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Report 37 (Published on: 16/09/2011)

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

1
0921/11

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Crema despigmentante"

Brand: Isdruc

Name:

Type/number of model: Cad. 0213 – Batch 0208.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Depigmentation cream in a white jar with golden label, orange cardboard box with black and white letters. Packaging reads, in Spanish and Portuguese: "A fuerte inicial" Volume: 30 ml.

Country of origin: Spain


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Microbiological

The product poses a risk of microbial infection because it contains 1083 CFU/g of aerobic mesophilic flora.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

Compulsory measures: Stop of sales and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

2
0922/11

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable toy "Hüpftier" [Bouncy Animal]

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5901157678461

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable toy in the form of an animal, various colours.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains more than 1% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and a combined total of 1.044% by weight of DEHP, DBP and BBP.

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Czech Republic  

3
0923/11

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Doll and toy bath set "Baby & Bathtub"

Brand: KIG

Name:

Type/number of model: Art.No.: 301/3469; LOT:1939;

Batch number/Barcode: 4 250052 654409

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow plastic bath tub with fittings, mauve shower hose, baby doll, toy duck, soap, ladle and a pair of plastic gloves. The body of the doll and the shower hose are made of soft plastic, while the other toys are made of hard plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 7.8% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 5% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and 4.2% of di-'isononyl' phthalate (DINP).

According to the REACH Regulation, the 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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer. Supervision of the withdrawal by the authorities.  

 

4
0924/11

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Electric scooter EC03

Brand: Yamaha

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: SY05;

Model: EC03;

EC Type approval: e13*2002/24*0452*00

The vehicles concerned are 2011 models with VINs in the following range: JYASY051000000301 – JYASY051000000964.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric scooter

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

A defective crimp on the charging plug poses a fire risk.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Spain,
United Kingdom,
Sweden  

5
0925/11

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Hair-styling toy "Styling Head Playset"

Brand: Funky Things

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 7030096;

Batch number/Barcode: 8 712296 056075

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is the bust of a doll with a soft plastic head and long, reddish-blonde hair. It comes with hairdressing accessories: combs, clips and grips.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the REACH Regulation the 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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal by the distributor.  

 

6
0926/11

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle helmet "Exo-400"

Brand: Scorpion

Name:

Type/number of model: Exo-400

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle helmet available in several colours and sizes.

All colours but only sizes M, L, XL, XXL are affected

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The impact absorption of the helmet is not sufficient. The helmet does not offer sufficient protection against the risk of head injury in the event of a fall.

The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation 22.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Spain,
The Netherlands,
Denmark  

7
0927/11

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle helmet "Leox Twist"

Brand: Airoh

Name:

Type/number of model: 052345/P Manufacturing serial number between 028801 and 032000.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycling helmet

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The shock absorption of the helmet is not sufficient. The helmet does not offer sufficient protection against the risk of head injury in the event of a fall.

The product does not comply with the

UNECE Regulation 22.

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

Greece  

8
0928/11

France

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle helmet "GP 56"

Brand: Airoh

Name:

Type/number of model: 052523/P Manufacturing serial number between 003201 and 006400.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycling helmet

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The shock absorption of the helmet is not sufficient. The helmet does not offer sufficient protection against the risk of head injury in the event of a fall.

The product does not comply with the

UNECE Regulation 22.

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

 

9
0929/11

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair straightener

Brand: Carrefour Home

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. HHC94-10 (HC-94). Serial no: 1005015378 Bar code: 3608141589681

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Silver and white-coloured hair straightener. The product is sold in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The insulation of the mains cable is not sufficiently heat resistant. Live parts are left accessible when the insulation of the mains cable melts on contact with the hot parts of the appliance.

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

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

 

10
0930/11

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Scoubidous "Fashion Strings"

Brand: GCS

Name:

Type/number of model: Product ref. FS 20; bar code 5 060053 440685

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 30 plastic strands for braiding, in various colours; packaged with a card backing showing the text "30 Pieces" "Value Pack"; the product reference and bar code; the importer; CE mark and logo indicating the toy not suitable for children under 36 months.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation the 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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

11
0931/11

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's dress "Chiara"

Brand: Troizenfants

Name:

Type/number of model: 109 UA 2 Y

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Golden brown, cotton dress with pink tartan lining, ,size 2, fastened from the front of the waist to the neckline by means of a leather lace passing through metal eyelets.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the drawstrings in the neck area which could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

12
0932/11

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: TROIZENFANTS

Name:

Type/number of model: 141 BLUE 2 Y

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Size 2 two-piece swimsuit. Navy-blue cotton briefs with a flounce decorated with little pearls and diamante. Top half of swimsuit comprises two triangles of navy-blue cotton decorated with little pearls and diamante and fitted with a cotton drawstring. At the top of each triangle there is a cord intended to be tied at the back of the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the cords in the neck and back area which could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

13
0933/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's sports shoes

Brand: Hongshu

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men’s black sports shoes with shoelaces and 4 beige stripes on the upper. On the insole and on the tongue there is an inscription: "HONGSHU". There are also pictograms indicating the type of the materials used – the upper, the lining, the insole and the sole are made of artificial materials.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the insole contains 85.6 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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

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

 

14
0934/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costume "Masked Hero"

Brand: Chang Hong

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No HSG-90498 Bar code: 8856560801111

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fancy dress costume in five parts: cap, mask, shirt with cape, trousers and sash. The outfit is black with a red neck tie and sash and the letter "z" marked on the cap and cape. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag containing the costume and a sheet of cardboard bearing the brand and product name, 100% polyester, and the details of the importer.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to cords in the neck area which could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

15
0935/11

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car C3

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model:

The recall concerns vehicles built on 13/04/11.

e2*2007/46*0003*09.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The boot door strut link with the ball joint on the body panel maybe faulty and may not correctly secure the boot door in the open position. As a result, there is a danger that the boot door may collapse/fall causing injuries.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Iceland,
Norway,
Slovakia,
Malta,
United Kingdom,
Poland,
Greece,
Sweden,
Estonia,
Portugal  

16
0936/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Airpaco

Name:

Type/number of model: ZL70263

Batch number/Barcode: 8004950655787

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini; a combination of various colours with heart-shaped printed patterns and brocade. The top has two elastic cords that are tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom there are cords intended to be tied. There is an attached label with information in Bulgarian: item, composition (20% elastane and 80% polyester) etc. There is also another label with the following information: brand style No.– ZL70263, composition (20% lycra and 80% polyamide), symbols for use and bar code 8004950655787. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the cords in the neck and back area which could 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.  

 

17
0937/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Obinav

Name:

Type/number of model: Style no. 790S

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini in various colours (yellow, blue, red and others) with printed sea patterns. The top has two elastic cords that are tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom there are cords intended to be tied. There is an attached label with information in Bulgarian: item, composition (20% elastane and 80% polyester) etc. There is also another label with the following information: brand, style No.– 790S, symbols for use and manufacturer. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the cords in the neck and back area which could 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
0938/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Paradise Beach

Name:

Type/number of model: style no. 9984#6#

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini in various colours with pictures of flowers and animals. The top has two elastic cords that are tied at the neck and the back. The bottom has been designed as a skirt. There is an attached label with information in Bulgarian: item, composition (20% elastane and 80% polyester), etc. There is also information about the brand, style no. 9984#6#. The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the cords in the neck and back area which could 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.  

 

19
0939/11

Denmark

Category: Other

Product: Fireworks "Fatamorgana"

Brand: Fyrværco A/S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Fatamorgana Danish registration number: SIK-0282311253

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Roman candle – 8 shots – NEC 48 g.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

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

 

20
0940/11

Denmark

Category: Other

Product: Fireworks "DSF 18s batteri"

Brand: Dansk Fyrværkeri Service ApS.

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: DSF 18s battery Danish registration number: SIK-0053312310

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery of star–shaped fireworks – diameter 25 mm - NEC 146,4 g.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing, because the sound level is too high. In addition the firework can explode leading to a risk of burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14035.

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

 

21
0941/11

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles "Diavel", "Diavel Carbon"

Brand: Ducati

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicle type G1, EC type approval e3*2002/24*0575

The motorcycles in question were manufactured in 2011 with vehicle identification numbers in the following ranges:

ZDMG100ABAB000007 to ZDMG100ABBB005297 ZDM13BLW2AB000003 to ZDM13BLW2BB005302 ZDM13BLW2BB000696 to ZDM13BLW9BB004695 ZDMG101ABAB000239 to ZDMG101ABBB005285 ZDMG100AAAB000048 to ZDMG100ABBB004463 ZDMG100ABAB000036 to ZDMG100ABBB004232

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycles

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the side stand can bend and break close to the fulcrum pin.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
Sweden,
United Kingdom,
Hungary,
The Netherlands,
Poland,
Greece,
Slovenia  

22
0942/11

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van "Movano"

Brand: Opel

Name:

Type/number of model: Movano B, 2010 model.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

Possible damage caused to the rear wheel bearing in the coupling during assembly may in the worst case cause breakage of the rear wheel bearing.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Germany,
Poland,
Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Slovakia,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Greece  

23
0943/11

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan heater "Termoventilador Horizontal/Vertical"

Brand: Saivod

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model: TVH-2000B

Bar code: 2077625177415

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White horizontal/vertical fan heater packed in a cardboard box. 220-240V; 1000/2000W.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and, as a result, access to live parts is possible.

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

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

 

24
0944/11

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Electric generator set "Groupe Electrogène à l'Essence"

Brand: Top Craft

Name:

Type/number of model:

model TBT-GN001

serial number AA005815

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red Electric generator set with a black frame. Maximum power: 1000 W Four-stroke engine – 87 cc 6L fuel tank Weight: 25 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because of the possibility of fuel leaks occurring.

The product does not comply with the

Machinery Directive.

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

 

25
0945/11

France

Category: Other

Product: Electronic alcohol tester "Digital Alcohol Tester with LCD Clock"

Brand: Drive Safety

Name:

Type/number of model:

DEC CVHL 66AT

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electronic alcohol tester. Energy type: 2 AAA batteries.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Because of the inability of the product to detect a high alcohol level, there is a risk of a user driving with an undetected high alcohol level which could lead to a road accident.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Compulsory measures: Measures taken by the authorities.  

 

26
0946/11

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Pull toy Pull–along animal "Snail"

Brand: Eichhorn

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. 10 000 2440, EAN 4003046024401

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden pull-along snail with red wheels and feelers.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as the right-side feeler on the snail's head can detach easily and may be placed in the mouth by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor. Supervision of the recall by the authorities.  

 

27
0947/11

Spain

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Speaker "ALTAVOZ"

Brand: SHUPA SHUPS

Name:

Type/number of model: Model B.C. 485680

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Speaker in the shape of a lollipop. The packaging is a clear plastic blister pack with red and green cardboard bearing the words: “ALTAVOZ SHUPA SHUPS”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because its form and appearance are such that it is likely that children will confuse them with a foodstuff and consequently either place them in their mouth, suck or ingest them. The spherical part may easily be detached. The product does not comply with 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.  

 

28
0948/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Rosso Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. XS0966,
2. XS0999

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Pink coloured bikini for girls of 7 to 8 years old. The bikini has images of animals printed on the top and bottom part. It has also pink elastic cords at the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords in the waist area is 26 cm.

2. Light blue and pink coloured bikini for girls of 3 to 4 years old. The bikini has elastic light blue and pink coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords at the waist area is 27 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck and back, and cords that are long in the waist area. 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.  

 

29
0949/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name:

Type/number of model: B313

Batch number/Barcode: 02082181203

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple, floral bikini for girls of 11 to 12 years old. The bikini has elastic purple coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords in the waist area is 33 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck and back, and cords that are long in the waist area. 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.  

 

30
0950/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's bikini

Brand: Power Flower

Name:

Type/number of model: F346 115C160001

Batch number/Barcode: 2210000010390

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange and white, floral bikini for girls of 8 to 10 years old. The bikini has elastic orange coloured cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords in the waist area is 35 cm each cord.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck and back and cords that are long in the waist area. 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.  

Hungary  

31
0951/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's swimsuit

Brand: Katia

Name:

Type/number of model: 6667

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow swimsuit for girls of 9 to 10 years old. The swimsuit has an image of a black cat printed in the middle. It has also green elastic cords in the neck, back and waist area. The length of the cords are: 31 cm at the neck; 33 cm at the back; 29 cm at the waist.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck and back and cord that are long in the waist area. 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.  

 

32
0952/11

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Pull toy

Brand: Cavallino

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN code: 8004575006353; Article 4635001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: a pull-along, dog-shaped toy made of coloured plastic with four wheels and a cord. There are small details inside the wheels that make a noise when the child pulls the toy. Packed in a transparent plastic bag. The top of the bag is closed with a folded piece of card, fixed to the bag with staples. On both sides of the card there is a label showing the article number the, EAN code, CE-marking and the information of the product name, country of origin and the contact details of the producer.

Country of origin: Italy


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as small parts can be easily detached and may be placed in the mouth by children.

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.  

 

33
0953/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ sports shoes

Brand: SPORT

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ red sports shoes with laces. There are yellow stripes on the upper and the sole is black. On the insole and on the tongue there is an inscription: SPORT. There are also pictograms indicating the type of the materials used – the upper and the sole are made of imitation leather. The lining and the insole are made of textile.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the insole contains 16.6 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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

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

 

34
0954/11

The Netherlands

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face paint

Brand: Clowny

Name:

Type/number of model: Clowny 09636 Ean code 8710341096366 Batch 103675

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cardboard box with face paint in 3 colours contained in blister packaging.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains between 216 µg/kg (brown paint) and 68µg/kg (black paint) of N-nitrosodiethanolamine, which is classified as human carcinogen and prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

United Kingdom  

35
0955/11

The Netherlands

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face paint

Brand: Clowny

Name:

Type/number of model: Clowny 09666 Ean code 8710341096663 Batch 101097D

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cardboard box with face paint in 8 colours contained in blister packaging.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains between 32 µg/kg (yellow paint) and 316 µg/kg (green paint) of N-nitrosodiethanolamine, which is classified as human carcinogen and prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

36
0956/11

The Netherlands

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Face paint

Brand: Clowny

Name:

Type/number of model: Clowny 09696 Ean code 8710341096960 Batch 104052c

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cardboard box with face paint in 10 colours contained in blister packaging.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains between 21µg/kg (dark purple paint) and 287 µg/kg (purple paint) of N-nitrosodiethanolamine, which is classified as human carcinogen and prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

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

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

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

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


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

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

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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.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

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

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

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

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Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

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

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

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

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