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Report 31 (Published on: 03/08/2012)

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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: (*)

1
A12/1119/12

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Froggy

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 1040, 1040/T11140015

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft bath toy in the form of a frog in green colour. In plastic net with cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.5% 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.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

2
A12/1120/12

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Foam water gun

Brand: Blue Shark Splash

Name: Schaumstoffkanone

Type/number of model: 11/12

Batch number/Barcode: 765 02 234/4 018501 039296

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Foam water gun with foam-coated plastic tube in red and yellow colour, 60 cm long. When squeezed, the product ejects water. It comes in a plastic net with a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the plastic tube may explode in the hand of the child when the product is being used as intended, causing debris and plastic pieces in various sizes to travel up to 3m. Hence there is a serious danger of external injuries not only for the child playing with the product but also for children, which are in a 3 m distance to the product. Sensitive areas such as the face and above all the eyes are particularly at risk.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

3
A12/1121/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Duet

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini intended for children up to 7 years of age, in various colours with printed patterns of different cartoon characters. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom there are cords that are tied. The product is sold with labels

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  

 

4
A12/1122/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Duet

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini intended for children up to 7 years of age, in various colours with printed patterns of different cartoon characters. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. The bottom has no cords.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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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  

 

5
A12/1123/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: H&S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: M-7610C

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers include non-fixed drawstring. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Poker Deens". The sweatshirt and the trousers are decorated with a girl’s face. Size: 98-128

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of not fixed drawstrings in the hood and in the waist part of the outfit.

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

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

 

6
A12/1124/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Glostory; Disney (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Name: Hannah Montana

Type/number of model: DGPO-7290

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032772908

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s black sweatshirt. The collar of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring. The front of the sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription "Hannah Montana” and a colourful picture of her. Size: 122, 134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a non-fixed drawstring 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 and recall of the product from end users  

 

7
A12/1125/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: VEAVER

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: CT-107

Batch number/Barcode: 3002100768122

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots at the ends. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring. Size: 104-116

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

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

 

8
A12/1126/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: CAIBA

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: CAIBA

Name: Unknown

Model. CB-0502

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt includes not fixed drawstring with plastic toggles at the ends. The front of the sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: „DARLING” and strasses. Size: 4

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the drawstring with plastic toggles at the ends placed 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 of the product from end users  

 

9
A12/1127/12

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Pond pump

Brand: Heissner

Name: Eco

Type/number of model:

P1100E-00 P1900E-00, P2100E-00 P2900E-00; P3100E-00, FPU7000 (from 29.03.2012), WWP3100 00 P3900E-00, P4100E-00 P4900E-00, P5100E (also for FPU 1600) P6100E-00 P8100E-00 P10100E-00 P15100E-00 P20100E-00

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pond pumps with a submersible pump motor.

Details of the submersible pump motors: Type: HF11-P0015 Type HF11-P0020 Type HF11-P0030 Type HF11-P0040 Type HF11-P0050 Type HF11-P0066 Type HF11-P0088 Type HF11-P0110 Type HF11-P0150 Type HF11-P0200

Serial No: B100808..; B101224..; B101124..

Production year: 2010

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The insulation of the cables for the submersible pump motors is not sufficient and current can flow into the water.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

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

 

10
A12/1128/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's leisure trousers

Brand: SANJOY

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: XJZK7017

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red leisure trousers for young children. The waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles at the ends on the front part of the trousers. Size: 86

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of not fixed elastic drawstrings 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 of the product from end users  

 

11
A12/1129/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: A classic fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W-31

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with hood available in the colours light and dark blue. The hood includes a non-fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 98

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood and toggles on the ends. The drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring 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  

 

12
A12/1130/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: QiFeng

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 7150B

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jacket with hood for young children. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The hood includes non-fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in orange-turquoise colours. Size: 122, 128

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 of the product from end users  

 

13
A12/1131/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover

Name: Freelander

Type/number of model: Freelander 2, Model year 2012, 2.0L petrol engine

Batch number/Barcode: Vin range SALFA2BG7CH271671 - sALFA2BG2CH300358

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire

Fluid for the power assisted steering may leak. If it comes into close proximity to a heat source it may combust.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

14
A12/1132/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Scooter

Brand: Daytona

Name: Sprinter 125

Type/number of model: DY125-52A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns scooters with VIN numbers from XG8DE125WDC024314 to XG8DE125WDC024371 and from XG8DE125WDC024626 to XG8DE125WDC024683

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Injuries

On the affected scooters, brake fluid may leak and the rear brake hose may detach, causing the loss of the rear braking, which may lead in consequence to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

15
A12/1133/12

Denmark

Category: Gas appliances

Product: Portable gas heater

Brand: EPOL

Name: EPOL 6200

Type/number of model: SN08-DQ

Batch number/Barcode: -

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black portable gas heater with electrical connections.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

There is a serious risk of electric shock when using the product, because there is direct access to electrical parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

16
A12/1134/12

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: IMAGE KIDS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Code: LF 8537

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s trousers in dark blue with two side pockets and the number “3” within a white wreath on the right front side. The garment bears 2 dark blue drawstrings that protrude 220 mm. Sizes: 4 - 12 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The products poses a risk of injuries as the drawstrings are too long and may become entangled in fixed objects when the child is moving.

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

Compulsory measures: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product  

 

17
A12/1135/12

Denmark

Category: Gas appliances

Product: Portable gas heater

Brand: WECAMP

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PT-N06

Batch number/Barcode: -

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black portable gas heater with electrical connections.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

There is a serious risk of electric shock when using the product, because there is direct access to electrical parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

18
A12/1136/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Jebellina

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MJ-5284

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with a high waist area, with an elastic upper section in halter neck style, supplied with two functional cords that are to be tied at the back of the neck. The cords are made of textile and PVC ornaments. One of the ends has been sewn to the upper part of the dress and the other end is free. On the front of the dress there are three flowers made of fabric. The dress is made of polyester with flower patterns.

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 neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

19
A12/1137/12

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic strings

Brand: JUMBO

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item No PVC 001

Bar code: 0 262733 000034

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 25 decorative strings consisting of silver plastic core and an outer transparent plastic part from PVC in various colours. Outside diameter: 1.5 mm, length: 85 cm. The product is packed in transparent bag with a two-sided cardboard label. The red side of the label bears information about the brand, the importer and a warning in English, Greek and Bulgarian. The white side of the label bears information about the use of the product, the item number and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains between 21.8% and 27.6 % 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: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

20
A12/1138/12

United Kingdom

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Novel

Name: Festive Decoration Lights

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1075500095-1026, 111D1F2 14001436.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 220v LED lighting string with transparent insulation and transparent flat pin plugs connected to a small push button control box. Supplied in a small transparent cellophane bag.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the mains cable is unsecured and can be pulled from the control box with minimal force.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

21
A12/1139/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s set

Brand: Kim Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s set – a dress with trousers. The dress includes textile cords in the neck area intended to be tied at the back of the neck, with free ends not secured against unravelling. The dress is sold with a pair of leggings made of the same material and in the same colour.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area intended to be tied at the back, which also have free ends not 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
A12/1140/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men’s shoes

Brand: W Vitto

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Men’s shoes

Brand: W Vitto

Name: Unknown

Item number: 050316-5

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men’s shoes made of genuine leather, with shoelaces. The upper is made of genuine leather in black, the lining and the insole are made of genuine leather and the sole is made of thermo rubber.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the lining contains 8.9 mg/kg of chromium (VI) and the insole contains 6.8 mg/kg of chromium (VI).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

23
A12/1141/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Battery charger

Brand: AXXEL

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: GZL-15

Batch number/Barcode: 6 438152 086841

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery charger for vehicle. Input: 220-240V, 50/60Hz. Output: 12V/24V DC. IP23 / IP21, Class I

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts of the fuse holder and the mains fuse become accessible, either during insertion or removal of the fuse or after the fuse has been removed.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

24
A12/1142/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Game console

Brand: Gametech Y player

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown  

Batch number/Barcode: 7 25690 013506

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Game console supplied with mains adaptor (TEKA006-1C50025EU)

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The mains adaptor supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the clearances / creepage distances between the primary and the secondary windings are not sufficient;

- the insulation resistance is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

25
A12/1143/12

Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polish

Brand: CR

Name: Nail Polish - Classic Fashion

Type/number of model: Color 105

Batch number/Barcode: Best before: 09-2015, 16 ml

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bright purple nail polish in a glass bottle with black plastic cap. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.42 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

26
A12/1144/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Caro TOP

Name: Clarifying Beauty Lotion with carrot oil

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: - Batch: 6209; - Bar code: 6 181100 313659; Manufacturing and expiration dates: FAB: 21/05/12, EXP: 21/05/15.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Skin lightening beauty lotion with carrot oil. Bottle with a white and orange adhesive label; content: 450 ml.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared in 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 at border  

 

27
A12/1145/12

Cyprus

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Baby Swim Seat

Brand: Weilong

Name: Sun Attraction - Baby seat with cover

Type/number of model: YC 13050

Bar code: 4713453130502, 5291410047883

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Floating baby seat with cover (66cm x 66cm) with integrated shape of palm tree, packed in a transparent bag. In the packaging there is a big carton label with users´ information in many languages.

Country of origin: China


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Drowning

The product poses a risk of drowning because children may capsize in the seat and their head may go under water. Swim seats must not give the impression that they are toys and must not have child attractive appearance.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138-3.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

28
A12/1146/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle sets

Brand: H TIANHELONG TOY

Name: 1. My baby concert; 2. Baby shakes bell; 3. Beautyful

Type/number of model: 1. Unknown,
2.4204-4(G280),
3. NO.:668

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 5900232868704,
2. 5900232868742,
3. 5900232868735

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. The kit includes: drum with the words and ripcords tethered balls, maracas with rattling elements inside and notes, with three bells rattling moving elements inside. Packaging: plastic bag with colour label.

2. The kit consists of pink, purple and green colours with rattling elements inside made of hard plastic telephone, butterfly, duck, and moon-shaped rattles. Packaging: plastic bag with colour label.

3. The kit includes: blue teddy bear shaped rattle NO: 2051, pink, blue and yellow flower shaped rattle NO: 2037, star-shaped rattle NO: 2055th. Packaging: plastic bag with colour label

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The products pose a risk of choking because the toys can easily break releasing small parts. The small parts have sharp edges that can cause injuries.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

Latvia  

29
A12/1147/12

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with winged horse

Brand: Wiky

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 113697

Batch number/Barcode: 8590331136971

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of two pieces: A doll with orange hair sitting on a colourful mainly yellow winged horse (Pegasus). It comes without packaging. A paper label is attached to the horse with the inscription "Pegasus and Best quality for your selection”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 6.35-7.50 % 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

30
A12/1148/12

Denmark

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Magnets

Brand: Tiger

Name: 6 Magnets

Type/number of model: 1501249

Batch number/Barcode: 62368

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: 6 round magnets with a diameter of 19,75 mm, in 6 different bright colours. The product is child appealing as the magnets look like marbles or balls of chewing gum. Sold in a square plastic box, 60 x 90 mm2.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the magnets have a high magnetic flux index (100-134 kG2mm2). In addition, the items are small parts and could cause injuries if two or more of them were swallowed by a child.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Sweden,
Finland,
Ireland,
Iceland,
Greece  

31
A12/1149/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: Winled

Name: LED-kohdevalo

Type/number of model: 3x1W-Dim

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430036 761516

OECD Portal Category:

Description: DR-3W-GU10, 230V, 60°

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the clearances / creepage distances between the supply voltage and the accessible metal part are not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

32
A12/1150/12

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Kaichi Toys

Name: Mobile Phone

Type/number of model: Item No: KC 999-72

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 2100010476883

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery operated toy mobile phone made of blue and green plastic. Approximate size of the toy is 15 cm x 7 cm x 3 cm. The phone is packed in cardboard box bearing the words “Mobile Phone. The best gift for children”, “By pressing the buttons it plays various sounds”, the recommended age “12 m+”. Packaging size is 20 x 13,5 x 5cm

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high (measured A-weighted emission sound pressure level 90,3 dBA).

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

33
A12/1151/12

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toys

Brand: Safety Toys

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: no. 41109

Batch number/Barcode: 2726011411090

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a set of rubber animal figures in a plastic bag. The set contains 6 animal squeeze toys: a duck, a frog, a mouse and three bears, all made of colourful rubberlike material. All the animals have a sound making feature which is placed inside the toy which makes reaching it impossible.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing,
Suffocation

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the level of sound is too high. The plastic packaging poses a risk of suffocation because it is not thick enough and may cause obstruction of the airway from the mouth and nose.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and ban on the marketing of the product  

 

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A12/1152/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Home weather station

Brand: Electric House

Name: Vejrstation

Type/number of model: Article number: 73400

Batch number/Barcode: 5 709386 734008

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Home weather station supplied with AC/DC adaptor (P-051B).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The mains adaptor supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the clearances / creepage distances between the primary and the secondary windings are not sufficient;

- the insulation resistance is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users , Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Denmark  

35
A12/1153/12

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toys

Brand: Unknown

Name: 1. Super Truck. 2. Music Phone Perfect

Type/number of model: 1.NO:2033,
2. XQ: 232

Batch number/Barcode: 1.5900232868490,
2.6906180204877

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Hard plastic machine - excavator in pink, green, blue, orange and purple colours with a mechanical release. The front of the toy is in a shape of a dog's head. Weight: 113 g. Dimensions: 180x95x125 mm. It comes in a plastic bag with a colourful label. 2. Hard plastic phone in pink, white and blue colours. Weight: 63 g. Dimensions: 135x140x34 mm. It comes in a plastic bag with colourful label.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

1. The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the nose of the dog, the plastic film and the wheel discs) that can easily detach and may be swallowed by small children.

2. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of sharp edges, and of choking because the labels of the product can easily separate and be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN71-1.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

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A12/1154/12

Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polish

Brand: Lm

Name: Nail Polish

Type/number of model: Colour 83 (yellow), best before date: 11-2015

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nail polish in a glass bottle with black plastic cap. Colour 83 (yellow). Volume: 15 ml. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.43 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

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A12/1155/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Babies' rattle

Brand: INTEREST TOYS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. No. 101

Bar code: 8429283991010

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Brightly-coloured plastic rattle consisting of a perforated ball on top of a handle. It comes in a little white netting bag with a cardboard swing ticket bearing: the CE mark, the details of the importer, the symbol indicating that the item is unsuitable for children under the age of 3 and the corresponding text, in English, warning that the item contains small parts.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because the toy can easily break apart releasing small parts and the handle of the item is too long and could get stuck in the mouth of children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

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A12/1156/12

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>Product: Soft toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: pluszak (plush animal)

Item no. 572501

Bar code: EAN:5906245317857

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pink, stuffed bunny with glued plastic eyes and nose. The label includes data of the importer, care instructions, CE marking, a graphic sign concerning information that the toy shouldn’t be used by children under 3 years old due to small elements.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because one of the eyes or other parts can be easily detached. Children may put small parts into their mouths and swallow them.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and ban on the marketing of the product  

 

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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


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Disclaimer - DE

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