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Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Report 23 (Published on: 13/06/2014)

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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
A12/0806/14

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Charger kit

Brand: Innoteck

Name: Innoteck Charger Pro

Type/number of model: SLCB-447 charger kit. A1299 adaptor model

Batch number/Barcode: 5060237294479

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: All in one charger kit for I-phone (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT) with various USB connectors. Input: 100 – 240 V 50 / 60 Hz 0.15 A. Output: 5 V DC 1000 mA.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product does not have adequate insulation, it is not designed to withstand foreseeable overloads and the plug pins are inadequately sized, as a result the user could touch live parts and receive an 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

2
A12/0807/14

Finland

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Rifle Cartridges

Brand: Barnaul

Name: .223Rem/5.56x45

Type/number of model: 4.0g/62gr FMJ

Batch number/Barcode: K207 2012-07

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: 20 rounds per box 25 boxes per case

Country of origin: Russian Federation

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Injuries

Cartridges could be over pressured, maximum allowed pressure is 4300bar. This could cause severe damage to the weapon and lead to a risk of injuries to the user.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark  

3
A12/0808/14

France

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled snowmobile

Brand: Imagin

Name: Snowmobiles - Speed Passion

Type/number of model: Ref 2809,
Model No: 2012, 2013 ,
Lot CT 1308

Batch number/Barcode: 3700156628093

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Radio-controlled snowmobile with driver. operates with four 1.5V LR6 batteries, plus two batteries for the remote control. Dimensions with packaging 33 x 15.5 x 18.5cm.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Burns

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) above the permitted levels (measured values: DEHP: 1.8% and DBP 0.56%).

In addition, the battery compartments can easily break and expose parts of different polarity, which may create a short circuit leading to overheating and causing burns.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation, the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.

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

 

4
A12/0810/14

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone

Brand: Megcos

Name: Mobile Phone

Type/number of model: Item No: 1296

Batch number/Barcode: Bar code: 098266012967

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The toy made of coloured plastic. Generates sounds and songs, equipped with removable photo frame. Packaged in a cardboard box. Packaging size: 24cm x 5cm.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

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

 

5
A12/0811/14

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric grill

Brand: Roller

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 20114 INOX / Ψ-114

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Electric grill sold in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Greece

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Burns

The surfaces become too hot during use, posing a risk of burns for the user.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Greece  

6
A12/0812/14

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric grill

Brand: Roller

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 20114 INOX 18D / Ψ-01

,
20107 INOX 18D / Ψ-02

Batch number/Barcode: 5202865201065,
5202865201072

OECD Portal Category: 72000000 - Home Appliances

Description: Electric grill sold in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Greece

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Burns

The surfaces become too hot during use, posing a risk of burns for the user.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Greece  

7
A12/0813/14

Slovakia

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Unknown

Name: 3 in 1 Laser & LED Pen

Type/number of model: Item No.: QS-112

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Laser pointer with integrated pen and LED light. Various colours: blue, black, silver, green, purple. Supplied in presentation box.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The laser pointer is class 3R and could cause damage to sight.

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

 

8
A12/0814/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy rifle with darts

Brand: Marco´s Toys

Name: Bursts of Soft Bullet Gen

Type/number of model: Model: XM1014 ,
Ref.: 6289

Batch number/Barcode: 8425399002786

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy rifle with rubber darts with suction cups on the end, and skittles to shoot at. The product is supplied in blister packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The small suction cups may easily detach: children may put them in the mouth and choke on them.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

9
A12/0815/14

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sandals

Brand: Rachel Shoes

Name: 1. Space Lam Plata; 2. Vaquetilla Blanco

Type/number of model: 1. 10420X ,
2. 10682

Batch number/Barcode: 1. 1001410059304 ,
2.1003620403328

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Two different models of girls' sandals with synthetic uppers and soles. Model 1. is decorated with rhinestones, and Model 2. has criss-crossed straps over the instep and is available in two different colours. The sizes of the samples are 25, 26 and30 (Model 1) and 32, 36 and 37 (Model 2.)

Country of origin: Taiwan

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the sole and the insole contain Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured values up to 100 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

10
A12/0816/14

Finland

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Tablet computer

Brand: Nokia

Name: Lumia 2520

Type/number of model: Charger: AC-300

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 65000000 - Computing

Description: Tablet computer supplied with a charger. The charger was also placed on the market separately as a travel charger.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Under certain conditions, the plastic cover of the charger’s exchangeable plug could come loose and separate. If this should happen, certain internal components may pose a hazard of electric shock if touched while the plug remains in a live socket.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

11
A12/0817/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Torch

Brand: Nordiclite

Name: Käsivalaisin

Type/number of model: Torch:T63 ,
Battery charger: CP042065

Batch number/Barcode: 6420071080444

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery powered pocket torch supplied with a battery charger ("Li-ion charger"). Sold in a black-brown transparent cardboard package.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the torch poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the 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  

 

12
A12/0818/14

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Torch

Brand: Biltema

Name: Flashlight

Type/number of model: Torch: 24-949,
Battery charger: SW-042060

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery-powered torch supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a orange-blue transparent package.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the torch poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the creepage distance between mains live parts and accessible parts of the secondary side is not sufficient.

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

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

 

13
A12/0819/14

Germany

Category: Construction products

Product: Wood stove

Brand: Kanuk

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Kanuk 0

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: The stove for room heating is made of metal and glass ceramics and has a varnished furnace.The body is made of welded steel and the total weight is 57 kg.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Burns,
Fire

The side of the room heater can easily overheat and cause burns if touched. Furthermore, the heater reaches excessive temperatures at the bottom and on the sides so that combustible elements or structures could ignite, causing the risk of fire.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13240.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

14
A12/0820/14

Hungary

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: JP

Name: 2 in 1 Laser & LED Light

Type/number of model: SIN.2013108 JP

Batch number/Barcode: 1 380086 417091

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

Description: Laser pointer with 1 LED and key ring, powered by 3 button cells. Supplied in different colours with collective packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The laser class is higher than class 2M and the laser radiation could cause damage to sight.

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

 

15
A12/0821/14

Hungary

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: KL

Name: 3 in1 Laser & LED Light & Key Chain

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 5 995780 281501

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

Description: Laser pointer with 2 LEDs, available in different colours. Collective packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Damage to sight

The laser class is higher than class 2M and the laser radiation could cause damage to sight.

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

 

16
A12/0822/14

Hungary

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Pen with laser pointer

Brand: Saber

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: AP810380-21 (silver) ,
AP810380-10 (black)

Batch number/Barcode: 5 996425 37230 ,
5 996425 372912

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

Description: Ballpoint pen with laser pointer powered by 3 button cells. The product is available in silver and black colours. Packaging: metal case lined with foam and external cardboard box.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Damage to sight

The laser class is higher than class 2M and the laser radiation could cause damage to sight.

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

 

17
A12/0823/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Guan Da Yuan

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: N9-17

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red hooded jacket with zip for children. The jacket is lined with artificial fur. The hood includes not fixed elastic drawstring with knots on the ends. Size: 146, 152, 158, 164, 170

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings with knots on the 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  

 

18
A12/0824/14

Bulgaria

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: APR 06 GH

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 64000000 - Personal Accessories

Description: Metal lighters in the shape of a metal beer can, on the bottom of which there is a flashlight. The lighters are 6 cm tall and have a diameter of 3 cm. On the lighters there are inscriptions imitating various beer brands - PINCER SUPII; SAIN-AMHN sAaili Bee; ATP 100 POWER INVERTER. The flashlight has 6 sockets in which there are LED lights that start functioning when pressing a button located on the side of the metal lighter. The lighters have an opening for the flame which is activated when pressing a metal ignition button.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Fire

The products pose the risks of burns and fire because the safety requirements are not respected and they are attractive to children. It is therefore possible that a child will play with them and suffer burns due to the flame or cause a fire. The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502 EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters and with the relevant European standard EN 13869.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

19
A12/0825/14

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Ford

Name: Focus & C-MAX

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles with diesel engine built between 04-03-2004 and 31-05-2006 and automatic vehicles with petrol engine built between 01-06-2006 and 10-04-2007.

WF0MXXGCDM3M40417 to WF0MXXGCDM7D28452.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

Vehicles operated in countries which have high road salt usage during the winter months may experience an increased risk of corrosion build up. In extreme cases the corrosion can spread into the electronic circuits and result in overheating. In rare cases the module and wiring components may ignite.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Germany,
Netherlands,
Sweden,
Ireland,
Denmark  

20
A12/0826/14

United Kingdom

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Knife sharpening steel

Brand: KSB

Name: Knife Sharpening Bar

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 73000000 - Kitchen Merchandise

Description: A steel knife sharpening bar with a plastic handle, finger guard and collar. The handles come in various colours. The steel has a male thread that screws into the plastic handle.

Country of origin: China

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Cuts

The handle can detach from the metal bar during use which could result in cuts to a person sharpening a knife.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

21
A12/0827/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: Playback

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) T-1028,
2) T-1018,
3) T-809,
4) T-1029

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 6011037110284,
2) 6011037110185,
3) 6011037108090,
4) 6011037110291

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Leisure trousers for children supplied in different models. The various models are decorated with different inscriptions and available in different colours. Sizes: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164

Country of origin: China

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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  

 

22
A12/0828/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers

Brand: AOLES

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 1) YMK43252; 2) YMK43253

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: 1) The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with inscriptions: "HEALTH SYSTEM URIVERSILT HIG KNRKIDS CLUB!” and "Su mer tour". Size: 146, 152. 2) The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The trousers are decorated with an inscription: "75 CRICKET CLUB wilderness The Show Selection". Size: 146, 158.

Country of origin: China

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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  

 

23
A12/0830/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit of three parts

Brand: BEN BEN TU

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CC51

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: The outfit for children consists of trousers, a T-shirt and a sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist part of the trousers includes non-fixed drawstrings with free ends. Size: 4-8 years

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords with free ends in the hood and not fixed cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

24
A12/0831/14

Czech Republic

Category: Toys

Product: Children make-up set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Beauty make-up set

Type/number of model: NO. 1157 A

Batch number/Barcode: Item No: 4975000, B: 60, EAN: 8713149750003

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Cosmetic set for girls, consist of three parts that when folded creates a wrapped candy. Set contains: blush, eye-shadow, lip gloss, lipsticks, nail polish, etc. Ages 3+.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk due to the presence of 220 mg/kg of lead and 1.95 mg/kg of nickel. The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

25
A12/0832/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: HONG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: KH-30

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Leisure trousers for children.The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with free ends.Size: 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164.

Country of origin: China

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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  

 

26
A12/0833/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: AOLES

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: YF11060

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Blue lined and hooded jacket for children with zip. The hood includes not fixed drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 140, 152, 158, 164

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

 

27
A12/0834/14

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Suzuki

Name: Jimny

Type/number of model: Jimny 1.3L (SN413)

Batch number/Barcode: The recall concerns vehicles produced from 07 May 2012 to 24 March 2014, with VINs from JSAFJB43V00566788 to JSAFJB43V00603576.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

The fastening bolts of the joint between the lateral rod and the axle housing in the front and rear suspension systems may become loose. In the worst case, the bolts can drop off. If this happens, and if the car is used in this condition, the operation of the steering might be affected.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Netherlands,
Germany,
Croatia,
Lithuania,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
Hungary,
United Kingdom  

28
A12/0835/14

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: APANG FASHION

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6018866258357

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children clothing set (jacket with hood and pants), size 116 cm, made of green and grey knitted material with a thin layer of non-woven fabric lining. Jacket front decorated with application to fasten with a zipper.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

 

29
A12/0836/14

Lithuania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: K&L

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: KL-2146F

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children jacket with hood mod KL-2146F, size 98 cm, made of blue-printed fabric. Jacket hood with textile elastic cord with toggles at the ends. Functional textile cord purpose (in this case the hood) to adapt to the required size, and capture at the neck.

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  

 

30
A12/0837/14

France

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled car

Brand: Imagin

Name: SPEED

Type/number of model: Ref 1680,
Art No.1688-1,
Lot CO 1208

Batch number/Barcode: 3700156616809

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Radio-controlled car, 1/24 scale, operates with 3 x 1.5V LR6 batteries plus two batteries for the remote control. The product is available in various colours and models (black, red, yellow, blue, orange and white). Dimensions with packaging 28.5 x 12 x 12 cm.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic tyres contain (bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) above the permitted levels (measured values: 3.9% DEHP and 3.6% DBP).

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

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

 

31
A12/0838/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Lesli

Name: Knockout XL

Type/number of model: LE156

Batch number/Barcode: 43/F426/038/12

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

Description: Battery of 16 shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Damage to hearing,
Injuries

The product does not provide sufficient stability during functionning and the sound pressure level is too high.The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

32
A12/0839/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Grand Prix

Name: G-Force Glitter

Type/number of model: LE761

Batch number/Barcode: 43F318/041/13

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

Description: Battery, 8 shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Damage to hearing,
Damage to sight,
Injuries

The product does not provide sufficient stability during functioning. People nearby can be hit by parts of the firework causing burns or injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

33
A12/0840/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Next Generation

Name: Pontificaal

Type/number of model: LE248

Batch number/Barcode: 43F333/030/13

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

Description: Battery, 17 shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

34
A12/0841/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Rubro

Name: Potje Glitter

Type/number of model: RVW458

Batch number/Barcode: 43F225/017/13

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

Description: Battery, 18 shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

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A12/0842/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Big Boys

Name: Super Booster

Type/number of model: S204

Batch number/Barcode: 43F458/197/13

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

Description: Battery 39 Shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

36
A12/0843/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Crown Collection

Name: Titanium Thunder

Type/number of model: 797

Batch number/Barcode: 43F182/011/13

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

Description: Battery 16 Shots

Country of origin: China

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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound pressure level is too high. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

37
A12/0844/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Professional Series

Name: Wolf

Type/number of model: DC085

Batch number/Barcode: 43F458/119/13

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

Description: Battery 30 Shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because people nearby can be hit by parts of the firework. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

38
A12/0845/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Masterline

Name: Hot Hot Hot

Type/number of model: 302

Batch number/Barcode: 36/F282/102/13

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

Description: Battery 8 Shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product does not provide sufficient stability during functioning. People nearby can be hit by parts of the firework causing burns or injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

39
A12/0846/14

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Carbon monoxide alarm

Brand: Global (on the packaging); SITERWELL (on the product)

Name: CO Alarm AC230V

Type/number of model: GS832

Batch number/Barcode: 5 997882 126292

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Carbon monoxide alarm with a white plastic housing (114 × 68 × 43 mm). A 148 cm long mains supply cable with a flat two-pin plug connects to the device. Blister packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation

The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 50291.

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

 

40
A12/0847/14

Iceland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys´ trousers

Brand: Kids Up

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 891227 Art.N°. 7107412

Batch number/Barcode: 2891227006115

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Purple coloured children's trousers with too long and unattached drawstrings in the waist.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of unattached drawstrings in the waist area that are too long. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark  

41
A12/0848/14

France

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser projector

Brand: Stagg Pro Lighting

Name: Lite Beam / Compact Laser Effect

Type/number of model: LITE BEAM 16 / SLR LITE 16-2BL

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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

Description: Device for disco/party use, projecting two laser beams (one red and one green). Sold in blue-green and black packaging with a clear element through which the product, which is blue in colour, can be seen. Dimensions: 19.5 x 16.5 x 9.2 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Damage to sight

The device is a Class 3B laser product but is marked as being Class 3R. The warnings on the product and the information sheet supplied with it are not in the French language. In view of the power of the laser radiation, this device could damage the retinas of users and those around them.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive product. It does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825-1 with respect to labelling.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market  

 

42
A12/0849/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Police peacekeeping

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Hard plastic policeman toy set, consisting of: black gun with a spring-loaded ejection mechanism, three black arrows with suction cups at the end of polymer orange, yellow translucent glasses. The gun fittings are metal screws.

Country of origin: China

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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth and block the airways. The product poses a risk of injuries because the glasses can easily break and plastic parts can get into the eyes. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

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

 

43
A12/0850/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Toy set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Police Peacekeeping

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Hard plastic policeman toy set, consisting of: black gun with a spring-loaded ejection mechanism, three black arrows with suction cups at the end of polymer orange, grey handcuffs. The gun fittings are metal screws.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily removed from the projectiles and could be put in the mouth and block the airways. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

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

 

44
A12/0851/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic car toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: NO. 1855

Batch number/Barcode: 2013066501655

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy car in different colours.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the wheels) can easily detach 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

45
A12/0852/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy truck

Brand: Unknown

Name: Truck construction

Type/number of model: NO. 6768

Batch number/Barcode: 2013066501631

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Toy truck made of hard plastic.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

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

 

46
A12/0853/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy set

Brand: Tian Yu

Name: Planes

Type/number of model: NO. TY-303

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic toy set of aeroplanes consisting of 16 pieces.The aeroplane's' body is made of soft plastic of green and yellow colours. Pilot with a red hat. Propeller and platform have attached two wheels with metal pin, and the front double wheel of hard plastic. Packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

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

 

47
A12/0854/14

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Monster girl

Type/number of model: NO. 991

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A doll made of a dark yellow solid plastic with a stylized monster head on a head mounted cap of green hard plastic, dressed in a blouse and trousers in a textile fabric. Pack a pair of boots from a hard black plastic. Packaged in a cardboard-plastic box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.3 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

 

48
A12/0855/14

Spain

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Safety shoes

Brand: N.CH

Name: Napoles

Type/number of model: Model: Napoles

Batch number/Barcode: 8424797323524

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Safety shoes supplied in grey/blue cardboard boxes.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the upper and the tongue contain Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured value: 10.4 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

49
A12/0856/14

Spain

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: Gerimport

Name: Lyse

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8430540289566

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Table lamp for children, the base is formed by a pink and green pyramid bearing a cow design. The shade bears pink, green, blue and yellow flowers against a white background. The product is supplied without packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The internal wiring is not sufficiently protected. Sharp metal parts can easily break the cable insulation and the users may come into contact with live parts, causing an electric shock.

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  

 

50
A12/0857/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Mask

Brand: Novedades Leiva

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8431487153514

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Monster mask with hair, covering the entire head, made of grey plastic at the front and pink textile fabric at the back, to which a long white wig is attached. The packaging is a thin sealed plastic bag and a box acting as a label.

Country of origin: China

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Suffocation

The ventilation area of the mask is insufficient. Moreover, the opening perimeter of the plastic packaging is too large and the plastic sheet is too thin. These pose a risk of suffocation to children.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

51
A12/0858/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle set

Brand: Zheng He Toys

Name: Baby Favorite

Type/number of model: Model No. 3302,
Ref. 63218

Batch number/Barcode: 8430373632188

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Box with rattles formed by three yellow, red and orange plastic bears connected by a cord with two rings at its ends. The product is supplied in a white-green-yellow cardboard box with a window through which the product can be viewed and touched.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

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Choking

The cord attached to the plastic bears can easily detach, leaving the small coloured balls accessible. Small children may put the balls in the mouth and choke on them.

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  

 

52
A12/0859/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle set

Brand: Yu Huang Toys

Name: Interesting Toys Intelligence

Type/number of model: Item nº 29-873

Batch number/Barcode: 8349029298732

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Children's rattle set attached toa strip to be tied to a pushchair. The set is made of red, blue, yellow and green plastic bears connected to one another by a cord with small rings between them. The product is supplied in a cardboard box in various colours, mainly white, through which the rattle can be viewed and handled.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The knots in the cord can easily untie, leaving the small yellow rings in the form of a star accessible. Small children may put the rings in the mouth and choke on them.

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  

 

53
A12/0860/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Set of beach toys

Brand: Fondo Sub - Merconser Toys

Name: Beach Toys

Type/number of model: Ref.:46456

Batch number/Barcode: 8422156464567

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Set of plastic beach toys including a bucket, a spade, a rake and a water pistol. The product is supplied in a plastic net.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The water pistol contains small parts which can easily detach and be swallowed by small children who may choke on them.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

54
A12/0861/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy beach spades

Brand: Fondo Sub

Name: Beach Toys

Type/number of model: Ref. 84086 (manufacturer's ref. 8001C)

Batch number/Barcode: 8427818840864

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Spades for playing on the beach, made of plastic with a wooden shaft and sold without packaging.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The small staples at the back of the spade can easily detach and be swallowed by small children who can choke on them.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

55
A12/0862/14

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel plug adapter

Brand: Prolinx

Name: Adaptador de Viaje Multinacion

Type/number of model: TA-1,
TA-2

Batch number/Barcode: 8435118288064,
8435118288071

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Travel plug adapter in a clear plastic blister pack.

Country of origin: Taiwan

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Electric shock

It is possible to touch the live pins of a plug when using the adapter.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

56
A12/0863/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Bow and arrow set with target

Brand: KingSport

Name: Super Archery Set

Type/number of model: Ref. 97201814/TEC001814/35881F/2

Batch number/Barcode: 6931181458813

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: The set includes a bow with laser, three arrows with suction cups and a target with support. It also has a quiver (to hold the arrows). The product is supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the kinetic energy of the arrow shot is too high, exceeding the permitted levels.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

57
A12/0864/14

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Men's shoes

Brand: W.A.G.

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 4007LP

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Men's shoes with leather uppers and synthetic soles. Inside there is a sticker with symbols identifying the materials used in the shoes. Packaged in a cardboard box showing the brand, model, colour and size.

Country of origin: India

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains up to 6.4 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

58
A12/0865/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with accessories

Brand: Anlily

Name: Fashion model

Type/number of model: Ref. 24393

Batch number/Barcode: 8422259243939

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll with various accessories (brush, mirror, shoes, collar, etc.) and it's packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains more than 25% by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

59
A12/0866/14

Spain

Category: Furniture

Product: Patio chair

Brand: ADAMS

Name: Real Comfort Adirondack

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 81000000 - Lawn / Garden Supplies

Description: White patio chair made of polypropylene, with a height of 950 mm. On its back there is a label stating: ADAMS, Celebrating American Ingenuity.

Country of origin: United States

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Injuries

The chair may tip over forwards, sideways or backwards, which presents a risk of injury to the user. It also has sharp corners and edges coming into direct contact with the user.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

60
A12/0867/14

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fly swatter

Brand: Coram Import

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: NX-8538A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Rechargeable electric fly swatter, with LED torch. The product plugs directly into a mains socket.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The pins of the plug do not have an insulating sleeve. The live wire mesh is accessible. If the user touches the mesh, the energy discharged is too high.

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  

 

61
A12/0868/14

Spain

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Swim seat

Brand: San Li Toys

Name: Baby Boat

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Green swim seat in the form of a turtle with a turtle-shaped head. Both sides of the head have handles for the child to hold on to. The packaging is a cardboard box with a photograph of the swim ring.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Drowning

Due to its design, the product may be used as a toy in the water. As a consequence, children may capsize in the seat and their head may go under water thus causing a risk of drowning. Swim seats must not give the impression that they are toys and must not have child attractive appearance. In addition, the information on the product use and the warnings are insufficient.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13138-3.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

62
A12/0869/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: MB21

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: RS-097

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s sweater with hood and with zip-fastener. The hood includes not fixed drawstring with knots on the ends. Size: 146.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with knotted 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  

 

63
A12/0870/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s leisure trousers

Brand: AOLES

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CF643

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Leisure trousers for children. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring with toggles on the ends. The trousers are decorated embroidered butterfly. Size: 98,122

Country of origin: China

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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  

 

64
A12/0871/14

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Suzuki

Name: Wagon R+

Type/number of model: EC -Type approval number: e4*2001/16*0042

Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles produced between January 2002 and July 2003.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Hungary

No pictures are available

Injuries

The driver airbag trigger mechanism may not work properly under certain circumstances.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Ireland,
Denmark,
United Kingdom,
Greece,
Sweden  

65
A12/0872/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: JUMP & FISH

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: model 1) JF-H200; model 2) JF-H208

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Artificial leather lined and hooded jacket for children with zip. The hood can be removed from the jacket. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots and metal toggles on the ends. The product is available in orange, red, green and blue colours. Size: 1) 3A-10A; 2) 8A-10A.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

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

 

66
A12/0873/14

Hungary

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector

Brand: steck!

Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm 9V

Type/number of model: SC 103

Batch number/Barcode: 5 999082 220015

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Carbon-monoxide detector with circular white plastic cover (diameter: 108 mm; height: 37 mm). Supplied with a 9V battery. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation

The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

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

 

67
A12/0874/14

Hungary

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide detector

Brand: Global (on the packaging); SITERWELL (on the product)

Name: Carbon monoxide alarm (on the product); CO Sensor (on the packaging)

Type/number of model: GS804

Batch number/Barcode: 5 997882 126230

OECD Portal Category: 91000000 - Safety / Security / Surveillance

Description: Carbon-monoxide detector with circular white plastic cover (diameter: 108 mm; height: 40 mm). Supplied with 9V battery. Packaging: blister.

Country of origin: China

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Asphyxiation

The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

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

 

68
A12/0875/14

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: GUAN DA YUAN

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: F-86

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Child’s sweater with hood with kangaroo pocket and with zip-fastener. The hood includes a non-fixed drawstring with free ends. Size: 140, 146, 152, 158, 164, 170.

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a 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  

 

69
A12/0876/14

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Foam puzzle mat

Brand: Eurojuguetes

Name: Eva puzzle mat

Type/number of model: ref. 59141, code ref. JC-679

Batch number/Barcode: 8430373591416

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Foam puzzle mat with large pieces incorporating animal shapes. It is wrapped in transparent plastic, and there is a mention that it is not suitable for children aged under 36 months.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

70
A12/0877/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Lesli

Name: Baron Blitz

Type/number of model: LE853

Batch number/Barcode: 43F125/021/13

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

Description: Combination of Mines and Battery of 25 Shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because the device could explode. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

71
A12/0878/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Next Generation

Name: Oceans

Type/number of model: LE290

Batch number/Barcode: 43/F555/162/13

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

Description: Battery, 7 shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because the fuses from the article can be easily pulled out which could lead to an accident when the user tries to ignite the fireworks. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

72
A12/0879/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Next Generation

Name: Spiderman

Type/number of model: LE290

Batch number/Barcode: 43/F555/162/13

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

Description: Battery, 7 shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of burns and injuries because the fuses from the article can be easily pulled out which could lead to an accident when the user tries to ignite the fireworks. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

73
A12/0880/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Next Generation

Name: Swat

Type/number of model: LE290

Batch number/Barcode: 43/F555/162/13

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

Description: Battery, 7 shots.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

74
A12/0881/14

The Netherlands

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Next Generation

Name: Top Gun

Type/number of model: LE290

Batch number/Barcode: 43/F555/162/13

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

Description: Battery, 7 shots

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 



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

75
A11/0052/14

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Battery pack

Brand: Lenovo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: For Lenovo T410,T420,T510,W510,X100E,X200,X201,X201s,Edge11,Edge13, andEdge14.

Batch number/Barcode: The 10 manufacture part numbers (or ASM P/Ns) are as follows: ASM P/N FRU P/N OPT P/N 42T4695, 42T4694, 43R9255, 42T4711, 42T4710, 51J0500, 42T4798, 42T4799, 57Y4186, 42T4804, 42T4805, 57Y4564, 42T4812, 42T4813 57Y4565, 42T4822, 42T4823, 57Y4625, 42T4828, 42T4829, 57Y4559 42T4834 42T4835 43R9254 42T4840,
42T4841, N/A 42T4890, 42T4889, 0A36277

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery pack for Lenovo & ThinkPad computers.

Country of origin: Japan

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Fire

When the materials in the battery separator are deficient, overheating can happen which can lead to combustible materials next to the laptop catching fire. The product does not comply with the R&TTE Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
Croatia,
Ireland  




Weekly overview report on professional products


Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of RAPEX notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
(Click on the photo to enlarge)
Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in: (*)

76
A12/0809/14

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Taxi cab

Brand: London Taxi Company (LTC)

Name: Taxi cab TX4

Type/number of model: LJU97C7A89S000458 - JU97C7A0AS000197 (UK Vehicles),
LJU97C7B79S000296 - LJU97C7B2AS000131 (Maltese Vehicles)

Batch number/Barcode: Models build between 23/9/09 - 13/5/10.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Passenger motor vehicle - Taxi Cab

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The Airbag ECU mounting bracket for vehicles with airbag is incorrectly positioned in the vehicle, this may result in the airbag not functioning correctly in a road traffic incident where the impact is higher than 10 mph (16 km/h).

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

(*)

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

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

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

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


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


Disclaimer - EN

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

Disclaimer - DE

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

Disclaimer - FR

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

Important notice concerning re-use of RAPEX notifications

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

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

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

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

Wichtiger Hinweis zur Weiterverwendung von RAPEX-Meldungen

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

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

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

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

Avis important concernant la réutilisation des notifications RAPEX

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

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

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

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