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Report 43 (28/10/2016)

Alert number: A12/1378/16
Product: Glue
Name: Extra Strong Super Glue
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured value 17.38 % by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Small tube (3g) with a black/red/white/yellow label and a clear/red cap. Sold in a cardboard/plastic package containing three tubes.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901785365375
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1356/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Plastic Mesh Gate
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: GuardMaster
Type/number of model: Model 276 MS UNIQUE REFERENCE erlent
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. Moreover, it can open unexpectedly due to an inadequate opening mechanism with the risk of a child falling down the stairs, and it has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. In addition there are gaps and holes where a child's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Pressure-mounted portable safety gate made of wood, for children and pets.
Batch number/Barcode: 2805627600
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Iceland
  
Alert number: A12/1357/16
Product: Safety gate for children
Name: Supergate Stairway Gate
Risk: Entrapment, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: North States Industries
Type/number of model: 8670; MS UNIQUE
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety gate is not sufficiently high: a child can climb over it and fall. Moreover, it can break or open unexpectedly due to an inadequate opening mechanism with the risk of a child falling down the stairs, and it has protruding corners where the garments of a child could get caught, causing strangulation. In addition there are gaps and holes where a child's fingers could be trapped. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic safety gate for children and pets.
Batch number/Barcode: 02610708670
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Iceland
  
Alert number: A12/1366/16
Product: ‘Lederhose' ('leather trousers')
Name: Herren-Lederhose ('men’s ‘lederhose’)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Distler Original
Type/number of model: ITEM: 0414-0864648-690, Order: 191392-013
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 12.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Men's short ‘lederhose', size 44, made of beige leather with light decorative stitching and buttons and embossing on the front, belt with metal buckle, partly lined with brown lining fabric.
Batch number/Barcode: 1903723110447
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1379/16
Product: Sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PIU di ME
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the neck area could 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey sweatshirt with polo neck for girls. There is a drawstring with knotted ends in the neck area. Samples size: 110 - 116 (5-6 years).
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1384/16
Product: Children's clogs
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ORSO
Type/number of model: model D-001 (size 18)
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative elements can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink clogs for children, decorated with a figure of a mouse.
Batch number/Barcode: 5600814560001
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1394/16
Product: Fancy-dress wig
Name: Halloween & Celebration Wigs
Risk: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fright Nite
Type/number of model: 1.) #127038-Fright Nite Long Wig (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink), 2.) #115428-Fright Nite Short Bob Wig (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink), 3.) #127039- Fright Nite Curly Wig (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink) , 4.) #123716 – Long Wig (Pink/Blue/Blonde), 5.) #125690 – Luxury Short Wig
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Fancy-dress wigs (different colours available) in plastic bag with printed cardboard insert.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 5054110002671, 5054110002688, 5054110002695, 5054110002701, 5054110002718 , 2.) 5054110002626, 5054110002633, 5054110002640, 5054110002657, 5054110002664, 5054110280475, 5054110280482, 5054110280499, 5054110280505, 5054110280512, 3.) 5054110002725, 5054110002732, 5054110002749, 5054110002756, 5054110002763 , 4.) 5053834237161, 5054110421885, 5054110421892, 5054110421908 , 5.) 5053834256902, 5054110285364, 5054110285371, 5054110285388
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
     
Alert number: A12/1417/16
Product: Fancy-dress hair extension
Name: Frightful Hair Extension
Risk: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: The Creepy Crew
Type/number of model: M 48175
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to its high flammability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Halloween dress-up - synthetic hair extension in different colours (black/orange, black/blue, black/purple, black/red, black/pink, black/grey). Packaged in a clear plastic bag, with a cardboard header.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 050577 481752 Two batches: 125466-A & -B
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1389/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Detector
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CO-01
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The carbon-monoxide detector with electro-chemical sensor (B type) has circular white plastic cover (diameter: 110 mm; height: 38 mm). Battery-powered 9V. A 6F22 type battery (with brand name PAKKO®) is attached to the product. Packaging: white cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1390/16
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Unknown
Risk: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: CO-02
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The CO detector has white plastic cover without any marking. The product mounted semiconductor sensor can be operated from a 12V supply voltage (A type). The terminal block (with marking: P1, P2, SIG1, SIG2) can be found under a flip cover on the back side of the product. Dimensions: 115 × 72 × 50mm Packaging: White cardboard box
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1373/16
Product: Bath and wash gel
Name: Lucky Pig
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Cosmetics
Brand:  ADONIS
Type/number of model: Art. No.: SO 001
Risk level: Serious risk
The gel contains aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value up to 4.1 x 10⁶ cfu/g). If it comes into contact with damaged skin, mucous membranes or eyes, there is a risk of irritation and inflammation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bath and wash gel and shampoo in a transparent plastic packaging in the shape of a pig.
Batch number/Barcode: 8594023222935; 01/2016
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1382/16
Product: Decorative grapes
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: ABAMA
Type/number of model: REF 7343708 GRUN
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative grapes, due to their characteristic form, colour and size, may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow or ingest them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Bunch of green plastic grapes.
Batch number/Barcode: 4012073437085
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1354/16
Product: Digital thermometer
Name: Inne-Ute Min-Max
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TERMOMETERFABRIKEN VIKING
Type/number of model: 185
Risk level: Serious risk
The black cable contains up to 1.1% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Retailer)
Description: A digital thermometer for measuring temperature inside and outside.
Batch number/Barcode: 7316040001857
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/1372/16
Product: Extension lead
Name: 6 Sockets Extension Cord
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: type XZ-058
Risk level: Serious risk
The wires' insulation can melt which can lead to electric shock and fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598 and IEC 60884.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Extension lead with six socket outlets. 1.5 m, 10A, 220V, 2500W, 50HZ.
Batch number/Barcode: batch number 2000001279830
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
   
Alert number: A12/1375/16
Product: USB-cord
Name: Unknown
Risk: Environment
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Swedeltaco
Type/number of model: USB-24S-K/ (1549213)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic in the cord contains up to 0.257% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Short black USB-cord
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1383/16
Product: Plug adaptor
Name: ADAPTOR
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO 931L
Risk level: Serious risk
The pins may become live and accessible while the adaptor is plugged into the mains, which may cause an electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62031.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plug adaptor supplied in blue cardboard packaging labelled with the words "International ADAPTOR ALL-IN-ONE".
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1355/16
Product: Selfie Stick
Name: Self Picture Monopod
Risk: Environment
Category: Gadgets
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ST-M20 ST150518
Risk level: Serious risk
The black plastic detail contains up to 0.42% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: A selfie stick.
Batch number/Barcode: 261938S11397
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
    
