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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 6 - 2012

Corrigendum
Notification 0013/12 from week 1 of 2012 has been removed from the RAPEX website at the request of the notifying authority
Notification 0157/12 from week 5 of 2012 has been removed from the RAPEX website because the measures were already notified (1169/11 - Week 42 of 2011).

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
0203/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Christmas headband with lights (diadema navideña con luz)

Brand: ITC

Name:

Type/number of model: REF:9990315

Batch number/Barcode: 8435340603154

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Headband with lights. Attached on top are two figures wearing Santa hats and bows. Between the two figures there is a sign which reads, "Feliz Navidad". It comes packaged in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the battery compartment can be easily opened. The product is relatively small, so, it is likely to be used by children who may have access to the batteries, put them in the mouth and swallow them.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0204/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Christmas headband with lights (diadema navideña con luz)

Brand: ITC

Name:

Type/number of model: REF 9990317

Batch number/Barcode: 8435340603178

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red headband with lights. Attached on top is a snowman wearing a Santa hat whose hands light up. It comes in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the battery compartment can be easily opened. The product is relatively small, so, it is likely to be used by children who may have access to the batteries, put them in the mouth and swallow them.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0205/12

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Hedge trimmer

Brand: Sterwins

Name:

Type/number of model:

650 W, model HTM650CH-6

Serial No: 2010/S2009003858

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Hedge trimmer

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the cover can break and come off, leaving live parts accessible.

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

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

Spain  

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0206/12

France

Category: Machinery

Product: Angle grinder

Brand: Technipro

Name:

Type/number of model:

2000 W, model S1M-DD8-230B

Batch: 603866

Batch number/Barcode: 3661121597199

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Angle grinder

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the rear handle can come off, allowing access to the internal cabling.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0207/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor "Adaptador Enchufe"

Brand: F-Tec

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 1M-3H, ref. XX-432-D

Batch number/Barcode: 8435241702215

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White adaptor plug in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         It is possible to insert a Class I plug into a socket which is intended exclusively to take plugs for Class II equipment.

·         While one pin of the plug is being inserted into the socket it is possible to touch the other pin.

·         The shutters protecting the holes are not properly designed and remain open when the plug is withdrawn.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0208/12

Italy

Category: Other

Product: Piercing and tattooing needles

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: HD2092506 – GLDU5462722

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Piercing and tattooing needles. Single-use silicone grip; needles declared as sterile, single-use needles for piercing.

Country of origin: China


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because of incomplete labelling with regard to proper verification of the sterilisation procedures carried out.

The products do not comply with the relevant national legislation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0209/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Lordling

Name:

Type/number of model: Style nº AH8550 (6A)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow sweatshirt with a hood, horizontal lines and yellow hearts. The words "Queen Bar" are written across the chest.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0210/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other - Bedding material

Product:

Brand: Unknown

Name: Foam pillow "Memory foam pillow"

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Polyurethane slab foam with a thin cover used to assist with physical comfort for the head. The product is packaged in a box which displays an image of a female in bed and contains various claims in relation to product performance

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because it is highly flammable if it comes into contact with a flame.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard BS 5852.

Voluntary measures: Wiithdrawal from the market.  

Compulsory measures: Seizure of stock by the competent authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0211/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Electronic cigarette kit "510 E Cigarette Kit and EGO"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electronic cigarette kit. supplied with unbranded USB charger.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The charger supplied with the products poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         the insulation is not adequate;

·         the enclosure is not sufficiently resilient;

·         it is not designed to withstand foreseeable overloads;

·         the pins are inadequately sized.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558 and the relevant national standard BS 1363.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0212/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle Monster, Hypermotard

Brand: Ducati

Name:

Type/number of model:

Monster:

  - M696 all versions 2012

 - M795 all versions 2012

 - M796 all versions 2012

 - M1100 EVO ABS 2012

Hypermotard:

- HYM796 2011

- HYM796 2012

- HYM1100 EVO SP 2011

- HYM1100 EVO 2012

- HYM1100 EVO SP CORSE 2012

VINs range as indicated in the attached document.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Italy

No pictures are available

Fire

The delivery/return lines of the fuel system could leak.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0213/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Moga Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: TD-5310

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl’s sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with sequins and the inscription: "Miss Girl Lissa Beautiful like a dance". The sweater is available in various colours: dark grey, light grey, light purple, dark purple and burgundy. Size: 128-152

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

12
0214/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's windbreaker

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: R-5530 B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light grey windbreaker with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an inscription „Fashion&Jeans”. Size: 134-158

