Report 32 (Published on: 12/08/2011)

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Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car Scenic III

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: No information provided

See attached list of VIN numbers

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because a violent impact may cause the frame in the upper part of the front passenger seat to buckle. The resulting damage may cause injuries to passengers in the front and rear of the car.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
Estonia  

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle KLX450AB, EJ800AB, VN900BB, KX250YB and KX450EB

Brand: Kawasaki

Name:

Type/number of model:

Vehicles affected in Spain are in the following chassis ranges:

KX450EB: JKAKX450EEA024030 - JKAKX450EEA024090

KX250YB: JKAKX250YYA008709 - JKAKX250YYA008876

KLX450AB: JKALX450AAA015369 - JKALX450AAA015373

EJ800AB: JKBEJ800AAA000502 - JKBEJ800AAA002629

VN900BB: JKAVN900BBA066498 - JKAVN900BBA066969

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the inner tubes of the wheels may have been pinched during assembly. This can cause a loss of air pressure in the wheels. The loss of air pressure may reduce control of the motorcycle and result in an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Portugal,
Germany,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Poland,
Hungary  

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle ZX1000J/K.

Brand: Kawasaki

Name:

Type/number of model: No information provided

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1000 cc motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is a possibility of a part of the electrical system becoming trapped between two parts of the bodywork and sustaining damage, which could cause the engine to cut out unexpectedly.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Ireland,
Greece,
Portugal  

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's trousers "Classic"

Brand: Mho Jeans

Name:

Type/number of model: OM 215

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Women's trousers - blue jeans type

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 180mg/kg of formaldehyde.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Image Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 011243

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Composition 98% cotton and 2% elastane. There is a textile belt and four pockets. On the front pockets are attached rhinestones and a label containing the following information: IMAGE KIDS ®, Made in P.R.C, Miss Image, code: 011243. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries as the belt, at 410mm, is too long and may become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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.  

 

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car C8, Dispatch III

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: No information provided

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because a possible contact between the power steering harness and its surroundings may, if damage is caused to the harness, affect the operation of the power steering.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Sweden,
Estonia,
Lithuania,
Portugal  

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car C3 and DS3

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: e2*2007/46*0003*02,
e2*2007/46*0003*00,
e2*2007/46*0003*01

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because a possible non-conformity in one component of the brake mechanism may lead in some cases to an extension of the parking brake travel.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Sweden,
Estonia,
Portugal  

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car S80, V70, V60, S60

Brand: Volvo

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model year 2011 and 2012 fitted with 1.6 litre petrol or diesel engine.

Chassis numbers S80: 143002 – 147472. V70: 191001 – 205375. V60: 009048 – 024300. S60: 020180 – 045044.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because a connector in the upper power steering return line may disengage resulting in the loss of power steering fluid. If this situation should occur, the driver may notice heavy steering and noise. In the worst case, there could be a complete loss of power steering fluid, and steering assistance, without any warning to the driver.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Sweden,
Poland,
Hungary,
Finland,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Estonia  

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car Relay III

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: No information provided.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the emergency spare wheel mounting winch may no longer correctly secure the spare wheel.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Sweden,
Estonia,
Lithuania,
Portugal  

10
0769/11

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car S80

Brand: Volvo

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model year 2007 fitted with 6 cylinder engine.

Chassis numbers:

000001 - 046266.

Type approval numbers:

e4*2001/116*0057*00, e4*2001/116*0057*01, e4*2001/116*0057*02, e4*2001/116*0057*03, e4*2001/116*0057*04, e4*2001/116*0057*05

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because due to incorrect routing of the power steering oil cooler, the power steering return line may burst resulting in a loss of power steering fluid. If this situation should occur, the driver may notice heavy steering and noise. In the worst cases, there could be a complete loss of power steering fluid, and steering assistance, without any warning to the driver. Although unlikely, there is the potential that this could result in a fire in the engine compartment.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Sweden,
Poland,
Hungary,
Finland,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands,
Estonia,
Lithuania  

11
0770/11

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening cream "Skin Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number CSKL, manufacturing and expiration date (Fab: MAR11; Exp: MAR13).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange/blue characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients. Volume 250 g.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC).

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Ireland,
Malta  

12
0771/11

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening cream "Lightening beauty lotion with carrot oil"

Brand: Caro White

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number 10B17201/16, manufacturing and expiration date (Fab: 07/01/2011; Exp: 07/01/2013). Bar code: 9 501101 372962.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and orange plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the following indications (among others): “CaroWhite Lotion is a formula rich in B-Carotene and vitamin A and E in order to make your skin light, manageable and satin-smooth [...] Contains hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children.” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 500 ml.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC).

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

13
0772/11

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Outlander"

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name:

Type/number of model:

The vehicles affected were manufactured between 2010 and 2011.

