Faulty Product Recall: 19th May 2017

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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:

Bulsen girls dress faulty product recall

Listed Items:


Name: Unknown

Product: Girls’ dress

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Type / number of model: Code: 234

Batch number / Barcode: 8680445162345

Risk type: Choking

The small decorative elements may be easily detached. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

Pest Kill Insect Killer


Name: Matainsectos – Insect Killer

Product: Electric mosquito killer

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Type / number of model: DPK-461

Batch number / Barcode: 8436538301708

Risk type: Electric shock

The casing for the device does not sufficiently protect the user against contact with live parts.

Newtop travel adaptor

Brand: Newtop

Name: Adaptor

Product: Travel plug adaptor

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Type / number of model: NT-6798

Batch number / Barcode: 8054686067989

Risk type: Electric shock

Single-pole or partial insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin, or the partially plugged-in pin of the plug, accessible.

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

FUNNY TOYS faulty product recall


Name: Unknown

Product: Educational toy

Category: Toys

Type / number of model: D806-A

Batch number / Barcode: 8429283032584

Risk type: Choking, Strangulation

The wheels can easily detach from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. Moreover, the string to pull the toy is too long; if it wraps around a child’s neck, it could lead to strangulation.

Winni magic hair

Brand: Winni

Name: Magic Hair

Product: Plastic doll set

Category: Toys

Type / number of model: NO.HX9B52

Batch number / Barcode: 690000003992

Risk type: Chemical

The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 28% by weight) and di-butyl phthalate (DBP) (measured value: 0.17 % by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system.

Man TGX interior lorry
Source: ETS2 Mods

Brand: MAN

Name: TGX

Product: Lorry

Category: Motor vehicles

Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e4*2007/46*0229*22 – 24, e4*2007/46*0231*22 – 24 Types: L.2007.46.001, L.2007.46.003

Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 18 March 2016 and 25 August 2016.

Risk type: Injuries

The screws on the axle guides may have been installed with too low tightening torque and come loose. This can impair steerability and increase the risk of an accident.

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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