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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 31 - 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
1148/10

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances

Product: Electrical soldering iron - Soldador

Brand: ITC

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 8308611

Batch number/Barcode: 8435269986116

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electrical soldering iron in a plastic blister packs. The cardboard label in the blister pack reads: ITC®, Soldador 35w CE made in china, ref 8308611 productos de confianza (products you can trust).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- there is no sufficient protection against accidental contact with the basic insulation and with the metal parts,

- it does not pass the voltage test between live parts and accessible parts,

- it does not provide sufficient degree of protection against humidity,

- it does not pass the voltage test between live parts and accessible parts,

- there is no base incorporated or supplied,

- there is no anchorage for the supply cable.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
1149/10

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother chain

Brand: HEIMESS

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 732210

Batch number/Barcode: 4011534322106

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a soother chain made up of several coloured beads with a white/grey ring. The packaging is a sheet of cardboard with the words “HEIMESS Made in Germany” and other text on the front. On the back is a sticker with the text “732210 Schnullerkette bunte Perlen Dummy chain coloured pearls. 1460208” and other information.

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because babies' fingers can be entrapped in the chain. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
1150/10

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother chain

Brand: HEIMESS

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 766700,

Batch number/Barcode: 4011534667009 Ref.: 762510, barcode: 4011534625100 Ref: 765400, barcode: 4011534654009

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are three soother chains, all made of wood and with slightly different formats. The item with reference number 765400 consists of balls of different sizes and colours with a little bear in the centre, item 762510 consists of coloured balls and blocks painted to resemble the carriages of a train, and item 766700 consists of balls that are all the same size, some in two colours.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the chain can easily break producing small parts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
1151/10

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother chain

Brand: HEIMESS

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 763530, reference 1525758 Model: 732190, reference 1524985 Model: 737300, reference 1498757

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The products are three soother chains, all made of wood and with slightly different formats. Model 763530 consists of coloured spherical beads and pieces shaped like stars and little bears, while models 732190 and 737300 consist of coloured spherical beads.

Country of origin: Germany


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the chain can easily break producing small parts. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 12586.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
1152/10

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Metal rivet buttons

Brand: Dill ® – World of Buttons

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN-Code: 4008039000271; Colour: 30

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Rivet buttons with an upper and lower part. Packaging: Plastic tube

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the release of nickel which is a skin sensitiser. Rate of nickel release from the rivet buttons is 0.86-0.91 µg/cm²/week.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
1153/10

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic gun with arrows - Piraten -Abenteuer

Brand: Island

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The product is a set of 1 black plastic gun, 1 target, 3 plastic arrows with suction caps, 1 eye patch with white skull and crossbones imprint. There is a warning on packaging: "not suitable for children under the age of three".

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injures because the suction cups can be easily detached from the arrow and then, the maximum kinetic energy of the arrows can be exceeded (0.08 J for rigid projectiles without elastic impact tip).

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
1154/10

Estonia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Toothpaste - AloeICEgel

Brand: ZUCCARI

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN: 8026380702602 Date of expiration: 11.05.2012 Number of model: 19204

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toothpaste in 100 ml tube. Approximate size of tube 17.2 x 3.8 cm.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains phytomenadione.

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

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

Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

8
1155/10

Poland

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - XC90

Brand: Volvo

Name:

Type/number of model: XC90 made in 2010.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns vehicles with VIN numbers range: 0551239 – 0553207.

Country of origin: Sweden

No pictures are available

Fire

The product poses a risk of fire due to possible leakage from the fuel hose which may lead to self-ignition in the area of the front right wheel.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Sweden,
Ireland,
Bulgaria,
The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

9
1156/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Goloxy Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: model: MQ-831,

Batch number/Barcode: 7501947315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The sweatshirt is white with grey printed stripes, and has supplied with a zip-fastener and includes a hood with a drawstring. The front is decorated with a picture of a sailboat and inscription: NEW STYLE. The trousers are grey. Size: 98, 110, 116, 122, 128.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
1157/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ sweatshirt

Brand: BABAHÁZ

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink babies’ sweatshirt with drawstring and knots in the hood. Inscription: „Girl” and an embroidered flower motif is on the front. Size: 68, 80, 86, 92.

