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Report 46 (Published on: 17/11/2017)

Alert number: A12/1581/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Deep Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 26 mg/kg). Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30-ml bottle of red pigment
Batch number / Barcode: batch 15383
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/1582/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Harvest Brown, Rich Praline; Dark Olive Green; Leaf Green, Navy Blue, Mid Yellow; Burnt Orange; Deepest Violet, Mid Purple, Deep Purple
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Easy Flow
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink is contaminated by aerobic mesophilic bacteria and mould, posing a risk of infections.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30-ml plastic bottles containing tattoo ink.
Batch number / Barcode: D24/3; D33/1; D32/1; D13/3; D39/6; D20/4, D22/4;D36/2;D26/2;C36/2
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Italy
          
Alert number: A12/1589/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Burnt Orange
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink is contaminated by aerobic bacteria and mould. Therefore it is not sterile and poses a risk of infections. The product does not comply with Council of Europe Resolution ResAP(2008)1 and with relevant national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Orange colour, 30 ml bottle of ink.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 25.3.15
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1590/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Georgia Peach
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink is contaminated by aerobic bacteria; therefore it is not sterile and poses a risk of infections. The product does not comply with Council of Europe Resolution ResAP(2008)1 and with relevant national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Colour: orange, 30 ml bottle of ink.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 27.06.14
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1591/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Sky Blue
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ink is contaminated by aerobic bacteria; therefore it is not sterile and poses a risk of infections. The product does not comply with Council of Europe Resolution ResAP(2008)1 and with relevant national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Colour: blue, 30 ml bottle of ink.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 23/10/14
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1566/17
Product: Girls' top
Name: Serafino Girls
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Serafino
Type / number of model: S 17- 4300
Risk level: Serious risk
Loose ends on children’s clothing in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' white t-shirt top with multicoloured cords intended to be tied at the neck. Size 6 designed for 6 year old girls.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1572/17
Product: Children’s dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: WOLKY
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the dress and put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s long-sleeved bodysuit/dress. The lower section is made of two layers of lace and there is an attached sash at the waist with roses and two rows of silver balls.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1573/17
Product: Children’s dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Beyaz
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (rhinestones) can easily be detached from the bodysuit and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s short-sleeved bodysuit/dress with tulle in the lower section and an additional decoration. The upper section is made of white fabric with red edging and has an attached textile strawberry with silver rhinestones glued around it.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1592/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Caldera
Type / number of model: 1) 853.17 2) 852.17
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter neck cords and the cords to be tied at the back could become trapped during various activities of a child causing injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' bikini sets, designed for 4 year old girls. The two-part garments are manufactured with halter neck cords and cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5205182726778, 5205182726853
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1605/17
Product: Swimming trunks for boys
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Eierda
Type / number of model: Item number: 2601
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area are too long. They may get 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 (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Swimming trunks intended for boys up to 14 years of age. There are cords in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1579/17
Product: Blastcleaning Grit
Name: Blastcleaning grit, Aluminium silicate blastcleaning grit, Coal slag grit, ABRASIVE ISO 11126 N/CS/G, Straalgrit, Expendable Abrasive
Risk type: Chemical, Health risk / other
Category: Construction products
Brand: SIBELCO EUROGRIT
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
During use, users may inhale friable chrysotil-asbestos fibres (carcinogen by inhalation - class 1 IARC), which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC and REACH Regulation (including Annex XVII).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eurogrit is an aluminium silicate blastcleaning grit made of coal slag from coal fired power stations.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1570/17
Product: Skin cream
Name: ROSKOŠNOJE PITANIJE „Argan i Mindal“
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BiTЭKC
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the labelling, the product contains Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and Methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Skin day cream supplied in golden cardboard packaging, wrapped in transparent plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 1041, barcode 4810153020062
Country of origin: Belarus
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1571/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: 24H AQUA BOOSTER 03 Medium
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: MARBERT
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The label indicates that the product contains the preservative Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. In addition, isobutylparaben, which has a potential endocrine disrupting activity, is contained in the product according to the list of ingredients. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Face cream in a tube is supplied in a white and blue cardboard box. Labelling is in Lithuanian and with the expiry date symbol indicating 12 M.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 140099, barcode 4085404510313400
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1593/17
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Fade Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Ultra Glow
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value up to 2% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: White cream in a metal tube, packed in a box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1AL7
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1598/17
Product: Skin cream
Name: 24H AQUA BOOSTER
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: MARBERT
Type / number of model: 02 Light
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The cream also contains isobutylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tinted face cream in a tube, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 140667, barcode 4085404510306
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1600/17
Product: Sun cream
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sun Tropic
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sun cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Cosmetic, leave-on sun cream in a yellow and orange plastic tube.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 401052, barcode 5017371146393
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1601/17
Product: Sun cream
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sun Tropic
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The sun cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). 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 (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: The cosmetic, leave-on sun cream is supplied in a pink and yellow plastic tube.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 506017, barcode 5017371147949
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1555/17
Product: Circuit-breaker
Name: Miniature Circuit Breaker
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LSIS
Type / number of model: BKP C16A 0612225 98Z
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. As a result, accessible parts could become live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60898.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: 16A neutral phase single circuit-breaker.
Batch number / Barcode: R161114
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1557/17
Product: USB charger
Name: Universal USB Travel Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MAX MOBILE
