Report 15 (Published on: 15/04/2005)

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Notification(s) no. 0185/05, 0186/05, 0187/05, 0189/05 has (have) been added to this page on 28 March 2006

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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:

Poland

Category: Hand tools

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden handle hammer. Model: 5900171630509.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. The head of the hammer can come loose while using the hammer.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered.  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy “Police Gun” set. Type/number of model: N° 71069; EAN 8429398710698.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The protection of the arrows can be easily removed and the projectiles exceed the authorized limit of kinetic energy. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Safe shot – Multi-dart target game” (Placo Toys). Type/number of model: N° 600; EAN 026404006004.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The projectiles exceed the authorized limit of kinetic energy. In addition, the length of the darts is less than 57mm and could be swallowed. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative candle wreath. Type/number of model: N° ZND-661.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

Risk of fire. When the wax become liquid, the wick is not sustained anymore and can ignite all the decorative elements.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle Yamaha. Name: a) Virago; b) Drag Star.

Type/number of model: a) XV 125, XV250;

b) XVS1100, XVS650 and XVS400.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. Under certain circumstances, the passenger seat can detach from de motorcycle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary information and corrective actions.  

 

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand: vehicle fuel pump Suzuki for scooters.

Name: Fuel pump for Burgman UH-125 and UH-150.

Type/number of model: Fuel pump for models UH125/150 K2/K3/K4/K5, motorcycles with frame numbers in the following series: VTTBR111100100001 to 116511 and VTTBP111100100001 to 122236, for Greece.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motor vehicle fuel pump Suzuki for scooters.

Country of origin: Spain

No pictures are available

Fire

The malfunction of the fuel pump diaphragm can produce fuel leak.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary information and corrective actions.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Multiple socket plug “Safety contact / Euro-Adapter” comprising one safety socket 16A/250V and two Euro sockets. Type/number of model: UNITEC tested brand quality.

Country of origin: Germany


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The plug pins can came off and remain in the socket (users can try to pull the pins from the socket); incompliant labelling. The multiple socket plug does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and prohibited by the authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Gadgets

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gadget “2 in 1 Flashing Pacifier with Whistle Necklace” emitting colour neon lights flash.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Strangulation

Risk of suffocation and strangulation. The flashing pacifier is a gadget and not a toy but it could be mistaken for a genuine pacifier; different parts of the pacifier can detach or break releasing small parts that can be swallowed by a child; excessive length of the cord. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy phone “Kid Phone”. Type/number of model: N° 2010.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

Risk of ear damages. The emitted sound exceeds the authorised limit and can cause ear damages to a child. The phones do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

10
0185/05

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters in the shape of a car and a mobile phone.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

Risk of burns and fire.

Such lighters are attractive to children due to their toy appearance and they can accidentally ignite them while playing with.

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

 

11
0186/05

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product: illuminating lighterbrand

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters with lighting effects

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

Risk of burns and fire.

Such lighters are attractive to children due to their toy appearance and they can accidentally ignite them while playing with.

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

 

12
0187/05

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters in the shape of a car and a rocket.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

Risk of burns and fire.

Such lighters are attractive to children due to their toy appearance and they can accidentally ignite them while playing with.

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

 

13
0189/05

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand: QE7.

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric water heating timing device (in homes).

Brand: QE7.

Name: Grässlin QE7 Timer.

Type/model: QE7.

Country of origin: Germany


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Fire

Risk of fire.

Overheating in a small number of the products can be caused by high resistance contacts on the clamp connections due to premature relaxation of the metal clamps. The timing device does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and product recall from consumers.  

 

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

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


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