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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 2 - 2010

Corrigendum
Notification 1380/09 from week 42 of 2009 has been removed permanently following information that the product does not pose a serious risk provided by the Spanish authorities.

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
0001/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy rucksack

Brand: Sun-day (Sandy)

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5904073081919

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft, non-stuffed plush backpack in the form of a sleeping dog, multicoloured: light yellow, pink, lilac, red, yellow cords. Without packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of small detachable components.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0002/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Van - Sprinter

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name:

Type/number of model: Type 906. Vehicles manufactured in the period 21 April 2009 – 29 April 2009, VINs: WDB906 *** *N 420037 to N 420331 and S 389666 to S 392757.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Van

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the starter cable duct may not be properly attached and, should the vehicle be involved in a collision, it could be partially dislodged creating a short circuit that may lead to a fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Finland,
Denmark,
Sweden,
Greece,
Lithuania,
Slovenia,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0003/10

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Toy guitar - Music Guitar

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery-operated toy guitar made of hard plastic with various push-buttons in the shape of animals, notes or apples. Supplied with plastic carrying strap, screw fixed battery holder for three AA batteries on the back. Dimensions: length approximately 44 cm. When the buttons are pressed, it produces various melodies, notes and animal noises.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of: strangulation because the strap forms a loop around the neck.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and destruction of the products by the supplier.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0004/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Ford Focus C-MAX 1.6 litre turbo diesel

Brand: Ford

Name:

Type/number of model: The cars affected are those manufactured between 1 June 2006 and 25 January 2007, with type-approval numbers e13*2001/116*009.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because corrosion of the control module of the radiator fan can cause road salt to penetrate the electronics leading to overheating which can cause the module and the surrounding cables and components to catch fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Poland,
Ireland,
Denmark,
Norway,
Finland,
Sweden,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0005/10

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Toy car set - Thunder Super Racing

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: No YD890A, Manufacturer's article No: H-030, H-031, H-032, EAN 4009134385171.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy car set with six cars in different colours: blue, yellow, red, black, silver and white. Made of painted plastic. Length: approximately 80 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the yellow toy releases lead (904 mg/kg - limit: 90 mg/kg) and chromium (191 mg/kg - limit: 60 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0006/10

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Herbal henna - Moon Star Herbal Henna black

Brand: Moon Star

Name:

Type/number of model: 8906003771027.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Herbal henna. Green foil bag and yellow foil bag in cardboard outer packaging (6 bags of 10g = 60g).

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 15.3% of p-phenylenediamine, exceeding the permitted limit (2%). The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0007/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Model Jeep Grand Cherokee

Brand: Chrysler/Jeep

Name:

Type/number of model: WG

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: vehicles built between 2001 and 2004 are affected. EC type-approval e4*98/14*0039*04 to 09.

Passenger car

Country of origin: United States

No pictures are available

Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because the front seat heating elements may overheat resulting in charring of the upholstery and seat fabric.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Denmark,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Greece,
Finland,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0008/10

Hungary

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Nightlight

Brand: LC

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The lamp has a plastic cover and can be directly plugged into the socket outlet. It has a transparent plastic lamp shade, which can be removed without using a tool. The lamp is supplied with an E12-capped candle bulb. Main components: E12 lamp holder, supply switch (KC-995; 250 V; 3 A AC)

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of:

- electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient between live parts and accessible metal parts and because the bulb can be replaced when the lamp is connected to the mains supply,

- fire because the flame resistance of the plastic cover is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 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

9
0009/10

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Bounce ball - Lighting and music

Brand: G 9000

Name:

Type/number of model: No.4608

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Transparent, hard plastic ball with plastic soft spikes. It is operated with 4 x 1.5 V AAA batteries. When button is pressed the ball begins to flash, bounce and emit sounds.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the soft removable spikes of the toy contain 5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 6% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0010/10

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set - Pink lady

Brand: Tt Studio junior

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 3000000651889, Model: BXT7409, 09WC062001

