Report 18 (Published on: 15/05/2009)

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:

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Toaster

Brand: Superior

Name:

Type/number of model: KT-600G, Item No 10000267, order numbers 3006642 and 3007016

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue toaster with two slots for placing bread. Plastic housing, browning adjuster, three buttons for thawing, warming and stopping; each with a warning light placed to the right of each button.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the all-pole disconnection does not work properly and the guide wires are not correctly attached. These two faults combined can cause the housing to become live. One incident reported.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61058.

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

 

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' black suede ankle boots

Brand: 1 TO 3

Name: Black suede ankle boots

Type/number of model: Model STYLE V6297, code 8165812, colour black

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: These are ladies' black suede ankle boots. They are packed in a cardboard box which also contains sachets marked: "MOULDPROOF AGENT DO NOT EAT"

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and the sachets contained in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

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

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Childproof socket protectors - Steckdosen-Sicherung

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No: 11208; EAN 4037684112084

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blister pack containing 9 childproof socket protectors.

Country of origin: Unknown


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because after plugs have been inserted and removed several times, the socket protector's safety plates no longer close. Consequently, the device can no longer be guaranteed to prevent children from touching live parts of the socket.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic musical instrument - Maraca

Brand: Tupperware

Name:

Type/number of model: Shape O-Maraca Bolín 93, CN code: 3924100.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A plastic, colourful maraca in the shape of a blue and red sphere with a yellow handle.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the diameter of the handle of this maraca is too small. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

Finland,
Denmark,
Poland,
Norway,
Latvia,
Estonia,
The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Austria  

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Set of ponies

Brand: Sweet Pony

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5903696687126, MK 3696687.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of two ponies made of soft plastic. The bigger pony is light blue and the smaller one is white. The ponies have blue and pink manes and tails, respectively. Packed in a pink cardboard box with a plastic window, through which the ponies are visible. On the cardboard there is a tag with a CE mark, pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction, the name and address of the importer, “Made in China” and the warning: “Product not suitable for children below 3 years”.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the blue pony contains 31% (head) and 26% (trunk) by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the white pony contains 31% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

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

 

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone - The wonderful style

Brand: Baby phone

Name:

Type/number of model: 6213; HS56978/79

Batch number/Barcode: 5908264450676

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy mobile phone with a picture of a cartoon dog and the inscription “Hello”. The toy is made of dark yellow plastic, with five buttons coloured green, dark blue, light yellow and orange. The toy is powered by 2 AA batteries. Pressing any button causes sound and light emission. On the sticker and the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product in Polish: the name and address of the importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, number of product and EAN, pictogram concerning the age 0-3 restriction and the warning “Choking hazard due to small parts".

Country of origin: China


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

Damage to hearing,
Choking

The product poses a risk of:

- damage to hearing because the emission of sound pressure is 99dB, whereas the limit for close-to-the-ear toys is 80 dB,

- choking because small parts may easily be detached and they fit completely into the small parts test cylinder.

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

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s top

Brand: FOX BABY

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 337789010024, С-20, item no. BS 9-3127.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A child’s top with black and white stripes and a hood with cords. Inside the clothing is a label with the following information: composition -100% cotton, made in China, r and 337789; RN 110996; CA 35023. There is another label attached to the product with the following information: "FOX BABY", "Boys street", item no. BS 9-3127, barcode 337789010024, С-20, the prices for the respective countries that have been designated with the following symbols IL, BG, CN, CA, HR, PH, P.Rico, RO, RU, PA, S, MD. This data is also presented on a label attached to the packaging. The product is sold in a transparent polyethylene bag.

Country of origin: China


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

Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood and neck area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toys

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A range of soft toys, 17 cm tall, with suction pads for hanging them up. The toys represent Disney cartoon characters: Mickey Mouse, Piglet and Pooh. They are not packaged, but come in bulk in 1 m3 cardboard boxes.

THIS PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT.

Country of origin: China


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

Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because small parts may easily be detached and these fit completely into the small parts test cylinder.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Spray gun, fine spray system

Brand: Wagner

Name:

Type/number of model: Wagner W650, Wagner W660 with series numbers:

4.004.025.019.883, 4.004.025.058.608,

4.004.025.058.615, 4.004.025.058.608

4.004.025.060.243, 4.004.025.060.120

4.004.025.060.564, 4.004.025.061.172

4.004.025.058.608, 4.004.025.062.261

4.004.025.061.936, 4.004.025.062.605

4.004.025.062.735, 4.004.025.063.398

4.004.025.062.964, 4.004.025.062.995

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric, fine spray system for applying primers, paints, varnishes, wood or plant protection products, etc.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the switch casing does not withstand the pull-out force requirements and live parts can become accessible.

The 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 by the importer.  

The Netherlands,
Malta  

10
0622/09

Lithuania

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Safety vest - Life-vest

Brand: Racing TYPE R

Name:

Type/number of model: model DN32009,

Batch number/Barcode: 5996381320095

OECD Portal Category:

Description: High visibility warning vest made from yellow fluorescent fabric with two horizontal reflection stripes. Marking: CE, EN 471. Composition of fabric - 100 % POLYESTER.

Country of origin: China


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

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the characteristics of the reflective material are not conform to requirements. Therefore, the waistcoat, which is declared as a protective outfit, does not ensure the safety of the user in the dark.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 471.

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

Slovenia  

11
0623/09

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor - All-in-one adaptor

Brand: Active travel

Name:

Type/number of model: Art nr. 865882, EAN nr. 5 707 920 011 103

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptor, 10-16 A, 250 V, max. 2200 W, 110~250 V, mrk: EUROPE.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the contact pins of the adaptor can be exposed and therefore touched prior or during use,

- the contact pins of the inserted plug can be touched,

- it is possible to insert one plug contact pin, while the other live pins are exposed.

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

 

12
0624/09

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel universal adaptor

Brand: Elworks

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN nr. 5 701947 509100

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptor, 10A, 250 V~ UVA-19

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the contact pins of the adaptor can be exposed and therefore touched prior or during use,

- the contact pins of the inserted plug can be touched,

- it is possible to insert one plug contact pin, while the other live pins are exposed.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

13
0625/09

France

Category: Other

Product: Cherry pit warming pillow - Bouillotte cerises

Brand: Nature et découvertes

Name:

Type/number of model: model: Hittepit reference: 15113450

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a red felt (bio cotton fibre) warming pillow containing cherry pits (can be felt through the cloth). Dimensions: 34 x 19 cm.

Country of origin: Poland


Click on the picture to enlarge

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because after being heated in the oven for too long (e.g. 8 minutes at 700w or 5 minutes at 1 000w), the cherry pits may become excessively hot causing the product to catch fire. One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Belgium  

14
0626/09

Malta

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Chocolate fragranced soap set

Brand: Amelia

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 80365

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 9 bars of chocolate fragrant soap packed in a gift box. Each bar is of approximately size 40mm x 35mm x 20mm.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


Click on the picture to enlarge

Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because due to its characteristic form, appearance and smell it may be mistaken for foodstuffs. This may lead children to put it in their mouth and to swallow it.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

15
0627/09

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Magie di Fata

Name:

Type/number of model: B 8033-A05 GREY.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' low-heeled moccasins, in a purple box marked “Magie di fata”, with no indication of the manufacturer.

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 sachets contain 300 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) and the shoes contain 35 mg/kg of DMF. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

16
0628/09

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Elaine

Name:

Type/number of model: Art no. 3042

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll, 30 cm long.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material in the doll’s face contains 27% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

17
0629/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Cord extension set - Vivanco

Brand: Vivanco

Name:

Type/number of model: REF. 14716

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A cord extension set with a switch, a 1.4 m cable and three socket outlets. It is packaged with a wrap-around cardboard label stating: "EDS 3S, EDB-Nr 14716. VIVANCO CE. Made in China. ME 63".

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the holes in the socket outlets are not sufficiently flexible to ensure that the contact pressure with the pins of the plug is sufficient, to the extent that the product fails the contact engagement test.

