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Report 47 (25/11/2016)

Alert number: A12/1541/16
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Swing Closed Security Gate
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dreambaby
Type/number of model: Extra-Tall, 1m
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Safety gate that can be used for both stairways and doorways; opens in both directions.
Batch number/Barcode: 29312742301907
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
   
Alert number: A12/1542/16
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Inga - Selbstschliessendes Schwenkgitter ('Inga - self-closing swing gate')
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: DOLLE
Type/number of model: AA:0600748
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety gate is not sufficiently stable and may loosen from the frame when a child leans or falls against it or tries to shake it. As a result, a child may fall down the stairs and suffer injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
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, Recall of the product from end users
Description: White metal safety gate with an automatic closing system, sold in a white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4002605607482; only products with the batch n° 1410 / 668019 / 013-3999-85-014 are affected.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
    
Alert number: A12/1560/16
Product: Children's safety gate
Name: Safety gate Safrane black
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: First Baby Safety
Type/number of model: Model: Safrane / Art. n° w418
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing mechanism of the gate is inadequate and fails to hold it in position, with the result that the gate can come loose and may cause small children to fall down stairs. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children's safety gate made of wood and metal, 73-85cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 8717568074337
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/1510/16
Product: Leather footwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Colorines
Type/number of model: Blue Orange Suede, Dark Blue Wax, Ocean Blue Wax, Cafe Wax, Fuchia Suede, Red Nubuck, Azul Oscuro Suede, Grasso Verde Wax and Green Suede.
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 12.7 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: Unisex ankle boots in different sizes and colours; the label indicates a leather upper, a leather and textile lining and insole and a plastic and leather sole. The shoes are supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Colombia
Alert submitted by: Spain
        
Alert number: A12/1515/16
Product: Dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: COMMA
Type/number of model: Dress, product ref. 81.608.82.3804 with dress codes 45B6, 49A5 und 59A0.
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal clasp releases an excessive quantity of nickel (measured value up to 23.7 μg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct or prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Dress with different patterns, each model with a silver-coloured neck clasp: - flower print in cranberry/brown (45B6); - slightly patterned brown dress (49A5); - paisley pattern in brown/cream (59A0).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1535/16
Product: Children's swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ZHUANGHUANG
Type/number of model: Art.No 16025
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings which are tied at the back and around the neck and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Swimwear for children up to 14 years.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1536/16
Product: Handbag
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bodenschatz
Type/number of model: BZ 4-045 ML 14
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the bag is too high (measured value 10.5 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, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Importer)
Description: Yellow leather handbag, lining made of pink fabric, comprising a large inside compartment with two side pockets. The outside of the handbag features a further zip pocket.
Batch number/Barcode: 2056355100009
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1539/16
Product: Nightwear set
Name: Sleep Tee Gift Set
Risk: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Jack Wills
Type/number of model: Boots item code 65-44-606
Risk level: Serious risk
The Sleep T-shirt is highly flammable and lacks the required warning on the sewn-in label.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Gift set in the form of a drawstring bag containing a Sleep T-shirt and cosmetic products.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/1511/16
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Swiss Military
Type/number of model: PAD.1
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to establish a connection between one pin of a plug and the hole of a live socket while the other pin of the plug is accessible. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Travel plug adapter presented in a metal box.
Batch number/Barcode: 7640167370344
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1527/16
Product: Torch
Name: Torch
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: DP
Type/number of model: LED-1907
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Rechargable LED torch
Batch number/Barcode: 6939020402454
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1508/16
Product: Jewellery set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
Type/number of model: Article no. A38182 (in invoice)
Risk level: Serious risk
The jewellery contains Cadmium (measured value up to 91% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Jewellery set with necklace and earstuds with grey rhinestones. A cardboard label is attached to the product.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1528/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Take Eagle
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the form of a waste bin.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1529/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Smoking
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: TENGHONG
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a high-heeled shoe.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1530/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Lighter
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: TENGHONG
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a lady's flip-flop.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1531/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: WORKER
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a lipstick, with key-chain.
Batch number/Barcode: 8697440345543
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1532/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: DELTASUN
Type/number of model: N-140-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a toilet.
Batch number/Barcode: 869744035425
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1533/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: MARPAS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a toilet.
Batch number/Barcode: 8699916050012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1534/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: HUNTER H&l
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children. Children may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the form of a car key, with a key-chain.
Batch number/Barcode: 8699754833875
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1506/16
Product: Truck mounted road sweeper
Name: V651 and V801
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Johnston Sweepers
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Fatigue cracking of the hopper assembly may occur in the area around the tipping bracket. In extreme cases this could result in the hopper detaching when, or whilst, being tipped. This could result in injuries to people in the vicinity of the vehicle when tipping occurs.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Road sweeper
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 27/03/2013 and 27/09/2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1507/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros 963
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0737; type according to type-approval: 963-4-E.
Risk level: Serious risk
On the affected vehicles, at maximum load and during full lock of the steering, it may happen that the tyre comes into contact with the brake pipes between the ABS valve and the brake cylinders of the front axle. The front-axle brake pipes could chafe or shear off. This could result in the vehicle unexpectedly pulling to one side.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 1 January 2014 and 9 June 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1513/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Liberty 125 - 150 iGet
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type/number of model: M89; e11*2002/24*1896*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame may break under heavy load.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2015 and 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1514/16
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Types: 906BB30, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BB50/4x4, 906BA50/4x4, 906 AC 30 EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0279, e1*2007/46*0294, e1*2007/46*0295, e1*2007/46*0299, e1*2007/46*0304, e1*2007/46*0308, e1*2001/116*0353.
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw connections for the rear passenger safety seat belts may not be properly secured which 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 affected were produced between 14 March 2016 and 24 May 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1517/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Super Adventure; Adventure; Adventure R
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KTM
Type/number of model: All 1190/1290 S/ADV/R up to and including MJ16.
Risk level: Serious risk
The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. An electrical connection could consequently occur between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. If this happened, a brake pipe could overheat and eventually melt, leading to failure of a circuit of the braking system.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1518/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grand Cherokee
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0783*00-*07 Type: KL
Risk level: Serious risk
The protective guards on the wing extensions, which are intended to protect other road users from contact with the rotating wheels and from debris such as stones, dirt, water etc. flung up by the wheels, were not installed during the vehicle’s assembly.
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 February 2013 and 17 February 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1519/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Renegade
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0300*04 Type: BU
Risk level: Serious risk
Fixing components in the trailer coupling device are missing. If a trailer is being used, the trailer could become detached while driving.
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 25 August 2014 and 25 June 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1524/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Talisman
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*2969*02.
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing screws for the rear seat frame lock might have insufficient strength. In the event of brutal deceleration of the vehicle, in a crash for example, the rear seat backrest may not be held.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Affected vehicles manufactured from 06/01/2016 to 11/02/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/1526/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: F-Type SVR
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type/number of model: Model Year 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear lower control arm to rear knuckle joint fixing may fail. If joint separation occurs, vehicle stability and control will be compromised.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 12/01/2016 and 15/08/2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1509/16
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: SECURITY LINE
Type/number of model: NEW LANDA NR
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value 5.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and might trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Safety boots supplied in a cardboard box; sample size 37.
Batch number/Barcode: 1600013117284 and 8435006069379
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1538/16
Product: Fireworks
Name: CAKE
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CF1301
Risk level: Serious risk
The burning time of the initial fuse may be too long. If there is a delay in the explosion, users may return to check the product and could get burned by an unexpected explosion. In addition, the battery is unstable and does not stay upright during functioning; it is possible that it falls on its side. If that happens, burning projectiles could hit persons, causing burns, or come into contact with flammable material, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pyrotechnic battery.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Iceland
   
