Report 17 (Published on: 29/04/2005)

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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
197/05

The Netherlands

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Plug adaptor Martin Kaiser “Converterplug / Plug adapter Euro plug”. Type/number of model: N° 686.

Country of origin: Germany


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Electric shock

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

2
203/05

Greece

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Steam iron 1.800W “CIR PERLA 2038C”. Type/number of model: 2038C

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Some metal surfaces of the iron (perforated plate, metal casing and part of the handle) are not properly insulated and in some circumstances can become live. Three cases of users’ deaths are reported. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, product recall from consumers and consumer information  

 

The Netherlands

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Plug adaptor Isotronic “Converterplug / Plug adapter Euro plug”. Type/number of model: N° 10682.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

4
205/05

United Kingdom

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Junior hooded zipper top Lee Cooper “Giger Olympa Junior Girls Hooded Zipper Top”. Type/number of model: N° 240000105; EAN 3 151537 314935

Country of origin: India


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Strangulation

Risk of strangulation. The hood of the garment is secured by means of a cord drawn through the material. The drawstring can be pulled tight which could cause strangulation to a child.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers. Destruction of all garments or removal of all cords required by the authorities.  

 

5
206/05

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Four socket outlets extension supply cord. “Emkay”. Type/number of model: EK-04. Description: Multiple socket

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Two wires cord: the earth contact of the sockets is not connected to an earth wire. The extension supply 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.  

 

6
207/05

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Road 1.100cc motorbike “Honda XL 1000V”. Type/number of model: Type approval e9*92/61*0059*00.

Country of origin: Japan


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Possible lost of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

7
208/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric battery charger set composed by a battery and a quick charger for remote-controlled toy cars “Turbo Tec 9,6 V rechargeable NI-CD”. Number of model: N° HM3513372; EAN 4 891470 903009.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Possible contact with live parts; missing safety information; incompliant marking. The product 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.  

 

8
209/05

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty gas lighter in the shape of a self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamp “Maurice Gifts & Tots”. Type/number of model: Unknown.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire,
Electric shock

Risk of burns, fire and electric shock. Due to its misleading appearance the lighter can accidentally or unexpectedly ignite; if placed in an active lamp holder it can explode.

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

 

9
210/05

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby walker “ZEKIWA GmbH - Baby walking frame”. Type/number of model: N° 801/802.

Country of origin: Germany

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Injuries

Risk of injury. Possible finger entrapment in case of folding; presence of incompliant openings and of easy removable plastic decals. The baby walker does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

10
0211/05

Portugal

Category: Lighters

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty gas lighter in the shape of a revolver “Lighter”. Type/number of model: Unknown.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

Risks of burns and fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it.

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

 

11
0212/05

Finland

Category: Furniture

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Chair “Milano” made of chip-board, cushioned upholstery; back rest made of flat metal bars.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Insufficient legs resistance, the chair can break down. The chair does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

12
0213/05

Finland

Category: Furniture

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Chair “Anton” with seat and back made of plastic and metal legs.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Insufficient backwards stability and legs resistance, the chair can overturn or break down. The chair does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

13
0214/05

Slovakia

Category: Laser pointers

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy battery operated laser pointer “Hi-Output Key Chain Laser - Key tag – laser pointer”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The laser pointer beam exceeds the maximum accepted values; missing safety warnings and instructions in Slovak. The laser pointer does not comply with the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited; withdrawal from the distribution, issue of warnings and recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

14
215/05

Malta

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stand decorative lamp “Eky -Lamp Stand”..

Country of origin: India


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Missing cord anchorage and earth connection; presence of sharp edges which can damage the wire insulation; incompliant single pole switch, plug; possible contact with live parts. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

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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