Report 15 (Published on: 18/04/2014)

Corrigendum: Notification A12/0516/14 from week 14 of 2014 has been temporarily removed waiting for clarification concerning the risk assessment by the notifying authorities.

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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:

France

Category: Toys

Product: Felt-tip pens

Brand: Creactiva

Name: Magic Pens - Colour Pens - Original

Type/number of model: 41231- 26502

Batch number/Barcode: 4260104051117

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Colourful box with 20 pens, 10 of which are magic pens (changing colours) and 10 are colour pens.

Country of origin: Italy

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the brown ink releases an excessive amount of copper (measured value: 309 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-3.

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

 

Finland

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Hochman

Name: 200L Christmas lights

Type/number of model: 0128

Batch number/Barcode: 2 265439 101287

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lighting chain with LED module. Sold in a blue cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Live parts of the wires attached to the LEDs are accessible.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598-2.

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

 

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Gas detector

Brand: Sunwind

Name: Gassalarm

Type/number of model: Gas detector:GK201 ,
Power supply:HRS002

Batch number/Barcode: 7028640010718

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Gas detector supplied with a power supply unit. Technical specifications: 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, Class II, Output: 9V d.c., 800 mA.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Due to defects of the product, live parts may be easily accessible and can cause an electric shock if touched.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

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

Denmark  

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy pushchair

Brand: Beautiful Pram

Name: Lovely Baby Barrow

Type/number of model: Promotion code: 256524 Ref. no. WJ 290615

Batch number/Barcode: Article No 8 906 633

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy metal pushchair, pink, with pink printed textile seat.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries,
Cuts

The toy pushchair collapses despite the presence of the safety lock with a consequent risk of injury due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts as well as cuts.

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

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

Romania  

Italy

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Floor detergent

Brand: INCA

Name: Fregasuelos Limon

Type/number of model: Different fragrances: Lemon, Marseilles lavender and floral.

Batch number/Barcode: 8 424906122468

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

Description: Floor detergent in transparent plastic bottle.

Country of origin: Spain

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the liquid contains detergent which, if swallowed, can be toxic. Due to its characteristic form, appearance, odor and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid. The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

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

Cyprus,
Spain  

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supply

Brand: Unknown

Name: Replacement AC/DC Adapter

Type/number of model: TJ-65-190342

Batch number/Barcode: 5052289085447

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Power supply for laptop computers etc. Plain cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The transformer insulation is not sufficient. The clearance distances between the primary and secondary windings are not sufficient.

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

Voluntary measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Safety shoes

Brand: P.S.P.

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 9951

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Safety shoes. European sizes 39-46. Protection category S3-SRC.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because the impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing. Moreover the slip resistance is inadequate.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  

 

Austria

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Stillman´s

Name: Skin Bleach Cream - The ultimate fairness cream

Type/number of model: The ultimate fairness cream (Exp 04/2016 BC)

Batch number/Barcode: 8 966000 002449

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

Description: The cream is packaged in a folding box with printed label. The cream pot is made of white non-transparent plastic with metallic screw top, printed in several colours.

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (measured value: 16 400mg/kg).The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks  

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costume

Brand: Unknown

Name: Cowboy set

Type/number of model: 229317

Batch number/Barcode: 7391872293175

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A brown cowboy waistcoat for children made of artificial leather with red plastic details.

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 level (measured value up to 25% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress accessory

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: JDZ-602, PP495

Batch number/Barcode: 9321268057416

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A wallet made of black and brown artificial leather (PVC) with a silver star.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-"isobutyl" phthalate (DIBP) (measured values: 19% by weight and 1.1% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

The Netherlands

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas stove

Brand: Defa

Name: Portable Gas Stove

Type/number of model: BDZ 153A

Batch number/Barcode: 8712295211109

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Portable gas stove, with one burner, made of metal. Supplied with a plastic case for storage and transport.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The temperature of the gas cartridge in the appliance becomes too high during use. This poses a risk of an explosion of the gas cartridge.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 521.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

The Netherlands

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas stove

Brand: Höfftech

Name: Camping Kookset Blowcase

Type/number of model: BDZ-155-A (ZA-2)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Metal, single burner, portable gas stove for use with a non-refillable gas cartridge. Packed in a black plastic carry case with a colourful paper sleeve.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The temperature of the gas cartridge in the appliance becomes too high during normal use with a large frying pan. This poses a risk of an explosion of the gas cartridge. In addition, the gas cartridge can easily be inserted in a wrong manner allowing gas to escape.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive.

