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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 29 (Published on: 22/07/2005)

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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
0365/05

Hungary

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Description: Flat type plug “Mains supply plug Class II appliances” (YC-B-9Z) - two pins flat plug, 10/250~.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Risk of electric shock. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.

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

 

2
0366/05

Hungary

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Description: Flat type plug “Mains supply plug for Class II appliances / SOLERA” (6118).

Country of origin: Spain


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Risk of electric shock. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.

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

 

3
0367/05

Czech Republic

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Description: Electric portable steam iron “ SUPER STEAM” (S001) - 230 V, 1000W.

Country of origin: Italy


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Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electric strength; inadequate supply cord and plug; missing instruction and product information. The physical contact with the product during its use can cause electric shock. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

4
0368/05

Czech Republic

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Description: Electric desk lamp “LEUCHTENDIREKT”. (87008-11); 2x25W.

Country of origin: Germany


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Risk of electric shock. Insufficient resistance to heat of the cover of the dimmer. The physical contact with the product during its use can cause electric shock. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

5
0369/05

Greece

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Description: Toy radio "Funny Radio".

Country of origin: China


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Risk of injury. Possible access to sharp metallic parts through the battery compartment which is not protected by a cover with screws. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

6
0370/05

Germany

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Description: Car Volkswagen Touran (IT..31) - diesel engine (2.0l TDI 100kW), six-speed, models 2004 and 2005, engine identification letters AZV.

Country of origin: Germany

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Risk of fire. Because of an inadequate flow control valve in the bleed valve of the clutch hose, in unfavourable conditions it can result in engine fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

7
0371/05

Hungary

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Description: Flat type plug "KUMRAL" - Mains supply plug Class II appliances (TM.2P); 250V~2,5A.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Risk of electric shock. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.

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

 

8
0372/05

Austria

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Description: Toy pistol - colt with four plastic darts with sucker and a card target.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Risk of injury. The suckers can easily be pulled off and be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers; Compulsory monitoring of the product recall.  

Compulsory measures: Voluntary recall from consumers; Compulsory monitoring of the product recall.  

 

9
0373/05

Belgium

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Description: Child high chair "Péricles" with removable desk (ST 270).

Country of origin: Romania


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Risk of injury. Insufficient stability; insufficiently rounded edges; possible presence of splinters; incompliant spaces in proximity of the seat; presence of unstinkable parts. The high chair does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

10
0374/05

Hungary

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Description: Multi functional electric kitchen food processor "Domotec" (MS – 7751).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of injury. When using the fruit extractor it is possible to place in the wrong way the lid in such a way that the protective devices do not operate leaving access to the rotating clutch or the to the chopper; insufficient stability. One accident reported with injury to the user’s fingers. The food processor 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.  

 

11
0375/05

Hungary

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Description: Electric desk lamp - portable luminaire with bamboo bouquet.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Risk of electric shock. Presence of sharp edges that can damage the cable insulation; incompliant lamp holder and missing cable fixation; unsafe protective earth connection; missing product information. The luminaire 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.  

 

12
0376/05

Hungary

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Description: Electric mono radio-tape recorder "Nakai" (AK-7601AC).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Insufficient insulation protection; unsafe wires fixation to the plug ; insufficient wires cross section ; incompliant plug ; missing product information. The radio – tape recorder 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
0377/05

Hungary

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Description: Electric flush type socket outlet without earth contact (DA 2-162 KS and DA 2 – 162 BS; EAN 5991060828558).

Country of origin: Hungary


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Risk of electric shock. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; missing product and safety information. The socket outlet does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution; placing on the market prohibited.  

 

14
0378/05

Hungary

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Description: Electric flush type socket outlet without earth contact (Dak -162 – 1 KS and Dak 162 -1 BS; EAN 5991060828862).

Country of origin: Hungary


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Risk of electric shock. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; The socket outlet does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution; placing on the market prohibited.  

 

15
0379/05

Hungary

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Description: Electric three socket extension cord “Kontavill” (DaH-162).

Country of origin: Hungary

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Risk of electric shock. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; missing safety warnings. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

16
0380/05

Slovakia

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Description: Battery operated luminous confectionery (lollipop) “POPlight party” (EAN 4895099040237).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of suffocation. Presence of little pieces, including button batteries that can be swallowed by a child; missing E-133 colour information.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

(*)

Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


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


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

Links to the RAPEX website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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