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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 30 (Published on: 29/07/2011)

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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
0692/11

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Bubble shooter gun "Mille bolle multicolori"

Brand: RT

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 8011085209082, item No. 20908

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 14 cm bubble shooter gun made of transparent plastic with coloured inner working parts. Inside the packaging there is also a yellow container of soap solution. Mixed cardboard and plastic packaging. Battery-operated toy. Box on the packaging bears the wording: "prodotto testato da CPM ertificate n 097380/C/GI/01" ("product tested by CPM certificate No 097380/C/GI/01"). The reverse of the packaging bears the warning "Non ingerire od avvicinare agli occhi il liquido saponato", ("Do not swallow soap solution. Avoid contact with eyes") and the instructions for use.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the liquid contains 300.000 CFU/g of aerobic mesophilic bacteria which exceeds the limit values. There is clear risk of contracting infections given that when this product is used by children it will come into contact with their mouths, hands and eyes and may be inhaled.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

2
0693/11

France

Category: Other

Product: Alcohol tester

Brand: BRINK

Name:

Type/number of model: BR004

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black alcohol tester key ring with three warning lights (red, yellow and green) bearing CE marking and sold in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is unable to detect positive blood alcohol levels. Therefore, there is a risk of the user driving with high alcohol levels not shown by the test.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers. Seizure of product by the authorities.  

 

3
0694/11

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Travel chair "MeToo"

Brand: Phil&Teds

Name:

Type/number of model: MeToo

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel chair which can be attached to the table. It is attached by means of two screw-on clamps.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The clamps to attach the chair can come loose from the table top. The chairs therefore pose a serious risk of falling or amputation for children sitting in them.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Ireland  

4
0695/11

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Denim dress with belt

Brand: MS MODE

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 311124

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product in question is a woman's denim dress, sleeveless with a zip and belt.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing

1 183 ppm of benzidine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action.  

 

5
0696/11

Czech Republic

Category: Other

Product: Blank cartridges "8 mm Blank"

Brand: Codex

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 7702; series: 4977022010

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cartridges for 8mm blank pistols. Cartridges are loaded in a plastic container, 50 pieces in each, and are packaged in a paper box.

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the pressure is too high when the cartridges are fired.

The product does not comply with limits set by the Permanent International Commission for Firearms Testing (C.I.P).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

6
0697/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket "Miklas Kids Nylon Jacket Twilight 410"

Brand: Name-it, Bestseller

Name:

Type/number of model: Miklas Kids Nylon Jacket Twilight 410, 13053210 + 13057775

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nylon jacket

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 69,9 ppm of 4-aminoazobenzene in grey sewing thread.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Austria  

7
0698/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's cardigan "Ix mini knit cardigan 509"

Brand: Name-it, Bestseller

Name:

Type/number of model: Style no. 13036939

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green cardigan

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing

8,7 mg/kg of 3,3’-Dimethoxybenzidine, 1248,7 mg/kg of Benzidine and 36,6 mg/kg of 4-Aminodiphenyl in Grey-Black main.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Austria  

8
0699/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt "Kids Ls Sweat w. hood x-au09"

Brand: Name it, Bestseller

Name:

Type/number of model: 13049307

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Navy sweatshirt with hood

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing

5,02 ppm of o-Toluidine, 6,14 ppm of 4-Aminobiphenyl, 219,21 ppm of Benzidine, 5,16 ppm of 3,3’-Dimethylbenzidine, 11,47 ppm of 3,3’-Dimethoxybenzidine in the red strap around neck.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

The Netherlands,
Ireland,
Austria  

9
0700/11

Italy

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Ears of wheat "Triticum - black wisp- natural"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 604073000400

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ears of wheat sold to florists in bunches, used in floral arrangements and for ceremonial events.

Country of origin: Italy


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because it contains Pyemotes sp., a mite which is capable of biting humans and causing those handling infested material to develop serious pruritic dermatitis, characterised by vesicles which cause secondary infections when they burst. In rare cases those affected may suffer headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea and anorexia in addition to dermatitis.

15 cases reported.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

10
0701/11

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Agila A"

Brand: Opel

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles from: 3 G 077226 to 7 G 129308. Production period: from 2003 to 2007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Poland

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

Fuel tank corrosion may occur. The paint of the fuel tank can delaminate from the underlying coating and in severe cases this might lead to perforation of the fuel tank resulting in fuel leaks.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Germany,
Hungary,
Sweden,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Spain,
The Netherlands,
Ireland,
United Kingdom  

11
0702/11

Spain

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflective jacket

Brand: G.M. (General Motors)

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 1790414

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: High-visibility, yellow reflective jacket for driving. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with an adhesive label which indicates the make.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The retro-reflection and visible material area of the jacket are not sufficient. As a class 1 product, it is unsafe for its intended use.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 471.

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

 

12
0704/11

Sweden

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Inboard engines

Brand: Volvo Penta

Name:

Type/number of model: D11-670 Inboard, IPS800 and IPS900 (D11 with IPS transmission)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Diesel inboard engines for leisure boats.

Country of origin: France


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Fire

The alternator cable harness may rub against the oil return pipe from the turbo and, in certain cases, cause a short circuit in the electrical system. There is also a risk that the cable harness might abrade against sharp edges at the alternator. A short circuit in the electrical system can lead to the risk of fire or explosion.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

The Netherlands,
Iceland,
Greece  

13
0705/11

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing

Brand: Unknown

Name: - Knot So Bad;- Dominka.

Type/number of model:

- article No.6800;

- article No.1866.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

- Children's T-shirt: size 8/128, 100% white cotton printed with pink stars. Has a drawstring in the hood area, whose purpose is functional;

- Children's waistcoat: size 98, cotton 55% polyester 45%. Made of grey knitted material with a front pocket with multicoloured printed inscription "Beautiful Smile". Has a drawstring in the hood area.

Country of origin: India,
China


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation as they have drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

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

 

14
0706/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Puledro

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s light blue denim trousers, brand "Puledro", with a pink band attached to the waist and two cords with free ends in the waist area. There is an inscription: "Sport Seduction" on one of the trouser-legs with fastening cords under the lower hem of the trousers. Composition: 100% cotton.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area that are too long and not fastened in one place to the garment.

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

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

 

16
0708/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Lilax

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and white checked dress with red stitching at the ends, with a flounce in the lower section. There are two sewn red braids and a white one, with two cords which end at the back and are tied at the neck. On the front there is a brooch with a safety-pin and an attached red ribbon with a white rhinestone glued to it. There is a label with information about the producer: Turkey, composition: 100% cotton, brand "Lilax".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

 

17
0709/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Moonstar

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with two tied shoulder straps that have free ends. There is a label with information about the producer: Turkey, composition: 100% cotton, brand "Moonstar".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps which are not attached to the front or the back of the garment.

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

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

 

18
0710/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s skirt

Brand: Silver Sun

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 8693468529019, item FC-52901

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s skirt in pink-and-white and red-and-white colours, with three pink flounces with white stars and stripes. There are labels with information about the producer: Bangladesh, composition: 100% cotton, barcode 8693468529019, item FC-52901, brand Silver Sun,

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area that are too long and not fastened in one place.

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

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

 

19
0711/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ overalls

Brand: Bebetto

Name:

Type/number of model: Identification 221, barcode 8697558017752

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ overalls with a hood, long sleeves with white-and-green stripes, with two pockets and snap fasteners on the front. On one of the pockets there is an attached textile piece with a picture of a bicycle and the inscription: "Bebetto". On the front there is an additional textile piece resembling a bib. It is blue and on it there is a picture of two bears and the inscription: "I like playing with you". There is information about the producer: Turkey, composition: 100% cotton, identification 221, barcode 8697558017752, brand "Bebetto".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the waist area that are too long.

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

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

 

20
0712/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shoes "Girl 2 Girl"

Brand: Primark

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 7386531 and item 7386549

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink children’s shoes with a white sole and the inscription: "girl 2 girl" on the insole. It has three self-adhesive bands and small silver particles on the back.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small decorative elements can be easily detached and can be swallowed by children.

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

 

21
0713/11

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Toyota Yaris"

Brand: Toyota

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall concerns vehicles, produced from 12 April 2010 through 4 January 2011, with chassis numbers as indicated in the attached document.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to the improper installation of the left A-pillar garnish, there is a possibility that the A-pillar garnish could become detached should the curtain shield airbag be deployed in the event of a crash. If this happens, the loose garnish could injure the left-hand seat occupant of the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Germany,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
Iceland,
Portugal,
Denmark,
Finland,
Estonia,
Norway,
Slovenia,
Poland,
The Netherlands,
United Kingdom,
Sweden,
Lithuania  

22
0714/11

Iceland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Ski helmets "Funride"

Brand: UVEX

Name:

Type/number of model:

- Colour: black. Article number:

S56.6.057.4703

S56.6.057.4705

- Colour: silver. Article number:

S56.6.057.5503

S56.6.057.5505

- Colour: white carbon look mat. Article number:

S56.6.057.1003

S56.6.057.1005

- Colour: black carbon look mat. Article number:

S56.6.057.2003

S56.6.057.2005

Colour: white/golden flower. Article number:

S56.6.057.1603

S56.6.057.1605

- Colour: black/golden flower. Article number:

S56.6.057.2603

S56.6.057.2605

- Colour: white. Article number:

S56.6.057.1103

S56.6.057.1105

- Colour: pearlblue/white eagle. Article number:

S56.6.057.1403

S56.6.057.1405

- Colour: white/black eagle. Article number:

S56.6.057.1203

S56.6.057.1205

- Colour: black/white eagle. Article number:

S56.6.057.2103

S56.6.057.2105

- Colour: silver/black eagle. Article number:

S56.6.057.5203

S56.6.057.5205

- Colour: pink/white eagle. Article number:

S56.6.057.9103

S56.6.057.9105

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ski Helmets

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

These products pose a risk of injuries because in some critical areas of the helmet (ventilation openings, rivets, synthetic applications) the shock absorption and the resistance to penetration may be insufficient.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1077.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop on sales and recall from consumers.  

Finland,
Germany,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Poland,
Spain  

23
0715/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Child's "Music" flute

Brand: Vidal Europa

Name:

Type/number of model: REF. 0211176

Batch number/Barcode: 8432583111767

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child's musical flute. Packaged in a tansparent plastic bag with a label reading: MUSIC FLAUTA INFANTIL. On the reverse side: symbol indicating unsuitability for children under the age of three years, the CE marking, the warning Not suitable for children under 36 months. May generate small parts which can be swallowed or inhaled, and distributor identification.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the mouthpiece of the flute, which fits into the small part cylinder, can come loose easily 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.  

 

24
0716/11

Malta

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night light

Brand: Nite Lite

Name:

Type/number of model: NNL-79A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Automatic night light which switches on when it gets dark.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns

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

-The shade covering the bulb can be easily removed without a tool thus making it possible to remove and replace a bulb while still connected to the mains supply;

-No overcurrent protection is provided thus the nightlight can overheat.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

25
0717/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic fishing game

Brand: Fishing

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 2045-8

Batch number/Barcode: 8435235856948

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Magnetic fishing game with fishing rod including hook with magnet and eight goldfish. The packaging is cardboard and plastic, marked on the front with "FUNNY & LOVELY FISHING GAME NEW ONE. FOR AGES 3 AND UP", the origin of the product, the CE mark and the age restriction symbol. There is a label on the back identifying the importer, along with a barcode and warnings in various languages.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the hook can be easily detached from the line and it contains a magnet with a flux index greater than 50 kG²mm². The fish can be easily open into two parts, allowing access to the metal mouth pivot, which, if swallowed with the hook, could cause an intestinal perforation.

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
0718/11

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini "Meijes Bikini/Mädchen Bikini/Bikini Enfant"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 2504634, EAN/GTIN: 8717729391501

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tie-up bikini, top and bottom. The bikini is packaged in a 14 cm x 14 cm plastic package along with a cardboard photograph of the product as a background.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the bikini has a drawstring for adjusting the size around the throat area.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

27
0719/11

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress

Brand: New Basic

Name:

Type/number of model: 24981501; EAN/GTIN: 8717362572619

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's dress with flower appliqué and lettering on the chest. Continuous cords around 24 cm long.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords for adjusting the size of the garment in the neck are.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

28
0720/11

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Cradle "Cuna-Moises"

Brand: Babyline

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cradle made of wood and fabric.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risks of injuries because:

- at least two of the four wheels are not fitted with blocks;

- the ends and inner sides are less than 275mm in height;

- it is not sufficiently stable, overturning when submitted to a force of less than 30N.

All these shortcomings can cause the baby to fall to the floor and suffer injury.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1130.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

29
0721/11

Spain

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Towels

Brand: Hu Guang

Name:

Type/number of model: 10#A, 10#B, 05#, 01#, S/R

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Towels in packaging which imitates foodstuffs (cakes and lollipops) with decorations imitating strawberry and cherry. Description of packaging: - Plastic bag and transparent box.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The products pose a risk of choking as, due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the decorative parts included in the towel packages (cherry and strawberry), which fit into the small parts cylinder, can be swallowed by children. In addition, the lollipops have several points which if broken off may be dangerous if put in the eye or throat by children.

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: Import rejected by the customs authorities  

Bulgaria  

30
0722/11

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy crossbow set "Special Forces"

Brand: Combat Force

Name:

Type/number of model: 0388

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s plastic set comprising a pistol/crossbow, 4 projectiles with transparent orange suction cups, a black grenade, a black watch with red face and grey handcuffs, packed in a blister with a green cardboard base.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the suction cups contains 5.3 % by weight of DEHP, 7.98 % by weight of DBP and 5.14 % by weight of DINP.

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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

31
0723/11

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Mazda 3" and "Mazda3 MPS"

Brand: Mazda

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall affects vehicles, produced from 7 January 2008 through 22 December 2008. Affected VIN range:

JMZ BK1*** 01 714164 – 828410

JMZ BK1*** 81 714210 – 754177

JMZ BK14** 91 754182 – 828411

JM7 BK3*6* 81 421327 – 427505

JM7 BK3*6* 91 433444 – 464116

Note: The asterisk symbol “*” can be any letter or number.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The ground terminal of the windscreen wiper motor may have been inadvertently bent during assembly. If this condition exists, then over time the electrical resistance of the motor circuit may increase up to a point which would result in the motor becoming inoperative. The loss of the front windscreen wiper function in adverse weather could potentially increase the risk of a crash.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

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

32
0724/11

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van "Peugeot Boxer III"

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model:

The recall concerns certain vehicles with VINs:

- from VF3YAAMFA11027241 to VF3YAAMFA11080919;

- from VF3YBBMFB11026461 to VF3YBBMFB11062771;

- VF3YCBMAC11014467;

- from VF3YCBMFB11026506 to VF3YCBMFB11092288;

- from VF3YCBMFC11024600 to VF3YCBMFC11065616.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

On the vehicles concerned, the emergency spare wheel mounting winch may no longer correctly secure the wheel, which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Sweden,
Hungary,
Poland,
Malta,
Finland,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Estonia,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
Norway  

33
0725/11

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Peugeot 807 and Expert III"

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall concerns certain vehicles with VINs from VF3XDRFHCAZ016849 to VF3XDRFHCAZ029887.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

On the affected vehicles, the operation of the power-assisted steering could be compromised if there is contact between the wiring harness and surrounding parts as a result of damage to the protective sheath, which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Hungary,
Sweden,
Poland,
Malta,
Denmark,
Finland,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
Norway,
Lithuania  

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0726/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Shirt "Qinna"

Brand: Part Two

Name:

Type/number of model: Leather shirt, Female, E38912001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Female leather shirt with long sleeves and 2 chest pockets, shirt is with lining in upper body and upper part of sleeve.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 52 mg/kg of chromium (VI).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

35
0727/11

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: "Big Blow Out Hairdryer"

Brand: Umberto Giannini

Name:

Type/number of model:

Item Number: 55-37-029.

The recall affects products sold since October 2010.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hairdryer

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Broken parts of internal components can fall out of the hairdryer nozzle and, in some cases, could be ejected whilst in use.

One minor facial injury reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Ireland  

(*)

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.

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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.

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