Faulty Product Recall: 9th March 2017
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:
Qtech / Jix has been forced to recall their Helmets as the impact absorption capacity is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No.22.
The product manufactured in China is clearly not fit for purpose and the manufacturers are placing customer’s lives at risk. No information has been provided as to how this recall has come about but we can only question as to whether someone has been seriously injured.
Brand: Qtech / Jix
Product: Motorcycle helmet
Category: Motor vehicles
Risk level: Serious risk
Type/number of model OP02 – Type Approval E9-05.1952
Batch number/Barcode Unknown
OECD Portal Category 77000000 – Automotive
Description Open Face Motor Cycle helmet with visor, comes in colours of white/red; white; and black.
Country of origin China
Notifying country United Kingdom
Risk type Injuries
The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.
Brand: Mirra Daily
Name: Moisturizing cream with apple wax
Type/number of model: Unknown
Batch number/Barcode: Bar code 4602819006790, Batch number 1117R41
The cream contains methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.
Name: Extending Metal Wall Fix Safety Gate
Product: Safety gate for children
Category: Childcare articles and children’s equipment
Type/number of model: Model: MKO001 Rev3, Item Number: 011448
Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 5019090114486, Batch code: MCKJI-1154
The height of the safety barrier is too low: a child could climb up and fall over the barrier leading to injuries.
Product: Respiratory mask with filters
Category: Protective equipment
Type/number of model: 755/756 (combined filters)
Batch number/Barcode: 164001 – 2016 production
Risk: Health risk / other
The mask does not offer adequate protection against gases and penetration of liquid particles in relation to the declared filtering capacity. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14387.
Brand: DISNEY / Rendez-vous
Name: Color Pencils ‘POOH’
Product: Coloured pencil set
Type/number of model: 314893
Batch number/Barcode: 8430173148933
The pencil lead contains an excessive amount of cadmium (pink, purple and dark blue pencils); zinc (dark green pencil); and lead (orange and purple pencils). A child playing with the pencils could put them in the mouth and ingest these chemicals. Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and/or cause cancer. Zinc can be toxic when exposure exceeds physiological needs. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neurotoxicity, particularly in the case of children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-3.