Faulty Product Recall: 12th May 2017

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WEEKLY PRODUCT RECALL POST:

Are you looking to stay ahead of the curb, and be notified of products/items which have been blacklisted as faulty? You’re in luck, every week we writing a blog post pinpointing all the faulty goods which have come to our attention; you’ll never be left in the dark again.

Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:

Fossil faulty ladies bag

Featured Product:

Brand: Fossil

Name: Unknown

Product: Ladies’ bag

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Type / number of model: EMI TSL SDL BAG WINE

Batch number / Barcode: 4053858783218, Item No: ZB6963609

Risk type: Chemical

The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 13 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Guirca fancy dress - Faulty product recall

Listed Items:

Brand: GUIRCA

Name: Unknown

Product: Fancy-dress accessories

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Type / number of model: ref. 11502

Batch number / Barcode: 8435118219105

Risk type: Burns

The beard is highly flammable and can cause burns if it catches fire.

Mcover Hardshell case for lapto

Brand: mCover

Name: See-through Hard Shell Case

Product: Hard-shell case for laptop

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Type / number of model: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Environment

The plastic packaging contains cadmium (measured value 0.05% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may also cause cancer.

Uvex riding gloves - Faulty product

Brand: Uvex

Name: Uvex classic

Product: Riding gloves

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Type / number of model: Schwarz (Item No S45300302 29-36)

Batch number / Barcode: EAN-Code 4043197267098

Risk type: Chemical

The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 24 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

BMW badge

Brand: BMW

Name: 7 Series

Product: Passenger car

Category: Motor vehicles

Type / number of model: EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0276*

Type: 7L

Batch number / Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between October 2015 and March 2017.

Risk type: Injuries

The crimping of the engine oil cooler pipes may be defective, which could lead to leakage of engine oil onto the brake discs. Oil on a brake disc could affect the braking of the vehicle, particularly at higher speeds.

PartyXplosion faulty toy

Brand: PartyXplosion

Name: Shrilling Chicken

Product: Plastic toy

Category: Toys

Type / number of model: Art.nr.: 50121

Batch number / Barcode: 8713647501213

Risk type: Chemical

The plastic material of the chicken contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value more than 25 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.

Bomiko faulty car seat

Brand: BOMIKO

Name: Auto S

Product: Children’s car seat

Category: Childcare articles and children’s equipment

Type / number of model: LB 383 045045

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Injuries

The plastic shell of the seat can break in the event of a car accident or sudden and violent braking of the vehicle, impairing the safety of the child.

The product does not comply with Regulation UNECE No 44-04.

If you own any of the listed products above and believe it’s faulty or/concerned about the safety of a product; please contact us.

Article Written By:

  • Paul McMullan Deputy Head of RTA Department

    Department: Road Traffic Accidents, Product Liability and Flight Delay.

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