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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 45 (Published on: 20/11/2009)

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No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

1
1484/09

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - Honda CB600F / CBF600 / CB1000R

Brand: Honda

Name:

Type/number of model:

- CBF600 (2008 model); ZDCPC41A*8F064104 – ZDCPC41A*8F164163 // ZDCPC41A*8F064827 – ZDCPC41A*8F064845;

- CBF600 (2009 model): ZDCPC41A*9F076887 – ZDCPC41A*9F077126 // ZDCPC41A*8F077337 – ZDCPC41A*8F077415;

- CBF600 (2009 model): ZDCPC43B09F032857 and ZDCPC43B09F032859;

– CB1000R (2009 model): ZDCSC60A*9F004614 – ZDCSC60A*9F004807 // ZDCSC60A*9F002348 – ZDCSC60A*9F002380.

Full list of VINspdf is attached.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the mounting bolts on the rear brake master cylinder may not be properly tightened and could possibly come loose during use affecting the operation of the rear brake.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Slovenia,
Hungary,
Malta,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

2
1485/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt - Danae Knitwear

Brand: Rare

Name:

Type/number of model: GA29199532

Batch number/Barcode: 1000097295036,
100001077091

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 6 years. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord. On the front label is written: “Rare”, On the back label is written: the price, the model and the barcode. There is a label sewn to the product with the additional information: “40% cotton, 30% lambswool, 10% merinos, 5% mohair, 10% acrylic, 5% nylon”.

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 area.

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

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

 

3
1486/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt - Gallery Knitwear

Brand: Rare

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: GA2821V19531,

Batch number/Barcode: 1000091035058 or 100001077053

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 8 years. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord. On the front label is written: “Rare”. On the back label is written: the price, the model and the barcode. There is a label sewn to the product with the additional information: “40% cotton, 30% lambswool, 10% merinos, 5% mohair, 10% acrylic, 5% nylon”, “Made in China” and graphic indications concerning its treatment.

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 area.

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

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

 

4
1487/09

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Pepco

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 2220002166209; PLU216620; SIW 8.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby’s trousers, made of cotton (100%) coloured pink. There are metal parts on the trousers.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of 0.94 µg/cm²/week of nickel from the metallic parts.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

5
1488/09

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic rattle - Κουδουνιστρούλα (koudounistroula - small rattle)

Brand: Jumbo Bebe.

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 012249855556.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic, multicoloured rattle in the shape of a butterfly with small rings on one side and a ring containing beads on the other. When the butterfly is rotated, the toy makes a sound. Packaging: product is mounted on cardboard with a transparent plastic film. Instructions, information and a warning are on the back of the packaging.

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.  

Greece  

6
1489/09

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: Kike Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No. 51N084C02

Batch number/Barcode: 8435159516683, size 21

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and pink shoes, packed in a cardboard box bearing the words “Kike Kids”. On the box there is a label showing the article number, colour, size and barcode. There is a mould-proof sachet in the box of the shoes with information “SILICA GEL. DO NOT EAT. THROW AWAY DESICCANT”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 0.78 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and 0.1 mg/kg in the sachet included in the packaging. 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.  

 

7
1491/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shirt - Kid's shirt

Brand: F&D KIDS

Name:

Type/number of model: 83072,

Batch number/Barcode: 7000080179729

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink shirt with flower patterns and buttons.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the buttons affixed to the shirt can be easily removed and swallowed by 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.  

 

8
1492/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Corduroy jeans for children

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-6655, bar code: 545321697

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink padded corduroy jeans for children, with imitation precious stones on the right leg.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation precious stones can be easily removed and could be swallowed by children.

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

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

 

9
1493/09

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Jogging suit for children

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-6650

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green jogging suit with hood, drawstring and the inscription "Angels" embroidered on the front. The suit is decorated with imitation precious stones. Size: 98, 110.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of :

- injuries, because the drawstring in the waist area is not fixed at at least one point;

- choking, because the imitation precious stones are easily detachable and could be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 14682 and EN 71.

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

 

10
1494/09

Germany

Category: Jewellery

Product: Watch - Classique quartz

Brand: Classique

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Watches made of gold coloured stainless steel with an 11 mm-wide elastic link strap (also gold coloured); gold watch face with black numbers, second markings and the inscriptions "classique", "LG" and "Quartz'" and three gold coloured hands (minute, hour and second hands).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the release (from strap) of 47.0 +- 5.6 µg/cm²/week of nickel from the metallic cylinders.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

11
1495/09

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Superb II

Brand: Skoda

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles with chassis numbers in the following range are affected: TMB - 3T- 99010079 - 030348

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Czech Republic

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the earth wire for the electric air heating element may not be correctly secured which may cause the heating element to overheat.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Denmark,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Estonia  

12
1496/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Plug adaptor - Adaptador del enchufe de la corriente ALTERNA

Brand: Europa

Name:

Type/number of model: Travel adaptor 11090: 8040000110905.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Low-voltage electrical equipment: white plastic travel adaptors. Packaging: a transparent plastic blister; the cardboard part of which reads: 11090 plastic alternating current plug adaptor, and displays the brand (Europa) and the name of the importer.

Country of origin: China


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Electrical shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible when a plug is not inserted. In addition, the product does not have sufficient resistance to heat.

The product does not comply with Low Voltage Directive and with the national standard UNE 20315.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

13
1497/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Ultrasonic humidifier

Brand: Laica

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: HI3005Y, Article HI3005;

Batch number/Barcode: 033224603001

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ultrasonic tortoise-shaped humidifier, 1.1 litres. The packaging is a cardboard box with photographs of the product and information including the following: "Laica CE 230V AC 50Hz 24W".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the clearances between live and accessible parts are insufficient;

- children may believe that it is a toy and play with it whilst it is connected to the mains.

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.  

 

14
1498/09

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super glue - Cyanocrylate adhesive

Brand: Power Cheta

Name:

Type/number of model: barcode 6930659700683.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blister pack containing one 3g tube of glue.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains chloroform, a category-3 toxic and carcinogenic product, at a level of over 10%.

The product does not comply with REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary destruction of stocks.  

 

15
1499/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Ballpoint pen

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4018587443000.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flexible ballpoint refill enclosed in plastic in the shape of a crocodile, approximately 21cm long with a removable tip on the tail. The underside is pale grey in colour; the upper surface is green with slight red markings. The pens are packed in lots of six.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it is made of PVC containing 39.6% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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 withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

Slovenia  

16
1500/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sports footwear

Brand: Lucky

Name:

Type/number of model: REF x8619-md.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sports footwear, black and white, packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 3.2 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets (mouldproof agent) put into the shoes.

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.  

 

17
1501/09

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Scenic and Kangoo

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: Scenic II vehicles manufactured between January 2006 and March 2007 and Kangoo II vehicles manufactured from the start of production up to 15 January 2009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger vehicle

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because incorrect calibration of the power-assisted steering ECU (engine control unit) may cause erratic power steering assistance, which could disrupt the driver's control of the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Germany,
Malta,
Ireland,
Iceland,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

18
1502/09

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp for children

Brand: La Bolata

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 772066

Batch number/Barcode: 8407720660026.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Table lamp with a ceramic figure as a base. Packaging consists of a white cardboard box with an adhesive label bearing the identification of the Spanish importer, the ref. number and barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Injuries,
Electric shock

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

- it overheats and the lampshade can catch fire;

- it easily overturns;

- the base can break into small, sharp-edged pieces;

- the lamp is not equipped with a mechanism to prevent the cable being subjected to force at the terminals.

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

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

 

19
1503/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electric insect killer - Pest Killer

Brand: Bravo

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. FE-4883

Bar code: 4897003574883

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An electric insect killer packed in a cardboard box. AC230V 50 Hz - 40W.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- live parts are accessible;

- the voltage exceeds 34 V when the product is disconnected from the mains supply;

- the power cable does not meet requirements.

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.  

 

20
1504/09

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doctor play set

Brand: Boys Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: MODEL BT 4162

Batch number/Barcode: B 422562041628

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy medical instruments. The packaging is a cardboard blister pack bearing the imprint: NO. 2203 - Doctor Play Set, CE, Made in China.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the toy contains 0.43% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 2% 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.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

21
1505/09

Ireland

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Rifle - Remington Model 597 17 HMR

Brand: Remington

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 597 17 HMR

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Semi-automatic rifle.

Country of origin: United States


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of serious personal injuries because of possible malfunction of the firearm during the firing sequence caused by the ammunition.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Malta,
Czech Republic,
Bulgaria,
Denmark  

22
1506/09

United Kingdom

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes - Children's trainers

Brand: Red Herring

Name:

Type/number of model: Style 1210 Size 10 = 862890551; Size 11 = 862890568; Size 12 = 862890582; Size 13 = 862890575; Size 1 = 862890605; Size 2 = 862890599; Size 3 = 862890629.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s black tab trainer shoes with synthetic tab fastening.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the presence of metal shanks inside the sole of the shoe and a sub-standard sole compound causes the sole to break and potentially expose the shank.

Two incidents reported.

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

 

23
1507/09

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Octavia II and Superb II

Brand: Skoda

Name:

Type/number of model: Octavia II and Superb II with 6-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG) made from September 2008 to August 2009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the gearbox control unit may read the clutch temperature incorrectly, activating the gearbox protection function and resulting in a loss of transmission.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Greece,
Denmark,
Germany,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Estonia,
Portugal  

24
1508/09

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's shoes

Brand: TBS

Name:

Type/number of model: VISAYA 6835; REF: 10271401055.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men's brown shoes.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the shoe's lining contains azodye (4-methyl-m-phenylendiamin) in concentration of 156 mg/kg.

According to the REACH Regulation, azodyes which may release aromatic amines in a concentration above 30 mg/kg shall not be used in textile and leather articles which may come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

25
1509/09

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Handlebar stem

Brand: Easton

Name:

Type/number of model: Model EA 30.

Year 2007: codes A7 to L7

Year 2008: codes A8 to L8

Year 2009: codes A9 to H9

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Handlebar stem for bicycles.

Country of origin: United States


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it may break due to its insufficient mechanical resistance. One incident reported

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14766.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Poland,
Denmark  

26
1510/09

Poland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: AC adapter for SONY VAIO notebook

Brand: Sony

Name:

Type/number of model: model: VGP-AC19V18, serial numbers: 147976411 0000001 - 147976411 0062567, 147976421 0000001 - 147976421 0035095, 147976431 0000001 - 147976431 0025213, 147976441 0000001 - 147976441 0003603.

The product is offered as additional equipment only with the hardware serial numbers: VGP-LM, LT, LN, JS (from October 2007 to 15 October 2009) and with docking stations: VGP-PRBX1, PRFE1 (October 2005 to 15 October 2009).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because of problems with the insulation which can lead to a short circuit. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributors.  

Greece,
Austria,
Ireland,
Hungary,
Portugal,
Spain  

27
1511/09

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue - Cyanocrylate glue "Colle forte"

Brand: Fixtout

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref : 30113

Batch number/Barcode: 3 700407001132

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Six 3g tubes of glue packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains chloroform, a category-3 toxic and carcinogenic product, at a level of over 10%.

The product does not comply with REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary destruction of stocks.  

 

28
1512/09

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Alpine ski binding - Salomon “LZ”, Atomic “Evox 2.8”, Atomic “FFG 8” and TECNOpro “TL 70” and “TL 80”

Brand: Salomon / Atomic / TECNOpro

Name:

Type/number of model:

SALOMON branded products:

- LZ 7, LZ 8, LZ 9

- LZ 7 SR, LZ 8 SR, LZ 8 SC

- JLZ 9

ATOMIC branded products:

EVOX 2.8, EVOX 2.8+ and EVOX2.8++, FFG 8

TECNOpro branded products:

- TL 70, TL 80- TL 70 SP, TL 80 SP

- TL 70 SR, TL 80 SC

The ski bindings concerned by the recall all bear a manufacture date code ending in "8" (indicating the year 2008). This code is located on the central section of the binding toe piece, at the place where the ski boot comes into contact with the toe piece.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Alpine ski binding

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is the possibility that it could inadvertently release during use when the binding is set to a low release value (DIN value below 5) and/or the front part of the ski boot is worn.

Two incidents have been reported where injuries were attributed to the inadvertent release of the binding.

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

Austria,
Finland,
Poland,
Sweden,
Greece,
The Netherlands  

29
1513/09

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Nightlight - Leiva electricidad

Brand: Leiva

Name:

Type/number of model: Model XX-TK REF 11865,

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487118650

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nightlight with internal bulb protected by a transparent plastic case, direct mains plug and frontal on-off switch. The packaging is a blister pack with a transparent plastic front and a cardboard back marked inter-alia "Made in China, CE, 6A 250 50/60 Hz 3w, Ref 11865" and bar code.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the cover does not have sufficient mechanical strength and easily comes off exposing the bulb;

- the fixing screws on the cover are neither captive nor of a special type requiring the use of a specific tool;

- the insulation resistance is not sufficient;

- the plastic is not sufficiently resistant to heat.

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

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

 

30
1514/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing set – trousers and sweatshirt – "Work Place"

Brand: Sancido kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of two parts – a sweatshirt with functional cords in the hood and a pair of trousers with functional cords at the waist. On the front of the sweatshirt there is an embroidered inscription: "work place” and printed inscriptions: "you can make the difference in creating a safer workplace, protection for workers, law code: 45.W8". A label is attached to the product containing information about the size 104; the origin, and composition - 100% cotton. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt.

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

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

 

31
1515/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' overall with hood - Brums

Brand: Baby cap

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ overalls with a hood containing functional cords and a pair of gloves attached to them. On the front there is an appliqué of a bear, a rabbit and a basket, as well as an inscription "Brums”, composition: 100% cotton. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood of the overall.

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

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

 

32
1516/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports clothing set - Tropel

Brand: Babyland

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing sets consisting of three parts. The sets are intended for children up to age 7 years. They consist of a sleeveless sweatshirt with a zipper and a hood with functional cords, with inscriptions and printed patterns on the front, a top with a printed pattern and inscriptions on the front and a pair of trousers with pockets and edging on both sides. The colour of the set is a combination of pink and grey. Labels are attached to the product containing the following information in a foreign language: the name of the brand "Babyland", kidscollection, for kids, Made in Turkey.

The products are 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 hood of the sweatshirt. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

33
1517/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports clothing set - Sport project

Brand: Misil Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A sweatshirt with functional cords in the hood and a pair of trousers with functional cords in the waist area. On the front of the sweatshirt there are embroidered inscriptions “sports club” "funky sport club", the colour is a combination of dark and light blue. There is a label attached to the product and it contains information about the name of the brand and the origin of the product – Made in Turkey. The products are 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 hood of the sweatshirt.

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

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

 

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1518/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt - Galles

Brand: Image Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 2426, article.n° 29-134.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A children’s sweatshirt with a hood containing functional cords, intended for children up to 7 years of age. The product is available in various colours: light green and dark blue. There is an inscription: "Galles” “Team the wild Pride”, as well as an attached appliqué of a hippo. There is a paper label with the following information: composition: 85% cotton, 15% polyester and the inscription “IMAGE KIDS” BEST VIP KIDS”. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Germany


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt.

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

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

 

35
1519/09

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Baby Doll

Brand: Be My Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch Code: TOY072673, Manufactured for BFL TOYS UK, M32 OTP

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby dolls wearing a pink and white or a blue and white striped hat and top. Only those products with batch code TOY072673 are affected.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the hand of the doll contains 46% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and its foot contains 29% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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 may be placed in the mouth by children.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

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1520/09

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: AMS

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. BL 22-5037-1-POC (size 110); 2. BL 22-5037-GRA (size 116); 3. BL 22-5037-POJ (sizes 116, 122); 4. BL 22-5038-OLI (sizes 110, 116, 122); 5. BL 22-5038-GRA (sizes 110, 116, 122); 6. BL 22-5036-CZA (sizes 110, 116, 122, 128, 134); 7. BL 22-5036-OLI (sizes 110, 116, 122, 128, 134); 8. BL 22-5172-POC (sizes 104, 110, 122, 128, 134); 9. BL 22-5172-GRA (sizes 110, 122, 128); 10. BL 21-5172-ZIC (sizes 104, 110, 116, 122, 128, 134); 11. BL 12-5283-OLI (sizes 104, 116, 122, 128); 12. BL 12-5283-ROJ (sizes 104, 110, 116, 128); 13. BL 12-167-ZIJ (sizes 104, 110, 116, 122, 134).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirts made of cotton, sizes: 104-134.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

37
1521/09

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirts

Brand: Deloras

Name:

Type/number of model: BL 1-LG-2178-POP and BL 1-LG-2178-ZIE, sizes 94, 100, 106, 112, 118.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirts with hoods, made of cotton (96%) and elastane (4%), coloured grey and olive green with the print of a mouse on the front and pink details.

Country of origin: Poland


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood of the sweatshirt.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

38
1522/09

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Scenic III and Megane III

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: Scenic III and Megane III Left-hand drive vehicles manufactured in Palencia between 10 June 2009 and 09 July 2009 and in Douai between 10 June 2009 and 15 July 2009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger vehicle

Country of origin: Spain,
France

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is the possibility that the foot pad on the brake pedal will break off during braking, causing the driver's foot to slip off the brake pedal.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Portugal,
Hungary,
Sweden  

(*)

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.

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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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