Alert number: A12/1381/16
Product: Light
Name: Spider
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Civic
Type/number of model: JAC.5723.157.05
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not earthed and has the wrong - uninsulated - power supply. In the event of failure of the internal insulation, the housing could consequently become live causing an electric shock if the user touched it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Outside LED light, can be installed as a wall or overhead light.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1361/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 2008, 208, 301
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*30 - e2*2007/46*0070*31 - e2*2007/46*0070*32 - e2*2007/46*0070*33 - e2*2007/46*0070*34 - e2*2007/46*0071*11 - e2*2007/46*0224*07
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/electronic stabilisation program) unit may cause faulty regulation by the ABS/ESP and untimely wheel-locking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: 2008: produced between 2 April and 5 May 2016; 208: produced between 30 March and 20 April 2016; 301: produced between 15 and 21 April 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1362/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace V
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0470 ext. 00 to 04
Risk level: Serious risk
The exhaust gas recirculation pipe (HP EGR pipe) may crack while the engine is operating. This can lead to hot exhaust gases escaping, which may cause the surrounding parts (cables, hoses, pipes, etc.) to deteriorate. As a consequence, there is a possibility of loss of braking assistance and and the stalling of the engine when in motion.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 3 December 2014 and 15 July 2015 and fitted with an R9M Gen 2 engine, index number 452.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1363/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-Elysée, C3, C3 Picasso, DS3, C4 Cactus
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0371*28 - e2*2007/46*0060*15 - e2*2007/46*0224*07 - e2*2007/46*0225*07 - e2*2007/46*0003*34 - e2*2007/46*0003*36 - e2*2007/46*0003*37 - e2*2007/46*0003*38 - e2*2007/46*0003*40 - e2*2007/46*0003*41 - e2*2007/46*0440*05
Risk level: Serious risk
Possible presence of a plastic part in an inlet valve of the ABS/ESP (anti-lock braking system/electronic stabilisation program) unit may cause faulty regulation by the ABS/ESP and untimely wheel-locking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: C3: produced between 30 March and 20 April 2016; C3 Picasso: 5-13 April 2016; 5-21 April 2016; C-Elysée: 15-21 April 2016; DS3: 30 March to 20 April 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, Malta, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1369/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Prius
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Over time, the parking brake cable, which is part of the foot-operated parking brake system, could disengage, causing the parking brake to become inoperative. If the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while ignition is on, the vehicle could roll away.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: Models affected have been produced between 01/08/2015 and 04/10/2016
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1371/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Elise
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lotus
Type/number of model: Elise (Type 1111) E4*KS07/46*0011*08, E4*KS07/46*0011*09, E4*KS07/46*0011*10, E4*KS07/46*0011*11 and E4*KS07/46*0011*12
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to incompatible parts in the brake master cylinders, the brakes could be blocked, increasing the risk of an accident and injury to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 14 March 2016 and 28 September 2016
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1376/16
Product: Sidelight
Name: Positionsljus
Risk: Environment
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 11746
Risk level: Serious risk
A black plastic cable contains up to 0.26% by weight short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Sidelight for use in vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: 92-1143B
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1380/16
Product: Passenger car/ Van
Name: Partner (III)
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0365*28 - e2*2001/116*0365*29 - e2*2007/46*46*0001*24 - e2*2007/46*0001*25
Risk level: Serious risk
A non-conformity in the bonnet catch could lead to the bonnet opening during driving which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car/ van.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles in question have been manufactured between 23/4/2016 and 24/8/2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, Malta, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1391/16
Product: Passenger car/van
Name: Berlingo III
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type/number of model: Berlingo III
Risk level: Serious risk
A non-conformity in the bonnet catch could lead to the bonnet opening during driving which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car/van.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced from the 25/04/2016 to the 24/08/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1392/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 308 II
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: type approval of parts effected: e2*2007/46*0405*09; e2*2007/46*0405*10; e2*2007/46*0405*11; e2*2007/46*0405*12
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrect assembly of the wheel valve and fragility of screw heads could cause rupture of the valve which can result in loss of tyre pressure. Loss of tyre pressure can lead to loss of control of the vehicle and, consequently to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 29/01/2015 to 26/04/
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1358/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: "AGAINST JEALOUSY" incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810013735
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1359/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: "AMBER" - Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810001510
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1360/16
Product: Incense stick
Name: ANTI ESTRÉS Incienso
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810014480
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1364/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: "BLACK OPIUM / OPIO NEGRO" Incense sticks.
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810018266
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1367/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: "ATTRACTS MONEY / ATRAE DINERO" Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description:  Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Inside each tube there is a white plastic bag containing 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810013728
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1368/16
Product: Incense sticks
Name: "BERGAMOTA / BERGAMOT" Incense sticks
Risk: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: HEM
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, xylene, and styrene which are released into the air when burning the incense sticks. The estimated emissions exceed the recommended safe concentration for indoor air. Benzene is carcinogenic and mutagenic. In addition, these aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic when inhaled or ingested and irritants to the eyes and skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rectangular cardboard packaging containing 6 hexagonal cardboard tubes. Each tube contains a white plastic bag with 20 incense sticks, approx. 23 cm long, of which 18 cm is covered with a black solid matter (incense) which is highly perfumed.
Batch number/Barcode: 8901810011939
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/1374/16
Product: Aluminium ladder
Name: Telescopic ladder
Risk: Injuries
Category: Other
Brand: BUILDERS BRAND
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The ladder does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can break during use, posing a risk to the user falling from a height. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: 3.75m aluminium telescopic ladder, 13 tread. Packaged in cardboard box and plastic wrapping with printed labels.
Batch number/Barcode: 5032017350026
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1365/16
Product: Magnetic toy
Name: Magnet & Ball Set
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: MAGNASTIX
Type/number of model: Item No MT01301
Risk level: Serious risk
The magnets have a high magnetic flux and if two or more are swallowed, they could attract one another causing intestinal perforation or blockage. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Magnetic toy (60 pieces) supplied in a colourful cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6935601300348
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1370/16
Product: Finger paint set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: GIOTTO Be-Bè
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The tail of the whale sponge can easily detach. A child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Three 100 ml pots of finger paint (red, yellow and blue), three sponges (whale, butterfly and dog) and an apron in cardboard packaging – for children over the age of two.
Batch number/Barcode: 460700
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1377/16
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Léon
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: DISFRACES GUIRCA
Type/number of model: Ref. 81015
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the fancy-dress costume can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lion fancy-dress costume with head hood, for children aged 12 to 36 months.
Batch number/Barcode: 8 435118 236904; Lot 010220144
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1385/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Super Gun Armament
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article no. 12065
Risk level: Serious risk
The projectiles contain di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 7.7 % by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value: 15 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, they contain di-isononylphtalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.37 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun set including a black/brown plastic shot gun and six red plastic projectiles with suction cups. The set is attached to a cardboard base.
Batch number/Barcode: 6438159120654
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1386/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Police Super Power
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article no. 12059
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the projectiles contains di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 8.7% by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value 14% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononylphtalate (DINP) (measured value 1.9% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun set including a black plastic handgun, three plastic targets, orange goggles and three projectiles with red suction cup.
Batch number/Barcode: 6438159120593
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1387/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Magically Fairies
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article no. 12123
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 33% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy set including a doll with pink hair, pink fairy dress with wings, silvery sceptre and pink brush. Set is packed in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6438159121231
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1388/16
Product: Plastic doll and pony
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Happy day
Type/number of model: Article no. 12131
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononylphtalate (DINP) (measured value: 5% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy set including a yellow pony with pink mane, a doll with blond hair, a pink comb and a blue hair clip. The set is packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 6438159121316
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A11/0096/16
Product: Glue
Name: Neostick Top
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Saratoga
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains toluene above the permitted level (measured value: 0.9% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Tube of glue with white/orange/blue/yellow labelling and a black plastic cap. The outer cardboard packaging has labelling in the same colours. Label written in Italian.
Batch number/Barcode: 8005860571716
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
  



Report 42 (21/10/2016)

Alert number: A12/1322/16
Product: Boys' jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ASPEN POLO CLUB
Type/number of model: PC350429
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White coloured jacket with a hood for 7 year old boys. The hood has drawstrings.
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000130115
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1324/16
Product: Sleeveless boys' jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YOUNG VERSACE
Type/number of model: YVMGB120
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, causing strangulation to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sleveless jacket in dark brown and black, made of polyester material and intended for 8 year old boys. It has a yellow zipper, pockets and a hood with green "YOUNG VERSACE" lining and elastic drawstrings with toggle.
Batch number/Barcode: 2100000139972; 8052043102533
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1326/16
Product: Boys' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Legendary RIDERS CAVALIERI
Type/number of model: 6267265.552.2A
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt. The drawstrings could become trapped during various activities of a child causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' clothing set consisting of a red coloured hooded sweatshirt and grey coloured trousers. The sweatshirt has drawstrings at the hood. Size 2 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 5290561821687
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1327/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LEONADO
Type/number of model: ART: 16204
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the back of the garment 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink and yellow bikini for girls of 8/9 years. It has cords to be tied at the back area of the garment.
Batch number/Barcode: 5873415752049
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1328/16
Product: Boys' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Franky Village - INDEPENDT/ Mikellides Sports
Type/number of model: DLH-6601
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of a child and a loop can be created, causing strangulation to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' clothing set consisting of a dark blue coloured hooded sweatshirt and same colored trousers. The hood has yellow coloured drawstrings. Sample size 12 years.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1353/16
Product: Leather hat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Rydale
Type/number of model: 10H23D M
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the decorative element of the hat is too high (measured value 10 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: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: Australian style leather hat with decorative braided cord around the base.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Australia
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1323/16
Product: Heater
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Equation
Type/number of model: SN209296 01 100715 00 155204 / BW609
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the heater are flammable and could catch fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric halogen heater supplied in a cardboard package.
Batch number/Barcode: 3276005550278
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1335/16
Product: Heater
Name: Poster Calefactor
Risk: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: NOVOMIR 500
Type/number of model: Unom-220v, Pnom-500w, IPXI
Risk level: Serious risk
The heater has no means of limiting the temperature. If the heater is folded over a surface, it can overheat causing a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Poster, with various motifs, incorporating an electric heater. The packaging is a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 0837655131304
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1337/16
Product: Charger
Name: Mini 3 in 1 Charger Set / USB AC Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Powerstar
Type/number of model: WT-PS13, GW-ZG050100LUC
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is insufficient. The user could consequently get an electric shock from the live connector of the DC output. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: USB charger for mobile phones and similar equipment.
Batch number/Barcode: 4051707152444
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
   
Alert number: A12/1345/16
Product: USB charger
Name: 4-port USB Charging Hub
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Leishen
Type/number of model: SP-880
Risk level: Serious risk
The short insulation distances between live parts and touchable parts could result in touchable parts becoming live. 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: Recall of the product from end users
Description: USB power supply / charger supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/1348/16
Product: Leather bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Oxxo design
Type/number of model: 746BS
Risk level: Serious risk
The leather contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine benzidine (measured value 454 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black leather braclet with an old silver plating plate covered with rhinestones.
Batch number/Barcode: 7340127223214
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1349/16
Product: Necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Oxxo design
Type/number of model: 781NS
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestone in the necklace contains lead (measured value up to 40.1 % by weight). Exposure to lead is harmful for human health. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Necklace with a round pendant in old silver and a rhinestone. Printed on the plate is "Good Enough".
Batch number/Barcode: 7340127223870
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1352/16
Product: Portable barbecue grill
Name: Weekend grill
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: Supergrill
Type/number of model: SUP 720N
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of insufficient depth of the grill pit, burning parts of fuel (charcoal) can easily fall out of the barbecue grill, causing fire or burns to users or children near the barbecue. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Round portable grill with a tripod stand, a chromed grill (diameter: 32,5 cm), grill pit made of enamelled steel (45 mm deep) and equipped with fairing. Total height: 43 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 5904842117207
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1347/16
Product: Light
Name: Elio
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Civic
Type/number of model: JUC.02361158.05
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not earthed and has the wrong - uninsulated - power supply. In the event of failure of the internal insulation, the housing could consequently become live causing an electric shock if the user touched it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED wall or ceiling llight.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1351/16
Product: Light
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Civic
Type/number of model: JED.280157.05
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not earthed and has the wrong - uninsulated - power supply. In the event of failure of the internal insulation, the housing could consequently become live causing an electric shock if the user touched it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: LED light
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1321/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0775 Types: 930.24, 934.24.
Risk level: Serious risk
When driving, the rotation of the drive shaft may lead to thermal stress on the universal joint bearing pin. As a result, the mounting bush or journal cross may come loose. Moreover, the drive shaft weld could fail. A complete failure of the weld would break the drive shaft and consequently damage or destroy air hoses, cables, etc. In both cases parts may drop into traffic.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 3 December 2014 and 29 April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1330/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: X3, X4, X5, X6
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0512*, e1*2007/46*0454*, e1*2007/46*0421*, e1*2007/46*0412*; Types: X3, X5, X6, X-N1.
Risk level: Serious risk
The housing of the driver's airbag inflator may have been incorrectly welded. In the event of an accident involving airbag deployment, the inflator may rupture. This might lead to metal fragments passing through the airbag and causing injury to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were produced between 7 May 2014 and 18 November 2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1340/16
Product: Pickup truck
Name: RAM
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type/number of model:  DR)
Risk level: Serious risk
When deployed, the passenger airbag may release metal fragments which could injure vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 1 January 2002 and 25 July 2003.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1341/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Passat, Jetta, Beetle, Golf
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type: 3C, Passat, EC type-approval e1*2001/116*0307* Type 16, Jetta/ Beetle, EC type-approval e1*2007/46*0539* Type AU, Golf, EC type-approval e1*2007/46*0623 Type A3, Passat NMS (individual approval).
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel rail in the engine may leak which could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 31 October 2015 and 1 December 2015 with 1.8 l/2.0 l TFSI engine.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/1342/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 308
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0405*11
Risk level: Serious risk
There may be poor adhesion of the back spoiler on the boot lid. The spoiler could consequently fall.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured between 30/11/2015 and 08/12/2015.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1343/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace, Scenic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Espace V : e2*2007/46*0470 ext. 00 to 03 Scenic III : e2*2001/116*0379 ext. 00 to 43.
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear screws on the front seat runners were not tightened. In the event of an accident or sudden braking, the front seats may tip forwards owing to the poor attachment or breakage of the seat runner's fittings.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured until 25.5.2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Slovenia
Alert number: A12/1344/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Megane
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0546*02
Risk level: Serious risk
Fixing screws on the rear seat may not be strong enough. The rear seat backrest may consequently detach in the event of a sudden deceleration or impact.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2016 and 11/02/2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1346/16
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type/number of model: Type: VB
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag causes uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 1 August 2006 and 23 April 2009.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1350/16
Product: Protective helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: SINGER
Type/number of model: model: FORCE
Risk level: Serious risk
The helmet does not provide proper protection due to insufficient shock absorbing capacity and penetration resistance. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant standard EN 397.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: White helmet to protect on private or professional building sites.
Batch number/Barcode: 3/16 – year: 2016
Country of origin: Malaysia
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1325/16
Product: Plastic bath toy
Name: Water Toys
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Xinhaiao / JUMBO
Type/number of model: 2024-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The small duck can easily detach from the toy, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: Plastic bath toy in the shape of a duck that moves by pulling the small duck attached to the big duck by a string.
Batch number/Barcode: 0457444000033/ 20151230
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1329/16
Product: Whistle
Name: Whistle
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Play Go
Type/number of model: CM 14-0360 / 4145
Risk level: Serious risk
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic whistle in a blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 4892401041456
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1331/16
Product: Magnetic fishing game
Name: AQUA SUMMER
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: ATOSA
Type/number of model: model 5501-26, ref. MA7468, code 13540
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains a small magnet with a high magnetic flux that can easily become detached. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Magnetic fishing game with rod and four ducks. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 8422259135401
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1332/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: FUNNY OCTOPUS
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: fantástiko
Type/number of model: model nº 65151, ref. 84119 (lot 03/2015)
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, giving access to the internal wires and cables and generating small parts that a child could put in the mouth, causing choking. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy octopus with light and sound mechanism, operated by batteries that are included. It is packaged in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345841197
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1333/16
Product: Cap gun
Name: 45 COLT SPECIAL
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: YT
Type/number of model: 2071M
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy cap gun packed in a plastic blister package on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 0457402000037
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1334/16
Product: Cap gun
Name: Super Cap Pistol
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: YT
Type/number of model: 2080BN
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy, die-cast metal cap gun packed in a plastic blister package on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 8422562023778
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1336/16
Product: Cap rifle
Name: Rapid Fire - 8
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: SC
Type/number of model: 2060B
Risk level: Serious risk
The peak 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy, die-cast cap rifle. Presented on cardboard.
Batch number/Barcode: 0457386000030
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1338/16
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Chitarra Musicale
Risk: Choking, Strangulation, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Baby toys
Type/number of model: 60233
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord intended to go around the neck does not have a quick release mechanism which could lead to strangulation. A small plastic label on the toy can detach easily and could cause choking. The plastic of the plastic bag is too thin which could lead to suffocation if a child plays with the plastic bag. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Battery operated toy guitar with a cord intended to go around the neck. Supplied in cardboard box with a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 12121237, EAN 8017967602330
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/1339/16
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Bow & Arrow Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Jumbo
Type/number of model: ws306183
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the arrow can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup can detach, leaving the airways obstructed by 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and arrow set consisting of a light yellow bow with black shaft, 3 red arrows made of non flexible plastic with black suction cups, a knife, a brown quiver.
Batch number/Barcode: #2015.09.15 / 0405700000037
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A11/0094/16
Product: Rattle
Name: Trillo
Risk: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 8801
Risk level: Other risk level
The continuous sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy rattle.
Batch number/Barcode: 8006708088014
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A11/0095/16
Product: Water pistol
Name: GUN SUPER
Risk: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: fantástiko
Type/number of model: model No 3325, ref. 32004, batch 02/2014
Risk level: Other risk level
The plastic bag of the packaging is too thin and can cover the mouth and/or nose of a child causing suffocation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Yellow and green water pistol, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8424345320043
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
  




Report 41 (14/10/2016)

Alert number: A12/1296/16
Product: Babies' bath cushion
Name: Multifunctional Baby Bath Net & Cushion
Risk: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: SEVI BABY
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The stuffing material (small Styrofoam balls) is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. Small children can put it in the mouth and swallow it, causing them to choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multifunctional bathtub cushion with filling: The pad is a polyester net that is sewn on all sides and is filled with polyurethane balls – small white balls that are soft and flexible. The pad has 5 plastic handles to attach it to the bathtub and 2 suction cups. There are pictures and a leaflet with information in Bulgarian inside the plastic packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 869224008698, product code: 8697
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1299/16
Product: Children's chair
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: DISNEY PIXAR
Type/number of model: CARS model, ref. 080407-12435
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.31 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Chair of red colour, intended for children. It is wrapped in transparent plastic with a label.
Batch number/Barcode: 8414778804074
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1291/16
Product: Boys' waistcoat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pink & KA
Type/number of model: 039
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring with free ends in the hood can be trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Waistcoat with hood and zip-fastener, available in different colours, for children. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. Sample sizes: 3-4, 5-6.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1292/16
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Pink & KA
Type/number of model: 011
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the hood with knotted ends may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sweatshirt with hood and kangaroo pocket in different colours, for children. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with a heart with an inscription: "RIGHT… GO LEET". Sample sizes: 3-4, 5-6
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1293/16
Product: Girl’s waistcoat
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BENTER
Type/number of model: 10618
Risk level: Serious risk
The protruding loops and toggles in the hood may become caught during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Waistcoat made of artificial fur with hood and zip-fastener. It is available in different colours. The hood is decorated with eyes and ears and includes elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. Sample size: 128
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1294/16
Product: Children’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: H.L.XIANG
Type/number of model: A260
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements of the trousers may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' jeans with artificial leather belt. The product is decorated with colourful embroidery and glued half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 98
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1295/16
Product: Babies' outfit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: bebessi
Type/number of model: 2143
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The outfit consists of a sweatshirt and trousers. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones and half beads. Sample size: 74/9 m
Batch number/Barcode: 869910842439
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
     
Alert number: A12/1301/16
Product: Children's shoes
Name: Les Sabots Chenille
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 186317
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative antennae can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Green plastic clogs representing a caterpillar with two antennae and two eyes.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/1305/16
Product: Girls' T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: A - ACTIVE SPORTS
Type/number of model: HZ-5423
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones may easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue T-shirt for girls. The product is decorated with printed patterns (horse, hearts) and glued rhinestones. Sample size: 86.
Batch number/Barcode: 6956201554238
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1306/16
Product: Girls' outfit
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Baby Rico
Type/number of model: 1818
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Outfit for girls, consisting of a white T-shirt and pink trousers with sewn tulle skirts. The T-shirt is decorated with a cat and ribbons, half beads and rhinestones. Sample size: 80.
Batch number/Barcode: 1602240018181
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1307/16
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: necix’s
Type/number of model: MODEL NO. 2088
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative rhinestones may easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The clothing set consists of a white cap and rompersuit, decorated with ribbons and rhinestones. Sample size: 62-3M.
Batch number/Barcode: 3600684120888, 8050000269015
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1314/16
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PPT
Type/number of model: 1.Code V2016/V/F, BPTF 15-2, art. № A00017968 and art. № A00017967 2.Code V2016/V/F, C62C17, article number A0023748 3. Code V2016/V/F, article number A0021296
Risk level: Serious risk
The presence of an unattached drawstring with free ends in the waist area could lead to injuries. The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's sports trousers in different colours.
Batch number/Barcode: 1. barcode 6 424970 179605 2. barcode 6 424970 237374 3. barcode 6 424970 212821
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1315/16
Product: Children's sport set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: A.SCOCCER
Type/number of model: 1) article 169
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends in the waist area are too long and can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's sport sets consisting of a T-shirt and shorts: 1. white T-shirt with inscription on the front („Fly Emirates”), emblem of the football club Real Madrid, inscriptions on the back „REAL MADRID, RONALDO 7” and white shorts with emblem of the football club Real Madrid and ties in the waist area. 2. white T-shirt with inscription on front („Fly Emirates”), emblem of the football club Real Madrid, inscriptions on the back „RONALDO 7” and white shorts with emblem of the football club Real Madrid and ties in the waist area. 3. blue/red T-shirt with inscription on front („QATAR AIRWAYS”), emblem of the football club Barcelona, inscriptions on back „MESSI 10” and red shorts with emblem of the football club Barcelona and ties in the waist area.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
     
Alert number: A12/1123/16
Product: USB charger
Name: 4 USB Power Adapter
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: SCM-CD 03
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1124/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Mjoy
Type/number of model: ST 30
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: 8718754498104
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1275/16
Product: Portable welder
Name: Spawarka Inwerterowa MMA LCD
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Gepard
Type/number of model: GSI 160 IGBT
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The power cord may overheat. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60974-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Portable inverter welder.
Batch number/Barcode: 5901812080981
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1276/16
Product: Charger
Name: Mini Charger With 1 USB
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: UltraLux
Type/number of model: MZ1USB220
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances and the clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. Accessible parts of the product or attached products could consequently become live. The plastic enclosure can catch fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950 and EN 50075.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Charger with 1 USB output.
Batch number/Barcode: 3800228430309
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/1277/16
Product: Charger
Name: Travel Adapter
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: ETA-U90EWE (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances and the clearances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. Accessible parts of the product or attached products could consequently become live. 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: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Charger with 3 USB outputs, intended for use with mobile phones. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: DW1C917DS/B-E
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/1285/16
Product: Reachargeable lithium battery
Name: 1 GO PACK
Risk: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HEOS
Type/number of model: HEOS1GOPACKBKEM and HEOS1GOPACKWTEM
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery may overheat and cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery sold as an accessory to the HEOS1 portable speaker.
Batch number/Barcode: Sold as an accessory to the HEOS1 portable speaker from 19 May 2015 to 17 June 2016. The serial numbers affected are from 601G913517 to 601G914004 5xxGxxxxxx.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
 
Alert number: A12/1302/16
Product: Charger
Name: USB Charger
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 807129 ref.: ADC-302TU-G3 - Model: GTA 050 1000 BU (ADC – 320).
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate: the primary and secondary circuits are not separated by reinforced insulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Charger / power supply with 2 USB ports. Sold in cardboard packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: CF35011368 / 3548388071290.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1317/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Travel Adapter
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: PCT / CKT
Type/number of model: ETA-U90EWE AB57 KZO 020072
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 17.09.12
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1318/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Pure²
Type/number of model: XL-1210 DE89034584
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1319/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Travel Adapter
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: KY-2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Dual USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1320/16
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Flextronics / DS
Type/number of model: A1265 Serial No. :1X91029Y5656, S4PT E233466
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation and the creepage distances between live parts and accessible metallic parts are insufficient. This may cause an electric shock or generate a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB charger.
Batch number/Barcode: 2000212672239
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1289/16
Product: Vacuum flask
Name: Stainless Steel Vacuum Jug Flask
Risk: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: Thermate
Type/number of model: 0-57024
Risk level: Serious risk
The flask contains asbestos fibres. If the flask breaks, the user may inhale asbestos fibres which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: 1.3 litre stainless steel vacuum flask. No packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: Batches: 74611 & 83138 Barcode:5050577570241
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1297/16
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Take Eagle
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The lighter is appealing to children who may play with it and cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighter in the shape of a toilet.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1283/16
Product: LED bulb
Name: Colour Changing LED Bulb
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: H-28669
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper and lower parts of the bulb can easily detach, making it possible to access live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: LED colour changing bulb. B22 bayonet fitting, 220V - 3W. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch no: 123004 -A, B, C, D, E, F, G. Barcode: 5050577286692.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1284/16
Product: Lamp holder
Name: Casquillo E27-E14
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: PRIMERA
Type/number of model: ref. BAL E27-E14
Risk level: Serious risk
When a lamp is inserted into the lamp holder, the live cap of the lamp is accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60238.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: E14 lamp holder for E27 bulbs. Supplied in blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 7899055278143
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1310/16
Product: LED lamp
Name: LED High Power Lamp
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: DR-12W-E27, 230V
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is inadequate. The cap can be easily be removed by hand. The user could consequently touch live parts whilst mounting or dismounting the lamp. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED lamp 12W E27, 230V
Batch number/Barcode: 7330400095799
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1272/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Arocs 964
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0742 e1*2007/46*0743; type: 963-8-G, 963-8-H
Risk level: Serious risk
An incorrectly fitted steering-oil feed line may be damaged through contact with the steering rod and this may lead to an oil discharge.
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 30.9.2013 and 31.7.2014.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1274/16
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego, Econic
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0726 to *0743; e1*2007/46*1170 and *1171; e1*2007/46*1175 and *1176; type: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-2-A, 963-0-B, 963-4-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, 963-4-C, 963-0-D, 963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-0-F, 963-4-F, 963-2-F, 963-8-G, 963-8-H, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967FWU2, 967FWU3
Risk level: Serious risk
In the vehicles concerned, incorrect axle modulators, proportional relay valves and trailer control valves from the firm WABCO have been installed. Owing to this defect, a solo-operated vehicle may unexpectedly swerve uncontrollably during normal braking. The component defect may thus result in an immediate risk to road safety.
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 13.6.2016 and 12.8.2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/1279/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Scudo
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e2*2007/46*0056*16; Type: 270.
Risk level: Serious risk
The driver's airbag, in the event that it is deployed, may deploy incorrectly because of a production flaw. As a result, the driver may not be sufficiently protected.
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 on 1 May 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1280/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Zero-S, -SR, -DS, -FX
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Zero Motorcycles
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2002/24*1829*02, e11*2002/24*1830*02; Type: Z1, Z2
Risk level: Serious risk
The direct-current converter may be faulty, causing the ABS and the lights to malfunction.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Electric motorcycle.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1281/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q7, SQ7
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1 * 2001/116 * 0350 * .. Type: 4L
Risk level: Serious risk
The transverse tube of the third row of seats may not have been manufactured correctly. Consequently, in the event of a collision, the seat structure may become deformed and the row of seats may move forward.
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 from January 2015 to July 2016 and have 7 seats.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1288/16
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Ranger XP and CREW XP 900
Risk: Burns, Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type/number of model: Model Year 2014
Risk level: Serious risk
The cargo box bracket fasteners may become loose or dislodged under certain operating conditions. If this occurs, the exhaust may overheat and the seat panel may catch fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle.
Batch number/Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 25/04/2013 and 13/05/2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/1290/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Espace
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0470*; type: RFC
Risk level: Serious risk
The lock on the rear left door may switch from locked to unlocked status without the unlocking being detected electrically. As a consequence, the control light indicating 'child safety lock system activated' will remain on.
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 16 March 2015 and 28 July 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia, Sweden
Alert number: A12/1298/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: 323/323F, 626/MX-6, 121, Demio, MX-3, MPV, 929
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mazda
Type/number of model: 323 (BG), 323 (BA, BB, BC), 626/MX-6, 121 (DB), Demio (DW), MX-3 (EC), MPV (LV), 929 (HD)
Risk level: Serious risk
Over the time, the contact points inside the ignition switch may become carbonized and become conductive to electricity. As a result the ignition switch could overheat, leading to the risk of a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Various vehicles manufactured between 1986 and 1999 are affected.
Country of origin: Japan, United States
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1311/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Touran
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0211* Type: 1T
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion on the front gas tank may reduce the thickness of the gas tank wall. Insufficient thickness of the tank wall poses the risk that the gas tank may burst.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car powered by compressed natural gas.
Batch number/Barcode: EcoFuel vehicles with engine code BSX. The vehicles affected were produced between 21 September 2005 and 25 May 2009.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1312/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Caddy, Passat, Touran
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: EC type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0252* Type: 2K (Caddy) , EC type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0468* Type: 3CC (Passat) , EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0217* Type: 2 KN (Caddy) , EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0357* Type: 1T (Touran)
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion on the front gas tank may reduce the thickness of the gas tank wall. Insufficient thickness of the tank wall poses the risk that the gas tank may burst.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car powered by compressed natural gas.
Batch number/Barcode: EcoFuel vehicles with engine code BSX or CDGA. The vehicles affected were produced between 1 September 2005 and 31 May 2010.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1287/16
Product: Work gloves
Name: BOULOGNE
Risk: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: DEXTER
Type/number of model: ref. 7746524 (T9) and 7746519 (T10).
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high. Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Work gloves made from leather and cotton
Batch number/Barcode: 3276004503602 and 3276004503657
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France
 
