Report 22 (Published on: 01/06/2012)

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

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Babies' bottle "Biberón"

Brand: Concorde

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Item No 903 (250 ml) and 803030 (220 ml)

Batch number/Barcode: 842928393006 and 8429283803030

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' bottles. One of the models has a capacity of 250 ml and the other a capacity of 220 ml. They are packaged in transparent plastic bags through which the bottles are visible. The top is protected by cardboard. Contains advice for use printed on the cardboard label. The bag also contains a sheet of instructions and information for use.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the teat can generate small parts and, in the case of model 803030, the decorative motifs can easily be detached from the bottle forming small parts that can be swallowed by small children.

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

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

 

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Z-Z Apple

Name:

Type/number of model: Style No. ZZ-19

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jacket for children up to two years old, cyclamen and black coloured with hood, zipper closure and belt with buckle. The jacket has the word "Apple" sewn on the chest.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a cord with knots in the hood which could be wound around the neck by a child.

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

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Child’s overall

Brand: Axa Collection

Name:

Type/number of model: SY-001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s overall with hood. The hood has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. The drawstring forms loops. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Fashion & Classic Collection”. The product is available in purple and pink colours. Size: 72-102.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of an elastic drawstring placed in the hood with plastic toggles on the ends.

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

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

 

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle "S 1000 RR"

Brand: BMW

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: K10 Model: S 1000 RR, model year: 2012 EC type approval: e1*2002/24*0421. The notification concerns motorcycles manufactured between 4 October 2010 and 10 April 2012.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle.

Country of origin: Germany

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Injuries

Engine damage may occur as a result of a loosened connecting-rod bolt which could lead to the engine locking.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Greece,
Hungary,
Ireland,
Spain,
The Netherlands,
Norway,
Denmark,
Finland,
Estonia,
Sweden,
Slovenia  

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: N-8675B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' sweatshirt with hood in dark purple colour with zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with a boy playing the guitar and with an inscription: „Backstage Gira Andalucia 2020”. Size: 134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends 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.  

 

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Goobay

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 46890 Bar Code: 2 220001 344387

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: AC adaptor with USB output

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the clearances / creepage distances in the mains transformer between the primary and secondary windings are inadequate.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: "A" Active sports

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: HZ-2078

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' leisure trousers. The left leg of the trousers is decorated with an embroidered pink and purple floral inscription: "Dueen". The waist part of the trousers has a non-fixed drawstring. The product is available in grey and blue colours. Size: 134

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

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

 

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Police play-set "Police play set"

Brand: Swat

Name:

Type/number of model: TP-502161 (in invoice),
B2118/G-06875 (on the EC Declaration of Conformity)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy police set packed in a blister card. Contains an eye-mask, rifle, suction cup cartridges and a target.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of injuries because the eye-mask can break and hazardous sharp points and loose parts are formed that could enter the eye. This product also poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the suction cup cartridges contain dibutyl phthalate (1.1 % DBP), of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (8.4 % DEHP) and di-isononyl-phthalate (4.4 % DINP).

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

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1:2011.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger "Travel charger for O2XDA Mini" (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)

Brand: ORI

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains charger for mobile phone with dual LED indication, packaged in plastic and card.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The wires to the mains plug pins are not secured independently of their soldered connections.

·         The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer is not equivalent to reinforced insulation.

·         The creepage distance between primary and secondary windings is not sufficient.

·         The pins of the mains plug can break.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

10
0791/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger For iPhone 3GS/4G Accessories (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains charger for iPhone in plastic and card packaging .

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The wires to the mains plug pins are not secured independently of their soldered connections.

·         The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer is not equivalent to reinforced insulation.

·         The creepage distance between primary and secondary windings is not sufficient.

·         The pins of the mains plug can break.

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

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

 

11
0792/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)

Brand: i-Power

Name: i-Power Home Charger for new iPod and iPod mini

Type/number of model: Model number IPTC

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains charger for iPod in plastic and card packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The wires to the mains plug pins are not secured independently of their soldered connections.

·         The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer is not equivalent to reinforced insulation.

·         The creepage distance between primary and secondary windings is not sufficient.

·         The pins of the mains plug can break.

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

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

 

12
0793/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger Travel Charger for iPhone 4&3GS/ipod (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: CT16X-IPO 703-08009-300-04

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains charger for iPhone in plastic and card packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The insulation between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer is not equivalent to reinforced insulation.

·         The creepage distance between primary and secondary windings is not sufficient.

·         The pins of the mains plug can break.

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

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

 

13
0794/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's tracksuit

Brand: DCC-FASHION

Name:

Type/number of model: DCC-164

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's tracksuit, size 164, pink coloured, consisting of a top with hood and trousers, packed in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to 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.  

 

14
0795/12

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: Solera

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 119

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Female part of electrical fixtures used for extending a cable.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock as live parts are accessible because there are no shutters protecting the holes.

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

 

15
0796/12

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: Solera

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No 5114

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Adaptor , 4 socket bipolar 10A 250V.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock as live parts are accessible because there are no shutters protecting the holes.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

16
0797/12

Malta

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: Spezialelectric

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A 3-way adaptor for 2-pin plugs with embossed writing indicating 6A 250V on the front and 'Made in Germany' on the back.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock as live parts are accessible because there are no shutters protecting the holes.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

17
0798/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Ambitionfly

Name:

Type/number of model: ab58048A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and jacket with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The waist part of the trousers has a drawstring.

Size: 134/140 - 158/164

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends placed in the hood and the waist area. The drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

The measured lengths of the drawstrings (320 mm) in the waist area exceed the permissible length of 140 mm.

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.  

 

18
0799/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: N-3237B,

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with sequins, a heart and an inscription: "to be with you". Size: 134-152

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends 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.  

 

19
0800/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: SunSea

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CH-005

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with a picture of a child, inscriptions and numbers. Size: 116-122 / 134-140

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.  

 

20
0801/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden ark "Noah's Ark"

Brand: Trä Present

Name:

Type/number of model: 4500319038 / TR004020/8716019040204/22396

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden ark with loose wooden animals and play figures, packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to small parts and magnets which could come loose..

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

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

Greece,
Finland,
Denmark,
Ireland  

21
0802/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Whistle "Wooden Whistle Colourful"

Brand: Trä Present

Name:

Type/number of model: 4500317798 / TR004177/8716019041775/22359

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multiple types of whistles in transparent packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the mouthpiece of the whistle can detach.

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

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

Finland,
Ireland  

22
0803/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Beauty A fashion beautiful"

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: art nr 0208 barcode 8714627202083 Factory item nr 8811

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: PVC doll in transparent box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.29-29.4 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition, the product contains 0.34-5.3% by weight of di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP) and 0.11-0.71 by weight of di-‘isodecyl’ phthalate (DIDP).

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 ordered by the authorities  

Hungary,
Latvia  

23
0804/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Elegant girl – Prettiness girl"

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Toi-Toys art nr 0269 barcode 8714627102697 Factory item nr JX 900-20

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: PVC doll in transparent box. i) Prettiness girl, ii) Elegant girl - with an inscription Jian Xin.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.31 % 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 ordered by the authorities.  

 

24
0805/12

Malta

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: New Light

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: NNL-49

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A decorative night-light with a switch and a two-pin unfused plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock as it is decorated in such a way that it is likely to be treated as a toy by children.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 50598.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

25
0806/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: QiFeng

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 8066B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes a drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The waist area of the trousers includes a non-fixed drawstring. Size:128

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends 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.  

 

26
0807/12

The Netherlands

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Frying pan "Poêle"

Brand: Hema

Name:

Type/number of model: 20 cm ‘GOOD’ 80.10.0620

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Frying pan sold separately as well as in combination with another frying pan, diameter 28 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The frying pan is unstable and can tip over unless there is sufficient weight in the frying pan.

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

 

27
0808/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: S&G

Name:

Type/number of model: 163

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with hood, in various colours and an embroidered polar bear. The jacket is intended for children up to 7 years old and has a zipper from the waist up to the neck and two lateral pockets. The hood has a functional cord with a total length of 86 cm.

Country of origin: Romania


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a cord in the hood which could be wound around the neck by a child.

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

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

 

28
0809/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Doll set

Brand: Jess Love

Name:

Type/number of model: bride and bridegroom EAN 0 008953 660975 Product ref. 000895366097 Lot No. 201105

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll set with bride and bridegroom, approx. 29 cm tall. The bridegroom is wearing a black suit and white plastic shoes. The bride is wearing a long white dress and purple plastic shoes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the material used for the purple shoes contains 15.6 % by weight of the di(2 ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). The material used for the white shoes contains 3.7 % by weight of the di(2 ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 

29
0810/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll "Baby"

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Art No. 0201; EAN code 8714627102017; Factory item No. 10.071.008

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the material used for different parts of the plastic doll contains 26.3% by weight of di(2 ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition, the various parts of the product contain up to 0.6% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

 

30
0811/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Bubble toy set "Bubble baby"

Brand: Toi Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: art No. 0269; EAN code 8714627102697; Factory item nr JX 900-20

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: PVC doll packed with bubble liquid in a transparent box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 32.3 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition, the product contains 1.4% by weight of phthalate (DINP).

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

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

 

31
0812/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: N-3232C

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with lined hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with a child riding a bike. The sweater is available in grey and purple colours. Size: 98-128.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends 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  

 

32
0813/12

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Digital receiver "Digital Terrestrial Receiver"

Brand: Master-box-SD

Name:

Type/number of model: SD-1135

Batch number/Barcode: 5292341000022

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Digital terrestrial receiver.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns,
Fire

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

·         The supply cord has only basic insulation which comes into contact with the metal enclosure.

·         The resistance of the conductors in the supply cord is too high.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

33
0814/12

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Digital receiver "Digital Terrestrial Receiver"

Brand: Okto SD mpeg4

Name:

Type/number of model: TV-1134VH

Batch number/Barcode: 5200108334006

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Digital terrestrial receiver.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns,
Fire

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

·         The supply cord has only basic insulation which comes into contact with the metal enclosure.

·         The resistance of the conductors in the supply cord is too high.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 6006.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities  

 

34
0815/12

Lithuania

Category: Chemical products

Product: Super glue

Brand: Super Glue

Name:

Type/number of model: 138/232;

Batch number/Barcode: 2050565113610

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 8 tubes of 3 g glue in a blister pack, the dimensions of which are 285 x 150 mm. The adhesive's packaging has a sticker label that says "glue" "Super Glue" "instant 8 pcs. Bonds for a few seconds. For rubber, metal, glass, plastics, ceramics, wood".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.1 % 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.  

 

35
0816/12

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing

Brand: Dada

Name:

Type/number of model: 1) Children's sweatshirt, Baby Tiger, height 68 cm,

Batch number/Barcode: 5900195178643;

2) Denim jacket art. Emilka height 74 cm, barcode: 5900195164929

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1) Children's sweatshirt pink and white striped, knitted. Fastener - plastic zipper. The left pocket detail and zipper head are decorated with shiny silver-coloured hard plastic crystals;

2) Denim jacket art. Emilka dark grey, the front half of the jacket is embroidered with colourful threads and decorated with shiny hard plastic crystals. Fastener - green hard plastic buttons.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the glued, glossy, hard plastic crystals can be easily detached and become small parts that could be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

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

 

36
0817/12

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Orthodontic baby soother

Brand: Pretty Cherubs

Name:

Type/number of model: Two batches: 7714 on 29th November 2010 containing 66300 soothers 4617 on 1st June 2011 containing 161,400 soothers.

Batch number/Barcode: 5 031413944952

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby soother in one of three colour combinations: Yellow/Blue, Blue/Yellow and Pink/Yellow. All sold in zip-lock, transparent bags with details and instructions printed on one side.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

One incident reported.

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

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

 

37
0818/12

Latvia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand:

1. HX

2. Unknown

3. RAYTHOR

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Model HX-806

2. Unknown

3. Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Novelty lighters of various colours with a transparent chamber for the fuel in which there are also dice. The lighters are covered with heart pictures and marked with the inscription: “Love”.

2. Novelty lighters in the form of a watch with flashing lights and a compass. When the top cover is opened to ignite the lighter, the lights begin to flash. The watch is marked with the inscription: “SanZhi Guartz”.

3. Novelty lighters of various colours in the form of a lipstick with a pendant. The lighters are packed in cardboard boxes with the inscription: “Lighter Raythor”.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The products pose a risk of burns because they are attractive to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

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

 

38
0819/12

Malta

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: Dalber

Name: The Simpsons Night-Light

Type/number of model: Referance Number: 60305

Batch number/Barcode: 420406 603056

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Socket-mounted night-light with child-appealing shade.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

The shade of the night-light is child-appealing and the product is likely to be treated as a toy by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

39
0820/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Playback

Name:

Type/number of model: 8F04a

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' leisure trousers. The left side of the trousers is decorated with an inscription: „Uhnreb Alksm”. The waist part of the trousers includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is available in khaki, green and dark green colours. Size: 98

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed 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.  

 

40
0821/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Nice Wear

Name:

Type/number of model: GX8007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' pink coat with hood and zip-fastener. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood has an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 8.

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 in the hood. 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.  

 

41
0822/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: FJHU

Name:

Type/number of model: SWF111

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' pink outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a non-fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The waistband of the trousers has an unattached drawstring. Size: XL.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

 

42
0823/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sleeveless jacket

Brand: "A" Collection Authentic

Name:

Type/number of model: W-173

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' grey sleeveless jacket with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood has a non-fixed elastic drawstring with toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with a gym shoe and an inscription. Size: 122-146.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring in the hood area. The product also poses a risk of injuries to the eyes or face of children when pulling the drawstring firmly and releasing the toggles.

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.  

 

43
0824/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: YYFY

Name:

Type/number of model: Y-064

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener, kangaroo pocket and synthetic fur. The hood has a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with a picture of a girl's face, rhinestones and inscriptions: "MissGirl" and "Girls". Size: 4 -12.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

44
0825/12

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Bath salts "Prinzessin Sternenzauber DM"

Brand: DM Drogerie Markt

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 4 010355 803856, DAN: 135655

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bath salts resembling sweets in the shape of stars, measuring 18.6 mm, with the smell of a foodstuff – a strawberry. They are placed inside a plastic container imitating a jar with a metal closing mechanism and an attractive pink label with various pictures: a princess with a dwarf, a doe, a squirrel, birds and inscriptions "Prinzessin Sternenzauber" DM.

Country of origin: Switzerland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because its form, packaging, size and appearance are such that it is likely that children will confuse them with a foodstuff and consequently either place them in the mouth, suck or ingest them. With the effects of the saliva, the product expands and could entail the risk of choking or obstruction of the digestive tract.

The product does not comply with Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

Slovakia  

45
0826/12

Ireland

Category: Other

Product: Sky lantern "Wire Free Sky Lanterns"

Brand: SkyLanterns.com

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sky lantern in plastic wrapping, with fuel source connected to frame via chrysotile asbestos containing string.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the strings contain chrysotile asbestos fibres.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

46
0827/12

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Towel with decoration

Brand: Sweet love

Name:

Type/number of model: 11790, B081

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Towels which have been folded in the form of a piece of cake, packed in single cellophane packaging and decorated with food imitating products – strawberries, with labels containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put them in their mouths, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The products do not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

47
0828/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters "Pistol Lighter"

Brand: Huan Qiu

Name:

Type/number of model: 204150

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic, black-silver novelty lighter in the shape of a pistol. Marking on the cardboard box "Pistol lighter".

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Burns

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because of its attractiveness, especially to children.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

48
0829/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Huan Qiu

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters – boot, fire extinguisher, guitar, toilet, hand grenade, light bulb.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, especially to children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

49
0830/12

Malta

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Caro White Beauty Lotion"

Brand: Caro

Name:

Type/number of model: Manufactured on 06/11 Expired on 06/13 Batch 8B26443/0 Registration Number 02-6822

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening beauty lotion.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Portugal  

50
0831/12

Malta

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Caro White Carrot oil"

Brand: Caro

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 9 501101 372986

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening beauty lotion.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

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