Report 32 (Published on: 16/08/2013)

Notification A11/0051/13 from week 29 of 2013 has been temporarily removed from the RAPEX website pending clarification on the risk.

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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:

United Kingdom

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Nightlight

Brand: Argos / Homebase

Name: Baby Start LED Night Light. Homebase Nightlight

Type/number of model: Babystart (Argos) 910/4000; Homebase 126116

Batch number/Barcode: Article – 126116 – Homebase Bar Code – 5051549099098, Argos Sku - 9104000

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED night light

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Electric shock

The product has been made without an internal fuse, and in certain situations this may lead to premature failure of other components. If there is a spike in the electrical current it is possible that the product may fail and emit smoke or cause a small explosion.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland  

Ireland

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Dimples

Name: Mobi Tandem

Type/number of model: Model Number 5900; Barcode - 5390946043861

Batch number/Barcode: Batch - PO-912-120615

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Tandem pushchair with top seat and bottom seat.

Country of origin: China

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Entrapment

The front left side of the chassis folding mechanism is defective and as a result the pushchair can collapse when the child is in it resulting in crush injuries.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Children's Christmas costume

Brand: Dake

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 715034-5

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Christmas-themed costume (jacket, trousers, hat and belt) made of red and white felt in sizes to fit girls and boys from 1 to 7 years.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Chemical

The black plastic of the belt contains 3.5% by mass of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: POCOYO

Name: Bubble

Type/number of model: ref 081094 ref 080748-12406

Batch number/Barcode: 8414778810945 8414778807488

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy for making soap bubbles.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The soapy liquid contains aerobic mesophile bacteria and enterobacteriaceae. Young children could easily drink the liquid, thereby running the risk of infection.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: Disney/PIXAR

Name: Cars

Type/number of model: - "Cars" tube, ref 081097 –"Cars" tube and accessories, ref 081133

Batch number/Barcode: Bar codes 841477881097 and 8414778811331, respectively.

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soap bubble toy with the images of different Disney characters and labels showing the importer's details, the bar code and reference and the pictogram for children under 36 months.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses 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 product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

Voluntary measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: NICKELODEON

Name: Pompero Bubble Maker

Type/number of model: References of the containers: 081093, 080747, 081092, 080746

Batch number/Barcode: Bar codes of the containers: 8414778810938 8414778807471 8414778810921 8414778807464

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy for making soap bubbles in transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The soapy liquid contains aerobic mesophile bacteria and enterobacteriaceae. Young children could easily drink the liquid, thereby running the risk of infection.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Hello sweetie

Type/number of model: Ref. 319670 (red, blue, green and pink packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 8430173196705

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Container with liquid for making soap bubbles with drawings and the text HELLO SWEETIE.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Portugal  

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy plastic shoes

Brand: Rubie's

Name: La Belle Au Bois Dormant

Type/number of model: Ref. 3915

Batch number/Barcode: Consignment 18935 FTY #867

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy plastic shoes

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The plastic of the shoe soles contains 10.2% by mass of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

Denmark  

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: My lovely Horse

Type/number of model: 833-1-2-3 833-4-5-6

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy plastic doll in a blue cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product contains 13.2 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Washable finger paints

Brand: Lefranc & Bourgeois

Name: Washable Finger Paint Set

Type/number of model: Product reference: 807449

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 3 013648 074491 consignments: 04235002345 and 05 10808 3067

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of washable finger paints in a cardboard box. Each box contains 5 tubes of finger paint, an apron to protect clothes (size 2-4 years), a small roller and a canvas-mounted card for painting.

Country of origin: France

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Burns,
Choking,
Suffocation

The product contains a small part which easily detaches and could be swallowed by a child. There is a non-permeable plastic bag which poses a risk of suffocation. The apron poses a risk of burns because the flames spread too fast if the apron catches fire.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 71-2.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Slovenia,
Spain  

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy pushchair

Brand: Miss Théa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref.: No 42694 –

Batch number/Barcode: Batch CF 120024 EAN code: 32403100

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Pink toy pushchair in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product contains 0.57% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the pink plastic of the structure.

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

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

Portugal,
Romania  

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Terminator

Name: Surge Protector

Type/number of model: XH-7386, Item number: T3801 (2m, 3-way)

Batch number/Barcode: 6910000008095

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Cord extension set (2m, 3-way) with semi-transparent plastic (blue or green). Each socket-outlet is equipped with a red indication light. The product comes in plastic transparent packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Fire

The user can access live parts as the shutters on the socket outlet can be by-passed. The product can overheat and catch fire.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: My Lovely Vogue Current

Type/number of model: Article number: 2636828576

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8595586368283

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll about 15 cm tall with purple-green hair in a ponytail and a yellow dress. The doll is supplied in a purple cone.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product contains 11.8 % by mass of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.2 % by mass of di-n-butyl phthalate

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  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: My Little Pony

Type/number of model: No. 222 Item No.: 4914195

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8713149141955

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll with accessories in pink cardboard box with handle and transparent window.

Country of origin: China


THE PRODUCT MAYBE COUNTERFEIT
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Chemical

The product contains 15.5 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy trumpet

Brand: Baby Concert

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: N°36303

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: CF120017 – EAN code: 3588270036303

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Yellow and red plastic toy trumpet.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product is intended for children aged less than 36 months and has small detachable parts that could be put in the mouth and cause choking.

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,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: USB power supply. with USB port

Brand: Unknown

Name: Alimentatore USB

Type/number of model: Supplier's code: 4825

Batch number/Barcode: 8008225048250

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: USB 230V/5V power supply for charging USB-compatible devices.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The mechanical resistance is not sufficient and live parts can become accessible. The clearances between parts under mains voltage and accessible secondary parts are not sufficient. The internal connectors are not protected or immobilised in a manner that prevents short-circuits between parts under mains voltage and accessible secondary parts.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Toyota

Name: Yaris

Type/number of model: Yaris

Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles produced in 2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Japan

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Injuries

Brake fluid leakage may occur from both rear brakes between the brake hose and the calliper (for vehicles with rear brake disc) or the brake tube and the drum (for rear brake drum type vehicles), due to insufficient tightening of the bolts. In the worst case, there might be a reduction of the braking force.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Estonia,
Bulgaria,
Germany,
Ireland,
Sweden,
Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Croatia,
Finland,
Iceland,
Greece,
Norway  

United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Roop Amrit

Name: Face Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: RTM 214105

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

Description: Skin lightening face cream in pink plastic pot. Cardboard packaging with information leaflet.

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Chemical

The cream contains mercury (422mg/kg - 0.04%) as a skin lightening substance which can cause damage to internal organs

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

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

 

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Unknown

Name: Art Nails Professional Nail Color & Nail Art System

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Set of 12 pieces of plastic nails with different decor and red tube of glue with a white cap. On the back side label is provides the text: DESIGN NAILS.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia  

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Hin er

Name: TOE Nails

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Item # 2606

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Set of 12 pieces of plastic nails (on feet) with different decor and red tube of glue with a white cap. on the packaging there is the following inscription: "Professional Quality, Beautiful Nails of Charming Ladies".

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Xiangnier

Name: DESIGN NAILS NAIL ART

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: #B-001

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Set of 12 pieces of plastic nails with different decor and blue tube of glue with a white cap. On the packaging there is an inscription: 'BEAUTIFUL NAILS OF CHARMING LADIES'

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Mei jia er

Name: Office Girls

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: MJE-024D

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Set of 12 pieces of plastic nails with different decor and red tube of glue with a white cap. The packaging is plastic blister in the outer carton with the following inscriptions: "Meijiaer child boutique fake nails, 12 Designer Nails Set".

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Bulgaria  

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Hin er

Name: Design nails, Nail art

Type/number of model: code: #A-01; The code and text on wholesale packaging: on feet, Item no. JR 1209261

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8663326325619

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Set of 12 pieces of plastic nails on feet with milk tinge decor and red tube of glue with a white cap. Wholesale pack contains 27 packs of nails. There is the following inscription on the packaging: 'BEAUTIFUL NAILS OF CHARMING LADIES'.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: Pearl Face

Name: Whitening Beauty Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Batch no : November 2011

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

Description: Whitening cream in a white plastic pot, with information leaflet, packaged in pink cardboard box marked 'Beauty Plan 1 Week, Pearl Face Whitening Beauty Cream.'

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (15000 mg/kg) as a skin lightening substance. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: White Gold

Name: Whitening Cream with Blackberry extract

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Whitening face cream in a black plastic pot, with information leaflet, packaged in black cardboard box marked ‘White Gold Whitening Cream with Blackberry extract’

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (9720 mg/kg) as a skin lightening substance, which can cause damage to internal organs. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

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

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Unknown

Name: Beauty LEGEND

Type/number of model: NO.2006 5 ITEM NO: TN94485

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8418868944855

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll (about 11 cm tall ) with accessories (e.g. dresses, pink bike with yellow wheels and handlebars, pink handbag, green comb-brush, green guitar). Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window. On the front of the box contains the following text: "COLLECTION EDITION; Beauty LEGEND, The Guide Vogue Current". On the back side of the package is stated: CE marking, unsuitable for children under the age of 3 years.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 16 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: AMY

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: L3514/300 CTN

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8 351430 022004

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic mermaid doll, about 30 cm tall in red colour and long hair. The doll is packed in a transparent plastic bag decorated with flowers with CE marking, unsuitable for children under the age of 3 years.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 18.9 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Unknown

Name: Style Lovely Girl, Happy every day set

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: 1535138240 – doll 1,
ITEM NO: TT975-15 – doll 2

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8595586351384; 1288A – doll 1,
EAN: 8590975009242 – doll 2

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dolls approximately 27 cm tall with light or dark long hair, shod in pink shoes. The dolls are dressed in different colourful dress with glitters and with a hanger for the neck. The doll is packed in a paper box with pink and purple print and plastic transparent window. On the front cover is only the English text (Style, Lovely Girl, Happy every day set). On the back cover is a pictogram „Not suitable for children under 3 years of age” and CE marking.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 13.8 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: SWEET Pretty Girl Happy Angel

Type/number of model: No. 720

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 1500884145686

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll approximately 30 cm tall with long blond hair pulled back into a ponytail. The doll is dressed in colourful flowered dress. The package includes another dress and a plastic hat. On the packaging there are also following inscriptions: Fashion Girl, COLLECTION THEM ALL, AGES 3+, CE marking, CHOCKING HAZARD.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 17.4 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children’s bicycle seat

Brand: Hota

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Type: 02-ABC, No. 3092/95,

Batch number/Barcode: 95073002

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Dark-blue plastic rear mounted child’s seat covered by varicoloured textile with teddy motifs, yellow belts to restrain a child, red plastic footrests with yellow plastic restrain element. The pack comprises also two metallic bars of 45 cm each, attachment mechanism and set of assembly elements. Packed in a transparent plastic bag without any written information.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because is not equipped with a compulsory guard which shall shield the feet and because the footrests do not provide sufficient ergonomics for the child’s feet. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14344.

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks  

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

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies’ shoes

Brand: 5th Avenue

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Article No: 1 241 454

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red ladies’ sandals with heel, lining and insole made of beige-coloured leather.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather of the lining and the insole contain 36.8 mg/kg and 37.6 mg/kg Chromium (VI) respectively. Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Unknown

Name: Simple Buggy

Type/number of model: Model D202G-B - blue colour ,
Model D202G-Р - pink colour

Batch number/Barcode: barcode 0298340000037,
barcode 2983410000036

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Pushchair sold in polyethylene packaging with a label containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- there are sharp edges,

- the parking device does not activate simultaneously for all wheels,

- it does not have sufficient stability and can overturn during use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Unknown

Name: 2 Position Buggy

Type/number of model: Model S700-OB and S700-RB

Batch number/Barcode: barcode 0298343000034 ,
barcode 0298344000033

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Pushchair sold in polyethylene packaging with a label with information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- there are sharp edges,

- the blocking mechanism for folding may release accidentally,

- it does not have sufficient stability and can overturn during use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

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

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men’s shoes

Brand: Hush Puppies

Name: PRAGA

Type/number of model: 43235124E, HP_Mokass

Batch number/Barcode: 2246097697732

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: One pair of brown, closed men’s leather moccasins with a beige/brown leather lining and insole.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 52.4 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  

Spain  

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shirt

Brand: NICOLI

Name: Boy's pocket shirt

Type/number of model: Ref. 105784 (sizes 1 and 2)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Babies' shirt with four buttons on the front and one on each sleeve. The product comes in a transparent plastic bag; one of the labels shows the model, reference and size 2.

Country of origin: India

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the buttons) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Panbear, Style No ZS991-2, colour white, Jumex

Batch number/Barcode: 130124281

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White ballerina shoes with brooch trim on the part of the upper that covers the fore-part of the foot; the other materials used are a light-brown outer sole made of synthetic material, a pale, light brown lining and an insole made of leather.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather insole contains up to 12 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  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Blue ballet flats LL1246

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue ballerina shoes, leather innersole.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather insole contains 69 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  

 

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Toy puzzle clock

Brand: MW

Name: Puzzle Uhr "Clown"

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 4 035682 900122

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Round wooden clock with a painted clown, its arms as the hands of the clock, the clock face as a puzzle, numbers with plastic knobs.

Country of origin: Germany

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts which can be swallowed by young children. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED light

Brand: Saunia

Name: LED 45 LED valaisin

Type/number of model: LED light: 46313 ,
Power supply: LTY-1203N36S

Batch number/Barcode: 6416392463134

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED light supplied with a power supply ("AC adaptor", model:LTY-1203N365). Sold in a white cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The power supply unit supplied with the LED light poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are 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  

 

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: IP camera

Brand: Atom

Name: Luontokamera

Type/number of model: IP camera: 074/323 Power supply:L03500M

Batch number/Barcode: 6 410412 361004

OECD Portal Category: 66000000 - Communications

Description: IP-camera supplied with a power supply ("AC/DC adapter" model:L03500M). Sold in a black / white cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Power supply unit supplied with the camera poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

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

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED strip light

Brand: Brilliant

Name: LED-Strip 3M

Type/number of model: LED-Strip:G93932A05

Power supply:SMS-00120060-S10A

Batch number/Barcode: 4004353138126

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED-strip supplied with a power supply ("I.T.E Power supply", model:SMS-00120060-S10A). Sold in a blue-yellow-red transparent package.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The power supply unit supplied with the LED strip light poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are 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  

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Jaguar

Name: Jaguar XF and Jaguar XJ

Type/number of model: XF 2.0L GTDi petrol engine derivative vehicles. XJ 2.0L GTDi petrol engine derivative vehicles.

Batch number/Barcode: SAJWA0ES7DPS55275 to SAJAA06U0DPS92680 ,
SAJAA22M4DPV34128 to SAJAA20S6DPV53295

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car. Certain 2013 model year Jaguar XF and XJ 2.0L GTDi petrol engine derivative vehicles. XF vehicles built from July 2012 to May2013 and XJ vehicles built from March 2012 to May 2013 are potentially affected.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The Charge Air Cooler (CAC) hose may detach from the charge air cooler resonator when the CAC assembly is subjected to high boost pressures, for example during vehicle acceleration. This may cause the engine to cut out without warning and not re-start.

One accident reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Spain,
Greece,
Hungary,
Finland  

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover,
Range Rover

Name: Land Rover Freelander 2 and Range Rover Evoque

Type/number of model: Freelander 2 and Evoque 2.2L Diesel engine derivative vehicles

Batch number/Barcode: SALFA2CC5CH283941 to SALFA2DC5DH366379,
SALVA1BC6CH639806 to SALVA2CE3DH816769

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car. Certain 2012 and 2013 model year Land Rover Freelander 2 and Range Rover Evoque 2.2L diesel engine derivative vehicles, built from January 2012 to June 2013 are potentially affected.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

Diesel fuel can leak from the engine and pool in the cylinder head injector recess. If there is a sufficient volume of fuel in the recess, it is possible for the fuel to run onto the exhaust system which could lead to the risk of a fire. The fuel may also run on to the cylinder block and subsequently onto the ground presenting a skid hazard to other road users and increasing the risk of a crash.

17 vehicle fires have been reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Iceland,
Croatia,
Spain,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Greece,
Hungary,
Portugal,
Finland  

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Plastic sports bottle

Brand: Spearmark Housewares

Name: Monsters University

Type/number of model: 80902 and 93761

Batch number/Barcode: 5011231809022

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Children's plastic sports drinking bottle 621ml/21oz.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the plastic spout on the top of the drinks bottle can be pulled out of the bottle cap and could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14350.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland  

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Jaguar

Name: Jaguar XF

Type/number of model: XF 2.2L diesel engine derivative vehicles

Batch number/Barcode: SAJAC0569CDS24116 to SAJAC0568DDS99763

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car. Certain 2012 to 2014 model year Jaguar XF 2.2L diesel engine derivative vehicles, built from August 2011 to July 2013 are potentially affected.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

Diesel fuel can leak from the engine and pool in the cylinder head injector recess. If there is a sufficient volume of fuel in the recess, it is possible for the fuel to run onto the exhaust system which could lead to the risk of a fire. The fuel may also run on to the cylinder block and subsequently onto the ground presenting a skid hazard to other road users and increasing the risk of a crash.

One vehicle fire reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Croatia,
Spain,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Greece,
Hungary,
Portugal,
Finland,
Norway  

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Pickup truck

Brand: Toyota

Name: Hilux

Type/number of model: Hilux

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Pickup truck. Production year: between 07/2005 and 11/2012.

Country of origin: South Africa,
Thailand

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to improper installation of the fixation pads which mount the bedliner to the deck, there is a possibility, if the vehicle is operated at high speed, that the bedliner may detach from the deck.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Germany,
Denmark,
Spain,
Finland,
Hungary,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Norway  

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children’s high chair

Brand: Howawa

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Н 8831

Batch number/Barcode: barcode 6930987488314

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Children’s high chair with a movable tray, white colour, packed in cardboard boxes. No instructions for use, no labels.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because:

- the system for fastening the child does not hold the child properly,

- the front edge of the seat has a sharp edge,

- product information in Bulgarian is missing and there are no instructions for use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

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

 



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Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Dishwasher

Brand: Bosch,
Siemens,
Neff

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: See attached document

Batch number/Barcode: See attached document

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Domestic kitchen dishwasher.

Country of origin: Germany

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Fire,
Burns

An electrical component in the control panel inside the dishwasher can overheat leading to a risk of fire and burns for consumers.

The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

10 incidents reported (three of which caused fire to spread to the surrounding area)

Voluntary measures: Corrective action  

Austria,
Greece,
Iceland  

Malta

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Koochie

Name: Easter

Type/number of model: Item No. 1369378

Batch number/Barcode: 5 050836 937815

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Pinkish coloured soft toy in the shape of a sheep with fluffy long fuzz. On the front part, the sheep is carrying a yellow and green soft toy flower.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the fluffy material can be easily removed by the small children, put in the mouth, get stuck and block the airways flow.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Aurora

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 60128

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soft toy sold without packaging. It has a cardboard label with 'Aurora Yoohoo Friends Let's Play' on it among other information. The toy's stuffing is made, depending on the part of the toy, of either small balls or fibre.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The fibre stuffing is accessible and poses a risk of choking for young children if put in the mouth.

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,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

France

Category: Toys

Product: Fluffy activity toy

Brand: Latitude

Name: The activity sheep

Type/number of model: Ref 333521

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Fluffy toy sheep with a plastic rattle and teething ring.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Suffocation

Access can be gained to the fibrous stuffing material which could cause choking. The packaging is an impermeable plastic bag which could cover the mouth, nose or head of a child causing suffocation.

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,
Recall of the product from end users  

Greece  




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Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Truck

Brand: Mitsubishi Fuso

Name: Canter

Type/number of model: FEA01 ,
FEA51,
FEB01,
FEB71,
FEB74,
FEC71,
FGB71

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Commercial vehicle, year of production 2011.

Country of origin: Portugal

No pictures are available

Fire,
Injuries

On the affected vehicles, it is possible that the fuel hose disconnects from the fuel filter cap during operation. This may result in leakage and in the worst case in fuel escaping, thus consituting a risk of injuries for other road users, and posing a risk of fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
The Netherlands,
Bulgaria,
Croatia,
Denmark,
Hungary,
Finland,
Norway,
Slovenia  

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Truck

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: Antos, Actros, Arocs

Type/number of model: Types: 963 and 964. EC type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0726*, *0727*, *0732*, *0733*, *0734*, *0736*, *0737*, *0738*, *0742* .

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Vehicles produced between April 2011 and March 2013 are affected. Information available from the contractual partners.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The chassis cable harness may rub on a bracket on the driver’s cab. This may lead to faults with the cables and consequently with the vehicle’s electrical systems. As a result, various warning lights may be illuminated on the vehicle’s dashboard. Further damage due to a short circuit cannot be ruled out.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Lithuania,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Croatia,
Bulgaria,
Denmark,
United Kingdom,
Hungary,
Greece,
Portugal,
Finland,
Norway  

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Bus/coach

Brand: EvoBus

Name: O 530, O 530 G, O 530 GL, O 530 K, O 530 L, O 530 LE, CapaCity, Citaro, Citaro CNG, Citaro G, Citaro G CNG, Citaro GÜ, Citaro K, Citaro L, Citaro LE, Citaro LE MÜ, Citaro LE Ü, Citaro LÜ, Citaro MÜ, Citaro Ü, Integro, O 550 Ü, MultiClass S 315 NF, MultiClass S 315 UL, MultiClass S 317 UL, MultiClass S 319 NF, MultiClass S 319 UL, MultiClass S 412 UL Typen: O 530, O 530 G, O 530 GL, O 530 L, 628 02, 628 03, 628 04, 628 05, Citaro, Integro, Setra Kombibus, MultiClass 400, CapaCity.

Type/number of model: EC type approval / general operating permit (ABE) Nos: e1‘2007/46*0014; *0018; *0019; *0021; *0087; *0089; *0090; *0903; L 983; K 121, Nachtrag 8; K330*06; L018*03.

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Mercedez-Benz and Setra buses/coaches. Concerns vehicles built between January 1999 and September 2012.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

Vibration may cause the support frame of the cover of the ceiling-mounted air-conditioning unit to work loose and fall into the passenger compartment.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Croatia,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Portugal,
Hungary  

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers’ health and safety.

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


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