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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 8 (Published on: 26/02/2010)

Corrigenda
Notification 1216/09 from week 34 of 2009 has been permanently removed following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the authorities.

Notification 0163/10 from week 5 of 2010 was changed to a notification "For information" following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the authorities and was consequently removed from the RAPEX website .

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

1
0306/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Pushchair for dolls - Lovely Baby/Doll stroller

Brand: ARRO

Name:

Type/number of model: FL6066-A Bar code: 8435031275196

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Product is a pushchair for dolls. The fabric of the seat is decorated with colourful pictures. The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag with a strip of card bearing the words: “Lovely Baby - Doll Stroller”, the model number and reference, the name and address of the importer, the CE mark, the symbol indicating that it is unsuitable for children under the age of three, and “made in China”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not resistant to weight being applied and may collapse when only minimal pressure is applied, leading to the entrapment of fingers.

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.  

 

2
0307/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy cars

Brand: Rascend

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. E6122005 and E6183542

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Various toy cars. Some are racing cars and some are all-terrain vehicles. The product comes in blister packaging bearing the following text: Championship, CE mark, Formula 1 and the symbol indicating that it is not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because the wheels can easily detach from the axles, revealing protruding components.

The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

3
0308/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric hair straightener - Ion Hair Perming Appliance

Brand: Guang Ming

Name:

Type/number of model: Model RCT-588

Batch number/Barcode: 6925979788930

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric hair straightener in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - openings give access to live parts that are protected by only basic insulation; - the insulation resistance is not sufficient; - the conductors are not properly attached to the pins of the plug.

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
0310/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Box of tricks - Witzdose

Brand: Kik

Name:

Type/number of model: Season: 209 WGR: 912; Order No. 563500; EAN-Code: 53635009121000000199.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of plastic joke items: false teeth, 1 fly, 1 spider, 1 pile of dog excrement, 1 sticking plaster.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.2% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the flies and the spiders and 16.7 mg/kg of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) in the sticking plaster.

According to REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy can be placed in the mouth by children.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

6
0311/10

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Fake moustache - Sideburns & Moustache

Brand: Widmann

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref 26985

Batch number/Barcode: 8003558269808.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black fake moustache with matching sideburns. The product is sold in blister packaging with a label bearing the following indications in Spanish and other languages: ‘Not suitable for children under 14 - Warning! Keep away from fire’.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because when it is exposed to a flame the duration of the flaming is too long and the extent of the burning is too large.

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

 

7
0312/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Aolibo

Name:

Type/number of model: BR838

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' shoes, black in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2 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.  

Slovenia  

8
0313/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ blouse

Brand: Trussardi

Name:

Type/number of model: Article: 1704, code: 9B68765

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ blouse in white with long sleeves and pink cords at the lower edges of the sleeves. Composition: 100%. Sizes: 3 to 24 months.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords at the lower edges of the sleeves.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

9
0314/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s dress

Brand: Unique

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 19318,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 205846473284

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s sleeveless summer dress in white, pink and green. The dress has cords with free ends that protrude 26 cm. Also, there are cords in the pocket area, which protrude below the trim of the garment when they are untied. Composition: 98% cotton, 2% elastane. Sizes: 1-6 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords with free ends in the shoulder area and near the pockets.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

10
0315/10

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: Tiger

Name:

Type/number of model: Order nr. : 55721

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red textile scarf with black decoration and fringes.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. It releases 196 mg/kg (ppm) benzidine in the red textile which is a known human carcinogenic which easily can be absorbed through the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and destructions of stocks.  

Iceland  

11
0316/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Gold Dragon

Name:

Type/number of model: 2Y70005-1

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' black boots with buckles.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2687 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.  

 

12
0317/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Daer

Name:

Type/number of model: A01

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black high-heeled ladies' boots with buckles.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.16 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.  

 

13
0318/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Daer

Name:

Type/number of model: B65

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black high-heeled ladies' boots with buckles.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.26 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.  

