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Report 18 (Published on: 04/05/2012)

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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
0649/12

Germany

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "LED 100 Lampen Nur für Innen"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8882015862239

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lighting chain for interior use. The light colour of the 100 LED lamps is white, and the insulation is green. They are connected to the supply network by a Europlug. The cable is connected to a programme controller, and the LEDs run in a row in several strands from this cable. Various lighting options can be chosen by pressing a button on the controller (flashing, chasing or constant light).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The product is marketed as an outdoor lighting chain but has no protection from penetration by external liquids

·         The cover on the control unit can be easily opened without the use of a tool. When the cover is open, the live mains connections can be touched accidentally.

·         The control unit does not have any strain relief device for the mains voltage cables.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

2
0650/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic Fishing Game "Fishing Game"

Brand: Color Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 36008

Batch number/Barcode: 8412842360082

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Magnetic fishing game with a rod and plastic animals (crab, dolphin, seahorse and turtle). Packaged in a blister pack with a cardboard back marked: “This toy is not recommended for children under 36 months of age because it contains small parts and magnets that could be ingested or inhaled. Magnets which adhere to or attract a metal object in the human body may cause serious injury. If ingested, go to your doctor immediately.” The importer’s details also appear on the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains magnets with a magnetic flux higher than 50 kG²mm² (126.50kG²mm²) which can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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

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

Slovenia  

3
0651/12

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Babies' bottle "Mamadeira Baby Bottle"

Brand: Concorde

Name:

Type/number of model: ITEM No 40310, capacity: 125 ml

Batch number/Barcode: 8429283040312

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's bottle packaged in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard seal, bearing the following indications: "Concorde. Baby's bottle. Mamadeira Baby Bottle. Complies with: NF EN 14350." There are also instructions for use and the CE and recycling symbols.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of choking because the teat can easily break and the decorative motifs can easily be detached from the bottle forming small parts that can be swallowed by small children.

In addition, the product does not meet the labelling requirements and poses a chemical risk because it contains bisphenol A.

The product does not comply with the European standard EN 14350.

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

 

4
0652/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: Winled

Name:

Type/number of model:

·         JDR3x2W WW E27

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430036 761127

·         GU10-3x1W barcode: 6 430036 762629

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp

·         LED lamp, 6,0W- E27 (LED), 230V, 50Hz, 2600-3300K

·         LED lamp, 3x3x1W-GU10, 85-265V, 250lm, 3000K, 60°

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between live parts and accessible metal parts.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60968.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

5
0653/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Bubble Dobble Chiduan

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. B884 and B808

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Girls' sandals in cardboard boxes, references B884 (red sandals) and B808 (pale pink sandals). The upper part of the sandal is decorated with small flowers.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative flowers are small parts that come lose very easily and could be placed in the mouth and swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

6
0654/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED tube

Brand: Winled

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: PD-T8-150-FT/390PCS,

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430036 761127

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED tube, 22W - G13, 85-265V, 50/60Hz, 4500K

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

7
0655/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: F-Line

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 100999

Batch number/Barcode: 8435151051274

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plug adaptor with a label providing the importer's details, the CE marking, the barcode and the indication "Made in China". Packaging: transparent plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because a connection can be established between a pin of the plug and the hole of a live socket while the other pin is accessible.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

8
0656/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toys "Children´s Toy"

Brand: Shangxi toy

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Ref. P108364,
2. Ref. P108365

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 019001083644,
2. 2019001083651

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of plastic animals for the bath:

1. Ref. P108364: Rubber ducklings in a plastic net;

2. Ref. P108365: plastic bath toys (starfish, large shell, whale, etc.) packaged in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical,
Choking

The products pose a chemical risk because:

- the star contains 0.07% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

- the snail contains 4.85% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

- the whale contains 8.59% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

- the ship contains 8.49 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

- the ducklings contain 1.51% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

In addition, the products pose a risk of choking because they have nozzles which come off easily and constitute a small part that can be placed in the mouth and swallowed.

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: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

9
0657/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp "Hi Power LED lamp"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: type: Dimmable GU10

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 live parts and accessible metal parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

10
0658/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van/Passenger vehicle "Sprinter"

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 906 EC type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354, e1*2007/46*0279, e1*2007/46*0301

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles affected were produced in December 2011.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The use of bolts with the incorrect property class can, in the long-term, lead to the slackening of the attachments for the towing eye, tow bar or end cross-member. In such cases, it cannot be ruled out that parts will become detached from the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
United Kingdom  

11
0659/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp "LED Energy Saver"

Brand: Goobay

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 3.5W-G9, 230V, 50Hz, 2800K,

Batch number/Barcode: 4 040846 304279

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp, dimmable, GU10.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

12
0660/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Be To One

Name:

Type/number of model:

-Ref. 11S064-2,

- Ref 11S065-2,

- Ref 11S067-2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Three models of little girls’ sandals with leather upper and synthetic sole.

- Reference 11S064-2: red sandal, size 23;

- Reference 11S065-2: white sandal with a flower on front strap and on ankle strap, size 23;

- Reference 11S067-2: white sandal with three flowers on front strap, size 23. Description of packaging: Cardboard boxes labelled with the reference and the size.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because:

- the ankle button fastener on the red sandal can easily become detached and separate into two small pieces.

- the flowers on the white sandal with a flower on front strap and on ankle strap can easily become detached, as can the decorative rivets on one of the front straps.

- the flowers on the white sandal with three flowers on front strap can easily become detached.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

13
0661/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector "Carbon Monoxide Alarm"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: BRJ-906LCD

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Carbon monoxide detector. The unit has a test/reset button in the centre and a red LED marked “Alarm” and a green LED marked “Operate”. It also has a digital screen below the central button.

Country of origin: China


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Asphyxiation

The sensitivity of the detector is not sufficient. The alarm does not sound when exposed to 50 parts per million of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

14
0662/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector "Carbon Monoxide Alarm"

Brand: One Electrical Contractor+ Safety Alarms

Name:

Type/number of model: CP8005 Type B, date of manufacture 20/11/11

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Carbon monoxide detector. Clear plastic blister pack with paper label and instructions inside. Alarm is supplied with wall screws/plugs and a mains wire.

Country of origin: China


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Asphyxiation

The sensitivity of the detector is not sufficient. The alarm does not sound when exposed to 50 parts per million of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

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

 

15
0663/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector "Carbon Monoxide Alarm"

Brand: Joy Security

Name:

Type/number of model: JHY-CO-AR/JHY-CO-AC

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Carbon monoxide detector. Clear plastic pack with cardboard label and instructions inside. “Protects you from Carbon Monoxide the silent killer!” “Test/Reset button tests alarm operation” “Universal Life Church listed”, “CE”.

Country of origin: China


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Asphyxiation

The sensitivity of the detector is not sufficient. The alarm does not sound when exposed to 50 parts per million of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

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

 

16
0664/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp "LED Spot Lamp"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 3W-GU10, 240V, dimming, 2900-3100K

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp, dimmable, GU10.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

17
0665/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger "Universal Adaptor & Charger"

Brand: Samsonite

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 45587 1374

Batch number/Barcode: 5 414847 250651

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal Adaptor & Charger AC 100-250 V, 3A, USB: 50 V dc, 1 A.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because a plug for class 0 equipment fits in the socket-outlet of the adaptor that fits in an earth socket-outlet and it is possible to insert only one pin of a plug leaving the other live pin accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant standard IEC 60884.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities  

Denmark,
Ireland  

18
0666/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: H&S-Classic

Name:

Type/number of model: A-1661C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with hood, lining and zip fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. The right pocket of the jacket is decorated with an embroidered inscription: "S raw3. Size: 104, 110, 116.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring which forms a loop in the hood. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the drawstring loop or toggles become trapped it can pull on the child unexpectedly, causing the child to 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.  

