Report 26 (Published on: 02/07/2010)

Corrigenda
Notification 0959/09 of week 28 of 2009 has been changed into a "For information" notification following the discussion between the Member States on the risk assessment and has consequently been removed from the RAPEX website.

Notification 0925/07 of week 36 of 2007 has been updated (changes with regard to the model numbers).

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

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Soft lion - PELYO

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5999553860481

OECD Portal Category:

Description: soft, stuffed toy - lion with a suction cup. Height: 30 cm

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 34 g/100 g of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the suction cup.

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

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

 

Norway

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-Light

Brand: Scan Lamps

Name:

Type/number of model: 2500081000; A7111

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Night-light in the form of "Winnie the Pooh". 230V, 5W

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock for children because it is child-appealing and the light source can be removed while the lamp is still connected to the mains, thus giving access to live parts.

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.  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Lamb costume - Baby Cuties - Lamb

Brand: Widman

Name:

Type/number of model: Article code 67797, EAN code: 8 003558 274901

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Suit with hood for children aged 1-2 years in the form of a lamb.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be easily detached (particularly the left eye at 51N and the zip tag at 88N) and swallowed or inhaled by children.

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

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

Italy  

France

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative branch

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 1390105

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Branch 14 cm long with imitation berries: raspberries, blackcurrants and blackberries

Country of origin: Belgium


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the branch contains imitation fruit which may be confused with real berries (raspberries, blackcurrants and blackberries). These berries become detached at 7 N, 14N and 20N and fit entirely inside the small parts cylinder. Therefore, they represent a safety risk to users, and in particular to children (suffocation, obstruction of digestive tract).

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

Belgium  

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Set of games - Games Chest 4 in 1 (Spielekiste 4 in 1)

Brand: Lifetimes Games

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No 85442, EAN 8711252854427

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicomponent set of four games (chess, draughts, mikado, dominos) in a wooden box measuring 17 cm x 17 cm x 3 cm with a sliding lid.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 794.59 mg/kg formaldehyde.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble set - “BUBBLE FUN”

Brand: Simba

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 4006592794651

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are containers for soap solution, made of smooth coloured plastic: red with a green cap, yellow with a red cap and green with a yellow cap. The caps have a dome-shaped top of clear plastic and have little spheres around them. Each item bears a dark blue label decorated with soap bubbles in a lighter blue. On the front there is the face of a blond child who is making bubbles by blowing on the end of a wand attached to a green cap, as well as the name of the article in red, yellow and orange lettering.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the microbial count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria was 3.8×106 CFU/ml.

The solution also contains:

- Pseudomonas putida (opportunistic pathogen);

- Gram-negative bacteria, indicating the possible presence of enteric bacteria.

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

 

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy - "Tante bolle Ciuf Ciuf"

Brand: RE.EL TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 8001059006199

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a red plastic train. The wheels (front ones smaller than the rear ones) are yellow, and the front of the train, the roof of the cabin, the cover of the boiler (which has yellow inserts) and the mechanism that moves the wheels are all blue. There is a working yellow light on the front of the train. Coloured stickers on the side are illustrated with pictures of soap bubbles and the words "Ciuf Ciuf" ("choo choo!") and "Tante Bolle" ("lots of bubbles"). Next to the boiler is a pin with a plastic ring on the end. The package containing the train also includes the container of soap solution, which is red with a white cap.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the microbial count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria was 5.0×106 CFU/ml.

The solution also contains:

- Achromobacter xylosoxidans (opportunistic pathogen);

- Gram-negative bacteria, indicating the possible presence of enteric bacteria.

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

 

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble set - "SUPER TOY BUBBLES"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 8004817069658, item number: 896-3

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are containers for soap solution, made of smooth coloured plastic: orange with an orange cap, yellow with a purple cap and pink with a fuchsia cap. The caps have an unusual shape that incorporates a ring. Each article bears a yellow label with coloured stars over which the words “Super toy bubbles” are printed.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the microbial count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria was 3.8×102 CFU/ml.

The solution also contains:

- Pasteurella pneumotropica/haemolytica;

- Shewanella algae/putrefaciens (opportunistic pathogens).

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

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy with shapes

Brand: HAPPINESS GROWUP

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 27835

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product consists of a base into which fit different shapes in red, orange and green. It is accompanied by a yellow plastic hammer joined to the base by a pink cord. The product is packed in a cardboard box, the front of which carries a photograph of a very young child. The top of the box carries a photograph of the toy with some parts removed from the base.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break in small parts which can be 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.  

 

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0982/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats

Brand: Linea in

Name:

Type/number of model: EVA PUZZLE MAT Article 257748, bar code: 8019050257748

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The plastic wrapping contains a set of rubber shapes of various colours forming a puzzle. These have the outlines of animals (such as foxes or squirrels) in various colours. A coloured illustration is contained inside the packaging.

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 by the authorities.  

 

11
0983/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun - Super Action

Brand: Taidi

Name:

Type/number of model: TD-2007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black plastic toy gun in a yellow box with TD-2007 written in silver colour along the top. The gun contains a built-in laser module which is initiated using a button near the trigger. The gun makes sounds and vibrates.

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 3B laser.

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

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products by the authorities and recall from consumers initiated through the media.  

 

12
0984/10

Lithuania

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Colouring balm - Henna Color/Herbal Colouring Balm

Brand: Venita

Name:

Type/number of model:

i) Henna Color 12 Cherry (Visnia), 50 ml, b.c. 5902101710336,batch No. 9.11.521, ii) Henna Color 13 Wild Walnut (Lesnoj Orech), 50 ml, b.c. 5902101710343, batch No.9.11.541,

iii) Henna Color 18 Black tulip (Cernyj Tiulpan), 50 ml, b.c.5902101710398, batch No. 9.10.477.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are packed in brown packages containing a brown tube with the colouring balm -50 ml.

Country of origin: Poland


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain the substance CI 11105 (INCI name - Basic Blue 41), which is prohibited in cosmetic products by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Czech Republic,
Poland  

13
0985/10

Lithuania

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Colouring cream - Perfect Color Intensive Creme Gold/Hair colour

Brand: Venita

Name:

Type/number of model:

i) 141 Bordo, b.c.5902101713405, batch No. 01.002/070;

ii) 151 Krasnoje Derevo, b.c. 5902101713429, batch No. 01.021/070;

iii) 003 Sverch-Svetlyj, b.c. 5902101713276, batch No.01.008/059;

iv) B60 Pepelnyj Blondin, b.c. 5902101713306, batch No. 01.033/071;

v) 200 Machagon, b.c. 5902101713467, 11.437/060;

vi) Gold 100 Tiomnyj Kaštan, b.c. 5902101713344, batch No. 11.449/060.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Colour cream packed in green packaging including a grey tube of colour cream - 50 ml, bottle with oxidative Emulsion - 50 ml, packaging of balm - 15 ml.

Country of origin: Poland


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain 2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine and Hydroquinone, which are prohibited in cosmetic products by Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Czech Republic,
Poland  

14
0986/10

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Swing

Brand: Hörby bruk

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. no. 76023

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden swing for domestic use with a rectangular wooden seat suspended from two ropes.

Country of origin: Sweden


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the impact force is too high if the seat should hit a child on the head, and may result in concussion and severe head injuries.

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 manufacturer.  

Norway,
Iceland,
Finland,
Denmark  

15
0987/10

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Swing

Brand: Hörby bruk

Name:

Type/number of model: Art.no. 76022

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A green and red metal framed swing for domestic use with a yellow dual-seat and footrest, the means of suspension are steel pipes.

Country of origin: Sweden


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the impact force is too high if the seat should hit a child on the head, and may result in concussion and severe head injuries.

In addition, it is possible for a child to climb up the swing and to put a hand or a finger between the crossbeam and the suspended steel tubes while the swing is moving. This could lead to pinching, crushing or in worst cases amputation of a finger.

One incident reported.

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 manufacturer.  

Norway,
Finland,
Denmark  

16
0988/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's garment set

Brand: Tingba

Name:

Type/number of model: XRMT 64331

Batch number/Barcode: 6938073843313

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's garment set. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. Embroidered inscription on the front part: "ven ezl". The trousers also have a drawstring at the waist. Size: 86

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

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

 

17
0989/10

United Kingdom

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's Waistcoat and Blouse/Dress

Brand: Q&E

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Waistcoat & Blouse - Peach/ grey chequered waistcoat with jewelled embellishments attached; a white lace trimmed blouse.

2. Polka Dot Dress - White background with either pink/red spots, 2 jewels on bow at front.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because:

- the waistcoat and blouse have buttons that can be easily pulled off and the decorative elements on the upper can be easily removed. These small elements can be swallowed or inhaled by small children, which may cause choking.

- the polka dot dress has cords which are too long.

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

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

 

18
0990/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's garment set for girls

Brand: Tingba

Name:

Type/number of model: XRMT 64205-N

Batch number/Barcode: 6938073842057

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's garment set for girls. The hood includes a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles at the end. Embroidered inscription on the front part: "fashion". The trousers also have a drawstring in the waist with knots and plastic toggles. Size: 98

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

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

 

19
0991/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Visibility accessory - Reflexer / Reflekser / Heijastimet

Brand: Biltema

Name:

Type/number of model: 32–503

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Reflective bands with Velcro and RFX-logo. Colour is neon yellow.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product does not provide the expected visibility for the user because the retroreflective values of the reflective surfaces are too low.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.

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

 

20
0992/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing sets

Brand: SUNPARTY

Name:

Type/number of model: 6605

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's clothing sets - a jacket and a pair of trousers in grey colour. The jacket has a detachable hood with fastening elastics ended with stoppers.

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 area.

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

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

 

21
0993/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatsuits

Brand: RAMAN

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are children’s sweatsuits consisting of a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers. They are intended for boys and girls up to 7 years of age, brand "RAMAN". The sweatshirt has a hood with functional cords whose ends are tied in a knot and have plastic stoppers. The sweatshirt is fastened with a zip. There are 2 pockets, sizes: from 1 to 5. On the front of the girls' sweatshirts there is an embroidered inscription "Gap Girl" and on the boys' sweatshirts there is another inscription: "MEXT" 82.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

22
0994/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel charger - International Travel Adaptor Kit

Brand: iLuv

Name:

Type/number of model: i108,

6 392471 50218

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: USB AC/DC mains adaptor. Input: 100 - 240 V 50 / 60 Hz 22 W Output: 5 V DC 2 A with interchangeable pin types for USA and European Sockets.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The adaptor poses a risk of electric shock because the pins are inadequately sized which could damage the socket and put undue strain on the adaptor.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standards BSEN 60950 and BS 1363.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. Remaining stock seized by the authorities.  

 

23
0995/10

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Mask

Brand: KIK

Name:

Type/number of model: Saison: 209, WGR:912, Euftr: 3714600, EAN 37146009121000000149

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey plastic mask with black spots and red triangles

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because a child can easily cover the head by the plastic bag containing the item.

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.  

 

24
0996/10

France

Category: Toys

Product: Cat magnet

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference 62621 - supplier reference IM1268

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Resin cat with fabric legs holding a heart and with a magnet on its back.

Country of origin: Spain


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries (digestive lesions) because small detachable parts (magnet) with a magnetic induction flux higher than 50 kG²mm² (73 kG²mm²) 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 and recall from consumers.  

Spain  

25
0997/10

Norway

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Barbecue glove - Grillvott

Brand: Coop

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 4717687004066

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Silver-coloured barbecue glove packed in a transparent plastic bag closed with a paper tag.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product can cause severe burns when using it because the coating on the glove melts when exposed to heat.

One incident reported.

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

 

26
0998/10

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: FRIENDS

Name:

Type/number of model: Type 243734/243733 EAN 7340011368458/7340011368373

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two models of trousers for children size 56-86 with buttons.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the buttons can easily be detached and could be swallowed by a child.

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

 

27
0999/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: "Happy Tree"

Name:

Type/number of model: HR-2079

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jackets, Happy Tree brand, with a hood that has functional cords ending in metal toggles, with two pockets, sizes: 4, 6, 10 and 12. On the front there is an embroidered inscription "SUPERS" with attached sequins as well as other inscriptions: "Super Star" "Once Girl" and a printed picture of a girl. At the waist area there are functional cords for fixing.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and 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.  

 

28
1000/10

France

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy - Babytoys

Brand: Logitoys/Zig zag

Name:

Type/number of model: MQ08/GUE41 bar code 3 375 006 251 41

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy comprises a pink plastic boat with three blue figures representing whales.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because some parts of the plastic whale figures protrude too much, causing a risk of choking through regurgitation if put into the mouth.

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

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

 

29
1001/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: Looking good

Name:

Type/number of model: C.15289 090900 EAN 2 099901 152893

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black scarf with fringes at the ends (165 x 60 cm).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 192 mg/kg 3,3`-Dimethoxybenzidine (Limit value for prohibited azo dyes: 30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

30
1002/10

Spain

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer - FISHING

Brand: MUNCISA

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: 71502 Barcode 8435230715028.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED torch with a laser pointer. The packaging is a plastic blister pack.

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.

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

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

 

31
1003/10

France

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Bunch of grapes

Brand: Clayre & Eef

Name:

Type/number of model: 6PL0003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Imitation bunch of grapes measuring approximately 23 cm.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Choking

The product poses risk of choking because the individual grapes, which fit entirely in the small parts cylinder, can be easily detached. These imitation grapes therefore pose a choking hazard to small children who might ingest or inhale them.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Belgium  

32
1004/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's Short Trousers

Brand: Cap Casuals

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CAP K ¾ 002006

Batch number/Barcode: 5290625012631

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's white three-quarter length trousers, intended for children up to 8 years old, with drawstrings in the waist area. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.

Country of origin: Unknown


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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 and corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

33
1005/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing set

Brand: Urchin

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: FH9054

Batch number/Barcode: 5290625016202

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's clothing set consists of 3 pieces - a white sweatshirt with a zip in the middle, a white blouse and a violet trouser which is design with cords in the waist and the ankle area - intended for children up to 8 years old. The drawstrings are extended below the hemline of the trouser. On the labels is written: "URCHIN", the code, the barcode, the size, and the price.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of external injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the ankle area that are extended below the hemline.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

34
1006/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's Trousers

Brand: Puzzle 3

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5202321369001 Model: BGSR7515

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Trousers intended for children of 3 years old, in green colour, with the presence of drawstrings at the lower edge of the garment which are extended below the lower hemline. There is a label on the garment stating the model, barcode, composition, age and treatment. Made in E.U.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings that are extended below the lower hemline of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

35
1007/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl`s Bikini

Brand: David Kids

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8030524486754

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicoloured bikini, for children up to 8 years old. The bikini has free-end halter neck cords. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of halter neck cords with free ends. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

 

36
1008/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl`s Bikini

Brand: Small Paul

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2000000010281 Model: 0036-101003, L4429, art PF5138SO

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicoloured bikini, for children up to 6 months old. The bikini has cords in the neck and chest area. There is a label on the garment stating the brand name, model, composition, age and treatment.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords – halter neck - with free ends on the top of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and corrective actions by the importer ordered by the authorities.  

Greece  

37
1009/10

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Grand Vitara 1,6 and Jimny

Brand: Suzuki

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to the weak material used to make the belt tensioner, there is a risk of loosing power steering assistance which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Malta,
Denmark,
Finland,
Sweden,
Greece,
The Netherlands,
Portugal  

38
1010/10

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Washing machine / washer-extractor - Kitchen Linen

Brand: Miele

Name:

Type/number of model: PW 6055 (capacity 5.5 kg) and PW 6065 (capacity 6,5 kg). Products made from 30th November 2009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Washing machine / washer-extractor.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because hot water or foam may suddenly escape from the machine through the detergent dispenser drawer.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Slovenia,
Greece,
Portugal  

39
1011/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger for laptops - H AC/DC Adaptor

Brand: Hipro Electronics

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: PPP009H/Serial No: F3-W9820910

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: AC/DC charger for laptops and notepads

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate separation of the input and output circuits and the electric strength of the insulation is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.

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

 

40
1012/10

Hungary

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Sleeping bag for babies

Brand: Pippi design

Name:

Type/number of model: S 42552-083-579

Batch number/Barcode: 2 098200 000126

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sleeping bag for newborn babies in white, pink and beige colour. The upper part includes a hood with a drawstring. The front of the bag is decorated with an image of a deer`s head and an embroidered inscription "Rudolfina".

Country of origin: Hungary


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Suffocation,
Strangulation

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

The product also poses a serious risk of suffocation when the drawstrings are closed.

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

 

41
1013/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger for laptops - 19v AC/DC Adaptor

Brand: Surelaptop

Name:

Type/number of model: SX-19Z3421

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: AC/DC charger for laptops and notepads.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate separation of the input and output circuits and the electric strength of the insulation is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.

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

 

42
1014/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger for laptops - Universal AC Adaptor

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: SCAC2004/CA047/70W

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal Laptop/Notepad Charger.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the electric strength of the insulation is not sufficient and because the dimensions of the pins of the plug that is fitted do not meet the requirements.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558 and the relevant national standard BS1363.

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

 

43
1015/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Wireless Microphone Set

Brand: J-Mark

Name:

Type/number of model: JM-306

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Product is a wireless microphone system most suitable for karaoke or supplementary equipment to portable loudspeakers. It includes 2 VHF microphones and a receiver box with 2 aerials attached.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

1. It has inadequate insulation.

2. The supply cord is inadequately sized and is not properly anchored.

3. The travel adaptor supplied to enable the product to be connected to a UK socket has socket contacts that are not protected by shutters and the pins are not of the required dimensions.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60065 and the relevant national standard BS1363.

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

 

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.


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