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s clothing set consisting of 3 pieces - a pair of trousers, a sweatshirt and a t-shirt intended for children up to 12Y. The sweatshirt has a hood which is designed with a cord with plastic toggles. It is fastened with a zip placed in the middle.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and corrective actions ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0011/10

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy

Brand: Hanya

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A yellowish-brown toy bear made of synthetic fur with a plush heart around the neck and supplied with a suction cup. Height: 23 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking since the suction cup can be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
0012/10

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy

Brand: Sun-day - Sandy

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5904073 066299

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft, stuffed toy bear with motorist's clothing, glasses, scarf and attached to a suction cup. Height: approximately: 10 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the frame of the glasses contains 30% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 6.4% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0013/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Doll - Sweet girl play set

Brand: Funny doll – Princess

Name:

Type/number of model: Item. n° W00800230, barcode 5290509021131

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll. The toy is attached to a pink cardboard window box.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.7% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
0014/10

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plush toy

Brand: Sunnytad

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft stuffed toy duck with a heart, a suction cup and a talking mechanism inside. Height: 22 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses:

- a risk of choking, because the eyes and the suction cup can be easily detached and swallowed by children,

- a chemical risk, because the suction cup attached to the toy contains 37% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0015/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim-ring - ABCD Series

Brand: Shen yi toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Model D-90

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable swim-ring 90 cm, in yellow colour, packed in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.4% by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 2.8% by weight di-‘isononyl’ phthalate (DINP).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0016/10

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel charger

Brand: DuinO

Name:

Type/number of model: T026;

Batch number/Barcode: 5999021173402.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel charger for Nokia 6101/N70/N90/N91 mobile phones (not original product). Technical parameters: Input: AC90-240V; Output: DC6,8-8V= max 350mA; CE

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0017/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Inflatable swim-ring - Drake ring

Brand: Inflatable

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Inflatable swim-ring 58 cm, orange colour, in the shape of a duck. The toy is packed in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 32.5% by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0018/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Mamibb

Name:

Type/number of model: Sizes: n°15, 16, 17, 18.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ shoes intended for children up to 1 year of age. The shoes have a strap with a Velcro fastener. On the upper toe section there are 3 attached elements – beads, as well as a plastic heart. 3 beads; a star and a cut-out crescent shape have been glued to the plastic heart.

Country of origin: Romania


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because part of the plastic heart and the beads can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0019/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jogging suit - Le petit train du nord / Flower garden

Brand: Melly kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Article № 0093 and article № 0094.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jogging suits of brand “Melly”, which are intended for children up to 7 years of age. The top has a hood with functional cords that have plastic toggles at both ends. Composition: 100% cotton. On the front of the top there is an appliqué of flowers with the inscription: "flower garden" or an appliqué of a train with the inscription: "TRAIN le petit du nord", sizes: from 9 months to 18 months.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

20
0020/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes - Sitong

Brand: Shenfu shoes

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s shoes – in pink and white colours, decorated with flowers that have caps and a rubber star on which there is a picture of two children and the inscription “Sitong”. The shoes have a strap with a pearl attached by means of a clip with sharp edges and points, which remains on the inner side of the child’s foot There is a sticker on the insole with pictures and the inscription "SHENFU shoes".

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses:

- a risk of choking because the flowers, stars and pearls can be easily detached and swallowed;

- a risk of injuries because the shoes contain easily detachable parts with sharp edges.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0021/10

Hungary

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Hanny

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Folding pushchair with seat belt, sunshade, footrest and textile carrier-rack. The rear wheels are fitted with brakes. The folding mechanism can be locked. The back of the seat is adjustable. Dimensions when closed: approximately: 112 x 29 x 50 cm.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because there are gaps in the structure where the fingers of the child can get pinched. Moreover, there is only one, non-automatic, locking system, Therefore it can be folded during the use thus causing injury to the child.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0022/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's pyjamas - Junior Cow

Brand: Elina

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 20-02, size: 56.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s yellow pyjamas with cow print.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 97 mg/kg azo-dyes which exceeds the permitted limit (30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
0023/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Baby Look

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s jacket, brand - “Baby Look” intended for children up to 7 years of age, size of jacket – 0 to 5, with a hood containing functional cords, 2 pockets. There are flowers embroidered on the back of the jacket.

Country of origin: Greece


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Strangulation

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

24
0024/10

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Cord extension set

Brand: RM

Name:

Type/number of model: MH-2120

Batch number/Barcode: 8685910610321

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The cord extension set has a white plastic cover and is fitted with a switch and earth contacts and can be used for connecting 6 plugs. Main components: connecting plug (10-16~250A +VDE), mains supply cord (VDE H05VV-F 3G 1.0 mm2) socket outlet: (Max. 3500 W).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the earth contact is not effective, and a risk of fire because the cross-sectional area of the core is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standards EN 60884 and EN 9871.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
0025/10

Hungary

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Candle

Brand: Steinhart Kerzen

Name:

Type/number of model: 08094-23

Batch number/Barcode: 4008542976032

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Candle imitating a hard boiled egg. Dimension: 50/45 mm.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Health risk / other,
Choking

The product poses a health risk and a risk of choking because due to its appearance the candle can be confused with a foodstuff, especially by children, and small pieces may be swallowed causing choking or occlusion of the digestive system.

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

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

Germany  

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0026/10

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Submersible water pump - Masking Vibration Pump

Brand: Straus Austria

Name:

Type/number of model: ST/MVP200A,

Batch number/Barcode: 1913221620010

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Submersible water pump with metal casing. The earth contact of the plug is not connected to the metal casing. Main components: connecting plug (16/250~ HN-5A + VDE), mains supply cord (VDE H05VV-F2x0.755mm2). Technical parameters: 230 V, 50 Hz, 280 W, 12l/min, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the earth contact is not connected and there is therefore no effective electric shock protection.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 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

27
0027/10

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Defender

Brand: Land Rover

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles made from 7 June 2007 till 13 February 2008. VIN numbers: LD 740135-LD 757662, LD739991, LD066843-LD068528.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

No pictures are available

Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because transfer box oil contamination of the park brake shoes and brake drum may mean that the park brake when engaged will not hold the vehicle stationary on a gradient leading to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Iceland,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Finland,
Greece,
Sweden,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0028/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Set of rattles - Baby Toys

Brand: Susan and Aladin TM

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 6941140234808, No.615

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of rattles (2 elements), made of plastic, colours – green with pink ring and orange with green ring. The toy is packed in cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break making small parts accessible that could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0029/10

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: High chair - Leopard

Brand: Ikea

Name:

Type/number of model: Seat 501-614-58,
Seat 901-614-56,
Seat 701-614-57,
Seat 701-455-23,
Frame 101-455-21,
Frame 201-573-54

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sold at IKEA stores between 1 October 2009 and 27 November 2009.

High chair frame with tray. Individual seat with safety belt. Colours of the frame: black and white. Colours of the seat: transparent grey, red, black, white. The seat and tray has an adhesive label affixed to the underside with the words LEOPARD and “Made in Italy”, an eight-digit article number and a five-digit supplier number (19589).

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of:

- injuries, because the snap locks used to secure the seat to the frame can break and allow the seat and the child to drop through the frame;

- choking, because the snap locks can be easily detached and swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14988.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Hungary,
Poland,
Germany,
Austria,
Iceland,
Norway,
Ireland,
Spain,
Greece,
Italy,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0030/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sports outfit

Brand: Kurtoglu

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sports outfit consisting of two parts – a top with a hood and a pair of trousers, brand “KURTOĞLU ®” kids, intended for children up to 7 years of age. The top has a hood with functional cords and plastic toggles. It is fastened with a zip. The trousers have a functional tightening cord in the waist area with plastic toggles at both ends.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and the waist 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

31
0031/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur de Fumée

Brand: CFI EXTEL

Name:

Type/number of model: WEDF 65 00; type GNS-366 CE 07 Lot CFFI/0863/09w02/5603

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Circular white plastic smoke detector. Diameter 10 cm. Cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0032/10

Estonia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polishes - Tangeglo / Danger Zone

Brand: Diamond

Name:

Type/number of model: Diamond Tangeglo EAN: 092834799468; Diamond Danger Zone EAN: 092834999803.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nail polishes in 15 ml glass bottles. Approximate size of bottle is 73 x 27 mm.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains between 2% and 2.8% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP), which is prohibited in cosmetics by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
0033/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Set of hand tools - Tools set

Brand: Mr. Carpenter

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 1261132402400, No. 67828.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a set of hand tools, coloured orange, red, brown, black and grey. The set is packed in a cardboard/plastic box. On the packaging there are stickers with the following information: “Made in China”, CE mark, EAN number, name and address of importer, “Intended for children aged 3 and up”, pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction, “Warning! Small parts – the risk of swallowing”.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because some elements of the toy set have burrs.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0034/10

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Educational rattle (Grzechotka edukacyjna)

Brand: BabyOno

Name:

Type/number of model: Nr kat. 741, EAN: 5904341205566

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: The rattle is made of red and green plastic. The toy is intended for children over 3 months of the age. The packaging is a transparent plastic blister on light-blue cardboard. Approximate size of packaging: 16 cm x 22 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break, releasing small parts which could be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

35
0035/10

Denmark

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram harness - Dan 2

Brand: Baby Dan

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 5705548450632

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Description: Dan 2 is a pram harness used to prevent children from falling out of their pram. The colour is blue and it has a zipper and a crotch strap which closes with a buckle.

Country of origin: Poland


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because the buckles can easily break into two parts and the smaller part fits into the small parts cylinder, posing a risk of choking to children.

There is also a risk of injuries because when the crotch strap is open the child could open the zipper, take off the harness and thus fall out of the pram .

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 13210 and EN 71.

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

Sweden,
Iceland  

Serious risk Consumer products

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0036/10

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Radio controlled toy car

Brand: Famous Car

Name:

Type/number of model: No HQ3040-1, bar code: 8006087150975

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: The toy includes: a plastic battery-operated radio controlled car (operating frequency: 27 MHz); an adaptor without marking; a (radio control) remote control; a battery unit (HUANYU NI-CD 4*AA700 mAh 4,8 V); Technical parameters: toy car power supply: 700 mAh, 4.8 V battery unit; remote control: 2 x 1.5 V-os (AA )dry battery; adaptor: input: AC 220-240 V; 50/60Hz; output: DC 4.8 V 180 mA, Class II

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the length of the insulation of the plug pins of the mains adaptor is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 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

37
0037/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mobile phone - Agatka

Brand: INTERKOBO

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. No 24766, EAN: 5902384247666

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Toy mobile phone made of pink plastic. There is a sticker with a picture of a girl on the toy. "Take me home" is written on the packaging. The toy is battery operated. Approximate size of packaging is 14 x 20 cm.

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 (95.9 - 97.7 dBA compared to the limit for close-to-the-ear toys of 80 dB.)

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0038/10

France

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic drawing board - Ardoise Animaux

Brand: La Grande Récré

Name:

Type/number of model: Gencod: 5 420019 975772; ref.: BK3026.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Animal-shaped board with 40 magnetic letters, a dry erase pen and a butterfly eraser.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because of the presence of a small detachable magnet (the pink butterfly's body) which could be swallowed. The magnet fits wholly into the small parts test cylinder and has a magnetic flux higher than 50 kG²mm² (F=92 kG²mm²).

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the retailer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
0039/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm - Détecteur de Fumée

Brand: ADDAX

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 3700124901661

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Description: Self-contained smoke detector/alarm: photoelectric, battery-operated, includes a test button, CE mark present.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the delayed detection of commonly occurring types of fire in buildings prevents users and those around them from taking the measures necessary to avoid the fire.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14604.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer.