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Report 39 (Published on: 29/09/2017)

Alert number: A12/1310/17
Product: Waterline cleaning gel
Name: Net'Line
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: TOUCAN
Type / number of model: 250 ml tube
Risk level: Serious risk
The gel is corrosive but lacks the appropriate hazard pictograms and child-resistant fastening, required for these kind of products. Users have therefore no information on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Waterline cleaning gel in a blue 250 ml tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 3760015880093
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1319/17
Product: Girls' dress
Name: Haljina
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
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: Distributor)
Description: Red, yellow and white lace dresses that have a sash at the waistband (size 6).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
   
Alert number: A12/1324/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
Type / number of model: 94223 Giallo FS641CSP17BA
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injury. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Green bikini for 3/4 year old girls. It has functional cords to be tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 2094223001010
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1325/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
Type / number of model: 90253 Blue FS17190CSBA
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords with free ends to be tied at the back and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injury. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue bikini for 9/10 year old girls. It has functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area (longer than 20cm).
Batch number / Barcode: 2090253004069
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1308/17
Product: Computer power supply
Name: 1) Power adapter 2) Replacement AC Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: 1) Cameron Sino, 2) Unknown
Type / number of model: 1) DF-FAC31MT, 2) ADP-90FB
Risk level: Serious risk
The clearance / creepage distances between the primary circuit 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Computer power supply
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4894128062004, 2) 4743308108516
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A12/1321/17
Product: Computer power supply
Name: AC/DC notebook power adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: Akyga
Type / number of model: AK-NU-05
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: Power supply (supplied with a notebook computer).
Batch number / Barcode: 5901720133151
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1331/17
Product: Headphones for children
Name: Kids headphones
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: Philips
Type / number of model: SHK 2000BL/00; Art.-Nr. 1841601
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the ear cups contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including chrysene (measured value: up to 12.7 mg/kg) and benz(a)anthracene (measured value 6.7 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. A person could be exposed if the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Other
Description: Headphones with connecting band. Middle part made of green plastic, extendable side elements with blue plastic earphones and black ear cups, grey connecting cable.
Batch number / Barcode: 6923410730647
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1327/17
Product: Bath product
Name: Bomba de bano efervescente y karité (Effervescent shea butter bath bomb)
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DEUNAPIEZA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the products may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead especially children to bite small parts from the product, suck or ingest them, causing choking and/or possible chemical pneumonia. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumer.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cupcake-shaped bath product, packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1328/17
Product: Fuse
Name: Automatic fuse
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TOTAL GREEN
Type / number of model: S101
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to inadequate dimensions of the product, the contact between the product and the socket cannot be fully ensured which could cause damage to the thread with a risk of overheating of the contact area.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fuse
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
   
Alert number: A12/1329/17
Product: USB charger
Name: Color my Life
Risk type: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: E-BODA
Type / number of model: CML301
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of fire due to overheating of the contact areas. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive .
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: USB charger
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
 
Alert number: A12/1320/17
Product: Gas hose
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Codan
Type / number of model: 2601 LPG
Risk level: Serious risk
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Gas hose.
Batch number / Barcode: 1645-03
Country of origin: Denmark
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1322/17
Product: Gas hose
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: IGT
Type / number of model: DRE 0301
Risk level: Serious risk
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): 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: Gas hose
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1323/17
Product: Gas hose
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Deltec
Type / number of model: DRE0301
Risk level: Serious risk
The gas hose is not suitable for use in cold conditions. If the gas hose is moved in cold conditions, it may break. Gas can consequently leak through the damaged hose and catch fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16436.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): 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: Gas hose
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1307/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: SVETELNA RETAZ
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 100L-G-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient. The flashing unit could consequently break leaving live parts accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: LED lighting with 100 lights of different colours. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1313/17
Product: LED spotlight
Name: TU LED Spotlights
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: GU10
Risk level: Serious risk
Loose internal parts may come into contact with the metal outer casing. The user could consequently receive an electric shock if they touched the outer casing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: LED GU10 lamp supplied in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1326/17
Product: LED lamp
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LEXI
Type / number of model: E27-5050-108
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts of the LED modules on the lamp are accessible. The electrical insulation is not sufficient. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: LED lamp, 18W.
Batch number / Barcode: 2013.3
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1303/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Econic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1221, e1*2007/46*1222, e1*2007/46*1223; types: NGE-L64, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42
Risk level: Serious risk
Defective parametrisation of the vehicle’s centre of gravity position is impairing the electronic stability program (ESP) function. As a consequence, the braking action may be delayed, increasing the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 March 2017 and 22 June 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1304/17
Product: Bus
Name: MAN/Neoplan
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Tourliner, Lions, Coach
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0099*28, e4*2007/46*0099*29, e4*2007/46*0099*30, e4*2007/46*0100*29, e4*2007/46*0100*30
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheel-arch covers could come loose (in the vicinity of the screws fastening them) and swing up while driving. Damage to property and / or personal injury resulting from this can not be excluded.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between October 2016 and August 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1314/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover Sport and Velar
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
There could be a loss of diesel fuel on the fuel return hose. This could lead to a fire if the diesel fuel comes in contact with a sufficiently hot surface in the engine compartment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: 2.0 liter diesel 2017 and 2018 models are affected.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Romania
Alert number: A12/1315/17
Product: Van
Name: Ducato
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0049*14; Type: 250
Risk level: Serious risk
The vehicles were delivered with the wrong set of tyres. This may lead to unforeseen tyre damage.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2017 and June 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1330/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fortwo, Forfour
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: smart
Type / number of model: Type 453
Risk level: Serious risk
As a result of the weakening of the braking rope wrench adjustment knob, the hand brake lever travel could be prolonged gradually. Thus, the parking brake may not exert the necessary force in all situations.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 11.11.2014 - 06.10.2015 are affected
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Romania
Alert number: A12/1305/17
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Drevene tahacie hracky - Husenica
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item number: ZY-4358
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the tentacles) can detach easily from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them. In addition, the cord is too long, which may cause strangulation if it gets wrapped around the child's neck. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard d EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a caterpillar. Supplied in a transparent plastic bag with an attached paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6912080843580
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1306/17
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Wooden toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 130044
Risk level: Serious risk
The red ball on the end of the cord can easily become detached, generating a small part. Also the wooden blocks are small parts. Small children may 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, Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A wooden pull-along toy in the shape of a dog. There are twelve various holes in the toy in geometric shapes into which wooden blocks can be inserted. The toy also includes a small wooden hammer. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8580091300446
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1309/17
Product: Plastic doll set
Name: Doctor Set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Marco´s Toys
Type / number of model: Ref 1946
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: >20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with a medical bag and various accessories, such as a stethoscope. Packaging: a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435399019463
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1311/17
Product: Toy car
Name: Classic
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JINHAN
Type / number of model: 62180
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric battery-operated toy car.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1316/17
Product: Toy pushchair
Name: My Lovely Doll Stroller
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Tutu love / Hipo
Type / number of model: HLZ06/826A
Risk level: Serious risk
The locking device does not work properly. The toy pushchair could consequently collapse during use causing the fingers of a child to be crushed. Sharp edges on the locking device could cause cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy pushchair. Packed in a plastic bag with a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch number: CN-8142; EAN: 5902447001983
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1317/17
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Building Blocks Vehicles
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WOOD TOYS
Type / number of model: LQA18
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts. Small children may 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Pull-along wooden toy train with wooden blocks, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/1318/17
Product: Wooden toy
Name: Hammer Case
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 211A
Risk level: Serious risk
The wooden balls are small parts. Small children may 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: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden toy - wooden box with round coloured openings, matching coloured wooden balls and a hammer, packed in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  





