Report 9 (Published on: 05/03/2010)

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Notification 0259/10 from report 7 of 2010 has been removed following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the French authorities..

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

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sleeveless jacket

Brand: Setty Koop

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 8216

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sleeveless jacket. The top of the jacket has a hood with functional cords that end in a knot. On the front 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.  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: GMZ Clothing

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 8219

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years of age with a hood with functional cords with ends tied in a knot.

Country of origin: Turkey


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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.  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s Outfits

Brand: Sume

Name:

Type/number of model: 44146

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 sweatshirt with a hood that has functional cords and a pair of trousers that have cords in the waist area. There is an attached as well as a sewn label. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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

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

 

The Netherlands

Category: Chemical products

Product: Bicycle tyre repair kit

Brand: Bronco (Red Sun)

Name:

Type/number of model: MM 435, bar code 731015001453.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product contains several items, including a tube with a rubber solution with the brand name Red Sun.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 14% by weight of benzene and 1.1% by weight of toluene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Alyeser

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 372

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s long-sleeved sweatshirts intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood that has a functional cord. The product is sold with an attached label in transparent polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: Syria


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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.  

 

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Moving cakes - Cake to go

Brand: Butlers

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4035644815181.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small wind-up cake-shaped moving article, decorated with tiny fruits, without packaging. Dimensions: 60 mm x 60 mm x 25 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff. The product contains small detachable parts that children can put in their mouths and swallow.

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.  

Germany  

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Bani

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trousers with functional cords in the waist area. The number 29 is marked on one of the pockets and there is a sewn pocket at the back with the inscription: "vintage rase, 63 city motors, brooklin". The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of external 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.  

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - The Best Welcome Gifts for the Children

Brand: Funny Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: HF 651880 ,
HF651882

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: HF 651880: A yellow and green or red and yellow rattle with a red handle, packed in a plastic net. HF651882: A green, red and yellow rattle without a handle, packed in a plastic net.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Cuts

The products poses a risk of:

- choking, because the beads can easily come out the rattle and the handle can easily break in small parts and be swallowed;

- cuts, because of the presence of several hazardous burrs.

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.  

 

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: SaiPa

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no 503-100, bar code 6420613295190.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black trousers for young children with a white waist band, yellow stripes down the side and a yellow drawstring at the waist. Size 80-110 cm. 100% cotton.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings at the waist.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities  

 

10
0402/10

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote controlled dimmer - Wireless Remote Controlled Socket Dimmer

Brand: FIAP Control Active

Name:

Type/number of model: 2763

Batch number/Barcode: 4260063161261

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Remote controlled dimmer for use with mains socket.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

- the distance between the earth contacts is too small;

- the earth contacts bend easily;

- it overheats during use;

- the exterior casing is not sufficiently heat resistant and may distort exposing live parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

11
0403/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric fan - Mini Tower Fan

Brand: Equation

Name:

Type/number of model: FZ30-48PR

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Three -speed mini tower fan, packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because internal parts with only basic insulation are accessible and can be touched with the fingers.

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.  

 

12
0404/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat - Eva (ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer) Floor mat Set Mickey Mouse Club House

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: H 913

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A self-assembly mat, comprising four blue panels bearing illustrations of Disney characters. On the paper label wrapped around the panels there is an illustration of Goofy.

Country of origin: China


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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.  

 

13
0405/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Herod

Name:

Type/number of model: HB70727

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt intended for children up to 10 years, with a hood with a cord.

Country of origin: Italy


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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.  

 

14
0406/10

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric fan

Brand: Adam

Name:

Type/number of model: AD-1801

Batch number/Barcode: 5290756002969

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric fan, grey, with two switches - one to switch on/off and one to control the speed of the fan. 240V, 50Hz, 120W, CLASS I

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Fire,
Injuries,
Electric shock

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

- the conductors of the supply cord are consolidated by soldering where they are subject to contact pressure which could lead to a bad electrical contact;

- there are sharp edges on the base support;

- the supply cord is not constrained with a cord anchorage.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

15
0407/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Children's pirate costume

Brand: NKD

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4016620951901 or 2015584922530; Article No 1558492.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Packaging: Colourless, transparent plastic bag with a cardboard inlay displaying a picture of the costume, labelling information and other details; Contents: Children's pirate costume consisting of a dress, belt and bandana.

