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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 50 (Published on: 20/12/2013)

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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
A12/1836/13

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's hat

Brand: Tape à l’oeil

Name: Barely G' hat

Type/number of model: Ref.n° 59116, colour dark brown.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's hat in dark brown colour. Year of manufacture: 2012.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amine benzidine (47 mg/kg). 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,
Destruction of the product  

 

2
A12/1837/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy tractor

Brand: Norev

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model no: 319214,
Lot no: P 2012/0245

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Three-colour toy tractor made of metal with plastic wheels. The product is supplied in a box with the following dimensions: 10cm x 5cm x 5cm.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value 0.92% by weight).

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

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

 

3
A12/1838/13

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy puzzle mat

Brand: CURI MURI

Name: Eva foam mats - animals

Type/number of model: A-3207

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 3830042219538

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Puzzle foam mats with coloured animals packed in clear plastic bag with a coloured label inside.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as small parts can easily be detached (the pink beak of the ostrich and the eyes of the penguin, the dinosaur and the turtle as well as parts of the mats that can be torn off) and could be swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

4
A12/1839/13

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy puzzle mats

Brand: Eurom - Denis

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. No.: 70-227000,
Lot No: 10/08/2012

Batch number/Barcode: 3850223702277

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Puzzle mats with coloured numbers packed in clear plastic bag with a coloured label inside.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Croatia  

5
A12/1840/13

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Set of plastic ponies

Brand: Il mondo di Pony

Name: Bellissimi Pony

Type/number of model: TB120427H

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8023297773132

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: One small yellow pony and one big pink pony packed with a hairbrush in blue/white cardboard box with transparent window in front.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of bis(2-etylhexyl phthalate) (DEHP) in the big pink pony (16,9%).

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  

 

6
A12/1841/13

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy coffee service

Brand: Gowi

Name: Coffee Service Lyon 18 parts

Type/number of model: 454-15

Batch number/Barcode: 143-1208-454-15, EAN 9002289454155

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic coffee Service 18 parts (cups, plates and mug) packaged on a plate, wrapped in transparent foil.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as small parts with sharp edges can be detached and swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Denmark  

7
A12/1842/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: J.N.S BOYS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: GP-29

Batch number/Barcode: 10210381009

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sweatshirt, brand „J.N.S BOYS”, model No: GP-29, in dark blue colour, intended for children up to 7 years of age and children aged 7-14; sizes 6-110/116, 8-122/128, 10-134/140 and 12-146/152; the sweatshirt has a hood supplied with a functional cord with free ends which is about 250 cm long. The cord is not fixed in at least one point and freely moves in the tunnel through which it is passing. On the front of the sweatshirt there is a printed pattern in the Roman alphabet and a picture of a boy with a backpack.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

8
A12/1843/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Set of plastic knights and canons

Brand: Norev

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 8005 2012/266

Batch number/Barcode: lot 2012-0266

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The product comes in a 10 x 27 x 3 blister pack and comprises plastic figurines and a canon

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (11%).

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

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

 

9
A12/1844/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket with a hood

Brand: JIANG LIAN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s winter jacket with a hood, intended for young children up to 7 years of age, with the following features: in three colours – light blue, brown and green; sizes - M, L, XL и XXL. The jacket is fastened with a zipper on the front. There are also two pockets on the front, embroidered patterns of strawberries and an inscription written in the Roman alphabet BEAUTY CHAOFA, HAPPY KIDS.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

10
A12/1845/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adapter

Brand: Well / Vitacom Electronics

Name: Universal Adaptor Plug

Type/number of model: UNIV-W

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 5 948636 008081

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Plug adapter with black-white plastic casing. Enables a UK plug type to be connected into the HU standard power socket-outlet.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The single-pole insertion of a plug is possible leaving the free remaining live pin accessible. It is possible to insert devices of Class I protection into the socket-outlet part of the adaptor but the protective earth circuit continuity is interrupted.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

11
A12/1846/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toys

Brand: Party Fiesta

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 99407 G173507

Batch number/Barcode: 8099407002931

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Yellow rubber ducklings for the bath with a whistle at the base. The product is supplied in a thin plastic bag containing six units.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Choking

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value 21% by weight).

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.

The products pose a risk of choking because small parts (the whistle) can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

The products do not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

12
A12/1847/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Cool Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: style No J-10D

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode 20052362

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sweatshirt, brand „Cool kids”, with a hood that has cords with free ends not secured against unravelling. The garments are intended for young children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area not secured against unravelling.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

13
A12/1848/13

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Leather bracelet

Brand: Guilia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 4 045134 794773

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Leather bracelet, dark brown, with 2 press-studs and 3 metal decorative items, approx. size 23 x 2,4 x 0.3 cm.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 126 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  

 

14
A12/1849/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Pickup truck

Brand: Volkswagen

Name: Amarok

Type/number of model: 2H and SIB-MY withTDI 2,0 l CR engine.

Batch number/Barcode: 2012-2013-2014 vehicles

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Pickup truck

Country of origin: Argentina

No pictures are available

Fire

Leaks may occur in the fuel return pipe owing to vibration resonance or an insufficient distance between the air conditioning pipe and the fuel return pipe. There may also be leaks in the high pressure piping during the useful life of some vehicles owing to the use of faulty raw materials. The leakage of fuel may cause a fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
Ireland,
Greece,
United Kingdom,
Croatia,
Bulgaria,
Sweden,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Hungary,
Finland  

15
A12/1850/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Sunkid

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Article No 12394

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4016833123942

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soft filled dog, beige coloured with black ears and a black nose. Not packaged

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The nose of this plush dog can be easily detached and become a small part that can be placed in the mouth of a child and swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

16
A12/1851/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Silverback Ink

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: Black 11 -B 461092512.,
Best before date: 25/09/2014,
Batch: B 461092512 S

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Plastic bottle with screw cap.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), including benzo(a)pyrene above the permitted levels (total measured value of PAH: 28.1 mg/kg; measured value of benzo(a)pyrene: 0.29 mg/kg).

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) may not exceed 0.05 mg/kg. The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

17
A12/1852/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: Home Master

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 01318

Batch number/Barcode: 8435202013183

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Three 98 cm elastic cords covered in blue, red and green webbing, ending in black and steel-coloured hooks. The products are supplied in blister transparent packaging with a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The straps may break when under tension. If the hook detaches, it could hit the user or cause the luggage to fall which may cause a traffic accident. In addition, the label of the product does not meet the requirements.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

18
A12/1853/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: K.I.E. Trading

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 3053219

Batch number/Barcode: 6920180210331

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Small white-grey plush bear.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses the risk of choking because small parts (eyes) could be easily detached, put into the mouth and swallowed. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

19
A12/1854/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sport outfit

Brand: Bench

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode 20055080

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sports sets consisting of two parts, brand „Bench”. The top has been supplied with a hood that has cords with free ends. The garments are intended for young children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

20
A12/1855/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft elastic balls

Brand: Jinhua Jinfeng

Name: Pelota Alien Un Ojo [One-eyed alien ball)

Type/number of model: Model: VESER 00029094,
Manufacturer model no: 6110

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Yellow rubber ball in the form of a one-eyed alien with spikes and containing button batteries. The product is supplied with a label and without packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the rubber tongue) can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

21
A12/1856/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Mono Star

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CL-6235

Batch number/Barcode: 0100320836235

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' clothing set, consisting of a turquoise (blue to green) coloured trousers, a hooded sweatshirt and a pink T-shirt.The set is intended for children up to 8 years old. The sweatshirt can be tied and adjusted with drawstrings, pink coloured, in the hood area.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

22
A12/1857/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' sweatshirt

Brand: Brum Beby

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: BO-3119

Batch number/Barcode: 01003108303119

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue coloured sweatshirt, intended for boys up to 12 years old, with drawstrings in the hood and neck area.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck/hood area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

23
A12/1858/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Fiat

Name: Scudo

Type/number of model: EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0056*, e2*2001/116*0351*, EC type: 270

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles built in 2011

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The middle part of the steering column may not have been assembled correctly. This may result in the loss of steering control.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland,
United Kingdom,
Portugal,
Hungary,
Denmark  

24
A12/1859/13

Slovenia

Category: Toys

Product: Chocolate Surprise Egg

Brand: Scooby Doo

Name: Chocolate Surprise Egg

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: BBZ1, EAN: 5906881426944

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Chocolate Surprise Egg containing a toy (pendant). 20g. Best before: 31.12.2013.

Country of origin: Poland

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Chemical,
Choking

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of bis(2-etylhexyl phthalate) (DEHP) in the toy pendant inside the surprise egg (21.2 %).

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.

Moreover, the product poses a risk of choking as small elements of the egg capsule can easily be detached and could be swallowed by children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

25
A12/1860/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: UNIque Model

Type/number of model: Model No.:ZY88288,
Item No.: 4919284, B: 144

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149192841

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll of about 29 cm, with accessories - including plastic flowers (pink, blue, purple) and a coloured bag (pink, green or yellow). The doll has red shoes and multi-coloured dress. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 13.3 % by weight).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

26
A12/1861/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: The Girl's House

Type/number of model: Model No: N86,
Item No: 4911130 - B:360

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149111309

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of two plastic dolls of about 10 cm, supplied in a blue cardboard box with a transparent window. The dolls have red shoes and a multi-coloured dress.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the heads of the dolls contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 40.8 % by weight)

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

27
A12/1862/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Miss Brum

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 7085

Batch number/Barcode: 0100320837085

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red coloured girls' clothing set consisting of a pair of trousers and a hooded sweatshirt. It is intended for girls up to 8 years old. The sweatshirt has drawstrings in the hood area.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck/hood area of the sweatshirt.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

28
A12/1863/13

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Lamp

Brand: DP Duration Power

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: LED-619, ref. 029090

Batch number/Barcode: 8990000029090

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lamp for children, with a clip to hold it in place. The packaging is a plastic blister with cardboard backing, with text in Chinese.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The lamp is attractive to children. The hands of children may come into contact with live parts of the lamp: the connector of the mains lead can easily become detached while the plug remains connected to the mains, leaving the contacts of the female part of the said connector accessible.

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  

 

29
A12/1864/13

Spain

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Imitation fruit

Brand: Item International

Name: Pepper decoration, Pear decoration, Apple decoration

Type/number of model: Pimiento DH 82191, Pera DH-62842, Manzana DH-82186

Batch number/Barcode: 8424222821915, 8424222628422, 8424222821861

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

Description: Decorative articles shaped like peppers, pears and apples. Net bag containing six peppers, clear plastic bag containing six pears, and sealed net bag, with swing ticket, containing six apples.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The shape, colour, appearance and size of the product is such that vulnerable consumers, such as children, may confuse them with real fruit.The stalks of the peppers, pears and apples can break easily, they could be confused with food and swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

30
A12/1865/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: Unknown

Name: 123 Bubbles

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Orange plastic container with liquid for soap bubbles.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses a chemical risk because the total count of mesophilic aerobic micro-organism is too high and it contains pseudomonas aeruginosa above the permitted levels. 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 Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

31
A12/1866/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' shorts

Brand: Tingba

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: TDK 55897 N

Batch number/Barcode: 6938073858973

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red-white and blue-white shorts for children. The size is 128-134.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of not fixed drawstrings 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  

 

32
A12/1867/13

Hungary

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Clock radio

Brand: Yima

Name: FM/TV/AM/SW1-2 5 Band Radio

Type/number of model: Model: YM-3300C

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 66000000 - Communications

Description: Portable radio with alarm clock. Black plastic housing a black plastic handle and a telescopic metal antenna. It operates on mains or with batteries. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

During normal use of the product, the live parts of the mains lead can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not suitable.

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  

 

33
A12/1868/13

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: Tom

Name: Elektronik-Feuerzeuge mit Kindersicherung-fester drücken

Type/number of model: Model: J11 (on the product); EB-15 (on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 2404 2864

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Disposable gas lighter decorated with sheep pattern. Packaging: 3 items per blister package.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

If the lighter is dropped, the fuel tank can crack allowing gas to escape.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN ISO 9994.

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

 

34
A12/1869/13

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: YAFA

Name: Super Capacity Desk Lamp

Type/number of model: YF-8818

Batch number/Barcode: 6921168320057

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable portable table lamp with base in the shape of an elephant. Colour: green. Packaged in a transparent blister pack. The lamp is charged by plugging it in to the mains.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Children can be attracted by the design of the lamp. The pins of the built-in plug are not properly designed. The user can consequently touch the live pins when plugging the lamp into the mains to recharge it. The plastic material is not sufficiently resistant to heat and may become deformed, making live parts accessible.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

35
A12/1870/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing sets

Brand: Zero One

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: a) S 6521Y ,
b) S 8010Y

Batch number/Barcode: a) 0100320836521,
b) 0100320838010

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: a) Girls’ clothing set consisting of a pair of pink trousers, a pink sweatshirt and a white t-shirt. The set is intended for girls up to 10 years old. The trousers have cords in the waist area.

b) Red girls’ clothing set consisting of a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt. Set is intended for girls up to 8 years old. The trousers have cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the waist area.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

36
A12/1871/13

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: Flex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model HM 9451 Reference : 10000142796

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Table lamp with white shade.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The upper and lower parts of the lamp socket are not safely assembled and the user could touch live parts.

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

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

 

37
A12/1872/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Urchin

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 695

Batch number/Barcode: 010032083695

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Knitted dress/tunic intended for girls up to 4 years old. Garment has decorative cords in the neck area.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of decorative cords in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

38
A12/1873/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Seagull

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: CSQ-705

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Leisure trousers for girls. The product is decorated with inscriptions: “BJC LOVE”, „YOU ARE MY GOOD FRIEND” and „STAR” The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is available in green and pink colors. Size: 4-14

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of unfixed drawstrings 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  

 

39
A12/1875/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Foldable hair dryer

Brand: NIKAI

Name: Hair Dryer

Type/number of model: Model: DH-828 (on the packaging), JB12-127-2 (on a label of the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6 291071 108724

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

Description: Foldable electric hair dryer with yellow plastic housing. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: Japan

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Burns,
Electric shock

The hair dryer is not equipped with a thermal cut-out device. The plastic material of the casing is combustible. The front surface and the insulating collars of the mains plug are too small. The safety markings and warnings for the electrical device are missing.

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

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

 

40
A12/1876/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Leila toys

Name: Vivacious Likable

Type/number of model: No. L0306, Code: GC 881.

Batch number/Barcode: 8592386009088

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll (25 cm) dressed in orange pants, white shirt, orange sneakers and coloured cap. The doll is with blond hair holding a purse.The product is inserted into a transparent plastic packaging in the shape of tube.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 28.54 % 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  

 

41
A12/1877/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Monster Girl

Type/number of model: A63056-216 PCS, ITEM NO. 608

Batch number/Barcode: 8860876630563

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll about 25 cm tall. The head, body and limbs of the doll are green. Doll has a pink or red long hair. The doll is packaged in a black and pink box with a transparent window. Packaging has other inscriptions: “ Monster-girl set, Super Star you are worth having!“.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 29.3 % 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  

 

42
A12/1878/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Bohemia Corporation

Name: Faddism beautiful

Type/number of model: NO.92336, Item no: HRACKY

Batch number/Barcode: 8663328095312

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll (22 cm) with blond hair, dressed as a doctor with the following accessories: stethoscope shaped as heart, red tube, white cap, folding bed and coloured paper board.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the yellow bear contains up to 19.8 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). In addition,the product also contains 8.5 % by weight diisononyl 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  

 

43
A12/1879/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with horse

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: No. 316, B: 96, Item No: 4910076

Batch number/Barcode: 8713149100761

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with horse. The doll has red dress and red shoes. The doll sits on a white horse with a blue harness.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 35.3 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

44
A12/1880/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Pretty Girl

Type/number of model: NO.2285 ITEM NO:2035141216

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8595586351414

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll about 28 cm tall with long blond hair, blue eyes, dressed in a coloured dress. On the added label is indicated in Czech and Slovak: PALENKA. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the doll (31.5 % by weight).

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  

 

45
A12/1881/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Angel 'The Beautiful Girl Set'

Type/number of model: NO.2388 -

Batch number/Barcode: 6933315571238

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll of about 28 cm with long blond hair, blue eyes, dressed in multi-coloured dress. The set includes a green guitar and two dresses. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window, marked "My delicate fashion vogue girl".

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value 32.5% by weight).

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Croatia  

46
A12/1882/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Miss Brum

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 25

Batch number/Barcode: 01003208325

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink coloured girls' leisure trousers intended for girls up to 10 years old. It is designed with light green coloured drawstrings in the waist area, 200 mm long each side.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords 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  

 

47
A12/1883/13

Hungary

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: ABB

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Novelty lighter with three colourful dice. Packaging: tray collective package.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The product is a novelty lighter because it has three colourful dice. The lighter is attractive to children.

The product does not comply with Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

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

 

48
A12/1884/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: KOCMOC

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: YM-007

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6 905348 060072

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable torch with 7 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic. The battery can be charged via the built-in plug with an attached plug adapter. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Burns,
Fire

The dimensions of the built-in plug and the adapter are not appropriate. When plugging into the mains, the user may touch the live pins of the plug. The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible.

The lamp cover can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible.

The cross sectional area of the internal wire cores is too small. In case of a short circuit, the internal wires may overheat.

The plastic part near the pins is not sufficiently resistant to heat and fire and may therefore catch fire.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598 and IEC 60884.

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

 

49
A12/1885/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Sandwich toaster

Brand: Princess

Name: SpongeBob Schwammkopf Sandwich Maker

Type/number of model: Art. 2334; Model 2334

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 5 901436 721222

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Yellow plastic-covered toasted sandwich maker. One of the surfaces is decorated with the SpongeBob cartoon character and the other surface is decorated a shell pattern. The product is supplied with a black plug adapter as the mains plug connected to the mains lead cannot be used in Hungary. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Electric shock,
Burns

The plug adapter allows the single-pole insertion of a plug leaving the free remaining live pin accessible. Continuity of the protection circuit is not established with the plug adaptor meaning that the appliance is not earthed when it should be.

The casing and the surfaces of the sandwich maker are attractive for children.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60335 and IEC 60884.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Netherlands  

50
A12/1886/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Sun & Ocean

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 431

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Yellow bikini decorated with cats, ducks and fishes and an inscription „EDITION”. The size is 104-134.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords in the neck and in the back areas.

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  

 

51
A12/1887/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: SUR SHNE beauty GIRL

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: NO.5588

Batch number/Barcode: ITEM NO: 2803138872 EAN: 8592548313886

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with golden and pink hair, dressed in yellow or orange dress. The package includes 4 butterflies and other three dresses. Packaging: cardboard box (32x22x6 cm.) with a transparent window On the front of the pack is written „PANENKA“, “Happy and each day, Everlasting friendship, PLAY WITH US TOGETHER AND HAPPILY!“.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the dolls (32.6 % for the doll with a yellow dress and 33.8% for the doll with the orange dress).

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  

 

52
A12/1888/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: FASHION

Name: Beautiful Girl

Type/number of model: B: 180

Batch number/Barcode: Item No: 4912256 EAN: 8713149122565

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll about 29.5 cm tall, with blond long hair, dressed in pink or gold dress. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window On the added label of the pack there is text in Czech „PANENKA“. The CE symbol. Unsuitable for children under the age of 3 years - choking hazard: contains small parts.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the doll (2.9 % by weight).

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  

 

53
A12/1889/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Giolan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: CH252-2

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Black synthetic leather shoes for girls. The shoes are decorated with rhinestones. Size: 24. Product packaging: pink cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The decorative elements of the shoes can be easily detached. A child could place them in the mouth and choke on them.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

54
A12/1890/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes

Brand: Yomax

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: JS-2308 BL

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: White synthetic leather shoes for girls. The shoes are decorated with flower-shaped elements and with rhinestones. Product packaging: pink cardboard box. Size: 25

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The decorative elements of the shoes can be easily detached. A child could place them in the mouth and choke on them.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

55
A12/1891/13

United Kingdom

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: E27 LED Bulb

Brand: Beiyi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: E0128

Batch number/Barcode: E130089903640P

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED lamp with three LEDs, metal body with plastic bayonet base. Packed in a plain box which carries a bar code and model number. Instruction leaflet with manufacturers name and address.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The LED cover can be easily unscrewed allowing access to live parts. There is no measureable distance between the primary and secondary transformer windings which are touching. The electrical insulation is insufficient.

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

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

 

56
A12/1892/13

Croatia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Spark

Name: High Quality Lighters

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Novelty lighter in the shape of the torch. Grey and silver colour. On the packaging there is an inscription "SPARK High quality LIGHTERS".

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The product is a novelty lighter and is therefore considered to be attractive to children.

The product does not comply with Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

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

 

57
A12/1893/13

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: Free & Easy

Name: Bubble Blow

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8711295895746

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 3 cylindrical containers in pink, orange and blue with screw cap including a stick with a ring and soap bubble solution. The cap contains a mini-game of skill with a small ball.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it is contaminated by pathogenic micro organisms such as Aerobic mesophilic bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive.

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product,
Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks  

 

58
A12/1894/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fingernail manicuring machine

Brand: Beiyi

Name: Micro-controlled ultra thin fingernail coping machine

Type/number of model: J0332

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Fingernail manicuring machine, packaged in cardboard box with instructions which carry the manufacturers details.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The electrical insulation of the power supply is inadequate. The creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary circuits are inadequate.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN60335.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

59
A12/1895/13

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorhomes

Brand: Swift

Name: Swift Escape / Swift Hi Style / Swift Lifestyle / Swift Sundance, Esprit, Bolero, Kontiki / Bessacar E400 & E500

Type/number of model: Swift Escape / Swift Hi Style / Swift Lifestyle / Swift Sundance, Esprit, Bolero, Kontiki / Bessacar E400 & E500

Batch number/Barcode: Chassis Numbers from: 02173142 /MHJ559 to 02479410 MH01366

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Coach built motorhomes

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

There may be floor bolts missing from the underside of the vehicle. In the event of an accident, the structural integrity of the vehicle could be compromised.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland  

60
A12/1896/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' trousers

Brand: Holly Work

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CL6196

Batch number/Barcode: 0100310836196

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue-grey colored boys' leisure trousers intended for boys up to 4 years old. It is designed with grey drawstrings in the waist area, 195 mm long on each side.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses risks of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings (195mm on each side) in the waist area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

61
A12/1897/13

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Antifreeze cleaning agent

Brand: PPH MAGMAR

Name: Frostschutz Scheibenreiniger

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 5901549216332

OECD Portal Category: 47000000 - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Description: clear, transparent bottle (ca. 22 cm height, 1l), blue liquid, blue cap

Country of origin: Poland

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as the methanol content of the product is far higher than label or SDS claim (according to analysis 20,5%). The product is toxic. Moreover, the product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) as there is neither childproof cap nor tactile danger symbols, and the product lacks the correct labelling.

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

 

62
A12/1898/13

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Crayons

Brand: Lebez

Name: Neon Jumbo Colours

Type/number of model: Cod. 5533

Batch number/Barcode: 8 007509 055335

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Pack of four coloured crayons (yellow, orange, green and pink) contained in a transparent cellophane envelope,with a green label attached.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 0.37% by weight).

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  

 

63
A12/1899/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Small Gang

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: N3-555

Batch number/Barcode: 0100310833555

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Light brown colored leisure trousers, intended for children up to 6 years old. It is designed with drawstrings in the waist area, 230mm long each side.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses risks of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings (230mm at each side) 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  

 

64
A12/1900/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: Lucide

Name: LED Dimmable Lamp

Type/number of model: 50425/13/31

Batch number/Barcode: 5411212504791

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Three LED lamps sold in a green-white transparent package.

Country of origin: Taiwan

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Electric shock

The insulation is not sufficient and the distance between mains voltage parts and the accessible metal body of the lamp is not sufficient.

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

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

 

65
A12/1901/13

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Miss Azur

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PG046

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Clothing set intended for girls up to 2 years old. It consists of a red coloured dress and a white t-shirt. The dress has a stitched, red coloured and floral pattern, fabric strip. The dress is designed with cords that are tied at the back of the garment.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords (380 mm long each side) tied at the back.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

66
A12/1902/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sweatshirts

Brand: Кай Сян

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Product 1.: Item number F 9212-Z ,
Product 2.: Item number F 9206-D

Batch number/Barcode: Product 1.: Barcode 014652,
Product 2.: Barcode 014651

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Quilted sweatshirts with a scarf collar intended for young girls up to 7 years of age. There are drawings of cats on both.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with free ends in the neck area.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

67
A12/1903/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Кай Сян

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item N°: F 9205-Z,
Item N°: F 9204-Х

Batch number/Barcode: 014650

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with a hood with cords with free ends ending with tassels, intended for young children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14. The product has an appliquéd pattern of a bunny with a heart and the inscription „Love dolls”, there is also a pocket.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

68
A12/1904/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports trousers

Brand: X&Y

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. N°: X&Y-7015

Batch number/Barcode: 2013040970156

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sports trousers, supplied with cords in the waist area. The garments are intended for young children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14. On the left trouser-leg there is an embroidered inscription “Super boys/ premium deluxe/ quality apparel”.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

Product poses a risks of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings 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  

 

69
A12/1905/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports set

Brand: CABANELI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MG-SP-08

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sports set consisting of two parts (a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers) in grey colour, intended for children aged 7-14, with the following features – sizes 8, 12 and 14.On the front of the left trouser-leg there is an embroidered pink inscription :" CABANELI ATHL – DPT, CABANELI MILANO BRAND, ITALIA SINCE 1967". On the front of the sweatshirt there is a printed pattern with pink inscriptions as follows: "CABANELI 1967 MILANO".

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Norway  

70
A12/1906/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: JYB

Name: Cuerda elàsticas para equipaje (elastic cords for luggage)

Type/number of model: Ref. N° 8548 y 8549

Batch number/Barcode: 6882010085482 and 6882010085499

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Elastic straps with two hooks at their ends. Presented for sale in plastic bag with cardboard label bearing the words:" Cuerdas para equipaje" (cords for luggage).

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. In addition, the labelling and instructions are insufficient. The product does not comply with the relevant standard BS AU 258.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

71
A12/1907/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: E & H

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White sweatshirt with grey stripes and a dark blue hood , intended for children up to 7 years of age. Sizes 128 and 134.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

72
A12/1908/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Battery charger for electric bicycle

Brand: Baodechi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 48V10-14AH (on the packaging), BDC120-48V10-14Ah (on the product)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery charger for electric bicycle. Packaging: cardboard box. Dimensions: approx. 55 mm x 106 mm x 156 mm.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The casing of the battery charger does not have sufficient mechanical strength. As a result, live parts of the product can become accessible.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

73
A12/1909/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Keyzi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: ZUZIA

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 5907441610261

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red and yellow bikini decorated with stars. Sizes are: 122, 140, 146.

Country of origin: Poland

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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 and in the back areas.

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  

 

74
A12/1910/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: Hui

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: HY-928

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable torch with 15 LEDs. The housing is made of yellow plastic. The battery can be charged via the built-in plug and the supplied plug adaptor. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Burns,
Fire

The built-in plug and the adapter have no insulating sleeves. When plugging into the mains, the user may touch the live pins of the plug.

The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible.

The lamp cover can be removed by hand during charging, leaving live parts accessible.

The cross sectional area of the internal wire cores is too small. In case of a short circuit, the internal wires may overheat.

The plastic part near the pins is not sufficiently resistant to heat and fire and may therefore catch fire.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60598 and IEC 60884.

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

 

75
A12/1911/13

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Glove puppet

Brand: MX

Name: Toys Animal World

Type/number of model: Item No: CS3880-07D

Batch number/Barcode: 5996055914285

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Black plush, gorilla-shaped glove puppet. The product is supplied in a plastic bag with cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the lining contains benzidine (aromatic amine released from azo dyes) above the permitted levels (measured value 41.9 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

76
A12/1912/13

Slovakia

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Decorative oil lamp

Brand: Great eagle

Name: Hurricane Lantern

Type/number of model: Art. No.: 543764236

Batch number/Barcode: 8595586376424

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

Description: Decorative kerosene lamp made from glass and red metal with a holder on the top. Packed in a transparent pack with marking " Superior Quality, Qualite Superieure, Fabrique en Chine” and a picture of eagle in the front of the pack and marking “Hurricane Lantern” on the back.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the design of the product allows easy access to the lamp oil, which may lead small children to drink it.

The product does not comply with the relevant standard EN 14059.

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

 

77
A12/1913/13

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Computer

Brand: Unknown

Name: Mini PC Quad-Core A9 Processor

Type/number of model: AC/DC adaptor: LM364D

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 65000000 - Computing

Description: Mini computer supplied with an AC/DC adapter. Sold in a white cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Fire

The power supply supplied with the computer poses a risk of electric shock because the reinforced insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient.

The enclosure of the computer is not sufficiently resistant to catching fire.

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

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

 

78
A12/1914/13

France

Category: Chemical products

Product: Spray paint

Brand: USHIP

Name: Peinture marine aérosol (Aerosol marine paint), 400 ml

Type/number of model: Reference 21965 – colour 'Suzuki noir' (black)

Batch number/Barcode: Lot 14.06.13 1/13 :45

OECD Portal Category: 70000000 - Arts / Crafts / Needlework

Description: Aerosol, 400 ml

Country of origin: France

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains toluene (measured value: 0.9 % by weight). 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  

Czech Republic  

79
A12/1915/13

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: MAXI Light

Name: Crème éclaircissante et purifiante [lightening and purifying cream] 325 ml

Type/number of model: GPS P :07/11 D132869 'k'

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Brown plastic pot with screw top

Country of origin: Ivory Coast

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains clobetasol propionate, which belongs to the glucocorticoid class.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Compulsory measures: Other  

 

80
A12/1916/13

United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Wash-off tanning spray

Brand: ST TROPEZ

Name: Instant Tan Wash Off Face & Body Spray

Type/number of model: ITLS100 Light/ Med. ITDS100 Med / Dark

Batch number/Barcode: 5060022307469 / 5060066307483

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

Description: 100 ml aerosol spray tan for face and body.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Health risk

Combination of small particle size and silicone has the potential for an adverse respiratory effect. If used in a confined space without good ventilation there is the potential for some users to experience respiratory distress.

5 incidents reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

81
A12/1917/13

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Window blinds

Brand: Colours

Name: Drupe Faux Silk Roman Blind and Mallee Linen Effect Roman Blind

Type/number of model: Drupe Faux Silk Roman Blind and Mallee Linen Effect Roman Blind

Batch number/Barcode: 4105060, 4105077, 4105084 , 4105091, 4105190, 4104896, 4105008, 4105015, 4105022 , 4105039, 4105046, 4105053, 4104643, 4104650, 4104667, 4104674, 4104605, 4104612, 4104629, 4104636, 4104681, 4104698, 4104902, 4104919, 4105152, 4105169, 4105176, 4105183, 4104926, 4104933, 4104940, 4104957, 4105114, 4105121, 4105138, 4105145, 4104964, 4104872, 4104889, 4105107

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

Description: Fabric ''roman'' style blinds in various sizes and colours packaged individually in a transparent plastic box with white plastic ends and cardboard insert.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Strangulation

The pull cord breakaways are too strongly locked. The risk of strangulation to young children is due to the excessive force required to separate or break the cord's safety device.

The product does not comply with the new draft standard EN 13120/A1: 2012.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

82
A12/1918/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Kouzelná Princezna (Magic princess)

Type/number of model: ITEM No – KM – X 332 (the same for both types of dolls: blond or brown hair)

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8594046769745 (the same for both types of dolls)

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of magical princesses (sisters), with different colorful dresses, blond or brown hair. Each doll has a „magic wand“. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the head of the dolls (25% by weight for the doll with blond hair, 23.9 % by weight for the doll with brown hair).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

83
A12/1919/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Keqier Girls - Shower Room

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: D6266 13d*48

Batch number/Barcode: No. 68007 EAN: 8596266013073

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Mother and baby dolls in a bathroom setting. Accessories: toilet bowl, sink, mirror and comb. The set is packaged in a colorful cardboard box with a plastic transparent window. On the label there are following additional information: "Keqier Girls," "Shower Room", "The Best Gift Set".

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the head of the dolls (measured values: 17.6 % by weight for the mum, 17.2 % by weight for the baby).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

84
A12/1920/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Unknown

Name: Betsy

Type/number of model: Model No: 1170 ,
Item No: D6265

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with long blond hair, a pink short dress and a sweater. The doll is supplied with accessories such as a handbag, a mirror, a set of combs, shoes.The set is packed in a pink colourful cardboard box with a plastic transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 19.7 % by weight).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

85
A12/1921/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: RAPPA

Name: The mini Mermaids

Type/number of model: artikl 019911 STJH110/DH1993 AND DH1994 (international number)

Batch number/Barcode: 019911/062013, EAN: 8590687019911

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll-mermaid with green fin and accessories (plastic hat, brim, starfish, seaweed and comb). Packaging: plastic blister.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the doll (measure value: 16.2 % by weight).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

86
A12/1922/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Wedding, Beautiful doll

Type/number of model: No. 398-1

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8594167132619

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll about 32 cm tall, with blond hair, dressed in a white wedding dress with veil, pink roses in the hand. Packaging: pink cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the head of the doll (measured value: 6.68 % by weight). In addition, the product contains diisononyl phtalate (DINP) (measured value: 12 %).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

87
A12/1923/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: AOLES

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: YM9253

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Hooded jacket for children. The hood can be removed with using zipper. The hood includes not fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends.

Size: 140-170

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots and toggles on the ends in the hood.

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

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

 

88
A12/1924/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Guangda

Name: Glamour Girl - Fashion Girl

Type/number of model: Item No. 112

Batch number/Barcode: 8594167132251

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dolls of about 15 cm sold in four different types with the head and body in white, brown, purple and green respectively. The dolls have long hair and accessories. The products are supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the heads of the doll contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 13.3 % by weight).

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: Import rejected at border  

 

89
A12/1925/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Toaster

Brand: Vision

Name: 2 Slice Toaster

Type/number of model: Model: 2T07

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: SC501252; Bar code: 5 051399 152875

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Toaster with white housing. The device is equipped with a UK type plug, so a white plug adapter (with marking: "CE, 10/16A 250V~") is attached. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible. Hungarian-system plug can be connected to the socket outlet part of the adapter but continuity of the earth protection circuit is not established.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standards EN 60335 and IEC 60884.

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

 

90
A12/1926/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp

Brand: NoRa

Name: Work Lamp

Type/number of model: Model: HX-01

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 8 502122 191274

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Portable lamp with orange-coloured plastic handle with a three-position red on-off switch. Packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The design of the mains cable anchorage is not appropriate, so the cable may become free. The PVC insulated mains cable may melt if it is in contact with hot surfaces. In both cases, live parts could become accessible to the user as a consequence.

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  

 

91
A12/1927/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: YYFY

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: Y-066

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Hooded and lined sweater for children with zip and kangaroo pocket. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Happy Girls"; "Miss Girls" and "Miss". The hood includes not fixed drawstring with free ends.

Size: 4-10

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation to children due to the presence of drawstrings placed in the hood with free ends.

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  

 

92
A12/1928/13

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Shampoodle

Name: Forest Hood

Type/number of model: DO31

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Hooded sweatshirt in cotton. Beige colour.

Country of origin: India

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Strangulation

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

France  

93
A12/1929/13

Sweden

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Sweatshirt

Brand: Shampoodle

Name: Thunder hood sweater

Type/number of model: DO28

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Hood sweater in cotton. Blue color with a yellow print. Sizes 100-130 cl

Country of origin: India

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and neck area.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Belgium,
France  

94
A12/1930/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric knife

Brand: VISION

Name: Electric Knife

Type/number of model: Model: EL09

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: SC104426; Bar code: 5 051898 825355

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Electric knife with white housing and changeable blades. The device is equipped with a UK type plug, so a white plug adapter is attached. Marking on the plug adaptor: CE, 10/16A 250V~. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible.

A Hungarian type plug can be connected to the socket outlet part of the adapter but the continuity of the earth protection circuit is not established.

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

 

95
A12/1931/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimsuit

Brand: Xiao jin yu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 2018

Batch number/Barcode: 6948076920188

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Flower patterned one-piece girls' swimsuit with frilled skirt part. The swimsuit can be tied with functional cords in the neck area.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

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

 

96
A12/1932/13

Hungary

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Portable radio

Brand: Vision

Name: Mini DAB Radio Black

Type/number of model: Model: DAB113B

Batch number/Barcode: Batch: SC104859; Bar code: 5 052004 385497

OECD Portal Category: 68000000 - Audio Visual / Photography

Description: Portable black radio. It operates on mains or with four AA size batteries. The device is equipped with a UK type plug, so a white plug adapter (with marking: "CE, 10/16A 250V~") is attached. Packaging: transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The plug adapter allows single-pole insertion of a plug, leaving the remaining free live pin accessible.

A Hungarian type plug can be connected to the socket outlet part of the adapter but the continuity of the earth protection circuit is not established.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard IEC 60884.

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

 

97
A12/1933/13

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair dryer

Brand: Nikai

Name: Hair Dryer

Type/number of model: Model: DH-2288 (on the package), JB12-124-5 928 (on the sticker)

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6 291071 110895

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

Description: Electric hair dryer with red plastic housing. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: Japan

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Burns

The hair dryer is not equipped with a thermal cut-out device. The plastic casing of the hair dryer is combustible.

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

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

 

98
A12/1934/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimming shorts

Brand: Maui and sons

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 8170 942 8539075,
PR17 13PE05

Batch number/Barcode: 8057431458803

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Colourful swimming shorts for girls. The size is 7-8 years/ 128 cm.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of cords 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  

Belgium,
Italy  

99
A12/1935/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: КАЙ СЯИ

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 232

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ winter coat in cyclamen colour, supplied with a hood and an elastic belt with a metal toggle, intended for children aged 7-14, sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14. The hood has been supplied with decorative cords with free ends whose length is about 190 mm, with a metal toggle. The jacket is fastened with a zipper.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

100
A12/1936/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls with accessories

Brand: Bangbang

Name: Keqier Girls - Cool Summer

Type/number of model: ITEM NO: D6267 13d*48

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 8596267013072

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dolls ( mother and baby) on the beach with accessories: swim-ring, swimming pool and comb. The set is packaged in a colourful cardboard box with a plastic transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain up to 22.1 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

101
A12/1937/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Rappa

Name: Gina

Type/number of model: article 235212

Batch number/Barcode: 8590687235212

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic pregnant doll with a child and accessories: plastic baby-walker in pink and white colour and a plastic baby bottle. Packaging: cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain up to16.2 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

102
A12/1938/13

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Rappa

Name: Midella

Type/number of model: article 219106

Batch number/Barcode: 8590687219106

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll in yellow dress with butterfly wings. Packaging: plastic blister.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 19.9 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

103
A12/1939/13

Bulgaria

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug with three-way socket outlets

Brand: Jin Yang

Name: Interruptor-Single-Gang Single-Pole Switch

Type/number of model: TG101

Batch number/Barcode: 8432011602065

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Plug with three-way socket outlets. Transparent plastic packaging with a label of the manufacturer.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The incorrect sizing and manufacturing of the current-carrying parts may cause excessive heating.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 



Other risk levels Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of RAPEX notifications EN DE FR
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Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

104
A11/0091/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden book with puppet

Brand: Portico

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 1761/1355/0

Batch number/Barcode: 1761000355

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Wooden book with a soft finger puppet supplied without packaging and a hang tag attached.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product leaves filling fibrous material easily accessible, a child could put the filling in his/her mouth and this could obstruct the airways.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

105
A11/0092/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Set of soft toys

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item n°: 837694

Batch number/Barcode: 3245675744096

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soft toy dogs of different breeds; 28 cm.Products placed on the market by Auchan.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the seams can be easily opend. A child could put its finger into this opening, remove the fibrous material used to stuff the toy and put it into the mouth. The fibrous stuffing can get caught in the child's larynx and block the respiratory tracts.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 



(*)

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:
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