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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 23 - 2012

Corrigendum
Notification 1100/09 from week 31 of 2009 has been permanently removed following clarification of the risk assessment by the notifying authorities.

Notification 0744/12 from week 20 of 2012 has been temporarily removed following pending clarifications by the notifying country.

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
A12/0833/12

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Towels with decoration "Towels"

Brand: TESSERA

Name:

Type/number of model: 11831 and 11829

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Towels which have been folded and placed inside containers resembling drinks packed in a plastic goblet with a straw, decorated with food imitating products (sweets, etc) with labels containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put pieces in their mouth, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The products do not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
A12/0834/12

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Earrings and necklace

Brand: Niia

Name:

Type/number of model: 1) Item number 72500 2) Item number 72503

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1) A pair of metal earrings with a black diamond-shaped metallic part, which is available in 3 colours (silver, pink and black). Each pair of earrings is attached to a plastic tag with the text “nickelfree” and is packed in a plastic bag. 2) A necklace with a silver diamond-shaped metallic part, which is available in 3 colours (silver, pink and black). Each necklace is attached to a plastic tag with the text “nickelfree” and is packed in a plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the metal material of the diamond-shaped parts contain 81-91 % of cadmium, exceeding the limit of 0.01%.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
A12/0835/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: SunSea

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: LP-020,

Batch number/Barcode: 1 370000011023

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood and zip-fastener. The hood has an unfixed drawstring with knots on the ends. The product is decorated with printed patterns. The product is available in white, grey and burgundy colours.

Size: 116-122/6; 128-134/8; 140-146/10; 152-158/12; 158-164/14

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation to children due to the drawstring placed in the hood with knots on the ends.

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

4
A12/0836/12

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Towels with decoration "Towels"

Brand: Sweet love

Name:

Type/number of model: 11834, 11792 and 11833.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Towels imitating food, folded in the form of a cake, packed in cellophane packaging or plastic boxes, with inscriptions " Sweet love", decorated with food imitating products (strawberries and cherries), with labels containing information in Bulgarian.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as, due to its characteristic form, colour and size, it may be mistaken for foodstuff. This may lead children to put them in their mouths, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking.

The products do not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
A12/0837/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's sweatshirt

Brand: Napoleone

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: G-33

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s sweatshirt with hood, zip-fastener and kangaroo pocket. The hood has an unfixed drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with two butterflies, two hearts and inscriptions: "Love Girl" and "Beautiful". Size: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16.

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

6
A12/0838/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ trousers

Brand: KE YI QI

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: K-1506

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The left-hand side of the trousers is decorated with rhinestones. The waist part of the trousers includes an unfixed drawstring. The product is available in red and purple colours. Size: 134-152.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

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

7
A12/0839/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' trousers

Brand: Jintao

Name:

Type/number of model: CH-1162

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' leisure trousers decorated with flowers. The product is available in purple, burgundy and pink colours. The waist part of the trousers has an unfixed drawstring with knots on the ends. Size: 140-158.

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.

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

8
A12/0840/12

Finland

Category: Jewellery

Product: Ring

Brand: Spirit Items

Name:

Type/number of model: In the invoice and in the label: 1) Item number SPJ32082, “Round ring” 2) Item number SPJ32071, “Party ring” 3) Item number SPJ32073, “Turquoise ring” 4) Item number SPJ32080, “Oriental ring”

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1) A golden/black ring with a black plastic jewel and diamond circle, attached to a black plastic tag;

2) A golden ring with several brown plastic jewels, attached to a black plastic tag;

3) A golden ring with several turquoise plastic jewels and diamonds, attached to a black plastic tag;

4) A black metallic ring with several blue and turquoise plastic jewels and diamonds, attached to a black plastic tag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

These products pose a chemical risk because the metal material of the rings contain 33-36 % of cadmium exceeding the limit of 0.01%.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
A12/0841/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's Jacket

Brand: Aoles

Name:

Type/number of model: YF997

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's jacket with hood. The hood has an unfixed drawstring with knots and toggles on the ends. The product is available in yellow, orange, white, pink and red colours. On the front, on an embroidered label, there are inscriptions: „Aoles Club&Sports TOPCLUB Sports Staff Collection Super Team Spirits”. Size: 140-170.

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

10
A12/0842/12

Denmark

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks "Panther Power battery 49 shots"

Brand: AFAC (Aalborg Fyrværkerifabrik ApS)

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: Panther Power battery 49 shots. Danish registration number: SIK-0053211280

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Battery of fireworks in a black box with orange text and a panther. It is made with an exposed instantaneous fuse.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns because the battery is equipped with an exposed instantaneous fuse.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
A12/0843/12

Romania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Table lamp "Lotus lamp"

Brand: Lotus

Name:

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Table lamp in the shape of a pink flower with green leaves. The lamp is packaged in a black cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are easily accessible during normal use.

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

12
A12/0844/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "Professional Presenter"

Brand: Logitech

Name:

Type/number of model: R800

Batch number/Barcode: 5099206018099

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Brilliant green laser, with intuitive controls, for use on an LCD display. The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimetres).

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3R.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

Slovenia,
Sweden,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

13
A12/0845/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "5 in 1 & Laser Pen"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: 1913,

Batch number/Barcode: 6899651837952.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pen-shaped laser pointer with an additional LED light and 3 batteries (SR41 - 1.55 V). The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimeters) and the violet LED(s) can be activated separately and simultaneously.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3R.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
A12/0846/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "3 in 1 & Laser Pen"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 3798; Number of model: SIN 2010

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Pen-shaped laser pointer with an additional LED light and 3 batteries (SR41 - 1.55 V). The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimetres) and the white LED(s) can be activated separately and simultaneously.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3R.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
A12/0847/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "Laser LED Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 3793 Number of model: SIN 2010101 JP

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key-chain laser pointer with additional LED light and 3 batteries (LR44 - 1.55 V). The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimeters) and the white LED(s) can be activated separately and simultaneously.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3R.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
A12/0848/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "4 in 1 Laser & Led Light"

Brand: JD

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 0411146 Number of model: 2012908.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Laser pointer with an additional LED light (flexible and magnetic) and 3 batteries (LR44 - 1.55 V). The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimetres) and the white LED(s) can be activated separately and simultaneously.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3B.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
A12/0849/12

Portugal

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer "Key-ring 2 in Laser & Led Light"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Number of model: SIN 2011108

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Key-ring laser pointer with additional LED light and 3 batteries (LR44 - 1.55 V). The product emits a collimated laser beam with small diameter (of the order of a few millimetres) and the white LED(s) can be activated separately and simultaneously.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to sight

The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it is Class 3B.

With respect to the classification, the labelling and the user information, the product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

Slovenia,
Portugal  

Serious risk Consumer products

18
A12/0850/12

Portugal

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair treatment product "Spazzola Progressiva – Fluido 2"

Brand: Claudia Pazzini

Name:

Type/number of model: - Batch number: PR.0104110;

Batch number/Barcode: 8 010820 012291; Expiration date: EX.02-15.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Grey plastic bottle. Volume 500 ml.

Country of origin: Italy


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.77 % of formaldehyde.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.

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

Italy  

Serious risk Consumer products

19
A12/0851/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp "Power LED JDR E14"

Brand: Swedlux

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: SL18 0913

Batch number/Barcode: 7 330024 930155

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp: DR-3x1W-E14, 240V.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60968.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
A12/0852/12

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: LED lamp "Green X"

Brand: Lexxa

Name:

Type/number of model: Type: 439 663 (GU10)

Batch number/Barcode: 6 430038 496638

OECD Portal Category:

Description: LED lamp DR-6W-GU10, 220-240V.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between the live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60968.

Compulsory measures: Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
A12/0853/12

Cyprus

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead "Four Way 13A Multi-Socket with 3m Flex"

Brand: Deta

Name:

Type/number of model: Model: C3814

Batch number/Barcode: 5016211594332

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension lead with four sockets and a cable length of 3 m. Packed in a blue semi-transparent plastic bag. Instructions, information and warnings are on the packaging.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Electric shock,
Fire

The plastic parts of the plug can catch fire. The socket outlet is provided with welded terminals instead of screw type terminals.

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

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
A12/0854/12

Finland

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Scarf

Brand: AmandaB Collection

Name:

Type/number of model: ST.SK4174B

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A blue and white scarf with pink narrow stripes, size approx. 50 x 180 cm.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains banned azocolourants. The blue colour releases 140 mg/kg of 3,3’ Dimethoxybenzidine, which exceeds the limit 30 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
A12/0855/12

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy building set "Music Blocks"

Brand: Ke Xiang

Name:

Type/number of model: Item number in invoice: OC091232

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Colourful, plastic building blocks comprised of wild animals: lion, zebra, elephant, crocodile, etc. and jungle type plants and palm trees with a battery operated music box inside one tree. Also, softer plastic blocks featuring liana and rope ladder; packed in a large cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical,
Suffocation

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain 5,9-24% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). The product poses a risk of suffocation because the plastic bag containing the toys is not thick enough.

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.

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

Compulsory measures: Import rejected by the customs authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

24
A12/0856/12

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy- building blocks "City Series, Police & Rescuers"

Brand: Xiangfeng Toys

Name:

Type/number of model: OC0112737

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Colourful, plastic building block set containing two police men, a car, stickers and building blocks (36 pcs); packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Suffocation

The product poses a risk of suffocation because the plastic bag containing the toys is not sufficiently thick (average thickness 0.027+/-0.004 mm).

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

25
A12/0857/12

Slovakia

Category: Toys

Product: Teddy bear

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: CM-5116,

Batch number/Barcode: 5908259484464

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plush teddy bear in green trousers and white and green T-shirt. Eyes are made of small balls sewn to the head, 2 buttons are glued to the braces of the trousers. Marking - CE, CM-5116, Pliš.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because small parts (the eyes and the buttons) can be detached and swallowed by small children.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
A12/0858/12

Finland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye product "color"

Brand: Silk Therapy USA

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch code: SKU#CST030

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The package contains: Silk Therapy color (1) (60 ml); Developer (2) (60 ml); Sealer Plus (3) (15 ml), Biosilk Silk Therapy (4) (15 ml).

Country of origin: United States


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the colouring agent Phenazinium, 3,7-diamino-2,8-dimethyl-5-phenyl- and its salts (CAS-number 477-73-6)) banned in Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
A12/0859/12

Sweden

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Oil lamp "Flicker"

Brand: Duo Design Holland

Name:

Type/number of model: 16052

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Oil lamp that looks like a water glass with three metal tubes containing the wicks. A silicon lid can be put on top of the glass to fasten the tubes.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Burns,
Chemical,
Fire

The product poses a risk of fire and burns because the glass is unstable and can easily tip over and break. There is no wick guard.

In addition, the lamp looks like a glass of lemonade with straw, so it is child-appealing. The product lacks general information and warnings.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 14059.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
A12/0860/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Magically beautiful girl"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8413930 116505

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic doll in a cardboard box with plastic display, which includes the symbol indicating the product is not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 26.1% 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.

Compulsory measures: Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
A12/0861/12

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother "Baby thing series"

Brand: MUMLOVE

Name:

Type/number of model: Reference 92920

Batch number/Barcode: 6882009929209

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soother with a transparent teat and a plastic cover. It comes in a plastic blister pack, the cardboard with coloured drawings and an animal. The reverse side has a label with the barcode, the CE mark and the symbol indicating that the product in not recommended for children under 3 years of age.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as the teat can easily come loose and be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400-2.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
A12/0862/12

Germany

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Black Henna (hair dye)

Brand: Afrin´s

Name:

Type/number of model:

Batch number/Barcode: 8906010540036

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Printed outer carton containing six printed paper pouches, each with a welded, laminated aluminium foil sachet and instructions. Each foil sachet contains a further individual printed laminated foil pouch containing 10g of the product.

Country of origin: India


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 10.9% of Para phenylenediamine (PPD) which is classified as potentially harmful to health. Oxidation hair dyes contain what are known as coupler substances, which bind the PPD and prevent any further reaction which would produce substances harmful to health. Because of the lack of coupler substances, this product is not an oxidising hair dye, for which the addition of PPD is permissible only up to a certain concentration under the Cosmetics Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
A12/0863/12

Spain

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother "Appeasing Nipple"

Brand: MUMLOVE

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. 92921 6882009929216

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Blue soother with latex (or similar) teat. It comes in a blister pack, with white cardboard.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking as all parts can easily come loose and be swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1400.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
A12/0864/12

France

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Halogen bulb

Brand: Bricorama In' Light

Name:

Type/number of model: Batch number: Starts with 10Wxxx, Year of manufacture: 2010

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Halogen bulbs of different sizes. 67 different models.

Country of origin: China


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Burns,
Cuts

The product poses a risk of burns and cuts as the bulbs can explode and flying glass is possible if the lamp does not have a shade.

One incident reported.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
A12/0865/12

Spain

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Fitted Oven

Brand: IKEA

Name:

Type/number of model: Models DATID, NUTID and FRAMTID, with production dates 1134-1150 (AASS)

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Built-in oven, production dates 1134-1150 (year week).

Country of origin: Italy


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Burns

The grid plate originally supplied with the oven is too narrow and could therefore fall during use.

Voluntary measures: Voluntary recall from consumers.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
A12/0866/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Doll "Princess"

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: Model 03/LT07/12, ref. 8610 / 8421692086103

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Set comprising doll with the clothes of a princess and various accessories. The packaging is a cardboard box with a transparent plastic lid through which the toy is visible.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the shoes contain phthalates which exceed the permissible levels:

- Shoes with lilac heels: DEHP: 0.58% (m/m) and DINP: 0.82% (m/m)

- Shoes with transparent pink heels: DEHP: 3.48% (m/m) and DINP: 0.76% (m/m)

- Shoes with deep pink heels: DEHP:1.12% (m/m) and DINP: 1.28% (m/m)

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 ordered by the authorities.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

35
A12/0867/12

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children's outfit

Brand: NEWNESS

Name:

Type/number of model: Ref. JGV 10300 SIZE 3A, 4A and 5A, 8435155499010

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Description: Girl's clothing outfit comprised of a short-sleeved top and short trousers. The collar of the top is red and there are two parallel vertical red stripes at the ends of the sleeves. The trousers have two pockets and two horizontal red stripes. A label is attached to the collar of the top. The front of the label shows the brand name and indicates 3-8 years, showing the drawing of a girl with a hat. The back of the label indicates the importer, reference, sizes 3A, 4A and 5A and the barcode. Another label shows the importer's details, the origin and various symbols and cleaning instructions.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because trousers have drawstrings with knots at both 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

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A12/0868/12

Latvia

Category: Lighters

Product: Novelty lighters "W.S.L.F" and "BAOCH"

Brand:

1) DIHU,

2) SWORDFISH,

3) Ji Guen Deng

Name:

Type/number of model:

1) Unknown

2) SM 0.6:1.357

3) Unknown

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Description:

1) Novelty lighter in the shape of a guitar. Lighter sold in a package. Packaging transparent part fastened to the multicoloured cardboard with guitar pictures.

2) Novelty lighter in the shape of a pistol in a holster.

3) Novelty lighter in the shape of a pistol with built-in laser, which can be easily activated with the trigger on the pistol.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The products pose a risk of burns and fire because they are attractive to children.

The products do not comply with the Commission Decision 2006/502/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of novelty lighters.

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