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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 32 (Published on: 17/08/2007)

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Notification 0670/07 of week 27 concerning "Pokémon chocolate egg" has been temporarily withdrawn until the risk assessment is clarified.

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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

1
0815/07

Spain

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste

Brand: Zhicheng

Name:

Type/number of model: 6924969200124

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green and white tube bearing the inscription ZHICHENG-ALOE-Super Whitening Toothpaste, 116 gr. The packing is a green cardboard box marked as follows: ZHICHENG ALOE-Super whitening toothpaste. CB: 6924969200124.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.3% of diethyleneglycol.

This product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

 

2
0816/07

Germany

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby floating seat

Brand: Bestway.

Name:

Type/number of model: Baby Racer Car Seat; EAN 8218083401320.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Floating seat in the form of a racing car.

Country of origin: China


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Drowning

The product poses a serious risk of drowning because:

- it does not have two separate air chambers,

- relevant instructions for use are missing,

- its design and appearance give the impression that it is a water toy,

- it has colourful decorative patterns.

This product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138 -3.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

3
0817/07

Romania

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste

Brand: MAXAM.

Name:

Type/number of model: Maxam Triple Action.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toothpaste in a small size tube, 135g, packaged in cardboard box of red and blue colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk of because it contains 9% of diethylene glycol.

This product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

 

4
0818/07

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Devil glove puppet

Brand: Simba.

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No 4584214, EAN 4006592442149.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Devil glove puppet sold in a set of 6 different glove puppets in a brightly-coloured box with figures in the form of a policeman, queen, king, punch, crocodile and devil; each with a coloured plastic head and the rest made of fabric in various colours and with various fabric appliqués.

The affected set involves an older version of the product. For the older version, the packaging is predominantly red with a blue backside, the devil's cloak has two red triangles on the front. The bottom of the packaging bears the packaging number 88881101P next to the sentence “Made in China”.

For the current version, the packaging has yellow elements in the design.

There are two variants:

1) shiny strong fabric with a red collar;

2) matt black fabric with a red line of stitching on the front. The bottom of the packaging bears the packaging number 88881106 next to the sentence “Made in China”. The notification concerns only the old version. The affected “devil” puppet is sold both separately and as part of the set.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

This toy poses a chemical risk because the black fabric on the “devil” glove puppet contains 315 mg/kg of 4-aminoazobenzene. Breakdown of one or more of the azo-groups can lead to the formation of carcinogenic amines. This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

 

5
0819/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: QUNXING.

Name:

Type/number of model: QX-8688.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mobile phone toy with a lid that can be opened. Dimension: 103x45x23 mm. There is a sticker with a girl’s figure on the front. The toy is operated by 2x 1,5V button cells supplied with the product. The toy talks and gives musical sounds when pressing a button.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

This toy poses a chocking risk because the cover of the battery holder can be removed by hand without the aid of a tool what results in an easy access to batteries. Children may put batteries into mouth and choke.

This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50088.

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

 

6
0820/07

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable rubber ring

Brand: Toys Sery.

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code XR2216-2 / EAN 8 595114942190.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable rubber ring with diameter of 60 cm. Made of three types of plastic foil. Top layer is transparent with colourful printings with children’s motives, bottom layer is made of light rose foil and the inner part is in dark rose colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- tracing foil contains 26.8% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP),

- light rose foil contains 8% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 21.7% by weight of di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP),

- dark rose foil contains 27.2% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%. The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemicals may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

7
0821/07

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Child’s bib

Brand: Plays hoes.

Name:

Type/number of model: Art: 505143.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The bib is made of textile material type terry, red colour, with embroidery in butterfly shape, lined with white plastic foil.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This article poses a serious chemical risk because the white plastic foil contains 13.1% by weight of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 14.2% by weight of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP).

According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%. The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemicals may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

8
0822/07

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Changing mat

Brand: Canpol babies.

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code: 9/431.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Changing mat - for baby’s nappy. Proportion: 76x59c, made of white foil with a colourful printing on one side.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This article poses a serious chemical risk because the plastic foil contains 17.8% by weight of di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP) and 0.3% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%. The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemicals may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

9
0823/07

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Child’s bib Happy Bear

Brand: RICHELIEU.

