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List of RAPEX Contacts Points

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications -

Week 2 - 2005

No.
Ref.
Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by notifying country
01
0375/04
Slovak Republic

Toy gun "Gun-Auto laser toy" (P-008);
laser gun imitating a revolver, projecting a single focus beam or different pictures by rotation of the gun cartridge.
Country of origin: China.



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Risk of injury. The laser beam exceeds the admissible values and could cause eye injury. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive. Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and product recall.
02
0376/04
Germany

Electric chain saw "Matrix ECS 2000-400 - No 320.400.032"
(serial No 03000119, made in 2004), 2000W, blade length 400 mm.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of injury. The chain brake is not reliable. The saw does not comply with the Machinery Directive. Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and product recall.
03
0377/04
France

Candy Spray "Magic Spray N° 2"
(melon flavour: 13/07/05, cola flavour: 12/07/05, blueberry flavour: 13/07/05, passion fruit flavour: 23/06/05, apple flavour: 23/06/05, melon flavour: 15/07/05, cola flavour: 15/07/05, blueberry flavour: 16/07/05, passion fruit flavour: 15/07/05, apple flavour: 16/07/05).
Country of origin: Unknown.

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Risk of suffocation. The spray nozzle and the cap are easily detachable and could be swallowed or inhaled by the child during consumption. The excessive acidity of the liquid might burn the eyes. The cap does not comply with the relevant European standards applying to small parts under the Toys Directive. Product voluntarily recalled by the distributor.
04
0378/04
Hungary

Decorative clock desk lighting "XinQiang - High-Class" (N° 20941).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock. Insufficient wire cross sections; inadequate connecting plugs and wires fixations; live parts accessible; wrong labelling (referring to lighting chains) and missing information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
05
0379/04
Estonia

Yellow plastic rattle (infant toy) with two balls and a handle.
Each ball contains small parts.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of suffocation. The rattle can easily break releasing small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. Withdrawal from the market and issue of warnings ordered by the authorities.
06
0380/04
Lithuania

Pull-along wheeled toy "Happy Snail" (N° 1689).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of suffocation. Small parts of the wheels can be easily released and can be swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Recall and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.
07
0381/04
Germany

Shampoo "Zydot - Ultra Clean"
(N° 701 on the packaging, N° 1299 on the product), with deep cleanser and cure product.
Country of origin: Unknown.


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Chemical risk. Excessive content (489 ug/kg) of N-Nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA) in the shampoo.

Voluntary recall and withdrawal from the market.
08
0383/04
Lithuania

Water filled yoyo ball "Sparkle Slime-Ball Yoyo"
(KBY38020, EAN 4893138005636), with elastic cord and sound effects.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of strangulation. When rotated over the head the elastic cord extends and can get wrapped around the neck. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Recall and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

09
0384/04
Hungary

Electric hair dryer "New Rainbow" (EAN 6931731280000).
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of electric shock and fire. Insufficient wires cross section and insulation; inadequate connecting plug; possible release of flames and smoke; live parts can become accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

10
0385/04
Lithuania

Water filled yoyo ball "Yo-yo" (KBY38017),
with a beetle floating inside the ball and an elastic cord.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of strangulation. When rotated over the head, the elastic cord extends and can get wrapped around the neck. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Recall and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

11
0001/05
Austria

Wooden gripping toy "Simba Toys" (N° 2356),
with cubes, cylindrical parts and balls, knotted together with strings.
Country of origin: Germany.


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Risk of suffocation. The strings can easily break releasing the small balls that can be swallowed by children. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

12
0002/05
Lithuania

Wheeled pull-along plastic toy "Funny Snail" (N° 6060, EAN 5901271036666).
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of suffocation and injury. The antennas can be easily detached and swallowed by a child and the metallic spirals present sharp edges. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Product recall and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

 
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