Report 38 (Published on: 22/09/2017)

Alert number: A12/1279/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Dark Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 27 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 red pigment for tattoos.
Batch number / Barcode: batch #313
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1265/17
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: SPIDER
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Wildhorse
Type / number of model: 128037; size: 12"; Art: 07/9011434
Risk level: Serious risk
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame, which may cause the rider to lose balance. On uneven ground the child may fall. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Young child's red bicycle with SPIDER decoration and inscription. The bicycle is equipped with stabiliser wheels. Size: 12”
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1266/17
Product: Children’s bicycle
Name: Angel
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Galaxy
Type / number of model: size: 12"
Risk level: Serious risk
The stabiliser wheels are too close to the frame, which may cause the rider to lose balance. On uneven ground the children may fall. In addition, the chain-guard has sharp edges and could cause cuts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 8098.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Young child's pink and white bicycle with stabiliser wheels.
Batch number / Barcode: 599950390684
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1295/17
Product: Baby walker
Name: LAMB EB
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BERTONI
Type / number of model: Art.no. 10120300909; Item No: TS-10AF Lamb EB - Pink
Risk level: Serious risk
The stability of the product is not adequate and it may tip over during use. in addition, there is no protection against falls down steps and it could therefore fall down a flight of stairs during use. The product does not comply with the 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: Height-adjustable, white and pink baby walker with a musical lamb-shaped game console. The weight of the baby walker is 4.5 kg. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 800151 902577
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1297/17
Product: Baby walker
Name: Baby Jaroka
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Sanle
Type / number of model: SL-AA2; A089431
Risk level: Serious risk
The strength and the stability of the product are both inadequate. The product can consequently collapse or tip over 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: Baby walker, sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 1605240533
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/1281/17
Product: Socks
Name: Disney 'Frozen'
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lindex
Type / number of model: 3-pack
Risk level: Serious risk
The socks with the 'Anna' character contain azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine 4,4-Methylenedianiline in a concentration of 54 mg/kg. When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the Aromatic Amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic Amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Children's socks, 3-pack, sizes 22/24, 25/27, 28/30, 31/33, printed with characters from "Frozen" (Anna, Olaf, Elsa).
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 8331 / Barcode : 833 7410285 5170-1611
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1291/17
Product: Swimming trunks for boys
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GROSEILLE
Type / number of model: ref. W284
Risk level: Serious risk
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boy’s swimming trunks. The product is dark blue with images of anchors on it and with a drawstring in the waist area. It is sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1294/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Sensor
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Zolta / Longsin
Type / number of model: LS-858-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector. Battery operated (3 x 1,5 V). Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000010016600
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1288/17
Product: USB charger
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: INKAX
Type / number of model: CD-01
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is inadequate which could lead to live parts becoming accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61558.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: USB power supply / charger. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8434009220169
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1282/17
Product: Gas barbecue
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Gas appliances and components
Brand: Biltema
Type / number of model: AG05
Risk level: Serious risk
One of the valves is inadequate and gas leaks which can cause a fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 498.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Black gas barbecue. Burner: aluminum-plate (Rating:4.7KW). The product is an 'open-product' and might be available under different brand names in other EU countries.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/1264/17
Product: Shotgun ammunition
Name: Steel Magnum
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Bornaghi
Type / number of model: Steel Magnum HVS 12/76
Risk level: Serious risk
The gun powder may not burn correctly, which might lead to the shot cup becoming stuck inside the barrel. The barrel may explode if another round is subsequently fired.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Shotgun ammunition: caliber 12/76, 3.3mm and 3.81mm shots.
Batch number / Barcode: 170254
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1283/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Santa Fe, Grand Santa Fe
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type / number of model: Santa Fe (DM) – production date: from job one to 1st July 2016; Grand Santa Fe (NC) – production date: from job one to 2nd July 2016.
Risk level: Serious risk
There may be problems with the engine bonnet closure and locking system, causing the bonnet to open inadvertently whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Romania
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1290/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: Punto Van
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type: 299
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner means that, in the event of deployment of the seat belt tensioner, parts of the seat-belt pre-tensioner could detach causing injuries to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between May 2016 and December 2016 are affected.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1292/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: X1
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1676; Type: F1X
Risk level: Serious risk
A faulty connecting socket on the dual clutch transmission could lead to the gears switching to neutral. It would then be impossible to change gear or start the engine once the vehicle has stopped.
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 June 2017 and July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1298/17
Product: Bus
Name: Lions City
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN
Type / number of model:  Lion’s City A20 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City Ü A21 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City A23 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City G A26 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City L A36 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City C A37 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City A40 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City GL A44 - e4*2007/46*0203 - B.2007.46.011; Lion's City LLE A47 - e4*2007/46*0202 - B.2007.46.010; Lion's City M A49 - e4*2007/46*0250 - B.2007.46.012; Lion's City GLLE
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to an incorrect application of the adhesive securing the screws, the screws attaching the actuating levers of the in-swinging doors may work loose and the actuating lever of the in-swinging doors may then break. In the event of a leaning against the door and the associated force effect on the door leaf, the door could be opened or pivoted out. Damage to property and / or personal injury resulting from this can not be excluded.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between September 2015 and August 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1299/17
Product: Lorry
Name: T9, TX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Van Hool
Type / number of model: Types: 91X2L, 92XL, 91X3L, 91XU3F, 91XCLF, 91X2LZ, 91X3LZ
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the lubricating grease and penetrating moisture, may result in greater steering resistance in the angular gear.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2010 to 2016.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1300/17
Product: Lorry
Name: T9, TX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Van Hool
Type / number of model: types: 91X2L, 92XL, 91X3L, 91XU3F, 91XCLF, 91X2LZ, 91X3LZ
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the material of the suspension arm may result in the suspension arm breaking and the loss of a wheel, which could lead to a loss of control over the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2010 to 2016.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1293/17
Product: Fireworks
Name: C4
Risk type: Burns, Injuries
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Piromax
Type / number of model: PXP 309, class F3
Risk level: Serious risk
The time measured between the ignition of the firework and the explosion of the firework is too short.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box, covered with plastic film. Each box contains 50 fireworks.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot: 2016; 1395-F3-0434/2015; EAN: 5901721792210; date of expiry: 31.12.2025.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1267/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: WanJu
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No:MKG753968
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.4% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll in a transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 753968
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1268/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Baby Fashion Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No: HX310
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.9% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll sold in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 2016092400800
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1269/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG496415
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 20.6% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll mermaid, sold in a transparent bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 496415
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1270/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl Fashion model
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Super Toys
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG523496
Risk level: Serious risk
The head of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 25.9% by weight ). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 523496
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1271/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: TOYS
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG516692
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 28.5% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The material of the big doll's head contains also di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 6.7% 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 which can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of two plastic dolls in a transparent plastic bag with flower print.
Batch number / Barcode: 516692
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1272/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Angel Fashion beauty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No:618
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 24.4% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of two plastic dolls with accessories in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5290509058144
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1273/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Fashion girl - Special styles
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fenbo
Type / number of model: NO FB016
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.8% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with different accessories in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 6975406913329
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1274/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Fashion Show
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO. 8091
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 36.3% by weight). The plastic material of the white doll contains also di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value 1.7% by weight) and di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP) (measured value 0.6% by weight). The phthalates DEHP and DBP 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 while the phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in all toys and childcare.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of two plastic dolls with accessories, sold in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 6910323809126
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1275/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Chhota Bheem
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Super Toys
Type / number of model: MKG403931
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set consisting of a gun, 3 black darts with 3 red suction cups, and 3 plastic figures to be used as a target. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 403931
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1276/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Hero super
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 4258 / MKG550496
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, 2 black plastic darts with 2 red suction cups, and 2 plastic figures for use as a target. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 550496
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1277/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Super toys
Type / number of model: MK7016832 / M788
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, 2 black plastic darts with 2 red suction cups, a small ball and a watch. The toy is packed in a nylon bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 016832
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1278/17
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Martial - Army weapon
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MKG506243
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the darts can easily be detached. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup can be easily detached leaving the airways obstructed by the suction cup. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Shooting play set consisting of a pistol, a plastic holster, 3 black plastic darts with 3 red suction cups, a watch and a police badge. The toy is packed in blister packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 506243
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1280/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: The mini Mermaids
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: item no 168
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 28.7% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.25% 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic mermaid dolls, 1 large and 1 small, with 2 combs in the package. Sold in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8888888001683, batch no PO-C16/14PAN
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
   
Alert number: A12/1284/17
Product: Children's fancy-dress mask
Name: Mask Kids Size
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Funny Fashion
Type / number of model: Article No 61563
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the mask contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 45.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Green/black plastic mask with yellow/orange cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8712364615630
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1285/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: WanJu
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No: MKG690635
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 25.5% 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic doll with accessories, sold in a transparent bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 690635
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1286/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Article No 711-8
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 taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)
Description: Two guns with five arrows with suction cups and protective glasses, in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 6920517800051
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1287/17
Product: Modelling clay
Name: Arcilla - Light Clay
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: MUY MUCHO
Type / number of model: JSTDY04167
Risk level: Serious risk
The clay releases an excessive amount of boron (measured values: pink clay = 1914 mg/kg, brown = 6968 mg/kg, yellow = 1849 mg/kg). Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Modelling clay. The product is supplied in a white cardboard box decorated with pictures of animals.
Batch number / Barcode: 8423000630244
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1289/17
Product: Plastic doll mermaid
Name: LOVELY
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: LY-2307
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value > 20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll mermaid with violet hair and outfit.
Batch number / Barcode: 8345194023070
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1296/17
Product: Ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 4706015
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be torn from the foam ball. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Purple and green foam ball in a plastic bag. The ball is touch sensitive and changes colour.
Batch number / Barcode: 9900000050825
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/1301/17
Product: Puffer ball toy
Name: Puffer caterpillar with light
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: TY3633
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can be detached from the toy (the eyes and the ball with light), 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: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Battery-operated puffer caterpillar with light made from an elastic material. The head of the toy consists of a pair of large eyes and a loop which can be extended. This toy is available in a variety of colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 5033849027230
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1302/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: 'HAI HAI DAISUKI AKACHAN - LOVELY BABY'
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: BY-822-B
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts become detached easily from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Directive on the safety of toys and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, crawling, baby toy with a chain attached to the top. It is supplied in a pink cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     





Report 37 (Published on: 15/09/2017)

