Report 33 (Published on: 20/08/2010)

Corrigenda
Notification 0803/10 of report 20 of 2010 has been permanently withdrawn due to additional information on the risk assessment.

Notification 1202/10 of report 32 of 2010 has been temporarily withdrawn pending further information on the risk assessment.

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

France

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim ring

Brand: Bestway

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 8-3824. 24 inches – 61 cm.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s inflatable rubber ring

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the valve contains 37% and the ring contains 26% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm

Brand: Lifebox

Name:

Type/number of model: DETCO8B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Smoke alarm with round plastic housing

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

 

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair care products

Brand: Embelleze.

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Novex Chocofinish Silicone White Chocolate: Batch Number 15 (Volume: 60 ml);

2. Novex Chococare White Chocolate: Batch Number 42/1 (Volume: 500 ml);

3. Novex Chocofinish Silicone Chocolate: Batch Number 32 (Volume: 60 ml).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hair care products for treating and replenishing damaged hair in a white package with brown cap. The products are also sold in a kit: 1. and 2. Kit Novex White Chocolate; 3. Kit Novex Chocolate.

Country of origin: Brazil


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain the ingredients CI 12150 and CI 20170 which are banned under the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Outfit for boys

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-732

Batch number/Barcode: 545321697

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outfit for boys with hood and zip-fastener in various colours (dark blue-light blue-orange, blue-green-orange). The hood includes a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: "BYCR SEAGULL". Size: 1;5.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

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

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

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Veaver

Name:

Type/number of model: model: CTY-H93,

Batch number/Barcode: 3 002100 768122

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt for children with zip-fastener and a hood. The hood includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. The front is decorated with coat of arms (dragon with arrows) and "Veaver/66”. Size: 110, 116, 128, 134

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ overall

Brand: Cactus Clone

Name:

Type/number of model: JSKI9290

Batch number/Barcode: 5998723183979

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Overall for babies with zip-fastener and velcro. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The waist part includes elastic cord that is placed inside the garment. Size: 6/9M

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of drawstrings, knots and 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.  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's blouse

Brand: "Creem" Girls Collection

Name:

Type/number of model: 71-1402

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's halter neck blouse supplied with cords with free ends in the neck area. Height: 140 cm, 150 cm and 159 cm, composition: 95% cotton and 5% elastane. There is an embroidered flower on the front. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Spain


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

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

 

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening cream - Harmonie Reparateur /Strong Bleaching Treatment

Brand: 55 H+ Paris

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch Number: 20071116

Batch number/Barcode: 098864005163

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening cream: white cream in a white 50 ml metal tube, contained in a white cardboard box with gold and orange writing (in both English and French).

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.6% of hydroquinone.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

 

10
1239/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: King

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No.: QM 201 (10-49), 5-digit code on lighter base: 39019

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black plastic refillable piezo gas lighter (approximate dimensions: 8 x 2.5 x 1 cm), bearing the indication “KING” in white and a crown in gold. The lighters are packed in white carton box (10 items, dimensions: 8.5 x 6 x 5.5 cm).

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it could break when dropped.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

11
1240/10

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Cleansing milk

Brand: Pré-Natal.

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch Number 1980 and 20693.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cleansing milk for babies. Orange bottle with an orange and green cap (volume 250 ml).

Country of origin: Italy


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because:

- Batch number 1980: Total aerobic mesophile (yeast and moulds) count: 430000 CFU/g. Total aerobic mesophile bacteria count 820000 CFU/g.

- Batch number 20693: Total aerobic mesophile (yeast and moulds) count: 6000000 CFU/g. Total aerobic mesophile bacteria count 7500000 CFU/g.

The product poses a serious risk of infection for babies and children and does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Cyprus,
Greece  

12
1241/10

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face and body paint - Special Bright Sparkling Gel for Effects

Brand: StarGazer

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Face and body paint in small tubes - pink, gold, multi, silver and orange (volume: 10 ml).

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredients CI 21108 and CI 12315. Under the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC, CI 12315 is prohibited as a colouring agent in cosmetic products and CI 21108 is not allowed in products that remain in contact with the skin for a long period.

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

 

13
1242/10

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric heater - Halogen Heater

Brand: Vega

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 0653, serial No. 12/05, EAN code: 8590393051328

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric halogen heater, white. Packed in an orange-yellow cardboard box with a picture of the product.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the heat resistance of materials protecting live parts is not sufficient.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

14
1243/10

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Scale-remover

Brand: Spectra Ultra

Name:

Type/number of model: 42195, bar-code on product: 5412047004135

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: scale-remover in blue bottle with red cap, bearing the ‘irritant’ symbol, content 500 ml.

Country of origin: Belgium


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the lack of appropriate marking, warnings and instructions for corrosive products (r35). The notified product is highly corrosive and can cause serious burns to the skin.

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

 

15
1244/10

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shoes - For girls

Brand: Magic Lady

Name:

Type/number of model: CP26 92360, EAN 3416940000302.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s shoes, made of false-patent leather, coloured black with pink lining. The product is packed in a pink cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

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

- right shoe: 9.1 mg/kg and 11.5 mg/kg,

- left shoe: 8.3 mg/kg and 8.4 mg/kg.

One accident reported.

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: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and information to consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

16
1245/10

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supply - Power Charher [sic]

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: FY1202500

Batch number/Barcode: 8987830022568

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Power supply unit supplied for use with network storage device NetDisk IOCELL 351UNE.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because it overheats and scorching can occur.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

17
1246/10

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Jazz

Brand: Honda

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall concerns some vehicles produced in 2010. The VINs of the 11 vehicles affected are attached.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The tyres on the affected vehicles may have a cut on the inner sidewall, which in the long term may eventually lead to sudden deflation which may result in an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Denmark,
Germany,
Iceland,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands  

18
1247/10

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair treatment - Functional Keratin Hair Taming System Blond/Light Wave coloured "chocolate"

Brand: Global Keratin

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 19200536813.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic bottle. Green/Orange/Black writing 1000ml

Country of origin: Brazil


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a high level of free Formaldehyde (1.7% whereas the allowed limit is 0.2%).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

 

19
1248/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: Mini LOU

Name:

Type/number of model: Type of model: 20-527

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Off white fur coat with bunny and bear at the left side intended for children up to 6 months old. The coat contains off white drawstrings in the waist area that have a length of more than 14 cm. Additionally, there is a cardboard label attached on the coat containing information about the product.

Country of origin: Greece


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Injuries

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

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

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

 

20
1249/10

Cyprus

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Lip gloss - Delectable little cakes – Lips Gloss

Brand: Natural Products Ltd

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch Code: 2966; Bar Code: 5060081143763

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lip gloss packed in four plastic mini-pots in the form of little tarts (raspberry cream tart, cream tart, wild berry tart, strawberry cream tart). At the bottom of the package the following is written: the ingredients of the lip gloss, the weight, the batch code, the bar code, the country of origin and the warning “choking hazard, keep away from children, do not eat”. Also there is a label on the package on which is written: “Naughty but Nice”, “4 yummy mini pots of juicy, Lip Gloss, delicieux petits pots de Lip Gloss, Delectable little cakes, Excellents petits gateaux”.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation tarts could be confused with real tarts and swallowed by children.

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

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

Latvia  

21
1250/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Sunshine Girl

Name:

Type/number of model: Art Y002

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Violet bikini with decorative light blue ribbons, for children up to 6 years old. The bikini has free end halter neck cords. On the labels is written: “Sunshine Girl”, the code, the size, and the price.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of free end halter neck cords and functional cords with free ends in the back area.

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

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

 

22
1251/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Herry

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair in claret and black colours, all four wheels equipped with braking devices, equipped with foot muff and hand bag, marking on the side Herry. The user manual and warnings are part of the packaging.

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries,
Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of injuries, choking and a chemical risk because:

- there are openings accessible for a child, which pose a risk of entrapment of fingers between the side construction of the child wheeled conveyance and the handgrip;

- in the accessible zone of a child there are detachable small parts – snap-hooks;

- the plastic foil of the front grab handle contains 1.323% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the distributor.  

 

23
1252/10

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair treatment - KeraStraight Treatment

Brand: KeraStraight

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Box containing 5 x 50 ml bottles of treatment.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a high level of free Formaldehyde (2% whereas the allowed limit is 0.2%).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

Latvia  

24
1253/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Golf Clubs

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN code: 6947247618015

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair with grey metallic construction, handle grips covered by black plastic. Back and seat parts are from dark-blue textile, harnesses and belt are blue attached to the seat part. Pushchair has four double wheels, the front ones are rotating, rear ones are fixed with braking devices of red colour. There is a reclining device on the left handgrip. Marking: GB 14748-2006, QB/T2161-95, ISO 9001: 2000, 20 kg, 6-36 and other text in Chinese.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because in the access zone of the child on the side construction of the vehicle, there are accessible gaps below the grab handle, where the fingers of a child can be entrapped. The child wheeled conveyance is equipped only with one blocking device of reclining mechanism on the rear bottom part which may result in an entrapment of a child in the vehicle during incidental manipulation.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

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

 

25
1254/10

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Musical BB Mobile

Brand: Wind Up

Name:

Type/number of model: 207

Batch number/Barcode: 548464220025

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of plastic rattles in various shapes and colours. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent window. Ages: 3 months+. CE mark.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of :

- choking because of the presence of easily detachable elements that could be put in the mouth;

- damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high (91.2 dB(A)).

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
1255/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Heat pump - Ecodan

Brand: Mitsubishi Electric

Name:

Type/number of model: PUHZ-W50VHA-BS. PUHZ-W50VHA. PUHZ-W85VHA. PUHZ-W85VHA-BS. PUHZ-W90VHA. PUHZ-HW140VHA-BS. PUHZ-HW112YHA. PUHZ-HW112YHA2. PUHZ-HW140VHA. PUHZ-HW140VHA2-BS. PUHZ-HW140YHA-BS. PUHZ-HW140YHA2-BS.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Air-to-water heat pump unit, used for providing hot water and space heating to domestic and commercial dwellings. Positioned outside of the building , with a typical height between 600 mm and 930 mm and a width of between 800 mm and 930 mm

Country of origin: Japan


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the power receiver component of the product could fail under pressure posing a risk of injuries for anyone in close proximity.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Spain,
Poland,
Bulgaria,
Portugal  

27
1256/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair - PIRATZ

Brand: JUMPER X

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Combined black-violet pram and push-chair equipped with handbag, basket and foot muff. It has four inflatable wheels, the front ones are rotating, the rear ones equipped with braking devices. Marking on the product – Jumper X, TAKKO, model PIRATZ, warnings.

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of injuries and a chemical risk because:

- in the access zone of child on the both sides between the construction of the vehicle and the seat there are accessible gaps, where the fingers of a child can be entrapped;

- the plastic foil of the front horizontal bar contains 0.76 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the distributor.  

Sweden  

28
1257/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic push toy - Wiewiorka

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5901448340060

OECD Portal Category:

Description: It is a plastic toy - squirrel, which consists of a red squirrel, mounted on a yellow platform with four blue wheels and two flywheels which are mounted on the both sides of the squirrel's tail. Multicoloured balls are mounted on the ends of axles. Flywheels and blue wheels are connected by rubber loops.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of choking because screws detach from the platform and the multicoloured balls from detach from axles. The detached parts (screws and balls) can be swallowed by children.

The product also poses a risk of strangulation because the perimeter of the loop reaches 430 mm at the force of 25N.

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

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

Poland  

29
1258/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: SANCRED

Name:

Type/number of model: BIZ CF5178M SCD F

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple children’s sweatshirt with zip-fastener and a hood. The hood includes a drawstring. Inscription on the front: Far Len, on the back: Challange. Size: 98/104, 122/128, 134/140

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring 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.  

 

30
1259/10

Latvia

Category: Protective equipment

Product: High visibility safety vest

Brand: TSC Auto

Name:

Type/number of model: model HVM3, Art.KMZ002, EAN 5907702302959

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: High visibility safety vest in yellow colour, size XL, material 100% polyester, plastic packaging.

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is not sufficiently reflective and would give a false feeling of security to the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 471.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.

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

 

31
1260/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s trousers

Brand: Goloxy kids

Name:

Type/number of model: MQ-243

Batch number/Barcode: 7501947315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple/pink trousers. Inscription: "Dance". The waist part includes a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends, and it is not fixed in at least one point. The edges of the pockets and the waist part are decorated with tiny stones. Size: 98.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

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

The product also poses a risk of choking because small decorative elements can be easily removed and could be inhaled or ingested.

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
1261/10

Latvia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby walker

Brand: Hauck

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4007923647011

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby walker for children up to the age of 6 months, up to 12 kg, plastic with a textile seat and metal foldable construction. There is a label attached with instructions and warnings, information about the manufacturer and bar code. No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries due to its design because a child could fall down steps whilst using it.

In addition the product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of easily detachable small parts and of injuries because of the possibility of fingers being trapped (between moving parts or as a result of inadvertently folding the product due to the absence of locking devices).

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

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

 

33
1262/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Grace

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. WT 9111

Batch number/Barcode: 59990115911172. bar code: 5999011548203

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Sweatshirt with checked pattern for children. The hood includes a cord with metal toggles on the ends. The pocket and the front are decorated with tiny rhinestones. Size: 98.

2. Children’s sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes a drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Inscription on the front: "French kisses". Size: 104/110.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

The products pose a risk of strangulation and choking due to the use of toggles, drawstrings and cords in the hood.

Furthermore, for the first product, the small decorative elements can be easily removed and due to their size could be inhaled or ingested.

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

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

 

34
1263/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt for boys - Jaguars

Brand: TORREÁDOR

Name:

Type/number of model: TL-0826

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt for boys with hood which includes a drawstring with metal toggles on the ends. Size: 140. Inscription: "JAGUARS"

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the use of toggles and a drawstring 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.  

 

35
1264/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Nice Wear

Name:

Type/number of model: GL-079

Batch number/Barcode: 05966699853558

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of three parts (sweatshirt, T-shirt, trousers). Inscriptions of the sleeves, front and trousers: "Rockets Jack Jones", "Rockets J K", "J". The hood and the waist part of the trousers include drawstrings with knots on the ends. Size: 134.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to

the use of a drawstring with knots on the ends in the hood. The trousers drawstring is not fixed in at least one point in the waist area, thus there is risk of injuries to users if it is entrapped.

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
1265/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Aquamarine

Name:

Type/number of model: model: LT 062, bar code: 5999547117614

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt in white and terracotta colour. The hood includes a drawstring with knots. Inscription: "69" and "AQU MRIE".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring 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
1266/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Piccola Monella

Name:

Type/number of model: Q 71

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of three parts (sweatshirt, T-shirt, trousers). The sweatshirt includes a drawstring with knots on the ends in the hood and has decorative elements. The T-shirt also has decorative elements. Size: 12-18 M.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking due to the presence of a drawstring in the neck area.

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

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

 

38
1267/10

Lithuania

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Sky lantern - Normal Paper Fly Lantern

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Art.304-6153000, barcode 5690893350808

2. Art.304-6154000, barcode 5690893755924

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flying paper lantern (available in three colours: yellow, pink, blue) are packed in plastic packaging. On the packaging is written: material from cotton-fibre paper. Inside the product on a metal frame is placed the candle. Inside the packaging sky lantern added a short instruction in the state language. Product size: 1. D 40 x 100 cm; 2. D 30 x 75 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because users do not have any flight direction and speed control and can not influence the point where the lantern will go down/fall. It is therefore very difficult or impossible to avoid the lantern coming into contact with flammable material, e.g. dry vegetation or buildings.

Incident reported

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

Latvia  

39
1268/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tunics

Brand: Istocno More

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: -968

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s tunics, composition: 100% cotton. There is a functional tightening cord in the waist. The ends of the cord have metal toggles. On the front of the garment there is an embroidered and a printed pattern. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries

because the cord in the waist area has not been fixed to the garment in at least one point which is equidistant from the exit points. The measured length of the free ends in the waist area is 245 mm and 283 mm when the garment has been fully opened in its widest section and has been laid flat, while the allowed maximum length is 140 mm.

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

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

 

40
1269/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair - Aston

Brand: Adbor

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair with portable pram body, four inflatable wheels, in light brown colours, equipped with bag and basket.

Country of origin: Poland


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic of the front handle contains 22.6% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

Germany,
Poland  

41
1270/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand:

1. Polion

2. Lighter

3. Flame

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Smoking Set: model: K 0130,

Batch number/Barcode: 908-20177

2. Crete: model: M-GUSSV, S/N: 053335c, barcode: 907-927

3. Lighter: category: 90772495, art. No.: 2495, barcode: 9070433000015

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of silver mobile phones (approximate dimensions: 8 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm), bearing the picture of a red car or an eagle or two wind surfers. The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by sliding the pictures to the left. The lighters are packed in black-orange carton box (20 items).

2. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of a computer mouse (approximate dimensions: 7 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm) in yellow, green or mauve. The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by pulling the “loop” on the top of the lighter to the right. The lighters are packed in blue carton box with the picture of an old man on it (25 items).

3. Refillable novelty lighters in a shape of an ice-cream cone (approximate dimensions: height 7.5 cm, max diameter 3.4 cm). The flame is produced from the upper side of the lighter by pulling the dead of the lighter to the side and pulling down the mechanism that is revealed. The lighters are packed in black carton box with the name “FLAME” on it (10 items).

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The products pose a risk of burns because they are attractive to children.

The products do not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

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

 

42
1271/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls swimming costume

Brand: MC Baby girls

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Type of model: 61-4604, S2006CSS010206 2.

Type of model: 61-4604, S2006CSS010106

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One piece multicoloured striped swimming costumes for girls up to 7 years, with cords with plastic toggles in the waist area. At the back of the swimsuit there is an embroidered flower.

Country of origin: Spain


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

43
1272/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's blouse

Brand: Jumbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Type of model: 1142; Bar Code: 0267023000039

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's blouse in white and pink colour intended for girls of up to six years old. The blouse has a girl figure and flowers printed at the front side. It also has pink cords in the neck area. The length of the two cords is 32 cm. Composition: 100% cotton. Size 6.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

44
1273/10

Greece

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Keyboard mate

Brand: Doh Doh

Name:

Type/number of model: Code NG 1400 Baguette,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 060111 431372

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Keyboard mate in a shape of a baguette (approximate dimensions: 33.5 x 5.5 x 3.7 cm). The product (as it is stated in the package) “looks, feels and smells like a real baguette”. The keyboard mate is packed in a cardboard box (approximate dimensions: 38 x 7 x 4 cm), which allows you to touch the product. On the back side of the package there is the warning in English: “You can smell and squeeze me after you purchase me but please DO NOT EAT ME. Keep me away from young children and pets who cannot read this warning label”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because due to the characteristic form, appearance, colour, size and smell, this product may be mistaken for a foodstuff (baguette). This may lead children to put it in their mouth, bite it into pieces and swallow the pieces, which could entail the risk of asphyxia or obstruction of the 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.

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

 

45
1274/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Rykiel Enfant

Name:

Type/number of model: Type of model: 49603609; Bar Code: 100002872763

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and white bikini for children up to 6 years old. At the top part of the bikini, the word “Darling” is written. The bikini has white, free-end halter-neck cords.

Country of origin: Tunisia


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

46
1275/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: Maripier

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Off-white children’s coat intended for children up to 1 year old. The coat has drawstrings in the hood area.

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: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

47
1276/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: 7 Ukangxiangban

Name:

Type/number of model: FK - S106

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair with grey metallic construction and black plastic. Backrest and seat parts are from grey textile, hood is red. Pushchair has four double wheels, the front blue ones are rotating and the rear red ones have braking devices. No packaging or user manual.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- there are accessible gaps where the fingers of a child could be trapped;

- it is equipped with only one blocking device which could lead to the entrapment of body parts in case of accidental opening or closing of the pushchair.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

48
1277/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ dresses

Brand: Zenit N

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ dresses with non-continuous shoulder straps, composition: 100% cotton, sizes: 30 and 32, made in Bulgaria. The product is sold in cellophane packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps /functional cords/ with free ends, whose length is respectively 196, 235 mm and 210, 295 mm and which are intended to be tied over the shoulders.

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

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

 

49
1278/10

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - XF/XK

Brand: Jaguar

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. XF V8 5.0L, model year: 2010, VIN range: R36913 – R59480

2. XK V8 5.0L, model year: 2010/2011, VIN range: B28268 – B39482

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the in-tank electric fuel pump may not be correctly activated following a vehicle start-up cycle which can lead to the engine cutting out without any detectable warning signs which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Spain,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
France,
Sweden,
Portugal  

50
1279/10

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Titi

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair with grey metallic construction and black plastic. Backrest is from grey textile, seat part and hood are from orange textile. The pushchair has four double wheels, the front ones are rotating and the rear ones are fixed with a locking device. There is a net at the bottom.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is equipped with only one blocking device which could lead to the entrapment of body parts in case of accidental opening or closing of the pushchair.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

Poland  

51
1283/10

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motor scooter - Moving 50cc

Brand: Qingqi / Hooper

Name:

Type/number of model: Type QM50QT2EC Type approval No e4*2002/24*1358*00. Models manufactured in 2009 until June 2010. Chassis numbers starting with: LAEA BZ4009B99 (followed by 4 characters). Models manufactured in 2008. Chassis numbers starting with LAEA BZ400 (followed by 8 characters).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four-stroke petrol-engine scooter with 12-inch alloy wheels.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is a possibility that the chassis can break at the level of the horizontal and longitudinal spars at the centre of the scooter, due to a structural weakness, with a consequent risk of an accident.

Ten cases of breakage have been reported, including one serious case involving a fatality.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

The Netherlands  

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

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