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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 7 - 2010

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
0232/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Arm bands - Ultimate spider-man

Brand: Marvel mondo

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 8001011162239

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Arm bands size: 25 x 15 cm in yellow colour with the image of Spiderman. The product is packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.22% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 29% by weight of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DNOP).

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.  

Ireland  

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0233/10

Latvia

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Plush rattle toy

Brand: Alexis – Baby Mix

Name:

Type/number of model: LVL 3.95

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft stuffed plush rattle in shape of giraffe, colour – multicoloured: light beige, beige, yellow, red, light green. Packaging - product is fastened to multicoloured card. On packaging there is the name and address of the manufacturer, information to be retained and warnings in different languages.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the covering can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0234/10

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Arm bands

Brand: Sainteve

Name:

Type/number of model: Model - SY-A1045

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Arm Bands Size: 25 x 18 cm in yellow colour with printed stars in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 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

4
0235/10

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Leaf blower - "Mighty Lite" backpack leaf blower

Brand: Homelite

Name:

Type/number of model: HBL26BP

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is sold under the Homelite brand. It is a blower, fitted with a 26 cc engine, used to move leaves and other garden waste. The product is mounted on a frame that is worn on the user's back, hence the name “backpack blower”.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because the fuel tank may leak. This leak may be the result of a small crack liable to develop in the tank reinforcement, into which a screw for fastening the tank to the central fastening support of the backpack blower fits. The crack may cause fuel to leak from the tank onto the operator's clothes and body. The fuel may also leak onto the floor of the premises where the product is stored.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

Germany,
Spain,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0236/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Child's angel costume - Disfraz Angel

Brand: El Carnaval

Name:

Type/number of model: REF: 9070/02;

Batch number/Barcode: 8420995190708, ITEM Nº 9070.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An angel outfit for children of 4-6 years of age, packaged in a plastic bag. The label reads: Warning keep away from fire / not recommended for children under 36 months of age because it incorporates small parts which may be dangerous.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the wings of the costume have accessible sharp points.

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

6
0237/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft cow

Brand: Fantastico

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 8781

Batch number/Barcode: 8 413930087812.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A soft toy cow, white in colour and approximately 28 cm in height. On the rear it has a stitched textile label bearing the "FANTASTICO" brand and the barcode. The reverse of the label carries the importer's details, the instruction to retain the label data, plus the following statements: "Textile cow. Keep away from any source of heat. Made in China". The product comes packed in a plastic bag sealed with transparent adhesive tape bearing no information whatsoever.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the cow's eyes can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

7
0238/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Peugeot 307 308, 807 and Expert

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model:

- 307: VF33C9HVC84783828 to VF33CNFUL84932803

Type: 3*9HV* e2*2001/116*0333*

Type: 3*9HX* e2*2001/116*0301*

Type: 3*9HY* e2*2001/116*0299*

Type: 3*9HZ* e2*2001/116*0287*

Type: 3*KFU* e2*2001/116*0288*

Type: 3*NFU* e2*98/14*0243*

Type: 3*NFU* e2*2001/116*0243*

Type: 3*RFJ* e2*2001/116*0313*

Type: 3*RFK* e2*2001/116*0290*

Type: 3*RHR* e2*2001/116*0235*

- 308: VF34A5FTF55115254 to VF34G9HZH55179046

Type: 4***** e2*2001/116*0362*

- 807: VF3EA4HSJ13374996 to VF3EBRHRH13377022

Type: E***** e2*98/14*0253*

- Expert: VF3AATTENT64016739 to VF3XWRHKH64169080

Type: X***** e2*2001/116*0349*

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles concerned are 2006 to 2008 models.

Country of origin: France

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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because in the vehicles concerned the control unit may fail to correctly recognise the position of the light-switch and the lights may be switched off unintentionally causing the risk of accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.  

Bulgaria,
Greece,
Hungary,
Lithuania,
Norway,
Slovenia,
Malta,
Sweden,
Portugal,
The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0239/10

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Fan heater

Brand: Superior

Name:

Type/number of model: FH-03, Series no.: 300821

Batch number/Barcode: 4042941002381

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fan heater, protection class II, rating: 2000 W, white plastic housing, heating element, blower motor, fan, carrying handle. Air intake openings, air outlet openings, thermostat control, automatically resetting temperature limiter, non-automatic resetting temperature limiter, 3-setting switch (1 cold and 2 warm settings), indicator light, approximately 1.5 m mains cable H05VV-F 2 X 0.75 mm² with moulded plug.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire because the appliance can heat up to such a degree that the housing melts. This makes the live, glowing heating elements accessible, causing the risk of an electric shock.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0240/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle - Honda VT750

Brand: Honda

Name:

Type/number of model: Model VT750, Type RC50 and RC53, ECG type approvals e4*2002/24*1355*00 and e4*2002/24*0239*01

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motor vehicles affected are from model years 2007-2009, within the VIN ranges:

JH2RC50B*8M400002 – JH2RC50B*8M400254

JH2RC50B*8K410001 – JH2RC50B*8K420609

JH2RC50B*9K500001 – JH2RC50B*9K501737

JH2RC53A*7M000001 – JH2RC53A*7M003720

JH2RC53A*8M100001 – JH2RC53A*8M100160

JH2RC53A*8K110001 – JH2RC53A*8K121422.

Country of origin: Germany

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Fire

The product poses a risk of injuries because, due to incorrect positioning of the battery positive cable the battery cable coating may become worn through. This could cause a short circuit of the battery cable, resulting, in the worst case scenario, in fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Greece,
Sweden,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Estonia,
Iceland,
Bulgaria,
Ireland,
Malta,
Portugal,
Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0241/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Pedestal fan - Ventilador de Pie

Brand: Dayron

Name:

Type/number of model: MODEL23001

Batch number/Barcode: 8429160230010.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White, pedestal fan with three blades, mounted on a height-adjustable column and a base with 4 feet. The packaging is a blue cardboard box bearing a photograph of the fan, the brand name (DAYRON) and the inscription "Pedestal fan" written in red. The fan is described in terms of its diameter (43.5 cm), 3 speeds and 45 W with various pictograms. The importer's details also feature.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - there is insufficient protection against accidental contact with the basic insulation and with the metal parts that are separated from the active parts by basic insulation only; - it does not pass the dielectric strength test between active parts and accessible metal parts; - the housing of the appliance does not have the corresponding level of protection against damp; - the appliance does not withstand the humidity conditions liable to occur in normal use; - it does not pass the electric strength test or the subsequent dielectric strength test;

- the sleeves used as additional insulation are not securely held in position; - welds are used to connect the external conductors so that the weld alone holds it in position.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0242/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm

Brand: Velleman

Name:

Type/number of model: HAM 2 SD.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Circular plastic article in plastic 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 and recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
0243/10

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy medical set

Brand: My First Creative Playset

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy medical set in a plastic bag. The set includes items such as a stethoscope, a syringe and a thermometer.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the red plastic on the bag contains 4.4% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), 13% di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) and 1.0% di-“isodecyl” phthalate (DIDP), while the clear plastic of the bag contains 23% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) and di-“isodecyl” phthalate (DIDP).

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 withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0244/10

Denmark

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain - 400 LED

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: bar code 5704158885155.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain, indoor and outdoor, 24V-IP44, plug connection to AC adaptor model PT-IP-24020.4 Wonderland Electric Co. LTD.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the 24V connector/plug fits into a similar 230V inlet and extension lead on 230V lighting chains from the same manufacturer and supplier. The electric insulation on the 24V lighting chain is so poor that it cannot resist 230V. Furthermore there are uninsulated parts on the 24V lighting chain.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
0245/10

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy - Cloth

Brand: Danplys

Name:

Type/number of model: 5704874890013.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy that, except for the head, is without filling. The head is filled with fibrous filling and a bell. The toy is in pale colours. It is approximately 220 mm on each side, plus the head.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the bell placed in the head of the bear can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0246/10

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Finger puppets

Brand: John Toy

Name:

Type/number of model: Item Number: 29284; EAN 8711866292844.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Finger puppets, six pieces.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the devil puppet contains 55.8% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) and 1.2% of di-“isodecyl” phthalate (DIDP), while the head of the princess puppet contains 50.3% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP) and 6.7% of di-“isodecyl” phthalate (DIDP).

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 withdrawal from the market and stop of sales.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0247/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dinosaurs - The World of Dinosaurs

Brand: Dausini®.

Name:

Type/number of model: HS 58851, cod EAN 5908264452861, No. D070 (on the collective packaging).