Alert number: A12/1225/17
Product: Soother
Name: Silicone soothers
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Camera
Type / number of model: model: 46535
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Silicone soother for children over 3 months, packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1226/17
Product: Soother
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Cangaroо
Type / number of model: Heart; Item №: P1169
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Silicone soother fixed to a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 3800146259907, Lot. No: N1519CK2121
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1227/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Clip
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Babymoov
Type / number of model: Ref: A106606 F-63051 EAN: 3661276016200; 2215-089A Ref: A106607. Ref: A106608 Ref: A106609 – different colours
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 relevant European Standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soother holder, packed in plastic packaging on a cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1228/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Chain and Clip for Dummy
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: THERMOBABY
Type / number of model: Art. No 2180144
Risk level: Serious risk
The product information and instructions for safe use are not provided in the national language and this may lead to the suffocation of the child. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3 023190 80 1445; 3 023190 80 1346; 3 023190 80 1469
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1229/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Holder
Risk type: Strangulation, Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: FARLIN
Type / number of model: BF134 A
Risk level: Serious risk
No ventilation holes are provided, which may lead to the suffocation of the child. In addition, the chain is too long and may lead to strangulation, and the product information marking and instructions for safe use are not provided. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 4710962431342
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1230/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier Cord
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Mycey
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. In addition, the strap is too long and may lead to strangulation of the child. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 8698694120696
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1231/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation, Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Minene
Type / number of model: product No: 1606 1602,1603,1604,1605,1607,1608 (different colours)
Risk level: Serious risk
No ventilation holes are provided, which may lead to the suffocation of the child. In addition, the strap is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: The product supplied in a textile bag
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 7297476043669
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1242/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Closer nature
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Tommee Tippee
Type / number of model: Ref №: 4336371
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder breaks easily and generates small parts. A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. In addition, the strap is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. The product does not comply with the European standard EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Pack of two soother holders, in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5010415333636/ batch code: 33615JC
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1245/17
Product: Girls' swimsuit
Name: Princess collection
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Vacanze Italiane
Type / number of model: VP7-003
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area are not fixed to the garment and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Swimsuit for 6 year-old girls, red with a print of women in bathing suits. The swimsuit has cords with free ends in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: 8030524219499
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1247/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Piazza Italia Girl Beach Wear
Type / number of model: 92723 Verde FS632CSP17BA
Risk level: Serious risk
Cords with free ends to be tied at the back on children’s clothing 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: Girls' bikini in green, yellow and pink colors, intended for 8/9 year-old girls. It has long functional cords to be tied at the back and functional cords at the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: 2092723004050
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1239/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: World to UK
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Destination Travel
Type / number of model: SKU 01086324
Risk level: Serious risk
Live pins may be accessible during use. The adaptor has no overcurrent protection for appliances fitted with un-fused plugs. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Packaged in a transparent plastic pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 5020420003080
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1241/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Worldwide Adaptor with Twin USB Ports
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Destination Travel
Type / number of model: 01161793 (black), SKU 01086317 (white)
Risk level: Serious risk
Live pins may be accessible during use. The adaptor has no overcurrent protection for appliances fitted with un-fused plugs. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Packaged in a transparent plastic pack.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 5020420003073, 5020420004278, Batch: 30K16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1243/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Worldwide Adaptor
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Destination travel
Type / number of model: SKU01086294
Risk level: Serious risk
The adaptor has no fused protection. The earthed plug pin is inadequate and the plug has undersized live pins that could cause overheating or arcing within the socket. Live pins may be accessible during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: White universal travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Made of plastic and metal and packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 5020420003066. Batch: 10C17
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1244/17
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: World to South Africa
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Destination Travel
Type / number of model: SKU 01086362
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible to insert the plug while live pins are accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched. The internal contact pressure is insufficient, leading to an increase of overheating and fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: White universal travel plug adaptor with dual USB output and plug sockets for multiple countries. Made of plastic and metal and packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 5020420003127. Batch: 15K16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/1257/17
Product: Electric kettle
Name: Water kettle
Risk type: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: AFK
Type / number of model: WK 2200.50C; Product ref.: 5046935/00 FZ-805
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is not resistant to overload and the material of the kettle can easily catch fire. 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: Manufacturer)
Description: Black electric kettle, 1.7 litres.
Batch number / Barcode: 4025442161245
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1260/17
Product: Electric grill
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SKITIA
Type / number of model: BG.124537141
Risk level: Serious risk
The power cord is not adequately secured against pulling and twisting, the earth circuit is loose and the product has no temperature control. As a consequence, user can touch live parts. 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: Electric stainless steel contact grill, fitted with 2 pin plug. 220 V ~ 50/60 Hz 1600 W. Packaged in printed blue cardboard box with Cyrillic writing.
Batch number / Barcode: 1701326
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1237/17
Product: Goalkeeper gloves
Name: Goalkeeper gloves
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Fatpipe
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 11.6 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 (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Goalkeeper gloves made of light grey leather and black textile material. Yellow text "FP" on the back of gloves and yellow logo "fatpipe" on the wrist. Packed in a soft transparent plastic pouch.
Batch number / Barcode: 6418712183807
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1246/17
Product: Bracelet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Moss Copenhagen
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The bracelet contains lead (measured value 0.14% by weight). Lead is hazardous for both human health and the environment. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Thin silver bracelet sold in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/1232/17
Product: LED bulb
Name: Party LED
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts can be touched through the opening between the cover and the casing. The cover can be rotated, which could lead to the live cable detaching and becoming accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED bulb with rotating, egg-shaped, plastic casing, 3 W, E27. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 998284 703906, 5 998284 704330
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/1235/17
Product: Light bulb
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: ECONOMIC LIGHTING
Type / number of model: 89611M P06/2014
Risk level: Serious risk
The bulb can easily break apart during assembly or while operating and live parts could become accessible, leading to an electric shock if touched. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Light bulb.
Batch number / Barcode: 9003348869521
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/1262/17
Product: Portable LED lamp
Name: SOLAR ZOOM CAMPING LAMP
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: GL
Type / number of model: GL-9599
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the internal and external cores is too small and the wires may overheat. The heat and flame resistance of the insulating material is not sufficient. The lamp cover can be removed easily and live parts may become accessible. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable. The insulation for the USB port is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rechargeable 2-in-1 portable lamp (torch/lantern) with 5+1 LEDs and USB port. It can be charged directly from the mains or by a built-in solar module. The product is supplied with a charger and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    
Alert number: A12/1256/17
Product: Chainsaw
Name: Gasoline Chain saw
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Wendali
Type / number of model: Models: 5800 and 5800a
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the chainsaw is insufficient: the front hand guard and front handle can easily deform or break. Moreover the automatic chain brake and the brake stopping system are inadequate. As a consequence, the user might get in contact with the moving chain, suffering injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Distributor)
Description: 2 handle petrol chainsaw, used for cutting wood.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1233/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 5 Series Limousine, 5 Series Touring, 6 Series Gran Turismo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1688, e1*2007/46*1750, e1*2007/46*1791; types: G5L, G5K, G6GT
Risk level: Serious risk
The front safety belts may have a faulty locking mechanism.
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 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1254/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mito
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0278*; Type: 955
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator can lead to parts of the seat-belt pre-tensioner detaching and entering the passenger compartment.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1255/17
Product: Motorhome
Name: Elegance, Viseo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bürstner
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0328*; e1*2007/46*1032*; Types: 3030, 4030
Risk level: Serious risk
The bed above the driver and front passenger seats may drop down while driving due to the locking mechanism releasing.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorhome
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1258/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ypsilon
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: individual approval.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to an inadequate weld, the rear right ISOFIX child seat mounting may become detached in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in November 2014
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1259/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: E-class
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0501*28-32, e1*2007/46*1560*00-04; Type: 212, R1ES
Risk level: Serious risk
The mixing ratio of the propellant for the seat-belt pre-tensioner igniters may be incorrect. In an accident in which the rear seat-belt pre-tensioners were activated, the igniters might not ignite as intended and the pre-tensioners would not provide the restraint performance required.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between August 2016 and May 2017
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/1263/17
Product: Bus
Name: Skyliner L
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: MAN/Neoplan
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0559; Type: B.2007.46.014
Risk level: Serious risk
The curved hose of the oil leak pipe for the hydrostatic fan drive may start to leak. As a result of the hose swelling (depending on the quantity of oil and the temperature) it may tear at the mounting clips. The oil thus leaking out may ignite on hot parts, e.g. the exhaust.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between April 2015 and July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1223/17
Product: Steering wheel cover
Name: Direksiyon Kilifi - Steering Wheel Cover
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Akhan
Type / number of model: KMHLB259E
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others: benzo(a)pyrene (measured value up to: 57.5 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value up to: 39.5 mg/kg), benzo(j)fluoranthene (measured value up to: 49 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Steering-wheel cover for motor vehicles, suitable for the Renault Scenic.
Batch number / Barcode: 252699890194
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1248/17
Product: Aerosol fire extinguisher
Name: Slukkeskum
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Other
Brand: Elotec Elostop
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of fire, the fire extinguisher fails to efficiently extinguish the flames of small fires and this can even lead to a more intense fire. The user could therefore receive burns.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Aerosol fire extinguisher.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Norway
Alert submitted by: Norway
 
