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Report 42 (Published on: 20/10/2017)

Alert number: A12/1418/17
Product: Thinner
Name: Thinner diluant universal
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: KOBER
Type / number of model: 130127
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is toxic and lacks the required child-resistant fastening. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Universal thinner, packed in 0.9 liter plastic bottle without child resistant fastening.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000001301272
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Romania
  
Alert number: A12/1427/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: NUCLEAR GREEN
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 50 mg/kg). Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bottle of green pigment for tattoo inks
Batch number / Barcode: batch 15383
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1413/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Attache-soucette (soother clip)
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Badabulle
Type / number of model: B011208 - B011209
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Soother clip packaged in a cardboard box with a plastic blister.
Batch number / Barcode: 3661787004611
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Belgium
  
Alert number: A12/1422/17
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: 12” PRINCESS KIDS BIKE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Polymobil
Type / number of model: CBK-370
Risk level: Serious risk
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame. The child may become imbalanced as a result and fall off. The chain-guard does not completely cover the chain. As a result, the child's fingers could get caught in the chain. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink girl’s bicycle with stabiliser wheels, size: 12”. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998273741650
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1423/17
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: Delfin
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Galaxy 2002
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame. The child may become imbalanced as a result and fall off. The chain-guard does not completely cover the chain. As a result, the child's fingers could get caught in the chain. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue children’s bicycle, 12" size, equipped with stabiliser wheels. No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999550390066
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1410/17
Product: Children's tracksuit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JOMA SPORT
Type / number of model: 500074
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. in addition, the drawstrings in the waist area are too long and could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Tracksuit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes drawstrings with free ends. The trousers are designed with drawstrings at the waist area. Composition: 100% polyester. Bar code: 9996353648130.
Batch number / Barcode: 
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/1412/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Sweet Secret
Type / number of model: NX2706
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter-neck cords and the cords at the back of the bikini top and in the waist area of the bikini bottom can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation or injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini for girls (size 8). The bikini top has cords to be tied at the back and halter-neck cords and the bottom has functional cords at the waist area (25cm long).
Batch number / Barcode: 587341527064
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1414/17
Product: Girls' Bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: GG730
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has functional cords which are tied at the back of the bikini and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls bikini set intended for 9/10 year old girls. The upper part of the set is in pink color and bears functional cords to be tied at the back.The bottom part of the set is in polka dot blue and pink color.
Batch number / Barcode: 2772903127303
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1415/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: GG736
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords to be tied at the back of the bikini top can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Green, yellow and pink bikini for girls (size 7/8). It has functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area (15.5 cm).
Batch number / Barcode: 2772903127365
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1420/17
Product: Childrens' hooded sweatshirt
Name: YOUNG
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: BE BOARD
Type / number of model: 728M22
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Childrens' hooded sweatshirt, olivegreen colored with drawstrings with free ends on hood. Medium size (intended for 10 year-old children ).
Batch number / Barcode: 8025480165683
Country of origin: Bangladesh
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1431/17
Product: Boy’s trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Reference: 15403-1-17P; Code: JT3899
Risk level: Serious risk
The trousers have long and unattached functional cords in the waist area which can become trapped, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Boys’ trousers, blue colour, size 104 (up to 3 years of age), with the inscription „28 NEW YORK“ and 85 cm long cords in the waist area not fixed to the garment.
Batch number / Barcode: 8680805581441
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1440/17
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Dječja haljina
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: WOLF
Type / number of model: Art. 9-622
Risk level: Serious risk
The sashes to be tied at the back of the garment are too long and could become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: White dress with sashes intended to be tied at the back on the garment. Size: 4,6.
Batch number / Barcode: 8606011909428
Country of origin: Serbia
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/1419/17
Product: Skin-care product
Name: Body Butter with Coconut Oil infused with Bamboo
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DELON
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The body butter contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured concentration 0.0120 % by weight). Dermal contact with MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: DELON Body Butter with Coconut Oil packaged in white 196g round pot.
