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

- Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

week 45 - 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
A12/1648/12

Lithuania

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Extension lead

Brand: Acuma

Name: Pikendusjuhe

Type/number of model: 113005

Batch number/Barcode: 7394363350319

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Extension lead packed in plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because the mechanical and electrical connections are not capable of withstanding mechanical loads resulting from normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60884.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

2
A12/1649/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Unknown

Name: Exquisite Girl

Type/number of model: 3391 ;

Item no. DO213703

Batch number/Barcode: 5906802137034

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The doll set includes three plastic dolls: 1 boy doll in a black suit, 1 girl doll in a purple dress and a little child doll in a burgundy coloured dress. The packaging is a transparent bag with a cardboard strip.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 33 % 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: Withdrawal of the product from the market and recall of the product from end users.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

3
A12/1650/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Realm

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Type: XY-LED-100L-230V

Batch number/Barcode: 8 101312 311005

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with non-replaceable LED lamps and a flashing switch and control unit. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock

Live metal parts may become accessible because:

·        the wire ends soldered to terminals of the flashing switch and control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting;

·        the insulation of the wiring is not suitable;

·        accessible wires are in contact with sharp edges of the flashing switch and control unit.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

4
A12/1651/12

Germany

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Mobile telephone for children

Brand: Unknown

Name: Kid smart mobile phone

Type/number of model: iBaby A88; S/N: 1006339088; GSM Mobile Phone; Babyguard GSM 900/1800MHZ

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children's mobile phone supplied with a power supply unit.

Country of origin: China


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Fire

The product poses a risk of fire because:

- the wrong material is used as insulation in the power supply unit;

- the power supply unit has insufficient creepage and clearance distances ;

- the plug does not comply with the standards.

In addition, the required labels are missing.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 50075 and EN 60950.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users and withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

5
A12/1652/12

Hungary

Category: Lighting chains

Product: Lighting chain

Brand: Royal

Name: Ice Lights

Type/number of model: Model: MD.0508

Batch number/Barcode: 6 924524 300122

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Lighting chain with 105 miniature lamps operating directly from the mains. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.

Country of origin: China


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Electric shock,
Fire

The product poses a risk of electric shock and burns because:

·        The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and the wires can thus overheat.

·        The accessible wires have only basic insulation and if they are damaged the live conductors can become accessible.

·        The electrical insulation is not sufficient.

·        The dimensions of the socket-outlet are not as required and it is possible to insert a single pin of a plug leaving the other live pin accessible.

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

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

6
A12/1653/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Toy truck

Brand: To Bia’S Giochi

Name: Super Truck

Type/number of model: Article code 25117G

Batch number/Barcode: 8023297748563

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Toy truck with lights and sounds. Packaged in a cardboard box with a window, average dimensions 26.50 x 18.00 x 10.50 cm.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.8-3.2 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

7
A12/1654/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Facemask

Brand: Due ESSE Christmas s.r.l

Name: Tempo di Carnevale

Type/number of model: Witch mask ASS

Batch number/Barcode: 8033113180194

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Soft plastic and textile full-face mask, representing a witch, contained in a sealed plastic bag.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material in the mask contains 9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

8
A12/1655/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s bolero

Brand: Cichlid

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: C1Y17100900404 AD

Batch number/Barcode: 5385609113982

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s bolero, intended for children up to 7 years of age, in pink colour with sequins on the front and cords to be tied in the chest area that are about 270 mm long. There is an attached textile label with the following information, "Renk Fusya/Model Kodu, Model Adi CICHLID 1009-004 KIZ".

Country of origin: Turkey


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the chest area.

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

9
A12/1656/12

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s clothing set

Brand: Babyland

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 0203038.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Children’s outfit – a sweatshirt with a hood with cords and a pair of trousers, in a combination of pink and dark blue, purple and dark blue. On the front of the sweatshirt there are attached appliquéd patterns and sequins. There are labels with information in Bulgarian and a foreign language.

On the front of the sweatshirt and on the trousers there are various inscriptions: "Stars 38", "Best team". No packaging.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

10
A12/1658/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: LG

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art.nr. 4725

Batch number/Barcode: 5413247047250

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Small doll in plastic tube.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 32.4 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and the 2.5% DEHP in the doll's legs. In addition the product contains 0.6% 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.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

11
A12/1659/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: FIAT

Name: Fiat 500, Punto M.Y. 2012, Linea, Qubo and Doblò Panorama

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: The recall affects vehicles with chassis numbers in the following ranges:500: between 878086 and 890578Punto 199: between 893879 and 910396 and between 1890069 and 1905356Linea: between 3183243 and 3186540Qubo: between 309125 and 317723Doblò : between 9190651 and 9201833.