Alert number: A12/1224/17
Product: Fidget spinner
Name: LED Spinner
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Fidget Factory
Type / number of model: 370658
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Children might put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing damage to their gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: A yellow plastic spinner with LED lights. Packed in white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438168099620
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1234/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Style modern
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Impobart
Type / number of model: No. 6613 (on packaging). Art. nr: 3-250 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.8% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll set with accessories: additional clothes, plastic bag, telephone. Packed in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1236/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Impobart
Type / number of model: No. 8085 (on packaging) Art. Nr: 3-255 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.6% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in cardboard box with plastic window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1238/17
Product: Plastic toy tractor
Name: Autka [Cars]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Fast Lane / Hit-Chin
Type / number of model: Item no. 927
Risk level: Serious risk
Small plastic parts can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic toy tractor and trailer. Both parts are equipped with wheels mounted on metal axes. Packed in a plastic bag, cardboard label attached.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907616680853
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1249/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: Animal Teaching Paradise
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: CY
Type / number of model: CY6039B
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic multifunctional sound toy. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8675411120061
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1250/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: Big Turtle
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BEST OF BEST
Type / number of model: 5288
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can detach from the small turtle. Small children may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic multifunctional toy in the shape of a turtle. Supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8675408120678
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1251/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: Rabbit Telephone
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: KANG XIN TOYS
Type / number of model: 168B
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts are esily detached from the toy. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic, multifunctiona,l acoustic toy in the shape of a telephone. The toy is packed in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 7100201111796
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1252/17
Product: Educational toy
Name: GUITAR MUSIC
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Q716
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. Small children may put the small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multifunctional, musical toy in the shape of a guitar.
Batch number / Barcode: 8675413032942
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1253/17
Product: Bow and Arrow set
Name: Hot Shots
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: HTI
Type / number of model: 1370254
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the arrows can be detached. If a child puts a dart in the mouth, the suction cup could detach leaving the airways obstructed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the Relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bow and arrow play set consisting of a red bow and 3 multicoloured arrows made of plastic with red suction cups.
Batch number / Barcode: 5050837025412
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1261/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: ANGEL
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NK 0678, NO: 2899
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 2.67 % 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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll with long hair and 6 other dresses in the package.
Batch number / Barcode: 6933315506780
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A11/0120/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Pacifier chain
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: badabulle
Type / number of model: B011402 Serial No.:0000227306/0631
Risk level: Other risk level
The product has sharp edges (the spring of the fastener) which may injure the child when using the soother holder. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder supplied in plastic packaging on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 3661787097262
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  




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Alert number: A12/1203/17
Product: Girls' cardigan
Name: Girls
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mango Kids
Type / number of model: 83063560 Sizes: up to 10 years of age
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords designed to be tied at the chest can become trapped during various activities of the child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' cardigan, "metallic" coloured, intended for girls up to 10 years old.The cardigan is designed with functional cords in the upper chest area.
Batch number / Barcode: 8433886529006 (3-4 years), 8433886529044 (9-10 years)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
     
