Report 42 (Published on: 26/10/2007)

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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: Balloons ( 4 Rocket)

Brand: Riethmüller

Name:

Type/number of model: 450083, Bar code: 4009775105244

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The package contains 4 balloons. In the opening of each balloon there is a hard ring, which gives a squeezing sound when the blown-up balloon is released.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The toy poses a serious risk of choking because the hard ring easily detaches from the opening of the balloon and fits into the small part cylinder. Due to its small size it can be swallowed or inhaled by young children, causing a risk of choking.

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

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

 

Austria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Fixed rope route set – Mammut Klettersteigsets

Brand: Mammut

Name:

Type/number of model:

- article No 1020535 Fixed rope route set Via Ferrata Step Web,

- article No 1020536 Fixed rope route set Via Ferrata Turn Web.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: Switzerland


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Injuries

This product poses a serious risk of injuries because a malfunction was noted in the brake webbing of Mammut's models. Various fixed rope route sets were tested for their resistance to potential environmental effects. Although the conditions simulated in the tests are exceedingly unlikely to arise in practice, Mammut Sports Group AG has decided to withdraw the sets in question from the market as a precautionary measure, thereby guarding against any possible risk to users.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer  

 

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle – KTM 990 Super Duke R

Brand: KTM

Name:

Type/number of model: LC8 990 Super Duke R

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black motorcycle with orange frame

Country of origin: Austria

No pictures are available

Injuries

This product poses a risk of injuries because the steering damper bracket may fail allowing the damper to catch on the chassis or radiator and, as a result, may suddenly, and without warning, impair the steering of the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer  

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Toys containing sweets (14 types)

Brand: Bonbon Toys Candy; Ucantay

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Motorcycle,
2. Aeroplane,
3. Car,
4. Squirrel,
5. Elephant,
6. Duck,
7. Fire engine,
8. Hare,
9. Helicopter,
10. Dog,
11. Locomotive,
12. Beetle,
13. Penguin,
14. Father Christmas

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: EAN for all products: 8435094410305

14 types of plastic toy that can perform various functions by means of a wind-up spring mechanism (see test reports). The toys are attached to the top of a plastic tube containing sweets.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Choking,
Suffocation,
Injuries

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Voluntary measures: Voluntary sales ban by the importer  

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars - Antara

Brand: Opel

Name:

Type/number of model: L-A, EC type-approval e4*2001/116*0118*02

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Part No / catalogue No of the 16' steel wheel rim: 96 626 210 / 17 50 249

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

This product poses a serious risk of injuries because the steel wheel rims which do not meet the specifications can come away from the wheel.

On vehicles with steel wheel rims the wheel nuts can loosen and cause cracks in the surface of the wheel disc. Tests showed that this damage is caused by rims which are not flat on the hub.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer  

 

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: model TRAFIC II

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns vehicles produced from 1 May 2006 to 10 April 2007 (produced in Barcelona, Spain) and from 1 May 2006 to 8 March 2007 (produced in Luton, England).

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a serious risk of fire because of inadequate fixing of the dashboards' wirings. There is a possibility of wearing of the dashboard wiring by contact with the steering column and/or the pedal mounting. This may cause serious electrical problems to the vehicle like short-circuit of the rear stoplights and the front right headlight, interruptions in the engine’s function, overheating of the engine, etc.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

Hungary

Category: Machinery

Product: Angle grinder

Brand: Straus Austria

Name:

Type/number of model: ST/AG22001

Batch number/Barcode: 7363867201267

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product has orange plastic cover, the gear house has silver metal cover with back insert at the grip. Main parts of the device: mains plug (FY-007; 16A; 250V; VDE); mains cable (H07RN-F; 2x1mm2; 450/750V; VDE); switch unit (FA5-12/2DB; 12(12)A; 250V~; 5E4; S; CE); suppression condenser (AD; MEX GPF; 0,47 ?F; K; X2; 250V~; + marks of approval); motor without inscriptions. Technical specification: 230 V; 50 Hz; 2500 W; Class II; 6000 RPM; 230 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of:

- electric shock because the mechanical strength of the ventilation holes are not sufficient, therefore the live parts become accessible,

- fire since due to the unfixed internal wiring short circuit may occur, the connections are made by twisting the cores of the wires, screws can protrude into the plastic cover,

- injuries because the size of the protection shield is not appropriate.