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Passenger car.

Country of origin: Italy

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Injuries

The brake servo connector may not comply with the manufacturer's requirements, which could affect the braking ability of the vehicle, leading to the risk of an accident.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Denmark,
Ireland,
Slovenia,
United Kingdom,
Sweden  

Serious risk Consumer products

12
A12/1660/12

Slovenia

Category: Other

Product: Stepladder

Brand: Josef Steiner

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: KH4

Batch number/Barcode: 8586003390031

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Stepladder with 4 steps and a platform.

Country of origin: Slovakia


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Injuries

The ladder is not reliable under heavy loads. Therefore the platform or step can suddenly collapse causing the user to fall off the ladder resulting in severe injuries.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

13
A12/1661/12

Slovenia

Category: Other

Product: Ladder

Brand: Merox

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 44 (3 x 7 rungs). Ladders which are produced before October 2012

Batch number/Barcode: 3830005744473

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Multipurpose, Type 44 (3 x 7 rungs).

Country of origin: Slovenia


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the base of the ladder has insufficient grip on the ground. Therefore the ladder is likely to come away from the wall, especially when the user climbs higher up, causing him to fall from a great height resulting in serious injury.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Bulgaria  

Serious risk Consumer products

14
A12/1662/12

Italy

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Bar Meir

Name: Fashion girls

Type/number of model: Code 003

Batch number/Barcode: 8033717600036

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll packed in a transparent plastic-fronted cardboard box. with additional dresses. There are various indications on the packaging.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains 23 % 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: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

15
A12/1663/12

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Toy Mobile Phone

Brand: Tono Jia

Name: Hamburger Cellphone

Type/number of model: Item NO.2166A1

Batch number/Barcode: 0200001455612

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A hamburger-shaped, toy mobile phone made of yellow and brown plastic. There is a sticker with an inscription “Hamburger Cellphone” inside the phone. The toy is battery- operated. It is packed into a cardboard box bearing the words “Hamburger Cellphone”. On the packaging there are a number of items; EAN code, CE-marking, country of origin and a pictogram indicating that the toy is not intended for use by children under 3 years old.

Country of origin: China


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Damage to hearing

The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is too high.

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

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

16
A12/1664/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: LG

Name: Cutie Kids Fashion Collection

Type/number of model: No. 07017 Item no. LG044358

Batch number/Barcode: 5413247044358

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll in cardboard box with transparent plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain up to 36.2 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

17
A12/1665/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: LG

Name: Baby Love

Type/number of model: No. 08092 Item no. LG030245

Batch number/Barcode: 5413247030245

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Doll in a plastic bag with zip and transparent window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because various parts contain up to 28.2 % by weight of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

18
A12/1666/12

The Netherlands

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: LG

Name: Bonny

Type/number of model: LG090027

Batch number/Barcode: 5413247090027

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Little doll and dog, with bedroom furniture, supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent plastic window.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 38.4% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the head of the doll; 21.7% and 4.9% diisononyl phthalate (DINP) in the arms of the doll; 4.0% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 19.2% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP) in the legs of the doll; 18.7% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP), 7.6% bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 2.1% diisononyl phthalate ( DINP) in the shoes of the doll.

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: Ban on the marketing of the product.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

19
A12/1667/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimming outfit

Brand: Xiao jin yu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Model: 719-1

Batch number/Barcode: 6948076971913

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Girls' bikini with matching skirt. The top can be tied with cords at the neck and back.. The cords have knotted ends. The bikini bottom can be tied with functional cords (made of the same material as the bikini) at both sides. The cord's length is greater than 140 mm. The product is available in yellow, green, blue, red and pink colours. It is decorated with ribbon, a bear's head, butterflies, flowers and dogs. Size: 6-10 Product packaging: cellophane bag.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

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

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

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

20
A12/1668/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ bikinis

Brand: Union-Star

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1: 5018

,
2: D08304

Batch number/Barcode: 1,-; 2, 3000000432020

OECD Portal Category:

Description: 1. Blue-pink-yellow girls’ bikini. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 98-128.

2. Plain bikini. The left side of the bikini top is decorated with sequins. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 146-164

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries,
Strangulation

1. The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the ends in the neck area and at the back of the swimsuit.

2. The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the ends in the neck area and at the back of the swimsuit. Functional cords in the waist area also pose a serious risk of injuries to children.

