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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 41 - 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
A12/1520/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: General Trade

Name: Marcellino Baby

Type/number of model: Art. 102137

Batch number/Barcode: 8015361604486

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic baby doll with white and blue dress.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain 6.9-13.5 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.34 % by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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 of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
A12/1521/12

Finland

Category: Decorative articles

Product: Glass oil lamp

Brand: BRANDS Scandinavia

Name: Pumpkin Oil Lamp

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6430013249976

OECD Portal Category:

Description: One piece glass, oil lamp which also acts as an oil container (volume 5 dl). There is a hole on top with a glass stopper which acts as a wick-holder and also closes the lamp. The wick is a mesh.

Country of origin: Hong Kong


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Fire,
Chemical

The product poses:

- a risk of fire because the filler cap of the lamp, which is also the wick-guard of the lamp, is completely loose and therefore the lamp leaks when tilted at 90 degrees.

- a chemical risk because the structure makes the wick easily accessible to children. The filler cap on the oil container is not childproof. Small children can put the wick in their mouths and ingest lamp oil.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
A12/1522/12

United Kingdom

Category: Other

Product: Shower seat

Brand: Matrix

Name: Option six Shower Seat

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Shower seat packaged in a plain cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

A securing bolt, used to support the seat when the user is seated, could easily fail causing the user to fall.

One accident reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
A12/1523/12

Germany

Category: Machinery

Product: Garden power tool sets

Brand: Atika

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>

Product: Garden power tool sets

Brand: Atika

Name: Unknown

Number of model:

a) BFH 30; Item No. 302371

b) BHH 30; Item No. 302349

c) BFGH 30; Item No. 302374

d) BKSH 30; Item No. 302308

e) BMGS 30; Item No. 302373

f) BFSGT 30; Item No. 302372

Batch number/Barcode:

a) 4004265013023

b) 4004265013139

c) 4004265013993

d) 4004265013122

e) 4004265013641

f) 4004265013634

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Each of the garden power tool sets consists of a BAE 30 engine-driven drive unit and the following associated tool attachments:

a) brush cutter and power pruner;

b) high hedge trimmer;

c) brush cutter, power pruner and grass trimmer;

d) power pruner;

e) brush cutter, power pruner, grass trimmer and high hedge trimmer;

f) brush cutter and grass trimmer.

Country of origin: China


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Burns

The screws of the drive unit’s exhaust fastening can come loose. This results in hot exhaust gas flowing out between the cylinder and the exhaust flange, which can cause the surrounding housing to overheat and catch fire, which can result in burns to the user of the product.

Accidents have been reported.

The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users,
Recall of the product from end users  

Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

5
A12/1524/12

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Set of dolls

Brand: BETTY

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>Product: Set of dolls

Brand: BETTY

Name: Beautiful set

Number of model: NGZ 2799747, No. R508

Batch number/Barcode: 6991227997478

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is a set of two dolls – one girl doll, one boy doll. They are packed in a colourful cardboard box with transparent plastic on the front.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the dolls contain 36 % 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: Recall of the product from end users  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
A12/1525/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Mains adaptor

Brand: HL

Name: AC/DC Adaptor

Type/number of model: Model: HLD4124-120500

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Mains charger for model helicopters. There is no packaging with this product. Input AC220-240V 50/60Hz 12V 500mA

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the creepage and clearance distances between the primary and secondary windings are insufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

Latvia  

Serious risk Consumer products

7
A12/1526/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: Hyundai

Name:

Type/number of model: cles

Product: Passenger cars

Brand: Hyundai

Name: Coupe and Elantra

Types: XD and GK

EC type-approval: e4*98/14*0048*

Batch number/Barcode: UnknownThe recall concerns vehicles built between 2001 and 2003.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger cars

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

No pictures are available

Injuries

As a result of an inadequate anti-corrosion coating, the front axle A-arms may rust through, leading to possible loss of control of the vehicle.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
United Kingdom,
Norway,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

8
A12/1527/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Frutta

Name: Beachwear

Type/number of model: FR 11-08

Batch number/Barcode: 8032953020998

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini in white colour, intended for girls up to 4 years old. The bikini is designed with halter neck cords and drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the back.

Country of origin: Romania


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of free halter-neck cords on the top and functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.

