Κυριακή, 10 Μαρτίου 2019

Dangerous non-food products

Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0380/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: Smolt & Co
 
Name: Smolt board 8.0 Classic V2
 
Type / number of model:  420020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8C02000073
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product has insufficient resistance to moisture.
Water may therefore come into contact with live parts, leading to electric shock or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0384/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Bicycle
 
Brand: BERGAMONT
 
Name: Belami
 
Type / number of model:  LITE N-7 / N-8, ALU MONOLITE N-7 / N-8
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Model years 2010 and 2011.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There may be a defect with the frame construction.
The frame could break causing the user to fall.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0393/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: SWHEELS
 
Name: Smart Balance Board
 
Type / number of model:  Scooter: S1 Power charger: JN-84W-420200
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8711974785009
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 

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Alert number: A12/0394/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: The Scootershop
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 

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Alert number: A12/0395/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand:  Electric Scooter
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Elite Lux Scooter: V7 Power charger: FCA131-4215
 
Batch number / Barcode:  9628581649251
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 

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Alert number: A12/0396/19       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
 
Brand: MP man
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GYROPODE G1
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1593000000136
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

 

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Alert number: A12/0381/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Fabric glue
 
Brand: Bindulin
 
Name: Flussigzwirn - Textile glue
 
Type / number of model:  weight 17.5g
 
Batch number / Barcode:  4007059209207
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product contains 4,4'-methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) (measured value: 1.8 % by weight) but lacks the required protective gloves, specific safety labelling and warnings.
MDI is a strong respiratory and skin sensitiser. The user could inadvertently be exposed to it, leading to irritation and an allergic reactions in the respiratory tract or skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH and CLP Regulations. 
 

Measures taken by economic operators: The recall was initiated but the company closed down before it could be implemented.  (By: Retailer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0400/19       
Category:  Chemical products
 
Product:  Soldering wire
 
Brand: DEDRA
 
Name: SPOIWO LUTOWNICZE Z TOPNIKIEM
 
Type / number of model:  model 83911023; Article 31L42020
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5902628020307; 79428.
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The soldering wire contains lead (measured value: 60 % by weight) and is not correctly labelled to indicate it is restricted to professional users.
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0397/19       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain
 
Brand: Dekoracje swiateczne
 
Name: Ozdoba swiateczna
 
Type / number of model:  300 zarowek ART Nº: RS-003B
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The electrical insulation is inadequate and live parts may become accessible.
Consequently the user could touch accessible 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 taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 

Alert number: A12/0382/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger car
 
Brand: Audi
 
Name: A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, S4, S5, Q7
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0430*, e1*2007/46*0436*, e1*2001/116*0350*, e1*2007/46*0284*; Types: B8, 4G, 4M, 4H
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between September 2013 and April 2018.
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail.
Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition may increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0385/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Vehicle component
 
Brand: Zawatzky
 
Name: Heidelberg RS
 
Type / number of model:  Test report for approval TÜH ATC-TB 2003 – 027.01 Type: D15 xxxx
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The affected products were manufactured between 12 October 2006 and 2012.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Potential fatigue failure of the manual control unit for the throttle and brake could result in the brakes failing.
This could lead to an accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

Alert number: A12/0401/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Safety Belts
 
Brand: BWD
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  E4-16R-0643460, E4-16R-0643461, E4-16R-0643462, E4-16R-0644422, E4-16R-0644463, E4-16R-0644470, E4-16R-0645463; , Type-approval numbers: E4-16R-040053, E4-16R-0434208, E4-16R-0436201, E4-16R-0436202, E4-16R-0436203, E4-16R-0436311, E4-16R-0641300, E4-16R-0641373, E4-16R-0642270, , Types: BWD-A2,BWD-A2-04,BWD-A2-06,BWD-A2-08,BWD-A2-12,BWD-A2-130,BWD-A2-132,BWD-A2-16,BWD-B1,BWD-B2,BWD-B2-13,BWD-B2-14,BWD-S,BWD-S1-02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Seat belts manufactured between 2008 and 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The seatbelts do not comply with the type approval and the buckle is not sufficiently strong.
The buckle can break in the event of impact caused by a crash. As a consequence, users could suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard UNECE R16.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0398/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Via ferrata set
 
Brand: Ocun
 
Name: Energy absorber
 
Type / number of model:  VF Torq2 Article 03983
 
Batch number / Barcode:  800940 / 8591804634611
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The climbing protection device is not sufficiently resistant to loads.
The product could break during use, causing the climber to fall and suffer injuries.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 958.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0383/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Playpen
 
Brand: MONSIEUR BEBE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  'Juliette' (pink); 'Malice' (red); 'Romeo' (green); 'Sagesse' (grey).
 
Batch number / Barcode:  PAR-348787, The affected products were sold between 31 August 2018 and the start of October 2018.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Fabric at the inner corners of the playpen creates a foothold, which is too close to the bottom barrier.
A child may step on the foothold and climb over the top of the playpen, leading to a fall. 

The product does not comply with the and the relevant European standard EN 12227.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0388/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Little life
 
Name: All Terrain S2
 
Type / number of model:  L10571
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN5031863105712
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
There is excessive slippage of the shoulder straps.
If the child moves vigorously, the straps may become loose and the baby could slip out and fall from the carrier. 

The product does not comply with the European standard EN 13209-1.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0389/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby carrier
 
Brand: Babymol
 
Name: Mios Kanguru Baby Carrier
 
Type / number of model:  Bebeginzin Herseyi BMOL 8466 1600000280410
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8697429584666
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The baby carrier is not sufficiently secure and can easily break.
As a consequence, if the child moves vigorously, the child could fall out. 

The product does not comply with the European standard EN 13209-2.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0399/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby sling
 
Brand: Close
 
Name: Caboo
 
Type / number of model:  155586
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 500461253709 – code 152589,, EAN 5060123256765 – code 155586., EAN 5060123256772 - code 139592,, EAN 5060461254096 – code 155586,, EAN 5060461254119 – code 155534,, EAN 5060461254140 – code 156583,
 
Risk type:  Choking, Injuries
 
A small part on the zip of the sling can easily detach. A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.
There is also excessive slippage of the shoulder straps. If the straps become loose, the baby may slip down and fall out of the sling.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0405/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Babyono
 
Name: Lozeczko turystyczne
 
Type / number of model:  293/02
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5904341209908
 
Risk type:  Entrapment
 
There is a large opening in a corner of the cot where the fabric detaches from the side.
The child could place the arm or leg in the opening and become trapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0406/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Travel cot
 
Brand: Pali
 
Name: Letto da campeggio
 
Type / number of model:  Prestige 022000 Blue
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8053677532888
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
The fabric of the cot does not allow the flow of air and there is a large external pocket on one of the short sides of the cot.
A small child could put its head inside the pocket, get trapped and suffocate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0411/19       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Baby sling
 
Brand: Sevi bebe
 
Name: Wrap Sling With Waist Belt
 
Type / number of model:  565
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8692241105655
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The sling is not provided with instructions for safe use.
This may lead to incorrect use of the product and cause injuries to the child.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks (By: Importer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0378/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic aeroplane
 
Brand: AEW
 
Name: Air Plane
 
Type / number of model:  1195
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6825856123024
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts can easily detach from the toy.
A small child can put them in the mouth and choke. 

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0386/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic swan
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Toys - Plastmasinis zaislas
 
Type / number of model:  2092
 
Batch number / Barcode:  137389995876
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
A small part can easily detach from the toy.
A child may put the small part into the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0387/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Wooden toy rattle
 
Brand: Kaufland
 
Name: Bild Baby Roll-Rassel
 
Type / number of model:  4337185357206
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1151870-1418
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The rattle contains a small bell that can easily fall out from between the bars.
A small child could put it in the mouth and choke.

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

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Company recall page:  https://despre.kaufland.ro/presa/comunicate-de-presa/presse-detail.y=2019.m=02.n=retragere-zornaitoare-lemn.html

 

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Alert number: A12/0390/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Finger paint set
 
Brand: Free & Easy
 
Name: Finger Paint 4 pcs
 
Type / number of model:  Article number: 110740200
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8719202900248
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The finger paint contains an excessive amount of n-nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA)(measured value: 0.27 mg/ kg).
NDELA is a nitrosamine which is carcinogenic through ingestion or dermal exposure.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-12.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

 

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Alert number: A12/0391/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Pes
 
Type / number of model:  4-4N140LNN4355
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8594355123450
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The bell on the product can easily be detached. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke.
The battery compartment can easily be opened without the use of any tools. A small child could take a battery and put it in the mouth, which could cause chemical burns to the skin or mouth if the battery is leaking.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0402/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toy set
 
Brand: XiHUA TOYS
 
Name: Yellow Duck
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8576778036333
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic of the ducks contains an excessive amount of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP)(measured values: 19 % and 5% by weight, respectively).
These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

 

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Alert number: A12/0404/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy modelling set
 
Brand: Paulinda
 
Name: Dancing bell
 
Type / number of model:  081439-12
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6930518924359
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The dough contains an excessive amount of boron (measured value: up to 2042 mg/kg).
Ingestion or contact with an excessive quantity of boron may harm the health of children by damaging their reproductive system. 

The coil spring may cause injuries to the child. 

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0407/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic doll
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Style
 
Type / number of model:  item : 913-5B8587
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1566297985875
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The plastic material of the doll contains an excessive amount of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 31.9% 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): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0408/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plush toy
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Maskotka pluszowa
 
Type / number of model:  92121
 
Batch number / Barcode:  EAN 5907693121218
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small parts (the plastic eyes) can be easily detached from the toy. In addition, the fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams.
A small child may put the detached elements or the stuffing material 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: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0409/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy pushchair
 
Brand: SH Sheng Hui Toys
 
Name: Baby stroller
 
Type / number of model:  P123
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6935331317333
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The pushchair has only one safety lock and is not sufficiently resistant to load.
As a consequence, it can easily collapse and a child playing with the pushchair may fall to the ground. 

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0410/19       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Bath toy set
 
Brand: Xihua Toys / Abababy
 
Name: Yellow Duck
 
Type / number of model:  REF: 14024
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5995858140242
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Small plastic parts (the squeaking element) may easily detach from the toy.
A small child may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market

 

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Alert number: A12/0403/19       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children's shoes
 
Brand: Pepino Ricosta
 
Name: Sami
 
Type / number of model:  10 12239
 
Batch number / Barcode:  665258190999
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
There is an excessive amount of chromium (VI) in the leather (measured value 5.7 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: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Manufacturer)

Company recall page:  http://www.ricosta.de

 

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Alert number: A12/0392/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Hair gel
 
Brand: Elidor
 
Name: Gel Styling Unisex
 
Type / number of model:  Fissagio forte
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8004120095009; batch: В10ED250521
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
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: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

 

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Alert number: A12/0379/19       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Plug adaptor
 
Brand: Oulong
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  807 Quantity: 10 pieces
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug into the adaptor is possible.
The user could touch the free remaining pin of the plug and receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard IEC 60884.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Retailer)

 
Products with other risk levels 

Alert number: A11/0011/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Discovery, Sport, Range Rover Sport, Velar, Evoque
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers E11*2007/46*1659, E11*2007/46*3784, E11*2007/46*0909, E11*2007/46*3954, E11*2007/46*0223
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 09/03/2015 and 05/07/2018
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain vehicles fitted with 2.0L Diesel Engines may emit excessive levels of CO² and may not conform with the certified condition.
CO2 and other greenhouse gases contribute to global warming pollution. A reduction in CO2 emissions contributes to the EU greenhouse gas reduction targets helping protect the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and the Regulation on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

Alert number: A11/0012/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XE, XF, F-PACE, E-PACE,F-TYPE
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers E11*2007/46*2150, E11*2007/46*2981, E11*2007/46*3324, E11*2007/46*4161, E11*2001/116*0272
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 09/03/2015 and 05/07/2018
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain vehicles fitted with 2.0L Diesel Engines may emit excessive levels of CO2 and may not conform with the certified condition.
CO2 and other greenhouse gases contribute to global warming pollution. A reduction in CO2 emissions contributes to the EU greenhouse gas reduction targets helping protect the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and the Regulation on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

Alert number: A11/0013/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Land Rover
 
Name: Range Rover Evoque
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval number E11*2007/46*0223
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 13/03/2015 and 12/06/2018
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain vehicles fitted with 2.0L Diesel Engines may emit excessive levels of CO2 and may not conform with the certified condition.
CO2 and other greenhouse gases contribute to global warming pollution. A reduction in CO2 emissions contributes to the EU greenhouse gas reduction targets helping protect the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and the Regulation on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

Alert number: A11/0014/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Passenger Car
 
Brand: Jaguar
 
Name: XE, XF
 
Type / number of model:  Type approval numbers: E11*2007/46*2150, E11*2007/46*2981
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 10/10/2014 and 20/11/2018
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
Certain vehicles fitted with 2.0L Diesel Engines may emit excessive levels of CO2 and may not conform with the certified condition.
CO2 and other greenhouse gases contribute to global warming pollution. A reduction in CO2 emissions contributes to the EU greenhouse gas reduction targets helping protect the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and the Regulation on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 
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Alert number: INFO/0031/19       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Step stool
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  TK-218-U
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The step stool is not sufficiently resistant to load.
It could therefore break and collapse causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14183.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

 

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Alert number: INFO/0033/19       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Character light box
 
Brand: Star Wars (Disney)
 
Name: Holopane 25 Lightbox
 
Type / number of model:  Darth Vader Stormtrooper Chewbacca Rey
 
Batch number / Barcode:  884005-04C 884006-04C 884007-04C 884008-04C
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The supplied blue AAA batteries could leak acid.
The user could come into contact with the leaked corrosive acid and suffer chemical burns.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

 
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Alert number: A12/0375/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Bus
 
Brand: EvoBus
 
Name: Citaro
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0087, e1*2007/46*0090 Types: 628 02, 628 03
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between July 2017 and January 2019.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The roof hood fixing may fail.
This may lead to the roof hood falling onto the road.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

Alert number: A12/0377/19       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Lorry
 
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
 
Name: Actros, Arocs, Econic
 
Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726*, 0727*, 0732*, 0733*, 1222*, 1223*; types according to type data sheet: 963-0-A, 963-4-A, 963-0-C, 963-4-D, NGE-L62N, NGE-L42
 
Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 25 April 2012 and 30 November 2017.
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The adapter plate for fastening the non-skid snow-chain unit may break.
This could result in the loss of the entire snow-chain unit, thus increasing the risk of injuries or an accident for following traffic.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

 

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Alert number: A12/0376/19       
Category:  Pressure equipment/vessels
 
Product:  Non-refillable refrigerant cylinder
 
Brand: Artiko
 
Name: R-404a Refrigerant
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Environment
 
The cylinder and the valve are not designed to be refillable.
Once used and disposed of, remaining refrigerant in the cylinder is released into the environment at atmospheric pressure.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

 


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