Report 32 (Published on: 10/08/2012)

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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:

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's leather wristband

Brand: SIX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Bar code 4016632477567

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black, men's leather bracelet with four rivets (4 cm wide). No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 48.9 mg/kg of benzidine of the leather. This exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Belgium

Category: Other

Product: Playground swing

Brand: Van Besouw Metaal

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 09.02

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Family-sized swing with yellow, blue and red metal frame and eight seats in a row.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Injuries

The swing poses a risk of injuries to the heads of children because the impact force from the swing is too high and the swing may hit the head of the child that has fallen off. In addition, no shock-absorbing material has been affixed to the metal footrests, which may lead to injuries when the footrests of the swing strike the child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1176.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: MLTHOGAR

Name: Romantic, Fashion girl

Type/number of model: Ref: 29020 (model 2014), 29013 (model 2014), 28740 and 29006 (model 8061)

Batch number/Barcode: 8521557029020, 8521557029013 and 8521557029006

OECD Portal Category:

Description: - Romantic doll with reference 29020 (no. 2414): Blonde with gold top and pink and gold skirt. Romantic doll with reference 29013 (no.2414): Blonde with short dress in geometric/African tones. Fashionable girl doll with reference 28740: blonde with shiny pink dress and accessories. -Ref: 29006: dolls with blonde hair and various dresses. References 29020 and 29013 came in large boxes with many smaller boxes containing the dolls. The large box and smaller box are all the same and have the same production number 2014. However, the design and dress of the dolls differ – it can therefore be assumed that this is why the importer's reference is different. Description of packaging: cardboard boxes showing the brand name, reference number and importer's i.d.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the heads of the doll with references 29020 (no.2414), 29013 (no.2414), 28740 and 29006 contain 23.51 % , 21.91 %, 28.87 % and 20.11 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) respectively.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: MLTHOGAR

Name: Colorful Bubbles

Type/number of model: 29105

Bar code: 8521557029105

Batch number/Barcode: 8521557029105

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a transparent plastic wand containing soapy liquid. The product is sold in a blister pack on which the words "Colorful Bubbles" are printed. It bears a label with the importer's details, the CE mark, bar code and inscription "not recommended for children under 3 years".

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the mesophilic aerobic microorganism count in the soapy water is too high (1. 2 x 10⁴ cfu/ml). There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Machinery

Product: Circular saw

Brand: TECH GARDEN

Name: Halkosirkkeli

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 6416485211666

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A circular sawing machine for firewood, green-grey frame standing on 4 legs.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of cuts and injuries for the following reasons:

·         Pivoting log carriage does not automatically return to its rest position.

·         Inaccurate sizing of the saw blade guard prevents pivoting log carriage to return to its rest position.

·         The width of the fixed guard opening that encloses the periphery of the saw blade is too wide.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1870.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with accessories

Brand: FANTASTIKO

Name: Tiniest-My Pet

Type/number of model: Ref. 9635

Batch number/Barcode: 8424345096351

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dolls with various accessories. The product is sold in a cardboard box bearing information about the brand and inscription 'Tiniest'.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the costume of the toy (the pink and yellow legwarmers, the black and pink sweaters, the black and pink shoes, the black skirt and black dress) contains 0.17 % - 0.7 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.15 % - 0.64 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension leads

Brand: BACHMANN

Name: Connectus PVC

Type/number of model:

Ref:

1)       330.101

2)       330.102

3)       330.103

4)       330.100

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode:

1)       4016514013678

2)       4016514013647

3)       4016514013654

4)       4016514013661

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension leads with 4, 6, 9, and 12 sockets. Supplied loose.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products are not sufficiently resistant to heat. Live parts could become accessible if the products are exposed to heat.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20315.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptors

Brand: SETRONIC

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref.: 8103, 8102, 8105 and 8105 B

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8435081383513

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Travel adaptors in plastic bags inside boxes.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock because a plug can be inserted leaving a live pin accessible.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 20315.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Machinery

Product: Circular saw

Brand: Hyundai

Name: Klapisirkkeli

Type/number of model: 9311/LS400

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A circular sawing machine for firewood, with grey frame standing on 4 legs.

Country of origin: China


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of cuts and injuries for the following reasons:

·         Pivoting log carriage does not automatically return to its rest position.

·         Inaccurate sizing of the saw blade guard prevents pivoting log carriage to return to its rest position.

·         The width of the fixed guard opening that encloses the periphery of the saw blade is too wide.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1870.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: SONIC HOME

Name: 10-metre Extension

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: 10 m extension lead with individual plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric sock because there are no shutters protecting the holes in the plug.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: FAMOSA

Name: I LOVE MINNIE (THE PRODUT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Type/number of model: 7007700 SA2053

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll in pink and white dress. The front of the red and white plastic packaging includes the inscriptions "Disney" and "I love MINNIE".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a risk because the arms, hands, legs and feet of the doll contain 0.26%, 0.26%, 0.20% and 0.22% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Amber teething necklace

Brand: Amber Pumpkin

Name: Amber Teething Jewellery

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Round baby bead necklace which comes in a small bag made of fabric and includes an information card.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the beads can easily break and detach and be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Ireland  

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ shoes

Brand: PANYNO

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: B1003 and B1009

Batch number/Barcode: 8435159508121 and 8435159506763

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ shoes for girls in black with a button and in cream-colour with a flower on the instep. The products are packaged in a cardboard box indicating the brand, model, barcode and numbering.

Country of origin: Peru


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because they contain small parts that detach easily and can be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Machinery

Product: Circular saw

Brand: PowerCat

Name: Logsaw

Type/number of model: 270015 LS-400

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A circular sawing machine for firewood, grey frame standing on 4 legs.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of cuts and injuries for the following reasons:

·         Pivoting log carriage does not automatically return to its rest position.

·         Inaccurate sizing of the saw blade guard prevents pivoting log carriage to return to its rest position.

·         The width of the fixed guard opening that encloses the periphery of the saw blade is too wide.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1870.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptors

Brand: MW

Name: Traveler

Type/number of model: MWU2FR and MWF2FR

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 080558306274

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptors with individual packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Since there is no shaft/collar, a connection can be established between the pin of a plug and the hole of a live socket while the other pin is accessible, thereby creating a risk of electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 20315.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Massage pillow

Brand: Unknown

Name: Mini Massage Pillow

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Massage pillow with AC adaptor (model number:

ZF120A-1202000)

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 primary and the secondary windings in the transformer of the AC adaptor supplied with the product are not sufficient.

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  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail modelling product

Brand: JK Shasta

Name: LIQUID All Seasons

Type/number of model: L-PAF-00030-12-Roa

Batch number/Barcode: 12-0067377-001-01

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic canister with label and white plastic screw cap. Clear, mauve liquid with a characteristic odour of methacrylate. Capacity: 1 gallon / 128 fluid ounces.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 96.5 % methyl methacrylate (MMA). In its "Health assessment of nail modelling cosmetics containing methyl metacrylate" of 22 December 2011, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in the nail modelling cosmetics to be harmful to health due to the high sensitizing potential, which can also cause ongoing damage to nails.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Wiky

Name: Fashion Charming

Type/number of model: 113695

Batch number/Barcode: 8590331136957

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 10 cm tall doll, glued to cardboard. The different colours of hair and clothes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 4.68 - 5.38 % by weight of phthalate 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 of the product from the market  

Slovakia  

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dresses

Brand: Smile Rabbit

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1005

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dresses for little girls.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

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

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s bolero

Brand: Smile Rabbit

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Article 1017

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bolero for little girls under 7 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Set of babies’ garments

Brand: LINGTONG

Name: Baby Fashion

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sets of babies' clothing consisting of pyjamas, bonnets and bootees packaged in cardboard boxes indicating the brand name.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because they contain small parts (the buttons and the decorations on the bootees) that can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: HELLO KID'S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CBA 2708

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's bikini in pink and white, for girls 14 years of age, with pattern of a cat and an inscription "MIND GIRLS" printed on the top and bottom. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. Size: 10. The product comes with a pink hair tie. The paper label contains the inscription "happy manufactuting flower chic".

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 cords 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  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sandals

Brand: XINMIN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 2 093300 045305

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ sandals XINMIN in white and pink colours, with a Velcro strap around the ankle, and a label. There is an appliquéd pattern of a butterfly attached by means of one big and several small decorative rhinestones. On the strap there is an attached decorative appliquéd pattern made of rhinestones in the form of a flower. The sandals are intended for children up to 3 years of age. Size 23.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Cengiz Sözer

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number: 01764

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress in various colours, with satin bands attached to the side edges of the waist area that are intended to be tied at the back and are not secured against unravelling. There is a paper label with information in Bulgarian about the item, the composition and the price.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords 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  

 

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Tie rod

Brand: MOOG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ME-DS-6329

Batch number: 11D – Production March 2011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tie rod assemblies, sold as after sales car parts. Production years 2008 to 2011.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product could break during use, typically whilst manoeuvring (parking or making a U-turn for example), which could lead to an accident.

Four incidents reported.

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

Germany,
Austria,
Spain,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
United Kingdom  

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ slippers

Brand: XIUXIAN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Code 59 RO-107

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ slippers. On the rubber sole there is a stamp with the size of the slippers and the inscription "XIUXIAN". The products are sold in cellophane packaging with a label. The slippers are available in 5 different textile colours: 1. Red colour, the upper has white flowers with a yellow dot in the middle. 2. Red colour, the upper has white flowers with a yellow dot in the middle. 3. Blue colour, the upper has white flowers – edelweiss with a yellow dot in the middle. 4. Purple colour, the upper has white flowers –edelweiss with a yellow dot in the middle. 5. Red colour, the upper has flowers in different colours – orange, blue, green and pink with a yellow dot in the middle.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 5.6-12.56 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Other

Product: Folding pocket knife

Brand: Smith & Wesson

Name: Extreme Ops

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A folding pocket knife with a plastic handle in green and black colour and an engraved spider on one side. The pocket knife is sold in a black textile case inside cellophane packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product may cause a risk of injuries because the handle can easily detach from the blade.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN ISO 8442-2.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: LUMI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 3109

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel adaptor for UK plugs. Supplied with packaging indicating the name of the manufacturer.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is a possibility for a direct contact with live parts of plugs inserted.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

Germany

Category: Other

Product: Air horn

Brand: Unknown

Name: Air horn

Type/number of model: Gas horn/Item 38600

Batch number/Barcode: 4260244660774

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gas canister and horn in blister pack

Country of origin: Unknown


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Austria  

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: LITTLE Amy

Type/number of model: 1668

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll with different dresses and boots and whiner on the back side. Symbol on packaging indicating that product is unsuitable for children under the age of 3 years.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 18,8 % 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  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Anklet for babies

Brand: Amber Pumpkin

Name: Amber Teething Jewellery

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Elastic anklet for babies which comes in a small fabric bag including an information card.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the beads can easily break and detach and be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Ireland  

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Amber teething necklace

Brand: Amber Pumpkin

Name: 1. Baroque Clasp Anklet - 2. Baroque Multi Baby Necklace

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baroque clasp anklet for babies and baroque multi baby necklace which comes in a small fabric bag including an information card.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the beads can easily break into small parts that may be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 12586.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Ireland  

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product: Chain saw

Brand: Unknown

Name: Gasoline Chain Saw

Type/number of model: Type HV-0003

Batch number/Barcode: 6944217242911

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Chain saw, petrol, yellow and black housing, rated power: 3.5 kW, cubic capacity: 52 cm³, chain pitch: 0.325", guide bar: 50 cm

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is inadequate with respect to the:

·         mechanical strength of the hand guard

·         performance of the chain brake

·         strength of the hand grip

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Furniture

Product: Garden chair

Brand: Edenko

Name: Transat Bois Acacia Basculant

Type/number of model: Ref. D08002

Batch number: 12/2011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Acacia wood garden chair. Dimensions: 110 x 58.8 x 76 cm.

Country of origin: Vietnam


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Entrapment

The product is not sufficiently strong and could break. There is a risk of fingers being trapped if the structure breaks as the person sits down and puts his/her hands on the arm rests.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users , Destruction of the product  

 

Germany

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp socket

Brand: Wintop

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 9271L

Batch number/Barcode: 8414834455

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Edison lamp socket. The product exists in two colours: black and white.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

When a bulb is inserted into the socket, live parts of the bulb are accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60238.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Swim ring

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PGO 101

Batch number/Barcode: 3399940280014

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swim ring with duck head made of orange plastic with coloured print and with a transparent safety valve.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the mouthpiece contains 36.2%, the orange plastic bottom 29.4% and the printed plastic top 27.9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition, the plastic contains isophorone, cyclohexanone and toluene.

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  

 

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Lilo M

Name: Pigmentationcolours Cocoa 5310 for Eyebrow Pigmentation

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 11531001

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clear, colourless glass bottle with printed adhesive band and white plastic screw cap with integrated dropper tube. Capacity: 10 ml. Best before 07/2013.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10,6 mg/kg of nickel.

According to ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. The application under the skin of tattoo inks containing nickel results in permanent contact with a sensitising allergen. The arsenic level detected in the sample also exceeds the level of 2 mg/kg recommended in Resolution ResAP (2008) 1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and warning consumers of the risks  

Austria  

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costume

Brand: GUIRCA

Name: Abeja infantil (‘Bee for children’)

Type/number of model: Item No. 7812

Batch number/Barcode: 8435118209786

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Costume consisting of a top with horizontal black and yellow stripes and cords at the back of the neck, a black cap with antennae and black tights. The packaging is a transparent bag containing a cardboard label, the front of which bears an image of a girl dressed as a bee with a yellow globe in her hands. On the back of the card appear “ITEM”, the bar code and CE mark, the indications “dry clean only” and 100% polyester” and the details of the importer.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's leisure trousers

Brand: WANDENG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: R074NTK

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Leisure trousers for children in variety of colours. The waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 128, 134, 140, 146, 152

Country of origin: Unknown


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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 of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s cardigan

Brand: Breeze

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s pink cardigan, supplied with a non-fixed cord with free ends in the waist area. Attached to the product are a textile label and a paper label containing treatment symbols and information on the item, the importer, the country of origin.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed cord with free ends 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ sweatshirt

Brand: C&S

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ sweatshirt

Brand: C&S

Name: Unknown

Number of model: D-0921

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with printed patterns. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in the colours red and yellow. Size: 8.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s sweatshirt

Brand: NAPOLEONE

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s sweatshirt

Brand: NAPOLEONE

Name: Unknown

Number of model: X-1005

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions and a figure from strass. The hood has a non-fixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in different colours. Size: 8, 12, 14.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a non-fixed drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends.

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

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: PLAYBACK

Name:

Type/number of model: Name: Unknown

Number of model: F-1202

Batch number/Barcode: 6 999039791017

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener in dark blue colour. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers include non-fixed drawstrings with knots on the ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with the inscriptions: "Q.B.J. 90 º N/0 º E SPORT TEMA? CLUB SPORTS BESTS WEAR KID'S COOL, SUPER-ACPUIRE-COMPILE". The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: “PUBLIC SAFETY URBAN DIVISION 368” Size: 146-152

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: SUN

Name: 100 LED

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lamps and a flashing switch and control unit. Packaging: cardboard box

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of burns and electric shock for the following reasons:

·         The insulation is not sufficient.

·         The cross-sectional area of the external wires is insufficient and the wires could overheat.

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

·         The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. In case of damage, the live metal wires become accessible.

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

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

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED Tube

Brand: Iled

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: T8 - 60cm

Batch number/Barcode: None

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White LED tube lamp, power 8W, Input AC220V 50/60Hz.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

When one end of the tube is inserted into a luminaire there is a risk of electric shock caused by direct contact with live parts at the other end of the tube.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61140.

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

 

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: 1. Ring; 2. Earrings; 3. Necklace; 4. Necklace; 5. Earrings

Brand: Diamante

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1. 368495; 2. 368465; 3. 368445; 4. 368285; 5. 368385

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. A golden ring with a black plastic stone, attached to a label of cardboard 2. A pair of golden, hanging earrings with oriental figures, attached to a label of cardboard 3. A golden necklace consisting of several chains and a golden plate with diamond-like plastic stones, attached to a label of cardboard 4. A golden necklace with a bigger heart-shaped black plastic figure and several smaller black balls. 5. A pair of hanging silver earrings with feather like decorations (a silver plume, 2 black plumes) and small black balls, attached to a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the metal material of each product contains cadmium, exceeding the limit of 0,01%. The quantity of cadmium by weight is:

1. 27 %

2. 24 %

3. 28 %

4. 42 %

5. 27 %

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Jewellery Set

Brand: Fashion Jewelry

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: B2304

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jewellery set in oriental style consisting of a necklace and a pair of earrings attached to a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the metal material of the necklace contains 50 % by weight of cadmium and the metal material of the earrings contains 41 % by weight cadmium, thus exceeding the limit of 0,01%.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Finland

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Towels with decoration

Brand: 1. Unknown - 2. Swallow

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1. No 104893 2. No 104896

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. A gift set containing a pink towel of cotton and a plastic cherry with a leaf as decoration. It comes on a plastic plate like a piece of cake under a plastic cover. 2. A gift set containing a yellow towel of cotton and a plastic cherry with a leaf as decoration. It comes in a plastic cup like ice cream.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking as, due to their characteristic form, colour and size, they may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put pieces in their mouth, 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: Import rejected at border  

 

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

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


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