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Report 14 (Published on: 06/04/2018)

Alert number: A12/0494/18
Product: Leather handbag
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Fabrizio
Type / number of model: Article No: 62159-9900; colour Black
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 13.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Black leather handbag with a separate front compartment, shoulder straps and a zip; dimensions: approx. 33cm x 26cm x 4cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 4002282104823
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0499/18
Product: Children’s jacket
Name: Imperméable T500
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: KIPSTA
Type / number of model: 1) 8364292 , 2) 8364291
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord in the neck area is too long.
It may become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Children’s waterproof jacket, available in blue or black.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Romania, Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/0504/18
Product: Children's coat
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: RESERVED
Type / number of model: index: KY952-55X-104 (varies depending on the size)
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long.
They 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' coat
Batch number / Barcode: 5902094292758 (varies depending on the size)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0485/18
Product: Soaps
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: FRESH LINE
Type / number of model: 1) Homemade Gourmet Soaps 2) Ekmek Kataif Soap 3) Fig Soap 4) Leto Soap
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, these products may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 1) Soaps in the shape of doughnuts. 9 pieces in a cardboard box. 2) to 4) Soaps in the shape of sweets or fruit, which can be cut in smaller pieces.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
     
Alert number: A12/0486/18
Product: Soap
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: FRESH& PERSONAL COSMETICS
Type / number of model: Ice Cream Soap
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Soap imitating ice cream in various colours. The product is sold in bulk in a transparent, plastic cup with a label. The cup is packed in a cardboard box, together with a plastic spoon.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Greece
Alert submitted by: Greece
  
Alert number: A12/0495/18
Product: Skin cream
Name: Крем-бальзам "Целитель"
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains a mixture of methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) (measured value: 0.0003%).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Skin cream packaged in a white 70 g tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 4820147051637; best before: 17.07.2019; date of production: 17.07.2017
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/0501/18
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Whitening Body Lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Clinic Clear
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 3.1% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product
Description: Skin lightening cream in a plastic bottle with adhesive labels and plastic screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: 005474
Country of origin: Togo
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0502/18
Product: Skin lightening cream
Name: Half Cast
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: 2 tees
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 2.4% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Destruction of the product
Description: Skin lightening cream in a plastic jar with adhesive labels and plastic screw top.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Nigeria
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0503/18
Product: Hand and body lotion
Name: 24 PURE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DORALL Collection
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI).
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A set of cosmetic products in gold coloured packaging, containing perfume 30 ml), hand and body lotion (100 ml).
Batch number / Barcode: 1) Cosmetic product set No. 56915, barcode 5414666014816,, 2) Hand and body lotion: BO05-5, barcode 5414666011273
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0508/18
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Crème Éclaircissante
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Maxi Light
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 0.95% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Skin-lightening body cream in a brown pot.
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100231748, Lot GPS FAB: 09/15
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0509/18
Product: Badminton set
Name: Badminton set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: New Sports
Type / number of model: Sort No 741 01 470
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles of the rackets contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 17.4% by weight).
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Badminton set with 2 rackets and 1 shuttlecock in plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 4022498630718
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0487/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 208
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*39
Risk level: Serious risk
Screws anchoring the alternator and the air conditioning compressor may not be tightened to the correct torque.
As a result, the alternator or the compressor could detach from the engine and fall onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 27/11/2017 and 29/11/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0488/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Duster
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dacia
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0030*40, e2*2001/116*0314*83
Risk level: Serious risk
A software problem could affect the stop-start system.
The stop-start system could consequently fail.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 30/06/2017 and 16/10/2017.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/0489/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0003*50
Risk level: Serious risk
Screws anchoring the alternator and the air conditioning compressor may not be tightened to the correct torque.
As a result, the alternator or the compressor could detach from the engine and fall onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 27/11/2017 and 29/11/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0490/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0115*04, e2*2007/46*0115*05, e2*2007/46*0115*06
Risk level: Serious risk
There could be a fault with the power relay for the engine control unit.
This could lead to the engine stalling while driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 5/12/2014 and 1/7/2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0491/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008, 308, 5008, 508
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2001/116*0377*17, e2*, e2*2001/116*0377*19, e2*2001/116*0377*21, e2*2007/46*0004*14, e2*2007/46*0004*16, e2*2007/46*0004*18, e2*2007/46*0080*12, e2*2007/46*0080*13, e2*2007/46*0080*14, e2*2007/46*0080*18, e2*2007/46*0080*19, e2*2007/46*0080*20, e2*2007/46*0080*21, e2*2007/46*0080*23, e2*2007/46*0080*24, e2*2007/46*0080*25, e2*2007/46*0080*26, e2*2007/46*0080*28, e2*2007/46*0080*29, e2*2007/46*0405*02, e2*2007/46*0405*03, e2*2007/46*0405*04, e2*2007/46*0405*05, e2*2007/46*0405*06, e2*2007/46*0405*07
Risk level: Serious risk
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software.
Overheating of the engine may lead to engine failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: 3008II (T84) manufactured between 27/1/2014 and 27/3/2015 , 308II manufactured between 2/10/2013 and 30/4/2015 , 5008II (T87) manufactured between 5/2/2014 and 27/3/2015 , 508: manufactured between 29/3/2012 and 30/4/2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0492/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: C4 Picasso,C4,DS4,C5,DS4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0040*21, e2*2007*46*0040*22, e2*2007*46*0040*23, e2*2007/46*0092*07, e2*2207/46*0092*08, e2*2007/46*0092*09, e2*2007/46*0092*10, e2*2007/46*0092*13, e2*2007/46*0092*14, e2*2007/46*0093*05, e2*2007/46*0356*03, e2*2007*46*0356*04, e2*2007*46*0356*05, e2*2007/46*0356*07, e2*2007*46*0356*08, e2*2007*46*0356*09 e2*2001/116*0360*33
Risk level: Serious risk
Overheating of the engine may occur due to a problem with the engine control software.
Overheating of the engine may lead to engine failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: C4 picasso: manufactured between 5/12/2012 and 21/4/2015, C4-DS4 manufactured between 17/7/14 and 30/4/15 , C5: manufactured between 1/12/2014 and 8/4/2015 , DS5 manufactured between 15/5/2013 and 24/4/2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0493/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: S9
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aixam
Type / number of model: e2*168/2013*00003*01
Risk level: Serious risk
A defective control relay might prevent the engine from being switched off.
This could cause the engine to overheat leading to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Micro car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured from December 2016 to December 2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0496/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Flavia
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0143*07 Type: JS
Risk level: Serious risk
An electrical overload may occur in the airbag control unit.
This could lead to the active headrests not being activated 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 affected were produced between 27 February 2012 and 31 July 2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0497/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Zoé
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0251*08, e2*2007/46*0251*09, e2*2007/46*0251*10, e2*2007/46*0251*11
Risk level: Serious risk
A component in the parking brake mechanism may be defective.
There is a risk of a sudden loss of the park function.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles with automatic gear boxes manufactured after 18 October 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0498/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grandland
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0597*03
Risk level: Serious risk
Oil can enter the intake circuit of the engine.
This can lead to engine failure.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture: 2018 Only vehicles fitted with a 1.6L B16DTH (LDI) diesel engine are concerned.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0500/18
Product: Van
Name: Sprinter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type: Conversion to gas operation with individual vehicle approval pursuant to ECE R110
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion of the gas-pressure tank may occur.
This could lead to the tank bursting.
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 25.6.1997 and 28.9.2006.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0505/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Focus, C-Max
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1138*21, e13*2007/46*1103*19; type: DYB, DXA
Risk level: Serious risk
A possible casting defect in the alloy wheel rims could lead to fatigue cracks.
A wheel could consequently break.
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 September 2016 and October 2016.
Country of origin: Germany, Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Poland
Alert number: A12/0506/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: LINDA HERMOSA SIRENA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Item no: L4359/96/150
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 16.14% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll (mermaid) with accessories. Ages 3+.
Batch number / Barcode: 8603961554463
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0507/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Pretty angels
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Clown
Type / number of model: NO.LY-1911 (on packaging) C5153 (on attached label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 21.1% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packed in a blister with a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902510211530
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0510/18
Product: Wooden car
Name: Porsche Drivers Selection
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Porsche
Type / number of model:  Art 46770
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels and axle of the toy car can be easily detached, generating small parts.
A small child 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: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Recall of the product from end users
Description: A toy wooden car sold individually in a cardboard package.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN 5906554246770, LOT/DT 031116
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Finland
   






Report 13 (Published on: 30/03/2018)

Alert number: A12/0438/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Dark Brown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: INTENZE
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel (measured value: 130 mg/kg), arsenic (6.9 mg/kg) and lead (20.5 mg/kg).
Arsenic is carcinogenic, exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of arsenic and lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle with screw-top fitted with dispensing nozzle.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: RX49IMX40, LOT SS251, MHD: 02.2022
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0448/18
Product: Children's cap
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ELDYS
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product releases an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured value: 441.9 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 allergic reactions, 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)
Description: Children’s denim caps with heart-shaped motifs.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3292530868510
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0467/18
Product: Children's jeans
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Aynur
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstring in the waist area is not attached to the garment.
It may get 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: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Jeans for small children (0-6 months).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0475/18
Product: Leather shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Create
Type / number of model: 1) RS570-4 , 2) RS128-5
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value up to 9.4 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Leather shoes for men. 2 Different models: 1) blue with metal decoration; 2) brown with laces.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 2001001581107;, 2) 2001001582012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
     
Alert number: A12/0450/18
Product: Perfume
Name: la bella rosa
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CHAT D’OR
Type / number of model: Best before: 11/2019
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol (measured value: 0.0051% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.0066% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are unaware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Perfume in a transparent glass bottle with spray dispenser, packed in a cardboard box. Volume: 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906074486649
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0451/18
Product: Perfume
Name: ESKODA PINK
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: ONLYOU COSMETICS
Type / number of model: REF: OLU 746
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the fragrances D-Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Isoeugenol and Hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.043 %, 0.35%, 0.0017 %, 0.0045 % and 0.96 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with a plastic cap. Inscriptions: “ VAPORISATEUR, NATURAL SPRAY“. Volume 100ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 151127-3 - on the side of the packaging, 6937372263013
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0452/18
Product: Perfume
Name: Elite
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LUXURE PARFUMES
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrance geraniol (measured value: 0.0044 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence .

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum in a square, glass bottle, volume 100 ml, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 31122018 (on the box), 5907709921313
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/0453/18
Product: Perfume
Name: Sweet Kiss
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No:8020
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances benzyl alcohol, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.022 %, 0.041 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Perfume in a glass bottle with flower design, wrapped in a cardboard box with cellophane which bears the inscription “Sweet High-grade Spray Perfume“ . Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 6935488880209
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0454/18
Product: Perfume
Name: Marry You!
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: DICOO
Type / number of model: REF: B222
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances limonene, linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, butylphenyl methylpropional as well as
hexyl cinnamal, benzyl benzoate and benzyl salicylate in excess of 0.001%.

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with a ribbon and a mechanical dispenser. Volume 100 ml. Packaged in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6954710802222 , EXP DATE: 05/07/2015, LON NO. : BT/C0706222
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
     
Alert number: A12/0455/18
Product: Perfume
Name: SUN - JIL SANDER SHAKE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: JIL SANDER
Type / number of model: REF. 777 031
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0022 % by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Perfume “SUN JIL SANDER SHAKE, EAU DE TOILETTE NATURAL SPRAY VAPORISATEUR“ in a glass bottle. Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 3614220662527, 6041
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0463/18
Product: Perfume
Name: Jealousy Silver
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: C2U
Type / number of model: REF: 7016
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene (measured value: 0.0041% by weight), citronellol (measured value: 0.02% by weight) and butylphenyl methylpropional (measured value: 0.24% by weight).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: white box with window. Volume 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 6924574570162 The code does not exist
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0464/18
Product: Perfume
Name: H.I.M
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: LA RIVE
Type / number of model: 8044A
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances geraniol, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, and hexyl cinnamal (measured values: 0.0072 %, 0.0042 % and 0.0012 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de toilette in a glass cylindrical bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging: a blue box with cellophane. Volume 90 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906735234336
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0465/18
Product: Perfume
Name: N˚8
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Stitch
Type / number of model: 021403.E07/2008 - on the bottom of the bottle
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, eugenol, alpha- somethyl ionone, butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, benzyl salicylate, and benzyl cinnamate (measured values: 0.048 %, 0.0053 %, 0.016 %, 0.013 %, 0.013 %, 0.0024 %, 0.042 %, 0.13 %, 0.061 %, 0.13 %, 0.025 % and 0.0028 % by weight respectively)

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum / Eau de toilette pour femme in green glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging is a blue cardboard box. Volume 50ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 5411085033084 , Date of manufacture: 1/2010
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0481/18
Product: Perfume
Name: Bella Vanilla
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Real Time
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrance benzyl alcohol (measured value: 0.0036% by weight).
Since this substance is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not made aware of its presence that can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum for women, in a glass bottle with mechanical dispenser, volume 100 ml. The outer packaging is a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8715658360131, B13265
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0482/18
Product: Perfume
Name: L’ARÔME PARFUMES
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: L’ARÔME
Type / number of model: L 115
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional and coumarin (measured values: 0.062 %, 0.074 %, 0.64 % and 0.31 % by weight respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Eau de parfum (originally packaged in a 250 ml plastic bottle with screw cap, offered to consumers in 15/30/50/100 ml glass bottles)
Batch number / Barcode: 410158, CM495910863
Country of origin: Croatia
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0483/18
Product: Anti-callus socks
Name: Eeltsokken
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Kruidvat
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product is highly corrosive due to its high acidity (pH 0.8).
It could lead to skin burns or lesions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Socks with gel against callused skin on the feet.
Batch number / Barcode: 8717333926137; Batch 7069
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0484/18
Product: Skin care product
Name: Forever Young
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: CHRISTINA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) (measured value: 0.0004% by weight) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) (measured value: 0.0006% by weight) .
Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitized persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Skin care product, 30 ml, in a white cardboard box with the description 'Absolute Fix - Expression-Line Reducing Serum'
Batch number / Barcode: 7290100363690, Batch: 0812163
Country of origin: Israel
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0511/18
Product: Makeup
Name: Shadow & Highlight
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Claire’s
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product
Description: Eight different colours of make-up powder in a plastic box: "Shadow & Highlight Finishing Kit".
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0512/18
Product: Makeup
Name: Compact Powder
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Claire’s
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains asbestos fibres.
The asbestos fibres pose a carcinogenic risk.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Destruction of the product
Description: Makeup powder in a round box in a transparent plastic box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0466/18
Product: Candle
Name: MOOMIN-kalenterikynttilä
Risk type: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its shape, the candle is not sufficiently stable and falls over too easily.
As a consequence, it could ignite flammable material and cause a fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 15493.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Calendar candle, sold individually.
Batch number / Barcode: 6411630794209
Country of origin: Latvia
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0443/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Choking, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
Type / number of model: DCH
Risk level: Serious risk
The electric cable is thinner than required and has poor heat resistance; the lights in the form of grapes come off easily and are small parts.
The cable can overheat leading to fire. The user may also sustain burns from touching the cable. A child may put one of the small parts in the mouth and choke.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 96 LED lights in the form of bunches of grapes; for use indoors. Packed in a plastic cylinder.
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668000234
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0439/18
Product: CNG multi-valve
Name: Multiventil
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BRC
Type / number of model: Type-approval: E13 110R-000042; Type: VBS1
Risk level: Serious risk
Corrosion of the external valve may occur.
This may lead to a malfunction of the pressure relief device.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: CNG multi-valve
Batch number / Barcode: Sold between 2007 and 2017
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0440/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: X3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Approval type: G3X; approval: e1*2007/46*1797
Risk level: Serious risk
It is possible that the screws for attaching the rear spoiler were not fitted.
The spoiler could become detached at high speeds endangering following vehicles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 11 July 2017 and 23 February 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0441/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Horex VR6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Horex
Type / number of model: Type: VR6
Risk level: Serious risk
A sensor on the front brake pump may be defective.
This would result in a decrease in braking action.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0442/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Crossfire
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Chrysler
Type / number of model: Type: ZH; code: S15
Risk level: Serious risk
A defect in the gas generator of the driver airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation.
Metal fragments can be released in the event that the airbag is deployed, causing injury to the occupants 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 1 June 2006 and 15 August 2008.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0446/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: E-PACE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model:  Type approval number: E11*2007/46*4161.
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem with the front brake flexi hose brackets, the brake flexi-hoses may come into contact with the front tyres, leading to chafing and ultimately a loss of brake fluid.
This could result in reduced braking performance and could compromise vehicle stability.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 04/10/2017 and 22/12/2017 (2018 model year).
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Romania, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0447/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover Velar
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*2007/46*3954.
Risk level: Serious risk
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system may fail to de-mist the interior windows.
This could restrict the driver’s field of vision and could lead to an increased risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/04/2017 and 17/11/2017 (2018 model year).
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0449/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Santa Fe, Tucson
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyundai
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0270; type: CM, LM
Risk level: Serious risk
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment.
Fuel leakage could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2011.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Ireland, Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0456/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Baleno, Swift, Ignis
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The engine auto stop start system might become inoperative, leading to the battery not being charged.
The battery may become flat and the engine could stall whilst driving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0457/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Baleno,Swift, Ignis
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0177*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1205*00, e4*2007/46*1162*00
Risk level: Serious risk
Lack of strength of the water pump belt may cause it to break during usage.
The engine may stall and may not be able to re-start.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Baleno, model year: 2016/2017, Ignis, model year: 2016, Swift, model year: 2016/2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0460/18
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Qtech7
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Type / number of model: Q7/ FF007 -Type approval E9.05.10312
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with ECE regulation No. 22.05.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Full face motor cycle helmet with visor. It comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0468/18
Product: Bus
Name: Integro, Setra, Travego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0013, e1*2007/46*0007*, e1*2007/46*0006*; types: 410 01,629 01, 629 02
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the door control unit could lead to the anti-trap device for the doors failing.
This could lead to passengers being caught in the closing doors.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 2005 and 2010.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0470/18
Product: Van
Name: Crafter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Crafter NF Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1613*## Type: SYN1E Code: 53C3
Risk level: Serious risk
With intensive trailer use, screws attaching the trailer coupling device may become loose.
This may impair stability in trailer operation and ultimately lead to the entire trailer coupling device becoming detached.
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 5 December 2016 and 7 September 2017.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0471/18
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / ZPF
Type / number of model: Q998/DP998
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries.

The product does not comply with the ECE regulation No. 22.05.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Motorcycle flip-up front helmet with double visor. Helmet comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Type approval - E9-05.1810, Batches 23 and 24. Serial numbers ranging from 34.842.801 to 34.849.200
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0472/18
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Type / number of model: FF601/JX-F601
Risk level: Serious risk
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient
In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries

The product does not comply with the relevant standard DOT FMVSS No 218.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Off road/motorcross/BMX crash helmet for children. Helmet comes in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/0469/18
Product: Hot water bottle
Name: 1.7litre hot water bottle
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Basic Concept
Type / number of model: Order 153515/01
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) chrysene (measured value: 2.8 mg/kg).
Chrysene is 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Rectangular hot water bottle with red rubber filling funnel, a white plastic screw-top and and screw thread of brass-coloured metal.
Batch number / Barcode: 2000004026295; BS 1970:2012
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0480/18
Product: Suitcase
Name: First class
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 306398
Risk level: Serious risk
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others:
benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 73 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value: 75 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value up to: 180 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Beige-brown textile suitcase with brown zippers. Brown handle grip and gripper. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with brown borders.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
    
Alert number: A12/0436/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Slon chodzacy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hipo
Type / number of model: #HMA03/247-6
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy can easily break generating small parts.
A small child might 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 blue elephant, battery powered (AA). When activated, the toy moves and produces sounds and light effects. No packaging but a label is attached.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902447005639
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0437/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. PF013
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.4% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approximately 27 cm tall, with accessories.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
 
Alert number: A12/0444/18
Product: Magnetic putty
Name: Magnetic Putty
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: BS
Type / number of model: Gold, Black
Risk level: Serious risk
The putty contains a magnet which is a small part and has a high magnetic flux.
If a child swallows the small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.

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)
Description: Magnetic putty containing a small magnet and small 'sticky eyes', supplied in a tin. Available in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 6989530087573
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0445/18
Product: Babies' rattle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Model: ‘Mädchen’ (girls).
Risk level: Serious risk
The bells can easily come off the toy, 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: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)
Description: Wooden rattle with five metal bells and a colourful coating.
Batch number / Barcode: R-26
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Austria
 
Alert number: A12/0458/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: baby Beautiful
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: LT 141
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 13.2% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic baby doll with various items of coloured textile clothing and a hat.
Batch number / Barcode: 6900054201412
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0459/18
Product: Plush doll
Name: Lalka zeglarka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's hair contains 4-amino azobenzene released from azodyes, in a concentration of over 655 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: Plush doll, size 25 cm, with a label attached but no packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5904042046130 Lot no. AX 368
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0461/18
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
Name: Wax Lips
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Sheng Yi
Type / number of model: SY-2012-4
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 19 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fancy-dress red, wax lips sold in a blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
 
Alert number: A12/0462/18
Product: Fancy-dress accessory
Name: Horror-Narbe [Ugly scar]
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Zauberwelt der Maskerade
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fancy-dress accessory (fake scar) packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8746215614275
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
  
Alert number: A12/0473/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Parachuter
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Marvel / Marvel avengers
Type / number of model: CSFTP902MV-1, 503015
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 37 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy with a parachute, packed in cardboard and transparent plastic. Five different toys: Parachuter Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America, Iron man and Thor
Batch number / Barcode: 8 411936 707277
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
      
Alert number: A12/0474/18
Product: Multifunctional toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Abrick - Ecoiffier
Type / number of model: Table Eveil Maxi Abrick
Risk level: Serious risk
The blue round block can break, generating small parts.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)
Description: Small table with blocks and toys in different shapes and a storage space. For children +12 months.
Batch number / Barcode: 3280250077640
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/0476/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MOANA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.8113
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 11.8 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approx. 23 cm tall.
Batch number / Barcode: 8590498113488, ITEM NO: HM - 044
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/0477/18
Product: Plastic toy
Name: Ciuchcia friction
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hipo
Type / number of model: #H11679/0783-34
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic, friction toy train, size 8 cm. No packaging but label attached.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907700683852
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0478/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Dou
Type / number of model: Index 340138 Nr 6255
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 20.9% by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 1.01% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. It also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 4.4% by weight) and diisodecilphthalate (DIDP) (measured value: 0.5% by weight). These phthalates may cause possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll packaged in a cardboard box with plastic window
Batch number / Barcode: 5902012751374
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0479/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: MAGIC
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NO.HS 1621
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 37.3% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approx. 15cm tall with long, brown hair.
Batch number / Barcode: 8591502460505, ITEM NO: HM – 050
THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   






Report 12 (Published on: 23/03/2018)

Alert number: A12/0423/18
Product: Children's bicycle
Name: ARCORE
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: SPORTISIMO
Type / number of model: ELEMENT 20"
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame and the handlebar stem are not sufficiently resistant and can break during use.
This could cause the cyclist to fall off the bicycle and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European standard EN 14766.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Mountain bicycle intended for children aged 6-9 years.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0424/18
Product: Children's bicycle
Name: GALAXY
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MYOJO 20" Model year 2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame and the handlebar are not strong enough and could break during use.
This could cause the cyclist to fall off the bicycle and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European standard EN 14766.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Mountain bicycle for children.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
    
Alert number: A12/0432/18
Product: Cot
Name: 'Ergo' range
Risk type: Entrapment, Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Daillot
Type / number of model: LS-P2, LH-P2, LD-P2, LS-P1, LH-P1, LD-P1, LS-RR-2, LH-RR-2, LD-RR-2, LS-RR-1, LH-RR-1, LD-RR-1, LS-H2, LH-H2, LD-H2, LS-H1, LH-H1, LD-H1
Risk level: Serious risk
The are gaps, spaces and sharp edges at different parts of the cot. The locking system can break, creating a gap, and there are protruding corners.
Children could insert fingers or limbs into the gaps and get them stuck or crushed. Moreover, they could introduce their head into certain gaps, or their garments could get caught, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users
Description: Cot for use in crèches, 120 x 60 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0433/18
Product: Changing table
Name: Table à langer
Risk type: Entrapment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: BÉBÉ 9
Type / number of model: 1) PAPILLON FMS-96200150; , 2) WEL FMS-96200470
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a gap between the bath and the changing table.
A child could introduce the head in the gap and get stuck.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12221.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: White changing table for babies including a bathtub and various drawers.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0434/18
Product: Children's high-chair
Name: High Chair
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Apollo Sun
Type / number of model: Butterfly-pink
Risk level: Serious risk
The high chair is not sufficiently stable and can easily tip over during use.
As a consequence, the child could suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Children's high-chair made of plastic material with textile sheeting. Chair is equipped with a restraint system. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Placed on the market between: 01.05.2016 and 20.06.2017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0410/18
Product: Girls’ cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Warrior Kinds Club
Type / number of model: 113
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink knitted cardigan with zip fastener for little girls. The product is decorated with glued on half-beads. Size: 1-2 years.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0411/18
Product: Girls’ cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Feng Da
Type / number of model: K112
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White knitted cardigan with zip fastener for small girls. The product is decorated with sewn on half-beads. Size: 2
Batch number / Barcode: SY32907
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0413/18
Product: Babies' cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Ida Triko
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White knitted cardigan for babies. The product is decorated with glued flowers and glued half-beads. Size: 3-6M
Batch number / Barcode: 1 708300 041134
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0414/18
Product: Girls’ cardigan
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Karagöz
Type / number of model: BBY05
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements can easily be detached from the garment.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink knitted cardigan with zip fastener for small girls. The product is decorated with flower-shaped beads. Size:1-2Y
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0425/18
Product: Girls' swimsuit
Name: 1) SONIA, 2) SI-SI
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: EWLON
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings with free-ends in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child (for instance while using slides), leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: 1) Orange bikini with loose drawstrings ended with multicoloured pompoms. 2) Orange bikini with frills and loose drawstrings ended with beads and knots.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 5902232331271, 5902232331288, 2) 5902232316469, 5902232316476
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
      
Alert number: A12/0415/18
Product: Laptop
Name: ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Risk type: Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: LENOVO
Type / number of model: Type 20HQ-Z36JCN S/N PF-0QQJQM
Risk level: Serious risk
An unfastened screw could damage the battery.
The battery could consequently overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive.




Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Laptop
Batch number / Barcode: Date of manufacture: 17/05
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0426/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable Power Bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Model: PB10 (10,000 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device, sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8JDC
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0427/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable Power Bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Model: PB16 (16,100 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in a brown cardboard box with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00ZQ4JQAA
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
 
Alert number: A12/0428/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable Power Bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Model: PB6S (5,600 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8IV0
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0429/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable Power Bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Portable Power bank with Micro USB cable Model: PB3S (3,000 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply with micro USB for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8HJ8
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0430/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable Power bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Model: PB3R (3,000 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8I7O
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0431/18
Product: Power bank
Name: Portable power bank
Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: amazonbasics
Type / number of model: Portable External Battery Charger Model: PB2S (2,000 mAh)
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8EVO
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0404/18
Product: Face cream
Name: DAY PROTECTION
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: KARIN HERZOG
Type / number of model: Day Protection SPF 10 (50 ml)
Risk level: Serious risk
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI).
It can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Face cream in a black 50 ml plastic tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 38012955
Country of origin: Switzerland
Alert submitted by: France
    
Alert number: A12/0402/18
Product: Extension lead
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: THPG
Type / number of model: 614/638(725-211)
Risk level: Serious risk
The socket outlets are not protected by shutters.
The user could access live parts.

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: Black mains extension lead in vintage style with three socket outlets.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Sweden
   
Alert number: A12/0405/18
Product: Electric blender
Name: Blender kielichowy
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Lafe
Type / number of model: BKP001, KTM:4504, S/N:0616
Risk level: Serious risk
The moisture resistance is inadequate.
Water can come in contact with 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)
Company recall page: 
Description: Electric blender in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907512855324
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/0419/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Travel Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: CONNECT IT
Type / number of model: CI-675
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no earth connection.
An appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) connected to the mains via the adaptor would consequently not be earthed.

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: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: A black travel plug adaptor, supplied in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595610607678, Lot 201767508
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0420/18
Product: Travel plug adaptor
Name: Sietovy Adapter
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Ecolite / Ecoplanet
Type / number of model: XQZ36-9
Risk level: Serious risk
There is no earth connection.
An appliance of protection class I (which should be earthed) connected to the mains via the adaptor would consequently not be earthed.

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: A white travel plug adaptor for multiple countries, supplied in a transparent plastic blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8590849514681
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/0403/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: RICE LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: MULTI FUNCTION
Type / number of model: 17784
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored.
The cable could detach leaving the live conductors accessible.

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: Retailer)
Description: LED Christmas lighting chain in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901680177844
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A12/0400/18
Product: LED ceiling light
Name: LED Flat Tube
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: OED Group Limited
Type / number of model: OED-SS1550
Risk level: Serious risk
During replacement of the light source, live parts are accessible.
The user can touch these live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: LED ceiling light
Batch number / Barcode: 09/2017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/0418/18
Product: Table lamp
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns, Choking, Cuts, Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Vidik
Type / number of model: DY15446; Code: 16651
Risk level: Serious risk
The lamp does not have a transformer or converter. A child could touch the metal parts under high voltage and receive an electric shock.
The lamp bulb is easily accessible and touching it when is hot it may cause burns.

The lamp is not sufficiently stable and does not have sufficient mechanical strength. It can be easily broken exposing users to small pieces. As a consequence, this might lead to risk of cuts and choking.

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): Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Table lamp for children with a stand in the shape of bear. The lamp is white and packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3850330045809
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Croatia
  
Alert number: A12/0412/18
Product: Chainsaw
Name: Power Chain Saw
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: Makita
Type / number of model: EA7900P50E
Risk level: Serious risk
The automatic brake is activated too late.
In case of kick-back, the running saw blade could contact the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Chainsaw in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0397/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Sorento
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Kia
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2001/116*0358*; Type: XM
Risk level: Serious risk
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment.
Contact of the fuel with hot engine parts could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2011.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0398/18
Product: Van
Name: Movano
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Opel
Type / number of model: Movano B; EC-type approval number: e1*2007/46*0362*20.
Risk level: Serious risk
The intermediate steering shaft may be incorrectly tightened.
This could lead to loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Van - Recall code: 18-C-021 (E172112440).
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2016 - 2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0399/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008, 308, 5008, 508
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: 3008II (T84), 308II, 5008 II, 508
Risk level: Serious risk
Engine overheating may lead to an oil leak.
Engine failure while driving could lead to loss of control of the vehicle resulting in a crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: 02/10/2013 - 30/04/2015 , 05/02/2014 - 27/03/2015 , 27/01/2014 - 27/03/2015, 29/03/2012 - 30/04/2015
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0406/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 500L
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2001/116*0217 Type: 199 Model: 500L
Risk level: Serious risk
The heat shield on the underbody may cause wear to the fuel line.
Leaking fuel could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between June 2017 and January 2018.
Country of origin: Serbia
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0407/18
Product: Tyre
Name: Uniroyal Snowmax 2
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Continental
Type / number of model: ECE type approvals: R54: 0023063 / 0036282; R117: 027736 S2WR2
Risk level: Serious risk
Loosening of the tread could occur.
This could have an adverse effect on the handling and stability of the vehicle.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Winter tyre.
Batch number / Barcode: The tyres concerned were manufactured in two production weeks in 2017 with the following codes: DOT 6GLLEVEN1417 and 1517.
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0408/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Various models
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: Altea (5P), Leon (1P), Ibiza (6J) and Alhambra (7N)
Risk level: Serious risk
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position.
The starter relay may consequently overheat and, as a result, the vehicle may catch fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 18 March and 28 May 2011.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0409/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Zoe
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Zoe (X10); EC-type approval number: e2*2007/46*0251 ext 09 to 10.
Risk level: Serious risk
The gearbox may malfunction.
This could lead to a sudden loss of the park function or a non-possibility to engage it.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car with automatic gear box.
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured after 18 October 2016
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Iceland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0416/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Various models
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Focus, C-MAX, Kuga, Mondeo, Galaxy, S-MAX
Risk level: Serious risk
The engine may overheat.
This could result in a breach of the oil sump leading to a loss of engine oil onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 18/07/2014 and 19/10/2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0417/18
Product: Heavy goods vehicle
Name: Actros
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0779, e1*2007/46*0813, e1*2007/46*0820, e1*2007/46*0682, e1*2007/46*0811, e1*2007/46*1028, e1*2007/46*0774 Types: 930.16, 932.16, 31, 934.03, 16, 22, 24
Risk level: Serious risk
The fastening clip on the cab mounting's toggle lever may come loose.
As a result, the toggle lever could fall onto the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Heavy goods vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 9.1.2018 and 18.1.2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0422/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Fiesta
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E9*2007/46*3142*01.
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake booster may have a faulty diaphragm plate.
This could lead to a loss of vacuum and result in reduced braking assistance.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/12/2017 and 20/12/2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0395/18
Product: Birthday candle set
Name: Candeline portacandeline
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: BBS
Type / number of model: CS439-00
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach (the wheels and the propeller).
A child could put one of these small parts into the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: Set of 6 candles and 4 aeroplane candle-holders. Inscription on packaging: "1 Set candeline e portacandeline" , "Aeroplano/Airplane"
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 48382-126158
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Belgium
  
Alert number: A12/0396/18
Product: Toy drum set with stool
Name: Jazz drum rock
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: TS - Teng Sheng Toys
Type / number of model: 1306M257 / TS8888
Risk level: Serious risk
The stool can easily break when under load.
As a result, a child playing the drums could fall.

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: Set of drums with a small stool
Batch number / Barcode: 20170908 / 9916031302574
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/0401/18
Product: Plastic rattle
Name: Shake and Sing Elephant
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Vtech
Type / number of model: model number 80-184800
Risk level: Serious risk
The ears of the elephant can break off, 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Plastic rattle in the shape of an elephant.
Batch number / Barcode: Barcode: 3417761848005
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0421/18
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: Xiewei TOYS
Type / number of model: Art. n. 143863 Model: 8045
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high.
If the toy is used close to the ear, it could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Blue plastic toy in the shape of a mobile phone with sound effects.
Batch number / Barcode: 8584156143863
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0435/18
Product: Inflatable toy
Name: Mickey Mouse and friends
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: TAP BALL 2000
Type / number of model: ref. 104009
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material and the valve of the toy contain diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value up to 33.5 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the liver.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Inflatable "Pluto”. It is packed in a transparent plastic bag with label.
Batch number / Barcode: 3760001672619
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A11/0025/18
Product: Electric kettle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: KitchenAid
Type / number of model: Model: 5KEK1722BOB Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****, Model: 5KEK1722BER Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724***** , Model: 5KEK1722BSX Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****, Model: 5KEK1722BAC Serial number range: YA302***** to YA724*****
Risk level: Other risk level
The handle of the kettle can separate from the kettle body.
Water could consequently splash out of the top of the kettle.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Cordless electric kettle 1.7L, in various colours.
Batch number / Barcode: January 2013 - June 2017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Malta, Poland, Slovakia
  
Alert number: A11/0026/18
Product: Electric toaster
Name: Toster elektryczny
Risk type: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: LAFE
Type / number of model: TEZ-002, KTM 44651, S/N:0816
Risk level: Other risk level
The ejector mechanism can jam during normal use.
The toaster could consequently produce flames causing burns to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Company recall page: 
Description: Electric toaster in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907512853542
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0027/18
Product: Electric blender
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SCARLETT
Type / number of model: SC-4143
Risk level: Other risk level
The moisture resistance is inadequate.
Water can come in contact with 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Electric blender in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5050370414308
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
   
Alert number: A11/0024/18
Product: Tricycle
Name: Happy
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 98939
Risk level: Other risk level
There are accessible openings in the front wheel.
While riding the tricycle, the child's fingers or toes could get trapped in one of the openings and be injured as the wheel moves.

The product does not comply with the European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Tricycle in green, white and yellow colours, with a figure of a frog on the handlebars.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   






Report 11 (Published on: 16/03/2018)

Alert number: A12/0378/18
Product: Essential oils
Name: Classic fall collection
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: The English aromatic co
Type / number of model: Autumn Skies", "Harvest Moon" and "Golden Leaves" / 5930100
Risk level: Serious risk
The "Autumn skies" bottle contains the sensitising substance limonene but lacks the required labelling.
Due to the absence of a safety warning, it could cause allergic reactions in sensitive persons.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Diffuser oils packaged in a cardboard box containing three 9-ml bottles
Batch number / Barcode: 126067 / 5017402020227
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0393/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: boboli
Type / number of model: 8/105.815
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord of the soother holder is too long.
It could consequently get trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

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)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soother holder forming part of a gift box with pyjamas. The soother holder has a soft cat face attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0381/18
Product: Leather handbag
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bercy
Type / number of model: 15 2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the bag is too high (measured value up to 6.6 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Handbag made of leather pieces in various colours (bright to dark brown).
Batch number / Barcode: 4013713001680
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0386/18
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Maske
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Tedi
Type / number of model: 36925001741000000100
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.1% by weight)
Exposure to cadmium is hazardous to health because it accumulates in the body and can damage the organs and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: "Pumpkin" face mask made of orange textile and black plastic material; packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0389/18
Product: Girls’ trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lemon tree
Type / number of model: FD7606
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements of the trousers may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue jeans for small girls. The product is decorated with rhinestones and flowers. Size: 1Y
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0390/18
Product: Girls' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lemon Tree
Type / number of model: FD7900
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements of the dress may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Clothing set consisting of a white long-sleeved T-shirt, and a red sleeveless dress. The product is decorated with textile flowers with beads in the middle. Size: 12M
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0391/18
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Donino
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements on the clothing may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink and white clothing set consisting of a sleeveless dress and trousers. The product is decorated with pink flowers with glued rhinestones in the middle. Size: 68-6M
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0392/18
Product: Babies' clothing set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Mini love
Type / number of model: 274
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative elements on the romper suit may be easily detached.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby romper suit with headband. The product is decorated with butterflies and glued rhinestones. Size: 0-3M, 3-6M, 6-9M
Batch number / Barcode: 1000435713994
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0379/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Korukolmio
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The earrings contain cadmium (measured value up to 63% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Earrings with a feather-shaped pendent with black rhinestone.
Batch number / Barcode: 6412982871648
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0377/18
Product: Heavy goods vehicle
Name: FH, FH16, FMX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo Trucks
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the driver airbag causes uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated.
The fault could lead to a road accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Heavy goods vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: The notification concerns heavy goods vehicles manufactured between 2012 and 2017.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
Alert number: A12/0380/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 500 L
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0217; Type: 199
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation of the electric cable in the auxiliary heater may become damaged.
This could lead to a short circuit and 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 in question were manufactured between 24.8.2012 and 14.9.2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0384/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: XF Sportbrake
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2007/46*2981
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a defect with the Restraints Control Module.
In the event of an accident, the Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) may not work properly.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 01/02/2017 and 08/01/2018.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0388/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Arteon Golf Passat Tiguan
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0307*, e1*2007/46*1725*, e1*2001/116*0450*, e1*2007/46*0623*, e1*2007/46*0627* Types: 3C, 3H, 5N, AU, AUV
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake discs on the front axle are too weak.
As a consequence, when placed under extreme pressure, the brake disc can crack or even break, affecting braking performance.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger cars.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 19 January 2018 and 14 February 2018.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0376/18
Product: Toy helicopter
Name: Speed helicopter
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Niagara Giocattoli
Type / number of model: 1021
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may easily come off the toy (pins fastening different parts of the product).
A 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: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Push-along toy helicopter.
Batch number / Barcode: 80067081010213; Batch 3-17 -
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
    
Alert number: A12/0382/18
Product: Novelty headband
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: DAW-828
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment in the headband can be easily opened by removing the cover, making the button batteries accessible.
A small child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking if swallowed.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic novelty headband with a crown imitation. There is a case with batteries and LED bulbs inside the crown. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a label containing information.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595573038281
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0383/18
Product: Doll
Name: MIMINO SMIJE
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Youfei
Type / number of model: TT2193K80
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened and the button cell batteries inside are accessible.
A small child may put these in the mouth, which could cause damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract or choking if swallowed or inhaled.

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: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Textile doll with a hard plastic head; hands and feet are made of soft plastic. The toy is packed in a plastic bag with a label for consumers.
Batch number / Barcode: 8592193178236
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0385/18
Product: Magnetic chess set
Name: CHESS
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: EMHOME
Type / number of model: ref. 3324M
Risk level: Serious risk
The outer plastic packaging is too thin and too large.
If a child plays with it, the plastic could cover the mouth and nose, blocking the airways.

The product does not meet 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: Magnetic chess set packaged in a cardboard box showing a photograph of the chess set and the name "Chess - High Class Chess Set".
Batch number / Barcode: 8056046054936
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0387/18
Product: Toy car
Name: Pojazd metalowy z napedem
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 0783-48
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy can easily break generating small parts.
A small child might 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: Toy friction car made of metal and plastic materials. Length: 9 cm. No packaging, label attached.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5907791570505
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
 
Alert number: A12/0394/18
Product: Toy experimental set
Name: El Gran Laboratorio
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: LISCIANI
Type / number of model: ref. N45853
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains citric acid in a recipient which is not child-resistant.
A small child could easily open the recipient and access the substance which could cause skin and eye irritation or damage to the gastro-intestinal tract if ingested.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-4.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy laboratory for different experiments: Anatomy, geophysics, botany, palaeontology, optics. Cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8008324045853
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A11/0022/18
Product: Bicycle tyre repair kit
Name: Bandenplak kit
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: W - De wauw factor
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The glue contains benzene (meausred value: 0.8% by weight) and toluene (measured value 5.8% by weight).
Benzene may cause cancer and genetic defects, while toluene is suspected of damaging fertility of the unborn child.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: The bicycle tyre repair kit is packaged in a tin box and contains patches and a tube of Red Sun glue.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 1618; 8717928085669
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A11/0021/18
Product: Hot water cylinder
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Dimplex
Type / number of model:  ECS210HP40A-580, ECS250HP40A-580, and A6MEC210HP40A-580
Risk level: Other risk level
A relay located on the front of the cylinder, used for switching on and off the immersion heater, may be faulty.
The relay could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Domestic water heater.
Batch number / Barcode: H, I and J series sold between the 01/09/2016 to 05/01/2018.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Ireland
 
Alert number: A11/0023/18
Product: Inspection lamp
Name: Inspection lamp
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: CROSS
Type / number of model: 61204210
Risk level: Other risk level
It is possible to open the lamp, giving access to live parts. The creepage distance is too small. The cross-section of the wires is too small and the supply cable is tied into a knot for anchorage.
As a consequence, the user could receive an electric shock.

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, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Inspection lamp with resistance cable, sold in a blister package.
Batch number / Barcode: 541929006977
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg
   




Report 10 (Published on: 09/03/2018)

Alert number: A12/0358/18
Product: Tattoo product
Name: Terra Di Siena
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: INTENZE
Type / number of model: ARTICLE: ST1199ALEXTER REF: 21C22515G23150074
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains nickel (86 mg/kg) and lead (11 mg/kg).
Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses and exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the content of nickel in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Reddish-brown tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle with label and screw-top with dispensing nozzle; volume: 30 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: BATCH: RX44Q22Y77W122O72RD68G87IMX40 , EXP: 30/11/2019, LOT: SS199
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0345/18
Product: Children’s jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Azur Street
Type / number of model: WH-177
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the neck area, which are not attached and are free-hanging.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Child's grey, hooded, jersey jacket with zip and drawstrings.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0346/18
Product: Thermal insulation
Name: EPS 100 Ignifugat
Risk type: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: ADEPLAST
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The actual reaction to fire class is lower than the declared reaction to fire class.
In case of fire, this could lead to a lower level of safety than expected.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13163.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Thermal insulation with plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/0348/18
Product: Thermal insulation
Name: EPS 80 Grafitat Ignifugat
Risk type: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: ADEPLAST
Type / number of model: Grafiplast Izotherm
Risk level: Serious risk
The actual reaction to fire class is lower than the declared reaction to fire class.
In case of fire, this could lead to a lower level of safety than expected.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13163.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Thermal insulation with plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0353/18
Product: Thermal insulation
Name: EPS 80+ Ignifugat
Risk type: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: ADEPLAST
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The actual reaction to fire class is lower than the declared reaction to fire class.
In case of fire, this could lead to a lower level of safety than expected.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13163.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Thermal insulation with plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0350/18
Product: Soap dish
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 15221/K8372-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The coating of the soap dish contains lead (measured value: 0.11% by weight).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Soap dish made of metal/wire.
Batch number / Barcode: 8716684057828
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Sweden
 
Alert number: A12/0355/18
Product: Food Imitation products
Name: Decorative magnets
Risk type: Choking
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Best for ...
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product, due to its appearance, may be mistaken for a foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Food imitation products in the form of a cake, sandwich and ice-cream with a magnet attached to them. These various products are sold in a transparent, sealed, plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 030421000172, 0304210000189, 030421000165
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/0340/18
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 41-13619
Risk level: Serious risk
One pin of a plug can be plugged into the adapter leaving the other pin of the plug accessible.
When the adapter is plugged into a socket, the user could touch the live pin.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Simple travel plug adapter.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
    
Alert number: A12/0342/18
Product: Travel plug adapter
Name: Adaptador
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand:  Ansun Marketing
Type / number of model:  AG-2017-00465-01 - ADP-150
Risk level: Serious risk
Live parts are accessible when the adapter is plugged into a socket.
The user could touch the live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Travel plug adapter in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode:  8436568810355
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0343/18
Product: Circuit breaker
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: ΕΤ3Κ
Type / number of model: EKL5-63, Residual Current Circuit Breaker
Risk level: Serious risk
The product does not trip when it should.
The product consequently fails to protect against the risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61009.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Residual current circuit breaker in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0364/18
Product: Bicycle
Name: Allez (Base),Sport, Elite
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Specialized
Type / number of model: Allez (Base), Allez Sport & Allez Elite
Risk level: Serious risk
A potential weakness in the fork crown may cause the rider to lose control and fall from the bike.
As a result, the rider can get injured.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Bicycle fork crown. Sold between approximately July 2017 and December 2017
Batch number / Barcode: Model Year 2018
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
      
Alert number: A12/0356/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Bijou Brigitte
Type / number of model: E1 110.115.515
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earring closure is too high (measured value up to 2.4 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Metal, hoop earrings with closure hook.
Batch number / Barcode: 4049077427668
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0357/18
Product: Earrings
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Bijou Brigitte
Type / number of model: E1 110.171.610
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the earring is too high (measured values up to 2.5 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Black earrings set with rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: 4049077526231
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0352/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
Type / number of model: YF-D6065 4W
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is too thin.
The cable could consequently overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain for indoor use with 20 LED lights in the form of snowflakes. Cylindrical packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668900780
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0339/18
Product: Bus
Name: Various models
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Citaro, Conecto, Tourismo, Travego, Integro, Intouro
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty software may cause the parking brake to be released.
The vehicle may be set in motion before the stop brake can take effect.
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 October 2010 and March 2015.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0347/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: GSX-R1000/R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Suzuki
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
If an excessive load is applied to the powertrain while changing gears, the drive chain could come off or break.
This would result in the motorcycle suddenly losing power.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects model year 2017 – 2018 motorcycles, produced from 02/02/2017 to 01/12/2017.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Alert number: A12/0349/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Corsaro ZZ
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Moto Morini
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: E8*168/2013*00004*00 Type: 10
Risk level: Serious risk
Cracking may occur in the front master brake cylinder.
The braking performance might be reduced as result.
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 18/05/2017 and 10/12/2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0351/18
Product: Ball coupling
Name: Screw Coupling K50
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: AL-KO
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E1 SSR-011763 Type: K50 Ø50
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball coupling could break in some permissible trailer combinations.
If the ball coupling were to break, this could lead to the trailer becoming detached during travel. This could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Ball coupling for towing
Batch number / Barcode: All ball couplings on the market are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0360/18
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Can-AM
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Outlander
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2002/24*0517*05, e13*2003/37*0281*07; type: L
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering shaft of the electronic power steering may break.
This could result in loss of steering control.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Quad
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2016 and 2017.
Country of origin: Mexico
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0367/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Sonata, Grandeur
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hyunai
Type / number of model: Type NF (Sonata), Type TG (Grandeur)
Risk level: Serious risk
An electrical short circuit might occur inside the ABS/VDC module.
This could start a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles, produced from 18/10/2004 to 12/12/2013.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0368/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Giulia, Stelvio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e3*2007/46*0382*09, e3*2007/46*0435*02 Types: 952, 949
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake and clutch fluid contain mineral oil and may as a consequence damage certain components of the braking system and the clutch.
As a result the braking and clutch systems may fail.

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 November 2017 and December 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0369/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Giulietta
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Alfa Romeo
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0027*25; Type: 940
Risk level: Serious risk
The brake and clutch fluid contain mineral oil and may as a consequence damage certain components of the braking system and the clutch.
As a result the braking and clutch systems may fail.
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 November 2017 and December 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0375/18
Product: Hearing protection
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: KWB
Type / number of model: 376010
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.1% by weight).
This phthalate is toxic to reproduction.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Ear-muff hearing protection.
Batch number / Barcode: 4009313760102
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0354/18
Product: Firework
Name: Megattron
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Privatex Pyro
Type / number of model: no. 203 reg. no. 1395-F3-0158/2012,
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too loud.
Consequently it can cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirement of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fireworks packed in a cardboard box (4 pieces).
Batch number / Barcode: 8 586007 9001707, year of manufacture - 2013
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0341/18
Product: Electric Race Car Set
Name: Furious Challenger
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Toys
Brand: GB GLOBAL
Type / number of model: 101840
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply is not sufficient.
It may overheat and smoke, melt or explode when in use. This could as a consequence lead to fire and burns, or electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Set of toy race track with 2 cars with lights, 2 controllers, lap-counter, single lane straight section and guardrail. It works with a power supplier. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1706
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
 
Alert number: A12/0344/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: Target Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Police Action /, WL - Whitehouse Leisure
Type / number of model: 63140
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup could 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic bow gun and four projectiles with suction cups, supplied in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 4516 / 5038104631405
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/0359/18
Product: Squeezable balls
Name: Fantasy Ball
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Marcos Toys
Type / number of model: Ref 1569
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the balls.
A child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small, squeezable, toy balls in the shape of footballs, baseballs, basket balls and tennis balls in individual bags.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435399015694
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0361/18
Product: Toy music instruments
Name: Baby concert
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Happy Star
Type / number of model: Art. No. MPD34378
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts may easily detach from the toys and the rattle handles are too long.
Small children might put the small parts or the rattle handle into the mouth and choke.

Moreover, the drum's strap, which is meant to be worn around the neck, can become trapped during various activities of the child and could cause strangulation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of plastic musical instruments packaged in plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900368343786
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0362/18
Product: Soft ball with spikes
Name: Flashing Spiky Ball
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: RR271115
Risk level: Serious risk
A small part (the sound producing element) may easily detach from the toy.
Small children might put this small part into the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Spiky ball made of soft plastic material, diameter 60 mm. Packaged in a cardboard box (each box contains 12 pieces).
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5900054832921
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0363/18
Product: Toy police set
Name: Police / Zestaw policjant
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: B751057 (on attached label) NO. JY291 (on packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The set contains a small part (the whistle). Small parts may be also detached from the projectiles.
Children might put these small parts into the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Toy police set made of plastic materials. Plastic packaging with cardboard back
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902802100146
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0365/18
Product: Toy police set
Name: Polizei Action set
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Toys
Brand: FRIES
Type / number of model: Art. 93271
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound of the whistle is too loud.
If the toys are used close to the ear, they could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy police set consisting of a whistle, a pair of handcuffs, two small keys, a warning baton. Sold in a transparent plastic bag with folded cardboard clipped to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 4009384932712
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Austria
  
Alert number: A12/0366/18
Product: Soft Toy Cat
Name: Amuse Collection
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Amuse
Type / number of model: 701369
Risk level: Serious risk
The ribbon around the neck of the toy detaches easily, allowing access to the small bell.
The bell which detaches may be put in the mouth by a child, causing choking and the ribbon collar could be put over a child's head, causing a strangulation hazard.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: Plush, soft, black and white cat toy with a pink ribbon and bell around the neck. A cardboard label is attached to a sewn-in label.
Batch number / Barcode: 4 534943726063
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
   
Alert number: A12/0370/18
Product: Toy police set
Name: Police Force Play set
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1-17946-LT933-0808
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 7 % by weight) and di-butyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value 18 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Police play set containing one plastic pistol, three projectiles with suction cups, a transmitter, a telescope and a baton. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 4792860947026, POLICE SQUAD ACTION SET
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0371/18
Product: Toy police set
Name: POLICE SOFT BULLET GUN
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. 008
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups of the projectiles contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 5.5 % by weight) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 16% by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Also, the suction cups can easily be detached from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, 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: Police play set containing two plastic pistols, six projectiles with suction cups, handcuffs, a target and compass. Packaging: blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0372/18
Product: Shooting play set
Name: Shooting
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic projectiles contain bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and Dibutyl - phthalate (DBP) (measured values: 11 % and 12 % by weight respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. Moreover, the suction cups can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, 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: The play set contains two telescopic rifles, six projectiles with suction cups and handcuffs. Packaging: blister on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0373/18
Product: Toy bow and arrows
Name: Archer Set
Risk type: Damage to sight, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: The World Champion 777-702A
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful.
Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight.

Moreover, the kinetic energy of the arrows is too high. This could cause injuries to the eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and 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: The plastic archery set consists of a bow with laser aimer and three arrows with suction cups. Packaging: blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 5998665732228
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0374/18
Product: Toy bow and arrows
Name: Power Bow
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO.: 217160; HOT SUPR FUNN
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6.2 % by weight) and di-butyl-phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 15.0 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A plastic archery set consisting of a bow and three arrows with suction cups. Packaging: blister pack on cardboard.
Batch number / Barcode: 9910302171609
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   





Report 9 (Published on: 02/03/2018)

Alert number: A12/0298/18
Product: Home perfume
Name: Extrait de parfum
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Atmosphera
Type / number of model: 10ml - 130900 F
Risk level: Serious risk
The graphic representation of fruits on the product packaging might be attractive to children.
Because of the product’s similarity to a foodstuff, a child could unscrew it and swallow the content, which is harmful to humans.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) 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 consumers.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Perfume extract for indoor use, 10 ml, to be used in conjunction with an incense burner.
Batch number / Barcode: 01 15 417 221 - 2015010086
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0311/18
Product: Soother holder
Name: Soother Clip
Risk type: Choking
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Dr Brown's
Type / number of model: No. AC037-INTL
Risk level: Serious risk
The soother holder breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put the small parts in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink or blue coloured soother holders attached to a cardboard with instructions; sold in a blister package.
Batch number / Barcode: 072239301722 - Batch code: SD041615
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0289/18
Product: False nails
Name: Deng Deng
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: a) Fashion 100% Security - No S 502 b) 12 PCS Nails - No S 611
Risk level: Serious risk
The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Two sets of plastic nails (12 pcs) in different designs and supplied with glue in an orange tube. Packed in a cardboard bag. The notifying authority qualifies the product as a cosmetic.
Batch number / Barcode: a) 6932448262006; b) 6264454898550
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
    
Alert number: A12/0291/18
Product: Ladies’ leather belt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Lilii
Type / number of model: Article No 50011001185
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high.
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Leather belt for women with animal-print textile fabric on the outside.
Batch number / Barcode: 4250980300126
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0312/18
Product: Leather jacket
Name: Celine
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Werner Christ
Type / number of model: Article: 71 2310
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 11 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Beige leather jacket with zip fasteners at the front, on the pocket and on the sleeve, metal buckles on the side, beige backstitched seams and fabric lining.
Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 4054246377217 and 0004719110
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
    
Alert number: A12/0318/18
Product: Children's swim outfit
Name: Sokisahtel Mermaid
Risk type: Drowning, Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The bikini has drawstrings in the neck and waist areas.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.

The mermaid tail also reduces the child’s ability to swim, which poses a risk of drowning.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Children's bikini set (top and bottom) with mermaid tail (costume and monofin) packed in transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/0325/18
Product: Adult novelty product
Name: Le Body XL
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Zado /Orion
Type / number of model: 020.20007501050
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts is too high (measured value up to 26 mg/kg):
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Black leather body harness with several leather straps, various buckles, silver-coloured metal rivets and black textile insets, with a zip at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 20007501050
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0327/18
Product: Children’s sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Best Kid’s
Type / number of model: style MRO-525
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood and drawstrings, inscription "LEGEND 75 Futbol Real"
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0328/18
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Franky Village
Type / number of model: Article FKT-82
Risk level: Serious risk
The drawstrings in the waist area are too long and not fixed to the garment.
They 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Grey jogging bottoms for girls, with drawstring in the waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0329/18
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Diamond
Type / number of model: art.0951
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children’s sweatshirt with zip fastening and drawstrings in the neck area
Batch number / Barcode:  size 12Y
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Italy
   
Alert number: A12/0330/18
Product: Children's sweatshirt
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: URKIN
Type / number of model: art. HM-316
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the neck area.
These can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's camouflage sweatshirt with hood.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/1424/17
Product: False nails
Name: Dudustrong
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Dudustrong No S627 (Other names : a) Miss Seven; b) Splendid Nail; c) DengDeng)
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-butyl phthalate (DBP), which is toxic to reproduction.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Sets of plastic nails in different colours and design. The packaging consists of a plastic blister with 12 pcs of nails and with glue in an orange tube.
Batch number / Barcode: 6958864456270
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Romania
       
Alert number: A12/0324/18
Product: Thermal insulation
Name: EPS 120 Ignifugat
Risk type: Fire
Category: Construction products
Brand: ADEPLAST
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The actual reaction to fire class is lower than the declared reaction to fire class.
In case of fire, this could lead to a lower level of safety than expected.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 13163.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Thermal insulation with plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0290/18
Product: Nail polish
Name: Super Nail Hardner
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: BNC manicure Miss Rou /, DAEWON Cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains dibutyl phthalate which is toxic to reproduction.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Nail polish, available in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Romania
  
Alert number: A12/0304/18
Product: Manicure mask
Name: Manicure Mask
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bellitas Limited / , Strictly Professional
Type / number of model: SPB 0564
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the preservative methyldibromo glutaronitrile. This substance may cause skin irritation, an allergic skin reaction and respiratory irritation.
The cream also contains isobutylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.


Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: White plastic 100 ml tube.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch BF 09, 5033940004659
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0331/18
Product: Candle
Name: Lauakuunal Patina
Risk type: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Flora
Type / number of model: 70 x 370 mm table candle
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its shape of the candle is not stable and may fall over.
As a consequence, it may cause a fire risk.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the European Standard EN 15493
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Table candle
Batch number / Barcode: 4740005007135
Country of origin: Estonia
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0297/18
Product: Curling iron
Name: Professional Curling Iron
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GEMEI
Type / number of model: model GM-2908
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation between the live parts of the heating element and the accessible metal parts is inadequate. Accessible parts could therefore become live.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Electric hair curling iron supplied in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0321/18
Product: Waste disposal unit
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Franke
Type / number of model: PM3
Risk level: Serious risk
The casing could break.
Casing fragments could be ejected at high speed and may hit the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Waste disposal unit for domestic use.
Batch number / Barcode: 134.0255.233
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0316/18
Product: Branch saw
Name: MAG-PRO Garden
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Hand tools
Brand: MAG-PRO
Type / number of model: 2682
Risk level: Serious risk
As there is no locking mechanism to keep it in place, the blade can detach from the handle uring use and fall on the user.
As a consequence, the user can suffer cuts and/or injuries.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: The product is sold in individual packages with the name "Oksasaha Teleskooppivarrella"
Batch number / Barcode: 6430033336519
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/0307/18
Product: Kick scooter
Name: City custom scooter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Sportline
Type / number of model: Item: 20223; No. 7020
Risk level: Serious risk
The folding structure of the steering column is not sufficiently resistant to load and can break.
A user riding the scooter might lose balance and fall, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Orange and black coloured foldable metal scooter with adjustable steering column. Load capacity: 100 kg. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 8711866202232
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0308/18
Product: Kick scooter
Name: 125 mm scooter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Cygnus
Type / number of model: S-125
Risk level: Serious risk
The steering column is not sufficiently resistant to load and can break.
A user riding the scooter might lose balance and fall, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14619.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Red and black foldable metal scooter with adjustable steering column. Load capacity: 100 kg. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: 7640168470630
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0317/18
Product: Skateboard
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: KDS-3108AB
Risk level: Serious risk
The axle and the aluminium suspension of the product are not properly resistant to impact.
In case of shock, the axle may bend and the aluminium suspension break, which can lead to an accident.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black, four-wheeled, smooth-surfaced skateboard. The product has black plastic wheels. Load capacity: 20- 50 kilograms
Batch number / Barcode: 5998273717334
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0319/18
Product: Floodlight
Name: Projecteur Halogène
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: CEBA
Type / number of model: PH400
Risk level: Serious risk
The resistance to humidity is inadequate.
Water may penetrate inside the product leading to a risk of electric shock for the user.

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: Making the marketing of the product subject to prior conditions (By: Importer)
Description: Halogen floodlight, 400 W , intended to be water resistant.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0335/18
Product: LED tube
Name: T5 LED TUBE 9W
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: LuXray
Type / number of model: HS-T5-600
Risk level: Serious risk
The live end of the tube is accessible.
The user could touch the live parts and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60320 and EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED tube. Tubes can connect in series. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0323/18
Product: Circular saw
Name: Circular Saw
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Machinery
Brand: RTRMAX
Type / number of model: RTH 182
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the enclosure is inadequate.
The enclosure can break leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Circular saw, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8694461347570
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
  
Alert number: A12/0333/18
Product: Vehicle lift
Name: Car Sling TCS25
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: ThyssenKrupp
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper part of the side rail may crack.
The side rail could rupture causing the car to fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Vehicle lift produced between 1999 and 2017.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0299/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Karoq
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Skoda
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e8*2007/46*0272; Types: NU
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of the curtain airbag being deployed, parts of the covering of the A-pillar could break off.
These parts could injure the people in the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 10 October 2017 and 19 November 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Czech Republic
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0300/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Alhambra
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: 7N*
Risk level: Serious risk
The passenger airbag module may have been produced with an inadequate welded connection between the detonator and generator.
In the event of an accident, the airbag may not deploy correctly, reducing the protection of the passenger.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2017, produced between 13.9.2016 and 2.11.2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0301/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Leon
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: 5F
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the casing of the gas generator could be damaged.
Metal parts may become detached from the casing and cause injury to the occupants of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Model year 2015, produced between 19.9.2014 and 6.10.2014.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0302/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Roadmaster
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Indian Motorcycles
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Water may enter a rear light wiring harness and cause corrosion.
Corroded wires may cause erratic operation of the rear and brake lights, leading to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 06/06/2014 and 27/07/2017.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0303/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: A3
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e1 * 2001/116 * 0217 * ; Type: 8P
Risk level: Serious risk
The starter motor may overheat.
This could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between March 2011 and August 2011.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0305/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: RC F
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lexus
Type / number of model: USC10; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*1532.
Risk level: Serious risk
The pulsation damper in one of the high pressure fuel pumps could be defective, leading to vibration which could cause the pump cover to develop a fatigue crack.
The crack could expand and fuel may leak, which could lead to a vehicle fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production period: 6/6/2014 - 4/12/2017
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0306/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Range Rover, Discovery
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Land Rover
Type / number of model: Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Velar, Discovery Sport, All-New Discovery.
Risk level: Serious risk
The brazing of the fuel rail end caps may not properly seal the fuel rail ends.
Over time, this can lead to a liquid fuel leak into the engine bay.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/05/2016 and 31/01/2018.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0309/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: GL1800A Goldwing
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Honda
Type / number of model: Type:SC68, EU Type Approval numbers: e4*92/61*0107*06, e3*2002/24*2803*00-04
Risk level: Serious risk
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture.
In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the rider.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The recall affects model year 2010 – 2016 vehicles, produced from 23/09/2008 to 22/10/2015.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/0310/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Various models
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Jaguar
Type / number of model: XE, XF, E-PACE, F-PACE, F-TYPE
Risk level: Serious risk
The brazing of the fuel rail end caps may not properly seal the fuel rail ends.
Over time, this can lead to a liquid fuel leak into the engine bay.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 01/09/2016 and 17/08/2017 with 2.0L petrol engine.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0314/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Various models
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Triumph
Type / number of model: Classic Range, Thruxton, Thruxton R, Thruxton 1200 (Dual Seat), Thruxton 1200R (Dual Seat)
Risk level: Serious risk
The engine management software may not always maintain a stable engine idle when the throttle is opened and closed very quickly, with the clutch disengaged.
This could lead to the engine stalling without warning, which could cause an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Motorcycles built between 12/11/2015 and 22/12/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0326/18
Product: Van
Name: T6
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: EC type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2001/116*0220; Type: 7JO, 7HMA, 7HC
Risk level: Serious risk
The front passenger airbag may have been folded incorrectly when it was manufactured.
A small front-seat passenger may be insufficiently protected in the event of an accident where the airbag is deployed.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Van
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between 9 November 2017 and 8 December 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0332/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Various models
Risk type: Burns
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: VW
Type / number of model: Golf, Golf Cabrio, Passat, Polo, Sharan, Golf Plus, Scirocco, Passat CC, Eos, Touran, Golf Variant, Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Cabrio, Tiguan
Risk level: Serious risk
A spring in the starter motor's magnetic switch was incorrectly installed.
The starter motor may overheat, which could lead to a fire breaking out in 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 March and July 2011
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0292/18
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Zante
Type / number of model: Siena
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact.
This could result in an injury to the user's feet in case of a shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Safety shoes
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/0295/18
Product: Safety shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: SUBWAY by JHAYBER
Type / number of model: Model: 85021 'Indiana Camel'
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety shoes are not sufficiently resistant to impact.
This could result in an injury to the user's feet in case of a shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN ISO 20345.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Safety footwear in cardboard packaging
Batch number / Barcode:  8432891626973
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0287/18
Product: Fancy-dress make-up set
Name: Maquillage
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Festifolie
Type / number of model: ITEM n. 39038
Risk level: Serious risk
The make-up contains nickel (measured value up to 12 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.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Fancy-dress/Carnival make-up set.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 120370 390383; Batch K0474
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/0288/18
Product: Inflatable toy
Name: Rock-n-Roll
Risk type: Environment
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No.: AP0220 (from invoice), Store’s code: 315623
Risk level: Serious risk
The transparent plastic valve contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up 0.62% per weight).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Inflatable guitar made of PVC in green and black. Aprox. height: 90 cm. Sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/0293/18
Product: Toy gun
Name: Eva Pop Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Super Juguete
Type / number of model:  Ref. 999503
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles.
If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Suction-cup gun supplied in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode:  8435265703526
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0294/18
Product: Toy cooking set
Name: Kitchen Tableware
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Marco´s Toys
Type / number of model: Ref 1664
Risk level: Serious risk
The cooker control button easily becomes detached, generating a small part.
A small child may put this small part 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): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy cooking set with various utensils; supplied in a cardboard and blister packaging
Batch number / Barcode:  8435399016646
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0296/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Guitar Music
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  NAFENG
Type / number of model:  Ref 03-6620
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy breaks easily, generating small parts.
A small child may put a small part 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): Import rejected at border
Description: Guitar with lights and sound effects supplied in a cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode:  8349000366207
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0313/18
Product: Keychain
Name: Five nights at Freddy's
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Funko
Type / number of model: 102231
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the metallic part of the key ring is too high (measured value: 6.15 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Keychain with a yellow bird. The bird wears a bib with the text LET'S EAT.
Batch number / Barcode: 849803088415
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/0315/18
Product: Toy plastic purse set
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fashion Girl
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The red plastic material of the straps and flat strings of the bags contains diisononylphthalate (DINP) (measured value: 20 % by weight).
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Set of two small pink plastic purses with pictures of girls on blue/blue-yellow background. Smaller bag has a keyring on it. Packed in a transparent blister and pink cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 6412165066243
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/0320/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Belinda Mermaid
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Jiali Toys, Superjuguetes
Type / number of model:  Ref: 55199
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: more than 20% by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic mermaid doll sold in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 845285714478
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/0322/18
Product: Toy block set
Name: DARADISE BLOCKS
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  TOINSA
Type / number of model: Product ref. 03-0014
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily be detached from the plastic figures (the head).
A small child may put this small part 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): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy block set, including small figures, supplied in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode:  8349000300140
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0334/18
Product: Plastic swing
Name: Pepi
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Metalcar
Type / number of model: 1054
Risk level: Serious risk
The knots of the rope can come loose and the rope may detach from the seat.
A child could consequently fall from the swing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Green, plastic swing for small children. The swing rope is knotted under the seat and the swing is equipped with a horn.
Batch number / Barcode: 5997421710548
Country of origin: Hungary
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0336/18
Product: Activity balls
Name: Activiteitenballen
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Playing Kids
Type / number of model: Itemnr 25749ASW1
Risk level: Serious risk
The balls are not closed properly and could open, resulting in release of 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Box with several transparent plastic balls with shapes and figures in different colours inside, making rattling noises. For the development of motor skills of babies.
Batch number / Barcode: 1.) 4894532160617; batchcode 06/16 , 2.) 4894532440276; 07/2017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/0337/18
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Super soft bullet gun
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: P.H. KRIS - TAEM
Type / number of model: 00-73101
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 4 % by weight), dibutyl phtalate (DBP) (measured value: 2.1% by weight) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (12.1 % by weight).
These phthalates may harm the health of children causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of plastic toy gun and three projectiles. Plastic suction cups are attached to the projectiles. Packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160173101
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0338/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty in marine trip
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 02012G
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 27.2 % by weight).
This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with plastic accessories. Packed in a blister with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 7460801009245
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A11/0020/18
Product: Circular saw
Name: Circular Saw
Risk type: Cuts
Category: Machinery
Brand: BORT
Type / number of model: BHK-160U; art. 93727215
Risk level: Other risk level
The upper guard of the saw does not fully cover the blade-cutting zone.
Hair or clothing of the user might get caught in the saw.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and relevant European standard EN 60745.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Electrical circular saw, 1250 W, packed in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: UMG1500500074/08/2015
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia