Report 11 (Published on: 21/03/2014)

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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:

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ankle boots

Brand: MANGO

Name: Lanzac

Type/number of model: ref. 13060176 (cinnamon colour)

Batch number/Barcode: 8433884034878

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Women's leather ankle boots, cinnamon colour

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product contains Chromium VI (measured values up to 7,2mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Finland,
France  

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Fashion Charming

Type/number of model: NO.808

Batch number/Barcode: ITEM NO.: 4913599 B: 226 EAN: 8713149135992 PANENKA 3.5"

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with long yellow hair in yellow and blue dress with angel wings and red boots.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (11,8% 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  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy bow and arrow set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Bow & Arrow Set - Fun & Safe

Type/number of model: Item no: WS338106

Batch number/Barcode: 854152111264

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The set consists of a light yellow bow with black colour shaft, three red plastic arrows with black suction cups, a toy knife and a brown quiver. The product is supplied in a cardboard and plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the small suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by small children. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries if the arrows are fired without the suction cups.

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

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric mini oven

Brand: Climadiff

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model C4003-CER

Batch number/Barcode: Series 134700365

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Mini electric oven with ceramic hob - 3000W

Country of origin: Turkey

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Burns

The outer walls of the oven become very hot and contact with them could cause burns.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soap bubbles

Brand: Disney

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. 014000287 ,
Lot 1/2013

Batch number/Barcode: 8423138522732

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Container in shades of red for soap bubble liquid. The container features an image of Minnie Mouse.

Country of origin: Spain

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Microbiological

The total count of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms in the soapy water is too high. 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  

France  

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle set

Brand: Le Bei

Name: Sweet Give - Baby Series

Type/number of model: Ref. 1230AB/1260/1260A

Batch number/Barcode: 8429283020581

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Rattles indifferent shapes: 1. a smiling doll in shades of green with rounded arms and legs, 2. apple with maraca, 3. bee with doll and 4. star with guitar. The products are supplied in pink and white cardboards, with a transparent plastic front.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

When playing with the rattle the child may hit it against hard surfaces: as a result of the impact small parts may be released. If such small parts are put in the mouth and swallowed, small children may choke on them.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger Car

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name: ASX, Lancer/Lancer Sportback

Type/number of model: ASX (GA6W), Lancer / Lancer Sportback (CY9A/CX9A)

Batch number/Barcode: Model Year: 2011-2012 Production period: Until 9 February 2012

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger Car;

Model Year: 2011-2012 (5);

Production period: Until 9 February 2012.

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Unwanted soot / carbon deposits on the piston rings might cause the piston rings to get stuck in the piston groove. As a result, this can cause increased blow-by gas to directly enter the crank case which in turn may cause the piston to overheat and melt. As a consequence, the engine may stall.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Germany,
Lithuania,
Slovakia,
Sweden,
Malta,
Greece,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Croatia,
Hungary,
Ireland  

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Aoles

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: YM872-A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Light blue, lined and hooded jacket for children with zip. The hood includes not fixed elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with dark blue stripes. The sizes are: 140, 146.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood, with toggles on the ends . The cord is elastic: if a child pulls it, the toggles may spring back into the 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Guan Da Yuan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: F-117 ,
Model: F-118

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Trousers for sports, with unattached drawstrings in the waistband. The product is supplied in a transparent plastic bag. Size: 146, 152, 164, 170

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because of the presence of unattached 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Landl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: LP-1526

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: The pink trousers are decorated with a fish and have drawstrings in the waistband. There are knots and metal toggles at the ends of the drawstring. The sizes are: 140-164.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

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

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' trousers

Brand: Ature (Authentic)

Name: unknown

Type/number of model: Model: RQ-1888-1

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue-yellow-grey-black leisure trousers with zippered pockets for boys. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "DELICATES" .

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 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  

 

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's clothing set

Brand: Urchin

Name: Kiss

Type/number of model: Model: HM-302

Batch number/Barcode: 2011159869705

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: The set consists of a pair of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The set is intended for children from 4 to 12 years.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings with knots in the hood. Moreover, the presence of unattached drawstrings in the waist area may cause 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  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Liquid for nail art

Brand: XO

Name: Acrylic Liquid Purple

Type/number of model: Lot-Number: LIQ-002305; MFG Date: 0413

Batch number/Barcode: 5060219230884

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

Description: Slightly blue coloured liquid for nail art.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product is made of methyl methacrylate (100%), which has a high sensitisation/allergenic potential and can result in damages to nails and/or hands which can last for years. The BfR [German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment] in its Opinion No 014/2012 of 22 December 2011 classifies concentrations of 80- 90 % methyl methacrylate in nail art substances as hazardous to health. It has been classified as hazardous to health within the meaning of Article 3 of Cosmetic Product Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 .

