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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 16 (Published on: 26/04/2013)

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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
A12/0473/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Musical and activity tractor

Brand: Happy Farm

Name: Activity Tractor

Type/number of model: Ref 6032

Batch number/Barcode: 8499660211307

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multi-coloured plastic tractor with a trailer containing animals. The packaging is a cardboard box with an open front, bearing the words: 'Happy Farm' and 'Activity Tractor'. On the back there is a label indicating the importer’s details, the CE mark, the reference, the barcode and the country of origin.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because if the toy breaks, it can easily generate small parts, which can be put in the mouth of small children and may get stuck and block the airways.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

2
A12/0474/13

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sandals

Brand: Lucky Joe

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. No 150712.401

Batch number/Barcode: 4752062020002

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sandals (blue) packed in a light blue cardboard box marked “Lucky Joe”. The article number (Art. No 150712.401) is marked on an attached label; size 24. The lining and insole of the sandals are made of leather; the upper and outer sole are made of other materials.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather of the lining and insole of the sandals contain 6.6 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

3
A12/0475/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Fantasia

Name: Lining Black

Type/number of model: Art. No. 3029

Batch number/Barcode: Batch 1762

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black tattoo ink in a 125 ml glass bottle with screw cap. Best-before date 05/2014.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 186 ppb of Benzo(a)pyrene (BaP).

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 Benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) may not exceed 5 ppb.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

4
A12/0476/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Caravan

Brand: Hymer

Name: Eriba Nova, Eriba Nova-S

Type/number of model: Type: EG/N 001, EG/NT 001 Manufactured in 2011-2012

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Caravan

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

Due to the cyclical bending movement of the wooden floor, while the vehicle is moving or stationary, the floor heating mat between the PVC covering and the wood sandwich can break at the butt joints. The result is uncontrolled contact resistance during heating, which may lead in extreme cases to the PVC covering catching fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Spain,
The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Sweden  

5
A12/0477/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Toyota

Name: Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Voltz

Type/number of model: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 28 December 2001 and 3 May 2004.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The front airbags and/or the pyrotechnic seat-belt tensioner units can loosen unintentionally. The airbag control device was manufactured using application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC), which are susceptible to internal short circuits. If the control device is subjected to strong inductive electrical noise – caused by other electrical components in the vehicle - this can result in an internal short circuit. Abnormal current flow can arise in the airbag control device, causing the interior temperature to increase, potentially damaging the ASIC.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Finland  

6
A12/0478/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Activity toys: train, lorry and van.

Brand: Perez y Rincón

Name: 1) Toy Train2) Speed Top Truck Car3) Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) Ref. 788,
2) Ref. 1234,
3) Ref. 1239

Batch number/Barcode: 8435331312348

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1) Multi-coloured, plastic train with two carriages, lights, sound and figurines.

2) Multi-coloured educational lorry with lights and sound.

3) Multi-coloured educational van with lights, sounds and letter puzzle pieces. It has a cord so that it can act as a pull-along toy.

All three toys are battery-operated and are packed in individual boxes with a plastic window and a label showing information about importer's details and CE marking. Another label contains information on the production batch, references, manufacturer ID and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Strangulation

The products pose a risk of choking because they can generate small parts (letters, plastic parts and wheels), which can be put in the mouth of small children and may get stuck and block the airway.

The toy van poses a risk of strangulation because it has a cord which exceeds the maximum permitted length for pull-along toys.

The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

7
A12/0479/13

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Nissan

Name: Almera, Navara, Pathfinder, Patrol, Terrano II, Tino and XTrail

Type/number of model: Almera (N16) ,
Navara (D22),
Pathfinder (R50),
Patrol (Y61),
Terrano II (R20),
Tino (V10),
XTrail (T30)

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan,
United Kingdom,
Spain

No pictures are available

Injuries

The front passenger airbag inflators may have been manufactured out of specification. This could create excessive pressure within the inflator during airbag deployment and may result in separation of the airbag housing.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Spain,
Slovakia,
Greece,
United Kingdom,
Bulgaria,
Iceland,
Hungary,
Ireland,
Poland,
Finland,
Denmark  

8
A12/0480/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Best

Name: 240 Rice Lights

Type/number of model: ZJ-240L

Batch number/Barcode: -

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 240 miniature lamps. The miniature lamps are red, yellow, green and blue. Packaging: a colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns,
Electric shock

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

·        The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat.

·        The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·        The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges.

·        The electrical insulation is not sufficient.

·        The product is recommended for outdoor use but is not protected against moisture.

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. Recall of the product from end users.  

 

9
A12/0481/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Happy Diwali Light 100L

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 100 miniature lamps. The miniature lamps are red, yellow, green and blue. Packaging: a colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Electric shock

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

·        The wire ends are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting.

