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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 23 (Published on: 14/06/2013)

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Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of RAPEX notifications EN DE FR
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
A12/0670/13

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Teeth whitening product

Brand: Whitesmile

Name: Home whitening 35% Carbamide Peroxide

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Batch 12070

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

Description: Colourless teeth whitening gel with air bubbles. It has a light, fresh and aromatic fragrance. The composition shown on the packaging is 35% carbamide peroxide, and ~12.2% hydrogen peroxide.The product comes in a transparent plastic syringe with black application tip in white and blue collapsible box.

Country of origin: Germany

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 13,2 % of hydrogen peroxide, which exceeds the permitted level.

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

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

 

2
A12/0671/13

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Lint remover

Brand: JIAJIA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model RSCX-JJ-677, ref. 8100929

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8435292509290

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lint remover, 220V 50Hz 3W. The packaging is a blue cardboard box with a clear plastic window.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product is not sufficiently heat resistant. As a result the structure can deform, leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

3
A12/0672/13

Italy

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair treatment product

Brand: BioNaza Cosmetics

Name: KeraHair – Premiere Brazilian Keratin System

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 5248700202 (946 ml),
2. 5248700210 (473 ml),
3. 5248700201 (236 ml),
4. Unknown (119 ml)

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

Description: The product is sold in four formats: 1. plastic bottle with screw cap and blue label (946 ml); 2. plastic bottle with screw cap and blue label (473 ml); 3. plastic bottle with pump cap (236 ml); 4. plastic bottle with spray cap and blue label (119 ml).

Country of origin: Brazil

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain 2.3% (Product 1.), 2.4% (Product 2.), 0.7% (Product 3.) and 2.6% (Product 4.) of free and liberated formaldehyde and 2.5% (Product 1. and 2.), 0.9% (Product 3.) and 2.5% (Product 4.) of free formaldehyde, above the permitted level (0.2%).

The products do not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

4
A12/0673/13

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: UV lamp

Brand: Shengtuo / Kangtuo

Name: UV Lamp

Type/number of model: ST 818 / KT818

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: UV lamp for fixing false nails, the external part of which is made of thermoplastic material.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Live parts can be accessed via the fuse-holder. The main insulation for the internal conductors and the power cord is accessible via the openings of the lampholder. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

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

 

5
A12/0674/13

France

Category: Construction product

Product: Smoke detector

Brand: Chick-a-Dee

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CHI-02DZ, CHI-02DW, CHI-02DB, CHI-02DP.

Batch number/Barcode: 8718104100060

OECD Portal Category: 83000000 - Building Products

Description: Optical smoke detector in the form of a bird, including batteries. Manufacturing date: 04/09/2011, black and white colour. The product is also available in white, pink and light blue.

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation,
Fire

The product is not sufficiently sensitive to smoke and the alarm volume is not sufficiently high. The failure to detect commonly occurring types of fire does not permit the user and others around them to take the measures necessary to avoid the risk of fire.

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

Sweden  

6
A12/0675/13

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric flycatcher

Brand: YPD

Name: Mosquito Swatter

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Flycatcher in the form of a tennis racquet, with an orange frame and black handle. Packaging mainly green, with a picture of the product.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The level of the electric charge is too high. As a result the product is considered to be dangerous for children and persons with pacemakers. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60335-2.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

7
A12/0676/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Socks with teddy bear key-ring

Brand: Frizzle socks women

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art.no. 70780007

Batch number/Barcode: 8714426780065

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' socks sold with a teddy bear key-ring. The size of the teddy bear soft toy is about 8.5 cm and it has a textile eyelet on the head. The legs and arms of the teddy bear are sewn to the body and it has black plastic eyes and an embroidered nose.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The teddy bear key ring attached to the socks poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (key ring chain) that can be easily detached and can be swallowed by small children.

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

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

 

8
A12/0677/13

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Doll set

Brand: One Dollar Group

Name: The Mini Mermaids

Type/number of model: Lot No. 11503

Batch number/Barcode: 5906245335516

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The toy is a set of two dolls with pink mermaid tails. One is a Barbie-like doll and the other is a little girl doll. They both have long, pink hair. The dolls are packed in a blister attached to a cardboard back.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 28.1% 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

9
A12/0678/13

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Wind-up toy

Brand: PIR

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CHT1151A12

Batch number/Barcode: 5901353048617

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Wind-up, plastic, coloured figurine in the form of a turtle which moves on three wheels. The central part of the tortoise-shell is made of transparent material, into which is placed a ball, freely moving in a groove. The surface is covered with reflective foil and the winding knob is mounted on a metal rod. The product has an attached label bearing information about the producer details, age designation, CE marking and instructions.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break releasing small parts (metal rod and knob) which could be swallowed by small children. In addition, the metal rod has sharp edges which may be accessible to children and could cause injuries.

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  

 

10
A12/0679/13

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter

Brand: HUAN QIU

Name: Rollerboard scooter

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 202400

Batch number/Barcode: 2011062024000

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Children´s folding metallic scooter with adjustable height, equipped with a braking device on the rear wheel.The product is packed in a multi-coloured cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the space between folding or sliding elements is not sufficient. If a child places his fingers in the space between the wheel and the fork they could become trapped. In addition, the scooter does not comply with the safety requirements on the mechanical properties. The diameter of the front wheel and of the handles are less than required.

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

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

11
A12/0680/13

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Aromatizer

Brand: 1) Raggedy Ann∧y,
2) Unknown

Name: 1) Crystal Bead Air Freshener- Lucky lady Bug ; 2) Air freshener Classic Romantic

Type/number of model: 1) Item №8014 2) Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 850171003078,
2 ) 6932745789886

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: 1. An aromatizer in transparent plastic packaging in the form of a ball, the content of which resembles small jelly sweets in terms of their colour, shape and size. The top of the plastic ball has a drawing of a ladybird. The product is available in various colours and it is packed in a cardboard box with indications such as warnings, barcode, and the producer details on the back.

2. An aromatizer in transparent plastic packaging in the form of a kitten, the content of which resembles small jelly sweets in terms of their colour, shape and size. The product is available in various colours and is packed in a cardboard box with indications such as warnings, barcode, and the producer details on the back.

Country of origin: China

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

 

12
A12/0681/13

Lithuania

Category: Furniture

Product: Folding chair

Brand: Unknown

Name: Domino

Type/number of model: JCD1805UZ

Batch number/Barcode: 5904842631826

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: Folding chair for domestic use. The chair legs and seat support are made of a curved 20 mm diameter black steel pipe. The seat is made of 10 mm thick hardboard with 4 mm thick foam, covered with synthetic material, and is attached to the metal frame by six screws. The back is made of 3.5 mm thick hardboard with 4 mm thick foam covered with synthetic material, and is attached with three screws. Dimensions of the seat: height 785 mm; weight 3.3 kg; width 370 mm; depth 390 mm; and the distance from the floor is 400 mm.

Country of origin: Poland

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Injuries

The mechanical strength of the chair is insufficient. The chair legs may become deformed when the user sits on the chair, causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

13
A12/0682/13

Hungary

Category: Food imitating products

Product: Boiled egg shaped decorative candles

Brand: Home & Deco

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 3294600

Batch number/Barcode: 32946006161000000079

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: The decorative candle resembles a half boiled egg. Its color is white and yellow.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

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

Slovenia  

14
A12/0683/13

Belgium

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Inecto

Name: Superblack - guaranteed permanent hair colour creme - 28ml

Type/number of model: 1/32633 BB 01 2015

Batch number/Barcode: 6002058000036

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

Description: Black hair dye consisting of a 28 ml tube with hair colour creme and a 23 ml brown bottle with solution. The product, which is packed in a black cardboard box with white and pale orange lettering, includes plastic gloves and a leaflet with instructions in English, French and Portuguese.

Country of origin: South Africa

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because, according to the label, it contains m-phenylenediamine which is classified as strongly sensitising, and must not be present in hair dyes.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

15
A12/0684/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Electric Ink

Name: 4011 Light Brown

Type/number of model: Article No 401130

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: 2161

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

Description: Opaque brown liquid in small brown bottle with colour printing.

Country of origin: Brazil

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a concentration of 710 mg/kg of 3.3'-d-dichlorobenzidine (aromatic amine).

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, aromatic amines such as 3.3'-d-dichlorobenzidine should not be present in tattoo ink.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

16
A12/0685/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: L'Blue

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 2032A

Batch number/Barcode: 1140002334099

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: White shoes with velcro for young girls. The shoes are decorated with rhinestones and a metal ornament. The shoes are packed in a cardboard box, size 25.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small decorative elements 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  

 

17
A12/0686/13

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies T-shirt

Brand: Lefties

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 8631/262/402 (12-18 months).

Batch number/Barcode: 08631262402183

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Basic long-sleeved T-shirt in different colours for infants. The T-shirt contains press studs in the shoulder area. Each press stud is made of two metallic pieces, a front and a back piece. The product is available in sizes 3-6, 6-9, 9-12 and 12-24 months.

Country of origin: Bangladesh

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (press studs in the shoulder area) that may be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/0687/13

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Snorkelling Set

Brand: SIM-SUB

Name: Snorkelling Set

Type/number of model: 11552/B, Oasis Jr. Set PVC - BLUE - Clamshell

Batch number/Barcode: 8690202115521

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Snorkelling set for children, consisting of a mask and blue coloured snorkel. The product is packed in a blister on cardboard. The front of the cardboard is light blue; it is decorated with the picture of two children snorkelling and bears the brand name and the information “Phthalate Free” and “Non Carcinogenic” in English and Turkish. The rear side bears information about the importer, manufacturer, country of origin, age restriction symbol, and instructions for use and warnings in various languages.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the mask contains up to 4.0% by mass of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the snorkel contains up to 0.9 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

19
A12/0688/13

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Toy doll

Brand: Baby little

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item No. 27002

Batch number/Barcode: 0 285554 000038

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy doll with fabric body and plastic legs, hands and head. Length 18 cm, width 6 cm. The right half of the body and the left arm are light blue and decorated with yellow and orange ducks and fruits. The left half of the body and the right arm are decorated with blue and white horizontal stripes. The doll has a yellow collar and long red hair. On the back of the doll there is a sewn label with the reference, barcode, CE marking, country of origin, warnings and importers' details in various languages. The doll is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 26.4 % by mass 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

20
A12/0689/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Mountain

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 3304-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White shoes for young girls. The shoes are decorated with one white ribbon and two rows of metal coloured rhinestones. The shoes are available in pink and black colours. The product is packed in a pink floral patterned cardboard box. Size: 25

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

21
A12/0690/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: unknown

Name: Happy Diwali Light 100L

Type/number of model: 100L

Batch number/Barcode: 6 332612 881208

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The lighting chain is made of 100 serial-parallel connected and non-replaceable miniature LEDs. The product can be operated by a flashing switch and control unit (8 functions). The product is packed in 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 cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is less than the minimum requirement, and they could consequently overheat. - The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing switch and control unit and the lamps are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. As a result, live metal parts could become accessible to the user. - The accessible wires have only basic insulation and come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit. In case of damage, live metal parts become accessible to the user.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

22
A12/0691/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Activity toy

Brand: Jiecheng Toys Factory

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: I-7937-2312

Batch number/Barcode: 4792850922484

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Colourful plastic rolling toy in the form of rabbit that can be pulled with a short cord. On the rabbit's body and head there are slots into which can be inserted the plastic blocks of differents shapes that are attached to the toy. The product is packed in a plastic net.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because some parts of the toy (plastic blocks and ear of the rabbit) may easily break releasing small parts which could be swallowed by children. In addition, the product pose a risk of cuts due to the presence of sharp edges.

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

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

 



Other risk levels Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of RAPEX notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

23
A11/0039/13

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Play curtain

Brand: Flexa4Dreams

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) Item nr. 83-20028,3 parts, Fuchsia red-Orange pocket + edge 190-200x90

,
2) Item nr. 83-20029, 3 parts, Pink - Lilac pocket + edge 190-200x90 ,
3) Item nr. 83-20031, 3 parts, Blue -Lime green pocket + edge 190-200x90.,
4) Item nr. 83-20033,3 parts, Orange-Lime green pocket +edge 190-200x90.,
5) Item nr. 83-20037, 3 parts, Black Skull+bone print O window 200x90.,
6) Item nr. 83-20084, S Play curtain 5 parts, Fuchs.red-Pink pocket+door+edge 200x90, ,
7) Item nr. 83-20085, S Play curtain 5 parts, Blue-Green pocket+door+edge 200x90,
8) Item nr. 83-20086, SP Play curtain 5 parts,Fuchs.red-Pink pocket+door+edge 190x90, ,
9) Item nr. 83-20087, SP Play curtain 5 parts, Blue-Green pocket+door+edge 190x90.,
10) Item nr. 83-20092, Play curtain 3 parts, Fuch.Red - Pink pocket+ edge 190-200x90

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 5703546053589 ,
2) 5703546055521,
3) 5703546053596,
4) 5703546053619,
5) 5703546056245,
6) 5703546056498,
7) 5703546056504,
8) 5703546056511,
9) 5703546056528,
10) 5703546058621

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 10 different models of textile curtain designed to mount on children's bunk beds. In the curtain is a window with a textile cross bar illustrating the cross bars of the window. The window opening consists of 4 squares each measuring 102x102 mm. The window is less than 600 mm above floor level. The play curtain is not CE marked; it is packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation because the child can easily put his head through the window opening. If the child turns around, the textile curtain may tighten around the child's neck.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

24
A11/0040/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Party blowers

Brand: Disney

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: model Winnie the Pooh

Batch number/Barcode: 5201184094587

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Pack of six party blowers with a white nozzle and a violet paper roll. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard flap which contains information in several languages about warnings of use, age restriction symbol,CE marking, barcode, importer's details and country of origin.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (adhesive tape and paper roll with wire) can be detached from the product and may be get stucked in the mouth of children blocking the airways. Since the small part which becomes detached is not supposed to be put in the mouth but is rather a part further away from the mouth, the risk of obstruction of the respiratory tracts exists but the risk level is less than serious.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 




Weekly overview report on professional products


Other risk levels
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

25
A11/0041/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan blower

Brand: Andy J Leisure,
Power Fans,
Diamond Fans

Name: 1.5HP Bouncy Castle Fan/Blower/1.5 hp Galvanized Electric Fan/1.5Hp Inflation fan

Type/number of model: QF-1.1 E (for 1.5HP Bouncy Castle Fan/Blower),
FF 1.1 – 230-50-UK (model nr.: AD240-BF for 1.5 hp Galvanized Electric Fan),
DF 1.1-230-50-UK (for 1.5Hp Inflation fan)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 79000000 - Plumbing / Heating / Ventilation / Air Conditioning

Description: The product is a fan used for inflating bouncy castles (and similar products). Affected fans are those with an electrical socket attached to the casing on front of the fan, underneath the blower (later products with a cable lead are not affected).

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Water ingress can incur around the mains connector. As a result, the casing of the fan can be live if it comes into contact with water, causing the risk of electrocution if touched. It is especially dangerous for children who are near the inflatable product (such as a bouncy castle) and who may inadvertently touch the casing.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standards EN 60529:1992, EN 60335-2-80:2003+A2:2009, EN60335-1/A14:2010 and the relevant national standard.

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks  

 

(*)

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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