Alert number: A12/1204/17
Product: Ladies’ nightwear
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Zeeman
Type / number of model: 28059
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the azo dye Disperse Yellow 23 (CI 26070) releasing an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured value: 567 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Grey/black/pink patterned ladies’ nightdress with contrasting bodice, lace trimming, adjustable grey straps, loose product with hanging label
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1215/17
Product: Children’s T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ateş Böcegi
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestones can easily be detached and may be ingested by a small child, causing choking.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Yellow T-shirt with an image of a mouse and small rhinestones for children up to 3 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1216/17
Product: Children's swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Haizhongbao
Type / number of model: 509-7, 509-6
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of a child and cause injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' swimming trunks (for children up to 14 years), with colourful images of cartoon characters. The swimming trunks contains unsecured cords in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode:  0692860215092
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1217/17
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Baray
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords at the head, neck and shoulders area may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's set consisting of short trousers and a top (ages up to 7 years old). Two colour versions: orange and dark blue. The top depicts a cherry embroidery, and the shorts are white with red/dark blue dots. The top has cords to be tied at the shoulders.
Batch number / Barcode: 2309198605188
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1220/17
Product: Children's swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Trendy boy
Type / number of model: art .: F310
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area may become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys' swimming trunks (for children up to 14 years) in green and purple. There are unsecured, long cords in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1196/17
Product: Garden table
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: Loresa
Type / number of model: 94036090
Risk level: Serious risk
There are openings and sharp accessible parts and edges on the metal tubes which can cause injuries or cuts to the user when folding or unfolding the table. The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 581.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Foldable garden table with metal structure and wooden table top, size: 50x60 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1197/17
Product: Garden table
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Furniture
Brand: Arslan
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The metal tubes of the table are not strong enough and break easily. In addition, there are sharp accessible parts and edges on the tubes, which can cause cuts to the user when folding or unfolding the table. The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 581 and EN 1730.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Foldable garden table with a metal structure and wooden table top, available in different sizes: 50x80 cm, 60x90 cm, 60x100 cm, 70x120 cm and 60x60 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1207/17
Product: Necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Fashion Jewelry
Type / number of model: Y57095
Risk level: Serious risk
The necklace contains cadmium. Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Long silver-coloured necklace with blue feathers, turquoise beads and silver and black coloured chains. A cardboard label is attached to the necklace. Necklace is packed in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1211/17
Product: Pendant holder
Name: Riipuspidike putkimainen kukka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Helmien talo
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 90 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Metal pendant holder, flower decoration
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1195/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Atego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0841*, *0842*, *1048*, *1049*, *1170*, *1171*; types: 970PKI2, 970PKI3, 970PRC2, 970PRC3, 967PKX2, 967PKX3
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a manufacturing error, parts securing the fuel tank might break. As a result, the fuel tank might become detached from the vehicle and fall onto the road, endangering following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 1 July 2012 and 31 December 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1200/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: G310R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*168/2013*00017* Type: 5R31
Risk level: Serious risk
The front brake caliper is not correctly secured and may come loose.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 15 December 2016 and 1 April 2017.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1202/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: X3, M6 Coupé, M6 Cabrio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0512*, e1*2007/46*0454*, e1*2007/46*0361* Types: X3, X-N1, M5/M6
Risk level: Serious risk
The housing of the driver’s front airbag inflator may have been incorrectly welded. In the event of a crash with airbag activation, the inflator may consequently rupture. Metal fragments created as a result could pass through the airbag, causing fatal injuries to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between July 2011 and November 2012.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1205/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: CRF450R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The gearbox could fail without warning due to a defect with the countershaft gear. This could lead to an accident occurring.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 11/03/2014 and 01/09/2016.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1206/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ibiza
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: KJ1* - model year 2018
Risk level: Serious risk
The tightening torque on the steering column bolt may be incorrect, which may result in a failure of the steering system and loss of 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 concerned were manufactured between 31 January 2017 and 13 July 2017.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1209/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: R nineT
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: 0A06 / 0A16 / 0J01 / 0J03 EC-type approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0230, e1*168/2013*00009 Model year: 2013 - 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The screwed connection between the frame and the fixed bearing stud for the rear swinging arm may loosen, leading to reduced rear wheel guidance.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description:  Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Production period: 08/07/2013 - 21/07/2017
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany
Alert number: A12/1212/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ghibli, Levante, Quattroporte
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Maserati
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2007/46*0224*05-*08 Type: M156
Risk level: Serious risk
The seat cabling of the driver's seat may be incorrectly installed. This can cause the seat cabling to rub against metal points of the seat and/or against the seat frame unit. Over time this could lead to an electrical short circuit which could cause a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2013 and 2016.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1213/17
Product: Trailer
Name: Einachs – Pritschenhochlader Tandem – Pritschenhochlader Absenkanhänger – Einachs Kofferanhänger – Einachs / Tandem Kipper – Einachs / Tandem Universaltransporter / Fahrzeugtransporter Drehschemelanhänger
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Sproll
Type / number of model: PH, PHT, PK, PKT, ATKUH, ATKH, ABSL, KH , PHD, PKD
Risk level: Serious risk
The tyres are defective and could consequently deflate rapidly during use.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number / Barcode: The trailers affected were manufactured between 15 June 2016 and 1 December 2016, on which wheels manufactured by STARCO were fitted.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1219/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Arocs, Atego, Axor
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0729, e1*2007/46*0731, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0742, e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0820, e1*2007/46*0824, e1*2007/46*0838, e1*2007/46*1170, e1*2007/46*1171, e1*2007/46*1176, e1*2007/46*1650, e1*2007/46*1651 Types: 934.03, 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-0-B, 963-2-B, 963-0-C, 963-4-D,963-4-C,963-0-D,963-7-E, 963-4-E, 963-2-E, 963-8-G, 934.24, 930.16, 934.16, 932.16, 932.31, 933.31, 932.18, 967PKX2, 967PKX3, 967FWU3, 967PKX3-T, 967PKX2-T
Risk level: Serious risk
The crimping of the brake hoses on the steered front axles, the steered leading and trailing axles can come loose. This could cause the braking action of the service brake, depending on the steered axle affected, to partially fail. If it fails on one side, the vehicle will yaw to the side when braking. In vehicles fitted with a front axle parking brake, the front wheel could also be blocked by the parking brake. This could increase the risk of accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 13 July 2017 and 31 July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1221/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Liberty 50 iGet 4T 3V
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2002/24*1906*00; Type: C54
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a risk that the screw that holds the swing arm will be unscrewed 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: Model years affected: 2015-2017
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1222/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: FLY 125 4T 3V ie
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Piaggio
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2002/24*1586*01; Type: M79
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a risk that loosened retaining screws of brake disc may affect the brake’s efficiency. This may lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Model years affected: 2015-2016
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1198/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Mighty Knight
Risk type: Burns, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 43-3207
Risk level: Serious risk
The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the hood. If the child wears the hood and it catches fire, the child may get burns mostly on the head and face. In addition, there are fixed loops in the hood and on the shoulders which can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injury or strangulation. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-2 and EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Knight costume with hood and trousers
Batch number / Barcode: 5766184332072
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/1199/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Spirit Gun - Weapony Power
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MKH807129 / No.88
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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun set with 4 foam projectiles with suction cup, 3 plastic projectiles with suction cups, 3 balls, a gun and a pistol. Blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991208071296
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1201/17
Product: Bow and arrow set
Name: Shoots
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MKG527753 / CD848
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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bow and arrow play set. Blister packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 527753
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1208/17
Product: Fancy-dress accessories
Name: Princess shoes
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Girlz Club
Type / number of model: Art. 101828498
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic shoes contain di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value ˃20% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value up to 12% 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: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Dressing-up set consisting of purple and pink plastic shoes, silver-coloured plastic jewellery and a sceptre. The set is packed in a transparent plastic box with a cardboard inset.
Batch number / Barcode: 6438014166841
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1210/17
Product: Toy make-up set
Name: Beauty set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1498039768983
Risk level: Serious risk
The make-up contains nickel (measured value up to 45 mg/kg), arsenic (measured value 0.5 mg/kg), chromium (measured value up to 2.3 mg/kg) and lead (measured value up to 8.5 mg/kg). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin and arsenic is toxic. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy make-up sets in different shapes.
Batch number / Barcode: 1J03353WB – Item No. 127184, (shape of a pair of lips; dimensions 25 x 25 x 7 cm), 1J04053WV – Item No 100140, (shape of two hearts), 1K01279BC – Item No 106193, (shape: make-up case) , 1K01280B6 – Item No 106194, (heart-shaped), 1K01483WB – Item No 100150, a (moon-shaped)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
    
Alert number: A12/1214/17
Product: Toy dice
Name: Kostka [Dice]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ART#TA80
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may easily be torn from the toy. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Toy dice made of foam-like material, edge length: 60 mm. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5700001002168
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1218/17
Product: Doctor toy set
Name: Doctor Toy Set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sudali Toys
Type / number of model: 3228/A454622/10731
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys contain di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 4,3 % by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.19% 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): Import rejected at border
Description: A doctor toy set packed in a red plastic case with a transparent lid. Set includes a stethoscope, syringe, thermometer, scissors, measure, blood pressure meter and medicine bottles.
Batch number / Barcode: 6416139075057
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A11/0117/17
Product: Soother Holder
Name: Clips custodia succhietto/Clip dummy holder
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: POUPY
Type / number of model: 873
Risk level: Other risk level
The product has sharp edges which may injure the child when using the soother holder. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder packed in a carton window blisted.
Batch number / Barcode: 8016401008738
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A11/0118/17
Product: Electronic game
Name: Pokémon GO (may be counterfeit)
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 158AA-G
Risk level: Other risk level
The cover of the battery compartment can easily be opened without any tools and the batteries are accessible. They could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract if put in the mouth and swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multi functional, battery-operated game console in the shape of a pokemon. The toy is operated with 2 AA size batteries.
Batch number / Barcode: 4857498163542
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    






Report 35 (Published on: 01/09/2017)