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

Voluntary measures:  

Compulsory measures:  

Finland  

Serious risk Consumer products

9
A12/1528/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other

Product: Stepladder

Brand: Elips

Name:

Type/number of model: Product: Stepladder

Brand: Elips

Name: Unknown

Type: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 9; Code: 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609

Batch number/Barcode: 8 694600 0060

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metal household stepladders, sold in transparent polyethylene packaging, with a label attached by the producer.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product does not have sufficient strength and may collapse causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
A12/1529/12

Cyprus

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: David Kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 0253 - S6

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ bikini in blue and white and red and white colours, intended for girls up to 10 years old. The bikini is designed with halter neck cords and cords with free ends to be tied at the back.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of free halter-neck cords on the top and functional cords with free ends to be tied at the back.

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

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
A12/1530/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other

Product: Stepladder

Brand: Doğrular

Name:

Type/number of model: Product: Stepladder

Brand: Doğrular

Name: GI 200

Type: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 9, 10; Code: 3102, 3103, 3104, 3105, 3106, 3107, 3108, 3109.

Batch number/Barcode: 8 691913 101049

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Metal, household stepladder sold in transparent polyethylene packaging with a label attached by the producer.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product does not have sufficient strength and may collapse causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

12
A12/1531/12

Bulgaria

Category: Other

Product: Stepladder

Brand: EUROPA

Name: Домакинска стълба Ъочннч ("Household ladder")

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Household stepladder sold in transparent polyethylene packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product does not have sufficient strength and may collapse causing the user to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 131.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
A12/1532/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: Bordo

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1026

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of two parts – a vest top and a pair of short trousers intended for girls up to 7 years of age, colours – grey, pink and purple with printed patterns of flowers. The vest has functional cords in the neck area and the short trousers have cords in the waist area.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of cords in the neck area and functional cords in the waist area with free ends which are too long.

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

Voluntary measures: Warning consumers of the risks.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

14
A12/1533/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' clothing set

Brand: B-Mart Missé

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2119 6-12-18-24 AY BOLEROLU ELBISE

Batch number/Barcode: 00002119

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls’ outfit, intended for children aged 6-18 months, in white and pink. Made of cotton and consisting of two parts as follows: 1) a child’s dress with white lining supplied with a collar that has lace edging. In the lower part of the dress there are two rows of lace above which there is an attached satin band; 2) a cardigan in white colour supplied with functional cords that are intended to be tied in the neck area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Strangulation

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

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

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
A12/1534/12

Finland

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Most New Toys

Name: Blaster Shoot Gun

Type/number of model: Item No. B2218/OK180213, No. BY0051B / TP-502653 - 209125

Batch number/Barcode: 6412165026537

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black toy machine gun (36 cm x 14 cm) with suction cup arrows, bullets and targets packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because suction cup arrows contain 7.2 % by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 5.3% by weight of dibutylphthalate (DBP). In addition, they contain 11% by weight of di-isonylephthalate (DINP).

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: Recall of the product from end users, withdrawal of the product from the market and destruction of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
A12/1535/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>Product: Toy gun set

Brand: Unknown

Name: Western Cowboy Puskaszett (Toy Gun set)

Type: PT 184360, Model: 5593

Batch number: T 007952,

Batch number/Barcode: 690000079528

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of a brown and black gun, 1 pair of handcuffs, and four pieces of pink plastic projectiles with suction cups. The gun set is packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 9.9 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.5% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

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: Destruction of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
A12/1536/12

Ireland

Category: Other

Product: Carbon monoxide alarm

Brand: ETERNA

Name: Mains Voltage Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Back-up

Type/number of model: EAN 5013845034197

Batch number/Barcode: 49/10, 17/11, 26/11

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Carbon monoxide alarm.

Country of origin: China


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Asphyxiation

The product is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. In the event of a carbon monoxide leak, the product may fail to detect the carbon monoxide.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 50291.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
A12/1537/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Toy trumpet

Brand: TOYS

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 2013 and 63361

Batch number/Barcode: 8019050027358

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Gold-coloured toy trumpet with a red hand-grip and a white mouthpiece. The packaging is a plastic bag with a multi-coloured cardboard closure. The plastic packaging bears a sticker showing inter alia the importer's details, instructions for use and age warnings, the origin and the barcode.

Country of origin: China


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Choking

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

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

Voluntary measures: Destruction of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
A12/1538/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: BOYS TOYS

Name: Demonio

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8422562195697

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Child's devil outfit with a round-necked top showing a black trident in the middle on a red background. The shirt is adjusted at the neck by means of cords. Black trousers with a tail ending in a red barb, and red and black ruffles at the ankles. Includes a black hat with two red horns and black lace at the neck. The packaging is a transparent bag with a card inside bearing the following on the front: the image of a boy wearing the devil outfit, the word Infantil, a statement of the size and the contents.

Size: 2-4 years

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck area which are too long.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
A12/1539/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: BOYS TOYS

Name: Zingaro

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8422259360087

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Fancy dress outfit for children with a shirt with cords in the neck area, waistcoat, hat, trousers and sash with coloured handkerchief. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a card bearing the distributor's details and warnings.

Sizes: 1-2 years and 2-4 years

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

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

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
A12/1540/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: BOYS TOYS

Name: Bebe Murcielago

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8422259362173

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Baby's bag-shaped outfit. It has a bat and belt on the front, a cape with a hood with ears and cords in the neck area. The packaging is a transparent plastic bag with a card bearing the distributor's details and warnings.

Sizes: 0-6 months and 6-12 months

Country of origin: China


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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck area.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
A12/1541/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Citroen

Name:

Type/number of model: cles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Citroen

Name: Berlingo

Type: G*KFW* and G*NFU*

EC type approvals: e2*2001/116*0275*06-*08, *10 and e2*2001/116*0276*04-*06

The recall concerns vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2008.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: France

No pictures are available

Burns

Owing to a non-compliant safety device, the electrical circuit of the engine fan is insufficiently protected. If the fan becomes obstructed, localised heating of the electrical circuit may occur. There is a risk that the vehicle could catch fire even once the engine has been switched off.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

Denmark,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
Norway,
Finland,
Slovenia,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

23
A12/1542/12

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Volkswagen

Name:

Type/number of model: cles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Volkswagen

Name: Touran EcoFuel

Type: 1T

EC type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0211*;

The recall concerns vehicles sold under the name Touran EcoFuel (engine code BSX; 2.0 l; 80 kW), year of manufacture 2005-2009

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Germany

No pictures are available

Injuries

It is possible that, for reasons as yet unexplained, the rear natural gas tank may be defective. Corrosion may increase this risk. In the worst-case scenario, this may even result in the rupture of the gas tank.

One incident reported.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

The Netherlands,
Iceland,
Hungary,
Bulgaria,
Norway,
Finland,
Slovenia,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

24
A12/1543/12

Spain

Category: Laser pointers

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Unknown

Name:

Type/number of model: ters

Product: Laser pointer

Brand: Unknown

Name: Laser LED POW 3 IN 1

Number of model: NO-ZK 9601

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Black key-ring with LED light and laser, powered by three 1.5V batteries. The product comes in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Mozambique


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Damage to sight

The product may cause damage to sight because it is a Class 3B laser.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
A12/1544/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: HONDA

Name: NC700X, NC700S & Integra

Type/number of model: the recall concerns certain 2012 vehicles produced from 25 September 2011 to 19 July 2012.

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Motorcycles

Country of origin: Japan

No pictures are available

Injuries

Due to an inappropriate heat treatment process, it is possible for the drive chain plates to suffer a delayed fracture, causing breakage of the drive chain.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

The Netherlands,
Germany,
Denmark,
Spain,
Hungary,
Slovenia,
Ireland,
Estonia,
Portugal,
Poland,
Finland,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

26
A12/1545/12

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Fancy dress outfit

Brand: PARTY FIESTA

Name: Flamenca

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1765000010006

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Flamenco dancer fancy dress outfit for girls. The body is black with red fringing, and the lower part has red ruffles with black polka-dots. The fringing is in the neck area. The packaging is a transparent bag with a card inside bearing the following on the front: a picture of a girl wearing the complete flamenco dancer costume, the word "Infantil" (="for children"), and indications of the size and contents.

Size: 7-9 years of age

Country of origin: China

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Strangulation

The products pose a risk of strangulation due to the presence of cords with loose ends in the neck area.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market, ban on the marketing of a product and recall of a product from end users.,
Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

27
A12/1546/12

United Kingdom

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Ford

Name:

Type/number of model: cles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: Ford

Name: Maverick

Type: Maverick 3.0L with speed control.

Number of model: WF0CU041011100015 to WF0CU041X31103605.

Vehicles built between 1/8/2001 and 31/7/2003.

