Report 21 (Published on: 27/05/2005)

Corrigendum
– Week 21, notification N0 5 (0260/05).
On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notification published on the week report n° 21 – 2005: 'Petrol engine Lawnmower FEVILL' has been withdrawn.

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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:

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Tellabs 2300 Remote in-home Service Unit (N° 84.2302-2C68FG).

Country of origin: Ireland


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Fire

Risk of fire. Two fires have been associated with the Tellabs RiSU equipment (7/2003 and 8/2004).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary individual information and removal from consumers.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric extension cord “7-socket extension lead” (EURO GOLD Profiline Ar.37774; Old item 9612).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock / fire. Insufficient cable cross-section; the tension relief device does not work; incompliant connector bridge; missing labelling. The extension cord does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Coffee machine “Espressokocher” (Kontessa, 6 cups).

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Because the safety valve has been installed at the same height as the water level, there is a risk of limescale build-up. The design of the dip tube is such that it can become blocked at the top and deposits cannot be seen at the top of the tube. One accident reported. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities. Corrective action by the manufacturer and distribution under new type name "Nuova Kontessa"  

 

Poland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy “Stink Blasters - Reggie rotten egg”.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The product contains a dangerous substance (cyclohexanone) that it is neurotoxic by inhalation.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rattle TOYS made of different pieces tied with a string, to be suspended (N° 06905; EAN 8422562069059).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Strangulation

Risk of suffocation / strangulation. Insufficient resistance of the pieces that can break generating small pieces which can be swallowed by a child; excessive extension capacity of the string that can get around the neck of a child. The rattle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pacifier holder SARO with 19cm plastic chain (N° 4558).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The device fixing the pacifier holder to the babies’ garments has insufficient ventilation holes. The pacifier holder does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Arrow rifle toy set including a rifle, a bow and four arrows “ARROW” (N° 126-1).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The protective suction caps can be easily removed (traction < 60 Newton) and the arrows are projected with a kinetic force of 0,42J; missing safety information. The arrow rifle does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Slovenia

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative round Oil lamp “MENU” (N° 4748019).

Country of origin: Denmark


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Fire,
Chemical

Type of risk: Fire / child poisoning. The filler cap can be opened by a single movement (instead of two independent movements); oil leaks at angle less than 90°. The oil lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Compulsory measures: Request from authorities to comply with the relevant requirements for further marketing.  

 

10
0265/05

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fluorescent Luminaire, Aquarium “Dolphin” (L-600).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Incompliant lamp holder; live parts easily accessible (pins of the fluorescent lamp, contacts of the fuse; insufficient insulation of the reflector). The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0266/05

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ozaki rectangular Multimedia speakers (EM-616).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe conductor and soldering insulation; possible contact with live parts; incompliant creepage distances and clearances in the mains transformer; misleading switch connected to the secondary circuit not separating the whole apparatus from the mains. The speakers do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
0267/05

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Phone travel battery charger “Nokia” (BML 162 089 R1A 402 0038-UK).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Incompliant creepage distance and clearance between the mains circuit and the secondary circuit that can be touched; insufficient clearances / creepage between the primary and secondary windings, between the conductive patterns of the primary and secondary circuits; Insufficient resistance to fire of the plastic housing. The charger does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
0268/05

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pacifier holder with a brooch covered by a silver elephant.

Country of origin: Italy


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The pacifier holder can break releasing small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The pacifier holder does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

14
0269/05

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable heart shaped balloons (Art. 130, EAN 8421332004344; EAN 8421332004795).

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The latex is particularly thick, the balloons are difficult to inflate and can unexpectedly explode causing injury to the globe of the eye. One accident is reported. The balloons do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

15
0270/05

Italy

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Home cinema solution “Hitachi” (HTD-K170).

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Electric shock can result from the home cinema unit or from other units connected to it.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall and corrective action.  

 

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