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0215/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's raincoat

Brand: Sweet Dew

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: P006

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's pink raincoat with hood. The product is decorated with a picture of a princess. Size: 92-148

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
0216/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: H&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: N-3230B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boy’s dark and light grey sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an inscription: "H&S Handwri ". Size: 134-164

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0217/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's windbreaker

Brand: C&S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 2011-30

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black and grey striped windbreaker for boys with hood and zip-fastener. Size: 152-178

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

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

16
0218/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Mini Electronic Flash Light"

Brand: Crystal Light

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 140 Lamps, EAN code: 6201888084012

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain made from green PVC with 140 small varicoloured lights (green, red, blue, yellow) and a programme switching device. Packed in a blue and orange cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The cover of the flashing device does not have sufficient mechanical strength.

·         The cable is not properly attached to the flashing device.

·         The cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0219/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Mattress cover Memory foam topper

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Polyurethane slab foam with a thin cover used in conjunction with a mattress to assist with physical comfort. The product is packaged in a box.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Fire

The product is highly flammable if it comes into contact with a flame.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 597 and the relevant national standard BS 7177 and the relevant national regulations.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0220/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Ativo

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 99-206, MASTERATIVO N.I.F. 506761517

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey sweatshirt with a hood containing a functional drawstring of 140 mm in length. Intended for children aged 10 years, size 140 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0221/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Rope-Light"

Brand: YL

Name:

Type/number of model: 10m

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain made from transparent PVC in the form of a rolled-up tube. Varicoloured bulbs are inside the tube. The product is equipped with a programme switch device made from black PVC. Packed in a dark blue cardboard box decorated with pictures of the product.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because water can enter if it is used outside and the cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
0222/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: J & B

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 99-205, art.: MJ-2136

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey sweatshirt with a hood. Intended for children aged 6-7 years and size 118-128 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0223/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain Multi Function -Rice Light

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

1) Unknown

2) Unknown

3) EAN code 6940350842612

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1) Christmas lighting chain, white with 180 LED bulbs made from transparent PVC, equipped with a white programme switch device. Packed in a blue cardboard box with small transparent openings and pictures of Christmas trees.

2) Christmas lighting chain made from transparent PVC with 200 small coloured lights (green, red, blue, orange), equipped with a white programme switch device. Packed in a blue cardboard box with pictures of a Christmas tree and houses in a snow scene.

3) Christmas lighting chain made from green PVC with 140 small coloured lights (green, red, blue, orange), equipped with a programme switch device. Packed in a blue cardboard box with pictures of Christmas tree, and houses in a snowy scene.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The products pose a risk of electric shock because the covers of the flashing devices can break and the cables attached to them can detach.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Czech Republic,
Hungary  

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0224/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other - Tobacco products

Product: Cigarettes

Brand: Armeec

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 3800020000076

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A small packet containing 10 filter-tipped cigarettes „Armeec”, 84 mm, produced before 1.11.2011.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because the cigarettes do not self-extinguish when left unattended.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16156.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
0225/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other - Tobacco products

Product: Cigarettes Black Devil Special Flavour, Black Devil Cherry Flavour, Black Devil Zero Flavour, Black Devil Finest Flavour

Brand: Black Devil

Name:

Type/number of model: 1) Black Devil Special Flavour,
2) Black Devil Cherry Flavour,
3) Black Devil Zero Flavour,
4) Black Devil Finest Flavour

Batch number/Barcode: 1) 8710151565625,
2) 8710151565649,
3) 8710151568046,
4) 8710151568053

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boxes containing 19-20 filter-tipped cigarettes. Produced before mid-July 2011.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Fire

The products pose a risk of fire because the cigarettes do not self-extinguish when left unattended.

The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16156.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
0226/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other - Tobacco products

Product: Cigarettes Lexington Red, Lexington Blue and Che Red

Brand: Lexington and Che Red

Name:

Type/number of model: Lexington Red, barcode 54507760; Lexington BLUE, barcode 54507777; Che Red, barcode 54508132

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boxes containing 19-20 filter-tipped cigarettes. Produced before mid-July 2011.

