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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 35 (Published on: 06/09/2013)

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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
A12/1162/13

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby's bath seat

Brand: Prima Baby

Name: Anatomic Baby Bath Chair

Type/number of model: Model 0339.16 (QE)

Batch number/Barcode: Batch LH 58 058 ,
Barcode 4 001515 339780

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Baby's bath seat made of light-green injected plastic. Sold unpackaged. The label affixed to the product is in three languages: English, Polish and Russian.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Suffocation

The product information is not in French and there is no warning to always keep the child within reach.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

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

 

2
A12/1163/13

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair straightener

Brand: Urban Living

Name: Fer à Lisser

Type/number of model: HG8058

Batch number/Barcode: 5414886226587

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

Description: Yellow and white electric hair straightener in a yellow cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Electric shock

The outer casing of the product can come apart allowing access to live parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

3
A12/1164/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Beauty

Name: Love Baby

Type/number of model: Model. 929

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A black-haired boy doll wearing a suit. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 26% by mass bis (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  

 

4
A12/1165/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babys' cardigan

Brand: Ou Le Fei Er

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 0514

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink knitted cardigan with zipper for babies. The product is decorated with embroidered and glued flowers and sewn beads. Size: 2

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that may be easily detached and be swallowed by small children.

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

 

5
A12/1166/13

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle (ECU setting)

Brand: Kawasaki

Name: Ninja 300 and Ninja 300 ABS

Type/number of model: EX300AD, Ninja 300,
EX300BD, Ninja 300 ABS

Batch number/Barcode: 2013 vehicles

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Thailand

No pictures are available

Injuries

The vehicle may unexpectedly stall due to an incorrect setting in the ECU (electronic control unit).

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
Netherlands,
Sweden,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Croatia,
United Kingdom,
Hungary,
Malta,
Finland,
Greece  

6
A12/1167/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Caravan axles

Brand: AL-KO

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Type 2361

Batch number/Barcode: Production period: October 2012 to May 2013

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Axles with brake drums for towed caravans. 1600 kg maximum permissible mass.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The uneven thickness of the brake drum coating can cause the wheel bolts to work loose and, in extreme cases, cause the wheel to come off.

15 incidents reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Croatia,
United Kingdom,
Finland  

7
A12/1168/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's cardigan

Brand: Feng Da

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 2630

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White cardigan with zipper for babies. The product is decorated with crocheted pockets, flowers and sewn beads. Size: 80

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the beads) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

 

8
A12/1169/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sweatshirt

Brand: Grace

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model no: WT9080

Batch number/Barcode: 5999011590806

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Vertically striped sweater for young girls with zip and kangaroo pockets. The product is decorated with glued rhinestones and an inscription "Dance". Size: 98.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the rhinestones) that could easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

 

9
A12/1170/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: YuMei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No: 8043

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' white bikini with a blue and yellow fruit pattern. The top of the bikini can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. Size: 6-9 and 9-13 years

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck area and at the back of the bikini and cords with free ends in the waist area.

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

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

 

10
A12/1171/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sweatshirt

Brand: Various Jeans

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No: N-8587

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink sweatshirt for girls with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and toggles at the end. Size: 134

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots in the hood. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

11
A12/1172/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: C&S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No: A20-55

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boy’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. Size: 6-14 years.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring placed in the hood. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

12
A12/1173/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Goloxy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model No: MQ-126

Batch number/Barcode: 7501947315835

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Striped trousers combined with a red skirt decorated with a frill. The waist part of the product includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Size: 116-122 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non-fixed drawstring with knots and toggles in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

13
A12/1174/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Glorious

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: GFY-1818

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032718180

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink and blue coat with hood and two pockets for children. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. The product is decorated with an inscriptions "GLOR". Size: 92-122.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The protruding loops and toggles in the neck area may get caught in objects (eg. doors, wheel spokes) causing the risk of strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

14
A12/1175/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Power Flower

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. No: F399

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: A two-piece bikini intended for girls up to 14 years of age, consisting of a pair of boxer shorts and a top with a cord that has free ends which is intended to be tied at the back. Available in various colours; the top has a leopard pattern. The bottom has a decorative cord in the same pattern.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords with free ends which are intended to be tied at the back of the garment.

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  

 

15
A12/1176/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Toy car

Brand: MRD Toys

Name: Heroic Invincibility Police

Type/number of model: Item No 265

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Battery powered toy car in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Choking

The battery compartment can open when the toy falls and children could put the batteries in their mouth with the risk of coming into contact with the chemical substance of the battery.

Small parts, like the rear wheel, can come loose from the product. These parts could be swallowed by a child with the risk of choking.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

16
A12/1177/13

Bulgaria

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Socket adaptor

Brand: ODDO Electric

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model D-002 230V 16A,

Batch number/Barcode: barcode 5 944025 003927

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Socket adaptor with three socket outlets. Plastic packaging with a label.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Burns

The pins may be easily loosened and could come off. A live pin could consequently remain in the socket when the adaptor is removed from the socket. The loosening of the pins may also cause the adaptor to overheat.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard IEC 60884.

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

 

17
A12/1178/13

Cyprus

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: Unknown

Name: Lighter Classical Pistol Famous Gun

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 5290982040827

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of a gun.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a serious risk of burns and fire for children and especially for children under 51 months old, because they are attractive to them. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/1179/13

Cyprus

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: Curve Giant

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 07200000

Batch number/Barcode: 4035687000001

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Plastic white lighter.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The lighter does not have a child resistant mechanism.

The lighter does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of lighters that are not child resistant.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Germany  

19
A12/1180/13

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy play set

Brand: AO DUO TOY

Name: Military Series

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The set consists of: 1 pistol, 3 black arrows made of non-flexible plastic, ended with orange, semi-transparent suction cups and a pair of handcuffs. Packaging: a cardboard box with window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the pistol contains 0.19 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the front part of the darts contains 4.26 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 9.46 % by weight di-butyl phthalate (DBP). In addition, the product contains 26.72 % by weight di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP).

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  

Hungary  

20
A12/1181/13

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains extension lead

Brand: PMS

Name: Extension Lead

Type/number of model: 2814

Batch number/Barcode: 4895062200439

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Mains extension lead, 2m long with 4 socket outlets. The packaging is made of transparent plastic and coloured cardboard.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The product can catch fire if exposed to an ignition source.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

21
A12/1182/13

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Coffee maker

Brand: Identity

Name: Electric Cordless Coffee Maker

Type/number of model: JKT600C

Batch number/Barcode: 5290646020820

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Coffee maker consisting of two parts. The first part is a metallic, coverless coffee pot with a plastic handle on the side. The second part is a black, plastic base with a mains lead. The product comes in coloured cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

There is no water level marking which could lead to the pot being overfilled. In the event that the product is operated beyond a certain time, the pot could overflow when it is lifted from the base. There is consequently a risk that the user may be scalded.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

22
A12/1183/13

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Coffee maker

Brand: K.T.S.

Name: Electrical Brewing Pot

Type/number of model: NE-201

Batch number/Barcode: 5605645284171

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Coffee maker consisting of two parts. The first part is a white plastic, coverless coffee pot with a handle on the side. The second part is a white, plastic base with a mains lead. The product comes in coloured cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Electric shock,
Fire

During abnormal operation, the thermal fuse fails to operate in time, allowing generation of excessive heat at the plastic base. This can lead to a fire and can leave live wires exposed.

There is no water level marking which could lead to the pot being overfilled. In the event that the product is operated beyond a certain time, the pot could overflow when it is lifted from the base. There is consequently a risk that the user may be scalded.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

23
A12/1184/13

Slovakia

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Bicycle for young children

Brand: Unknown

Name: Engine Calypso

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8594037104517

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Red-yellow bicycle for young children with two small side stabilization wheels.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Injuries

The front forks, the handlebar stem assembly and the pedals do not have sufficient mechanical strength and can break. The stabilization wheels are not at the correct height. These defects could result in the child falling off the bicycle.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14765.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

24
A12/1185/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Musical Toy with xylophone

Brand: New Styles

Name: Musical Plane "Musician"

Type/number of model: No. 3013

Batch number/Barcode: 8714552019046

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Push-along/ pull-along toy in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as it can break easily, releasing small parts.

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  

 

25
A12/1186/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Musical toy

Brand: Kempenaar

Name: Music

Type/number of model: No. 8806-3

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8714552030515

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Musical toy (piano house) in transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the toy can easily break, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by children.

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  

 

26
A12/1187/13

Slovakia

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle

Brand: Olpran

Name: Spider

Type/number of model: Model: SPIDER 26“ Frame number: YD01398

Batch number/Barcode: 8595243803256

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Bicycle with red-silver steel frame.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Injuries

The handlebar stem, the frame, the front fork and the pedals do not have sufficient mechanical strength and can break. The design of the brake levers does not enable them to be gripped safely. These defects could result in the rider falling off the bicycle.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14766.

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

 

27
A12/1188/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimwear

Brand: OVS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: / CS04413PE04

Batch number/Barcode: 36429501774540 / 2017745400000

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Swimwear intended for boys up to 1 year old. The swimwear is designed with "Looney tunes" characters. It is adjusted with functional cords that have free ends in the waist area.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Greece  

28
A12/1189/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimwear

Brand: OVS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: / CS051 13PE04

Batch number/Barcode: 36439501774643/ 2017746430006,
36439501774638/ 2017746380004

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Swimwear intended for boys aged 3-4 years old. The swimwear is designed with the Disney/Pixar theme, "Cars". They are adjusted with functional cords that have free ends in the waist area.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Greece  

29
A12/1190/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimwear

Brand: OVS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PR505/13PE05

Batch number/Barcode: 36449501773891 / 2017738910004,
36449501773895 / 2017738950000

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue and light blue swimwear intended for boys aged 9-10 years old. The swimwear has a logo on the left side which says ''WEST COAST CONTEST''. They are adjusted with drawstrings with free ends in the waist area.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Greece  

30
A12/1191/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' swimwear

Brand: OVS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CS048 13PE04

Batch number/Barcode: 36439501774690/ 2017746900004

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue coloured swimwear intended for boys aged 7-8 years old. The swimwear is designed with a 'Spiderman' figure. It is adjusted with functional cords that have free ends in the waist area.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia,
Greece  

31
A12/1192/13

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Singing Justin Bieber

Type/number of model: Model No: 520,
Item No: 773616

Batch number/Barcode: 5899107736166

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 30.23 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.1 % by weight di-butyl phthalate (DBP). Also the body of the doll contains 0.48 % by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition the product contains 0.91 % by weight di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP).

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  

 

32
A12/1193/13

Czech Republic

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: 140 MUSIC LIGHTS

Type/number of model: DTP8368

Batch number/Barcode: EAN:8713142406068

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lighting chain with replaceable lamps and electronics for sound effects.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Electric shock

The method of attachment of the wires is not sufficient. The insulation sheath thickness is not sufficient. The conductors in the wires are too thin.

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

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

 

33
A12/1194/13

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric keyboard

Brand: Shan Dou

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: SD 4901A / A55170-18PCS

Batch number/Barcode: 8860876551707

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Electric keyboard with two speakers that can be powered either by batteries or via the mains. Supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The plug dimensions are too small which may lead to electric arcing.

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

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

 

34
A12/1195/13

Czech Republic

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: Unknown

Name: Power Style

Type/number of model: TP3294 / V3-F25, LP-101W

Batch number/Barcode: 8595573032944

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Torch with rechargeable battery and battery charger.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The plug dimensions are too small which may lead to electric arcing.

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

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

 



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: (*)

35
A11/0060/13

Italy

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Children's sunglasses

Brand: Disney

Name: Mickey

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 2710044550003430

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: A pair of red sunglasses with a flexible frame for children over 12 months. The glasses have dark tinted lenses, a Mickey Mouse head print either side of the frame and hinged arms which bear white printed markings : Disney CE and tracking code. The lenses are held in position by the design of the frame. The sunglasses are supplied on a backing card marked "12m+" and "100% UV protection".

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Choking

The lenses may become detached if the frame is flexed and manipulated to put pressure on the lens, causing it to become detached from the frame and creating a possible choking hazard for children under 3 years.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Belgium  

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A11/0061/13

Croatia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Sunscreen

Brand: Goti

Name: Sun milk oil jojoba & vitamin E - sun protection milk SPF 40

Type/number of model: 103365333 MR BK – No 1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Sunscreen protection milk in 200 ml plastic bottle with pump.

Country of origin: Serbia

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Chemical

The label on the product is incomplete and incorrect. Not all ingredients found in the product are listed in the ingredient list. In addition, the pH value is too high.

The product does not comply with the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

37
A11/0062/13

Croatia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Sunscreen milk for baby

Brand: Goti

Name: Sun milk for baby oil jojoba & vitamin E - sun protection milk SPF 40

Type/number of model: 103365333 MR BK – No 1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Sunscreen milk for babies in 200 ml plastic bottle with pump.

Country of origin: Serbia

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Chemical

The label on the product is incomplete and incorrect. Not all ingredients found in the product are listed in the ingredients list. In addition, the pH value is too high.

The product does not comply with the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 



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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.

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