 

14
0319/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's shoes

Brand: Gold Dragon

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 816-1.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White sport shoes for men with stripes and "skull and cross bones" signs.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 21.1 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.  

 

15
0320/10

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: USB power supply - USB Peripheral Suit

Brand: ϵ (lower-case epsilon symbol)

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: LF-003A, Bar code: 7 340004 626138

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: USB mains adapter supplied in cardboard box together with USB extension cable and USB car charger.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The mains adaptor poses a risk of electric shock because the clearances/creepage distances between the primary and the secondary windings in the transformer are less than required and there are no insulation tubes on the output wires.

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

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

 

16
0321/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Gold Dragon

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 818-2.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' shoes, wine-red and brown in colour.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.38 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.  

 

17
0322/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Gold Dragon

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 818-3.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' purple, shiny casual shoes with the inscription BSR.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.28 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.  

 

18
0323/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Gold Dragon

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. 818-5.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' black, shiny casual shoes with the inscription BSR.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.2 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.  

 

19
0324/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: G River

Name:

Type/number of model: D81754/MIX24.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and light pink children's shoes with flower decorations.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.54 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.  

 

20
0325/10

Greece

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer - Led torch

Brand: Meisile

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 2YN139-3 (from invoice), No: 8+1 (from packaging)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metallic LED torch with laser pointer (blue with silver-coloured top, approximate length: 11.2 cm). The laser is operated by 3 AAA batteries. The product is packed in a blister with carton paper bearing instructions for use and safety instructions (approximate dimensions: 15.7 x 9.5 x 3.3 cm). Technical characteristics: output power <5 mW, wavelength 650 nm ±10.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser pointer is classified as Class IIIA laser product.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

21
0326/10

Greece

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: K

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 347WD

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pen-sized, black-coloured laser pointer with silver top (approximate length: 16.7 cm) that emits a green laser beam. By turning a part of the product, a light effect is produced. The product is operated by two AAA batteries and is packed in a black carton box (batteries and instruction manual included, approximate dimensions: 18 x 6 x 2.7 cm). Technical characteristics: output power <30 mW, wavelength 532 nm ±10.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser pointer is classified as Class IIIB laser product.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

22
0327/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Electronic lighters

Brand: Rolling

Name:

Type/number of model: 3KD117CR, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39018.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic, refillable, gas lighters with pictures of cigarette rolling paper and tips (approximate dimensions: 6.4 x 2.4 x 1 cm). All lighters are packed in multicolour cardboard boxes (50 items, safety tips and instructions for use included, approximate dimensions: 15 x 15 x 6.5 cm).

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it does not have sufficient resistance to continuous burning.

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

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

 

23
0328/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's pyjamas

Brand: Style Text

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two-part children’s pyjamas – upper part with strings in the neck area and white lower part with dogs and hearts in blue and pink and a sewn textile label marked: "Style text", Made in Bulgaria, 100% cotton, intended for children up to the age of 7. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

24
0329/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' jacket

Brand: Unique

Name:

Type/number of model: Code 38011.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Woven baby's jacket in red with a zip, two pockets and a hood containing drawstrings and a fur trim.

Composition: 100% polyamide.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

25
0330/10

Greece

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Global import

Name:

Type/number of model: Model PGL-III 8095182

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black laser pointer in the shape of a big torch (approximate length: 23.7 cm) that emits a green laser beam. The product is operated by two “C” batteries (not included) and is packed in a transparent blister. The laser bears a safety key switch and an on/off blue button, and can also be activated by a remote controller. Technical characteristics: output power <500 mW, wavelength 500-600 nm.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser pointer is classified as Class IIIB laser product.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

26
0331/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Kids' clothing set

Brand: For Funky Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 30-8075-2.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Kid’s clothing set consisting of green trousers and jacket in green, blue and yellow, with a hood with fabric drawstrings. On the front of the jacket, there is embroidery depicting a baseball cap. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached on the jacket, containing information about the product. Size: 5 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

27
0332/10

Greece

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Candles

Brand: Jumbo

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 0 279829 000038.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Candles in the shape of orange flowers (approximate dimensions: 4 x 4 x 1.5 cm) in a plastic container. The candles are packed in eighteen pieces in a transparent bag, with warnings and instructions for use in Greek, English and Bulgarian on the reverse side.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because, once ignited, it can suddenly and unexpectedly burst into flames. One incident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.

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

Cyprus  

28
0333/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy laser gun with target - Shooter on Target Laser Gun

Brand: Qun Xing

Name:

Type/number of model: ITEM Nº: 2138;

Batch number/Barcode: 9905719402224.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy laser gun with target. The packaging is a cardboard box with a sticker bearing the address of the importer and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because of the power of the laser which is class 3B.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

29
0334/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur Avertisseur Autonome de Fumée

Brand: SCS SENTINEL

Name:

Type/number of model: SM 2188

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Visual and audible smoke alarm powered by a round battery.

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 and recall from consumers by the trader.  

 

30
0335/10

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's shoes - Tex Man

Brand: Tex

Name:

Type/number of model: T401781.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men’s lace-up shoes, sizes 39–46, black in colour.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.4 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.

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

 

31
0336/10

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden toy - Im Freizeit Park

Brand: Rolling

Name:

Type/number of model: 09122502-001.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy set consisting of: 1 off-road vehicle ("Safari") made of wood with plastic wheels, 2 racing cars made of wood with plastic wheels, each with a recess into which a “driver” made of wood is glued, 5 different traffic signs made of wood, 2 figures made of wood (1 “race marshall”, 1 sheep), some of the wooden parts are painted in different colours (particularly white, blue and red); Dimensions: length of racing car: approximately 6 cm, height of traffic signs: approximately 8 cm, weight of racing car: approximately 26 or 28 g, weight of “sheep”: approximately 9 g.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the drivers of the racing cars 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.  

 

32
0337/10

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Micra K12

Brand: Nissan

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Vehicles made from 2 May until 28 September 2009.

The affected vehicles are left-hand drive and have a black-coloured dashboard. See attached list with VIN numbers .

Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the passenger’s air bag may not inflate in the event of a frontal road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece,
Austria,
Slovenia,
Lithuania,
Hungary,
Portugal,
Sweden  

33
0338/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with accessories

Brand: Baby Peek a Boo

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 91903, REF: 10950038;

Batch number/Barcode: 892813919039.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 36-cm high, blue-eyed doll dressed in a pink suit and cap, with a potty and other accessories (rattle and bottle). The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent front through which the toys can be seen. The sides and back of the box have pictures of a little girl playing with the doll and the following statement: "Baby peek a boo". There is also a picture of a teddy bear.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the doll's rattle can easily break and swallowed.

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.  

 

34
0339/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Desk lamp

Brand: KIKA

Name:

Type/number of model: art. No.14850756, model No: C5009,

Batch number/Barcode: 2000148507568

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child-appealing table lamp made of painted wood, with a bear figure, honey jar and a beehive on the base, and a lamp holder with a lamp-shade. It is operated with an external transformer. Technical specifications: 15 W, E 14, 12 V, 50 Hz.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because it uses an E14 bulb which is accessible and can be touched by a child.

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.  

 

35
0342/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft tiger on rocking base

Brand: Qianfu

Name:

Type/number of model: 8456158651939.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy tiger on rocking base, with a label with the following information: Importer in Spain, Made in China, CE mark.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

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

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

 

36
0343/10

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Light Flower Set

Brand: Rollearth

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 240L (green), 144L (white) and 100L (green); Bar code: 8605720015598, 8605720015536 and 8605710005202.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric lighting chain with small bulbs. The packaging consists of a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and live parts can become accessible; - parts can be removed without a tool, providing access to live parts; - the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is too small.

