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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 34 (Published on: 24/08/2012)

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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
A12/1250/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble

Brand: Tiger

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 1701009 and 1701010

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Article ref. 1701009 is for making soap bubbles.

2. Article ref. 1701010 is for giant soap bubbles.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk because the total aerobic microbial count in the soapy water is too high (respectively 480 000 and 12000 000 cfu/ml) while the threshold value is 1 000. There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin.

The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Iceland,
Greece,
Sweden,
Ireland  

2
A12/1251/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble

Brand: Tiger

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 1700668

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gun for making bubbles.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the total aerobic microbial count in the soapy water is too high (120 000 cfu/ml) while the threshold value is 1 000. 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Denmark,
Iceland,
Greece,
Finland,
Sweden  

3
A12/1252/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Adaptor

Brand: 1. EST,
2.HL-SOUND TECH

Name: 1. Multi adaptor 2. Unknown

Type/number of model: 1. Ref. 038216,
2. Ref. 038206

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Ref. 038206: Conversion adaptor in cardboard box containing 24 units.

2. Ref. 038216: Conversion adaptor in shrink-wrapped packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

1. Product with Ref. 038216 does not have adequate insulation.

2. Ref. 038216: the plug pins are of incorrect size and will result in arcing and overheating in the plug socket.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

4
A12/1253/12

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shoes

Brand: Buddy Dog

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: L 35-2, size 27

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s shoes made of black-brown-white denim textile. Packed in a package of polyethylene. Packaging includes small white sachet with information “DO NOT EAT”, “PAS MANGER”, “NIET ETEN”, “NICHT ESSEN”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 0.17 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

5
A12/1254/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: UB & MG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 115344104

Batch number/Barcode: 17692

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with a belt in the waist area which is about 450 mm long when untied, while the maximum permissible length is 360 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

6
A12/1255/12

Germany

Category: Protective Equipment

Product: Gloves

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 148614

Batch number/Barcode: 2703121012201

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pair of beekeeper's gloves made of a combination of a dyed textile material and light grey smooth leather with long gauntlets.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 0.49 - 0.13 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the leather.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary and compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Voluntary and compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

7
A12/1256/12

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic fishing set

Brand: Cork

Name: Kids’r Cool –magnetic fishing game

Type/number of model: 21093

Batch number/Barcode: 9312601210933

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy fishing set. 240 mm fishing rod with a magnet on a string. Together with 4 sea animals, 45-75 mm long in soft plastic and bright colours.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains an accessible magnet that can easily be detached and swallowed by small children. In addition, the toy poses the risk of strangulation because the string between the fishing rod and magnet is too long (325 mm.).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

8
A12/1257/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Animal

Type/number of model:

1. Ref. 17516

2. Ref: 17515

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487175165

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1.Various small animals with a whistle or hooter

2. Rubber ducks in various sizes also with a whistle. Packaged in a plastic bag indicating the importer's details, the CE marking, the barcode and the country of origin.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the rubber toys contain hooters which can be put into the mouth and swallowed by children.

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.  

 

9
A12/1258/12

Greece

Category: Chemical products

Product: Liquid for electronic cigarette

Brand: Nobacco

Name:

Type/number of model: roducts

Product: Liquid for electronic cigarette

Brand: Nobacco

Name: Unknown

Type: Cherry, 20ml

Batch number /

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown - Expiration date: 19.10.2013

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Liquid for electronic cigarette in transparent bottle (height: 9cm, base diameter: 2.2cm, volume: 20ml) with white child-proof cap. The liquid has a cherry smell and bears the indication “0 mg”, stating that it contains no nicotine. The bottle is packed in a white cardboard box (approx. dimensions: 9.5x2.4x2.4cm).

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The label of the product states that it does not contain nicotine, but the test results show that it contains about 8mg/g of this substance. The product poses very serious risks since the consumer could be misled and consider it as a non-nicotine product. Vulnerable consumers and consumers with medical problems could be exposed to nicotine involuntarily and therefore compromise their health to very serious risk.

The product does not comply with the Directive 1999/45/EC on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

10
A12/1259/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Rubber electrical socket

Brand: Extrastar

Name: Rubber Schuko Coupling

Type/number of model: Ref. DA-14 (YC-DA-14)

Batch number/Barcode: 8432011601723

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rubber sockets in a plastic transparent pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The socket does not have shutters to protect the holes. A child could insert a metal point into the holes and suffer an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

11
A12/1260/12

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp sockets

Brand: Extrastar

Name: Lamp holder Bakelite

Type/number of model: Models E27-HS, JHS27A and E27-103S

Batch number/Barcode: 8432011605783, 8432011604793, 8432011618653

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lamp-holders (sockets), some white and others black, in individual plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible when a bulb is inserted.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

12
A12/1261/12

Hungary

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Playpen

Brand: Philippo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 5998434533124

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 113x70 cm playpen with metal frame and net. There are two handle rings on the edge of the playpen. Packaging: plastic bag.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries and choking because there are sharp edges on accessible parts of the playpen and the rim of the playpen is not resistant to biting, which could lead to small pieces of the foam filling from the rim being put in the mouth. The static strength of the playpen is not suitable and it could tip over.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12227.

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

 

13
A12/1262/12

Hungary

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: TV / radio antenna

Brand: Emmerson

Name: Active Indoor Antenna

Type/number of model: Model: ANTV 64

Batch number/Barcode: 5 907459 811100

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal TV / radio antenna with amplifier. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

14
A12/1263/12

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Fantasia

Name: Tribal Black

Type/number of model: Batch No. #1699

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle containing 30ml of odourless black liquid. The bottle has a white screw cap. The bottle top is sealed with aluminium foil. The product has two adhesive labels.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.7 mg/kg policyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) of which 2.1 mg/kg are classified as carcinogenic.

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons may not exceed a certain concentration. The level of PAH detected in the sample exceeded the level of 0.5 ppm recommended in Resolution ResAP (2008) 1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

15
A12/1264/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Pei Li Da

Name: Thunder Machine - Sacker

Type/number of model: 0703C

Batch number/Barcode: 5995090804131

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a gun, three pieces of coloured plastic ducks and two pieces of soft plastic projectiles with suction cup. The gun set is packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 13% 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.  

 

16
A12/1265/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' overalls

Brand: Cichlid

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: C2Y06120501107 AD

Batch number/Barcode: 1385609139481

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s overalls, with shoulder straps with interrupted length, Height: 116 cm, 122 cm, 128 cm, 134 cm, 140 cm, 146 cm and 152 cm.

No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends intended to be tied at the shoulders.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

17
A12/1266/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Z.Five

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 330

Batch number/Barcode: 1350013

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini

consisting of two parts, colour – cyclamen, with a printed pattern depicting bunnies. 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.

Country of origin: China


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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: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

18
A12/1267/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Honey

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 1025

Batch number/Barcode: 1350012

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini consisting of two parts, colour – blue (blue and white stripes), with an inscription made of small rhinestones 'BRRY' on the lower part. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

19
A12/1268/12

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: 1. Avensis 2. Auris 3. RAV

Brand: TOYOTA

Name: Passenger cars

Type/number of model: 1.Avensis

Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger cars. VIN Range of the affected vehicles in Europe attached.

Year: 2005 – 2011.

Country of origin: 1. United Kingdom,
2. Turkey and United Kingdom,
3. Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to a potential problem with a Rear Suspension Arm. In affected vehicles, if nuts for adjusting the rear wheel alignment are improperly tightened, backlash may develop at the thread portion of the arm (shaft and turn-buckle), followed by formation of rust. If this occurs, threads may wear, causing the arm to separate, which could result in loss of vehicle control.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Estonia,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Malta,
Iceland,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
Denmark,
Slovenia,
United Kingdom,
Spain,
Norway,
Greece  

20
A12/1269/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming shorts

Brand: Yong yi dong

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: B05-1

Batch number/Barcode: 1350006

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming shorts with pictures of Spiderman (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT). In the waist area there are cords which have been secured against unravelling but are not fixed in one point.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries to children because of the presence of a cord with free ends that has not been fixed in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

21
A12/1270/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming shorts

Brand: Bizhu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 7120

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming shorts and boxer shorts in grey and white colour with cords in the waist area and printed inscriptions on the front.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the waist area which is not fixed to the garment in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

22
A12/1271/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy’s swimming costume

Brand: Bizhu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 7020

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming costume, coloured in grey and white, with printed inscriptions on the front. In the waist area there are cords which have not been secured against unravelling and are not fixed in one point.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries to children because of the presence of a cord with free ends that has not been fixed in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

23
A12/1272/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys’ swimming costume

Brand: Samegame

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode 1350005

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming costume in blue and red colour with a picture of Spiderman (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT). There are cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord with free ends in the waist area which

is not fixed to the garment in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

24
A12/1273/12

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy-dress costume

Brand: Widmann

Name: Puppy

Type/number of model: ART.3611C

Batch number/Barcode: 8003558361106

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Costume in light-brown colour with yellow belly. Size M. Length 104 cm for children 2 to 3 years of age.

Country of origin: Italy


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because it burns too long if it catches fire.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Denmark  

25
A12/1274/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys’ swimming costume

Brand: Naj Lang

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 1147

Batch number/Barcode: 1350011

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming costume in blue and orange colour with black cords containing white stripes in the waist area. Attached to the product is a round paper label in dark blue colour including a picture of a green and yellow dragon.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords with free ends in the waist area which are not fixed to the garment in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

26
A12/1275/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Vi Li Hao

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: LJ-137

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ outfit consisting of three parts: a grey skirt, a pink vest and a short-sleeved top with a hood. The skirt has a non-fixed cord in the waist area. It is decorated with the inscription „I like dance”. The vest is decorated with the printed inscription “Starlet night club” and an inscription with rhinestones „dance”. It also has an adjustable cord placed in the chest area which is both a functional cord tied at the neck and a decorative cord tied as a ribbon.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area and of a cord with free ends in the waist area which is not fixed to the garment in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

27
A12/1276/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s cape

Brand: Anisia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s cape in white colour. The edges of the garment have been decorated with tulle. There are functional cords in the neck area.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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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.  

 

28
A12/1277/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' overalls

Brand: Puledro

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 4172

Batch number/Barcode: 417211102280

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ overalls with cords in the neck area intended to be tied at the back of the neck, with free ends that are not secured against unravelling. The overalls have black dots, elastic in the waist area and cuffs on the trouser-legs.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords, with free ends, intended to be tied at the back of the neck.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

29
A12/1278/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s set

Brand: Puledro

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 5548

Batch number/Barcode: 5481101290

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red, white and pink coloured children’s set consisting of three parts: a tunic, a pair of leggings and a head scarf. The tunic has two pockets in the waist area which have cords that are longer than 140 mm.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords that are too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

30
A12/1279/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: KAWASAKI

Name: Ninja ZX-10R and Ninja ZX-10R ABS

Type/number of model: Models ZX1000J/K, Ninja ZX-10R/Ninja ZX-10R ABS

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall affects motorcycles with serial numbers:

1. ZX1000JBF: from JKAZXT00JJA000064 to JKAZXT00JJA006446

2. ZX1000JCF: from JKAZXT00JJA010008 to JKAZXT00JJA012894

3. ZX1000KBF: from JKAZXT00JKA001192 to JKAZXT00JKA006404

4. ZX1000KCF: from JKAZXT00JKA010038 to JKAZXT00JKA012900

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The engine crankcase may have a casting flaw which allows engine oil to leak at the starter motor mounting area and collect on the crankcase surface. Continued use in this condition could allow oil to get onto the rear tyre which may cause an accident, leading to injuries for the rider.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Portugal,
Sweden,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
Denmark,
Hungary,
United Kingdom  

31
A12/1280/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: OPEL

Name: Zafira C

Type/number of model: Zafira C

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car. The recall concerns vehicles with VINs from C 2 015615 to C 2 038907 and from C 2 042773 to C 2 046502.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because if an accident occurs with deployment of the passenger airbag, the airbag flap may not open correctly. In worst cases, parts of the airbag flap may become detached by the airbag deployment.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Norway,
Denmark,
Finland,
Hungary,
Portugal  

32
A12/1281/12

Ireland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair straightening product

Brand: Formula 1 Profissional

Name: Escova Iluminadora Inteligente Karite, Termo Ativo

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Validade: 7/2011 a 7/2013

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1000ml Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) brown bottle with red and orange label on the front and back.

Country of origin: Brazil


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains 0.98% of formaldehyde.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

33
A12/1282/12

Spain

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Outboard engine

Brand: HONDA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BF5, BF8, BF10, BF15, BF20, BF30, BF40 and BF50.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outboard engine for recreational craft.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because of the possibility of fuel leaks occurring.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Slovenia,
Denmark,
Finland,
Hungary,
Greece,
United Kingdom  

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A12/1284/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Puledro

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2897

Batch number/Barcode: 51950502213

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s top with functional cords in the waist area that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point and are not secured against unravelling. The vest is green with a printed inscription „Jungle queen”.

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 that are not fixed to the garment in at least one point.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

36
A12/1285/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Hannah Montana (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item No 843

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' top made of cotton available in pink and white with a printed picture of "Hannah Montana " on the front, butterflies, hearts and guitars. At the back of the neck the vest has cords with free ends. Sizes 134 cm, 152 cm and 164 cm. There is an attached textile and paper label with the inscription: “Hannah Montana” and the paper label contains in addition the information: “www.waltdisney.com".

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 that are tied at the back of the neck.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

37
A12/1286/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Hannah Montana (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item No 843

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' top made of cotton available in pink and pale purple with a printed picture of a children's character "Stephanie" on the front and the inscription „There’s always a way!”. At the back of the neck, the vest has cords with free ends. Sizes 140 cm, 152 cm and 164 cm.

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 that are tied at the back of the neck.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

38
A12/1287/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Yi Jie 2000

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 843

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s top, designed and produced with two shoulder straps, each of which is divided into two parts. Sizes 14, 15, 16. It is made of cotton knitted fabric in pink colour, with an inscription “LOVE” on the front and the number 6.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of shoulder straps whose length is not continuous.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

39
A12/1288/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s cotton red and white coloured dress, with a hat, with open-work embroidery, red frills along the lower edge of the neckline and cords that have free ends which are intended to be 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 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.  

 

40
A12/1289/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimming costume

Brand: Xiao jin yu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2200

Batch number/Barcode: 6948076922007

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One-piece girl’s swimming costume designed and produced with cords that have free ends and are intended to be tied at the back of the neck and are not secured against unravelling. The product is made of knitted fabric in green, blue or yellow, with stylized figures and white dots.

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.  

 

41
A12/1290/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Doxueer

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: style B013

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' bikini. The top is designed and produced with cords that have free ends and are intended to be tied at the back.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of a cord in the neck area and cords that are to be 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.  

 

42
A12/1291/12

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Jobon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZB-513C

Batch number/Barcode: 6 932477505136

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters with a key-ring, made of metal in the form of a hammer with a wooden handle, a nozzle for refilling and a mechanism for regulating the flame. A picture of a wolf and the inscription "OK" are written on the metal part. The product is sold in a yellow cardboard box with the inscription "JOBON SMOKING SETS".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

43
A12/1292/12

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Jobon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZB-358

Batch number/Barcode: 6 932477503583

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters made of plastic in the form of a pig, with a nozzle for refilling and a mechanism for regulating the flame. The inscription "Admiral" is written on the pig’s belly and there is a hat which is pressed in order to produce a flame coming out of the pig’s nostrils. The product is sold in a cardboard box with the inscription "JOBON EXQUISITE SMOKING SETS".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

44
A12/1293/12

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Jobon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZB-361

Batch number/Barcode: 6 932477503613

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters made of metal in the form of a folding metal pocket knife, with the image of a skull with a hat and a cigarette or a spider with a skull. There are the inscriptions "Lighter" and "Knife", a nozzle for refilling and a mechanism for regulating the flame. The product is sold in a cardboard box with the inscription "JOBON EXQUISITE SMOKING SETS".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

45
A12/1294/12

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Jobon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZB-637

Batch number/Barcode: 6 932477506379

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters made of metal in the form of a sports car with registration number XL1688, a transparent roof and a picture of a girl in underwear. When pressing the ignition button, the lighter either lights up or the girl starts undressing. There is a nozzle for refilling and a mechanism for regulating the flame. The product is sold in a cardboard box marked "JOBON SMOKING SET".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Slovenia  

46
A12/1295/12

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Jobon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZB-353

Batch number/Barcode: 6 932477503538

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters made of metal in the form of glasses, with a nozzle for refilling. The product is sold in a cardboard box with the inscription "JOBON EXQUISITE SMOKING SETS".

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness, to children, especially those under 51 months of age.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

47
A12/1296/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Fashion moda

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with cords in the neck area to be tied at the back of the neck. The dress has printed patterns of butterflies, flowers and branches.

Country of origin: Unknown


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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.  

 

48
A12/1297/12

United Kingdom

Category: Chemical products

Product: Glue

Brand: 151 Adhesives

Name: Super Glue Shots

Type/number of model: 151 1083

Batch number/Barcode: 505037038967

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Clear plastic blister pack of 12 separate 1.5g glue shots, silver foil behind plastic packaging. Labels are orange, silver and yellow.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10 % by weight of chloroform.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

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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.

Disclaimer - FR

Les informations publiées dans les rapports hebdomadaires sont fournies par les points de contact officiels des États membres de l'UE et de l'AELE/EEE. Au titre de l'annexe II.10 de la directive relative à la sécurité générale des produits(2001/95/CE), la responsabilité des informations fournies incombe à la seule partie notifiante. La Commission décline toute responsabilité quant à l'exactitude des informations fournies.

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

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

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

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

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

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

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