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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 6 (Published on: 15/02/2013)

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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
A12/0168/13

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic Putty

Brand: Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty

Name: Super Magnetic Strange Attractor

Type/number of model: ST020

Batch number/Barcode: 71812278685

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black magnetic putty with a square, super-strong magnet in a round metal container. There is a label with a warning: "Choking hazard. Age 14+ Product contains a small magnet". On the back of the container there is a warning label in Swedish and a CE-mark.

Country of origin: United States


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because it contains a small magnet cube with a high magnetic flux value. The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can easily be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

2
A12/0169/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Black TM

Name:

Type/number of model: roducts

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Black TM

Name: Intenze Japaneze Black Sumi

Product code: 841283,

Ref. No: 220212D17001,

Exp.: 04/30/2017

Batch number: BK 72IMX40,

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black plastic bottle with printed adhesive label: “Intenze Japaneze Black Sumi”.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 60.1 ppm polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH).

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of PAH may not exceed 0.5 ppm.

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product.  

 

3
A12/0170/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Eternal Ink

Name: Eternal Ink Nuclear Green

Type/number of model: MHD 01/15

Batch number/Barcode: #E39, Lot #024

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Packaging: plastic bottle with application nozzle. Appearance: neon green tattoo ink. Consistency: viscous. Odour: alcoholic.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the aromatic amine o-Toluidine (120mg/kg) which is carcinogenic.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and destruction of the products.  

 

4
A12/0171/13

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Insect killer

Brand: Unknown

Name: Electronic Insect Terminator

Type/number of model: 78689

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Insect killer in the form of a toy tennis racket in bright child appealing colours.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The current and energy of the charged grids are too high. After disconnection of the charging circuit, the voltage on the grid is too high. As a result, the user may receive an electric shock when touching the grids or during maintenance, for example when replacing the batteries. The design and method for using the product are likely to make it appealing to children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

5
A12/0172/13

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED spot light

Brand: Philips

Name: MASTER LED spot

Type/number of model: MV D 8-50W

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED spot light, dimmable 8W GU10 4000K 220-240V.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

No pictures are available

Electric shock

The product may present electrical current leakage to the metal housing. This may result in the lamp becoming live and it could provide an electric shock when touched.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Bulgaria,
Greece  

6
A12/0173/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Christmas lights

Brand: Sans

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 142346

Batch number/Barcode: 7 020628 515505

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lights sold in a white cardboard box. Technical specifications: 10xDS-0,12W, 220-240V, 50Hz, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The solder lug of the supply cord can puncture the single layer insulating sheet. In this case, the solder lug, which is at mains voltage, is easily accessible at the bottom part of the product.

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.  

 

7
A12/0174/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: LEDenergie

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model:

1.      936732

2.      936720

Batch number/Barcode:

1.      6 430035 360314

2.      6 430035 360284

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1.      LED lamp: DR-5W-GU10, 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 4000 K

2.      LED lamp: DR-3W-GU10, 240V, 50/60Hz, 2700K

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The total creepage distance between the mains voltage parts and the accessible metal body of the lamp is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.

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

 

8
A12/0175/13

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Dinosaur Collection

Type/number of model: CHT21303B86

Batch number/Barcode: 5901353027568

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set of toys consists of two coloured dinosaurs. The toys are packed in a transparent plastic bag sealed at the top by a cardboard pack flap bearing the words" Dinosaur collection" and "Made in China".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 30.2% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

9
A12/0176/13

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supply

Brand: Allocacoc

Name: PowerCube

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8 718444 081227

OECD Portal Category:

Description: AC adaptor with USB output. Sold in a white cardboard box. Technical specifications: Input 100-240V,max.2500W,class I Output: USB:5V,1000mA

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The electrical insulation and the clearances / creepage distances between the primary and secondary printed circuits are not sufficient.

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.  

 

10
A12/0177/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Ri-soft Colors

Name: Profi Colors Brown Black Eyebrow / Eyeliner

Type/number of model: Manufacturing code 1202026111221; date of manufacture: February 2012

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Folding white cardboard box containing a product information leaflet; milky-white plastic bottle with a white hinged click-shut lid and dosage aperture; adhesive label; 10 ml.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 72 +/- 10 mg/kg of nickel.