Type / number of model: CLT-TC 125
Risk level: Serious risk
The distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small which could lead to the user receiving an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB travel charger, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3858887217700
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1574/17
Product: Hair straightener
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Tyme
Type / number of model: HS-058
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to the accessible metal plates becoming live. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Hair straightener. Packaged in a fabric sleeve.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1594/17
Product: Hair brush
Name: Brosse Lissante
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Swanliss
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. As a result, accessible metal parts could become live. The handle overheats which could cause burns to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Heated hair brush for straightening hair. Supplied in cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 3770006627101
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1597/17
Product: Bicycle tyre repair kit
Name: Bike Repair Kit
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Golden Palm Ent Inc
Type / number of model: RP-6025
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains toluene (24.3 % by weight) and 1,2-dichloroethane (66.4 % by weight). Toluene and 1,2- dichloroethane are carcinogenic and toxic if inhaled or if they get in contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bicycle puncture repair kit with "Red Sun" glue. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 7834561007009
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1584/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LUZ MICRO 50L
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: L-1014
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible for the user to access live parts of the control device. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 50 lights. It comes in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435200010146
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1603/17
Product: LED floodlight
Name: LED Rechargeable Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Owl-Lamp
Type / number of model: ETA-U90EWE
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the charger is not sufficient. The user could consequently receive an electric shock from accessible metal parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable LED light supplied with a charger ("Travel Adapter"). Sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1558/17
Product: Impact drill
Name: Schlagbohrmaschine / Wiertarka udarowa
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock
Category: Machinery
Brand: Beck&Lorenz
Type / number of model: Z1J-C60-13
Risk level: Serious risk
Live elements of the motor are accessible to the user. The appliance overheats which could lead to the user receiving burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Impact drill, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5905669738026
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1559/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Ace 325
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The exhaust head pipe may not be able to withstand the exhaust temperatures and may degrade to the point where a hole or crack may form which could lead to a fire and/or cause burns to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/12/2013 and 15/12/2014
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1562/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Model X , Model S
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Tesla
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0667*12 – e4*2007/46*0667*17; Type: 002; 2016 and 2017 model years
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable controlling the adjustment mechanisms for the left-hand seat in the second row could be badly-adjusted. In the event of a crash, this could lead to the backrest moving forwards, increasing the risk of injury for the occupant of the seat.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 28/10/2016 and 1/9/2017 and have flat-folding seats in the second row.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1563/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: i-MiEV
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the passenger side airbag, the inflator might release metal fragments which could injure the passenger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model years 2010 - 2013
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1564/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: ASX and Pajero Sport
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: ASX (GA0W); Model year: 2011 – 2015, Pajero Sport (KH0W/KG0W); Model year: 2009 – 2014
Risk level: Serious risk
The end cap of the gas springs for the rear door can come off. The end cap can hit the user and/or the rear door can fall down suddenly resulting in injury to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: ASX: Production period: from April 2010 to September 2014 , Pajero Sport: Production period: from March 2008 to September 2015
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1565/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: ASX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: GA0W
Risk level: Serious risk
The inside of the front wiper motor may corrode due to water ingress. This could lead to the wiper motor stopping to work. If the wiper motor stops working whilst driving, an accident could result.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production period: from April 2010 to September 2014
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1604/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: CBR1000RR, CBR1000 S1, CBR1000 S2
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E4*168/2013*00054*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel tank cap sealing may fail, causing fuel to leak from the cap onto the road surface and leading to a risk of skidding for other road users. In addition, water may enter the fuel tank from the cap sealing causing the engine to malfunction which could lead to a road accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1553/17
Product: Wooden rattle
Name: MAMA Natura
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: MAMA Natura
Type / number of model: B5054000000
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can detach which small children may put in the mouth and choke on. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden rattle in the shape of a cow with small bells.
Batch number / Barcode: 1/5000054/17
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1554/17
Product: Rattle
Name: MARACOLOR
Risk type: Choking, Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: NIAGARA
Type / number of model: 8805
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle is too long. If a child puts it in the mouth it could block the airways. The peak 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy rattle
Batch number / Barcode: 06/2016, EAN 8006708088052
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1556/17
Product: Doll accessories
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Little me
Type / number of model: Item No.: 12102596
Risk level: Serious risk
The squeaker of the rubber duck is a small part and can be easily detached. A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Pink baby bottle shaped package, that contains various doll accessories including a rubber duck.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 430056 943046
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1560/17
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Childrens Hair-Raising Mask
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: M 48488
Risk level: Serious risk
The masks are highly flammable and can cause burns if they catch fire. The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Halloween fancy-dress mask available as a gorilla or werewolf design. They are attached to a cardboard header.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 157233 Barcode: 5050577484883
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1561/17
Product: Fancy-dress hands
Name: Childrens Hair-Raising Hands
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: M 49080
Risk level: Serious risk
The gloves are highly flammable and can cause burns if they catch fire. The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Halloween fancy-dress gloves available as a gorilla or werewolf design. Both gloves are attached to a cardboard header.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: 157232 Barcode: 5050577490808
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1567/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Duck
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Ashimmer
Type / number of model: Ref. GF91066
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the bath toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.8% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.99% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Yellow duck inside a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window through which the toy can be seen.
Batch number / Barcode: 8447136910667
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
    
Alert number: A12/1568/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Bath Toys
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Cherish Animal
Type / number of model: 1569
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 51.0 % by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.357% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Yellow plastic duck inside a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label showing drawings of animals (giraffe, monkey, horse, hippopotamus, elephant, lion, bird).
Batch number / Barcode: 8429283030283
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
    
Alert number: A12/1569/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Toys
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Pandibrinca
Type / number of model: C1410010; Item 101492821.
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toys contains bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 29.3 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product also contains di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.73 % by weight). In addition, it contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 1.34%). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Three yellow plastic ducks with different hat colours (white, blue and red); packed inside a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label attached.
Batch number / Barcode: 5601371120189
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/1575/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Baboliy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: SHUN SONG
Type / number of model: Item No. SS-003
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.2471% by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.428 % by weight) and di-isodeciylphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 0.1031% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fairy doll (approximate height: 18 cm). Packaging: blister with paper back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/1576/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: My Baby
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25.9%). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation phthalate, DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby doll with red dress with multicoloured patterns and a pink soother. Packaging: plastic bag with CE mark, indication of age +3 and warnings in English.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/1577/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Emilia
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Small Foot
Type / number of model: art. 2735
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts of the accessories (soother, milk bottle cap) can easily be detached from the toy. A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Baby doll with accessories, packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 4020972027351
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
     
Alert number: A12/1578/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: JUMBO
Type / number of model: Item No.: W10786J(8082)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains Bisphenol A (measured value: 0.178 mg/l). Bisphenol A is toxic for reproduction. The product does not comply with the requirements for chemicals of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby doll (approx. height: 12 cm) with pink clothing. No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 0432208000030, Lot No.: LM140112WJ
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
    
Alert number: A12/1580/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: MINI MINI BOLLE
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: GIAV TOYS
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity 1500000 cfu/g) and the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Soap bubble toy
Batch number / Barcode: 9772420884317; Code 70011-31, Batch 110
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1583/17
Product: Soap bubble toy
Name: TOYS ONE KIDS
Risk type: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: Tema Promotional, sbabam /
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The soap solution is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the presence of Stenotrophomanas maltophilia has been detected. There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soap bubble toy in the form of a bubble sword, available in 5 colours and sold in a display box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9772499019009; Batch 014-17
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1585/17
Product: Plastic inflatable toy
Name: DOIPHIN
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19.8% by weight) and dibutyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.228% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 4.7 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Inflatable plastic toy in the shape of a "hammer". The toy is made up of a blue-coloured handle and a transparent cylinder with a dolphin print. Plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1587/17
Product: Inflatable globe
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Tobar
Type / number of model: 07734
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 32% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Inflatable globe packed in a transparent plastic bag sealed with cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: L15
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Norway
  
Alert number: A12/1588/17
Product: Doctor play set
Name: Doctor set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Play at Home
Type / number of model: 661-212
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.1% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doctor set with a doll; packed in a cardboard box with a plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 4892429360720
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1595/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Franga Toys
Type / number of model: REF. 133B-12; REF. IEM-029513.
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 3.25% by weight) and di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 34% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Two yellow ducks, a big one and a small one, inside a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8499660029513
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
  
Alert number: A12/1596/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: My Little Babies
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: FunChoi / Jinshija Toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy soother is a small part. A child could put it in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Baby doll toy with a detachable toy soother.
Batch number / Barcode: 6410412987570
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1599/17
Product: Pencils
Name: Colored Scented Pencils
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: DISNEY
Type / number of model: ESF-4006
Risk level: Serious risk
The pencils contain an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 22.1 mg/kg). A child using the pencils could put one in his/her mouth and suck on it and then the lead would enter the child’s body. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects to which children are particularly sensitive. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Five scented, coloured pencils in a cardboard box featuring an image from the Disney cartoon "Frozen".
Batch number / Barcode: 8431234140798
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1602/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Ball boats fun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Kaichi
Type / number of model: NO. 999-206B
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the green soft ball contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 30.2 % 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A set consisting of a plastic boat, a net and two soft plastic balls. The toy is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A11/0137/17
Product: City bike
Name: Ferrini Millionere
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. MPR000722
Risk level: Other risk level
The wheel tightening bolt does not have sufficient fatigue strength and could break during use causing the cyclist to fall off the bike.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: City bike with a white metal frame.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
 
Alert number: A11/0138/17
Product: Tricycle
Name: Elephant
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Arti
Type / number of model: A-12
Risk level: Other risk level
There are gaps between the front wheel and the body of the tricycle where a child's toe could get trapped, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tricycle for small children. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A11/0139/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Fashion
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
Small pieces of fur can detach from the toy. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soft toy in the form of a ram. A cardboard label is attached. Sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
  




Report 45 (Published on: 10/11/2017)

Alert number: A12/1530/17
Product: Baby soother
Name: Baby 2 Airflow Soothers
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Boots
Type / number of model: 1.) Boots Item Code (O-6 Months): 6269044 and , 2.) Boots Item Code (6 Months Plus): 6269052.
Risk level: Serious risk
The silicone teat of the soother may detach from the main plastic casing whilst in a child's mouth, which could cause choking. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Set of two baby soothers, unisex, 0-6 Months and 6 Months Plus. Packaged in a blister pack with cardboard backing.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) Batch Code = 213L, 2.) Batch Code Unknown. All batches are being recalled as a precautionary measure.
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1521/17
Product: Gloves
Name: Leather gloves
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Snowfox
Type / number of model: 4206
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 130.5 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Gloves made of light yellowish green leather. Lining white fake fur.
Batch number / Barcode: 6420071052762
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1538/17
Product: Hair care product
Name: LONDON GEL - Olympiade 2012
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Vom Pullach Hof (counterfeit)
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the gel contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hair-gel (leave-on product) in a 500 ml white plastic bottle with a red label, white marking and a red lid.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 009737 306337
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1539/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: Olive Oil - Hand and Body Lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Sta-Sof-Fro
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Hand and body lotion (leave-on product) in a light yellow bottle with an image of an olive branch (1L).
Batch number / Barcode: 616762149859
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1540/17
Product: Hair care product
Name: 1) Spiky Hair Gel - Firm Look; 2) Spiky Hair Gel Extreme Hold
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: La Fresh Synite
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the hair gel contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Hair gel (leave-on product) in a container with a black lid (1l).
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5060071229606, 2) 5060071225578
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A12/1541/17
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Diana contre les taches de rousseur
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Diana
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin lightening cream (leave-on product) supplied in a 30 g grey cardboard box with white lettering.
Batch number / Barcode: 5280080004180
Country of origin: Lebanon
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/1542/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: hand and body lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Clere
Type / number of model: Cocoa Butter BB 02/2018, Lanolin and Glycerin BB 07/2019
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the label, the body lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Pink and Orange 400 ml bottles of hand and body lotion.
Batch number / Barcode: 6001374033018, 6001374033049
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/1543/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: 1) Daily Hydrating 2) Intensive Healing 3) 24 Hr Deep Restoring
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: ST. Ives
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the body lotion contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body lotion in white, 621 ml pump bottles with green, red or light blue lettering.
Batch number / Barcode: 07314JU41 / 077043608074, 09094JU41 /077043608012, 10094JU41 / 077043608036
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A12/1544/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: Joints and Muscles Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Revmatol / Med-Eq
Type / number of model: BN 647741, BN 620741
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin cream in a plastic tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 7042290100599, CPNP number: 1803375
Country of origin: Norway
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1545/17
Product: Hair care products
Name: (1) Pure Luxury Moisture Leave-in Conditioner ; (2) Pure Luxury Argan Curl Enhancing Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: RICH
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the products contain methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: (1) Hair conditioner in a 150 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering and black dispensing pump; (2) Hair care cream in a 120 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering and black dispensing pump.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A12/1546/17
Product: Hair styling products
Name: (1) Pure Luxury Energising Multi-Style Gel; (2) Pure Luxury Argan Volumising Mousse; (3) Pure Luxury Energising Matte Texture Paste
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: RICH
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: (1) Styling gel in a 100 ml upright black tube with yellow lettering and yellow stopper; (2) Volumising Mousse in a 200 ml yellow dispensing bottle with black lettering, yellow dispensing pump and a colorless lid; (3) Texture Paste in a 80 ml black pot with yellow lettering and a yellow lid with black lettering.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A12/1547/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: Body Honey Miel - Fluid Cream Moisturizing
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Perlier
Type / number of model: Item nr 029018
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI and MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body cream in a white/yellow 250ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: 8009740833499
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1548/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: Body Honey Miel - Revitalizing Body Butter
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Perlier
Type / number of model: Item nr 142025
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI- and MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Body butter in a black/yellow 200 ml pot.
Batch number / Barcode: 8009740833482
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1549/17
Product: Skincare product
Name: Joints and Muscles Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Revmatol / Med-Eq
Type / number of model: BN 647741, BN 620741
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) as indicated in the list of ingredients. Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin cream in a white plastic tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 7042290100599, CPNP number: 1803375
Country of origin: Norway
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1550/17
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Lightening Beauty Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Caro White
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (2% by weight according to the list of ingredients). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: White and orange package with orange top
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530056
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1515/17
Product: Game controller
Name: G-Tron Classic NES USB Controller for PC
Risk type: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: NES
Type / number of model: ITEM: JG-NUSB01
Risk level: Serious risk
The wire of the product contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) (measured value: 4.3% by weight). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users
Company recall page: 
Description: Game controller in a black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 0898455672220
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1552/17
Product: Gas cooker
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Siemens / Bosch / Neff
Type / number of model: Bosch Freestanding Gas Cooker: HGV423120N HGV425120N HGV445120N HGV445150N HGV725120N HGV745220 HGV745220N HGV745221N HGV745225N HGV745250 HGV745255N HGV745460N HGV74W220N HSV422020N HSV422021N HSV423020N HSV423021N HSV442020N HSV442050N HSV443020N HSV443050N HSV722020N HSV744020N HSV744021N HSV744022N HSV744025N HSV744026N HSV744055N HSV744056N HSV744228N HSV744268N HSV745020N HSV745021N HSV745022N HSV745025N HSV745055N HSV745268N HSV746055N , Bosch Tabletop Gas Hob: NGT612PNL NGT615PNL NGT632BNL NGT635ENL NGT635PNL NGT636PNL NGT642ENL NGT643ENL NGT645ENL NGU1021DN NGU1121DN NGU2021DN NGU2051DN NGU2055DN NGU2121DN NGU2151DN NGU2155DN , Siemens Freestanding Gas Cooker: HM422200N HM422210N HM423210N HM424200N HM424210N HM442200N HM442210N HM443210N HM444500N HM444510N HM744200N HM744201N HM744205N HM744210N HM744211N HM744215N HM744228N HM744505N HM744506N HM744515N HM744516N HM744628N HM745215N HM745515N HM745516N HM745628N HR423210N HR423510E HR445210N HR725220N HR745220N HR745225N HR745525E HR745525N HR745625N HR74W525N , Siemens Tabletop Gas Hob: ER12322NL ER32021NL ER32051NL ER32053NL ER32821NL ER32851NL ER32853NL ER61021DN ER61121DN ER62021DN ER62055DN ER62121DN ER62155DN
Risk level: Serious risk
A gas connection fitting fitted to the appliance can develop cracks or break. This could lead to gas leakage.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Built-in gas hobs and freestanding gas cookers
Batch number / Barcode: see: www.gascookingsafety.com
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1532/17
Product: Skateboard
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: POLYMOBIL
Type / number of model: PO-GD01
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of shock, the axle may bend and the aluminium suspension break, which can lead to an accident. Also, the middle part of the upper surface of the skateboard is smooth, not roughened, which could cause the user to slip and suffer injuries. In addition the protruding ends of the screws and the edges of the bearing surface are sharp, which may cause injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A four-wheeled, smooth-surfaced skateboard decorated with a pattern. The product has red plastic wheels. Load capacity: 20-50 kilograms. Packaging: transparent foil.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998273719208
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1520/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED Lights
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 200 L LED Lights ZHK (blue), ref: 700007, 200 L LED Lights ZHK (multicolor), ref: 700008, 200 L LED Lights, LED-YJSK, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (blue), ref: 700012, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (multicolor), ref: 700013, 300 L LED Lights ZHK (white), ref: 700011
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly secured against pulling and can detach giving access to live parts. The conductors in the wires are too thin and could overheat leading to a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 300 or 200 LED lights. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5908884100043, EAN: 8055787000073, EAN: 8055787000080, EAN: 8055787000110, EAN: 8055787000127, EAN: 8055787000134
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
       
Alert number: A12/1516/17
Product: Lorry
Name: TGX: 86X, 87X
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e4*2007/46*0233* Type: L.2007.46.005
Risk level: Serious risk
In the area of the exhaust gas turbo charger, the hydraulic piping installed for the cab tilting equipment is too short, and situated too close to the exhaust gas turbo charger. The pipes could therefore be damaged by heat and/or start to leak. A damaged pipe may cause a tilted cab to tilt back inadvertently. Furthermore, a leaking pipe can result in oil from the hydraulic system of the cab leaking and catching fire upon contact with the hot parts of the exhaust gas turbo charger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between September 2014 and August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1517/17
Product: Lorry
Name: TGS, TGX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0235*24, 25, e4*2007/46*0234*25, 25, e4*2007/46*0232*25, e4*2007/46*0231*25, 26, e4*2007/46*0230*25, 26, e4*2007/46*0229*25, 26, 14 Types: L.2007.46.007, L.2007.46.006, L.2007.46.004, L.2007.46.003, L.2007.46.002, L.2007.46.001
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball joint of the control drive shaft may not be correctly riveted and therefore the cardan joint can deviate to the side when the rivet comes loose. This can result in the impairment of the steering function in the form of the steering catching or being blocked.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2016 and September 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1518/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Clio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*32745 - 82
Risk level: Serious risk
The central pivot pin of the back structure of the rear bench-seat does not have sufficient mechanical strength. In the event of a violent front impact to the vehicle, heavy items of luggage in the boot could consequently be projected into the cabin causing injuries to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured from 9 May 2012 to 11 July 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: France, Turkey
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1519/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: GLE, GLS
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*0598*19-20, e1*2007/46*0826*09 Types: 166, 166 AMG
Risk level: Serious risk
There may be superfluous insulation material in the lower area of the windscreen which could damage the adhesion of the windscreen. As a result, in the event of a frontal collision, the passenger airbag would not be supported by the windscreen as intended, undermining the performance of the airbag and increasing the risk of injury for the passenger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2016 and August 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1522/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Aircross
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0117*01, e2*2007/46*0117*02, e2*2007/46*0117*03, e2*2007/46*0117*04
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor becoming completely blocked because of internal corrosion. Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 25 November 2011 to 16 September 2014.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1523/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Aircross
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0117*01, e2*2007/46*0117*02, e2*2007/46*0117*03, e2*2007/46*0117*04, e2*2007/46*0117*05 e2*2007/46*0117*06
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to corrosion, the dampers of the rear door could break. This could result in the rear door failing to stay in the open position, leading to injuries to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 25/11/2011 to 16/05/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1524/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0115*01, e2*2007/46*0115*02, e2*2007/46*0115*03, e2*2007/46*0115*04
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can enter the vent mechanism for the front windscreen-wiper motor. This could result in the windscreen-wiper motor becoming completely blocked because of internal corrosion. Failure of the windscreen-wipers whilst driving in rain would lead to reduced visibility for the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 24 November 2011 and 12 September 2014
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1525/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0115*01, e2*2007/46*0115*02, e2*2007/46*0115*03, e2*2007/46*0115*04, e2*2007/46*0115*05, e2*2007/46*0115*06
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to corrosion, the dampers of the rear door could break. This could result in the rear door failing to stay in the open position, leading to injuries to the user.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 24/11/2011 to 16/05/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1551/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Accord
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model: Types: CR2, CR3, CT1, CT2
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery sensor’s plastic housing may not be resistant to the penetration of moisture. Any penetrating moisture may cause a short circuit, leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2013 and 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1528/17
Product: Advent calendar containing jewellery
Name: Jewelry Christmas Calendar - Just for You
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The necklace inside window number 2 of the calendar contains lead (measured value: 3.1% by weight). Lead is hazardous for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Advent calendar made of white cardboard, containing jewellery inside the windows. The calendar is marked with silvery text "Jewelry Christmas Calendar" on the upper edge and the text "JUST FOR You" in the middle. It has a white loop on top for hanging it up. Size 30 cm x 20.5 cm x 3 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1535/17
Product: Safety shoes
Name: David
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Redbrick
Type / number of model: 8A03.20 0031768
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Black safety shoes packed in a red and black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5607258899971
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/1536/17
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Barcelona
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Lavoro
Type / number of model: 1052.51
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: High black safety shoes packed in a grey and black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5607421734122
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/1537/17
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Norfolk
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: No Risk Aventura
Type / number of model: 6062.00
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact and/or compression. Use of the product poses a risk of injury to the wearer's toes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: High black and orange safety shoes packed in an orange cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5607421549122
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Belgium
    
Alert number: A12/1526/17
Product: Inflatable toy
Name: Crocodile inflatable toy
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: SUNCO
Type / number of model: Mini Animal N 8381
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the inflatable toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22.6 %). 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Inflatable toy packed in an opaque plastic bag showing an orange crab, a green crocodile and a yellow duck. Approximate deflated size 25 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 013517883813
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Portugal
   
Alert number: A12/1527/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: E'Laine
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Yiduozi
Type / number of model: NO.38123
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value DEHP: 27% by weight, DBP: 0.31% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A doll with plastic head and textile body in a red and yellow dress. Packaged in a plastic bag with cardboard closing.
Batch number / Barcode: 6921505381231
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1529/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Submachine Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Assault
Type / number of model: No. AK46
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black plastic gun with 3 foam projectiles with plastic suction cups and 3 packets of hydrogel bullets, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 2807040050202800
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/1531/17
Product: Plastic toy train
Name: Cute train
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. 265
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating a small part (the train's chimney cap). A small child may put the small part into the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Orange and yellow plastic locomotive with a moving chimney. When pushed, the train moves forward or backward. The toy is packed in cardboard box containing 12 pieces.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1533/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Doctor PlaySet
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 27.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 1% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A plastic doll with accessories (stethoscope, phone, ...).
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870177542
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1534/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Sofia the First
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 23.4% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.5% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 0.98 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll sold in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 7392870131636
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 




Report 44 (Published on: 03/11/2017)

Alert number: A12/1472/17
Product: Girls' jumpsuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: NEK
Type / number of model: 22142 Style:3071127609590
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the lower edge of the garment and the drawstring at the back area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Jumpsuit with decorative fringe on the lower end of the legs, for 8-year old girls. The product is turquoise coloured with flower sketches on, size 8 and has a drawstring at the back area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1473/17
Product: Boys' tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BE BOARD
Type / number of model: 728T08
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey tracksuit for 8-year old boys (size s), consisting of a hooded jacket with drawstrings with free ends and black trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 8025480166307
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1474/17
Product: Girls' tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BE BOARD
Type / number of model: 725T06
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tracksuit for 10-year old girls (size M), consisting of a black hooded jacket with drawstrings with free ends and grey trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: 8025480161845
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1479/17
Product: Boys' top
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Armata Militare
Type / number of model: 17WC580011, FYA1076
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black top for 4 year old children with drawstrings in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244818
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1480/17
Product: Boys' top
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Armata Militare
Type / number of model: FY-A1083 17WC580017
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring at the lower back of the sweatshirt 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 (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black and grey top for 10-year old boys. It has a drawstring at the back of the garment, creating a loop that hangs under the hemline.
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000245341
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1481/17
Product: Boys' top
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Armata Militare
Type / number of model: FY-A1075
Risk level: Serious risk
The two decorative strips can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' top, for 4 year old children, with two strips of cloth that form a loop and hang below the lower hem of the garment on each side.
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244757
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1483/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Caldera
Type / number of model: 854.17
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter-neck cords and the cords to be tied at the back of the top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini for 4-year old girls, consisting of a colourful halter neck tops with cords to be tied at the back of the garment and a turquoise bottom part.
Batch number / Barcode: 5205182726938
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1493/17
Product: Boys' sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Armata Militare
Type / number of model: LF-0173
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' black sweatshirt with a hood for 8-year old children. The sweatshirt has drawstrings with free ends in the hood.
Batch number / Barcode: 2210000244597
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1494/17
Product: Children's tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Georgio
Type / number of model: 3450
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords that hang below the lower edge of the jacket can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tracksuit set for 6-year old children consisting of a dark blue jacket with cords with three dimensional (hard plastic) embellishments that hang below the lower edge of it and trousers.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1503/17
Product: Girls’ bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Z.Five
Type / number of model: art. No: M0919-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords intended to be tied in of the back may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink bikini for up to 14-year old girls. The bikini top has functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1504/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Z.Five
Type / number of model: art. No: 87244; 94400; 1750
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the back and neck area may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries and/or strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini for up to 14-year old girls with cords to be tied at the back and in the neck area (with free ends).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
      
