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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 31 (Published on: 09/08/2013)

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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
A12/0991/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Gems Collezione Mare

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: G24-12

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girl’s bikini, light blue, intended for girls up to 12 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck and waist areas.

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  

 

2
A12/0992/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's Bikini

Brand: Yes!Do Kid’s

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: XS3052

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Bikini for children of 9/10 years.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords and cords that are tied at the back of the bikini.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

3
A12/0993/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's swimming costume

Brand: Jing Jing

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 826

Batch number/Barcode: 2200000040343,
6948076908261

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red swimming costume intended for girls up to 9 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords, cords that are tied at the back and cords at the waist area.

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  

 

4
A12/0994/13

Spain

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Thermos flask

Brand: Arte Regal

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 73000000 - Kitchen Merchandise

Description: Thermos flask with a handle, and a cover that doubles as a cup. The product is sold in a printed cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of asbestos fibres in the separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

5
A12/0995/13

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Rubber stamp cleaner

Brand: Stampendous

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. No: SC 502

Batch number/Barcode: 045588071912

OECD Portal Category: 47000000 - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Description: The product is sold in a white and light green bottle, with white cap.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10% by weight of n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone. 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  

 

6
A12/0996/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's swim wear

Brand: Katia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 12074

Batch number/Barcode: 2200000092298,
7443170940746

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls swim wear.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of halter neck cords and cords that are 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  

 

7
A12/0997/13

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic flute

Brand: Unknown

Name: Glitter recorder

Type/number of model: TY2162

Batch number/Barcode: 5033849033347

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic recorder constructed from clear and orange plastic with integral glitter, together with an orange plastic cleaning rod.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the mouth piece of the flute can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

8
A12/0998/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains charger

Brand: Cycle Robot

Name: AC Charger Adaptor

Type/number of model: PA-1700-02

Batch number/Barcode: 350045900

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Black mains charger for laptops with a black plug. Packaged in a brown cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product presents a risk of electric shock to the user because the electrical insulation between the primary and secondary circuits is not sufficient.

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

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

 

9
A12/0999/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy xylophone and tool set

Brand: Color Baby

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. No. (Tool set): 36.524 ,
Ref. No. (Xylophone): 36.633

Batch number/Barcode: (Tool set) 8412842365247 ,
(Xylophone) 8412842366336,
Batch (Tool set): 0280813,
Batch (Xylophone): 0280813

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic tool set and xylophone sold in cardboard blister packaging bearing the following text: "Tool Set" and "Happy Xylophone".

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts which can be easily swallowed by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

10
A12/1000/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: SunShine Girl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: F9013

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink and red girls' bikini.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

11
A12/1001/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Sofesa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BB-7250

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' bikini, decorated with multicoloured flowers, intended for girls up to 6 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

12
A12/1002/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Lint remover

Brand: KEDEYI

Name: Lint Remover

Type/number of model: KDY-1108

Batch number/Barcode: 8 518768 662832

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lint remover with white and pink plastic housing, supplied with a charger. Packaging is a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Electric shock

The insulation between the live parts and the touchable parts is not sufficient. The dimensions of the plug are substantially less than required and the user may therefore touch the pin of the plug. The cross sectional area of the wires of the mains supply cable is less than required and the wires can overheat.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

13
A12/1003/13

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Lotus

Name: Evora S

Type/number of model: Evora S

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 1/9/10 and 13/10/11

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

The engine oil cooler hose can rupture resulting in oil loss which may be ejected onto the road surface and /or the rear wheels which could cause a reduction in vehicle control. There may also be a loss of oil into the engine bay area resulting in an increased risk of fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Spain,
Sweden  

14
A12/1004/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Bebemsy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 2538

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: The outfit consists of a dress, trousers and a headband. The dress and the headband are decorated with glued rhinestones and ribbons, with an inscription:”Star Girl". The size is 74.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the small decorative rhinestones and ribbons can easily detach and can be swallowed or inhaled by small children.

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

 

15
A12/1005/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Rosa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Y097

Batch number/Barcode: 6932129300097

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' bikini, white, intended for girls up to 6 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back, cords at the waist area and halter neck cords.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

16
A12/1006/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Goloxy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: MQ-270

Batch number/Barcode: 7501947315835

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Two-parts children outfit set consisting of a t-shirt and a skirt with elastic waist and belt made of the cloth material. The top is decorated with glued rhinestones and an inscription: "Miss Kids". The product is intended for children of 12 months.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

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

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

 

17
A12/1007/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 553

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls bikini, light blue, intended for girls up to 3 years old.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries and strangulation due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and halter neck cords.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/1008/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: Yes!Do Kid’s

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: XS3054

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red, yellow, green and pink bikini for girls of 7/8 years.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords that are tied at the back and cords at the waist area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

19
A12/1009/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Bidirik

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 236

Batch number/Barcode: 3606944002369

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Two-parts outfit set for children. The set consists of a short sleeved tunic and a bermuda. The top is decorated with collar, ruffle, anchor and glued rhinestones. The size is 80.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Choking

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

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

 

20
A12/1010/13

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Leonado

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art:C20; TG:11/12

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' bikini with a striped pattern in blue, white and pink colours. The top part is supplied with cords with free ends intended to be tied on the neck area and on the back. The free ends of the cords have a pink and white embellishment.

Country of origin: Unknown

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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 does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682

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

 

21
A12/1011/13

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: YuMei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' bikini in pink with floral pattern consisting of 3 parts: the upper and bottom part and a miniskirt. The upper part is a halter-neck style top with 2 cords with free ends in the neck area. Size: 2-4 years.

Country of origin: China

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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 does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

22
A12/1012/13

Malta

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimming shorts

Brand: Leonado

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boys's striped swimming shorts in blue and white for boys of 2-3 years old.The product is supplied with drawstrings in the waist area.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

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

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

 

23
A12/1013/13

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies shirt

Brand: DROLES DE COQUINS BY CAREL

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 3155516139106

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Babies shirt in pink with floral pattern. On the top part, it has three flower-shaped buttons. Size: 12 months.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because some buttons may easily come off and could be put into the mouth and swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the national standard UNE 40902.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

24
A12/1014/13

Finland

Category: Construction products

Product: Smoke alarm

Brand: Techsafe

Name: Optisk Brandvarnare

Type/number of model: GS 505

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 83000000 - Building Products

Description: Smoke detector

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation,
Fire

The smoke alarm does not have sufficient sensitivity and can fail to generate an alarm signal. This would prevent users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire risk.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

Netherlands  

25
A12/1015/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Wall light with LED lamp

Brand: Wall light: Lucide,
LED lamp: Powerlux

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Wall light:26950/21/09 LED lamp: ORL1321

Batch number/Barcode: 5 411212 261373

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Wall light supplied with a LED lamp.

Country of origin: Belgium

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Electric shock

The total creepage distance between the live parts and the accessible metal body of the LED lamp is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598 and EN 62560.

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

 

26
A12/1016/13

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Coolgirl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art no: 2.885397

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Ladies' shoes in grey colour.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of 6.2 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the insole of the product. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

27
A12/1017/13

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's shoes

Brand: Unknown

Name: Balleri and Pasarela

Type/number of model: Balleri: FY148B-9, FY 137-6,
Pasarela: FY 156-3.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Women's shoes with synthetic soles and leather insoles. Supplied in a cardboard box which bears the model number.

Country of origin: China

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Other

The insoles of the shoes contain chromium VI. The measured levels were 30.8 mg/kg ± 7.7 mg/kg, 22.2 mg/kg ± 5.5 mg/kg and 42.6 mg/kg ± 10.7 mg/kg, respectively.

Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

28
A12/1018/13

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric kettle

Brand: Princess

Name: Roma

Type/number of model: 232163

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Electric kettle, 0.5 l. Cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The electrical insulation and the resistance to humidity is insufficient.

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  

 

29
A12/1019/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic luggage straps

Brand: LEIVA

Name: Pulpo Elastico

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487183290

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Elastic luggage straps with a hook on either end.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The hooks can detach from the elastic strap which can lead to injury to the user.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

30
A12/1020/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Maserati

Name: Quattroporte, Gran Turismo

Type/number of model: Type: M139, EC type-approval: e3*2001/116*0262*00-*02 type: M145, EC type-approval: e3*2001/116*0168*00-*01, *04-*10 Production year 2004 - 2008

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Injuries

Owing to an unevenly applied anti-corrosion coating, there is a heightened risk of the rear tie rods corroding and breaking. This may lead to loss of control of the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Netherlands,
Sweden,
Croatia,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Spain,
United Kingdom,
Greece,
Hungary  

31
A12/1021/13

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Child's car seat

Brand: INGLESINA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: HUGGY (no yellow sticker on the package or on the chassis)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: A child seat for cars which comes in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Italy

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the buckle on the belt in some cases presents a potential production defect which could reduce retention in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Slovenia  

32
A12/1022/13

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby bathtub with a stand

Brand: Sevi Bebe

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: product code: 85, product code: 170

Batch number/Barcode: barcode 8692241000851

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Baby bathtub with a stand, 100% polypropylene.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries, because it easily collpases and the material easily breaks. The product poses a risk of choking because a plastic label attached to the bath tub can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 1888 and EN 12221.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

33
A12/1023/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: Disney

Name: Pomperos - Bubble

Type/number of model: "Disney Princess", ref 081098 (302932) -"Disney Princces", ref 081134-12432 (302937) - "Minnie", ref 081096 (302933) -"Minnie", ref 081132-12430 (302941) - "Mickey Mouse Club House", ref 081095 (302934)

Batch number/Barcode: Barcodes, respectively: 8414778810983, 8414778811324,414778810969, 8414778811324,8414778810952.

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soap bubble toys decorated with various Disney characters. They have a label indicating the importer's details, the barcode, and the reference and anagram for children under the age of 36 months.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk because the soapy water in the toys contains mesophilic aerobic microorganisms and enterobacteriaceae in high concentrations. There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin. The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

34
A12/1024/13

Estonia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Herbal Shampoo

Brand: Dheedhi

Name: Hair Care Herbal Shampoo

Type/number of model: 76/25D/2005

Batch number/Barcode: SEL 11005 / EAN 8904070900357

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

Description: Green coloured herbal shampoo, 200 ml.

Country of origin: India

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Microbiological

The product contains the pathogen Pseudomonas Aeruginosa which can cause severe infections in patients with a damaged skin barrier.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

35
A12/1025/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: Gemello

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 4452

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s dress intended for children aged 5-12, in purple and cyclamen colours, with three attached buttons on the front /in the chest area, supplied with functional cords sewn on both sides in the waist area, with free ends passing through a tunnel, whose length measuring from the point of tying is about 30 cm. On the front there is a printed inscription „Lovely Girl”; on the inner side of the dress there are two attached textile labels.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

36
A12/1026/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s dress

Brand: minisi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 932

Batch number/Barcode: 1601630009327

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s dress intended for children up to 3 years of age. White and orange stripes and white and dark blue stripes. Three attached buttons on the front in the chest area and two pockets on the front of the dress. The dress has been supplied with functional cords in the waist area, which are sewn on the sides of the waist area and are intended to be tied at the back. Their length measuring from the point of tying is about 25 cm and they are not secured against unravelling. There are three textile labels attached.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

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

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

 

37
A12/1027/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: Silver Sun

Name: DAFNE BABY

Type/number of model: model: 61409

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 8693468614098, serial number/code: 831452

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s denim trousers intended for children up to 3 years of age. The trousers have a cord in the waist area.

Country of origin: Bangladesh

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a cord in the waist area.

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

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

 

38
A12/1028/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit bottoms

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2704

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s tracksuit bottoms intended for children up to 7 years of age, with a drawstring in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.

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

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

 

39
A12/1029/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 ТК2-4257

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers intended for children up to 14 years of age, with a drawstring in the waist area and with cords hanging below the lower hem of the trouser-legs. There is an inscription "Wanex California MISS AMERICA BEAUTY IN DESIGN-1965”.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area and cords below the low hem of the trouser legs.

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

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

 

40
A12/1030/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 PN2 2807

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234620943

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers, intended for children aged 7-8, purple colour, with drawstrings at the waist and at the ankles.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the waist and at the ankles.

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

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

 

41
A12/1031/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 CP1-6108

Batch number/Barcode: 8680028958600

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers, intended for children aged 3-4, with cords at the waist and with cords hanging below the lower edge of the trouser legs.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings at the waist and at the bottom of the trouser legs.

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

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

 

42
A12/1032/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shorts

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 SR-2-2380

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234620943

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s short trousers intended for children aged 10-11 with sizes122-152. Pink colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area passing through a tunnel without being fixed into one point equidistant from the exit points as the free ends are about 15 cm long when the garment has been opened in its widest section.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are too long. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

43
A12/1033/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit bottoms

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 PN1-6042

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234658732

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s tracksuit bottoms, intended for children aged 1-2, sizes 92-122, dark blue, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

44
A12/1034/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s short

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 TK2-3558

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s shorts with the inscription “Coast”, intended for children aged 2-3, size 98, in green colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

45
A12/1035/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s short trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 TK2-3701

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234620943

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s short trousers, intended for children aged 7-8, purple, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

46
A12/1036/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit bottoms

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 PN1-6159

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234620943

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s tracksuit bottoms, intended for children aged 6-7, size 122, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

47
A12/1037/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit bottom

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 PN1-6176

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s tracksuit intended for children aged 1-2, size 92, in grey colour with a red belt and cuffs, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

48
A12/1038/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers intended for children aged 5-6, dark blue colour, size 116, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

49
A12/1039/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s short trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s short trousers, intended for children aged 6-7, black colour, size 116, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

50
A12/1040/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s short trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s short trousers intended for children aged 2-3, dark grey and light grey colours, with a drawstring at the waist.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring at the waist.

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

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

 

51
A12/1041/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 ТКS1-5694

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers intended for children aged 10-11, size 146, in dark blue colour, supplied with functional cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

52
A12/1042/13

Denmark

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: LPG regulator

Brand: PEAKGAS

Name: Lope Regulatorsaet

Type/number of model: S200

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: LPG regulator, 1,5 kg/h, 30 mbar, for use on gas cylinders.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The outlet pressure is too high and the position of the spindle does not meet the requirements. This could lead to a leakage of gas if the regulator is not properly fixed on the gas cylinder.

One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN12864

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

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

 

53
A12/1043/13

Estonia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl’s outfit

Brand: Besta Plus

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: EN3485

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 5900979292558

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girl’s outfit, blue, with shoulder straps and with drawstrings at the waist.

Country of origin: Poland

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of shoulder straps and drawstrings at the waist.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

54
A12/1044/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy scooter

Brand: Vega-Impex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Type: MT-S0605251

Batch number/Barcode: 5998083550013

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Blue, three-wheeled, plastic and metal scooter without brakes. The product is decorated with animal patterned stickers and a plastic basket. The height of the handlebar is adjustable. Load capacity: 45 kg (on the packaging), 25 kg (in the instruction manual) Packaging: cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because: - the metal frame of the scooter is burred and sharp in correspondance with the locking mechanism; - the minimum recess depth is not marked on the handlebar therefore the latter may slip out; - the scooter does not have a brake; - the diameter of the steering handle’s ends is too small.

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: (*)

56
A11/0054/13

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Tyre

Brand: Hercules

Name: All Trac A/T

Type/number of model: LT215/85R16 115/112S E,
LT235/85R16 120/116S E,
LT245/75R16 120/116S E,
LT265/75R16 123/120S E,
LT265/70R17 121/118S E,
LT245/75R17 121/118S E,
LT225/75R16 115/112S E

Batch number/Barcode: JEHMECL5008-4010,
JEKMECL4708-4010,
JEJKECL4608-4010,
JENKECL4808-4010,
JENJFCL5108-4010,
JELKFCL5008-4010,
JEJKECL5108-4010

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: 10 ply load range E tyres manufacturerd from late 2008 to week 40 of 2010

Country of origin: China

No pictures are available

Injuries

Tyres may experience in-service belt and tread separations, which are more likely to occur in warmer climates and after a tyre has been in service for approximately one to two years. The vehicle user could experience reduced control of their vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

France  



(*)

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

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

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

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


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


Disclaimer - EN

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

Disclaimer - DE

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

Disclaimer - FR

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

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

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Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
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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.

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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:
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