Report 22 (Published on: 03/06/2005)

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Finland

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car cooling and heating box “Carcooler” (CC-18).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe insulation between the primary and secondary circuits; insufficient creepage distance between the windings of the primary and secondary circuits and between live parts and touchable surfaces; missing CE 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  

 

Germany

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Aquarium lamp “DYMAX - Aquarium lamp” with aluminium body and white and blue lights (OB).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Water can easily penetrate the lamp; absence of earth connection; insufficient insulation; insufficient wires cross section; missing cable fixation. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric heater “Termoventilador – electric heating fan” (Ref. CH-2008 / 230V / 2000W; EAN: 3 999 990 085296 / 3 999 990 085289 / 3 999 990 085302 / 3 999 990 085319; all serial numbers).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The shield grid can deform giving access to live parts. The heating fan does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wrought steel desk lamp “Lampicris - Desk lamp” (Ref.2912/M).

Country of origin: Portugal


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient insulation, the lamp can become live under certain circumstances; insufficient fixation of the bulb holder; unsafe cable fixation. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Desk lamp with vertical translucent lampshade “Astrolustre - Desk lamp” (600M – Ouro).

Country of origin: Portugal


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient insulation, the lamp can become live under certain circumstances; insufficient fixation of the bulb holder; unsafe cable fixation; excessive wires temperature. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wood style desk lamp “Lampicris - Desk lamp” (Ref.2915/M).

Country of origin: Portugal


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient fixation of the bulb holder and of the lamp fittings; unsafe cable fixation. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Modern style wooden desk lamp “Desk lamp” (Ref. 680 – AM 79.300.881-D). Description:

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient strength of all the lamp fittings; Missing cable fixation. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Portugal

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Modern style square Ceiling lamp “Europa Illuminação - Ceiling lamp” (Plafon quadrado – Ref. 32 Platine).

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Excessive temperature of the cables and of the fixing surface; wrong electric classification; safety information are not visible once the lamp is fixed; missing fixing instructions; The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities  

 

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of squeeze toys in the form of a frog, bear and sheep “Happy Toys - Squeeze toys” (N° 99328; EAN 4483190781014).

Country of origin: China

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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The squeezing device can be easily detached and swallowed by a child; in addition the toy contains phthalates. The toys do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

10
0280/05

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft stuffed textile doll “Panni/Peti textile doll” (EAN 5998044567519).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The eyes and the garment buttons can be easily detached and swallowed by a child. The doll does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Product refused by the custom authorities and placing on the market prohibited.  

 

11
0281/05

Hungary

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby walker “Baby Comp XH” (EAN 5998032195984).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Insufficient stability, the baby walker can overturn. Two accidents reported. The baby walker does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

12
0282/05

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clock lamp with carousel “Clock lamp! – Have a good time” (N° 20943).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient cross section of the internal wiring; presence of sharp edges that can damage the internal insulation; unsafe plug and cable fixation; live part easily becoming accessible; missing warning and instructions in Hungarian. The lamp 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.  

 

13
0283/05

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clock lamp with two dolphins “Porpoise - Clock Lamp” ( N° MLY26-1 (Variations in colour: MLY26-2, MLY26-3, MLY26-4, MLY26-5).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient cross section of the internal wiring; presence of sharp edges that can damage the internal insulation; unsafe plug and cable fixation; live part easily becoming accessible; incompliant bulb; sharp cable inlets; missing warning and instructions in Hungarian. The lamp 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.  

 

14
0284/05

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clock lamp with old fashioned telephone “Alarm Clock & Lamp” (N° 880A (Variation in colour: 880B).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient cross section of the internal wiring; presence of sharp edges that can damage the internal insulation; unsafe plug and cable fixation; live part easily becoming accessible; missing warning and instructions in Hungarian. The lamp 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.  

 

15
0285/05

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clock lamp in the shape of a vessel “Clock Lamp”

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient cross section of the internal wiring; presence of sharp edges that can damage the internal insulation; unsafe plug and cable fixation; live part easily becoming accessible; incompliant bulb; sharp cable inlets; missing warning and instructions in Hungarian. The lamp 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.  

 

16
0286/05

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Twofold electric toaster “STAHLMAN - Sandwich toaster 3 in 1”(ST-502; EAN 5999549200901).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unfixed insulating sleeves; unsafe earth protection fixation and connections. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

17
0287/05

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy rattle “Soft Toy, Teddy Bear rattle” (5004).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance of the toy, a child can access to the small inside components (rattle) and swallow them. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

18
0288/05

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby walker with activity board “Baby walker” (VE-606).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance of the horn that can easily be detached and swallowed by a child; in addition; unsafe swinging function. The baby walker does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

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