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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 3 (Published on: 22/01/2010)

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

1
0040/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden puzzle - Koka puzzle

Brand: ETNA

Name:

Type/number of model: art n° D50, EAN 6912802050319.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden puzzle with 5 lift-out elements in the form of fruit (apple, pear, banana, grapes, strawberry). Small red plastic knobs are screwed to the shapes. Packed in transparent polythene. A sticker in Polish with the name and address of the importer, information to be retained and warnings are attached to the packaging. A sticker in Latvian with names and addresses of the importer and distributor and warnings are attached to the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the plastic knobs can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

2
0041/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Baby doll - Baby Peak a Boo

Brand: Sum Sum

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4892813919039, Item No 91903.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft body, washable baby doll with special drink & wet action. Doll (35 cm) made from softened PVC wearing textile cap, socks and pyjamas. Packed in a coloured cardboard box with transparent plastic window. Accessories – dummy, rattle, potty, feeding bottle with teat and nappies.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the dummy and the adhesive tape on the nappies can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Slovenia  

3
0042/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic duck - Klown Grajacy

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5907803937463.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic duck, colour – multicoloured: white, green, blue hat, pink duck beak, yellow ring. The toy is packed in a plastic bag. On the packaging there is information to be retained and the name of the distributor and producer in Polish.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

4
0043/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Foam floor puzzle - Puzzle Podlogowe

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5907704018483, ITEM NO: CB-209 MULTI

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Foam jigsaw pieces with animals in different colours. The packaging is a transparent plastic pack. On the label there is the name and address of the importer.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small detachable elements which could be swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the distributor.  

 

5
0044/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfits

Brand: Raman

Name:

Type/number of model: Identification No Л-028.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfits consisting of two parts – a top with a hood that has cords and a pair of red trousers, brand “RAMAN”. On the top there is a decoration of green stones and embroidery with the inscription “LOVE”. The outfits are intended for children up to 7 years of age. There is a label with the following information in Bulgarian: importer “Prima – star” Turkey, composition – 100% cotton, identification No Л-028.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

6
0045/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur de Fumée Photoélectrique

Brand: PROMELECT

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 3660518092347; Batch number: 2008-2632-08-464; Ref: 9234 KD-107H.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Self-contained smoke detector/alarm: photoelectric, battery-operated, includes a test button, CE mark present. Number of certificate of conformity shown on the device and the packaging: 1134-CPD-032

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

 

7
0046/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur de Fumée Photoélectrique

Brand: PROMELECT

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 3660518092347; Ref: 9234 SD-191H

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Self-contained smoke detector/alarm: photoelectric, battery-operated, includes a test button, CE mark present.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

Voluntary measures: Voluntarily stop of sales by the importer.  

 

8
0047/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Smoke Detector

Brand: ELRO

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: RM 115;

Batch number/Barcode: 8 711658 270524; batch no 12K08.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Circular white plastic smoke detector.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire. The product does not meet the requirements for sensitivity to fire or output sound level.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

 

9
0048/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm

Brand: AUCHAN

Name:

Type/number of model: REF 100601 GENCODE : 359 671 029 9737 REF AUCHAN (CUG) : 673929

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Circular white plastic smoke detector

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

 

10
0049/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden engine - Built for Speed

Brand: Woody Town

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Various basic wooden engines, made from wooden parts which are fitted together and which can be taken apart. Each engine has two magnets, with which the engines can be connected to each other. Height approximately 5 cm and width approximately 3.5 cm. Length varies between 7 cm and 9.5 cm. The toys are in a transparent plastic bag closed with cardboard. The cardboard bears a warning in English and Chinese.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because one of the component parts of the engine can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

11
0050/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Adhesive false nails

Brand: Design nails

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 8711295605321.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Adhesive false nails.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the adhesive contains approximately 13% trichlormethane (chloroform). Substances and preparations containing more than 0.1% by weight of chloroform shall not be placed on the market for sale to the general public set according to the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

The Netherlands  

12
0051/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic farm play set - Mini-Wheels play set

Brand: WENCO

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic play set – orange digger, green roller, human figure (farmer), white and brown cow, plastic packaging with cardboard back.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20.6% 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 withdrawal from the market.  

 

13
0052/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy

Brand: Dilemma Games

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden lorry with cord attached.

Country of origin: Thailand


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of choking, due to the presence of small parts, and a risk of strangulation due to the excessive cord length.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

14
0053/10

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Toaster - Edelstahl-toaster

Brand: Superior

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: XB8203, Serial No: 3006697-70, EAN 4042944002913

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toaster with stainless steel housing. Protection class I. A maximum of two slices of bread can be toasted simultaneously. Bread rolls can be toasted by opening a flap.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because should the ejector mechanism gets stuck, it can overheat causing the insulation of internal cables to melt and the bare copper wiring to come into contact with the (earthed) external housing.

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

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

 

15
0054/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Table top grill/oven - Xpress Redi Set Go

Brand: Xpress

Name:

Type/number of model: MODEL#28-53688

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Table-top grill/oven device. Circular and dome shaped in form with a hinged lid. Heating elements are contained in the base and lid. Black timer knob on lid. Red plastic upper casing / black plastic base. Legend “Xpress Redi Set Go” on lid. Packaged in brown cardboard carton with wording: “GAIAM AMERICAS, INC” “SELECTION# 28-53712” “DESCRIPTION: XPRESS Redi – Set – Go”

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the casing can break, exposing live parts.

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

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

 

16
0055/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Q5 (8R)

Brand: Audi

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall concerns 2009 model years vehicles, produced between December 2008 and May 2009, with VINs: from WAU***8R*AA000212 to WAU***8R*AA000850, from WAU***8R*9A006992 to WAU***8R*9A054268, from WA1***FP*AA000330 to WA1***FP*AA000330 and from WA1***8R*9A009345 to WA1***8R*9A054263.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because, in the event of an accident resulting in triggering of the curtain airbags, the A-pillar trim can come loose moving into the passenger compartment.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Iceland,
Germany,
Denmark,
Norway,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Finland,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

17
0056/10

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toys - Set of toys “The world of dog”

Brand: Qausini

Name:

Type/number of model: item No H419, 121353; EAN: 6410411213533

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of six toy dogs made of soft plastic in different sizes and colours (brown, yellow, etc). The toys are packed into a transparent plastic bag stapled at the top with brown folded cardboard. Approximate size of packaging is 25 x 35 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 17.4% of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 10.2% dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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: Withdrawal from the market by the distributor ordered by the authorities.  

 

18
0057/10

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls - The set of dolls

Brand: Moling

Name:

Type/number of model: CHT 612037, EAN 5901353017804

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of toys consists of 3 dolls with yellow hair. Dolls are wearing red, white and orange dresses. The toys are packed into a transparent plastic bag. Approximate size of packaging is 20 cm x 24 cm. On the package are warnings: Choking hazard – small parts, Not for children under 3 years, CE mark and age range warning marking.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the toy (head of the doll) contains 33.3% 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.

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

 

19
0058/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Vices Exclusive

Name:

Type/number of model: 2682 A2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ slippers with high sole, black in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.15 mg/kg of 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.  

 

20
0059/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes - Italy style

Brand: Yomax

Name:

Type/number of model: Y96X010

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ sandals with high heels, brown in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.83 mg/kg of 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.  

 

21
0060/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Giolan

Name:

Type/number of model: FB06912

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ shoes with high heels and long shaft, black in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 61.5 mg/kg of 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.  

 

22
0061/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: S sunny international

Name:

Type/number of model: A76

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light blue ladies’ flip-flops. Packaging is orange and grey.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 5409 mg/kg of 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.  

 

23
0062/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sport shoes

Brand: MANNIU FASHION

Name:

Type/number of model: MN128, MN154, MN159, MN178, MN520, MN890

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Unknown

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.95 mg/kg of 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.  

 

24
0063/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: HENGTAI

Name:

Type/number of model: 2682 A2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ sandals with high sole, pink in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 22.3 mg/kg of 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.  

Slovakia  

25
0064/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men’s shoes

Brand: Amigor

Name:

Type/number of model: SLA0821, A08293, A08292, G611, G612, 791, 792, 2081, 23803, 7617, 40570, 40597, 17087

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men’s shoes, black, white or brown in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 15.1 mg/kg of 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.  

 

26
0065/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Lady's shoes

Brand: LAADE

Name:

Type/number of model: YT 5203

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lady’s shoes, pink in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 58.4 mg/kg of 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.  

 

27
0066/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes - Gyi. Lizzano 20/27

Brand: Prego Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: A857B.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s shoes, light blue and red in colour with flower shaped decoration.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.14 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets.

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.  

 

28
0067/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dwarfs - Squeaky Babies Safe and Non-Toxic

Brand: Squeaky Babies

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. P08001100; Barcode 5291410017909

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic figures of the Seven Dwarfs packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.8% 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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

29
0068/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Fashion Amy

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. 9007; Barcode 8675408050968,

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic Doll. The toy is packed in a transparent cylindrical shaped plastic box.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 6.2% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 4.2% by weight of di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP).

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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

30
0069/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic squeezable whale - Killer Whale

Brand: Sea Friends

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic squeezable whale in black and white colour, size 14 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.2% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 33.7% 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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

31
0070/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic squeezable toy - Toys For Fun Learning

Brand: K’s kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No KA 10367P, Barcode 4892493103674

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic squeezable toy in the form of a red and yellow air-balloon.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 5.1 % 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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market.  

 

32
0071/10

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Microguirnalda Centelleante

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 19862

Batch number/Barcode: 8430584198626

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain packed in a cardboard box marked "100 LUCES".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cables do not have an anchoring system and therefore, if pulled, live parts could become accessible.

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.  

 

33
0072/10

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Jeans - Knox

Brand: Lee

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot nr: L7377086.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Denim Jeans.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.2 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Malta,
The Netherlands,
Denmark  

34
0073/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Rossa kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket supplied with a hood with functional cords and metal toggles. There are embroidered patterns on the front and labels with the following information: ”Rossa kids”, article No WR -38, composition: 100% polyester, country of origin - China, colours – pink and purple. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

35
0074/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket - Vintage

Brand: Monostar

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with a hood containing functional cords. There are embroidered patterns and inscriptions on the front of the jacket and sleeves. There is one label attached, marked: "Monostar", model SH-1282, and another containing information about the composition in Bulgarian: 100% polyester, the country of origin and the colours: cyclamen and purple. The product is without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

36
0075/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sleeveless jackets

Brand: Mеrt

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sleeveless jackets with a hood that has functional cords: a beige jacket with a dark green hood; and a dark blue jacket with a light blue hood. There is a label with the inscription: “Mеrt kids". 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 cords in the hood.

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

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

 

37
0076/10

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Jeans - Spencer

Brand: Wrangler

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot nr: W184-PW-041.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Denim Jeans.

Country of origin: Morocco


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.3 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Malta,
Italy  

38
0077/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Rucksack - Gorun

Brand: Pfennigpfeiffer

Name:

Type/number of model: AT07-061

Batch number/Barcode: 038611074130

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A red, yellow and black textile shoulder bag / rucksack in the form of a ladybird, with feelers made of imitation leather on the head and two adjustable carrying straps of black textile material. Approximate size: 18 x 15 x 6 cm. The total length of the carrying strap is approximately 125 cm (corresponding to a little more than 60 cm passed double through the strap adjuster). If the strap is pulled through the adjuster, the effective length can be increased to as much as around 90 cm, and loops with a diameter of more than 380 mm can be formed.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Chemical

The product poses a:

- risk of strangulation because the carrying strap has a total length of 125 cm which, when pulled with a force of 25 +/- 2 N, does not break up into small, non-hazardous pieces;

- chemical risk, because the imitation leather on head contains 9.9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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 stop of sales, recall from consumers and corrective actions taken.  

 

39
0078/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Melly

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt for children up to 7 years of age, with flower embroidery on the front and a hood containing functional cords. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

40
0079/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Melly

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood containing functional cords. On the front there is embroidery of birds, as well as the inscriptions: "I love fly" and "happy parrots". The sweatshirt is available in various colour combinations. It is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

41
0080/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sleeveless jacket

Brand: Ally

Name:

Type/number of model: Model code: 060; bar code 1601070000601.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sleeveless jacket with a hood that has functional cords. A label has been attached containing the following information: „Ally sport wear”, on the front there are inscriptions „Captain north adventure", "EXTREME, EXPERENCE ACTION” and others, as well as a picture of a sailor. There are various inscriptions on the back. 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 cords in the hood.

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

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

 

42
1535/09

Slovakia

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Mini all-terrain vehicle

Brand: HB

Name:

Type/number of model: HB-ATV110

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A red mini all-terrain vehicle.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because: - back-stops for the handlebars are missing and the vehicle could turn over during sharp turning; - the locking lever for the accelerator can jam resulting in loss of control over the vehicle at full speed; - the efficiency of the brakes is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

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

 

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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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