Report 3 (Published on: 20/01/2012)

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Notification 0499/11 from week 22 of 2011 has been temporarily removed from the RAPEX website pending clarification on the risk.

Notification 0051/12 from week 3 of 2012 has been permanently withdrawn from the RAPEX website following a clarification of the risk.

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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:

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative stones

Brand: River Rocks

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small decorative stones, with sizes of up to 1 cm, in various colours – yellow, pink and green. „River Rocks”, „Scintillation”, „WARNING CHOKING HAZARD”. This toy is a marble. Not for children under 3 years” without any labels containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the decorative stones are similar to sweet or pieces of maize that it could be confused with real sweets or corns and swallowed by children. 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 and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Remote-controlled socket "Remote Power Socket Starter Kit"

Brand: Goobay

Name:

Type/number of model: RCS-6G; EAN 4040849939242

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Remote-controlled socket set.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the pins can detach and remain stuck in the wall socket when the product is removed from the wall socket.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Spain  

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Beachwear1. "Festival" Swimming Costume,2. Lavanda Dress,3. Calada Cardigan,

Brand: Spantajaparos

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. ref. 00011891, size 8,

2. T7 model,

3. model, m/l,

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are a swimming costume, a dress and a cardigan. All the garments have a tag label with "Spantajaparos" on one side and the details identifying the importer, the garment, etc. on the other.

Country of origin: India


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of :

- Free-ends and knots in the neck area,

- Cords that are too long,

- Functional cords and knots.

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

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

 

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls Blouse and dress

1. Gardenia Dress

2. Girls' Blouse

3. Loto Dress

4. Alheli Dress.

Brand: Spantajaparos

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. T7 MODEL, Size 2 Years,

2. 947 Compañea Popelín C/22 model, size 3,

3. size 6

4. T2 model, size 2 years.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four garments. Three are girl's dresses and one is a girls' blouse. All the garments have a tag label with "Spantajaparos" on one side and the details identifying the importer, the garment, etc. on the other.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of ribbons in the chest and waist area which are too long.

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

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

 

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No B594, size 2/3

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two-piece bikini: the top part is blue with pink ties and has two images of a girl. The bottom part is pink with a textile flower sewn to the front right-hand side. It is not packaged and is sold with a star-shaped label attached to the top by a textile thread.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of:

- cords with unfinished free-ends with knots to be tied around the neck and at the back;

- two functional cords which are too long at each end;

- cords with free-ends and knots in the waist area;

- a drawstring without an attachment point.

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

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

 

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother "Comfort Latex Soother"

Brand: Suavinex

Name:

Type/number of model: LOT 0000003456,

Batch number/Barcode: 8426420266925 C.N. 266924

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a natural latex soother, in blue colour, for babies aged 0-6 months. The packaging is a transparent blister on plastic-coated card.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as the teat can easily be torn off and swallowed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.

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

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Vivanco

Name:

Type/number of model: REF.22997

Batch number/Barcode: 4008928229974

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension lead with three sockets. It is packaged in a clear plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there are no shutters to protect the holes in the socket when the plug is removed.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Necklace "Iris Root"

Brand: Popolini

Name:

Type/number of model: IR 10/11/42C

Batch number/Barcode: 9006720640107

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Iris root attached to a cotton cord. The item is packaged in transparent plastic containing a thin card printed with information about the therapeutic properties and warnings in Spanish about its use for babies.

Country of origin: Italy


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of choking and strangulation because the iris root breaks into small pieces that can be swallowed and because the necklace is too long.

In addition, the product does not comply with the national legislation regarding claims of therapeutic value for one or more illnesses without meeting the requirements laid down in the Medicines Act and its implementing provisions, and ascribing specific preventive or therapeutic effects unsupported by adequate technical or scientific tests accredited and expressly recognised by the State health authority.

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

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric hair clippers "Hair Clipper"

Brand: Surker

Name:

Type/number of model: model: HC-7068 8435188450316

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and fuchsia coloured electric hair clippers in cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation resistance of the battery charger is not sufficient.

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.  

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Socket

Brand: Leiva Electricidad

Name:

Type/number of model: REF.13188 Bar code: 8431487131888

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White socket packaged in a plastic blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there are no shutters to protect the holes in the socket when the plug is removed.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle YZF125R

Brand: Yamaha

Name:

Type/number of model: Model YZF125R, code 5D71/2/4/5/7/9/B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 125 cc motorcycle.

Country of origin: France

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Injuries

The bolts for the side stand switch may become loose and fall out. This could result in the wrong positioning of the switch, in which case the switch may no longer detect that the side stand is in the down position. It may thus be possible to start the motorcycle with the side stand in the down position which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Estonia  

France

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Kitchen set

Brand: Orfèvrerie de la Tour

Name:

Type/number of model: Product reference

91874

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 3-piece large kitchen set comprising: 1 cream whipper, 1 kitchen book, 1 silicone mat, 1 piping bag (with 5 nozzles), 6 mini-jars, 6 mini-bottles, 6 x 7 cm diameter silicone moulds, 6 ice cream dishes, 6 kitchen rings with pushers (3 x 7 cm diameter and 3 x 10 cm diameter).

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the dispenser head of the cream whipper can explode.

One serious injury reported.

The product does not comply with the Pressure Equipment Directive.

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

 

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product: Chainsaw

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: HV-0006

Batch number/Barcode: 4897020478614

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Petrol-driven chainsaw, red housing, rated power: 5.0 kW, capacity: 55 cm³, chain pitch: 0.325", guide bar: 45.5 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Burns

Owing to the inadequate performance of the non-manually-activated chain brake, kickback may result in the user suffering serious injuries to the neck and/or upper body. In addition, if force is exerted on the rear handgrip its inadequate mechanical strength may result in it breaking off, together with the petrol tank, which may lead to burns.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Jane

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Sonic evo

Batch number/Barcode: 8420421634905

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s pushchair packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

This product poses a risk of injuries because in the area of the pushchair which is accessible to children there are cutting and squeezing points between the moving parts which close at a distance of less than 12 mm. A child's finger can be entrapped in the holes used for attaching the hood above the wheels of the stroller. In addition, warnings required by the standard are missing.

One accident reported.

This product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

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

Spain,
Latvia  

Lithuania

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue "Super klej Ninbo"

Brand: Ninbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No. KL-003M;

Batch number/Barcode: 5902376915481.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 2 g tubes of glue with inscriptions in Polish. The packaging is black cardboard with a transparent plastic window. A warning label in Lithuanian language is attached, which reads as follows: "Super Glue Ninbo, 2 g of adhesive for plastic, metal, wood, leather or other smooth surface to stick".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 19.20% by weight of chloroform.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric panel radiator

Brand: Calortec

Name:

Type/number of model:

750 Watt 5414746003600;

1050 Watt 5414746003617;

1510 Watt 5414746003624;

1850 Watt 5414746003631

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White electric panel radiator with mains supply cord.

Country of origin: Belgium


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         the cover of the mains input enclosure can come off exposing live mains parts that are freely accessible;

·         the electrical insulation is inadequate.

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.  

 

France

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Whipped cream dispenser

Brand: Equinox

Name:

Type/number of model: Product references: 511164/ 511072 / 511146 / 511730 Gencod : 3367305110726 3367302015000 3367305111648 3367305117305

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Whipped cream dispenser.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

Due to a manufacturing defect, there is a possibility that part of the dispenser head could be ejected injuring the user.

One injury reported.

The product does not comply with the Pressure Equipment Directive.

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

 

Italy

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink "Viper red" and "Snot green"

Brand: Mom's

Name:

Type/number of model: Viper red (lot VR110408, MFG 04/08/11 best by 04/15) and Snot green (lot SG110428, MFG 04/28/11 best by 04/15)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red and green tattoo inks in red and green plastic bottles with a white label and a black screw-top with nozzle for application.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a serious risk because the aromatic amine o-toluidine was released from azo dyes in both tattoo inks: Viper Red 8.7 mg/kg, Snot Green 12 mg/kg. The presence of azo dyes is not compliant with Council of Europe Resolution "ResAP(2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up". In addition, Viper Red contained 2-ethoxy aniline, which is toxic. Furthermore, both tattoo inks contained compounds related to aromatic hydrocarbons.

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

 

Italy

Category: Jewellery

Product: Metal costume jewellery

Brand: Brosway

Name:

Type/number of model: 8 033609 240234

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The jewellery is packaged in clear plastic bags with an adhesive label bearing the following wording: "Brosway Jewels CENTURY CE 23".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because some samples release 5.5 µg/cm2/week and 2.6 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.2 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls "Jess Prince & Princess set of dolls, 29 cm"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Product ref.: 895366126; batch No: 201105

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Two dolls with hard plastic bodies and soft plastic heads: - princess with dark hair, tiara and earrings in a pink dress, - prince with dark hair wearing a blue/grey/gold top and purple trousers, in transparent plastic packaging

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the princess doll's shoes contains 4.3 % 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.

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

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

Germany  

France

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Digital photo frame

Brand: Dagtronics Technologie

Name:

Type/number of model: MM914

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Reference: CF10100281A

Digital photo frame, sold with mains charger.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The mains charger poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         the creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small;

·         there is no additional fixing of the various soldered connections of the primary circuit.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

France

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Camera

Brand: Dagtronics Technologie

Name:

Type/number of model: MM926 mains charger model: AR600/5140/6108/3220

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Digital camera sold with mains charger.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The mains charger poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         the creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are too small;

·         there is no additional fixing of the various soldered connections of the primary circuit.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Lamp "Hand Lighter"

Brand: Hicen

Name:

Type/number of model:

130024;

Batch number/Barcode: 200055598401

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains powered, hand-held lamp supplied in a clear plastic bag with a label.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cable anchorage is not protected against pulling and twisting and the conductors can easily break.

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.  

 

France

Category: Other

Product: Breath alcohol tester "Digital Breath Alcohol Tester"

Brand: Drive Safely

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 6943759608681

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key-ring breath alcohol tester.

Country of origin: Unknown


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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 relevant national legislation.

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

Slovenia,
Spain  

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ tunic

Brand: Kanz

Name:

Type/number of model: Item number 1126947, tunic with 1/1 long sleeves, colour 8180 – ash grey, colour – 2055 – pink and violet

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ tunic with a hood supplied with functional cords and fixed cords in the waist area whose length does not exceed 140 mm. The tunics are supplied with labels containing information in Bulgarian about the item 1126947, the composition, the producer Kanz, the importer and the price. On the front of the tunic there are glued rhinestones forming the inscriptions "Long live to fun" and also "Dance, Dance to feel for".

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 European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: Global Travel Adaptor

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 6 922350 235759

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel plug adapter - World universal mains adapter. Travel plug adapter in neutral cardboard packaging with a label affixed by the importer.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because single-pole insertion of a plug is possible leaving the remaining live pin accessible.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60884.

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

 

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' tracksuit

Brand: Y-H Best Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: COD YH019

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' two-piece tracksuit consisting of trousers and a jacket with a hood. The suit is intended for children of 6 months. The jacket is cyclamen-coloured with some silver sequins on the front that form the word “Piccla” and the symbol of a heart. On the front side there is also a silver glitter text "Mone Uina Miss". The hood of the jacket contains a fixed drawstring with free ends of 22 cm in length. The trousers are the same colour as the jacket and contain a cord with a length of 38 cm in the waist.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the hood and waist area which are too long.

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

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

 

Greece

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Personal water craft JT1500-AB, STX 15F JT1500-EA, Ultra260X JT1500-HB, Ultra300X JT1500-JB, Ultra300LX

Brand: Kawasaki

Name:

Type/number of model:

JT1500-AB, STX 15F: from US-KAW19001√011 to US-KAW19198√111  

JT1500-EA, Ultra260X: from US-KAW79001√910 to US-KAW79090√010

JT1500-HB, Ultra300X: from US-KAW39001√111 to US-KAW39604√111

JT1500-JB, Ultra300LX: from US-KAW49001√111 to US-KAW49155√111,

where √ varies for each different craft.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Personal water craft.

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

The guide pipe may have been detached from the outer steering cable during assembly. This can cause steering to become obstructed and create the potential for an accident.

The product does not comply with the Recreational Craft Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Spain,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Portugal  

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Crawling Baby"

Brand: Jieming

Name:

Type/number of model: NO.: JM9804S-G(2022G), L13313

Batch number/Barcode: 8992222210379 and 6923936230393

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll in a cardboard box. Walking and crawling doll that emits sounds.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 25.62% 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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll “Jutu Love”

Brand: Rong Long

Name:

Type/number of model: NO. P86305,

Batch number/Barcode: 6712990260978

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll and pushchair packed in a plastic bag. There is a warning about a potential choking hazard due to small parts "Not for children under 3 years".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 33.72 % and the body of the doll contains 31.65 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy rattlesnake

Brand: Toy Major

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 1000000688306

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A soft plastic toy rattle snake sold in a transparent plastic bag attached to a card.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk to children because the snake contains 34.06 % by weight 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 stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Nancie"

Brand: NM Toys World

Name:

Type/number of model: item no. 85029

Batch number/Barcode: 8013512090744

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll in a cardboard window box (accessories included). Warning choking hazard small parts – not for children under 3 years.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk to children because the head of the doll contains 33.43 % bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) while the body of the doll contains 5.01 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.10 % by weight Dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the supplier.  

 

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s denim jacket

Brand: C&A, Palomino

Name:

Type/number of model: Model no. 426/20/77597/400SK, C1526.466

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s hooded, denim jacket with buttons. The hood is attached to the jacket with buttons and has two loose functional cords. The jacket also has two buttoned straps at the bottom.

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injury because of the presence of cords in the hood and straps in the waist area.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Belgium,
Spain  

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Sky lantern "Floating lantern"

Brand: Sky Lanterns

Name:

Type/number of model: ref. 12854 5060195860174

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 'Lanterns for ponds' (floating lanterns), marketed in a transparent plastic bag, with information in English. Sold in a pack of two units.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because

- the material surrounding the flame is inflammable.

- Left without control floating in a bridge, it can be pushed by the wind to the edgel. It is then very difficult or impossible to avoid the lanterns coming into contact with flammable material, e.g. dry vegetation or buildings.

In addition, the compulsory labelling information does not appear in Spanish.

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

 

Germany

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide alarm "Gasalarm"

Brand: AMS

Name:

Type/number of model:

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Description: Carbon monoxide alarm. The device is light grey in colour and comes in blister packaging with yellow inlay.

Country of origin: Germany


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Asphyxiation

The product poses a chemical risk because it does not properly detect carbon monoxide gas.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

Spain  

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