Alert number: A12/1512/16
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: Foster's Hollywood - Pompero con guante mágico
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand:  Servicola
Type/number of model: Reference SC182016
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 2.7 x 105 cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Soap bubble toy with glove, sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1516/16
Product: Plastic swing
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Happy People
Type/number of model: Ident-Nr.#03153, Article no. 73225, 422-9927
Risk level: Serious risk
The adjustment mechanism of the swing is not sufficiently resistant and it may collapse, causing the child to fall from the swing and suffer injuries. In addition, the rope to which the swing is attached is too thin, which could cause the child to fall and suffer injuries. The warning and instructions are not adequate and this may lead to incorrect installation of the swing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Swing consisting of a round plastic disc with plastic rope in the middle; intended for children over 36 months.
Batch number/Barcode: 4008332732251
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
    
Alert number: A12/1520/16
Product: Wooden toy train
Name: Steckspiel-Holzzug ('Peg-in-hole wooden train')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Qsource
Type/number of model: Item no. 1114
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal axles of the toy train is too high (measured value up to 5.15 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A wooden train with a locomotive and two wagons with coloured wooden bricks, wheels fastened with metal axles.
Batch number/Barcode: 4260137090978
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1525/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: new toys, Girl's Cosmetic Set
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: GIRLZ
Type/number of model: NO. 8804; ITEM N°: TT1346K30
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4.83 % 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 doll (about 17 cm tall) in a set with a blue musical instrument. The doll may have a different dress and hair styling.
Batch number/Barcode: 8591346158149
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1537/16
Product: Plastic swing
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: DOREX
Type/number of model: Art.Nr.5036
Risk level: Serious risk
The swing is not sufficiently resistant to load and may collapse; as a result, children may fall from the swing and suffer injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic swing with rectangular seat, max. weight 110kg.
Batch number/Barcode: 5997404501194
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1540/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Magic World SNOW
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No. 312
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.3 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll with golden hair. The doll is wearing a dress and cape made of textile material and soft plastic shoes. The toy is packed in a cardboard and plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 7899962151058
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A11/0106/16
Product: Glue
Name: Cyanoacrylate instant adhesive E SUPER GLUE
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: CIA Technicqll / NALMAT
Type/number of model: Item number C-808
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains chloroform (measured value: 0.86%). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 2g glue tube, in blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 5902051000808
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A11/0107/16
Product: Toy harmonica
Name: Harmonica
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: BONTEMPI
Type/number of model: HM 10.2, code 21491920
Risk level: Other risk level
The peak sound pressure level is too high, resulting in a temporary impairment of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy harmonica with metal reeds (10 notes). Packed in a plastic and cardboard blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 047663353036
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A11/0108/16
Product: Toy flute
Name: Unknown
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: STA790433
Risk level: Other risk level
The peak sound pressure level is too high, resulting in a temporary impairment of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Beige plastic flute with plastic stick inside. The toy is packed into a plastic bag, which is transparent on one side and blue on the other.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991207904335
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   




Report 46 (18/11/2016)

Alert number: A12/1483/16
Product: Children's tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: CADIN
Type/number of model: V-79
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood and in the trousers may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation or injuries respectively. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tracksuit for children up to 7 years, consisting of grey and green trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with free ends.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Romania
  
