Report 13 (Published on: 01/04/2005)

Notification(s) no. 0166/05 has (have) been added to this page on 28 March 2006

Weeks 10 and 11: On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notifications published on the week reports n° 10 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh" in the shape of a tiger and of a pig, and n° 11 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh” in the shape of a pig, have been withdrawn.

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Category: Decorative articles

Product: Glass ice rocks.



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Description: Glass ice rocks "Deko Line".

Country of origin: Unknown

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Risk of suffocation and injury. The glass ice rocks can be confused with candy and swallowed by a child.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall.  

Compulsory measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall.  


The Netherlands

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories




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Description: "Libby" Irish coffee glass (EAN 031009591732), sold in box containing four 25cl glasses.

Country of origin: United States

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Risk of injury. Insufficient thermal shock resistance, the glass can explode, sprinkling hot liquids.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  



Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment




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Description: Child safety wooden barrier "Indowoods" (BSN 500; Indowoods 510; Jéwé 49260).

Please note that the product notified under the reported references is only the Clic-clac swing white deal safety gate. Other similar products have not been subject to notification.

Country of origin: Vietnam

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Risk of suffocation and injury. Given the spaces between the barrier elements a child can stick its head or thorax in between. The barrier does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  



Category: Toys

Product: Colour Balloons



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Description: Inflatable coloured balloons.

Brand, type/model: Unknown.

Country of origin: China

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Risk of suffocation. Does not bear the warning about the danger of suffocation for children under the age of 8 due to deflated or destroyed balloons and that adult supervision is required; missing information about the use of natural rubber (caoutchouc). The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the Relevant European standards.

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


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