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 140127-121, EAN 05933812583
Country of origin: Canada
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1411/17
Product: Laptop charger
Name: Universal Ultra-Slim Laptop Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ADVANCE
Type / number of model: CHG-SL105 (ST-L-090-007U007AAT)
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearances and creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Laptop charger/power adapter, sold in a transparent plastic blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Series number: ST201608060xxx; Bar-code: 3700104416185
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1426/17
Product: Radio-controlled socket
Name: Wi-Fi Smart Socket
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LADUO
Type / number of model: KS-501
Risk level: Serious risk
The socket is constructed in such a way that the user could touch the live pins of a plug which is partially inserted into the socket. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wireless remotely controlled socket outlet
Batch number / Barcode: B071K62BDT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1429/17
Product: Power supply
Name: AC/DC Adaptor
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: MaxxOne
Type / number of model: M1-PSU1-1A
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to the user receiving an electric shock or the product causing a fire. 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: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Power supply, output: DC 12 V. Packaged in a plain white cardboard box with label.
Batch number / Barcode: 5055757229353
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1425/17
Product: Novelty lighter
Name: Pistol Lighter
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighters
Brand: Lock
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 relevant European standard EN 13869.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of a pistol, with a stand.
Batch number / Barcode: 9613200000
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1435/17
Product: Nightlight
Name: Luz de Compañia "Nube" / "Cloud" Nightlight
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Saro
Type / number of model: 0420
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the nightlight has no means of retention and the decoration on it is appealing to children. When the lamp is plugged into a socket-outlet, a child could take the cover off and access 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 (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Nightlight in the shape of a cloud with decoration. The product comes in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 3790; 8424568004201
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1428/17
Product: Rotary hammer drill
Name: ROTARY HAMMER
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Biltema
Type / number of model: Art. 17-384
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanism to prevent excessive torque being transferred is initiated at a torque which is too high. If the drill bit gets stuck the power tool could consequently rotate injuring the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Rotary hammer drill
Batch number / Barcode: 000631503955
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Norway
   
Alert number: A12/1416/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Aspen
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the driver's airbag, a defect in the gas generator may cause uncontrolled inflation of the airbag, resulting in small metal fragments being released and injuring the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2008 and February 2010.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1417/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grand Caravan
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Incorrectly installed steering-wheel wiring may chafe and cause a short-circuit. As a consequence, the driver's airbag may be accidentally activated and may injure the occupants and/or cause an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 23 August 2010 and 25 July 2012.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1421/17
Product: Car tyre
Name: Frigo 2 M+S
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: DEBICA
Type / number of model: 185/60R14 82T
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyre may have been damaged in the bead area during the manufacturing process. The bead area damage could cause loss of inflation pressure over time which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Winter tyre for passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The affected tyres can be identified by a DOT number on the sidewall of the tyre reading A5F8 MN1R 3417, A5F8 MN1R 3517, A5F8 MN1R 3617 or A5F8 MN1R 3717
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/1432/17
Product: Passenger car/van
Name: V-Class / Vito
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458* and e1*2007/46*0459; Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5.
Risk level: Serious risk
A section of one brake line may have a narrowed cross section. This could have an adverse effect on the brake dynamics and driving stability which could increase the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car/van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 31 July 2017 and 16 August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1434/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Subaru
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Legacy
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0228*00-*10, e1*2001/116*0256*00-*13 Type: BL/BP, BL/BPS
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the inflator could burst leading to uncontrolled unfolding of the airbag and the release of metal fragments.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 2004 and 2009.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1436/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Medley 125-150 4T ie ABS E4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00010*00 Type: MA0A
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame may break which may cause loss of stability of vehicle during use and in consequence lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured in 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1437/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Journey
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The positioning of the steering wheel wire harness may lead to chafing of the wire insulation creating a short circuit which could result in inadvertent driver airbag deployment, leading to a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 14/10/2010 and 20/04/2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1430/17
Product: Rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HEIMESS
Type / number of model: 734780
Risk level: Serious risk
The wooden elements of the toy can easily break generating small parts. 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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Elasticated ring consisting of several wooden components (beads, fish, boat, pirate, etc.), fastened onto cardboard backing.
