Report 44 (Published on: 13/11/2009)

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Notification 0466/09 from week 13 of 2009 has been updated.

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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:

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Civic

Brand: Honda

Name:

Type/number of model: Honda Civic, type FK2, EC type approval e11*2001/116*0256*00

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles concerned were built in 2009 and have the following vehicle identification numbers: SHHFK27809U014315, SHHFK28809U016051.

The action is being implemented by the manufacturer under the code 5SW.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because three weld spots are missing from the front wing and this may alter the crash behaviour in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Spain,
Sweden  

Slovenia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric coffee brewing pot - Protagonist Café

Brand: Singer

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 3700394500359.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric kettle for brewing coffee, 230V AC, 50Hz, 700W, protection class I, CE, symbol for WEEE.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the marking plate can be easily removed,

- live parts are accessible,

- the base does not withstand the electric strength test.

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

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Single hot plate

Brand: Home classic

Name:

Type/number of model: EP-2500

Batch number/Barcode: 5290656024047

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a single electric coil type burner used for cooking. It is white and fitted with an electric coil on the upper side.

240V, 50Hz, CLASS I, 1000W.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because the appliance is provided with a braided supply cord instead of an appropriate polyvinyl chloride sheathed supply cord.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 072A902583126004159

Batch number/Barcode: 28000029527450101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A multicoloured bikini for children up to 5 years with cords in the neck and chest waist area. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords on the top, middle and bottom part of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: DC to AC power inverter

Brand: Jensound

Name:

Type/number of model: Model JDA-4300

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Voltage converter, voltage input of 24 V DC voltage output of 230 V AC, 50 Hz, with a rated capacity of 300 watts and peak power of 600 watts. The converter is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because non-insulated wires can cause a short circuit and current leakage is excessive.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60590.

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini - Costume Due Pezzi

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: A90338312600

Batch number/Barcode: 2800003806306

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicoloured bikini for children up to 5 years, with cords with plastic toggles in the neck, chest and waist area. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords on the top, middle and the bottom part of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's Swimsuit - Have a dazzling summer

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 072A902613126004085

Batch number/Barcode: 28000032665510101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink swimsuit for girls up to 5 years. The swimsuit has cords in the neck area. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords at the top of the swimsuit.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers - Pantaloni and Pantalone Lungo

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 01. 072A216655411494085,
02. 072A216655412804085

Batch number/Barcode: 01. 28000031010810100,
02. 28000028795090101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children trousers, in pink colour, intended for children up to 5 years of age. The trousers have drawstrings at the waist and at the ankle, extending below the hemline of the trousers. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist and ankle area.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini - Costume Due Pezzi

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 01. A90343311456/1516F,
02. A90343311456/1512F

Batch number/Barcode: 01. 2800004014229,
02. 2800004014168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink and red striped bikinis, for children up to 3 and 4 years. The bikinis have cords in the neck, chest and waist area. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords on the top, middle and bottom part of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

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1457/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's Swimsuit

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: A90376313/2173F

Batch number/Barcode: 2800003869424

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White swimsuit, for girls up to 5 years. The swimsuit has cords at the neck. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords at the top of the swimsuit. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
1458/09

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Mask - Glow in the dark

Brand: Widmann

Name:

Type/number of model: Article 4678T

Batch number/Barcode: 8003558467808

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The front of the mask is made of rubber and the back is made of cloth.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the speed of propagation of the flame is too fast (greater than 10 mm/s).

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.  

 

13
1460/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: JCD halogen lamp

Brand: Landlite.com

Name:

Type/number of model: JCD-50W (on the product: 230 V 50 W, 407);

Batch number/Barcode: 5998982303583.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A halogen lamp 220-240 V (on the product 230 V) 50 W GY6.35.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because during normal use when replacing the lamp the live bi-pins are accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60432.