Alert number: A12/1273/16
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Super Heroes
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: MARVEL / Egmont
Type/number of model: ID code: MSH06/12
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.7% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic black bracelet with blue ejection mechanism and two red plastic propellers. Packaging: cardboard and blister.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1278/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful PRINCESS
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.188 (on the box) STC009033 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 32.3% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with blond hair and a silver dress. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991200090332 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1282/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Delicate Trendy, Happy girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.3288 (on the box) ST9974376 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll´s head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 30.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with long blond hair, a blue tail and a gold skirt, supplied with a green mirror and a pink comb. Packed in a blue cardboard box with a transparent plastic window at the front.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991299743768 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1286/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Cute Beaut
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Article nr. B2118/LB333-1 and 285712
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 7.9 % by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 0.76 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition, it contains di-isononylphtalate (DINP) (measured value up to 1.5 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic dolls (approximately 10 cm tall) in different designs, packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6410412857125
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/1300/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: FASHION
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.TY955 (on the box) N:020942 (on the label) TY955C-389 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with blond hair dressed in a blue dress. Packed in a blue cardboard box with a transparent window at the front.
Batch number/Barcode: 8584156020942 (on the label)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1303/16
Product: Toy pony set
Name: You Beauty Pony
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Regio játék
Type/number of model: No.62810; Item No: 15540
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the pony contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 17% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Yellow pony with accessories in cardboard box with transparent window. The toy is battery-operated and emits music and light.
Batch number/Barcode: 5996055155404
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1304/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Princess
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.6002
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Purple haired plastic doll in purple dress. Packaging: colourful box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1308/16
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Mermaid - Beautiful Legend
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: JUNG SHENG TOYS
Type/number of model: NO.K970
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the small doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll set including a big and a small mermaid doll with five sea animals. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6900000000854
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1309/16
Product: Plastic toy set
Name: Pony Tails
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No.83005
Risk level: Serious risk
The pink pony contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 26% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Three ponies with accessories. Packaging: blister.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1313/16
Product: Children's fancy-dress costume
Name: Titi le tigre
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: Ephéria
Type/number of model: Ref. 112093
Risk level: Serious risk
The fake fur of the hood is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of 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: Importer)
Description: Fancy-dress costume with head hood (with fake fur), representing a tiger, for children.
Batch number/Barcode: 3560238539279; Batch 02 15 12 10 15HC007
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1316/16
Product: Soft toy
Name: Happy Garden Toy
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hong Feng Toy
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes of the toy detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soft toy donkey about 30 cm long, battery-operated and emitting sounds. Sold without packaging but a cardboard label is attached to it.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A11/0090/16
Product: Valve oil for musical instruments
Name: Valve Oil
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: MONSTER
Type/number of model: 1.) original 2.) faster
Risk level: Other risk level
The product poses an aspiration hazard and lacks the required labelling, child-resistant fastening and tactile warning of danger. Children could accidentally swallow some of the product, leading to aspiration toxicity including chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Valve oil for musical instruments supplied in a white plastic bottle with orange label and white plastic cap.
Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 869971000002; 2.) 869971000019
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A11/0091/16
Product: Decorative oil lamp
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: La Grandeur
Type/number of model: Art. no. 614138
Risk level: Other risk level
The oil lamp is not stable and could overturn, leading to outpouring of oil. Spilled oil may come in contact with the skin or may be drunk by a child, causing lung damage if swallowed. The oil fume may be inhaled causing lung damage too. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 14059.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Oil lamp which consists of bottle-shaped glass container (diameter: 8 cm, height: 33,5 cm), metal burner, burner cover, burner cover cap (attached to the container with chain) and a wick (length: 37 cm). Total height of the lamp equals 38 cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 8718158640406
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A11/0092/16
Product: LPG regulator
Name: Unknown
Risk: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Integrated Gas Technologies - IGT)
Type/number of model: Type A235iS
Risk level: Other risk level
At low temperatures (-20 °C) the regulator can leak gas which could lead to a fire.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) regulator for 5,10 and 11 kg gas bottles with connection G56-H51.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A11/0093/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Kopplingsbart Istappsslinga
Risk: Burns
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: ICA Garden
Type/number of model: Art.No.522813 / 4000-50-005E
Risk level: Other risk level
Parts of the product get too hot. The user could touch them and get burns to the hand. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: LED lighting chain supplied in a printed cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Batch No.07/15
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia
  





Report 40 (07/10/2016)

Alert number: A12/1234/16
Product: Cleaning gel
Name: Gel Líquido
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: MISTER POMEZ
Type/number of model: 1 litro
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is corrosive. As the tactile warning of danger, required for these kind of preparations, and the name of the substances as well as the precautionary statements are not indicated, the consumer has no information on a safe use of the product and the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested. The product does not comply with Regulation (EC) No 648/2004 on detergents.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Liquid cleaning gel. The product is sold in a white opaque container with blue screw cap. A blue label is attached to the product.
Batch number/Barcode: 8412716210017
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1267/16
Product: Descaling solution
Name: Détartrant forte solution ('Descaler strong solution')
Risk: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: PLANET PURE
Type/number of model: Fraîcheur Limette & Menthe
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is highly corrosive due to it's high acidity (pH 1.7) and can cause skin burns or lesions. Since it lacks important safety information and warnings, the user has no information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin. The product does not comply with Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures and with Regulation (EC) No. 648/2004 on detergents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Lemon fresh and mint' descaling solution in 510 ml spray container.
Batch number/Barcode: 9120001460076 - 2015; 16.01.150
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1220/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MONNALISA
Type/number of model: 7604
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords with free ends at the back of the dress 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress with flower print, for girls of 4 years. The garment has functional cords in the neck area to be tied at the back.
Batch number/Barcode: 117924 / 9999990067579
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1222/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: HELLO BIKINI
Type/number of model: L3812
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends at the back of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fuchsia bikini for girls of 6 years. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back of the garment.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1227/16
Product: Clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Legendary RIDERS CAVALIERI
Type/number of model: 6267265.200.3A
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' clothing set consisting of a blue sweater and grey trousers. Size 3 years. The sweatshirt has a hood with drawstrings.
Batch number/Barcode: 5290561821601
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1231/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: LEONADO
Type/number of model: T15
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends at the back and in the neck area of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue bikini for girls of 2 and 3 years. The two-part garment has halter neck cords and cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1237/16
Product: Leather belt
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Never 2 hot
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 13 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink leather belt with rivets.
Batch number/Barcode: 276841400002
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/1241/16
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: YES ! DO KID'S
Type/number of model: G99670
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends at the back of the bikini 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink bikini for girls of 7/8 (9/10 on the label) years. The two-part garment has cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1256/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: SWEET ELBISE
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bulsen
Type/number of model: KOD: 002
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress for girls with glued decorative elements. Size: 74.
Batch number/Barcode: 8680445160020
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1257/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Esila
Type/number of model: BB0185
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress for girls with glued decorative elements. Size: 98-3Y.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1258/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: R. Framboise
Type/number of model: LYS XRO-621
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress for girls with decorative elements. Size: 6M.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1259/16
Product: Babies' booties
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bebessi
Type/number of model: 252
Risk level: Serious risk
The small pompoms can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Booties for babies in different colours with glued pompoms.
Batch number/Barcode: 8699108402520
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1260/16
Product: Babies' booties
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: aura.via
Type/number of model: BV208
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes and bells of the bears can be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Booties for babies in different colours, decorated with glued plush bears. The eyes of the bears are sewn beads. Bells are attached to the necks of the bears.
Batch number/Barcode: 140600301BV208012
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1261/16
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Avid Diva
Type/number of model: KOD: 615
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Dress for girls with short-sleeved bolero. The dress has glued decorative elements. Size: 98 - 3 years.
Batch number/Barcode: 8000000 004158
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1263/16
Product: False nails
Name: Nail Art
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: MEIJIAER
Type/number of model: MJE - 060
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of plastic nails (12 pcs) in different designs and colours (yellow, purple and black), supplied with glue in an orange tube. Packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Romania
   
Alert number: A12/1264/16
Product: False nails
Name: Charming Nails
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: KT
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of white plastic nails (13 pcs) in different designs and sizes, and supplied with glue in an orange tube. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 01119333704-01224512124
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
    
Alert number: A12/1265/16
Product: Leather slippers
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Alenka
Type/number of model: art. 2021, 37-38
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 43 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink leather slippers.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Slovenia
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/1268/16
Product: Baby shoes
Name: Baby Lauflernschuhe (First-walker shoes for babies)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: HSM Schuhmarketing
Type/number of model: EDM-Nr. 2586882009
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 30.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: 2 pairs of baby shoes in beige with a blue dog’s head and a blue edge; sample size 18/19.
Batch number/Barcode: 4039653435767 (size 18/19); 4039653435804 (size 20/21); 4039653435842 (size 22/23)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1213/16
Product: Sunscreen product
Name: Sun oil
Risk: Health risk / other
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Acorelle
Type/number of model: Ref 4602
Risk level: Serious risk
According to the ingredients list, this sunscreen product does not contain any of the UV filters listed in the Cosmetic products regulation, while sun protection can only be obtained by these UV filters. Instead, the product use karanja oil as a UV filter and the product is marketed as "sun oil high protection SPF 30" and "Sun oil effectively protects the skin from the harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays". A sunscreen product without any of the allowed UV filters presents a potential health risk when it comes to the effects of UVB and UVA radiation. According to the Commission recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products and the claims made relating thereto (2006/647/EC) sunscreen products need to protect against both UVB and UVA radiation in order to prevent sunburn and the damage linked to photo-ageing and induced photoimmunosuppression.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Retailer)
Description: Sun oil packaged in a brown bottle with a white label. The product information is printed in white and orange. The bottle contains 75 ml.
Batch number/Barcode: 8511L7301, EAN code: 3700343046020, Expire date 12/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Sweden
    
Alert number: A12/1223/16
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Universal Travel Adaptor
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Bitmore
Type/number of model: BM-UTA
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible for two sets of plug pins to be open at the same time and for electrical continuity to exist between them. In this case, if one set of pins is plugged into a mains socket, the other set of pins will be live and accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Travel plug adaptor with USB outputs. Packaged in printed cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5 060275 390836
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1248/16
Product: Electric heater
Name: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: JOCEL
Type/number of model: RH06
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not adequately earthed. This may cause an electric shock. In addition, the product is not sufficiently stable and may overheat: if it overturns at high temperatures, it may cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White electric heater, with a carrying handle. The product is supplied in a black cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5601774012586
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1253/16
Product: Mosquito killer lamp
Name: Lampara Electrica Mata Mosquitos
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: La Bolata
Type/number of model: ref. 129478
Risk level: Serious risk
The power cable is not correctly protected against pulling or twisting, the plug is not appropriate, the cross section of the cables is smaller than required and the grille may still be live after the appliance is disconnected. As a result of these defects, the user could touch live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black electrical mosquito killer lamp.
Batch number/Barcode: 8401294780449
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1215/16
Product: Radio controlled car
Name: RTR Super Sport
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: WaveRunner
Type/number of model: Battery charger: LJ-1000800D, Car:L959 2.4G
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit of the transformer of the battery charger is not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Radio controlled car supplied with a battery charger ("AC/DC Adapter"). Sold in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1216/16
Product: Heated gloves
Name: Electronic Thermal Gloves
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Nevercold
Type/number of model: Battery charger: BLC 150840700WV, Gloves: Ontario
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit of the transformer of the battery charger is not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Heated gloves supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a transparent package.
Batch number/Barcode: 6430038643612
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1247/16
Product: Bicycle repair kit
Name: BIKE REPAIR KIT / RED SUN (glue)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: FEIYUE TOOL
Type/number of model: Ref. 10139 and 600206 (with Red Sun glue)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains chloroform (measured concentration: 2 % by weight) and methylene chloride (measured concentration: 46 % by weight), both substances are suspected of causing cancer. The product lacks warnings and pictograms needed to inform consumers on how to use the product safely. Consumers using the glue may inhale or ingest it or it may accidentally come into contact with their skin causing skin irritation or health damage. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Puncture repair kit containing various items: spanners, patches, a tube of RED SUN glue, etc. The product is packaged in a sealed cardboard blister pack.
Batch number/Barcode: 6900101301058, 8433878101395
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1214/16
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: lo-ika
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metal in the bracelet beads is too high (measured values up to 1.8 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Bracelet with yellow and silver coloured metal beads.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1244/16
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED 240 Bombillas, Luces de Arbol
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: OCEAN
Type/number of model: LED-ZHK-215
Risk level: Serious risk
The wiring connecting the flashing unit to the lights is too thin and not strong enough. It could break exposing live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 240 bulbs sold in a plastic box.
Batch number/Barcode: 5615000122154
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1212/16
Product: Lampholder
Name: Portalamparas Blanco
Risk: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: MUNCHINA
Type/number of model: LH04, ref. 70020
Risk level: Serious risk
When a lamp is inserted, the live lamp cap is accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60238.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black / white lampholder.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435322700208
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1262/16
Product: Lamp
Name: LED Akku-Knicklampe
Risk: Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Würth
Type/number of model: Article No 0827940102961
Risk level: Serious risk
The lithium battery in the lamp can overheat whilst charging the lamp.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Rechargeable LED lamp
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1211/16
Product: Bus
Name: S 431 DT, S 511 HD, S 515 MD, S 515 HD, S 516 MD, S 516 HD/2, S 516 HD, S 517 HD, S 515 HDH, S 516 HDH, S 517 HDH S 519 HD, Travego, Citaro, Conecto, Tourismo and various others
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type/number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*1133, e1*2007/46*1160, e1*2007/46*1569, e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090, e1*2007/46*0036, e1*2007/46*0037, e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0025, e1*2007/46*0023, e1*2007/46*0022, e1*2007/46*0008, e1*2007/46*0010, e1*2007/46*0132, e1*2007/46*0012, e1*2007/46*0021, e1*2007/46*0019, e1*2007/46*0014, e1*2007/46*0018, e1*2007/46*0202, e1*2007/46*0197 Type: 410 01-04, 628 02+03, 628B01+B02, 632 01-07, 633 01-05, 634 01+02
Risk level: Serious risk
A leak may arise near the pressure sensor in the axle modulators, proportional relay valves and trailer control valves from the firm WABCO due to the loosening of the connection between pressure sensor and support. As a result, braking pressure may not be correctly regulated. The braking pressure applied may, under certain conditions, be too high on one side of the rear axle and higher than expected by the driver on the front axle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between July and August 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia
Alert number: A12/1226/16
Product: Van
Name: Primastar
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type/number of model: Primastar (X83)
Risk level: Serious risk
There may be cracks in the metallic structure of the steering wheel and as a consequence the structural resistance of the steering wheel may be compromised. The steering wheel could break and become detached from the steering column, resulting in a loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Van
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 25 September 2012 and 14 December 2013.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, Sweden
Alert number: A12/1228/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grand Cherokee, Durango
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep, Dodge
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
A short circuit in the wiring of a lamp installed in the sunvisor may cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles affected were manufactured in 2011 and 2012.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1236/16
Product: Passenger cars
Name: Escalade / Escalade ESV / Corvette / Encore / LaCrosse / Caprice / Silverado / Trax / Spark EV / SS / Suburban / Tahoe / Sierra / Yukon / Yukon XL
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Cadillac / Chevrolet / Buick / GMC
Type/number of model: European models: Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, EC type-approval: e13*2007/46*1479*00, type: K2XX; Chevrolet Corvette, EC type-approval: e13*KS07/46*1275*00, type: Y1BC.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a software problem, the frontal airbags and seatbelt pretensioners may not deploy correctly, which may increase the risk of injury to occupants in the event of a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2013 and 2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1238/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Passat
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type/number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0307*; type: 3C
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible that one or more of the pump pistons in the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) control device may become stuck. A pump piston that becomes stuck leads to diminished pressure build-up/pressure reduction in the hydraulic system. The Electronic Stability Programme's regulating capability is thus restricted.
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 27.4.2015 and 14.10.2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden
Alert number: A12/1240/16
Product: Motorcycle
Name: MSX, NSS
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type/number of model: Honda MSX125 , Honda NSS300/A FORZA
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel pump's cover made of composite may be deformed because of long-term contact with fuel. The deformation may cause a pump impeller to stop and damage pump's engine, consequently stopping the motorcycle engine with no possibility to to start it. This defect can cause an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorbikes.
Batch number/Barcode: Honda MSX125 manufactured from 22.02.2013 - 24.09.2015, Honda NSS300/A FORZA manufactured from 22.02.2013 - 24.09.2015
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1245/16
Product: Mobile crane/Special vehicle
Name: ATF
Risk: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Tadano Faun
Type/number of model: Type: TF02, TF03, TF04, TF05, TF06 Authorisation No: TF04: e1 * 2007/46 * 1431 * and individual approval; TF05: e1 * 2007/46 * 1598 * and individual approval; TF02, TF03 AND TF06: individual approval
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a possibility that the pneumatic connecting lines are not attached properly and could detach themselves. The detachment of the lines could lead to a loss of pressure in the braking system, which could result in reduced braking performance and/or unintentional braking.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Mobile crane
Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2013 and 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1266/16
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tivoli
Risk: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SsangYong
Type/number of model: Equipped with D16DTF diesel engine.
Risk level: Serious risk
Fuel could leak from the fuel hose whilst driving leading to a fire in case that the fuel comes into contact with hot engine parts.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles produced from July 2015 to January 2016.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Greece
Alert number: A12/1210/16
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: DISFRAZ (CHICA) ('Girls' costume')
Risk: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: EM HOME
Type/number of model: ref. 9993285
Risk level: Serious risk
The headscarf is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shepherdess fancy-dress costume consisting of a white blouse, black bodice decorated with red ribbons, a red dress decorated with black ribbons and a headscarf. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag sealed at the top by a cardboard strip.
Batch number/Barcode: 8435340632857
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1217/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Pretty Fashionable
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: 802-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 39.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with accessories supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 60801425
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1218/16
Product: Plastic doll set with accessories
Name: Pretty-Fashion Trend Girl
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: No: Q22F