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.  

 

37
0344/10

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Light Flower Set

Brand: Rollearth

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 240L (white). Bar code: 8605720015574

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric lighting chain with small bulbs. The packaging consists of a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and live parts can become accessible; - parts can be removed without a tool, providing access to live parts; - the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is too small.

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.  

 

38
0345/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden birdhouse construction kit - Bau Dein eigenes Vogelhaus

Brand: Kik

Name:

Type/number of model: Season: 208 WGR: 912 Order No: 2025400; EAN No: 20254009121000000100.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy construction kit for building a birdhouse, comprising two wooden discs measuring 230 mm x 185 mm. The wooden parts are coated in transparent varnish and shrink-wrapped in transparent film.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 580 mg/kg of formaldehyde.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Hungary  

39
0346/10

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Powder with glitter - Glitter powder for fingernails

Brand: Kik – BL Beauty Line

Name:

Type/number of model: Season: 209; WGR: 921; Order No: 5223000.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fine red powder with small glitter parts; Fine white powder with glitter effects.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain 140 mg/kg and 211 mg/kg of antimony which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

40
0347/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfits - 22 base ball/dogy/3g team

Brand: Bilkon baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfits consisting of two parts – a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers. The outfits are intended for children up to 7 years of age. The sweatshirt has functional cords with plastic toggles at both ends. On the front of the sweatshirt there is an appliqué of a dog with a hat and the inscription: “22 base ball, dogy, 3 team 9”. The sweatshirt is fastened with a zipper. There is a textile label with inscriptions in a foreign language: „Bilkon baby – 2 – 92, 100% cotton”, as well as symbols concerning its treatment.

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
0348/10

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension cord - Power cube

Brand: GEMBRID,

Name:

Type/number of model: SPF2-B-10

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension cord made of grey plastic with a black cable.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because of the inappropriate fastening of the cable and the plastic cover, and inappropriate insulation.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60884.

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

 

42
0349/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jackets - Lucky Stars children’s jackets

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Miss Gems , Piccola Danza , LOVE Glamour girls; serial No SP-58, SP-61

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Long-sleeved, hooded children’s jackets in various colours and patterns with drawstrings in the hoods.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the distributor.  

 

43
0350/10

Greece

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer - Green Laser Pointer

Brand: GLOBAL

Name:

Type/number of model: Model DIAS, No. 600197

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black laser pointer in the form of a torch (approximate length: 16.2 cm) that emits a green laser beam. The product is operated by a 2200mW (3.7V) battery and is packed in a white cardboard box (battery and instruction manual included, approximate dimensions: 18 x 10.8 x 4 cm). The laser has a safety key switch and a blue on/off button. Technical characteristics: output power <50 mW, wavelength 532 nm.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is classified as a Class IIIB laser product.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

44
0352/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter - Folding Scooter

Brand: Gallop

Name:

Type/number of model: Item: 0216641, Bar code: 8432583166415.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green musical scooter.

Description of the packaging: Red cardboard box printed with the words "Folding Scooter". The back of the box bears a label marked with the data of the importer, "patinete infantil c/musica" (children's musical scooter), the barcode, the item number and the following warnings: contains small parts; not suitable for children under 36 months; keep the packing for future reference.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the wheel size is less than 12 mm (9 mm), the handlebar grips are less than 40 mm in diameter (34 mm), and the distance between the moving parts is less than 12 mm (7 mm).

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

45
0353/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Hooded jacket

Brand: LCKR

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 2092014565499, Article No 9201456.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black hooded jacket (red lining), sizes 92-134.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the retailer.  

The Netherlands,
Belgium,
Ireland  

46
0354/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's pants

Brand: Riemuli

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red baby velour pants, 80% cotton, 20% polyester. Red drawstring in the waist area. Size 50/56-134/140 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area which are too long and not attached to the garment

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

47
0355/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night light - Magic Night Light

Brand: Globo

Name:

Type/number of model: JY003-01 (lamp), 01102 (lampshade),

Batch number/Barcode: 9007371125852.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lamp has a plastic cover and can be directly inserted into the socket outlet. The plastic lampshade is decorated with a cartoon figure and can be removed by hand, without using a tool. Technical parameters: 230 V; 7 W; lamp: E14 Class II; F-mark

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is attractive to children and the lampshade can be removed and the bulb replaced while it is connected to the mains supply.

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.  

 

48
0356/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Rubber ball - Squeeze wit

Brand: Jumbo Squishy Ball

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4260059592116, 7030800271100000010, Article No 3415.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rubber ball made of soft, coloured material (synthetic), diameter approximately 120 mm.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it can easily catch fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

49
49 0357/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night light

Brand: Globo

Name:

Type/number of model: JY003-01 (lamp), 04102 (lampshade), 66202 (packaging),

Batch number/Barcode: 9007371125876.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lamp has a plastic cover and can be directly inserted into the socket outlet. The plastic lampshade is decorated with a cartoon figure and can be removed by hand, without using a tool. Technical parameters: 230 V, 7W, lamp head: E14, Class II, F-mark

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is attractive to children and the lampshade can be removed and the bulb replaced while it is connected to the mains supply.

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.  

 

50
0358/10

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Pull along toy

Brand: Åhlens Parvel

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN-code: 0239537552670

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pull-along animal in the shape of a giraffe. The giraffe is turquoise with yellow dots and “horns”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the yellow horns on the head of the giraffe are glued and can be easily detached and could be placed in the mouth by a child.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

Norway  

51
0359/10

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Chainsaw - Tronçonneuse à Chaine

Brand: Rondy

Name:

Type/number of model: RDY 1501 TCT (Ref.: 994912)

Batch number/Barcode: 3 06931994912 4

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Serial No: 18066-2007

Chainsaw 45.02 cm³, 2-stroke, 6 kg

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Burns

The product poses a risk of injuries and burns because:

- the chain guard does not remain in place if the machine is placed vertically;

- the shut-off mechanism is in such a position that it is not easy to stop the machine under normal operating conditions, particularly if the operator is wearing protective gloves;

- the exhaust silencer is positioned near the front handle and direct contact with it is possible when the brake is applied.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 11681.

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

 

52
0360/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers - Jean trousers

Brand: Cycle Band

Name:

Type/number of model: Type of model: CC30969, bar code: 2000001465059

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s blue jeans , intended for children of the age of 5. The trousers have blue drawstrings in the waist and red drawstrings at the ankle. The drawstrings extend below the hemline of the trousers. There is a label sewn to the product with the additional information: “100% cotton” and graphic indications concerning its treatment.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

53
0361/10

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's suit

Brand: 1. Hong; 2. Disney Fairies; 3. Happy House

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Children's suit „HONG“, mod. A911, children's jacket „HONG“, A875; 2. Children's jacket „Disney fairies“, art.DGFY-5775, bar code: 5999032757752; 3. Children's jacket „HAPPY HOUSE“, mod. WO-017 – without barcode.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's suit Hong (three parts - jacket, shirt and trousers) made of light green knitted material. Suit jacket fastens with a zip and has a hood with a textile cord. Children's jacket Hong, made of electric-blue coloured material, jacket with hood containing an elastic cord, fastened by a zip. . Baby's pink jacket made of knitted material, with printed geometric patterns, a zipper and a hood with a textile cord. Children's jacket with a hood made of reddish-purple satin fabric, fastened by a zip and buttons, hood edge sewn with downy material, hood contains an elastic cord.

The product "Disney Fairies" may be counterfeit.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the hoods.

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

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

 

54
0362/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Cruze

Brand: Chevrolet

Name:

Type/number of model: 2010 model year vehicles, produced between 25 September 2009 and 3 December 2009. The affected vehicles have VINs in the range between AK550595 to AK599629: see attached list with VIN numbers .

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the fuel feed pipe could leak.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Iceland,
Denmark,
Poland,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
The Netherlands,
Spain,
Portugal,
Finland  

55
0363/10

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Swing - Ladybird swing and Leaf swing

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 83159 and No. 83158.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swing for domestic use, made in wood in the shape of a “Ladybird” or a “Leaf”.

Country of origin: Denmark


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the impact force is too high if the swing hits a child.

In addition, during assembly or adjustment of the swing, the consumer must tie knots in the rope.

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.  

Denmark  

56
0364/10

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Vehicle jack - Draper 1.5 tonne Scissor Jack

Brand: Draper

Name:

Type/number of model: SJ2A, Stock No. 87433, Barcode ref 50 10559 874330, Batch codes begin with either “1208” or “0109”.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue colour, metal scissor jack.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the tensile strength of some components may be too low.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 1494.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

Ireland  

57
0365/10

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Candles - Fruit Flavor Candle Craftwork

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: S-003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Candles in the form of a strawberry with a leaf on top.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries as, due to its appearance, the candle can be confused with a foodstuff, especially by children. If they put it into the mouth they may bite small elements from it and, if these small parts are ingested, it could lead to choking or obstruction of the digestive system.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

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

 

58
0366/10

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative article - orange slices

Brand: QX-IMPEX

Name:

Type/number of model: 403 033,

Batch number/Barcode: 5996033372847

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange slices made of plastic, sprinkled with sugar-like material. 12 slices/package.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative article can be confused with a foodstuff and the lemon skin can be peeled off generating small parts.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

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

 

59
0367/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baseball cap

Brand: G & D

Name:

Type/number of model: 4038732802551.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baseball cap in black fabric with G&D logo.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 43 mg/kg 4-aminoazobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

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

 

60
0368/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Pull along toys - Pull-a-long Friends – Toucan, Alligator, Sharky

Brand: Manhattan Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Toucan – Item number 210720 UPC code: 0-1196444143-3. Alligator – Item number 210750 UPC code: 0-1196444207-2. Sharky – Item number 210740 UPC code: 0-1196444145-7.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wood tug toys in the shape of a toucan, alligator and shark. There is a 7.5 cm hang tag secured through the tug rope. The hang tag has a 12m+ warning. There is also an instruction to retain hang tag for future reference and to remove all packaging before giving to a child. It gives the trader’s address details in USA and UK. It has CE marking. Packaging info is given in English, French & Spanish.

Country of origin: Thailand


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the wooden dowel holding the top part of the toy can become loose and the resulting piece could pose a potential choking hazard to children.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

 

61
0369/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: HISHO

Name:

Type/number of model: GRA-3333

Batch number/Barcode: 11101024 (on packaging),
2 005053 033331 (on packaging)

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mini yellow transparent lighters packed in grey cardboard box (50 items). Dimensions: 5.4 x 2.1 x 1 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it does not have a child-resistant mechanism.

The product does not comply with Commission Decision 2006/502/EC which requires that only lighters which are child-resistant are placed on the market.

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

 

62
0370/10

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ boots

Brand: Love red

Name:

Type/number of model: Colour: fuchsia Model: 0600, Ref.: 92300290

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ fuchsia, quilted, casual, flat boots with fuchsia soles.

The packaging consists of a black, cardboard box. The brand name ‘love red’ is printed on the box in black and there are red hearts of various sizes on the lid.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 308 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear.

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

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

 

63
0371/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's skirt

Brand: Angel

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 5123,

Batch number/Barcode: 1000000092493

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Violet skirt intended for children of age 3. The skirt is designed with two free-ended cords at the waist. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age, barcode and information about treatment.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of external injuries due to the presence of drawstrings with free ends in the waist area.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

64
0372/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Cycle Band

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CC31074,

Batch number/Barcode: 2000001600795

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Polyester children’s trousers, in blue colour, intended for children of age 5. The trousers have blue drawstrings in the waist and in the ankle with no free ends. The drawstrings in the ankle area extend below the hemline of the trousers. There is a label sewn to the product concerning its treatment.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of external injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the ankle area which extend below the hemline of the trousers.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

65
0373/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Mavin Sport Group

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 9433,

Batch number/Barcode: 1000000092929

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink children’s clothing set consisting of 2 pieces - a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt - intended for children up to age 5. The sweatshirt is designed with cords at the waist and on the sleeves. It is fastened with a zip placed in the middle. The trousers are designed with cords between the knee and ankle area. On the label is written: “Mavin”, the barcode and the price.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist, on the sleeves and between the knee and ankle area.

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

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

 

66
0374/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy's swimming trunks

Brand: Doxuer

Name:

Type/number of model: Code – 03

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swimming trunks for boys, available in various colours, with different kinds of edging. There are labels with information in Bulgarian: imported from China, composition: 20% elastane, 80% polyester, instructions concerning use, size: S code – 03. The products are sold without any packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings 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.  

 

67
0375/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Doxuer

Name:

Type/number of model: 007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bikini for girls, with free ends in the area of the neck, chest and waist. There are labels with information in Bulgarian: imported from China, composition: 20% elastane, 80% polyester, instructions concerning its use, size: 6, code – 03, item N° Н007.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords on the top and bottom part of the bikini.

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

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

 

68
0376/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sleeveless jacket

Brand: ELBG

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sleeveless jackets/sweatshirts intended for children up to 7 years of age, supplied with a hood which has functional cords. There is an inscription on the front and back "36 Modern music". The products are sold without any packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

69
0377/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Setty Koop

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 8219

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt. The top of the sweatshirt has a hood with functional cords that end in a knot. On the front of the top there is the inscription “SETTY KOOPXT”.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation, because of 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.  

 

70
0378/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Michel Dali

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 0509301, 014С18.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood that has functional cords. On the front there is an embroidered inscription: “MDB baby”. There is a label attached to the product and it contains information about the composition. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Cyprus


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation, because of the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the distributor.  

Cyprus  

71
0379/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy machine gun - Multifunctional gun

Brand: Action

Name:

Type/number of model: 144F - Ref. E6176639

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy machine gun with laser pointer. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing the wording: ‘Action Multifunctional Gun - Battery Operation - Install 3 AA size batteries – Lighting and Shake System – Sound and Switch System - Included Infrared System.’ There is also a label with warnings.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because of the power of the laser which is a class 3B laser.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

72
0380/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: America Rap

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: B033,

Batch number/Barcode: 1000000093032

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt intended for children of age 3. The sweatshirt is grey with black stripes and has a hood which is designed with a cord. There is a zip fastener placed in the middle and a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age, barcode and treatment.

Country of origin: Italy


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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: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

73
0381/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Adrenalina

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Trousers: H3685,
2. Sweatshirt: H3687

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 1000000093230,
2. 1000000093247

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of 2 pieces - a pair of violet trousers and a sweatshirt - intended for children of the age of 3. The sweatshirt is designed with cords in the hood. It is fastened with a zip placed in the middle. The trousers are designed with cords at the waist. On the label is written: "Adrenalina", the barcode and the price.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

 

74
0382/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirts

Brand: TTOWATTO

Name:

Type/number of model: HFT11389

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirts intended for children up to 7 years of age, with functional cords in the hood. There are labels containing the following information: item n° HFT11389, brand name, country of origin, composition -100% cotton, and inscriptions and embroidered patterns on the front, as well as some glued small elements.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of:

- choking, because small elements which fit entirely into the small part cylinder can be easily detached,

- strangulation, because of the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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

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

Bulgaria  

75
0383/10

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair mask - Active Mask A; - Active Mask B; - Color Melange N.º 4.35 – Brown

Brand: Hantesis

Name:

Type/number of model: All

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Active Mask A: Activating mask for permanent and semi-permanent colours, with Pro-Vitamin B5. Volume: 500 ml; Active Mask B: Activating mask for permanent and semi-permanent colours, with Pro-Vitamin B5. Volume: 500 ml; Color Melange Nº 4.35 - Brown: Gelatinous Coloration Ammonia Free. Volume: box with 3 pieces/60 ml.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because Active Mask A and B contain Basic Red 22, while Color Melange contains HC Yellow n. 5.

These substances are prohibited by the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Latvia  

76
0384/10

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Central vacuum system - Typhoon Evo

Brand: Sach

Name:

Type/number of model: 160.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Central vacuum system. Specified voltage 230 V. Filter system: primary - cyclone; secondary - antibacterial; tertiary - hepa filter cartridge. 794 mm x 380 mm; 1 600 W.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is no reinforced insulation between the low-voltage section of the electronic circuit and the metal housing of the motor.

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.  

 

77
0385/10

Malta

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Captiva C100

Brand: Chevrolet

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The VIN ranges of affected vehicles are as follows: 7B002599 - 8B210085.

Passenger car.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the steering intermediate shaft yoke may become disconnected from the steering column shaft under certain driving conditions.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Lithuania,
Poland,
Denmark,
Hungary,
The Netherlands,
Spain,
Sweden,
Finland  

78
0386/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel Adaptor - EST

Brand: EST

Name:

Type/number of model: 768

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic body, chrome colour pins. CE marking. Red shutters over live and neutral socket, no manufacturers details.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because current carrying sockets are not automatically screened by shutters and do not operate in conjunction with earth pins or two current carrying pins (one pin is capable of opening the shutter).

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the retailer.  

 

79
0387/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel Adaptor - AS

Brand: AS

Name:

Type/number of model: 168

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 3 UK pin adaptor for non-UK plugs. Grey plastic body, brass earth pins with part brass live and neutral pins. No CE marking or manufacturer's details.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the open construction of the socket face allows live parts to be touched.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the retailer.  

 

80
0388/10

Greece

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Air soft gun - Gun

Brand: Vigor

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Gun M-16, Item No. 224-A7.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black coloured 1/1 scale high performance assembled plastic air soft gun (approximate dimensions: L: 60 cm, W: 4.5 cm, H: 18 cm), shooting 6 mm BB plastic bullets and equipped with a laser beam source. The product is sold in black packaging (approximate dimensions: 62 x 18 x 6 cm), with the following warning on it (English): "WARNING: Choking Hazard – Small Parts. Not for Children under 18 years. Do not shoot at any human or animal. Read the instructions and note before using. LASER radiation. Do not stare into beam."

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a Class 3 laser. Class 3 lasers may not be placed on the market for consumer use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

81
0389/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: Prehistoric bubbles

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no. 210142.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 60 ml bubble liquid in a plastic bottle with a metallic tiny ball on the top.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk because the liquid inside the product contains significant amounts of aerobic microbes.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

82
0390/10

Finland

Category: Furniture

Product: Garden chair

Brand: Torpet

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 7319072204777.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White coloured garden chair.

Country of origin: Sweden


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because: - it has sharp edges on the seat; - the instability of the chair may cause users to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.

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

Sweden  

83
0391/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s top

Brand: Wanxiwa

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s top which fastens with a zipper. On the front there are 2 embroidered butterflies with glued decorative beads.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

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

 

84
0392/10

Bulgaria

Category: Other

Product: Ladies' watch

Brand: M.J. Time

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ watch with an imitation leather strap, a round face and figures in the form of small stones. There is the inscription M.J.Time” on the lower metal part and on the face, as well as a label indicating the country of origin. The products are sold without any packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of 2.8 µg/cm²/week of nickel from the metallic parts.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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


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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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