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

 

14
1461/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 072A902633126004085

Batch number/Barcode: 28000032354100101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White bikini with red and pink flowers, for children up to 5 years. The bikini has cords with plastic toggles at the neck and chest. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords at the top of the swimsuit. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

15
1462/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers - Pantalone

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: Model:

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 28000022275080101, Model: 62A21425209788031.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children trousers, in violet/purple colour, intended for children up to 5 years. The trousers have red drawstrings at the waist and ankle. The drawstrings extend below the hemline of the trousers. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist and ankle area.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

16
1463/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Footwear for girls

Brand: Weide

Name:

Type/number of model: 0628-203, bar code: 6000000039028

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' shoes with a plastic sole and a lining made of plastic and leather. The upper part of the footwear is made of artificial leather and is decorated with spangles and beads. Size series: 20-30.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small decorative elements that can be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

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

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

 

17
1465/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. 072A216655411493086,
2. 072A216655411491000

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 28000031010050100,
2. 28000028791650101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's trousers, in white and orange colours, intended for children up to 5 years. The trousers have drawstrings at the waist and ankle. The drawstrings extend below the hemline of the trousers. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the ankle and waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

18
1466/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boots for children

Brand: Weide

Name:

Type/number of model: 606

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The boots have a red upper made of artificial leather with artificial fur lining and a plastic sole. They are decorated with beads hanging from a chain on the outer side of the leg and a flower-shaped, artificial, leather-bead combination strap around the ankle. Size series: 20-30.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that are easily detachable and could be swallowed by children.

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

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

 

19
1467/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Iana

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. A26454129910005ANNI

,
2 06214275412804124

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 28000014229590101,
2. 28000023658660101

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's trousers, in white and pink colours, intended for children up to five years. The trousers have drawstrings at the waist and ankle. The drawstrings extend below the hemline of the trousers. "IANA Logo" is written on the front of the label.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the ankle and waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

20
1468/09

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Erasers - Pen Set

Brand: Centrum

Name:

Type/number of model: bar code: 5999509871899.

Description: The set contains two erasers in the form of a peanut and a bar of chocolate. Label on the package indicates: non-food product, not recommended under 3 years; label on the chocolate: Fun collection, Art. No. 10-29 883

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set contains two erasers in the form of a peanut and a bar of chocolate. Label on the package indicates: non-food product, not recommended under 3 years; label on the chocolate: Fun collection, Art. No. 10-29 883 Barcode: 4003273268951.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff. The erasers fully fit into the small parts cylinder. This may lead children to put them in their mouths and swallow them, which could entail the risk of asphyxia 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.

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

Estonia  

21
1469/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Footwear for girls - Super kids

Brand: Super cool

Name:

Type/number of model: 7048

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' footwear made of red artificial leather, with a plastic sole. The shoes are fixed with a strap around the ankle. The upper part is decorated with spangles and beads. Size series: 20-30

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative elements on the upper can be easily removed and ingested or inhaled by small children.

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

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

 

22
1470/09

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Indian headdress

Brand: Western Life

Name:

Type/number of model: Art.Nr.50000, batch code: 0000590.00, bar code: 8712364500004.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Indian headdress with colourful feathers.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the artificial feathers can easily catch fire and burn quickly.

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

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

Belgium  

23
1471/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers - Grace kid's fashion wear

Brand: Grace boys

Name:

Type/number of model: WZ 8065,

Batch number/Barcode: 7000080354591

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Greyish-greenish jogging-suit trousers for children with drawstring and knots at the waist. Size: 116.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the drawstring applied at the waist is too long and has knots at the ends. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

24
1472/09

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Floating baby seat - Blue sky pro

Brand: MGM

Name:

Type/number of model: Blue sky pro – 65 cm - 061235

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Floating baby seat, yellow – 65 cm

Country of origin: China


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Drowning

The product poses a risk of drowning as, due to the lack of stability, the seat can easily capsize and the child would be unable to free himself from the seat or keep his head above water.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.

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

 

25
1473/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Body Butter - Lait Cocoa Butter

Brand: Skin Light

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch LCBSL E 31

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 6.16% hydroquinone. It must be assumed that this product will be applied frequently and extensively, thus posing risks to human health.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and destruction of the products.  

Portugal  

26
1474/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Humidifier - Teddy Bear

Brand: HI – M

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 1810

Batch number/Barcode: 8009607501394.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric ultrasonic humidifier with a white base. The product has a base in the form of animal's feet, each with three toes. There is a dial for turning on the power. The tank is in the form of a bear's head, with eyes and nose. Water vapour escapes through a white lid that is shaped like ears. The packaging is a white and yellow cardboard box with the image of the product and the words TEDDY BEAR.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because :

- certain live parts are accessible,

- the appliance is shaped and decorated in such a way that children may use it as a toy,

- the instruction book does not state that it is necessary to disconnect the appliance during filling and cleaning operations.

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

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

 

27
1475/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening cream - Beauty Body Oil with Vitamin E

Brand: Peau Claire

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot 469

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening cream.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a serious chemical risk as it contains 5% hydroquinone and is likely to be applied frequently and extensively to the skin by users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

28
1476/09

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Mini rocking cradle

Brand: Bino

Name:

Type/number of model: Article 727806

Batch number/Barcode: 5703923501160

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wood-effect rocking mini cradle. The packaging is a cardboard box. It has a label reading: "Toys "R" Us" Spain Autentique, SKN: 727806.

Country of origin: Denmark


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the lack of stability. When a horizontal force is applied to the top of the cradle, the feet rise off the floor.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1130.

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

 

29
1477/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin beautifying milk

Brand: Clear Essence

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch #080930-1

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.8% hydroquinone. It must be assumed that this product will be applied frequently and extensively, thus posing risks to human health.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and destruction of the products.  

 

30
1478/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening cream - Lightening Body Lotion

Brand: Sivoclair

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch 1701

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening cream.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 4.6% hydroquinone and is likely to be applied frequently and extensively to the skin by users.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

31
1479/09

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: Flower Girl

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No. 155280, barcode on packaging 4001552800328, size 32.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' shoes in dark-brown and taupe colour, packed in a cardboard box bearing the words “Flower Girl” and a label indicating the number of the article, colour, size and a sticker with information in Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian about the distributors, manufacturer and country of origin. In the box of shoes there is a mould-proof sachet with information: “ACTIVE MINERAL ANTI-MOLDS DO NOT EAT!!”

Country of origin: Belgium


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 916.2 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (substance not present in footwear).

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

32
1480/09

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic luggage cord - Pulpo de Sujecion

Brand: Espada

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref: 84-7467

Batch number/Barcode: 8435048374677

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Elastic cord covered in coloured mesh, with metal hooks at the ends. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag, stapled together with a cardboard label containing the following text: "Pulpo de sujecion, 130 cm, CE, Ref: 84-7467, Fabricado en China, ESPADA, Simbolo de Calidad". The importer identification and the barcode also appear on the label.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the metal hook can become detached from the elastic cord when the product is under tension.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.

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

Finland  

33
1481/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Swim-ring

Brand: Waterfun

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 6417564292880

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable swim-ring; upper part transparent plastic; lower part green plastic, with attached turtle head; valve made of transparent plastic.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.8% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 23% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP). According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy can be placed in the mouth by children.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Finland  

34
1482/09

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Musical toy - Music Recreation Ground

Brand: Hang Lei Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 2008-06.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Musical, rotating, plastic toy to be hung above a cot. 5 rattles resembling bees hang from a thin cord. The product is provided with a sound-emitting unit. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent plastic window. Instructions, information and warnings are on the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small parts that can be easily detached and could be swallowed by children.

This 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.  

 

35
1483/09

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Rattles

Brand: Baby Favourite

Name:

Type/number of model: 3318

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of six (6) different plastic rattles. All parts of the toys are made of multicoloured plastic. The packaging is a window box with the following inscription: Not for children under 3 month, CE mark, Model 3318.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the toy can easily break releasing small parts that could be swallowed by children.

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.  

 

36
1490/09

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger for mobile phone - AC-3E charger for mobile phone

Brand: Nokia

Name:

Type/number of model: AC-3E.

The recall affects chargers manufactured between 15 June 2009 and 9 August 2009. Consumers can check to see if their chargers are part of the exchange programme at http://chargerexchange.nokia.com.

The required identification number is given at the bottom of the label on the charger.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Charger for mobile phone.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the plastic covers can come loose and separate, exposing the charger’s internal components which could be touched while the charger is plugged into a live socket.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Greece,
Poland,
Iceland  

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

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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.

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