Report 20 (Published on: 20/05/2005)

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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
237/05

Germany

Category: Laser pointers

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric laser pointer “DPSS-Laser; Laserpointer -Modul”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Damage to sight

The excessive power of the beam (Class 3R laser product) can damage the vision.

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

 

2
238/05

Czech Republic

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fixed outdoor wall luminaire “Starlux / VENEZIA” (N° 4401), in stainless steel.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Ineffective drain hole; incompliant clearance from the mounting surface; missing safety information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

3
239/05

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy foam puzzle “EVA Puzzle Mats – abeceda” (LF 53873).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. High concentration of chemical substances which could irritate children’s mucous membrane of air passages as well as eyes and skin on hands. The puzzle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and issue of warnings ordered by the authorities.  

 

4
240/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 750W toaster “FLAMA” (955 FL).

Country of origin: Portugal


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unreliable ground connection; missing safety information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

5
241/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 750W toaster “CROWN” (CRE 2350).

Country of origin: Japan


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unreliable ground connection. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

6
242/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 450/500W toaster “TECNISON” (TS-629T).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Incompliant wires fixation and unreliable ground connection; missing safety information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

7
243/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 950W grill “TEFAL” (EXCELIO N° 78801224).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Incompliant electric current leakage and electric strength. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

8
244/05

Estonia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Infant’s 240ml feeding bottle “Nursing bottle”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Suffocation

Risk of injury / suffocation. The cork and the fixing device present sharp edges and consist of small pieces that could be swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped; withdrawal from distribution and recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

9
245/05

Estonia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Infant’s feeding cup with detachable spout “Jin Chen - Nursing cup”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Suffocation

Risk of injury / suffocation. The cup and lid present sharp edges; the detachable spout could be swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped; withdrawal from distribution and recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

10
246/05

Estonia

Category: Stationery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Permanent markers “ZIG Permacolor - Waterproof marker”. (Waterproof and quickly dried markers, rounded tip - OM 30NC; cut tip - OM 50NC; and thick makers with cut tip - OM 120. Markers OM 30NC and OM 50NC are produced in seven colours and markers OM 120 are produced in two colours. Markers OM 50NC with cut tip: violet - EAN 4901427917727, brown - EAN 4901427917773, red - EAN 4901427913255, orange - EAN 4901427917710, black - EAN 4901427913248, blue - EAN 4901427913262, green - EAN 4901427901351; markers OM 30NC with rounded tip: green - EAN 4901427901351, violet - EAN 490142797680, blue - EAN 4901427913224, red - EAN 4901427913255, orange - EAN 4901427917673, black - EAN 4901427913200, brown - EAN 4901427917666; thick marker with cut tip are red - EAN 490114256228 and black - EAN 4901427901511)

Country of origin: Japan


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The ink contains substances in quantities which can impair fertility and cause harm to the unborn.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped; withdrawal from distribution and recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
247/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 750W toaster “ACM” (TXS-286).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Live parts insufficiently protected; missing safety information in Portuguese. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
248/05

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric 1.200W small desk oven “ACM - Toaster Oven” (CK-12b).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Burns

Risk of injury, burns. Presence of sharp edges; excessive temperature of the handle; missing safety instructions and information in Portuguese; incompliant marking. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
249/05

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fixed wall luminaire « LUSO APLIQUES - Wall luminaire » (N° 2030ap).

Country of origin: Portugal


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock / fire. Incompliant characteristic and location of the specifications; insufficient resistance of the casing fastening screws and of the mounting face. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

14
250/05

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric child ceiling chandelier “DALBER, S.L. - Child chandelier” (N° 32452).

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock / fire. Missing mains connecting device and assembly instructions; excessive temperature in the lamp holder. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

15
251/05

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric child desk lamp “Thunder - Child desk lamp” (DONALD F500125-28).

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock / fire. Being a child appealing luminary, the lamp should be operated by transformer (24v) and not by 220v; incompliant marking; possible contact with high temperature surfaces; excessive temperature of the lamp. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

16
252/05

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s tricycle with auxiliary pushing stick (N° SU 2807).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Presence of several clamping points that can cause child’s finger entrapment; missing safety warnings. The tricycle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and consumers’ information ordered by the authorities.  

 

17
253/05

Finland

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lantern “Brass oil lantern / brass petrol lantern” (N° 31-3489).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

Risk of fire. The lamp can catch fire in normal use. One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution, information and recall from consumers.  

 

18
254/05

Greece

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of PVC toy fishes “FUNNY BUTH TOYS” (N° 3099; serial N° 8422562022757).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Given the small size of the fishes, a child can swallow them. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

19
255/05

Greece

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sitting furry teddy bear “Furry teddy bear”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The small plastic eyes can be easily detached and swallowed by a child. The teddy bear does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

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