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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 40 (Published on: 12/10/2012)

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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
A12/1470/12

Sweden

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: BOB Laser

Name: Infrared Laser Pointer

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Handheld laser 2000 mW, Class 4, Infrared wavelength 808 nm with adjustable focus. Black, on/off button, key lock and wrist cord.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is a class 4 laser. The fact that the beam is not visible makes the risk higher. In addition, the information provided is insufficient with regards to the laser class and warnings.

With respect to the provision of warnings and safety information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

2
A12/1471/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: BATA

Name: FLEXIBLE PELLA VERA

Type/number of model: 1327

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ shoes with a flat sole made of thermo rubber. The upper is made of leather in black. The lining and the insole are made of leather in beige. On the inner side of each shoe there is an identification number written in golden figures.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 42.2 mg/kg of Chromium (VI).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Slovenia  

3
A12/1472/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: EXTRASTAR

Name: Ladrón de 3 plana

Type/number of model: Model G3C1-/3

Batch number/Barcode: 8432011600337

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White, electrical, three-way adaptor in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire as the dimensions of the entry holes are not as required and it is possible to connect a plug with a rating higher than the adaptor into the socket.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

4
A12/1473/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic fishing game

Brand: FANTASTIKO

Name: Fishing

Type/number of model: REF. 8117

Batch number/Barcode: 8424345081173

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fishing game consisting of a rod and six fish. The packaging is a transparent blister pack, making it possible to see the contents. A label on the back contains information on the person responsible and warning notices.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains magnets with too high magnetic flux which can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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  

Portugal  

5
A12/1474/12

Ireland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: Volvo

Name: V60, V70, XC70, S80

Type/number of model:

V60 (MY12) 046158 - 088167

V60 (MY13) 090145 - 101205

V70 (MY12) 241063 - 247816

V70 (MY13) 249103 - 255863

XC70 (MY12) 139674 - 145327

XC70 (MY13) 146101 - 150238

S80 (MY12) 160866 - 164146

S80 (MY13) 165148 - 166998

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger cars

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Injuries

The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could lead to a gradual reduction of the power-assisted braking and more effort would need to be applied to the brake pedal than usual to slow the vehicle down. In the worst cases, the reduction of braking assistance could occur suddenly without any prior warning.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

United Kingdom  

6
A12/1475/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: RNS Ronis

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ top with textile cords in the neck area intended to be tied at the back of the neck. On the front there is an inscription „From Paris with love, mon amour”, a printed pattern of people and a dog.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses the risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area that are intended to be tied at the back.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

7
Removed

Category:

Product:

Brand:

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

Country of origin:

No pictures are available

 

 

8
A12/1477/12

The Netherlands

Category: Furniture

Product: Bunk-bed for children

Brand: Cabino

Name: City Bus

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden bunk-bed in the shape of a red and yellow bus; 2 sleeping levels.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety barriers are not complete or are missing, and the height of the safety barriers measured from the bed bottom and the mattress was too low. Persons on the bed can fall from the bed. In addition, the opening between the upper step of the ladder and the bedframe is too big and a child could become entrapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

9
A12/1478/12

The Netherlands

Category: Furniture

Product: Bunk-bed for children

Brand: Cabino

Name: Locomotief (locomotive)

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden bunk-bed in the shape of a locomotive, blue/yellow/grey coloured, 2 sleeping levels.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the safety barriers are not complete or are missing and the height of the safety barrier measured from the bed bottom and the mattress is too low. Persons on the bed can fall from the bed. In addition, the opening between the upper step of the ladder and the bedframe is too big and a child could become entrapped.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 747-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

10
A12/1479/12

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Ticket to Heaven

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No. 300-781-081

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bikini with pink stripes and green cords or with red stripes and blue cords. Striped bikini with elastic cords to be tied at the neck, on the back and at the side of the panties.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords in the neck and waist area and at the back of the bikini.

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  

Finland  

11
A12/1480/12

Denmark

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Ticket to Heaven

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No. 312-836-111

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink bikini with red flowers and orange cords for tying at the neck and at the back. The cords are folded and hemmed at the ends.

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 and recall of the product from end users  

 

12
A12/1481/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Soft stuffed toy (rabbit)

Brand: Countryfield

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. Nos. 605733 and 605731

Batch number/Barcode: 8717786057334 and 8717786057310

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft stuffed toy (rabbit) with rotating arms. Length: 30 cm. No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the button from the arm comes loose and may be swallowed by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Austria,
Belgium  

13
A12/1482/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ bikini

Brand: Katia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 6033

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green coloured, floral bikini for girls up to 8 years old. The bikini has elastic, red coloured cords in the neck and waist area. The set also contains a green coloured, floral skirt.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product  

 

14
A12/1483/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Spin Rose

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 8283, (8283B on the label seamed on the garment)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green top intended for girls up to 4 years old. There are drawstrings at the sleeves and in the waist area. The top is decorated with a big butterfly.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the sleeves and in the waist area. The loop of the drawstrings is too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

15
A12/1484/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Kids Star

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 6715

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ white trousers for children of 6 years. The trousers have white functional cords at the waist area. The length of the cords is approximately 41 cm each.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

16
A12/1485/12

The Netherlands

Category: Other

Product: Drinking straws

Brand: Out Of The Blue

Name: Fun Straw

Type/number of model: 61/1041

Batch number/Barcode: 4029811268818

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The package contains plastic straws in various colours with colourful connecting pieces.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the connecting pieces can be easily pulled off and swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Denmark  

17
A12/1486/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ shoes

Brand: FEIDILO

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sandals in white, pink and red colours. The upper is made of imitation patent leather, with sizes from 15 to 19 marked on the sole, the inscription FEIDILO on the insole, two straps – above the heel and the upper of the sole, an attached textile butterfly with approx. 40 glass rhinestones that are easily detachable and measure about 3 mm. There is a cardboard label bearing the inscription “OO EE” and warnings in English.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/1487/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Kay Syan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Q-221

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a dress and a bolero. The dress has a skirt made up of flounces and an elastic top with shoulder straps. The bolero is short-sleeved and has elastic cords in the neck area.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the neck area that are made of an elastic material.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

19
A12/1488/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’coat

Brand: E+E eJe

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 3080831004023

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with embroidered inscriptions: „ Love Fashion Girls” and „Lovely Girl” and butterflies. Size: 3

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

20
A12/1489/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coats

Brand: Focus Clone

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model:

15,813

2.6811;

Batch number/Barcode:

1. 4893940058134

2. 4893940068119

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Green lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an embroidered inscription: „ Welcome” a dolphin, a heart and tulips. Size: 4

2. Hooded and lined coat for children. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: „ Happyday Pricesse”, „Active Sport”, „3” and „6” a hockey stick and hockey puck. Size: 4,6

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The products pose a serious risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings placed in the hoods with toggles on the ends.

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

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

 

21
A12/1490/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Angel

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Angel

Name: The Beautiful Girl Set

Model No. 2388

Batch number/Barcode: 9910304026631

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The doll kit includes a 25 cm doll, 1 mirror, 1 plastic bag and 2 short dresses. The plastic doll with red and pink hair is dressed in a long, tulle dress. The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent window. The inscriptions on the packaging: "ANGEL” “The beautiful girls set My Delicate FASHION VOGUE GIRL" "Modern time everlasting friendship"

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 34 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.16% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users  

 

22
A12/1491/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic boy doll

Brand: Kenny

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: R 8212

Batch number/Barcode: 5906819000123

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A boy doll is packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window. The 30 cm tall, brown-haired boy doll is dressed in shirt, T-shirt, jeans and shoes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 31 % by weight of di-(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 and recall of the product from end users  

 

23
A12/1492/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming trunks

Brand: JIAYUN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 3114

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming trunks (shorts). In the waist area there are cords secured against unravelling but which are not fixed to the garment in one point.

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 not fixed in at least one point inside the waistband.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

24
A12/1493/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming trunks

Brand: Samegame

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 238-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys’ swimming trunks (briefs). In the waist area there are cords secured against unravelling but which are not fixed to the garment in one point.

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 not fixed in at least one point inside the waistband.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN14682.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

25
A12/1494/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: RNS Ronis

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress in cyclamen colour, with short sleeves, a low waistline and a round neckline. In the area of the shoulders and sleeves there is an attached short cape supplied with functional cords in the neck area. On the front there are printed patterns of small figures of children and the inscription "SHOW".

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of 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  

 

26
A12/1495/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: JSY KIDS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BH-003/3A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with shoulder straps, intended for children up to 7 years of age. On the front there are pictures of the cartoon character "Jerry" the mouse and roses. (THE PRODUCT MAY BE A COUNTERFEIT). No packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends that are 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  

 

27
A12/1496/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: SHENBINGZHIYI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: LOTN03100140

Batch number/Barcode: 05723228613/013625724893

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a top and a pair of trousers. The top has shoulder straps with free ends. No packaging

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence functional cords with free ends that are 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  

 

28
A12/1497/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: AOLES

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: YF9246

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange jacket for children. The hood includes an unfixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with white stripes. Sizes: 152 &158.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings placed in the hood with toggles on the ends.

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

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

 

29
A12/1498/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name: Unknown

Model: R-5795B

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ sweatshirt with hood, kangaroo pocket and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Nice Mount ain” and „Stage" and a girl’s head with hat. The hood includes an unfixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 134, 140, 152, 158, 164.

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 with knots and toggles on the ends.

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

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

 

30
A12/1499/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's leather wristband

Brand: Bijou Brigitte

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: EO42.597.610/2

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black, split leather wristband with four press studs.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather wristband contains azo dyes releasing 801.6 mg/kg of benzidine and 88.5 mg/kg of 4-aminobiphenyl exceeding the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

31
A12/1500/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: YuMei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 03

Batch number/Barcode: 59985221119569

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' bikini for children up to 13 years of age. The top can be adjusted and tied with two separate functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The product is available in blue, yellow, red and pink colours.

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 area and at the back of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

32
A12/1501/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Sheng Fa

Name: World Miss

Type/number of model: Item No. DO291732 (on self-adhesive labels); No. 801 (on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 5906802917322

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window. The fair-haired doll is dressed in a purple and silver shimmery short dress.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 27 % by weight of di-(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 and recall of the product from end users  

 

33
A12/1502/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Fun Fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: A0761/6689-1; Item No: 6689

Batch number/Barcode: 4895138760108

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The doll kit includes a doll, a pink plastic comb, a bag and a butterfly-shaped hair clip. The plastic doll is dressed in a gold and silver patterned pink dress. The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 31 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.26% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users  

 

34
A12/1503/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Chernomorka

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1557

Batch number/Barcode: 1000101781074

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of a T-shirt and a pair of overalls produced with shoulder straps with free ends.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends that are intended to be tied at the shoulders and which are too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

35
A12/1504/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Chernomorka

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 1552

Batch number/Barcode: 1000102164012

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of a body garment and a dress produced with shoulder straps.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

36
A12/1505/12

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden blocks

Brand: Madej

Name: Zabawka Drewniana KLOCKI

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: EAN code: 5900851297930

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 31 pieces of wooden building blocks in various shapes and colours. Packaged in a cardboard box with information in Polish.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (2 blue pieces in the shape of a semi-cylinder) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

Voluntary measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

Poland  

37
A12/1506/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' overalls

Brand: bdiILALiM

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s short overalls. On the front there are printed patterns of butterflies and the inscription: 'it`s party time', in various colours, with shoulder straps. Size: 110, 116, 122 and 128. No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The products pose the risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps with free ends intended to be tied on the shoulders and which are too long.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

38
A12/1507/12

Germany

Category: Other

Product: Ladder

Brand: Unknown

Name: Aluminium Multi-Purpose Ladder

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multifunctional ladder, 6in1, without platform.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The ladder can break during use.

One accident reported.

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

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

 

39
A12/1508/12

Italy

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Yakuza INK

Name: Smoke of London X2

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 77327

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 30 ml bottle indicating brand, lot, expiry date and producer.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.67 mg/kg of cadmium.

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' cadmium should not be present above 0.2 mg/kg in tattoo ink.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product  

 

40
A12/1509/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' top

Brand: Sevtex & Gabrovo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' yellow t-shirt top made of cotton with free ends cords. No packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

41
A12/1510/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' shorts

Brand: Ildes

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s Bermuda shorts with a functional cord in the waist area and 3 pockets. The product is decorated with the inscription: "Ildes kids sport". No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the waist area which are too long and are not fixed in at least one point 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
A12/1511/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' shorts

Brand: Ildes

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s Bermuda shorts with a functional cord in the waist area and 3 pockets. The product is decorated with the inscription: "Ildes boys Entertainment Acceleration". No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

43
A12/1512/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: YSF WALENTI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with hood, intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a fastening cord in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

44
A12/1513/12

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother-holder

Brand: Lajade Accessories

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Personalised soother-holder. Ribbon with decorative beads and a clip to attach to the soother. The product includes beads with letters on them to spell the baby's name.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of choking because the beads can break off and be swallowed by small children, and a risk of strangulation because the product is too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

45
A12/1514/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic strands – Scoubidou

Brand: Top Media

Name:

1. Scoubidou – Twisted

2. Scoubidou – Luminous

3. Scoubidou – Neon

Type/number of model:

1. Scoubidou - Twisted: Art.-No 170300

2. Scoubidou - Luminous: Art.-No 170317

3. Scoubidou - Neon: Art.-No 170287

Batch number/Barcode:

1. EAN-No: 4 260223 170300

2. EAN-No: 4 260223 170317

3. EAN-No: 4 260223 170287

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic "Scoubidou" strands in a range of colours, approximately 1m in length, 35 bundles per pack.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains:

1.10% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 8.3% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

2.2.3% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 12% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

3. 3.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 12% by weight of Di isononyl phthalate (DINP);

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

46
A12/1515/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ shoes

Brand: AHIEVE

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item 2515-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ shoes with a pink sole and white upper, on which there is a ribbon with a rhinestone in the form of a flower, and a pink strap with a self-adhesive band. The shoes are packed in a cellophane bag in which there is a sachet bearing the inscription “SILICA GEL”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical,
Choking

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 235.61 mg/kg by weight dimethylfumarate (DMF). 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.

The product also poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (a rhinestone) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

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Enforcement is a top priority of the EU Consumer Policy Strategy 2007-2013. Both measures leading to RAPEX notifications and measures which come to the attention of the Commission and other Member States as reactionsare indications of enforcement activity in the Member State concerned.

In order to give a better view on the overall level of enforcement, including the follow-up activities of the national market surveillance authorities, the Commission RAPEX team has decided to publish on the RAPEX website also the names of the countries that have found the notified product on their market and have taken appropriate measures (and have submitted a reaction to a RAPEX notification as a consequence).

Information about the reacting countries is available in the RAPEX weekly overviews in the column 'Products were found and measures were taken also in'. The Commission RAPEX team will publish reactions sent (from May2009 onwards) to 2009 RAPEX notifications.

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to a risk for consumer health and safety


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


Disclaimer - EN

The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer - DE

Die in dieser wöchentlichen Übersicht veröffentlichten Informationen wurden von den offiziellen Kontaktstellen der EU- und EFTA-EWR-Mitgliedstaaten mitgeteilt. Gem äß Anhang II Ziffer 10 der Richtlinie über allgemeine Produktsicherheit (2001/95/EG) ist der meldende Mitgliedstaat für die mitgeteilten Informationen verantwortlich. Die Kommission übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Korrektheit der bereitgestellten Informationen.

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.

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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.

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Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
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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.

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