Risk level: Serious risk
The dolls' heads contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 32.32 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Two plastic dolls (woman and man) with accessories in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 60801630
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1219/16
Product: Toy cooking set
Name: Cooking Playset
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: XIE CHENG TOYS
Type/number of model: Item no. 610
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic packing bag contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15.5% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.8% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy cooking set supplied in plastic bag with zipper.
Batch number/Barcode: 60803429
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1221/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Frozen
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains 38 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.76% by weight of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP). DEHP may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 8013510000011
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1224/16
Product: Body paints
Name: Tattoo Gel Pens
Risk: Microbiological
Category: Toys
Brand: PAMPY
Type/number of model: 314731
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is contaminated by moulds and yeasts (concentration 2.7 x 104 cfu/g) The product does not meet the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Body paints in six colours.
Batch number/Barcode: 8430173147318
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1225/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: my HORSE
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.3908
Risk level: Serious risk
The head, the legs and the hands of the doll contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to 32.4% by weight) and the head also contains di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.2% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system. In addition they also contain di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured values: up to 12.3 % by weight). Finally, the head of the doll contains also diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 0.18% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with a toy horse, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991207442219
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1229/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: HAPPY POP
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.S4
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 39.3% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to: 1.9%). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product also contains diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) (measured value up to: 1.9%) and di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to: 1.5%). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Two plastic dolls with accessories in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 4991207628088
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1230/16
Product: Plastic educational toy
Name: Happy Shrimp
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Funny Toys
Type/number of model: No.3192/5088B
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy can easily break, generating small parts. Also the plastic figures are small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy helicopter in the shape of a shrimp with 4 plastic animal figures to be inserted; battery-operated emitting sounds and lights.
Batch number/Barcode: 7100201111710
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1232/16
Product: Plastic dolls
Name: Mexie girls
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.1109
Risk level: Serious risk
The head, the hands and the legs of the doll with brown hair contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured values up to: 41.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. They also contain di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured values up to: 0.8% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles and the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Two plastic dolls with accessories, supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: 6991202703728
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1233/16
Product: Toy pushchair with doll
Name: Baby Toy
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Warmbaby
Type/number of model: T05022
Risk level: Serious risk
The pushchair has only one safety lock and may easily collapse. Children's finger may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy set with a doll and a pushchair supplied in a transparent bag.
Batch number/Barcode: 8675410039586
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1235/16
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: Baby Stroller
Risk: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: One Six Eight
Type/number of model: 7821
Risk level: Serious risk
The pushchair has only one safety lock and may easily collapse. Children's finger may become trapped between moving parts, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy pushchair for dolls, supplied in a plastic bag with a cardboard label on top.
Batch number/Barcode: 8675413033574
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1239/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Modern Girls, enjoy the living fun!
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO: 0939
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 22.7 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall packed in a cardboard and plastic packaging
Batch number/Barcode: ITEM NO: TT2434K30 / EAN: 8592434163175
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1242/16
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Shoot
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Super Gun
Type/number of model: Item number: 811405
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the dart can easily detach. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun set which includes four plastic darts with suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: 5899108114055
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1243/16
Product: Bow and arrow play set
Name: Toxophily Set
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: King Sport
Type/number of model: 35881A
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the arrow can easily detach. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and arrow play set. The arrows have suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: 8013511415173
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1246/16
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion Princess Merida
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: NO.M9322
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 34 % by weight). This phtalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phtalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with red hair, supplied in cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number/Barcode: 6902214417268 , NV2-72-60
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1249/16
Product: Plastic Doll
Name: Sparkle Girlz Winter Fairy
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sparkle Girlz / Funville
Type/number of model: Item No 24118
Risk level: Serious risk
The shoes of the doll contain bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.5% by weight) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured value 12.5% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: 10cm doll with long blue hair. The toy is supplied in blue cardboard packaging. Packaging size: 12cmx10cm.
Batch number/Barcode: 884978241180
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1250/16
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ALE-HOP
Type/number of model: Reference 692341 (21259).
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can be easily detached from the toy (the clown's shoes) and be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard En 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Wooden toy representing a clown, with one string for hanging it up and another to pull, making the clown move its extremities (jumping jack). Description of the packaging: The toy is attached to a cardboard back.
Batch number/Barcode: 8432450073785
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1251/16
Product: Plastic toy flower and xylophone
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: InteIBI
Type/number of model: Flower 696111590 (HS0312304) and Xylophone: 696111990 (HS0308539).
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the yellow cap on the handle of the flower and the screws from the xylophone) can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Two colourful plastic toys : a flower and a xylophone. Description of the packaging: Transparent plastic with a sticker.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1252/16
Product: Doctor play set
Name: Doctor play set
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The stethoscope tube of doctor play set contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutylphthalate (DBP) (measured values: 7.1% by weight and 3.4% respectively). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Doctor play set including a range of medical tools. Packed in a transparent plastic blister and cardboard packaging. Packaging size: 34cm x 26cm.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1254/16
Product: Toy gun
Name: Unknown
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: InteIBI
Type/number of model: Packaging: 696106190, Invoice: HS0282144.
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Toy gun with projectiles with suction cups.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1255/16
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Beach toys/Set de Playa
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: InteIBI
Type/number of model: 696107890 on invoice: (HS0184910)
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts (the mould in the shape of a duck) that can be put in the mouth by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Description: Yellow beach bucket with orange, green and yellow accessories and moulds, supplied in a net with a label.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1269/16
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Kugelbahn
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HABA
Type/number of model: TL72802
Risk level: Serious risk
The small green balls on the toy can detach. 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Wooden toy packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4010168035802
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1270/16
Product: Plastic ball
Name: Unknown
Risk: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Segmüller’s Babyland
Type/number of model: 90594
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic of the ball contains di-isobutyl phthalate (DiBP) (measured value 41% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic green ball with picture of a blue dolphin, 20 cm diameter. The ball is sold without packaging.
Batch number/Barcode: 262679800000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1271/16
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Geburtstagskerze
Risk: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Bino
Type/number of model: 9981062
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Multicoloured, animal-shaped, wooden toy on four wheels. A candle holder is affixed to the animal's back.
Batch number/Barcode: 4019359810624
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A11/0089/16
Product: Repair kit
Name: Schlauchboot-Reparatur-Set (Repair kit for inflatable boat)
Risk: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Seilflechter
Type/number of model: 577566
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains toluene above the permitted level (measured value: 29.8% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Repair kit for boats in an orange plastic container, including glue, sand paper and patches.
Batch number/Barcode: 3838556 564571
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A11/0088/16
Product: Electric hedge trimmer
Name: MHTP 710
Risk: Burns
Category: Machinery
Brand: Macallister
Type/number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
During use, the engine may break down and sparks may come in contact with the user's hand causing burns to the user's skin. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Electric hedge trimmer.
Batch number/Barcode: CN: 8467298000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland