* Approval type: 906BA30, 906BA35, 906BA35G
Risk level: Serious risk
A breakage in the flat spring support can cause the flat spring on the rear axle to break and result in loss of driving stability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 14 April 2016 and 29 November 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0574/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Meiliya
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords of the ribbon in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy dress costume comprised of a blue tutu with a gold-coloured ribbon in the waist area and a hairband with ears and a horn. The product is packed in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8820161110040
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0583/17
Product: Plastic ball
Name: Pelota Antiestrés ('Anti-stress ball')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: EUROJUGUETES
Type / number of model: Reference 03315
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put these parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic ball looking like an orange. The product is sold in a sealed cellophane bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373004237
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0592/17
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Shrilling Chicken
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: PartyXplosion
Type / number of model: Art.nr.: 50121
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the chicken contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 25 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Plastic squeezable toy in the shape of a chicken, packed in a net closed by a blue label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8713647501213
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
    
Alert number: A12/0593/17
Product: Babies' musical mobile
Name: Dream
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Mei Lin Da
Type / number of model: No.2989 (on the packaging); A880-AE-C-0036-002 (on a label)
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the mobile break easily, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, musical mobile for babies' cots. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window
Batch number / Barcode: 2 015184 415500
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/0594/17
Product: Babies' musical mobile
Name: Baby Vogue
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Funny Amused
Type / number of model: 2127
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the mobile can easily break, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, musical mobile for a baby's cot. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 034048 223402; 10038061
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A11/0076/17
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Advanced Auto-Close Gate
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bettacare
Type / number of model: Model No.: GACLA
Risk level: Other risk level
The gate is not sufficiently resistant to impact: if a child bounces or falls against it, the gate may come loose and the child could fall down stairs. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A white, metal safety barrier packaged in a cardboard box, 75 - 82 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 11459973200; Batch No.: BC0115
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A11/0074/17
Product: Laptop charger adapter
Name: Universal AC Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HOME
Type / number of model: STK-16D11
Risk level: Other risk level
Prolonged use can cause the insulation to break, and the user can access live parts while the appliance is connected to the power supply. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Universal charger with automatic input voltage that supplies power to all laptops from any power socket. It comes in a transparent plastic blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8433772161075
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A11/0075/17
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: 36Watt Gel Curing UV Lamp
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TIMER LAMP
Type / number of model: 702
Risk level: Other risk level
The crimped connection of the wires ends is not strong enough and the cables could become loose in the inside of the nail dryer. The free wires may touch each other which could lead to an internal short circuit. As a consequence, the fluorescent lamp may explode, causing cuts to the user. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains operated nail dryer with white casing. The product contains four UV emitter tubes. (9 W; G23). Technical parameters: 220V-240V 50 Hz; 36W; Class II. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A11/0073/17
Product: Lint remover
Name: FNUGFJERNER (Lint remover)
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Gadgets
Brand: TIGER
Type / number of model: 2100408, lot 80626
Risk level: Other risk level
The lid covering the blades can be removed while the appliance is in use. Users could therefore touch the blades and suffer cuts.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-powered lint remover. Sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 0200021004081
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain