Faulty Product Recall: 1st June 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 are going to write a blog post pinpointing all the faulty goods which have come to our attention in the UK; you’ll never be left in the dark again.

WEEKLY PRODUCT RECALL POST:

Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:

Young Dimension (by Primark) boys shirt

Featured Product:

 

Brand: YOUNG DIMENSION (by Primark)

Name: Unknown

Product: Boys’ shirt

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Type / number of model: 2G Check Shirt – 46943 Navy and 2G Check Shirt – 46943 Coral

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Choking

The shirt has press studs which may become detached, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

HM fancy dress mask

Items:

 

Brand: HM

Name: HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Product: Fancy-dress mask

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Type / number of model: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: 8820160828083

Risk type: Burns

The product poses a risk of burns due to the high flammability of the material of the mask. If a person wears the mask and it catches fire, it could cause burns, particularly to the face.

Lowrance (sonar) All Season Portable Pack

Brand: Lowrance (sonar), Manada (battery charger)

Name: All Season Portable Pack

Product: Sonar

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Type / number of model: Battery charger: A602-140120, Sonar: Elite 3-X

Batch number / Barcode: 7318270602118

Risk type: Electric shock

The live pins of the plug on the battery charger are accessible during connection or disconnection.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

B-Right LED Mini Party Light

Brand: B-right®

Name: LED Mini Party Light

Product: Party light

Category: Lighting equipment

Type / number of model: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock

The lamp can be opened up completely by slight pressure on the side, with the result that live parts are accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.

Dickins & Jones goosey lucy hot water bottle
Dickins & Jones Drummer Boy Hot Water Bottle

 

 

 

 

Brand: Dickins & Jones

Name: Goosey Lucy and Drummer Boy Hot Water Bottle

Product: Hot water bottle

Category: Other

Type / number of model: D703287 & D700192

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Burns

The hot water bottle may leak when filled with hot water and excessive pressure is applied, which could result in burning of the skin.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Renault Scenic faulty vehicle

Brand: Renault

Name: Scenic

Product: Passenger car

Category: Motor vehicles

Type / number of model: Scenic (XFA)

e2*2007/46*0574*00, e2*2007/46*0574*01

Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned are equipped with an automatic gear box (DW5 and DW6) and were manufactured between 1 July 2016 and 6 October 2016.

Risk type: Injuries

Part of the sound insulation can detach which can cause the automatic parking brake to be released unintentionally.

Zeeman Eva Animal Pull Toys

Brand: ZEEMAN

Name: Eva Animal Pull Toys

Product: Pull-along toy

Category: Toys

Type / number of model: C31736 A26869 111600

Batch number / Barcode: 2099960268696

Risk type: Strangulation

The cord of the sea lion pull-along toy is too long and may wrap around the child’s neck, leading to strangulation.

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

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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