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Consumers (02-03-2007)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 8, 2007

RAPEX is the EU rapid alert system for all dangerous consumer products, with the exception of food, pharmaceutical and medical devices. It allows for the rapid exchange of information between Member States and the Commission of measures taken to prevent or restrict the marketing or use of products posing a serious risk to the health and safety of consumers. Both measures ordered by national authorities and measures taken voluntarily by producers and distributors are covered by RAPEX.
 
The list below is 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 Member State, and the measures adopted to deal with the risk.
 
This week’s RAPEX report consists of 29 items: 11 toys, 4 electrical equipment, 3 motor vehicles, 2 lighting equipment, 2 clothing, 2 children's articles, 1 household appliance, 1 lighter, 1 tool, 1 cosmetics and 1 kitchen accessory.
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Household appliances
Washing machine
Ariston/Indesit
Models WIL 85 EU and WIL 103 IT
2
Electrical appliances
Television sets
Loewe
See website for models
3
Toys
Soft-air pistol
CYMA
G.056
4
Toys
Soft-air pistol
CYMA
P.698+
5
Toys
Soft-air pistol/Yesheng
Unknown
Y.S.208
6
Clothing
Children's clothing set
LIJIN
Size: M,L.
7
Toys
Water gun
Color baby
Reference 21633; batch code 8412842216334
8
Toys
White soft-toy dog
Animal Alley
No 60051, bar code: 803516440786
9
Cosmetics
Double Effect Mascara
Rival de Loop
See website
10
Electrical appliances
Residual current devices (RCDs)
ABB
See website
11
Electrical appliances
Cotton candy maker
The Helman Group
Model: 207105
12
Children's articles
Plastic soother – hot flashing pacifier
Unknown
Article no: 011848
13
Toys
Expandable toys – coloured growing
Unknown
Unknown
14
Lighting equipment
Decorative light chain
Christmas
See website
15
Tools
Hammer with slit for extraction of nails
Stanley
Unknown
16
Electrical applicances
Extension adapter
Lexel
Type: DX-BY-R; EAN 8595140800228
17
Lighters
Metal novelty lighter in shape of children's car and pistol
Unknown
Unknown
18
Motor vehicles
Motorcycle – coolant hose coupling connecting horizontal head to thermostat
Ducati
See website
19
Motor vehicles
Motor cycles
Kawasaki
See website
20
Toys
Toy motorcycle
Juguetilandia
See website
21
Toys
Castanets
Unknown
Article No 70023, EAN code: 4742090003016
22
Kitchen accessories
Thermos flasks and insulated containers
Food Thermos
Article no 11680, capacity 1.41
23
Toys
Soft toys – toy phone set
Scenique Electronic Mobile Phone
5000312 (duck)
24
Toys
Toy phone set
Simba Light&Sound
No 471 1558
25
Children's equipment
Pushchair
Platon 3 Air
370117
26
Clothing
Children's dress
You Joy
Size 6, Sample FZ-6119, 100% cotton
27
Lighting equipment
Desk lamp
Unknown
5501T SN; on the packaging 5504 SN
 
28
Motor vehicles
Passenger car
Audi
Audi A3 (8P) 2.0 TDI with 6 SP Gearbox; passenger vehicle, hatch back model
29
Toys
Soft toys – laugh and learn bunny
Fisher Price/Mattel
See website
 
 
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.