Report 6 (Published on: 11/02/2005)

Corrigendum
Weekly Overview - 5
Notification 21: Danger: "The product does not comply with the relevant European national standards."

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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:

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two sets of PVC squeeze toys “Beauty toys”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Suffocation,
Chemical

Risk of suffocation and chemical risk. The squeezing devices are easily detachable and could be swallowed by a child. The toys do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards and with the CE labelling requirement (absence of the CE mark and of other marking). Excessive content of phthalates in the toys: DEHP: 13,0-34,0 %m/m, and DINP: 0,5-18,6 %m/m.

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

 

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric “Universal plug adapter” (HJ-1U; ABE-1), with accessories allowing the connection of different shaped plugs.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Possible contact with live parts; earth connection not ensured. The adaptor does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Austria

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Suspended infant toy “Holz-mobile Käfer” (Wooden mobile), with small wooden flowers and beetles.

Country of origin: Germany


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance of the strings which can 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.

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

 

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric router tool “Homebase” (PBX1500RT; N° 015983; EAN 5050595204364), 1500W router, ½” collet, variable speed 11.000 to 26000 RPM, plunge depth 150mm, with accessories.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient resistance of the casing which, if dropped, can break exposing live parts to contact. The router does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution, information and recall from consumers.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative tea light holder “Shen Li International Ltd”.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Fire,
Burns

Risk of fire and burns. Lack of stability of the holder; excessive temperature of the holder surface (145°) and of the upper candles with possible wax ignition.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric extension supply cord (three sockets cable reel), 10 meters, intended for UK plugs.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe cable, wires fixations and sections; live parts insufficiently protected; incompliant plug and sockets. The extension supply cord does not comply with the relevant British standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities and legal proceedings undertaken by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser pointer toy “Super Powered”, with key holder and 12 different caps.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The laser beam exceeds the power limits for class II laser pointers and can cause eye lesions. The laser pointer does not comply with 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 three way socket extension supply cord with switch (a. Euroline, No. 14611 - EAN 4021636146111; b. Euro Gold Profiline, No. 37761 - EAN 4021636377614; c. No. 14790 -EAN 4021636147903)

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient mechanical strength of the main connection cable; misuse of lead colours for the earth connection; insufficient wires sections; unsafe soldering and wires fixations. The extension supply cord does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and 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 deep fryer “Friteuse Prima Friggitrice” (XJ-92243/1), 900 W.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Live parts accessible without using tools; unsafe plug that can ignite. The fryer does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

10
0054/05

Germany

Category: Lighting chains

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Christmas decorative lightings “Maguera De Color 12 meters”, with flashing effect unit.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient wire section, live parts easily accessible; unsafe cable fixation; missing safety information and instructions. The lighting does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

11
0055/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Disc shooter” toy (N° 828 B), sold by two, using plastic discs as ammunitions.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the disc shooter presenting a danger not addressed by the safety information; Incomplete warnings. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

12
0056/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Infant bicycle toy “Efepina” (Ref.7, wheel 12”), with lateral stabilizing wheels.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Incompliant protection of metallic components; presence of sharpened parts near the rear wheel. The bicycle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

13
0057/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bow toy “Shooting Gun” (N° 233), with plastic arrows protected with plastic suction caps; the bow can be assembled in a crossbow.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the gun presenting a danger not addressed by the safety information; the projectile resilient caps can easily detach; Incomplete warnings. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

14
0058/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Disc lancer toy “Super Top – New Generation” (R 5161).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Incompliant safety information (not in Portuguese, specific risk not mentioned, wrong age symbol). The lancer does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

15
0059/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Disc shooter toy “Double pack” (N°998).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the disc shooter; Incomplete warnings and lack of appropriate safety information. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

16
0060/05

France

Category: Laser pointers

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery operated laser pointer toy “Key Chain”, with different caps.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The laser beam belongs to the IIIB class and can cause eye and skin lesions. The laser pointer does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

17
0061/05

France

Category: Laser pointers

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery operated laser pointer toy “P.58 Powerful Laser pointer” (P.58).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The laser beam belongs to the IIIB class and can cause eye and skin lesions. The laser pointer does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

18
0062/05

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Educative toy “Shape sorter fun, 1+” (N0 22B/M), with different shaped and coloured plastic pieces fitting in corresponding holes of a locomotive.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance of the hexagonal piece that can easily break in small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers.  

 

19
0063/05

Greece

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sport gun “Cyma - Air Sport Gun - Cate Pistol (P-667A, N° BP11121; S.T.A.R.S R.P.667 Special Team, CATE PISTOL, CYMA, CYMA STARS), with laser gun-sight, intended for people above 18 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The laser beam belongs to the IIIA class and can cause eye lesions. The laser pointer does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

20
0064/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic toy gun “Family Dart Game”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the gun presenting a danger not addressed by the safety information; excessive kinetic force when firing the projectiles; Incomplete warnings. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

21
0065/05

Portugal

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy “Bow Arrow” (N° 968 – Ref.79148)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the bow presenting a danger not addressed by the safety information; excessive kinetic force; incomplete warnings. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

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