Report 2 (Published on: 20/01/2006)

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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:

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun "Gun-Auto laser toy" (P-008);

laser gun imitating a revolver, projecting a single focus beam or different pictures by rotation of the gun cartridge.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The laser beam exceeds the admissible values and could cause eye injury. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and product recall.  

 

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric chain saw "Matrix ECS 2000-400 - No 320.400.032"

(serial No 03000119, made in 2004), 2000W, blade length 400 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The chain brake is not reliable. The saw does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and product recall.  

 

France

Category: Other

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Candy Spray "Magic Spray N° 2"

(melon flavour: 13/07/05, cola flavour: 12/07/05, blueberry flavour: 13/07/05,

passion fruit flavour: 23/06/05,

apple flavour: 23/06/05,

melon flavour: 15/07/05,

cola flavour: 15/07/05,

blueberry flavour: 16/07/05,

passion fruit flavour: 15/07/05,

apple flavour: 16/07/05).

Country of origin: Unknown

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Suffocation

The spray nozzle and the cap are easily detachable and could be swallowed or inhaled by the child during consumption. The excessive acidity of the liquid might burn the eyes. The cap does not comply with the relevant European standards applying to small parts under the Toys Directive.

Voluntary measures: Product voluntarily recalled by the distributor  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative clock desk lighting "XinQiang - High-Class" (N° 20941).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Insufficient wire cross sections; inadequate connecting plugs and wires fixations; live parts accessible; wrong labelling (referring to lighting chains) and missing information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow plastic rattle (infant toy) with two balls and a handle.

Each ball contains small parts.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The rattle can easily break releasing small parts that can be swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pull-along wheeled toy "Happy Snail" (N° 1689).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

Small parts of the wheels can be easily released and can be swallowed by a child. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Recall and 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 "Zydot - Ultra Clean"

(N° 701 on the packaging, N° 1299 on the product), with deep cleanser and cure product.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

Excessive content (489 ug/kg) of N-Nitrosodiethanolamine (NDELA) in the shampoo.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall and withdrawal from the market.  

 

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Water filled yoyo ball "Sparkle Slime-Ball Yoyo"

(KBY38020, EAN 4893138005636), with elastic cord and sound effects.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

When rotated over the head the elastic cord extends and can get wrapped around the neck. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric hair dryer "New Rainbow" (EAN 6931731280000).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

Insufficient wires cross section and insulation; inadequate connecting plug; possible release of flames and smoke; live parts can become accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

10
0385/04

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Water filled yoyo ball "Yo-yo" (KBY38017),

with a beetle floating inside the ball and an elastic cord.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

When rotated over the head, the elastic cord extends and can get wrapped around the neck. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

11
0001/05

Austria

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden gripping toy "Simba Toys" (N° 2356),

with cubes, cylindrical parts and balls, knotted together with strings.

Country of origin: Germany


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Suffocation

The strings can easily break releasing the small balls that can be swallowed by children. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

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

 

12
0002/05

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wheeled pull-along plastic toy "Funny Snail" (N° 6060, EAN 5901271036666).

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Injuries

The antennas can be easily detached and swallowed by a child and the metallic spirals present sharp edges. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Compulsory measures: Product recall and withdrawal from the market 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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