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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 10 (Published on: 11/03/2005)

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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: (*)

1
0098/05

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal mains adaptor "FRIWO" (Economi EP2).

Country of origin: Germany


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient resistance of the casing that can be easily opened while using it or if dropped, exposing live parts. The adaptor does not comply with the Low voltage Directive, the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and withdrawal of the product.  

 

3
0100/05

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car vehicle "Suzuki - Wagon R" (identification number "TSMMM*53S*0100046-TSMMM*53S*0251177" for the years of manufacture from 2000 to 2003, with the engine type G13B and a cubic capacity of 1.3 litres).

Country of origin: Hungary

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. In case of breakage of the throttle cable, a defective plastic casing can cause its jamming. The same could apply when the throttle is open.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions. Monitoring of the recall by the authorities.  

 

4
0101/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric steam iron "LAUDER" (EC-296).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances the appliance can catch fire, emit smoke and deform giving access to live parts. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

5
0102/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric dry iron "Solinex" (SX-2238).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts; incompliant plug. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

6
0103/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric dry iron "Solinex - Automatic iron" (SX-2239).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts; missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances it can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug and cord anchorage. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

7
0104/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster "Maxsonic" (KT-72)

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

8
0105/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: "Wireless electric steam/dry spray iron" (3003).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Missing earth connection; insufficient insulation and electric resistance and missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstance the iron can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug insulation. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

9
0106/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster "Japona" (CR – 1200).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

10
0107/05

Iceland

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child teat "Pussycat Supersut Classic" (N° 7700).

Country of origin: Denmark


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance, the teat holder can be separated from the rest of the teat; insufficient dimension of the ventilation hole. The teat does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumer information; Recall, withdrawal from the market and consumer information ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0108/05

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative "Lighting frame".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Incompliant plug, fuse and sleeving over the conductors; unconnected earth cable; accessible live parts; insufficient cross section of the mains cables. The illuminated picture does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market suspended by the authorities and prosecution.  

 

12
0109/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster "Nippon America" (NP-8067).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

13
0110/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster "Silver Crown" (CR – 1200).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

14
0111/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster "La Donna" (LD-7830).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; insufficient cross section of the connecting cable. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

15
0112/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric hand mixer "Satellite" (AJ-9019; EAN 61949603746).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe conductor fixation; the internal wires can be damaged if pinched in the joints of the casing or get in contact with rotating parts; 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 by the authorities.  

 

16
0113/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric steam iron "Eurolux" (SS1-10-01).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electric resistance and missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts and the iron can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

17
0114/05

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Night light with sensor "Rotho" (N° 901.0000; EAN 4012336901018).

Country of origin: Germany


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock and fire. Use of an incompliant E12 capped lamp. The lamp does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

18
0115/05

The Netherlands

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tea glass "Inspiration" (two models: a. N° 323330, EAN8712517023091; b. N° 323217, EAN 8712517022803).

Country of origin: Thailand


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Insufficient thermal shock resistance: the glass can explode sprinkling all around hot liquids.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  

 

(*)

Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

Links to the RAPEX website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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