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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 50 (Published on: 16/12/2011)

Update
Notification 1441/08 has been updated


Corrigenda
Notification 1409/11 has been removed from the RAPEX system following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the notifying authority.
Notifications 0487/11, 0488/11, 0498/11, 0500/11, 0502/11 and 0503/11 from week 22 of 2011 have been temporarily removed from the RAPEX website pending clarification on the risk.

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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
1393/11

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: Leiva Electricidad

Name:

Type/number of model:

Ref. 13202

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487132021

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plug-in night-light. The packaging is a transparent blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         it does not have sufficient insulation resistance;

·         it does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can break, leaving live parts exposed.

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

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

 

2
1394/11

Spain

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Marine engine "Mercury Mercruiser"

Brand: Mercury

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model 3.0 MPI,

Serial Numbers 1A072812-1A650359

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Engine for recreational craft.

Country of origin: Unites States

No pictures are available

Fire

The engine's wiring harness may be incorrectly routed, and could be damaged if it comes into contact with the shift plate mounting. Damage to the wiring harness could produce a short circuit which could create a source of ignition during operation of the engine.

Does not comply with the Recreational Craft Directive 2003/44/EC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece  

3
1395/11

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Spantajaparos

Name:

Type/number of model: 1 T2, MODEL 0013174.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' pink, white and blue dress, size 2, with adjustable drawstrings at the back.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the chest and in the waist area, which are sewn to the back of the dress, passing through loops.

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

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

 

4
1396/11

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel iron "Iron Fly"

Brand: Euroflex

Name:

Type/number of model: Y-816

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel iron

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         the live and earth conductors can become disconnected;

·         strands of the live conductor are accessible.

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

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

 

5
1397/11

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle "XF 50 Giggle"

Brand: Yamaha

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: SA35

EC type approval: e13*2002/24*0218*

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles concerned were produced in 2008 and 2009 with vehicle identification numbers ranging from: LPRSA351000100101 to LPRSA351000140208.

Country of origin: Taiwan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The throttle control cable and the front brake cable may freeze as a result of water penetration, so that they do not return to their starting position by themselves, or are difficult to operate. This could lead to the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
Sweden,
Poland,
The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Norway,
Portugal  

6
1398/11

France

Category: Toys

Product: Fridge magnet painting set "Nature Artist"

Brand: Deluxebase

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8 1240400723-0

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toys to be painted: two resin beetles with a magnet, comes with four pots of different coloured paints.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it includes small parts (beetle magnet) that could be swallowed and which have a magnetic flux index of 124 kG2 mm2.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

7
1399/11

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp "Solo TOE10 Working Lamp"

Brand: Kanlux

Name:

Type/number of model: 01100;

Batch number/Barcode: 5 905339 011008

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Portable lamp. The plastic housing consists of 3 parts: a black grip, transparent and translucent lampshade, and a black end cap with a hook.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The mains supply cable is insulated with PVC instead of the standard polychloroprene. Due to aging, environmental, mechanical, chemical or thermal effects the cable insulation is therefore not sufficiently resistant and can become damaged resulting in live parts of the cable becoming accessible.

·         The mains supply cable does not have a cord anchorage and therefore is not protected against pulling and twisting which could cause the live cable ends to become accessible.

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

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

Bulgaria  

8
1400/11

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch "Rechargeable Cadmium Searchlight"

Brand: Gdlite

Name:

Type/number of model: GD-6118LX

Batch number/Barcode: 7 473548 061186

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rechargeable torch with 7 + 8 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic, with a black operating button and a green charge indicator LED. The battery can be charged by means of the telescopic pins of the built-in plug. It can be connected to the Hungarian socket-outlet with a flat, bipolar adaptor which is attached to the product.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

·         the dimensions of the built-in plug and the adaptor are not correct;

·         the pins of the adaptor are not supplied with insulating sleeves;

·         the construction of the pins of the battery charger and the adaptor enables single-pole insertion of the plug, thus during normal use the live parts of the product are accessible;

·         the cross-section area of the conductors in the cable is less then required and the internal wires may overheat.

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

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

 

9
1401/11

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel plug adaptor

"Electrical Accessories"

Brand: Jia Yi

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel plug adaptor.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         it does not have shutters to prevent access to live parts;

·         the face of the adaptor is too small thus allowing the user to accidentally touch the live pins when removing the adaptor from a socket.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS 1363.

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

 

10
1402/11

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Doll and accessories set "My Fashion Trends"

Brand: Pop Charm Girl

Name:

Type/number of model:

Item number 125866

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A blonde-haired plastic doll with different dresses packed in a pink cardboard package with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the doll's face contains 25% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

11
1403/11

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy with key-ring and bag for mobile phone

Brand: Xu yang toy

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy frog with a key-ring on the top of the head and a bag for a mobile phone at the back. The frog has strings for arms and legs; its hands and feet are made of fabric with fibrous filling. Length 180 mm; weight: 31 g.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it includes small parts that could be easily detached, placed in the mouth and swallowed by children.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from the consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
1404/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's tracksuit

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model: DGLJT-7092 EAN: 5999032770928

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's tracksuit up to 7 years (colours: violet, pink, grey or raspberry pink) with a zip and two pockets. On the front of the sweatshirt there is the inscription “Pink GSTORY everywhere Dance”. The waist of the trousers includes drawstrings.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the trousers have cords at the waist which are not fixed and are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Hungary  

13
1405/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model: DBPO-6257

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032762572

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's sweatshirt (colours: red, maroon, black or grey) with a hood and two pockets. On the front there is the inscription “Prince of Persia” as well as a sewn tag with the inscription “®Disney”.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of non-fixed drawstrings with free ends that have knots in the hood and neck area.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14862.

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

 

14
1406/11

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's T-shirt

1.Girl’s T-shirt Minnie Rock

2.Girl's T-shirt Minnie & Mickey

(THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Glorious

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. DGPO-7246 EAN: 5999032772465

2. DGPO-6175 EAN: 5999032772342

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1.Girl’s T-shirt with long sleeves (grey, dark grey, black or pink) with a picture of Minnie Mouse playing a guitar and the inscription “Minnie Rock”.

2. Girl’s T-shirt with long sleeves (purple, yellow, blue or white) with a picture of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and with the inscription “Dear Minnie Love Mickey”.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings which hang below the lower edge of the garment.

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

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

 

15
1407/11

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adapter with USB output.

"Világraszóló Utazó Adapter"

Brand: MentaVill

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: WP-300 (on the product),

MV-UA1USB (on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptor with USB output. It has three separate adapter parts:

EU plug- US socket adapter

UK plug-US socket adapter

US-AU plug – UK socket adapter

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         the construction of the adapter parts enables single-pole insertion of plugs leaving the free remaining pins accessible.

·         the contact pressure is transmitted through thermoplastic material.

·         the insulation resistance between the primary and secondary USB circuits is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

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

 

16
1408/11

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch "7 LED"

Brand: Gdlite

Name:

Type/number of model: GD-611LX

Batch number/Barcode: 7473548006118

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rechargeable torch with 7 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic, with a black operating button and a green charge indicator LED. The battery can be charged by means of the telescopic pins of the built-in plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

·         the dimensions of the built-in plug are not correct;

·         when connecting, the user could touch the pin of the plug;

·         the cross-section area of the core of the cable is not sufficient and in case of short circuit the internal wires may overheat;

·         the protective front housing can be removed by hand during charging, leaving the live parts of the LED panel accessible;

·         the plastic part near the pins is not sufficiently heat and fire resistant and may catch fire.

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

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

Lithuania  

18
1410/11

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft ball "LOSC"

Brand: Sloffie

Name:

Type/number of model:

Ref. 933, 5 060 212 301 376

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft red football with black diamond shapes on which a plastic badge is affixed with the logo of the football club ‘LOSC’ (Lille Olympic Sporting Club). Diameter: 19 cm

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material contains 12% 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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer, manufacturer and supplier.  

 

19
1411/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy garage "Parking Garage"

Brand: Baby Wheels

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref: 32509 - No. P5788 -

Batch number/Barcode: 8432748325091

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A toy garage with three little cars. Description of the packaging: a cardboard box with the brand name, reference number and an indication of the recommended age. There is also a label bearing the details of the importer, the CE mark, the barcode and the words “Made in China”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break into small parts.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

20
1412/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy "Wonderful Bath"

Brand: Bubble Turtle

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 32386

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A bath toy consisting of a plastic turtle with various accessories, including bubble liquid. Packaging: a cardboard box with a transparent window on which the brand and "Wonderful Bath" are printed.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because of the presence of aerobic mesophilic bacteria at a count of 8 x 103 CFU/ml. In addition, the product also contains Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

21
1413/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy saxophone making bubbles

Brand: Daxin "Bubbles Jazz Music"

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No 135;

Batch number/Barcode: 8 844441 234585

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A green plastic toy saxophone with two pink buttons and a yellow plastic 30 ml tube containing bubble liquid. The packaging is a coloured cardboard blister pack with a picture of a saxophone and inscriptions "Bubbles Jazz Music" and "Music & Light Flashing". There is also a picture of a little boy playing a drum and a little girl blowing bubbles.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because of the presence of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms in the liquid used for the soap bubbles at a count of 1.3 x 106 CFU/ml.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

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

 

22
1414/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Police play-set "Super Gun"

Brand: Police

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8201108001339

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Police play-set consisting of a pistol and projectiles with suction cups at one end. The packaging is a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily detached and could consequently be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

23
1415/11

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Baby doll"

Brand: BB FUN

Name:

Type/number of model:

Ref. 32351, Item: 68035

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic baby doll with body and arms made of fabric. Packed in a cardboard box which can be made into a cot. The box carries the mark "BB FUN" and various statements in English. It carries a label indicating the importer’s details, the CE mark, the barcode and “Made in China”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains in excess of 0.2% 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: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

24
1416/11

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel plug adapter "Adaptador de Viaje"

Brand: Koala

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model No. 65110000

Batch number/Barcode: 8413273651107

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A black travel plug adapter sold in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

It is possible to insert a Class I plug in a socket intended exclusively to take plugs for Class II equipment. If the user connects a Class I device to the adapter and the insulation of the device fails, the accessible parts of the adapter become live, whereupon a user touching them may receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard UNE IEC 20315.

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

 

25
1417/11

France

Category: Toys

Product: Sheep key-ring

Brand: Nem

Name:

Type/number of model:

Product reference: 0113

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key-ring measuring approximately 8 cm in the form of a fluffy toy sheep. The body is made of a white pompom and the head and legs are wooden.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily 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 stop of sales, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

26
1418/11

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch "Rechargeable Spotlight with LED Lamp"

Brand: Gdlite

Name:

Type/number of model: GD-2705HP

Batch number/Barcode: 7473548027052

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rechargeable torch with 5+24+4 LEDs. The housing is made of black plastic with a grey-coloured hook on the back. The battery can be charged by means of a mains supply cord.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         the dimensions of the plug are not correct;

·         when connecting the plug the user may touch the pin of the plug;

·         the cross-section area of the twisted copper core in the mains supply cord is not sufficient. In case of short circuit the wires may overheat;

·         the protective bulb housing can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible.

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

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

 

27
1419/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' Bikini

Brand: Roberto Cavalli

Name:

Type/number of model: U50039 U9455 100BG TGL

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicoloured bikini for children up to 2 years old. The bikini has elastic cords at the neck, back and waist. It also has the logo of the brand Roberto Cavalli printed all over the surface.

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 or drawstrings in the neck, back and waist area.

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

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

 

28
1420/11

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: D&G “Dolce & Gabbana”

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8003134574883

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multicoloured bikini for children up to 2 years old. The bikini has the logo of the brand D&G “Dolce & Gabbana” printed all over the surface.

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck, back and waist area. In addition, the garment has drawstrings that emerge from the back. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

29
1421/11

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: Gdlite

Name:

Type/number of model: GD-612LX

Batch number/Barcode: 7 473548 006125

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rechargeable torch with 15 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic, with a black operating button and a green charge indicator LED. The battery can be charged by means of the telescopic pins of the built-in plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         the dimensions of the plug are not correct;

·         when connecting the plug the user may touch the pin of the plug;

·         the cross-section area of the twisted copper core in the mains supply cord is not sufficient. In case of short circuit the wires may overheat;

·         the protective bulb housing can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible.

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

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

 

30
1422/11

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Multifunction voltage tester "Multifunkciós fáziskereső"

Brand: Mentavill

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: LERD 88-28,

Batch number/Barcode: 5998282131107

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery-operated voltage tester with digital liquid crystal display and a pocket clip.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The voltage tester does not have a protection rim, therefore the user can accidentally touch the live metal part with the fingertips during normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standards EN 61243 and EN 61010.

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

 

31
1423/11

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing outfit

Brand: "A" Collection Authentic

Name:

Type/number of model: S-101

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' two-piece outfit consisting of trousers and a top with a hood. The product is red, decorated with the inscription “Monella icengle”. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist of the trousers contain non-fixed drawstrings with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 98

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional drawstrings in the neck and waist area.

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

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

 

32
1424/11

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Archery set "Shoot Set"

Brand: Super Shoot Set

Name:

Type/number of model: 989

Batch number/Barcode: 7100010011508

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy shooting set consisting of a bow, a quiver, a big target and 8 arrows made of non-flexible plastic, coloured in green, yellow and red with orange, semi-transparent suction cups at the ends. The set is packed in a cardboard and transparent plastic blister package.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily detached and could be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries if the projectiles are fired without the suction cups into someone’s face, especially into the eyes.

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

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

 

33
1425/11

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Play shooting set "Shooting Game" (THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT

Brand: Capable Toys - Ben 10

Name:

Type/number of model: 0408 – MH 149848

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Play-set consisting of a gun, a big target and 3 black arrows made of non-flexible plastic with orange, semi-transparent suction cups at the ends. The set is packed in a cardboard and transparent plastic blister package.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily detached and could be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries if the projectiles are fired without the suction cups into someone’s face, especially into the eyes.

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

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

 

34
1426/11

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Play-set "Police gun/Activity machine gun"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 835 – MH 110210

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a pistol, a big plastic target and 2 black arrows made of non-flexible plastic ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups. The set is packed in a cardboard and transparent plastic blister package.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

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

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because the projectiles can be fired without the suction cups into someone’s face.

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

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

 

35
1427/11

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Cruze"

Brand: Chevrolet

Name:

Type/number of model: Models with Euro 4 diesel engine; Production year: 2010; Serial Numbers: KL1JF69RJAK500153 ~ KL1JF69RJAK744647

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

No pictures are available

Injuries

The engine may have a fuel leak from the fuel hose. In case of such a leak, a strong diesel odour may be noticed from the vehicle, the engine may not start properly or the engine may stall.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Poland,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
The Netherlands,
Lithuania  

36
1428/11

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Military play-set "Military Force Army"

Brand: Jie Lun Toys

Name:

Type/number of model:

Item number MSP309295 in invoice

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A military toy set containing plastic soldiers, different plastic vehicles and equipment (e.g. plastic fences and nets). The product is packed in a transparent plastic package with green and black labels.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.1 % by weight of of dibutyl phthalate (DBP), 5,6% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 12% by weight of di-isononyl-phtalate (DINP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

37
1429/11

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Baby play gym and mat

Brand: Parkfield

Name:

Type/number of model:

Item 81068 in invoice

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A colourful mat of 70 cm x 100 cm with pictures of animals and flowers and a play gym made of two arches and four attachable small toys (butterfly, bunny, teddy bear and mushroom).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts detach from the teddy bear and the bunny.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by customs authorities.  

 

38
1430/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt "Crook"

Brand: Kulör

Name:

Type/number of model: style 8810701

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black sweatshirt with a hood and a logo printed on the front of the sweatshirt.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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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.

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

Sweden  

39
1431/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt "Skaev"

Brand: Kulör

Name:

Type/number of model: Style 8810704

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black, grey and blue sweatshirt with drawstrings in the hood and neck area. Logo printed on the front of the sweatshirt.

Country of origin: China


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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.

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

Sweden  

40
1432/11

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt "Lita"

Brand: Kulör

Name:

Type/number of model: Style 8810705

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue, green and purple sweatshirt. There is a logo printed on the front of the sweatshirt.

Country of origin: China


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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.

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

Sweden  

41
1433/11

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle

Brand: Baby Play Center

Name:

Type/number of model: No.WA-6015A, EAN code 6908110020021

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flower-shaped rattle made of red and green plastic. Packed in a coloured cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the rattle's ring does not comply with the requirements on shape and size and could get stuck in the mouth of children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market 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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