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Report 37 (Published on: 21/09/2007)

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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: (*)

1
0930/07

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Mobile phone

Brand: QUNXING

Name:

Type/number of model: NO1000, Bar code: 5906031186179

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a phone with aerial made of pink coloured plastic. Pressing any buttons results with sounds emission and appearance of pulsating light on aerial. The toy is powered by 2 “AA” batteries. The package of a toy is a multicolour cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

This toy poses a serious risk of damage to hearing because the emission of decibel recorded is 96db. As it is intended to be played close to the ear and it should not exceed the allowed noise limit of 86db. This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN-71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

2
0931/07

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Desk lamp series

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 4301, 4302, 4303, 4304, 4305, 4306, 4307, SJ-077A, DSL-016, DSL-077A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The base plate is made of thin painted iron plate, the counter-weight and the switch are placed inside.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

- the wires are in contact with sharp edges, thus the cable may get damaged,

- internal wires are not properly insulated and they can contact with accessible metal parts,

- it does not withstand the tilt test and tipped over, which leads to the situation that the supporting surface can overheat.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

 

3
0932/07

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Starting cables

Brand: O.K.

Name:

Type/number of model: 150A, code: AL-AG0003, XX1238242, EAN code: 9004181009235

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Starting cable for connecting positive poles of accumulator has a black colour. Starting cable for connecting negative poles of accumulator has a red colour. On the product there is a mark of importers for more countries, distributor, origin, type, codes, name of product in seven languages.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because at simulation of thermal overload of cable, allowed temperature during the starting impulse is 135 ºC. When testing, during the one starting impulse (max. 150A, 15s) the temperature of conductor reached 314 ºC, during the second starting impulse (max. 150A, 30s) the temperature of conductor reached more than 400 ºC. After the tests were finished, the insulation got on fire and conductors burned down.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

 

4
0933/07

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Starting cables

Brand: ALPIN

Name:

Type/number of model: type: 600A, 3m, art. number: 40043, EAN: 9002852400435

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Starting cable for connecting positive poles of accumulator has a black colour. Starting cable for connecting negative poles of accumulator has a red colour. On the product there is a mark of distributors for SR, Slovenia and CR, manufacturer, EAN code and article number.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because at simulation of thermal overload of cable, allowed temperature during the starting impulse is 135 ºC. When testing, during the one starting impulse (max. 600A, 15s) the temperature of conductor reached more than 400 ºC, during the second starting impulse (max. 600A, 30s) the temperature of conductor also reached more than 400 ºC. After the tests were finished, the insulation got on fire and conductors burned down.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

 

5
0934/07

Belgium

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Xbox360TM Wireless Racing Wheel

Brand: Xbox360

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The affected Xbox360 Wireless Racing Wheels (the "Wheels") are sold as aftermarket products as an accessory device for use with Microsoft's Xbox360TM games console. The Wheels were manufactured during 2006 and 2007. Wheels purchased before November 2006 are not affected.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because a component in the Wheel chassis may overheat and release smoke when the AC-DC power supply is used to energize the Wheel. Microsoft has received a small number of reports from consumers and retailers worldwide of failure.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken and withdrawal from the market by the manufacturer. Press release has been issued.  

 

6
0935/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote control plug socket

Brand: CoMAG

Name:

Type/number of model: Remote control switch set 9068, serial No: 06030000038259, EAN 4043052090687

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Remote control switch set, consisting of three radio-controlled sockets, one splash-proof radio-controlled socket and one remote control.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock because :

- during the load testing, the printed board on the socket burned through and the temperature of the contacts increased by more than 85K,

- all four sockets examined had too wide a gap (ranging from 29.4 mm to 30.8 mm) between the protective contacts. Where the gap between the protective contacts is too wide, a safe connection between plugged-in devices and the protective conductor is not guaranteed.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive, with the Directive on Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment and with the relevant standards.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the customs authorities  

 

7
0936/07

Hungary

Category: Machine tools

Product: Electric planer

Brand: STRAUSS AUSTRIA

Name:

Type/number of model: ST/PL821-902 on the packaging, ST/PL821-903 on the label, Bar code: 9 120 022 490 243 (on the packaging), 1092034789500 (on the label)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product has plastic cover and the surface contacting the material to be treated is made of aluminium. The button setting the depth of planning also serves as a grip. The appliance neither has an automatically closing protecting shield nor a lowering device. The machine can be operated by pressing the locking button then the starting button, where it cannot be locked. Main parts of the device: mains plug with inscription "16A250V YXD-02 YYEAC”+VDE; mains cable with inscription "YU YAO YU XIANG H05VV-F 0,75mm2+VDE"; bi-circuit switch with inscription "FA6-8/2B8 8(6)A 250V~ 5E4" + SEMKO; condenser with inscription: "MKT .22 GPF K x2 40/085/21 MEX/AID EN 132400 275VAC 250VAC"+VDE. Technical specification: 230V~50Hz; 600W; 15000 r/min; width and depth of cutting: 82x1mm, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire,
Injuries

This product poses a risk of :

- electric shock because after the thermal test the electric strength of the insulation decreases, and the majority of the information related to electric safety is missing from the instructions for use,

- fire because during the thermal test the planer caught fire, - injuries because the instructions for use do not include the majority of the general instructions related with the safe use of the product.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and imposition of fine ordered by the authorities  

 

8
0937/07

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Tooth whitener set – 'Maximum white'

Brand: Smilecare

Name:

Type/number of model: Best-before date 2009/11/21 (stamped on seam at bottom of tube).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a tube of toothpaste, a toothbrush and a container of tooth polish; plastic packaging with card back and accompanying leaflet.

Country of origin: China


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Poisoning

The product poses a risk of poisoning because the presence of 4.0g/100g of Diethylene glycol. The product poses a serious risk particularly for children and the consumers with renal and liver disorders.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

9
0938/07

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Aquarium water filter series

Brand: BOYU

Name:

Type/number of model: SP-1800 (plus I, II, or III depending on the quantity of filter cups)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product has black plastic cover. The motor is placed inside. A transparent plastic cup with the filter inside can be connected to the cover. Main parts of the product: mains plug with inscription: 6A 250V; mains cable with inscription: PVC YOUZHI JULV YIXI JUEYUAN DIANXIAN 250/300V. Technical specification: AC 220V/240V; 50 Hz; 25 W; Hmax: 1,3m; 1100L/h; Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

This product poses a serious risk of electric shock due to the inappropriate construction of the switch of the product. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 60335.

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

 

10
0939/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote-controlled switch set

Brand: CoMAG

Name:

Type/number of model: IP44 9061

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Remote-controlled switch set comprising radio-controlled socket and remote-control unit operating at 434 MHz.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

- the socket caught fire during the load test, with the contacts heating up by more than 200 K,

- the distance between the protective contacts in a remote-controlled socket is too large,

- the product was not provided with adequate technical documentation.

The product does not comply with Low Voltage Directive and relevant European standard EN 61058.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

The Netherlands  

11
0940/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote-control plug socket, remote-control switch set.

Brand: Global Switch Enterprise

Name:

Type/number of model: 434MHz – receiver No 6899, production code: 603775, EAN 4010206890400

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Remote-control plug socket set, consisting of three radio-controlled sockets and one remote control

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

- during load testing the printed board on the socket burned through and the temperature of the contacts increased by more than 100K,

- four of six socket outlet had too wide gap (ranging from 29.2 mm to 31.4 mm) between the protective contacts, - one of six socket outlet had too narrow gap (27.7 mm).

The product does not comply with Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant standard.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

12
0941/07

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Necklace of synthetic amber beads for children

Brand: ELFOS

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Necklace of synthetic amber beads. It is sold in a plastic bag marked as follows: "Necklace of synthetic amber beads, Electromagnetic, helps babies' teething, Elfos-Geneva, Switzerland. INSTRUCTIONS: For safety reasons, adjust the necklace around the baby's neck. Never lengthen the necklace".

Country of origin: Switzerland


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Choking,
Suffocation

This product poses a serious risk of :

- choking because small parts can become detached at a force of 71 N,

- suffocation because the length of the necklace exceeds the maximum allowed limit of 220 mm.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

13
0942/07

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy

Brand: Arctic Merlin

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no in invoice DS0005B (big owl) and DS0005A (small owl).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White owl with black plastic nose and black

plastic nails. Two sizes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the quantity of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) exceeds the maximum allowed limit of 0,1% by weight:

- black plastic nose material contains 26,3% DEHP by weight of plasticized material,

- black plastic nail material contains 19,9% DEHP by weight of plasticized material.