Alert number: A12/1494/16
Product: Cushion cover
Name: Cuddle Retro
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Affari
Type/number of model: Article number 080-260-00
Risk level: Serious risk
The textile material in the cushion cover contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine benzidine (measured concentration up to 92 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Red/cerise coloured, velvet cushion cover made of cotton.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1500/16
Product: Girls' top
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: La Loca
Type/number of model: Sizes: 104, 116, 122 cm.
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings at the back of the top which could 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey, long-sleeved top for girls with drawstrings at the back. On the front of the top there is an image of an owl, decorated with sequins.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1489/16
Product: Door lock
Name: Selbstverriegelnd, Panik E - Mehrfachverriegelung ('Multiple self-locking system')
Risk: Health risk / other
Category: Construction products
Brand: Glutz
Type/number of model: 406220; MINT SV 18945.7.D65.LM88.VK9.ES 406221; MINT SV 18945.7.D80.LM88.VK9.ES
Risk level: Serious risk
The internal cylinder might be forced out of position, leading to the lock being blocked and thus escape routes may not be available in the event of damage/fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 179.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: A multiple locking system which automatically locks and bars doors mechanically.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1490/16
Product: Skin product
Name: Slim extreme 4D, Professional
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Eveline Cosmetics
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The peeling contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured concentration 0.2024% by weight). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Body peeling skin product in a 250ml white/blue plastic tube.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907609344205; Batch Nr. 150112
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/1499/16
Product: Teeth whitening strips
Name: 3D White Whitestrips LUXE - Supreme FLEXFIT
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Crest
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration 3.06% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Teeth whitening strips in dark blue aluminium packaging; 2 strips in each packet.
Batch number/Barcode: (L)5285V444; Use before: August 2017
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1474/16
Product: Power supply
Name: Power Bank
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: House Accessories
Type/number of model: OW793-03X
Risk level: Serious risk
During use, the device can overheat which could lead to a fire. In addition, contact with the user's skin may cause burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Power supply for charging mobile electronic devices. The shape of the device resembles a carton of milk. Description on the product: "Milk 100% Fresh". Sold in plastic transparent packaging with a cardboard insert.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1479/16
Product: Charger
Name: USB 208 PSP
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GUSON
Type/number of model: FH-0983
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is insufficient. This could lead to the user receiving an electric shock or to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Mains and cigarette-lighter chargers supplied with various cables. Blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5786818209839
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1491/16
Product: Charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Appwy California / Flextronic
Type/number of model: AR:1000
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which may lead to the user receiving an electric shock. There is no circuit protection device and the casing material is not sufficiently resistant to fire. In the event of a short circuit, this could lead to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger
Batch number/Barcode: 6978542100134
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1496/16
Product: Inverter welder
Name: Welder
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Bester
Type/number of model: 150-ST, 155-ST, 170-ST, 170D-ST, 210-ST, 210D-ST
Risk level: Serious risk
The power supply cable may be attached improperly which could lead to accessible parts becoming live. 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: Distributor)
Description: Portable inverter welder packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Products sold between 15.01.2016 and 18.10.2016 are affected. Bar codes : 5907709561038, 5907709561045, 5907709561052, 5907709561069, 5907709561076, 5907709561083
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1504/16
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: UNIVERSAL POWER PLUG ADAPTER WITH A USB PORT
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GTV
Type/number of model: AE-TA1USB-00
Risk level: Serious risk
Single-pole insertion of a plug is possible leaving the live part of the free remaining pin accessible. The contact pressure of the internal electrical connections is transmitted by thermoplastic which could deform compromising the electrical insulation. Devices which need to be earthed can be connected but there is no earth circuit continuity. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60950 and IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel plug adaptor, in three parts, with USB output. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 901867 124524
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1484/16
Product: Floodlight
Name: LED FLOODLIGHT SMD SERIES
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type/number of model: VT-4711 (SKU:5623)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not provided with the required information for mains connection. In case of incorrect connection, live parts may be accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED floodlight with free wire ends for mains connection. Intended for indoor and outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 800157 600552
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1486/16
Product: Floodlight
Name: LED FLOODLIGHT NEO CLASSIC SERIES
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: V-TAC
Type/number of model: VT-4720 (SKU:5362)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not provided with the required information for mains connection. In case of incorrect connection, live parts may be accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED floodlight with free wire ends for mains connection. Intended for indoor and outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 800230 623850
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1475/16
Product: Car visor
Name: Viz Clear HD Car Visor
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: AR/EX1417/2015
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material from which the car visor is made is too rigid and unable to dissipate the energy. There are no safety warnings. In case of emergency braking or a road collision, the driver's head could come in contact with the car visor resulting in injury.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Car visor intended to be installed on original car visor. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 0644812024795
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1476/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Citigo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Skoda
Type/number of model: Type: AA; EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1169
Risk level: Serious risk
The front panel of the sun roof may become detached, on account of inadequate bonding, and may fall on to the road causing a hazard for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 21 January and 19 February 2016.
Country of origin: Slovakia
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1477/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, FF
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ferrari
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0285*00-07, e3*2007/46*0040*00-11, e24*KS07/46*0025*00-07 Type: F149 CDEB/CDEL, F142 ABE/ADE, F151 ALE
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the front passenger airbag, a fault in the gas generator can cause uncontrolled inflation of the airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between May 2008 and December 2011 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1478/16
Product: Van
Name: Crafter
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0514*09 e1*2001/116*0356*18 e1*2007/46*0513*08 e1*2007/46*0522*09; Types: 2EKE2, 2EC2, 2EKE1, 2FJE2.
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat belt mountings for the rear row of seats in the passenger compartment may not have been fitted correctly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 10 and 23 March 2016 are affected
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1480/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: XDiavel
