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Report 49 (Published on: 09/12/2011)

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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
1357/11

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Set of squeezable toy ducks "Hracka" (toys)

Brand: IKO

Name:

Type/number of model: 00418,

EAN code: 858503000418

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy duck with three smaller ducks on its back made from softened PVC, yellow colour. Packed in a plastic net bag; marking, 00418, IKO® Germany and others.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the large duck contains 0.788 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), 0,190 % by weight of di-isononylphtalate (DINP) and 0,197 % by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP). The plastic material of the small ducks contains 0.657 % by weight of di-(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: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

2
1358/11

France

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Glaçon Etoiles Lucioles"

Brand: Cod'Events

Name:

Type/number of model:

Reference: 5VRA434

EAN : 3526780751828

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 50 star-shaped light bulbs

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The electrical connections of the conductors to the lights are not protected effectively against tensile stress and consequently live parts can become exposed posing a risk of electric shock.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

3
1359/11

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's cot

Brand: Moni

Name:

Type/number of model: 337

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s metal cot, which has a tubular structure with wheels and pink fabric with patterns of green flowers, and drop-down sides made of white net and fabric.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- The distance between the base and the sides of the cot is too high;

- Openings in the sides made of mesh are too big;

- Locking systems are not sufficient;

- The fixing of the mattress and the base of the cot is not sufficient so children can easily lift the mattress base or cot base;

- The adjustment of the cot base from a higher position to a lower position does not require the use of a tool or operation of a locking system;

- Movable sides of the cot are not provided with a locking system engaging automatically when the movable side is closed;

-The cot is unstable and may overturn.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 716-1.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

4
1360/11

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby romper suit "Pijama Nado Infantil"

Brand: Disney Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref 98824

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' romper suit, white with horizontal blue stripes. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing the following information: "Disney baby, where imagination begins, pelele c/pies" (romper with feet).

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because, in case it catches fire, the flames propagate too quickly.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14878.

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

 

5
1361/11

Czech Republic

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue "Super Glue For Plastics – Metal – Wood – Rubber – Paper & Leather"

Brand: Super Glue

Name:

Type/number of model: DUS203141 EAN 7920314100353

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Super glue in a black tube with white plastic cap. 12 tubes (contents 3g each) are packed in blister packs with black coloured card. There are instructions in the Czech language on the rear side of the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains approximately 9% by weight of chloroform.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

6
1362/11

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Set of squeezable toy frogs

Brand: IKO

Name:

Type/number of model: 00456,

EAN code: 8585030000456

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy frogs made from softened PVC, green colour. Packed in plastic net bag, marking 00456 and others.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the large frog contains 0.678% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.678% by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP). The plastic material of the small ducks contains 10.96 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.317 % by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

7
1363/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's tracksuit "Hannah Montana" (THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model: DGLJT-6233 EAN: 5999032762336

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's sweatshirt and trousers (violet, turquoise or dark blue) The sweatshirt has a hood, two pockets, a zip at the front and the inscription “Hannah Montana”. The hood and the trousers have drawstrings.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords in the hood and in the waist of the trousers.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor  

 

8
1364/11

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Ding Li

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s plastic, hinged, toy mobile phone operating on two button batteries of 1.5 V with an antenna and string to hang it around the neck of a child. Packed in a blister with pictures of sheep.

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 (measured level, 92.8dB).

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Sales and distribution ban ordered by the authorities. Obligation to inform the consumers about the risks.  

Hungary  

9
1365/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's tracksuit

Brand: D&F

Name:

Type/number of model: DF-1022

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Striped sweatshirt with hood and dark plain trousers, for children aged 10-14 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords (260 mm on each side) which are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

10
1366/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children' s cardigan

Brand: S&L

Name:

Type/number of model: S&L G-008

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple cardigan with a hood and 4 buttons, age 8, with a belt with cords which are 500 mm long.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of two cords which are longer than the maximum authorised length.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

11
1367/11

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Qashqai" and "X-Trail"

Brand: Nissan.

Name:

Type/number of model: Qashqai (J10) and X-Trail (T31).

Production date: 06/08/2010 to 12/08/2011.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger Car

Country of origin: United Kingdom,
Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

A potential out-of-specification casting dimension on the heat sink of the electric power steering (EPS) control unit has been identified. As a result of this dimensional issue, with continued use and in extreme cases, the EPS motor may no longer function. If this occurs, the driver will experience a sudden loss of power steering assistance which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

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

12
1368/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini

Brand: Tweety!

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s bikini decorated with "Tweety" heads. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Sizes: 154, 164, 168.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords and knots in the neck area and at the back of the bikini top.

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

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

 

13
1369/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Yong Xin

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: F-3,

Batch number/Barcode: 6936973101267

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' pink and white bikini, which is decorated with rhinestones and colourful fruit patterns. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area. A skirt is sewn to the bottom of the bikini. Size: 9-13.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area on the top of the bikini.

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

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

 

14
1370/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: F.N.C.

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow and grey patterned dress. The dress can be tied at the neck with cords that have free ends. Size: 98-104.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

15
1371/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt

Brand: Paul Frank

Name:

Type/number of model: L4271, Art. PF5373SO

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark blue sweatshirt with hood. There is a zipper, 2 front pockets and a monkey head print on the chest. A blue drawstring around the hood is not fixed.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

16
1372/11

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt

Brand: Salla

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A boy’s black sweatshirt with hood and zip. There are printed footprints and a label across the chest with text “Salla”. Size 110 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

17
1373/11

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Ypsilon"

Brand: Lancia

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles produced in Poland from the beginning of the series to the VIN number ZLA312000028935.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Poland

No pictures are available

Injuries

The wiring for the ABS system may be damaged by rubbing against the base of the battery which could cause the ABS system to stop working and lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Slovakia,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
Portugal,
Greece  

18
1374/11

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Swift"

Brand: Suzuki

Name:

Type/number of model: Swift 1.2L (AZG412)

The recall in Greece concerns vehicles with VINs from TSMNZA72S00174618 to TSMNZA72S00176520 (3 doors) and from TSMNZC72S00174568 to TSMNZC72S00176598 (5 doors).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Hungary

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is possibility that the ABS/ESP/TCS may not function properly during extreme driving conditions due to a failure of the electric power steering unit which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
Sweden,
The Netherlands,
Poland,
Spain,
United Kingdom  

19
1375/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trainers with wheels "Rco Sports"

Brand: Rco

Name:

Type/number of model: Item #RS01-34

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trainers with wheels, packed in a box that has a label containing information about the item.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the box does not contain a set of instructions in Bulgarian regarding the safe use of the product and the use of suitable protection.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14120.

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

 

20
1376/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's windbreaker

Brand: A classic fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: W-079

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A dark blue windbreaker for young children decorated with the inscription "action generation”. The hood contains an elastic drawstring with metal toggles and knots on the ends. Size: 98, 104, 108, 122.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood, and injuries because the toggles attached to the drawstrings may spring back causing injuries to the eyes.

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

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

 

21
1377/11

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Police set "Police Force"

Brand: Centro Giochi

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN:8033575800418, NB226

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy play set containing a silver coloured, plastic pistol, black projectiles with red suction cups and handcuffs with a small key. Packaging: a blister pack marked "Police Force".

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can easily be detached and swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the supplier.  

 

22
1378/11

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ boots

Brand: Viaggi

Name:

Type/number of model: Item # 1178-8-35

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: High-heeled ladies’ boots. The upper is made of black genuine leather, with a zip and three decorative buttons with rhinestones on the outer side of the upper section of the boot.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 43.76 mg/kg of chromium (VI).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Sales and distribution ban ordered by the authorities. Import rejected by the customs authorities. Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities. Obligation to inform the consumers about the risks.  

 

23
1379/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Trampoline with safety net

Brand: Crivit Sports

Name:

Type/number of model: CODE 45902; EAN 4304493413702

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A trampoline, for recreational use, with a safety net.

Size: 300 cm x 246 cm. Approximate weight: 59 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because, as a result of unsuitable treatment (such as leaving the trampoline outside over winter), the product's safety net could tear, leading to a risk of falling.

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

Austria,
Ireland  

24
1380/11

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes "First-walker shoes for children"

Brand: Playshoes

Name:

Type/number of model: Art.-No.: 101751, colour 8 red, size 22/23,

Batch number/Barcode: 4010952286199

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red first-walker shoes, red leather uppers, beige textile lining, pale grey soles/insoles; on the inner side, various leather surfaces in open contact with the seam stitching.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 17.8 mg/kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather part. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Austria  

25
1381/11

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled toy helicopter "Thunder Metal Series"

Brand: AGM

Name:

Type/number of model: AGM001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Radio-controlled helicopter in black cardboard carry-box with a display window and red and white print.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the power supply unit:

·         does not have adequate insulation between the input and output circuits;

·         relies upon solder to maintain the position of the internal connections.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

26
1382/11

Lithuania

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle "Primera Power"

Brand: Scout

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mountain bicycle. The product is without packaging.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because, in particular, the handlebar stem and the pedal spindles have insufficient strength and can break.

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

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

 

27
1383/11

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled toy helicopter "KZ-Series"

Brand: Kezhi

Name:

Type/number of model: 369

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Radio-controlled helicopter in black/blue/red glossy cardboard carry-box.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the power supply unit:

·         does not have adequate insulation between the input and output circuits;

·         relies upon solder to maintain the position of the internal connections.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

28
1384/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing

Brand: Goloxy

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: MQ-329,

Batch number/Barcode: 7301947315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The children’s outfit consists of a sleeveless t-shirt and shorts. Both are decorated with a figure of a boy. There is an inscription on the t-shirt “Sporty Club PFN 01” and on the shorts “Sporty”. The shorts include an unfixed drawstring in the waist area. Size: 128.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the drawstrings present in the waist area are not fixed.

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

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

 

29
1385/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: BST

Name:

Type/number of model: GINT 2290

Batch number/Barcode: 724222290

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s grey sweatshirt with hood. The sweatshirt is decorated with soccer shoes and a ball with the inscription: "CARVING SPORT CLUB”. The hood contains an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles and knots on the end. Size 134.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of toggles and knots on a drawstring with free ends. The drawstring is made out of rubber and, if pulled, the toggles may therefore spring back into the eyes and face of the child. The product does not comply with the relevant European EN 14682.

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

 

30
1386/11

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' underwear

Brand: You Joy

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boxer shorts, red with prints of various monsters and marking "THE MONSTERS", "YOU JOY" and others.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 33.0 mg/kg 4-chloraniline and 100.2 mg/kg 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

31
1387/11

Malta

Category: Toys

Product: Soft Toy "Hello Kitty" (THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft-filled toy .

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

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

 

32
1388/11

Malta

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy Hello Kitty (THIS PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: "Hello Kitty" dancing and singing doll.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market  

 

33
1389/11

Malta

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Low pressure regulator "Low Pressure L. P. Gas Regulator"

Brand: TPA

Name:

Type/number of model: LR 2522

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Low pressure regulator used to connect transportable gas cylinders with gas appliances.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The dimensions of the regulator do not conform to the applicable standard. This shortcoming hinders the tight seal-making capabilities of the regulator.

Several incidents reported of leaking gas catching fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN12864.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

34
1390/11

Slovenia

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas barbecue "Camp 4"

Brand: San Jose

Name:

Type/number of model:

ID-NR: 359BQ502,

EAN 4043729112070

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gas barbecue for outdoor use only.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because gas leaks during operation. Unburned gas which accumulates on the ground can catch fire or explode.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN498.

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

 

35
1391/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirts "Glo Story Kft"

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model:

1.Sweatshirt DGPO-7234, EAN: 5999032772342;

2. Sweatshirt DGPO-7233, EAN: 5999032772335;

3.Sweatshirt GPO-7166, EAN: 5999032771666

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Grey, purple, white, or dark grey sweatshirt with a zip on front, 2 pockets and a picture of a mouse (THE CHARACTER OF THE PICTURE MAY BE COUNTERFEIT). The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information: EAN, composition, size and number of model.

2. Grey, pink, white, or black sweatshirt with a decorative picture and print. The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information : EAN, composition, size and number of model.

3. Black or purple sweatshirt with a decorative picture and print. The hood includes drawstrings. On the inner side there is a label with the following information: EAN, composition, size and number of model.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords in the hood/neck area.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN14682.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

36
1392/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit

Brand: DiFan

Name:

Type/number of model: 1.     Children tracksuit DF-1027,
2.     Children tracksuit DF-1028

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Children's dark blue tracksuit. Sweatshirt with hood and two pockets in front. The hood and waistband of the trousers include drawstrings.

2. Children's grey tracksuit. Sweatshirt with hood, two pockets and print inscription "SPORTS". The hood and waistband of the trousers include drawstrings.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the hood area and a risk of injuries because the trousers have cords at the waist which are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

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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


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Disclaimer - EN

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