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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 16 - 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
0588/12

Germany

Category: Other

Product: Wristwatch strap

Brand: Watch Star

Name:

Type/number of model: DUA REC1 12 mm

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' wristwatch strap, black leather, 12 mm, grained surface, with silver-coloured buckle.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains chromium (VI) in a concentration of 6.1 mg/kg and, when used as intended, the strap is in contact with the skin for a long period of time.

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

The product does not comply with national legislation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers and destruction of the remaining products.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
0589/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Doll with accessories "Fresh picked fashion"

Brand: style!

Name:

Type/number of model: No 8212

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic dressing-up doll, height approx. 280 mm with 10 dresses and accessories. Packaged in a printed cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the doll contain 3.6% - 16.7% by weight of 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal from the market.  

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

Romania  

Serious risk Consumer products

3
0590/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls with accessories "Happy Fashion Beautiful Girl"

Brand: Happy Fashion

Name:

Type/number of model: No. 6683

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic fashion doll, height 280 mm, with ten dresses, male companion in evening dress, and accessories. Packaged in printed cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the doll contain 2.9% - 19.4% by weight of 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.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
0591/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby blouses 'Camisa De Bebé' (baby shirt)

Brand: Nanos Baby

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref.:

1. 2118377023 (9 months),

2. 2113072101 (6 months),

3. 2113152101 (24 months)

4. 3217421101 (6 months)

5. 3217160301 (6 Months)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Five baby blouses with buttons. Each blouse has three labels attached, marked respectively: Nanos Baby, Vícaro Confección, Sl, along with the reference, price etc.

Country of origin: Thailand


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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking because the buttons on the blouses can be easily detached and become small parts that can be placed in the mouth of a child.

The product does not comply with the relevant national standard UNE 40902.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
0592/12

France

Category: Other

Product: Smoke detector 'Détecteur de fumée optique' (Optical smoke detector)

Brand: Garvan profi-line

Name:

Type/number of model: MTS166

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The model has been manufactured on 15/12/2006

Optical smoke detector enclosed in a blister pack, guarantee 5 years, sound signals when the battery is low for 30 days, battery included (3X3V lithium).

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Asphyxiation

The product poses a risk of fire because the sound emission of the alarm is not loud enough when the battery is low, which means the detector may not be heard and thusthere is a risk that the user will be unable to take the necessary measures to prevent a fire.

In addition, the information provided on the product is neither sufficient nor indelible.

The product does not comply with the Construction Products Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 14604.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
0593/12

The Netherlands

Category: Gas appliances and components

Product: Portable gas heater "Terrasheater Portable"

Brand: Style Expedition

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: BDN-100, number: 101560 8717253115604

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Portable gas heater in carton box.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Chemical

The product poses a risk of burns because the handle of the appliance gets too hot. The product poses a chemical risk because the combustion of the appliance produces a high concentration of carbon monoxide when the appliance is burning low. In addition, the required warnings indicating that the product should be used outside or in a well-ventilated area are missing.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliance Directive and the relevant European standard EN 521.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
0594/12

Malta

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car Nouvelle C3 / C3 Picasso

Brand: Citroën

Name:

Type/number of model: Nouvelle C3:- e2*2007/46*0003*00, e2*2007/46*0003*05, e2*2007/46*0003*09

C3 Picasso:- e2*2001/116*0371*07, e2*2001/116*0371*10, e2*2001/116*0371*11

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Nouvelle C3:- Manufacturing Dates From 29/10/10 to 29/04/2011 Chassis Number VF7SCKFT0AA672608 to VF7SCKFT6CW500022. C3 Picasso:- Manufactured From 02/11/2010 to 25/02/2011 Chassis Number VF7SH5FW0AT569254 to VF7SH5FW0BT510893

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Injuries

The battery cable may break which could lead to a potential stalling of the engine which in turn could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

Denmark,
Slovakia,
The Netherlands,
Hungary,
Greece,
Ireland,
Lithuania,
Sweden,
Portugal,
United Kingdom,
Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

8
0595/12

Greece

Category: Toys

Product: Toy carnival mask "Spiderman" (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)

Brand: Clown Republic

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: 80933,

Batch number/Barcode: 5203359809330

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red carnival mask with black stripes, depicting Spiderman’s mask. The front part is made of hard plastic and the back is made of synthetic textile. The product is sold unpacked, with a red label attached. The label has information about the importer, the brand and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 49.6% by weight of bis (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: Sales ban of the product ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
0596/12

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' dress

Brand: Chief

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No: 9205001.2021,

Batch number/Barcode:

5205620591722 (04 years), 5205620591739 (06 years), 5205620591753 (10 years), 5205620591760 (12 years) 5205620591777 (14 years)

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' long sleeved dress with various patterns in red, black, grey and white.

Country of origin: Greece


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of cords hanging below the edge of the sleeves.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the producer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
0597/12

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Baby's skirt

Brand: M+é

Name:

Type/number of model: Article NEW90304,

Batch number/Barcode: 5206142786825

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby’s skirt in white with lining. Sizes: 9, 12 and 24 months.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of a belt in the waist area that hangs below the hem of the garment when untied.

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

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
0598/12

Malta

Category:

Product:

Brand: Qun Xing Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A plastic toy gun that emits a red laser. It also emits lights and sounds when fired.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

Class 3B laser product

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive

Voluntary measures:  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
0599/12

Malta

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser level with measuring tape

Brand: Hua Tian

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic laser level used in DIY projects to indicate a level, straight line. Also incorporates a measuring tape.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because the laser is Class 3R and no information or safety requirements are delivered with the product. Lasers with a power output higher than Class 2 are considered as dangerous.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
0601/12

Malta

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser level with measuring tape

"Laser Level Pro 3"

Brand: LEVELPRO3

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser level with measuring tape.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it has a Class 3R power output. Lasers with a power output higher than Class 2 are considered as dangerous.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
0602/12

Malta

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser stage lighting "Mini / S-D 09"

Brand: Laser Stage Lighting

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser lighting effect for the stage with green and red lasers in different patterns.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it has a Class 3R power output. Lasers with a power output higher than Class 2 are considered as dangerous.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

Italy,
Cyprus  

Serious risk Consumer products

15
0603/12

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s sweatshirt

Brand: Jems

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: XM 0026

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt in light blue or bordeaux colour. The garment has two external pockets and a hood with two drawstrings. In the chest area there is a print with the phrases “gems 46”, “est. 1846” and “little italy”. Sizes: 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14 years.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation:

-          due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area of the garments intended for young children

-          due to the presence of drawstrings in the neck area that are too long in the garments intended for older children.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
0604/12

Greece

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ trousers

Brand: Urchin

Name:

Type/number of model: Code: FH 3417

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' trousers in light grey colour with two pockets and a picture of the head of a cartoon-style bird with the phrase “Hack Around” on the side of the left pocket. The garment has 2 grey drawstrings in the waist area. Sizes: 4 - 12 years.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of drawstrings in the waist area that are too long and have free ends.

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

17
0605/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ blouse

Brand: Seetty Koop

Name:

Type/number of model: No. SK-10601

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ long-sleeved blouse for children up to 3 years of age with glued rhinestones and stars and printed pictures of a girl, an umbrella, a gift box, a pearl necklace with a ribbon, a bag and a shoe. There is a label attached by the producer Setty Koop SK kid`s wear No. SK-10601 and five treatment symbols.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that are easily detachable and can be swallowed by children.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
0606/12

Bulgaria

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Stsinghua

Name:

Type/number of model: QH-121

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Summer model pushchair with a red embroidered inscription in a foreign language. It is available in various colours. The product is sold in transparent polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because

- in the accessible area there are cutting and squeezing points between the moving parts, which close at a distance of less than 12 mm (the holding mechanisms of the hood), which may cause entrapment and squeezing of the child’s fingers;

- in the accessible area there are accessible openings bigger than 5 mm, smaller than 12 mm, and deeper than 10 mm, which may lead to entrapment and squeezing of the child’s fingers, thus causing injuries or fractures;

- the fabric of the seat is not sufficiently tightened nor well-attached, which may cause the child to fall from the pushchair;

– the textile parts that are intended to hold the child in place did not withstand testing and, as a result, there is a risk that the child may fall from the pushchair;

- the pushchair has only one locking mechanism (in order to avoid the risk of unintentional folding of the pushchair due to actions performed by the adult or the child); the pushchair must have at least two locking mechanisms).

In addition, the packaging does not have the required warnings and instructions for use in Bulgarian.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
0607/12

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' suede gloves "3593G"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: EAN Code 6408642532257 Batch code KT11-00375-2

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Ladies' suede gloves, colour fuchsia rose, decorative stripes in white stitching.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 424.2 mg/kg of 4-aminoazobenzene (CAS 60-09-3), exceeding the limit of 30 mg/kg. 4-aminoazobenzene may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
0608/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Beauty cream "Creme de beaute carotte (Action Rapide)" (Carrot beauty cream - Fast Action)

Brand: Larissa

Name:

Type/number of model: Barcode 3 760139 246133, manufacturing and expiration date: F: 09/11, E: 08/14.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The packaging is an orange cardboard box marked with the list of ingredients and indications in French and English. Volume 60g.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains clobetasol propionate (belongs to the glucocorticoid class), as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
0609/12

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft Toy "Nounours Theophil"

Brand: Bukowski

Name:

Type/number of model: 7340031307130

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Teddy bear in beige textile decorated with a brown and beige bow.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the dorsal seam has an opening which easily expands and allows access to a bag of balls. The bag itself cannot be removed but it releases the little plastic balls, which can be ingested or inhaled by a child.

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

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

Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

22
0610/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls "Happy Girl"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Product ref. No 1228

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 12 plastic dolls measuring 280 mm with different hair colours and clothes. Packaging: printed outer box containing 12 transparent packs.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the doll contain 4.4% - 25.4% by weight of 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.

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

Hungary  

Serious risk Consumer products

23
0611/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Dolls with accessories "Modern Stylish Girl, Fashion Style"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Product ref. 6688

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic fashion doll measuring approx. 280 mm with 16 dresses and accessories. Packaging: printed outer box with transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the doll contain 6.6% - 24% by weight of 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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
0612/12

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED light bulbs

Brand: Set Lighting Apparatus

Name:

Type/number of model: a) E27-3148 48SMD b) G9-3124 24SMD Warm White

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED light bulbs of different designs and types.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the luminous element is not covered, with a consequent risk of electric shock if the soldered points are touched when the light bulb is screwed in or unscrewed, or if touched while the lamp is on. In addition, no address is provided for the manufacturer or its authorised representative and information such as voltage, frequency and power are missing on the product and no instructions for use or information concerning area of use are provided.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
0613/12

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED light bulb

Brand: Highlight

Name:

Type/number of model: IPCS 0QC3 24W E27

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Large LED light bulb with six vertical rows of LEDs arranged in a star formation; weight approx. 1 kg.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because

-          the internal wires reach the cooling body through holes which have not been de-burred. This creates a risk of the wires being damaged by the sharp edges;

-          under a test voltage of approx. 1 000V AC between the lamp holder and the touchable cooling body there is a flow of current (breakdown). The insulation between electrically active parts and metallic touchable parts is thus inadequate;

-          according to the manufacturer's information this is a light bulb for use outdoors. The stated type of protection (IP 55) cannot be complied with by the open cooling body with the internal wires. Consequently, in the case of water ingress (which can be expected), there is a risk of electric shock;

-          it is possible to touch the internal wires or the terminal connections on the cooling body with the fingers.

In addition, the light bulb weighs approx. 1 kg (by way of comparison, a normal light bulb weighs only approx. 30 g). Consequently, the light bulb engenders a high tensile and/or bending load on the lamp holder.

In addition, there is no declaration of conformity by the EU distributor, no address given for the manufacturer or its authorised representative, no CE mark and no information on type designation, voltage, power, frequency or instructions for use.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
0614/12

Germany

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED tube lights 'LED Röhre' (LED Tube)

Brand: Eneltec

Name:

Type/number of model: a) T10060,
b) ENLT-T10060SMD-01,
c) 24W CW Eneltec,
d) T 10 LED Tube Light

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED tube lights which look like conventional replacement fluorescent tubes but for which the original light fitting must be modified.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock because it can only be used if the existing light fitting is modified. Modifying the light fitting creates hazards for users as it is not possible to ensure, for example, that the necessary insulation distances are observed. No instructions are provided on how to install the tube lights/modify the light fittings. Replacing the LED tube light with a fluorescent tube can cause a short circuit.

In addition, no complete address provided for manufacturer or authorised representative, no information on the product, such as CE mark, type designation, voltage, power, frequency is provided.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
0615/12

Germany

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll "Angel Fashion Vogue Style (Fashon Style Vogue Girls Briskness)"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Item No 2011A

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Dressing-up doll made of plastic, 260 mm high with pink dress and blond hair without shoes; accompanied by a small articulated "child" doll, a total of four small and four large garments of different kinds, one pair of red shoes for a doll and one drinking beaker for a doll.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts of the doll contain 3.7%-25% by weight of 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.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the importer.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
0616/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Camper van "Esprit I and Esprit XL I"

Brand: Dethleffs

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: EG/DF 003 EC type approval: e1*2001/116*0416

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Vehicles manufactured in 2010 and 2011 are concerned.

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

The wiping action by the left-hand windscreen wiper arm in poor wind and weather conditions may result in failure of the windscreen wiper unit which could lead to a road accident.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

29
0617/12

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sports shoes

Brand: Feet Ya

Name:

Type/number of model: WRN: 124011-00100, item number 400-5279, order number 6294808 WRN: 124011-00100, item number 400-5279, order number 6294809

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red ankle-high shoes with velcro fastening for small children: the exterior is red smooth leather, edging on the ankle is red suede leather; lining and insole is light grey leather; lining at front of shoe is white fabric; size: 24/25.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 210 mg/kg of the 4-aminoazobenzene in the red leather edging and 765 mg/kg of the 4-aminoazobenzene in the red leather upper part. This exceeds the limit of 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers by the supplier.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
0618/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car "Sedici"

Brand: Fiat

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: FY, EC type-approval: e4*2001/116*0106

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The vehicles affected were produced from November 2011 to January 2012.

Country of origin: Hungary

No pictures are available

Injuries

The lower joint of the intermediate shaft was not properly attached to the steering system. This may lead to loss of steering control.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  

The Netherlands,
Slovenia,
Sweden