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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 4 (Published on: 29/01/2010)

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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
0081/10

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Jeans - Nudie Jeans

Brand: Average Joe Clean Blue

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. no. 110454, Batch NJ2358;

Batch number/Barcode: 7311139614443.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Denim Jeans in Clean Blue Wash.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.5 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 withdrawal from the market.  

Finland  

2
0082/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic duck with fluffy body - Disney Collectible Characters

Brand: Koosh - Mouseketoys

Name:

Type/number of model: Part No. T9150; Barcode 098905091506.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic duck with fluffy body.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 44.5% 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.  

 

3
0083/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfits

Brand: Mеrkids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfits consisting of two parts, which are intended for children up to 7 years of age – a jacket with a hood that has functional cords, with embroidery of a bunny, a bird and a carrot as well as the inscription “best friends” and a pair of trousers with embroidery of a bunny and a bird and the inscriptions „best friends” and „cik”. The outfits are available in three colours – light blue, dark blue and pink. There is a label with the inscription “Merkids”.

The products are sold in transparent cellophane 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.  

 

4
0084/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfits

Brand: XCWZ

Name:

Type/number of model: Article Nos 860, 862, 898

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outfits intended for children up to 7 years of age: a pair of trousers and a jacket with a hood that has functional cords with toggles.

The outfits are available in various colours, with various appliqués and inscriptions: - article No 862 – for girls – with embroidered printed patterns on the jacket – horses and the inscription “PONY CLUB”; - article No 860 – for girls – with machine-made embroidery on the jacket depicting a girl with a hat and a fish as well as embroidered inscriptions “Magic Turun” and „pnpu”, colours – pink, orange and purple; - article No 898 – for boys – with an embroidered cartoon character in a car, a helicopter with a rocket and the inscription “FOOK” on the jacket, colour: light blue and light green.

The products are sold in transparent cellophane 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 EN 14682.

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

 

5
0085/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Battery charger and USB AC DC Adaptor

Brand: ELCELL/E CELL

Name:

Type/number of model: DPL-168

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The adaptor is intended for direct mounting onto a mains socket outlet. It has integral non-UK pins to which a detachable conversion unit is attached so that the adaptor can be used in the UK. The adaptor has two outputs. One is a pair of contacts for recharging a battery and the other is a USB socket.

The product is packaged in a heat sealed and transparent package, headed with the logo ‘E Cell’ on a blue background.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

1. the internal insulation does not provide adequate insulation between the input and output circuits;

2. the internal connections rely upon solder to maintain their position;

3. the adaptor has inadequately sized pins which could cause damage to the socket or undue strain on the mechanical connections between the base and the cover of the adaptor.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

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

 

6
0086/10

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp

Brand: Gerimport

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 0051

Bar code: 8430540115254

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lamp with a wooden base, transparent stem and blue shade.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the flex passes over rough areas or sharp edges;

- there is no sleeve to protect the cable against metallic parts;

- the cables do not have an anchoring system;

- the internal wiring is not protected against sharp edges.

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.  

Portugal  

7
0087/10

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy vehicle - Speed Buggy with Trailer

Brand: GOWI

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 9002289009508

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy vehicle with trailer (battery included).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts easily detach and could be 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 and recall from consumers by the distributor.  

 

8
0088/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy windmill - Moulin à Vent

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 3760001670691; Ref. 103302.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four small windmills attached to a base that is in the shape of a butterfly. The toy is coloured lilac and yellow. The packaging and the toy are decorated with cartoons of Winnie the Pooh.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can detach (from the butterfly-shaped part) and could be 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 by the importer.  

Luxembourg,
Poland  

9
0089/10

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Crème - Penis XXL Creme

Brand: Orion

Name:

Type/number of model: Manufacturing code: 33 06.2012, EAN code: 4 024 144 610334. To be used within 3 months in conjunction with the symbol referred to in Annex 8a to the Kosmetik V [Cosmetics Order]

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Container: black, imprinted plastic tube with a black plastic cap sealed with a plastic film.

Contents: white, creamy, almost odourless mass

Country of origin: Germany


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk due to the presence of potentially pathogenic organisms. Total aerobic mesophilic bacteria count (two batches) 4.4 x 105 CFU/g, differentiation: Enterobacter gergoviae; 1.6 x 104 CFU/g.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Slovenia,
Czech Republic  

10
0090/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Tappetone educativo

Brand: M & Friends

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 450;

Batch number/Barcode: 8033866464503.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Coloured letter shapes in transparent plastic packaging. The label is white, yellow, fuchsia and green in colour.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0091/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Eva Floor

Brand: Xin Yue

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Each mat, measuring 60 × 60 cm, consists of 4 puzzle pieces made of coloured rubber. The transparent plastic package bears a white label with red edges.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
0092/10

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Guirnalda Luminosa

Brand: Xingyao

Name:

Type/number of model: XY1063

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with lights of various colours and a white cable.

The packaging is a red cardboard box with a Christmas design.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts can become accessible if the cables are pulled.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities. Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
0093/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's overall - Best Friends

Brand: Flexi

Name:

Type/number of model: Article number 22ТА3801, Barcode 8697858005749.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's winter overalls (astronaut), with hood with functional cords with stoppers, and labels with the following information: baby astronaut, producer – Turkey, Content – cotton, 62/3, www.flexibaby.com. Available in different colours, with an embroidered image of a penguin and a moon on the front side, and the inscription: “Best friends”.

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 14682.

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

 

14
0094/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's set - Wild Eyed

Brand: HAPPYTREE

Name:

Type/number of model: HR-169

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clothing set consisting of three parts for children under 7 years of age: sweatshirt with zipper, hood, with functional cords, a long-sleeved blouse, pair of trousers, with labels with the following signs and information: content 100% cotton, KIDS HAPPY TREE, article number HR-169, made in P.R.C. On the front side of the sweatshirt and blouse there is embroidery with sequins forming the words: "wild eyed", "Northern".

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses:

- a risk of strangulation, due to the presence of functional cords in the hood;

- a risk of choking, because the decorative sequins can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

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

 

15
0095/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's reticular playpen - Madrid

Brand: Brestil

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 506.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s reticular playpen with maximum weight 15 kg, comprised of a frame made up of metallic bent thin-walled tubes, folding feet, and a net enclosure. The bottom of the playpen is made from washable PVC with teddy motives. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with etiquette and warnings in Italian and English languages.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of unprotected sharp edges on the metal tubes which are accessible to a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers by the distributor and sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

16
0096/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's set

Brand: Popolin

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 2052.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outfits intended for children up to 7 years of age, which consist of three parts: a pair of trousers, a long-sleeved blouse and a sleeveless jacket with a hood that has functional cords, in pink and light yellow. The number “16” is written on the front of the sleeveless jacket and metal studs have been glued to it. A label has been attached to the product containing the following information in a foreign language: the brand ”Popolin”, Turkey, composition: 95% cotton, 5% elastane, model 2052, various sizes.

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 14682.

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

 

17
0097/10

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - 100 L Bomilla Multifuncion

Brand: Xingyao

Name:

Type/number of model: XY7001.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 100 lights of various colours and a green cable. The packaging is a red cardboard box with a Christmas design.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts can become accessible if the cables are pulled.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

18
0098/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Yellow solitaire Game

Brand: Dilemma Games

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden, shape sliding puzzle game with a wooden lid, one shape bearing a ball and 9 other shapes being painted.

Country of origin: Thailand


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses:

- a risk of choking due to small parts,

- a chemical risk, because the dark green paint contains 93 mg/kg of lead and 22 mg/kg of chromium and the light green paint contains 871 mg/kg of lead and 184 mg/kg of chromium.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

19
0099/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur de Fumée

Brand: ASTRELL

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 101442 KD 108; Barcode 8431891014425

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Circular white plastic smoke detector. Diameter 10 cm.

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.  

 

20
0100/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Eva Puzzle Mats

Brand: Sun Ta Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: code RST 1959 & barcode 8006458167571.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The transparent plastic bag contains a mat set that can be assembled out of 10 puzzle shapes in various colours with drawings of letters of the alphabet, numbers or animals.

Country of origin: Malaysia

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

21
0101/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Eva Puzzle Mats

Brand: Song Jian Tm

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 6931268732003.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The transparent plastic bag contains rubber puzzle shapes in various colours with letters of the alphabet on the upper side. Inside the packaging an illustrative sheet shows the picture of a baby sitting beside the EVA mats.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

22
0102/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Tappeto Puzzle con Numeri

Brand: Unknown.

Name:

Type/number of model: 8019050257724.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Numbered puzzle shapes in various colours packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

23
0103/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Self-assembly table - Mickey Mouse Club House

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: H 915.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A self-assembly table, comprising six yellow and blue panels bearing illustrations of Disney characters, contained in transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of acetophenone, a substance classified by Directive 67/548/EEC as harmful if swallowed and irritating to eyes.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.  

 

24
0104/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costumes

Brand: E Collection, Creative Education

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Princess cape: 21192220,
2. Fairy tunic: 21192213

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Pink polyester cloak with silver decorations. Size M.

2. Pink polyester dress with silver decorations. Size M.

Country of origin: Sri Lanka


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

25
0105/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Funny Game.

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5900368698466; Art. No. MPD 69846.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of: - a gun made of black and brown plastic, - 3 darts made of black plastic, ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups, length 95 mm, - silver sheriff’s star, - grey handcuffs.

Packaging consists of plastic, transparent part fastened to cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cups of the darts can easily detach and could block airways if put into the mouth.

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

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

 

26
0106/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Doll - Play at Home

Brand: Funny Play

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5907664200140; MK 1996704, NO. 101 A.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll with high-chair. Product is packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 18.0% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the 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.  

 

27
0107/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrows

Brand: Lisia

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5907664200386; MK 2508876.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bow and four arrows. Cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the suction cups of the arrows contain 6.0% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the 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.  

 

28
0108/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Pull along toy - Super Gentle Craft

Brand: Modish Best.

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 59007616628398; No. 2158A.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy cat made of multicoloured plastic with four wheels. There is a cord with a small, ring handle attached. On the sides of the toy are puzzle holes. There are 12 puzzle blocks.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation for children less than 36 months because of the length of the cord.

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

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

 

29
0109/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden pull-along toy

Brand: Cause, Terre des Hommes

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4013594540094

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden pull-along toy – green dragon with red cord (length 640 mm), size 12.5 x 1.5 x 7.5 cm. Without packaging.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small detachable elements (the dragon's dorsal spines) which could be swallowed.

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.  

 

30
0110/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Alto

Brand: Suzuki

Name:

Type/number of model: AMF310. The recall concerns 5-door vehicles equipped with 1.0L engine, with VINs from MA3GFC31S00117403 to MA3GFC31S00193450.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: India

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because fuel leakage may occur due to a possible problem with the seating of the fuel pump. .

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Malta,
Iceland,
Sweden,
Denmark,
Finland,
Portugal  

31
0111/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf - 1991 one size

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Art No 20620660

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A striped grey viscose scarf.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. The scarf's grey colour released 100 mg/kg of benzidine which exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

32
0112/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy set - Bathtime play set

Brand: Fun time

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 028503050865, item No: 5086

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath toy set with different coloured elements, made of plastic. The toy is packed in a cardboard box. The name and address of the manufacturer and importer and warnings are indicated on the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the end of the play figurine can 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 and withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

33
0113/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarves

Brand: L’asessor

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Art No AF-4671 2. Art No AF-4671

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. a red silk scarf. Size 50x180 cm; 2. a purple silk scarf. Size 50x180 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. The colour on the red scarf released 77 mg/kg of benzidine and the colour on the purple scarf released 96 mg/kg of benzidine which both exceed the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

34
0114/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's dress

Brand: Jiabi

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with a rose and sequins sewn on the front, and a stitched belt designed to be tied at the back.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of:

- choking, because the beads and sequins can be easily detached and swallowed;

- injuries, because of the long belt in the waist area.

The product does not conform to the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

35
0115/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Kid's t-shirt

Brand: Ke Ke Er

Name:

Type/number of model: 3882

Batch number/Barcode: 335824 678128

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Kids t-shirt in a combination of two colours, with sewn and glued sequins and stones and cords with free ends for fastening around the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of:

- choking, because the colourful decorative stones can be easily detached and swallowed;

- strangulation, because of the presence of drawstrings in the neck area.

The product does not conform to the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

36
0116/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Kid's clothing set

Brand: Yong Da

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Kid’s clothing set in two pieces: overalls and a jacket with functional cords in the hood area, designed for children up to 36 months old. In two colours: blue and green, with embroidered figure of a small male wearing a hat and with inscriptions on the two sides: "GAF" and "SHE".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

37
0117/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket - Fashion Best

Brand: Amy

Name:

Type/number of model: J 003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket, with a hood and functional cords with knots and plastic stoppers at the ends. On the outer part there is a motif of a teddy bear with a ball and the caption "Fashion wear". On the back, there is the caption: "SPORT".

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

38
0118/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: JSJ

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. 3206.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket, intended for children up to 7 years, with a hood and functional cords with knots and plastic stoppers at the ends. On the outer part there is an embroidered flower.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

39
0119/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: JSJ

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. 3209.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket, intended for children up to 7 years, with a hood and functional cords with knots and plastic stoppers at the ends. On the outer part there is an embroidered car.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

40
0120/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy - Nautilus/Regenbogenschiffchen

Brand: Nina

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5900946000377

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy boat made of green, yellow and white plastic with blue and red wheels. In the upper part of the toy there are 5 holes of various shapes. There are also 5 blocks in different colours matching the holes. The packaging is a transparent plastic pack. The name and address of the manufacturer and warnings are indicated in Polish; the name and address of the distributor is in Latvian.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because parts of the toy which fit into the small part cylinder can be easily detached (blue wheel = 55 N and 64 N, red wheel = 22 N and 30 N).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and recall from consumers by the distributor.  

Poland,
Italy  

41
0121/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's camisole set

Brand: Ufaklik

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby camisole set, with long sleeves, consisting of two parts with textile cords in the waist area, 26 cm. long for the upper camisole, with appliqués and prints.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries, because of the presence of functional cords in the waist area.

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

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

 

42
0122/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sport suit

Brand: Beautiful Sister

Name:

Type/number of model: Code 66.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sports suit, intended for children up to the age of 7: trousers and jacket, with a hood and functional cords, dark blue colour, with embroidery and a print on the jacket with various captions.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

43
0123/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's sleeping bag

Brand: Acen Canini

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's sleeping bag, with a hood and functional cords, in different colours, with bunny appliqué and labels with the following information: article: baby bag, contents: 30% cotton, 30% viscose, 40% acryl, origin Turkey.

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.

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

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

 

44
0124/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Set of plastic rattles - Infant Gift Set – Lots of Fun

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. 68041, bar code 5291410052917.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of four (4) different rattles made of hard multicoloured plastic. The packaging is a cardboard box with transparent plastic window. On the package there is the “CE” mark, the name of the importer/distributor, the age limit and a warning concerning small parts.

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 which fit entirely into the small part cylinder.

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.  

 

45
0125/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket - Forever

Brand: YI JIE 2000

Name:

Type/number of model: n°JL-01

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with elastic drawstrings in the hood. Available in different colours, with embroidery – a flower with the inscription “Forever” and butterflies on the front and back of the jacket. A label is attached with information about the manufacturer and materials used – 100% nylon, lining - 35% cotton, 65% polyester and labels with inscriptions: "YI JIE 2000”, best collection” classic wear, No JL-01. The products are offered 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.

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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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

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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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