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Report 31 (Published on: 14/08/2009)

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No.
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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: (*)

1
1056/09

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Wooden eggs

Brand: DEPOT

Name:

Type/number of model: SUI 038.240; EAN-Code: 4 002770 236562

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow, blue, pale pink, green, dark pink and white (two of each colour) wooden eggs in a small wooden box. Length: 3 cm, diameter: 19.5 mm

Country of origin: China


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Choking

Although the product is not food, because of its appearance it could easily be mistaken for food by consumers, especially children, who may consequently put the eggs in their mouth, suck or ingest them, which could cause, in particular, choking or obstruction of the digestive tract.

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 withdrawal from the market by the distributor.  

 

2
1057/09

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel plug adapter - World universal mains adapter

Brand: Geheimshop

Name:

Type/number of model: OCL-T12

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel plug adapter in neutral cardboard packaging with a label affixed by the importer.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The adapter poses a risk of electric shock because it can be used in such a way that live parts can be touched. In addition, it is possible to establish a functioning plug connection which bypasses the earth.

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

Slovenia  

3
1058/09

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Citroën Berlingo

Brand: Citroën

Name:

Type/number of model: Berlingo, EC type-approval: e2*2001/116*0366*

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 3 December 2008 and 9 January 2009 and bear identification numbers between VF77J9HTC9J00841 and VF77P9HZC9J01365.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the welding on one of the fastening points on the single left-hand second-row seat in the cars in question may be inadequate. Secure fastening of the seat is no longer guaranteed.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Estonia,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Spain,
Hungary,
Sweden,
Portugal,
The Netherlands  

4
1059/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - 8 Funkcios – 240 L Darabos

Brand: NTH

Name:

Type/number of model: 240L,

Batch number/Barcode: 6924324307048

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 240 series-parallel-connected non-replaceable miniature lamps with resistor bridge. The flashing unit operates the four parallel circuits of the lamps. Main components: "2.5 A 250 V~" bipolar plug; "FLASHER CONTROL UNIT 230V AC 50HZ 0.83A CE TÜV EMC NTH PRESS" 8-function flashing unit; mains cable without marking. Technical parameters: 230 V~, 50 Hz, Max 65 W, Class II; IP20.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - the insulation of the connections is insufficient (only single insulation), - the cross section area of the core is less than required, - the cable inlets have sharp edges, thus the cable may get damaged, - the cord anchorage is missing.

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

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

 

5
1060/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - 8 Funkcios – 180 L Darabos

Brand: NTH

Name:

Type/number of model: 180L,

Batch number/Barcode: 6924324307031

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 180 series-parallel-connected non-replaceable lamps with resistor bridge. The flashing unit operates the four parallel circuits of the lamps. Main components:"2.5 A 250 V~" bipolar plug; "FLASHER CONTROL UNIT 230 V AC 50 HZ 0.83 A CE TÜV EMC NTH PRESS" 8-function flashing unit; mains cable without marking. Technical parameters: 230 V~, 50 Hz, 63 W, Class II; IP20.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - the basic insulated parts are accessible, - the insulation of the connections is insufficient and thus flashover may occur, - the cross section area of the core is less than required, - the cable inlets have sharp edges, thus the cable may get damaged, - the cord anchorage is missing.

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

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

 

6
1061/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - 8 Funkcios – 100 L Darabos

Brand: Royal

Name:

Type/number of model: MD.0501

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 100 series-parallel-connected non-replaceable lamps with resistor bridge. The flashing unit operates the four parallel circuits of the lamps. Main components:"2.5 A 250 V~" bipolar plug; "FLASHER CONTROL UNIT 230 V AC 50 HZ 0.83 A CE TÜV EMC NTH PRESS"8-function flashing unit; mains cable without marking. Technical parameters: 230 V~, 50 Hz, 63,7 W, Class II; IP20.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - the basic insulated parts are accessible, - the insulation of the connections is insufficient (only single insulation is applied) and thus the flashover may occur, - the cross section area of the core is less than required,

- the cable inlets have sharp edges, - the cord anchorage is missing.

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

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

 

7
1062/09

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s summer blouse

Brand: Alouette

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 00950422,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 206123 488595

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s plaid summer blouses in pink, red and green in two different combinations. Each blouse ties at the back of the neck with cords. Composition: 97% viscose, 3% elastane. Size: 06 (6 years old).

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

8
1063/09

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Number wooden puzzle

Brand: CM

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref 075818; EAN code 8424906758186

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden puzzle with numbers (0 till 9).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the knob of puzzle number 8, which fits into the small parts cylinder, may be easily detached.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

Spain  

9
1064/09

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes - Premium collection

Brand: BATA

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 3607 13/03 624-6038, bar code 624603800102

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' moccasin-type shoes, black with a low heel, packed in a white box with coloured lines and a label showing the article code, bar code price and size; another label with the importer's details matches those of the distributor. A stamp printed on the box in red reads “BATA Premium Collection”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) up to a value of 4.8 mg/kg in the accompanying sachet and in the shoes. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which has to be considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

One incident reported

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

 

10
1065/09

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy - Melody service

Brand: Wader Quality Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4000438252664, article n°.25266

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tea set with noise, 58 pieces, in a cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the handle of the cup and of the milk cup, which fit completely into the small parts cylinder, may easily come loose.

The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

11
1066/09

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Baby's chain - Booby Cheery Chain

Brand: I’m Toy

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy intended to be strung across a pram

Country of origin: Thailand


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the beads at the end of the string can detach easily.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

 

12
1067/09

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: LITTLE Amy

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 8188, ITEM NR: NGZ 4394709, EAN code: 8643947091230

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Description: The doll is made from softened PVC, clothed in textile dress, with shoes and monofilament hairs. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag closed with a coloured printed tag marked LITTLE Amy, No. 8188

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 16% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.39% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP).

According to the REACH Regulation, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited.

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

 

13
1068/09

The Netherlands

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Lux lighters

Name:

Type/number of model: - Lux Love Film CR: 40483 - Lux Fashion Project CR: 40464 - Lux Old Cars Projection CR: 40508

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tray containing 50 lighters with designs of hearts, fashionable clothes and old cars. The lighters can project a picture.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns

This product poses a risk of burns because it is attractive to children, particularly those under the age of 51 months, who may confuse it with a toy.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

14
1069/09

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motor car - Jaguar XJ

Brand: Jaguar

Name:

Type/number of model: Recall affects 2003 and certain 2004 vehicles in the VIN Range SAJAC73P63SG00001 to SAJAA72P94SG27878.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motor car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

Possible corrosion of the brake pipes could lead to failure of one or both brake circuits and hence reduced braking performance or complete loss of braking.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece,
The Netherlands,
Norway,
Malta,
Slovenia,
Germany,
Spain,
Sweden,
Portugal  

15
1070/09

United Kingdom

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children shoes

Brand: Clarks

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Hazy Daze Fst 20325334

2. Fun Shine Fst 20325443

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Young Child Shoe. Two types of First Shoe Style from Clarks. The shoes are both leather upper and lining with a vulcanised rubber sole, with some synthetic parts. They come in pink/white; brown/white with flower and butterfly motifs.

Country of origin: Vietnam


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Choking

The products poses a risk of choking because the rubber moulding may become detached, resulting in small parts that could be dangerous.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Cyprus,
Ireland  

16
1071/09

The Netherlands

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink - Eternal Ink tattoo colours

Brand: Eternal Ink

Name:

Type/number of model: See the attached list pdf

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottles with different colours of tattoo ink. On the label is printed the colour name, Exp. Date, Lot number and Colour Index number.

Country of origin: United States


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it contains the bacteria pseudomonas with can cause infections. Sixteen different Eternal Ink colours contain the bacteria pseudomonas and 25 Eternal Ink colours are not sterile.

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

France,
Germany,
United Kingdom  

17
1072/09

United Kingdom

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Flannels - Single Layer Choc Cheesecake

Brand: Unique Cake

Name:

Type/number of model: Cherry: TC002 - 4" Double Layer Cherry Cream Cake. TC008 - Single Layer Cherry Cheesecake. TC004 - Multilayer Chocolate Cheesecake. TC005 - Multilayer Vanilla Cake. Strawberry: TC000 - 4" Double Layer Strawberry Cake. TC001 - 4" Double Layer Straw/Choc Cake. TC003 - Multilayer Strawberry Cake. TC006 - Multilayer Coffee Cake. TC009 - Single Layer Strawberry Cheese Cake.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flannels packaged to look like a slice of cake. There is a plastic cherry or strawberry on top.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking, especially for a child less than 36 months, because the cherry/strawberry could be mistaken for food and swallowed.

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 withdrawal from the market by the distributor.  

Ireland  

18
1073/09

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Volvo S80 and V70

Brand: Volvo

Name:

Type/number of model: 317 S80 (07-) / V70 (08-), engine B4204S4

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Volvo S80 and V70 Model Year 2008-2009. Fitted with the 2.0 petrol flexi-fuel engine. The VIN range is from chassis number G00001 to G27878.

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the fuel pressure regulator may become detached from the spigot within the fuel pump at high ambient temperatures. This would lead to a loss of fuel pressure in the fuel system and the vehicle will stall with no warning to the driver, causing a risk of accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Sweden,
Hungary  

19
1074/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Qing Pal

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5907800868647; AL3948; No 3250.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A red and silver toy mobile phone with a picture of a landscape. The toy is powered by two “AA” 1.5V batteries, which are not supplied. The packaging is a cardboard box with a picture of a phone coloured black and silver.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level it produces (98 dB) is above the permitted level of 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 by the importer.  

 

20
1075/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy set of guns with darts - Super

Brand: Hero police

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of: two guns made of black plastic, 4 darts made of black plastic, ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups, handcuffs, police baton, binoculars, phone, walkie-talkie, mess tin, 2 boards made of cardboard and plastic, with numbers, coloured yellow, red, black and green. Packaging consists of plastic, transparent part fastened to the cardboard. There are following markings on the cardboard: name of a toy, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because suction cups of darts and ring can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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.  

 

21
1076/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone - Fullo Telephone

Brand: Bai Bian Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: 7260.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A white toy mobile phone with a pink cord and picture of a doll with a headscarf. The toy is powered by two “AA” 1.5V batteries, which are supplied. The pink cardboard packaging has pictures of dolls with white and black headscarves.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing, because the sound level it produces (96 dB) is above the permitted level of 80 dB.

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

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

 

22
1077/09

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone - Super telephone

Brand: Benign Girl

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 8788, Super telephone Benign Girl.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is pink emulation mobile folded phone with aerial and pink cord. There is a picture of doll on the display and on the cover. The toy is powered by two AG13 batteries, which are supplied. The packaging consists of cardboard, coloured mostly pink, with pictures of dolls. On the stickers and on the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product in English: "CE mark", "Made in China", and number of model, brand, and pictogram concerning the age 0-3 restriction.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing, because the weighted emission of sound pressure exceeds the maximum permitted value of 80 dB (94 dB).

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.  

 

23
1078/09

Cyprus

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night light - Spangling night light

Brand: GOYA

Name:

Type/number of model: YGS-P2, Bar code: 0244714000035

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains socket night light. The lamp heats a tube filled with a yellow liquid with floating stars.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is possible to change the lamp, or to gain access to the lamp-holder or other internal live parts, whilst the product is plugged into the mains supply.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

24
1079/09

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Water dispenser

Brand: Home classic

Name:

Type/number of model: KDY-L18

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a water dispenser. It is used to provide hot and cold water for drinks. It is grey white and fitted with a water bottle on top. It has two buttons to switch on and off the heater or cooler of the device. It has two thermostats one for low temperature and one for hot. Packaging: Hot water temperature 85-95C. Heating power 550W. Cold water temperature 5-12C. Chilling power 85-95w. Refrigerant gas /weight r134/38g. Class I.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of electric shock, burns and injuries due to excessive pressure and the leakage of steam and water through the plastic tube joints.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

Germany  

25
1080/09

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Vehicle starting aid - 3 in 1 Jump Start/Quick Start

Brand: NIKKAI

Name:

Type/number of model: Order Code: A 56 FR. Bar Code: 5026686047 64

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Vehicle starting aid with light, compressor and pressure gauge.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the gross inaccuracy of the pressure gauge (errors recorded in excess of 50%) resulting in incorrect inflation of vehicle tyres, which may cause a vehicle accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

Ireland  

26
1081/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Burberry

Name:

Type/number of model: N4 PAUL

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clothing for children and babies. Model N4 PAUL is a pair of trousers with an elasticized waist and snap fasteners on the inside leg.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the fasteners on these garments may come off, generating small parts.

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

 

27
1082/09

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super Glue

Brand: LIFETIME classics

Name:

Type/number of model: ITEM No 08295 EAN code: 8 711252 082950

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blister pack containing three printed metal tubes with a flat front and elongated two-part nozzle/cap made of white plastic. The product carries the following markings: "SUPER GLUE, SUPERKLEBER, *LIFETIME* EUROPE, 3 g. Hazard symbol Xi without description of hazard. Cyanoacrylate, Danger. Bonds skin and eyes in seconds. Keep out of reach of children." The packaging is also marked: LIFETIME classics, SUPER GLUE, New Formula, Hazard symbol ‘irritant’. The following R and S sentences word for word: R36/37/38, R43, S2, S23, S24/25, S26, S36/39, S46. Warning: Bonds skin and eyes in seconds. Use only in well-ventilated places."

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains approx. 23% by weight of chloroform (trichlormethane). Preparations containing 0.1% or more by weight of chloroform should not be available on the market. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

28
1083/09

The Netherlands

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super Glue

Brand: Lifetime

Name:

Type/number of model:

Item 70194, EAN code 8711252701943,

Item 08295, EAN code 8711252082950,

Item 70193, EAN code 8711252701936.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is packed in a metal tube containing 3 ml.

Item 70194 contains 1 tube of 3 ml.

Item 08295 contains 3 tubes of 3 ml.

Item 70193 contains 6 tubes of 3 ml

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20.8% by weight of Chloroform, a carcinogenic substance, above the allowed limit of 0.1% by mass. Consumers may have skin contact with the product or may inhale the vapour.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Greece,
Cyprus  

29
1084/09

United Kingdom

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super glue

Brand: Better life

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. 41/028. 5 030481 410284

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Super glue tube on cardboard and blister packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a 16.1% of Chloroform which is above the allowed limit of 0.1% by mass.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

30
1085/09

United Kingdom

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super glue

Brand: Rapide

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: R9993. 5 060070 399935.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Super glue tube in plastic blister on cardboard. Volume: 25 g.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10.3% of Chloroform, which is banned in preparations with a mass content of 0.1% or more and, in accordance to the REACH Regulation, may not be put on the market.

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

 

31
1086/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby suit - Omurlu baby

Brand: Angelo Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby suit of cotton knitted fabric consisting of two parts – skirt and a blouse, with drawstrings in the neck area and a back tie up. There is a label attached to the product with the wording: "Angelo kids", together with you all, omurlu. There is embroidery depicting flowers and the wording "Angelo girl" on the blouse. The wording “Omurlu baby” is on a textile label. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

32
1087/09

Germany

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Garden glove - Garden Comfort

Brand: OX-ON

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No 057.08, Batch No 5880108, EAN 5701952057085

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unlined pig's leather glove.

Country of origin: Denmark


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains excessive levels of Chromium VI: 93.2 (+/- 8.3) mg/kg. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 420.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

 

33
1088/09

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue set

Brand: Life time power glue

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no.: 37289

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of three glues

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and piperidine.

The product does not comply with the restrictions laid down in the REACH Regulation.

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

 

34
1089/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle

Brand: Inter-East

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8714522236954

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Brightly-coloured laminated bonded wooden board printed with animal motifs in the form of a stylised elephant with recesses for five brightly-coloured puzzle piece (elephant, tiger, bear, rhinoceros, frog), 28 x 22 x 0.6 cm

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains formaldehyde (from 158 to 204 mg/kg).

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

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

 

35
1090/09

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's Bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name:

Type/number of model: 556

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green bikini with orange flowers, for children aged 7-8. The bikini has orange cords in the neck, chest and waist area.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords on the top and the bottom of the bikini.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

36
1091/09

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt - Super underground wall

Brand: Smile

Name:

Type/number of model: Smile Fashion Wear, 6M.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green hooded top for children aged 6 months. The hood has a drawstring in the neck area. The item of clothing is printed with text including the words: "SUPER UNDERGROUND WALL".

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

37
1092/09

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's top - Fashion Ativo Kids

Brand: Ativo

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 7780 0954

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White top for girls aged 4, with ribbons in the neck area.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of loose ends in the hood and neck area.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

38
1093/09

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's knitted top

Brand: Musgo

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 2301112104029

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and pink knitted top with ribbons for children aged 12 months. There is a cardboard label on the item bearing the following text: - “Musgo”; - “M2115, CAMISETA 33; BL/ROSA 1 AÑO" and “Bar code: 2301112104029”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the neck area.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

39
1094/09

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Water dispenser

Brand: Home Classic

Name:

Type/number of model: KDY-L20-8

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a water dispenser. It is used to provide hot and cold water for drinks. It is grey white and fitted with a water bottle on top. It has two buttons to switch on and off the heater or cooler of the device. It has two thermostats one for low temperature and one for hot.

Packaging: Hot water temperature 85-95C. Heating power 550W. Cold water temperature 5-12C. Chilling power 85-95w. Refrigerant gas /weight r134/38g. Class I.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of electric shock, burns and injuries because of:

- excessive pressure and the leakage of steam and water through the plastic tube joints,

- the voltage is 240V instead of 230V.

In addition there is a high nickel concentration in the drinking water from the appliance.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

40
1095/09

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Quad - DS450 ATV

Brand: Can-Am

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model name: DS450. Model year: 2009.

Model number: 3F9F, 3F9G, 3G9D and 3H9C.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Models built between March 2008 and January 2009.

Country of origin: Canada


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the rear calliper mounting bolts installed on these units are too short. This may affect rear calliper system integrity and may lead to partial or total calliper dismount. If this occurs, the vehicle may lose braking capacity causing a risk of accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Greece,
France,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Malta,
The Netherlands  

41
1096/09

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Lancia Musa 1.3 JTD 70 HP

Brand: Lancia

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicle type 350, EC type-approval No e3*2001*116*0153

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles affected were manufactured between March and April 2009 in the following vehicle ID number ranges: ZLA35000001156890 to ZLA35000001160797

Country of origin: Italy

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Fire

Owing to a possible welding fault on a connecting piece in the fuel return pipe, diesel fuel may leak out and cause a fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece  

42
1098/09

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Indoor lamp

Brand: CRISTALMER

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. AL 24L NOMINAL VALUES: 100W; 230V; 50 HZ ; CLASS I; IP20)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Indoor ceiling lamp in varnished brass. Height: 38 cm; diameter: 33 cm

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cord anchorage in the lamp holder is not efficient and because of the possible degradation of the insulation components caused by heat.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

43
1099/09

France

Category: Toys

Product: Key ring with soft toy (mauve and white bear)

Brand: V-Rasehorn

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key ring with soft toy (mauve and white bear)

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts, which can be detached with a force of less than 90 N (chain with less than 20 N, eyes and nose with less than 50 N). The small parts can be ingested or inhaled by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities  

The Netherlands  

(*)

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

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

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

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


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


Disclaimer - EN

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

Disclaimer - DE

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

Disclaimer - FR

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

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

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