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Consumers (04-05-2007)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 17, 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 16 items – 5 toys, 3 cosmetics, 2 motor vehicles, 2 electrical appliances, 1 household appliance, 1 lighting equipment, 1 heating appliance and 1 childcare article.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Toys
Sticky ear and brain
Scooby-Doo
Unknown
2
Household appliances
Glass ceramic hob with 2 induction plates
Bosch, Siemens, Neff, Constructa, Balay, Lynx
See website
3
Toys
Doll in vinyl bag with accessories
SNC O.I.A.
Ref. 63043
 
4
Cosmetics
Nail polishers
NYC
See website
5
Lighting equipment
Lamp – night light
Lantern
YL 223
6
Heating appliances
Homebase 2kW Convector heater with timer
Homebase
Model: 140685; bar code: 5013669954183
7
Electrical appliances
Convector plug provided by 3 in Phone and PDA charger
Sitecom Europe B
6 A / 250 V AC
 
8
Toys
Wooden Train
Ackerman Group Plc
D65774 – bar code
5 021947 657749
 
9
Cosmetics
Hair-care product (hair cream for men with thinning hair)
Procede
See website
10
Childcare articles
Soother
Remond
Ref. 17203, bar code: 3167670172035
11
Electrical appliances
Thermal Belt
Maxcare
Type MC0150
12
Toys
Bath toy – squeeze hippopotamus
Profibaby
Unknown
13
Toys
Flyer – collection set
Happy Childhood
Type: 17128-8103N
 
14
Cosmetics
Nail cosmetics
O.P.I.
See website
15
Motor vehicles
Passenger car – Honda, Jazz, Accord, FR-V
Honda
See website
16
Motor vehicles
Motorcycle – KTM 990 Super Duke (front brake pads)
KTM
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.