·        Live parts of wires can be touched because of the lack of insulation.

·        The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are in contact with sharp edges.

·        The electrical insulation is not sufficient.

·        The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required and the user may therefore touch the pin of the plug during connection.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

10
A12/0482/13

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Power supply "Universal Notebook Adapter"

Brand: basicXL

Name: Universal notebook adapter

Type/number of model: BXL-NBT-U03

Batch number/Barcode: 5412810149995

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal AC adapter for a notebook. Sold in a white and brown cardboard box (with the image of the product on the front). Technical specifications: Class II equipment Input: 100-240VAC 50/60Hz, Output : 15-24V, 120W

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Clearance/creepage distances in the mains transformer between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient. Due to this defect, the user can receive an electric shock from the accessible output connector in case of a fault in the product.

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

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

 

11
A12/0483/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED bulb

Brand: Moodlux

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PW GU10

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED bulb sold in a white cardboard package. Technical specifications: DR-3W-GU10, 230V, 50Hz, 13mA, 3500K

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The electrical strength is not sufficient. As a result, live metal parts may be accessible to the user.

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. Recall of the product from end users.  

 

12
A12/0484/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Ke Yi Qi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item № К-908

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit – a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers - intended for children up to 7 years of age. The sweatshirt has cords in the neck area and the hood, which are not secured against unravelling. The sweatshirt has an inscription “Fashion” and under the right trouser pocket there is another inscription “Fashion Site”.

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.  

 

13
A12/0485/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Rosso kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: № WR-38

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with a hood bordered with down. The jacket is intended for children up to 7 years of age and has been supplied with cords in the neck area and the hood.

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: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

14
A12/0486/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: J.S.J

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item № JSJ-9088

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jacket with a hood bordered with down. The jacket is intended for children up to 7 years of age and has been supplied with cords in the neck area and the hood.

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.  

 

15
A12/0487/13

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Stationery products

Brand: Kärnan

Name: Kul med Scrapbooking

Type/number of model: 250095a (batch no 0343)

Batch number/Barcode: 7317442500955

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of stationery products for making scrap books. One of the products is a glitter pen with a plastic grip made of PVC.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic grip on the gel pen contains di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured amount 21-25 %).

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.  

 

17
A12/0489/13

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Balleri

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: FY151-1 and FY151-2

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ shoes with synthetic uppers and soles. Packaging: cardboard boxes showing the model, colour and size.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the leather of the lining and insole of the shoes contain: (model FY151-1) up to 30.1 mg/kg of Chromium (VI); and (model FY151-2) up to 40.2 mg/kg. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 17075:2008.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

18
A12/0490/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Union-Star

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: HF034

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' black and white bikini decorated with the head of a bear. The top can be tied at the neck with functional cords that have free ends. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have knotted ends in the waist area. Sizes: 116, 122, 128

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

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

 

19
A12/0491/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Roberto

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 515

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' yellow bikini decorated with the inscription: "Swimming Club Since 2011". The top can be tied with functional cords that have knotted ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have knotted ends in the waist area. Sizes: 104-110, 116-122, 128-134, 152, 158, 164

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knotted ends in the neck area and at the back of the bikini.

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

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

 

20
A12/0492/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Egg incubator

Brand: Unknown

Name: Electrical Thermostat Incubator

Type/number of model: JN560

Batch number/Barcode: None present

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Egg incubator, white base with a clear lid. Packaging: a green box with a photo of a chick on the front.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Injuries

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

·        the user can access live parts

·        parts are separated from live parts only by basic insulation

·        the user can access hazardous moving parts

·        it is supplied with an unsafe mains lead.

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

Compulsory measures: Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product.  

 

21
A12/0493/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Triumph

Name: Street Triple, Street Triple R, Daytona 675 and 675R, Thunderbird and Thunderbird Storm

Type/number of model: Street Triple and Street Triple R/Type D67LD/approval number e11*2002/24*0611*00

Street Triple/Type D67LD3/approval number e11*2002/24*0976*00

Daytona 675 and Daytona 675R/Type D67LC/approval number e11*2002/24*0803*00

Thunderbird and Thunderbird Storm/Type B16BAStreet /approval number e11*2002/24*0833*00

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

A potential problem with the wheel ball bearings could make the motorcycle difficult to handle and cause a loss of control.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Sweden,
The Netherlands,
Hungary  

22
A12/0494/13

Spain

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle

Brand: B'Twin

Name: Rockrider

Type/number of model: Model Rockrider 9.9 XL.

On sale from 19 April 2012 to 14 January 2013.

Batch number/Barcode: Reference:1445602

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mountain bike:

Country of origin: Taiwan

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a risk of the frame breaking which could lead to the cyclist falling off.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Belgium  

23
A12/0495/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mazda

Name: Mazda 6 (GJ)

Type/number of model: Chassis numbers JMZ GJ****21 100083-131439 and JM7GJ4S3*E1106271-107498, manufactured between 31 July 2012 and 9 March 2013.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

An electronic component of a DC-DC converter may fail. In the worst-case scenario, it could burn and cause a fire in the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Slovakia,
Germany,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
United Kingdom,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Finland,
Portugal,
Norway  

24
A12/0496/13

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mazda

Name: Mazda 6

Type/number of model: The recall affects certain vehicles produced from 14 February 2002 to 20 April 2003. VINs range:

JMZ GG**** 01 100581 – 167961 JMZ GG**** 31 100113 – 167866 JMZ GY**** 01 100075 – 126340 JMZ GY**** 31 100055 – 126706

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The density of the propellant in the inflator may be insufficient due to inappropriate production and storage conditions of the propellant. In this case, the inflator may abnormally ignite at the time of airbag deployment, allowing the inner pressure of inflator to increase abnormally, resulting in breakage of the inflator case.

The passenger airbag will not provide adequate protection during a frontal impact and the broken pieces of the inflator case could injure the passenger.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Bulgaria,
United Kingdom,
Denmark,
Slovakia,
Ireland,
Poland,
Sweden,
Finland,
Portugal,
Norway  

25
A12/0497/13

Malta

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Peugeot

Name: Peugeot 308

Type/number of model: e2*2001/116*0362*35; e2*2001/116*0362*36

Chassis No.: VF3 4B5FV8 CS271284 to VF3 4C5FU8 DS006694

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The tightening of the upper attachment of the front right shock absorber rod may not be up to standard. With wear and tear, there is a risk of the suspension breaking, leading to loss of control of the vehicle and possible injuries.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

United Kingdom  

26
A12/0498/13

Slovakia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children´s trousers

Brand: You Joy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: KZ 2334,

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children´s corduroy dungarees with adjustable straps, multiple pockets with metallic buttons and clasps.

Size 12 months.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the metallic parts of the buttons release up to 3.35 µg/cm2/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

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

 

27
A12/0499/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains extension lead

Brand: Neolus

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 4-WAY

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains extension lead for 4 plugs, with earth contact, a switch and a 2.5m cable. Packaging: a transparent nylon bag with a printed card.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire,
Electric shock

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

·        the distance between the side earth contacts is too large;

·        there is no earth wire in the cable;

·        the wire ends of the main supply cable are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting;

·        the cross-sectional area of the conductors in the cable is not sufficient and the cable can overheat.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60884.

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

 

28
A12/0500/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Voltage tester

Brand: Ante

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: A885

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5 999048 639653

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Voltage tester with red and transparent covering. A lamp is located in the handle for indication of phase. The product is without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The metal tip is too long and the protection rim on the handle is too small. As a result, the user could accidentally touch the live metal tip during normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 61243.

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

 

29
A12/0501/13

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Volvo

Name: C30, S40 and V50

Type/number of model: Model year 2011 – 2012.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Injuries

Cracks may develop over time in the right-hand drive shaft. In the worst case, the drive shaft may break, leading to a sudden loss of drive. This may lead to an unsafe traffic situation.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Greece,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Slovakia,
Ireland,
Poland,
Finland,
Austria  

30
A12/0502/13

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: Toyota, Lexus

Name: Toyota Avensis, Yaris, Corolla and Lexus SC430

Type/number of model: The recall concerns vehicles with the following production periods:

AVENSIS: 21 August 2002 – 12 April 2003

YARIS: 5 February 2001 – 25 October 2003

COROLLA: 22 November 2000 – 11 March 2004

LEXUS SC430: 27 December 2000 – 14 May 2003

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom,
Japan,
Turkey,
France

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

The front passenger airbag inflators could have been assembled with improperly manufactured propellant wafers which could cause the inflator to rupture and the front passenger airbag to deploy abnormally in the event of a crash. This situation could increase the risk of injury to the occupant or lead to a fire in the interior compartment.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Slovakia,
Bulgaria,
Sweden,
Estonia,
United Kingdom,
Spain,
Denmark,
Hungary,
Ireland,
Slovenia,
Poland,
Netherlands,
Finland,
Portugal  

31
A12/0503/13

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Naphthalene

Brand: Metan

Name: Naftalinli Tablet

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8697430030152

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Naphthalene pieces in white colour, packed in cellophane packaging placed inside a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for sweets. This may lead children to put pieces in their mouth, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

(*)

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

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

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

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


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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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

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

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

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.

Pour demander une autorisation ou un accord de licence, veuillez vous adresser à: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

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