Country of origin: Philippines


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it releases 530 mg/kg toluylendiamine which exceeds the permitted limit (30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

 

16
0408/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy - snowman

Brand: KSD

Name:

Type/number of model: Type 665425; EAN 8711277089545.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy in the form of a snowman with fur hat, jacket and winter boots, approximately 27 cm long. Two tags are attached displaying, amongst other things, details of the distributor and a warning.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the buttons 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 recall from consumers by the retailer.  

 

17
0409/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - 308 Berline and 308 SW

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model: 4*****

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: EC type approval: e2*2001/116*0362*.

The vehicles affected are those manufactured in the period 10 September 2007 – 17 November 2007 with the following vehicle identification numbers: VF34C5FTF55076216 to VF34HRHRJ55040570, VF34A5FWC55020462 to VF34CRHRJ55070694.

Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because intensive use could result in the bonnet catch coming loose, thereby causing the bonnet to fly open.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Denmark,
Iceland,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Lithuania,
The Netherlands,
Malta,
Estonia,
Portugal,
Finland  

18
0410/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat - EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer) puzzle mat

Brand: Boys toys - RTDAS

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 42007 and 42009.

Batch number/Barcode: 8422562420072 and 8422562420096.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: This is a plastic puzzle mat made up of pieces with coloured letters and numbers. The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label bearing the following information: Boys Toys, the address and barcode, the CE mark, the symbol indicating it is forbidden for children under 3 years of age and the warnings that this is a toy containing small parts.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the material easily generates small parts which can pose a potential suffocation risk.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

19
0411/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plush teddy bear

Brand: Jia Li

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: YX20090921,

Batch number/Barcode: 8436036093679

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink plush bears with a label identifying the importer, bearing the bar code, CE mark, the statement 'Made in China' and the warning 'not recommended for children under 36 months of age'.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the eyes of this soft toy have dangerous burrs.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

20
0412/10

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothes

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Children's suit art. K-955 KE YI QI, 2. Children's suit art. K-908 KE YI QI, 3. Children's suit for girls „Venus“ art. 907 DONG, 4. Children's jacket art. K-962 KE YI QI.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Children's suit art. K-955 KE YI Qi - hooded sweater and pants-pink knitted material, embroidered with a small jewelry, 2. Children's suit art. K-908 KE YI QI – made from blue knitted material, sweater with hood, front embroidery and printing design, 3. Children's suit for girls „Venus“, art. 907, DONG - hooded sweater, fasten with zipper and pants in a pink and printed knitted material, 4. Children's jacket K-962 KE YI QI - made from grey printed knitted material, jacket with hood, fastened by a zip, hood estimate of textile cord, which purpose is functional, intended to fit to children size.

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.  

 

21
0413/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's blouses

Brand: XiaoJiLing

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s blouses, brand „XiaoJiLing”, country of origin: China. On the front there is an appliqué of a flower with leaves and sequins. There are two pockets with plastic flowers glued on them. A label has been attached with some information in a foreign language: Xiao Ji Ling, XIAOJILING, TONGZHUANGXILIE. The blouses are packed in cellophane bags, 12 items in each.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the flower and some sequins 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: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

22
0414/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's shoes

Brand: Xinyuan

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 506.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men’s lace-up shoes „XINYUAN” with a decorative buckle, item No. 506. The shoes are sold together with a shoehorn made of PVC. They are packed in a cardboard box which also contains a sachet with an anti-moisture agent on which there is an inscription „MOULDPROOF AGENT DO NOT EAT”. The shoes emit a strong odour of a chemical substance.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 62.5 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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

23
0415/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Christmas hat with lights - Merry Christmas

Brand: Unipri

Name:

Type/number of model: n°585/8-8-059/gis 1505, P12

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas hat with an embroidered pattern depicting a Christmas tree and the inscription: Merry Christmas, as well as five flashing stars/Christmas trees and a battery compartment. The hat is operated by two AA batteries.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the batteries are easily accessible, without using a tool.

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

 

24
0416/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sports set in two parts

Brand: Sancido® kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sport set consisting of two parts – upper part and trousers, trade mark Sancido kids, intended for kids up to 7 years old. The upper part has a hood with functional cords with ends tied in knots, on the front side there is a sign: “Watchout”, it has a zip-fastener, the sizes are 92, 86 and 74. The children’s sport sets are offered for sale without a package.

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.  

 

25
0417/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: Seppälä

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 6438182286549.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A white-navy blue-red viscose scarf, size 110 x 110 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it releases 660 mg/kg of benzidine which exceeds the permitted limit (30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

26
0418/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sport set in two parts

Brand: ALINGE

Name:

Type/number of model: Z-034

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sport set consisting of two parts – upper part with a hood and trousers, trade mark ALINGE, High Class Fashion, Style No: Z-034, Size: 18 M, intended for kids up to 7 years old. The upper part has a hood with functional cords with ends tied in knots, on the front side there is a sign: “Athletic Special Division”, it has a zip-fastener, it has two side pockets. The lower part of the set has a functional, fastening cord (lace) in the area of the waist, going though a tunnel, the cords end in knots. The children’s sport sets are offered for sale without a package.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the hood and at the waist. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

27
0419/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Two-part children's suit

Brand: KURTOĞLU

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two-part children’s suit intended for children up to 7 years old: trousers with cords at the waist and a sweatshirt with functional cords in the hood, embroidered inscriptions on the front part: "Star girl" and three stars, with decorative beads. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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

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

 

28
0420/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Matching children's trousers and sweatshirt

Brand: Xin Yi Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: X-021

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Matching children's trousers and sweatshirt. The sweatshirt has a hood with a functional cord.

"Aberdeen" is written on the front. Beige and green or light blue and dark blue.

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.  

 

29
0421/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Matching children's trousers and sweatshirt

Brand: Miqishu

Name:

Type/number of model: XM-08,
XM-09

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Matching children's trousers and sweatshirt for children up to 7 years of age. The trousers have a cord around the waist; the sweatshirt has a hood with a functional cord. On the front there are the inscriptions: Just Marine ocean 1848, Chipie, Relax. The products are available in various colour combinations. The products are sold in cellophane packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings at the waist of the trousers and in the hood of the sweatshirt.

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

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

 

30
0422/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Helisevät pehmokuutiot

Brand: Mauri Kunnas

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 36390000 in invoice

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four rattle cubes with different colourful animal figures, packed in a cardboard box. Different small particles, like horn of the goat, are attached to the figures. The size of cube is 10 x 10 x 10 cm and the surface of it is 100% cotton material.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the horn of the goat) can easily come off. Loose parts fit in the small parts cylinder.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

31
0423/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Jumbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 0263130000030, item n°70408

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirts intended for children up to 7 years of age, item No. 70408, with a label containing the inscription: Jumbo, bar code: 0263130000030, country of origin – China, importer for Bulgaria, composition: 80%, 20% polyamide

The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

 

32
0424/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's capes

Brand: Jumbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 0240746000036, item n°331547-04Y

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s cape “Poncho”, item No. 331547-04Y, with a hood that has functional cords with decorative balls at the ends. There are cords with decorative balls in the lower part of the garment as well. There is a label with the inscription: Jumbo, bar code: 0240746000036, country of origin – China, importer for Bulgaria, composition: 100% acrylic. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

33
0425/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflectors - Key chain

Brand: Senior Products

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar Code 6 420616 791156 (fox and tiger), 6420616 790395 (ghost), 6 420616 790401 (heart), 6 420616 790388 (bear)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue, green, orange, pink, red, yellow or white reflectors, which are shaped like a bear, fox, ghost, heart or tiger.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. Products give false feeling of security to the consumer.

The products do not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

34
0426/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: Cybershop

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 6417326011278

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black scarf with grey, green and pink weft threads, size approximately 100 x 100 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. Grey colour releases 400 mg/kg of benzidine, which exceeds the limit 30 mg/kg. Also green and pink colour release benzidine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

35
0427/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweaters

Brand: Urchin

Name:

Type/number of model: Item n° FH6617, Item n° FH6662

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweaters of brand “Urchin” intended for children aged 4-10, with functional cords in the waist area. The products have labels containing information about the item n° FH6617 (a turtle neck blouse) and item n° FH6662 (a semi-turtle neck blouse in combination with a scarf), country of origin – China, composition: 45% wool, 30% acrylic, 15% cashmere, 10% spandex.

The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords at the waist.

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

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

 

36
0428/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's cardigans - Girls

Brand: Silver sun

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref n° Т92 649, Bar code 8693468926498 Ref n° Т91 649, Bar code 8693468916499

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s cardigans, short-sleeved, brand: "Silver Sun", with functional cords in the area of the waist, ending with textile balls. The products are labelled, containing information about Ref n° Т92 649, Bar code 8693468926498, content: 100% acryl, origin: Turkey. They are offered in a set together with a body-shirt Ref n° Т91 649, Bar code: 8693468916499. They are offered without a package.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords at the waist.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

37
0429/10

Germany

Category: Jewellery

Product: Earrings - Janina

Brand: Kik

Name:

Type/number of model: kik-8208700149.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fashion earrings made of dark metal wire and chain links with a copper core, plastic discs and beads dangling from the earring hook (red).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of 0.614 µg/cm²/week of nickel from the metallic parts.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Hungary  

38
0430/10

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric toaster - Grille-pain DOM 164

Brand: Domoclip

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CS 101029;

Batch number/Barcode: 3 523930 040108.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toaster, white metal sides, 2 slots, 7 degrees of browning, mid-cycle stop function, 650 W

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the temperature of accessible surfaces during use is too high. In addition, the instructions are not complete and, in particular, do not include a warning that the product should not be used close to or beneath combustible materials such as curtains.

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.  

 

39
0431/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s capes

Brand: Jumbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 0240879000033, item n° 331553-23M

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s cape “Poncho”, item n° 331553-23M, with a hood that has functional cords with decorative balls at the ends. There are cords in the lower part of the garment as well. There is a label with the inscription: Jumbo, bar code: 0240879000033, country of origin – China, importer for Bulgaria composition: 100% acrylic. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

40
0432/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: 1. Body, 2. Overall

Brand: Mansikka-Marja, Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Art no. V-82-212238-887-RE1-2; 2. Art no. V-60-281024-896-RE2-2.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Dark red baby’s body made of cotton. Metallic push buttons on the shoulder and crotch area. Size 68 cm. 2. Dark red baby’s overalls made of cotton. Metallic push buttons on the neck area. Size 56 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of aniline that is poisonous and has a carcinogenic effect. The aniline levels measured in the analysis of azocolourants were 1100 mg/kg of aniline in product 1 and 1200 mg/kg of aniline in product 2.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

41
0433/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - XC60

Brand: Volvo

Name:

Type/number of model: Type D, EC type approval e9*2001/116*0068.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Sweden

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because in the event of a side impact there is a chance that the side panel could come into contact with the seat belt release mechanism, causing the seat belt to be released.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Finland  

42
0434/10

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Love Red

Name:

Type/number of model: Model BLACK 0100; Ref. 92200563.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' black, flat pumps. They have a lace at the front which ties in a bow and a strap that buttons on the side. The packaging is a black cardboard shoebox. The brand name ‘love red’ is printed on the box 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 4.2 and 4.1 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the lining and the insole.

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.  

 

43
0435/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: Rolling

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 3KD128CR, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39018.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic refillable gas lighters with pictures of old Rolling advertising posters (approximate dimensions: 6.2 x 2.6 x 1 cm). All lighters are packed in multicolour carton boxes (50 items, safety tips and instructions for use included, approximate dimensions: 14.4 x 13.8 x 6.3 cm).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it is not sufficiently resistant to dropping or to elevated temperatures.

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

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

 

44
0436/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's Jacket

Brand: Unique

Name:

Type/number of model: 38120

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's jacket in beige and grey with two pockets, a hood and drawstrings, protruding under the lower edge of the garment. Composition: 100% cotton.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings protruding under the lower edge of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

45
0437/10

Greece

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Air Sport Gun

Brand: Galaxy

Name:

Type/number of model: G.50 A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black plastic air gun (approximate dimensions: L: 51 cm, W: 6 cm, H: 24 cm), shooting 6mm BB plastic bullets and equipped with a laser beam source. The product is sold in blue - green packaging (approximate dimensions: 57 x 20 x 6 cm).

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: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Malta  

46
0438/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket - Masterpiece Series

Brand: Grant 65

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: MW 93602; Bar Code: 5206142801283.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket in blue colour indented for children of 8 years old. The jacket has blue drawstrings in the neck area. On the labels is written: “65”.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

47
0439/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress and top

Brand: Lù Lù

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: LW91422. Bar Code: 5206142736011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green dress with a grey halter neck-style top for girls up to 14 years old. The top has two free end halter neck functional cords.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the top has loose ends in the area of the neck.

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

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

 

48
0440/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's skirt

Brand: Microbe

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: QW94310; Bar Code:5206142779797

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Violet skirt intended for girls up to 14 years old with a tied belt at the waist.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a tied belt at the waist.

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

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

 

49
0441/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress

Brand: Miss Grant

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: FW92444 Bar Code: 5206142772538

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s striped dress in violet colour intended for children up to 14 years old. The dress has two free end halter neck functional cords.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of loose ends in the area of the neck.

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

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

 

50
0442/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's sweatshirt

Brand: Winx

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: WW92902; Bar Code: 5206142756576.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink sweatshirt intended for girls up to 11 years. It has a hood with drawstrings.

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.  

 

51
0443/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy magnets - Rattling 4 pc magnets

Brand: Knight

Name:

Type/number of model: F1-904590-4

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four rattling magnets in a plastic package.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the magnets have a high magnetic flux index and could block the intestines if they were 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.  

 

52
0444/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing set - Set School / Grizo Asimi

Brand: Michel Dali

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 025B12

Batch number/Barcode: 0911352.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey clothing set for children up to 12 years. The sweat shirt fastens with a zip placed in the middle. The trousers is designed with cords on the waist and below the hip area There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age, barcode and treatment.

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.  

 

53
0445/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Guirnalda Cortina red de 144 Microbombillas con multifuncion lighting chain

Brand: Ante

Name:

Type/number of model: HJ-144L/4F,

Batch number/Barcode: 3858852706789.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 144 series-parallel connected miniature lamps with resistor bridge, a flashing unit and a mains plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the wires are not secured against loosening, basic insulated parts are accessible, the cross section area of the cores is too small, the cords are not appropriately protected against pulling force and torque, and the insulation of the soldered connections is insufficient.

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

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

 

54
0446/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - Guirnalda Cortina 160 Microbombillas con multifuncion lighting chain

Brand: Ante

Name:

Type/number of model: HJ-160L/4F,

Batch number/Barcode: 3858852706772.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 160 series-parallel connected miniature lamps with resistor bridge, a flashing unit and a mains plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the wires are not secured against loosening, basic insulated parts are accessible, the cross section area of the cores is too small, the cords are not appropriately protected against pulling force and torque, and the insulation of the soldered connections is insufficient.

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

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

 

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