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Report 46 (Published on: 16/11/2012)

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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
A12/1686/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Universal Socket Switch Protector

Brand: Surestrand / Crestline

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Product designed to fit between an electrical plug and a domestic 240V socket, with a rigid plastic cover over the power switch (on wall plug), preventing unintended use.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Electric shock

The product poses the risk of electric shock because the live pin of the plug may be accessible.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

2
A12/1687/12

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Gouache

Brand: Gamma

Name: Tempera Paints

Type/number of model: 321035

Batch number/Barcode: 482072531181

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of 9 colours 180 ml. Packed in cardboard box. Production date 11.01.2012.

Country of origin: Ukraine


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the quantity of aromatic amine - aniline (CAS Nr.62-53-3) in the gouache is too high.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-9.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

3
A12/1688/12

Latvia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Yomin

Name: Classic

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Novelty lighters in the form of a lipstick with pendant. The lighters are packed in cardboard boxes with the inscription: “YOMIN”.

Country of origin: China


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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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

4
A12/1689/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: K.nail

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: No. KP-814

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic nails, different colours or decorations, with glue (5 cm red/orange tube) Packed in plastic bag, attached to carton label.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

5
A12/1690/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Friendy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: FRIENDY with NAIL ADHESIVE LS for artificial nails

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Coloured plastic nails with decorations. The glue is in a 5cm red tube. Packed in a cellophane bag (12 pcs) attached to a cardboard label (pink or blue). The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube with glue “NAIL ADHESIVE LS for artificial nails“. The inscriptions are in Chinese only. Size 22 x 10 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

6
A12/1691/12

Germany

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Mobile phone

Brand: Zopo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ZP 100

Batch number/Barcode: ID 2011CP7529

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Smartphone with mains adaptor (DS-168).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The mains adapter poses a risk of electric shock when in use because the exposed live pins can be touched.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

7
A12/1692/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Baobeizshu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: VV-74H

Batch number/Barcode:

33050686100, 230740

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jacket for children up to 7 years of age, in pink colour, with a hood attached to the collar by means of a zipper, with functional cords. There is an embroidered inscription "ZUQIUWANGZ" and also an embroidered teddy bear head on the front.

Country of origin: China


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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.  

 

8
A12/1693/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tops

Brand: Fu Gui Bao Bao

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Long-sleeved tops for girls up to 7 years of age, with cords around the neck ending with toggles, in various colours: pink, yellow, red, blue and cream, with printed patterns and embroidered appliquéd patterns on the front, with textile labels bearing the inscriptions: „XIAOXIONGMEY, X.X.Mei”.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The products pose 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.  

 

9
A12/1694/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Insect killer

Brand: Ötökkä Trio

Name: Hyonteisansa jalalla

Type/number of model: GM933

Batch number/Barcode: 6 416273 051344

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric insect killer; mains supply 230V, 50Hz, 15W. Packaged in a green and white cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because when the supply cord is connected to the supply and the connector is disconnected from the appliance, live parts are accessible.

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

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

 

10
A12/1695/12

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: Ecoteko

Name: LED energie

Type/number of model: 936887

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430035 360802

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp DR-7W-E27, 240V, 600lm, sold in transparent packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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.  

 

11
A12/1696/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Jaguar

Name: Jaguar XF

Type/number of model: 2010 model year XF 5.0L petrol engine derivative vehicles built between April 2009 and January 2010.

Batch number/Barcode: VIN range SAJAA06P7ALR47155 to SAJWA0HE0AMR73382.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire

The fuel system operating pressure may exceed the design specification under certain operating conditions. This increased system pressure could cause the fuel outlet mounting flange to crack in potential high stress areas.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Sweden,
Greece,
United Kingdom,
Finland,
The Netherlands  

12
A12/1697/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: MAZDA

Name: Tribute

Type/number of model: Tribute (EP) with 3.0L engine and cruise control.

Batch number/Barcode: LHD vehicles: Production date range: 30 May 2000 to 10 December 2004RHD vehicles: Production date range: 09 February 2001 to 09 January 2004.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall affects vehicles with 3.0L engine and cruise control (LHD and RHD).

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

There may be inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the cruise control cable, which could allow the throttle to stick in the fully open position when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed. If this occurs, it would be difficult to stop or to decelerate, which could lead to an accident. This risk exists regardless of whether or not the cruise control is used.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Spain,
Norway,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Finland,
Sweden  

13
A12/1698/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van

Brand: Ford

Name: Transit Connect

Type/number of model: e1*2007/46*0271*02

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built between 01/06/2011 and 31-10-2011 with VIN's in the range: WF0GXXTTPGBJ33258 to WF0UXXTTPUBY78939.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van.

Country of origin: Turkey

No pictures are available

Injuries

The pivot pin used to connect the driver and passenger side wiper arms to the wiper arm heads can become loose, causing the wiper arm to lose tension to the windshield and possibly allowing the arm to separate. If a wiper arm separates while driving, a loss of windshield wiper function could occur on that side, possibly reducing visibility and leading to the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Iceland,
Greece,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Finland,
Portugal  

14
A12/1699/12

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Honda

Name: Civic

Type/number of model: Civic (Diesel)

Batch number/Barcode: EU Type Approval No: e11*2001/116*0257*06.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Year Model: 2012. Production period: 27th October 2011 and 4th September 2012. From VIN: SHHFK3780CU000102 to VIN: SHHFK3780CU013555.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

On vehicles equipped with “one push” or “keyless” start function, the clutch switches are monitored to check they are functioning correctly. This monitoring function is not sufficient to detect a switch malfunction in all cases. If the clutch switch fails and is not detected correctly, it may be possible to start the car in gear without the clutch being depressed. This unexpected vehicle behaviour may cause an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Germany,
Spain,
Sweden,
Denmark,
Estonia,
Hungary  

15
A12/1700/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s short trousers

Brand: Sailor

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s short trousers CIKOBY, with a white inscription „SAILOR” at the back, with a decorative pocket on one of the trouser-legs, with functional cords hanging below the lower edge of the trouser-legs and cords in the waist area that are not attached to the garment.

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 and at the bottom edge of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

16
A12/1701/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Pushchair for dolls

Brand: Sonia

Name: Baby Pushcart, Funny Baby Set

Type/number of model: SO-6616

Batch number/Barcode: 3342847160170

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small pushchair for dolls. The product is packaged in a plastic transparent bag with a card attached to the top.

Country of origin: China


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries and cuts because the pushchair collapses extremely easily, with consequent risk of injury due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

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.  

 

17
A12/1702/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: K.nail

Name: Art Nails

Type/number of model: Professional Quality, 10 Different size Cut-Out, Natural Results every time

Batch number/Barcode: KP-805, KP-800

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sets of plastic nails, different colours or decorations, with glue (5cm red/orange tube). Packed in a plastic bag attached to a cardboard label. On the back of the label are instructions for use and warnings in English. The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube of glue “NAIL ADHESIVE for artificial nails“. Packaging size 8 x 5.5 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP) which is prohibited in cosmetic products by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

18
A12/1703/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: K-Nail

Name: Nail Art

Type/number of model: 1. New, Professional quality, 2. New Design,

Batch number/Barcode: NO.KP 002 Nail Korea, 2. KP 0800, 1a: NO.KP-601 and 1b: NO.KP-603

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The sets of plastic nails, different colours or decorations, with glue (5cm orange tube). Inscriptions include: "Beautiful Nails of Charming Ladies", "Professional Nail Colour & Nail Art System", "Perfect fit & Shape New", "New Design". Packed in a plastic bag attached to a cardboard label. On the back of the label are instructions for use and warnings in English. The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube of glue “NAIL ADHESIVE for artificial nails". Packaging size 8 x 5.5 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

19
A12/1704/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Art nail

Name: 1. LaMeiLa, Shi Shang Mei Jia, 2. La mei La, New, Designer Nails, Shi Jun, 3. The fashion nail + nail adhesive La mei La, Natural,

Type/number of model: 1. KU 8330 D; 2. NO.KP-801, 3. NO.KP-801

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 9185-1200-0085, 2. EAN: 7680190006445, 9185-1200-0085, 3. EAN: 6977918280852

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sets of plastic nails, different colours or decorations, with glue (5cm orange tube). Packed in a plastic bag (10 or 12 pcs) attached to a cardboard label. On the back of the label are instructions for use and warnings in English. The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube of glue “NAIL ADHESIVE for artificial nails".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

20
A12/1705/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Nailene

Name: Daily wear NATURALS toe nails

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: TN 97714; Salon QUALITY 21074

Batch number/Barcode: 8418868977143

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of 20 transparent plastic nails for toes. The glue is in a 5cm blue tube with decorated with a flower. The nails are packed (12 pcs) in a cellophane bag attached to a cardboard label (pink or blue). The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube of glue “NAIL ADHESIVE LS for artificial nails“. The inscriptions are in Chinese only.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

21
A12/1706/12

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Unknown

Name: 1. Design Nail, 2.Fashion Nail

Type/number of model: 1. MU 1498, 600PC/CTN, 2. Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1. EAN: 6933322214982, 2. Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sets of plastic nails in a pink box, different colours or decorations, with glue (5cm orange/red tube). On the back of the box are instructions for use and warnings in English. The composition of the product is mentioned only on the tube of glue “NAIL ADHESIVE for artificial nails“.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

22
A12/1707/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Pushchair for dolls

Brand: YANG KAI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8013510008871

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small pushchair for dolls. The product is packaged in a plastic transparent bag, and a card attached to the top shows the importer, CE marking, the symbol indicating that it is unsuitable for use by children under the age of three years, a warning due to small parts and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries and cuts because the pushchair collapses extremely easily, with consequent risk of injury due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product.  

 

23
A12/1708/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrows set

Brand: SupeR

Name: Bow and Arrows Game(THE PRODUCT MAY BE A COUNTERFEIT)

Type/number of model: 8223B

Batch number/Barcode: 3549819455542

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a green bow - 4 darts (2 red, 2 green) made of non-flexible plastic, ended with red, semi-transparent suction cups and a green quiver. On the cardboard backing the following inscriptions are written "Not for children under 3 years old", “CE mark”, “Choking Hazard Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years old".

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups of the arrows are easily detached and can be ingested by small children.

The product poses a risk of injuries if the arrows are fired without the suction cups.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

24
A12/1709/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrows set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Bowman hight super

Type/number of model: No.8822, Item No.185748

Batch number/Barcode: 5899101857485

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a black bow with cold colour shaft; 3 arrows (yellow, pink and green) made of non-flexible plastic, with red ends, semi-transparent suction cups; and a black quiver. On the cardboard backing there is the following information: - The age restriction (Not for children under 3 years old) - “CE mark” - Made in China - Barcode and model - Warning “Choking Hazard Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years old".

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily detached and swallowed by a child. The product also poses a risk of injuries, especially eye injury if the projectile is fired without the suction cup into someone’s face.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

25
A12/1710/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Pushchair for dolls

Brand: Baby Cart

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 7100201107652

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small pushchair for dolls. The product is packaged in a plastic bag, with a card attached to the top indicating the importer, CE marking, a pictogram showing it is unsuitable for use by children under the age of three years, and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Cuts,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries and cuts because the pushchair collapses extremely easily, with a consequent risk of injury due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts.

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.  

 

26
A12/1712/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Venom

Name: Power Pack Home and Car Charger

Type/number of model: VS7029

Batch number/Barcode: 5 031300 070290

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plug-in mains adaptor (black) for Blackberry (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT). 2 clip-on plug options provided (adaptor plates), UK 3-pin and non-UK 2-pin. USB output to device. Packaged in a cardboard box with a clear plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the 3-pin adaptor could potentially break when being removed from the mains socket, leaving live mains terminals exposed which could present a risk of electrocution.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Ireland  

27
A12/1713/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: Venom

Name: Power Pack Home and Car Charger

Type/number of model: VS7109

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plug-in mains adaptor (white) for Apple iPhone/iPod (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT). 2 clip-on plug options provided (adaptor plates), UK 3-pin and non-UK 2-pin. USB output to device. Packaged in a cardboard box with a clear plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the 3-pin adaptor could potentially break when being removed from the mains socket, leaving live mains terminals exposed which could present a risk of electrocution.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

28
A12/1714/12

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ bikini

Brand: Unknown

Name: Tropicana Kids

Type/number of model: art SK08-027, height 104 cm

Batch number/Barcode: 0000011325598

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ striped bikini. The top part has a functional textile cord to fit to the required size and is tied at the neck and at the back.

Country of origin: China


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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 in the neck area and the back.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

29
A12/1715/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing set

Brand: HAPPY childhood

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: B-110

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s outfit consisting of trousers and T-shirt. The product is available in various colours (white, purple, raspberry and pink). The product is decorated with inscriptions and a car. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring. Size: 128-146

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of an unfixed drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 

30
A12/1716/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dresses

Brand: ELEN-21

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dresses for small children and adolescents, all of which have shoulder straps. One of the dresses in pink is supplied with an elastic hairband made of the same kind of fabric. Composition: cotton and polyester in pink, blue and beige colours, with patterns of flowers or colourful designs. One of the dresses in pink has an attached textile label with information in Bulgarian about: the producer ELEN 21, model 1, composition and instructions for use.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the shoulder area with free ends that are intended to be tied.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

31
A12/1717/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Qing pal

Name: 1. Emulation mode phone N70, 2. New edition Emulation mode 3230

Type/number of model: 1. model: MB35167360 / 7360; 2. model: MB35163230-1, 3230

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 97421722098; 2. 597421722418

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The 53 x 108 x 21 mm, plastic toy mobile phones are packaged in cardboard boxes. They are operated with 2 x 1.5 AA batteries. The battery compartment is fixed with screws.

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

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

 

32
A12/1718/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Tideway

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: GD90

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Silver and black mobile phone for children. By pressing the buttons it plays 6 different sounds. It is operated with 2 x AAA battery. There is an inscription "Panasonic" on the phone. (THE PRODUCT MAY BE A COUNTERFEIT).

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.

In addition, it poses a risk of burns because, in the case of short-circuit, the battery holder may become hot. The lid of the battery compartment can be opened easily without using a tool and the batteries are easily accessible for children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.

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

 

33
A12/1719/12

Denmark

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Portable gas heater

Brand: Harboe Trading

Name: Gasvarmeovn med hjul (infrared type)

Type/number of model: JK2888F

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Portable gas heater with electrical connections 230V. The product is labelled with information in Danish including: "Model: 002189 (2888F) Gastryk: 28-30mbar Ydelse: 4.2kw 300g/h (220V) Gas Type: LPG Kode: 225630 Fremstillet: CE 1009BT1511".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

There is a serious risk of electric shock when using the product, because there is direct access to electrical parts. In addition, the Atmospheric Monitoring for CO2 does not shut down for the gas within the required limit of 1.5%

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the Low Voltage Directive and with the relevant European standards EN449 and EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

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Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' blouse

Brand: Angelina

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1037

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s blouse, supplied with functional cords on the front, which have been strung in a crossed manner and have free-ends whose length is about 20 cm. They have not been secured against unravelling. Sizes: 2, 6, 8 and 10. Made of cotton fabric in green, with short sleeves and open-work embroidery.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

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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.

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