Faulty Product Recall: 20th 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:

Terre De Bougies - faulty product recall
Terre De Bougies perfume - faulty product recall

Featured Product:

 

Brand: TERRE DE BOUGIES / Expressions Parfumées

Name: Unknown

Product: Candle fragrances

Category: Chemical products

Type / number of model: References: • CITRUS FRUIT; • PINEAPPLE; • LEBANON CEDAR; • LEMONGRASS AND GERANIUM; • COCA; • EUCALYPTUS; • WOOD FIRE; • ORANGE BLOSSOM NEW; • PASSION FRUIT; • MALABAR; • MANDARIN NEW; • CORSICAN MAQUIS; • HONEY NEW; • FIR TREE; • ORANGE; • LANDES PINE; • VERBENA; • ZEST AND SPICE; • CINNAMON.

Batch number / Barcode: 2016 production

Risk type: Chemical

The products lack the required labelling and safety cap (child-resistant fastening). Children could accidentally swallow some of the product. In addition, the cinnamon fragrance contains safrole. This substance may cause cancer, is harmful if swallowed and causes skin irritation. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and the REACH regulation.

SBS portable travel charger - faulty product recall

Items:

 

Brand: SBS

Name: Travel Charger & Cable

Product: Charger

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Type / number of model: TETRAVKITMIC1A

Batch number / Barcode: 8018417191558

Risk type: Electric shock

The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

Saica Peppa Pig push chair - faulty product recall

Brand: Saica

Name: Peppa Pig

Product: Toy pushchair

Category: Toys

Type / number of model: Reference 9164

Batch number / Barcode: 8 421440 091649 — placed on the French market by GIFI from August 2016.

Risk type: Choking

Small plastic components of the wheels can detach. A small child may put these parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Sharks Angle Grinder - Faulty product recall

Brand: SHARKS

Name: UHLOVÁ BRÚSKA (‘Angle grinder’)

Product: Angle grinder

Category: Machinery

Type / number of model: Model SH 950 SHK235 DB5008 Year of manufacturing 2015 Ø125mm

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Electric shock, Injuries

The insulation is insufficient and parts of the angle grinder could become live. The guard does not protect the user properly and if the disc disintegrates, flying fragments could consequently cause injuries to the eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

Casa Hiralal mini plane toy - Faulty product recall

Brand: Casa Hiralal

Name: Mini Plane

Product: Plastic toy helicopter

Category: Kids toys

Type / number of model: Ref 668-13

Batch number / Barcode: 8498565552836

Risk type: Injuries

The helicopter blade comes off easily, generating a sharp protruding part which may injure a child. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.

Malene Birger bracelet - Faulty product recall

Brand: By Malene Birger

Name: Unknown

Product: Bracelet

Category: Jewellery

Type / number of model: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Chemical

The amount of nickel released by the bracelet is too high (2,0 µg/cm²/week). Nickel is a sensitizer and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Nickel release, from products with prolonged skin contact, above the limit set by the REACH legislation, is assessed to pose a serious risk to the people already sensitized nickel, and to increase the risk of sensibilization of more people in the population. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation

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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