The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 23 - 2009

Level Type No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:
Serious risk Consumer products

1
0769/09

Poland

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle crank arm

Brand: Dartmoor

Name:

Type/number of model: Chukka. Year 2009

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: colours: black, blue, violet, green, yellow and white.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to incorrect weld grinding of the crank mechanism, which may cause the product to cracks or break. If this occurs it may lead to twisting of the pedal and instability of the rider.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0770/09

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls

Brand: Elaine

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 1220

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of 3 plastic dolls made from softened PVC, length about 16 cm, with monofilament green or pink hair and dressed in multi-coloured clothes. The dolls are packed in a transparent plastic bag, closed with a coloured printed tag with marked: ELAINE, No 1220, CE, "Made in China".

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material contains 13.8% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.17% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP). According to the REACH Regulation, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited

Compulsory measures: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0771/09

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Doll - Tracy Holiday Doll

Brand: Tracy Holiday

Name:

Type/number of model: NO. 8D15, on sticker: NO. HX8Q15, EAN code: 9200770200186

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll made from softened PVC, with pink monofilament hair, wearing clothing from red and white textile materials and boots. The set contains a cap and a comb in the shape of a star. Packed in a blister marked "Tracy Holiday, Happy holidays" and NO. 8D15. Marking on the sticker - NO: HX8Q15.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material from which it is made contains 14.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.75% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP). According to the REACH Regulation, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0772/09

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's T-shirt

Brand: Newness

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. M-9669.

Batch number/Barcode: 3 000000 641538

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s white, short-sleeved T-shirt with a hood containing fabric drawstrings ending in knots. Inside, there is a label containing the following information: Newness Casual wear, 5/6. Additionally there is a cardboard label attached to the T-shirt which contains the logo of the product and information such as the style number, size and washing instructions. Composition 80% cotton, 20% polyester.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0773/09

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Make up set - Girls world

Brand: John Toy

Name:

Type/number of model: 27160

Batch number/Barcode: Batch no 030108,
EAN code: 8 711866 27 1603

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set contains eye shadows, lipstick, lip-gloss, brush and stick, packed in a blister in pink and white colours, intended for children. Date of production: 15 January 2008. Recommended expiration date: 15 January 2010.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains lead: 3163–3683 mg/kg (green) and 1279–1363 mg/kg (red).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0774/09

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's bicycle - Keller Helix Bicycle

Brand: Keller Helix

Name:

Type/number of model: 12" MTB

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's bike equipped with a metal frame in a combination of blue and yellow colours and a front brake.

Country of origin: Sri Lanka


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the end of the handlebar grips' diameter is only 32 mm, which is less than the required 40 mm. This could cause the child's hands to slip from the handlebars and lead to a fall while riding. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14765.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0775/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Knitted children's waistcoat

Brand: K-K Apsyelekр

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code: 8697799021594, item No. 3272

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A children's knitted waistcoat with a zip at the front and a hood supplied with functional cords, sizes 2, 3, 4, in green colour. On the front there are appliqués of flowers in yellow and pink. A label has been sewn on the inside with information about the size. There is another label with the inscription “girls”. The products are supplied with labels containing the following information in Bulgarian: producer – Turkey, item – blouse, composition: 100% cotton, barcode 8 697799021594, item No. 3272.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords in the neck area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682 according to which clothes intended for small children should not be designed, produced or supplied with strings, functional or decorative cords in the hood or neck area.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0776/09

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's bicycle

Brand: Keller Lexar

Name:

Type/number of model: 16" BMX

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's bicycle with metal frame, front brake and stabilisers at the rear.

Country of origin: Sri Lanka


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to an insufficient chain guard, which could cause clothing to be entrapped or the child's fingers to be injured. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14765.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0777/09

Cyprus

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter

Brand: Lei She

Name:

Type/number of model: 786

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighter in the shape of a pistol, loaded with a laser. The lighter is packed in a cardboard box which shows a man with a gun. The packaging is marked: "Lighter - Refillable butane - Adjustable flame".

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it is attractive to children, particularly children under the age of 51 months, who may confuse it with a toy.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0778/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Mirsa

Name:

Type/number of model: 211

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies’ high-heeled shoes, brand “MIRSA”, the upper part is made of imitation patent leather, the lining and insole are made of imitation leather. The packaging is a white cardboard box with the marked "MIRSA® women shoes".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the heels are not properly attached and, in certain situations, this could lead to severe injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12785.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0779/09

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's bicycle

Brand: Velamos

Name:

Type/number of model: Magic 16"

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's bike with a metal frame in a blue and yellow colour combination, equipped with a front brake, a yellow saddle and a stand.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to an insufficient chain guard, which could cause clothing to be entrapped or the child's fingers to be injured. In addition, the handlebar grips' diameter is less than the required. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14765.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
0780/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt - Roberta sweatshirt

Brand: Johny

Name:

Type/number of model: model “Roberta” For sizes from No. 80 to No. 92 - code: 022165; from No. 92 to No. 116 - code 022166.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s long-sleeved sweatshirt with a hood supplied with functional cords. The product is available in three colours combined as follows: dark and light pink, dark and light grey, pink and grey. On the front there is an embroidered inscription: "HIRE, No mercy THIS IS YOUR ADVENTURE". It contains two types of labels: on the inside, a white polyester label with the inscriptions: symbol of the company, size and 5 symbols for treatment. Under the hood, there is another polyester label with the inscription: "R Johny", to which three labels have been attached containing the code and name of the product, size and year of production. Intended for children up to 7 years of age. No packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the hood. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682 according to which clothes intended for small children should not be designed, produced or supplied with strings, functional or decorative cords in the hood or neck area.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0781/09

Czech Republic

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children's bicycle

Brand: Velamos

Name:

Type/number of model: Cross 16"

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's bicycle with a metal frame in black and blue colour, front brake and plastic mudguards.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to an insufficient chain guard, which could cause clothing to be entrapped or the child's fingers to be injured. In addition, the handlebar grips' diameter is less than the required. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14765.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
0782/09

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Toaster - el Leon

Brand: Nevir

Name:

Type/number of model: NVR-9819T

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A two-slice toaster packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the hooks for winding the cable are not rounded, which could damage the power supply cable when wound or unwound around the sharp edges of the hook. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0783/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polish

Brand: Nail Art

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Nail Art, 25fl. oz. / 7.5 ml, yellow, 2. Nail Art, 25fl. oz. / 7.5 ml, green. Glass bottle with printed text and application brush in a plastic screw-top.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the yellow nail polish contains 5.5% and the green nail polish contains 6.5% of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) which is toxic to reproduction and which is prohibited in cosmetics under the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0784/09

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polish - O.P.I Nail lacquer

Brand: O.P.I

Name:

Type/number of model: O.P.I Nail Lacquer, 15 ml, Cara Mia Crimson K 68625 VR

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Glass bottle with a printed label and a plastic screw-top fitted with a brush for applying the lacquer.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the nail polish contains 6.3% of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) which is toxic to reproduction and which is prohibited in cosmetics under the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the products and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0785/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's dress - Girls urban

Brand: Fox kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 747037390003, С-20, item No. KGS9-1320

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s dress with cords to tie the top at the back of the neck. The dress is intended for children up to 7 years of age. A label has been attached to the product with the following inscriptions: the brand and a barcode and a fabric label with information about the composition: 100% cotton, Made in China and the codes – 747037, RN110996, CA35023. The product is packaged in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck area.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0786/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt - WPXJY 32

Brand: DFJINMI

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with a hood with functional cords, an embroidered inscription on the front: "WPXJY 32" and pockets with metal studs and stars attached. The product has labels with the following information: China, 100% cotton the product is packed in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of functional cords in the neck area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0787/09

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - Buell

Brand: Buell

Name:

Type/number of model: Models 1125R, XB12R y XB12Scg/US

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

- 1125R motorcycles, 2008 model, manufactured between 30 October 2007 and 17 July 2008,

- XB12R motorcycles, 2009 model, manufactured between 2 July 2008 and 12 February 2009, and

- XB12Scg motorcycles, 2009 model, manufactured between 1 July 2008 and 10 February 2009.

