Report 13 (Published on: 02/04/2010)

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Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Peugeot 3008

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles manufactured from 16 to 21 April 2009, chassis numbers VF30URHE89S045367 to VF30U9HZH9S062766.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the front bumper may come loose, fall onto the road and present an obstacle to other vehicles causing an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Hungary,
Spain,
Greece,
Sweden,
Portugal,
Finland,
The Netherlands  

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van - Jumpy

Brand: Citroën

Name:

Type/number of model: 2.0 L HDI, vehicles manufactured from 1 January 2007 to 9 July 2008, chassis numbers 64003006 to 8Z001315.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because there is the possibility of contact between the fuel hose and the engine cover which could cause wearing of the fuel hose, leading to fuel leakage.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Lithuania,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Spain,
Estonia,
Sweden,
Portugal,
Finland,
The Netherlands  

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electrical plug

Brand: Rayo

Name:

Type/number of model: 33030;

Batch number/Barcode: 8430204330306

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White electrical plug in a transparent blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts can be accessed without a pin being inserted.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

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

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy - Dozy Dolphin

Brand: Cloud B

Name:

Type/number of model: 30140260

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey and white soft toy in the form of a dolphin, 20 cm long, with a battery-operated musical box.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Choking

The product poses a risk of burns because the surface of the batteries becomes too hot and is not adequately insulated; and a risk of choking because of the presence of a small part (the on/off button) that can be easily detached and could be swallowed by a child.

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

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

 

The Netherlands

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Portable gas stove - Kartuschenkocher

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: BG 1100; Barcode EAN 4304493343993.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metal single burner stove, with plastic holder for the gas container, including two full gas containers, packed in a rectangle cardboard box.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a risk of Carbon monoxide poisoning because the combustion products contain too much carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 521.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the distributor.  

Greece  

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Rotuladas

Name:

Type/number of model: 106/04

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with lights in the shape of flowers of different colours. Packaged in a transparent bag.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

- the insulation resistance is not sufficient;

- the connections of the terminals are not adequate;

- the cross-sectional area of the conductors is too small;

- the cable is not adequately anchored;

- there is no protection against damp conditions that may arise through normal use.

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.  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children`s sports outfit - Pure Speed - Blazinng Trails

Brand: Gilgin Gocuk

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's sports outfit consisting of two parts - a top with a hood and a pair of trousers, with a printed picture of a car and an inscription PURE SPEED - BLAZINNG TRAILS on the top. The children's outfits are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children`s sports outfit - Angeles

Brand: Tandem

Name:

Type/number of model: Size: 12 M, 18 M, 24 M.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's sports outfit consisting of two parts - a top with a hood and a pair of trousers, brand Tandem, intended for children up to 7 years of age. The children's sports outfits are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Fang An

Name:

Type/number of model: FA-609

Batch number/Barcode: 6985184855056

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Three way mains adaptor for domestic use, to convert one socket to three sockets. The packaging is cardboard with transparent plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

- it lacks the required insulation on conducting parts;

- it overheats;

- the fuse terminals are screwed on to plastic instead of metal.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

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

Belgium  

10
0580/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Electronic lighter - High quality lighter

Brand: Flame Fire

Name:

Type/number of model: X1036A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and silver lighter with flip-top that reveals a silver ignition mechanism (approximate dimensions: 5.8 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm). The lighter bears three small decorative colourless glass-stones. The lighters are packed in a blue cardboard box (50 items), with the picture of the Statue of Liberty on the top. The packaging bears the warning "Keep lighter away from children" in 6 languages (approximate dimensions: 16.8 x 11.3 x 7.5 cm).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Burns

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

According to Commission's Decision 2006/502/EC Member States shall ensure that only lighters which are child-resistant are placed on the market.

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

 

11
0581/10

Belgium

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Fire blanket - Blusdeken / Couverture Anti-Feu

Brand: Saval

Name:

Type/number of model: 08362040

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fire blanket for extinguishing cooking oil fires, 90 x 90 cm, with red packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because during use it may catch fire, burning the user or setting fire to the surroundings.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.

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

 

12
0582/10

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children`s jogging suit and sweatshirt

Brand: 1. YLISI; 2. GLORIOUS

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. XL-8946 ,
2. BPO-5946

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032759466

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Children`s pink jogging suit consisting of two parts, intended for children of 1 year of age. The front of the sweatshirt has embroidery and a printed design. The sweatshirt has a hood with functional cords and the trousers have cords in the waist area;

2. Sweatshirt with hood, grey in colour with decorative stitching and printing on the front.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and in the waist area.

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

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

 

13
0583/10

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby walker

Brand: Bertoni

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: BW-4, item 822,

Batch number/Barcode: 3 800678 908229 Model: BW-3, item 821.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby-walker made of plastic with textile seat and a metal folding construction. The difference between the two models is in the lack of a music toy in model BW-3 and the different pictures. The product is packed in transparent, polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the seat can break exposing sharp edges.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1273.

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

Romania  

14
0584/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children`s jogging suit - Miss Sance

Brand: Kai Xiang Kid`s

Name:

Type/number of model: No.: F9029; Size: 6, 8, 10.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jogging suit with a hood with textile cords and metal toggles. The trousers have a functional, fastening textile cord with metal toggles in the waist area. On the front of the top there is an inscription: "Miss Sance" "Children Action" and a picture of a kitten. On the back there is another inscription "Miss Sance Action" and a picture of a kitten with decorative elements.

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.  

 

15
0585/10

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy set

Brand: Animal

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath toy set of squeezable, squeaky, soft plastic toys in 8 different colours and shapes - with a sound-emitting element. Packed in a plastic bag attached to a colourful original label. The back of the label is marked: "Fruit Summer Animal".

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of

- choking because the whistle can be easily detached and swallowed, and

- damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

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.  

 

16
0586/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Electronic lighter - Electronic

Brand: Atomic

Name:

Type/number of model: Item ID: 36164CR, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39023, lot number: GC 51182

Batch number/Barcode: 4 014663 047964 (on packaging)

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Slim refillable piezo electronic gas lighter, with black top and red solid body (approximate dimensions: 8 x 2.5 x 1 cm). The lighters are equipped with a Child Resistant (CR) mechanism and are packed in black-orange carton box (50 items), with safety instructions and warnings in 11 languages.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it fails to meet the necessary requirements as regards flame height, resistance to spitting, sputtering and flaring and flame extinction

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

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

 

17
0587/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Electronic lighter - Electronic beauty

Brand: Atomic

Name:

Type/number of model: Electronic Beauty, Item ID: 3628401, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39007, lot number: GK 51182

Batch number/Barcode: 4 014663 053347 (on packaging)

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Slim refillable piezo electronic all white gas lighter, (approximate dimensions: 8.2 x 2.5 x 1 cm). The lighters are equipped with Child Resistant (CR) mechanism and are packed in black-orange carton box (50 items), with safety instructions and warnings in 12 languages (approximate dimensions: 13 x 12 x 8.7 cm).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because the product can easily break due to insufficient resistance when dropped and the fuel can escape.

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

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

 

18
0588/10

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor - All-in-One World Wide Travel Adaptor

Brand: Travel Blue

Name:

Type/number of model: Cat. No. 179, EAN: 5 018 404 001 795

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptor.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the contact pins, intended for use in the USA, can be exposed and could be touched whilst they are live.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

19
0589/10

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat - 72-piece puzzle mat

Brand: Möbelix

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN code: 9007019153019

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The puzzle mat consists of 72 puzzle pieces made of foam-like material. Each part contains a removable figure or letter. Size of individual component: approximately 16 x 16 cm. May be used as a puzzle and for playing games on. Zipped bag made of flexible transparent plastic, enclosing a colour-printed leaflet (see attached photographs).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts which fit into the small part cylinder and can be swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Hungary,
Slovakia  

20
0590/10

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Rice cooker

Brand: Tiger King

Name:

Type/number of model: ARC-G18HT

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rice cooker, diameter approximately 26cm, with closable lid, 220 Volt, 700 Watt, capacity: 1.8 litres

Country of origin: Republic of Korea


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is not earthed and in the case of an insulation defect the outer casing will become live; and because the cable insulation is so brittle that it cracks after being handled normally for a short time, exposing live wires that could be touched.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the retailer.  

 

21
0591/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Berlingo

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: Type 7*****, EC type approval e2*2001/116*0366.

Vehicles manufactured between January 2009 and 18 August 2009 with identification numbers VF77J9HZC67644761 to VF77J9HXC9J212242.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The vehicle poses a risk of injuries because the ball joint that secures the rear window damper can turn so that the rear window may in some cases come loose.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Hungary,
Norway,
Denmark,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
Spain,
Sweden,
Portugal,
Finland,
The Netherlands  

22
0592/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Partner

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model: Type 7*****, EC type approval e2*2001/116*0365.

Vehicles manufactured between January 2009 and 18 August 2009 with identification numbers VF37S9HZC68035785 to VF37J9HZC9J208730.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car/van

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The vehicle poses a risk of injuries because the ball joint that secures the rear window damper can turn so that the rear window may in some cases come loose.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Hungary,
Norway,
Sweden,
Bulgaria,
Spain,
Portugal,
The Netherlands  

23
0593/10

Belgium

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Fire blanket - Blusdeken / Couverture Anti-Feu

Brand: Ansul

Name:

Type/number of model: 6104

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fire blanket for extinguishing cooking oil fires, 90 x 90 cm, packaged in a white plastic shell

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because during use it may catch fire, burning the user or setting fire to the surroundings.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1869.

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

 

24
0594/10

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat - EVA PUZZLE MATS

Brand: IAN YING

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy packed in clear plastic wrap.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains removable parts, which entirely fit into the small parts cylinder.

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

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

 

25
0595/10

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Toy cubes

Brand: Prestige

Name:

Type/number of model: AC-1120 code 9400030024215

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy packed in clear plastic wrap.

Country of origin: Russian Federation


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the green cube contains 143 mg/kg of chromium and 633 mg/kg of lead and the yellow cube contains 254 mg/kg of chromium and 1263 mg/kg of lead.

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

 

26
0596/10

Sweden

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp - Disko Trafiklys / Disco Traffic Light

Brand: Tiger

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 0200010047589

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tiger. A decorative lamp in the form of a traffic light, 27 cm tall, with different flashing modes.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- live parts are accessible when the lamp is replaced,

- the fixing of the cover, which is opened for lamp replacement, is not sufficient,

- the internal wiring for the lamp holders has a cross-section that is less than required;

and a risk of fire because:

- the plastic material which retains current-carrying parts in position is not sufficiently fire resistant.

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.  

Iceland,
Denmark,
The Netherlands  

27
0597/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Feroza, Wildcat and Rocky

Brand: Daihatsu

Name:

Type/number of model: Feroza,
Wildcat,
Rocky

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four-wheel drive passenger car.

Feroza: Type F3*, ABE F126; Wildcat / Rocky: Types F8*, F9* ABE F151

Vehicles manufactured in years 1985 to 1996 with the following vehicle identification numbers: JDA000F3********* (Feroza) JDA000F8********* (Wildcat) JDA000F9********* (Rocky).

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of fire and a chemical risk because a crack may occur in the ventilation valve of the fuel vapour recirculation system after an extensive operating period and fuel vapour can enter the interior of the vehicle.

One incident reported involving fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece  

28
0598/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy - dog

Brand: Muaa

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 500010056

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a pink soft-toy dog resembling a poodle with bows attached to its ears and body. Around its neck there is a heart-shaped pendant. A cardboard label bears the words `soft-toy dog`, the make and a barcode.

Country of origin: Argentina


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the heart-shaped pendant is easy to remove and fits into 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.  

 

29
0599/10

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby`s overall - Romper and body

Brand: Yamaha

Name:

Type/number of model: Romper: B10FB70102E0 (6-12 months) and B10FB70104E0 (12 months and up). Body: B10FB70402E0.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are a romper and a body made of cotton, coloured blue with white YAMAHA inscriptions. The products are fastened with plastic snaps. (The products with metal snaps are safe according to the trader statement).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the plastic snaps may break during use producing small parts that could be swallowed or inhaled by children.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

Austria,
The Netherlands,
Greece  

30
0600/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car / Van - Sprinter

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles manufactured between May 2006 and April 2009. See attached list of VIN-numbers

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car or van.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the filter of the engine oil separator may become obstructed with dirt particles, increasing the pressure in the crankcase and leading to the possibility that oil could escape onto hot parts in the engine compartment.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Germany,
Denmark,
Ireland,
Lithuania,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
Spain,
Estonia,
Malta,
Portugal,
The Netherlands,
Finland  

31
0601/10

Lithuania

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Shampoos & haircare products

Brand: Alter ego

Name:

Type/number of model:

1.

Batch number/Barcode: 8008277072173, 300 ml, batch No. 28057G18; 2. barcode: 8008277072050, 300 ml, batch No. 27307G17; 3. barcode 8008277070230, 350 ml, batch No. 3737C05; 4. barcode 8008277072074, 250 ml, batch No. 25886I18.

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Shampoo Hasty [Curl] CURLY TEASER Curl cleanser, 300 ml, 35 Lt, plastic packaging;

2. Shampoo Hasty [Sleek] SLEEK BEAUTY Smoothing cleanser, 300 ml, 33 Lt., plastic packaging;

3. Shampoo REMOVING SHAMPOO,350 ml, 42 Lt, plastic packaging;

4. Balsam Hasty [Sleek] SLEEK ELEGANCE Smoothing balm, 250 ml, 36 Lt, plastic packaging.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains “Methyldibromo glutaronitrile” which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Latvia,
Portugal,
Estonia  

32
0602/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Vacuum cleaner - DC05 Motorhead vacuum cleaner

Brand: Dyson

Name:

Type/number of model: 079. Product sold between 2000 and 2005.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Domestic vacuum cleaner. Grey and purple in colour and supplied in Dyson branded packaging with required safety warnings and operating instructions.

Country of origin: Malaysia


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the hose can become detached from the handle, exposing three electrical contacts. If the user touches these contacts while the machine is plugged in they could receive an electric shock. Ten incidents reported.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

The Netherlands,
Ireland,
Italy  

33
0630/10

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby sling carrier - SlingRider

Brand: Infantino

Name:

Type/number of model: 551-710 UPC 773554517101.

551-734 UPC 773554517347.

151-321 UPC 773554513219.

151-322 UPC 773554513226.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A soft fabric baby sling-style carrier with a padded shoulder strap that is worn by parents and caregivers to carry an infant.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation for babies in the first few months of life (younger than four months of age) because there is the possibility that (i) the sling’s fabric can press against an infant’s nose and mouth, blocking the baby’s breathing and suffocating a baby, and (ii) where the sling keeps the infant in a curled position bending the chin toward the chest, the airways can be restricted, limiting the oxygen supply.

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

Hungary,
Poland,
Cyprus,
Sweden,
Ireland,
Bulgaria,
Norway,
Denmark  

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used by economic operators in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

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Information on measures taken by the national authorities to prevent dangerous products from reaching consumers is an indicator of the enforcement activities carried out by Member States in the field of product safety.

In order to give a better view of the overall level of enforcement in the EU, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, this page also lists the Member States that have found and taken measures against the notified product on their market.

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