Faulty Product Recall: 13th April 2017
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:
Brand: AMAL II / BABIES’R’US
Name: Parc Pliant HUGO (Folding playpen Hugo)
Category: Childcare articles and children’s equipment
Type / number of model: HUGO model – manufacturer reference 1413699; Toys R Us reference SKN709110
Batch number / Barcode: 5907751413699; 11526016
Risk type: Injuries, Strangulation
The gaps between the bars of the playpen are too large: A crawling child could try to pass his legs or torso between the bars, leaving the head blocked, which could lead to respiratory difficulties or strangulation. Moreover, the snag points in the corners of the cot could pose a risk of strangulation if the child’s clothing gets caught. The bars may detach and the child could fall out of the playpen or leave it without supervision. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.
Brand: WINNER TOYS
Name: Model Car 3D LIGHT
Product: Toy car
Type / number of model: No.3999
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Damage to hearing
The sound level is too high and can cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Brand: Sick Science
Name: BUBBLE BLAST
Product: Bubble toy
Type / number of model: Ref XAT-6130
Batch number / Barcode: 813268013961
Risk type: Microbiological
The liquid of the toy contains mesophilic aerobic bacteria (measured quantity up to 1.1 x 10<sup>3</sup> cfu/ml). There is a risk of contracting an infection as the solution may come into contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.
Name: Music instrument
Product: Musical toy
Type / number of model: 8806-6
Batch number / Barcode: 3050202687032
Risk type: Damage to hearing
The sound level is too high and can consequently cause damage to hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Product: Passenger car
Category: Motor vehicles
Type / number of model: Types: BMWi-1 EC type approval: e1*2007/46*1213, e1*KS07/46*1213, models with range extender (plug-in hybrid)
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 9 September 2013 and 30 December 2016.
Risk type: Fire
Inappropriate routing might cause a leakage on the fuel tank ventilation line over time. As a result, fuel vapours may get into the engine compartment resulting in the risk of a fire.