The product does not comply with Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50144.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Machinery

Product: Circular saw

Brand: MANS FRIEND

Name:

Type/number of model: MF/CS185D-828; bar code: 1 092 034 789 340

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The housing of the circular saw and the grips were made of plastic, the grip containing the switch has a softer and different coloured insert. Other parts of the machine were made of metal. The unintentional press of the switch is prevented by a locking mechanism, the machine can be switched on by two separate motions, and the switch becomes locked when released. The depth and angle of the cut can be adjusted by sinking and turning the base plate. The protecting shields and the splitting wedge move together with the motor and saw, thus their relative position is permanent. Main components: plug with inscription: " YYEAC YXD-02 16A 250V~"+ marks of approval; mains cable with inscriptions: "YUAO YUXIANG H05VV-F 2X0,75mm2"+VDE; bipolar switch with inscription: "FA6-4/2B 4(4)A 250V~ 5E4" + S; sawing disc with inscription: "185MMX20MMX18T" Technical specifications: 230V~; 50Hz; 1200W; 4500rpm; Class II; diameter of the disc:185 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of:

- electric shock since the unfixed internal wiring can get into contact with moving parts and sharp edges, and the majority of electrical safety instructions are missing from the instructions for use,

- injuries because the cutting wedge suffers permanent deformation, moreover the instructions for use do not include the majority of the general safety instructions neither the specific safety rules relating to the hand-held circular saws.

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

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

 

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Balloons

Brand: LUFI

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The package contains 100 balloons. In the opening of each balloon there is a hard mouthpiece, which gives a squeezing sound when the blown-up balloon is released.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The toy poses a serious risk of choking especially for young children because it contains a mouth-piece which can be easily detached from the opening of the balloon and fits entirely into the small parts cylinder.

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

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

 

10
1096/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Balloons (Helicopter + 3 Balloons)

Brand: Riethmüller

Name:

Type/number of model: 6444; bar code: 4009775644415

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The package contains a plastic propeller, 3 balloons and an end piece. The propeller shall be connected to the blown-up balloon and after releasing it flies as a helicopter.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The toy poses a serious risk of choking especially for young children because it contains a mouth-piece which can be easily detached from the opening of the balloon and fits entirely into the small parts cylinder.

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

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

 

11
1097/07

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Multiple cord extension set – 3m cord extension with earth contact

Brand: RIWA

Name:

Type/number of model: ZL-1 (ZY-1); bar code: 0 000011 182764

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cord extension with 3 sockets. Technical characteristics: -250V, 16A, 3500 W, rate protection IP20. Cord extension is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

- the product does not passed the normal operation test,

- the temperature in sockets can increase above the mark,

- the characteristics of flexibility does not comply with the requirements,

- the cord has no flexible proof,

- marking of type of the product is missing and earth terminal is not marked.

This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

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

 

12
1098/07

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Multiple cord extension set – 3m cord extension with earth contact and on/off switch

Brand: Baltlux

Name:

Type/number of model: DG-206K/3, bar code: 6 904407 680350

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cord extension with 6 sockets. Technical characteristics: -250V, 16A, 3500 W, rate protection IP20. Cord extension is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

This product poses a risk of fire because:

- the cable cross-section area is too small,

- the electrical connections are not effective which could cause increment of temperature in sockets. In addition it has misleading marking.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

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

 

13
1099/07

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy puzzles

Brand: Puzzles 1 to 3: G. K. and Puzzle 4: Inter East B. V.

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. farmyard, EAN 8714522236701

2. drinks, EAN 8714522236008

3. aquatic animals, EAN 8714522236725

4. clown, EAN 8714522236510.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. The product is a rectangular toy puzzle (30 pieces) made from 8 mm-thick plywood and measuring approximately 44 cm x 35 cm. Small plastic grips are screwed into the pieces of the puzzle.

The toy is placed on the market in a transparent plastic film. On the back there is a sticker with a warning in three languages stating "Not suitable for children under 3 years".