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code 48809.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of child’s bibs made of white textile material type terry with printing – bear, trimmed with coloured edging (red, green) and lined with PVC foil. Set contains two pieces.

Country of origin: Slovakia


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Chemical

This article poses a serious chemical risk because it contains bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 32% by weight. According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%. The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemical may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

10
0824/07

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Buoyant swimming jacket – for ages 2-4

Brand: BESTWAY.

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 32055, gen code: 8 21808 32055.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange swimming jacket. Cardboard packaging. 27x20x8 cm.

Country of origin: Italy


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Drowning

This product poses a drowning risk because it does not comply with the relevant Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13138-1 with regard to buoyancy and product information.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor.  

 

11
0825/07

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Changing mat, yellow with a bear

Brand: Carlett.

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5 907672 301129.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hanging mat for baby’s nappy, made of light yellow foil with bear printings of different colours.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This article poses a serious chemical risk because the plastic foil contains di-isodecyl (DIDP) 24% by weight.

According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%. The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemical may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

12
0826/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Walma, Wasalandia.

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Description Teddy bear with white-red skirt.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 13 % and 25 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%.

The product may come into contact with a child’s lips and mouth and the restricted chemicals may get into saliva and can be swallowed. Phthalates may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative impact on the development of male/female reproductive organs.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

13
0827/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Klimo.

Name:

Type/number of model: C114.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden, colourful jumping jack.

Country of origin: Russia


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Choking,
Suffocation,
Chemical

This product poses:

- risk of choking because small parts come off when tested according to the tension test. Loose parts fit in the small parts cylinder.

-risk of suffocation because toy includes a cord with thickness of under 1,5 mm.

- chemical risk because migration from lead (Pb) is 410 mg/kg from blue paint and 2000 mg/kg from yellow paint and migration from chromium (Cr) is 72 mg/kg from blue paint and 400 mg/kg from yellow paint.

The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

14
0828/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Klimo.

Name:

Type/number of model: C117.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden, colourful jumping jack.

Country of origin: Russia


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Choking,
Suffocation,
Chemical

This product poses:

- a risk of choking because small parts come off during the tension test. All parts fit wholly within the small parts cylinder. Children may put small elements into mouth and choke;

- a risk of suffocation, because it contains a cord which thickness is smaller than 1,5 mm;

- a chemical risk because red paint contains 630 mg/kg of lead (Pb) and 130 mg/kg of chromium (Cr).

The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

15
0829/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Klimo.

Name:

Type/number of model: C32.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden, colourful pull-along toy (brown cow).

Country of origin: Russia


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Choking,
Chemical

This product poses:

- risk of choking because small parts come off when tested according to the torque and impact tests. Loose parts fit in the small parts cylinder.

- chemical risk because migration from lead (Pb) is 2100 mg/kg from brown paint and 2400 mg/kg from green paint and 570 mg/kg from red paint. Migration from chromium (Cr) is 340 mg/kg from brown paint and 120 mg/kg from red paint.

The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

16
0830/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Klimo.

Name:

Type/number of model: C32.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden, colourful pull-along toy (white cow).

Country of origin: Russia


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Choking,
Chemical

This product poses:

- a risk of choking because small parts come off during the tension test. All parts fit wholly within the small parts cylinder. Children may put small elements into mouth and choke;

- a chemical risk because white pain contains 2400 mg/kg of lead (Pb) and 360 mg/kg of chromium (Cr) and blue paint contains 160 mg/kg of lead (Pb).

The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-3.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

17
0831/07

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Ball gun

Brand: DETONIC TM 24138; Sport TM (on a toy).

Name:

Type/number of model: NO 24138B, code EAN 5906133241387.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is made of plastic – coloured black and brown. Cartridge – yellow balls diameter 5,8 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The toy poses a risk of injuries because:

- kinetic energy of the bullets shot from the gun is higher than allowed,

- user manual and warnings are missing,

- there is no information about the risks of using other ammunition than provided with a toy or recommended by the producer.

The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards for toys EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and information to consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

18
0832/07

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Bipolar trailing socket with earth contact

Brand: Unknown.

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref: 2202 (cd110941), Bar code: 8427993110943.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White bipolar trailing socket with earth contact; 10/16A, 250V-MAX 3400 W, of thermoplastic material and metal. It is packaged in a clear plastic blister at the back of which is a label reading: bipolar trailing socket with earth connector, 10/16A, 250V, max 3400 W, ref: CD11094, bar code: 8427993110943, manufactured in accordance with standard UNE EN-2031594.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

This product poses a risk of electric shock because the dimensions of the trailing socket differ from those required by the standard.

In addition, this product does not pass the tests as the side earth contacts in the socket buckle.

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

 

19
0833/07

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: "The Legends Knights Dragon"

Brand: Unknown.

Name:

Type/number of model: C 16814009R1, bar code: 5 766185214599.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cable controlled dragon, approx. 26 cm tall.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This toy poses a chemical risk to children because the plastic material contains di(2-ethylhexyl) (DEHP) phthalate 20,4 mg/g by weight.

According to the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, the allowed max. for phthalates in toys and childcare articles is 0,1%.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

20
0834/07

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Fiat Nuovo Scudo van

Brand: Fiat.

Name:

Type/number of model: Model Nuovo Scudo (G9) TT.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Affected vehicles produced on January 2007, with chassis numbers from 4008057 to 4026461.

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

This product poses a risk of injury due to a possible loss of control of vehicle resulting in an accident. The risk follows from the possibility of the axis to leave its housing after a violent shock. The defect can be remedied through replacement of the suspension bracket.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action by the importer.  

 

21
0835/07

Greece

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Tire inflator and hand pump (combination)

Brand: Genuine innovations.

Name:

Type/number of model: Genuine Innovations Second Wind MTB model with part numbers 2525, 2525-O or 3519 and Wrench Force Two Shot model with part numbers 84995 or 80383.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: These products consist of a hand pump and CO2 cartridge inflator. The part number can only be found on the packaging.

Country of origin: United States,
Taiwan


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Injuries,
Damage to hearing

This product poses a risk of bruises, lacerations and ringing in the ears to consumers because it can shatter under pressure when inflating tires if there is a blockage in the tire valve. 12 cases where the product exploded have been reported. In six cares injuries occurred, including lacerations, temporary ringing in ear and bruising.

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

 

22
0836/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote-controlled socket

Brand: Züblin.

Name:

Type/number of model: Lumiplug 170, ax-S001; EAN 3505100060703.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Adaptor plug for remote control. Transmitter not included.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a serious risk of fire and electric shock because:

- it has a gap between the earth contacts which is too wide (between 29.9 mm and 31.6 mm).

- in the thermal test (load test) the temperature rises by up to 130 K, in comparison with the permitted 45 K.

The product does not comply with Low Voltage and R&TTE Directives and the relevant standard DIN VDE 0620-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

23
0837/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Bass speaker

Brand: Loewe.

Name:

Type/number of model: Individual Sub 1.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product concerned is the “Individual Sound Sub1” subwoofer 350 W, article Nos 66203_01 and 66213_00, in the following serial number ranges: 66203 A 01 Platinum 10001 - 10628, 66203 D 01 Anthracite 10001 - 10213, 66213 A 00 Platinum 1001 - 4030, 66213 D 00 Anthracite 1001 - 2340.

Country of origin: Germany


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because an amplifier module component can overheat. In the worst case this can lead to an ignition inside the device.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumer by the manufacturer.  

 

24
0838/07

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van

Brand: DaimlerChrysler.

Name:

Type/number of model: 906, Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter, ABE L763, L764, L765, L766.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Affected vehicles were produced between 18.09.2006 and 24.04.2007. VIN range WDB906XXXXN311797 - WDB906XXXXN336050 and WDB906XXXXS116384 - WDB906XXXXS182598.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injury

This product poses a risk of injury because when the window bag activates, parts of the window bag and the casing may become detached and fly into the passenger cabin. The risk results from the fact that due to a faulty component the window bag is not filled sufficiently. The window bag module may not offer protection in all circumstances.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action by the producer.  

 

25
0839/07

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Ink-jet multifunctional colour printers

Brand: SAGEM, PHILIPS, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG, BELGACOM SA.

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. SAGEM: Ref.: MF3080, Quantities: 406.

2. PHILIPS: Ref.: Crystal 650, 660 and 665; Quantities: 50.664.

3. DEUTSCHE TELEKOM: Ref.: T-Com Multifax 500 and Multifax 700, Quantities: 13.102. Products similar in all points to Philips Crystal 650 and 660.

4. BELGACOM: Ref.: Belgafax 710, Quantities: 1518. Product similar in all points to Philips Crystal 660.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Products manufactured between May 2005 and June 2006.

Country of origin: Germany


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a serious risk of burns and fire because in certain very specific conditions of use the printing system of certain devices could prove defective, leading to possible damage to the product and a potential risk that the plastic around the ink cartridge could melt, perish or even catch fire. Three incidents have been reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action by the producer.  

 

26
0840/07

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Mini motorbikes

Brand: Vehicles listed under numbers 1 to 9 are manufactured by YONGKANG MTL METAL PRODUCTS and vehicles listed under 10 and 11 by ZHENJIANG SHENGQI MOTION APPARATUS CO.

Name: 1. Mini quad bike, 2. Mmini motorbike, 3. Mini motorcycle dirt bike, 4. Mini quad bike, 5. Quad bike, 6. Quad bike, 7. Mini quad bike, 8. Mini quad bike, 9. Quad bike, 10. Mini quad bike, 11. Mini quad bike.

Type/number of model:

1. MTL-003AW-50CCATV, Motor 1c1P47FMD *07GDO190*,

2. MTL-702a-2-49cc,

3. MTL-666G-49cc,

4. MTLATV-002AW-50cc,

5. MTLATV-002-150cc (NEW), motor 1P57QMJ *070333663*,

6. MTLATV-001AL-300cc, motor 253FMM *62010375*,

7. MTL Miniquad 49cc,

8. MTL-002AW-90CC,

9. MTL-003AL-150CC,

10. DB01 49 ccm,

11. CA01 49ccm.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Single-cylinder, air-cooled, max. speed 45km/h, chain drive, 95 kg carrying capacity, tyre size 145/70-6, only one brake, rear axle brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1200/730/820mm, seat height 630mm,

2. Single-cylinder, 49 ccm, air-cooled, speed 40 km/h, chain drive, 120 kg carrying capacity, tyre size 90/65-6.5, front and rear disc brakes, external dimensions L/W/H 990/400/580mm, seat height 480mm,

3. Single-cylinder, 49 ccm, air-cooled, max. speed 50 km/h, chain drive, 120 kg carrying capacity, tyre size 12 x 2.75", front and rear disc brakes, external dimensions L/W/H 1180/300/700mm, seat height 500 mm,

4. Single-cylinder, 50 ccm, 4-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed 40 km/h, chain drive, 80 kg carrying capacity, tyre size 145/70-6, only one brake, only one rear axle brake, hydraulic disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1250/700/850 mm, seat height 60 mm,

5. Single-cylinder, 150 ccm, 4-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed 70 km/h, chain drive, 100 kg carrying capacity, tyre size (front/rear) 19x7.00-8 / 18x9.50-8, front drum brake, rear disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1700/1000/1040 mm, seat height 780 mm,

6. Two-cylinder, 300 ccm, 4-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed >70 km/h, chain drive, tyre size 21x7-10/22x10-10, front and rear disc brakes, external dimensions L/W/H 1400/1080/1040 mm, seat height 88 mm, two-cylinder 300 ccm, 4-stroke, air-cooled, max speed >70 km/h, chain drive, tyre size front / rear 21x7-10 / 22x10-10, front and rear disc brakes, external dimensions L/W/H 400/1080/1040 mm, seat height 88 mm,