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.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

21
A12/1669/12

Hungary

Category: Furniture

Product: Sun lounger

Brand: Jardin

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Antia 3722630

Batch number/Barcode: 8711245134468

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Folding, plastic sun lounger with armrests and six-position adjustable backrest. The bed can be rotated and moved by two wheels. Packaging: plastic foil.

Country of origin: The Netherlands


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the mechanism for the backrest can be adjusted with one hand during use and the seat backrest can close unexpectedly to the horizontal position, while the closing armrest can cause hand and finger injuries.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 581-1.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

22
A12/1670/12

United Kingdom

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Power supplier

Brand: PowerPlus Enterprises

Name: PDA Power USB 3 Sockets

Type/number of model: Ref No:7173

Batch number/Barcode: 5055203803625

OECD Portal Category:

Description: A car power supply unit with USB and triple socket, contained in a blister pack with a card insert featuring front facing graphics and product specifications on the rear. The power supply unit has an input voltage of 12 – 16 V DC. The USB socket has an output voltage rating of 5 V DC.

Country of origin: China


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Fire,
Injuries

The product poses a risk of fire and injuries as it may overheat resulting in the emission of smoke such that, should this occur whilst the vehicle is in motion, it could result in a road traffic accident.

One incident reported.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

23
A12/1671/12

United Kingdom

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Soother

Brand: Griptight

Name: Standard Silicone Decorated Soothers

Type/number of model: 66455

Batch number/Barcode: 11B0480

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Packs of three soothers – in bright blue and fuchsia pink colours (three soothers of the same colour per pack). The blue soothers have small dark blue spots decorating the soother shield. The three soothers are packed in plastic packaging.

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.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users.  

Ireland  

Serious risk Consumer products

24
A12/1672/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikinis

Brand: Hello Girl

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1-P82,
2- P85

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Model (P82): Light green bikini with white polka dots. The right side of the bikini top is decorated with an umbrella and the left side is decorated with a bag and an inscription “Hello”. The top can be tied around the neck with functional cords and at the back. Size: 3/4, 7/8, 11/12, 13/14

2. Model (P85): Girl’s bikini. The right side of the bikini top is decorated with ice-cream and the left side of the bikini top is decorated with a little mouse and an inscription “Hi”. The top can be tied around the neck with function cords and at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

25
A12/1673/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ trousers

Brand: AD miring

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: TK-1063

Batch number/Barcode: 7 675505 995545

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Leisure trousers for girls. The waistband of the trousers includes an unattached drawstring. The trousers are decorated with two hearts, strasses and an inscription: “Mystery”. Size: 128-158.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of injuries because of the presence of a drawstring in the waist area.

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.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

26
A12/1674/12

Greece

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Passenger car

Brand: HONDA

Name: CR-V

Type/number of model: Model CR-V, Type RD8 (2.0l Petrol) and RD9 (2.2l Diesel)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The recall concerns certain 2002 to 2006 year model CR-V vehicles, produced from the 7th November 2001 to the 6th October 2006.

Affected vehicles RD8 (2.0l Petrol) 2002 VIN No.s from SHSRD87702U000101to SHSRD88602U036601, 2003 from SHSRD87603U100101 to SHSRD87603U134080, 2004 from SHSRD87604U200101 to SHSRD87204U237794, 2005 from SHSRD87605U300101 to SHSRD88605U327908, 2006 from SHSRD87206U400101 to SHSRD87806U430680, RD9 (2.2l Diesel) 2005 from SHSRD97605U000101 to SHSRD97605U026519, 2006 from SHSRD97906U100101 to SHSRD97606U128028.

Country of origin: United Kingdom

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Fire

Under certain severe operating conditions, water, rain, or other liquid may enter the driver’s window and reach the master power window switch resulting in impaired functioning of the switch. If the master power window switch is damaged as a result of liquid intrusion it may result in failure of the switch and overheating. An overheated switch may cause smoke, melting or, potentially, a fire.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

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

Serious risk Consumer products

27
A12/1675/12

Hungary

Category: Toys

Product: Police play-set

Brand: Unknown

Name: S.W.A.T.

Type/number of model: Model: S1012483

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 5998087518165

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Police set consisting of 1 black plastic toy gun, 5 pink projectiles with suction cups in a bandoleer, one pair of glasses. The gun set is packed in a blister pack.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the projectiles contain 6.9% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and 6.7 % by weight of di-butyl 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.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

28
A12/1676/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimsuit

Brand: Xiao jin yu

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 856

Batch number/Barcode: 6948076908568

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Red coloured, patterned, one-piece swimsuit for girls. The swimsuit can be tied and adjusted with functional cords that have free-ends in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area.