Country of origin: Luxembourg


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Fire

The products pose a risk of fire because the cigarettes do not self-extinguish when left unattended. The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16156.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban and withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0228/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Bed linen sets

Brand: Kristal

Name:

Type/number of model: Model CEYLIN, sticker with a barcode 2YST.TEK NVRTK.CEYLIN V02 PEMB, 8 698285 003117, 36602.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bed linen sets consisting of 4 pieces: quilt cover – 1, sheet – 1 and pillowcases – 2, packed in a polyethylene bag, on which there are some inscriptions: KRISTAL, Nevresim Takimi, Quilt Cover Set, Ceylin,

Country of origin: Serbia


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk as it contains azo dyes releasing 142.2 mg/kg of 2-naphthylamine.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
0229/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: BSN

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Quilted trousers intended for children up to 14 years of age, with two pockets and elastic and textile cords in the waist area, whose length exceeds 140 mm. The cords have not been fixed and secured against unravelling. On the left trouser-leg there are printed inscriptions "Sport", "Seventy Seven" and others.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords in the waist area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market and obligation to inform consumers against the risks posed by the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0230/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Microwave oven

Brand: Sanyo

Name:

Type/number of model:

EM-C8787B UK2, EM-C8787W, EM-C8787B.

Serial Number List:

1002UKM00617A to 01128A

1004UKM00001A to 00512A

1004UKM01129A to 01640A

1008UKM00001A to 01024A

1008UKM01641A to 02152A

1011UKM00001A to 00257A

1011UKM05771A to 06537A

1012UKM00001A to 01024A

1104AUM01241A to 01752A

1105UKM00617A to 01640A

1107UKM00001A to 01024A

1109UKM00001A to 00512A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Combination microwave oven with convection oven and grill.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Insufficient internal clearances can result in the buttons of the product becoming live.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Ireland  

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0231/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Magnetic toy – human figurine "Mag Warriors"

Brand: Hirotengu

Name:

Type/number of model: ref.: 9053 (batch A03047PFCS)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Magnetic construction toy in the form of a human figure. It comes packaged in a cardboard box, which bears the name and brand and has a transparent window.

Country of origin: Switzerland


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the magnetic flux index of the magnetic components is too high and the magnetic components are small parts that can be placed in the mouth and swallowed.

There is a possibility that children may ingest the magnetic components and sustain gastrointestinal injury.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0232/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No. 24000

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll with a plastic head, hands and feet but with a soft torso. Long blonde hair. Clothing style varies. Approximately 60cm tall. Battery compartment inside soft body.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of choking because the eyelashes are easily detachable and can be swallowed by small children.

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

In addition, the product poses a chemical risk because the battery compartment is accessible, and a risk of injuries because there is a metal wire with sharp points inside the doll, which can be easily removed. 

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
0233/12

Germany

Category: Other

Product: Wristwatch strap Fashion W S B10 03102300-2-20

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN 4399901077003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White leather wristwatch strap, 20/22 mm wide with shiny, silver-coloured metal buckle.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains chromium VI in a concentration of 5.1 mg/kg and, when used as intended, is in contact with the skin for more than a temporary period.

In addition to raised toxicity, and carcinogenic properties, chromium VI compounds also have a high allergenic potential (contact allergens).

The product does not comply with national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0234/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Police set

Brand: Best style

Name:

Type/number of model: Model Power gun – Police set, code: 8 485555 512420

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy police set comprised of a rifle, a pistol and projectiles with suction cups. It also has other accessories such as a 'Stop' sign and a walkie-talkie. Packed in a transparent blister pack with black cardboard backing. The brand name 'Best style' appears vertically down the right-hand side and 'Power Gun' and 'Police set' appear in yellow (the latter in smaller print) in the upper part.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the suction cups can be easily detached and could consequently be placed in the mouth by a child and swallowed.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
0235/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor "Clavijas Trnsformación"

Brand: F-Line

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 1101005 Bar code: 8435151010332

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plug adaptor. The packaging is a plastic bag with an adhesive label.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         It is possible to insert a Class I plug into a socket which is intended exclusively to take plugs for Class II equipment;

·         While one pin of the plug is being inserted into the socket it is possible to touch the other pin;

·         The shutters which protect the holes are not properly designed and remain open when the plug is withdrawn.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
0236/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puzzle mats Eva Puzzle Mats

Brand: Ludma

Name:

Type/number of model: Code 8660000012735 Ref: 12735

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Puzzle with small coloured letters and numbers, each square measuring 5 x 5 cm. It has a transparent plastic surround and a sheet of paper indicating the CE mark and the warning symbol concerning children under 3 years.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it has small parts which may come loose and could be placed in the mouth and swallowed.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

35
0237/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Plug adaptor "High Quality Tools"

Brand: Busor

Name:

Type/number of model: 8427179041733

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Twin-socket white plug adaptor, packaged in a transparent plastic bag with a cardboard closure.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the lateral earth contacts do not have sufficient elasticity to ensure appropriate contact pressure on the lateral earth contact of the plug.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 20315.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
0238/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' outfit Nina Playa

Brand: Girl Reno

Name:

Type/number of model: model 3150, size 2; barcode 1000005379681

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girl's outfit (trousers and short-sleeved top). The trousers are white with red polka dots. The upper garment is red with a floral pattern and a tie-belt in the waist area. The packaging comprises two clothes hangers joined together and a transparent plastic bag. One of the labels shows the barcode, the model number 3150, the name of the garment, the numbers 6113150 2 and the words "ROJ/Girl Reno". The other label indicates what the garment is made of and provides information concerning the manufacturer.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it has a tie-belt with loose ends at the waist.

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

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0239/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toys - insects

Brand: Insect

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 837 (manufacturer's reference) and ref. 40036 (importer's reference)

Batch number/Barcode: 8400369802253

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic insects between 13 and 20 cm in length and coloured in such a way as to imitate real insects. There are four different insects (grasshopper, ant, scorpion and ladybird). The packaging is a transparent plastic bag through which the contents are visible. The bag is sealed at the top by a cardboard pack flap. On the flap – alongside coloured drawings of insects in a natural environment – there are the following words: 'Insect – Warning: Choking Hazard – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years'. Also included are the symbol indicating that the product is unsuitable for children under the age of three, the CE mark and the number 837.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose chemical risks because they contain 0.8% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) and 5% by weight of di-isononylphtalate (DINP).

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0240/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' shoes

Brand: Buffalo London

Name:

Type/number of model: Buffalo London / Kid Leather, black 01 /

Batch number/Barcode: 1.) 4044618600654,
2.) 1716320505

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pair of ladies' black pumps, upper in black leather with black fabric and a black bow; inner lining and insole in beige leather; outer sole in brown plastic material, size 39

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the inner lining/insole contains 67 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0241/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Multi Function"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain made from green PVC with 180 LED lights and a programmes switch. Packed in a blue cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the covers of the flashing devices can break and the cables attached to them may detach.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

Hungary  

Serious risk Consumer products

40
0242/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Tumble dryer

Brand: Carrefour Home

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CSL602W-11

Batch number/Barcode: 3608143705171

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Evacuation tumble-dryer. Drying capacity: 6 kg. Power 1800-2000W.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

There is a risk of a fire starting in the programmer.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers  

Cyprus,
Spain,
Greece  

Serious risk Consumer products

41
0243/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Tumble dryer

Brand: Bluesky

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: BSL602W-10

Batch number/Barcode: 3608142894531

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Evacuation tumble-dryer. Drying capacity 6 kg. Power 1800-2000W.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

There is a risk of a fire starting in the programmer.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

Spain  

Serious risk Consumer products

42
0244/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "10m Rope Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain made from transparent PVC with coloured bulbs. Packed in a cardboard box with a picture of green and red lighting chains.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The cover of the flashing device does not have sufficient mechanical strength.

·         The cable is not properly attached to the flashing device.

·         The cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

·         Water can penetrate live parts causing electrical breakdown.

·         The electrical insulation is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

43
0245/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "100L LED"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain made from transparent plastic material with 100 LED lamps, packed in a cardboard box with a picture of a snowman.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         The cover of the flashing device does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can crack, allowing water to reach live parts;

·         The cable is not properly attached to the flashing device;

·         The cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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0246/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "180 LED Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8057412074022

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain made from transparent plastic material with 180 yellow lights, equipped with a white programme switch device. Packed in a dark blue cardboard box with a picture of coloured lights.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:

·         The cover of the flashing device does not have sufficient mechanical strength and can crack allowing water to reach live parts;

·         The cable is not properly attached to the flashing device;

·         The cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

45
0247/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Zavesne Mikrozjarovky Vnutome – Biele 100 ks"

Brand: Lios

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: ZX-240-R100L

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain made from transparent plastic material with 100 bulbs. Packed in a blue cardboard box with a picture of a window and lights.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The mains plug is not properly attached and live parts of wires can become accessible.

·         Water can penetrate live parts causing electrical breakdown.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

46
0248/12

Slovakia

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Christmas Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Christmas lighting chain in the form of a shooting star with 60 replaceable lamps (red, green, orange, blue) equipped with a programme switch. Packed in a transparent bag with a label.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

·         The cover of the flashing device does not have sufficient mechanical strength;

·         The cable is not properly attached to the flashing device;

·         The cross-sectional area of the internal wires is not sufficient.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.