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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 32 (Published on: 13/08/2010)

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No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

1
1188/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun

Brand: Air Blasters

Name:

Type/number of model: - Item: 2695 - No 0053 -Bar code: 2204932026956

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue, plastic toy air gun with a red handle that shoots foam suction cup darts. Description of the packaging: A red and yellow cardboard box bearing the following wording in English - ‘Air blasters, super power, shooting heroes’.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cup on the end of the dart can be easily removed and could cause asphyxiation if it came off in the mouth.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

2
1189/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: All Terrain Vehicle - Blade 250, Blade 325/Target 325

Brand: Taiwan Golden Bee

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: TGB FCB Model: Blade 250, EC type-approval e4*2002/24*0842*,

Type: TGB FCC, Model: Blade 325/Target 325, EC type-approval e4*2002/24*1489*,

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The notification concerns vehicles manufactured between 2008 and 2010.

Country of origin: Taiwan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the bolts securing the rear swing arm axle fastening can become loose, impairing driving stability.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Slovenia,
The Netherlands  

3
1190/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun - Police 6

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 658-7 and 658-9 Bar code: 8435301209555

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun set with suction cup darts. Description of the packaging: The product comes in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction cups of the darts come off very easily, which could cause asphyxiation if they came off in the mouth of a child.

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.  

 

4
1191/10

Finland

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Safety barrier - Turvaportti / Safety barrier

Brand: Natur

Name:

Type/number of model: 120 cm

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden safety barrier, suitable for doorways max. 120 cm.

Country of origin: Estonia


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation because:

- the wood is so weak that it might break during use;

- the distance between the bars is too wide and could result in the entrapment of parts of the body;

- there are snagging and protruding parts.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1930.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

5
1192/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Taken Electric

Name:

Type/number of model: WX-1001, WX-1006 and WX-1245.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 3 sockets and switch. Ref. WX-1001. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 1.5 m, with 4 sockets. Ref. WX-1006. Packaged in a plastic bag. - Extension lead, 3 m, with schuko socket. Ref. WX 1245-3m. Packaged in a plastic bag. Description of packaging: - Plastic bag bearing the brand name

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock because:

- the holes in the sockets are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the plug;

- the side earth contacts are not sufficiently elastic to ensure correct contact pressure on the side earth contact;

- the side earth contacts can buckle.

In addition, the cable for the model with ref. WX 1245 may overheat as the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

6
1193/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Cube

Brand: Nissan

Name:

Type/number of model: Type Z12, EC type-approval e13*2007/46*1059

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Vehicles manufactured during 2009 are affected.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because if triggered, the front passenger window airbag does not deploy properly and would not, therefore, protect the occupant properly in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

The Netherlands  

7
1194/10

Malta

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Mini Combine Mats

Brand: An Shun Enterprise Co Ltd

Name:

Type/number of model: A Series of Nine Color Toys no. 11

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Foam rubber mats that can be interlocked together. Mats contain small parts in the shape of numbers, images of objects and other shapes.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small pieces are easily detachable from larger parts 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 and recall from consumers.  

 

8
1195/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Trousers - Lindau

Brand: Womens Best

Name:

Type/number of model: Model name: Article No: 3621062 71803/31/55/S525B Colour: 15-black overdye Bar code: 4032216260271

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Women's jeans made of black denim. Inside pockets made of black textile material, black plastic belt with metal clasp. Size: W36/L32.

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 textile material releases 131 mg/kg of 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

9
1196/10

Malta

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats - Wondermat

Brand: Wonderland Interlocking Foam Puzzles & Mats

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Interlocking foam puzzle mats. Containing images of animals, reptiles, insects and fish that can be dismantled into smaller parts.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small pieces that 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 market.  

