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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 29 (Published on: 20/07/2012)

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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
A12/1049/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Leather jacket

Brand: C&A

Name: Favorite Jessica

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: A1513033104055

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A leather jacket comprising several brown leather pieces sewn together, with a patterned, ochre-coloured textile lining and various zips and pockets; size 40.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 11.8 mg/kg (brown leather, jacket back) and 28.2 mg/kg (brown leather, inside collar) of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

2
A12/1050/12

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Bag

Brand: „Sweet Words”

Name: "Sweet Words”

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bags, placed inside a plastic cup imitating a scoop of ice-cream, with a decoration of cherries, in various colours – brown, yellow, pink and green, without labels. In the cup there is a paper funnel with the inscription „Sweet Words” and a picture of the different bags and their decorations – a brown bag with a chocolate; a yellow bag with a lemon; a green bag with a kiwi; a pink bag with a cherry.

Country of origin: Greece


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because their 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 asphyxia or obstruction of the digestive tract.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Greece  

3
A12/1051/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Wok

Brand: Tristar

Name: Wok/Crepes Set

Type/number of model: BP-2973

Batch number/Barcode: 8713016029737

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wok set.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

During use, the metal surface of the handle of the pan becomes too hot and could cause burns if it was touched by the user. Users are likely to include children.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

4
A12/1052/12

Norway

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Lantern

Brand: Trend Design

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 435105

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Square-shaped wooden table lantern with windows and metal top for use with candles. Outer measures 13cm x 13cm x 42cm. Colour: black/dark-green or white. Wooden floor without fire-resistant cover. Sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The wood can catch fire when there is a burning candle inside the lantern.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

5
A12/1053/12

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Helmet

Brand: Industrial

Name: Bullet

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Helmet for roller skaters The helmet comes in black cardboard packaging with "industrial" written in white (dimensions: 26cm x 21 cm). Size XS.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The helmet does not provide sufficient shock absorption and thus does not effectively protect the user's head in the event of an impact.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 1078.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

6
A12/1054/12

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Motorcycle boots

Brand: TCX

Name: Xfive Plus

Type/number of model: 7109G

Batch number/Barcode: Batch No 25/10

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black motorcycle boots with ankle support. Packaged in a black and grey cardboard box.

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries

The boots provide insufficient protection in the event of an accident involving a fall or the foot becoming trapped.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment directive and the relevant European standard EN 13634.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Sweden,
Finland  

7
A12/1055/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Food mixer

Brand: Unknown

Name: Smoothie Maker

Type/number of model: BN 9003

Batch number/Barcode: Batch COCO34

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Food mixer consisting of a base to which an ingredients receptacle with mixer/centrifuge and blades can be attached. 230 V 50HZ 300W.

Country of origin: Spain


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Electric shock

When the blade holder has been removed, the user has access to metal parts which are in contact with live parts that are insufficiently insulated.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

8
A12/1056/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy’s outfit

Brand: Sanbest

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 10012

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark blue coloured boy’s outfit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a not fixed drawstring. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: „Winner" and a sports car.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

9
A12/1057/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy’s outfit

Brand: Sincere

Name: Uknown

Type/number of model: Model: F-2037

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boy’s outfit consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt has a not fixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Frestyl Flying Beach ".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

10
A12/1058/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy’s sweatshirt

Brand: Cactus Clone (MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: KPSW5872

Batch number/Barcode: 4893940065453

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red boy’s sweater with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „ PR45” and „9". The hood has a not fixed drawstring.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

11
A12/1059/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: N-3231

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweater with hood and zip-fastener for children. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „Fashion”, “1995 Sport” and an embroidered tiger. The hood includes not fixed drawstring with metal toggles on the ends.

Size: 152-170.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

12
A12/1060/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: PICKEN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BJ-8501H

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ lined coat with hood. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The pockets of the coat are decorated with ribbon. The product is available in pink, red and light blue colours. Size: 12-14 months.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends. The drawstring is made out of elastic so if the child pulls it 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 of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

13
A12/1061/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ outfit

Brand: Zhong FU

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ outfit consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with embroidered flowers on the front of the tunic and the inscription “Dance”, with cords longer than 140 mm in the neck area in a combination of purple and blue, with elastic in the waist area and the lower edge of the tunic.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

14
A12/1062/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress

Brand: Mali Zmaj

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: H-360

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Girls’ set consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with cords in the neck area in a combination of white and grey, with labels containing information in Bulgarian about the producer, the importer, the item, the composition and treatment symbols.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area. The cords could become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

15
A12/1063/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's outfit

Brand: Zhong FU

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: item No. X-360

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ outfit consisting of two parts – a long-sleeved tunic and a pair of leggings with embroidered flowers on the front of the tunic, with cords longer than 140 mm in the neck area in a combination of purple and grey, with cords in the waist area and the lower edge of the tunic.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

16
A12/1064/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini

Brand: Power flower

Name: Sweetie Belle

Type/number of model: style No: F616

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ swimming costume consisting of two parts, in various colours, with a printed pattern on the top and an inscription on the bottom „Sweetie belle”, with functional cords that have free ends and are intended to be tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom there are cords that are tied.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

17
A12/1065/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress

Brand: Catimini

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 05773672433081

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's dress, model Catimini, in a halterneck style – with a cord that has free ends in the neck area, with a paper label of Winnie the Pooh (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT), information in Bulgarian about the type of the item, the country of origin – Spain, the importer and the composition.

There is an attached textile label with the inscription Catimini and other information about the composition of the fabric.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because they are functional cords with free ends in the neck area and there.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

18
A12/1066/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s set

Brand: Mino (Besta Plus)

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s set

Brand: Mino (Besta Plus)

Name: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

Barcode 5900979268362

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s set - a dress with knickers, many-coloured, with shoulder straps with interrupted length. There is a textile label with the following information: “Mino 74”, information about the composition, a description of the way of treatment in several languages.

Country of origin: Poland


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of shoulder straps with interrupted length in garments intended for small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

19
A12/1067/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: Flair

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 312010

Barcode 3120100100008

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black, dark blue and dark grey, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

20
A12/1068/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: Flair

Name:

Type/number of model: 312001

Barcode 3120011500003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black or dark blue trousers, the top- a combination of black and light blue or dark blue and light blue, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and because the length of the cords is too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

21
A12/1069/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: Flair

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 312004

Barcode 3120044200000

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black, grey or green trousers, the top - a combination of black and white, grey and blue or green and yellow, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and the free ends of the cords have not been secured against unravelling.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

22
A12/1070/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: Flair ( sports wear)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 312009

Barcode 3120092300004

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ sports set, consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point. It is available in various colours – black or dark blue trousers, the top- a combination of black and grey or dark blue and light blue, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the cords in the waist area are not attached to the garment in at least one point equidistant from the exit points and because the length of the cords is too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

23
A12/1071/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: Flair

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 412002

Barcode 4120020500000

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ sports set consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers supplied with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point and have not been secured against unravelling. It is available in various colours – the trousers are black or dark blue, the top is pink or cyclamen, with a printed inscription „Flair” on both parts and on the left sleeve as well.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

24
A12/1072/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy's trousers

Brand: Bücürük

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Item number:12101

Bar code: 8690123281855

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ short trousers with functional cords in the waist area that have not been fixed in at least one point. There is an elastic belt. Colours – grey with blue edging, white with blue edging, blue with grey edging. There are two attached textile labels: the first one has the inscription: „Bücürük ® boys”, an indication of the children’s age and the sizes.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends which is not fixed in at least one point and can be pulled out by the child.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

25
A12/1073/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Babies' rattles

Brand: LEIVA Juegos

Name: Baby Series

Type/number of model: 16086

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487160864

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow and pink plastic rattles with pictures around the edges. It comes in a transparent plastic blister pack, the cardboard part of which is mainly pink and blue and bears identification and other information.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the rattles can easily break generating small parts which could be swallowed by children.

The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN-71-: 2011.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

26
A12/1074/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Georgo’s

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: style gs52100, colour 9950

Batch number/Barcode: 3800146325244

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The bikini has two elastic cords, which are tied in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be tied with cords at the waist.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

27
A12/1075/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini

Brand: Georgo’s

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: style 52010, colour 8070

Batch number/Barcode: 3800146325244

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini consisting of two parts with frizzles, ladybirds and flowers. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. The lower part has cords at both sides that are also tied. The products are sold with labels containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

28
A12/1076/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's swimming costume

Brand: Prémaman (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Name: Pr-Girls

Type/number of model: Unknown

Barcode 5414697565356

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One-piece girls' swimming costume in pink colour decorated with flower and fish motifs. There are two functional cords with free ends, which are tied at the back of the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

29
A12/1077/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s bikini

Brand: Jumbo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: „SMALL”, 733449-S„Medium” 1025107, 1025108

Batch number/Barcode: 0246694000036- 1701,
0246694000035 - 502

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink bikini for girls. The top of a children’s bikini designed with cords that are tied at the back and the neck.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence, respectively of a cord with free ends in the neck area and cords that are tied at the back of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

30
A12/1078/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Well

Name: Christmas LED Twinkle Lights

Type/number of model: 1.        LIGHT-STRING-LED-100YW-WIRE-GN-WELL,
2.        LIGHT-STRING-LED-100BE-WIRE-GN-WELL

Batch number/Barcode: 1.        5 948636 014723,
2.        5 948636 014716

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chains with 100 serial-parallel connected non-replaceable LED lamps. Packaging: cardboard box

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Electric shock

The products pose a risk of burns and electric shock because:

·         The cross section area of the external wires is not sufficient and the wires could consequently overheat.

·         The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting and live metal parts could consequently become accessible.

·         The insulation resistance is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

31
A12/1079/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Serkon Baby

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item number 1534 Barcode 1601430015344

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dresses with bands sewn to the garment in the waist area and intended to be tied at the back. They are in various colours and have tulle, brocade and attached roses with pearls.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a band in the waist area which is too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

32
A12/1080/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Pretty girl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: LTO No 3100280

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress resembling a cape, designed and supplied with cords in the neck area with free ends that have not been secured against unravelling.

Country of origin: Greece


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

33
A12/1081/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: SAN&HK1 Fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with a zipper and a hood, supplied with functional cords with plastic toggles. In the lower section there are side pockets under which elastic cords are attached and form a protruding loop. The jacket is dark blue with green decorations and appliquéd patterns in the form of the letter S, with an embroidered inscription under them BOSTON PLYMOUTH.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to presence of cords in the hood and elastic cords under the side pockets which form a protruding loop with a circumference which is too large.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

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A12/1082/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: boys’ sweatshirt

Brand: Xue Mei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: A-8

Batch number/Barcode: 2943324510207

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boy’s sweatshirt with hood and kangaroo pocket. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Football Sport & Power", two facing "3" and two figures kicking footballs.

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 on the ends in the hood.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

35
A12/1083/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ outfit

Brand: Tingba

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 84001N

Batch number/Barcode: 6938073840015

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s outfit in pink colour consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "NICE GIRL" and flowers. The left pocket of the sweater and the trousers are decorated with an inscription: "miss" and a crown.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends and 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 of the product from the market and recall from end users.  

 

36
A12/1084/12

Slovenia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: Unknown

Name: 911 FIRE ALARM 119

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighter in the shape of a fire extinguisher, length 15.5 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The lighter has the shape of fire extinguisher which is recognized as appealing to young children. It is therefore probable that a child will play with it and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Cyprus  

37
A12/1085/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Marcelin

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Code – 1033108

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress in pink colour with shoulder straps and high waist. There are patterns of flowers and grey functional cords.

Country of origin: India


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

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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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