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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 30 (Published on: 29/07/2005)

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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
0381/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lamp “ROSLER” (EAN9001417012304).

Country of origin: Austria

No pictures are available

Risk of fire / health risk. Unsafe opening for a child (needs only one movement); oil leaks when tilt (at angle less than 45°); incomplete instruction and markings. The lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered.  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered.  

 

2
0382/05

France

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

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Description: Novelty lighter in the form of a basket shoe with key ring.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it; missing instruction; the shoe lace can get in fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

3
0383/05

France

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Name:

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Description: Novelty lighter in the form of a playing card.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it; can be blocked in open position; missing instruction; gas loss if dropped.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

4
0384/05

France

Category:

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Name:

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Description: Novelty lighters in the form of a car, motorcycle, shaver and monkey wrench.

Country of origin: Unknown

No pictures are available

Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

5
0385/05

France

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters in the form of a) Pistol b) Motorcycle; c) Bicycle; d) Airplane; e) Rifle; f) Fishing rod.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

6
0386/05

France

Category:

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Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

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OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighter in the form of rifles.

Country of origin: China


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Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it.

Compulsory measures: Product seized by the authorities.  

 

7
0387/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Feeding bottle “Xi De Bao” (TV030-146).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of chemical risk. The teat contains forbidden plastic softener (di(2-ethylhexyl) 30% m/m).

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, product recall from consumers and consumer information.  

 

8
0388/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighter in the form of a locomotive.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Risk of burning / fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance; it can accidentally ignite when a child plays with it; missing instruction; the shoe lace can get in fire.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

9
0389/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Squeeze toys 1) duck, 2) duck family, 3) girl+boy, 4) duck family (4 pieces), 5) fishes (6 pieces), 7) duck family, 8) duck/dolphin family, 9) duck (3 pieces), 10) baby squeeze (3 pieces).

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Risk of suffocation. The squeeze device can be easily detached and swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

10
0390/05

Norway

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LPG gas regulator “Wanan” (JYT-3KZ) to reduce the gas pressure (30mbar) for gas appliances (cooking, heating, barbecues etc.).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of injury. Unburned gas leak; insufficient reduction of the gas pressure; insufficient resistance of the device. The gas regulator does not comply with the Gas Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and withdrawal from distribution; Placing on the market prohibited, withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0391/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

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OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cild toy bath set “Whistle Fisch” ( 2002-1088BY; EAN4893138015362.)

Country of origin: China


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Risk of suffocation. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. In addition presence of a high phthalate content.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
0392/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Squeeze toys set “Doll Meccano” (N° 034).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of suffocation. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. In addition presence of excessive phthalate content.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
0393/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Squeeze toys set “Happy Toys” (N° 99328; EAN4792806980414.)

Country of origin: China


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Risk of suffocation. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. In addition presence of phthalate content.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and consumer information; Placing on the market prohibited and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

14
0394/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (TM © Warner Bros) - Model Tweety Lamp (DO 024).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

15
0395/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

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OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (© Disney, model Mickey & Friends Lamp (DO 022).)

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

16
0396/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (© Disney, model Mickey Lamp (DO 023)).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

17
0397/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (© Disney, model Minnie Lamp (DO 028)).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

18
0398/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (TM © Warner Bros Entertainment INC, Model Tasmanian Devil Lamp (DO 027)).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

19
0399/05

The Netherlands

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric desk lamp (TM © Warner Bros Entertainment INC, Model Tweety & Sylvester Lamp (DO 025)).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock. Accessible live parts; basic insulation of the internal wiring in contact with accessible metal parts. The desk lamp does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited.  

 

20
0400/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Childcare feeding bottle (EAN2000005041570).

Country of origin: Spain


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Risk of chemical risk. The teat contains forbidden plastic softener (di(2-ethylhexyl) 34% m/m).

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, product recall from consumers and consumer information.  

 

21
0401/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lamp (N° 71665).

Country of origin: Austria


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Risk of fire / health risk. The lamp can easily overturn; its shape resembles a beverage container increasing the probability that a child drink or spill the fuel; incomplete instructions. The decorative lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

22
0402/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lamp (N° 71161).

Country of origin: Austria


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Risk of fire / health risk. The lamp can easily overturn; its shape resembles a beverage container increasing the probability that a child drink or spill the fuel; incomplete instructions. The decorative lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

23
0403/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lamp (EAN3528880249137).

Country of origin: France


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Risk of fire / health risk. The lamp can easily overturn; its shape resembles a beverage container increasing the probability that a child drink or spill the fuel; incomplete instructions. The decorative lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

24
0404/05

Slovenia

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative oil lamp (EAN3528880254360).

Country of origin: France


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Risk of fire / health risk. The lamp can easily overturn; its shape resembles a beverage container increasing the probability that a child drink or spill the fuel; incomplete instructions. The decorative lamp does not comply with the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution.  

 

25
0405/05

Hungary

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric toaster “DOMOTEC”(MS-4027).

Country of origin: China


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Risk of electric shock / fire. Excessive temperature of the internal wires; unsafe earth connection. The toaster 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.  

 

(*)

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

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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

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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.

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