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Report 51 (Published on: 27/12/2013)

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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
A12/1941/13

Bulgaria

Category: Chemical products

Product: Naphthalene

Brand: CIRIMAR

Name: BUG - OFF - Naphtalene balls

Type/number of model: 557-534-5164

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 47000000 - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Description: Naphthalene balls sold 12 units packs. The packaging is transparent and is made of polyethylene.

Country of origin: Philippines

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains pure naphthalene, which is toxic by inhalation, ingestion and dermal absorption.

The marketing of naphthalene products is prohibited according to Regulation (EC) No 2032/2003, Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 and Commission Decision 2008/681/EC.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

2
A12/1942/13

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rechargeable torch

Brand: Kocmoc

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: YM-009

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6 905348 060096

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable torch with 5 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  

 

3
A12/1943/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED Lamp

Brand: Beiyi

Name: GU10 LED Lamp

Type/number of model: EL0100

Batch number/Barcode: T42006990388P

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED lamp for general lighting. Product is supplied in a blister pack of 10 in a plain white box which is bar coded with a reference number. The product is supplied with an instruction leaflet which has the distributors name.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The cap can be easily unscrewed allowing unexpected contact with live parts. Connections do not have secondary security. The windings on the primary and secondary winding are touching.

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  

 

4
A12/1944/13

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: Triumph

Name: Trophy and Trophy SE

Type/number of model: Trophy and Trophy SE

Batch number/Barcode: 561284 to 590855. Vehicles built between 01/06/2012 and 28/02/2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycles packed in steel crates.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The main frame left hand centre stand lug can fracture. The bike can fall due to the stand not being fully supported by the fractured lug.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Netherlands,
Ireland,
Germany  

5
A12/1945/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp

Brand: Beiyi

Name: E14 LED Lamp

Type/number of model: E0136

Batch number/Barcode: E13033003344P

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED Lamp for general lighting, 220V-240V. 50-60hz. 4Watt. The product is supplied as a multipack of four, individually boxed within a plain white outer box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The opaque globe and the lamp can be unscrewed allowing access to live parts. There is no fuse protection on the primary side of the control circuit. There is no measureable distance between the primary and secondary transformer windings which are touching.

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

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

 

6
A12/1946/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Honda

Name: Odyssey

Type/number of model: Type: RL3 NATO vehicles (no EC type approval number) Year of manufacture: 2007 to 2008

Batch number/Barcode: Year of manufacture: 2007 to 2008

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

The Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system may under certain circumstances build up hydraulic pressure in the braking system. When this happens, the vehicle undergoes severe and sudden braking of up to some 8 m/s². Because there is no accompanying flash of brake lights, following vehicles may not recognise the situation until too late, or even not at all, leading to rear-end collisions.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

7
A12/1947/13

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Travel cot

Brand: Innovaciones MS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 630120

Batch number/Barcode: 8436046381452

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: A folding travel cot, including a folding mattress and a carry bag. The product is packed in a cardboard box bearing the following information: Nº PC/BOX, 1 PCS, CNT, 21.7x21.2x79cm.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the mattress is attached only by mean of central strip of velco, leaving the sides unsecured, so that it is possible for a child in the cot to be able to lift the mattress and become trapped. In addition, the label does not comply with the requirements concerning the safety warnings and instructions for use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

8
A12/1948/13

France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Mililo

Name: Natural Skin Fade Cream

Type/number of model: Lot no.: 1006

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Soft metallic tube with white screw cap.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Compulsory measures: Other,
Destruction of the product  

 

9
A12/1949/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Ousdy

Name: The Sweet Lovely Girl

Type/number of model: Product 1. Model No 8062-A1,
Product 2. Model No 8062-A2

Batch number/Barcode: Product 1. 5661810009994 ,
Product 2.5661810009987

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic dolls of about 15 cm. The products are supplied in a transparent plastic cylinder with a yellow hanging loop at the top and a pink and blue strips at the bottom.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured values up to 13.4% by weight). The dolls in Product 2. contain also dibutyl phthalate (DBP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 0.27 % 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  

 

10
A12/1950/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: CISL

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Article No 1168-5

Batch number/Barcode: 8429283032706

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Soap bubbles supplied in a plastic container in the shape of animals, in various colours.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the total count of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms in the soapy water is too high and it contains enterobacteriaceae above the permitted levels. There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin or the eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

11
A12/1951/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bath toys

Brand: Ha Ha Xiong

Name: Children's Toys

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6882009919682

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Rubber toys in the form of ducks and swans for the bath, which produce sound. They are supplied in a plastic bag closed by staples and cardboard, which bears drawings of animals.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the whistle) that 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  

 

12
A12/1952/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car / van

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: Citan

Type/number of model: Type: X Model: Citan EC type approval: e2*2007/46*0129*

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1/09/2012 and 30/04/2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car / van

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

Under certain conditions, the deployment of the window bag system in case of an accident could be incomplete.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
United Kingdom,
Portugal,
Slovenia,
Hungary,
Netherlands,
Sweden,
Slovakia,
Croatia,
Finland  

13
A12/1953/13

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fan heater

Brand: Lazer

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: NSB200C

Batch number/Barcode: 3245675761192

OECD Portal Category: 79000000 - Plumbing / Heating / Ventilation / Air Conditioning

Description: Vertical fan heater, 2000 W, 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz. Packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because under normal conditions of use live parts may become accessible.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

14
A12/1954/13

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED light

Brand: Pro1Lights

Name: LED-Valosarja

Type/number of model: LED light: 5642,
LED power supply: LB115A-6W

Batch number/Barcode: 6 438159 056427

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED light supplied with a power supply ( "Stabilized LED power supply"). Sold in green-white cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

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

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

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

 

15
A12/1955/13

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hair dryer

Brand: DigiVolt

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Mango plegable (folding handle) HD-333 (1200 W)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Light blue, 2-speed hair dryer with folding handle. The packaging consists of a light blue cardboard box with a photograph of a white hair dryer with a red switch. The writing on the packaging mentions the folding handle ("mango plegable"), the 2 speeds ("2 velocidades") and the model number - HD 333.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because during the normal use it may burst into flames causing burns to the scalp, head and hands in particular.

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  

 

16
A12/1956/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ outfit

Brand: SIMPA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item № LHJ-8047

Batch number/Barcode: 5906734780476

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ sports set in various colours consisting of two parts: a sweatshirt with a hood and a pair of trousers. The sizes are for children up to 7 years of age. The top and the bottom have the inscription “Smile” and hearts.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with free ends in the hood and not fixed cords 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  

 

17
A12/1957/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Key chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: Llavero cubo magico (magic cube keychain)

Type/number of model: 1101831

Batch number/Barcode: 8433774500025

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Product is a key chain which consists of cube with sides of different colors (Rubik's cube style) packed in blister packaking. Packaging contains inscriptions LLAVERO, CUBO MAGICO.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the metal ring releases an excessive amount of nickel (0.83 µg/cm2/week). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

18
A12/1958/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ outfit

Brand: Zhong Fu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item № Х-6685

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ sports set consisting of two parts, supplied in various colours. On the front of the top there are two pockets, a printed heart, the British flag and some inscriptions. The set is intended for children up to 14 years of age.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

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

 

19
A12/1959/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys’ set

Brand: J.S.J. Kid`s

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style N° : JSJ-6824

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boys’ set consisting of three part, a pair of trousers with cords in the waist area, a blouse and a vest with a hood with cords that have free ends, in dark blue colour, with sizes for children up to 14 years of age.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

20
A12/1960/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Clothing set

Brand: Cantarana

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. N°: AB19

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Clothing set, for children up to 14 years of age, consisting of two parts, a sweatshirt with a zip and a pair of trousers with cords in the waist area in orange and light blue colours, and an attached emblem resembling a policeman’s badge on the top and the bottom with the inscription PORF WEFE G.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

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

 

21
A12/1961/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: ZT

Name: Cuerdas para equipaje (elastic cords for luggage)

Type/number of model: Item Nos ZS10460, ZS10461 and ZS10462

Batch number/Barcode: 8001000194608, 8001000104615 and 8001000104622

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Elastic straps with a hooks at either end. Presented for sale in a plastic bag with a cardboard label indicating: "Baggage cords - ZT- 1.5 m.".

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  

 

22
A12/1962/13

Belgium

Category: Toys

Product: Key ring with soft toy (teddy bear)

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: PLU33501

Batch number/Barcode: 5412406711216

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Key ring with clothed teddy bear. Nine units are packed in plastic box without labelling.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the two cords with wooden small balls fastening the toy's clothing can be detached. The small balls can be ingested or inhaled by small children.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

23
A12/1963/13

Spain

Category: Chemical products

Product: Bicycle tyre repair kit with "Red Sun" glue

Brand: House tools

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref.N°: 6023094 and 6023882

Batch number/Barcode: 840060230940 and 8420660238823

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Tube of "Red Sun" glue included in a repair kit for bicycles. The product comes in blister packaging with a tube of glue, patches and various tools.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains 77% by weight of benzene. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

24
A12/1964/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jeans

Brand: H.L.XIANG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 9414

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Lined blue jeans for children. The pockets are decorated with flowers, butterflies and glued rhinestones. The size is 74.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

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

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

 

25
A12/1965/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Goloxy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: MQ-624

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 7501973689788

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink, frilly summer dress for girls. The product is decorated with colourful glued plastic decorations and inscriptions: “M” and „E”. The waist part of the dress includes not fixed tied belt with knotted ends. The length of the belt is 390-390 mm from the point where they are to be tied.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking as the glued decorative elements of the dress can be easily detached and could be swallowed by children.

Moreover, the product poses a risk of injuries as the waist part of the dress includes excessively long not fixed tied belt with knotted ends. If the ends of the belts become trapped, they could force the child to fall, causing injuries.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  

 

26
A12/1966/13

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Generator set

Brand: Swiss-Kraft

Name: Professional Generator

Type/number of model: reference: SK-8500 W

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 82000000 - Tools / Equipment - Power

Description: Electric generator set, 44cm x 44cm x 60 cm, packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical,
Burns

There is no information concerning the harmfulness of the exhaust fumes and the obligation to operate the generator in a well-ventilated area.

The temperature of the exhaust system is too high.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 12601 and EN 55012.

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

 

27
A12/1967/13

United Kingdom

Category: Furniture

Product: Chair cover

Brand: Unknown

Name: Santa Face Chair Cover

Type/number of model: YMS85700

Batch number/Barcode: 5029316285975

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

Description: Red and white chair cover in the form of a Santa face, made from a polyester type material.

Country of origin: China

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Fire

The chair cover can catch fire if exposed to a lighted match.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

28
A12/1968/13

Lithuania

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Unknown

Name: Green Laser Pointer

Type/number of model: 6608

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Laser pointer packed in a cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The product contains a class 3B laser which could cause damage to sight.

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

 

29
A12/1969/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Binjia

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 210 XL, L

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sweatshirt, designed and supplied with cords with free ends in the hood for children up to 7 years of age and children aged 7-14.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

30
A12/1970/13

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Quenny Girl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style no: N3-634

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sports set, an orange sweater and grey trousers. Size:12.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with free ends in the neck and in the waist areas.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

31
A12/1971/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles set

Brand: Vaooun toys

Name: Bubbles

Type/number of model: rr 191092

Batch number/Barcode: 5900054582574

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Product is a set for making bubbles consisting of two plastic colourful tubes. Product is packed in blister packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it contains Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the total count of mesophilc aerobic bacteria is too high. There is a risk of infection or irritation if is swallowed or comes into contact with the eyes and the skin.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

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

 

32
A12/1972/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubble set

Brand: Manhui

Name: Colorful Bubbles

Type/number of model: No. 757-6

Batch number/Barcode: unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A set of 6 plastic tubs (pink, yellow and orange) with soap for making bubbles. On each container there is a blue sticker with the inscription "Colorful bubbles 4 oz".

Country of origin: China


THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT
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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the total count of mesophilc aerobic bacteria is too high. There is a risk of infection or irritation if is swallowed or comes into contact with the eyes and the skin.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

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

 

33
A12/1973/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Lancia

Name: Grand Voyager

Type/number of model: type: RT, EC type approval number: e11*2001/116*0144*

Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between March 2013 and June 2013

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

A software flaw in the ORC (occupant restraint control) module may cause the side airbags to deploy improperly in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Portugal,
Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Croatia,
Hungary,
Sweden  

34
A12/1974/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Chrysler / Dodge

Name: Town & Country / Grand Caravan

Type/number of model: Type: RT

Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between March 2012 and May 2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Injuries

A software flaw in the ORC (occupant restraint control) module may cause the side airbags to deploy improperly in the event of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland,
United Kingdom,
Sweden,
Netherlands,
Hungary  

35
A12/1975/13

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden train

Brand: Toys - Hipo - Mikro Trading

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item No. 610710 (supplier item KDT9081),
Batch no.: 29649

Batch number/Barcode: 8713219276754

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Wooden train with two carriages which carry 6 wooden cars and 6 wooden figures, supplied in cardboard box with transparent plastic.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the train chimneys) 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  

France,
Austria  

36
A12/1976/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dinosaur

Brand: Unknown

Name: Animal World

Type/number of model: No: 3205; V039/38497

Batch number/Barcode: unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy dinosaurus (Triceratops), orange, white and brown (dimensions cca 17 cm). Toy is packed in cardboard box with transparent window in front.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 6,39%). In addition, the product contains diisononyl phthalate (DINP) (2,41%) as well as diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) (0,53 %).

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  

 

37
A12/1977/13

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: KE YI QI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: art. No: K-1611, height 110 cm

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's pink clothing set consisting of a hooded sweatshirt and trousers, with the inscription "dancing girl". Hood with functional textile cord.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injury and strangulation because drawstrings and cords free ends can easily become entangled or trapped in stationary objects when the child is moving fast.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

38
A12/1978/13

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: SYM

Name: HD2 125, HD2 200, Joyride 125 Evo, Joyride 200 Evo, HD 125 Evo, GTS 125 Evo, Joymax 125 EFI, Joymax 125, Wolf 125 Efi

Type/number of model: LC12W1-6( HD2 125), LC18W1-6 (HD2 200), LF12W-6( Joyride 125 Evo), LF18W-6 (Joyride 200 Evo), LH12WB-P (HD 125 Evo), LM12W5-6(GTS 125 Evo), LN12W3-6 (Joymax 125 EFI), LN12W4-6 (Joymax 125) and PD12A1-6 ( Wolf 125 Efi)

Batch number/Barcode: N/A

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: 125 cc motorcycles

Country of origin: Taiwan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The piston bolt can break causing the engine to breakdown whilst the motorcycle is being driven.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Portugal  

39
A12/1979/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED bulb

Brand: Beiyi

Name: E14 LED Bulb

Type/number of model: E0138

Batch number/Barcode: E130019903638P

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED bulb lamp for general lighting. The product was supplied as a multipack of four within a blister pack within a plain white box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The lens cap can be easily unscrewed. There is no measurable distance between the primary and secondary transformer windings which are touching. There is no fuse protection on the primary side of the control circuit.

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  

 

40
A12/1980/13

Denmark

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Torch with laser light

Brand: Tiger

Name: Lommelygte

Type/number of model: 1300250

Batch number/Barcode: 0200013002507

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Torch with 8 LED lights and 1 laser light. The torch is wrapped in transparent plastic. On the package the laser class is marked as class 1.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The laser pointer is not a class 1 laser product as stated in the package. In fact it is a class 3B laser product which could cause damage to sight.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
Belgium,
Finland  

41
A12/1981/13

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED bulb

Brand: Beiyi

Name: E14 Globe Bulb

Type/number of model: E0139

Batch number/Barcode: E13062003637P

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED globe lamp for general lighting. The product is supplied in a multi pack of four within a plain white outer box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The globe and lamp top can be removed allowing access to live parts. The electrical insulation is inadequate: the primary and secondary windings on the transformer are touching.

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  

 

42
A12/1982/13

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Hämeen Liikunta ja Urheilu (Sport Federation Häme)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: S1300600

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Brown plush bear with red or blue T-shirt and with plastic eyes. Text "Hämeen Liikunta ja Urheilu" printed on the T-shirt. Height approx. 25 cm. Each plush toy is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts (the eyes) that can come off and be swallowed by children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

43
A12/1983/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Super Cool

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: QL02909D

Batch number/Barcode: 1000000140019 (on the packaging) 8421780843724 (on the label)

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Pink and white artificial leather shoes for young girls. The shoes are decorated with flowers and rhinestones. Packaging: paper box Size: 20

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of decorative elements (flowers and rhinestones) that can be easily detached and could be swallowed by young children.

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

 

44
A12/1984/13

Czech Republic

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: False nails

Brand: Opoola

Name: Art Nails

Type/number of model: 28011

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Set of plastic finger nails with glue in a red tube. Packing consists of a plastic bag with cardboard.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The glue contains dibutyl phthalate (DBP) which can penetrate the skin into the body and is toxic for reproduction.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

45
A12/1985/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Citroen

Name: C5

Type/number of model: Type: R*****, model: C5, EC type approval: e2*2001/116*0360*19, *24, *25

Batch number/Barcode: Concerns vehicles built between January 2012 and May 2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

A faulty connection between the fuel lines and the diesel injectors may cause a leakage of diesel which then accumulates in the hollows at the base of the cylinder head. When these hollows are full, fuel might spill over onto the surfaces of the exhaust system, resulting in a fire hazard.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland,
Croatia,
United Kingdom,
Bulgaria,
Denmark,
Portugal,
Netherlands,
Slovakia,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Finland  

46
A12/1986/13

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: USB power supply

Brand: S.Y. H&h

Name: Cavo CaricaBatterie Universale USB 10 in 1

Type/number of model: SY 02420 AC adapter

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Power supply with mains pins, an adaptor for use with a cigarette lighter socket and a USB cable. Supplied in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The insulation between the accessible primary and secondary circuits is not suitable for foreseeable conditions. The insulation distance between the primary and secondary circuits is not sufficient. The primary circuit conductors are simply soldered in place.

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

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

 

47
A12/1987/13

Spain

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Thermos flask

Brand: SUCCESS

Name: Termo

Type/number of model: HW3090

Batch number/Barcode: 8436034915270

OECD Portal Category: 73000000 - Kitchen Merchandise

Description: Colourful thermos flask for beverages. The packaging is a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

48
A12/1988/13

Spain

Category: Chemical products

Product: Repair kit for bicycle's tyres

Brand: Huls

Name: Kit Reparciones Bici

Type/number of model: Ref. 33520

Batch number/Barcode: 8435299335205

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Blister packaging with a tube of glue and a number of patches.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the glue contains benzene above the permitted levels (measured value: 51% by weight). In addition, the glue contains toluene above the permitted levels (measured value: 33% by weight)

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

49
A12/1989/13

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Honda

Name: Odyssey, Acura MDX

Type/number of model: Type: RL1, US model, Odyssey

Type: YD1, US model, AcuraMDX

Batch number/Barcode: Manufactured in 2003-2004

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Canada,
USA

No pictures are available

Injuries

The air bag may deploy unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion and an accident could result.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

50
A12/1990/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: Nova Juguetes

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 18268 - 60 ml

Batch number/Barcode: 8430787182682

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Blue plastic tube with purple lid, containing liquid to make soap bubbles.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the total count of mesophilic aerobic micro-organisms in the soapy water is too high, and it contains pseudomonas aeruginosa and enterobacteriaceae above the permitted levels. There is a risk of infection if the liquid is swallowed or comes into contact with the skin or eyes.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

51
A12/1991/13

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric insect killer

Brand: CCJGE / Chuang Ji

Name: Electrical Mosquito Killer

Type/number of model: model CMD-25-D, ref. 02660

Batch number/Barcode: 6927371300123

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Electric insect killer consisting of a lamp with electrified grilles. Packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The high-voltage grilles are accessible and could be touched by the user. They remain live at 34V for one second after the device is disconnected from the mains.

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  

 

52
A12/1992/13

Finland

Category: Machinery

Product: Circular saw

Brand: MAX PRO

Name: Log saw

Type/number of model: LG405/1094, 2011/2261

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: A circular sawing machine for firewood, green frame standing on 4 legs.

Country of origin: China

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Cuts,
Injuries

The distance from the saw blade teeth to the outer surface of the guard on the pivoting table is too small. The fixed guard opening that encloses the periphery of the saw blade is too wide.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 1870.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

53
A12/1993/13

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's sandals

Brand: Tamaris

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Wortmann KG Art.-Nr. 112813430

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Women's sandals with leather straps (white on the outside, natural grey on the inside), silver rhinestones and metallic closing; light brown insole and outer sole

Country of origin: Italy

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium VI (8,9 – 14,7 – 15,3 mg/k). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Other,
Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Destruction of the product  

France  

54
A12/1994/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with soother

Brand: Yiduo Zi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2005

Batch number/Barcode: 8682009004443

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with a very large plastic soother in its mouth. The product is supplied in a cellophane bag sealed with a cardboard strip.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of choking because the battery compartment is easily accessible and small button batteries could be swallowed by small children. The ingestion of button batteries by small children poses also a chemical risk.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

55
A12/1995/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: Lucky

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 15330 ,
15331

Batch number/Barcode: 6909131153309 ,
6909131153316

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Elastic straps with hooks supplied in a transparent plastic bag.

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 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  

 

56
A12/1996/13

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram

Brand: Odder

Name: ZIP, Classic and Twin

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Pram, intended for babies from birth (maximum 15 kg). There are two zips on the apron of the pram.

Country of origin: Denmark

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Choking

The zip pullers can detach easily. An unattended child could put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

57
A12/1997/13

Luxembourg

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electronic cigarette kit

Brand: Dbon'r

Name: Smoke Different!

Type/number of model: HW010

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable electronic cigarette kit which includes a black USB wall charger.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The electrical insulation of the charger is not adequate.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users,
Warning consumers of the risks  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

58
A12/1998/13

Spain

Category: Recreational crafts

Product: Outboard motor

Brand: EVINRUDE E-TEC

Name: Fueraborda

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Outboard motor with ICON binnacle mount remote controls.

Country of origin: Canada

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Injuries

The control levers maybe mounted incorrectly which could cause the lever to become detached from the from the base of the mount, resulting in loss of throttle and shift control. This could cause loss of boat control. The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Croatia,
Finland,
Denmark,
Norway  

59
A12/1999/13

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: East West

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: M-08018 W/K

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Hooded sweatshirt with a decoration of a scorpion. The size is 110/116.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

60
A12/2000/13

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jeans

Brand: PUSBLU

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: E02 Jeans Stickerei (embroidery)

Batch number/Barcode: 23907218

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Black jeans for children with light-coloured seams, embroided heart on the left pocket; size according to label: 98

Country of origin: Bangladesh

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the black jeans fabric contains amine benzidine (303 mg/kg). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

61
A12/2001/13

France

Category: Toys

Product: Birthday candles with holders

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: S37653160,
Lot No: 876852

Batch number/Barcode: 8711295935848

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of eight birthday candles for cake decoration, including four candle holders in the form of aeroplanes with wheels.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts from the candle holders (the wheels) 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

Croatia,
Belgium,
Netherlands  

62
A12/2002/13

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram with carry cot

Brand: Jedo

Name: Clara

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: The pram consists of a chassis with a pram body intended for use from birth, a carry cot and a changing bag.

Country of origin: Poland

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Injuries

The handles of the carry cot can easily break while the cot is lifted and the child could fall, causing injuries. In addition, the braking device does not work properly and the pram can move if parked on an inclined surface.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 1888 and EN 1466.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark  

63
A12/2003/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Set of ropes for hammocks

Brand: Hamacamundi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Product ref. 5501

Batch number/Barcode: 1253200131688

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Set of ropes with snap hooks for suspending hammocks. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag closed with a stapled piece of cardboard.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it can easily break when under tension. The user can thus fall and this may cause injuries. In addition, labelling and instructions are insufficient.

One accident reported.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

64
A12/2004/13

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: Cheng Yang

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 1876

Batch number/Barcode: 8212040518762

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Elastic straps with hooks of 87cm, supplied in transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The straps may easily break when under tension. As a result it may hit the user or cause the load to fall during transportation, which could lead to a traffic accident. In addition, the labelling 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  

 

65
A12/2005/13

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Unknown

Name: Garden baby

Type/number of model: M-0641/1436

Batch number/Barcode: 2010001912446

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy mobile phone with a cord. The phone opens and it contains a keypad inside. The packaging is a transparent cardboard blister pack.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Choking

The product poses a chemical risk and a risk of choking because small button batteries are easily accessible and can be swallowed by small children.

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

One accident reported.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

66
A12/2006/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun

Brand: Xinze

Name: Laser Pistol Set with Electronic Target, S.W.A.T.

Type/number of model: XZ.H41

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy plastic gun with a target that looks like a darts board. The toy gun has a laser aimer and an LED lamp. The toy gun and the target both run on batteries. The product is packed in a cardboard box with CE mark and age warning sign (0-3 years).

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The toy is a class 3R laser product and could cause damage to sight.

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

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

 

67
A12/2007/13

Croatia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun with laser

Brand: Xinze

Name: Laser pistol set with electronic target - S.W.A.T.

Type/number of model: NO.XZ.H10+

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy gun with laser and LED lamp. The product contains also an electronic target resembling a dart board. The gun and the target run with batteries. The product is packed in a cardboard box with transparent window in front.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The toy is a Class 2 laser product and could cause damage to sight.

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

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

 

68
A12/2008/13

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Anti-slip spray for surf boards

Brand: Monster Paint

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Product code 1A30L009F

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Aerosol for easy stand-up and against slip on paddle boards, longboards and windsurf boards. The spray bottles are in brown and orange with a white cap.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains benzyl butyl phatalate above the permitted levels.

According to the REACH Regulation, the presence of benzyl butyl phatalate in substances and mixtures sold to the general public cannot exceed 0.5%.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Spain  



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69
A11/0094/13

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Pram chain with soft toys

Brand: Baby buddy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: VN55272

Batch number/Barcode: 538022

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toys intended to be strung across a cradle, cot, or perambulator. Horizontal pram-chain from Baby buddy. The pram chain has three stuffed animals attached to it, a hippo, an elephant and a lion, all of them in different colors.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation as the carer is not warned to remove the pram chain once the child is able to get up on its hands and knees.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

70
A11/0095/13

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram and pushchair combo

Brand: Basson

Name: Street

Type/number of model: Pram: Street Lift Combi - Series No. 0131 DK 3100,
Chassis: Series no: 0347

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: Baby Care

Description: The product includes a chassis with swivelling front wheels on which a pram intended for use from birth and a pushchair seat for children up to 36 months can be mounted.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of injuries because in the seat unit there are accessible gaps in which the fingers of the child could become entrapped. There is a risk of strangulation as the use of the crotch restraint is too difficult and it may be left unused.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 



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

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

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

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


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


Disclaimer - EN

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

Disclaimer - DE

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

Disclaimer - FR

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

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

Links auf die RAPEX-Webseiten sind vorbehaltlich der Beachtung der Bedingungen zulässig, die Sie unter folgender Adresse finden:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_de.htm

Das Herunterladen und die Vervielfältigung zum Zwecke der nicht kommerziellen oder kommerziellen Weiterverbreitung von Texten und Fotos in den RAPEX-Meldungen unterliegen der vorherigen Genehmigungspflicht.

Die Informationen in den Wochenübersichten dürfen nicht angepasst oder verändert werden. Übersetzungen der RAPEX-Meldungen aus der ursprünglich veröffentlichten englischsprachigen Fassung sind nach Abschluss einer gebührenfreien Lizenzvereinbarung zulässig.

Anträge auf Genehmigungen oder Lizenzen sind zu richten an: copyright-info@publications.europa.eu

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

Il est possible de créer des hyperliens vers le site web consacré au système RAPEX, à condition de respecter les conditions décrites à l'adresse suivante:
http://europa.eu/abouteuropa/faq/index_fr.htm

Le téléchargement et la reproduction à des fins de rediffusion, commerciale ou non, de tout contenu textuel ou photographique dans les notifications RAPEX doivent faire l'objet d'une autorisation préalable.

Les informations présentées dans l'aperçu hebdomadaire ne peuvent être adaptées ou modifiées par l'utilisateur. La traduction, à partir de la version originale en anglais, des notifications RAPEX publiées sur le site RAPEX est soumise à un accord de licence à titre gratuit.

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