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

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

Greece,
Iceland  

18
0630/09

Italy

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Talcum powder - Spring fresh line / Wild Orchid perfume

Brand: BURTON

Name:

Type/number of model: UP-6273Z

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Perfumed talcum powder in a tall container.

Country of origin: Canada


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains arsenic at a level of 15.2 ± 3.2 mg/kg. This could lead to absorption with consequent skin problems, low resistance to infections, heart disease and brain damage. Arsenic has also been shown to be carcinogenic (skin, lungs, liver, bladder and lymph vessels) and mutagenic (DNA damage).

Arsenic is banned in cosmetics and personal hygiene products by the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

19
0631/09

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars - Brake booster check valve

Brand: MITSUBISHI

Name:

Type/number of model: Outlander, Lancer

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns models CW5W, CX3A, CX4A, CY2A, CY3A, CY4A. (A/T, SST, CVT) produced before December 2008. Note: due to different brake booster characteristics, no vehicles with manual transmission are involved

.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because, due to a brake booster check valve failure, the first time the brake pedal is pressed after parking the vehicle for several hours, the operating force has to be increased (no brake assistance). Initially, it is difficult to press down the brake pedal while driving slowly (e.g. manoeuvring the vehicle), but the brake pedal then returns to normal.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Poland,
Germany,
Ireland,
The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Iceland,
Portugal,
Hungary  

20
0632/09

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars - CEM software

Brand: VOLVO

Name:

Type/number of model: V70, XC70, S80.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns model year 2007 and partly 2008 vehicles, equipped with an alarm. See attached list.

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the CEM software may affect operation of the windscreen wipers. If this condition occurs, it can lead to a malfunction resulting in the wipers either activating themselves or not activating when required. This condition poses an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Ireland,
The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Poland,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Germany,
Malta,
Spain,
Portugal,
Hungary  

21
0633/09

France

Category: Furniture

Product: Deckchair

Brand: Soltera

Name:

Type/number of model: SOLTERA KENT: REFERENCE 54 97 81, SOLTERA HARMONY: REFERENCE 54 97 80.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Deckchair.

Country of origin: Vietnam


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

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the locking mechanisms, which should hold the legs of the chair in place, are assembled the wrong way round and do not work as intended.

Several incidents reported.

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

 

22
0634/09

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Earrings

Brand: New Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: CT-A1

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Round red plastic earrings, 5 cm in diameter.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of 0.08 – 1.5 µg/cm²/week nickel.

The product does not comply with the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

23
0635/09

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: Accessories

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. VGL1047, Pikkukukka

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green linen scarf with yellow and blue flowers, size 180 x 60 cm.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of banned azocolourants; the blue colour releases 45 mg/kg of 3,3’-dimethoxybenzidine which exceeds the limit 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

24
0636/09

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Children's wheelbarrow

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: - Item No. 100882721, KBM-004, - Item No. 100882723, KBM-009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Red and orange meta

llic wheelbarrow, - Green metallic trolley with wooden sides.

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 quantities of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP) and bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) exceed the maximum permitted level 0.1%:

- the red plastic handles release 22% by weight of DEHP,

- the black plastic handles release 12% by weight of DEHP and 1.9% by weight of DINP.

According to the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

25
0637/09

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Toy jewellery decoration set

Brand: Free & Easy

Name:

Type/number of model: 588, EAN code: 8711295797545.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jewellery set made of ethylene vinyl acetate. The beads, colours blue, yellow, pink, orange and purple, are made of soft material and a red plastic string is included.

Country of origin: China


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

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the red plastic string contains 33.0% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

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

 

26
0638/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Push-chair for dolls

Brand: TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5900733006483

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy push-chair for dolls made of metal tubes. The handle is covered with plastic. The seat, canopy and “basket” under the seat are made of blue and white fabric; other parts of the toy are coloured blue. On one sides of the pram there is a safety device.

