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Consumers (23-03-2007)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 11, 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 22 items: 6 toys, 3 childcare articles, 3 children's equipment, 3 motor vehicles, 2 electrical products, 1 pyrotechnical products, 1 lighting equipment, 1 personal protective equipment, 1 gadget and 1 gas appliance.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Pyrotechnical products
Scratch petard
MEGA
No 8301, EAN code: 8595198201138
2
Toys
Wooden car-transporter
BAI
Article No 4140; EAN code: 5906554241416
3
Personal protective equipment
High-visibility warning clothing
Tallipoika
1080
4
Toys
Plastic police gun
Unknown
Item No B266492/2/9ABCD
5
Toys
Baby rattle
Unknown
5290504024496
6
Motor vehicles
Nubira/Lacetti saloon/hatchback cars – brake light switch
Daewoo/Chevrolet
See website
7
Childcare articles
Front baby carrier – KANGOUROU
Unknown
KG001
8
Toys
Plush toys – hanging snowman
Christmas
431148
9
Toys
Place Keepers Military Men play set
Unknown
Model 2088B
10
Gas appliances
Terrace heater - Cosystand Edelstahl Profi
 
Enders
Unknown
11
Childcare articles
Water-filled teethers
Dreambaby
Model number: F446; bar code: 9312742304461, batch code: 746/06
12
Gadgets
MP3/WMA player with FM tuner
United
MP 7511R (1GB)
13
Motor vehicles
Passenger cars – Airbag control unit
Mazda
See website
14
Childcare articles
Wicker carrycot
Unknown
CE005
15
Lighting equipment
Plafond (light binding) 812 RENO
Prezent
Antic Brass Satin; EAN: 8586007084271
16
Electrical products
Universal AC travel adapter
Belkin
Type F8E449ea
17
Electrical appliances
Power supply units
Prescott
Type: LC-D500EXP
 
18
Toys
Helicopter with launch-pad
Vial Europa SA
0213727
19
Motor vehicles
Passenger cars – Volkswagen Transporter
Volkswagen
See website
20
Children's equipment
Pushchair
BéBéGo
 
Golf Plus, item No KS608R
 
21
Children's equipment
Pushchair
Pikolo
Article 10240
22
Children's equipment
Pushchair – combined child stroller
Scout X
Unknown
 
 
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.
 
Website for the link
http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=123