Report 30 (Published on: 02/08/2013)

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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

The Netherlands

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin regenerator cream for permanent make-up and tattoo

Brand: Biotek

Name: Bioprogram Newgex

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Lot IB05401 exp. Date 2015-08

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

Description: Skin regenerator cream for permanent make-up and tattoo in white sachet samples containing 4 ml. 50 pieces contained in a white box.

Country of origin: Italy

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1% cetrimide (mytrimonium bromide), as declared in the list of ingredients, which exceeds the permitted limit in cosmetics (0.1%). The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style: 555

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Light blue bikini, with green colored cords, intended for girls 2-3 years old. Both parts are decorated with multicolour floral figures and have a printed logo ''mini girl''. The top part has 3 stitched fabric stripes, in its right cord, with multicolor beads. The bikini can be tied and adjusted with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area, on the back and on the waist area. Size: 2-3

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming shorts

Brand: Leonado

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. L-507

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red coloured swimming shorts with two vertical dark blue stripes intended for boys 7-8 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings with free ends in the waist area which are too long. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Best Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style: BA 07

Batch number/Barcode: 2230000115765,
13SC160001

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Yellow-fluorescent colored bikini for girls up to 4 years old. The front sides of the two pieces have a multi-coloured stiched strip. The back side of the lower piece has a multi-coloured pocket.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Best Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style: RA01

Batch number/Barcode: 2230000116526,
13SC160004

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue colored bikini for girls up to 8 years old. The upper part has a red and a green strip. The bottom is designed with drawstrings with free ends of 180 mm.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of halter neck-style cords with free ends in the neck area. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back and in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' outfit

Brand: Lace kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Babies' outfit in pink and white colours with a checked pattern, intended for children up to 7 years old. The t-shirt is designed with drawstrings with free ends in the neck area whose length is around 23 cm. Size: ss.

Country of origin: Thailand

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Strangulation

The product poses a serious risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Katia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art: 12102

Batch number/Barcode: 7443170941026,
2200000092281

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Multicolour bikini with yellow halter neck cords, intended for girls up to 4 years of age.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of halter neck-style cords with free ends in the neck area. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Maxi Mo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Article No: 85203-378265/01

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 2006551779103

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White first-walker shoes with light grey outersoles.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 9.7 mg/ kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Austria  

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: WIDMANN

Name: Principessa Reale / Royal Princess

Type/number of model: ref. 3477Q (size 3-4)

Batch number/Barcode: 8003558347704

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Fancy dress outfit consisting of a blue long-sleeved dress with an overskirt, frills round the neck and sleeves of white tulle. There are cloth flowers on the neck and waist from which golden ribbons hang. The product is packaged in a plastic bag that covers a piece of cardboard and a hanger.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses the risk of strangulation due to the presence of decorative cords in neck area, which exceed the permitted length.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Led lighting chain

Brand: B10 Cod’Events

Name: Guirlande Red

Type/number of model: LED 5EIN193

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED lighting chain for interior use.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation between the active parts and the accessible parts of the LED is insufficient.

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

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

 

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Adaptor plug for home network

Brand: Sitecom

Name: Homeplug - Internet via the powerline

Type/number of model: Supplier code: LN516 v1 001 ,
Serial number: 2N17062009479

Batch number/Barcode: 8716502023875

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The product includes a socket for electrical appliances and one for internet connection (fast ethernet port). The product allows to extend the home network and to keep the electrical outlet available.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there are no shields in front of the recesses. The internal connectors are not sufficiently protected or immobilised in order to prevent a short circuit between the parts under mains voltage and the internet circuit.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60950 and with national standard CEI 23-50:2007.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Spain  

Spain

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative candles

Brand: Delicious

Name: Scented candles

Type/number of model: 1) Ref. 111530 ,
2) Ref. 111525

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 4044984008962,
2) 4044984010057

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

Description: 1) Decorative candle in the shape of a chocolate truffle, sold in a clear plastic bag tied with a brown ribbon. 2) Decorative candle in the shape of a chocolate cake topped with cream and blackberries, packaged in a box with a cardboard base and a clear plastic cover, tied around with a brown ribbon. It has various cardboard tickets attached to the ribbon bearing importer's details, reference, barcode and country of origin.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The products pose 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 them in the mouth, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The products do 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  

Spain  

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Ride-on toy

Brand: Franga Toys

Name: Jungle Elves / Correpasillos cara ( Face ride on toy)

Type/number of model: QX-3311-1, item No 0712I043

Batch number/Barcode: 8499660207737

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Ride-on toy with a lion's face. It has four black wheels adorned with a green motif. The main body of the toy is green and blue with a yellow lion's face at the front, right under the steering wheel, which is also blue with green buttons that play music when pressed. A blue handle — to be used by adults — is mounted on the back of the toy, and the seat is green. The product is sold in a cardboard box with photos of the three models of ride-on toy on the front and back. One side of the box provides some assembly instructions using only symbols and arrows.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains plastic sheetings (decals) which may be easily detached and could be swallowed by small children.

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  

 

France

Category: Other

Product: Sky lantern

Brand: Bacoma

Name: Lanternes a voeux - 100% Biodegradable

Type/number of model: Art.30096

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: White-coloured sky lantern sold in transparent plastic packaging with a sheet of paper explaining the product and setting out the instructions for use. The lantern is available in two colours (white and red).

Country of origin: Unknown

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Burns,
Chemical,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because the paper of the lantern is not fireproof. Moreover it poses a chemical risk because the string in the product contains asbestos fibres. 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  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy

Brand: Franga Toys

Name: Sling Shot'n

Type/number of model: REF. B048

Batch number/Barcode: 8499660022323

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy set consisting of a catapult with small multicoloured balloons and inflater. The product comes in blister packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the mouthpiece of the inflater supplied with the toy can easily detach and could be swallowed by small children.

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  

 

France

Category: Other

Product: Sky lantern

Brand: Partyland

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art 8501

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: Set of two orange-coloured lanterns, sold in transparent plastic packaging with a sheet of paper explaining the product and the instructions for use. The lantern is available in different colours.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because the paper of the lantern is not fireproof.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No YF709

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Black peep-toes. Size 35

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather inner part contains up to 13.9 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  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Kettle

Brand: Tesco

Name: Rapid Boil Kettle

Type/number of model: JKRPB12

Batch number/Barcode: Batch code: 130309, 13xxxx (6 digits batch code starting with 13) Bar code: 5052109994860

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rapid boil black plastic kettle. Input voltage 220-240 V, 50hz.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the base of the kettle has not been attached securely. As a result, the bottom may detach coming away from the kettle and may spill boiling water.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland  

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Shun Hong, The Beautiful Girls

Name: Charm girl

Type/number of model: No. 8599

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll dressed in textile clothes with high plastic boots and with three roses in the right hand. Packed in a cardboard box with transparent plastic front side.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the head contains 19.1 % 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.

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

 

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Yong

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Babyka N:65233.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic winking doll with blond hair, dressed in textile clothes and plastic shoes. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the head contains 15.4 % 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  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Muse Independent Wear

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No G 007

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red ladies’ ballerina shoes with leather inner.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather inner part contains up to 62.2 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  

 

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: E.pro

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: DD-P3S

Batch number/Barcode: 5290589078537

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: 13A adaptor plug equiped with overvoltage protection ("surge arrestor") and indication light in a transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - it is possible to insert a Class I plug through the earthing and phase socket apertures; - the distance between the line and neutral pins and the periphery of the adaptor is too short.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard BS 1363-3.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's swimsuit

Brand: Katia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art: 12076.

Batch number/Barcode: 7443170940760,
2200000092304

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls swimsuit in yellow with red stripes in the middle and bottom part, intended for girls up to 8 years old. The swimsuit is designed with with yellow halter neck cords.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area of the swimsuit. The product does not comply with the safety relevant standard European standard EN 14682.

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

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' Bikini

Brand: Yes!Do Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: XS3001

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Green, blue, pink and white colored bikini for children of 3/4 years.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back and in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bolero

Brand: Miss Brum For Girls

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BA-7014

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Green coloured bolero for girls up to 12 months. The bolero has a butterfly with strass at the left side.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Warning consumers of the risks  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Chic Fantasy

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6978112960830

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The chain has a replaceable light source, equipped with electronics for sound effects. The product is not labeled in any way, only the pin plug of the product is CE marked.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because of the insufficient insulation sheath, the conductors are not properly attached and the dimensions fork length of the wire between the plug and the first sleeve is insufficient.

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

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

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Beauty

Name: Lovely Baby

Type/number of model: Ref. 913

Batch number/Barcode: 8435331309133

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Twelve soft, flexible mini dolls without hair, of simple design, in the form of a baby. The dolls are packed a dozen to a cardboard box, marked with the brand.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because small parts can easily detach and be swallowed by small children. The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Protective boots

Brand: Spacub - Viana

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model 1: 407-0 ,
Model 2: 403 - 0

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Footwear, safety boots with leather upper. The product is packed in red, white and black cardboard boxes.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 15.3 mg/kg (Model 1) and 37.6 mg/kg (Model 2) of Chromium (VI) in the leather upper.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: UV manicure lamp

Brand: Sublinel Cosmetique

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No: SUBLI –36 W-1 Neons type A/G23PL9.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: UV manicure lamp of 36W, 90 s and 120 s (timer), with movable plate and safety fuse. The product is intended to be used to harden the gel after it is applied to the nails.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - The main insulation in the internal conductors feeding the sockets of the UV lamps and around the transformer for the UV transmitters is not sufficient. - The creepage distances between the power rails on the circuit board are not sufficient.

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

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

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Le Scarpe

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art.: W-21 gold

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White and gold ladies’ pumps, with leather sock

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of up to 35 mg/kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather used for the sock. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Super Me

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art.: K 573

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Beige-coloured ladies’ ballerina shoes with leather sock.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 35 mg/kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather used for the sock. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED floodlight

Brand: Heitronic

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 36185

Batch number/Barcode: 4002940361858

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Led floodlight Sold in a green and grey cardboard box. Technical specifications: DS-50W, 220V, class I, IP65

Country of origin: Germany

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- The accessible metal parts of the luminaire have not been earthed. The basic insulated conductors of the supply cord touch the body of the luminaire (the fixed wiring does not fit together with its sheath in the protective pipe). - The distance between the terminal of the LED module and the body of the luminaire 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy beauty set with doll

Brand: Huabiao Toys

Name: Princess - Beauty Dress up Series

Type/number of model: Model: 2094

Batch number/Barcode: 6900000128169

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The set includes one pair of plastic slippers, a doll of approximately 25 cm, a plastic handbag, a toy hair dryer, two hair bands, two hair clips, a headband and a tiara. The set is packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because some parts (head of the doll) contain 33% by weight of di(2-etylhexyl) 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,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Realm

Name: 50 Mini-lamps Christmas Light

Type/number of model: Model: RA50

Batch number/Barcode: 6944623300977

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The lighting chain includes 50 serial connected miniature lamps with resistor bridge. The product packaging is a colorful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the contacts in the lampholder are not sufficiently secured and live parts can easily become accessible during normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European Standard EN 60598.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED rechargeable torch

Brand: KDHJ

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: KD-9188

Batch number/Barcode: 5995780281501

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The rechargeable torch housing is made of yellow plastic, with a black operating button and a red charge indicator lamp. The transparent and black protective lampshade can be screwed down. A 15 LED panel is placed under the protective lampshade without fixing. On the side a 10 LED panel with transparent plastic lampshade is placed. The product packaging is a colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because: - the dimensions of the built-in plug are not as required; - during normal use live parts are accessible because the pins of the plug are not supplied with insultating sleeves and because the protective lampshade can be easily removed while charging; - in case of short-circuit, the built-in plug fixing plastic is not sufficiently resistant to flames.

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

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: A - Active Sports

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: HZ-2443

Batch number/Barcode: 10032674

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Short sleeved orange tunic for small girls decorated with an inscription: "Long Beach" and butterflies. The two big butterflies are decorated with rhinestones and with half beads. The size is 98.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because some decorative elements (rhinestones and half beads) can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Leather gloves

Brand: Calvin Klein

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Brown ladies' leather gloves with brown wool lining.

Country of origin: India


THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather in the gloves contains up to 19.6 mg / kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic toy

Brand: Magneticube

Name: Amazing Magnetic Puzzle

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: EAN code 66059632432

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 216 small ball shaped magnets packed in a black and red metal box. On the back part of the box there is information and warnings about the magnetic risk, barcode and importer's details.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries (intestinal blockage) because the balls have a too high magnetic flux value and if more than one small magnet is swallowed, they can become attracted to one another through the gut wall, causing perforation or blockage. The magnetic balls also group together easily and pose a risk of choking if swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Finland  

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Happy Diwali LED Light 240L

Type/number of model: 240L

Batch number/Barcode: 6 332612 880881

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: The lighting chain is made up of serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable, 240 pcs miniature lamps. The miniature lamps are red, yellow, green, and blue. The product can be operated with flashing switch and control unit (8 functions) Packaging: colorful 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 are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. - The accessible wires have only basic insulation and are into contact with sharp edges. In case of damaging, the live metal parts become accessible to the user. - The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required, therefore the user may 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: JIAGE

Name: LED Mightiness Searchlight

Type/number of model: Model: YD-6604

Batch number/Barcode: 594191333142

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable torch with 1 LED, battery and built-in plug. The torch housing is made of black plastic, with a red three-position function switch. The transparent and red protective lampshade is easily detachable. The battery can be charged with telescopic pins of the built-in plug. The product is supplied with a two-pole flat adapter without marking. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Electric shock

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

- The protective bulb, serving as additional insulation, can be easily removed during charging. As a result, live parts of the LED panel could be accessible to the user. - The cross section area of the core is less than required, and in case of short circuit, the internal wires may overheat. - The dimensions of the built-in plug do not comply with the relevant standard. During connection, the user may touch the pin of the plug in order to better positioning. The structure of the adaptor enables single-pole insertion of the plug. As a result, live parts are accessible to the user.

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  

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Voltage tester

Brand: Stamvick

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: NO5106 (on the product),
Model: GS5106 (on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Voltage tester with red and transparent covering. A glimm lamp is located in the handle for the indication of phase. The packaging of the product is a blue plastic holder with a hang tab.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: Unknown

Name: Pistol lighter

Type/number of model: Model: 2008-888#

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Gun shaped novelty gas lighters in black and chrome. It has a rechargeable piezoelectric ignition mechanism with push-button start, pre-mixed combustion, and adjustable and self-extinguishing flame. The product also includes a red laser pointer. Packaging: 18 pieces in one paper per box

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because of their attractiveness to children, especially those under 51 months of age. The products do not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair straightener

Brand: HJ

Name: Ion Hair-Perming Appliance

Type/number of model: Model: 228

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Hair straightener with blue plastic housing and white ceramic plate. The hair straightener is equipped with a two-position switch and a LED indicator. It is supplied with a 130 cm mains supply cable and two pin plug. Packaging: colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Electric shock

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

-The basic insulation wires are accessible. In case of damaging, the live metal parts become accessible to the user. - The cross section area of the core is less than required. In case of short circuit, the internal wires may overheat. - The dimensions of the plug do not comply with the relevant standards. During connection, the user may touch the pin of the plug in order to better positioning and may enable the single-pole insertion of the plug. As a result, live pins of the product are accessible to the user.

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  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Nice Wear - Fashion wear classic

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: GC-977

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Dark blue jeans for girsl. The product is decorated with the inscription "Believ" with embroideries and rhinestones. The product size is 98.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Luggage straps

Brand: Tool-Tech

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 22710

Batch number/Barcode: 5-025301227104

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Set of five luggage straps of different dimensions and colours ideal for car, caravan amd camping.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries to the user because the straps could pull out of the hook mountings when under tension causing the elasticated straps to recoil.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS AU 258.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: LED camera light supplied with a battery charger

Brand: König Electronic

Name: LED Camera Light 60 LEDs

Type/number of model: Camera light:KN-LED60

Batch number/Barcode: 5 412810 156559

OECD Portal Category: 66000000 - Communications

Description: LED camera light supplied with a battery charger sold in a white cardboard box. Technical specifications: 60xDS, 100-240V/8.4V, 50/60Hz, class II/III, IP20

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the LED light poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distance between the primary and secondary winding 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  

Spain,
Denmark  

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Battery operated soft toy

Brand: XIONG XIN WEI

Name: Singing Doll

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 5900851299217

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The toy is a stuffed pig about 28 cm high, made of colourful textile material. The head and hands are filled with soft material. The eyes are made of hard plastic. It has a string placed around its neck. On its left hand in the place of the start button there is a paper label affixed.The body has a zipper at the back part which permits the access to a plastic battery compartment which is wrapped with fibre filling and fit into a textile body.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (plastic eyes) that can easily detach and could be swallowed by small children.In addition, it contains fibre filling that can come loose.

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  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: LL1236 Fuchsia

Batch number/Barcode: 200006480

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink ballerina shoes, with decorations at the front and a leather sock.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20 mg/kg of Chromium (VI) in the leather part of the shoe. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Compulsory measures: Other  

 



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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Toy helicopter

Brand: Fast Lane

Name: Radio-Control Giant Helicopter

Type/number of model: 5F5F2F5

Batch number/Barcode: 886150510022

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Giant Radio-control toy helicopter in hard metal case with clear front.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because the rechargeable battery may overheat.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.

11 incidents reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 



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