Report 44 (Published on: 04/11/2005)

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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:

United Kingdom

Category: Laser pointers

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric laser pointer "Super Powered Laser Pointer Key Chain";

battery powered.

Type/model: Accession #9810627-02.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. Package is marked 'Class III laser product' which are considered not suitable for use by general consumers. The laser pointer carries a label, which states "Glass II" (incorrect spelling). Class II pointers can be supplied to consumers, however, the labelling fails to conform to the BS, in that it doesn’t bear the appropriate warnings.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Wall stickers

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Self-adhesive decoration with Disney pattern "Finding Nemo".

The product has strong, unpleasant, irritable and tenacious smell.

Country of origin: Belgium


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Chemical

Chemical risk. High content of toxic volatile substances (phenol and higher secondary alcohols).

Compulsory measures: Sales ban and distribution ordered by the authorities.  

 

Poland

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Perambulator "Voyager"

Type Voyager 005, model: AA0001-AA5170

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. When the perambulator is carried up/down stairs, there is a risk that fastener of the handle can break open and the child can fall out of the perambulator.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal and recall  

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light motorcycle "Hyousung Motors & Machinery Inc" manufactured from 2000 to 2005.

Type/model: XRX 125; EC type approval e9*2002/24*0008

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. The holding rings for the rear brake pad springs can fail and cause blockage of the rear wheel.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Greece

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy set box USA 12-02;

Boxing set containing a punching bag and a pair of boxer gloves with the colours of the United State’s flag on. Set is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Chemical

Risk of suffocation and chemical risk. An opening perimeter of the bag is wider than 380 mm and is tied with a cord, which may cause suffocation. Moreover, a plastic part of the gloves and the punch ball contains correspondingly 226 mg/Kg and 149.9 mg/Kg of cadmium (maximum allowed limit 100 mg/Kg). The toy doesn’t comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car vehicle "Peugeot Partner"

Type/model: Vehicles built from June 1999 to September 2003 with serial numbers 60247531 – 60546472 and 95000070 – 96057665.

Type approval numbers: e2*98/14*0224, e2*98/14*0061, e2*93/81-98/14*0133, e2*98/14*0230, e2*98/14*0202, e2*98/14*0231, e2*98/14*0182, e2*2001/116*0279, e2*2001/116*0280, e2*2001/116*0281, e2*2001/116*0282

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

Risk of injury. The front suspension spring can break and get in contact with the tyre that can be damaged. Several cases reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.  

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy - plastic cap gun "Zabawka pistolet"

Type/model: No. 3089

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The caps tested exceed 125 dB and could cause damages to the ears of a child. The toy gun does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumers information  

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun "Airsoft"

Type/model: N° 2140; 1156695.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The caps tested exceed 125 dB and could cause damages to the ears of a child. The toy gun does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumers information.  

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy - cap colt.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The caps tested exceed 125 dB and could cause damages to the ears of a child. The toy gun does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumers information  

 

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0573/05

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Push & pull toy "Yellow horse with horseman".

Type/model: Item No.HM 26. AD/BD.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Suffocation,
Strangulation

Risk of injury, suffocation and strangulation. During the tests the toy broke and small metal elements which fit completely within the cylinder detached from the toy. Some edges became sharp after the toy was broken. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

11
0574/05

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy revolvers

a) Gonher Cobra (Eight shot metal cap revolver)

b) Gonher Piton (Twelve shot metal cap revolver)

c) Gonher Police” (Twelve shot metal cap revolver)

Type/model:

a) N° 44;

b) N° 123;

c) N° 85.

Country of origin: Spain


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Injuries

Risk of injury. The sound emission by the toy guns with explosive caps exceed 125 dB (from 130,9 dB to 141,2 bD) and could cause damages to the ears of a child. The toy guns do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumers information  

 

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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