7. Single-cylinder, 49 ccm, 2-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed > 40 km/h, chain drive, tyre size 4.10-4, only one brake, rear axle disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 990/600/600 mm, seat height 500 mm,

8. Single-cylinder, 90 ccm, two-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed >40 km/h, chain drive, carrying capacity not indicated, tyre size 45/70-6, only one brake, rear axle disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1070/630/680 mm, seat height 550 mm,

9. Single-cylinder, 150 ccm, 4-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed >60 km/h, chain drive, tyre size 19x7.00-8 / 18x9.50-8, front drum brake and rear disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1800/960/1100 mm, seat height 750 mm,

10. Single-cylinder, 49 ccm, 2-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed >40 km/h, chain drive, tyre size 3.00-4, only one brake, rear axle disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1150/600/630 mm, seat height 450 mm,

11. Single-cylinder, 49 ccm, two-stroke, air-cooled, max. speed >40 km/h, chain drive, tyre size 4.10-6 / 13x5.00-6, only one brake, rear axle disc brake, external dimensions L/W/H 1100/640/700 mm, seat height 480 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The products pose a serious risk of injury due to the following defects:

1. only one brake, no emergency shutoff, inadequate welds, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuitable clips and close to engine, no operating instructions,

2. handlebars not properly locked, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, poor ergonomic design of rider's seat, no key switch/ ignition, no instructions,

3. no emergency shutoff, handle bars not properly locked, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, poor ergonomic design of rider's seat, no key switch/ignition, no instructions,

4. only one brake, no emergency shutoff, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, fuel line near engine, no instructions,

5. inadequate welds, pinch points, sharp edges, loose cables and electrical wiring, no operating instructions,

6. no emergency shutoff, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuitable clips and close to engine, risk of burns from hot surfaces, badly laid electric cables, no operating instructions,

7. only one brake, no emergency shutoff, handlebars not properly locked, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuitable clips and near engine, poor ergonomic design of rider's seat, no key switch/ ignition, no operating instructions,

8. only one brake, no emergency shutoff, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuitable clips and near engine, poor ergonomic design of rider's seat, no operating instructions,

9. no emergency shutoff, inadequate welds, risk of burns from hot surfaces, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuitable clips and close to engine, no key switch/ ignition, no operating instructions,

10. only one brake, no emergency shutoff, handlebars not properly locked, inadequate welds, chain guard entry points, sharp edges, fuel line with unsuit

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authority.  

 

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0841/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote-controlled socket (wireless switch unit)

Brand: Unitec.

Name:

Type/number of model: “Funkfernschalterset 3+1 Mico Silber” (wireless switch unit), Art. No 45156, model EIM-813, EAN 4008153451560.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set consisting of three remote-controlled sockets and a remote-control device.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

This product poses a risk of fire because:

- it has an insufficient gap between the earth contacts (27.3 mm),

- in the thermal test (load test) the temperature rose by up to 100 K, in comparison with the permitted 45 K.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the R&TTE Directive and the relevant standard DIN VDE 0620-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authority.  

 

28
0842/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Flute "Zabawka muzyczna"

Brand: TOYS.

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 5902849645419.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The whistle is made from PVC. A mouth-piece and a lamella are removable. The toy is packed in a plastic transparent bag with a colour tag with notices: TOYS, Made in China, warning in Polish language.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

This toy poses a serious risk of choking because during testing the mouth-piece and the lamella detached when a force of respectively 15 N and 5 N was applied. Both parts fit entirely into the small parts cylinder. Children may put small parts into their mouth and choke.

This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authority.  

 

29
0843/07

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Multi-socket extension cord

Brand: FYEL.

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref: 02.0301, 02.0299 and 02.0269.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension cord with 3, 4 or 5 sockets and a switch. It is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a label carrying the importer's details.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of overheating and fire because:

- the sockets exert insufficient pressure, which prevents the plug pins remaining in place,

- it is impossible to insert the pins into some sockets,

- the section of the cable is less than required in the standard.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 20315.

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

 

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Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

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