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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 21 (Published on: 31/05/2013)

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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
A12/0594/13

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Combat Mission

Name: M-4 Air Gun Set

Type/number of model: TY1850

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Green plastic rifle 660mm long with yellow detailing: black plastic trigger and reload knob, orange muzzle, supplied with ten darts with gold plastic bodies and neon pink polymer suction cups. The product is packed in a cardboard box covered by transparent plastic.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because 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.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

2
A12/0603/13

Italy

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair treatment products

Brand: Coppola

Name: Keratin Complex Repair Therapy – Intense RX

Type/number of model: Ionic keratin protein restructuring serum

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 9492248912 (50ml) – 2. 9492249984 (473ml)

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: The product is sold in two formats: 1. Rigid, metal-coloured 50 ml bottle with pump cap and dispenser. The liquid is clear with a fruity scent. Enclosed in a black box with fluorescent pink and white lettering; 2. Black plastic 473 ml bottle with pump cap.

Country of origin: Brazil

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 0.8% (product 1) and 0.5% (product 2) free and liberated formaldehyde, above the permitted levels.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

3
A12/0604/13

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Biker gloves

Brand: Sweep

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) Sweep Laguna racing,
2) Sweep Track

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1) A pair of white-black-red leather gloves for bikers, packed in a transparent and black plastic bag. Available in different sizes.

2) A pair of black leather gloves for bikers, packed in a transparent and black plastic bag. Available in different sizes.

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Environment

Packages (i.e. plastic bags) of these products pose an environmental pollution risk because the quantity of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) exceeds the limit 0.01 % (i.e.100 mg/kg) by mass of the polymer.

1) Plastic materials of bag contains cadmium 350 mg/kg.

2) Plastic materials of bag contains cadmium 340 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation 1907/2006.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

4
A12/0605/13

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy Gun Set

Brand: Combat Mission

Name: M-60 Air Gun Set

Type/number of model: TY1849

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green plastic rifle 765 mm long with yellow detailing black plastic trigger and reload knob, orange muzzle and green plastic gun rest supplied with ten darts with gold plastic bodies and neon pink polymer suction cups. Cardboard packaging with product covered in see through plastic.

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.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

5
A12/0606/13

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: HYUNDAI

Name: Veloster

Type/number of model: Model Veloster (FS)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: The recall affects certain vehicles produced from start of production to 28 Feb 2012, with VINs from start of production to KMHTC6ADXCU063169.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to water entering the rear brake caliper, the hand brake may not release completely. Incomplete release of the hand brake could cause an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Slovakia,
Netherlands,
Bulgaria,
Denmark,
United Kingdom,
Hungary,
Spain,
Sweden,
Finland,
Slovenia,
Germany  

6
A12/0607/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Building site lamp

Brand: Viking

Name: Rechargeable LED working floodlight

Type/number of model: Lamp: 07065 Battery charger:KYH0043

Batch number/Barcode: 7 316040 070655

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Building site lamp supplied with a battery charger ("Switching AC/DC power adapter") and sold in a black / blue cardboard box.

Technical specification: DS-20W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz, class II/III, IP66

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage distance between the live primary circuit and accessible secondary circuit of the transformer of the charger is not sufficient.

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

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

 

7
A12/0608/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: Souza for Kids

Name: Princesa Victoria (Princess Victoria)

Type/number of model: VICTORIA, STYLE: 178

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The costume is presented for sale in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box. The front of the box shows some children wearing different costumes. The back of the box shows the label and a photo of the princess costume. The costume is a light pink dress. The skirt of the dress has two layers: the first is pale pink tulle and the second is pale pink cloth. The waist area has some functional crossed golden cords. Golden cloth roses are attached all over the dress as decoration. A label sewn to the dress reads: 4-7 yrs. 104-122 cm.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Injuries,
Suffocation

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the waist area. The product poses a risk of suffocation due to the presence of a plastic bag in the packaging which is not thick enough and may cause obstruction of the airway from the mouth and nose.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

8
A12/0609/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden duck

Brand: AR

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No. 62644

Batch number/Barcode: 8430852626448

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Orange wooden duck, the bill and wheels are red, the centre of the body is open, allowing a rigid blue wire to pass through it. Around the wire, there are three flat wooden cylinders: one blue, one yellow and one red. The label attached to the toy indicates the importer's identification details.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the wheels of the toy can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Portugal  

9
A12/0610/13

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Earring and Necklace

Brand: Fashion Jewelry

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) HP016 2) HP060

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: 1) A silver metallic earring with a red hanging flower made of metal wire covered with red yarn. Attached to a black label with text "Fashion Jewelry" and enclosed in a transparent plastic bag. 2) A necklace containing a black plastic string and a yellow circle pendant made of metal wire and yellow yarn. Closed by a metallic lock with adjusting chain.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because:

1)The rate of nickel released from the metallic parts of the earring is up to 35 µg/cm²/week, exceeding the limit value of 0.2 µg/cm²/week for products intended to be inserted in the ear.

2)The rate of nickel released from the metallic parts of the necklace is up to 1,4 µg/cm²/week, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 µg/cm²/week for articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin.

The products do not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

10
A12/0611/13

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Fishing Toy

Brand: Go Fishing

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item number 513101710 in invoice, item number 222-8 in invoice and in the package

Batch number/Barcode: 6438022300442

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic fishing game with a magnetic component. A fishing rod with a reel, a float and a magnetic part (hook), packed in blister on a cardboard. Also plastic fishes in different colours included.

Country of origin: China

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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: Import rejected at border  

 

11
A12/0612/13

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: PORSCHE

Name: 911

Type/number of model: Models 911 Carrera (991) and 911 Carrera 4 (991)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: The recall affects Porsche 911 Carrera (991) and 911 Carrera 4 (991) vehicles, from model year 2012 to 2013, manufactured between 03.11.2011 and 14.11.2012.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The exhaust tailpipe of the rear muffler can crack on vehicles with higher mileage and this can subsequently result in the loss of the exhaust tailpipe. This can lead to road accidents.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

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

12
A12/0613/13

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Small Plastic balls

Brand: Aojie

Name: Sporting Toys

Type/number of model: Item number AJ4421FB in invoice

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 3 plastic balls in different colours imitating a basketball, football and volleyball, packed in a plastic net with a cardboard label. Diameter of each ball approx. 9 cm.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the yellow-blue-red ball (imitating a volleyball) contains 36 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

13
A12/0614/13

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Tablet PC

Brand: Mobii

Name: 10" PROTab25XXL

Type/number of model: Tablet PC:Protab 25XXL Battery charger: HT-001-050-200

Batch number/Barcode: 8718182466843

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tablet PC supplied with battery charger ("AC/DC adapter"). Sold in white / brown cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the tablet poses a risk of electric shock because the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings 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,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

14
A12/0615/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: MANTIAN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: SHAPE: 2034

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Green and blue bikini, decorated with sea figures, fish and octopus. The swimsuit can be tied and adjusted with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area. Size 5-6

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

15
A12/0616/13

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Decorative strings

Brand: FIX IT (ΦΤΙΑΞΕ ΤΟ)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 36PK, Item No.: FS20

Batch number/Barcode: 5060053440685

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 36 decorative strings of the scoobidou style, green and yellow, 95 cm length, and a few green and white beads contained in a small transparent bag. The parts of the set are intended for the creation of key-rings. The product is packed in a transparent bag with a double-sided yellow and orange cardboard label. The front side of the label bears the name of the product in Greek. The rear side bears information about the use of the product, the importer, the model, the item number, the barcode, a pictogram indicating that it is unsuitable for use by children under the age of three years and warnings in English.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.8 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 

16
A12/0617/13

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's footwear

Brand: Corina

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: C2334

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Women's sandals, fabric upper and synthetic sole. Description of packaging: - bears a label showing the importer's details and the model.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.144 mg/kg pentachlorophenol (PCP), exceeding the permitted level of 0.05 mg/kg laid down in the national standard UNE 59950.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

17
A12/0618/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: Souza for Kids

Name: Princesa Elizabeth (Princess Elizabeth)

Type/number of model: Model: ELIZABETH 301

Batch number/Barcode: 8718403981001

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Girls' princess fancy dress consisting of two parts: a dark pink dress and a dark pink belt. The skirt of the dress has three layers: the first one is dark pink, the second one is made of transparent tulle and the third one is light pink. The belt has a rose in the waist area with decorative cords attached to the belt. The product is sold in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box which is also part of the product packaging. The back of the box shows the label and some photos of the princess costume. A label sewn to the costume indicates: 5-7 yrs. 110-122 cm.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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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  

 

18
A12/0619/13

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Bag

Brand: Cache-Cache

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Sapolusa

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Multicoloured holdall bag bearing printed USA flag.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risks because it contains banned azocolourants. The product releases 45 mg/kg of 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine, which exceeds the limit level of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

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

 

19
A12/0620/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Peugeot

Name: Partner

Type/number of model: Type: 7, Model: Partner III, EC type-approval: e2*2001/116*0365*, e2*2007/46*0001*

Batch number/Barcode: Not applicable

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Vehicles produced between November 2011 and December 2011 are affected. Information on the operation (under the code ZDU) is provided by the dealers.

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because the fixing bolts of the front seat belt return rails may loosen. The belt could thus not function properly in cases of accidents or sudden braking.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland,
The Netherlands,
United Kingdom,
Spain,
Sweden,
Portugal,
Slovenia  

20
A12/0621/13

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mobile phone charger

Brand: S.M.C.

Name: For iPhone 4S (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT)

Type/number of model: Article BO-7054

Batch number/Barcode: 8532105070548

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The product is presented in blister packaging containing the battery charger, an adaptor cable for lighter sockets and an iPhone cable.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the primary circuit conductors are not fitted with any additional shielding. If the mechanical fastening failed, the insulation distances might be reduced and/or electrical arcing might be caused. In addition the product fails the dielectric test and the insulation is insufficient.

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

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

 

21
A12/0622/13

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Earrings

Brand: Fashion Jewelry

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item no. MAU-0183 ( in invoice)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow earrings made of metal alloy. They have one oval and one triangle metalpiece linked together.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the metal material of the oval and triangle parts contains 23 % of cadmium by weight (expressed as Cd metal) exceeding the limit of 0,01 % by weight.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

22
A12/0623/13

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair dryer

Brand: Hair Tech

Name: Unkwown

Type/number of model: Manufacturer’s reference: 8016 Commercial reference: HT142

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Black hair dryer sold in a cardboard packaging with transparent front. The Voltage: 220-240 V AC and poower: 2 000 W. Protection against electric shock: Class I with 2-P + T socket (the earth conductor is not connected in the product).

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the metal shaft of the motor, which is not separated from the live parts by double or reinforced insulation, is accessible via the air inlet of the dryer. In addition, the cover of the product is not sufficiently insulated from water infiltrations.

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

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

 

23
A12/0624/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: GL350, GL450, GL500, GL63 AMG

Type/number of model: Type: 166, 166 AMG EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0598*04, e1*2007/46*0826*00

Batch number/Barcode: Not applicable

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Year of manufacture is 2012.

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the second-row seat belt anchor fitting bolts may not be properly torqued. The anchor bolts may thus continue to loosen through vibration caused by driving and therefore may not withstand the strain.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Bulgaria,
Slovakia,
Sweden,
Hungary  

24
A12/0625/13

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Universal charger for mobile phones

Brand: TDSCDMA

Name: Cargador

Type/number of model: FK-030

Batch number/Barcode: 8549751564895

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is packed in a transparent cardboard box. The brand, the bar code and the type of the product are also printed on the box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation can easily break down, and the clearance for reinforced insulation is lower than the permitted levels. In addition, the input power conductors are not properly fixed.

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  

 

25
A12/0626/13

Bulgaria

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Unknown

Name: 3 in1 Laser & LED Light & Key Chain

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: 3 in1 laser pointer with a torch (LED AG13 4,5V) and a key-ring. It has two buttons in two different colours, no labels, warnings or instructions for use in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser is Class 3R and no information or safety requirements are delivered with the product. Lasers with a power output higher than Class 2 are considered as dangerous.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

26
A12/0627/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Best

Name: 140 Rice Lights

Type/number of model: Model: ZJ-140L

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes serial-parallel connected non-replaceable 140 pieces red miniature lamps. The product can be operated with flashing switch and control unit. Main parts of the lighting chain are: two-pin plug; flashing switch and control unit; internal printed circuit board; one-wire, single-insulated connecting cables and two-wire double insulated main supply cable without marking. The packaging is a colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Burns,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of burns due to the insufficient dimension of the cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires.

The product poses also a risk of electric shock because 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 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  

 

27
A12/0628/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Best

Name: 140 LED Vilagit

Type/number of model: Model: YS-140L-LED

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lighting chain includes 140 serial-parallel connected non-replaceable, light yellow, LED lamps.The product can be operated with a flashing switch and control unit. Main parts of the lighting chain are: two-pin plug; two-pole cord extension socket; flashing switch and control unit; one-wire, single-insulated connecting cables and two-wire single-insulated main supply cable without marking. The product packaging is a transparent plastic box.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Burns,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of burns due to the insufficient dimension of the cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires.

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting and live metal parts could consequently become accessible. Moreover, the structure of the cord extension socket enables single-pole insertion of plugs.

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  

 

28
A12/0629/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: FJHU

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: FSW1213

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hooded jacket for children with zip. The hood includes an unattached elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is available in pink, blue and purple colours. The size is 134.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots and toggles with free ends in the hood.

The product poses a risk of injuries because the rubber in the drawstrings can cause the toggles to easily spring back when pulled.

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

 


(*)

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

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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