 

10
1197/10

Latvia

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflective armbands - Reflector – Band 2 Stuks / Ruban Réflecteur 2 Pièces

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4740269051240

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two "slap-wrap" reflective armbands in cardboard display packaging, colour – yellow, reflectors with luminous diodes.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. The results for retroreflection are so low, that it can not be regarded as a safe visibility accessory.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

11
1198/10

United Kingdom

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Air gun - Air Sport Gun Series

Brand: Vigor

Name:

Type/number of model: 225 - A7

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red "High Standard Gun Model" plastic air soft gun. Shoots 6mm plastic BB pellets. Laser attached. Dimensions of gun: L: 60cm W: 4cm H: 18cm. Dimensions of packaging: L: 62cm. W: 6cm. H: 22cm.

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.

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

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products from the supplier by the authorities.  

 

12
1199/10

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Land Cruiser 100

Brand: Toyota.

Name:

Type/number of model: Year: 2005-2006.

The VINs of the affected vehicles are attached.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because a snap ring on the steering shaft may disengage when the vehicle experiences an unusually severe impact to the front wheels. Over time this could lead to the steering shaft becoming disconnected, which could result in a loss of steering control.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Lithuania,
Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Spain,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Finland,
Sweden,
Estonia  

13
1200/10

The Netherlands

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Shower gel

Brand: Celebration

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. no, 905990200bar code 8711295966040

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Champagne bottle containing yellow or blue shower gel.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because, the form, colour, odour and appearance of the product is such that it is likely that it will be confused with food, particularly by children. As a consequence, the product could be swallowed, which could cause chemical pneumonia because of the presence of detergent in the product.

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

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

 

14
1201/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden instruments

Brand: Wood Park

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Wooden Maracas: 21656

2. Wooden Bellring: 21495

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Two wooden maracas in different colours packed in a plastic package, marking “over 18 months” attached.

2. A wooden bell ring in a plastic package. Several bells and a gnome figure attached. Marking “2+”attached.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

These products pose a risk of asphyxiation for small children if the handles are placed in the mouth because of the length of the handles.

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.  

Belgium  

16
1203/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: QiFeng

Name:

Type/number of model: 6060C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jacket for small children with hood. The rubber drawstring in the hood has plastic toggles and adjusting tabs on the ends. Size: 86-116.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of toggles and drawstrings in the hood. Moreover due to the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injuries to the face or eyes when adjusting its length.

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
1204/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ outfit

Brand: Grace

Name:

Type/number of model: WZ 89229

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red outfit for girls decorated with printed patterns including a sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood; inscription: "love baby century". The hood and the trousers include a drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 6

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood. Furthermore, there is also a risk of injuries, because the drawstring in the waist area of the trousers is not fixed in at least one point.

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.  

 

18
1205/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit - Glorious paradise

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model: GSP-2951

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Greyish-green children’s outfit consisting of two parts with printed patterns on the front and back and inscription "glorious paradise". The upper part includes a hood and a rubber drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends, while the trousers have a drawstring in the waist area. Size: 110.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the

presence of an elastic drawstring with toggles in the hood. Furthermore, when fastening the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injuries to the face or eyes.

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
1206/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Wandeng

Name:

Type/number of model: R-2208-NXTH

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt with zip-fastener (including a drawstring with plastic toggles in the hood) and trousers with printed pattern and inscription (SPORT). Colour: combination of orange and greyish-green. Size: 92-122

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood.

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.  

 

20
1207/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Goloxy

Name:

Type/number of model: MQ-240

Batch number/Barcode: 7501947315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple, pink, red children’s outfit (sweatshirt with hood and trousers) with hood and zip-fastener. The front of the sweatshirt is decorated with glittering inscription: MOUNTAIN, Bernese, SCHOOL MUSICAL and a cat figure. Other glittering decoration can also be seen on the trousers. Size: 98

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries and choking due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist part of the sweatshirt and the trousers which are not fixed in at least one point and are fitted with knots and metal toggles.

In addition, the small decorative items can be easily removed thus they can get into airways if inhaled and cause choking.

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.  

 

21
1208/10

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Doll - Baby Collection

Brand: Simba

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4006592595890

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll, figuring a baby dressed in light blue (approximate height: 36 cm). The doll produces noises when its left leg is pressed. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard support. Ages: 1 year+.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyelashes, which fit into the small part cylinder, can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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.  

 

22
1209/10

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Set of rattles - Fun Toys/Baby star

Brand: JS

Name:

Type/number of model: Let’s grow up Joy fully, No. 33183

Batch number/Barcode: 5205193002410

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of plastic rattles in various shapes and colours. The packaging is a cardboard box with transparent window. Ages: 6 months+.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing,
Choking

The product poses a risk of:

- damage to hearing, because the sound level is too high (95 dB(A)),

- choking, because the toy can easily break releasing 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 with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

23
1210/10

Luxembourg

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun - Combat police

Brand: Funny Game

Name:

Type/number of model: S80* Article 50305

Batch number/Barcode: 5400311503057

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy gun set.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of:

- suffocation because the suction cups of the darts can be easily detached and put into the mouth;

- injuries because the suction cups of the darts can be easily detached and the maximum kinetic energy of the darts is too high.

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.  

 

24
1211/10

United Kingdom

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: 6 Channel Carbon Fuselage Receiver - AR6250

Brand: Spektrum

Name:

Type/number of model: Model Number SPMAR6250 DSM2. Bar Code 605482001400

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a small plastic case with electronic connections on one end. It is packed in a blister pack with a cardboard backing plate.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because in some circumstances the receiver fails to communicate with the transmitter, resulting in the receiver locking out and failing to send signals to the servos that control the aeroplane. Ultimately this could result in the aeroplane crashing causing injuries to persons.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Norway  

25
1212/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle

Brand: ITC

Name:

Type/number of model: model, SINGLE BELL Ref. 8305062

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Painted wooden rattle. The handle is a rod approximately 10 cm long, which is connected to a circular cage-shaped structure containing a bell. On top of the cage there is a wooden sphere in the shape of an animal (frog, bear, dog or chick). The following colours are used: the frog is green, the bear is pink, the dog is white and the chick is yellow. The packaging is a white cardboard box with blue lettering wrapped in transparent plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can break releasing small parts that could be swallowed by a child.

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.  

 

26
1213/10

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Travel cot

Brand: Nurse Nonona

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 399491 MECANO

Batch number/Barcode: 8430488028869

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel cot with two mattress levels, a printed pocket and side panel, transport bag incorporating a lifting device, weight 9.7 kg and dimensions 125 x 65 x 76. It also supports a toy in the form of an arch with three pendants that is attached by two clips to the sides of the cot. The product is contained in cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking since the zip stop breaks, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.

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

 

27
1214/10

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's shoes

Brand: Tropical

Name:

Type/number of model: E-692J black

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Espadrille-style ladies' footwear with shallow crepe soles. Black, made of fabric (toe box and heel counter) and cord, with visible stitches attaching the rubber sole to the sole of the shoe. The fabric toe box and heel counter are attached by a black cord which keeps them on the foot, so that the shoe does not slip off. The insole of the item is also made of black fabric.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the shoes and in the packaging:

Upper/insole: 1.1 mg/kg;

Canvas cord outsole: 8.6 mg/kg;

Cardboard box: 0.7 mg/kg.

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

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

 

28
1215/10

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Folding bath - Baignoire pliable

Brand: Béaba

Name:

Type/number of model: 920139 (blue) and 920140 (pink)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic folding bath with fabric handles.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because one of the press fasteners of the liner easily detaches and could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the national standard XP S 54-044.

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

 

29
1216/10

United Kingdom

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Inflatable liferafts - XM Yachting Liferafts

Brand: XM Yachting

Name:

Type/number of model: Products manufactured between February 2006 and early 2007.

Part No. Size Type:

53871 4 man Valise.

53872 4 man Canister.

53873 6 man Valise.

53874 6 man Canister.

53875 8 man Valise.

53876 8 man Canister.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 4, 6, 8 person inflatable liferaft intended to be carried aboard recreational craft. Packaging forms part of product and bears instructions warnings and identifications marks.

Country of origin: China


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Drowning

The products pose a risk of drowning because during use they may lose a small amount of pressure that would affect their overall buoyancy.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

Ireland  

30
1217/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Napoleone

Name:

Type/number of model: H-16

Batch number/Barcode: 6 909154 232814

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood with a drawstring and knots and toggles on the ends. Size 4-16

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots in the hood.

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.  

 

31
1219/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit (trousers, sweatshirt and waistcoat)

Brand: HONG

Name:

Type/number of model: A 911

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The children’s outfit is decorated with printed patterns. The hood of the waistcoat includes a drawstring with knots and toggles. Size: S, XL

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots in the hood.

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.  

 

32
1220/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: SEAGULL

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-952

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange children’s outfit consisting of a sweatshirt and trousers with zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with toggles and knots on the ends. Inscription: "always love ever happy". Size: 2

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots in the hood.

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.  

 

33
1221/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Dress for girls - Kids

Brand: Claire.dk

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. NO: B3AF5, model: 59923892,

Batch number/Barcode: 5702879791557

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White, embroidered sleeveless dress. The bottom of the dress includes a cord led mostly inside, but on the back side in the middle it hangs well below the lower edge of the garment and is not fixed in at least one point. Length of free cord at both ends is 60 cm each. Size: 104-150

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the cord led at the bottom of the dress is not fixed in at least one point and the free ends of the cord hang well below the lower edge of the garment (60 cm).

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.  

Denmark  

34
1222/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: Toplight

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No.: LP-0501, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39019,

Batch number/Barcode: 3 800220 560011

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electronic lighter (approximate dimensions: 8.2 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm) with silver and plastic head (black, white, red, yellow or blue). The body of the lighter is of the same colour as the head, depicting images of motorcycles or of the phrase “BABY Kiss me” in various colours. The lighters are packed in orange - blue carton box (50 items).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it does not have sufficient resistance to elevated temperature.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Bulgaria  

35
1223/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's jacket

Brand: Sincere

Name:

Type/number of model: DH-902

Batch number/Barcode: 1020000066065

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The girl’s jacket has a hood, which includes an elastic drawstring with toggles on the ends. Size: 2/98

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of toggles and drawstrings in the hood. Moreover due to the elastic drawstring the toggles may cause injury to the face or eyes when adjusting its length.

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.  

 

36
1224/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Napoleone

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: X-929

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The children’s jacket is decorated with printed motifs and supplied with a hood and a drawstring (knots are used on its ends). Size: 4-12

Country of origin: Unknown


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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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

37
1225/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt for boys

Brand: WaxMen

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark blue sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener for boys. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: freedom, xxl, one, dimension, moto. Size: 110, 116, 122, 134

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstring, toggles and knots in the hood.

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.  

 

38
1226/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt for boys

Brand: Arino

Name:

Type/number of model: model: ZBF-82,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 999551 417397

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener for boys. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. Inscription on the front: "68 Moon Cesfs". Size: 134-152.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

39
1227/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: JAN HUI

Name:

Type/number of model: model: F-080-1,

Batch number/Barcode: 10015809

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black sweatshirt with zip-fastener. It is decorated with silver stars and inscription (haNavA Wa ceines RESPECT.). The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends.

Country of origin: India


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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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

40
1228/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: KE YI QI

Name:

Type/number of model: K-967

Batch number/Barcode: 1060000263019

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red outfit for girls with printed motifs of heart and flower. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The drawstring in the waist area of the trousers is not fixed in at least one point. Size: 110.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries 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.  

 

41
1229/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s sweatshirt - Hipster

Brand: St. Jeans

Name:

Type/number of model: model: YFC-102,

Batch number/Barcode: 090000529099

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red sweatshirt for girls with a hood and a zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring. The front is decorated with a girl’s face, inscription on the back: "hipster". Size: 104-110

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries 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.  

 

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Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used 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

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

Links to the RAPEX website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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