See attached list .

Country of origin: Unites States

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries since the front brake line may come into contact with the front tyre. This could wear a hole in the front brake line, permitting brake liquid to leak and possibly leading to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Germany,
The Netherlands,
Greece,
Slovenia,
Denmark,
Hungary,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

20
0788/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Amelia Zaragoza

Name:

Type/number of model: Model A72B339B12,

Batch number/Barcode: 8435159500934

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' boots packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the boots. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0789/09

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Fishing set game - Angelspiel

Brand: Ernstings Family

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4049114053003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Six plastic ducks in different colours, together with a fishing rod, packed in a transparent plastic tube.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts which can be swallowed are detachable with a force of 30 and 42 N whereas they should withstand 88 N. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0790/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes - Casual

Brand: Roberto Botella

Name:

Type/number of model: Model M6717

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' patent leather ballet shoes. The packaging is a cardboard box with a label featuring the brand.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachet included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
0791/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set consisting of 3 parts

Brand: YHTZ sport

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No. 17

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s tracksuit consisting of 3 parts – a sleeveless waistcoat with a hood, sequins and embroidery on the front, a top and a pair of trousers - in different colour combinations. A label is attached to the product with the following inscription: "YHTZ sport" and textile labels with the following information: "65% cotton, 35% polyester, Made In China". The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the sequins, which fit entirely into the small parts cylinder, may be easily detached and swallowed by children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
0792/09

Hungary

Category: Machinery

Product: Angle grinder

Brand: Möller Professional

Name:

Type/number of model: MR/AG230-120

Batch number/Barcode: 131810701206

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product has a motor covered with plastic. One grip is fixed to the end of the casing and is made of plastic in another colour. It can be turned after releasing a lock and includes the mains supply switch. The second plastic grip can be screwed into any of the holes on the side of the metal crank case. It is also equipped with a protective shield made of iron-plate, which can be fixed to the crank case by fastening a separate screw.

Main parts of the device: mains plug („16A/250V~ Y-002” + mark of manufacturer + VDE); mains cable („H05VV-F 0.75mm2X2C), switch („FA2-10/2B 20(20) A 110V~ 10(10) A 250V~5E4”).

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire,
Injuries

The product poses risk of:

- electric shock, since the electrical strength decreases during the heating test; the dimensions of the main cable do not comply with the requirements and therefore the cable can be damaged;

- fire, since the product caught fire and burnt during the heating test carried out at rated power;

- injuries, because as a consequence of the inappropriate design of the terminals and the location of the switch, operation of the appliance is not reliable and could present a risk to the user.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
0793/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp with a hook

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: JS-14

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The fluorescent lamp and the electronic ballast is located in a 41 cm long protected tube (diameter: 3 cm), with a hook fixed to one end. Marking on the product: Class II, symbol for indoor use and a non-standardized symbol for high voltage. Components: fluorescent lamp ("8W 220 V"), mains supply cable and connecting plug without marking. Technical specification: 220 V, 8 W, Class II.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - since the dimensions of the cross-section area of the core and the engagement face are smaller than required, there is no device effectively protecting against pulling, twisting or cracking, - an adequate discharge device is missing.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0794/09

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle chain - Hand-in-Hand Fun

Brand: Xin da mei

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 22935, No K857,

Batch number/Barcode: 8412842229358.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rattle chain with elephants. The packaging is a cardboard box with a plastic window through which the product can be seen.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the string of the toy expands, under a force of 25 N, by more than 40% of its length in the resting position. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

27
0795/09

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s tracksuit - Pegey&e

Brand: F&J fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Tracksuit for girls over 7 years of age consisting of two parts: a jacket with a hood with textile cords and an attached label containing the inscription: "F&J fashion" and inscriptions on the front: ”Pegey&e, The brotherhood teamporit”; a pair of trousers with textile cords around the waist and an inscription in the lower part ”The Brotherhood Team Porit”. The sizes are shown on a textile label (7, 9, 11, 13 and 15). A label has been attached with information: 65% cotton, 35% polyester and graphic symbols for use. The product comes in a transparent polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence in the hood of a pull-cord with a knot.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0796/09

Hungary

Category: Stationery

Product: Eraser

Brand: Sky Art

Name:

Type/number of model: ER 501C, bar code: 5997648317223

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a colourful clover-shaped PVC eraser (4/pack) of approximately 1.8 cm in diameter. The product is packed in a transparent bag.

Country of origin: Australia (Christmas Island)


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 11% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 34% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP). The eraser is attractive to children, who may use it as a toy. According to the REACH Regulation, certain phthalates in toys are prohibited

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0797/09

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Battery charger - The battery experts – trio charger

Brand: Stronger

Name:

Type/number of model: ST-89, bar code: 5999546106305

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product has a silver coloured plastic cover. The connecting plug is integrated into the cover and made of the same material. The contacts for the batteries are on the front panel. 4 AA/AAA or two 9 V batteries can be charged with the appliance. Main components: mains transformer without marking, plastic spacer between the pins of the plug (marking JJ); printed board (HLM61, DS-2622). Technical parameters: 230 V; 50 Hz; 2 x 2.8 V; 220 mA; Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the basic insulated parts of the mains supply are accessible. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0798/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Amelia Zaragoza

Name:

Type/number of model: Models: A72FS245A11 and A72FS243A11

Batch number/Barcode: 8435159501191 and 8435159596012

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' shoes packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in compounds in the footwear and in the sachet included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
0799/09

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - Ducati 1198, 1098, 848 and Streetfighter

Brand: Ducati

Name:

Type/number of model: models 1198, 1198 S, 1098 R, 848 model year 2009, Streetfighter and Streetfighter S model year 2010.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall affects motorcycles with the following frame numbers for EU models:

- 1198 and 1198 S from frame No. ZDMH705AA8B021336 to ZDMH704AA9B024977 manufactured on 29 April 2009;

- 1098 R from frame No. ZDMH702AB8B021458 to ZDMH702AB9B024905;

- 848 from frame No. ZDMH600AA9B009592 to ZDMH600AA9B010298 manufactured on 27 April 2009;

- Streetfighter and Streetfighter S from frame No. ZDMF100AA8B000014 to ZDMF100AA9B001398 manufactured on 27 April 2009.

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Fire

The products pose a risk of fire because the plastic fitting between the injector and hose on the affected motorcycles is warped or broken, resulting in fuel leakage from the fuel line at the injector end, thereby causing the risk of fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Slovenia,
Norway,
Portugal,
Sweden,
The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0800/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' shoes - Sport patent leather shoes

Brand: Roberto Botella

Name:

Type/number of model: Model M 6716

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Girl's lace-up shoes made of patent leather, packed in a cardboard box with a label featuring the brand.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachets included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which has to be considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Cyprus  

Serious risk Consumer products

33
0801/09

Spain

Category: : Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Amelia Zaragoza

Name:

Type/number of model: Models: 820655, 820703 and 820674

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Ladies' boots packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachet included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which has to be considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
0802/09

Spain

Category: : Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Amelia Zaragoza

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 820267,

Batch number/Barcode: 843515950942.

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Description: Ladies’ "Mary Jane" shoes, black with white stitching. The packaging is a black cardboard box bearing the name of the brand.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachets included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which has to be considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

35
0803/09

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Remote control car - Dragon

Brand: Pro power series

Name:

Type/number of model: REF 1063. Bar code: 8421692010634

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Remote control racing car sold in a blister pack marked with the brand name.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the design of the toy enables recharging of the batteries only when batteries are loaded inside the toy. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
0804/09

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' boots

Brand: Amelia Zaragoza

Name:

Type/number of model: Models: 820516, 820125 and 820583

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' boots packed in a cardboard box. v

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because of the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachet included in the packaging. Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
0805/09

France

Category: Toys

Product: Doll's pram - Pull along doll wicker pram

Brand: Petitcollin

Name:

Type/number of model: Model reference: 800108, bar code: 3523198001088

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: A doll's pram with a metallic frame, plastic accessories and a hood and bag made from textile material. The product is packed in a cardboard box with a picture of the pram.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small parts that can be detached at a force of less than 90 N and may be swallowed or inhaled, which is unacceptable given that it is intended for children under 36 months. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer.  

Poland  

Serious risk Consumer products

38
0806/09

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Hair drier

Brand: Sokany

Name:

Type/number of model: RCY-1100W (on the packaging: SM-2000)

Batch number/Barcode: 6932186820001

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Description: The product has a silver-coloured metal cover and black plastic handle. The mains cable (marking: RVVB PVC INSULATED ELECTRIC WIRE 300/300V) is supplied with a non-rewireable plug. Marking on the switch: Shundan AC250V 6A. There is no marking on the motor and heating element. Adequate thermal protection is missing. Technical specification: AC220V; 50/60 Hz; 2000 W; Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of:

- electric shock, because the mains cable is not properly fixed to the terminals (only soldering is used). Thus, when heating elements break they can come into contact with metal parts, which became active during the test;

- fire, when the product overheats.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
0807/09

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Rotating table lamp

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lamp illuminates two moving foils (imitating seabed and sea-life) inside the transparent top part of the lamp. Main components: mains plug (2.5 A, 250 V); mains supply cable (RVVB PVC INSULATED WIRE 300/300V); motor without marking; lampholder – E12. A candle-formed bulb (marking: 220 V, 15 W) is supplied with the product. Technical specification: 230 V ~, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a serious risk of electric shock because: - the design of the connecting terminals is not appropriate, - the cross-section area of the cable is too small,

- the dimensions of the plug do not comply with the requirements,

- the bushings of the internal wiring are not fixed in position, - there is no device protecting against pulling or torque,

- live parts become accessible when replacing the bulb.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

40
0808/09

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Mini remote control doorchime

Brand: Gallop

Name:

Type/number of model: JXA-XS111 (on packaging), 002318-2 (on product)

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: A wireless, electric doorbell consisting of two parts. The bell-part can be connected to the mains supply, the push-button is operated with a 12 V A23 battery and connection to the bell is made by radio frequency. Technical specifications: 220-240V, 50-60Hz, max 5W; battery type: A23, 12 V.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the plastic components fixing the conducting parts have insufficient mechanical strength. In addition, the dimensions of the plug are significantly smaller than required.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and international standards EN 60065 and IEC 60884.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

41
0809/09

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby’s jacket - TBT

Brand: Felpa Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Model TF 4792

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Baby’s jacket in red colour with a hood, zip and a long, fabric drawstring in the waist area. On the front of the jacket, there is embroidery in gold with the inscription: “TBT”. There is also embroidery depicting a heart and a moon. Size: 4-8 years old.

Country of origin: Italy


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of external injuries due to the presence of a drawstring in the waist area that protrudes more than 140 mm at each end when the garment is opened to its largest and laid flat.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

42
0810/09

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Candles

Brand: Pastry candle

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5998042578555

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nine candles in various forms imitating pastries. The candles are packed in paper box with a transparent lid and tied with a ribbon. Dimension: 180 mm x 180 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries as, due to its appearance, it may be confused with food, especially by children. Small parts can be detached and may be swallowed by children, posing a risk of choking or blockage of the digestive system.

The product does not comply with Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.