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:

Playpen faulty product recall

Brand: AMAL II / BABIES’R’US

Name: Parc Pliant HUGO (Folding playpen Hugo)

Product: Playpen

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.

toy car faulty product recall

Brand: WINNER TOYS

Name: Model Car 3D LIGHT

Product: Toy car

Category: Toys

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.

Bubble toy faulty product recall

Brand: Sick Science

Name: BUBBLE BLAST

Product: Bubble toy

Category: Toys

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.

musical toy faulty product recall

Brand: ABABABY

Name: Music instrument

Product: Musical toy

Category: Toys

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.

BMW 13 faulty product recall
Source: Carsopedia

Brand: BMW

Name: i3

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.

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.

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