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ducati
Type/number of model: Type: GA EC type-approval: e49*168/2013*00009*
Risk level: Serious risk
1) The final drive pulley retaining nut could become loose. Possible wear on the pulley cogs which arises following intensive use could result in a loss of vehicle traction. 2) The lower fastening screw on the side stand plate could become loose. This could damage the side stand switch and cause the engine to stall, or the side stand plate could break, causing the parked motorcycle to fall over.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced in 2016-2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1482/16
Product: Van
Name: Trafic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Trafic III; EC-type approval numbers: e2*98/14*0213 ext. 48 to 53, e2*2007/46*0104 ext. 09 to 10 and e2*2007/46*0104 ext. 21 to 27.
Risk level: Serious risk
A pipe in the exhaust gas re-circulation system could crack. Exhaust gases escaping as a result could damage surrounding components leading to loss of braking assistance or engine stalling when driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between December 2013 and September 2015 and in April 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1505/16
Product: Truck
Name: L200
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type/number of model: L200 (KA0T/KB0T)
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event that the driver's side airbag is deployed, the inflator casing may burst causing the driver to be injured by metal fragments.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Truck
Batch number/Barcode: Model years 2007-2015 destined on the European market.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1487/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: 'CALL CLIENT' incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the requirements of the ambient air quality directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810014800
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1488/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: 'CANNABIS' incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the requirements of the ambient air quality directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810001794
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/1473/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Absorbent bomb gun
Risk: Choking, Damage to hearing, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: DONG QI
Type/number of model: M:138, No 2336/140051
Risk level: Serious risk
The spherical projectiles pose a risk of injuries because they can be put into the mouth and may be swallowed by children. As they expand, this could cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage. Also, the suction cup of the projectile easily detaches and could obstruct the airways, if put into the mouth, causing choking. The toy's sound pressure level is too high and could cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard En 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic water gun (2 in 1) with spherical projectiles (containing polymer which have absorption characteristics) and foam projectiles with suction cups. Ages +6 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 8010014000516
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1481/16
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Insects
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MARCO'S TOYS
Type/number of model: Ref. 1556, lot 7/15
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels on the butterfly and ladybird easily detach, generating small parts which a small child may put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toys in the shape of a red and black butterfly and a blue ladybird. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack, with the cardboard bearing various images.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435399015564
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1485/16
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Cartoon Music Mobile
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: GOGORIKI
Type/number of model: DS625
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high. If a child activates the toy very close to the ear it could cause temporary hearing loss. 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
Description: Toy mobile phone supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991209348427
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1492/16
Product: Kitchen play set with doll
Name: Dreams Kitchen
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: LOBEALY
Type/number of model: Model 805-2, lot: HST/2016-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.7% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.18 % by weight). 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 ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Kitchen play set and a doll, packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 8426292005349
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1493/16
Product: Water pistols
Name: BAZOOKA ANIMALES
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Universplash
Type/number of model: Reference w-04-05-06 (turtle, hippopotamus, crab and monkey).
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys contain 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, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Water pistols made of foam in different colours, with plastic heads on top in the form of a turtle, hippopotamus, crab and monkey. A sticker is attached to the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 8433345901169
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1495/16
Product: Rattle
Name: Tiny Smarts, Spin Ball
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Tiny love
Type/number of model: T801/N
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak sound pressure level is too high. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rattle for young children.
Batch number/Barcode: E000A-002707/E10007PK458 0B; 735259002580
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1497/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Military Super Power
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If put in the mouth, the suction cup could detach leaving the airways obstructed. 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
Description: Toy gun set comprised of a black and brown plastic gun, three black arrows with orange suction cups at the end, a cardboard target, a black plastic clock and a silver-coloured policeman's badge. The toy is packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 9675414073578
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1498/16
Product: Toy car
Name: Truck
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 140414
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy (the stickers and wheels). 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy excavator made of black and orange plastic, with two moving dippers and four wheels. The wheels' axles and fixing parts (screws) are made of metal. Colourful stickers ('Super' and 'Truck') are glued onto the toy and it is packed in plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 2014011404144
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1501/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Lelukulma
Type/number of model: Item no. DT160192 (on invoice) and TP-505807-708168 (on the labels)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of choking due to small parts (the nose) which can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Pink cat soft toy (approx. 20 cm long) with glittery multi-coloured eyes and collar. The cat has also a multi-coloured tail. A cardboard label is attached to the ear of the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 6412163008955
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1502/16
Product: Plastic robot
Name: Self loading Robot
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.124/17D1869(5x240)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment is easily accessible and the button cells could be swallowed, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic toy robot consisting of many small parts. Inside the chest of the robot there are 2 button batteries. The product is packed in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number/Barcode: 8591869012089
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/1503/16
Product: Foam puzzle mat
Name: Puzzle Mat
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: SUN TA TOYS
Type/number of model: Item No. 1106
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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Puzzle foam mat with attached paper label.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 996055 591844
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A11/0104/16
Product: LED bulb
Name: LED Bulb
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Forever light
Type/number of model: 2.5W
Risk level: Other risk level
The electrical insulation is not sufficient and accessible parts could become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: LED bulb in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5900495368645
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Latvia
 