Alert number: A12/1505/17
Product: Girls’ bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Z.Five
Type / number of model: art. No: 4838; 94426; 86087
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied in the back area and the cords to adjust the width of the top may become trapped during various activities of the child,leading to injuries and/or strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bikini for up to 14-year old girls with cords to be tied at the back and to adjust the width of the top.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1506/17
Product: Girls’ swimwear
Name: FROZEN
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Z.Five
Type / number of model: art. No: 957
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied around the neck may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries and/or strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls’ swimwear with cartoon characters on the front and cords with free ends to be tied around the neck. Size:28 (ages up to 7 and 7-14).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1508/17
Product: Girls' cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Nilcan
Type / number of model: 1106
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White knitted cardigan with zipper for girls. The product is decorated with half-beads. The product is available in pink colour too. Size: 1-2 years
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1509/17
Product: Girl’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Yutokids
Type / number of model: 821
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink knitted cardigan for little girls. The product is decorated with knitted flowers and beads. Size: 92.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1510/17
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Nurcix
Type / number of model: 8690220160046; 6004
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements (flower) can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Clothing set consisting of a white shirt with light pink bolero and pink trousers. The product is decorated with a bow with flowers in the middle. Size: 62-3m
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1512/17
Product: Soap sponges
Name: dispofoam one - Soapy Sponge
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: dispofoam
Type / number of model: CPNP reference: 1847658
Risk level: Serious risk
The leave-on product contains a mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is a strong sensitizing chemical that can provoke allergic skin reactions. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Each bag contains 50 units of sponges, individually packed, measuring 13 x 8 x 2.5 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 8427835100736; Batch numbers: 170116; 170209; 170301; 170321; 170601; 171117
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Portugal
 