 

19
0667/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's ski outfit

Brand: WanDeng

Name:

Type/number of model: G0336

Batch number/Barcode: 5 999551 399556

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s ski outfit with hood. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. The product is available in red-green-blue or blue-medium blue-green colours.

Size: 122,128.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring which forms a loop in the hood. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the drawstring loop or toggles become trapped it can pull on the child unexpectedly, causing the child to 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.  

 

20
0668/12

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone "Mobile Phone"

Brand: JIN HE

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4752062000998, Art 0910T110/Ord.#C11-11JSC

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy mobile phone made of lilac-coloured plastic. Battery-operated.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high (measured A-weighted emission sound pressure level between 98.3 and 99.4 dBA).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Hungary  

21
0669/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun "Super Police Toy"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: No.7943

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blister pack containing plastic gun, projectile with suction cup and plastic handcuffs. Item labelled “Ages 3+”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The suction cup on the projectile can be easily detached and could get stuck in a child’s throat.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

22
0670/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic fishing game "Fun Fishing Game"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic fishing rod and fish in blister pack. The item bears a graphical age warning symbol and is labelled “Warning: Choking hazard –small parts. Not for children under 3 years”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The magnets are easily detached and could cause internal injuries if swallowed because of their high magnetic flux density (measured magnetic flux index was 111.4 kG2mm2 which exceeds the maximum limit of 50 kG2mm2.).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

23
0671/12

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children' sweatshirts

·         Best Boys

·         Girls Collection

Brand: Nice Wear

Name:

Type/number of model:

·         8106, 0000011307372

·         19, 0000011307365

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

·         Sweatshirt with hood made of pink fabric, printed with grey stripes and with a kangaroo pocket. The front is printed with the words "Bear 36". The hood has a functional textile cord.

·         Sweatshirt with hood and pockets, blue with printed white stripes on the sleeves. On the front there is the inscription "JEANS 59". There are drawstrings in the hood area.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

24
0672/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN-Code 4250233101081

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Short rubber boots for women. Textile interior, tartan design, purple or black, sizes 37 - 41.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the shaft contains 8 mg/kg of benzene and the sole contains 14 – 27 mg/kg of benzene.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall by the supplier.  

 

25
0673/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy "Plush toys"

Brand: DRAPS Center

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch: PATM3, PATM4 and PATM5

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Plush toys in the shape of animals (dog, polar bear and squirrel) with a suction cup attached. A tag bearing the emblem of the Atlético de Madrid football club, the brand name and the words 'Official Product' is affixed to the product. The product is packaged in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes of the plush dog come off very easily and could be swallowed by children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

26
0674/12

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Amber teething necklace "Natural Amber Necklace"

Brand: Babynatur

Name:

Type/number of model: 1110, EAN 260065410039

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Amber necklace. The beads are separated by knots.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking

The beads of the baby's necklace pose a risk of choking if the cord breaks.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

27
0675/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car 206+

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type-approval: e2*2001/116*0374*07

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2012.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because, in the case of an impact, the rear right safety belt does not operate optimally due to the way in which it is mounted.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

 

28
0676/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Ghost"

Brand: Rolls-Royce

Name:

Type/number of model: Type RR4, EC type approval e11*2007/46*0101

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The cars in question were manufactured in April 2011.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire

A defective pump casing for the auxiliary coolant pump of the exhaust-gas turbocharger can cause cracking and, if cooling liquid penetrates the casing, a short circuit or smouldering could occur. In the event of smouldering damage, a fire in the engine or even a vehicle fire cannot be completely excluded.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer.  

United Kingdom  

29
0677/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls

Brand: Hatong

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. A197

2. A198

3. 6369

Batch number/Barcode: 80800811340034

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Model 6369 - crawling doll with a polka-dot dress, no packaging or labelling;

2. Model A-197 - baby doll with eight different outfits, each with a picture of an animal’s head on the chest, packaged in a plastic bag;

3. Model A-198 - four dolls, each with a head in the form of a fruit (strawberry, pineapple, tomato, etc.), packaged in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because:

-the feet of the doll with the piglet outfit (reference A-197) contain 21.79% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP);

- the arms of the doll (reference A-198) contain 23.13% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP);

-the head of the doll (reference 6369) contains 19.52% 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.

In addition the products do not comply with labelling requirements (instructions and warnings).

The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

30
0678/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Panyno

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Model: A808

2. A1021

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' shoes made of leather with button fastening. Packaging: a metallic box with a transparent lid. The brand name and model are indicated on one side and on the lower part of the box.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the button used to fasten the footwear can be easily detached and could be swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

31
0679/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rubber toys "Children’s Toy"

Brand: Shangxi Toy

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Rubber toys: pink baby, orange bear and yellow bear. Packaged in a plastic bag bearing the brand name, the CE marking and “Made in China”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- The pink rubber toy contains 5.60% by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and of 0.22% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP);

- the orange rubber toy contains 5.54% by weight of Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and 0.30% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP);

- the yellow rubber toy contains 1.54% 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: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

32
0680/12

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's slippers

Brand: Vi-GGA-Mi

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4752062006280

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s slippers made of dark-blue denim with a picture of a racing car on the upper part. Size 29.

Country of origin: Poland


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 3.4 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

33
0681/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain with non-replaceable 100 LEDs "100LLED"

Brand: FAHI

Name:

Type/number of model: : “100LLED”

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable 100 LED lamps. The product can be operated with an 8-function flashing switch and control unit.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

·         The cross-sectional area of the wires is not sufficient and the wires can consequently overheat.

·         The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·         The accessible wires have only basic insulation and if they come into contact with the sharp edges of the flashing switch and the control unit they could be damaged, resulting in live wires become accessible.

·         The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required and during connection the user may touch the pin of the plugs.

·         The electric insulation is not sufficient.

·         It is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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

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

 

34
0682/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "LED-Háló karácsonyi ég"

Brand: Ante

Name:

Type/number of model: DCH (on packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 5 999048 633712

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 40 serial connected, non-replaceable LED lamps.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

·         The cross-sectional area of the wires is not sufficient and the wires can consequently overheat.

·         The wire ends soldered to the rectifying unit terminals and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·         The accessible wires have only basic insulation and if they come into contact with the sharp edges of the rectifying unit live wires can become accessible.

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

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

 

35
0683/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: MOGA

Name:

Type/number of model: DG-105

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's trousers and sweatshirt with hood. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waistband of the trousers have an unattached drawstring. The sweatshirt is decorated with dots and the inscription: "I Gil Gior Pretty", which can also be found on the trousers. The product is available in pink and white colours. Size: 122/4 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

 

36
0684/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's coat

Brand: New Style YYFY

Name:

Type/number of model: Z-055

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange coat with hood and striped fur lining for young children. The hood has an unattached drawstring. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Arqlife Wel-Noname" and "Uss-Americ Experts Hot". Size: 1.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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.  

 

37
0685/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle "Whoozit Starry Time Rattle"

Brand: Manhattan Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Item: 211460

Batch number/Barcode: 011964451425 Lot Number: 211460GD

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s plastic rattle consisting of beads and star-shaped discs held on at the ends by two clear rattles which contain beads. Hang-tag packaging with the 3m+ warning and CE mark.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The plastic ends of the rattle can break when dropped onto a hard floor thereby releasing beads that pose a choking hazard to children.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

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

Belgium  

38
0686/12

Latvia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: "Fan heater Termoventilators 2000W"

Brand: Comfort

Name:

Type/number of model: Article 059 – 303 C303

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic fan heater.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible through the holes in the body.

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.  

 

39
0687/12

Latvia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan heater

Brand: Homstar

Name:

Type/number of model: FH 20

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic fan heater.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible through the holes in the body.

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

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

 

40
0688/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector

Brand: Sensor

Name:

Type/number of model: SF80190

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery-operated carbon monoxide alarm.

Country of origin: China


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Asphyxiation

The sensitivity of the detector is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Ireland  

41
0689/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: MotorcyclesMonster 796,Monster 796 ABS, Monster 1100 EVO ABS, Hypermotard 796, Streetfighter 848, 848 EVO, Multistrada 1200 ABS, 1199 S Panigale

Brand: Ducati

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall affects motorcycles with VINs in the following ranges:

Monster 796: ZDMM506AABB055688 to ZDMM506AACB058702

Monster 1100 EVO ABS: ZDMM511AABB055918 to ZDMM511AACB058584

Hypermotard 796: ZDM1YAAN2CB025430 to ZDMB101AACB025701

Streetfighter 848: ZDMF102AACB009883 to ZDMF104JACB010427

848 EVO: ZDM1XBMV7CB019577 to ZDM1XBMV1CB019980

Multistrada 1200: ZDMA200AECB018289 to ZDM12BLWXCB018562

1199 Panigale : ZDMH800AACB000097 to ZDMH800ABCB001231

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

The potential release of friction material from the rear brake pads may cause a road accident with a risk of injuries for the rider.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Portugal  

42
0690/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: KDS-VB2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A two-wheeled skateboard for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

43
0691/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 3010, item 10000940

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A four-wheeled skateboard, for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

44
0692/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 3108, item 10000942

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A four-wheeled skateboard for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

45
0693/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model KDS-SKB 2808, item 10000958

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A four-wheeled skateboard for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

46
0694/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model KDS-1508 SKB3, item 10000959

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A three-wheeled skateboard for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

47
0695/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Skateboard

Brand: Doruel Sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model KDS-SKB3108, item 10000957

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A four-wheeled skateboard, for children weighing over 20 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it does not have sufficient strength and can break.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13613.

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

 

48
0696/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming trunks

Brand: Cycle Band

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Model: CC 45334

Batch number/Barcode: 2000001466711

2. Model: CB 45330

Barcode: 2000001461112

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Red, blue and white swimming trunks for boys aged 3, with an elastic, red drawstring at the waist with a length of 21 cm.

2. Blue swimming trunks for boys aged 8, with an elastic, blue drawstring at the waist with a length of 23 cm.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area which are too long and have free ends.

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

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

 

49
0697/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimsuit

Brand: Cycle Band

Name:

Type/number of model: 1: CK 47010,
2: CK 47023

Batch number/Barcode: 1: 2000701193535,
2: 2000001775769

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Blue and white bikini for girls aged 4 years. The bikini has images of small stars printed on the top and bottom parts. It has elastic, white, functional cords in the neck and back area with free ends. The length of the cords at the neck is 34.5 cm. The length of the cords at the back is 30 cm.

2. Pink, green and white bikini for children aged 6 years. The bikini has elastic, white and green polka dot functional cords with free ends in the neck and back area. The length of the cords at the neck is 30 cm. The length of the cords at the back is 33.5 cm.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the neck and back area, which have free ends.

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

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

 

50
0698/12

United Kingdom

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Pressure cooker "Smartplus Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker"

Brand: Prestige

Name:

Type/number of model: Model Number 57050. Dates codes 0401(January 2004) to 1202 (February 2012)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stainless steel pressure cooker.

Country of origin: India


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Burns

In the event of a blockage in the pressure regulator, the rubber gasket may not release excess pressure as intended. In a small number of cases, this may present a risk of pressurised steam/food particles being released forcibly from the rim of the lid, or movement of the pressure cooker, giving rise to burning or scalding.

The product does not comply with the Pressure Equipment Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Ireland  

51
0699/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain Гирлянда Световая (Lighting Chain)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4 606055 336253

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A lighting chain with 100 serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable LED lamps.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

·         The cross-sectional area of the wires is not sufficient and the wires can consequently overheat.

·         The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing switch and control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·         The accessible wires have only basic insulation and if they come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and the control unit they could be damaged resulting in live wires become accessible.

·         The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required and during connection the user may touch the pin of the plugs.

·         The electric insulation is not sufficient.

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

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

 

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Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be aware that proprietary brands, designs and logos that appear in this listing may have been used in violation of intellectual property rights and thus without the legitimate owner's knowledge and/or permission.


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

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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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