Batch number / Barcode: 4011534347802
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1433/17
Product: Rattle
Name: Soft Hammer Rattle
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BRIO
Type / number of model: 30423
Risk level: Serious risk
The wooden rings can break generating small parts. A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Company recall page: 
Description: Toy rattle for babies in the form of a hammer with wooden rings.
Batch number / Barcode: 7312350304237
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/1438/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Mini baby
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 123-B; 000051207530
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 29,1 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, a small part comes easily loose from the product (soother from the milk bottle). A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalate DEHP is prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A doll made of pink plastic wearing blue hat and scarf and pink panties. Packed in a transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 4772013010203
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1439/17
Product: Doll
Name: Princess Coralie
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Theo Klein
Type / number of model: F2A36AF1670, st. 05AE/IS
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (pacifier cord) can easily come loose and may be put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Baby doll for children
Batch number / Barcode: 4 009847 016706
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A11/0131/17
Product: Chair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: SP-6170NQ
Risk level: Other risk level
The chair has insufficient strength. It could consequently break during use injuring the user. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Office chair with a height regulating and fixing mechanism, with five H type plastic wheels. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 2770040069821
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   





Report 41 (Published on: 13/10/2017)

Alert number: A12/1406/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: K's Kids Baby Care
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: K's Kids
Type / number of model: Item No. KBA16207
Risk level: Serious risk
The soft head of the garment fastener has no ventilation holes. When playing with it, a child might put it in the mouth where it can get stuck, leading to suffocation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Soother holder (garment fastener) with a soft toy element packed in a blister package marked "Pacifier Clip With Soft Head ".
Batch number / Barcode: 4892493162077
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1408/17
Product: Pushchair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Pouch
Type / number of model: Z100
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. The folding mechanism is not labelled with warnings. A hand/finger could get trapped in the folding mechanism during the opening/closing action. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 61558 and EN 51558.
Measures taken by economic operators: Import rejected at border (By: Importer)
Description: Battery powered folding pushchair, supplied with a power adapter. Product supplied in a brown unmarked cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1403/17
Product: Fancy-dress beard
Name: BARBA NEGRA
Risk type: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: COMPLEMENTOS GUIRCA
Type / number of model: 11934
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is flammable. In the presence of an ignition source, it could catch fire causing burns to the user's face.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy-dress beard. It comes in transparent plastic packaging with a card inside.
Batch number / Barcode: 8434077119341
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1401/17
Product: Portable FM radio
Name: FM Radio with USB/SD Card Slot
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: GOLDFULL
Type / number of model: GF-6188-TDB-MIC
Risk level: Serious risk
The power supply integrated into the radio is not properly isolated from accessible metal 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Portable FM radio supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3370200761184
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/1395/17
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Body Lotion Revelation - Toning care
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Supreme White Paris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 5% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin whitening cream in a 500ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 760212790102
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1396/17
Product: Skin lightening product
Name: Body Lotion High Quality - Toning care
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Supreme White Paris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 5% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin whitening cream, in a 500ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 760212790324
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1402/17
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Lightening Milk
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: P Pr. Francoise Bedon Paris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 5.15% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Skin lightening cream in a 500ml white plastic bottle with a silver cap.
Batch number / Barcode: 0 9886490065 9 / S170197170171
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1404/17
Product: Skin care product
Name: Unstress - Harmonizing Night Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CHRISTINA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitized persons. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Night cream, 50ml, in a white cardboard box in cellophane packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 7290100367605, Batch: 0808166
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1382/17
Product: USB power supply
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TC93
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is insufficient. The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small. 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: USB power supply / travel charger
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1383/17
Product: Hair straightener
Name: Fer à Lisser
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: HOMDAY
Type / number of model: 359567
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Hair straightener, 230 V, 30 W.
Batch number / Barcode: 3491953595670
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1384/17
Product: Electric heated hairbrush
Name: Maximizer Styler / Thermal Brush
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: VSCVACIND0204
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Electric heated hairbrush.
Batch number / Barcode: 0644812023194
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1385/17
Product: USB charger
Name: USB 2.1 Amp Plug
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Smart Bits
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is insufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 61558 and EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: USB power supply / charger supplied in a printed plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 680569835116
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/1388/17
Product: Computer power supply
Name: Replacement AC Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ADP-40MH
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is not sufficient. The clearance /creepage distances between the primary windings and the accessible output connector are not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Computer power supply, sold in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4743308108790
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1390/17
Product: Hockey glove
Name: Hockey Pro Glove
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Adidas
Type / number of model: 7423385
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 69 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: Hockey glove: white base with orange/red accents on the palm and yellow accent on top.
Batch number / Barcode: 2200007423385
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1391/17
Product: Fitness gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: RS Sports
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 11 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: Yellow and black fitness glove, packed in a plastic bag. Size: XL
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Pakistan
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1409/17
Product: Riding gloves
Name: Manchester
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Roeckl Sports     
Type / number of model: Article No: 3301-272; size 9
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 8.6mg/kg). 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Leather riding gloves with a velcro-type fastening, without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 4044791418367; production batch #16
Country of origin: Indonesia
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1400/17
Product: Watch
Name: Funny time animal
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Pylones
Type / number of model: 24792
Risk level: Serious risk
The watch's winding-up buttons contain lead (measured value: 2.8% by weight). Lead is hazardous for both human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions
Description: Wrist watch with metal parts. The watch strap consists of a plastic-coated metal strip. The body of the watch is encased in a plastic housing representing the head of an animal.
Batch number / Barcode: 1 17 4074
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1387/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Compass, Patriot
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jeep
Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e11*2001/116*0142*08 and 14; Type: PK
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an accident, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may not deploy as intended due to a defect in the control unit for vehicle occupant protection. The risk of injury to the occupants is thus increased.
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 14 February 2009 and 13 August 2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1389/17
Product: Tyre
Name: PremiumContact 6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Continental
Type / number of model: 245/45R18 100Y XL; Type-approval: R30: 0292495; R117: 027908 S2WR2
Risk level: Serious risk
The tires were manufactured with the wrong material. The tyres may fail causing sudden loss of air pressure and a loss of driving stability, which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car tyre.
Batch number / Barcode: Production weeks of the affected tyres: 50/2016 and 16/2017: DOT 6G8UD6R9; week codes 5016 and 1617.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1405/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fortwo, Forfour
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Smart
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0413*33-*36 Types:451
Risk level: Serious risk
The strength of the left front steering knuckle may be insufficient. As a result, the steering knuckle could break, affecting the control of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 03/2017 and 06/2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1386/17
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand:  Security Line
Type / number of model: ASIO, H4209 , BUTEO, H4211
Risk level: Serious risk
The protection afforded against mechanical risks is inadequate. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Safety boots supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8423268918382 and 842326896425, Batch 5026VLE & Batch 5025VLE
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1392/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: My Lovely Baby - Karishma Doll
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MT 002
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be removed without any tools and the batteries are accessible. The cover and/or the batteries could be put in the mouth by small children, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking. Moreover, the plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to >30% 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. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated baby doll, packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/1393/17
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Limousine
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Bajo
Type / number of model: 46610
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels can detach when they are pulled. 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden toy car packed in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 5906554246619; lot number: 040416
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1394/17
Product: Puzzle mat
Name: EVA PUZZLE MATS
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: SC1255, SC1256
Risk level: Serious risk
The mat has detachable small parts. In addition, small parts can easily be broken off the mat. Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. 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 (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Puzzle foam mat with 1) numbers and letters 2) cartoon characters. Packaging: transparent plastic with paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999564638697, 5999564638709
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
      
Alert number: A12/1397/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Little Baby
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 8814
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 18.4% 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll with pink soother, dressed in pink, packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 3336669991234
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
   
Alert number: A12/1398/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl Sweet
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.1% 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 (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll, dressed in white, packed in cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: 3336669991234
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
   
Alert number: A12/1399/17
Product: Puffer ball
Name: Puffer ball
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: ECLT
Type / number of model: 6582
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can be detached from the toy and the elastic cord can be considerably stretched during use. As a result, children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke, or the cord could get wrapped around the child's neck, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Puffer ball made of an elastic material. The head consists of a loop which can be stretched. It is available in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1407/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: lady like princess
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Mega Creative
Type / number of model:  INDEX 339611
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material 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. It contains also di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 0.4 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic doll with pink hair wearing a blue and pink dress. The product is sold in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012747391
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0127/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier String - Liberty Kids
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: HOMEYNESS
Type / number of model: 10620 / Tiger G
Risk level: Other risk level
The metal fastener can break off. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder in flower printed fabric, with a metal fastener.
Batch number / Barcode: 5713204106205
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A11/0128/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Holder
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Fabelab
Type / number of model: Foggy blue PH-M 16
Risk level: Other risk level
The metal fastener can break off. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue/grey fabric soother holder with a metal fastener.
Batch number / Barcode: 5713034000773
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A11/0129/17
Product: Baseball glove
Name: High Quality Cattle Hide
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: YSS
Type / number of model: 23 HB YO-420
Risk level: Other risk level
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 9.6 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Baseball glove made of brown leather, right hand.
Batch number / Barcode:  8716404050795
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0130/17
Product: Riding gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Schwenkel / , UVEX
Type / number of model: classic white
Risk level: Other risk level
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 7.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Riding gloves made of white leather, attached to a cardboard hanger.
Batch number / Barcode: 4043197267029
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A11/0124/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: The Beanie Boo’s Collection / Rainbow
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Ty
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material is accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. A child can put the fibrous stuffing material in the mouth, causing an obstruction to the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soft toy in the shape of a dog. Sold without packaging. A cardboard label is attached to the ear.
Batch number / Barcode: 008421372232
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A11/0125/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: 1.) Trampolines, 2.) Exclusive Trampoline (Vangnet)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Jump Line Pro
Type / number of model: Item No. 731-0513 (Trampoline) Item No. 731-0514,
Risk level: Other risk level
There is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Trampoline (1.), rectangular 290x175x80cm, and net (2.) packed in separate cardboard boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 8710124125948 (trampoline)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A11/0126/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: Hi-Flyer
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Etan
Type / number of model: Hi-Flyer HF08C consisting of: HF08 (trampoline) HF08SN (net)
Risk level: Other risk level
There is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Trampoline and safety net, packed in separate cardboard boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718226230461 (Trampoline);
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   




Report 40 (Published on: 06/10/2017)

Alert number: A12/1333/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: STRONG BLACK
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: BIOTEK
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: total of PAHs: 1201 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bottle of black pigment
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No 16M09
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/1335/17
Product: Household cleaning product
Name: Hara family clean and green
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Ha-Ra
Type / number of model: One-litre bottle
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is corrosive and skin irritating but the label lacks the appropriate pictograms, warnings and child-resistant fastening required for these kind of products. Users are therefore not informed about safe use of the product and on the risk that could be incurred should the product come into contact with the skin, the eyes or if it is ingested. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: One-litre bottle of household cleaning product.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1347/17
Product: Children's high-chair
Name: BOBAS fa etetőszék ('Wooden high chair')
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BERGON / BOCIAN
Type / number of model: 1 Gr. WA-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over sideways, causing injuries to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden combination high chair with tray, white security belt and foam-padded, colourful balloon patterned seat and backrest. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1348/17
Product: Children's high-chair
Name: Fa kombi etetőszék ('Wooden high chair')
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Ágnes, A-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over backwards, causing injuries to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden combination: high chair with tray and security belt, with colourful, foam-padded seat and backrest. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 5 998434 557434
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1349/17
Product: Children's high-chair
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: TOMI
Type / number of model: KONRAD IV
Risk level: Serious risk
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and could easily tip over backwards, causing injuries to the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden combination high chair with tray, brown security belt and foam-padded, white rabbit-patterned seat and backrest with inscription „Be my Lovely Little Bunny”. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1373/17
Product: Baby walker
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Tong Xing
Type / number of model: 1A5614-CE-J-0007-0030
Risk level: Serious risk
The strength and the stability of the product are both inadequate. The product can consequently collapse, tip or fall down a flight of stairs during use. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 1273.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue plastic baby walker with white metal frame. The tray of the baby walker includes three coloured rotating plastic balls and three suspended rattles. Packaging: transparent plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: 2 015507 135009
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1332/17
Product: Romper suit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Santiago Martín
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The decorative fish detaches easily from the romper suit, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Romper suit with a plush decoration in the shape of a fish.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1337/17
Product: Children's jackets
Name: Jakna sa kapuljačom ('Jacket with hood')
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JUMP & FISH
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The jacket has drawstrings in the hood which may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: A brown jacket with grey hood and faux fur lining (children's size 8,12) and a red jacket with grey hood and faux fur lining (children's size 10). No packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/1359/17
Product: Girls' clothing set
Name: JC Girl
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: JOYCE
Type / number of model: 7650
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the neck area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' clothing set consisting of a purple turtleneck sweatshirt and blue trousers, for 6 year old girls. The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1371/17
Product: Children’s jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Seagull
Type / number of model: CSQ 67018
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has elastic drawstrings in the hood, which could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The elastic drawstrings could also be pulled by the child and they may bounce back hitting the child's eye and face. The product does not comply with the relevant standard European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Jacket with hood for children (4-10 years). It has elastic drawstrings with free ends and toggles in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode: 6813106670183
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
    
Alert number: A12/1363/17
Product: USB charger
Name: Wall Charger
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: OnePlus
Type / number of model: CU211
Risk level: Serious risk
There is insufficient isolation between the primary and secondary circuits on the printed main board and between the primary and secondary windings on the transformer. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: White USB charger with cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435350779467
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
    
Alert number: A12/1372/17
Product: Glue gun
Name: GULE GUN
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: STRAUS AUSTRIA
Type / number of model: ST/HT-0082
Risk level: Serious risk
Missing information in the user manual could lead to unsafe use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black glue gun with electric heating. Packaging: transparent plastic blister with a cardboard sheet.
Batch number / Barcode: 1 908200 000822
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1365/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: TWINKLE LIGHTS SUPER BRIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM 9780131
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable of the lighting chain is inadequate and could deteriorate, leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 lamps supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5205902801310
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1338/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Duster
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0314 ext 81 to 83, e2*2007/46*0030*39, e2*2007/46*0030*40
Risk level: Serious risk
The car horn system does not match the vehicle's electrical system. As a consequence, the horn may stop working and the driver's airbag may malfunction.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are equipped with single-tone vehicle horns and were manufactured from the start of production to 25 May 2017.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1339/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Cactus
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0440*02, e2*2007/46*0440*03, e2*2007/46*0440*04, e2*2007/46*0440*05, e2*2007/46*0440*06, e2*2007/46*0440*07, e2*2007/46*0440*08
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable of the bonnet release is insufficiently secured, which could lead to the bonnet opening unexpectedly whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 9 September 2015 and 12 May 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1340/17
Product: Van
Name: Traveller, Expert
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*00, e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0533*00, e2*2007/46*0533*01,e2*2007/46*0532*02
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of the incorrect positioning of the power terminal on the starter during assembly, wear of the electric starter cable could occur which could lead to a short-circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 15 December 2015 and 30 June 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1341/17
Product: Van
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*00, e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0531*00, e2*2007/46*0531*01
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of the incorrect positioning of the power terminal on the starter during assembly, wear of the electric starter cable could occur which could lead to a short-circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 13 January 2016 and 30 June 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Finland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1342/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Pajero
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mitsubishi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0385*00 e1*2001/116*0385*12 Models: V80W, V90W
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the driver and passenger side airbags, sharp fragments may be released from the inflators of the airbags which could injure the driver and/or the passenger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model year: 2007-2012
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1343/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: V7, V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Moto Guzzi
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00210*; type: LH, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00211*; type: KP, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00251*; type: LD, Type-approval number: e11*168/2013*00254*; type: KV
Risk level: Serious risk
Rubbing of the front brake line against the secondary air system may lead to leakage of the brake fluid for the front brake. Failure of the front wheel brake could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2016 and 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1344/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008, 5008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*00, e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter motor supply terminal may come into contact with an engine component. This could lead to damage to the supply terminal and to a short circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 5 April 2016 and 17 July 2017., Manufactured between 6 September 2016 and 11 July 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1345/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Picasso
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0356*11
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter motor supply terminal may come into contact with an engine component. This could lead to damage to the supply terminal and to a short circuit. As a result, it may be impossible to start the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 28 June 2016 and 15 July 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1346/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Series 5, Series 6 and Series 7
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Types: G5L and G5K; EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1688* and e1*2007/46*1750*; sales description: BMW series 5 sedan and BMW series 5 Touring, Series 6 and Series 7
Risk level: Serious risk
A component of the steering mechanism might not have been fitted correctly. This might lead to considerably increased steering force being required or to a loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1352/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, C Class, E-Class, GLC
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter current limiter may be overloaded and overheat. As a consequence, the surrounding components could ignite, leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between February 2014 and February 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Romania
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1360/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 5008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05,
Risk level: Serious risk
The fixing screws of the wheel hubs on the rear cross member may not be tightened correctly. As a result, they could loosen which could lead to a loss of vehicle control while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 3 April 2017 and 25 July 2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1376/17
Product: Work gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Cerva
Type / number of model: Serin 01010006 102122
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 39 mg/kg). 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 ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lined, work gloves made of pig leather.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1334/17
Product: Toy darts set
Name: DART SET
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Nan Li / Arce Beach
Type / number of model: Mod NL-11K - Item 6002079
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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy dartboard with projectiles with suction cups at one end. The product comes in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode:  8414033174874
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1336/17
Product: Blow pipe with projectiles
Name: Shoot Game
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Nan Li / Arce Beach
Type / number of model: Modelo NL-13H - Item 6002082
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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Blow pipe with projectiles with suction cups at one end. Packaging description: The product comes in a blister pack, with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode:  8414033175017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1350/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautifull fashion show
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. S116
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 30.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 2.15 % 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 all toys and childcare articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic doll dressed in pink. Packed in a cardboard box wind window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1351/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Sweet baby
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 8003-1/NO.1365
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.6% 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 (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soft plastic baby doll, with blue and white clothing and hat. The toy is packed into a plastic bag with colourful cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/1353/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: POLICE - SUPER SOFT BULLET GUN SERIES!
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.6637
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A plastic rifle and three projectiles with suction cups. Packed in a transparent plastic blister with cardboard backing.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1354/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: GUN SHOOTING SUPER POWER
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: N:020904; 3358-5A
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Toy gun set consisting of a plastic rifle, a target, four projectiles with suction cups and two ninepins, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156020904
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1355/17
Product: Toy police set
Name: POLICE SHOOTING GAME
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.899-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Set of plastic toys consisting of a gun, a compass, a telescope, a wrist watch and three projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991202418950
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1356/17
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: POWER BOW
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.8801
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the arrows. If a child puts the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. In addition, the kinetic energy of the arrows fired from the bow is too high which can lead to eye injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Set consisting of a plastic bow, a target, a quiver and three arrows with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1357/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: GUN SERIES
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.2015-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can be easily detached from the projectiles and from the arrows. If a child puts the projectile or the arrow in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Set of plastic toys consisting of a rifle, three projectiles with suction cups, a compass, a target, a bow, a quiver and three arrows with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8686860037855
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1358/17
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Pretty Angels
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Xin Lian Yi
Type / number of model: L5717
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 23.46% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.12 % by weight ). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value 1.2% 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 all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A doll in a cardboard box with clothing accessories.