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A set of 12 toy dinosaurs, different shapes and colours, made of semi-soft plastic material. On the cardboard packaging there are markings as follows: name of the toy and model number, “CE mark”, the name and address of the importer, “Made in China”, pictogram with age 0-3 restriction, “Not intended for children below 3 years”, “Store the packaging for further information”, “The packaging is not a toy”, “The toys inside may vary from those presented on the packaging”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.47% by weight of di-“isononyl” phthalate (DINP), 0.83% of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 1.04% 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.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0248/10

The Netherlands

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Wooden highchair

Brand: Grapi

Name:

Type/number of model: art. nr. 4032-ECO; EAN code 2126100330407.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s highchair made of pine wood in natural colour. The seat and backrest is covered with PVC with a rabbit print. The product can be used as a highchair or as a small chair with table. The product is packed in a cardboard box bearing the following inscriptions: Wooden Highchair, pinewood natural, article no: 4032 ECO.

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because rearward stability is not sufficient and it could tip over.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

Germany  

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0250/10

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Stuffed giraffe

Brand: Danplys

Name:

Type/number of model: 5704874891010.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy in the shape of a giraffe. With fibrous filling and small hard balls in the feet. The balls are assembled in loose nets. The toy is approximately 280 mm high and kept in pale colours.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the small hard balls placed in a loose net in each foot of the giraffe can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0251/10

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Wooden pull-along toy - Caterpillar

Brand: Grimms

Name:

Type/number of model: SH09130

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden pull-along toy with a red ball at the end of the string. The caterpillar consists of 6 brightly coloured wagons, each supplied with two wheels. Between each wagon is a small ball. All in wood.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of:

- choking, because the wheels and the small balls can be easily detached and swallowed;

- strangulation, because the cord is longer than 220 mm and includes an attachment likely to form nooses.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales and recall from consumers by the importer.  

Italy  

Serious risk Consumer products

20
0252/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's trousers - DC Boys

Brand: Zhong Fu

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trousers „ZHONG FU” that have a functional cord with a stopper at the ankle. There is a label containing the following information in Bulgarian: country of origin: China, composition: 100% cotton, size 15.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of cords below the lower edge of the garment.

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

21
0253/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle - Grzechotka "Plac zabaw"

Brand: Smiki

Name:

Type/number of model: NO 736443230, EAN 2000029467899.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A large toy rattle made of hard plastic, coloured orange, yellow, blue, violet, pink and green. Inside the toy there are different rattling, rotating and moving parts. The packaging is a cardboard box bearing a picture of the product, warnings and information concerning the product: name and address of importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, number of product and EAN, brand name, a pictogram concerning the age + 6 M and instructions for use.

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 (86 dB detected while 85 dB is acceptable).

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 destruction of the products by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0254/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Set of military toys

Brand: Police

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5906031181792, CD 6178.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a police set made of plastic, consisting of: - two black coloured guns, - six darts, ended with pink, semi-transparent suction cups, - a black whistle, - silver handcuffs - two brown holsters.

The packaging consists of a plastic, transparent blister on cardboard with the following markings: name of the toy, “CE mark”, “Made in China” and a pictogram concerning age 0-3 restriction. On the sticker there is information concerning the importer of the toy, the number of the product and EAN code and the warning “Choking hazard due to small parts”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups on the darts can be easily detached and could be put in the mouth by children.

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

23
0255/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Rattle for pram - Baby toys - bantling toys

Brand: Song yang toys

Name:

Type/number of model: 909-25

Batch number/Barcode: 5907616625748

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a set of two rattles for a pram hanging on a cord. It consists of four figures in the shape of cartoon characters. On the sticker and on the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product: name and address of the importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, number of product and EAN, a warning concerning the necessity of removing the toy from the pram once the baby starts sitting or rising, “The packaging is not a toy and should be keep out of reach of children”, “Store the packaging for further reference”.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the excessive length of the cord. The cord may stretch by 133.8% (acceptable level is up to 40%).

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

24
0256/10

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Set of rattles - Baby toys

Brand: Song yang toys – Hit Chin

Name:

Type/number of model: item no. 909-23 EAN 5907616625847; r/25847,

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a set of two rattles: one in the shape of a dumbbell and the other is an oval shaped ring with a rattling clown figure inside. On the sticker and on the packaging there are warnings and information concerning the product: name and address of the importer, “CE mark”, “Made in China”, “3M+”, number of product and EAN, “The packaging is not a toy and should be keep out of reach of children”, “Store the packaging for further reference”.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be easily detached from the toy.

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

25
0257/10

France

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Combination oven, hob and dishwasher - Candy Trio / Rosières Triple

Brand: Candy Rosières

Name:

Type/number of model: see attached list

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Combined oven, hob and dishwasher

Country of origin: France


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because there is the possibility that a cable in the dishwasher may overheat.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0258/10

France

Category: Toys

Product: Teddy bear

Brand: G. Wurm KG

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no 11691, EAN code 4 007698 116910.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Teddy bear, 40 cm long, presented in a promotional catalogue, 'Reveillez l'enfant qui est en vous' ('wake up the child within you'), published before new year's eve.

Country of origin: Germany


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a cord of 245 mm long and less that 1.5 mm thick.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0260/10

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Love Red

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Purple.1200; Ref. 92200564.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple patent leather shoe, with a reinforced toe and a strap that buttons to one side. The packaging consists of a black, cardboard box. The brand name is printed on the box in white, and there are red hearts of various sizes on the lid.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.6 and 2.9 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in lining and the insole.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0261/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy police set - Powerful toy / Superior police

Brand: Spunky police

Name:

Type/number of model: References: 4193 and 4194, Bar code: 8435197041932 and 8435197041949 respectively.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of plastic items designed to look like police equipment, comprising: a dartboard with arrows and suction pads, a pistol, grenades, handcuffs, a compass, a police badge and earphones. The police sets are in plastic blister packs with a cardboard backing on which is written: ‘SPUNKY POLICE, SUPERIOR POLICE’. On the back there is a label stating: ‘complies with Standard EN-71’, ‘made in China’, the reference number, the CE mark, the bar code, the importer’s details, the warnings that it contains small parts, that it is not recommended for children under 36 months and that the label should be kept for future reference.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the suction pads come off extremely easily, which may cause asphyxia.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0262/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Scooter 3 wheels

Brand: Happy Partysan

Name:

Type/number of model: A152

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: This is a scooter with a little basket sold in a cardboard box marked as follows: Happy partisan, Scooter 3 wheels, must company with adults, don't be in the rain.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the end of the handlebar has a diameter of less than 40 mm.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0263/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Musical telephones

Brand: Hua Yang Slu

Name:

Type/number of model: 1. Cartoon phone: 2216 ,
2. Novel telephone: 2216A-9

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. A children's telephone with coloured keys and several stuck-on cartoon figures. The product is sold in a cardboard box marked as follows: Cartoon Phone, the model number and +3m, a sticker with the CE mark also carries the barcode and the warning: Choking hazard due to small parts, not recommended for children under 3 years of age. Made in China.

2. The novel telephone is similar to the one above, but is decorated with fruits and a teddy bear. The product is sold in a cardboard box marked as follows: Novel Telephone and the model number. The other markings are identical to those on the other model.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product Cartoon phone poses a risk of:

- choking, because the plastic telephone keys can come off easily and they fit entirely within the small parts cylinder,

- strangulation, because the non-extended length of the spiral cord connecting the handset to the base of the telephone is more than 220 mm.

The product Novel telephone poses a risk of strangulation because the cord connecting the handset to the base of the telephone is longer than 220 mm. The products do not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0264/10

France

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Universal charger - Chargeur Universel

Brand: Digital Power

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. Article DP 5001; Gencod : 3700048993407

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Universal charger for all types of battery (camera, video camera, mobile phone, games, AA, AAA, LI-ON, NIMH, NICD). Plug for all voltages 100 V/240 V, 5 V USB output, cable for cigarette lighter 12 V.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it falls apart when subjected to shocks exposing live parts.

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

33
0265/10

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Attentif

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference AT 80.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Open black women's shoes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 493.62 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in lining and the insole.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
0266/10

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke alarm

Brand: Ningbo Wanke Electron

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. BWK429

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Round optical smoke detector in white plastic.

