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- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications -

Week 4 - 2005

No.
Ref.
Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by notifying country
01
0011/05
United Kingdom

Battery operated plastic toy pianoforte.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of suffocation. Some small parts (control switch, dancer figure and piano legs) can be easily detached and swallowed by a child; the enclosing plastic bag is not perforated. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards and with the CE labelling requirement. Product seized by the authorities.
02
0012/05
Germany

Fuel pump of different motor vehicles (cars).

Volkswagen:

  • Lupo 1,2l / 45 kW; 1,4l / 55kW; Polo 1,4l / 55kW; 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Golf/Bora Variant 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; 1,9l / 110 kW;
  • New Beetle 1,9l / 74 kW; Golf V 2,0l / 55 kW; 1,9l / 66 kW ; 1,9l / 77 kW; Touran 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW;
  • Passat 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; 2,0l / 100 kW;
  • Sharan 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Caddy 2,0l / 51 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW; T5 1,9l / 63 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW.


  • Audi:

  • A2 1,2l / 45 kW; 1,4l / 55kW; 1,4l / 66kW;
  • A3 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW;
  • A4 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • A6 1,9l / 96 kW.


  • Seat:

  • Arosa 1,4l / 55kW;
  • Ibiza, Cordoba 1,4l / 55kW; 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Ibisa 1,9l / 110 kW; 1,9l / 118 kW;
  • Toledo, Leon 1,9l / 96 kW; 1,9l / 110 kW;
  • Alhambra 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Altem 1,9l / 77 kW./li>

    Skoda:

  • Fabia 1,4l / 55kW, 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Oktawia 1,9l / 74 kW ; 1,9l / 96 kW;
  • Oktavia II 1,9l / 77 kW;
  • Super 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;


  • Country of origin: Germany.


    Risk of injury or fire. A screw manufacturing fault in the fuel pump can cause a diesel fuel leak. Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.
    03
    0013/05
    Germany

    Universal plug adapter "Samsonite - Worldwide travel plug adapter"
    (N° 1804 GY, EAN 5411501197659).
    Country of origin: China.
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    Risk of electric shock. Possible contact with live parts; it does not ensure earth connection. The adapter does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, product recall from consumers and consumer information.
    04
    0014/05
    Spain

    Motorcycle "Honda - ST 1300/A"
    Ref. frames:
    ST13004 (JH2SC51C*4M200001 Y JH2SC51C*4M200189);
    ST1300A4 (JH2SC51A*4M200001 Y JH2SC51A*4M202599);
    ST13002 (JH2SC51C*2M000001 Y JH2SC51C*2M001909);
    ST1300A2 (JH2SC51A*2M000002 Y JH2SC51A*2M007532).
    Country of origin: Japan.
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    Risk of injury. Inappropriate bonding lead device that can overheat causing possible sudden shutdown of the engine. Voluntary recall from consumers, information and corrective actions.
    05
    0015/05
    Hungary

    Cot suspended toy "Dreamy Blimp musical box" (NO.HD-2013 E),
    with musical figures (cloud, star, moon, balls, etc.).
    Country of origin: Unknown.


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    Risk of injury. Insufficient strength of the console that can fall on the baby. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
    06
    0016/05
    Germany

    Three-outlet extension supply cord with switch.
    Country of origin: China.
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    Risk of electric shock. Missing earth connection; insufficient wires cross-section and fixation. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

    Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.
    07
    0017/05
    Portugal

    Toy revolver "Secret Agents" (FS 2279),
    with soft projectiles (arrows with suction-caps and bullets).
    Country of origin: China.


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    Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the revolver which exceeds the admitted kinetic energy thresholds; absence of warnings and of appropriate safety information. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

    Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
    08
    0018/05
    Germany

    Set of bath toys "Baby & Co - Les jouets malins" (N° 12685467).
    Country of origin: Unknown
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    Chemical risk. One of the two lifebuoys contains excessive quantity of phthalate (DINP).

    Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.

    09
    0019/05
    Cyprus

    Rectangular perfumed candle (DQ 144A-79-016; EAN 0242827000034),
    decorated with coffee grains.
    Country of origin: Unknown


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    Risk of fire. When the flame reaches the base of the candle it can ignite the coffee grains and cause fire.

    Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.

    10
    0020/05
    Portugal

    Toy bow, handcuffs and pistol "Commandos" (N° 349),
    with suction-caps projectiles.
    Country of origin: China.


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    Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the revolver; the projectile resilient caps can easily detach; absence of warnings and of appropriate safety information. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

    Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

    11
    0021/05
    Slovak Republic

    Green and yellow-brown toy sand filled crocodile.
    Country of origin: Unknown.


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    Risk of suffocation. Given the attractive appearance of the crocodile a child under three years of age can play with it and damage the coating causing lost of sand that can be swallowed or damage air passages. The toy does not comply with the Toy Directive. In addition the presence of bacillus cereus bacteria and mould are reported in the sand filling.

    Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumer information.

 
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