Report 5 (Published on: 04/02/2005)

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No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric lawnmower “Honda - HRE42” (HRE 42 B SDE; serial no: up to MALF-1001980; built in 2004; EAN 3573390002376).

Country of origin: France


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Defective control box, the motor and the blade may not come to a standstill even after releasing the clutch, but may continue to rotate. The lawnmower does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Germany

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Desk metallic lamp with tripod “Hollywood–TL”.

Country of origin: Austria


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The lampshade can became live due to defective cables insulation. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Squeaky duck toy (N° 5023; EAN 7331626050234).

Country of origin: Thailand


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Suffocation

The rolling ball can break releasing small beads that can be swallowed by a child. The duck does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft filled toy “Sheep Maya” (ID 36304) made of pile.

Country of origin: Slovenia


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Fire

Risk of fire. In presence of a flame the toy can ignite and the flames can spread very rapidly on the parts covered with curly-haired pile. The sheep does not comply with the Toy Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery operated driving simulator toy “Driver Fun – UK” (N° 38813), with sound and light effects and mobile phone.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The excessive sound level of the mobile phone can cause ear damage to a child. The driving simulator does not comply with the Toy Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric eight sockets extension supply cord “EURO GOLD PROFILINE” (ZY-10, n. 37770, EAN 4021636377706).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Insufficient wires sections; unsafe soldering, wires fixations and housing. The extension supply cord does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric halogen heater “Prima” (YQ-12; 1.200w).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

Risk of fire. The plug can catch fire, while the heater is operating. The heater does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.  

 

Norway

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Infant sleeping bag “One Tree Hill - Buggy Mummy” (BM1050), for small children (0-12 months).

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Excessive length of the adjustable cords that can create loops around the head of a child. The product does not comply with the Norwegian safety requirements.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited, withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Norway

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative candle-holder for tea lights (EAN no. 7022810611101 and 7022810611118 – 4 different candlesticks for tea lights).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

Risk of fire. The candlestick can catch fire from the candle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

10
0031/05

Spain

Category: Machinery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric angular grinder tool “Perel” (S1M-KE4-115A; EAN 5411257108435), with metallic box.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The tool cannot be easily switched off. Missing safety instructions and product information. The angular grinder does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0033/05

Norway

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Candlestick for red tea lights with golden decorations (EAN 7330010856674).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

Risk of fire. The remaining candle residues may catch fire at the end of burning time.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

12
0034/05

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Right-hand drive models of motor vehicle “Mercedes-Benz - CLK Cabriolet A 209)

Country of origin: Germany

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Injuries

Risk of injury. Wrongly marked ignition circuit wires can cause the incorrect connection to the side air bag ignition lead. The side air bag may be deployed on the opposite side of the impact.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

13
0035/05

Norway

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child deep red frock “Girls by KappAhl” (KA 34020-05 42 24075343).

Country of origin: Norway


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Fire

Risk of fire. The textile is highly flammable.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

14
0036/05

Norway

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stripped green, white, beige and gold blouse for girls “Okaidi” (27133/0273, 60842/2752.

Country of origin: Morocco


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Fire

Risk of fire. The textile is highly flammable.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

15
0037/05

Iceland

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden decorative candle holder in the shape of Santa Claus, designed to sit on a shelf.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

Risk of fire. The candle is very near to the wooden personage which can catch fire. Absence of warning or instructions.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumer information.  

 

16
0038/05

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden puzzle toy “Lehrer Clown Puzzleuhr” (471700500, EAN 87112985266164).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Suffocation,
Chemical

Risk of suffocation and chemical risk. Insufficient resistance to traction of the plastic knobs that can detach and be swallowed by a child. The puzzle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. In addition plywood contains excessive quantities of formaldehyde.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

17
0039/05

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boxing set toy “Hello! Sport Collection Boxing Set” (EAN 3257980277442).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

Chemical risk. Excessive content of lead in the red artificial leather, and of cadmium in the white artificial leather. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

18
0040/05

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery operated spy set toy “Master of Spy - Telesonic 3 in 1 Spy Ear” (N° 9933), for looking and listening at the same time.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Acoustic feedback can easily happen when telescope is turned towards headphones, producing excessive sound levels causing hearing damages. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

19
0041/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy set “Desert Forces 3,95Lt.” (N° 622, b.k.), with pistol gun, target stand and six plastic arrows with suction-caps.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The plastic arrows are too small and can be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.  

 

20
0042/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Peace 3,95Lt” (N° 203), with three plastic arrows protected by soft suction-caps.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The plastic arrows protections can be easily detached and swallowed by a child. The toy gun does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.  

 

21
0043/05

Hungary

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic foldable high chair “Brevi – Pony” (N° 276).

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Insufficient stability of the highchair. The product does not comply with the relevant national standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

22
0044/05

Hungary

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four models of air sport guns “1) Air Sport Gun SP 158; 2) CYMA P799A Air Sport Gun; 3) CYMA P698A Air Sport Gun; 4) Air Sport Gun M35L”, with laser gun-sight, and red or yellow coloured plastic balls as ammunitions.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Excessive kinetic force when firing the projectiles. The guns do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.  

 

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