Alert number: A11/0105/16
Product: Toy flute
Name: Flute
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Foxter
Type/number of model: 54007
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to temporary impairment of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy flute.
Batch number/Barcode: 2000219318309
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 





Report 45 (11/11/2016)

Alert number: A12/1466/16
Product: Pram
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Matpol
Type/number of model: Ibiza
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking clasp of the protective straps can easily unlock and the child could fall out of the seat, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Combination pram consisting of a frame on which the pram or seat module may be installed. Both seat and pram are covered with textile material. The seat module is equipped with a protecting bar and shoulder and hip straps, connected with a plastic locking clasp. Intended for children up to 6 months (pram) or over 6 months of age (seated pushchair version).
Batch number/Barcode: Products manufactured between 2014 and 2016 are concerned
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1472/16
Product: Child's safety gate
Name: FOCUS Borne-sikkerhedsgitter
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Wallmann
Type/number of model: 03-20140112
Risk level: Serious risk
The gaps between the bars are too large. A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could cause respiratory difficulties or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Safety gate can be used for both stairways and doorways. Extendable 75- 114 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 8717568070445
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Iceland
  
Alert number: A12/1444/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Vogiatzoglou
Type/number of model: 631
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied as shoulder straps could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to 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
Description: White dress for young girls (size XS). The garment has white shoulder straps.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1446/16
Product: Boys' jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ASPEN POLO CLUB
Type/number of model: PC350429
Risk level: Serious risk
The jacket has drawstrings with free ends in the hood which may become caught 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
Description: Green coloured jacket with a hood with drawstrings, intended for boys aged 10.
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000130177
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1447/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YES!DO KID'S (YD)
Type/number of model: KL 111
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury. 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: Multi-coloured bikini for girls. The bikini has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment. Sample size: 8.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1455/16
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BIRICIK
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring with free ends in the hood may 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
Description: Children's sweatshirt with hood with drawstrings.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1456/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YILISI
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Red bikini for girls with decorative rhinestones depicting palm trees. There are long cords to be tied in the neck and back area of the upper part and in the waist area of the lower part.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1457/16
Product: Children's swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YONGYIDONG
Type/number of model: STYLE:15000
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities and thus may cause injuries to children. 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 swimwear in blue with dots and rhinestones depicting cherries; there are drawstrings in the waist area. Sample size: 4.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1458/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: VSHA
Type/number of model: Art.No RT908-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords at the neck, back and waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Girls' bikini in green with printed inscriptions on the top. There are long cords to be tied in the neck and back area of the upper part and in the waist area of the lower part.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1459/16
Product: Girls' swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JABERNI CLASSIC SWIMWEAR
Type/number of model: Art. No B111
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child and cause 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: Girls' pink swimwear with prints of roses and drawstrings in the waist area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1460/16
Product: Children's T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Cichlid
Type/number of model: Model Kodu C6Y03T220220016AD, Renk – SARI
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative stones can easily be detached and could be swallowed by a child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's pale yellow T-shirt decorated with printed stars, signs, 3 sewn buttons in different colours, small ribbons and rhinestones; Sample sizes 6-9 months, 9-12 months, 12-18 months.
Batch number/Barcode: 1385609370280
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1461/16
Product: Children’s tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Good Children
Type/number of model: Art.№ YJ-37
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of the child and cause 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
Description: Children’s tracksuit consisting of blue trousers and sweatshirt for children up to 7 years. The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood and an inscription on the front.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1462/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: TS.SQM
Type/number of model: SHAPE: 9025
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area can become trapped, causing strangulation and injuries to children. 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: Colourful bikini with functional cords in the neck, back and waist area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1470/16
Product: Fancy-dress hat
Name: Witches Hat With Hair
Risk: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fright Nite
Type/number of model: 4356
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Black plastic Halloween fancy-dress hat with synthetic coloured hair attached. Available in orange, pink, green and purple. The cardboard packaging has a green and black striped design.
Batch number/Barcode: 5025066043568, 5054110003241, 5054110003258, 5054110003265,5054110003272
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
   
Alert number: A12/1471/16
Product: Fancy-dress hair extension
Name: Clip On Hair Piece
Risk: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fright Nite
Type/number of model: 148169
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: 2 Pack clip-on hair extensions in assorted colours on a green and black striped cardboard hanger in clear plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5053834481694
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/1451/16
Product: Power inverter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ELOTO CONNEXION
Type/number of model: MRI 2013 US / Model 294
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible as the socket outlet is not provided with shutters. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Power converter, 12 V to 220 V, 200 W.
Batch number/Barcode: 15614 / 16443
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1465/16
Product: Food waste disposer
Name: Turbo Plus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Franke
Type/number of model: TP-50, TP-75, TP-125
Risk level: Serious risk
While using the device, the metal blades may break and detach, hitting 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: Distributor)
Description: Food waste disposer.
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between March 2015 and September 2015. CN code: 85098000; 134.0287.933; 134.0287.932; 134.0287.920.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1452/16
Product: Bicycle / Bicycle frame
Name: Venge ViAS Rim Brake
Risk: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Specialized
Type/number of model: Venge ViAS frames with rim brakes. This includes S-Works and Pro level frames sold as complete bikes and/or modules.
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear wheel can come out of the rear dropouts, which can cause fractures in the rear triangle. When this happens, there is a risk of injury as a rider may lose control and fall.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Bicycle / Bicycle frame
Batch number/Barcode: Model Year 2016
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1464/16
Product: Flood light
Name: LED FLOOD LIGHT 20W
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cables are not properly secured against pulling and twisting and the wire ends can be pulled out easily. The electrical insulation is not adequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED floodlight with free wire ends for mains connection, intended for indoor and outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 591666591888
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1450/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Adam, Corsa
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel/Vauxhall
Type/number of model: Types: S-D; EC type-approvals: e1*2001/116*0379*27, e1*2001/116*0379*28 e1*2001/116*0379*30 e1*2001/116*0379*31
Risk level: Serious risk
Cracks in the steering box’s rack-and-pinion may lead to breakage and thus to steering failure.
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 October 2014 and January 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1454/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Avensis, Corolla, Yaris
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event that the front passenger air bag is deployed, the gas inflator may rupture projecting metal fragments.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1463/16
Product: Van
Name: Transit Connect and Tourneo Connect
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a possibility of poor adhesion between the panoramic roof glass panel and the vehicle body. This could result in the glass panel separating from the vehicle, causing injury to other road users / pedestrians.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 04/10/2013 and 14/07/2014.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1435/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Clack Chost
Type/number of model: JRS 16145
Risk level: Serious risk
The small projectiles may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As they expand, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of 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: Toy gun with projectiles (small water pellets) which expand. The gun has a range of 25 metres. The projectiles come in a container. The product is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 2 567726 161456
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1436/16
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: InteIBI
Type/number of model: HELICOPTER (ref. 696106390, HS0279224), AEROPLANES (ref. 696107590, HS0129179) and CAR (ref. 696105090, HS0291160).
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toys (the wheels of the vehicles, the green figurine of the red car). Small children 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: Plastic toy helicopter, aeroplanes and car, supplied in a cardboard and blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1437/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Yang Kai
Type/number of model: JRS16143
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not 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 gun with foam projectiles with suction cup. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 2567726161432
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1438/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: ARCHER SHOOTING GAME
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Franga Toys
Type/number of model: model 2015-1B, ref. OR1424493, IEM-33954
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not 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: Bow and arrow set. The arrows have suction cups. Packaging:cardboard back with a transparent plastic front.
Batch number/Barcode: 8499660033954
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1439/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: COMBAT POLICE
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: FRANGA TOYS
Type/number of model: model 6311-2B, ref. OR1116333, IEM-33909
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not 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 gun set, including two grenades and projectiles with suction cups. Packaging: cardboard back with a transparent plastic front.
Batch number/Barcode: 8499660033909
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1440/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Spider-man
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 5197
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and arrow set, consisting of a light green bow with a handle in the shape of a spider man figure, 3 yellow plastic arrows with red suction cups and a mask. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 4115456465412
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1441/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Weapon
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 678
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and arrows set, consisting of a black bow, 3 grey plastic arrows with red suction cups, and a sword. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 9815467955135
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1442/16
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Super fashion - Shooter
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 578-9
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cap could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cap. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set consisting of a bow, three arrows and a toy shotgun. The arrows have suction cups. Cardboard blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 6974136814746
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1443/16
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Combat Police
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 7529 / 6899A
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cap could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cap. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set which includes a toy shotgun with three black projectiles with suction cups. Cardboard blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5291040020973
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1445/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: BEN 10 Omniverse
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 7527
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup could detach, leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun play set, consisting of two pistols, 6 yellow plastic arrows with red suction cups and a pair of hand cuffs. They are packed in a plastic blister on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 5291040020966
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1448/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MK Toys
Type/number of model: MKF870159
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun supplied in a transparent plastic bag with 3 black arrows made of plastic with red suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1449/16
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Little Electric Guitar
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: KOS GROUP
Type/number of model: No. 60058, HR/BIH/SRB/SLO No.43-262000
Risk level: Serious risk
The strap does not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation when worn around the neck. 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: Battery-operated toy plastic guitar with strap.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 3850223432624
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1453/16
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Smart Phone
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No: 1089E / NMH7035
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy mobile phone in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 0042000070355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/1467/16
Product: Squeezable toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HAPPY RANCH
Type/number of model: JZD - 15
Risk level: Serious risk
The small squeaking mechanism can easily come off from the plastic toy. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Grey squeezable donkey made of flexible plastic with a squeaking mechanism inside. Sticker label on the toy.
Batch number/Barcode: 9402015092277
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1468/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Cute Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO: 140235
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll with accessories, supplied in blister packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 2014011402355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1469/16
Product: Toy police set
Name: Set Polizia
Risk: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Memon / He Shun Toys
Type/number of model: TY-190772
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured values >1% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. They also contain di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.12% 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. Moreover, the suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles. If a child puts them in the mouth, these can 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Police play set with toy gun, projectiles with suction cups, handcuffs and a badge in a plastic blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A11/0102/16
Product: Toy telephone
Name: Music cellular Phone
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Long Stream
Type/number of model: CY1013A
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound pressure level is too high. If a child activates the toy very close to the ear for a long time it could cause partial permanent hearing loss or tinnitus. 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
Description: Toy telephone which produces various sounds when the buttons are pressed. Cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 69050010100006
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A11/0103/16
Product: Toy trumpet
Name: Wind Instruments
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: BONTEMPI
Type/number of model: TR 3831.2
Risk level: Other risk level
The sound created by the toy is too loud, resulting in temporary impairment of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy trumpet supplied in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 047663144436
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   





Report 44 (04/11/2016)

Alert number: A12/1425/16
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: 7MÉRFÖLD
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Polymobil
Type/number of model: B1201G-02 (POGYKB1201G 022016-035)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of injuries because it is supplied with only one rear-wheel brake. The braking distance can be too long especially on a slope. This may cause the rider to have an accident. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's bicycle with stabiliser wheels. The product is available in pink and blue and decorated with stickers. The bicycle is equipped with a rear-wheel brake. Size: 12"
Batch number/Barcode: 5998273740813
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1432/16
Product: Carry cot
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: LEIPOLD
Type/number of model: Model: TOPAS; product ref.: 1160.103.
Risk level: Serious risk
Presence of a cord (bow) longer than permitted and possibly leading to strangulation of babies. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1466.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Wicker carry-cot for babies with white cushion and handles on both sides, decorated with white bows.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1408/16
Product: Men's sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: xti
Type/number of model: 45635
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 15.9 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: Import rejected at border
Description: Men’s sandals in brown, flip-flop type with a broad cross strap, supplied in a red cardboard box. Sample size 40.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1427/16
Product: Girls' shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mountain
Type/number of model: H-022
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative flower-shaped beads can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White and pink sport shoes with Velcro for young girls. The shoes are decorated with pink flower-shaped beads and rhinestones. Packaging: blue and green cardboard box. Sample size: 23
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1428/16
Product: Girls' slippers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mountain
Type/number of model: Art.: 38223
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (beads and sequins) can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White slippers for young girls. The slippers are decorated with beads and sequins. Packaging: blue and green cardboard box. Sample size: 22.
Batch number/Barcode: 5999016920832
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1430/16
Product: Girls' sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mountain
Type/number of model: B115-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink and white sandals with Velcro strap for young girls. The sandals are decorated with plastic hearts and rhinestones. Packaging: colourful cardboard box. Sample size: 23.
Batch number/Barcode: 1050001423017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1406/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector / CO riasztó
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Alfa Centauri
Type/number of model: RCC412
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Carbon-monoxide detector with electro-chemical sensor (B type). The product is mains operated or battery-powered. A 153 cm long mains supply cable with a flat two-pin plug connects to the device. Technical parameters: 230V/50Hz /9VDC Packaging: black and white cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1397/16
Product: Body lotion
Name: CANNABIOS
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CPK-BIO / Naturfyt- BIO
Type/number of model: 1.1.CSM250, exp: 2018.05
Risk level: Serious risk
The lotion contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measure value up to 12000 cfu/g). If applied on damaged skin, around mucous membranes, of children or elder people or persons with compromised immune response, there is a risk of infection with skin irritation and inflammation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Organic hemp moisturizing body lotion for daily skin care, supplied in a plastic bottle of 250 ml.
Batch number/Barcode: 8595247800312/ 219150381
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1421/16
Product: Skin cream
Name: Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LIZ EARLE
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a high count of Enterobacter gergoviae (measured value up to 2 x 10⁶ cfu/g) which could cause skin and eye infections, 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 (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Skin cream cleanser packaged in a 200ml, 6.7 fl oz green tube - no secondary packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5060332524655/ P6147D
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1433/16
Product: Skin cleansing cream
Name: Gentle Cleansing Cream All Bright
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Botanics / Boots
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a high count of Enterobacter gergoviae (measured value 3000 cfu/g) which could cause localised skin reaction and eye infections, 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 (By: Manufacturer)
Description: White facial cleanser cream in a white 250 ml bottle. There is no secondary packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 5045094998920; Batch 1H - Boots Item Code = 49- 98- 928
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1407/16
Product: Power inverter
Name: Convertisseur - Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ELOTO CONNEXION
Type/number of model: IV-600W
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearances and creepage distances are not sufficient and the mains socket outlet does not have shutters. 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 (By: Distributor)
Description: Power converter, 12V to 220 V.
Batch number/Barcode: 3348679450069 / 16179
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1414/16
Product: UV nail lamp
Name: Professional nail dryer
Risk: Cuts, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MASTER NAILS
Type/number of model: MUV-480
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic casing is not sufficiently heat-resistant and may overheat and catch fire. Accessible metal parts have only basic insulation. 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, if an internal short circuit occurred, the fluorescent lamp may explode causing cuts to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains operated nail dryer with white casing. The product contains 2 UV emitter tubes. (9 W; G23). Technical parameters: 220~240V; 2x9W; Class II. Packaging: colorful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1415/16
Product: Travel plug adapter set
Name: Adaptateur France/Monde
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: WATT & CO
Type/number of model: Model: ADF-150H-P; reference: TRS-011
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the socket are accessible when any plug is partially inserted into the socket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of 6 travel plug adapters in a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 3760110683704
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1399/16
Product: Fitness watch
Name: PEAK
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: BASIS
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The charging cradle can overheat leading to a fire. In addition, the watch can overheat causing burns to the skin on the wrist underneath the watch. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Wristwatch-type fitness and sleep tracker device with a USB charging cradle.
Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects all Peak watches (sold until June 2016).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, France
 
Alert number: A12/1434/16
Product: Self-balancing scooter
Name: TASAPAINOSKOOTTERI ('Self balancing scooter')
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Flo-Board, Street Cruiser
Type/number of model: Scooter T-A03. Battery charger XVE-4200150.
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances and insulation clearances between the primary and secondary circuits of the charger are too small. This can lead to the user receiving an electric shock from accessible parts. Moreover, the battery connector inside the scooter can overheat, causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Self-balancing, two-wheel scooter ("hoverboard") supplied with power supply unit in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6417783136996 (Street Cruiser), 6417783137054 (Flo-Board)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/1401/16
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Parfois
Type/number of model: 134944PA / BIBRC01/LAD
Risk level: Serious risk
The product releases excessive amounts of nickel (measured value: 1.2 μg /cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Metal ear studs attached to a cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 5606428281660
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1404/16
Product: Light
Name: Integrated linear fixture
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Best-LED
Type/number of model: BL-LC120-50
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the connector of the through wiring are accessible when the light 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 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED light sold in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 859562041003
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1410/16
Product: Wall light
Name: Bathroom
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: rb
Type/number of model: RIC.403
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distance between the power supply module and the metallic enclosure of the light is not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED wall light sold in a white cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4779038192372
Country of origin: Lithuania
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1411/16
Product: Light
Name: LED Magic Ball Light
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ASA
Type/number of model: REF: 10540
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross sectional area of the core of the wires is insufficient: in case of a short circuit the wires may overheat. Live parts can be touched when connecting the mains lead since the dimensions of the flat plug are not suitable. The protective cover for the LEDs can be removed by hand leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains operated light with rotating LEDs. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 995858 105401
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/1424/16
Product: Light
Name: LED SUN MAGIC BALL / Rivaldafény
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ASA
Type/number of model: REF: 10545
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires could overheat. Live parts can be touched when the flat plug is plugged into the mains since the dimensions of the flat plug are not suitable. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the rectifier unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. As a consequence, the cable could become loose causing accessible parts to become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mains operated light with 3 rotating LEDs and 48 fixed LEDs (red, blue and green). Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 995858 105456
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1393/16
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, Capacity
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: Type: 628 02, 628 03, 628 05; EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0087*, e1*2007/46*0090*, e1*2007/46*0903.
Risk level: Serious risk
As a result of faulty bonding of the glass pane to the upper maintenance panel the glass pane may break. Loose pieces of glass could pose a risk to other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from January 2013 to June 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1402/16
Product: Trailer
Name: BIGPORTAX
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Böckmann
Type/number of model: Type: PHC EC type-approvals e1*2007/46*0416*02, e1*2007/46*0416*03.
Risk level: Serious risk
When the loading flap is activated, a weld holding the hinge could fail. This may cause the flap to fall down, causing injury to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number/Barcode: The trailers affected were produced from 2013 to 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1403/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fiesta
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Type Approval Number: E9*2001/116*0069*22
Risk level: Serious risk
Inadequate welding on one of the rear axle side arm bush housings can lead to the separation of the twist beam from the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built on 05/07/2016
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1413/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Megane
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Megane (XFB); e2*2007/46/0546*00, e2*2007/46*0546*01, e2*2007/46*0546*02
Risk level: Serious risk
Damage could occur to the front brake hoses leading to reduced braking performance.
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 from the start of production until 4 February 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1422/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mii
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The front trim of the sun roof may not be securely stuck down. As a result, the sun roof's front trim frame could become detached posing a risk to following traffic.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 2 and 19 February 2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1426/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fiesta
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The right hand side front seat belt top anchor bolt may not have been correctly tightened during assembly. This could increase the likelihood of occupant injury in the event of a collision.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 25/02/2016 and 30/08/2016
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1420/16
Product: Protective helmet
Name: Casque Forestier Complet
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Selec’xion Pro
Type/number of model: 2920160
Risk level: Serious risk
The visor has insufficient strength to resist the impact of high-speed fragments. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1731.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Protective helmet for forestry work with visor and hearing protection. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 3 660220 748242
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1395/16
Product: Toy locomotive
Name: Magic Academy
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KIKI, ZHONG TENG
Type/number of model: No. 1374E
Risk level: Serious risk
The sticker on the toy can easily detach, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy locomotive made of rigid blue plastic. The locomotive is equipped with rattling elements (small balls) and buttons. When pushing those, the toy emits sounds. A sticker on the toy says 'Choochoo Activity Sounds'.
Batch number/Barcode: 5902496091089
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1396/16
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Smart Fun Mobile
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Smiki
Type/number of model: No.82032/4906032
Risk level: Serious risk
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. 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 mobile phone made of plastic. Its screen is coated with a coloured plastic. Pressing any key emits different sounds (e.g. melodies, fruit names, numbers). The toy is operating in Polish and English. The phone has a battery compartment with 3 button batteries that is locked by a metal screw fixed cover.
Batch number/Barcode: 2000049060322
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1398/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sweet princess the First
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.8029
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9 % 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: Plastic doll about 24cm tall with long hair, red dress and with big eyes.
Batch number/Barcode: 8590132418566 / 500182750082015, TB-1856, 4-360-28
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1405/16
Product: Loomband kit
Name: Loop & Loom Bracelet Maker
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Grafix
Type/number of model: Ref No. 197
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the charms contains di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 12% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Pink bracelet maker kit with four charms (happy face charm, heart shaped charm with arrow, heart shaped charm and flower charm). White cardboard packaging with photo of a girl and of the product.
Batch number/Barcode: 6417959005965
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1409/16
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Baby Mix
Type/number of model: Item C-147, batch no 15TP-01
Risk level: Serious risk
The small wooden plugs can easily detach from the discs and be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden toy consisting of discs in different sizes that should be piled up and are connected by wooden plugs. Head of a bear on top. The toy is for children of +18 months and packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 5907734747902
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1412/16
Product: Babies toy
Name: Greifling Regenbogen
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Heimess
Type/number of model: 736740
Risk level: Serious risk
The beads can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts. Small children 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: Retailer)
Description: Wooden grip ring with wooden beads (red, yellow, blue, dark blue, green) threaded on a blue cord, with a small bell at the edge of the ring; cardboard packaging, product stapled to cardboard backing.
Batch number/Barcode: 4011534367404
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
   
Alert number: A12/1416/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: InteIBI
Type/number of model: MOUSE (ref. 696106690, HS023712), CRAB WITH CLAWS (ref. 696105990, HS0232270), CRAB (ref. 696105890, HS0261428) and CROCODILE (ref. 696105590, HS0220425).
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts easily detach from the toys (the wheels, the crab's shell and the crab's mouth) and can 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: Animal toys with wheels (mouse, crab with claws, crab and crocodile) made of plastic. No packaging but a sticker label is attached to them.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/1418/16
Product: Expandable toy
Name: Dinosaur Egg - Growing Pet
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Che Que Guai
Type/number of model: 65-917
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (feet 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 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. Packaging: cardboard boxes containing 6 eggs.
Batch number/Barcode: 8400000659178
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1419/16
Product: Expandable toys
Name: Australian Dinosaur - Hatching Eggs
Risk: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand:  Artex Trading
Type/number of model: 897107
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts 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 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 containing small plastic dinosaurs. The eggs are placed in water and after some time the dinosaurs break out of the egg, having increased in size. Packaging: cardboard box with window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1423/16
Product: Toy horn
Name: Powerful Jaysha
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: A5339D3V540A1035
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Toy plastic horn, consisting of two different coloured parts, packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 85900420053390
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1429/16
Product: Magnetic fishing set
Name: Fishing Sea Animals
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: DAMERIK
Type/number of model: 1301431
Risk level: Serious risk
The fishing rods break easily and release the magnets which could be put in the mouth of a child and swallowed. The released magnets may get stuck in the digestive tract of the child causing internal injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Magnetic fishing game packed in a cardboard box. It contains two wooden fishing rods, each with a small magnet at the end.
Batch number/Barcode: 140521301431, 8435404800765
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   
Alert number: A12/1431/16
Product: Felt-tip pens
Name: TURBO SCENT - scented fibre pens
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: GIOTTO / FILA
Type/number of model: TURBO SCENT 4241 00
Risk level: Serious risk
The pens contain allergenic fragrances: geraniol, linolool and benzyl alcohol (measured values 300 mg/kg, 340 mg/kg and 150 mg/kg respectively). They are not indicated in the list of ingredients and consumers are not made aware of the presence of these substances. Linolool can trigger sensitisation and allergic reactions; toys shall also not contain geraniol and benzyl alcohol unless technically unavoidable. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Colourful cardboard box with window showing the scented felt pens (eight pcs).
Batch number/Barcode: 8000825424106
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A11/0101/16
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: Angel
Risk: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: KALIN
Type/number of model: Size: 12”
Risk level: Other risk level
The chain-guard does not completely cover the edge of the chain. As a result, a child's fingers could get caught in the chain. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s bicycle with stabiliser wheels.
Batch number/Barcode: 5999550390592
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0099/16
Product: Bath foam
Name: Foam Bath Honey Drizzler
Risk: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Botanica
Type/number of model: 0312804
Risk level: Other risk level
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to ingest it, causing chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bath foam (yellow liquid) supplied in a plastic jar, resembling honey.
Batch number/Barcode: 04188384
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0098/16
Product: Electric radiant panel heater
Name: BLACK LIGHT
Risk: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MO-EL
Type/number of model: 7715, 7718, 7724 and 7732
Risk level: Other risk level
The high temperature reached in certain environments may cause the radiating element to deteriorate and to melt partially, shedding droplets of molten aluminium. 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: Rectangular electric radiant panel heater emitting no light.
Batch number/Barcode: 8010114771507
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A11/0100/16
Product: LED floodlight
Name: DAISY MCOB - LED FLOODLIGHT / LED MCOB ENERGIATA-KARÉKOS REFLEKTOR
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: GREENLUX
Type/number of model: DAISY MCOB 10W (GVP14-1/6508); Art: GXDS100
Risk level: Other risk level
The cable is not properly secured against twisting which could lead to live parts becoming accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black LED floodlight (fixed luminaire) with free wire ends for mains connection. Packaging: colourful cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: 8 592660 110356
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Hungary