2. The product is a rectangular toy puzzle made from 8 mm-thick plywood and measuring approximately 30 cm x 23 cm. Small plastic grips are screwed into the pieces of the puzzle. The toy is placed on the market in a transparent plastic film. On the back there is a sticker with a warning in three languages stating "Not suitable for children under 3 years".

3. The product is round toy clock made from 8 mm-thick plywood and with a diameter of approx. 30 cm. Puzzle pieces showing aquatic animals are arranged around the clock's hands. Small plastic grips are screwed into these pieces. The toy is placed on the market in a transparent plastic film. On the back there is a sticker with a warning in three languages stating "Not suitable for children under 3 years".

4. The product is a round toy clock made from 8 mm-thick plywood and with a diameter of 20 cm. Puzzle pieces showing numbers are arranged around the clock's hands. Small plastic grips are screwed into these pieces. The toy is placed on the market in a transparent plastic film. On the back there is a sticker with a warning in three languages stating "Caution! Not suitable for children under 3 years because of small parts which may be swallowed. Keep address and instructions".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical,
Choking

The products pose, respectively:

1. a chemical risk because the puzzle releases 180 mg/kg of formaldehyde which exceeds the maximum limit of 80 mg/kg;

2. a chemical risk because the puzzle releases 230 mg/kg of formaldehyde which exceeds the maximum limit of 80 mg/kg;

3. a chemical risk because the puzzle releases 205 mg/kg of formaldehyde which exceeds the maximum limit of 80 mg/kg;

4. - a chemical risk because the puzzle releases 230 mg/kg of formaldehyde which exceeds the maximum limit of 80 mg/kg,

- a risk of choking because each of the puzzle's pieces fits completely into the small parts test cylinder, children may put into their mouth and they may choke.

These toys are all marked "Not suitable for children under 3 years" although it is clearly intended for younger children. These products do not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-9.

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

 

14
1100/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone – Benign girl Super Telephone

Brand: Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 08200693006026082

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The flip-up toy mobile phone is supplied with a cord and is operated by 3x1,5V LR4G button cells. There are no warnings concerning the safe use and replacement of button cells attached to the product. The hardly legible English warning ("WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small parts Not for children under 3 years”) is not given in Hungarian.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The toy poses a serious risk of choking because the lid of the battery holder of the mobile phone can be opened by one motion, without using a tool and the button cells become accessible. The removable lid fits entirely into the small parts cylinder Furthermore there are inadequate warnings on the product.

This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN-71 and EN 50088.

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

 

15
1101/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Squeeze toys

Brand: SAFETY TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 6 927544 603051

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy set includes 4 animals (bear, hippopotamus, and elephant). A squeezing device is inserted in each figure. Size of the package: 29x35x7 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The toy poses :

- a risk of choking because the squeezing device fits into the small parts cylinder and can be removed with the hand, thus accessible to small children,

- a chemical risk because it contains 7,2 % by weight of di-(2-etilhexil)-phthalate (DEHP), which exceed the maximum allowed limit of 0,1 % by weight.

This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive, the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC and the relevant European standard EN-71.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

16
1102/07

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car – brake lights on Honda Civic

Brand: HONDA

Name:

Type/number of model: Passengers’ cars, model CIVIC 4D and Hybrid (Model Code FD1, FD3)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns the 2006 model year HONDA Civic 4D and Hybrid vehicles, with VIN numbers JHMFD1***6S205092 - JHMFD1***6S212184 and JHMFD3***6S200833 - JHMFD3***6S203642.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

This product poses a risk of injuries because the brake switch may fail due to contamination (incorrect application of silicon grease type and amount), which could cause the brake lights not to illuminate during braking. This failure of the brake lights to illuminate could result in an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

17
1103/07

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Mini motorbikes - 49CC MINI OFFROAD ATV

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: HN-ATV 013

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black mini ATV. Size: 101,5 cm x 54 cm x 50 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Fire

The product poses a risk of :

- injuries because it has no front break and non- conformity of radiation,

- fire resulting from moving transmission components.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities  

 

18
1104/07

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Yamaha

Name:

Type/number of model: models NXC125, YP250, YP400, CP250 and XP500

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns motorcycles produced until April 2007. The European serial numbers list is added at the end of the form.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because of inadequate material of the fuel pump seal, the ozone-induced crack may develop on the fuel pump seal. In an extreme case, the fuel pump seal may lose its sealing ability, resulting in fuel leakage from the fuel tank.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

19
1105/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Benign girl toy phone set

Brand: SANAI

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The phone set contains 3 items. The set is made of plastic and gives sound (rings, plays music, speak) when pressing the button. The table toy phone is operated by 2x1,5V AA batteries, while the mobile phone by 2 LR44 button cells. The flip-up toy mobile phone has “Baby collection” and “No:776” inscription. The toy phone consists of a table device and a mobile phone, which does not operate. The appliance has “Fashion phone” and No:3321 inscription.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Burns

The product poses a risk of:

- choking because the removable lid fits entirely into the small parts cylinder, the lid of the battery holder of the mobile phone can be opened by one motion, without using a tools and the button cell and battery become accessible,

- burns because the poles of the battery holder can be short-circuited, and the accessible parts significantly overheated during the test.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

20
1106/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy set – Bao Zhi Bao toy set

Brand: XINOITE

Name:

Type/number of model: No 20305, Bar code: 6 927544 603051

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy set includes 3 rattles, a toy trumpet, a musical toy. Dimensions of the package: 29x35x7 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the belt of the toy contains di-(2-etilhexil)-phthalate (DEHP) and dibutil- phthalate (DBP) in higher quantity than the permitted 0,1 %w/w. The recommendation for age over 3 years is not appropriate since rattles are intended for babies’ use.

The product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC and the relevant European standard EN-71.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

21
1107/07

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Pull-along toy – dog 26 Cavallino

Brand: Cavallino

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch 126257-5-7325

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dog made from different coloured plastic parts with movable legs and tail (propelled by wheels), movable ears and a cord for pulling. One of the rear wheels has an integrated metal clip. The toy is 20 cm high.

Country of origin: Italy


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Choking

The product poses a serious risk of choking because the attachment bolts in the ears constitute detachable parts which fit into the small part test cylinder. These small parts pose a risk of choking.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

22
1108/07

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Knee, elbow and wrist protectors

Brand: U-PUNKY

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: 215318, Bar code: 3491952153987, Batch: 12/2006.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set comprising a pair of elbow protectors, a pair of knee protectors and a pair of wrist protectors (all black) in a black, blister-sealed net bag.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of injuries because of:

- inadequate protection against impacts,

- incomplete warnings and markings.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

 

23
1109/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy lorry (transporting cars)

Brand: Autozone

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code: S6362/2288-4, Bar code: 9503009500

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set contains a red flywheel lorry, a black car-transporter and 4 cars of different colours. Dimensions: 35x8x11 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the measured quantity of chromium (79,7 mg/kg) and lead (405 mg/kg) released from the red paint exceeded the maximum value permitted by the relevant legislation.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

24
1110/07

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Tailgate drive

Brand: AUDI

Name:

Type/number of model: Passengers’ cars, models Q7, A6 Avant and A6 allroad

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall affects all Audi A6 Avant, Audi A6 allroad and Audi Q7 vehicles with power-operated tailgate up to July 2007.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of injuries because it is possible in rare isolated cases that the power-operated tailgate can close again abruptly and unexpectedly after it has been opened using the power function, since the gas struts supporting the tailgate fail to operate correctly.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. Press release has been issued.  

 

25
1111/07

Hungary

Category: Machinery

Product: Electric planer

Brand: STRAUS AUSTRIA

Name:

Type/number of model: ST/PL822-903 (indicated only on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 9 120 015 759 319 (9 120 022 491 059)

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 planing 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 a button, where it can be locked. By pressing the button again the lock is released, and the planer will switch off if the button is released. Main parts of the device: mains plug with inscription "10-16A 250V~ YDP2" + mark of manufacturer+mark of testing institutes; mains cable with inscription " H05VV-F 2X0,75mm2" + VDE ; one-circuit switch with inscription "41-15811 NIKKO S.12A AC 125V 6A AC 250V C300307A + mark of manufacturer. Technical specification: 230V~50Hz; 710W; 16000 r/min; width and depth of cutting: 82x2mm, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire,
Injuries

These products pose a risk of:

- electric shock since 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 it caught fire,

- injuries because it is not protected against unintentional operating, the switch can be locked in switched-on position and the instructions for use do not include the majority of the general and several specific instructions related with the safe use.