Size: 6-10.

Country of origin: China


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Injuries,
Strangulation

The product poses a serious risk of strangulation and injuries because of the presence of functional cords with free ends in the neck area, at the back and in the waist area of the swimsuit.

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.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

29
A12/1677/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikini

Brand: Robesto

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 433

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description: The top of the girl’s bikini is red-coloured with dark blue and white stripes. The bottom part of the bikini is decorated with a flower-shaped, plastic buckle. The top can be tied with functional cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The cords have knotted ends.

Size: 104/110, 116/122, 128/134.

Country of origin: Unknown


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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

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A12/1678/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' bikinis

Brand: Sun & Ocean

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: 1) 426 ,
2) 631

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category:

Description:

1. Checked bikini. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends.

Size: 104-134 2

2. The pink bikini is decorated with animal motifs. The top can be tied with cords that have free ends in the neck area and at the back. The bottom of the bikini can be adjusted and tied with cords that have free ends in the waist area. The cords have knotted ends.

Size: 104-146.

Country of origin: Unknown


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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

31
A12/1679/12

Hungary

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' swimsuit

Brand: Keyzi

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: ELIZA

Batch number/Barcode: 5 907441 610544

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Patterned one-piece girl's swimwear. The swimsuit can be tied with cords at the back. The cords have knotted ends. Size: 116, 122, 146 .

Country of origin: Poland


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Injuries

The product poses a serious risk of injuries because of the presence of functional cords with knots at the back of the swimsuit.

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.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

32
A12/1680/12

Hungary

Category: Furniture

Product: Camping chair

Brand: New Europrofil

Name: Piccolo Haut Dossier

Type/number of model: Model 10060

Batch number/Barcode: 8033629100600

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Folding camping chair with a green metal tube frame, striped textile seat and backrest, plastic arm rest and three forming springs.

Country of origin: Italy


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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the steel straps of the chair can durably bend and the chair can tip over. In addition, the steel straps which connect the metal tubes of the seat and the back rest, have burrs and sharp edges. The user’s fingers may become entrapped when the chair is folded with great force and speed.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standards EN 581-1 and EN 581-2.

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

 

Serious risk Consumer products

33
A12/1681/12

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Bath Oil

Brand: Manufaktura

Name: Original Wine Cosmetics

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 8591113007038,Batch No: 1 02.0819/0206; best-before date: 08 /2013 6 M

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: red liquid with strawberry-cream-coloured foamy crown. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 3.0 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.

The product does 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

34
A12/1682/12

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Shower Gel

Brand: Manufaktura

Name: Original Beer Cosmetics – Beer Shower Gel

Type/number of model: Batch No: 1 20.07.11/216, best-before date: 07/2014 6 M

Batch number/Barcode: 8591113005898

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: brown viscous liquid. Odour: sweet, slight beer note. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.9 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.

The product does 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

Denmark  

Serious risk Consumer products

35
A12/1683/12

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Shower Gel

Brand: Manufaktura

Name: Original Wine Cosmetics

Type/number of model: Batch No: 1 26.05.11/157, best-before date: 05/2014 6 M

Batch number/Barcode: 8591113007007

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approximately 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: dark red viscous fluid. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.6 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.

The product does 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

36
A12/1684/12

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Hair Shampoo

Brand: Manufaktura

Name: Original Beer Cosmetics - Beer Hair Shampoo

Type/number of model: Batch No 1 02.08.11/242, best-before date: 08/2014 6 M

Batch number/Barcode: 8591113006055

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approx. 2 cm opening, 3 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: light brown viscous liquid. Odour: sweet, slight beer note. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 5.4 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.

The product does 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.  

 

Serious risk Consumer products

37
A12/1685/12

Germany

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Hair Shampoo

Brand: Manufaktura

Name: Original Wine Cosmetics - Wine Shampoo

Type/number of model: Batch No: 1 02.08 10/0206, best-before date: 08/2013 6 M

Batch number/Barcode: 8591113009339

OECD Portal Category:

Description: Plastic bottle (20 cm tall) with approx. 2 cm opening, 2 adhesive labels, screw cap. Appearance: red viscous liquid. Odour: sweet and fruity. Taste: unpleasant but not bitter.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Health risk / other

The product poses a health risk because the liquid contains 6.7 g/100g of anionic tenside which, if swallowed, may cause aspiration pneumonia. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid.

The product does 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.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market.