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Consumers (14-05-2007)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 18, 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 31 items – 11 toys, 3 cosmetics, 3 electrical appliances, 3 motor vehicles, 2 lighting equipment, 1 hobby/sports equipment, 1 recreational craft, 1 household appliance, 1 children's equipment, 1 vehicle, 1 other, 1 decorative article, 1 protective equipment and 1 gas appliance.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Hobby/sports equipment
Sunglasses – "Cool", "Sport" and "Kost"
Eyewear by Colmag
See website
2
Toys
"Shrek" headbands and ears
DreamWorks – Shrek the Third
Unknown
3
Recreational crafts
Squadron 58
Fairline
S58
 
4
Toys
Pull-along butterfly
Butterfly
No 2135
5
Lighting equipment
Lamp – Jamaica
Massive
Outdoor reference: 71630/21/30 and 71633/21/30
6
Toys
Squeeze plastic toy – Hare
Profibaby
EAN: 8594024220671
7
Toys
Wooden jigsaw puzzle – Farm theme with clock
Pfennigpfeiffer
Item No: 92B0194, EAN 4038611051124
8
Toys
Soft toy – Mini chick with suction cup
Lelly
Gencod 8004332106746
 
9
Motor vehicles
Replacement disc brake linings
Sct Germany
SCT LP770 (SP175), DP 7775
10
Household appliances
Mini steam cleaner
Electris
Model: SC 225 VA, Batch: 575127
11
Toys
Plush teddy bear
Make your teddy bear
See website
12
Toys
Soft toy – Hare ZAFO
Fancy
010373
13
Vehicles
Bicycle brake set – Force Road Brake Caliper Sets
SRAM
See website
14
Cosmetics
Nail cosmetics
O.P.I.
See website
15
Children's equipment
Pushchair
Tako City Voyager
Unknown
16
Toys
Mobile phone – 1000 Call me
Unknown
QX-1000A
17
Electrical appliances
Two way electrical adaptors Kopp Thaya and Kopp Topaz
Kopp Germany
See website
18
Other
Electronic breathalyser
SIIL AL 1000
ALCOOTEST AL 1000
19
Motor vehicles
Passenger cars – ABS unit
JEEP, DODGE and CHRYSLER
See website
20
Lighting equipmment
Portable lamp in shape of crocodile
Unknown
Model: SR 1801, Ref.: 4655/SR1801 BP (indicated on the manufacturer's invoice), bar code: 8435109746559
21
Electrical appliances
Texet Digital Photo Frame
Texet
Model No. DPF562. No associated batch codes. Argos Catalogue No. 570/0697
22
Toys
Key ring in the form of a stuffed fabric soft toy animal
STC
Article reference: 2474, cod : 3700276214282
23
Decorative articles
Candle holder – Time Channel
Unknown
C-2233
24
Cosmetics
Nutritive night cream for sensitive and dry skin
Recepto Babushki Agafii
 
Bar code 4607040311941, produced July 2006
25
Cosmetics
Shampoo - KeraBond hidro-keratin shampoo for dry and chemically damaged hair
 
Chenice
Batch codes: 5E286, 6C039, 5N001
 
26
Protective equipment
Flammable gas monitoring and control device – Z10 series
SF Detection (by Honeywell Analytics)
See website
27
Gas appliances
Patio Heater
Fire Friend
Model 1642
28
Electrical appliances
Soldering iron
Hobbyring
Brenn-Peter 3, B5024, 220-240 V, 26 W
 
29
Toys
Spiderman mobile phone
Unknown (counterfeit product)
Unknown
30
Motor vehicles
Passenger car YARIS (front/rear seat headrest and front seat side airbag)
Toyota
See website
31
Toys
Soft toy – Elk
Paul
Art. No 5210; bar code 4026272052109
 
 
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.