Batch number/Barcode:

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car

Country of origin: Unites States

No pictures are available

Injuries

On affected vehicles there may be inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable, which could cause the throttle to stick when the accelerator pedal is fully or partly depressed.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

The Netherlands,
Sweden,
Iceland,
Greece  

Serious risk Consumer products

28
A12/1547/12

Spain

Category: Furniture

Product: Folding beach chair

Brand: MONTY BEACH

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 81095

Batch number/Barcode: 8413930810953

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Folding beach chair with metal frame, fabric seat and backrest and plastic arm rests.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the fingers of the user may get trapped in the folding mechanism when sitting down.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581-2.

 

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
A12/1548/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Toy gun set

Brand: CLUB

Name: ShooTinG Arming

Type/number of model: 0812; G24371 (on the packaging)

Batch number/Barcode: 8011024371320

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The set consists of the following items: an orange plastic toy arrow-gun; 4 orange, plastic projectiles with soft suction cup; 12 yellow, rigid, plastic projectiles; 2 man-shaped black targets. The gun set is packed in a blister card.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Injuries

The products pose a chemical risk because it contains 1.7 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 0.49% by weight of dibutyl phthalate (DBP). In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries because the maximum permissible kinetic energy level of the projectiles is exceeded. Hence there is a serious danger of external injuries, and sensitive areas such as the face and above all the eyes are particularly at risk.

The product does not comply with the Toys 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.

 

 

Serious risk Consumer products

30
A12/1549/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s outfit

Brand: GLO STORY

Name:

Type/number of model: Name: Unknown

Number of model: GLJT-3752

Batch number/Barcode: 5999032737525

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit consisting of trousers and sweatshirt with hood, kangaroo pockets and zip-fastener. The hood and waistband of the sweatshirt includes a non-fixed drawstring with knots at the ends. The product is decorated with crowns and strasses. The product is available in light pink and khaki colours. Size: 134, 146, 152, 164

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood and at the waist with toggles on the ends.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.,
Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
A12/1550/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Radio-controlled toy

Brand: Micro Ufo Channel

Name: Unknoawn

Type/number of model: 358-56

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The toy is packed in a cardboard box with information in English; it is battery-operated (batteries provided); inside it have a flying saucer and a remote control.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical,
Injuries

The products pose a chemical risk because the toy contains the phthalates DEHP/DBP/BBP, and DINP/DIDP/DNOP above the permitted limit.

The ring around the rotating blades breaks easily and the breakage provides access to the corners of the LED plate, which have sharp points, and therefore could cause injuries.

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 Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product,
Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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Spain

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Motorcycles

Brand: TRIUMPH

Name: Street Triple, Street Triple R, Daytona 675

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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Description: Motorcycles

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Injuries

A potential problem with the voltage regulator could lead to a flat battery and subsequent stopping of the engine. If the engine cuts out during use, an accident may occur.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

The Netherlands,
Germany,
Malta,
Sweden,
Denmark,
Greece,
Finland,
Slovenia  

Serious risk Consumer products

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Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Baby teething toy

Brand: Baby Plaything

Name:

Type/number of model: br/>Product: Baby teething toy

Brand: Baby Plaything

Name: Unknown

Number of model: 403-A

Batch number: 94905S/94906S

Bar code: 1122007060968

Batch number/Barcode:

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Description: Colourful, flower shaped teething. It gives sounds and light. The product made out of plastic and textile. The product is packaged in a cardboard box with a transparent window.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because the textile part of the teething can easily be damaged and the soft fibre filling becomes accessible which could be swallowed by small children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN71-1.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ shoes

Brand: FANGHUA

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1. BB 2526-3

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

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Description: Children’s shoes – with a red upper and a black sole, with a self-adhesive strap with a flower at the end. On the front of the upper there is an attached ribbon with a textile flower decorated with small beads glued onto the fabric. The shoes emit a pungent smell. On the sole there is a picture of two apples and small flowers around them as well as the inscription „FANGHUA”.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical,
Choking,
Suffocation

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 5.93 mg/kg by weight dimethylfumarate (DMF).

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to the REACH Regulation.

The product also poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts (a rhinestone) that may easily detach and be swallowed by small children.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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Luxembourg

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Unknown

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8 300805 086530

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Description: Yellow and green chicken shaped soft toys with a suction cup and with a heart shaped sticker mentioning "I LOVE YOU".

Country of origin: Unknown

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Choking

The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts that can be easily detached. In addition, the safety instructions are missing.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.