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

35
0267/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: Jumbo Bebe

Name:

Type/number of model: Bar code 0267805000035, item № HY – 5563-6-12.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ shoes of brand „JUMBO BEBE”, bar code 0267805000035, item № HY – 5563-6-12, intended for children aged 6-12 months, with cords and decorations made of beads and a textile rose attached to the upper. There are pictograms indicating the types of the materials used for the main parts of the shoes – upper made of other materials – polyurethane and textile, sole made of other materials, insole and lining made of textile, with sachets containing a dehydrating substance in the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 186.5 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in lining and the insole.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

Bulgaria  

Serious risk Consumer products

36
0268/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with motorcycle

Brand: Beauty

Name:

Type/number of model: Lot: DOP 305 – Vidal code: 0270920,

Batch number/Barcode: 8432583709209

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a doll with a motorcycle. The doll is dressed in trousers and a jacket, and comes with accessories in the form of pink-coloured ankle boots with heels and a hairbrush. The product is sold in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic section. The front reads: BEAUTY. A label carries the following information: the importer's details, the barcode, the CE mark, the statement made in China, the symbol indicating that it is not permitted for children under three years of age and the warning: not suitable for children under 36 months of age because may generate small parts.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of protruding parts. The wheels which keep the motorcycle upright come off, leaving the axle pointing upwards.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
0269/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy racing cars

Brand: Leopard

Name:

Type/number of model: Model No 223-4B,

Batch number/Barcode: 8435273232131.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: These are racing cars in various colours. Description of the packaging: Cylinder marked as follows: Racing and various markings in English. A sticker carries the brand, the CE mark and the symbol indicating that the toy is not suitable for children under 36 months of age.

Country of origin: China


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Cuts

The product poses a risk of cuts because the wheels come off very easily, exposing the axles which have sharp parts.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

38
0270/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mat

Brand: MGI

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8432748296247.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Puzzle made of coloured foam with die cut letters of the alphabet. Each piece, of approximately 28 x 28 cm, has a different letter. Description of the packaging: A transparent plastic bag with a sticker with the following information: Master Gift Import S.L., the safety warnings, the CE mark and the symbol indicating that it is not recommended for children under three years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it can easily break in small parts and swallowed.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
0271/10

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Puppets theatre playset, 6 pcs

Brand: Eddy Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Item no 44278, EAN code 8711252442785.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product contains 6 finger puppets with plastic heads and textile clothes and is packed in a printed cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the head of the police officer contains 0.9% by weight of 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 withdrawal from the market and stop of sales.  

Czech Republic,
Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

40
0272/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Tabox

Name:

Type/number of model: JO 4827-6422.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: High heeled women's shoes, beige in colour.

Country of origin: Vietnam


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.3 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in lining and the insole.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

41
0274/10

Greece

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Air soft gun - Machine Gun laser & light

Brand: YUNHE.TOYS

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. R870

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black coloured 6 mm real scale completed high grade hop up type plastic air soft gun (approximate dimensions: L: 56 cm, W: 4 cm, H: 22 cm), shooting small plastic balls and equipped with a laser beam source. The product is sold in black package (approximate dimensions: 60 x 21 x 5.5 cm), with the following warning on it (English): WARNING: Choking Hazard – Small Parts. Not for Children under 18 years. Injury caution. Careful handling of handing cautions and instruction manual.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the output irradiances of the laser pointer beam lies between 4.5 and 3.7 mW (the marketing and sale of laser products generating more than 1 mW is prohibited).

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

42
0276/10

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft fringed ball

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref 8101 barcode 3286410029061

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: very malleable pink plastic ball around 20 cm in size covered evenly with a 2 cm fringe, no packaging, but small detachable label of 3 x 3 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking due to the presence of small elements which can detach when subjected to a force of less than 90N (fringe) and can be ingested or inhaled.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

43
0277/10

Austria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Tree with leaves and fruits

Brand: Kika

Name:

Type/number of model: Oliven sapling: EAN-Code: 404073404 6819, Item No: 15122310; Orange sapling: EAN-Code: 1342 3356, Item No: 1342 3356.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Miniature olive tree; miniature orange tree.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the oranges and the olives can be mistaken for foodstuff and swallowed.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

44
0278/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electric oven - 25-litre Electric Oven

Brand: Selecline

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: MG25-AF.

Batch number/Barcode: 3245670201693

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric oven, 25L, 220-240 V, 50/60 HZ, 1 370-1 640 W, MG25AF/3005981.

Dimensions: 535 x 425 x 330 mm, mechanical controls, end of cooking signal. Adjustable thermostat, 120-minute timer. The packaging is a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the temperature of the surface of the door is too high.

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

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

France,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

45
0279/10

Germany

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Infantastic

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pushchair with black plastic wheels, red and black fabric seat and hood, foot rest and bumper bar with clear plastic covering, black plastic handle, inner fitting for recline position with light grey fabric cover; carry bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the covering material for the front bumper bar contains 18.4% 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 corrective actions taken by the retailer.  

Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

46
0280/10

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electric lamp

Brand: ARMIR

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: DY 9000, model: 47581675.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lamp coloured black, consisting of a ceramic holder and a plastic shade.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because: - of the lack of proper insulation; - the cable is not properly attached; - sharp edges where the cable enters may damage the insulation of the cable.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

47
0281/10

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Swing - Animal Swing - Giraffe or Dragon

Brand: Eitech GmbH / Elfi Toys / Schommel

Name:

Type/number of model: 701531

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Wooden swing for small children. Made of wood with a head looking like an animal: giraffe or dragon. The head is supplied with hand grips. The swing has a strap to secure the child to the seat. The weight of the toy is approximately 2.2 kg.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Injuries

The swing poses a risk of injuries to the heads of children because the impact force from the swing is too high (measured acceleration was 220 g whereas the requirement in EN 71-8 is that it should be less than 50 g).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

48
0282/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Socks

Brand: Kik

Name:

Type/number of model: Season: 209, WGR 842, Order No 6584800, EAN 65848008421000000100.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Men's black socks with yellow 'Homer Simpson' motif on shaft and white lettering on sole. "The Simpsons" socks, size 40-46; various motifs: Garfield, Simpsons, Snoopy.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 287 mg/kg azo-dyes which exceeds the permitted limit (30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Provisional seizure of the products and sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

Hungary  

Serious risk Consumer products

49
0283/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - C5 III Limousine

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: R***** EU type designation: e2*2001/116*0360*.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Concerns vehicles built between 2007 and 2009. Vehicle identification number range: 935RDRFJC7L503047 to VF7RDXFVJAL500040.

Country of origin: France

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is possible that non-compliant fastening clips have been used for the vertical windscreen trims and that the trim could come off when the vehicle is moving, causing a danger to following traffic.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Malta,
Greece,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Lithuania,
Sweden,
Portugal,
Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

50
0284/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: Ufo

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's shoes, sport design, trainers, white & blue and brown & beige colours, white front stitches on the area connecting the upper part and the sole and the outer details, with a Velcro fastening strap and a buckle. Pictograms on the bottom indicate the main materials used for the shoes – genuine leather, bottom and lining material and other materials for the sole.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 130.5 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

51
0285/10

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's shoes

Brand: Pasite

Name:

Type/number of model: ART. Nº P927 BLACK.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: These are black synthetic children's shoes with hook-and-loop fasteners. The packaging is a cardboard box, carrying the following information: PASITE-KIDS, art. Nº p927, colour: black. An adhesive label on the sole of one shoe carries the symbols relating to its composition.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets and in the footwear.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

52
0286/10

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Qianfu

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: PANDA

Batch number/Barcode: 845615865044.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft toy resembling a panda. Black and white. It has a little sprig of green leaves in its mouth. A rear foot incorporates a stitched textile label with statements in various languages other than Spanish. A label attached to the toy carries a photograph of the panda against a green background, the importer's details, the bar code, pictogram and statements in a language other than Spanish.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyes can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

53
0287/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - C5 III Tourer

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: R***** Type approval: e2*2001/116*0360*..

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Concerns vehicles built in 2009. Vehicle identification number range: VF7RW4HLA9L562839 to VF7RW4HTH9L565282.

Country of origin: France

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it is possible for the ball joint securing the rear door balancing strut to become loose, as a result of which the rear door is not held in the open position.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Malta,
Bulgaria,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Spain,
Portugal,
Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

54
0288/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Artificial nails - Beauty

Brand: CMC

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4019199610217

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Artificial nails with adhesive.

Country of origin: Germany


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the adhesive contains 42 + 2% of toluene.

According to the REACH Regulation toluene "shall not be placed on the market or used as a substance or constituent of preparations in a concentration equal to or higher than 0.1% by mass in adhesives and spray paint intended for sale to the general public."

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

55
0289/10

Slovenia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighter in form of a pistol

Brand: Ji Guan Dong

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighter in the form of a pistol with built-in laser, filled with gas, can be easily activated with the trigger on the pistol. Dimensions of a lighter: length: 120 mm, height: 80 mm, thickness: 15 mm.

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, especially under 51 months of age.

The product does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

56
0290/10

Denmark

Category: Toys

Product: Swing - Chicken swing

Brand: Gepetto

Name:

Type/number of model: Wooden baby swing.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swing for children up to 35 month. Made of organic, FSC certified birch (wood) with a yellow head and body looking like a chicken (or duck). The weight of the toy is approximately 2.4 kg.

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries

The swing poses a risk of injuries to the heads of children because the impact force from the swing is too high (measured acceleration was 288 g whereas the requirement in EN 71-8 is that it should be less than 50 g).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales by the importer.  

Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

57
0291/10

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: JO-EL

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 720002, Bar code 5 702127 200022

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White travel adaptor.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it is possible to insert only one pin of a europlug and of SFS 5610/CEE 7 class 0 and I plugs into the socket-outlet part of the adaptor, making the other current carrying pin accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the international standard IEC 60884.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

58
0292/10

The Netherlands

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Extension cord

Brand: Aoboer

Name:

Type/number of model: GNB03/EAN code : 8715063811846

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White coloured, grounded, 3 way extension socket outlet with child protection, 3 metres cord with ‘Schuko’ type plug.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the nominal cross-sectional area of the conductors is too small.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

59
0293/10

Bulgaria

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Christmas decoration - Christmas sock

Brand: Yunipri

Name:

Type/number of model: n° 585/8-8-059/gis 1505, P12

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas decoration – Christmas sock with the head of a snowman attached and stuck-on, small elements – eyes, nose and decoration on the hat - as well as stars attached to the sock.

There is a label attached containing information in Bulgarian language: Christmas decoration, material: textile, origin: China.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses:

- a risk of choking because small parts can be easily separated. The detached small parts fit entirely into the small part cylinder;

- a chemical risk, because the product releases banned azodyes over the allowed norms. It releases 92.4 mg/kg of 4,4’-methylene-bi (2-chloro-anilin) while the maximum allowed is 30 mg/kg and 64.1 mg/kg of 4,4’-methylen - di-o-toluidine, while the maximum allowed is 30 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the European standards EN 14362 and EN 71.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

60
0294/10

Bulgaria

Category: Toys

Product: Pen with a mirror

Brand: Groovy chicks pen

Name:

Type/number of model: P=12, STA0616, 4-9-590

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A pen, which has a framed mirror attached to its upper end, the frame is decorated with coloured stones. The item is attached to a paper pad with the following sign: GROOVY CHICKS PEN. It has a label containing the following information in Bulgarian language: student tools, origin: China.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (pen’s cap, stones and feathers) which fit entirely into the small part cylinder can be easily detached.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

61
0295/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's hat

Brand: Euroland

Name:

Type/number of model: CLT 1548, 4-8-280.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s hat that looks like an animal head, having small elements attached – eyes and nose. There is a label containing the following information in Bulgarian: hat, material: 100% polyester origin: China, importer: Yunipri Ltd., CLT 1548, 4-8-280.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.7 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the sachets.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

62
0296/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: J.S.J. kid's

Name:

Type/number of model: Article № JSJ-6883.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children anorak with a hood with functional cords, which have plastic ends, article no. JSJ-6883, sizes: 6 and 8, intended for children up to 7 years old, pockets – two with embroidery of a ship, with attached and sewn labels, with the following information in foreign language: J.S.J kid’s, style No: JSJ-6883, size 6 / size 8, 65% cotton, 35% polyester.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings at the hood.

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

63
0297/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sleeveless jacket

Brand: Nini 2005

Name:

Type/number of model: Article no. М9620.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Children's sleeveless jacket “NINI 2005”m with a hood with functional cords with plastic ends, art. No. М9620, intended for children up to 7 years old, with two pockets embroidered with numbers and a text: 85 EQUALISE, size: 4, with attached label with information in foreign language: “NINI 2005”, No М9620, 4#, as well as sewn label on the inside 65% cotton, 35% polyester.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings at the hood.

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

64
0298/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Extension cord - Slimline 13 Amp 4 Way Extension Lead

Brand: Astra

Name:

Type/number of model: PK 5486

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: White plastic block, cable and plug. Block has built in Voltmeter and red switch set into side. Packaged in clear plastic shell casing with blue, red and white card insert also depicting Union Jack flag. No CE marking or manufacturers details. The product may be counterfeit.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because of : - inadequate cable insulation and mechanical protection, - no fuse protection, - no earth connection, - poorly soldered connections, - inadequate conductor thickness.

One incident reported.

The product does not comply with national regulations.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

65
0299/10

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Extension cord - 4-Way Fused Socket

Brand: Golden Anchor

Name:

Type/number of model: 925B

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: White plastic block with black base, 2 metre unmarked cable and 3-pin plug. Red LED set into block. Packaged in blue, yellow, black and red cardboard box with hang tab. No CE marking or manufacturers details.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:- the live and neutral wiring is reversed,- the cable insulation is insufficient,- the conductor insulation colouring is incorrect,- the casing is non fire retarded,- the cord is not securely gripped in plug.

The product does not comply with national regulations.

Voluntary measures: Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities. Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the retailer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

66
0300/10

Slovakia

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Digital Satellite Receiver

Brand: OPENBOX

Name:

Type/number of model: DVB-S, X-800

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Satellite receiver – white with marking OPENBOX designed in Korea. Packed in a silver cardboard box with picture of the product and data: OPENBOX® X-800, CE, Made in Korea, EAN code.

Country of origin: Korea


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because: - clearances and creepage distances are not sufficient; - the transformer does not have the correct separation between live and accessible conducting parts; - the diameter of the core of the power cord is not sufficient.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

67
0301/10

Greece

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Mega

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 82200

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Black laser pointer (approximate length: 15.8 cm) that emits a green laser beam. The laser is operated by pressing the momentary push button to activate and release it to deactivate. The product is operated by two AAA batteries and is packed in a grey gift box (batteries and instruction manual included, approximate dimensions: 17.5 x 6.5 x 2.8 cm). Technical characteristics: output power <200 mW, wavelength 532 nm.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser pointer is classified as Class IIIB laser product.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

68
0302/10

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' jacket

Brand: Miss One

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 8590-115-41.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Girl’s jacket in brown leatherette with a hood containing elastic drawstrings ended with toggles.

Additionally, there are cardboard labels attached on the jacket, containing information about the product. A pink girl’s watch accompanies the jacket as a gift. Size: 6 to 14 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings at the hood.

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

Compulsory measures: Corrective actions taken by the importer and ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

69
0303/10

Greece

Category: Lighters

Product: Electric lighters

Brand: Minxin Light

Name:

Type/number of model: MX-317, 5-digit code on lighter base: 39051

Batch number/Barcode: 11101011 (on packaging)

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Refillable lighters packed in red - black carton box (50 items), that bear the picture of a football player.

Dimensions: 8.1 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

These products pose a risk of fire and burns because they do not include a safety device making them child-resistant, as required by Commission Decision 2006/502/EC ensuring that only lighters which are child-resistant are placed on the market.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

70
0304/10

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Travel charger

Brand: CELLECT (Eastern Alliance)

Name:

Type/number of model: HT-6101 (MS-TC-004E/)

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Travel charger for Nokia 6101/N70/N90/N91/N80/6280/3250 mobile phones (not original product). Technical specifications: AC 90-250 V; Output: DC 4,5-12 V; CE, Class II

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses risk of electric shock because the insulation between accessible low voltage parts and parts connected to the mains power supply 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 ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

71
0305/10

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Attentif

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference AT 32.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: White women's shoes.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.77 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the lining and the insole.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

72
0340/10

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram - Adaptor to the pram unit

Brand: Brio

Name:

Type/number of model: Art. no. 3643x

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: The adaptor is mounted on the chassis when the pram unit is used. The adaptor is square shaped and has four metal hooks on top. Affected adaptors are produced in 2008 and 2009.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the screws holding the hooks to the adaptor may become unscrewed, in which case the hooks could detach from the adaptor and the pram could fall off the chassis with the child in the pram.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Norway,
Germany,
Denmark  

Serious risk Consumer products

73
0341/10

Poland

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electric fryer - Tesco Value Fryer

Brand: Tesco Value

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 5051898183059; model DF09.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Electric fryer

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because, due to a defect concerning the handle of the frying basket, oil may splatter on the user during use.

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

Czech Republic,
Hungary,
Ireland