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Report 20 (Published on: 18/05/2018)

Alert number: A12/0692/18
Product: Digital multimeter
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Trotec
Type / number of model: BE48
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuses in the multimeter are not suitable for the measurement categories indicated.
As a consequence, measurements in a voltage range of more than 250V may damage the product. This could lead to an electric shock for 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: Digital multimeter used to check voltage and current in electrical circuits, rated for detection up to 600V according to the instructions for use and on the device.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/0691/18
Product: Bunk bed
Name: Happy Bus bunk bed
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
Category: Furniture
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 1723
Risk level: Serious risk
The safety barrier is not sufficiently high and the distance between the top steps of the ladder and the side of the bed is too large.
A child could consequently fall from the upper bed or slide through the gap between the steps and side and get stuck with the head, leading to injuries or strangulation.

The product does not comply with the General Product safety Directive and relevant European standards EN 747-1 and EN 747-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Bunk bed build as a bus with the ladder in the back of the bed (optional).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Denmark
 
Alert number: A12/0683/18
Product: Hair accessory
Name: D Accessories - Diamante Hair Clip
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: EGW
Type / number of model: D/HC00182
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released by the product is too high (measured value 1.1 µg/cm˛/week). It contains also lead and cadmium (measured values 5.9% by weight and 33.8 % by weight respectively).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Metal hair clip in the shape of a butterfly with rhinestones, packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5391519001820, Batch 800219-C
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0684/18
Product: Necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: JA 1776
Risk level: Serious risk
The necklace contains lead (measured value 3.95% by weight).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Gold-coloured necklace with pendant with rhinestones.
Batch number / Barcode: 5 060225 240051
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Ireland
  
Alert number: A12/0694/18
Product: Trailer with woodchipper
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Timberwolf
Type / number of model: TW 230DHB Woodchipper Trailer
Risk level: Serious risk
The steel used for the trailer's chassis may be inadequate.
This could result in the trailer becoming unstable when the woodchipper is used, causing injuries to users of the woodchipper.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Special purpose trailer fitted with a woodchipper.
Batch number / Barcode: Specific trailers built from 29/08/2014 onwards.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0685/18
Product: Toy slime
Name: Slime
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Cofalu, Kim'play
Type / number of model: reference 463.2
Risk level: Serious risk
The migration of boron from the slime is too high (measured value: 512 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Blue slime-putty, in a 130g container.
Batch number / Barcode: batch 2644
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0686/18
Product: Puffer balls
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: QUE GUAY
Type / number of model: Ref. 65-909 and 65-911
Risk level: Serious risk
The soft spikes (the crest) and the arms can be detached, 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): Import rejected at border
Description: Orange puffer ball with crests and an elastic cord. One model has arms.
Batch number / Barcode: 8400000659116
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0687/18
Product: Toy kitchen set
Name: KITCHEN
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  MINGZHI
Type / number of model: Ref. 3078
Risk level: Serious risk
The handle on the lid comes off easily and is a small part.
A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.

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): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy kitchen set with various utensils in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435331330786
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0688/18
Product: Toy guitar
Name: Guitar
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Marcos Toys
Type / number of model: Ref 1657
Risk level: Serious risk
The guitar's tuning pegs become detached, generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small toy guitar. The product comes in a blister pack with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435399016578
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0689/18
Product: Fancy-dress mask
Name: Scream mask with hood
Risk type: Burns
Category: Toys
Brand: FIORI PAOLO
Type / number of model: Art.79471
Risk level: Serious risk
The mask is highly flammable.
If it catches fire, the user could suffer burns, mostly to the face.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: White plastic mask, moulded to the contours of a face with black textile hood.
Batch number / Barcode: 8008092794717, lot 0317
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/0690/18
Product: Toy slime
Name: Pâte slime - barrel o slime
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Môm Fun
Type / number of model: reference 139161
Risk level: Serious risk
The migration of boron from the yellow gel is too high (measured value: 710 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Toy slime (putty), supplied in 130g containers.
Batch number / Barcode: 3287951391617
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0693/18
Product: Babies' toy
Name: Sammy l'otarie (Sammy the Seal)
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Oli & Carol
Type / number of model: LVTAN-SEAL
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball on the seal's nose protrudes.
If a child puts the toy in the mouth and falls face down, the protruding ball could obstruct the airways causing choking and injuries around the pharynx or trachea area.

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: Babies' latex toy in the shape of a seal, with a ball attached to the nose.
Batch number / Barcode: 8437015928319
Country of origin: Morocco
Alert submitted by: France
    






Report 19 (Published on: 11/05/2018)

Alert number: A12/0667/18
Product: Children's booster seat
Name: 3 Stage Booster Seat
Risk type: Injuries, Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Venture
Type / number of model: Mini Booster Seat
Risk level: Serious risk
The booster seat has an inadequate locking mechanism, restraining and chair attachment system. A child may fall off the seat and suffer injuries.
Moreover, the plastic packaging of the product is too large and too thin without being perforated: If a child plays with the packaging, the plastic can cover the mouth and nose, causing the child to suffocate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16120.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)
Description: Booster seat for children between 6 and 36 months (maximum weight of 15kg), designed to be fitted to a chair. Packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 50700461909323
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/0671/18
Product: Children’s cot
Name: Adrian
Risk type: Entrapment
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Comptine
Type / number of model:  code : 88570
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper and lower limbs of a small child may become trapped in the gaps between the cot's bars.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European Standard EN 716.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Children’s wooden cot
Batch number / Barcode: lot 10813117 / EAN 3254568848827
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0660/18
Product: Hand cream
Name: Крем-бальзам "Цeлиteль"
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Aromat
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI).
Dermal contact with products containing MCI/MI can provoke allergic contact dermatitis, especially to sensitised persons.

In addition, the product contains isobutylparaben.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hand cream supplied in a tube made of white and green coloured plastic with a green screw cap (70 g), supplied in a white cardboard packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No. 19 02 2017, barcode 4820147051712
Country of origin: Ukraine
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0662/18
Product: Hair styling product
Name: FINISH shaping pomade
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains a mixture of the preservatives Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone (MCI/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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Hair styling product supplied in a bright grey plastic container with screw cap.
Batch number / Barcode: 0551AN, barcode 8032825191702
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/0642/18
Product: Electric heater
Name: Electric Oil Filled Radiator
Risk type: Burns
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: SENCOR
Type / number of model: SOH 3009BE
Risk level: Serious risk
The radiator may become pressurised during use.
This could lead to hot oil leaking.

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: Electric oil-filled radiator
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 2016300912
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/0651/18
Product: Charger
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Flextronics (COUNTERFEIT)
Type / number of model: A1444 (COUNTERFEIT)
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation is inadequate.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Small white charger
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
The product is counterfeit
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Denmark
  
Alert number: A12/0654/18
Product: Hairdryer
Name: PROFESSIONAL HAIR DRYER
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: PROGA.MA
Type / number of model: Model: GM-1802; No: 16772
Risk level: Serious risk
The hair dryer does not have a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible.
The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic can cause burns and leave live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric hairdryer with folding handle, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 957952 218028
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0655/18
Product: Hairdryer
Name: Super hair dryer
Risk type: Burns, Electric shock, Fire
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: NOVA
Type / number of model: N-674; No: 16771 / 1200109
Risk level: Serious risk
The hairdryer does not have a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible. The mains cable is not properly anchored.
The hair dryer can overheat and catch fire. Melted plastic can cause burns and leave live parts accessible. The mains cable could detach leaving the live conductors accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Electric hairdryer packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6 925979 750029
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0636/18
Product: Caster board
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Brand: Maxima
Type / number of model: Article No.200143, Batch No. L0217
Risk level: Serious risk
The outer line of the board is not sufficiently rounded.
As a consequence there are sharp edges which can lead to injury.
The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 13613.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Skateboard (caster board), divided into two platforms, interconnected with torsion suspension, with 2 silicone wheels.
Batch number / Barcode: 3 800784 201436
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/0637/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED ROPE LIGHT 10M
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WT-LED-G- 10 24
Risk level: Serious risk
Water can enter the flashing unit.
The user could receive an electric shock from accessible parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Recall of the product from end users
Description: 10-metre LED lighting chain intended for outdoor use.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0659/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 100 LED LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: XM-LED1-100C
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored. The accessible wires have only basic insulation. The cable is too thin. The product is not protected against moisture.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving the live conductors accessible. Water penetration may cause an electric shock. The cable could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 purple LED lamps intended for outdoor use. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9 796104 579016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0661/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: BUON NATALE 100L LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 17292 / 501272
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored. The accessible wires have only basic insulation. The cable is too thin.
The basic insulated cable could detach or damage leaving the live conductors accessible. The cable could overheat leading to a fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 96 LED lamps (12 blue, 20 green, 32 yellow, 32 red). Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 010805 012728
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0670/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: GUIRLANDE LUMINEUSE
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Lights
Type / number of model: GS-50
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored.
The cable could detach leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Lighting chain with multicoloured bulbs. Sold in a clear round plastic box.
Batch number / Barcode: 3660092574864
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0635/18
Product: Gantry Crane
Name: Gantry Crane
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: Pellegrini
Type / number of model: GCM 10/20
Risk level: Serious risk
The gantry crane braking system can fail during strong wind.
This can lead to an uncontrolled movement of the cranes, causing them to derail, collapse and cause damage.
The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Other
Description: Gantry crane
Batch number / Barcode: Serial no. 9053, 9054. Manufactured: 2012
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0633/18
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: ACE
Risk type: Environment, Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: ACE 500, ACE 570, ACE 900
Risk level: Serious risk
Fuel may leak from the fuel pump flange assembly.
This could cause environmental damage and/or create a fire hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicles
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 11/08/2016 and 28/02/2018.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0634/18
Product: Bus
Name: Integro, Intouro, Setra, Tourismo, Travego
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: EvoBus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0024, *0023, *0132, *0022, *0025, *0012, *0014, *0018, *0021, *0019 Types: 632 01, 632 03, 632 07, 632 04, 632 02, 633 01, 633 04, 633 05, 633 02, 633 03 3
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper door bearing could break.
This could lead to the door falling off while the vehicle is moving.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between March 2015 and October 2017 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0646/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 3008
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0534*01, e2*2007/46*0534*02, e2*2007/46*0534*03, e2*2007/46*0534*04, e2*2007/46*0534*05
Risk level: Serious risk
The bolts attaching the tow bar may not be correctly tightened.
Parts of the tow bar could detach and fall on 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 15/06/2017 and 15/01/2018
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Slovakia, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0648/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: 111ci
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Indian Motorcycles
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The right hand switch control cube could be faulty.
This could cause the motorcycle to power-up or start unintentionally, placing the rider at a risk of injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Specific motorcycles built between 20/04/2017 and 17/11/2017.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0650/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Q2, A3, A4, A5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Audi
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1552*, e1*2007/46*0607*, e1*2001/116*0430*, e1*2001/116*0217*; types: GA, 8V, B8, 8P
Risk level: Serious risk
The adhesive attaching the windscreen is not sufficiently secure.
In the event of an accident, the protective effect of the passenger airbag could be compromised.
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 on 29.8.2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0652/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: SLS AMG
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0233*09-11 Typ: 197
Risk level: Serious risk
The control device for seat occupant detection may not work correctly.
In the event of an accident where the airbags are deployed, this could lead to deployment of the passenger airbag in the presence of a child seat, or non-deployment of the passenger airbag in the presence of a person.
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 10 October 2016 and 14 March 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/0653/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Rio
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: KIA
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*3777*00
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable length of the rear door lock assemblies may be incorrect.
Although appearing to engage, the child lock may not engage.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured from 0.04.2017 to 05.06.2017.
Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0656/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: X3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: G3X, type approval number: e1*2007/46*1797
Risk level: Serious risk
In case of deployment of the driver airbag module, the gas generator could burst.
If the gas generator bursts, metal fragments could pass through the airbag cushion material.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 8 December 2017 and 17 March 2018 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Iceland, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0657/18
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: Phoenix 200
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The throttle lever stop may not operate properly due to damage during shipping.
Inability to control the vehicle as expected could cause the rider to crash or fall off.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 19/07/2013 and 26/01/2017.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/0668/18
Product: Light truck
Name: XZU710, XZU720, XZU730
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Hino
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The front passenger airbag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time.
This could lead to the inflator rupturing in the event that the airbag is deployed. The ruptured parts could be propelled into the vehicle cabin causing injuries to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Light truck
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Malta
Alert number: A12/0669/18
Product: Heavy goods vehicles
Name: P-, G-, R-, T-series and L-,P-,G-,R-,S-series
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Scania
Type / number of model: Various models
Risk level: Serious risk
There is insufficient protection from dirt and spray water by the dust covers mounted in the factory.
This could cause damage to the CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) tanks and lead to accidents.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Heavy goods vehicles
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2010 and 2017.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland
Alert number: A12/0672/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 488 GTB, 488 Spider
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ferrari
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2007/46*0040*12-14; type: F142
Risk level: Serious risk
Because of a software defect, critical brake disk wear is not indicated by a warning light or warning message.
This could lead to damage to the brake disk and 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: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2015 and November 2015.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0673/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tribeca
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Subaru
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e13*2001/116*0190*00-05; type:WX
Risk level: Serious risk
There is a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag.
In case of deployment of the airbag, uncontrolled inflation could occur, releasing metal fragments which could cause injury to the occupants.
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 2006 and 2014.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0676/18
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Leoncino 500 and TRK 502
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BENELLI
Type / number of model: EC type approval numbers: e13*168/2013*00200*01 (Leoncino 500) and e13*168/2013*00123*01 (TRK 502)
Risk level: Serious risk
The front brake pump may be defective.
Under particular conditions, the defect could lead to an increased stopping distance.
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 motorcycles
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
Alert number: A12/0679/18
Product: Pick-up truck
Name: Ranger
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Ford
Type / number of model: Type Approval Number: E11*2007/46*0154*12
Risk level: Serious risk
The vehicles may have been fitted with a defective airbag initiator.
This may prevent the side airbag deploying in the event of an accident.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pick-up truck
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 07/10/2016 and 17/11/2016 are affected.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0649/18
Product: Protective eyewear
Name: Lunettes incolores [colourless eyewear]
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Delta tactics
Type / number of model: AC12504
Risk level: Serious risk
The frame is not resistant enough and can break under impact.
As a result, the user could get injured.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Protective eyewear intended, in particular, for use during airsoft games
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0666/18
Product: Climbing rope
Name: Sport Rope
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Reference: 03F-5113
Risk level: Serious risk
The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 892.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Climbing rope in various colours
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0658/18
Product: Firework
Name: DUMBUM
Risk type: Damage to hearing
Category: Pyrotechnic articles
Brand: Klasek
Type / number of model: P6B
Risk level: Serious risk
The sound pressure level is too high. This can cause damage to hearing.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Flash bangers packed in boxes of 5 units. The packaging bears the inscription "DUMBUM Petarda Simply the best..."
Batch number / Barcode: Year of manufacture 2016, Batch number: 1/16, Bar Code: 8595182430742
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A12/0645/18
Product: Wooden pencil set
Name: Boîtes de crayons bois
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Stationery
Brand: Editions Valoire-Estel
Type / number of model: 1731
Risk level: Serious risk
The black pencil contains lead (measured value: 83 mg/kg).
A child can put the pencil in its mouth and be exposed to lead.
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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Wooden case with a ruler on the sliding top, containing 6 coloured pencils (red, orange, blue, black, green and yellow).
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 3 557020 173100
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0638/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Protec inermedia rios
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup detaches from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic of the suction cup of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28.3% 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, with the requirement of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Green soft toy representing a giraffe, with a suction cup attached by a string.
Batch number / Barcode: 6975428189603
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0639/18
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: JTCE3800
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup detaches from the toy and a small child could put it in the mouth and choke. The plastic of the suction cup of the toy contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 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, with the requirement 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: Soft toy in the shape of an owl with a suction cup attached.
Batch number / Barcode: 3760233238003
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/0640/18
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The pink castle mould can break easily generating small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Plastic coloured beach toys, packed in a plastic net with a label.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0641/18
Product: Toy helicopter
Name: Cartoon Helicopter
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: XING HONG TOY
Type / number of model: HG-582
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the toy (the plastic wheel and the plastic base).
Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Toy plastic helicopter with music and lights.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0643/18
Product: Puzzle clock
Name: MY FUNNY CLOCK
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  ABC SCHOOL
Type / number of model: Ref. 00277
Risk level: Serious risk
The clock's hands come off easily and are small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Puzzle clock with slot-in, geometric shapes, packaged in a blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 1432296002779
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0644/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Lovely Doll Series
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: YALE TOYS
Type / number of model: Reference 17823 - 7008S
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's arms come off and are small parts.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll with a bib around the neck, packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436019617823
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
     
Alert number: A12/0647/18
Product: Toy cars
Name: POWER Racing car
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: EUROJUGUETES
Type / number of model: Ref. 50782
Risk level: Serious risk
The aerials and sirens of the cars detach, 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic toy car set: ambulance, police car and fire engine in a blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8430373016933
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/0663/18
Product: Expandable toys
Name: Growing toys
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The dinosaurs and the balls are small parts.
Small children may put them in the mouth and choke.

Moreover, the dinosaurs and the balls expand 600% in size when in contact with water. If the child puts them in the mouth or swallows them, the contact with saliva or stomach liquids will cause these pieces to expand, which can result in occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: An expandable (600%) toy dinosaur and small, colourful balls packed in a transparent bag. Sold in a plastic and cardboard packaging containing 20 units.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0664/18
Product: Kitchen play set
Name: Cutlery Play Set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: D663
Type / number of model: Code 51005, ref. PAK 2872
Risk level: Serious risk
The control switches on the toy cooker detach, 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy kitchen set with various utensils in a cardboard-blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode:  8422259510055
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A12/0665/18
Product: Toy kitchen set
Name: La hora del té
Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: Toy Planet
Type / number of model: Ref TPKEE021665
Risk level: Serious risk
The sugar bowl has a hemispheric shape.
It could cover the nose and mouth of small children, leading to suffocation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy tea set with various utensils, packed in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 4892668216659
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/0674/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: SNF930153
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 15,8 % 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll. Packaged in cardboard box with plastic window
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991209301538
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/0675/18
Product: Plastic toys
Name: Zabawka
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: PTE094972
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains 2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 22,8 %).
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: Set of two plastic ponies and a toy plastic baby bottle. Packaged in plastic bag with cardboard label.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6991200949722
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/0677/18
Product: Mermaid doll
Name: TOYS TOYS
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: up to 29.5% 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic mermaid doll with pink/brown long hair, blue bra and blue tail, packed in transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: A12/0678/18
Product: Toy slime
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: BARREL-O-SLIME
Type / number of model: MT1978
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains boron (measured value: 3871 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging the reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Black toy slime, packed in black plastic barrel (height: 4.5 cm, diameter: 4 cm), wrapped with transparent plastic film. Sold in a promotion box (30 pieces).
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0680/18
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Zabawka
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: NGHF087402
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can easily be opened without use of any tools and the button cell batteries inside are easily accessible. Moreover, small parts may easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put one of these small parts in the mouth and choke on it. If a button battery is swallowed, this can cause damage to the gastrointestinal tract.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic push-along toy, powered with button cell batteries. Packaged in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5902388099193
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
     
Alert number: A12/0681/18
Product: Liquid for soap bubbles
Name: BUBBLE
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Cartoon funny toys
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product does not bear the required pictograms, warnings and instructions for use in Greek.
As a consequence, parents are not aware of the risks and might leave the child unattended with the product. The child may swallow the soap solution, causing vomiting, diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disorder.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Refill liquid for soap bubble toys in a yellow bottle with multicolored label and white lid.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
   
Alert number: A12/0682/18
Product: Plastic doll
Name: LAL
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Xu Shun Wan Ju, YONG
Type / number of model: NO: 881
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31.7 % 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 about 33 cm tall with red shoes and long hair.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A11/0033/18
Product: Water gun
Name: Water gun
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. 508 (on the product); ITEM NO. OWGDH0266 (on the packaging)
Risk level: Other risk level
The design of the trigger on the water gun is not appropriate.
The fingers of the children may become trapped between the moving and the fixed parts of the trigger and get injured.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard En 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic water gun with 700 ml water tank, sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 3245676282665, Batch NO.: 122016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
    






Report 18 (Published on: 04/05/2018)

Alert number: A12/0632/18
Product: Children's car seat
Name: DUALFIX
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Britax-Römer
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: E11 - 041518; type: child car seat for group 0+/1 approved under ECE R44/04;
Risk level: Serious risk
There might be hairline cracks in both seat shell mountings.
In the event of an accident, this could lead to the child seat shell detaching from the base causing injuries to the child and vehicle passengers.

The product does not comply with UN/ECE Regulation No 44-04.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Children's car seat for ages 0+/1.
Batch number / Barcode: The child car seats affected were sold between 3 November 2017 and 22 March 2018 (the DUALFIX i-SIZE child car seat is not affected by this measure).
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/0614/18
Product: Mask
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Boland
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of nickel released from the rivets connecting the rubber band to the mask is too high (measured value up to 5.27 µg/cm˛/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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)
Description: A mask with skull design and curved horns, which covers the forehead, eyes and cheeks. It is held in place by a riveted rubber band. Packaging: folding cardboard with perforation and illustration.
Batch number / Barcode: 8712026721501
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/0623/18
Product: Children's jacket
Name: ‘Mon Mouton’ (‘my sheep’)
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: La Maison de Lilo
Type / number of model: EN041A EN041B EN041C EN041D EN041E
Risk level: Serious risk
There are drawstrings in the hood of the jacket.
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 taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: ‘Mon mouton’ zip-up hooded jacket, available in sizes 6, 12, 18, 24, 36 months.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/0630/18
Product: Lederhose (leather shorts)
Name: Lederhose Tegernsee K13, kurz
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Wiesnkönig
Type / number of model: article No 02-001
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 10 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: Men’s leather shorts (‘Lederhose’), size 50. Made of brown suede with light-coloured decorative stitching.
Batch number / Barcode: 2100000195053
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/0616/18
Product: Perfume
Name: ACTION Four
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Shirley May
Type / number of model: PD 07-12, ED 07-17 , Ref: 819
Risk level: Serious risk
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.0063 %, 0.0028 %, 0.0026 %, 0.0079 % and 0.0069 % 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 toilette for men in an orange bottle with cardboard packaging. Volume: 100 ml.
Batch number / Barcode: 6295124009921, B.405858D
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0620/18
Product: Aromatic bath product
Name: My Fair Lady Brulee
Risk type: Choking
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Bomb cosmetics
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to its characteristic form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff.
Small parts can be easily detached or bitten off the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food-imitating Products Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A bath product in the shape of a cupcake with the imitation of the whipped cream and colourful sprinkles and flowers. Packed in a paper cake form wrapped in a plastic film.
Batch number / Barcode: 5037028255599
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
   
Alert number: A12/0617/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LIGHT 320L
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: white: 6151 / 1100764 ; colourful: 6151 / 1100763
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small. This could cause the cable to overheat and lead to a fire.
Live parts are accessible and, as a consequence, users might receive an electric shock when touching them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Net-shaped lighting chains with 320 non-replaceable white / colourful LED lamps. The product includes a socket outlet that allows the connection of another lighting chain. Packaging: cardboard box
Batch number / Barcode: white: 8 096011 007642 ; colourful: 8 096011 007635
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/0627/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 200 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WT-LED1-200C ; Ref. 90104 (black); Ref. 1200752 (white)
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
The basic insulated cable could detach or become damaged leaving the live conductors accessible. It could also 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 198 LED lamps (33 blue, 33 green, 66 yellow, 66 red). Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 825780 901048 (black); 8 040012 007521 (white)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A12/0628/18
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 200 LED MINILUCCIOLE LED
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: WT-LED-200C; REF:90104
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly anchored and is too thin. The accessible wires have only basic insulation.
The cable could detach or become damaged leaving the live conductors accessible. It could also 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: Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 198 LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8 825780 901048
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
 
Alert number: A12/0629/18
Product: Table lamp
Name: Table Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Ref. 01159
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable anchorage is inadequate.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Table lamp, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 5905279011595
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0621/18
Product: Chainsaw
Name: Petrol Chain Saw
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Machinery
Brand: FIELDMANN
Type / number of model: FZP 4516 B
Risk level: Serious risk
The front hand-guard can break preventing the automatic application of the chain brake.
In the event of kickback, the user could suffer injuries from the moving chain.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Petrol chainsaw intended for forest work. Supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 2015041701 and 2015040916; EAN 8590669163205
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Latvia
  
Alert number: A12/0622/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: Scenic
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Scenic III - Gd Scenic III; e2*2001/116*0379 00 - 43
Risk level: Serious risk
The LED module for monitoring and managing the actuation of the rear lights of the trailer could be damaged.
Total failure of the rear lights of the trailer could occur.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles affected are equipped after sale with a tow bar ref. 820166414, 8201666412, 8201666411 or 8201666409 delivered between 22.3.2016 and 30.6.2016.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/0624/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: 208
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Peugeot
Type / number of model: E2*2007/46*0003*48
Risk level: Serious risk
The front wheel axle assembly may be incorrectly tightened.
This may lead to a loss of connection between the steering and the front wheel axle, resulting in an accident causing injury to vehicle occupants or other road users.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured on 22/6/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: A12/0625/18
Product: Passenger car
Name: DS3
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Citroën
Type / number of model: e2*2007/46*0070*38
Risk level: Serious risk
The front wheel axle assembly may be incorrectly tightened.
This may lead to a loss of connection between the steering and the front wheel axle, resulting in an accident causing injury to vehicle occupants or other road users..
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles manufactured on 22/6/2017
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: France
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
Alert number: A12/0631/18
Product: All-Terrain Vehicle
Name: RZR XP 1000 / XP4 1000
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The heat shield may not adequately shield exhaust gasses in the event of an exhaust silencer crack.
This could lead to melting of nearby components, leading to injuries to the driver, and poses a fire hazard.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-Terrain Vehicle.
Batch number / Barcode: Specific vehicles built between 22/07/2013 and 19/02/2018
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/0613/18
Product: Puzzle mat for children
Name: Pianka Puzzle/ Eva puzzle mats
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: MJ7507
Risk level: Serious risk
The mat has detachable small parts.
Small children could put the small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Puzzle mat with foam pieces in the shape of numbers and letters of different colours in transparent plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907443075075
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0615/18
Product: Building blocks
Name: Blocs de Construction
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Couleur bébé
Type / number of model: 112 pieces / reference 366251
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy includes loose, small parts.
A small child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1 .
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Building blocks game, 112 pieces, in a transparent plastic box with lid.
Batch number / Barcode: 05/2016 / 3491953662518
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/0618/18
Product: Inflatable plastic toy
Name: JSA
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: F26 2D4*600
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy and its valve contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 12.3% 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: An inflatable dog (pink or blue), approx. dimensions 20 x 30 x 29 cm, which makes sounds when pressed. The toy is supplied in plastic packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 8592600015017
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/0619/18
Product: Push-along toy
Name: Animal raw eggs
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: P.H. KRIS TAEM/Happy farm
Type / number of model: ITM. NO. 00-71876
Risk level: Serious risk
The toy contains small parts (plastic eggs).
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: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic, push-along, toy dinosaur, packaged in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160271876
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/0626/18
Product: Plush toy
Name: Maskotka/240
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: HMBE747
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup may detach from the toy.
A child may put it in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plush toy in the shape of a pink lemur with a suction cup. Sold without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5907659881804
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A11/0032/18
Product: Child’s bicycle seat
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Bellelli
Type / number of model: b-one Standard
Risk level: Other risk level
It might appear that the buckle of the seat belt is fully closed but it is not.
The non-fully closed buckle can be released during driving and the child can slide out of the seat.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic child seat with orange seat padding and footrest intended to be mounted on the frame of a bicycle. Packaging: plastic bag
Batch number / Barcode: 5995541097952
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Hungary
  
Alert number: A11/0031/18
Product: Children's trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: GRACE
Type / number of model: G-B41109
Risk level: Other risk level
The trousers have cords with toggles at the lower edge of the trouser legs, forming a loop.
It can become trapped during various activities of a child, e.g. when riding a bicycle, sliding on a slide or running, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the General Product Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Long pink-gray checkered trousers for children. There are cords in the waist area and at the lower edge of the trouser legs.
Batch number / Barcode: 5999011411095
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic