Report 27 (Published on: 09/07/2010)

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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:

Germany

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: High chair - Mark

Brand: Ardek

Name:

Type/number of model: 8310192 (B1060)

Batch number/Barcode: 8852031033647

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden high chair with adjustable tray.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the plastic tray mechanism can break resulting in small parts that could be swallowed by children.

In addition, there is also a risk that children´s fingers could become trapped in the tray mechanism.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter - Trottinette

Brand: Cool speed

Name:

Type/number of model: 2 references: 729000 and 729001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. 729000: Child`s scooter, green with black wheels. Hand grips covered with green soft foam. Stickers showing dogs sitting on jumping balls. The scooter is sold in a black cardboard box with yellow flames. The box is marked "Trottinette" and "Cool Speed"

2. 729001: Child`s scooter, red with black wheels. Hand grips covered with red soft foam. Stickers with images of children on scooters. The scooter is sold in a black cardboard box with yellow flames. The box is marked "Trottinette" and "Cool Speed".

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of gaps where the fingers of the child can get trapped, sharp edges, and the absence of a locking device. In addition the wheels and the handlebar ends are too small.

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.  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter - Trottinette

Brand: Cool speed

Name:

Type/number of model: 729002

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Aluminium-coloured scooter with red wheels. The hand grips are covered with blue soft foam. The product has stickers representing a little blonde girl.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of gaps where the fingers of the child can get trapped, sharp edges, and the absence of a locking device. In addition the handlebar ends are too small.

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.  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter - Trottinette/Scooter

Brand: Cool speed

Name:

Type/number of model: 729004

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metallic child`s scooter with transparent wheels. The hand grips are covered with black soft foam. Marked "Scooter.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of gaps where the fingers of the child can get trapped, sharp edges, and the absence of a locking device. The braking system is too harsh. In addition the front wheel is too small.

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.  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sandals - Bio point/Ladies` mules

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 6185; EAN-Code: 2028588002382

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One pair of ladies` mules with three straps and three metal buckles (size 38); dark blue plastic upper material with silver design, black fabric on inner side, inner and outer layers inseparable; cork footbed with beige leather insole; black, elastic plastic outer sole with grips.

Country of origin: Spain


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the dark blue upper material and the black inner fabric lining (direct skin contact) of the straps contain 0.38 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Best/Baby toys

Brand: CM

Name:

Type/number of model: 1/E123654 - No K5801

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of five baby rattles: two in the shape of little animals, one in the shape of a foot, one with two smiling faces and the last one with two coloured balls. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing the words: BEST, baby toys. On a label appear the CE mark, 'Made in China', the symbol indicating that the toy is not recommended for children under the age of three and a choking hazard warning in English.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because one of the balls can be easily detached from the rattle. The toy can easily break generating small parts that fit into the small parts cylinder.

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.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan heater - Heizlüfter

Brand: Techno Star

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: FH2100R; Serial No: MS 120; EAN 4049011003910

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fan heater with cool air function, two settings (1000 W and 2000 W), and toggle switch on base to cut off electricity if the appliance falls over.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because in case of operation with a reduced air supply the heating element does not switch off.

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

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

Greece  

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp holder

Brand: Krang

Name:

Type/number of model: Models: K21022, K21007, K21010 and K21037 Bar code: K21037:8435240706382 and K21010:10000000000045

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Various lamp holders models, individually packed in cellophane (K21037, white) or in cardboard boxes containing 50 pieces (K21010, black, and K21007, white) and 105 pieces (K21022, white). Description of the packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock because they can unscrew when the lamp is removed leaving live parts accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60238.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Gel curing UV lamp for fingernails - Manicure Gel Curing UV Lamp

Brand: Chery

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gel curing UV lamp for fingernails.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the supply cord is not sufficient and because the dimensions of the pins of the plug 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.  

 

10
1025/10

United Kingdom

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Jel jewels

Brand: Transomnia

Name:

Type/number of model: Alphabet set -

Batch number/Barcode: 5020661065700. Model: 154839H.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Transparent soft plastic letters held between two sheets of clear plastic. Sheets contained in a clear plastic bag sealed by use of a stapled cardboard header.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the letters could be confused with food (appearance of being made from jelly) and fit wholly inside the small parts cylinder.

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 by the distributor.  

 

11
1026/10

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Nightlight - Electric nightlight

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

- Reference: 5967

- Batch number: CJ050730

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White porcelain nightlight in the shape of a teapot

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- it can easily break, leaving live components accessible;

- live components are accessible when the bulb is replaced;

- the insulation resistance is not sufficient;

- it could be mistaken as a toy by children.

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

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

 

12
1027/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s pyjamas set

Brand: I Monelli

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 20715 TG4 Bar Code: 8001976207150

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and yellow pyjamas set intended for children up to 4 years old. The top piece of the pyjamas is designed with shoulder straps with free ends. On the labels is written: 'I Monelli', the code, the barcode, the size, and the price.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of free ends shoulder straps.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
1028/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Children Costume

Brand: Tucano Hero

Name:

Type/number of model: Spiderman Size L (11-14 ages) Item No: 13834 L / Item No: 26047-1

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children costume resembling "Spiderman", including jumpsuit and hood.

This product may be counterfeit.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because it has functional cords that are intended to be tied at the back.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

14
1029/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Outlander

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name:

Type/number of model: CW8W. The recall concerns vehicles equipped with 2.0 DiD engine, produced from January through March 2008.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

A cable harness might be in contact with the anti-theft bracket and may eventually wear through and cause a short circuit. If the cable for the starter motor short circuited, the starter motor could start to run whilst the car was being driven and could result in the starter motor overheating.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Hungary,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
The Netherlands,
Lithuania  

16
1031/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Fleece blanket - Fleecedecke

Brand: KiK

Name:

Type/number of model: Fleece blanket 130 x 170 cm, 100% Polyester, 2.99 euro, Season: 109, product group 922, order number 3417600, black.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blanket made from black fleece, edge hemmed with black thread, printed paper binding label.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo-dyes which may release carcinogenic amines. The black thread releases 51.5 mg/kg of 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

Hungary  

17
1032/10

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Jewellery set

Brand: Fashion Accessory

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. HH103

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A bracelet, a necklace and a pair of earrings consisting of violet plastic heart figures and metal parts, packed in set with plastic label. Also pink and red sets available.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the release of nickel which is a skin sensitiser. Rate of nickel release from the metallic parts (hooks and decorative balls) of earrings is 0.93-1.8 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

18
1033/10

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Sliders for doors and windows

Brand: Sigenia

Name:

Type/number of model: Models PSK, PSK-Z and HSK (manufactured between 1994 and 1996).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sliders for sliding doors and windows that can be opened by both sliding and tilting. The sliders concerned were installed into sliding doors and windows by numerous manufacturers, mainly up until 1998.

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because there is the possibility that the plastic sliders may break and, if they do, the window or door elements could potentially fall out of their frames.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary warning to distributors and to consumers by the manufacturer.  

 

19
1034/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket - Classic house

Brand: "B.L.W"

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket for children up to 7 years of age, brand: 'B.L.W' CLASSIC HOUSE. The jacket has a hood with functional cords that end in plastic toggles. Fluff has been sewn to the edge of the hood as well as some glittering stripes made of artificial material, which are easily detachable. On the front there is an embroidered inscription: 'Happy'. On the bottom on the garment there are embroidered butterflies. The jackets are sold together with a scarf that has the inscription: 'Happy'.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the distributor.  

 

20
1035/10

Germany

Category: Jewellery

Product: Metal hairslide

Brand: Anabel Hair-Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN code: 4101210227181

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metal slide, upper side set with semi-precious stones.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the release of nickel which is a skin sensitiser: 17.2 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

21
1036/10

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - F4 1000

Brand: MV AGUSTA

Name:

Type/number of model: Motorcycles built from 10 February 2010 through 19 April 2010 are affected. VINs are available in the attached document.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

The clips attaching the air filter frame may become disengaged during normal use, in which case the air filter frame may lift up allowing foreign material to by-pass the air filter. This foreign material could cause blockage of the throttle valve which could potentially lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Denmark,
Finland,
Hungary,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

22
1037/10

United Kingdom

Category: Furniture

Product: Bean bag

Brand: Doomoo

Name:

Type/number of model: 5 400653 999051

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Beanbag, for small children, beige in colour. Packaged in a clear plastic bag with Doomoo written on the side. The product has warnings and instructions.

Country of origin: Belgium


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it can easily ignite when the cover fabrics are exposed to a small flame such as a burning match.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS 5852.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

23
1038/10

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Stepladder - 5 Step Steel Stepladder

Brand: SupaTool

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model Number: STSS5.

Catalogue No. 870978.

Batch number/Barcode: 5017193009784.

Manufacturer`s model number is HS-L005.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a lightweight five-step stepladder, suitable for domestic use, with a steel frame and aluminium treads. The platform is made from steel. It has blue plastic inserts at the end of each tread.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and the only means of opening restraint is the platform locking mechanism.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

24
1039/10

Romania

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Baby rattle toy

Brand: M

Name:

Type/number of model: CH-571

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy has a plastic ring having three modules attached, of different colours: green, purple and yellow. The last module is cylindrical and contains some coloured small balls.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break releasing small parts that fit into the small part cylinder and can be swallowed by children.

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.  

 

25
1040/10

Romania

Category: Toys

Product: Set of rattles

Brand: Novel

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy set includes four colourful toys with various shapes. Some of them emit musical sounds.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break releasing small parts that fit into the small part cylinder and can be swallowed by children.

In addition, the edge of the toy is sharp causing a risk of injuries.

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.  

 

26
1041/10

Romania

Category: Toys

Product: Set of rattles - Baby Sway Bell/Baby Shakes Bell

Brand: Belle

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy set includes four colourful toys with various shapes.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break releasing small parts that fit into the small part cylinder and can be swallowed by children.

In addition, the edge of the toy is sharp causing a risk of injuries.

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.  

 

27
1042/10

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble set - 'HELLO KITTY MINI STICK BUBBLES'

Brand: SANRIO

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 8001478840930, article reference HDG 84093

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a container of soap solution made of clear plastic. The cap is fuchsia and incorporates a disk with a picture of a winking Hello Kitty on a light blue background. The packaging containing the article is made of clear plastic and light pink cardboard decorated with stylised flowers within circles in different shades of pink.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the microbial count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria is 2.6×104 CFU/ml.

The water-based solution also contains:

- Pseudomonas spp (P. fluorescens);

- Pseudomonas aeruginosa;

- Burkholderia cepacia (opportunistic pathogen);

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

Voluntary measures: Recall by the importer.  

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

 

28
1043/10

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Suitcases and briefcases

Brand: NIJI 'CITY TIME'

Name:

Type/number of model: Various articles, codes: 1984; 1985; 767; 1993; 1980; 1982; W-319; 301-X

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Article 1984: Microfibre pilot case with wheels and telescopic handle, external side pockets, combination lock. Dimensions: 45 x 37 x 22 cm;

2. Article 1985: Microfibre pilot case, side pockets, combination lock. Dimensions: 45 x 37 x 20 cm;

3. Article 767: Large fabric pilot case with side-opening storage pocket, document holder, internal divider, black strap. Dimensions: 46 x 34 x 20 cm;

4. Article 1993: Microfibre and synthetic material trolley case with telescopic handle, roomy internal compartment, lock and key. Black. Dimensions: 45 x 37 x 21 cm;

5. Article 1980: Rolling pilot case of synthetic material with telescopic handle, internal compartment, front pocket with Velcro closure, mini side pocket, combination lock. Dimensions: 46 x 33 x 20 cm;

6. Article 1982: Large pilot case of synthetic material, internal divider, external pocket, combination lock. Dimensions: 46 x 31 x 21 cm;

7. Article W-319: Imitation leather briefcase, combination lock, synthetic interior, black. Dimensions: 45 x 32 x 9.5 cm;

8. Article 301-X: Imitation leather briefcase, expandable, synthetic interior, black and bordeaux, combination lock. Dimensions: 46 x 34 x 11 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.5 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachet.

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: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

29
1044/10

Italy

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Make-up set - Set Trucco

Brand: Piccole Donne- Giocattoli Linea Paggio

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code N 8032605819314; ARTICLE: N422-30365 81931; lot number: 20100310 B 515.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The article is sold in a pink cardboard box decorated with spirals in various shades of pink as well as in pistachio green; on the front of the box is a transparent plastic window revealing the fully open make-up set. At the top there is a fuchsia strip with the wording in colour 'Piccole Donne 'Il trucco per un look davvero alla moda!!'. On the left of the box, printed on the design of a white flower in a range of colours, are the words 'Il set trucco più speciale che ci sia!!'. The pink plastic set, which takes the form of a bivalve shell when closed, has a jewel decoration on the lid.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 13.23 mg/kg of nickel. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

30
1045/10

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls` clothing

Brand: Hope Star

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. BK9044 y BK9055

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: HOPE STAR brand matching outfits and dresses for small children (all sizes are for children under 3 years of age) Reference BK9044 one-piece dress with a little bear and flowers and the words Dance and Armony Sweet. Reference BK9055, two-piece pink T-shirt and trouser with little bears and the words Lovers Bear and Valentine Day on the T-shirt.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the decorations in the chest area, which are small parts, come off easily.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

31
1046/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Pushchair - Toys

Brand: Trads

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 6254858500012

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: This is a pink folding dolls` pushchair individually packed in cardboard carrying the following information: TOYS, the importer`s details, the CE mark, the symbol indicating that it is forbidden for children under 3 years of age, that indicating that the product can be recycled and the statement Made in China.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it collapses extremely easily, with the consequent risk of injuries due to entrapment between moving parts.

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.  

 

32
1047/10

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: 12/230 V transformer - Transformateur 12/230 Volts

Brand: OUTIROR

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: 16900

Batch number/Barcode: 0000000169004

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 12/230 V, DC/AC, transformer intended to be used for operating household mains appliances via a car battery.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation between high voltage parts and other parts is not sufficient.

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

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

 

33
1048/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - R12

Brand: BMW

Name:

Type/number of model: R1200GS Adventure, EC type approval e1*2002/24*0199. The vehicles in question were manufactured in the period between January 2006 and October 2007.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The bolts on the front tank supports can loosen, causing the nuts to become detached and the bolts to slip inwards. As a result, a bolt could potentially touch the fork strut. This could limit the steering angle and, at low speed (e.g. manoeuvring), cause an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

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

34
1049/10

France

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Non-stick saucepan

Brand: Saveur et Dégustation

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 906045

Batch number/Barcode: 3533419060459

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Non-stick saucepan with a diameter of 16 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the plastic handle can become too hot, reaching a temperature of 94°C, and no indication is given in the information at the point of sale that the product should be used exclusively on gas or electric (spiral resistance) hot plates.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12983.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

35
1050/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Magnets - Noise Magnets

Brand: Sonic Sound

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Magnetic pods - two in a packet. Presented in red and yellow packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the magnets have a magnetic flux index greater than 50 kG2mm2 and could cause an intestinal blockage if they were both swallowed by a child.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

36
1051/10

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Kangoo II

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: Affected vehicles were produced from 1 April 2009 to 24 April 2009; fabrication numbers: U057140 to U080278.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a possibility that a front brake pipe may become detached from a retaining clip possibly resulting in a loss of brake fluid from half of the braking circuit and a partial loss of braking efficiency.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Hungary,
Finland,
Greece,
Lithuania,
The Netherlands,
Portugal,
Sweden  

37
1052/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Visibility accessory - Multi-use Reflex Material DIY Patches

Brand: Senior Products

Name:

Type/number of model: Item number: SC-032, EAN code 6420616790425

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Package include reflective sticker material and model templates.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the reflective area of the reflectors is too small and the reflectors will give a false sense of security to the consumer when they are used as visibility accessories.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

38
1053/10

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's dress

Brand: Polarn O. Pyret

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. 60052279, 60052276

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red dress with white dots, sash in waste line intended to be tied at the back.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a long sash in the waist area.

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

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

Iceland,
Denmark,
Norway  

39
1054/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket - Sports

Brand: Nini 2005

Name:

Type/number of model: L-8120

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket, brand 'Sports', intended for children up to 7 years of age. It has a hood with fastening elastics ending with stoppers. Sizes: from 98 to 128. The textile label of the jacket contains the following inscription: "Nini 2005/98/104", and on the additionally attached paper label there is some information in English: "Nini 2005", model L-8120, and some information in composition 100% cotton.

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 of the jacket.

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

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

 

40
1055/10

Lithuania

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Bath salts

Brand: Fresh juice1. Bamboo & Kumquat2. Mango & Mandarin3. Papaya & Strawberry 4. Passion fruit & Lavender

Name:

Type/number of model:

1.

Batch number/Barcode: 1. barcode 482301591643, batch No 27 01 10,
2. barcode 482301591641, batch No 30 12 09,
3. barcode 482301591640, batch No 29 12 09,
4. barcode 482301591642, batch No 27 01 10

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath salt products with packaging, size (200 g), colour, appearance, image (fruit), labelling (inscriptions fresh juice, mango, mandarin, etc.) imitating popular food products (candies, lollipops).

Country of origin: Ukraine


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Choking,
Suffocation,
Chemical

The products pose a risk of choking, suffocation and a chemical risk because their packaging, size, marking, image, colour and appearance imitate food products. Consumers, especially children, may confuse and mistake these products with popular food products (candies, lollipops), taste and swallow them, which could cause suffocation and choking hazard.

The products do 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: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

41
1056/10

Denmark

Category: Chemical products

Product: Pump-spray detergent - NanoCover Floor Seal, Non-absorbent

Brand: NanoCover

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle with pump spray containing floor sealer for non-absorbent floors. The product is intended for surfaces such as granite, vinyl, linoleum, lacquered tiles, processed marble, epoxy and plastics and aims to protect floors against dirt, damp, wine stains etc.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains trioxytridecafloursilane which should be classified as toxic by inhalation.

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

 

42
1057/10

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Lexus GS and LS

Brand: Lexus

Name:

Type/number of model: GS450h, LS460, LS600h e LS600hL. Year: 2006 to 2008.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light Passenger Vehicle. VINs are available in the attached document.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because in the valve operating system of the engine, which contains multiple valves in each engine cylinder, there is a possibility that the strength of the valve spring may degrade, causing the spring to break. If one of the springs in the engine breaks, an abnormal noise and rough engine performance will be noticed. In the worst case, the engine could fail and stop suddenly while the vehicle is in motion.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Poland,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Hungary,
Finland,
The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Lithuania,
Greece,
Malta  

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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