Report 23 (Published on: 10/06/2005)

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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:

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children Denim jacket for young children, 2 – 18 months “H&M” (432740 and 432741).

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The press-stud buttons can easily detach and be swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1.400W Vacuum cleaner “ALSKA” (VC 1410).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Type of risk: Electric shock. Live parts easily accessible; the function plate can easily detach; unsafe cable retraction switch and housing. The vacuum cleaner does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children cots “Jysk. – Syrran” 55x115cm (N° 31 17 000).

Country of origin: Denmark


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Excessive spaces between the bottom bars; insufficient resistance of the bottom that can break; the wood is splintery and has cracks; presence of sharp edges; incompliant connections between the gables and the long sides; missing assembly instructions in Swedish. The cot does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rechargeable computer lithium-ion batteries “Apple - Battery Packs containing rechargeable lithium-ion batteries”. (A 1061 – Serial range “HQ441” to “HQ507” inclusive; A 1079 - Serial range “3X446” to “3X510” inclusive; A 1078 - Serial range “3X446” to “3X509” inclusive).

Country of origin: China,
Taiwan,
Republic of Korea


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Injuries,
Fire

Risk of injury / Fire. Due to an internal cell fault, the batteries can overheat producing extreme heat and /or flaming combustion. Six accidents reported, in one case it resulted in burns to the hands of the individual involved. The batteries do not comply with the relevant standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

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 with battery operated playing panel “FAMILY – BABY WALKER - Baby walking frame” (FB-1921).

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Presence of open ends of tubes under the bottom frame; insufficient strength of the frame that can collapse; unsafe gaps between accessible moving parts when folding. The baby walker does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children cot “Jysk – Simon” 60x120cm (N° 31 7 400).

Country of origin: Denmark


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Excessive spaces between many bars; presence of sharp edges; insufficient resistance of the bottom that can break; missing safety markings. The cot does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Machinery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric bicycle “GE XIN- E-Bicycle” (GEB-06 with charger GX-24).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock/fire. The plug for small voltage is interchangeable with the 230V apparatus plug, small clearances on the printed board of the charger; insufficient electric strength of the battery; missing warning and instructions. The bicycle does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric hair clipper “Keda - Price Select Rechargeable Hair Clipper” (KD-169).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe connector; incompliant connector contact tubes; incorrect rated voltage (110Vinstead of 130V), and supply cord. The hair clipper does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cordless Phone set with a central fix phone and a separate movable phone unit “N.INC - Caller ID Cordless phone” (KX-T3686(7)CID).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Missing safe internal cable fixing; unsafe internal wiring; 220V rated voltage instead of 230V. In addition: transformer pins not adapted for UK; The phone does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

10
0298/05

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Cordless Jug Kettle “Shunde Gold Empire Industrial CO Ltd - Cordless Jug Kettle” (LG-18Z614).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. 220V rated voltage instead of 230V; inaccurate marking of the kettle capacity which can overfill; plug and transformer pins not adapted for UK; missing instructions in English. The kettle does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

11
0299/05

Poland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stinking figure “Stink Blasters – “Cauliflower Carl”.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

Chemical risk. Contains cycloheksanone, substance indicated on the list of dangerous substances.

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

 

12
0300/05

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “kansai - soft and metal hairdryer” (wh-1250)

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Insufficient conductor cross section; incompliant colours of the conductor insulation and plug; possible contact with live elements through the front grille. In addition, misleading claimed input (800W instead of 1250W). The hairdryer does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

13
0301/05

Poland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stinking figure “Stink Blasters – “B.O. Brian”.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

Chemical risk. Contains cycloheksanone, substance indicated on the list of dangerous substances.

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

 

14
0302/05

Poland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stinking figure “Stink Blasters – “Silent Gasser”.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

Chemical risk. Contains cycloheksanone, substance indicated on the list of dangerous substances.

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

 

15
0303/05

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car “Chrysler - PT Cruiser 2.0L » (Type approval E11*98/14*0058*00).

Country of origin: Mexico

No pictures are available

Fire

Risk of fire. A fuel line jumper tube may chafe against the throttle cable; chafing of the fuel line may result in a fuel leak over time and can cause fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

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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