Report 46 (Published on: 23/11/2007)

back Back to report listings


Weekly overview report

Printable versionPRINT
Excel versionEXCEL
XML versionXML

Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
(Click on the photo to enlarge)
Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Pull along toy in the shape of a donkey with a drink can

Brand: QUICHENG

Name:

Type/number of model: No 00209, EAN 5900851126278

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: It is a plastic toy in the shape of a donkey holding a coca-cola can. The toy is riding on 4 wheels while pushing or pulling a cord ended with a small plastic handle. Some blocks fitting into holes situated in sides of a toy are attached. All parts of the toy are made of multicoloured plastic. Packaging – This toy is packed in a plastic mesh with a clip. Blocks are packed additionally in a transparent plastic bag. There is a folded cardboard label with pictures of several toys with their numbers. On the cardboard are following inscriptions: “QUICHENG”, “Made in China”, a pictogram concerning the age restriction (0-3), “CE mark” and warnings: “Unsuitable for small children due to small parts”, “The packaging, which is made of plastic, is not a toy – do not make it available to children for playing. Please keep for future reference”, the name and address of importer and the EAN code.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation by strangulation because the free length of the cord is 340 mm while the maximum allowed limit is 220 mm.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer  

 

Slovenia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Toaster

Brand: Sweet Home Irradio; Zomix

Name:

Type/number of model: ZXC-1004.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toaster in the cardboard packaging Type of energy used: electricity 230V. 50Hz.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the toaster, loaded with bread specified for normal operation (the ejector mechanism has been prevented from releasing and the supply has been maintained to the heating elements after the timer has completed its cycle) and operated at rated power input, catch fire.

This 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  

 

Norway

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Helmets for children – Etto Mosquito

Brand: Etto

Name:

Type/number of model: Helmet for children – size 48-51 cm. 3 different design/colours: Aircraft Sky, Angular, Aircraft Army.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Smallest helmet (size 48-51 cm) for children.

Country of origin: Norway


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Injuries

This product poses a risk of injuries because the smallest helmet (size 48-51 cm) does not meet the relevant requirements for shock absorption when tested in minus 20°C on the top of the helmet.

This product does not comply with the Directive for personal protective equipment and the relevant European standard EN 1078.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and information to suppliers  

 

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric warming booties used to dry nail varnish

Brand: Ikona Electric

Name:

Type/number of model: SA-EB220 (on the packaging) RU5-1/T3 (on the control unit)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic booties connected to the mains Cardboard packaging 36 x 23 x 5.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock because:

- the appliance failed the electric strength test,

- the control unit’s flexible cord failed the traction test,

longitudinal displacement of more than 2 mm was recorded.

In addition markings and instructions for use are insufficient.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer  

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring - Plávacie koleso Triangle swim ring

Brand: INTEX®, The wet set®

Name:

Type/number of model: #58246, EAN: 07825758246

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy- inflatable swim ring of a shape of triangle is made from a softened PVC, size 62x65 cm. The bottom is white with safety warnings (blue printing) in various languages, the top is transparent with applied varicoloured circles. The product is packed in a paper box with a picture of three models of the product in the front, names of the product, warnings in various languages, age symbol of targeted group of children, EAN code and CE marking on the back. One sticker is in Polish and another one in Slovak providing the name of distributor, warnings and marking of product “športová potreba” (sport utility).

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 0,25 % by weight of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 18,9 % by weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP),

- the transparent plastic foil with printing contains 20,0 % by weight of DEHP.

The content of phthalates in the toy exceeds permitted limits laid down by Directive 2005/84/EC. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

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

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim air bed – "Vankúšik FERDO MRAVEC" cushion FERDO ant

Brand: Ferda

Name:

Type/number of model: art. 13043, EAN kód: 8590222253749

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An inflatable swim cushion is made from green softened PVC, size 76x56 cm. The top has printed figures. A window from a transparent plastic foil is in the front part of the toy. A white cord to pull the cushion is on the side. Packing: a transparent plastic bag and inserted paper with picture of the product, name of the product, EAN code, CE marking and warnings. The same warnings are on the product.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 0,69 % weight of di-isononyl-phthalate (DINP),

- the green plastic foil with printing contains 20,0 % by weight of DINP.

The content of phthalates in the toy exceeds permitted limits laid down by Directive 2005/84/EC. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

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

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Spiderman scooter

Brand: SAICA

Name:

Type/number of model: GENCOD: 842144017229, PICWIC Code: 1579807, Supplier reference: SAA1722.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fold-up scooter packed in a Spiderman 3 box.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the user’s skin may be punctured,

- a user’s body part may become stuck in the scooter,

- the user may fall.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal form the market, recall from consumers and destruction of stocks  

 

Greece

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Bulb

Brand: GIAKOLED

Name:

Type/number of model: 3X1W, MR16, GU10, COOL WHITE, code: 131072310.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electrical bulb with three leds X 1W, sold in white – black carbon box. Technical characteristics: 220-240V AC, 3X1W.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock because it has insulation resistance smaller than required by the standard. There were also deviations on marking.

This product does not comply with the Low voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598. One incident reported.

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

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring in the shape of a sun

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy- swim ring in the shape of a sun, yellow bottom, orange top part with applied 7 suns with black sun-glasses. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with sticker comprising notices - not suitable for children up to 3 years, contains small parts, made in China, importer to the Slovak Republic- Bratislava SK.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The toy poses a chemical risk because the valve contains 14,8 percentage by weight of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), the yellow plastic foil with printing contains 19,7 percentage by weight of DEHP.

The content of phthalates in the toy designed for a child is much higher as the maximum allowed limit of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for a 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.

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

 

10
1191/07

France

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Solid-fuel barbecue

Brand: BBQ

Name:

Type/number of model: Black HIBACHA, BBQ, KBQ.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Barbecue consisting of two wire grills with handles over a case/fire bowl. Dimensions: 42 cm X 24 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Cuts,
Burns,
Fire

The product poses a serious risk of cuts because:

– of sharp edges and dangerous roughness,

– the wind shield, which is 0.36 mm thick, is not covered, folded or curved;

and a serious risk of burns and fire because:

– the temperature of the base on which the barbecue rests exceeded the maximum limit of 70°C during testing (temperature measured at 106°C before combustion was halted to prevent damage to the test object),

– handling of the accessories is not sufficiently easy when the grill is loaded in accordance with the requirement of standard EN 1860,

– the fire bowl plate is 0.35 mm thick, which is less than the minimum limit of 0.8 mm for a barbecue, the grill of which has a largest dimension exceeding 400mm,

– the fire bowl did not resist the perforation test, which indicates that the barbecue may be perforated as a result of mechanical shock,

– 80 % of the surface of the fire bowl is of a depth below the minimum limit of 60 mm specified by the standard for a barbecue, the grill of which has a largest dimension exceeding 400 mm,

– existence of a lateral opening, the surface of which exceeds the maximum limit of 50 mm², thus allowing embers to fall out,

- absence of the required marking on the barbecue (identification of the party responsible for initial marketing and of the barbecue model, and warning against use of alcohol, petrol or other similar liquid to light or reactivate the fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860-1.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

 

11
1192/07

Germany

Category: Stationery

Product: Pens - Free&Easy 20 felt pens

Brand: Free&Easy

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN Code: 8 71 1295 187162

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 20 felt pens of various colours, with body and cap in matching colours, black stoppers.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because felt tips contains 38.9 – 375.1 mg/kg of Benzene, which exceed the threshold value of 5 mg/kg.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

12
1193/07

Greece

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair dryer - HAIR Drier

Brand: GRUNDIG

Name:

Type/number of model: Model HD 5580.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black - silver hair drier. Technical characteristics: 220-240V AC, 50Hz, 2200W.

Country of origin: Unknown

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the supplying cord of the product does not comply with the manufacturer's standards, since under certain conditions sparks could throw out from the cord.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

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

 

13
1194/07

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toys – Plastic duck

Brand: Toys for Funny Play

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN Code: 4009017127379

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic squeaking duck; main colour of duck: yellow, with orange beak, blue and white eyes and black eyelashes; packed in a plastic bag with an adhesive label and cardboard sheet attached.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 30.6 % by weight and 34.7 % by weight of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP). According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

14
1195/07

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll - Doll, Britney, Bendable, Vinyl Head, Rooted Hair

Brand: Britney

Name:

Type/number of model: C.29446, EAN 8 711197 294463

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll dressed in denim

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the doll's head contains 27.0 % by weight of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP). According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

15
1196/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring - Koleso Fish Ring

Brand: INTEX®, The wet set®

Name:

Type/number of model: 81x80 cm, #59212, EAN code: 078257592128.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy- inflatable ring in shape and plotting of a fish made of softened PVC, size 81x80 cm, the top is yellow-blue-green, the bottom is blue with safety warnings in various languages. The toy is packed in a paper box with a coloured printing with a picture of two models in the front and marking on the back. The sticker in Slovak language with a name of distributor, user manual and warnings is attached to the packing.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 6,1 % by weight of DINP,

- the transparent plastic foil with printing contains 23,8 % by weight of DINP,

- the blue plastic foil contains 21,7 % by weight of DINP.

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used as a substance or a component in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 percentage by weight. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the seller. Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

 

16
1197/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring - "Koleso FERDO MRAVEC"

Brand: Ferda

Name:

Type/number of model: 50 cm, Art. No: 13039, EAN code: 8590222590073

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The inflatable swim ring is made from green softened PVC with printed figures on the top, diameter 50 cm. Packing: a transparent plastic bag and inserted blue paper with a picture of the product, a name of the product, EAN code, CE marking and warnings. The same warnings and marking “©ECP. Licence merchandising Prague.” are on the product.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 0,55 % by weight of DINP,

- the green plastic foil with printing contains 28,4 % by weight of DINP.

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

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

 

17
1198/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress - Witches Cape 30”

Brand: Scream Machine

Name:

Type/number of model: Product Number 10113

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 30” Witches cape, supplied in plastic bag with cardboard picture of cape on packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation by strangulation because the cords and drawstrings on children's clothing were measured to 275 mm and 305 mm (should be no more than 75 mm in length at either end).

This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1, EN 71-2 and EN 14682.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer  

 

18
1199/07

The Netherlands

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Bath foam made of natural materials Patchouli, Lavender, Vanilla

Brand: SABON

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot nr. Unknown exp 8/09; 502107.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bottle 500 ml

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 90 µg/kg of N-nitrosodiethanolamine, which is classified as human carcinogen and prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. Sales ban and administrative fine ordered by the authorities  

 

19
1200/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Children’s witch wig

Brand: Fun Makers

Name:

Type/number of model: Product Number TH 0016

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s Halloween wig

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it burnt for 18 seconds before being extinguishing (permissible time=2 seconds).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

20
1201/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim air-bed - Nafukovacka s potlacou

Brand: HIT (on the sticker), JIANLING (on the product)

Name:

Type/number of model: KK/DMU/109 (on the sticker)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A flotation toy- air-bed of orange colour is made of softened PVC, the transparent foil on the top with printing of a sun and a figure in hat and boots, notices Capri-Sonne and GREAT FUN. Packing: a transparent plastic bag with two stickers containing data about the producer and warnings.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 10,6 % by weight of DEHP and 1,64 % by weight of DINP,

- the transparent plastic foil with printing contains 17,1 % by weight of DEHP and 1,36 % by weight of DINP,

- the orange plastic foil contains 15,9 % by weight of DEHP and 0,29 percentage by weight of DINP.

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates must not be used in the toys and in the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

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

 

21
1202/07

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Swing for children - Swing DELUXE 18-36 months

Brand: Hedstrom

Name:

Type/number of model: Supplier's reference: m08653, Picwic code: 1579397, Gencod: 5017915865308.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swing with metallic tube structure (steel) with plastic seat, suspended by cords. Dimensions of assembled product (cm): 119x96x146 Contained in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Suffocation,
Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of suffocation because:

- the child’s head can easily become trapped in the openings situated on each side of the seat;

and of injuries because:

- the child’s fingers can easily become trapped in the gaps around the hinges fastening the cords to the swing,

- the ends of the screws protruding past the orange bolts on the metal structure are not protected.

In addition warnings and instructions for use are incomplete. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by importer  

 

22
1203/07

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing - Detské šaty

Brand: YOU JOY

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. FZ 5642

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s strap clothes in a magnolia and dark pink colour combination, size 2. A decorative button is sewed on top front side, the front side is decorated by a coloured printing text "The Shiad" and by a sewed textile application "PO WONG, No. 10". The decorative belt is composed from three colour ribbons inwrought by a silver thread in the middle. Ends of the ribbons are decorated with wooden colour beads. Marking on the label: declared material composition "80% cotton, 20 % polyester", name of importer to the Slovak Republic, origin and year of production 2006, etc.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Choking

This product poses a serious risk of choking because the decorative buttons as well as beads were detached by a tension force of 50N. These items represent small parts and fit entirely into the small parts cylinder. As the product is designated for children below 36 months, it poses a serious risk of choking for children after swallowing those easily detachable small parts. The product poses a serious risk of choking of a child.

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

 

23
1204/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable toy - Nafukovacie zvieratko (pes) Inflatable pet (dog)

Brand: WIKY

Name:

Type/number of model: 118717, EAN code: 8590331187171

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An inflatable toy – dog is made from PVC, in blue colour with dark blue ears, mouth, tail and maculae on the back. Eyes and nose are black. Packaging – a transparent plastic with sticker containing a name of the product, address of the company WIKY, EAN code and warnings.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 1,61 % by weight of DEHP and 9,4 % by weight of DINP,

- the blue plastic foil with printing contains 23,9 % by weight of DEHP,

- the dark blue plastic foil contains 23,5 % by weight of DEHP. According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight.

The product poses a serious risk for the health of a child.

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

 

24
1205/07

Hungary

Category: Machinery

Product: Angle grinder

Brand: Dimension

Name:

Type/number of model: DM/AG230-160

Batch number/Barcode: 9 120 022 491 424

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The housing of the angle grinder is made of plastic, one of the grips is fitted to the end of the housing, made of plastic and it is a separate part that can be rotated after releasing a lock, it also includes the mains switch, the appliance can only be switched on after pressing a locking mechanism. The second grip can be screwed into one of the holes on the side of the metal crank case. The guard is made of iron plate, the cleat welded to it can be fixed onto the crank case by fastening a screw. Main parts of the device: mains plug (16A/250V FY-007+mark of manufacturer+mark of VDE); mains cable (H05VV-F 2X1mm2 YONKANG ZHIYING CABLE AND WIRE FACTORY); double-circuit switch (FA4-10/2D 10(10)A 250V~5E4 MC JIAN DA ELECTRIC FACTORY). Alternative component: double-circuit switch (FA2-10/2B 20(20)A 110V~ 10(10)A 220V~"). Technical specification: 230V~50Hz; 2050 W; Class II; 6000 RPM; diameter of disc:230 mm.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- during the mechanical strength test the ventilation grids broke and the cover fell into two parts when applying the force specified by the standard, thus the live parts became accessible,

- the design of mains cable is lighter than required by the standard, therefore it can more easily damage;

and of injuries because:

- the mechanical strength is not sufficient,

- the instructions manual only partly includes the necessary safety rules and warnings.

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

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

 

25
1206/07

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing - Girl’s shirt (Dievcenská polokošeca)

Brand: KIDS RESERVED

Name:

Type/number of model: Style: C3198-30X-92, Little Junglei, EAN code: 5900277146775.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s shirt, a pink colour with colour stripes, long sleeves, size 92 (for age of 1,5 -2 years), declared stuff composition – 100% cotton, pink spangles forming a picture of a flower are in the front – left top.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Choking

This product poses a serious risk of choking because during the test with torsion moment the glued-on spangles were easily removed. The latter fully fit into the test cylinder for small parts. As the product is designated for children below 36 months, it poses a serious risk of choking for young children after swallowing those easily detachable small parts. The product poses a serious risk for health of a child.

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

 

26
1207/07

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Watercolours - 16 Washable watercolours (includes paintbrush)

Brand: TESCO

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 5000462936584

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Traditional watercolours containing 16 colours.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

This product poses a serious risk of poisoning because the migrated amount of lead, barium and chromium is higher than permitted.

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

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

 

27
1208/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy - Boots Learning Through Play Tiny Town

Brand: Boots

Name:

Type/number of model: Boots product code 27-93-520

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s painted wooden blocks and play mat that can be used to build a toy town.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

This product poses a serious risk of poisoning because the migrated amount of lead in orange paint is higher than permitted.

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

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

 

28
1209/07

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's pullover - detský pulóver

Brand: HAPPY FROG

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 5502

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pink children’s pullover with textile applications in a form of flower in the front, with beads in the middle of the flowers, size for 2 years, material 100% acryl. The tag with a picture of a frog and titles “HAPPY FROG. VESELÁ CÁBA” is affixed to the product.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Choking

This product poses a serious risk of choking because the beads were detached under a tension force of 50 N. The latter fit entirely into the small parts cylinder. As the product is designated for children up to 36 months, it poses a serious risk of choking for children after swallowing those easily detachable small parts. The product poses a serious risk of choking for a child.

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

 

29
1210/07

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s shirt

Brand: KIDS RESERVED

Name:

Type/number of model: Style: C3227-56X-92, Little Junglei, EAN kód: 5900277150178.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s shirt of turquoise colour with long sleeves, declared stuff composition – 100% cotton, size 92, for age of 1,5 -2 years. A textile application - figure of a girl with a lion on string is on the front part. The string is represented by 10 glued-on glistening strass loops - spangles. A stitched text “Walking with…my jungle friend” is also in the front of the shirt.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because during the test with torsion moment the glued-on spangles were easily removed. The spangles fully fit into the test cylinder for small parts. As the product is designated for children below 36 months, it poses a serious risk of choking for children after swallowing easily detachable small parts.

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

 

30
1211/07

Lithuania

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Highchair STILO

Brand: CAM IL MONDO DEL BAMBINO S.P.A.

Name:

Type/number of model: Highchair “STILO“, art. Nr. S440.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Highchair STILO is foldable (feeding chair) with soft seat and back, detachable plastic table, crotch and safety – belt. Highchair equipped with footrest. Detachable plastic table is movable (six positions). Frame of the chair is made from 20 mm metal pipes, base of seat and back made from plastic. Detachable soft parts from foam-rubber with slipcover nonwoven synthetics. Moving parts have clincher connections. High of chair 1060 mm, width 590 mm. Highchair packed in card box.

Country of origin: Italy


Click on the picture to enlarge

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because locking device is not adequately fixed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

31
1212/07

Italy

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Thermal flasks and containers

Brand: “Vacuum Flask”

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No 07/02747 0.23 L.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The asbestos is to be found in the small, grey/off-white cylindrical bodies made of compressed chrysotile asbestos fibrous material visible in the cavity within the double glass casing of the container, which act as spacers.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a serious risk of cancer because asbestos fibre, which could be carcinogenic if inhaled, could be released if the casing was broken and the asbestos lozenges were handled.

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

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

 

32
1213/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable kayak for children ((Kajak pre deti)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 07108020CZ/ JL000302, CZ17190077, EAN: 0821808340408.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy- an inflatable kayak for children made from softened PVC, approx. 120 cm long, max. load capacity 20 kg, in brown-yellow colours with Indian motives, packed in a cardboard box with a picture of the product on the top, name of the product and other marking on the side.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 0,29 % by weight of DINP, - the brown plastic foil with printing contains 14,8 % by weight of DINP,

- the yellow plastic foil contains 11,7 % by weight of DINP.

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for health of a child.

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

 

33
1214/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress - Children’s Halloween Costume

Brand: Scream Machine

Name:

Type/number of model: Product Number 9798.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Childs Halloween Costume, supplied in plastic bag with cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation by strangulation because the cords and drawstrings on children's clothing were measured to 250 mm and 260 mm (should be no more than 75 mm in length at either end).

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

 

34
1215/07

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Children’s witch hat and wig

Brand: Halsall

Name:

Type/number of model: Product Number HL 354.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s Halloween hat with hair at the back (no packaging).

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it burnt for 40 seconds before being manually extinguished (permissible time=2 seconds).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer  

 

35
1216/07

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring - MICKEY

Brand: INTEX®, The wet set®

Name:

Type/number of model: 75x56 cm, 158227, EAN kód: 078257582273, model: Donald.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A flotation toy- inflatable swim ring in shape of an unsettled square is made of softened PVC, the top is transparent with printing, the bottom with warnings in various languages is yellow. A head of Donald Duck with an orange beak, blue eyes and a blue cap is affixed to the ring The toy is packed in a paper box with a coloured printing with a picture of two models of the product in the front and marking on the back. The sticker in Slovak language with a name of distributor, warnings and code is attached to the packing, too.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the valve contains 1,11 % by weight of DEHP and 27,5 % by weight of DINP,

- the transparent plastic foil with printing contains 22,7 % by weight of DEHP.

According to Directive 2005/84/EC phthalates shall not be used in the toys and the products designed for a care for a child in concentration higher than of 0,1 % by weight. The product poses a serious risk for health of a child.

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

 

36
1217/07

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power cable - Plug cord p/n PL09593

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: p/n 09593

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: May have been supplied with Pentax Optio A20, Optio L20, Optio S7, Optio T20, Optio W20 and K10D cameras.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electrical shock because a moulding mark in the "figure 8" plug may spread to a crack and open resulting in access to live parts. One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer  

 

37
1218/07

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: DVD player

Brand: Denver

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: DVD-736K, EAN: 5 706751 007378.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Surround DVD player with karaoke. Class 1 laser product.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

There is a risk of electric shock due to the fact that:

- there is insufficient electrical insulation between the primary circuit connected to the mains and the secondary circuit that can be touched,

- the secondary circuit can be touched through the output terminals,

- creepage distances and clearances in the mains transformer between the primary windings and secondary windings / between the primary windings and the output winding wires of the secondary windings / between the secondary windings and output winding wires of the primary windings are less than 5 / 4 mm (measured a minimum 0.55 mm / 1.9 mm / 1.3 mm),

- the windings are positioned concentrically on a single coil former, - all output winding wires are not insulated with the insulation tubes.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Press release has been issued.  

 

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.


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.

Important notice concerning re-use of notifications

Links to the website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
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 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 notifications from the original English-language edition published on the 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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von -Meldungen

Links auf die -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 -Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der -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

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système , 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 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 publiées sur le site 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

Note

Information on measures taken by the national authorities to prevent dangerous products from reaching consumers is an indicator of the enforcement activities carried out by Member States in the field of product safety.

In order to give a better view of the overall level of enforcement in the EU, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, this page also lists the Member States that have found and taken measures against the notified product on their market.

Back to top Top