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Consumers (06-11-2006)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 43, 2006

RAPEX is the EU rapid alert system for all dangerous consumer products, with the exception of food, pharmaceutical and medical products. It allows for the rapid exchange of information between Member States and the Commission with regard to items posing a potential serious risk to the health and safety of consumers and measures taken by Member States to prevent, restrict or impose specific conditions on the marketing of these products. The revised General Product Safety Directive, which entered into force in January 2004, requires the Commission to make information relating to risks to consumer health and safety posed by products available to the public. This is why the Commission publishes a weekly overview of notifications of dangerous products.
This week’s RAPEX report consists of 13 items: 6 toys, 3 electrical items, 2 motor vehicles, 1 household appliance and 1 leisure product.
1.       Household appliance: Gas-fired oven and oven with grill combined with a refrigerator for installing in mobile homes and caravans ‘Dometic” . Type/number of model: TecTower RMT 7650, 7651, 7655. TecTower RMT 7850, 7851, 7855. Serial numbers: to 629xxxxx.
2.       Toy: Toy gun with laser B/O Guns Model Series. Type/number of motorcyle model: The Gunwrold electronic series; Series No. 859 - A1 to A8.
3.       Toy: Toy gun with laser Super weapon. Type/number of model: Written on the product: M-16 Imitation harmless B/O Gun, NO: 9988.
4.       Toy: Children's game ‘Kid Cala’ University Games. Type/number of model: No. 09920.
5.       Toy: bow Bowman super power. Type/number of model: NO.338AB Bar code: 5998230717278.
6.       Motor vehicle: Motorcycle Yamaha Type/model: model XV1600A.
7.       Electrical: Electrical adapter with surge protection POWER GUARD Type/model: FA-01 V.
8.       Toy: Plastic toys RUBO toys. ‘Perles à clipser Miffy’ Type/model: art 413-1308 EAN 8710228120528.
9.       Toy: soft ball Adidas. Type/number of model: No. 749123.
10.   Electrical: Portable luminaires for halogen lamps Bright light. Tpye/model: 67115/87/15  silver, type versions: 67115/30/15 black, 67115/31/15 white.
11.   Motor vehicle: Mini-motorbike. Type/number of model: MT-DB03.
12.   Electrical: Multiple socket-outlet Nanjing Light Industrial Products Type/number of model: E0019/EAN 8595070888938.
13.   Hobby/Leisure product: Melissa and Doug Shape Sorting Clock Flair Leisure Products/Melissa and Doug. Type/number of model: Type/model: CR 1105.
The list above is just an overview of the reported products last week.
Click here for the full details, which can be found in the weekly RAPEX report. It includes detailed information on the products and risks, the notifying MemberState, and the measures adopted to deal with the risk.
The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided. In the event that further information received from a contact point regarding an already published notification leads to the modification or withdrawal of the information, the Commission will include a corrigendum or notice of withdrawal in the next weekly overview.