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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 7 - 2012

Corrigendum
The status of notification 0227/12 from week 6 of 2012 has been changed following additional information provided by the authorities and was consequently removed from the RAPEX website
Notification 0062/12 from week 3 of 2012 has been temporarily removed from the RAPEX website pending clarification on the risk.

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
0249/12

Malta

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car 207

Brand: Peugeot

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type Approval No.: e2*2001/116*0340*20 / e2*2001/116*0340*21 / e2*2001/116*0340*22 / e2*2001/116*0340*23 / e2*2001/116*0340*23

Chassis No.: VF3WC8HR0AW087092 to VF3WCKFT0CW002576

Manufacturing period: 23/07/2010 to 07/10/2011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The engine fuse box may have been damaged during assembly. This could result in the diagnostic lights not working.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action  

Denmark,
Norway,
The Netherlands,
Hungary,
Portugal,
Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0250/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Handicraft set "Lillifee Bastelzauber" (Lillifee fairy magic activity set)

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Lillifee Bastelzauber (Lillifee fairy magic activity set), No 7/2011

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Craft set comprising 4 self-adhesive pink, red and purple patterned plastic hearts, 1 small tube containing white glitter, 5 plastic stars in reddish tones, 5 white and 5 pink mini pompons on a red cardboard heart, 1 sticker (horse with princess), 4 white stars made of beads, 10 snowflakes made of shiny foil paper

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the heart sticker contains 4.3% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). The DEHP content in the princess shoe sample also exceeds the permitted levels.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0251/12

Spain

Category: Jewellery

Product: Amber teething necklace

Brand: Albabia

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A necklace made from Baltic amber, which has a high succinic acid content (between 5 and 8%). It comes in a gauze bag with a red textile ribbon to close it. The bag contains an information leaflet explaining the product’s healing properties, in particular a soothing effect during teething.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because various small parts can be easily detached and swallowed.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0252/12

Spain

Category: Jewellery

Product: Amber teething necklace

Brand: Kanguret

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: An amber necklace made out of crystallised conifer resin from fossilised trees. The beads are threaded onto a silk cord, with knots on either side of each bead to prevent all of the beads from falling off if the cord should break, and the necklace closes with a screw clasp. The packaging is a chiffon bag that closes with a draw cord of white fabric with two stickers, one bearing the word “Kanguret”, the web address, registered address and telephone number, and the other showing the email address.

Country of origin: Lithuania


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Choking,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of choking because the beads can easily break into small parts that may be swallowed, and strangulation because the necklace is too long.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0253/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Angel Cosmetics"

Brand: Clairmen

Lightening Program for Men Oil Formula

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number: L: 5B25996/0; manufacturing and expiration date: F: 21/06/11 - E: 21/06/13); Bar code: 9 501101 370159.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Silver bottle with a picture of a man on the label and a red cap. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications (in Portuguese, French and English): “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children. Do not expose yourself to sunshine. Product colour change does not affect product quality in any way.” Volume 50 ml.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared on the label.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0254/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Lightening Program for Men Cream Formula"

Brand: Clairmen

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number: “L9B33596 29”; manufacturing and expiration date: “F: 09/10/11 - E: 09/10/13";

Batch number/Barcode: 9 501101 370166.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Silver bottle with a picture of a man on the label. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children. Do not expose yourself to sunshine. Product colour change does not affect product quality product in any way.” (in Portuguese, French and English).” Volume 100 ml.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared on the label.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0255/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "La Crème traitante éclaircissante à l’extrait de carotte et à la vitamine E" (With carrot extract and vitamin E)

Brand: Vit-Fée

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number: u/TVF 70 grs, manufacturing and expiration date: “FAB: 04/10 - EXP: 04/12”.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White plastic bottle with pink stopper. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications concernings its benefits to the skin in French and EnglishVolume 70 grs.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared on the label.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0256/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product "Lightening Beauty Lotion with carrot oil"

Brand: CaroLight

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number: “L8B30512 33”; manufacturing and expiration date: “F: 25/08/11 - E: 25/08/13”;

Batch number/Barcode: 9 501101 370067.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and orange plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications concernings its benefits to the skin and warnings "Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children.” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 300 ml.

Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared on the label.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0257/12

United Kingdom

Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories

Product: Brewing kit "Rosie’s Pantry - Make Your Own Ginger Beer"

Brand: Rosie’s Pantry

Name:

Type/number of model: Item Number: 21-19-889.

Batch number/Barcode: 02119885 or 5045092119884

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Home Ginger Beer Brewing Kit.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because it can break during the brewing process.

Several incidents reported.

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

Ireland  

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0258/12

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: HQ Power

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: WTA-62 Bar code 4 715706 103271

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel plug adaptor – Suitable for Taiwan, Japan, Canada, China, USA.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- single-pole insertion of a plug is possible leaving the remaining live pin accessible;

- it is possible to insert a Class I plug into the socket-outlet part of the adaptor which bypasses the earth.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60884.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0259/12

Denmark

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Travel adaptor

Brand: HQ Power

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: WTA-7 Bar code 5 410329 309114

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Travel plug adaptor – Suitable for England, UAE, Hong Kong Model WTA-7

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- single-pole insertion of a plug is possible leaving the remaining live pin accessible;

- it is possible to insert a Class I plug into the socket-outlet part of the adaptor which bypasses the earth.

- there is no fuse of 13 A as required in UK.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60884.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
0260/12

Denmark

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks Austin / 2242

Brand: LCH Fireworks A/S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Austin / 2242 Danish registration number: SIK-0052311931

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery 19 shots – NEC 133 g, height 178 mm; the Battery is black and blue with white text.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Damage to hearing,
Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of burns because the product may not stay upright in the original position when in use and if it falls over there is a risk of being hit by particles from the fireworks.

In addition, the product poses a risk of damage to sight and the sound level is also too high which could cause damage to hearing.

One accident reported.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14035-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0261/12

Romania

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Disney

Name:

Type/number of model: Number of model: 7525 Bar code: 0000000028820

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Bikini for girls aged 3 to 4 years old, blue colour. The top and the bottom of the bikini are decorated with flowers. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area (40 cm) and at the back (30 cm). Size: 104-110

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a serious risk of strangulation because of the presence of functional cords in the neck area and at the back of the bikini top.

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

14
0262/12

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Seat Cover "Clima"

Brand: Kiddy

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A cover designed to be placed over a car safety seat for infants. One side is covered with a silver thermal material which heats up when the product is plugged into a 12v outlet in the vehicle. The other side consists of an aerated mesh material designed to keep the child cool in warm weather. The product states that it regulates the temperature at 32ºC.

Country of origin: Germany


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the overheating protection switch does not operate at the designed temperature and it can heat up which, with prolonged contact, may induce burns, particularly on exposed skin.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary sales ban by the retailer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0263/12

Ireland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Greenhouse heater

Brand: Gardenline

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 25204155, Aldi 43016, model FH901-D6T

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Greenhouse and conservatory heater.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock as it lacks protection to prevent water coming into contact with the electricity supply.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0264/12

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children’s cot

Brand: Mebeli Kirev

Name:

Type/number of model: Model Krasi

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swinging cot in white/beige colour, dimensions 60 x120 cm; material MDF (medium density fibreboard), with an emblem “Mebeli Kirev” on the bars.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the stability of the cot and the distance between the base and the sides are not adequate.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 716-1.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0265/12

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Children’s cot

Brand: Mebeli Kirev

Name:

Type/number of model: model: Moni Mini

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Swinging cot in, white/beige colour; dimensions 60 x120 cm; material MDF (medium density fibreboard), with an emblem “Mebeli Kirev” on the bars. Country of origin – Bulgaria.

