Report 24 (Published on: 17/06/2005)

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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: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Smart” motor vehicles (Smart fortwo, smart fortwo cabrio - previously smart city-coupé, smart cabrio), manufactured between 1998 and 2000 (MC01, EC type approval: e1*96/79*0080*00 to e1*98/15*0080*12).

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

Risk of injury. One of the supporting hinges can fall out as a result of wear and the front wheel in question can no longer be driven; this makes the car largely unmanoeuvrable.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Eau de Cologne « Schipr » (flacon of 90ml, MDD 20.10.2007).

Country of origin: Ukraine


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Chemical

Chemical risk: Contains banned nitromusk compounds. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and monitoring of the recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Eau de Cologne “Trojnoj » (flacon of 200ml, MDD 20.06.2007).

Country of origin: Ukraine


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Chemical

Chemical risk: Contains banned nitromusk compounds. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and monitoring of the recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jeans jacket “H&M” for boys of 8 – 18 months (432740-6512 & 432741-6512, code CN 620920009)

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. The 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.  

 

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: “Furry hare” toy.

Country of origin: Latvia


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Suffocation,
Injuries

Risk of suffocation / injury. The small eyes of the hare can be easily detached and swallowed by a child; presence of abrasive parts; missing producer/importer information; incompliant safety marking. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution  

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric Impact Drill “MASTER & BECKER” (230V, 1000W; MB-1302A; EAN 3906241013029).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

Risk of electric shock / fire. Insufficient heating resistance, flames and smoke may occur; insufficient electric strength, metal parts can become live. The drill does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution, product destruction and issue of consumer information ordered by the authorities.  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Desk lamp “Henna” with goat leather shade.

Country of origin: Morocco


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Presence of internal sharp parts that can damage the wire insulation, touchable parts can become live; incompliant lamp holder connection joint and locking screw; missing cord anchorage; incompliant cable insulation; missing product information. 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.  

 

Austria

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yo yo Water ball.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

Risk of strangulation. The highly elastic rubber tail can stretch considerably and get wrapped around the neck of a child; because of the unexpected force and adhesive nature of the rubber, children cannot free themselves immediately or without help.

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used by economic operators in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


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