Report 38 (Published on: 22/09/2005)

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Greece

Category: Recreational crafts

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Recreational sea scooter “Yamaha Waverunner” (type/model: VX1100 Sport and VX1100A Deluxe (F1K)).

Country of origin: United States


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Two main components of the electric system (rectifier and APS) can de subject to oxidation causing overheating of the motor area and malfunction of the accelerator leading to loss of control of the Waverunner.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Food-imitating products

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stationery erasers “Bensia” ice cream shaped with fruit flavours and pictures. (type/model: 0202048132).

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Because of the appearance and the flavour a child can swallow the erasers. The erasers do not comply with the Dangerous Imitation Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution  

 

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motor scooter “Nipponia ELEGANCE 125” (125cc; type/model: CF125T-19).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

Risk of fire. The pipes from the petrol filter towards the carburettor can cause fuel leakage.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric pond pump “Aquapower+” (type/model: Aquapower+ 14000; EAN8714404014762). Description: Water pond pump.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Water can enter in the pump housing coming in direct contact with live parts; missing earth connection. The pond pump does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  

 

Germany

Category: Protective equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: DIY equipment - Working gloves “AGKI” (yellow and green) (type/model: N° 5-592 113).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The different glove components exceed the maximum allowed quantities of Chromium VI (179; 255; and 299 mg/kg instead of 3 mg/kg). The gloves do not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment directives and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric extension cord “ET TOOLS Power strip” with eight sockets, four round shaped and four flat shaped (type/model: XM-D04/4K, EAN87156009297)

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. Unsafe earth contact; incompliant cable section and length. The extension cord does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric plug adaptor

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

Risk of electric shock. The adaptor allows the connection of plugs leaving accessible live parts. The adaptor does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.  

 

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motor scooter “Suzuki” (type/model: AN400-AN650, manufactured in 2003-2004).

Country of origin: Japan

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Injuries

Risk of injury. Some scooters are can be assembled with a defective main switch that may cause instant lights out or interruption of the motor operation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Spain

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Kitchen multipurpose glass jug “BATERMAX” (type/model: CB8/432655/060757). Contains plastic cover and handle. The packaging indicates as maximum temperatures 120° for the glass and 90° for the handle.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of scalding. If in spite of the information provided on the packaging the jug is used with boiling or near boiling water the handle will give way; missing warning safety warning (not to use with boiling water).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution 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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