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Report 48 (Published on: 11/12/2009)

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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
1097/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Puffer ball - Massive Googly Ball

Brand: Imperial

Name:

Type/number of model: No 22165 (13085), EAN 0766662216530.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because it may burn too fast in case of fire.

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 distributor.  

 

2
1586/09

Malta

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighters - Mini Liberty Lites

Brand: Liberty Lites

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4891305180551

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mini disposable lighters.

Country of origin: India


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Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it is over-filled with lighter fuel and does not have sufficient resistance to continuous burning.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN ISO 9994.

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

 

3
1587/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain with flashing unit

Brand: Feliz navidad

Name:

Type/number of model: 20L "Serie de Esfera Magica"

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain consists of 20 series-parallel connected incandescent lamps with resistor bridge. Each lamp is covered with a plastic ball (diameter: 5 cm) The flashing unit controls 2 circuits. Main components of the lighting chain: plug (250V CE), flashing unit, mains cable without marking. There is no data plate attached to the product.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the cable is not provided with effective protection against a pulling force,

- the cable inlets of the flashing unit have sharp edges that could damage the cable,

- the insulation of the live parts is not sufficient;

and a risk of fire because:

- the cross sectional area of the conductors in the cable is too small,

- the fire resistance of the lamp holders is not sufficient.

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

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

 

4
1588/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Power supply unit

Brand: Everpower

Name:

Type/number of model: KC701CE.1000A

Batch number/Barcode: 8435173804582

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A power supply unit, black in colour bearing the words “Everpower AC-DC power supply 1000mA 12VA (max)” and other information on the back. The packaging is a black cardboard box bearing text and photographs of the product.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of fire due to overheating and short-circuits.

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.  

 

5
1589/09

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Hairdryer

Brand: Elta

Name:

Type/number of model: Elta HT352, Serial Nos: 604213/x and 604716/x.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hairdryer with 2 heat settings (0, I, II).

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because, during tests, the product caught fire after prolonged use.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

6
1590/09

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue

Brand: Glue Star

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 3587110000269

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Transparent blister pack containing 3 tubes of adhesive:

Neoprene adhesive: 50 ml.

Cyanoacrylate adhesive: 3 g.

Transparent all-purpose adhesive: 20ml.

Country of origin: Monaco


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Chemical

The cyanoacrylate glue causes a chemical risk as it contains more than 1% of chloroform, and the neoprene glue causes a chemical risk due to atoluene content of more than 20%.

Both chemicals are restricted to 0.1% according to REACH Annex XVII. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

7
1591/09

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Toy revolver - Westernland

Brand: Ideal

Name:

Type/number of model: 09089799-001.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black revolver in hard plastic; trigger and hammer cast in grey aluminium. Warnings on the reverse side.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure exceeds the maximum permitted value of 125 dB (139.3 dB).

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

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

Slovenia  

8
1592/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Flood light - PROYECTOR HALOGENO

Brand: Raydan

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: 09220 Bar code: 8429160092205

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Halogen floodlight. The packaging is a cardboard box marked with the following information: "Raydan lighting, halogen floodlight, including lamp, adjustable fastening, suitable for outside use".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the casing is not sufficiently strong and could break, for example when trying to change the lamp, allowing water to enter.

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.  

 

9
1593/09

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electric insect killer - Electrical Mosquito killer

Brand: CCJGE

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CMD-12-B.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric insect killer packed in a cardboard box marked "Electrical Mosquito Killer". The inscription "Kill Pest" is written on the product.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is possible to touch live parts of the appliance.

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

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

 

10
1594/09

Italy

Category: Chemical products

Product: Incense sticks - Muschio Bianco

Brand: HEM

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8901810001909.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense sticks in a cardboard box marked "HEM White Musk, Muschio Bianco, Incense Sticks; Hand Rolled in India".

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because 5 mg/m³ of benzene was detected in the area around the stick, which corresponds approximately to 1.25 mg/day, which is close to the critical level of concentration estimated in the risk assessment for benzene according to Regulation 793/93.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the authorities.  

 

11
1595/09

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy

Brand: Poptoy

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 27325C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A 14 cm tall soft toy in the form of a brown bear in a sitting position, with black eyes and a dark brown ribbon around the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

12
1596/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' suit

Brand: Victoria Design

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black-coloured ladies’ suits, 100% polyester, made of gabardine.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azodyes.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

13
1597/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' trousers

Brand: Panda

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ trousers, colour black, 100% polyester, made of gabardine.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azodyes.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

14
1598/09

Spain

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue - Red Sun

Brand: BRICOGAR

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: 54225;

Batch number/Barcode: 8422838542255.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bicycle tyre repair kit containing glue, patches and tools. The words “RED SUN” appear on the tube of glue. The packaging is a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains benzene at a concentration of higher than 1% by weight.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

15
1599/09

United Kingdom

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Throw bag - Yak

Brand: Yak

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yak throw bags - 15, 20 and 25 meter lengths (part codes 6222-15m, 6222-20m and 6222-25m). A length of floating rope contained in a bag attached to a belt.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Drowning

This product is used as a rescue line. It has been identified that the throw line has, in some instances, a joint in the rope. This means that when weight is applied to the rope it may become detached.

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

 

16
1600/09

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: All terrain vehicle - Sportsman

Brand: Polaris

Name:

Type/number of model: See all models and VIN-numbers attached

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four-wheel all terrain vehicle (ATV).

see additional attached

Country of origin: United States


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because an oversized ball joint stem mounting hole, and/or improperly tightened steering knuckle pinch bolts, could cause a reduction in the clamp force required to retain the ball joint stem in the steering knuckle. Reduced clamp force may not adequately retain the ball joint stem in all conditions, which can result in unwanted movement between the ball joint stem and the steering knuckle. This movement can lead to accelerated wear between the ball joint mounting stem and the steering knuckle, leading to loss of control.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Norway,
Sweden,
Finland,
The Netherlands  

17
1601/09

Poland

Category: Furniture

Product: Table

Brand: Halmar

Name:

Type/number of model: VERA

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The table (120 cm x 64 cm x 46 cm) is made of wood – legs and glass – table top. The wooden parts may be coloured dark brown or beech. There are three legs of different widths: 46 mm and 15 mm and 123 mm. Under two bigger legs there are metal supports. The thickness of the table top is 8 mm. The product is packed in two cardboard boxes, which are marked with the name of the importer, the name and picture of the product. Assembly instructions are attached.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Cuts

The product poses a risk of injuries and cuts because it is unstable due to a construction failure.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

18
1602/09

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Hairdryer - Scarlett England SC-2076

Brand: Scarlett England

Name:

Type/number of model: SC-2076

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hairdryer – silver and black colour, marked "SCARLETT ENGLAND", with folding handgrip, 3 buttons regulating temperature and one for cold air. Diffuser can be removed and replaced by attached accessory. Data on the name plate - SC-2076 HAIR DRYER, AC230-240V, 50-60Hz, 1200W, CE. Packed in a blue cardboard box with picture of the product.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the power input by rating voltage and normal use temperature does not correspond to the permitted deviation.

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

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

 

19
1603/09

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: Shinly

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 108, Ref. 03840;

Batch number/Barcode: 8435264303840

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red and black table lamp with clip. The packaging is a cardboard box with a label including: "Shinly-108 MT-108-E27 max. 40 W 220 V

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the flex passes over rough areas or sharp edges, which may result in wear of the cable insulation,

- contact between the accessible metallic parts and the live parts, which are separated only by one main insulation, is not effectively prevented,

- the flexible power cable and the internal wiring does not have the appropriate characteristics,

- live parts are accessible after detaching the removable parts.

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.  

Romania  

20
1604/09

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Wallet

Brand: K-Classic

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4300175198981

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: K-Classic wallet, black leather, approximately 12.5 cm × 9.5 cm with rectangular metal decoration on the outer material; two internal pockets which can be pulled open and which have a black fabric lining; flipping open the outer pocket uncovers a set of credit card slots with a transparent window on both halves of the wallet. Label on backing card with plastic hook.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the black leather of the credit card slots contains azodye (amine benzidine) with a concentration of 145 mg/kg (HPLC/DAD) and 168 mg/kg (LC/MS).

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 and recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

21
1605/09

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair colour cream - Voila Avance, 8.30 Rubio Claro Dorado Intenso

Brand: Intercosmo

Name:

Type/number of model: All batches containing the substance “HC Yellow No 5”.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: "Ton sur ton” (matching shades) hair colour cream, ammonia-free, long-lasting colour. 60ml tube. Although they carry the statement that they are for use by professionals, these products are liable to cross over to the consumer market.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains "HC Yellow No 5", which is prohibited in hair dye products by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

22
1606/09

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face cream - Sarcode Creme Hidrante Regenerante

Brand: Utsukusy

Name:

Type/number of model: All batches containing the substances ‘Curare’ and ‘Cannabis sativa’.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pot of moisturising face cream. Volume: 50 ml. The substances ‘Curare’ and 'Cannabis sativa’ are not listed among the product's ingredients but are mentioned on a label attached to its packaging.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains "Curare" which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

23
1607/09

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face cream - Sarcode Creme Anti-Rugas Illuminador Triplo

Brand: Utsukusy

Name:

Type/number of model: All batches containing the substances ‘Aconitum napellus’ and ‘Datura Stramonium’.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pot of anti-wrinkle face cream. Volume: 50 ml. The substances ‘‘Aconitum napellus’ and ‘Datura Stramonium’ are not listed among the product's ingredients but are mentioned on a label attached to its packaging.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains ‘Aconitum napellus’ and ‘Datura Stramonium’, which are prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

24
1608/09

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Reflex

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No: 133946, EAN 4250181531893

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's multi-coloured zip-up jacket with hood and a label inside marked "Impol".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

25
1609/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Toy train - Zug

Brand: Relaks Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5908313306534

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Train - locomotive with three cars.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the locomotive has a detachable small part (the black chimney) that could be swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Poland  

26
1610/09

Germany

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Inflatable arm bands - Inflatable – 9x6 arm bands

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Inflatable / item no. FHT 1251, EAN 5023614012516

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: China


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Drowning

The product poses a risk of drowning because the holes for the arms are too large for children aged 2-5 and the non-return valve does not work.

In addition, the required warnings are missing. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

 

27
1611/09

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair colour cream - Voila Avance, C.66 Rojo Intenso

Brand: Intercosmo

Name:

Type/number of model: All batches containing the substance “Basic Red 2”.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: "Ton sur ton” (matching shades) hair colour cream, ammonia-free, long-lasting colour. 60ml tube. Although they carry the statement that they are for use by professionals, these products are liable to cross over to the consumer market.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains “Basic Red 2”, which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

28
1612/09

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair colour cream - Voila Avance, G.97 Gris Acero

Brand: Intercosmo

Name:

Type/number of model: All batches containing the substance “N, N-diethyltoluene-2, 5-diamine HC1”.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: "Ton sur ton” (matching shades) hair colour cream, ammonia-free, long-lasting colour. 60ml tube.

Although they carry the statement that they are for use by professionals, these products are liable to cross over to the consumer market.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains “N, N-diethyltoluene-2, 5-diamine HC1”, which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

29
1613/09

United Kingdom

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Hockey helmet - G200 Junior Goalkeeping Helmet

Brand: Gray’s International

Name:

Type/number of model: 5039044041248

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Junior hockey goalkeeping helmet; Size: junior - Weight approximately 0.5 Kg; Material – moulded helmet shell, high density moulded foam; Lining colour – black/silver.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it might not offer suitable protection if it is used with a senior ball, contrary to the product instructions, and if there is a severe impact to the top of the helmet.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the producer.  

Ireland  

30
1614/09

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy vehicle - Mean Machines "Clown"

Brand: Handelshaus Legler OHG

Name:

Type/number of model: Model number 7742

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden toy vehicle with clown's head, approximately 6 cm in length.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the clown's head, clown's collar and rear wheel can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Germany  

31
1615/09

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden butterfly - Butterfly Magnifying Glass

Brand: Handelshaus Legler OHG

Name:

Type/number of model: Article number 7682

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden toy butterfly (9.5 cm wingspan, 9 cm in length) with neck cord (76 cm circumference). Each wing contains a magnifying glass.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the red knobs on the head can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Germany  

32
1616/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt - So Rock

Brand: Grant

Name:

Type/number of model: FW 92801

Batch number/Barcode: 5206142775812

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord. There are 5 labels on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age, barcode and treatment.

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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities and voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Greece  

33
1617/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt and trousers

Brand: Diadora

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5202665730864 - 99990001189

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of 2 pieces - a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt - intended for children up to 8 years. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord. It is fastened with a zip placed in the middle. The trousers are designed with a cord at the waist.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities and voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Greece  

(*)

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.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

Links to the RAPEX website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

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.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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