Alert number: A12/1160/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: TRUDI
Type / number of model: EC 125, PEC1410, 710521325, 241216
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder strap is too long and may lead to the strangulation of the child. In addition, the strap breaks easily and the fastener exceeds the maximum size allowed, which may cause choking. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 12586.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soother holder with a teddy bear, supplied in a plastic transparent box.
Batch number / Barcode: PEC 1410; EAN 800652928076
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Latvia
 
Alert number: A12/1163/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Safety Soother - Clipping Chains
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Cheer
Type / number of model: TR-931-RED
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 relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red soother holder with ladybug, packed in a blister package with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 0298401000037
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1162/17
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Bad Boy
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings in the hood, which could become trapped during various activities of a child posing a risk of strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Grey pullover hoodie for children with a kangaroo pocket. Blue text "Bad Boy" in the front. Sizes 5-14 years (XS-XL).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1167/17
Product: Children’s clothing set
Name: KPR 580
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the hood may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of a denim sleeveless jacket, denim trousers and a long-sleeved blouse. All three parts bear the inscription „KPR 580” and a „SOHO 43” sticker. The jacket's hood has free ends which are not fixed ot the garment.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1168/17
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GLO STORY
Type / number of model: BRO-9504
Risk level: Serious risk
The sweatshirt 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey children’s sweatshirt, intended for older children and adolescents, with two pockets, a zipper and a hood, supplied with functional cords with free ends not secured against unravelling.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999032795044
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/1169/17
Product: Children's T-shirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PERI MASALI
Type / number of model: 05838
Risk level: Serious risk
The small rhinestones can easily be detached and put in the mouth by small children, causing them to choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink T-shirt for girls up to 3 years of age. It has white flowers, the inscription "Happy Summer" and glued rhinestones on the front.
Batch number / Barcode: 8697690058385
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1173/17
Product: Children's jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Six Bunnies
Type / number of model: 1) True Till Death; 2) Rock'n'Roll; 3) Respect
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings with free ends in the hood could become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Different models (grey/white/grey with black sleeves) of jackets with hoods, kangaroo pockets and zip-fastener. Sizes 2-10 years (S-2XL).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Thailand
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1183/17
Product: Children’s dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bulsen
Type / number of model: 326
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestones can easily be detached and put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White dress with lace, a decorative flower (fixed by safety pins) and rhinestones, for children up to 3 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode:  8680445163267
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
    
Alert number: A12/1191/17
Product: Children’s dress
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Picola
Type / number of model: 5168, 9-12-18-24 AY
Risk level: Serious risk
The rhinestones can easily be detached and be put in the mouth by a small child, causing choking. In addition, the safety pin can cause eye or skin injuries.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White sleeveless dress with decorative flowers (fixed by safety pins) and rhinestones, for children up to 3 years of age.
Batch number / Barcode: 8698636051682
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1159/17
Product: Powerbank
Name: Power Bank
Risk type: Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: New look
Type / number of model: Nw Look 2800 mAh
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery does not contain an over-current protection and it can easily overheat. 2 accidents reported.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Powerbank for chargin mobile devices, packed in a cardboard box. Available in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 8719075490273 (blue); 8719075490280 (pink); 8719075490297 (gold-coloured)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1171/17
Product: Face mask
Name: Rhassoul à la fleur d'oranger ('Rhassoul clay with orange blossom')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: KELA COSMETIQUE
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel and barium (measured value: 0.003% by weight). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Clay-based cream to be applied as a mask to the skin, 200g pot.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1181/17
Product: Pendant
Name: Lankakerä 31 mm ('Ball of wool, 31 mm')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Farnia Art & Craft
Type / number of model: 8009820
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the pendant of the necklace is too high (measured values up to 27.8 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Silver coloured pendant in the shape of a ball of yarn, 6 pieces/package.
Batch number / Barcode: 6430011674596
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1182/17
Product: Ring
Name: Beat of Love
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Suomen Korutuote
Type / number of model: TS-134-6MM
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the ring is too high (measured values up to 2.74 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Tungsten ring, matte ornament
Batch number / Barcode: 6438112173949
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1184/17
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Korukolmio
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 42 % by weight). Exposure to cadmium is harmful for human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Earring with a pearl and a black rhinestone.
Batch number / Barcode: 6412982871105
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1174/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: CONNECTABLE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SET
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Somogyi Elektronic
Type / number of model: 1. KTI 100/WH; , 2. KTF 100/WW
Risk level: Serious risk
The PVC insulation does not protect sufficiently against water penetration and does not resist sufficiently to weather changes and can suffer damages. As a result, users might receive an electric shock when touching accessible live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Decorative lighting chain with 100 non-replaceable LED lamps. Intended for outdoor use. Packaging: blue and white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1. 5 998312 778982; , 2. 5 999084 901660
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
      
