Report 43 (Published on: 28/10/2005)

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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:

Greece

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Music Rocking Tonality (set of six small tambourines) – toy

Type/model: No 089.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Risk of suffocation. Small parts which can fit in the cylinder can be detached from the toy. That can result in choking by swallowing. The toy Music Rocking Tonality does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Shampoo "Hobby Collection Baby Shampoo"

Type/model:

Pink bottle labelled 7.10.2004/103.1;

blue bottle labelled 6.10.2004/104.1.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Microbiological

Presence of excessive quantities of pseudomonas aeruginosa. The shampoo does not comply with the Cosmetic product Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution; monitoring of the withdrawal ordered by the authorities.  

 

Greece

Category: Stationery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stationery eraser "Zhengda High Quality ZD 5809 Eraser"

Type/model: Bar code : 6 922765 858099.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The eraser contains the dangerous substance DEHP bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in a 34,8% wt/wt by content. This substance is classified as mutagenic and toxic for reproduction in concentrations greater than 0,1% by mass.

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

 

Greece

Category: Stationery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stationery eraser "BEST"

Type/model: Bar code 5 204159 121103.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

Chemical risk. The eraser contains the dangerous substance DEHP bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in a 23,4% wt/wt by content. The substance is classified as mutagenic and toxic for reproduction in concentrations greater than 0,1% by mass.

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

 

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric baking grill "B/E/C/K international"

Type/model: Turbo 4000 (1350W)

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Burns

Touchable metallic parts are insufficiently insulated from live parts; excessive temperature for the supply cable, surrounding areas of the timer and thermostat. The baking grill does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal traveller’s adaptor "Wonpro"

Type/model: AST-SD, 10/16A, 250V.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Electric shock

Electric shock. The product is not marked with rated values. It is possible to remove parts of the adaptor that ensure protection against electric shock. The material of the socket-outlet and the material of the plug part of the adaptor that bears live parts have insufficient strength against temperature. The adaptor does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Czech Republic

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fluorescent ceiling luminaire "OMS"

Type/model: TORNADO PX; VVG 2x58W.

Country of origin: Slovakia


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Fire,
Electric shock

Risk of fire/electric shock. Insufficient resistance of the plastic cover which bend under normal operation and in particular circumstances can break; Safety information only in German and English. The luminaire does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market prohibited 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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