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Liquid for nail art

Brand: NaiLexus

Name: Liquid Monomer

Type/number of model: 32 fl. oz.

Batch number/Barcode: Charge Nr. 3F-0603-A-120

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

Description: Clear, slightly violet-coloured liquid for nail art in a white HDPE [high-density polyethylene] canister with label. Strong chemical smell.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product contains a high amount of methyl methacrylate (measured value up to 98,5%), which has a high sensitisation/allergenic potential and can result in damages to nails and/or hands which can last for years. The BfR [German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment] in its Opinion No 014/2012 of 22 December 2011 classifies concentrations of 80- 90 % methyl methacrylate in nail art substances as hazardous to health. It has been classified as hazardous to health within the meaning of Article 3 of Cosmetic Product Regulation (EC) 1223/2009.

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

 

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Liquid for nail art

Brand: NaiLexus

Name: Liquid Monomer

Type/number of model: 3F-0925-A-130

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Liquid for artificial nail art, part of a self-hardening dual component system, where the liquid is mixed with powder. Container: 32 fl oz white plastic single-dose packet.

Country of origin: United States

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Chemical

The product contains a high amount of methyl methacrylate (96%), which has a high sensitisation/allergenic potential and can result in damages to nails and/or hands which can last for years. The BfR [German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment] in its Opinion No 014/2012 of 22 December 2011 classifies concentrations of 80- 90 % methyl methacrylate in nail art substances as hazardous to health. The product has been classified as hazardous to health within the meaning of Article 3 of Cosmetic Product Regulation (EC) 1223/2009.

In addition the product labelling does not comply with the mentioned Cosmetic Product Regulation .

Compulsory measures: Other  

 

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Girls Fashion

Type/number of model: NO.4455-2

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with brown hair and a pink fringe, in transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The head of the doll can be put in the mouth by a child and it contains Di-n-octyl phthalate (DNOP) above the permitted levels (30,5% by weight).

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

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product  

 

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Toy bow and arrows

Brand: Rasehorn

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Item no. 9272598

Batch number/Barcode: 4029069557306

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The set comprises a plastic bow and three plastic arrows of different colours, with suction cups. Length of the bow: 38 cm; length of the arrow: 27 cm; diameter of suction cups: 2.5 cm. The product is packaged in a transparent bag with a sticker.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the suction cups contain di(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 9.8% 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.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Finland  

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle

Brand: BMW

Name: F 700 GS, F 800 GS, F 800 GS Adventure, F 800 GT, R 1200 R, C 600 Sport, C 650 GT, R 1200 GS

Type/number of model: Type: E8GS, E8ST, R1ST, C65, R12; type-approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0352, e1*2002/24*0283*, e1*2002/24*0230*, e1*2002/24*0552*, e1*2002/24*0584; models: K70, K72/11, K75, K71/11, K27/11; K18, K19, K50

Batch number/Barcode: Motorcycles produced between 28 November 2012 and 11 October 2013 are concerned.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

Owing to a possibly defective seal on the side stand switch, water may penetrate and cause the side stand switch to malfunction. An engine cut-out while the motorcycle is being ridden cannot be ruled out.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Slovakia,
Bulgaria,
Croatia,
United Kingdom,
Hungary,
France,
Denmark,
Portugal,
Norway  

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supply

Brand: None

Name: Switching Mode Universal Adaptor

Type/number of model: ST-A-090-002U002AAT

Batch number/Barcode: 170104090011

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Universal power supply for notebook computers and personal digital electronic devices. Supplied with 9 detachable DC plugs. Packaged in transparent blister pack with insert card.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The primary and secondary windings can make contact and reduce creepage and clearance distances. Insulation on the transformer is inadequate and does not provide protection against electric shock. The fuse in the plug is inadequate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60950-1 and EN 60227 and the relevant national standard BS 1363.

Voluntary measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger for mobile phones

Brand: Unknown

Name: Travel Charger

Type/number of model: TCE250

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Mobile phone charger contained in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The insulation between the primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit is not adequate.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN60950-1.

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

 

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel plug adaptor with USB power supply

Brand: Chacon

Name: Universal Travel Adapter with USB

Type/number of model: 94421

Batch number/Barcode: 5411478944218

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Travel plug adaptor with USB power supply. Comes in clear plastic packaging with card insert.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

It is possible for the user to touch the live pins of a UK plug while the plug adaptor is plugged into a Spanish socket.

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  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic gun

Brand: Unknown

Name: Shoot Gun - Funny Game

Type/number of model: AK-330-6

Batch number/Barcode: 60794413

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Gun set on a blister pack packaging. The set consists of a gun, 3 black arrows made of non-flexible plastic, ended with red suction cups and 2 plastic ducks (yellow and green) which are used as target.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the arrows are fired into someone’s face without the suction cups, it will lead to eyes injuries.

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  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Makgio

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Season: 213 [sic]; product group: 996; order: 111000/00; size: 37

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 2000002137807

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Brown ladies' shoes, size 37, leather insole, heel and toecap made of shiny plastic, brown matt plastic sides and red plastic outer sole.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product contains Chromium VI (measured values up to 5.4 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product also contains toluene.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Greece  

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Police play-set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Police Force

Type/number of model: 220A-2

Batch number/Barcode: 60794734

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Police play-set on a blister pack packaging. The set consists of: a gun which can be used as a bow-gun, a bow and 6 arrows made of non-flexible plastic, ended with red suction cups (3 black, pink, light green, yellow).

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the arrows are fired into someone’s face without the suction cups, it will lead to eyes injuries.

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  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Police play set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Police Gun

Type/number of model: No.:626

Batch number/Barcode: 4573173101486

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Police play set on a blister pack packaging. The set consists of: a gun, 3 arrows made of non flexible black plastic ended with red suction cups, a plastic radio, 2 plastic grenades, a knife, a watch, a mask, a compass, a pair of handcuffs, 3 targets and a police ID.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the arrows are fired into someone’s face without the suction cups, it will lead to eyes injuries.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Warrior play set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Weapons Suit

Type/number of model: KD221836 / 6129-3

Batch number/Barcode: 8013516129037

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Warrior play set on a blister pack packaging. The set consists of: a bow, 3 arrows made of non-flexible plastic (red, yellow, blue) ended with red suction cups, a quiver, a sword and a shield.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The suction cups can easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because if the arrows are fired into someone’s face without the suction cups, it will lead to eyes injuries.

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  

 

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: HONG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: HONG HP10/50918

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 2700500000187

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's jacket in violet colour, with drawstring in the hood and with a butterfly design on the front. For children up to six years of age.

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

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

 

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: AYDA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: AYDA, Gx 6914/50873

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 2701100000171

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's jacket in red and black colours with drawstring in the hood. For children up to six years of age.

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

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

Hungary  



Other risk levels Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electronic cigarette kit

Brand: eGo

Name: eGo T

Type/number of model: eGo-T

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 50000000 - Food / Beverage / Tobacco

Description: Electronic cigarette in a green blister pack with USB charger

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The cut-off device of battery charger fails to work to prevent lithium battery from overcharging, this could cause the device to overheat and explode or catch fire. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62133

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

United Kingdom

Category: Chemical products

Product: Brush cleaner & thinners

Brand: Hammerite

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1L,
250ml

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 47000000 - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Description: The product is used for cleaning paint brushes and thinning paint. Available in 1L & 250ml.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

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Chemical

The child resistant closure (CRC) of the product can easily be opened without squeezing the lid. Prior to first opening there is a ring pull in place under the CRC which cannot be removed by a child. If liquid is swallowed by a young child this may cause vomiting and the product entering the lungs could cause aspiration pneumonia.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Greece,
Malta,
Cyprus,
Lithuania  




Weekly overview report on professional products


Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Smartboard for trucks

Brand: WABCO

Name: SmartBoard and SmartBoard ADR

Type/number of model: Ref.: 446 192 110 0 and 446 192 111 0 Approval No E1 R10 044968 was labelled by error with approval No E1 R10 045095.

Batch number/Barcode: Concerns SmartBoards manufactured between 1.07.2013 and 18.10.2013.

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Smartboard for trucks.

Country of origin: Hungary

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Burns

Truck's SmartBoard was marked with a wrong approval number which is likely to result in confusion with a visually similar product that is battery-operated and could constitute a fire hazard if dangerous goods are transported. Deploying a battery-powered model on a trailer containing dangerous goods would mean that a fire could not be ruled out, even after parking the vehicle.

The product does not comply with the Regulation No 10 of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UN/ECE) - Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to electromagnetic compatibility.

Voluntary measures: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks  

Finland  

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

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


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.

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