EC type approval: e1_2001-116_0482_*, Type: CWB

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the fixing screws on the back axis of the wheel hub (4 per side, total: 8) may not be sufficiently tightened in some vehicles and could gradually come loose over an extended period of time. In the worst-case scenario, the complete back axis of the wheel hub could come loose (the screws could fall off) leading to the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Sweden,
The Netherlands,
Portugal,
Lithuania  

14
0773/11

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy "Bunny Valentine"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 5906245296510; ITEM No. 523801

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plush Toy – bunny is 220 mm high, made of white textile (acrylic) with red accents (ears, feet, nose). Bunny holds red heart with attached plastic flower (9 mm). On the label there are warnings and information concerning the product: name and address of the importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, “age warning (0-3),” and the instruction for using batteries, although it is not a battery operated toy.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as the eyes of the toy and the flower attached to the heart can be easily detached and may be placed by children in their mouths.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN-71.

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

 

15
0774/11

Spain

Category: Furniture

Product: Shelf bracket "Équerre Invisible"

Brand: Spaceo

Name:

Type/number of model: Model LM 14098336;

Batch number/Barcode: 3276000148906 ; Product code: ADEOSERVICES:006709; Supplier code: TBSWT001

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Invisible hooks for shelves up to 18 mm thick, metallic hook composed mainly of a metallic bar fixed to the wall at two points, maximum dimensions 120x103x13mm . Bar with diameter of 8mm and length 100mm. The product comes in a blister pack marked with the indication "18mm, H 80x D100mm".

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries as the bracket might break when supporting a load less than that indicated on the packaging if the shelf is deeper than 15 cm and the load is placed in the least favourable position (i.e. at the front of the shelf).

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

Greece  

16
0775/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s T-shirt

Brand: MALI ZMAJ

Name:

Type/number of model: No.253

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A short-sleeved children’s T-shirt intended for children up to 3 years of age. On the front there are inscriptions decorated with sequins: Miss, MISS GIRLS and also an inscription: MK Welcome at Minikiss Dog Club. There is an attached label as well as a sewn label Composition: 85% cotton, 10 polyester and 5% spandex.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because there are easily detachable sequins which fit entirely into the small-parts cylinder.

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

 

17
0776/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Bibita Club

Name:

Type/number of model: No.: 053061

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Composition 100% cotton. There is a fastening cord with plastic stoppers at the ends in the waist area. On the front there is an embroidered pattern depicting a butterfly and flowers with rhinestones. There are also four pockets and in the lower hem of the garment there are functional cords tied in a knot with wooden balls.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries as the cord in the waist area is not attached to the garment and is too long and because the cords in the ankle are not fully inside the hem. The cords may become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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

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

 

18
0777/11

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle "Rattle Fun Cow"

Brand: Baby Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN code: 5908265227307; Article 7836/37/38/39 Grzechotka 3m+

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cow-shaped toy made of white plastic. Toy is packed into a transparent plastic bag. Approximate size of packaging is 11 cm x 18 cm. The top of the bag is closed with a folded coloured slip, fixed to the bag with staples. On both sides of the slip there is a label showing the number of article, EAN code, age range marking (3+ month), CE-marking and the information in Polish of the product name, country of origin, the data of Polish importer.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0,3% 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 in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

 

19
0778/11

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Clown puzzle "Piramida Puzle"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 5908258100501

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clown-shaped "pyramid" toy is made of yellow, white, green, orange and pink plastic. The toy is packed into a transparent cellophane bag. Approximate size of toy is 26.5 cm x 11 cm. On the packaging are CE – mark and recommended age group 18 months.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as the clown's nose may become detached and could be placed by small children in their mouths.

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

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

 

20
0779/11

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother holder "Umo nb dummy string 411"

Brand: Name it

Name:

Type/number of model: Style No. 13066626 EAN: 5710893637331

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The Soother holder strap made of white textile with rings of different colours sewed in the textile. There is a little round head in same textile sewed on the strap. There is a ring of rubber at one end to fasten the soother and a round white plastic clip with two holes at the other end, as garment fastener.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the dummy string is too elastic, which means that when stretched it can be up to 30 cm long.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Norway,
Ireland,
Finland  

21
0780/11

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle "Funny Toys"

Brand: BHC

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2009062601109

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The rattle in a shape of maracas is made of multicolored plastic. The rattling element (diameter 88 mm) is placed in the spherical part of the rattle which is combined with a holder. On the cardboard label attached to the packaging there are warnings and pictogram concerning the age 0-3 restriction.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing,
Choking

The product poses a risk of:

- damage to hearing, due to the high sound level (LpA1s -87,9 dB)

- choking, because the toy can easily break, releasing small parts that fit into the small part cylinder and due to incorrect shape and size of a rattle.

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
0781/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Bag "Patti"

Brand: Pieces

Name:

Type/number of model: Style No: 17034905 EAN: 5710896901804

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies canvas bag with zip closing mechanism. Main bag is plain with no details. Shoulder handles with metal and strap details are attached to the bag. Push button at each side to tighten top of bag. Adjustable and detachable cross over strap. Inside purse/mobile pocket at one side and zip pocket at other side. Lining inside bag. SIZE.: 38 X 42 X 16 CM

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 227 mg/kg of 4-amino azobenzene.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

23
0782/11

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Spray paint "Hobby Time - Universal-Silberlack"

Brand: Glorex of Switzerland

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. Number: 6.3011.043, 7610877262161

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Spray paint can, 300 ml.

Only Lot 04041X is affected. The number can be seen at the bottom of the spray can.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the spray paint contains about 13.6% toluene

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

24
0783/11

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Textile glue "Textilkleber"

Brand: AGT

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No NC5278: 4022107136143

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Milk-white bottle with blue label in blue & white blister pack. Legend in German and French: Textilkleber and Colle à tissues [textile glue]; no marking to comply with chemicals law.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a risk as it contains approximately 12.4% by weight of toluene. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market by the manufacturer and corrective action ordered by the authorities.  

 

25
0784/11

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing "Disney Minnie"

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Art. 6912 (Bba TG.4 258 232 11P),
2. Art. 6692 (R.ZZA 8-14P TG.8 581 234 11P 3581)

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 2000004866051,
2. 2000004866082

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Dark blue hooded pullover with an image of Minnie Mouse on the front, studded with pink rhinestones. A cardboard label on the product also bears the Disney logo and product information (e.g. article number, size, barcode, price). According to the manufacturer's table, Italian size 4 corresponds to size 110 and thus falls into the age category “children up to age 7”.

2. White hooded jacket with an image of Minnie Mouse on the front and the wording “with love MINNIE”. The image is also studded with pink rhinestones. A cardboard label on the product also bears the Disney logo and product information (e.g. article number, size, barcode, price). According to the manufacturer's table, Italian size 8 corresponds to size 134 and thus falls into the age category “children up to age 7”.

Country of origin: Albania


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Strangulation,
Choking

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.

- choking, because the rhinestones can be easily detached and can be swallowed or inhaled.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action.  

 

26
0785/11

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing

Brand: GoKids

Name:

Type/number of model: GoKids Bambini collection / Ragazzi collection

Trousers

Batch number/Barcode: 2000004573829, WA-430K 45Grey Pant Bbo 3-7P 419 192 11P 3419, Article No 11/WA 430/S

Pullover barcode: 2000004579210, WA-537 K 223 DK BLU S Felp Rzo 8-14 P 591 190 11 P 3591, Article No 11/WA 537/S

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Long dark grey textile trousers, with a pocket attached on the front of the right leg; there are drawstrings to adjust the waistband. A sewn-in textile label inside has the wording “GoKids” and the product size (6). On the left inside seam is a label with care instructions, information on the material, the wording “Made in Bangladesh”, Article No, barcode, and information on the Italian importer According to the manufacturer's table, Italian size 6 corresponds to size 122 and thus falls into the age category “children up to age 7”.

2. Dark blue hooded pullover, with red trim on edging and inside of hood; on the front there is wording in white (“Sea Zone Pacific”). The hood has a full-length red cord. A sewn-in textile label inside the neckband has the wording “GoKids” and the product size (S). On the left inside seam is a sewn-in label with care instructions, information on the material, the wording “Made in Bangladesh”, Article No, barcode, and information on the Italian importer. According to the manufacturer's table, Italian size S corresponds to size 134 and thus falls into the age category “children up to age 7”.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action.  

 

27
0786/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s swimming costume

Brand: Xiao jin yu

Name:

Type/number of model: Item ?2200, barcode – 6948076922007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s swimming costumes intended for girls. There is a label with information about the composition: 92% nylon and 8% spandex. The colours are pink, blue and dark blue and there are frills in the upper section. The swimming costume is supplied with cords that have free ends and are placed around the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

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

 

28
0787/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Honey

Name:

Type/number of model: 1068-T

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s bikini with cords that have free ends in the neck area. The swimming costumes are green and have many-coloured stripes. There is an inscription made of small decorative elements: BRRY and a decoration in the upper section of the swimming costume which is made of small glittering components. There are labels with some information, including: composition: 82% polyamide and 18% elastane.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively, of cords with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at 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.  

 

29
0788/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Power Flower

Name:

Type/number of model: F-618

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s bikini with cords that have free ends in the neck and waist area, whose length exceeds 140 mm. The swimming costumes are green and have many-coloured stripes. In the upper section of the swimming costume there is a decoration made of glittering components.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively, of cords with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at 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.  

 

30
0789/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Former

Name:

Type/number of model: 9001-30

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cyclamen pink coloured children's bikini with printed patterns depicting dolphins. There are labels with some information including: composition: 82% nylon and 18% spandex, country of origin – China.

Country of origin: China


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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; cords that are tied at the back of the garment; and cords in the waist area that have not been secured against unravelling.

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

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

 

31
0790/11

Slovakia

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle "Oceanus"

Brand: Arcore

Name:

Type/number of model: Oceanus Blue, 26“, frame No.XS 09121920, EAN code 8592497551254.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mountain bicycle with 26”wheels, size 17, 18 speeds, dark blue frame made from aluminium alloy. Marking on the frame - Arcore, Oceanus,

Country of origin: Malaysia


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the caps which protect the cables can be easily removed exposing the unprotected ends of the cables which may cause injuries. The crank assembly can break which may result in an unexpected fall of the rider.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14766.

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

 

32
0791/11

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: HHH

Name:

Type/number of model: Factory number 39030 – on the bottom of the lighter.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic gas lighters in various colours. The products are disposable lighters which are very long – 11,48 cm and their width is 4,9 cm. There is an ignition button with the marking “HHH” on it. There is also a torch. No packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

The products pose a risk of fire because they are insufficient with respect to:

- resistance to high temperature,

- resistance to the loss of fuel,

- resistance to falling,

- resistance to cyclic burning,

- extinguishing of the flame.

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

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

United Kingdom  

33
0792/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Imaka

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. 63357

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s bikini decorated with a combination of squares in various colours. The top has two elastic cords ending with knots, which are tied at the neck and on the back. On both sides of the lower part there are strung cords which are to be tied. The swimming costume has a label with information in Bulgarian: "Carnival Kids”, importer: Tomika group Ltd., producer: China, composition: 20% elastane and 80% polyamide, type of the product – swimming costume and some symbols for use. There is an attached label with information, including: composition 20% lycra and 80% polyamide, symbols for use and size. No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation 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.  

 

34
0793/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Imaka

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 63343

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s bikini, coloured a combination of purple and yellow with flowers in various colours. The top has two elastic cords ending with textile flowers, which are tied at the neck and on the back. On both sides of the lower part there are strung cords which are also tied and end with textile flowers. The swimming costume has a label with information in Bulgarian: „Carnival Kids”. No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

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

 

35
0794/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's swimming costume

Brand: CXF fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No.: CXF - 4393

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One-piece girls' swimming costume in red, yellow and orange with figures of a girl and various animals on the front. There are two elastic cords ending with knots, which are tied at the back of the neck. Moving plastic figures have been strung on the cords – three figures on each side. The swimming costume has a label with information in Bulgarian: „Carnival Kids”, importer: Tomika group Ltd., composition: 20% elastane and 80% polyamide,and some symbols for use. An attached label includes: composition 20% elastane and 80% polyamide, symbols for use and size. No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation 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.  

 

36
0795/11

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van "Ducato"

Brand: Fiat

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles produced in 2006-2007 with range of VIN numbers: ZFA25000001000371 – ZFA25000001203101

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: Italy

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is a possibility that due to a malfunctioning mechanism for mounting the spare wheel, the spare wheel can detach while driving. This may cause danger to other road users and lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Ireland,
Greece,
Lithuania,
Portugal,
Sweden  

37
0796/11

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Children's make-up set

Brand: Beaut Series

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No.: 6602;

Batch number/Barcode: 5397023712696; Batch code: SKU#0664249.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's make-up set containing necklace, butterfly hair clips, black eye pencil and a compact eyeshadow set.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the black eye pencil contains lead: 822mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

38
0797/11

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: El Cofre De La Moda.

Name:

Type/number of model: STYLE: W910.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of a yellow sweatshirt with hood, a grey pair of trousers and a grey belt. Size: 4 years. Material composition: 95% Cotton, 5% Elastan. The sweatshirt’s hood includes a drawstring with 3-dimensional cylindrical metal pieces and knots on the ends. There are some inscriptions on the front: “Viva”; “Juicy”; “Sweet girl”; “Miss Girl dance” and the labels on the inside bear the following information: “El Cofre De La Moda”, “4”, “MADE IN CHINA”. The set is sold in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation as it has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

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

 

39
0798/11

Portugal

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: The Blue Period.

Name:

Type/number of model: STYLE: PL-16.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green children’s jacket with hood, zip fastener and two pockets on the front. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. Size: 5A. Material composition: 65% Cotton, 35% Polyester. The labels on the inside bear the following information: “The Blue Period (children connection)”, “5A”, “MADE IN CHINA”.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation as it has drawstrings with free ends in the hood. The drawstrings can easily become entangled in fixed objects if the child is moving quickly.

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

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

 

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