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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 13 (Published on: 30/03/2012)

Corrigendum
Notification 1409/11 from week 50 of 2011 has been removed from the RAPEX system following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the notifying authority.
Notification 0600/11 from week 26 of 2011 and notification 0348/11 from week 15 of 2011 have been permanently removed following clarification of the risk assessment by the notifying authorities.

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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
0483/12

Denmark

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks "Gold Missil"

Brand: JKC Fyrværkeriimport ApS

Name:

Type/number of model: Danish registration number: SIK-0272312403

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rocket which looks like a missile. Article to be placed vertically on the ground and propels to an altitude of approximately 25 meters where it produces exploding stars.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns because there is a risk that the firework fails to function above 20 meters and falls to the ground and explodes.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14035-27.

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

 

2
0484/12

Germany

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Slackline set

Brand: Slakkline

Name:

Type/number of model: medium kit and small kit

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Slackline set (small, medium) with carabiners bearing CE mark, test centre number 0299 and performance data which is stamped onto the carabiners.

Country of origin: Norway


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the carabiners bear a CE mark and test centre number which make them appear suitable as climbing equipment - which they are not. The carabiners break or become distorted at a load which is below the limit indicated. Indication 'Only for Slackline' is impermissible because the stated performance and the requirements of the PPE Directive are not complied with.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop on sales  

Norway,
Sweden,
Denmark  

3
0485/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Flying rotor toy

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model ST-F01

Batch number/Barcode: 8083000000012

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic toy, with batteries and light, consisting of a launch base with a rubber band and a projectile in the shape of an arrow, which incorporates a battery-powered light. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the light emitting diode is connected to the battery pack by a hook ending in a sharp point that presses against one of the terminals of the battery pack and, thus, there is a risk of the battery being perforated and leaking chemicals. In addition, the battery compartment can be easily opened and the batteries can be swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Toy safety directive and with the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.

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

 

4
0486/12

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Gran Turismo", "Gran Cabrio"

Brand: Maserati

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

A potential fault could result in the rear lights not working.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Germany,
Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Portugal  

5
0487/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' denim jacket "Baby jeans"

Brand: Overdo

Name:

Type/number of model: No of model K-08-622barcode 8690030826224

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Summer jacket with hood for girls up to two years old, brown colour with orange lining and zipper. The jacket has two false pockets and a white giraffe applied on the right side.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

6
0488/12

Spain

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Climbing harness "Newton"

Brand: Petzl

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model: Newton C73*** Serial number below or equal to 11365***

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow and black climbing harness intended for professional use.

Country of origin: France


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety stitching, which holds the rings at the sternal attachment point, may not be properly positioned. As a result, the ring could open and lead to the user falling.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary request to end users to inspect the products  

United Kingdom,
Iceland  

7
0489/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "The lovely girl"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: NO.3011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll contained in cardboard box with clear plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 34 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

Romania  

8
0490/12

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Duster 4x4"

Brand: Dacia

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles produced until 12 April 2011.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Romania

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries as there may be a sudden loss of braking efficiency as a result of a fatigue crack in a brake pipe caused by the accumulation of snow on a mounting bracket

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Germany,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Lithuania,
Sweden  

9
0491/12

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke detector "Détecteur de Fumée"

Brand: Franelec

Name:

Type/number of model: DETECFU02

Batch: KDE1103241R

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Optical smoke detector sold in a plastic blister package.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product is not sufficiently sensitive to smoke. The failure to detect commonly occurring types of fire does not permit the user and others around them to take the measures necessary to avoid the risk of fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

Belgium  

10
0492/12

Belgium

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Ceiling light "Classic Chandelier"

Brand: Massive

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type : 38631/86/10

Supplier code 907435

Barcode 5412253944379

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ceiling light with 9 lamps. Height : 1375 mm, Diameter : 900 mm; 9 x E27, Max 60 W

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The chain which attaches the light to the ceiling may break. As a result, the light may fall from the ceiling causing injuries to persons below.

Four incidents reported.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Greece  

11
0493/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: TEX

Name:

Type/number of model: No.1215277-ROZ-0311

Batch number/Barcode: 3 608144 045238

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Long pink sports trousers for children.

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of an unattached cord in the waist area.

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

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

 

12
0494/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers "Young collection"

Brand: Fox Kids,

Name:

Type/number of model: Collection C19, COD ARTICOL KGW9-7311ES; barcode 812066250008

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Long pink trousers with a free cord in the waist area, intended for girls up to 8 years old.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of cords in the waist area.

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

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

 

13
0495/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Charming girls"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: NO.TY-918A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll contained in a cardboard box with clear plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 38 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

Romania,
Hungary  

14
0496/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' pullover

Brand: Baby Candy

Name:

Type/number of model: 130

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink pullover intended for children up to 2 years old. The pullover has a zipper in front and cyclamen and green flowers embroidered as a decoration. The pullover has decorative cords in the neck and waist area. The length of the cord in the neck area is 540 mm, with free ends of 160 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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

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

 

15
0497/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jump-suit

Brand: Aimico

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 01071

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's winter jump-suit with hood and two zippers. The suit is light green with pink decorations, intended for children up to 3 months. The hood has a free decorative cord of 600 mm with free ends of 120 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

16
0498/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Fullmax

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 9 914090 334000 or 9 914090 332006

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket, intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a hood supplied with functional cords /drawstrings/ ending with plastic stoppers. There are also drawstrings under the lower part of the garment and an inscription on the front "Fullmax". It has a zipper and 2 pockets. Available in sizes: 28, 30, 32, 34, 36 and 38 and in various colours. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

17
0499/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jump-suit

Brand: Andrei

Name:

Type/number of model: NR.532977

Batch number/Barcode: 0000000038744

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's winter jump-suit in blue colour with hood and central zipper, intended for children up to 3 months. The hood has a free white decorative cord of 100 cm with free ends of 30 cm.

Country of origin: Romania


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

18
0500/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' jump-suit

Brand: Flexi

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' winter jump-suit with pink hood and two zippers. The suit is intended for children up to 1 year old. The hood has a free decorative cord of 800 mm with free ends of 180 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

19
0501/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jump-suit

Brand: T.M.Y.

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's winter jump-suit in dark blue colour with hood and central zipper. The suit is intended for children up to 2 years old. The hood has a free decorative cord of 800 mm with free ends of 200 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

20
0502/12

Lithuania

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super glue "Monolit"

Brand: Aviora

Name:

Type/number of model: 403-001;

Batch number/Barcode: 4607006023086

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 3g aluminium tube, packed in a cardboard with a transparent plastic cover. On the tube and on the package there are inscriptions in Russian.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 16.7 % by weight of chloroform.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

Bulgaria  

21
0503/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle "Monster"

Brand: Ducati

Name:

Type/number of model: 1100 EVO (all versions) MY2011 and MY2012

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall affects motorcycles with VINs from ZDMM511ABAB037440 to ZDMM511AACB056959.

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there is a potential problem with the rear wheel rim (only after a mileage equivalent to 6 years of average motorcycle usage) which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Hungary,
Sweden,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Portugal  

22
0504/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Rice Light"

Brand: Multifunction

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain with 80 red bulbs on a green cable with a flashing device. Packed in a blue cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cable is not adequately fixed to the flashing device.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

23
0505/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "100 L Rice Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: BS-008.

EAN code: 8201008130085

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain made of blue PVC with 100 small blue lights equipped with a programme switch device. Packed in a red cardboard box with a picture of Santa Claus and marked "100 L Rice Light, Super bright bulbs”.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The cross-section of the wires is not sufficient,

·         The fixing of the wires to the programme switch device is not sufficient

·         The programme switch device can break.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

24
0506/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Y.X.L. Yixinlong

Name:

Type/number of model: CR-826

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' coat with hood and two pockets. The hood has an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with butterflies and flowers. The butterflies are decorated with sequins. The pockets are decorated with ribbons that have knots and beads at the end. The coat is available in mauve, dark purple, light purple and pink colours. Size: 13,14,15,16 (under 7 years)

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The drawstring placed in the hood with plastic toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation to children. In addition, the beads and knots at the ends of the ribbon on the pockets may be caught during play. As a result, the child may fall and suffer 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.  

 

25
0507/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' jacket

Brand: Nesyel

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: N-8829C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey checked boys' jacket with hood and zip-fastener. The hood has an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "H ". Size: 128

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The drawstring placed in the hood with plastic toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation to children.

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.  

 

26
0508/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' jacket

Brand: Nesyel

Name:

Type/number of model: N-8191C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark blue checked boys' jacket with hood, beige lining and zip-fastener. The hood has an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "H ". Size: 104, 116

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The drawstring placed in the hood with knots and metal toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation to children.

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.  

 

27
0509/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Bocska

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: B-16 4

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Coat with hood and fur lining for young girls. The hood includes an unattached elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with hearts and roses. The jacket is available in red colour. Size: 128

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation. In addition, if a child pulls the elastic drawstring the toggles may 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.  

 

29
0511/12

Belgium

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Radio-cassette recorder 12 Band

Brand: Waxiba

Name:

Type/number of model: XB-481C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black radio-cassette recorder, rectangular shape (27x15x7 cm) AM/FM/TV/SW1-9 + LCD clock, operating on mains.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The cross-sectional area of the mains cable is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

30
0512/12

Belgium

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Radio-cassette recorder 5 Band

Brand: Waxiba

Name:

Type/number of model: XB-771 C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Radio-cassette recorder, colour chocolate, brown plastic; portable; format rectangular (24x13x7 cm) AM/FM/TV/SW1/SW2 + LCD clock, operating on mains.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The cross-sectional area of the mains cable is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

31
0513/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "140L Rice Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: WZ 636C, 6901055088118

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain made from dark green PVC with 140 small blue lights equipped with flasher control unit. Packed in red cardboard box with a picture of the product. Information for users only in Hungarian language.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The cross-section of the wires is not sufficient,

·         The fixing of the wires to the flasher unit is not sufficient,

·         The flasher unit can break.

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

Compulsory measures: Information to consumers ordered by the authorities.  

Hungary  

32
0514/12

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's jeans

Brand: Kik

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 4790000083900 Type: Herren-Hose code: 95587006461000000599; saison: 210; WGR 646; Auftr: 9558700

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jeans made of 100% cotton. On the inner side of the trousers there is a label with pictographic care instructions, fibre specification.

This product was not sold by kik and was not traded in kik-shops.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains azo-dyes releasing 84.5 mg/kg of benzidine.

One incident reported.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

33
0515/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incense "Aromatic potpourri"

Brand: Fidel Mix

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2700 0441,
2700 0458

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 1g or 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “Fidel mix is an exotic aromatic potpourri that releases a rich aroma when burned”; “Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “contains herbs and extracts including leonurus cardica, coltsfoot, damiana, althea officinalis, coconut leaf”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

34
0516/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incenso de Hervas (Herbal Incense)

Brand: Pulse

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 0016; Barcode: 2000 2923; Barcode: 2100 0126 and Barcode: 2700 1301.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 400 mg, 500 mg, 1 g or 3 g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “A rich aroma when burned”; “Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “The main ingredients: Bay bean, Damiana, Stevia leaf, Lemon grass, Tribulus Terrestris, Indian Pennyworth, Rose, Siberian motherwort, Marsh mallow, Clove, Hops, aroma essence.”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

35
0517/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incenso de Hervas (Herbal Incense)

Brand: Nirvana

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2000 0998 and Barcode: 2000 2909.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 1 g or 3 g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “Finest Herbs to rejuvenate your mind, releases a rich fragrance while burning. Tobacco and Nicotine free. Enjoy!”; “Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “The main ingredients: Bay bean, Damiana, Stevia leaf, Lemon grass, Tribulus Terrestris, Indian Pennyworth, Rose, Siberian motherwort, Marsh mallow, Clove, Hops, aroma essence.”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

36
0518/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incenso de Hervas (Herbal Incense)

Brand: Buzz

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2000 2305; Barcode: 2700 0380 and Barcode: 2700 0793.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 400 mg, 1g or 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “Buzz is an Exotic Blend of Finest Herbs to rejuvenate your mind, releases a rich fragrance while burning. Tobacco and Nicotine free. Enjoy!”; “Not for Human Consumption, Keep Out of Reach of Children”; and “The main ingredients: Bay bean, Damiana, Stevia leaf, Lemon grass, Tribulus Terrestris, Indian Pennyworth, Rose, Siberian motherwort, Marshmallow, Clove, Hops, aroma essence.”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

37
0519/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incenso de Hervas (Herbal Incense)

Brand: Fire ‘n’ ice

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2000 0394; Barcode: 2100 0072; and Barcode: 2800 0365.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 0,4g, 0,5g, 1g or 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “A rich aroma when burned”; “Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “The main ingredients: Bay bean, Blue Lotus, Damiana, Stevia leaf, Lemon grass, Pink lotus, Tribulus Terrestris, Indian Pennyworth, Rose, Siberian motherwort, Marshmallow, Clove, Hops, aroma essence.”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

38
0520/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incense

Brand: Tribe

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2000 0092; Barcode: 2000 2299; Barcode: 2000 3425; Barcode: 2000 3562; Barcode: 2600 0572 and Barcode: 2700 1172.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available on packaging weighing 0.5g, 1g or 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “Tribe is an Exotic Blend of Finest Herbs to rejuvenate your mind, releases a rich fragrance while burning. Tobacco and Nicotine free. Enjoy!”; “Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “The main ingredients: Bay bean, Blue Lotus, Damiana, Stevia leaf, Lemon grass, Pink Lotus, Tribulus Terrestris, Indian Pennyworth, Rose, Siberian motherwort, Marshmallow, Clove, Hops, aroma essence.”

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

39
0521/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incense "Hawaiian Ultra"

Brand: Hayze

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2001 0805 and Barcode: 2100 1741.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 1.5g or 5g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the ingredients appear on the labelling: “Exotic blend that releases a rich and lovely aroma when burned”; “Acetone Free”; “Potpourri Blend - Not for human consumption”; “Keep out of reach of children"; and “Contains: Rare tropical plants and a mixture of aromatic fruits”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

40
0522/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incense Gone Strawnanas!

Brand: Hayze

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2001 0812 and Barcode: 2100 1727.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 1.5g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications appear on the labelling: “Acetone Free”; “Potpourri Blend - Not for human consumption”; and “Keep out of reach of children".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

41
0523/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Herbal Incense.

Brand: Samurai Spirit

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2700 1332 and Barcode: 2700 1373.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available in packaging weighing 0.4g and 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications appear on the labelling: “A rich aroma when burned”; “Not for human consumption”; and “Keep out of reach of children".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

42
0524/12

Portugal

Category: Other

Product: Incense "Diamond Spirit"

Brand: Spice

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2001 0775; Barcode: 2100 1710 and Barcode: 2100 1901.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incense consisting of a mixture of herbs with aroma, available on packaging weighing 1g and 3g. The Portuguese and English versions of the indications and the list of ingredients appear on the labelling: “Spice spirit is an exotic incense blend that releases a rich aroma when burned. Enjoy the enchanting aroma, not for human consumption, keep out of reach of children”; and “contains herbs and extracts including: leonurus cardiaca, pedicularis canadensis, scutellaria lateriflora, althaea officinalis, rosa damascena, vanilla planifolia”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because when the smoke is inhaled it can cause symptoms of allergies and poisoning.

Incidents reported.

Compulsory measures: Seizure and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

43
0525/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan heater "Seinäpuhallin 1000/2000W"

Brand: Emax

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: AH-98D

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430039 731417

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fan heater

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The heating element can cause the plastic housing to melt and, as a result, the live heating element can become accessible to the user causing a risk of electric shock. In addition, the melted plastic housing can cause a fire.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

 

44
0526/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power inverter

Brand: Celly

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 260 Watt

Batch number/Barcode: 8 021735 192992

OECD Portal Category:

Description: AC/DC Power inverter.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because when a plug is being inserted into the socket on the product, the live pins of the plug can be touched by the user.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

45
0527/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mobile phone charger "ION Charger"

Brand: Original Vibe Accessories

Name:

Type/number of model: ST-099A12

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White AC/DC adaptor for V220/C350 mobile phone (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT). Supplied in a cardboard box

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

·         the internal connections rely upon solder to maintain their position and a loose wire could reduce creepage distances and clearances between the input and output circuits;

·         the pins are inadequately sized which could cause damage to the socket leading to overheating or arcing within the socket.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Compulsory measures: Products seized by the authorities.  

 

46
0528/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mobile phone charger "Home Charger"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: ST-099A10

Batch number/Barcode: 6 451586 354539

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black AC/DC adaptor for V600/V500/V66 mobile phone (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT), supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the internal connections rely upon solder to maintain their position and a loose wire could reduce creepage distances and clearances between the input and output circuits.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Compulsory measures: Products seized by the authorities.  

 

47
0529/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED Lamp

Brand: unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: IN-GU10-3A-3-DIM

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible surfaces.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60968.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

48
0530/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Home / Travel Charger "for all iPods" (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).

Brand: iPower

Name:

Type/number of model: ST-099A9

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White AC/DC adaptor in plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because the internal connections rely upon solder to maintain their position and a loose wire could reduce creepage distances and clearances between the input and output circuits.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Compulsory measures: Products seized by the authorities.  

 

49
0531/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Decorative LED light

Brand: Electronic Control Gear

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: GM5-120042-2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED decorative light, 1m in length.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible surfaces.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

50
0532/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor "European Adaptor"

Brand: Travel Blue

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: Cat 170/5 (170)

Batch number/Barcode: 5 018404 001702

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plug adaptor.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because equipment which should be earthed can be connected without an earth connection.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers 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.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

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