Batch number / Barcode: 3342160804027
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1361/17
Product: Wooden rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ALE-HOP
Type / number of model: 692240
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can break off the part of the rattle shaped like a head. A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Wooden rattle supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8432450351395
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1362/17
Product: Water pistol
Name: WATER CANNON
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MKG488855
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic head on top of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21.04 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.32 % 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 (to: Importer, Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Water pistol made of foam material in a cylindrical shape with a plastic head of a crab on top.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991204888553
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1364/17
Product: Plastic Doll
Name: BETTY
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 8821-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the swimming ring contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.84% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Other
Description: Plastic doll wearing a bathing suit, with a swimming ring and a dog, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No:2016704-2 / 468280000033
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1366/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MAGIC GIRL
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.910
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 33 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to: 2.7 % 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 all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 1511600302696
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1367/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Vogue Girls - Vogue Style
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. LY. 811
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 16 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value up to: 2.9 % 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 all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll supplied in a cardboard cornet.
Batch number / Barcode: 1511600305796
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1368/17
Product: Bow and Arrows play set
Name: Indian Archery
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Carnival Toys
Type / number of model: 5279
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the suction cups of the arrows contain di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 3.2 by weight) and di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 0.9% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic archery play set with arrows in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 01-2015 / 8004761052799
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1369/17
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Motyl
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys Group
Type / number of model: TG364621-SP003-112
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. In addition, the plastic bag of the packaging is too thin. If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic push-along toy in shape of a butterfly. The elements of the toy are colourful and are moving while the toy is pushed. Toy is equipped with a plastic pole and moves on two wheels. Packed in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902553800029
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1370/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Dance of Youth - Fashion Princess
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.060
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to: 32.4 % by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 5.3 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It contains also di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 5.7 % 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 all toys and childcare articles articles which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8601257121238
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1374/17
Product: Wooden toy car
Name: Car Transporter
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: New Classic Toys
Type / number of model: 11960
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily and small parts can detach (e.g. back wheel and axis of the truck). A small child can 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: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Wooden car transporter with 4 small wooden cars packed in a cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718446119607; Batch 060916
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1375/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Natalie
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Smallfoot
Type / number of model: Article number 2734
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 18 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, a small part comes easily loose from the product (soother from the milk bottle). A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles. 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: Baby doll with accessories, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 4020972027344
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
      
Alert number: A12/1377/17
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Cook Happy
Risk type: Choking, Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
Type / number of model: Item no 374382
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach (handles on the lids and handles of the spoons) and a small child may put them in the mouth, causing choking. In addition, the hemispheric-shaped, red pan could cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to 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: Plastic, kitchen play-set packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: production date 2016/11-25
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1378/17
Product: Toy gun
Name: Police Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item number: 568971
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can detach easily. If the suction cup detaches when placed in the mouth in order to wet it, it could block the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy gun with 10 projectiles with suction cups. Packed in transparent packaging with cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 25/11/2016
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1379/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Jlist Glin Military play set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
Type / number of model: Item no 758532
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A black plastic gun, 3 projectiles with suction cups and a watch packed in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: production date 2015-11-15
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1380/17
Product: Toy musical instrument
Name: Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JAFRI TOYS
Type / number of model: Item number: 8999028
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the mouthpiece, valve, plug) can easily come loose. A child could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy saxophone packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: Production date: 2016/03/25
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/1381/17
Product: Musical cot mobile
Name: Sweet Cuddles Musical Cot Mobile
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. D084B
Risk level: Serious risk
Parts of the mobile break easily and the sticker can detach, generating small parts which could be swallowed by children, causing them to choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Musical rotating mobile made of colourful plastic parts, to be fixed to children's cots.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991200670527
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A11/0122/17
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: Gyro Spinner - "Cool Dynamic Light"
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: N° 396-11
Risk level: Other risk level
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children may put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to the gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Fidget spinner with LED lights. The packaging is a black and white box with a transparent window, through which the product is visible.
Batch number / Barcode: 0210800010790
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A11/0123/17
Product: Plastic swing
Name: SPORTS WORLD
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Jinbao Toys / Top Haus
Type / number of model: ST 2881
Risk level: Other risk level
Under load, the ropes can easily detach from the metal rings. A child using the swing could consequently fall to the ground. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Green plastic swing with yellow ropes attached to metal rings.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999564269877
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary