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Report 44 (Published on: 02/11/2012)

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

1
A12/1611/12

Finland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Teeth whitening product

Brand: Beaming White

Name: Advanced Teeth Whitening

Type/number of model: Professional Teeth Whitening Kit 38% H2O2

Batch number/Barcode: Lot No. 1380436, best before 11/2013

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Teeth whitening equipment packed in a white cardboard box.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 38% carbamide peroxide exceeding the permitted level.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.35

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

2
A12/1612/12

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Dimian AG

Name: Bambolina & Sisters

Type/number of model: Item No. DV 1900

Batch number/Barcode: 4895167919007

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 4 similar plastic dolls (3.84 kg) with dark or blond hair, different clothes and similar shoes. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the doll contains up to 12 % 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: Import rejected at border.  

 

3
A12/1613/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled toy

Brand: Joki Time

Name: Farm Truck

Type/number of model: 90652

Batch number/Barcode: 802102906526

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A green and red model tractor/digger in a box; the packaging carries the statement that the toy is intended for children under three years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the farm truck contains 0.14 % 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.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

4
A12/1614/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Police toy set

Brand: Combat Mission

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model. SO-22712A,

Batch number/Barcode: T012868 (on the label), Barcode: 690000128684

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of 1 black plastic toy gun, 6 pink projectiles with suction cups, one pair of grey handcuffs, 2 grenades, 1 bandoleer and 1 rotating target plate. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with carton

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.5% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.5% 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.  

 

5
A12/1615/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy gun

Brand: Pietro Plastic Toys

Name: Kommandós pisztoly

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5998087518837

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and brown plastic gun with 6 yellow bullets. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with carton.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the bullets contain 37% 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.  

 

6
A12/1616/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover

Name: Range Rover

Type/number of model: Model year 2012

Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles built on 24 November 2011.

VIN range SALLMAMD4CA370800 to SALLMAME4CA370892

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The windscreen may not have been correctly bonded. As a result, water ingress might occur and there may be increased wind noise. In extreme cases where there is an insufficient chemical bond between the windscreen glass and the PU adhesive, full windscreen retention may not be achieved in the event of air bag deployment or during a vehicle crash.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

7
A12/1617/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Ford

Name: Ranger

Type/number of model: Ranger PX Double Cab e11*2007/46*0154*01

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 05/09/2011 and 10/05/12. 6FPPXXMJ2PBJ24021 to 6FPPXXMJ2PCR32284.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: South Africa

No pictures are available

Injuries

The seatback latch may not engage correctly, under certain circumstances, resulting in the rear seatback not being positively secured to the body striker. This may pose a risk of injuries to passengers in the event of a crash.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Germany,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Finland,
Portugal  

8
A12/1618/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: Qiaolian

Name: LED Night Lighting

Type/number of model: Model: 205

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 6 947551 990173

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Night-light that plugs directly into a socket outlet.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The cover and the bulb can be removed without using tools when the night-light is plugged into a mains socket outlet. As a result, live parts can be touched during bulb replacement. 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.  

 

9
A12/1619/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Ford

Name: Focus Cabriolet

Type/number of model: e13*2001/116*0157*06

Batch number/Barcode: WF0XXXLUDX6B00405 to WF0XXXLUDX7L06309. Vehicles built between 01/06/2006 and 30-04-2007

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Fire

Vehicles operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months may experience an increased risk of corrosion build-up. In extreme cases, the corrosion can propagate into the electronic circuits and result in overheating. In rare cases, the overheating may be sufficient to ignite the module fitted to the engine cooling fan and surrounding wiring component increasing the risk of a fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Ireland,
Germany,
The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Finland,
Sweden  

10
A12/1620/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy xylophone – frog

Brand: La malle aux jouets

Name: Xylophone frog (Xylophone grenouille)

Type/number of model: 16299

Batch number/Barcode: AC04429

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden xylophone on roulette wheels, frog design painted in different colours, with a cord to pull it along. Dimensions of the xylophone: approx. L.19 cm, l.19 cm and h. 9cm.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of loose, small parts (metallic screws) which can be ingested or inhaled by small children. These small parts are non-functional spikes and can therefore injure users.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

11
A12/1621/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Polaris

Name: Victory

Type/number of model: Vehicles produced between 3/1/12 and 15/8/12.

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle.

Country of origin: Switzerland

No pictures are available

Injuries

The throttle cables may not have been tightened at the factory which could cause lack of throttle control and would increase the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
Spain,
Finland  

12
A12/1622/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' skirt

Brand: Venera

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 10024

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s skirt in various colours, with cords in the waist area that are not fixed at one point, and decorative drawstrings which hang below the lower hem of the skirt.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a cord in the waist area which is not attached to the garment and due to decorative drawstrings hanging below the lower hem of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

13
A12/1623/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Kay Syan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Q-224

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a dress and a bolero. The dress has a layered skirt 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 the 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: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

14
A12/1624/12

Sweden

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: Boa Lights

Name: Bordslampa

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 7331121254243

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Table lamp for children in the form of a small pink house. Supplied with transformer: "LED driver", NFED-065010-IP20.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The electrical insulation of the transformer is not sufficient. The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary windings of the transformer are not sufficient. Transformer failure might lead to access to live parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

15
A12/1625/12

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Qunxing

Name: Benign girl

Type/number of model: QX-1103SS-1

Batch number/Barcode: 6928928072043

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a folding mobile phone made of white and pink plastic. There are stickers with a picture of a doll on the phone and the inscriptions “Vision”, “Super Telephone” and “Benign Girl”. There is also a pink cord attached to the toy. The toy is battery-operated. The phone is packed in a cardboard box bearing the words “Benign Girl”, “Super telephone”.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

16
A12/1626/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Scooters

Brand: DAYTONA MOTORS

Name: Sprinter

Type/number of model:

Sprinter 50 (DY50A), Sprinter 125 (DY100A) and Sprinter 125 EFI (DY125-52B)

Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles with the following VINs: Sprinter 50: from ΧG8DΥ050WDΒ020537 to ΧG8DΥ050WDΒ020680 and from ΧG8DΥ050WDC020949 to ΧG8DΥ050WDC020966 Sprinter 125: from ΧG8DΕ125WDΒ024181 to ΧG8DΕ125WDΒ024190 and from ΧG8DΕ125WDC024314 to ΧG8DΕ125WDC024683 Sprinter 125 EFI: from ΧG8DΥ125ΝΥΒ024026 to ΧG8DΥ125ΝΥC024625

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Scooter.

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Injuries

Possible leakage or detachment of the rear brake hose could cause loss of the rear braking which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

17
A12/1627/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: CITROEN

Name: C3, DS3

Type/number of model: EC type approval:

C3:

e2*2007/46*0003*00, e2*2007/46*0003*08, e2*2007/46*0003*09

DS3:

e2*2007/46*0003*01, e2*2007/46*0003*08, e2*2007/46*0003*09

Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles produced from 06/010/2009 to 30/11/2011 (C3) and from 16/11/2009 to 30/06/2011 (DS3).VINs:C3: from VF7SC8FP09A152557 to VF7SC8FP0BW564316DS3: from VF7SA8FR09W500782 to VF7SA8FR0BW562843

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The battery earth cable at the gearbox could break causing the engine to stop. If this occurs whilst the car is in motion, it could cause an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Portugal,
Finland  

18
A12/1628/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Fontastic

Name: Universal Charger for Notebooks

Type/number of model: NU40-8120300-13 (K70103) DP-LGS

Batch number/Barcode: Serial number:0912 / EAN:4 024559 218262

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains adaptor, switching mode power supply. Input : AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 1.0A Class II Output : 12V-24V.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distances between the primary and secondary components are inadequate.

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

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

 

20
A12/1630/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's leather wristband

Brand: Six

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CII 111111-947

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 4016632931649

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Man's black leather bracelet. The bracelet consists of two braided straps that are fixed with a leather cord at two points. The product is without packaging.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather wristband contains azo dyes releasing 590 mg/kg of benzidine.

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.  

 

21
A12/1631/12

France

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Barbecue grill

Brand: Bodum

Name: Fyrkat

Type/number of model: Reference: 10630-565

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The stand can reach a very high temperature during use leading to a risk of fire and burns.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1860.

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

Luxembourg,
Denmark,
Ireland  

22
A12/1632/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' Bikini

Brand: Samegame

Name:

Type/number of model: Name: Unknown

12106

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ two-piece swimming costume in various colours. The top has two elastic cords tied at the neck and the back. On both sides of the bottom part there are cords that are tied.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends and knots in the neck area, the back and the waist.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

23
A12/1633/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s nightdress

Brand: Mymosa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s nightdress, with functional cords in the neck area, intended for children up to 7 years old, sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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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.  

 

24
A12/1634/12

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Voltage tester

Brand: StarkTools

Name:

Type/number of model: appliances and equipment

Product: Voltage tester

Brand: StarkTools

Name: Unknown

Number of model: 7781

Batch number/Barcode: 4895136977816

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Voltage tester.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The metal tip is too long and the height of the protection rim is not sufficient. As a result, the user could touch the live metal tip during normal use. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61243.

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

 

25
A12/1635/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' trousers

Brand: A.W diamond

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trousers with a cord at the waist, no packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord 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.  

 

26
A12/1636/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Mtex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress, with shoulder straps with loose ends, sold without packaging.

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.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

27
A12/1637/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Lotus

Name:

Type/number of model: cles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Lotus

Name: Evora S and Evora S-IPS

Type: 122

Batch number/Barcode: Produced between 2/9/10 and 13/12/11

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire

A flexible section of the hose that forms part of the oil pipe assembly to the engine may be defective. The engine mounted oil feed pipe can rupture resulting in oil loss from the vehicle and the risk of fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Denmark  

28
A12/1638/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s pyjamas

Brand: H&T

Name: Miss Linka

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: BE249

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s pyjamas consisting of two parts, intended for children up to 7 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the knee area that extend below the hemline.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

29
A12/1639/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Bilge Baby Club

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 02020891

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with a hood and cords with free ends, in a combination of grey and pink, pink and purple, with a zipper and two pockets. On the front of the sweatshirt in pink and purple there is an inscription "RIPE NUN 3 5" and on the front of the sweatshirt in grey and pink there is a pink flower and two hearts. No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

30
A12/1640/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Mertoğlu Baby

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 01080070

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sleeveless jacket in blue, red and yellow colours, with a hood with cords and a zipper. On the front of the yellow and red jacket there are appliqued patterns and the inscription: "LOVE, POWER, GIRL 23, 3". On the blue jacket there is an inscription: "MOUNTAIN, CAMP X – 452". The products are sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

31
A12/1641/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sleeveless jacket

Brand: Mertoğlu Baby

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: code: 01080070

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ sleeveless jacket in cyclamen colour, supplied with a hood with cords, and a zipper. On the front there is an appliqued pattern depicting two boys. No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.  

 

32
A12/1642/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Bilge Baby Club

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: code: 01050271

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit – a sweatshirt with a hood with cords and a pair of trousers, in a combination of pink and grey. On the front there is an appliquéd pattern of flowers, attached sequins and the inscription: "LUCKY MBER". No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.  

 

33
A12/1643/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Hayrettin

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 02070100.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket supplied with a hood that has a functional cord, in pale green colour, with a zipper and two pockets.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

 

34
A12/1644/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Hasel

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 02070117

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with a hood that has a functional cord, in red colour. No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of cords 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.  

 

35
A12/1645/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Kid's girl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: JSJ-72

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dress intended for children up to 7 years of age, with cords around the neck and the following inscriptions on the front: "Allou Fashion", "state b2".

Country of origin: Unknown


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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.  

 

36
A12/1646/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Magic bath balls

Brand: Splashy Land

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 0311 and 0211

Batch number/Barcode: 3760206630018

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Magic balls, 6 cm in diameter, sold in sets of 3 or 6, packed in individual plastic film and then in a transparent plastic case. When in contact with water, the effervescent cosmetic ball dissolves, releasing a capsule which floats for several minutes on the surface of the water. This capsule then melts and releases a small sponge, which until then had been compressed inside the capsule. The sponge comes in different amusing shapes for children (objects, characters, animals, etc.).

Country of origin: South Africa


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the capsules which release sponges when they dissolve. The capsule is therefore accessible and can 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

37
A12/1647/12

Finland

Category: Other

Product: Roman blinds

Brand: Gardinia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Andrea- 604066

Batch number/Barcode: 7 314106 040666

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Description: Roman blinds, black fabric, 60/175 cm (also other sizes) Operated by a plastic ball chain on one side of the blind. The product is intended to be installed by the consumer.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the chain can form a loop in which a child could become entangled.

The product does not bear adequate warnings.

Compulsory measures: Warning consumers of the risks, ban on the marketing of the product, withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

Sweden,
Denmark  

(*)

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

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

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

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


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