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks and permanent make-up must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. The application under the skin of tattoo inks containing nickel results in permanent contact with a sensitising allergen. Also the product does not comply with the relevant National Standard.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  

 

11
A12/0178/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: POP GIRL - Girl Fashion series

Type/number of model: NO. 5801

Item No.: 4914430

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149144307

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll, approx 11 cm tall, with blond or red hair, dressed in a light blue skirt and transparent shiny yellow or blue shiny blouse.

Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20.7% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

12
A12/0179/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: YAMAHA

Name: NS50 AEROX

Type/number of model: Model code: 1PH1

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 50 cc motorcycle. The recall affects vehicles within the following range of vehicle identification numbers: VG5SA421000000101 to VG5SA421000002069.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The carburettor cap guide tube containing the carburettor control cable may break during normal use. Its breakage will not affect the operation of the accelerator directly, but it may allow water or powder to enter the carburettor control cable. In the worst case, extremely low temperatures may cause the cable to stick as a result of the formation of ice which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
Denmark,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Finland,
Norway,
Portugal  

13
A12/0180/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Lady like princess

Type/number of model: On the added label there is indicated: Item No: 4915353, B: 576

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149153538

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll (mermaid), 16 cm tall, with a plastic fin and coloured long hair. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20.8% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Slovakia  

14
A12/0181/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name:

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

Brand: Unknown

Name: The Girl´s House a Little Princess

Item No.: 4911084 NO.N88

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149110845

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll, approx. 15 cm tall, with blond, long hair. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window. Accessories: red handbag and roller skates.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.2% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

15
A12/0182/13

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 7 521890 036649

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll with body containing soft stuffing. Battery compartment for button-cell batteries.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because of the presence of small parts (doll’s earrings) that may be easily swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Ban on the marketing of the product. Warning consumers of the risks.  

 

16
A12/0183/13

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic toy

Brand: neoClicks

Name: Magnetic Brainpuzzle

Type/number of model: 216 magnetic balls.

Batch number/Barcode: a) 8718503780016,
b) 8718503780023

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black horseshoe-shaped magnet in plastic packaging; with red ice caps bearing white inscription. 216 magnetic balls, 4 spare balls, product information, split card. Available in various colours.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can easily be swallowed by children.

The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because the magnets have a high magnetic flux value and if more than one small magnet is swallowed they can be attracted to one another through the gut wall, causing perforation or blockage.

One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  

Denmark  

17
A12/0184/13

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Toy car

Brand: Mingwei

Name: Block car

Type/number of model: Serial No. 8300A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery-driven, plastic toy car with plastic building blocks; Colours: various.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because plastic building blocks are small parts which can be easily detached and can be swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

18
A12/0185/13

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy set

Brand: Early Learning Centre

Name: ELC My First Pour and Play Tea set

Type/number of model: Mothercare sku 474839-5. Early Learning Centre sku 134254.

Batch number/Barcode: 50500482671168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: ELC "My First Pour and Play Tea set", comprised of a teapot, two cups, two saucers and two cakes. When the top of the tea pot is pressed it emits music. Requires 2 x AAA batteries. Suitable for children aged 18 months and over.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because the cherry on the two cupcakes may become detached and swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Estonia,
Cyprus,
Greece  

19
A12/0186/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor

Brand: BEMKO

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: DFA-5

Batch number/Barcode: 5 908311 362037

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plug adaptor with white plastic casing and metal contacts. Using the adaptor, many different plug types can be connected to a UK power socket-outlet. Packaging: plastic bag with cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Due to the design of the plug adapter, single-pole insertion of a plug is possible, leaving the remaining live pin of the plug accessible. It is possible to connect Class I protection devices but the protective earth circuit continuity is interrupted.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

20
A12/0187/13

Spain

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Inflatable armbands

Brand: Sainteve

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 9”x6” (23x15 cm)

Batch number/Barcode: 8435286511599

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink armbands decoratd with drawings of fish. The packaging is a cardboard box, on the front of which there is a photograph of the armbands and the following text: Sainteve Shenyi Plastic +- 9"X6" (23x15 Cm) V, +- 10"X7 (25x18 Cm), as well as details regarding the place of origin, warnings about aquatic toys and the age restriction. There is also a label which identifies the distributer and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because the stoppers can became detached, generating small parts which could be swallowed by children.

In addition the non-return valves do not function correctly and the labelling is deficient.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

21
A12/0188/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: QiFeng

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 5120C

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hooded coat for children. The hood has an unattached elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 4,6,12

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood. In addition, the drawstring is elastic and if a child pulls it, the toggles may spring back into its eyes and face causing injuries.

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.  

 

22
A12/0189/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' outfit

Brand: Wandeng

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: G19596 S

Batch number/Barcode: 5998715239257

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink outfit for girls consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with a hood. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers have non-fixed drawstrings. Size: 122-152

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries for children because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and waist area.

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

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

 

23
A12/0190/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp

Brand: Lexxa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model:

8735020 (lamp), TA01-0420500 (AC adaptor).

Batch number/Barcode: 6 420617 649777

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Portable lamp supplied with an AC adaptor ("Switching adaptor" ) in a transparent package. AC adaptor technical specifications: Input: 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, 0.3A Output: 4,2V, 0.5A

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The insulation between the primary and secondary circuits of the AC adaptor is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

24
A12/0191/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6950005289334

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy in the form of a Smurf with a cord and suction cap for hanging it up. Dimensions: 25x20x15 cm. Product sold in a bag.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because small children can easily detach the suction cup and swallow it.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

25
A12/0192/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: "A" Classic fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: G25125 S

Batch number/Barcode: 5998715259668

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s lined jacket with a detachable hood. The hood has an elastic drawstring with metal toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an embroidered inscription: „02 KIDS” and a crest. Size: 98-128.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends. The drawstring is elastic so if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

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.  

 

26
A12/0193/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Angel

Name: The Beautiful Girl Set, My Delicate Fashion Vogue girl

Type/number of model: B72, NO.6110, ITEM NO. 4917779

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149177794

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll packed in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window with dimensions of 32x14 cm - included is a bag, and another two dresses. The doll has blond hair, blue eyes and it is dressed in red-gold clothes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 18.6 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). There is a risk that phthalates may come into contact with the child’s mouth and/or skin.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

27
A12/0194/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boy’s outfit

Brand: Tingba

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: G19587 S

Batch number/Barcode: 5998715239240

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A dark blue outfit for boys consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood can be removed by using a zipper and it has a non-fixed drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 134-158

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

28
A12/0195/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic Doll

Brand: Sheng Fa

Name: Beautiful, Miss world

Type/number of model: B:216, No:801 ITEM NO. 4911181

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149111811

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll packed in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window with dimensions of 5x9cm. The doll has blond hair, blue eyes. Packaging has two variants: the first doll is dressed in a red dress and 2nd variant in yellow dress.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 15.5% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

29
A12/0196/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Beauty

Name: A Fashion Charming

Type/number of model: NO 161, LL2293

Batch number/Barcode: 6915180122937

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll approx 29 cm tall with blond hair, dressed in a long green ball gown with golden stars. The doll has painted blue eyes, red lips and red slippers on his feet. Packaging: pink cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 16.7 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). There is a risk that phthalates may come into contact with the child’s mouth and/or skin.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

30
A12/0197/13

Czech Republic

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Firework

Brand: Mega Petarda

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 8301

Batch number/Barcode: 8595046883011

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A firework that makes a ground noise effect and a light effect. Supplied in a box of ten items.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Damage to sight,
Injuries

The product can explode when being ignited by the user.

The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.

One accident reported.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

31
A12/0198/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: M.M Fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 176-60

Batch number/Barcode: 5996472014988

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Coat for young girls with a hood containing a drawstring.

The front of the coat is decorated with the embroidered inscriptions: "Sweet”, "Cherry” and has sequins. Available in pink, red and peach colours. Size: 16, 17, 18 (4-6 years).

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation for children because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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.  

Spain  

32
A12/0199/13

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Sunrise Kid's Clothing

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: H-72

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A sweatshirt for young girls aged 4 with the inscription "Wide Love" written on it.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

33
A12/0200/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car/van

Brand: OPEL

Name: COMBO

Type/number of model: Combo D, model year: 2012

Batch number/Barcode: Chassis numbers in the range C 9 518921 to C 9 522280.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car/van

Country of origin: Turkey

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a possibility that the connector on the brake servo vacuum hose could crack while the engine is running, resulting in a potential reduction in braking performance. This could lead to a traffic accident occurring.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Hungary,
Germany,
Denmark,
Sweden,
Slovakia,
Bulgaria,
Portugal,
Finland,
Norway  

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A12/0201/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Bengy

Name: Marianne Night Light

Type/number of model: Ref B 110.84

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 28-cm stuffed toy, soft and flexible with a light-up belly. The item comes attached to a sheet of blue cardboard (part of blister packaging) bearing the following text: “Washable at 30°. Compliant with European safety standards. Please remove plastic ties before giving the toy to your child. Please keep this information”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

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

In addition, the product has non-functional sharp elements which may cause injuries.

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

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product.  

 

35
A12/0202/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: MGM

Name: First Baby

Type/number of model: Retail Reference No 071001

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 14-cm plastic baby doll with clothes attached by means of Velcro.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the items of clothing constitute small parts and the fasteners on the doll’s clothing can easily detach and may be swallowed by children

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

36
A12/0203/13

United Kingdom

Category: Machinery

Product: Hydraulic jack

Brand: Unknown

Name:

1.      2 Ton Hydraulic Floor Jack

2.      Hydraulic Jack 6 Ton

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1.      2 ton hydraulic floor jack in grey plastic carrier box

2.      6 ton hydraulic bottle jack in blue cardboard box

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The jack can collapse during use.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1494.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

37
A12/0204/13

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Satusankari

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 250282

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A blue plush dragon with sound and a suction cup for hanging it up. A cartridge, which creates the sound, operates with batteries and it is placed inside the head in a pouch, which is closed with a zip. Height of the plush toy is approx. 19 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of choking because the handle, the lock of the zip and the suction cup can be easily removed and swallowed by children

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 26% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).There is a risk that phthalates may come into contact with the child’s mouth and/or skin.

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

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

38
A12/0205/13

Romania

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Christmas Lights

Type/number of model: 28 L

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Cardboard package that contains a lighting chain, wiring and the power box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The wiring is too thin for the electric current it is carrying.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

39
A12/0206/13

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' jacket

Brand: Aziz Bebe

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: KIZ KAPSONLU HIRKA

Batch number/Barcode: 8698329115721

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Jacket with hood intended for girls up to 24 months. Purple colour with zipper and two lateral pockets. The front of the jacket is decorated with 6 white crystal stars.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  

 

40
A12/0207/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 500L

Batch number/Barcode: 6 332612 881789

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 500 miniature lamps in a colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns, electric shock and fire because:

- The cross-section area of the external wires is not sufficient and the wires could consequently overheat.

- The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting and live metal parts could consequently become accessible.

- The insulation resistance is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

41
A12/0208/13

Romania

Category: Toys

Product: Baby doll

Brand: Kaina

Name: Dream girl

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby doll 27 cm length, made of plastic and dressed in purple and orange overalls; packaged in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 10.07 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). There is a risk that phthalates may come into contact with the child’s mouth and/or skin.

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  

 

42
A12/0209/13

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' outfit

Brand: z.z. New style

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: THE BEST YOU CHHOOSE

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' outfit intended for children aged between 6 - 12 months consisting of jacket and blue-green pants. The jacket has three flap pockets, two at the side and one on the chest. On the left side there is the inscription “ F4 BOBY” The jacket has a frontal zipper and hood. The hood is equipped with a string of 118 cm with free ends of 22 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a serious 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.  

 

43
A12/0210/13

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy

Brand: Zoolife

Name: Zoolife Popeyes

Type/number of model: Piggy

Batch number/Barcode: 66000334131

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink pop-eyed toy pig packed in a transparent plastic box

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes of the toy can be easily removed and swallowed by children

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 40% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).There is a risk that phthalates may come into contact with the child’s mouth and/or skin.

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

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

 

44
A12/0211/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Key-ring with soft toy

Brand: Joy-toy

Name: Cars

Type/number of model: 1000384, Lightning McQueen

Batch number/Barcode: 8033662337614

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft filled toy (1000384, Lightning McQueen) attached to a key-ring with chain.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The poses a risk of choking because small parts (chain link) can come loose and may be put into the mouth 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: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

Italy,
Belgium  

(*)

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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