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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 11 - 2012

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
0434/12

Bulgaria

Category: Hand tools

Product: Tool kit "Driver Tool Kit Socket 1/4" & 3/8"

Brand: Gadget Tools

Name:

Type/number of model: 330517,

Batch number/Barcode: 3 800123 110078

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set of tools supplied in a plastic black case.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The hammer head can break and detached parts may cause injuries to the eyes or other parts of the body.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0435/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Electric deep fryer

Brand: Carrefour Home

Name:

Type/number of model:

Model: CDF12-11

Batch number/Barcode: 3608143374490

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Electric deep fryer. Capacity 3 l. Power: 1800-2200W

Voltage 220-240V 50Hz

Country of origin: Unknown


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Burns

The product can overheat.

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

3
0436/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Night-light

Brand: All Star

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference 9985

Batch number/Barcode: 3527160099851

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flat, white, night-light with switch. Approximately 6.5 cm at the widest point and 8.5 cm long (including electrical plug).

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the casing can break giving access to live parts.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0437/12

Germany

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Working gloves "Arbeitshandschuhe"

Brand: HM Müllner

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No AH-105SL; bar code: 9 002488 089110

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pale-green/yellow leather working gloves; dark-blue cuff made of fabric, with red and black stripes; the lining (brown and black pattern on a white background) does not line the entire inside surface of the gloves. Packaging: pale yellow cardboard label with black and grey print.

Country of origin: Taiwan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the various parts of the glove leather contain 40-67 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 420.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Luxembourg  

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0438/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Leather gloves

Brand: Infinity Man

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 2 000000713946 Order: 9885500

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black suede gloves with elastic around the wrist, lined with black fabric, size L.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the glove leather contain 16.5-35.2 mg/kg of Chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The level of Dispersion Orange 37 detected in the lining was 385.8 mg/kg. This dispersion dye has allergenic potential.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0439/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Splat shot "Palla Splat" Cartoon Network Splat Shot – three different versions: 1) Splat Shot Ben 10 Ultimate Alien; 2) Splat Shot Bakugan Battle Brawlers; 3) Splat Shot Spider Sense Spiderman

Brand: Splat Shot

Name:

Type/number of model: Two different barcodes for each version: 8 0051 24001010 and 8 0051 24001003

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy, which is made of soft plastic in different colours, is shaped in a ball and contains a liquid. Packaging: a blister pack with instructions for use in Italian and English indicated on the cardboard backing.

Country of origin: China


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because the product can easily split causing the liquid to leak out. The total aerobic microbial count of the liquid may be up to 9x103 cfu/ml.

Two incidents reported.

The products do not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0440/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Hello Kitty soft toy THIS PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT

Brand: Lekkerland

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Very large "Hello Kitty" soft toy (approx 1 m tall).

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (button on the bow on the toy's head) that can be easily detached and swallowed by small children.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0441/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s shoes

Brand: Red Apple

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s shoes made of rubber.

Country of origin: Thailand


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0.24% of dibutyl phthalate and 0.32% of bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate.

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

Romania  

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0442/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Princess Cute"

Brand: Princess

Name:

Type/number of model: Article No 5588A

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll, height 280 mm, with blue dress, blonde hair and pink plastic shoes. Packaging: transparent plastic container..

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of choking because the doll's shoes can be swallowed by small children. The product poses a chemical risk because the doll's head contains 20.5 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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.Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.  

Romania  

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0443/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: United Colors of Benetton

Name:

Type/number of model: 4AC755T50,

Batch number/Barcode: 8033152602725

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink trousers for children aged 10 years old. The trousers have drawstrings at the waist and ankle area. At the ankle, the drawstrings extend below the hemline of the trouser and their length is 14 cm. The length of the drawstrings at the waist is 31 cm.

Country of origin: Bangladesh


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Injuries

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

11
0444/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Musical mobile

Brand: Yudehai Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Model:999-12,

Batch number/Barcode: 7100010010822

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Musical, rotating, plastic toy to be hung above a baby's cot consisting of 4 rattles resembling fruit and vegetables and a wind-up rotating mechanism that emits sounds. Packaging: cardboard box with transparent plastic window. Instructions, information and warnings are on the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the figures may break releasing small parts that can be swallowed by small children. In addition, the thickness of the cords used to hang the figures is less than the required limit.

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

12
0445/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Pull-along toy "Play Bug"

Brand: Baby Play Center

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: WA-6081,

Batch number/Barcode: 6939071660810

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pull-along bug made of hard, multicoloured plastic, running on four wheels.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

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

13
0447/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Push-along toy

Brand: Funny Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: 91856-2,

Batch number/Barcode: 4135191286004

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Push-along butterfly made from hard plastic in red and blue colours, two wheels and a push handle. The butterfly moves and flaps its wings. THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts can be detached and could be swallowed by small children.

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

14
0448/12

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Play shooting set "Intelligence Agent"

Brand: Secret Agent

Name:

Type/number of model: 305-1

Batch number/Barcode: 9807939000085

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Secret agent play-set consisting of a pistol, 3 projectiles made of non-flexible plastic, ended with orange semi-transparent suction cups, and a small plastic target. The packaging is a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of:

- choking , because the suction cups can be easily detached and put in the mouth of a child,

- injuries, because the projectiles fired without the suction cups into someone’s face can cause injuries, in particular to the eye.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0449/12

Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Nail polish "Lak na nehty" (nail polish)

Brand: Lucci

Name:

Type/number of model: Colour 33 – pink; DMT: 03.2013

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nail polish in a glass bottle with silver plastic cap. Colour 33 – pink. Volume 12ml. The product is sold separately - no other product packaging.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

This product contains 0.42 % di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP)

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0450/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car Agila B

Brand: Opel

Name:

Type/number of model:

The recall concerns 2012 model year Agila B vehicles (only left-hand drive vehicles), with VINs from C M 610214 to C M 638586

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Hungary

No pictures are available

Injuries

The lower joint of the steering column intermediate shaft may be incorrectly assembled to the steering gear. In the worst case, the intermediate shaft may become detached from the steering gear resulting in loss of control of the vehicle which could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Portugal,
Germany,
The Netherlands  

Serious risk Consumer products

17
0451/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Boys' jacket

Brand: Hong

Name:

Type/number of model: A874 2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Boys' jacket with hood and zip fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with a teddy bear head and an inscription: "Bruin". Sizes: 104/110,110/116

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The drawstring in the hood with toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation.

In addition, the drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0452/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' jacket

Brand: Ke Yi Qi

Name:

Type/number of model: B-813

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' jacket with hood and zip fastener. The hood can be removed by using a zipper and contains an elastic drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Bulabala". The jacket is available in dark and light pink colour. Size: 134,140

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The drawstring in the hood poses a risk of strangulation.

In addition, the drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

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

19
0453/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: SunSea

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: LP-023

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child’s sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The product is decorated with an inscription: "Play Game". The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots on the ends. Size: 116-134

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The drawstring in the hood poses a risk of strangulation.

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

20
0454/12

Hungary

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hairdryer "Travel Set"

Brand: Scarlett

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: SC-073,

Bar code: 5 050370 007388

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Foldable, electric hairdryer with plastic housing. On the handle there is a three-position selector switch. The hairdryer contains a transparent part at the nozzle which can be removed easily. Technical parameters: 220-240 V~, 50 Hz, 1200 W, Class II.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the transparent part of the hair dryer and the protective metal grill of the nozzle can be removed without using tools resulting in live metal parts become accessible.

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.  

Lithuania  

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0455/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Nice Wear

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: GX661,

Batch number/Barcode: 05966699853558

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink coat with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The pockets are decorated with ribbons and decorative buttons. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knots and plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation

The drawstring in the hood with knots and toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation for children.

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

22
0456/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' coat

Brand: Nice Wear

Name:

Type/number of model: GX665

Batch number/Barcode: 05966699853558

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Purple coat with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The pockets are decorated with metal decorative rings. The hood includes an unattached elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 4, 6.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The drawstring placed in the hood with toggles on the ends poses a risk of strangulation.

In addition, the drawstring is elastic and if the child pulls it the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.

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
0457/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Newness

Name:

Type/number of model: art. 933

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with a hood and elastic drawstring. Intended for children aged 3-4 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries as the elastic drawstring may get caught, stretch, loosen again and flick back into the child's eyes.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
0458/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycle1.        ZX600R9/A/B/C2.        ZX1000E8/93.        ZX1000FA/B

Brand: Kawasaki

Name:

Type/number of model:

The recall affects motorcycles with serial numbers:

1.        JKAZX600RRA000022 to JKAZX600RRA033748

2.        JKAZXT00EEA000006 to JKAZXT00EEA025541

3.        JKAZXT00FFA000004 to JKAZXT00FFA003284

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Under certain circumstances, the regulator/rectifier assemblies may provide insufficient charging to the battery which could lead to the engine stalling. The engine stalling while riding could lead to an accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Germany,
Norway,
The Netherlands,
Denmark,
Hungary,
Spain,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia,
Sweden,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

25
0459/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Fashion Boy

Name:

Type/number of model: art. 1127

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with a hood and elastic drawstring. Intended for children aged 4 years

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

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

In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries as the elastic drawstring may get caught, stretch, loosen again and flick back into the child's eyes.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0460/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Puppy cuddly toy

Brand: Wei Mei

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. JM 167A

Batch number/Barcode: 8716800014155

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pink, walking, toy puppy with a lead around its neck, which operates on batteries,. The lead is actually an unwindable cord measuring more than 300mm. Description of packaging: a transparent plastic bag with a label indicating the importer's details, the CE marking, the barcode and "Made in China".

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation because it includes a cord longer than 300mm.

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

Compulsory measures: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
0461/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls "Fashion Girl"

Brand: New Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Refs 5338C and 5338A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic dolls with various dresses and accessories. Ref: 5338C has long red plaits and a long pink dress, along with 3 other short yellow dresses and a green dress. Ref 5338A has long loose hair, also wears a pink dress, and is sold with another 3 dresses, in purple, blue and pink and dark crimson and gold. Description of packaging: Cardboard box with the brand and ‘Fashion Girl’.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head and arms of the doll have been found to contain more than 0.2% by weight of di(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: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0462/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Backpack and doll set "Baby Mochila"

Brand: Ming Ming

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.: 32459

Batch number/Barcode: 8432748324599

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll with backpack accessory with wheels, both with small animal drawings. The packaging is a single cardboard box. In the box there is a label with the importer’s details, CE marking, reference and barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (the straps of the backpack) that can be detached and swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0463/12

Germany

Category: Chemical products

Product: Tattoo ink "Medium Brown"

Brand: Intenze

Name:

Type/number of model: DATE 11/30/15, LOT SS72

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A thick, brown fluid in a plastic bottle with a dispensing nozzle in the lid.

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 30.1 mg/kg of nickel and 7.5 mg/kg of arsenic.

According to ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. The application under the skin of tattoo inks containing nickel results in permanent contact with a sensitising allergen. The arsenic level detected in the sample also exceeds the level of 2 mg/kg recommended in Resolution ResAP (2008) 1.

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

Austria  

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0464/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Leather gloves with lining

Brand: HKM Texas

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 4000315451654, item No. 4382

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Yellow gloves made of Nappa leather, breathable, wear-resistant, high heat retention, non-slip fit, reinforced strap and velcro strip fastener. The gloves have a 'HKM Texas' label with three stars and a horse's head. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because a yellow leather section of the palm area of the right-hand glove was found to contain 16.2 mg/kg of extractable chromium (VI) and the palm area of the left-hand glove was found to contain 7.3 mg per kg leather of extractable chromium (VI).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

France,
Austria,
Liechtenstein,
Belgium  

Serious risk Consumer products

31
0465/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll "Fashion Styled"

Brand: Anlily

Name:

Type/number of model: OK178049

Batch number/Barcode: 8 858689 512244

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll with shiny dress Description of packaging: - Cardboard box with a transparent front which bears the inscription ‘Fashion styled’, the CE marking and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll has been found to contain 25% by weight of di(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: Imports rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
0466/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's jacket

Brand: Best Kid's

Name:

Type/number of model: art. 10036

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with a hood and elastic drawstring. Intended for children aged 4 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the drawstring in the hood can become entrapped. The product also poses a risk of injuries because the elastic drawstring may cause eye injuries if it gets trapped, stretches, loosens again and flicks back.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
0467/12

Slovenia

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Hope Star

Name:

Type/number of model: art. HS-1002

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's sweatshirt with drawstring in the hood – 180 mm. Intended for children aged 6 years

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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
0468/12

Slovenia

Category: Lighters

Product: Lighter

Brand: Wansfeng

Name:

Type/number of model: WS mark on the bottom

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighter, length 6.3 cm, with a built-in light, packaged in a sales display containing 4x5 pieces.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Fire

The product poses a risk of burns and fire because it is not child-resistant.

The lighter does not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of non child-resistant lighters

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

35
0469/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's overalls

Brand: QiFeng

Name:

Type/number of model: 10065C

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Overalls with hood for young children. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. When the hood opening is at its largest the drawstring forms a protruding loop. Size: 98, 104

Country of origin: Unknown


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Strangulation,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of strangulation because the protruding loops and toggles in the neck area may become caught and, if the garment tightens around the neck of the child, the child could be strangled. In addition, the entrapped loop or toggles can pull the child unexpectedly causing him/her to fall and suffer injuries.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
0470/12

United Kingdom

Category: Toys

Product: Fishing game "Magnetic Fishing Game"

Brand: Hello Fishy

Name:

Type/number of model: TY1603

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Description: Play-set containing a plastic fishing rod with a magnet on the end and an LED light, and 3 plastic fishes also with magnets and an LED light. All housed in a flat, coloured, cardboard packet covered in clear plastic. Warnings present: "Recommended for ages 6+. Not suitable for children under 36 months as small parts may cause choking hazard. The item contains magnets or magnetic components. Magnets sticking together or becoming attached to a metallic object inside the human body can cause serious or fatal injury. Seek immediate medical help if magnets are swallowed or inhaled."

Country of origin: China


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Choking,
Injuries

The toys pose a risk of choking and stomach injuries as the magnets can be detached and they have a high magnetic flux index. The magnets could cause an intestinal blockage if two or more of them were swallowed by a child.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
0471/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor "Genesis"

Brand: Talk King Accessories:

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

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Description: AC/DC adaptor. Input: 100 – 240 V 50 / 60 Hz 0.1 A Output: 4.2 – 12 V DC 200 – 600 mA. For NEC E122 (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because it has inadequately sized pins which could cause damage to the socket.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

38
0472/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor "Series"

Brand: Talk King Accessories

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

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Description: AC/DC Adaptor. Input: 90 – 250 V 47-63 Hz 60 mA Output: 4.5 – 12.5 V DC 700 mA. For NEC 606/616 (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because it has inadequately sized pins which could cause damage to the socket.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

39
0473/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor "Travel Charger"

Brand: Talk King Accessories

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Mains charger. Input: 100 – 240 V 50 / 60 Hz 0.1 A Output: Not marked. For Panasonic GD55 (NOT ORIGINAL PRODUCT).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Electric shock

The product poses a risk of fire and electric shock because it has inadequately sized pins which could cause damage to the socket.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.Sales ban ordered by the authorities.