Country of origin: Bulgaria


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Injuries

The products poses a risk of injuries because it has sharp edges and protruding parts, the distance between the base and the sides is too wide and it is not sufficiently stable.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716-1 and EN 716-2.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0266/12

Denmark

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks Kansas City / 2236

Brand: LCH Fireworks A/S

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Kansas City Danish registration number: SIK-0052310992

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery 16 shots – NEC 131,2 g, height 125 mm; the Battery is black and blue with white text

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Damage to hearing,
Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of burns because the product may not stay upright in the original position when in use and if it falls over there is a risk of being hit by particles from the fireworks. In addition, the product poses a risk of damage to sight and the sound level is also too high which could cause damage to hearing.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14035-5.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0267/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: Biande

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweater with hood in red colour. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Biande". Size: 134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
0268/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: BST Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: White and red sweater for children with a hood and kangaroo pocket. The hood includes an unattached elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "DK BEISITE Best Fashion". Size: 134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood, and injuries because the drawstring is made out of rubber and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face.

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 competent authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0269/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Caiba

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The hood of the sweatshirt and the waist of the trousers include unattached drawstrings with knots on the ends. Size: 140

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the neck and waist area.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0270/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit in three parts

Brand: Delilai

Name:

Type/number of model: -

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s outfit consisting of three parts. The hood of the sweatshirt? includes an unattached elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Sport boys beisite". Size: 130

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring placed in the hood with toggles on the ends and injuries because the drawstring is made out of rubber and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face.

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

23
0271/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car, van Viano, Vito

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name:

Type/number of model:

Type: 639

EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0457, e1*2007/46*0458, e1*2007/46*0459

The vehicles in question were manufactured between 16 February 2011 and 12 May 2011.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car /van

Country of origin: Spain

No pictures are available

Injuries

In the event of an accident releasing the window airbag, the rebound strap can come loose from the A-pillar covering. As a result, the A-pillar cover can move into the potential forward displacement area of the passenger, increasing the risk of injury.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
The Netherlands,
Norway,
Sweden,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

24
0272/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car Fiesta and Fusion

Brand: Ford

Name:

Type/number of model:

EC type-approval e9*2001/116*0069*07/08 e9*2007/46*0002*03 e13*2007/46*1058*04, e13*2007/46*1077*04 e1*98/14*0194*25

Concerns vehicles manufactured between 19 and 23 September 2011.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

Fastening bolts on the rear axle could break and subsequently lead to a weakening of the rear axle anchorage.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Hungary,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

25
0273/12

Finland

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Valopallo 100 Lamppua"

Brand: Luxus

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: JAC0428

Bar Code: 6 419773 589669

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Incandescent lamps in a decorative plastic ball.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the cord anchorage is inadequate;

- live strands are accessible if a lamp is removed.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0274/12

Ireland

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Nodding Reindeer"

Brand: Argos/Homebase

Name:

Type/number of model:

Barcode 5052226072908

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Outdoor reindeer figure with lights.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The nodding effect of the reindeer figure can cause the cable to rub which could compromise the insulation, leading to a risk of short circuit and therefore a risk of electric shock to the user if the product is handled in its damaged condition, particularly if the product is wet due to rain, ice or snow.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
0275/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: Cross Fire

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Beautiful". The waistband of the trousers includes unattached drawstrings with metal toggles on the ends. The measured length of the free ends of the drawstring in the waist area are 350 mm Size: 128

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of an unattached drawstring in the waist area.

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

28
0276/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' waistcoat

Brand: L&T

Name:

Type/number of model: AG-07

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' green waistcoat with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood can be removed by using a zipper. The product is decorated with an embroidered crown and an inscription: "Groovy girls".

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with toggles in the hood. The product poses a risk of injuries because the drawstring is made out of rubber so that if the child pulls it, the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face. 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

29
0277/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: Napoleone

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: G-25

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweater with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "1946 Boys in nineteen" and "The Angels of Fire". Size: 8-14

Country of origin: China


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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

30
0278/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' outfit

Brand: Saihuxiao

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: F-224

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dark blue and orange outfit for boys consisting of trousers and a sweatshirt with hood, a zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The product is decorated with an inscription: 'Boys". Size: 104-110.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of an unattached drawstring with knots in the hood.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
0279/12

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Water heater

Brand: Kemz

Name:

Type/number of model: EP-05/220, 0,5 kW

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Water heater packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because:

- the power cord wire cross-sectional area is not sufficient;

- there is no protection against accidental contact with the basic insulation and metal 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 ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0280/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' outfit

Brand: Seagull

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CSQ-744

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink outfit for girls consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with a hood and a zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an embroidered pattern. Size: 1

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles 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

33
0281/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' sweater

Brand: Jintao

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: CH-73

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' sweater with hood in grey colour. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with embroidered patterns. The sleeves of the sweater are pink-grey-white striped.

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 ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
0282/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' outfit

Brand: S & R

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink outfit for girls consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an embroidered inscription and a British ? flag. Size: 134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of a drawstring with plastic toggles on the end in the hood area which is not fixed.

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

35
0283/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' outfit

Brand: Ke Yi Qi

Name:

Type/number of model: K-1501

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' outfit in red colour consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with a hood and zip-fastener. The hood and the waistband of the trousers includes unattached drawstrings. The drawstring in the hood has knotted ends. The sweatshirt is decorated with an inscription: "Miss girl". Size: 134-64

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and the waist area.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
0284/12

Lithuania

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Round Plastic Bulbs"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 100L;

Batch number/Barcode: 6111121610918

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
0285/12

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jeans

Brand: Sanço

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s jeans, sizes: 74-86 cm,with colourful embroidery in the shape of butterflies and flowers on the front side of one of the legs. The trousers have an elastic waistband with cords (free hanging). The cords may be moved freely from one end to another andare too long (180 mm each). On the inside of the trousers there is a label with information on the country of origin and the age suitability (2 years old).

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

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

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

38
0286/12

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' denim skirt

Brand: Erdinç Baby and Kids

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Denim skirt for girls aged 4 – 10 years old with embroiderery on the front. The skirt , has an elastic waistband with cords (free hanging). On the inside of the skirt there is a label with a logo (“Erdinç Baby & Kids”) and size indication. There is also a paper label attached with the logo and care instructions (in Turkish).

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of unattached cords that are too long .

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
0287/12

Lithuania

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "200 Rice Lights"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

00-C PISCA COM. 200L/4W;

Bar code: 6111121610932

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

40
0288/12

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Befix baby club

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Velour dress for girls size 62-74 cm with embroiderery on the front (bear, flowers and words: “baby girl”), and a ribbon in the waist area which is tied at the back. The ribbon is decorated with a plastic buckle. On the inner side of the dress there are two labels, one indicates the size and the logo (“Befix baby club”); the other contains information on the country of origin (Made in Turkey).

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a ribbon tied at the back in the waist area which is longer than the garment when hanging freely.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

41
0289/12

Denmark

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks "Den kinesiske mur"

Brand: Fyrværkerieksperten

Name:

Type/number of model: Den kinesiske mur Danish registration number: SIK-0053311478

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Category 3 Battery of 36 shot tubes – NEC 477,18 g. Maximum inside diameter of tubes is 27 mm.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because:

- the fuse burns too fast, therefore, the consumer may not reach the safety distance and may receive burns from projecting elements.

- the articles may be dud which can be dangerous if the user tries to restart the article and therefore gets hit by fragments.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14035-5.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

42
0290/12

Lithuania

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain "Christmas Minilight Lamps Branch"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain packed in cardboard box. length 4.3 m; 100 lamps.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

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

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

43
0291/12

Poland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Mini’A Kids Club

Name:

Type/number of model: 98-3Y

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' checked trousers in pink and white, sizes: 74-98 cm, with embroidered strawberries on the front and cords in the waistband. On the inside of the trousers there is a label with information on the country of origin (Made in Turkey).

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 that are not fixed and are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

44
0292/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' jacket

Brand: Qi Feng

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 8051B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' jacket with hood. The hood includes a drawstring with metal toggles on the ends. Size: 134-164.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

45
0293/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s jacket

Brand: Eje Yi Jia Yi

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: C-08

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Light blue hooded jacket. The hood includes a drawstring with transparent plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 8.

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

46
0294/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Arino

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: AR-8165

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s jacket with hood. The jacket is available in purple and pink colours. Size: 104, 116.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

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

- an unattached drawstring with metal toggles and free ends in the waist area.

- drawstrings at the end of the sleeves of the jacket which hang below the lower hems of the sleeves.

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

47
0295/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: F&D Leisure

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: DY-901

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s trousers in light pink colour with drawstrings hanging below the lower hems of the trousers.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of drawstrings at the ankles which hang below the lower hems of the trousers.

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

48
0296/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' overalls

Brand: H Plenty

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: R-507

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Babies' overalls with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with a teddy bear, which is sucking on a feeding bottle. The product includes a pair of small gloves and shoes. Size: 62.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

49
0297/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweater

Brand: AD miring

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: SY-57

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink sweater for girls with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The hood includes an unattached drawstring. The product is decorated with a printed inscription: "retro ". Size: 98-128.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because of 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

50
0298/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweater

Brand: AD miring

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: SY-53,

Batch number/Barcode: 7 005533 304802

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gray sweater for children with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pockets. The product is decorated with various printed inscriptions. Size: 98-128.

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.

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

51
0299/12

Iceland

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Child‘s car seat

Brand: All Ride Prince

Name:

Type/number of model: Unkown

Batch number/Barcode: 8711252288314,
Batch: 353884

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's car seat made of styrofoam with a black and dark blue cover. Intended for children weighing from 9-25 kg.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the car seat is made of styrofoam and can easily break. There are no fastenings or IsoFix connectors at the back of the chair to install it in the car.

The product does not comply with the ECE Regulation 44R03-04

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

Latvia,
United Kingdom  

Serious risk Consumer products

52
0300/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mask

Brand: Giftway

Name:

Type/number of model: NT128004

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Moulded toy mask of an animal’s head made from polychrome plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because if it is exposed to a flame it continues to burn over a large area.

The products do not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

Compulsory measures: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

53
0301/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Cat mask

Brand: Giftway

Name:

Type/number of model: NT128002

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Moulded toy mask of a cat’s head made from polychrome plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns because the distance between the upper edge of the burnt area and the place where the flame was applied is too big.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-2.

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains more than 0.65% by mass of plasticised material of bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). According to 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: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

54
0302/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mask

Brand: Giftway

Name:

Type/number of model: NT128003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Moulded toy mask of a clown’s face made from polychrome plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns because if it is exposed to a flame it continues to burn over a large area.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.81% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

55
0303/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Clown mask

Brand: Giftway

Name:

Type/number of model: NT128000

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Moulded toy mask of a clown’s face made from polychrome plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns because the distance between the upper edge of the burnt area and the place where the flame was applied is too big.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-2.

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.4% by mass of plasticised material of bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). According to 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: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

56
0304/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Toy mask

Brand: Giftway

Name:

Type/number of model: NT128001

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Moulded toy mask of a dog’s head made from polychrome plastic.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns because if it is exposed to a flame it continues to burn over a large area.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.22% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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: Seizure of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

57
0305/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "MeRmald"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: NO. 116

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic mermaid doll with purple hair dressed in a lacy purple dress. The doll is in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 34 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

58
0306/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with accessories "Belle in Mermaid Tale"

Brand: Belle

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: No. GD28

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic mermaid doll with purple hair dressed in a pink dress. The cardboard box contains green plastic seaweed and a green, purple and white striped textile seahorse.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 32% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

59
0307/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Mermaid doll “Shopping Girl”

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: No. 9993

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic mermaid doll dressed in a pink top with blond hair and an orange fin. The doll is in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 29% by weight bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

60
0308/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "My Fun Beauty - Perfect Design"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: No 3088-1,

Batch number/Barcode: 5999880483728

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll with pink hair dressed in a pink dress which is decorated with silver moons and stars. The doll is in a cardboard box with a transparent window. Printed on the box: „Perfect Design”, ”My Fun Beauty” and "Charming Beauty”

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 34% by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the arms and legs contain 2,5% by weight of di(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 1.3% by weight of 1di- isononyl- phthalate (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 and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.