Country of origin: Hungary


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
1158/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: M-7603C

Batch number/Barcode: 558258168

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Sweatshirt with zip fastener and hood, which includes a drawstring. Inscription on the front "Best", "Featuring" and "Girl" decorated with glitters. Size: 98.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation and choking because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and because small decorative parts can be easily removed.

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

12
1159/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: T-shirt for girls

Brand: GLO STORY

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: GPO-5716,

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032757165

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Long-sleeved tunic for girls with hood, which includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. A motif of a girl decorated with glitters is on the front. Size: 98-128.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
1160/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Gold Champion

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 6108809000,

Batch number/Barcode: 5 798643219464

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The sweatshirt includes a hood with a drawstring and knots on the ends, inscription on the front: "SAILIE AWAQ XIUXIA FASHION". The waist part of the trousers includes a drawstring fixed in one point. Size: 86, 98.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
1161/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Trousers for girls - Dolphin

Brand: Arino

Name:

Type/number of model: AR-8150

Batch number/Barcode: 2 009111 081500

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Trousers for girls in purple colour. The waist part of the trousers includes a ribbon with knots and toggles on the ends. Inscription: "Dolphin". The pockets are decorated with tiny rhinestones.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries and choking because the ribbon in the waist area is not fixed at one point and the decorative rhinestones and toggles can be easily removed and ingested.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
1162/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Skirt-trousers for children

Brand: Arino

Name:

Type/number of model: AR-8112

Batch number/Barcode: 2009111081128

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Trousers with skirt. A drawstring is used in the waist area. Inscriptions: "Sweet"; "Sweet Girl" and embroidered motif of a dancer. The pockets and the waist part are decorated with glitters. Colour: red, purple, pink. Size: 104

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because drawstrings in the waist area are not fixed at one point and because small decorative parts can be easily removed.

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

16
1163/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Goloxy

Name:

Type/number of model: MQ-078

Batch number/Barcode: 7 501947 315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The sweatshirt includes a zip-fastener and a hood. Inscription on the front: "SWEETLOV". An embroidered flower motif and also decoration from beads can be seen on the front. The pockets (both on the trousers and the sweatshirt) are decorated with strings and knots and beads. The waist part of the trousers includes a drawstring (inscription: "Rock Heart"). Size: 24 M, 30 M

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the waist area and because the small decorative elements can be easily removed.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
1164/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Trousers for girls

Brand: Goloxy

Name:

Type/number of model: MQ-190

Batch number/Barcode: 7 501947 315835

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink trousers for girls with drawstring in the waist area. The pockets are decorated with tiny rhinestones and a motif of a cat. Size: 12 M, 18 M.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Choking

The product poses a risk of injuries and choking because of the presence of drawstrings in the waist area and because the small decorative elements can be easily removed.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
1165/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Focus

Brand: Ford

Name:

Type/number of model: e13*2001/116*0157*04, e13*2001/116*0144*09

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles concerned are: Focus 1.6L diesel, 4/5-door, manufactured between 1 January 2006 and 31 May 2006 and Focus 1.8L & 2.0L petrol, estate, manufactured between 1 January 2006 and 25 January 2007.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Fire

Corrosion of the control module of the radiator fan, can lead to overheating and cause the module and the surrounding cables and components to catch fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Ireland,
Denmark,
Poland,
Sweden,
The Netherlands,
Finland,
Norway,
Lithuania  

Serious risk Consumer products

19
1166/10

Austria

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy - Funny butterfly

Brand: Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic butterfly (blue) with two wheels, coloured foil glued to the upper side, the wheels are joined together by wings, on each of which there are two balls. There is a warning on the packaging which reads "not suitable for children under three years".

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts, which fit into the small part cylinder, can come off easily and can be swallowed by children

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary stop of sales.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
1167/10

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Patrol

Brand: Nissan

Name:

Type/number of model: Vehicles manufactured between 25 and 31 August 2001.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 4x4 saloon car

Country of origin: Spain

No pictures are available

Injuries

The front passenger airbag could over-inflate if triggered in the event of a collision and, in extreme cases, the inflator housing could rupture, possibly projecting metal fragments.

One incident has been identified.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

21
1168/10

Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Legacy/Outback

Brand: Subaru

Name:

Type/number of model: 2010 model, 2.5 with CVT automatic transmission

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Fire

The oil cooler hose may break due to a material defect, in which case oil could leak onto the exhaust manifold causing fire.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

Germany,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Bulgaria,
Finland,
Lithuania,
The Netherlands,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

22
1169/10

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car - Sprinter

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name:

Type/number of model: Sprinter, types 903 and 906. The vehicles affected were manufactured between 10 August 2009 and 5 March 2010 and have Vehicle Identification Numbers ranging from WDB906 *** ** E022768 to E031632.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car / goods vehicle.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The seat belts may not have been attached with the required tightening torque. This means that in the event of an accident, the restraining function of the seat belt cannot be fully guaranteed.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
1170/10

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Ski boot sole pads / Ski boots - Quest / Quest Pro / Quest Pro Prebax

Brand: Salomon

Name:

Type/number of model: The recall concerns models that have metal inserts in order to make them compatible with "low-tech" ski touring bindings.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns:

1. Sole pads for Salomon Quest ski touring boots, and

2. Quest ski touring boots supplied with the recalled sole pads.

The sole pads have visible steel inserts intended to make them compatible with a specific type of ski touring binding, commonly referred to as a “low-tech binding". The products concerned were manufactured between October and December 2009.

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because in certain circumstances, when used with "low tech" ski touring bindings, the toe portion of the pad fails to fit securely to the binding, causing the binding to release unexpectedly and potentially causing the skier to fall.

One accident reported.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
1171/10

France

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative branches

Brand: Festi

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 1 100 000 467 663

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Decorative branches for arrangements, 11-12 cm long, with violet berries.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation violet berries could be confused with real berries and swallowed by children.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and destruction of the stock.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
1172/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girl's outfit - Detska Moda

Brand: Donna-M

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outfit consisting of two parts - a blouse and a skirt - with cords in the neck area, with sewn sequins, height: 134 cm, 140 cm, 146 cm and 152 cm, composition: 100% polyester. The product is sold without packaging.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
1173/10

France

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Bicycle - B12 / B16 / S32

Brand: Felt

Name:

Type/number of model: B12, B16 and S32. 2009 models.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Triathlon bicycle with carbon frame and forks.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the front forks can break. Seven incidents reported one involving minor injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14781.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the manufacturer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
1174/10

France

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Artificial strawberries

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: item no. v-194 ref: fgd 040194

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Artificial strawberries in a cardboard punnet with transparent celluloid wrapping.

Country of origin: Belgium


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the imitation strawberries could be confused with real strawberries and swallowed by children.

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.

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

Belgium  

Serious risk Consumer products

28
1175/10

France

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Patisserie-shaped candle

Brand: SIL

Name:

Type/number of model: CD 2947/SIL PLC BO1/06 EN 87 PGUK

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blackberry-scented candle in the form of a patisserie (blackberry tart).

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it could be mistaken for a real blackberry tart: the artificial blackberries can be easily detached and could be swallowed by children.

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
1176/10

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Women's boots

Brand: Spirit Carmen

Name:

Type/number of model: SP25007

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black coloured women's artificial high ankle boot.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the inner lining leather contains 120 mg/kg dimethylfumarate (DMF).

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 withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
1177/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflector

Brand: Mastermark

Name:

Type/number of model: Article number T6377A5V, Bar Code 6 430023 000543

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flexible white rectangular reflector with Led light.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. Product fails to meet the requirements for retroreflective values for type 1 and therefore it can not be regarded as a safe visibility accessory.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.

Voluntary measures: Information to consumers by the importer.  

Compulsory measures: Information to consumers by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
1178/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflectors

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

1. Les armband - Bar Code 6 438159 014793

2. Reflective slap wrap - Bar Code 6 438159 014809

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Yellow reflective wrap with Velcro and 4 Led lights

2. Orange-red reflective slap wrap

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The products pose a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. The results for retroreflection are so low (lower than values for type 2), that they can not be regarded as safe visibility accessories.

The products do not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
1179/10

Finland

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Reflector

Brand: Mono Quick

Name:

Type/number of model: Item number: 06181 Smiley, EAN code 4 001074 000039

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow reflective patch, can be iron or sewn to cloth. There is a sticker on the package stating text "Heijastava Reflex" and "Turvallisuutta pimeään" (Reflextive and Safety to the dark).

Country of origin: Germany


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the visibility of the reflectors is not sufficient. The product fails to meet the requirements for retroreflective values for type 2 and therefore it can not be regarded as a safe visibility accessory.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive and the relevant European standard EN 13356.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
1180/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: CSQ-746

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts. The sweatshirt includes a hood with a drawstring, knots and plastic toggles. Inscription: Top Col. Size: 2

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
1181/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Outfit for girls

Brand: AD Miring

Name:

Type/number of model: KT-950

Batch number/Barcode: 7453002698202

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outfit for girls with hood and zip-fastener, consisting of 2 parts. Size: 98, 104, 110, 116, 122, 128. Colour: pink, yellow

Country of origin: China


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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 in the waist, which is not fixed in one point.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

35
1182/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ sweatshirt

Brand: AD Miring

Name:

Type/number of model: SY-58, bar code: 7005533304802

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ sweatshirt with drawstring in the hood, zip-fastener and printed patterns. Size: 98.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
1183/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies’ sweatshirt

Brand: YILISI

Name:

Type/number of model: NY-B8811

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies’ sweatshirt with hood (including a drawstring) and zip-fastener. There is glittering decoration ("Player") on the front. Size: 92

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Choking

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood. As the decorative elements on the front can be easily removed and could be swallowed, there is also a risk of choking.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
1184/10

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: PLAYBACK Sportwear

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: No. 14a

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red children’s sweatshirt with white printed patterns and a hood, which includes a drawstring with knots on the ends. Size: 98, 104

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.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

38
1185/10

Lithuania

Category: Toys

Product: Baby’s rattle - Shengyuan Funy

Brand: Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 2108

Batch number/Barcode: 2009062601246

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is packed in a clear plastic bag with a coloured label.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking and injuries because:

- the rattle can easily crack into small parts which could be swallowed,

- there are hard plastic edges that can cause cuts.

In addition, the rattle handle protrudes too much.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
1186/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Diamond

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 333, barcode 3800824086504

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Children’s sweatshirt of brand Diamond, model 333, barcode 3800824086504, size 2 – 21 items, size 10 – 4 items, size 12 – 14 items. The children’s sweatshirts have been made of knitted fabrics with the following composition: 65% polyester and 35% cotton. Their colours are grey and beige, dark blue and orange and they have been supplied with functional cords in the hood area. They also have an inscription “HEAVY STEEL”.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

40
1187/10

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s set

Brand: Diamond

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 63, barcode 3800824086306

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s set of brand Diamond, which consists of two parts – a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers, model 63, barcode 3800824086306, size 4 – 2 items, size 10 – 5 items, size 12 – 2 items. The sets have been made of knitted fabrics with the following composition: 65% polyester and 35% cotton. The trousers are black and dark blue and have been supplied with cords in the waist area, which have not been fixed to the garment in one point and have not been secured against unravelling. They have free ends and their length exceeds 140 mm. The sweatshirts are grey and light blue with a printed pattern “FASHION 63”. They have a hood supplied with functional cords and other cords in the lower hem of the garment.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

41
1218/10

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Play set

Brand: Mattel, Fisher Price

Name: Little People - Play ‘n Go Campsite

Type/number of model: Product identification No. R6933.

Affected component (Sonya Lee) identification No. R6935.

Bar Code/CN: 0027084 84221 0.

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Plastic tent-shaped ‘lunch box’ which contains a Sonya Lee figure. (Also contained in the box is a rabbit figure, camping chair, campfire, guitar and marshmallow stick.). Only Sonya Lee figures that bend at the waist, have a green sweater and purple camera around the neck are included in the recall.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking for children because it is possible that the Sonya Lee figure may break at the waist during play and release a small part (plastic washer) which could be placed in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.

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

Ireland,
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