Report 31 (Published on: 05/08/2005)

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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:

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rattles "Infant Gift Set" ,BABY’S FUN (305/306/308). Packaging with three rattles in the form of a ring, an elephant head, a rhinoceros.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Risk of choking or asphyxia from swallowing or inhaling small parts.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and recall from consumers  

 

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 3 types of plastic rattles "HONGDA" (BB2008)

1. Product: Plastic rattles with a Mickey mouse face.

2. Product: Purple plastic rattles with handle with a cat face.

3. Product: blue plastic rattle with handle with a cat face.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Small parts can be detached and be available for the baby. The baby can push the handle of the rattle into his throat. It might cause nausea or make him vomit. The rattles don’t comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Recall and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cars: Toyota Avensis and Toyota Corolla Type/number of model: a) Toyota Avensis manufactured from 21 February 2003 to 24 November 2004.

B) Toyota Corolla manufactured from 1 April 2003 to 14 March 2005.

c) Toyota Corolla manufactured from 7 June 2004 to 17 March 2005.

Description: a) Toyota Avensis (TMUK),

Country of origin: United Kingdom,
Turkey

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. Decrease of the brake performance. The deformation of the resin portion of the brake vacuum hose may occur; this may result in a shortage of vacuum to the brake booster.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car, Toyota Land Cruiser 90/95 (JT and JTE) manufactured from 22 May 2001 to 30 September 2002.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. The scratched lower ball joint installed in the Land Cruiser after its long exploitation may wear and become loose. In extreme cases, the lower ball joint may separate from the knuckle causing a loss of vehicle steering control.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Kettle "KINGSTAR ELECTRICAL" (KS 6681).The kettle consist of two pieces, the supply cord H05VV-F 3G 1,0 mm2 is fitted with an undetachable plug 16A/250V.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. There is insufficient electric strength of the connecting device after moisture test. There is corrosion of connector’s pin FASTON on the heating element of the cooking container. The Kettle does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Gadgets

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 2 in 1 Shocking lighter "TANY" (joke article), TY-532.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk electric shock. Release of electric current which may harm the health and safety of consumers and in particular that of sensitive population groups.

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Gadgets

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric shocking pen (joke article).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The imitation pen’s release of electric current may harm the health and safety of consumers and in particular that of sensitive population groups.

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Gadgets

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Shock Chewing Gum (joke article) Package resembling chewing gum package.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The imitation chewing gum package’s release of electric current may harm the health and safety of consumers and in particular that of sensitive population groups.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car/Aeroplane Dual outlet Inverter "Targus" (APV07EU and APV07UK).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Injuries

Risk of electrical shock and risk of injury. Inadequate isolation and insulation between high voltage AC and low voltage DC circuitry create a separate risk of electronic shock and damage to products used with the inverter as well as risk of injury.

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

 

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0415/05

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incandescent Table Lamp "R & A COLLECTION" (12386).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The insulated conductors are in contact with sharp accessible metal nipple pipe. The cord anchorage is missing. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution, issue of warnings and recall ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0416/05

Germany

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic snakes (number of model: 61/5521, bar code: 4 029811 133772).

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Choking,
Injuries

Parts of the snake being swallowed, these parts could remain in the digestive tract. Once ingested, these parts can harden or form sharp-edged or pointed parts by dissolution of the plasticizer.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

12
0417/05

Estonia

Category: Toys

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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Suffocation

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.  

 

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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