Report 4 (Published on: 27/01/2012)

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Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Austria

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Shea butter

Brand: Dr. Sachers

Name:

Type/number of model:

GTIN: 4030348011105 Batch: 0260

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Opaque white plastic pot, 250 ml containing body and face cream.

Country of origin: Germany


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it is contaminated by pathogenic organism such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans (more than 10x3cfu g or ml).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and information to consumers.  

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car A6

Brand: Audi

Name:

Type/number of model: 4G,

EC type-approval: e1*2007/46*0436*.

Vehicles produced between April and June 2011, are affected.

WAU___4G_BN021329 - WAU___4G_BN034034 WAU___4G_CN008007 - WAU___4G_CN014769 WAU___FC_CN003355 - WAU___FC_CN004425

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The seams on the head airbag may have been produced incorrectly. As a result, the head airbag might not inflate in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

The Netherlands  

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' skirt

Brand: C&A - Smart & Pretty

Name:

Type/number of model: Model no: 359/12/77601/316SK, C 2328.841

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' patterned skirt in red, blue, purple and white colours, sizes: 122 – 158 cm, with a red ribbon belt start to be tied at the front of the waist. On the inner side of the skirt there is a label with information about the producer, composition, size and number of model.

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The skirt poses a risk of injuries because of the length of the ribbon’s loose ends, which are too long, and the loops used to fasten the ribbon are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Belgium  

Italy

Category: Gadgets

Product: Joke " Key-chain car" and " Match shocking with flashlight"

Brand: Shock

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Car-shaped key-rings ("Key chain car" variety) of various colours and match-shaped key rings ("Match shocking with flashlight" variety) which emit light and administer a shock when the button is pressed.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock and are therefore dangerous for children

The products do not comply with the relevant national legislation.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger carMini Cooper S Mini Cooper S ClubmanMini Cooper S CabrioMini Cooper S CountrymanMini JCWMini JCW ClubmanMini JCW Cabrio

Brand: Mini

Name:

Type/number of model:

Types: MINI-N, UKL-K, UKL-L, UKL-C, UKL/X

Models: Cooper S, John Cooper Works (JCW)

EC-type approval Nos: e1*2001/116*0343 e1*2007/46*0370 e1*2007/46*0371 e1*2007/46*0369 e1*2007/46*0496

The vehicles in question were manufactured over the following periods:

Mini Cooper S from 03/2006 to 10/2010, Mini Cooper S Clubman from 01/2007 to 10/2010, Mini Cooper S Cabrio from 11/2007 to 10/2010, Mini Cooper S Countryman from 01/2010 to 01/2011, Mini JCW from 11/2007 to 10/2010, Mini JCW Clubman from 11/2007 to 10/2010, Mini JCW Cabrio from 08/2008 to 10/2010.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

The auxiliary coolant pump of the turbocharger may fail caused by plastic additives in conjunction with high operating temperatures. In a few rare cases there may be smouldering of the auxiliary coolant pump. If so, an engine compartment fire or even a vehicle fire could occur.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Slovenia,
Greece,
Portugal  

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Bóboli

Name:

Type/number of model: 631099 and EAN for age 4: 8439050017409 and EAN for age 5: 8439050017416

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boy's sweatshirt with a hood and functional drawstring with extension of 180 mm. There is an inscription across the front which reads: "ATHLETICS 1984, Campus style, Sports Divisr". Intended for children aged 4 and 5 years and size 104 and 110 cm.

Country of origin: Spain


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Bóboli

Name:

Type/number of model: model 611086, EAN: 8439050002962

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boy's sweatshirt with a hood and functional drawstring with extension of 170 mm. There is an inscription across the front which reads: "World series champions 84". Intended for children aged 18 months and size 86 cm. Sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Spain


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Soft balls “Sport, Spiderman” (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT )

Brand: Yi Xing Toy

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8013511586125

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Four soft balls in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses chemical risks because it contains 23% 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 supplier.  

 

10
0090/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Mode Girl"

Brand: New Style

Name:

Type/number of model: NO. 81029B

Batch number/Barcode: 4135191284109

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll in a cardboard box with window (accessories included). There is a warning about possible 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 30.52 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) while the body of the doll contains 3.32 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.08 % by weight of 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.  

 

11
0091/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable plastic chair (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT )

Brand: True Royalty

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2200000133458

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable plastic chair

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10.95 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited 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.  

 

12
0092/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Push-along toy "Wheel Game"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: NO.819

Batch number/Barcode: 2011031145804

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Push-along toy with plastic wheel and a removable handle and balls.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (removable push handle and balls) that can be easily detached and swallowed by small children. In addition, the product has hard plastic edges which can injure children.

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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

13
0093/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Dart Game Set "Dart Target Set"

Brand: Dart World

Name:

Type/number of model: ref. 5-0042 8435331300420

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dartboard with darts in cardboard packaging;

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the impact surface of the projectiles is less than 3 cm2 and projectiles fired into someone’s face can cause injuries to the eye.

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.  

 

14
0094/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy-dress costumes Lil Monster, Lil Wolfie, Mummy with Mask

Brand: Rubie's

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 882493-0883028249336; Ref. 885298-883028529834; Ref. S-8212-L- 8422971821279

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fancy-dress costumes: a monster costume with a plastic mask, a werewolf with a plastic and fabric mask, and a 'mummy' with a plastic and fabric mask.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The products pose a risk of burns if they are exposed to a flame because the products burn too fast.

The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

15
0095/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy-dress costume "Ghost Pirate Costume"

Brand: Rubie´s

Name:

Type/number of model: ref. 883800-L 0883028380077

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pirate fancy-dress costume with decorative tapes at the head and wrists.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because the tapes in the head and wrist area are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Cyprus  

16
0096/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Minnie Mouse mask

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 014000101

Batch number/Barcode: 8423138506909

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic “Minnie Mouse” mask with elastic band. There is a red bow with white polka dots between the black ears. The product is presented without packaging. A cardboard label is attached showing the CE mark, the age restriction and recycling symbols, details of the producer, the brand name, model, reference and place of origin.

Country of origin: Argentina


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because it remains burning too long if it catches fire.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-2.

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

 

17
0097/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Dart game Dartboard with Six Darts “Dart Game-Amusive”

Brand: Fantastiko

Name:

Type/number of model: Item 17941,
Item No. 168

Batch number/Barcode: 8413930179418

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dartboard with six darts. The packaging is a cardboard box labelled with, among other things, details of the importer, “Made in China, C.B. 8413930179418 - Item No. 168-CE”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of injuries and damage to sight because the impact surface of the projectiles is less than 3 cm2 and projectiles fired into someone’s face can cause injuries, particularly to the eye.

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.  

 

18
0098/12

Spain

Category: Gadgets

Product: Joke item - “Evil Eyes” mask "F/X Makeup Evil Eyes"

Brand: Widmann

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. 4138E 8003558413805

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a mask to be fitted around the upper part of the face. A small bottle of liquid is included in the packaging. It is packaged in cardboard and plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because it remains burning too long if it catches fire.

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

Italy  

19
0099/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy "Hello Kitty" (THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy approximately 20 cm tall with suction cup attached by a 6 cm cord.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of suffocation because it contains suction cups 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.

The product also poses a chemical risk because it contains 22% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the transparent plastic of the suction cup.

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.  

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

 

20
0100/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Pull-along toy "Pull-along ducks"

Brand: Chujangfa Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: 4422

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery-operated, moving ducks incorporating accessible magnets. The little ducks form a pull-along unit. They connect to each other by means of cords ending in a magnet. The magnets on the cord attach to the magnets on the duck's bodies (each has a magnet on the front and rear). Description of the packaging: the ducks are packed in cardboard boxes with transparent plastic windows, bearing the following information on the front: "Electric-Pull-Wire_Duck".

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and internal injuries because it contains small parts and accessible magnets, with a high magnetic flux index.

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

Compulsory measures: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

21
0101/12

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink "Intense Black"

Brand: Makkuro Sumi

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch No LOT # 371310X

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black tattoo ink for human use in a 360 ml plastic bottle.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because seven PAHs classified as carcinogenic were detected (sum of the 7 PAHs: 1.808 mg/kg. Total EPA-PAH content: 22.07 mg/kg).

According to Council Resolution 'ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' tattoo inks may not contain more than 0.5 mg/kg of PAHs.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

22
0102/12

Italy

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Shenbo

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighters are shaped like red fire hydrants. They are not child-resistant, which is mandatory since 11 May 2008.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it is attractive to children.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

 

23
0103/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy "Amuse’bain Jungle"

Brand: Babysun Nursery

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference: YK 11766/B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath toy. Size of the packaging: 17 x 17 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of :

- small parts, which can be easily detached and swallowed; and

- long parts that could get stuck in the mouth of children unable to sit up unaided.

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 and recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

24
0104/12

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Antara"

Brand: Opel

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicle year 2011

Chassis numbers in the range between VIN B B 088909 and B B 098022

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

Due to a production fault, there is a possibility of leakage from the fuel tank.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Poland,
Slovenia  

25
0105/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Sand toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 114680

Batch number/Barcode: 2011031146801

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sand toy set.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break into small parts that children can swallow and injuries because the hard plastic edges are burred.

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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

26
0106/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Sand toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 114635

Batch number/Barcode: 2011031146351

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sand toy set.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be detached and swallowed, and injuries because the hard plastic edges are burred.

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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

27
0107/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Pony set

Brand: My Vogue Honey

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 05805

Batch number/Barcode: 3700372552370

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A transparent plastic bag measuring 17 x 19 cm and containing a small purple pony, a 12 cm doll, a brush and a bracelet.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses chemical risks because it contains 18.2%, 28.4% and 6.6% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) in the purple, flesh-coloured and pink plastic of the shoes, and 9.3% and 2.4% by weight of di-isononylphtalate (DINP) in the plastic of the head and legs and in the pink plastic of the shoes.

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 and recall from consumers.  

 

28
0108/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin cream "Cream"

Brand: Civic

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch: 3A588

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft metallic tube with white screw-on cap: 60g.

Country of origin: Switzerland


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.05 % by weight of clobetasol propionate which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

Portugal  

29
0109/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin cream "Lemon Cream"

Brand: L’Abidjanaise

Name:

Type/number of model: LOT: 54

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metal tube 50g.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.05 % by weight of clobetasol dipropionate which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

Portugal  

30
0110/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Archer set "Super Archer Set"

Brand: AGM

Name:

Type/number of model: 2119

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Large, toy archery set with bow and five arrows and a laser sight packaged on a cardboard sleeve with a picture of a male firing an arrow. For children aged more than 8 years old.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the kinetic energy generated, and damage to sight due to the power output of the laser component.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 60825-1

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

31
0111/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin cream "Skin toning cream"

Brand: Ambi Spécial

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft metal tube with white screw cap 45G.

Country of origin: Jamaica


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.8 % by weight of hydroquinone which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

 

32
0112/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Charms (Lachiparma)

Name:

Type/number of model: LOT: 080188

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft metal tube with white screw cap 30g.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.05 % by weight of clobetasol propionate which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

 

33
0113/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Push-along toy

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: No.114581

Batch number/Barcode: 2011031145804

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Push-along toy packed in a plastic bag with a label.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be detached and swallowed, and injuries because the hard plastic edges are burred.

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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

34
0114/12

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ overalls

Brand: Leather Heaven

Name:

Type/number of model: 1) Item number KID165 in invoice 2) Item number KID164 in invoice

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1) Baby’s black overalls with plastic skull figure on the arm and with colourful prints on different parts of the cloth, size 60 cm.

2) Baby’s pink overalls with plastic skull figure on the arm and colourful prints on different parts of the cloth, size 60 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose chemical risks because they contain more than 0,1 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). The plastic material in the skull figure contains 38-39 % by weight of DEHP. The figure is situated on the arm so it could easily reach the baby’s mouth.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

35
0115/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Sand toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: ITEM No: 02020913390

Batch number/Barcode: 6902758133907

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic sand toy.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be detached and swallowed, and injuries because the hard plastic edges are burred.

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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

36
0116/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Getrich

Name:

Type/number of model: X-02

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' coat with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets in different colours: white, pink, red, purple. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The front of the coat is decorated with two embroidered flowers and an inscription: "Beach".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood and toggles made out of rubber which, if pulled, could spring back into the eyes and face.

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

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

 

37
0117/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s sleeveless jacket

Brand: Happy House

Name:

Type/number of model: 8412

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s sleeveless jacket with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood can be removed using a zipper. The hood includes an unattached elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with flowers and the inscription: "Happy House". The jacket is available in several colour combinations.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because it has a drawstring placed in the hood with toggles on the ends and injuries because the drawstring is made out of rubber and if the child pulls it the toggles could spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

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.  

Romania  

38
0118/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater with hood

Brand: Fjhu

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweater with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with two embroidered inscriptions: "CR72" and "72". The sweater is available in dark pink, light pink, dark blue and red colours.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

39
0119/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Yehaijinc

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Horizontal-striped two-piece girl's swimwear. The top of the bikini can be tied with elastic cords around the neck. In the middle of the top there is a functional cord with knots and beads on the end. The right-hand side of the top is decorated with a little girl, three flower motifs, and an inscription. "Yume". The bottom of the bikini can be tied with cords at the waist which have knotted ends with beads.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area and cords with knots and beads in the waist 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.  

 

40
0120/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Kangoo"

Brand: Renault

Name:

Type/number of model: Kangoo II

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns certain vehicles manufactured from the start of production up to 1 March 2010 (fitted with seat types: GSFE 2W and 4W, GSFE LA POSTE, PARERE or INNOVANT).

Country of origin: France

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Injuries

The bolt attaching the seat-belt to the front seat may become loose, which could result in the seat-belt becoming detached in case of an impact.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Portugal,
Germany,
The Netherlands,
Spain,
Denmark,
Poland,
Hungary,
Ireland,
Slovenia,
Lithuania,
Sweden  

41
0121/12

United Kingdom

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Air gun "BB Air Soft Gun & BB Air Soft Gun Triple Rail"

Brand: Toys Mart

Name:

Type/number of model: D92 / D93 - Triple Rail

AC/DC adaptor, serial number HJ-103

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Air gun supplied with a black plastic AC/DC adaptor, serial number HJ-103, with 3-pin mains plug.

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 supplied with the product:

·         is not designed to withstand foreseeable overloads;

·         has pins that are inadequately sized.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558 and the relevant national standard BS1363.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary surrender of the products to the customs authorities.  

 

42
0122/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' jacket

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-1200

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark brown lined hooded jacket. The hood includes a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the end. The front of the jacket is decorated with a skateboarding figure and an inscription: "SPORT".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

43
0123/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Emerson Network Power

Name:

Type/number of model: A1299

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic mains adaptor with a 3-pin plug, supplied in clear plastic packaging marked: "For iPhone 3G/3GS/4G" (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).

Input: 100 – 240 V 50 / 60 Hz 0.15 A. Output: 5 V DC 1 A.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

·         it does not have adequate insulation;

·         the internal connections rely upon solder to maintain their position;

·         it is not designed to withstand foreseeable overloads;

·         the pins are inadequately sized.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558 and the relevant national standard BS1363.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary surrender of the products to the customs authorities.  

 

44
0124/12

The Netherlands

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: All terrain vehicle

Brand: XS

Name:

Type/number of model: XS-D055

Type approval number e4*2002/24*2122*00

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: All terrain vehicle.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries as the frame may have cracks at the mounting points of the front suspension trailing arm.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary information to consumers.  

 

45
0125/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

1 'Ben 10'

2. Bakugan Battle Brawlers

3 'Super Boom El major pompero de jabón'

Brand: Super Boom

Name:

Type/number of model: models:

1. 8420639000103,

2. CB: 8420639000172,

3. 8420639100018

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tubes containing liquid for making soap bubbles.

Country of origin: Spain


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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk because they contain aerobic mesophilic bacteria (9 x105 cfu/ml). There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin.

The products do not comply with the Toys Directive.

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

Romania  

46
0126/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin gel "Gel Fort" (strong gel)

Brand: L’Abidjanaise

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch: 31

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft metallic tube with white screw-on cap, 60g.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.05 % by weight of betamethasone dipropionate which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities  

 

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

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