Alert number: A12/1484/17
Product: Travel adapter
Name: Travel charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Powerful
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the adapter is insufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are too small. As a consequence parts of the adapter can become live and lead to an electric shock if touched. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Travel adapter, sold in a white cardboard box. Input: 100-240 V~ 50/60Hz Class II
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1513/17
Product: Hand blender
Name: Multifunction hand blender
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Cuisinart
Type / number of model: 1.) CSB800E, 2.) CSB801E
Risk level: Serious risk
The blade of the stem attachment can crack over time and small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This may pose a laceration hazard to consumers. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Hand blender with different parts.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 3 030050 053043, 2.) 3 030050 076530
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1507/17
Product: Portable LED lamp
Name: Multifunctional Camping Lamp
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: JunAi
Type / number of model: JA-1972
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable portable lamp with 1+8 LEDs and USB port. It can be operated directly from the mains or by built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box. The product is seemingly ClassII and IP20. Technical parameters (on the packaging): 110-250 V, 1*1W and 8*0,5W LEDs
Batch number / Barcode: 6 495741 519722
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1485/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Freemont
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0145*3304 Type: JC
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrectly installed steering-wheel wiring may chafe and cause a short-circuit. As a consequence, the driver air bag may deploy while driving causing a road accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between 14.10.2010 and 20.04.2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/1486/17
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0279, 0295, 0296, 0298, 0301, 0304, 0305, 0307, 0310, 0556 Types: 906BB30, 906BB35, 906BB35/4x4, 906BB35G, 906BB50, 906BB40/4x4
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesive seam of the windscreen may be faulty. This may increase the risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 03.09.2017 and 13.09.2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1487/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Arocs
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0743; Type: 963-8-H
Risk level: Serious risk
Under certain circumstances, where the automatic lowering system is activated, the vehicle may potentially skid. This potential loss of traction on both rear axles could also occur in situations of high loss of air or a large leak in the compressed air system. This situation may potentially endanger the safety of traffic and the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and increase the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 January 2013 and 23 August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1488/17
Product: Bus
Name: Setra, Tourismo, Travego
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1160, e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*0007, e1*2007/46*0006, e1*2007/46*0132, e1*2007/46*0025, e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0022, e1*2007/46*0008, e1*2007/46*0010, e1*2007/46*0023, e1*2007/46*0014 Types: 410 03, 410 02, 629 01, 629 02, 632 07, 632 02, 632 01, 632 04, 632 05, 632 06, 632 03, 633 04
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrectly inserted fuses can lead to thermal overload. The thermal overload can cause the fuses to fail, creating a risk of fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between January 2012 and October 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1489/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Elite 2, Access
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dennis Eagle
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to potential insufficient durability of the design the steering lever can fracture due to fatigue of the lever fixings. This could result in a change of steering performance.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 24/09/2009 and 23/10/2014.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1490/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0728, e1*2007/46*0731, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0743; types: 963-0-A, 963-2-A, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-2-E, 963-8-H
Risk level: Serious risk
A pipe clip for the positive battery cable to the starter motor may have been twisted when fitted so the starter-motor cable may lie on a Torx drive bolt of the transmission (vehicle earth). This may result in a short circuit and lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8 June 2017 and 6 July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1491/17
Product: Light Goods Vehicles
Name: XZU415R, XZU419R, XZU420R, XZU429R, XZU435R, XZU439R, XZU710R, XZU720R, XZU730R, XJC740R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hino Motors Ltd
Type / number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E6*2007/46*0020*00, (Euro, 5, &, 6), 141G1001V, 141G1002V, and, 141G1003V, (Euro, 4)
Risk level: Serious risk
The parking brake lever may not engage correctly when the vehicle is pulled up due to the balanced teeth in the handbrake ratchet mechanism slipping out of place, due to vibration. The handbrake lever may release causing the vehicle to move/roll away unintentionally.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Light Goods Vehicles
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 01/02/2007 and 28/02/2014
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1495/17
Product: Pick-up
Name: Ranger
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*2007/46*0154*08
Risk level: Serious risk
The gearshift cables could contact the rear driveshaft. This could cause damage to the driveshaft, leading to eventual loss of drive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pick-up
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 17/11/2015 and 24/02/2016.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1497/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Landcruiser, Verso-S, Lexus IS
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota, Lexus
Type / number of model: EC type-approvals: e6*95/54*0055, e6*2001/116*0112, e11*2007/46*0020, e11*98/14*0110; types: J10, J20(a), XP12(a), XE1
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment, the driver and/or passenger airbags may not function as intended. There is consequently 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: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 7 February 2003 and 27 September 2016.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1498/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: S-Class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2001/116*0335*33 to 36; Type: 221
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an accident involving the deployment of the driver airbag, the airbag might fail to open as intended, thus increasing the risk of injury to the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between January 2017 and May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1501/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Citan
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0129*, e2*2007/46*0130* Type: X
Risk level: Serious risk
Screws to fasten the safety belt to the B and C pillars on the left-hand side of the vehicle may not be correctly secured. As a consequence, in the event of a crash, this could cause injury to the passengers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in September 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1468/17
Product: Plastic rattle toy
Name: Baby Rattles
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DAF577983
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts (rattling balls). A small child may put these small parts into mouth, causing choking. In addition, the toy's handle is too long: a child may put it in the mouth where it may get stuck and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic rattle in the shape of a flower. Three plastic balls with metal rattling elements are attached to the toy. Available in different colours. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991205779836
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/1469/17
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Beauty Fashion Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. 9201
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 35.37% by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (maximum measured value: 27.94 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The head of the man contains also 2.4% by weight di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set with dolls and dresses in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8601888561236
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1470/17
Product: Plastic doll with accessories
Name: Fashion Model
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.04 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.62 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Doll with accessories in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5290509057642
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1471/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FROZEN
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.KNX09-A
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 19.22 % by weight), di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.57 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: and 0.96% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Doll in a cardboard cone.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1476/17
Product: Plastic doll with cooking set
Name: Cooking - Play together!
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 8263-6051B
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.75% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The toy contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 1.31 % by weight). According to REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with cooking set, packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5291410103053
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1477/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Yellow Duck
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: XIHUA TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref.No.: 1601R025 Fty.No.: 3639 Batch Number:20160503
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 14.61% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.15 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 2.18% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalate DINP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 6 yellow ducks packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 9916011800175
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1478/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Yellow Duck
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: XIHUA TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref. No:1601R017 Fty. No:3631 Batch number:20160503
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.88% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.49 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP and DBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of 6 yellow ducks with blue hat packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 9916011800250
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1482/17
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: Hand Spinner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1814006
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights operated by button batteries, packed in a carton box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4750733352346
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1492/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Vogue Girls - Vogue Style
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item number 6688 C
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with accessoires.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1496/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MY CUTE BABY
Risk type: Chemical, Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 62310040, JM818B
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.31 % by weight). Moreover, it contains up to 0.86% short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP). The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DINP is prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair dressed in white dress with heart or flower pattern. Packed in transparent plastic bag closed by a cardboard tag.
Batch number / Barcode: 4752067070200
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1499/17
Product: Mobile phone
Name: unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Baijiale
Type / number of model: 0088S
Risk level: Serious risk
The 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Children´s toy plastic mobile phone with picture of the cartoon character - Maša and the Bear. Toy operated by batteries. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1500/17
Product: Soft textile doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Yi Teng Li Toys
Type / number of model: W51768
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (fabric covered plastic nose) can be easily detached from the toy. A child may put the small part in the mouth and choke on it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: A soft stuffed doll with white and light green dress and pink hair, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438022392393
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1502/17
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: Gyro Spinner
Risk type: Chemical, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 396-11
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights, supplied in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 0798003064562
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1511/17
Product: Luminous rings
Name: FLASH RINGS GOMA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: LAIV
Type / number of model: Ref.: 3473-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The rings can break easily, leaving the button batteries accessible. These batteries 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Coloured rings of silicon-like material with a flashlight when pressed. They come in plastic balls in vending machines.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1514/17
Product: Plastic toy blocks
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: SEEK'O BLOCKS
Type / number of model: 1.) BA5001 , 2.) BA5002, 3.) BA5003
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the flash-up component can be detached, generating small parts and making the button batteries accessible. A small child may put the small parts or the button batteries in the mouth, causing choking or damage to the gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Colourful plastic toy blocks/bricks with pins on the surface and a button on a transparent side, activating a flashing LED light (one button cell included per block). Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 4897067860403, 2.) 4897067860410, 3.) 4897067860427
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A11/0136/17
Product: Safety gate
Name: Safety Gate Minerva
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: First Baby Safety
Type / number of model: 2-201600230; art. w182
Risk level: Other risk level
Due to the presence of support points for the foothold, a child can climb the safety gate and fall down the staircase. There are also protruding parts where children's clothing might get trapped, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden safety gate packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8717568071572
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands