Report 32 (Published on: 12/08/2005)

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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: Musical toy with three moving parts - astronaut, ball and bird - operated by pulling a cord (0383B).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Injuries

Risk of suffocation/ injury. Risk of choking or asphyxiation from swallowing or inhaling small parts and risk of injury from cuts.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric rewireable plug without earth contact for connecting equipment of Class 0 (DOT-102)

Country of origin: Hungary


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The plug does not comply with the standardized system of plugs and socket outlets due to its incorrect construction.

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

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multi activity toys Kamco “Baby Gym” No9001 and No.885C

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Danger of choking due to the presence of small parts. Danger to health of children. The baby gym does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Funny car Toy (1689)

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The toy poses potential risk to children as it contains excessive amounts of metals (Lead and Chromium) in several of the paints used. This product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Powerful Super Autobus Heng Di (9903 and 9988).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The toy poses potential toxic hazard to a child as it contains excessive heavy metal (Lead and Chromium) in several of the paints used. This product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fan heater ( 2000W CH2001 Type/number of model: CH-2001 / 230V /2000W; EAN code: 3 99999 008 5807 / 3 99999 004 2077 / 3 99999 004 2060 / 3 99999 004 2053; all serial numbers.)

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The fan heater can overheat while in operation, thereby deforming the front protection guard and making the equipment’s electric parts accessible to the user.

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

 

Portugal

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fan heater (2000W CH2003) CH-2003 / 230V /2000W; EAN code: 3 99999 008 5791 / 3 99999 004 2046 / 3 99999 004 6608 / 3 99999 004 5777 and 3 99999 008 5784; all serial numbers.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The fan heater can overheat while in operation, thereby deforming the front protection guard and making the equipment’s electric parts accessible to the user.

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

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath and Shower Sponge “Disney Winnie the Pooh” – towelling soft toy animal in ochre, red and black with dark red hanging loop.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

Chemical risk. Presence of banned carcinogenic azo dyes . This product does not comply with Toys Directive.

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

 

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Police Series (WF:202A, b.k.00051279) - toy set, decompounds of small parts: a toy gun, missiles with suctorial cup, rubber stick, whistle, handcuffs, binoculars and wireless

Country of origin: Unknown


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Suffocation,
Injuries

Risk of suffocation/ Injury. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by child. Elastic safety comes off plastic arrow when stretch force is applied. When this happens arrow can be swallowed. This product does not comply with Toys Directive.

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

 

10
0427/05

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cosmetic Skin-lightening cream “Clear Essence - skin beautifying milk, hydroquinone-free”.

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Chemical

Chemical risk. Use of the substance hydroquinone, which is banes from use in cosmetics. Misleading label “hydroquinone-free”.

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

 

11
0428/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Swat Silver action” (20918; b.k. 6902758099722)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by child. Elastic safety comes off plastic arrow when stretch force is applied. When this happens arrow can be swallowed. This product does not comply with Toys Directive.

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

 

12
0429/05

Spain

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Police set “Comandos S.W.A.T.” (ref-3899/75320) - toy

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The suction cup at the end of each arrow can easily be removed, leaving the arrow unprotected, which could lead to injuries. This product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

13
0430/05

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Police car “Jian Chang” –toy (No:368A) Item is a pack of 12 small back and go friction powered cars, all of various police/justice designs.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The toy poses potential risk to children as it contains excessive amounts of metals (Lead and Chromium) in several of the paints used. This product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

14
0431/05

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric rotating ball-shaped lamp with iridescent coloured holes “BRIGHTLY LIGHT” (890A)

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Electric shock. Risk of electric shock from possible access to live parts. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage and Machinery Directives and the relevant European standards.

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

 

15
0432/05

United Kingdom

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: House appliance cutlery “Chefs Kitchen/ Ultimate Products Limited - deluxe 10 Piece Knife Set with cutting board”. (3686; Product code: WW/HD489215 Barcode: 5035680489215.)

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Risk of injury to user by blade of knives braking or pulling away from the handle. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

16
0433/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Super Weapon” (824; b.k. 6902758099753)

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. Risk of self-inflicted wound. Elastic cover of the slings with suctorial cup pulled apart. It failed the stretching test of tensile power. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

17
0434/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Super Bow arrows game” (338, b.k. 6902758075313)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The risk of self, inflicted wound. Elastic cover of the slings with suctorial cup pulled apart. It failed the stretching test of tensile power. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

18
0435/05

France

Category: Chemical products

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Chemical substances - decaling liquid “ANTI CAL Anticalcare Rapido Ferro”

Country of origin: Unknown

No pictures are available

Chemical

Chemical risk. The labelling does not include any warning of danger or any precautionary advice, trough the product is corrosive. The product does not comply with classification, packaging and labelling of the dangerous preparations Directive.

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

 

19
0436/05

United Kingdom

Category: Machinery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Garden furniture - Garden Shredder “ MTD/E P Barrus” (118E)

Country of origin: Germany


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Risk of electric shock, if the wires were to become loose the metal body of the shredder would become live. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

20
0437/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Funny toys” (204, b.k. 6902758076792)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The risk of self, inflicted wound. Elastic cover of the slings with suctorial cup pulled apart. It failed the stretching test of tensile power. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

21
0438/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun “Super Police Play Set” (7071; b.k. 5903116625028)

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Danger to heath of children. Danger of choking due to the presence small parts. The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

22
0439/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy animal zoo consisting of 6 small toys: dog, little horse, dragon, duckling, small cock, lamb (2008, b.k. 0000005128655).

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

23
0440/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Training toy ”DINOZAUR Woblly” (0212, b.k. 6902758099302).

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Presence of small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

24
0441/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser indicator, electric game and a clock “J-MAX” (JM-20K. b.k. 2000030420067)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The lasers radiation energy exceeds on several occasions allowable maximum of exposure values. The laser does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

25
0442/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser indicator, electric game and a clock “J-MAX” (JM-10K, b.k. 20000304220012)

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The lasers radiation energy exceeds on several occasions allowable maximum of exposure values. The laser does not comply with the relevant European standards.

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

 

26
0443/05

Germany

Category: Decorative articles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Household decorative item “Kristall-Sand”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Confusion of parts of the samples available with these foods constitutes a health hazard, mainly because some of the glass fragments have sharp edges and corners and could cause injury.

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

 

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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