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Report 12 (Published on: 29/03/2013)

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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
A12/0375/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter

Brand: Alu U-Play

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: CSL19T-INTF, Factory: 1AA; Date of manufacture: July 2012

Batch number/Barcode: 3569700012371

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Aluminium scooter; dimensions 62 x 29.5 x 72 cm. Colours: pink and blue. According to packaging, “for users aged four and over”. Maximum load: 50 kg. Torque 8 NM

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The space between the front wheel and the body of the toy is not sufficient. The scooter’s steering column is not strong enough and may collapse causing falls.

In addition, the product poses the risk of injuries due to the presence of accessible sharp edges on the insides of the handlebars

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market. Recall of the product from end users  

 

2
A12/0378/13

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Shoe-cleaning device

Brand: Hydas

Name: Station de Cirage

Type/number of model: KD-5002

Batch number/Barcode: Item No 8510/batch No 2910/CUG 632611/EAN 4004128007671

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Device for cleaning shoes with five different heads. It connects to the mains and has rechargeable batteries.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Burns

The batteries continue to charge beyond 150% of their capacity. This creates the risk of the batteries catching fire or exploding.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market. Recall of the product from end users  

 

3
A12/0379/13

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Shoes

Brand: Diamantique

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MT8930

Batch number/Barcode: 20120008930

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Studded ankle boots with rubber soles.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it releases up to 1.51 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

4
A12/0380/13

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Malien

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MT 6042

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: brown, studded, ankle boots with rubber sole. The product has three decorative chains in the upper back part.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it releases up to 1.03 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

5
A12/0381/13

Italy

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Shoes

Brand: Piedy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ankle boots with rubber soles.

Batch number/Barcode: cod. 520-B

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Studded ankle boots with rubber/crepe soles.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it releases up to 9.33 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation

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

 

6
A12/0382/13

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Loudspeaker

Brand: Sound Nod

Name: Travel speaker for MP3

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6438148 001896

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Portable loudspeaker supplied with charger ("Travel charger", input AC 100 - 240 V, 50 Hz. Class II. Output: DC 6 V 350 mA). Sold in a black transparent package.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The charger poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distances and clearances in the mains transformer between the primary windings and the secondary winding are insufficient.

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

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

 

7
A12/0383/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Sesamedad

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8581234564077

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plush figurine dressed in red jacket, short trousers with yellow belt and scarf, wearing a blue cap with a small bell on the top. (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the small bell on the cap) that can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

8
A12/0385/13

Slovakia

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Mountain bicycles

Brand: X-RACE

Name:

1. Arrow

2. Speed

Type/number of model:

1. Full Suspension FS 26, No: HW12022805

2. No. PL0509

Batch number/Barcode:

1. EAN code: 8594037104685,

2. EAN code: 8594037104616

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1) Metallic red and white mountain bicycle with 26” wheels, suspended front and rear forks, two independent braking assembles.

2) Blue and white mountain bicycle, size 24”, with non-suspended frame and fork.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Injuries

The handlebar stem and the crank assembly are not sufficiently strong and could break causing the rider to fall.

The products do not comply with the relevant standard EN 14766.

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

 

9
A12/0386/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Police Prowess

Type/number of model: No. 538A, Super police, reference No. 60214

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8585030060214

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children´s plastic gun set with two projectiles with suction cups. The toy is packed in a blister pack marked with information about the importer, CE marking and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical,
Choking

The product poses a chemical risk because the material of the suction cups contains 7.23 % by weight of DEHP and 7.10 % by weight of DPB. In addition, it contains 3.23 % by weight of DINP.

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups could be placed in the mouth by children and block the airways.

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.

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.  

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

 

10
A12/0387/13

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Christmas lighting chain

Brand: YJS

Name: Luz de Arroz, Christmas Collection

Type/number of model: 1. 100 Lamps, No. 40537,
2. 140 Lamps, No. 40544

Batch number/Barcode: 1. EAN: 8585030040537,
2. EAN: 8585030040544

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chains with non- replaceable, LED-type lamps, equipped with a flashing unit. The packaging is a cardboard box with a picture of two snowmen and marking "Light up your life this Christmas".

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

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

- The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and its cover can be fragmented, resulting in accessible live parts.

- The insulation material of the flashing unit is flammable.

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

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

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

 

11
A12/0388/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Pipetto Kids wear

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 7895-98-3

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit in two parts – a top in grey colour with a zip, long pink sleeves and a hood with a red textile cord, the ends of which have been secured against unravelling by means of a hot seal. On the front there is a printed pattern of a boy on a bicycle, stars, and the inscription „SPORT TIME” 7895-98-3. The trousers are grey. On one of the trouser-legs there is a red and blue inscription: „SPORT TIME” 7895-9, and stars. For children aged 2, size 92 cm.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation 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  

 

12
A12/0389/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Pipetto Kids wear

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a top in blue colour with a zip, long dark blue sleeves, a dark blue hood supplied with a blue textile cord, the ends of which have been secured against unravelling by means of a hot seal. On the front there is a printed pattern of a giraffe and some inscriptions around the head of the giraffe which is holding a sign marked “How many”. The trousers are blue. On one of the trouser-legs there are figures and a giraffe’s head with an inscription "Pipetto Kids wear". For children aged 3 years.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation 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  

 

13
A12/0390/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Frutta

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

2 800000 005467

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black, long-sleeved sweatshirt intended for children up to 7 years. It has a hood on which there is an inscription 'FRUTTA' written in white sequins. The hood has a white textile cord, the ends of which have been secured against unravelling. The front of the sweatshirt has a zip with two pockets. In the top left-hand section there are two embroidered cherries in white, and in the lower section there are printed cherries in blue. There is an attached cardboard label with information about the producer and a textile label bearing the brand name.

On the inside of the sweatshirt there are inscriptions with the brand name and other smaller inscriptions.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

14
A12/0391/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit

Brand: Childrens E&H Department

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's grey tracksuit. The top part is a long-sleeved jacket with a zip and a hood that has two decorative striped ears. On the front part there is a patched pattern of a dinosaur in grey colour, and also embroidered letters in blue, red and white. The trousers have fixed cords in the waist which are longer than 140 mm when measured from the point of fixing. Their free ends are secured against unravelling by seals.

The sides of the trouser legs have white, red, and grey stripes, and on the right leg there is the same dinosaur pattern and embroidered coloured letters as can be found on the jacket.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

15
A12/0392/13

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Disney

Name: Mickey

Type/number of model: Item code: D92551

Batch number/Barcode: 00431 001070935

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' bikini in blue. The upper part has 2 blue cords with free ends in the neck area and 2 white cords that are to be tied in the back area. The bikini bottom has 2 pairs of white functional cords on each side (length: 220 mm). Sizes: 6 and 8 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back and 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.  

 

16
A12/0393/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with pony

Brand: Unknown

Name: Girls Fashion

Type/number of model: No. 181 (on the packaging), Babyka N: 65271 (on the label)

Batch number/Barcode: 858503065271

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set comprising a plastic doll with three dresses and a plastic pony. Packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The plastic material used for the head of the doll contains 35.8 % by weight of DEHP. The plastic material of the pony contains 39.3 % by weight 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

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

 

17
A12/0394/13

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Solymar

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 12259

Batch number/Barcode: 000548001742864

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Orange and white bikini for young children. The upper part has 2 blue cords with free ends in the neck area and 2 blue cords that are to be tied in the back area. Sizes: 1-4.

Country of origin: Greece


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/0395/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Set of two plastic dolls

Brand: Unknown

Name: Devil

Type/number of model: Babyka N: 67879

Batch number/Barcode: 8585030067879

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy set comprised of two plastic dolls – vampires. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent opening at the front.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the plastic material of the heads of the dolls contains respectively 35.9% and 39.9 % by mass bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the plastic material of the shoes contains respectively 4.77% and 0.83 % by mass bis (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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Warning consumers of the risks.  

 

19
A12/0396/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy police set

Brand: San Jia Cheng

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1108A

Batch number/Barcode: 6949987301103

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy police set comprised of 1 black & brown gun, 1 blue & white pistol, 6 black projectiles with pink suction cups and a pair of grey plastic handcuffs. Packaged in a blister on cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth and block the airways.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

20
A12/0397/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Rongye Toys

Name: Police Gun

Type/number of model: 8811

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set consisting of 2 toy guns and 8 orange projectiles with suction cups. Packaged in a blister on cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The projectiles are too short and the suction cups could be put in the mouth and block the airways.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

21
A12/0398/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Mikro

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model:

#YS6678, 91297

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8592117912977

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy made from black and red textile material, with a length of approximately 20 cm. The doll has a red ribbon on the top of the head, two small bells in the ears as earrings, big red lips and it is holding a red heart in the right hand.

The toy has an attached paper label with information about the importer and a barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts (the small bells) which can be easily detached and may 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.  

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

 

22
A12/0399/13

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Fantasia

Name: Flesh Tone

Type/number of model: 3026

Batch: 1758 Model: 30 ml

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tea rose tattoo ink in a 30 ml plastic bottle.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 196 ppm of barium, 61 ppm of chromium and 1170 ppm of zirconium.

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 barium may not exceed 50 ppm and the level of chromium may not exceed 0.2 ppm.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

23
A12/0400/13

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: School pencil case

Brand: Stylex

Name: Toppoint

Type/number of model:

1. Product ref. 47309

2. Product ref. 47310

Batch number/Barcode:

1. Product ref. 47309 - batch BB/BA

2. Product ref. 47310- batch BB/BA

Barcode: 4 044186 473100

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Zipped, folding pencil case with timetables, crayons, pencils, rubber, pencil sharpener, ruler and cartridges.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the crayons contain up to 2.7 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Czech Republic  

24
A12/0401/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Giolan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: CH 248-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White lacquered, synthetic shoes with a thick ankle strap as a fastener. The back area is decorated with a ribbon with glued small-sized rhinestones. The packaging is a decorated purple cardboard box.

Size: 22

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

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

 

25
A12/0402/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Yomax

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: JS-2261AL

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black, synthetic shoes for young girls. The shoes are decorated with embroidery and sequins in the toe cap area. They are fastened with a metal buckle in the ankle area. The packaging is a cardboard box with a photograph of children. Size: 24

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market , Recall of the product from end users  

 

26
A12/0403/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Breeze Girls

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' clothing set intended for small children (aged 1-7) and older children (aged 7-14), sizes: 140 cm, 116 cm, 128, cm, 140 cm. The set is pink and has two parts: 1/ a top with a zip at the front, two pockets, long sleeves and a hood; there is an inscription "BREEZE GIRLS 1974" written on the front with attached sequins. On the back of the top there is a colourful appliquéd pattern with firmly attached sequins; 2/ trousers with two side pockets, supplied with decorative cords attached to the front of the waist area whose free ends are approx. 14 cm and have a knot. In the lower part of the trouser legs there are threaded functional cords intended to regulate the opening of the trouser-legs, the ends of which hang below the lower hem of the trousers. They also have a knot and freely pass through a tunnel without being fixed in at least one point.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords that hang below the lower 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  

 

27
A12/0404/13

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrow set

Brand: Hawkins Bazaar

Name: Wooden Bow and Arrows

Type/number of model: 12939

Batch number/Barcode: 5038728071663Batch: G12

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A wooden bow with white string and three arrows with suction cup ends. The bow and arrows are attached to a cardboard backing that when opened forms a target. The wooden arrows are comprised of 3 parts – a long wooden shaft, suction cup and a short, wooden, tubular component. The suction cup is secured to the tubular component using a wooden dowel and the shaft is inserted into the other end of the tubular component and secured with glue.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cup and wooden tubular component may easily break off from the shaft and may be swallowed by children.

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

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  

 

28
A12/0405/13

Slovakia

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: Unknown

Name: Mini NightLight / Lampa na Spanie

Type/number of model: Moon light, Item No. Q2526549A, HEER X001 (on the plug)

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 859254826549

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Night-light made from white plastic material, with a cover made from textile with a metallic frame. Packed in blister.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Burns

The material of the lamp is not resistant to heat and may deform. As a result, the user may have direct access to live and hot parts.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

29
A12/0406/13

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: USB charger

Brand: Unknown

Name: USB Multi-Charge Cable

Type/number of model: UNIT – 168 C, Item No. 7134358120, Model of adaptor: KX-1513 and KY-738A

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8590000343587

OECD Portal Category:

Description: USB charger supplied with an adaptor for cars, a self-winding cable, USB connector and connectors of various types. Packed in a blister.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The charger poses a risk of electric shock because:

- it does not have adequate mechanical strength and the material from which it is made is not sufficiently resistant to heat. As a result, the charger may break or deform and live parts may become accessible;

- the clearances and creepage distances in the transformer are not sufficient.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

30
A12/0407/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Beautiful Sister

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s tracksuit-type trousers intended for small children (aged 1-7), sizes: 1, 2, 3 and 6. The trousers are grey and green, supplied with a decorative cord that is attached in the waist area. On the front of the right trouser-leg there is an embroidered crown. There are textile labels attached to the trousers with the following inscription "Beautiful Sister".

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

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

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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A12/0408/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle set

Brand: Chou Jang Toys.

Name: Baby sway bell

Type/number of model: No. S03

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of three plastic rattles in the shape of an orange teddy bear, green four-leaf clover with a ball in the middle and a pink flower with a ball in the middle. Packed in a plastic transparent bag closed with a coloured, printed fastener with marking "Baby Sway Bell".

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because the pink flower rattle can easily break, releasing small parts, and the handle of the item is too long and could get stuck in the mouth of the child.

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

Voluntary measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

32
A12/0409/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Mountain

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model:

3301-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and fuchsia shoes with a black strap. The toe cap is decorated with glued silver rhinestones. The packaging is a pink cardboard box decorated with flowers. Size: 24

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

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

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

 

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

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

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

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


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


Disclaimer - EN

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

Disclaimer - DE

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

Disclaimer - FR

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

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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