Report 9 (Published on: 04/03/2005)

Corrigendum
Week 7, Second notification: Please note that the notified helicopter should not be confused with the ones produced by Spin Master, and in particular with the "Air Hogs - Sky Patrol” for which no notification has been issued

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric rechargeable shaver “FEIREN” (RSCX-FR 458.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electric resistance; possible damaging of the internal insulation with live parts becoming accessible; incompliant plug; missing instructions and warning in Czech. The shaver does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Acuity Radio Cassette Recorder” (AY-212ODL).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe insulation of live parts; use of wrong colours on conductors; insufficient cross sectional area of conductors; unsafe appliance connector; incompliant plug; missing information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and British standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Victory Professional Hair Cutting Set” (VC-371), with accessories.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient protection from hair clipping entering the appliance; incompliant and unsafe plug; information not provided in English. The hair cutting appliance does not comply with the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Colour TV Indoor Antenna “Yubadianzi” (TX93A).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Use of wrong colours of the insulation on the conductors; insufficient cross sectional area and unsafe fixation of conductors; incompliant plug; incorrect information provided. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and British standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel mobile phone charger, with DC4,5-9,5V output.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe conductor fixation; possible break of the cover when removing the charger from a socket outlet; incompliant plug; missing instructions. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and British standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

Greece

Category: Stationery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Eraser HE! HA! HO!” (EAN 6920367210611. N°1173860), in the shape of chocolate pieces; similar sets also exist in the shape of flower or fruit under the same code number.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Chemical

Chemical risk. Because of the appearance (shape, colours, smell, package), can be regarded as food by a child. Excessive content of harmful plastic softener (DEHP - phthalate).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution  

 

Greece

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of twelve coloured (red, green, blue and yellow) plastic whistles with a cord.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance: the whistles can break into small and sharpened pieces that can be swallowed by a child. The whistles do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution  

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric hand mixer “Happy Family” (H.F. 006. EAN 8019993222278), with two kitchen utensils.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe conductor fixation; the food can get inside the mixer generating mechanical or electric problems; incompliant plug. The mixer does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Religious illuminated picture frame.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe cable fixation and internal insulation; incorrect conductor colours and insufficient cross section; incompliant cord anchorage and plug; missing information and safety information. The illuminated picture does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and British standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

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