This 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 fine ordered by the authorities  

 

26
1112/07

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy – motorcycle with run-out device

Brand: OVERLORD CENTURY DESIGN - PARKAT TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model: Rider Superior

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The corpus of toy is made of yellow plastic with red, silver and black surface coloration. The body of motorcyclist made of blue plastic. Wheels, steering wheel, exhaust of motorcycle is made of black/silver plastic. Tires are made of black elastic polymer. In toys are build in run-out devices. The corpus of toy is pasted over with colourful stickers. Toy is packed in transparent plastic bag closed with cardboard plate. Plate is fixed to bag with cramp-iron. Information on label: "OVERLORD CENTURY DESIGN. PARKAT TOYS. Rider superior... Ages 3 to adult. ! WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Nor for children under 3 years. CE. Made in China."

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of injuries because cramp-iron for packing has sharp pointed endings on which child may scratch skin. In addition, there is not sufficient marking and warnings on toy.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

27
1113/07

Finland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Mini motorbike – Fude Runner 50 cc

Brand: Whizz Runner 50

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code: DAR0900, Type: JL-SO2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mini ATV for children and the young, 50 cc. Minimum drivers age is 6 years. Maximum load is 40 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

This product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the rear mudguards are weak and sharp,

- it can be started with gear on by the remote control,

- a possible loss of control because it is possible to select the 1st gear after the 4th gear (there is a free gear between them but no limitation),

- the speed is too high for a small children and a possible accident may be severe. Speed limiter doesn’t necessarily eliminate this problem.

In addition declaration of conformity is missing and markings of the machine are insufficient.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

28
1114/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable turtle

Brand: INTEX

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch code: Art. #56524, EAN: 7825756524

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy in a shape of turtle, green PVC with painting, two black handles on a front part of a turtle shell, packed in a cardboard box with coloured printing. Labelling on the pack: logo INTEX®, notices “The wet set” and others, a label from importer containing names of the product, of the importer, etc. Labelling on the product itself: Made in China.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 14,0 % by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP),

- the black handles contain 7,34 percentage by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP),

- the green plastic foil with printing contains 24,2 percentage by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP).

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in toys and products designed for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. During a play, a direct contact of child skin with the toy is assumed. The product poses a serious risk for health of a child.

This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

29
1115/07

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress with bolero

Brand: MISSE

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with bolero, colour in white and pink, with 6 pieces of ribbons attached to the bolero with safety pins – colour in pink.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety pins have sharp edges.

This product does not comply with the relevant European standard ЕN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Press release has been issued.  

 

30
1116/07

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Diadems for children

Brand: Esdem

Name:

Type/number of model: 1: SDM-20035, 2: SDM-20054, 3: SDM-20068, 4: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Diadem with silicon comb, brown, brand “Esdem”,

2. Diadem with silicon comb, black, brand “Esdem”,

3. Wide diadem made of plastic with comb, metallic colour, brand “Esdem”,

4. Diadem with comb and ribbon, metallic colour.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

These products pose a risk of injuries because the presence of sharp edges poses a possible risk of injuries, scratching the skin, of the child.

One reported incident: a 7 years old child, who has worn similar plastic diadem, has fallen down from a chair and upon impact the prongs of the diadem has torn the upper part of her ear.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Press release has been issued.  

 

31
1117/07

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shoes

Brand: XINMING

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s shoes, pink with sequins, for children up to 3 years of age. Children’s shoes, white with beads, for children up to 3 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

These products pose a risk of choking because small parts come off in the tension test and the parts fit into the small parts cylinder. Children may put the small parts into their mouth and choke.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Press release has been issued.  

 

32
1118/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Magnet mould kit

Brand: Tesco

Name:

Type/number of model: All batch codes

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outer packaging of cardboard in yellow and purple. Inside animal moulds with paints and paint brush.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a risk of poisoning to children because it contains excessive quantities of lead and chromium in the brown paint.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor  

 

33
1119/07

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Textile baby book - Mein-Baby-Buch zum Kuscheln und Knistern [My Cuddly Crackly Baby Book]

Brand: Carlsen® Verlag GmbH

Name:

Type/number of model: ISBN 978-3-551-16548-0

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 8-page textile baby book with sewn-in crackling foil and padding, and printed coloured animal motifs (e.g. duck, hares, cat, sheep); pages with green/yellow margin; measuring 14 x 14 cm; with yellow velcro attachment; smell: intensely chemical, unpleasant.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because it contains excessive level of azodyes forming, inter alia, 4,4-Methylene-bis-(2-chloroaniline) :

- Blue dye: 186 mg/kg, - Green dye: 139 mg/kg, - Red dye: 116 mg/kg.

- Mixed sample of other colours (black, yellow, brown, apricot): 132 mg/kg.

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

 

34
1120/07

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy - HABA Greifling Schmetterling Celia

Brand: HABA

Name:

Type/number of model: Haba Celia 1065 Hochet

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rattle toy made of multi-coloured lacquered wooden parts, bound by elastic cords, painted face, 1 metal bell. The toy is 11 cm tall. Packed in brightly printed cardboard boxes.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a serious risk of choking because the lower wooden section and the bell are detachable pieces, which fit into the small parts cylinder. These small parts are a choking hazard. The danger is not immediately apparent to parents and other carers.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

35
1121/07

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy - Hare

Brand: SANDY

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hare is made of simulated fur with long fibre in white and blue colour. Paws, ears and nose made of white textile. Light blue of green band is tied around the neck. To toys ear is fixed (with plastic clip) cardboard label with following information: Soft toy. Not for children under 36 month. Risk of suffocation. Made in China. Other label which is sewn in seam of toy bears information. Toys maximal measure 300 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a serious risk of choking because the plastic fastening of cardboard label completely fits into the small parts cylinder.

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

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

 

36
1122/07

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic rattle - Grzechotza Dziecieca

Brand: NINA

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No 283/28

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The handle of rattle is made of white plastic. Plastic horse is fixed to handle. It is made of plastic in red and apple-green colour. In horse fitted in plastic balls in white, black, yellow and green colours. Toy is pact in transparent plastic bag. On plastic bag is glued colourful label made of cardboard. Information on packing. On sticker: "Rattle (0-1 year) Importer. Distributor For children 0-1 year. Manufacturer".

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a serious risk of choking because:

- when the toy gets smashed its small details becomes accessible and completely fits in small parts cylinder,

- (for children younger 36 month) children may put small detail into their mouth.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

37
1123/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Knight toys – Knights of the Sword

Brand: Britain's Knights of the Sword

Name:

Type/number of model:

- Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with Axe, 0036881175490 17549-00.

- Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with two Hands on Weapon, 0036881175490 17549-01.

- Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with Lance, 0036881175490 17549-02.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with Axe. Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with two Hands on Weapon. Mounted Silver Knight on Red Horse with Lance. Packaging has clear plastic front and scenic background.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a serious risk of poisoning, because high levels of lead content have been found in paint work. If ingested, it could poison a young child.

This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

38
1124/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy - Toad Vehicle with Brake Lever

Brand: Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway

Name:

Type/number of model: RC2 Reference number: LC99027 UPC Code: 7 96714 990279

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: For children aged 2+. Wooden toy train set component. Grey in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a serious risk of poisoning because high levels of lead content have been found in paint work. If ingested, it could poison a young child.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

39
1125/07

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van – Nissan Primastar

Brand: Nissan

Name:

Type/number of model: Nissan Primastar (X83)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: VIN numbers started with: VSKF4AHA6UY******.

Country of origin: Spain

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Fire

The product poses a serious risk of fire because the loom of the controls set on the dashboard can be damaged by the steering wheel or cover of the clutch. It can result in damages in electricity affecting lightning, controls set or front windscreen wipers that incur the hazard of fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

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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