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Report 19 (Published on: 11/05/2012)

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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
0700/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' jacket "Girls street waistcoat"

Brand: Fox

Name:

Type/number of model: art.BW11-6503

Batch number/Barcode: 666581995606

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' jacket made of silver polyester material printed with different animals photos. Intended for babies from 3 to 6 months. The jacket has a detachable hood with synthetic fur.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation due to the presence of synthetic fur on the hood that can easily be ingested by a child and could cause obstruction of the internal airways and digestive tract or cause allergies or asthma.

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

 

2
0701/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plaster moulds with magnet "Farm paint set with magnet"

Brand: R&T

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 76998

Batch number/Barcode: 8436019676998

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plaster moulds for painting, containing magnets. The moulds are packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

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

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

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

 

3
0702/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ sandals

Brand: Katinni

Name:

Type/number of model: Product ref. 744703 and 744700

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' sandals with decorative studs, packed in a cardboard box indicating the brand name, colour and product reference.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the metal studs can be easily detached and could be swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

4
0703/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat

Brand: Rama Tritton

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 78992 – Lot: 012012

Batch number/Barcode: 8436019678985

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Foam-rubber puzzle mat with large pieces incorporating letters. The mats have a label indicating the importer's details, the CE mark, the barcode, the reference number and 'Made in Malaysia'. It is packed in clear plastic.

Country of origin: Malaysia


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it has small parts which could be placed in the mouth and swallowed.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

5
0704/12

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van "Crafter"

Brand: Volkswagen

Name:

Type/number of model: In total, 47 vehicles are affected in Europe.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The screws used for the towing device/hitch or the rear step and/or mount may loosen or, in the worst-case scenario, break. There is therefore a possibility that components could become detached causing damage to other vehicles while it is being driven.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Lithuania  

6
0705/12

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: MotorcycleEX250K (Ninja 250), ER650E (ER6n), ER650F (ER6n ABS), EX650E (ER6f), LE650C (Versys) and LE650D (Versys)

Brand: Kawasaki

Name:

Type/number of model:

VINs:

EX250KC JKAEX250KKDA39203 - JKAEX250KKDA42510

ER650EC JKAER650EEDA01581 - JKAER650EEDA04992

ER650FC JKAER650EFDA00101 - JKAER650EFDA01002

EX650EC JKAEX650EEDA01012 - JKAEX650EEDA01604

KLE650CC JKALE650CCDA05726 -JKALE650CCDA06704

KLE650DC JKALE650CDDA02504 - JKALE650CDDA02743

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycles of engine capacities 250cc and 650cc.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The circlip securing the passenger footrest pivot can break, as a result of which both the pivot and the footrest could come off. This could cause the passenger to lean and the motorcycle to lose balance.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
United Kingdom,
Portugal  

7
0706/12

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car CR-V

Brand: Honda

Name:

Type/number of model:

Vehicles manufactured between 7 November 2001 and 17 September 2004.

CR-V 2002 model: VINs SHSRD8***2U000101 to SHSRD8***2U036601

CR-V 2003 model: VINs SHSRD8***3U100101 to SHSRD8***3U134080

CR-V 2004 model: VINs SHSRD8***4U200101 to SHSRD8***4U237794

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The dipped-beam headlamps may fail to switch on or cut out while the vehicle is being driven leading to the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Norway,
Denmark,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Estonia,
United Kingdom,
Portugal  

8
0707/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy Electric guitar Educational musical guitar " Guitarra Musical Educativo"

Brand: Play Me

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 0218638,

Batch number/Barcode: 84325831867

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An electric guitar in blister packaging. The front of the packaging bears, inter alia, the following indications: Play Me® Guitarra Musical Educativo (Educational Guitar). The words "electric guitar" figure on the back in various languages, along with the brand name, the importer’s marks, Made in China and CE

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the strap is too long and could be wound around the neck by a child.

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

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

 

9
0708/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic Soap Bubble Gun "Bubbles"

Brand: V&F

Name:

Type/number of model: model: BUBBLES, No 1003,

Batch number/Barcode: 6882009950814

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pink toy gun which makes soap bubbles. Packaged in a plastic blister. The front of the packaging is marked: ‘Bubbles. 3+. No. 1003’ and on the back: "V&F ventos de fantasia imp".

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the mesophilic aerobic microorganism count in the soapy water is too high (2.2x106 cfu/ml).

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.

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

 

10
0709/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat "Eva Children Put Together Tool"

Brand: Xin Yue

Name:

Type/number of model: Item nº 19318

Batch number/Barcode: 5608992193189

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Alphabet puzzle mat, packaged in a thin, sealed, plastic bag. On the front of the bag there is a card with information, including the name of the product.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Suffocation

The product poses a risk of choking because it has small parts which can be placed in the mouth and could be swallowed.

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the opening of the packaging is too large so it could cover the mouth and nose or the head of a child.

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.  

 

11
0710/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic construction toy "Magnetic Wand"

Brand: Yi Zhi Toy

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 6993, No 918

Batch number/Barcode: 8435246269935

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is composed of small bars of various colours (approx 2.5 cm in length), and metallic spheres of 1 cm diameter, which are used to join the bars together. The product comes in blister packaging covered in hard plastic, with dimensions 16 x 21.50 cm. The upper and lower parts of the packaging are pink and the central part is white, with various examples of shapes which can be made.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

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

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

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

 

12
0711/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "B5 BITURBO"

Brand: Alpina

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: ALPINA5, EC type approval e1*KS07/46*0011*, Sales name BMW Alpina B5 Biturbo

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The ALPINA5 vehicles in question were manufactured between April 2011 and May 2011.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries,
Fire

The casing of the auxiliary coolant pump may crack. If this occurs, coolant can leak into the pump electronics. This can lead to failure of the auxiliary coolant pump. In a few individual cases, there may be smoulder damage to the auxiliary coolant pump. If this occurs, an engine compartment fire or even a vehicle fire could occur.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Sweden,
United Kingdom  

13
0712/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy police set "Police Play Set CITY HERO"

Brand: Police Set

Name:

Type/number of model: 3235B1

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode 0286617000033,
Batch#20110610

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of 2 pistols, 4 arrows (made of non-flexible plastic, coloured black, ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups), a big cardboard target, 2 pairs of handcuffs and 2 grenades. Packaged in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of :

- choking because the suction cups of the arrows are easily detached; and

- injuries if the arrows are fired without the suction cups.

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

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

 

14
0713/12

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van "Hilux"

Brand: Toyota

Name:

Type/number of model:

The recall concerns vehicles produced between 10/08/2011 to 26/03/2012 and with VINs ranging from 09065386 to 09075957.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: South Africa

No pictures are available

Injuries

The wrong specification rear differential may be installed. In this condition, the speed reading on the speedometer is incorrect and the vehicle may become difficult to control if 4WD is engaged on roads with low friction.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Norway,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Greece,
Estonia,
Spain,
Lithuania,
United Kingdom  

15
0714/12

United Kingdom

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Brake lever "Tektro TL-83"

Brand: Tektro

Name:

Type/number of model: Item numbers 7724-0101 - 7724-0105, 7714-5102-7714-5105 and 7704-2102 – 7704-2145

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Brake lever sold as part of "Shiv Module" for road bicycles bought by customers to customise and complete their own bicycles.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the brake levers may become non-functional, which may result in the loss of braking ability for the affected brake.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and voluntary corrective action taken by the importer/manufacturer  

Greece,
Austria,
Sweden,
Ireland  

16
0715/12

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Track lighting "SÄNDA"

Brand: IKEA

Name:

Type/number of model: IKEA 365+ SÄNDA 70cm and 114 cm, art. 801-316-89 and art. 601-316-92

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light track; length 70 cm & 114 cm from supplier no. 21338 with a date stamp 1134 – 1208.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is a defective earth connection in the track which could present a risk of electric shock upon contact with the track or connected lamps.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

Ireland,
Sweden,
Bulgaria,
Greece,
Denmark,
Spain,
Iceland,
Cyprus  

17
0716/12

Poland

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas heater

Brand: SKAN

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5906725616500

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gas radiant heater to be mounted directly on a gas cylinder.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because there is a gas leakage due to faulty construction.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliance Directive.

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

 

18
0717/12

Bulgaria

Category: Machinery

Product: Angle grinder

Brand: Akita

Name:

Type/number of model: GX-AG003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Angle grinder with a disc diameter of 115 mm, 230V, 50Hz, 500W. Packed in a cardboard box, sealed with a plastic band.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of injuries because the machine’s parts can separate or break due to the insufficient mechanical strength of the flanges, the connection between the disc and the machine, as well as the fact that the slope of the protection shield on the safety device does not comply.

The product poses a risk of electric shock because when using the angle grinder, the double insulation may puncture with the result that live parts are accessible.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

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

 

19
0718/12

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Mini Lucciole 180 rice chain"

Brand: Minghui

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No 01800; barcode 5061670965834

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a lighting chain with 180 lamps, packed in a red cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the flashing unit is not securely fastened to the cable of the lighting chain, with the result that live wires may become detached and thus exposed. The cable section does not meet requirements and the plug design is incorrect.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

20
0719/12

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: V&F

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference 01800; barcode 8882010643482

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a lighting chain with 100 lamps. The cable is green. It is packed in a blue box marked: "V&F 100L. Serie De Natal (Christmas series). Fio Verde (green cable) Lampada Côres (coloured lamps)".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the flashing unit is not securely fastened to the cable of the lighting chain, with the result that live wires may become detached and thus exposed.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

21
0720/12

Spain

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Mini Light

Name:

Type/number of model: model 100 L RICE LIGHT; ref. 2009900200600; barcode 5607438156139

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a lighting chain with 100 lamps. The cable is green. The transformer is embossed with the following text "Flasher control unit"; it is packed in a blue cardboard box with a photograph of a snowy landscape and a Christmas tree. It bears the mark "Mini Light". The information on the reverse includes the importer's details and the instructions for use.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the flashing unit is not securely fastened to the cable of the lighting chain, with the result that live wires may become detached and thus exposed. The internal and external wiring, the insulation resistance and dielectric strength are also not appropriate.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598 and with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

22
0721/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Teeth whitening pen "Whitens And Maintains"

Brand: Souriez Blanc (White smile)

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number included in the kit: 041107

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic and paper pouch approximately 25 x 15 cm. The pen is packaged in blue and white cardboard and has a silver-coloured tube.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.6 % hydrogen peroxide exceeding the permitted level.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

23
0722/12

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Teeth whitening kit Professional dental whitening kit "Kit de blanchiment des dents professional"

Brand: Pro White

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Lot 001022286

2. Lot 0010222645

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Lot 001022286: Pro White kits packed in blue transparent plastic packaging. The article includes a serviette, a 10 ml gel syringe, a small bottle of pre-treatment product, a vacuum-packed finger guard, two plastic mouthtrays packed in plastic and an application stick with foam.

2. Lot 0010222654: syringe filled with gel.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because:

- the teeth whitening gel lot No 001022286 contains 0.6 % hydrogen peroxide exceeding the permitted level.

- the teeth whitening gel lot 0010222645 contains 1% hydrogen peroxide exceeding the permitted level.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

24
0723/12

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Baby monitor with nightlightLED nightlight

Brand: Babymoov

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. A015000 lot 0211 – MOT 146

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Electric baby monitor with nightlight (LED). Partial packaging in triangular form, designed so that the monitor is visible, dimensions 17.3 x 13.5 x 7 cm

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because parts of the product at high voltage are accessible which may be dangerous in particular for children who may believe that the product is a toy.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60598.

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

Luxembourg,
Greece,
Cyprus,
Estonia  

25
0724/12

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Automatic nightlight

Brand: Babymoov

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref A015007 batch 0211 – MOT146

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Electric automatic nightlight (LED) for babies. Partial packaging designed so that the nightlight is visible; dimensions 21 x 5.5 x 6 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because parts of the product at high voltage are accessible.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60598.

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

Luxembourg,
Cyprus  

26
0725/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Toy key-ring

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Art 1022 barcode 8714627010220

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key-ring with a small, white, plush bear and a small chain.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products poses a risk of choking because the eyes and the small chain can be easily detached and become small parts that can be placed in the mouth by a child.

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

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

 

27
0726/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Toy plastic car "Swing Truck"

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Art 2237

Batch number/Barcode: 8714627122374

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small, plastic, colourful, toy truck.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because a wheel and a circular part on the truck can be easily detached and become small parts that can be placed in the mouth by a child.

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

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

 

28
0727/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: Picken

Name:

Type/number of model: B-06H

Batch number/Barcode: 5999552537209

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s coat with hood and zip fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. When the hood opening is at its largest the ends of the drawstring form protruding loops. Size: 2Y

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the drawstring loop or toggles become entrapped 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.  

 

29
0728/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Aquamarine

Name:

Type/number of model: QY 8012

Batch number/Barcode: 59995471113222

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with hood, lining and zip fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. When the hood opening is at its largest, the ends of the drawstring form protruding loops. Size: 110/116

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the drawstring loop or toggles become entrapped 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.  

 

30
0729/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Berghaus

Name:

Type/number of model: 7907-10

Batch number/Barcode: 0275040297870321,
0275040297880361

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' winter coat with hood decorated with artificial fur. The hood,waistband and bottom edge of the coat include non-fixed drawstrings with plastic toggles on the ends. The ends of lower drawstring hang below the lower hem of the coat. Size: 2-4

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

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.  

 

31
0730/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Glo-Story

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: DBFY-6228,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 999032 762282

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s red jacket with hood. The hood includes non-fixed drawstrings with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Glo Story”; "Disney” and "Mickey Mouse & Friends". The jacket is reversible. Size: 6-7 years/122 cm. (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles 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.  

 

(*)

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.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

Links to the RAPEX website may be created subject to respect of the conditions set out at the following web address:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_en.htm

Downloading and reproduction for non-commercial or commercial redissemination of any textual and photographic material contained in the RAPEX notifications are subject to prior permission.

The information contained in the weekly overviews may not be adapted or modified by the user. Translations of the RAPEX notifications from the original English-language edition published on the RAPEX website are subject to the conclusion of a free of charge licence agreement.

For permissions or licences, requests shall be addressed to: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
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Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

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Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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