Report 21 (Published on: 02/06/2006)

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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:

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy iron board (brand unknown) with metal stand

Type/number of model: Bar code: 5996055314467.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The distance between the components moving as scissor blades is not appropriate and as a result, the child’s fingers can get trapped. The product does not comply with the Toy Directive and the relevant European Standard.

Compulsory measures: Placing on the market of the product is prohibited by the authority.  

 

Luxembourg

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Quick release device for front wheels of bicycles "Shimano"

Type/number of model:

HB 5501 (105),

HB 5600 (105),

HB 6600 (Ultegra),

HB 7800 (Dura Ace),

HB M756 (XT),

HB M760 (XT),

HB M765 (XT),

HB M960 (XTR),

HB M965 (XTR),

DH 2N71 (Sport Dynamo),

DH 3N71 (Sport Dynamo),

DH 3D71 (Sport Dynamo),

HB HF08 (Tandem).

Shimano wheels that may be concerned:

WH 7801 (Dura-Ace),

WH 7801C (Dura Ace),

WH 7801C50 (Dura Ace), WH 7801SL (Dura Ace),

WH M965 (XTR),

WH R600.

Only products supplied after 1 November 2005 are concerned.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

In certain cases, the quick release device may fail or break after installation and positioning. If this happens when the bicycle is in motion, the rider may lose control, and this may result in serious injury.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the producer.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: MOTOR VEHICLES - mini motorbike "Mini moto pocket bike"

Type/number of model:

WJF 50 – 3 on packaging.

SQ40A – on instructions

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Injuries,
Burns,
Fire

This machine is extremely dangerous to operate and is likely to cause injury to the rider and to any other persons in the vicinity of the machine.

- The fuel tank is vented under and just in front of the rider of the machine, causing a situation whereby the rider will inhale petrol fumes. This is also compounded by the fact that there is a potential fire hazard if the rider of anyone nearby is smoking near the tank cap during the venting process.

- The drive chain and sprocket were not sufficiently guarded.

- Frontal chain guard that is fitted is insufficient and also has sharp edges.

- The handle bar levers were insecure, incomplete and were not ball ended.

- The exhaust was insufficiently shielded at the front.

- There was no re-set on the engine stop.

- There was no speed-limiting device present.

- A user manual provided with the mini motor bike is intended for other model.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authority.  

 

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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