The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with markings and warnings such as: CE mark, EAN number, name and address of importer, “Made in China”, “Use under supervision of an adult”, “Not intended for children under 3 years”, pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction, “Caution! Contains small parts – the risk of swallowing”, “The toy should be stored out of reach of children under 3 years”, ‘Play only under supervision of an adult”, “The packing should be kept, as it contains important information”.

Country of origin: China


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

Injuries,
Suffocation

The product poses a risk of:

- injuries because it can break,

- suffocation because the plastic bag used for packaging is less than 0.038 mm thick.

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

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

 

27
0639/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone - Telefon figurka

Brand: TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5906340371976; 4/TS 713; No 821

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy mobile phone in the form of a Ninja turtle. The toy is made of plastic coloured blue, brown, green and gold. The eyes of the toy are diodes. The toy is powered by 2 AA batteries; pressing any button causes sound and light emission. On the sticker and the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product: name and address of the importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, number of the product and EAN, pictogram concerning the age 0-3 restriction, “Choking hazard due to small parts”, “Caution! Risk of placing the batteries in baby's mouth”, “Packaging is not a toy”, “Weight – 48 g”. There is no data about the licence, which means the product may be treated as counterfeited.

Country of origin: China


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

Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the weighted emission of acoustic pressure is 100dB, whereas the limit for close-to-the-ear toys is 80 dB.

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

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

 

28
0640/09

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: JUMBO

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 331166, bar code: 0 227424 000037

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trousers in light brown with a pink, fabric belt in the waist area. The trousers have two pockets and are embroidered with flowers. There are also hair clips in various colours (green, golden, blue and yellow) attached to one of the pockets. On the inside, there is a sewn, textile label, with the inscription: “JUMBO, 12 MONTHS”. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached to the trousers, which contains the same inscription and information about the product, the address of the importer and the country of origin. Size: 12 months.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a fabric belt in the waist area with a length of more than 360 mm. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682, according to which for garments intended for both age groups (0 to 6 and 7 to 14 years), belts or sashes intended to be tied at the front of the garment shall be acceptable provided that when untied they are not longer than 360 mm, measured from the point where they are to be tied.

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

29
0641/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Latinas by Tooc

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 721458

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' boots. The packaging is a black cardboard box with the name "LATINAS BY TOOC" printed in white.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and the sachets contained in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

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

Greece,
Portugal  

30
0642/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Footwear

Brand: Golden Mouse, Sprandl and Kaxilu,

Name:

Type/number of model: Models, respectively: 5077, 9215-19 and 872

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Footwear for men, women and children with synthetic uppers and soles. Packaging: a cardboard box labelled with the brand and the model.

Country of origin: China


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

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and the sachets (3.6 mg/kg), contained in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

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

 

31
0643/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sandals

Brand: Bubble Bobble

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 1247

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sandals with synthetic uppers and soles. The front of the upper has a broad strap carrying different decorations, like flowers and butterflies, with costume jewellery and sequins. They also have a rear strap with a little clasp allowing the sandal to be fastened around the ankle.

Country of origin: China


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

Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small parts which may easily be detached and these parts fit into the small parts cylinder.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

32
0644/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Lola Rico

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: SP5124

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' shoes with synthetic upper and sole, purple with decorative buckles on the uppers. Packaging: Orange box with white flowers; the lid carries the brand name. The model and colour (purple) are also stated. The box contains sachets with an antifungal agent marked: "Mouldproof Agent Do Not Eat".

Country of origin: China


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

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear (87.35 mg/kg) and the sachets (324.00 mg/kg), contained in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

33
0645/09

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Horse-rider's protective waistcoat

Brand: EURORIDING

Name:

Type/number of model: REF. 0049 197

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A horse-rider's protective waistcoat in black colour.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the shock resistance does not meet requirements. In addition, the markings and information provided are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13158.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary destruction of the products.  

Germany  

34
0646/09

Spain

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Toaster

Brand: Orbit

Name:

Type/number of model: Model OPT-401 – serial number 0363800103

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A two-slice toaster packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


Click on the picture to enlarge

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- adequate protection against accidental contact with live parts is missing,

- the metal part of the tray, which collects crumbs, is not earthed and may become live if it is incorrectly inserted in its slot and a fault occurs in the cable insulation,

- the flex insulation may suffer damage when wound around the toaster.

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

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

 

35
0647/09

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy and sweets

Brand: Biaoda

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Aeroplane with rotating umbrella, Model: NO.671, YWA-271,

Batch number/Barcode: 6914204338071.

2. Frog, Model: NO.8856, YWA-422, Barcode: 6914204000789.

3. Fish (Cartoon), Model: NO.119, YWA-469, Barcode: 6914204001746.

4. Rabbit, Model: NO.978C, YWA-477 Barcode: 6914204001708.

5. Helicopter Funny (elephant), Model: NO.186, YWA-423 Barcode: 6914204000268.

6. Tank Turtle, Model: NO.5398, YWA-478, Barcode: 6914204001753.

7. Dinosaur, Model: NO288, YWA-429, Barcode: 6914204000312.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toys are in the shape of an aeroplane, frog, fish, rabbit, helicopter funny (elephant), tank turtle and dinosaur and are made of multicoloured hard plastic. Each figure is attached to a transparent plastic tube which is filled with sweets. The toys have a label indicating the barcode, the model of the item, country of manufacture (China), the ingredients of the sweets, which are also from China and a warning “Unsuitable for children under 3 years old. Small pieces, danger of choking”. On each toy an engraved inscription indicates the brand of the toy, which is “BIAODA”.

Country of origin: China


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

Choking

The products contain small parts which may easily be detached with minimum force. The small parts fit entirely into the small parts cylinder, and young children may therefore put them in their mouth with the risk of choking.

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

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

 

36
0648/09

Greece

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Engines for recreational crafts - Fuel cell

Brand: VOLVO PENTA

Name:

Type/number of model: models Penta 3.0GXi and 3.0GXiC

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns Volvo Penta 3.0GXi and 3.0GXiC 3.0 litre fuel- injected engine models, within the Serial Number Range: 4012245468 – 4012256356.

Country of origin: Sweden


Click on the picture to enlarge

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because of a fault in the high pressure fuel line connection which makes it susceptible to leakage. Leaking fuel is a fire hazard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Ireland,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

37
0649/09

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: All-In-One international travel adaptor

Brand: Wonplug

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. WP-931L

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: International travel adaptor.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- it is possible to access live parts when the adaptor is plugged in and ready for use,

- the adaptor can be inserted into a socket whilst the other pins are exposed,

- the shutters can be operated by a single pin,

- the adaptor has no provision for earthing and is, therefore, unsuitable for use with Class I constructed equipment - there is no warning to this effect,

- the pins on the adaptor do not comply with the standard as their disposition and sizes are incorrect,

- the adaptor has not been fused.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers by the importer and seizure of the products by the authorities.  

United Kingdom,
Czech Republic  

38
0650/09

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Universal travel adaptor

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. 90109

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal adaptor comprised of a compact 1-piece unit with 4 International adaptors.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because when a 3-pin plug is inserted into the socket outlet an upper set of flat-bladed plug pins are exposed and accessible while connected to mains power.

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

Denmark  

39
0651/09

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair iron - Ionic Marcel Iron

Brand: DSH Single

Name:

Type/number of model: DSH-588

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A hair iron made of dark blue plastic, packed in a pink cardboard box bearing a picture of the product.

Country of origin: China


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

Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because of inappropriate construction of the plug (flat, with screws, unsuitable insulation area), which can lead to a short circuit and electric shock.

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

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

 

40
0652/09

Italy

Category: Chemical products

Product: Gel toilet discs - Duck Fresh Discs

Brand: S.C. Johnson

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cardboard packaging containing an applicator for putting perfumed toilet discs in place.

Country of origin: Mexico


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

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the packaging does not carry a warning that the product may be particularly attractive to children and should therefore be placed in a position where it is not accessible.

A number of incidents reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall by the firm to permit a new warning sticker to be placed on the product.  

 

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