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

 

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Jaguar

Name: XJR, XFRS, XKRS-GT

Type/number of model: Type approval numbers - XFRS - e11*2001/116*0323, XKRS-GT - e11*2001/116*0272, XJR- e11*2007/46*0089

Batch number/Barcode: Production dates: XJR = 30/5/13 - 13/1/14 XFR = 7/11/12 - 17/1/14 XKRS - GT = 8/3/13 - 30/12/13

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a risk that the rear toe link of the rear suspension can separate from the rear sub frame when braking is applied with frequent force. This could compromise the stability of the vehicle and increase the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Sweden  

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name: ASX and Outlander

Type/number of model: ASX (GA0W), Outlander (GF0W)

Batch number/Barcode: Model year: 2012/2013 (ASX);

Model Year: 2013 (Outlander).

Production period: Until 20 August 2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The “keyless operation system” control unit may shut down at very low temperatures (-20 to -30 degrees). In this case, the engine will not start and it will not be possible to lock or unlock the doors, tailgate and steering.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Lithuania,
Germany,
Slovakia,
The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Croatia,
Sweden,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
Spain,
Finland  

Portugal

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Mitsubishi

Name: Outlander DI-D

Type/number of model: CW1W

Batch number/Barcode: Model year: 2011/2012;

Production period: Until 19 October 2011.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The alternator pulley may detach from the alternator. If this happens, the resulting loss of drive to the power steering pump will result in reduced power steering assistance.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

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

Hungary

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Portable radio

Brand: YIMA

Name: FM/TV/AM/SW 1-7 RADIO

Type/number of model: YM-121

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 68000000 - Audio Visual / Photography

Description: Portable black and silver plastic radio with a plastic handle and a telescopic metal antenna. The radio operates on mains or batteries. Packaging: colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The soldered wire connections at mains voltage are not mechanically secured and can thus become free. Live parts of the mains cable can be touched since the dimensions of the socket outlet and the flat plug are not as required.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.

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

 

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Unknown

Name: 100 Rice Lights

Type/number of model: YS-100L-R

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Lighting chain with 100 miniature lamps. The colours of the lamps are blue, red, green and yellow. Packaging: colourful cardboard box

Country of origin: Unknown

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Electric shock,
Fire

The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the control unit and to the lamps are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The wires can come into contact with the sharp edges of the control unit. The product is not protected against moisture although recommended for outdoor use. The wires can overheat as they are too thin.

The product does not comply with the requirements of 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  

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED head lamp

Brand: Portwest

Name: CREE Headlamp

Type/number of model: LED headlamp:PA53,
Battery charger: W&T-AD18W042050

Batch number/Barcode: 5036108226054

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED head lamp supplied with a battery charger in a white cardboard box. Technical specifications: Input: 100-240V, 0,5A, 47-63Hz, Output: 4,2V, 500mA, class II/III, IP20

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Due to defects in the product, live parts may be easily accessible and can cause electric shock if touched.

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  

 

Sweden

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Jump rope

Brand: Tunturi

Name: Jump Rope Counter

Type/number of model: TU-11TUSFU035

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: A jump rope made of black PVC plastic with handles made of black and grey plastic.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Environment

This product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the black plastic in the jump rope contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 2.2%). The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation 519/2012 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Exercise mat

Brand: Exerfit

Name: Yoga Mat 3 mm

Type/number of model: 202620

Batch number/Barcode: 7070684005151

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: A blue 3 mm thick exercise mat made of blue PVC plastic.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Environment

This product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the plastic of yoga mat contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 4.9%). The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation 519/2012 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Masquerade costume

Brand: Rubie's

Name: Pirate King

Type/number of model: 212 029 006 881040

Batch number/Barcode: EAN: 883028104079

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A masquerade costume pirate set with shirt, pants, waist sash and headband in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Environment

This product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because PVC packaging of the masquerade costume contains cadmium above the permitted levels (measured value up to 155 mg/kg). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation 1907/2006 and with the requirements of the Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Exercise mat

Brand: SBI Sport

Name: Exercise Mat

Type/number of model: SBI-49010-000

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Exercise mat made of red plastic.

Country of origin: China

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Environment

This product poses an environmental risk (chemical pollution) because the red plastic of the exercise mat contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) above the permitted levels (measured value up to 1.6%). The product does not comply with the Commission Regulation 519/2012 on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy-dress bandana

Brand: Krabat

Name: Cowboy Bandana

Type/number of model: NA

Batch number/Barcode: NA

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A fancy-dress bandana made of red fabric for children.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the red fabric contains azo dyes releasing 2,4 diaminoanisol above the limit (measured value >500 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Modelling clay

Brand: HEMA

Name: Art & Fun- Modelling clay

Type/number of model: 15.98.8700

Batch number/Barcode: 021213

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 9 colours of modelling clay in a semi transparent bucket. Each colour is packaged individually.

Country of origin: China

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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it contains a significant amount of aerobe bacteria (mould) which may provoke allergy attacks to vulnerable people. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

Estonia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Cosmetic liquid

Brand: Две линии (Two lines)

Name: Супер чистотело (Super cleanbody)

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 4607082850255 Batch No: 29; produced 09.2013;

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

Description: Plastic bottles containing 1 ml and 3 ml clear liquid with applicator packed in a white cardboard box. Sold for removing hard skin and excess portions of keratinized skin.

Country of origin: Russian Federation

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the compounds potassium and sodium hydroxide (mesured value: 20%). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

 

Sweden

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress costume

Brand: Butterick's Leco

Name: Pirat

Type/number of model: 209243

Batch number/Barcode: 7391872092433

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Fancy dress costume with skirt, top hat and a belt.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic belt contains di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) (measured value up to 17% 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: JiLi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No. F01-1; Colour black; Size 25

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Black shoes for girls with diamant decoration on the outer part of the toe; beige/skin-coloured lining material/insole, black outer sole; size 25; plastic upper, leather outer sole.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (measured values up to 34.2 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: JiLi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Style No F01; Colour white, F01, Size 35

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Girls' leather shoes with diamants on the front; beige/skin-coloured lining/insole, black outer sole; size 35; synthetic upper, leather insole.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium (VI) (measured values up to 14.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: Tortuga

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Size 21; Upper, outer: other material, inner: leather

Batch number/Barcode: 326194003 and 358594781

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Children's shoes, mainly red and white with colourful pictures and butterfly application; red Velcro strap to close shoes; silver-coloured insole, side lining in grey, red outer.

Country of origin: Belgium

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain Chromium (VI) (measured values up to 14.8 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: 1) Unknown 2) Unknown

Name: 1) Beaut surprised girls 2) Belle top style

Type/number of model: 1) LB-366E-1/3; 2) MX166-121;

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8429283067616; 2) 8429283052117;

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: 1) Three plastic dolls. 2) A plastic doll with a long dress. Both products are packaged in cardboard boxes.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the heads of the dolls contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value:1) 20.67% and 2) 28.51% by weight). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's waistcoat

Brand: Bodytalk- Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: School 00409 Item code: 2210014828004

Batch number/Barcode: 5210008425100

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children's waistcoat in blue colour intended for children up to 12 years old. It is designed with blue drawstring with free ends at the hood and is fastened with a blue zip at the middle.

Country of origin: Egypt

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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Greece  

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover

Name: Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Freelander 2

Type/number of model: XF = e11*2001/116*0323, XJ = e11*2007/46*0089, XK = e11*2001/116*0272

Batch number/Barcode: Range Rover Evoque built between 2/11/13 - 10/1/14 Land Rover Freelander 2 built between 1/11/13 - 10/1/14 VIN numbers: Ranger Rover Evoque = SALVA2BG4EHLV856654 - SALVA2AE7EHLV880754 Land Rover Freelander 2 = SALFA2DC9EH383686 - SALFA2AE4EH394164

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

There is a risk of one or both of the suspension link arm fixings fracturing. If this should happen, the Stability Control System (SCS) may not be able to control the lateral vehicle motion causing an increased risk of a crash.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands  

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Land Rover

Name: Range Rover

Type/number of model: Range Rover built between 7/5/13 - 10/10/13

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicle 2014 VIN = SALGA2EF4EF4EA124982 - SALGA2J31E1WA142563

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

In the event of a front direction indicator lamp failure, the required audible and visual warning is not provided. The driver is therefore not alerted to the failure and oncoming road users will not know the intended direction of the vehicle, which could lead to an increased risk of a vehicle crash.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Lithuania,
Slovakia,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Hungary,
Sweden  

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle

Brand: YINCGUAN

Name: Baby toys

Type/number of model: ref. 536-054

Batch number/Barcode: 5661810018248

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic rattle in various models and colours, packaged in a cardboard box with an age recommendation (3M+), on the back, in addition to the text BABY TOYS and product characteristics, various pictograms appear, including the CE marking, origin and various warnings written in English. The back shows two labels with information in Spanish and the importer's details.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it breaks easily and small parts can be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Eslemix

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1301

Batch number/Barcode: 1638000013011

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s set consisting of two parts – a top, a sweatshirt and denim trousers, intended for small children up to 7 years of age. On the front there is an appliquéd pattern of Disney cartoon characters and the following inscription in a foreign language: MOUSEV ETEERS, sizes 1, 2 and 3; the trousers are blue and have an elastic in the waist area and in the lower hem of the trouser-legs, with two pockets. On the right trouser-leg there are embroidered patterns of puppies with cars and inscriptions in the Roman alphabet: BANG !! Disney world of fun is waiting for you.

Country of origin: Turkey

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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.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Construction products

Product: Smoke detector

Brand: r m

Name: Rauchmelder

Type/number of model: BWK 427

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 6 944623 314028

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Round, optical smoke detector; colour: white in sky-blue packaging

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation

The alarm signal is too quiet and may be heard too late or not at all.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 14604.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sports trousers

Brand: Fashion Boy

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: AH8801; AH8802; AH8804

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Boys’ sports trousers in various colours, intended for small children up to 7 years of age and older children aged 7-14, supplied with functional cords with free ends intended to be tied in the waist area. There is a cardboard label attached to the garment with some information. Three different models: 1/ item № AH8801, grey, black and green colours; there are two pockets on the front and one at the back of the right trouser-leg; on the left trouser-leg there is an embroidered patterns with the inscription “SLOPE STAR PRO 1962” and a circle with the number 68 placed inside it. On the right trouser-leg there is an inscription „Football League”; 2/ № AH8802, grey and blue colours; on the front there are two pockets with an embroidered inscription on the right one “HOLLY Street Work NEW YORK” and one pocket at the back of the right trouser-leg; 3/ item № AH8804, in blue, grey and black colours; there are two pockets on the front and one at the back of the right trouser-leg; on the left trouser-leg there is an embroidered pattern of sneakers and the inscription “SPEED Absolue Expceieren”, and on the right trouser-leg “BIG SAVING EUANANTEED”.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

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

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: kdilon

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: STYLE: 703

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ bikini in various colours with printed patterns of fruit and flowers – the top of the bikini has been supplied with an elastic functional cord with free ends intended to be tied at the back. On the inner side of the garment there is an attached textile label.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's bikini

Brand: MST.VI

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ bikini in yellow colour with printed patterns of fish; the top of the bikini has been supplied with functional cords with free ends intended to be tied in the neck area and also functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back. The bottom has been supplied with functional cords with free ends at both sides intended to adjust the width and tied in the waist area. On the inner side of the garment there is an attached textile label.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck area. The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords that are to be tied at the back and 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  

 

Norway

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas refrigerator

Brand: Dometic

Name: RGE 3000

Type/number of model: N/A

Batch number/Barcode: 9105705200 EAN number 4014742192905

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Dual energy refrigerator: 230V and gas operated

Country of origin: Germany

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Asphyxiation

The level of carbon monoxide in the combustion products is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 732.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece  

Norway

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas refrigerator

Brand: Dometic

Name: RGE 4000

Type/number of model: N/A

Batch number/Barcode: 9105705208

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Dual energy refrigerator: 230V and gas operated

Country of origin: Germany

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Asphyxiation

The level of carbon monoxide in the combustion products is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 732.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece  

Norway

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas refrigerator

Brand: Sibir

Name: T210GE

Type/number of model: N/A

Batch number/Barcode: 9105705214

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Dual energy refrigerator: 230V and gas operated

Country of origin: Germany

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Asphyxiation

The level of carbon monoxide in the combustion products is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 732.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Norway

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Gas refrigerator

Brand: Sibir

Name: T150GE

Type/number of model: N/A

Batch number/Barcode: 9105705203

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Dual energy refrigerator: 230V and gas operated

Country of origin: Germany

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Asphyxiation

The level of carbon monoxide in the combustion products is too high.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 732.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Austria

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: MEDICAM

Name: Bleach Cream - Skin Whitening Cream

Type/number of model: 14016207-001

Batch number/Barcode: 6291101520595. Batch No:08C13

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

Description: The cream is packaged in a folding box with printed label. The cream pot is made of white transparent plastic with screw top, printed in several colours.

Country of origin: Pakistan

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (38 800 mg/kg). The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden blocks

Brand: Good kids

Name: Colourful wooden blocks

Type/number of model: 1636 (YX-6075 / HC0963

Batch number/Barcode: 8435353216365

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A wooden building toy packaged in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (some of the wooden blocks) can easily detached and be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 



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France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: NUD Collection – LUMITEK

Name: 3-Way Extension Cord

Type/number of model: Article No: 621003,
Model No: TT-38

Batch number/Barcode: 7350047243605

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Multi-coloured mains extension lead with multiple Schuko sockets, 2.5 meters.

Country of origin: Sweden

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Electric shock

There are no shutters on the socket holes. If children play with it with wet hands or with conducting objects, an electric shock may occur.

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

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

Spain  

France

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Ankle guard

Brand: Puma

Name: Ankle Sock

Type/number of model: reference 030165 05

Batch number/Barcode: year of manufacture: 2013

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Black ankle guard with gold Puma logo. Product packaged in a transparent bag with with red cardboard bearing the Puma logo.

Country of origin: Indonesia

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Injuries

The ankle guard does not sufficiently absorb impacts. Users, trusting this product, are encouraged to take risks accordingly and, as a result, are exposed to impacts that are not properly absorbed and could lead to fractures.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 




Weekly overview report on professional products


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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product: Laser processing machine

Brand: Unknown

Name: Lasercutter und Gravur 3050 (Laser cutter and engraving 3050)

Type/number of model: SH - G 350

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 82000000 - Tools / Equipment - Power

Description: Laser cutting and engraving machine 3050

Country of origin: China

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Other

The product, categorised as category IV laser, does not have adequate guarding devices, therefore the product poses a risk of burns.

In addition, there are no instructions in the language of the country in which the device will be used and there are missing warnings and pictograms on the device.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and with the relevant European standard EN 11553.

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

 

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