Alert number: A12/1193/17
Product: Wall light
Name: LED Valaisin
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DAS0468, 308372
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED wall light incorporating a power supply. Sold in a white cardboard package.
Batch number / Barcode: 6419773786150
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1161/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kuga
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E13*2001/116*0109.
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of a vehicle impact which deploys the front seat belt pre-tensioner, insulation material in the internal door pillar trim could ignite during the activation of the gas generator and the winding up of the seat belt.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 17/07/2012 and 19/06/2014.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1164/17
Product: Van
Name: Proace
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0537*01, e2*2007/46*0537*03, e2*2007/46*0538*01, e2*2007/46*0538*03
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 28 June 2016 and 23 September 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1165/17
Product: Van
Name: Traveller, Expert
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0532*01, e2*2007/46*0532*02, e2*2007/46*0533*01, e2*2007/46*0533*02, e2*2007/46*0533*03
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 25 June 2016 and 10 September 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/1166/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Mégane
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0546 ext. 00 à 04
Risk level: Serious risk
There is an error in the instructions for the procedure for locking the rear doors.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between the start of production and 11 October 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1170/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Scrambler 1000
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Vehicles may not be calibrated to enter into safe mode in the event of a stuck throttle cable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 11/10/2013 and 26/05/2017.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1172/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kuga, Focus, CMAX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type Approval Numbers: E13*2001/116*0109, E13*2007/46*1138*20 and E13*2007/46*1103*19.
Risk level: Serious risk
The airbag inflator may be defective which may prevent the side airbag(s) and/or knee airbag deploying in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 18/07/2015 and 27/12/2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1176/17
Product: Coach
Name: MB E15 SHD, Tourismo RHD, Tourismo RH, Tourismo RH-M/2A, Tourismo RHD-L, Tourismo RH-K, Tourismo RHD-M, Intouro, S 415 UL Business, S 415 LE Business, Intouro M, Intouro L
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1569, e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0132, e1*2007/46*0025, e1*2007/46*0012, e1*2007/46*0014 Types: 410 04, 632 01, 632 07, 632 02, 633 01, 633 04
Risk level: Serious risk
Cladding on the driver window module can become detached and fall into the road causing a risk for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Coach
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between March 2016 and May 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1177/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Antos, Arocs, Atego, Axor
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0706 e1*2007/46*0715 e1*2007/46*0754 e1*2007/46*0755 e1*2007/46*0774 e1*2007/46*0775 e1*2007/46*0776 e1*2007/46*0831 e1*2007/46*0753 e1*2007/46*0756 e1*2007/46*0777 e1*2007/46*0726 e1*2007/46*0727 e1*2007/46*0732 e1*2007/46*0733 e1*2007/46*0734 e1*2007/46*0735 e1*2007/46*0736 e1*2007/46*0737 e1*2007/46*0736 e1*2007/46*0738 e1*2007/46*0742 e1*2007/46*0728 e1*2007/46*1170 e1*2007/46*1171 e1*2007/46*1172 e1*2007/46*1175 e1*2007/46*1176 e1*2007/46*0841 e1*2007/46*0842 e1*2007/46*0843 e1*2007/46*0846 e1*2007/46*0847 e1*2007/46*1048 e1*2007/46*1049 Model:BR 93x, 94x, 95x, 963, 964, 967,97x
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear axle housing may break.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 14 June 2012 and 11 July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1178/17
Product: Lorry
Name: Actros, Axor, Econic, Actros, Antos, Arocs
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0706, e1*2007/46*0715, e1*2007/46*0726, e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0728, e1*2007/46*0729, e1*2007/46*0732, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0735, e1*2007/46*0736, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0731, e1*2007/46*0738, e1*2007/46*0739, e1*2007/46*0740, e1*2007/46*0741, e1*2007/46*0742, e1*2007/46*0743, e1*2007/46*0755, e1*2007/46*0774, e1*2007/46*0775, e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0780, e1*2007/46*0792, e1*2007/46*0793, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*0812, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0819, e1*2007/46*0820, e1*2007/46*0821, e1*2007/46*0822, e1*2007/46*0823, e1*2007/46*0824, e1*2007/46*0836, e1*2007/46*0837, e1*2007/46*0838, e1*2007/46*1028 e1*2007/46*1222 e1*2007/46*1223 Models: BR 93x, 94x, 956, 963, 964
Risk level: Serious risk
Loose bolts on the gearbox locking pin may lead to complete loss of power transmission when shifting from sixth gear to seventh gear.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 27 September 2016 and 11 May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1179/17
Product: Lorry
Name: U216/U218/U318/U423/U427/U430/U423/U427/U430/U527/U530/U527/U530
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Unimog
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1214*, e1*2007/46*1215*, e1*2007/46*1216* Typ: UGE-452, UGE-232, UGE-453
Risk level: Serious risk
The hydraulic hoses may burst, causing hydraulic oil to leak onto the road. This increases the risk of accidents for following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between July 2014 and June 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1187/17
Product: Van
Name: Spacetourer, Jumpy
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0530*01, e2*2007/46*0530*02, e2*2007/46*0531*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter relay may be faulty, which could lead to inadvertent movement of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 25/06/2016 and 10/09/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1188/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Zoe
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0251 00 - 08
Risk level: Serious risk
The "park" function activator on the parking brake mechanism may break. As a consequence it may not be possible to lock the automatic transmission in the park position.
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 the start of production and 26 January 2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/1194/17
Product: Bus
Name: Citaro, Capacity
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090; type: 628 02, 628 03
Risk level: Serious risk
Because a bundle of cables with different functions (current carrying cables, earth cables, signal lines) are unsuitably positioned, the cable insulation may become worn through, resulting in a short-circuit. This may lead to the engine suddenly being switched off during driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between February 2011 and May 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1180/17
Product: Gardening gloves
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: GUT
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 12.1 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Leather gardening gloves, palms and back made of white leather, brown rose printed on the back, cuff (approx. 20 cm long) made of pink material.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch GE 9702
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1157/17
Product: Baby toy
Name: Pia lah
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Selecta
Type / number of model: 001558
Risk level: Serious risk
Small wooden beads become easily detached. A child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Blue toy in the shape of a donkey, made of wood with various wooden parts, a small bell. and a Velcro strip on the bottom. Attached to a cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 003332 015588
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1158/17
Product: Mobile for prams
Name: Limbo Mini Mobile
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Selecta
Type / number of model: Article No 1344
Risk level: Serious risk
The small wooden beads become easily detached. A child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Mobile consisting of a flat plastic ring from which balls are suspended; in the middle there is a lens-shaped element and a wheel with a small bell. It has a clip to be attached to prams.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 003332 013447
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/1175/17
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: SUMMER - Masha and the bear
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.668
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high which could lead to permanent partial hearing loss. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Children's toy mobile phone made of pink and black plastic depicting Masha and the bear, operated by three AA batteries. The toy emits a sound after pressing. Packed in a red cardboard box with a photo of the product.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1185/17
Product: Plastic toy airplane
Name: Cartoon - Sharpen the wits plane
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: XIN TAI
Type / number of model: NGHD786965 (on the label) No.8608 (on the packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A colorful plastic airplane consisting of 23 pieces, supplied in a cardboard blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991207869658
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1186/17
Product: Children's jigsaw
Name: Apple
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO: ST-097 130094
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users
Description: A wooden jigsaw puzzle in the shape of an apple consisting of 4 pieces, wrapped in a transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 6901301300940
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1189/17
Product: Fabric doll
Name: Plysová hracka
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Best all
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:904438
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (the beads) can easily detach from the doll. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A fabric doll wearing a white bead necklace and two earrings, attached to a suction cup. The doll emits a sound after pressing. Supplied without a packaging with an attached paper label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8581939044386
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1190/17
Product: Pull-along toy
Name: Happy Childhood - Dinozaur T-Rex Ciagacz 28 cm (28 cm Pull string dinosaur with puzzle block)
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Zhong Ting / Hipo
Type / number of model: #HHC02/1285N
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic toy dinosaur with string attached, moving on four wheels attached to metal axis. On the sides of the toy there are holes through which plastic blocks can be inserted.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907700685818, Batch No. CN-7892
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1192/17
Product: Children's jigsaw
Name: Fox
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO:40969 (on the label) 026 (on the product)
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A wooden jigsaw puzzle in the shape of a fox consisting of 11 pieces, wrapped in a transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890409696
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A11/0116/17
Product: Soother holder
Name: Microorganismos - Pacifier chain
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: bebéduE
Type / number of model: 80308 / Lot:0055 1873 0512
Risk level: Other risk level
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 relevant European standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder, supplied in a blister package with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430058803087
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A11/0115/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: FEVER - Combat Chick
Risk type: Environment
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Smiffy's / Serious Fun
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The plastic packaging of the costume contains cadmium (measured value 0.04% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the requirements of the Directive on packaging and packaging waste.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fancy-dress costume in a transparent plastic packaging with a black, plastic handle
Batch number / Barcode: 5020570308196
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany