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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 4 (Published on: 31/01/2014)

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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
A12/0121/14

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Street super shoes

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 03-88813-0974

Batch number/Barcode: 412-283.9 3

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Brown ladies' shoes with beige lining and insole, light brown heel and light brown plastic outer sole. Size 37 .

Country of origin: Cambodia

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the leather insole contains up to 30.9 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

2
A12/0122/14

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: CEBrik

Name: C-Base

Type/number of model: Ref. 47002,
KF-HBY2-1 (on the socket),
KF-H1 (on the plug)

Batch number/Barcode: 8436038003928

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Single-socket extension lead, 1.5 meters, supplied in a clear plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Fire

The dimensions of the sockets allow for insertion of plugs with higher power intensity than supported. The insulation of the flexible cable is insufficient. The product may thus overheat and catch fire if connected to a high-powered device.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

3
A12/0123/14

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Eau de Parfum and Shower Gel set

Brand: Streets Looks

Name: Pink Dragon for Woman

Type/number of model: Pink Dragon for Woman

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 66556001511000000300

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

Description: Set containing one bottle of eau de parfum (85 ml) and one tube of shower gel (50 ml)

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive levels of 5-chloro-2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one and 2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one in the shower gel (4 mg/100g). The product does not comply with the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products as the maximum permitted level of 0.0015% is exceeded.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Slovenia  

4
A12/0124/14

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic straps

Brand: BRICOTech

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: F0034C (9mmx150)

Batch number/Barcode: 8433774507857

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Blue elastic strap with metal snap-hooks on each end. The product is supplied attached to a yellow and black cardboard.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The snap-hook can easily detach from the strap when under tension. This may cause injuries to the user or the luggage to fall, which may lead to a traffic accident.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

5
A12/0125/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costume

Brand: Rubie's

Name: Robin de Los Bosques / Reino Medieval

Type/number of model: Ref. 503103

Batch number/Barcode: 8422971531031

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Robin Hood-style costume for children of 1-2 years, which includes a hat, trousers and boot covers in various shades of brown, and a green tunic with cords at the neck. The article is supplied on a hanger and covered with a bag made of clear plastic material with a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of 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  

 

6
A12/0126/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Ride-on toys

Brand: BIG

Name: 1. Racing-Bike 2. Bike-Girl

Type/number of model: Product 1: Ref: 800056323 ,
Product 2.: Ref: 800056324

Batch number/Barcode: Product 1.: 4004943563239,
Product 2.: 4004943563246

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Ride-on toys in the shape of motorcycles: Product 1. is black and luminescent yellow, Product 2 is fuchsia and they have various stickers.

Country of origin: Germany

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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because they contain small parts (the plastic stickers) which can easily detach, be ingested by children, get stuck and obstruct the airways.

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  

 

7
A12/0127/14

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's shoes

Brand: Corina

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: C3102

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Black, high-heeled ladies' shoes, with synthetic uppers and soles. A label is attached by a string. The product is packed in a red cardboard box marked "Style Nº C3102"

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of pentachlorophenol (0.1 mg/kg), which can produce harmful effects when entering the body through the skin.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

8
A12/0128/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy bird

Brand: PR (Pérez y Rincón)

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref.: 992 EXP.6

Batch number/Barcode: 8435331309928

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy in the form of a pelican: the beak is a container with dragging mechanism and plastic balls. The product is supplied without packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The product can easily break and release small parts, which can be ingested by children who may choke on them. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because children may easily access the crank while the wheels are turning. This may cause pinches or lacerations.

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  

 

9
A12/0129/14

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Iris root teether

Brand: BEBÉS ECOLÓGICOS

Name: Mordedor de raíz de iris

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 9006720640107

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: The product is a natural teether for babies. It is packed in a clear plastic bag with a card label indicating 'Bebés Ecológicos', the use of iris root and a photograph of a baby.

Country of origin: Austria

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Strangulation,
Health risk

Although the label states that the teether is not a necklace and the cord has a knot, the latter can easily be undone, so that it would be perfectly possible for it to coil round a baby's neck, therefore posing a risk of strangulation. In addition, the composition of the iris root and the form of use (sucking) mean that it may become contaminated, which would damage the oral mucosa.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Austria,
Italy  

10
A12/0130/14

Spain

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Candles

Brand: Home Master

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 06010-21

Batch number/Barcode: 8435202060101

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

Description: Decorative coloured candles in the shape of fruit (mandarins, apples and lemons). The products are supplied in plastic blister packaging containing four units.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The products are attractive to children as they resemble foodstuff. Children can bite them and small parts may easily come off: if ingested the small pieces may get stuck and obstruct the airways.

The products do 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  

 

11
A12/0131/14

Slovenia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Denis by Eurom

Name: Icicle

Type/number of model: 52-376000, (ICI-100L/LY100)

Batch number/Barcode: 3850223523766

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lighting chain with 100 LED lights in cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - there are no instructions for correct use - the wires can be easily pulled from the lamp holders - the wires only have single insulation - the mechanical strength of the bulbs is too low

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Croatia  

12
A12/0132/14

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Camper van

Brand: Eura Mobil

Name: Elitis, Alteo, Nobel Art Liner, Terrestra I

Type/number of model: Type: 114, 115, 115 CN/CR, 116.

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between 2006 and 2009 are affected.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Camper vans.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The windscreen blind may suddenly drop down completely, causing a major obstruction to the driver's view.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark,
Ireland,
Sweden  

13
A12/0133/14

France

Category: Toys

Product: Set of plastic dolls and toys

Brand: Hello Fishy

Name: 3 Mermaids

Type/number of model: ITEM No LG1112

Batch number/Barcode: Batch No 102AO1228 Barcode: 5413247011121

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of 2 dolls and 3 animals in sealed packaging (approximate dimensions: 17 cm x 23 cm) – cardboard and plastic thermoformed blister packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the doll's head (20.2 % by mass). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

Belgium  

14
A12/0134/14

Spain

Category: Other

Product: Elastic strap

Brand: Hidalgo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Code: 00119

Batch number/Barcode: 8421531001199

OECD Portal Category: 58000000 - Cross Segment

Description: Green elastic strap with black metal hooks. The hooks have white plastic caps on each end. The product is packaged in transparent plastic with a piece of yellow cardboard.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The hook may break from the straps when under tension. If the hook detaches, it could hit the user or cause the load to fall, which may cause a traffic accident.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

15
A12/0135/14

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Baby Elegance

Name: Flex

Type/number of model: On invoice: Ref: 7731 ,
On test report: G502 (ref. NOZ 8859334)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Pushchair with foot muff and rain cover.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the child may fall due to a failing restraint and closing system and because the chassis can easily break. In addition the product does not carry sufficient warnings for the users.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Destruction of the product  

 

16
A12/0136/14

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension cable

Brand: GEFOM

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: GF-DCRFR- 500493

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: 25 m cable on a drum with thermal circuit breaker.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Electric shock

The insulation on the cable can break allowing access to live parts. The power cable insulation can be damaged at the point where the cable joins the drum. The metal handle is not earthed.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61242.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border,
Destruction of the product  

 

17
A12/0137/14

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product: Lawn mower

Brand: PEARL / Royal Gardineer

Name: Robert Mower

Type/number of model: Article no. NX-5018 Series Nr 115830

Batch number/Barcode: GTIN (EAN): 4022107202930

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: Automated lawn mower.

Country of origin: China

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Cuts

The blade cover does not extend far enough down. Consequently the feet of the user could touch the blade.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

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

 

18
A12/0138/14

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric oven

Brand: Clima Select / Climadiff

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model C3530 T-N ,
Series: 3000FRH0SFR0SFR010913009611

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Mini electric ovens, Class 1, capacity of 39 litres with double glazing.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Burns

The outer surface is not sufficiently insulated from the heat and this can result in a risk of burns for the users.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border,
Other  

 

19
A12/0139/14

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mobile phone charger

Brand: Mr Gadget's Solutions

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Mobile phone charger with USB slot. Product comes individually packed in a plain white box with no markings. The base plate of the plug carries the wording Mr Gadget's.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The pins on the charger are over-sized. Force is required to insert the charger into and remove from a socket. This could cause mechanical damage to the socket and charger that could result in live parts being exposed with the risk of electric shock.

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

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

 

20
A12/0140/14

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: Triumph

Name: Tiger Explorer, Trophy and Trophy SE

Type/number of model: Tiger Explorer, Trophy and Trophy SE

Batch number/Barcode: Built between 2012 and 2014

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a risk of electrical interference from the throttle position sensor which can cause the engine control module (ECM) to shutdown and in turn cause the engine to lose power resulting in the loss of driving force.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
France,
Austria,
Ireland,
Sweden  

21
A12/0141/14

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains extension lead

Brand: Domenique

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: UK-06S-II

Batch number/Barcode: 3675543311059

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: A 6-way mains extension lead, 3m, with neon lamp in a blue package.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product is not sufficiently heat resistant and can deform. The base and cover of the plug can come came apart. The plug pins can become loose. These defects can result in live parts becoming accessible.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

22
A12/0142/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' outfit

Brand: Good Children

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model N°: F-2095

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: The gray outfit for boys consists of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "SUPERBOY". The hood of the sweatshirt includes non-fixed elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 110/116, 122/128.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the 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  

 

23
A12/0143/14

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Toyota

Name: Verso and Corolla

Type/number of model: AUR20 AUR21 ZGR20 ZGR21 ,
NDE180 ZRE181 ZRE182

Batch number/Barcode: Production Period: 20/05/2013 - 19/08/2013,
Production Period: 3/06/2013 - 19/08/2013

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Turkey

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to improper tightening of the steering wheel set nut during vehicle assembly, the steering wheel nut could become loose. If the vehicle was continuously operated in this condition, the nut could eventually come off, and the steering wheel could separate from the steering shaft, causing a loss of steering ability and the risk of a crash.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark,
Austria,
Estonia,
Iceland,
Sweden,
Lithuania,
Greece,
Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Poland,
Germany,
Ireland,
Slovakia,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
United Kingdom  

24
A12/0144/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Rosso Kid's

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: XS0973

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink bikini in which the top part is decorated with floral, butterfly, fish and seahorse patterns. The bottom of the bikini has a decorative belt with flowers and beads. The sizes are: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

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

 

25
A12/0146/14

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Blu Coralli

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ML-073

Batch number/Barcode: 2200000100771

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's sweatshirt in grey colour intended for children up to 10 years old. The sweatshirt is designed with red drawstrings in the hood and is fastened with a zip in the middle of the garment.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

26
A12/0147/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Zale Skell

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 8976

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red bikini decorated with yellow hearts and a white inscription: „Angel”. The sizes of the products are: 104/110

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 with knotted ends in the back, in the waist as well as in the neck areas.

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

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

 

27
A12/0148/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' trousers

Brand: Xue Mei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model N°: C 24

Batch number/Barcode: 2 943324 053087

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boys' camouflage trousers. Drawstrings hanging below the lower hems of trousers. Size: 134, 140, 146, 164.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the ankle area, which hang below the lower hem of the garment. 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  

 

28
A12/0149/14

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Blu Coralli

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ML-066

Batch number/Barcode: 2200000101631

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's sweatshirt in grey, dark green and lighter green colour straps intended for children up to 6 years old. The sweatshirt is designed with orange drawstrings in the hood and is fastened with a light green zip.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

29
A12/0150/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' sweatshirt

Brand: Sunsea

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model N°: CH-002

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boys' sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "Revolt now! registered trademark since 1958 your brand Moscow2018". The hood includes not fixed drawstring with free ends.The product is available in grey, light blue and dark blue colours.Size: 116-176.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a non fixed drawstring 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  

 

30
A12/0151/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: DONG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model N°: DH1102

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' trousers with pockets in beige, grey and purple colours. The trousers are decorated with sequins and inscriptions: "danza". At the lower hems of trousers there are drawstrings which form a 18 cm. loop-hanging below the lower hems of trousers. Size: 4, 6, 8, 12.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the ankle area, which hangs below the lower hem of the garment.The products do 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  

 

31
A12/0152/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s coat

Brand: H&S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: B-8035C

Batch number/Barcode: 1360004782098

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red-black and blue-green children’s coat with hood and zip. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. The product is decorated with an inscriptions " H&S CLUB” and „EST.1992". Size: 98-122

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product contains protruding loops and toggles in the neck area that may become caught in playground, in closing doors of lifts, buses, underground trains, on escalators or in wheel spokes and the child may be strangled or injured.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
A12/0153/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: YuMei

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 8042

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: White girls' bikini. The both parts of the bikini are decorated with yellow and blue patterns. The top can be tied with double functional cords with knotted ends and beads in the neck area. The front of the bikini top is decorated with a cord which have ends, beads and knots. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords which ends have beads and knots in the waist area. Size: 2-6.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the the presence of functional cords with knotted ends and beads in the neck area of the bikini. The cords with knotted ends and beads in the waist area pose a risk of injuries to children. 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  

 

33
A12/0154/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' jacket

Brand: A Classic Fashion

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: W-213

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Jacket with hood and zip-fastener for children. The hood can be removed by using zipper. The hood includes a non fixed elastic drawstring with metal toggles and knots on the ends. The product is available in various colours.Size: 134-164. 2 tags are attached with the following inscriptions: "Vogue Classic Fashion Vogue Dress", "A Best Style"

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with toggles and knots on the ends in the hood. The cord is made out of rubber and if a child pulls it, the toggles may spring back into its eyes and face 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  

 

34
A12/0155/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: PLAYBACK

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: T-1026

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 6011037110260

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Dark blue leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: "83", "BOXING WEAR BROOKLYN ", „GO613”, "GO", "GO AND CO, Schol Year 1983 Hew Yink Cilt 1953-1983". Size: 98-128

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a non fixed drawstring with free ends in the waist area. The product does not comply with the safety requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

35
A12/0156/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: AD miring

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: TK-1413

Batch number/Barcode: 7 675505 995545

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "Take Part”. The product is available in pink, light pink, light blue and grey colours. Size: 134, 146, 152, 158, 164

Country of origin: China

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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,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

36
A12/0157/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Goloxy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: MQ-572

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 7501973689788

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Grey leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. Sizes: 104, 110, 122

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

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

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

 

37
A12/0158/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model N°: A-6807B

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Pink children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pocket. The product is decorated with a glittering crown and an inscription: „Roberta Banceticwa”. Size: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstring placed in the hood with knots and toggles on the 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  

 

38
A12/0159/14

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram with carry cot

Brand: Scandia

Name: Scandia move classic

Type/number of model: Scandia move classic N°253002

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: The pram consists of a chassis mounted with a pram body (internal length greater than 800 mm) intended for use from birth (max. 15 kg), carry cot and a changing bag.

Country of origin: Poland

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Entrapment

The product poses a risk of entrapment of a child's fingers, if the child is sitting in the pram with fingers between the pram body and the hood and a person pulls the hood down without noticing the location of the child's fingers.

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

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Iceland  

39
A12/0161/14

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink

Brand: Intenze

Name: Dark Purple

Type/number of model: ST1012DP

Batch number/Barcode: Lot: SS83 EXP: 09/30/16

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

Description: Tattoo ink, Dark Purple, 29.6 ml.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of nickel (measured value up to 6.8 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks and permanent make-up must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential.The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

40
A12/0162/14

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No HP8464, Colour Coral, Size 38

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Ladies' shoes, coral-coloured with insole in light-grey leather and brown outer sole.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the insole (measured value: 83.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

41
A12/0163/14

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' ballerina

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No ZS991-1, Colour Khaki, Size 41

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Khaki-coloured ladies' ballerina; flower on front; lining and insole in light-brown leather; brown outer sole, flexible

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the lining (measured value: 6.0 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

42
A12/0164/14

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Jumex

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style NO HP8275, Colour Black, Size 38

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Ladies' shoes (black patent) with high heel, insole in light-brown leather and dark grey outer sole.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of Chromium VI in the leather of the insole (measured value: 17.4 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

43
A12/0165/14

Croatia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Shower gel

Brand: Anovia

Name: Lemon Burst Refreshing moisturising shower gel

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Lot: 13353 / EAN: 5037378005110

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

Description: Shower gel packed in transparent plastic tube with picture of lemon slice printed on the front. Following inscriptions were printed on the front: "Anovia", "Naturally 97% derived", "Lemon burst wow refreshing moisturizing shower gel".

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Microbiological

The product contains a high amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (CFU/g 50000), which could lead to an infection when using the product. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

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

 

44
A12/0166/14

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Battery-operated toy piano

Brand: Pamax

Name: Pianola Allegra

Type/number of model: 2994/MX0009/Pianola allegra

Batch number/Barcode: Production batch July 2012; bar code 8033765685542

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Children's battery-operated piano with lights and sounds packed in a coloured cardboard packaging

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns as the short-circuit of the electrolytic capacitor fitted to the printed circuit board causes overheating of the batteries above the permitted limit. In addition, the warnings required for toys with replaceable batteries are incomplete. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 62115.

The product also poses a chemical risk due to the excessive level of DEHP in the toy's internal electrical wiring (measured value: up to 8,9%). 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.

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

Slovenia  

45
A12/0167/14

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Safety shoes

Brand: SODIM FT

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: EL200

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Safety shoes, sizes 36-48 (3-13) – classification I – protection category S3 SRA.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing. The slip resistance on ceramic tiles is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20344.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border,
Other  

 

46
A12/0168/14

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Safety shoes

Brand: SODIM FT

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ATSM 1006

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Safety shoes supplied in sizes from 36 to 48, Classification I, protection category S3 HI CI CR WR FO M HRO SRC.

Country of origin: Turkey

No pictures are available

Injuries

The impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20344.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border,
Other  

 

47
A12/0169/14

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy shoes

Brand: Xing Tai

Name: Pretty Beauty Set

Type/number of model: Ref. 273119

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Pair of pink toy plastic shoes.

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 0.18%).

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  

Belgium  

48
A12/0170/14

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Best

Name: 100 LED Vilagit

Type/number of model: Model: YS-100L-LED

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lighting chain with 100 white LED lamps and control unit. Packaging: transparent plastic box

Country of origin: Unknown

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Burns,
Electric shock

- The cross sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they could overheat. - The wire ends soldered to terminals of the control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. - The accessible basic insulated wires can come into contact with sharp edges of the control unit and could be damaged. - The socket of the extension lead enables single-pole insertion of a plug with the free remaining live pin accessible - The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use.

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  

 

49
A12/0171/14

France

Category: Toys

Product: Highlighter pen

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: SRLGNR FL

Batch number/Barcode: MLP 16 166 276351

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Fluorescent highlighter pen in the form of a building block.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can break easily producing small parts which may be swallowed by a child.

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

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

 

50
A12/0172/14

Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail modelling product

Brand: LENZ

Name: LENZ 3000 SERIES Liquid, HIGH PERFORMANCE

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: DO216-A117 (Overprint on container)

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

Description: White plastic bottle with a screw cap. On the label of the product there are inscriptions: Professional Liquid, 1 gallone, New Low Odor. Ingredients: Acrylic Ester Monomers, Dimethyl-p-toluidene, MEHQ.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 90.2% methyl metacrylate (MMA).

In its "Health assessment of nail modelling cosmetics containing methyl metacrylate" of 22 December 2011, the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) considers methyl metacrylate present in concentrations of 80-90 % in the nail modelling cosmetics to be harmful to health due to the high sensitizing potential, which can also cause ongoing damage to nails.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

51
A12/0173/14

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Electric bicycle

Brand: Wanbaolu

Name: Velo Hightech

Type/number of model: Model: WBL308,
Frame Ref. 592 920 902 122 843

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Red folding electric bicycle.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

There is a risk of injury following a fall because: - the braking system is ineffective; - the saddle and the handlebar are not adequately fixed; - the pedal axle can break.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant standards EN 14764 and EN 15194.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border,
Other  

 



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Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

54
A11/0018/14

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Coffee machine

Brand: Philips

Name: Kaffeemaschine

Type/number of model: HD5405

Batch number/Barcode: GTIN (EAN) 8710103159292.

The batch concerned was manufactured between calendar week 12 of 2012 and calendar week 23 of 2013.

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Filter coffee machine.

Country of origin: Poland

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Electric shock

The cladding of the cable is too short in the area of the carrying handle. As result the insulation of the live leads may be damaged.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Iceland  



(*)

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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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.

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

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