This toy does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected and destruction of imported products ordered by the customs authorities  

 

14
0943/07

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail Polish

Brand: Colours and Beauty

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Glass bottle with printed information and a label, application brush and plastic screw top, 10ml.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP). This substance may not be used for the production or processing of cosmetics.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market by the authorities  

 

15
0944/07

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electrical pizza pan

Brand: PALA

Name:

Type/number of model: Electrical Pizza Pan

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pizza pan (230V/1.3kW), protection class I, appliance with heating surface on which foods can be placed. A contact grill with a single heating surface is familiar as a frying plate.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

This product poses a serious risk of electric shock because of:

- breakage can lead to accessible live parts,

- inadequate cord anchorage,

- inadequate operating instructions and type-plate, i.e., the operating instructions state 1500 W in all cases, whereas the pizza pans are marked 1000 W or 1500 W depending on the size.

The product odes not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor  

 

16
0945/07

Spain

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste

Brand: MR. COOL

Name:

Type/number of model: COOL MINT 120, Bar code: 8427472100083, Ref: 910008.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toothpaste comes in a white plastic tube with a blue stripe containing the mark MR.COOL and is accompanied by a toothbrush. The packaging is cardboard with a transparent part through which the toothbrush is visible. An adhesive label carries the details of the importer, the bar code, reference and the statement "Made in China".

Country of origin: China


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Poisoning

This product poses a risk of poisoning because it contains 1.1% of diethylene glycol (DEG), which may pose a health risk to consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

17
0946/07

Spain

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste

Brand: ACTIVE

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: ULTRA WHITE, Set bar code: 5023907026596, Toothpaste bar code: 5023907026541.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is sold as a set containing toothpaste, mouthwash and a toothbrush. The toothpaste is marked as follows: "Active Total Oral Care, ultra white antibacterial cleansing action, 150 g". The instructions are in English. The set comes in a blue cardboard box with a transparent part, containing the toothpaste and the brush. The mouthwash is blue-coloured and comes in a plastic bottle. The two packages are taped together as a single pack.

Country of origin: China


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Poisoning

This product poses a risk of poisoning because the toothpaste contains 4.4% of diethylene glycol (DEG), which may pose a health risk to consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

18
0947/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toys - fruit

Brand: Shuangjian

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: In one package there are six pieces of toys. On the paper label there is the marking: "Shuangjian, made in China, children within 3 years old are not allowed to play“. On the product there is also the sticker saying that the toy is not designated for dogs (in this way the product has been declared in acquiring documents), the distributor and the origin. The toys whistle and have a shape of fruit (grape, bananas, pineapple, orange).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.37% per weight of DEHP phthalate, which exceeds the maximum allowed limit of 0,1% by weight. These chemicals are added to PVC to make it softer and are very dangerous getting to the organism through skin or digestive tract.

This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the distributor  

 

19
0948/07

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Starting cable

Brand: ALPIN

Name:

Type/number of model: type: 200A, 2,5m, art. number: 40023, EAN: 9002852400237

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Starting cable for connecting positive poles of accumulator has a black colour. Starting cable for connecting negative poles of accumulator has a red colour. On the product there is a mark of distributors for SR, Slovenia and CR, manufacturer and article number.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because at simulation of thermal overload of cable, allowed temperature during the starting impulse is 135 ºC. When testing, during the one starting impulse (max. 200A, 15s) the temperature of conductor reached 263 ºC, during the second starting impulse (max. 200A, 30s) the temperature of conductor reached more than 400 ºC. After the tests were finished, the insulation got on fire and the conductors burned down.

This product does not comply with the relevant standards.

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

 

20
0949/07

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Halogen heater

Brand: Dyras

Name:

Type/number of model: QHT-408

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The heater has white plastic cover, on the front the heating elements are covered with metal grids. Main parts of the luminaire: mains cable (YA TAI WIRE INDUSTRY Co., LTD., H05VV-F 3G0.75mm2, VDE); mains plug (Y003, 250V, 16A, +marks of approval); speed switch (JINHE Electrics, 25T125, PA66, 250VAC, 15A, + marks of approval); safety switch (KW3-0Z, 16A, 250VAC, CQC VDE, CE). Technical parameters: 230V; 50 Hz; 800W; Class I.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

This product poses a risk of electric shock because the earth protection on the front part is not appropriate (the screws connecting metal parts are not secured against loosening, the resistance is higher than required by the standard) and the basic insulated wires contact metal parts that are not supplied with earthing.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

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

 

21
0950/07

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Pest repeller 4 in 1

Brand: Long well

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: IM-11GX. Serial number: 11G9P0C629xxxx. Batch of 490 units.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ultrasonic and electromagnetic pest repeller with night light and ion generator.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

This product poses a serious risk of electric shock because due to poor assembly components, it can fall and cause overheating resulting in melting of part of the outer casing thus exposing live parts.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers. Press release has been issued.  

 

22
0951/07

Slovakia

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Wall light

Brand: LUCERNA

Name:

Type/number of model: TL 3020/15W.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The light was sold in the cardboard box marked as follows: "Lighting equipment LUCERNA TL 3020 15W, 230V/50Hz, type of pentad G13" and CE mark. The product was labelled with a typical label marked as follows: "LUCERNA, model: TL 3020/15W, 230V/50 Hz, G13/154W:IP20" and CE mark.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

This product poses a serious risk of fire because:

- deformation of die-casting occurred at temperature 125 ºC,

- pellet impress diameter is 7,3 mm whereas the limit is 2 mm,

- after testing with acicular flame, the material of product has ignited,

- after testing with burning loop at temperature 850 ºC the material immediately set on fire without any chance of the fire to get extinguished spontaneously. The material kept on burning after the loop had been pushed aside. The material also failed after testing at temperature 750 ºC.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN-60598.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and information to consumers by the distributor  

 

23
0952/07

Austria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Climbing harness

Brand: "Rock" lightweight sit harness

Name:

Type/number of model: 753, 1993-1995 model and 1996-1998 model

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the seams could open, causing a risk of falling.

This product does not comply with the Directive 89/686/EEC on personal protective equipment.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

 

24
0953/07

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste

Brand: UFSBD, MSA and LANG

Name:

Type/number of model: - UFSBD mint-flavoured fluoride toothpaste, - UFSBD strawberry-flavoured fluoride toothpaste, - MSA mint-flavoured toothpaste, - LANG Green Tea Toothpaste.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toothpaste comes in a plastic tube. The packaging is cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

This product poses a microbiological risk because if the presence of germs responsible for opportunistic infections, thus posing a potential risk of local infection of the gums, of the oral cavity and possible digestive infection in immunosuppressed individuals.

Bacterial contamination:

- total number of revivable mesophilic aerobic microorganisms: average: 4,2.106 bacteria per gram (norm: less than or equal to 103 ufc per gram).

Identification: Klebsiella oxytoca Presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (norm: absent).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

25
0954/07

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Glass ice-cube 4-10 mm, transparent

Brand: Donath Creativ, Mach Dir die Freude

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot No 58, Article No 42928-012, EAN Code: 4 017198 222172

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Colourless decorative stones made of glass in a wide range of shapes and sizes (0.5-1.5 cm), some with sharp edges and points, some flat like broken glass, and a few rod-shaped, some curved. Packaging: round transparent plastic box with hinged lid bearing three stickers.

Country of origin: Germany


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Cuts

The product poses a risk of cuts because it can be swallowed as a whole. Sharp corners and in some cases sharp edges can cause injury to the mouth, throat, oesophagus, stomach and intestines.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

 

26
0955/07

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy – Teddy bear with thermophore pillow

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 4016161 216859

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: It is a soft, partly plush toy Teddy bear with a pillow stuffed with wheat grain. The head and paws are plush (100% polyester). In the middle of a toy there is a space for a pillow with velcro fastener. This part is made of acrylic (60%) and polyester (40%). The pillow is made of cotton. The toy is about 45 cm long/high. On the label there is a CE mark and "Kaufland Warenhandel GmbH & Co. KG D-74172 Neckarsulm". The toy is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a handle. The plush toy is intended to be thermophore. The pillow should be placed in microwave oven and after 1 minute heating can be used as a “filling” of a toy.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological,
Choking

This product poses a bacteriological risk because the grain is polluted with calandre.

This product also poses a risk of choking because the seams of a pillow can bust and small parts (grain) can occur. This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN-71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

(*)

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.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

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http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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