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Consumers (31-08-2007)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 34, 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 18 items- 5 children's equipment, 4 toys, 3 electrical appliances, 5 children's equipment, 2 chemical products, 2 motor vehicles, 1 vehicle and 1 decorative article.
 
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Electrical Appliances
Toaster
Russel Hobbs
Model: 12502-56 and 12502-57
2
Chemical Products
Tattoo ink
Euro Sumi
Model: Lot ES020408
3
Toys
Inflatable plastic sword
Donald Duck & Co
Model: Cover Mount Gift with a Children's Magazine
4
Children's Equipment
Children's bicycle
Ravo Tygr
Model: DM 1605060148
5
Children's Equipment
Children's bicycle
Kenzel
Model: Excellent Style 16', XP04121511
6
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
GM
Model: Opel
7
Electrical Appliances
Water heater
Lorenzetti Bello Banho
Model: Unknown
8
Children's Equipment
Bicycle for young children
Altrix Super Wildhorse 12"
Model: BSP07011568
9
Toys
Trumpet
Smer
Model: Unknown
10
Chemical Products
Mould killer in a bottle
Polycell
Model: Bar Code 5010567136017 and 5010567137014
11
Electrical Appliances
Immersion heater for water
Sanal
Model: Sanal Tse
12
Children's equipment
Children's bicycle
Piranha Princess
Model: OM 60705457
13
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
BMW
Model: X5
14
Vehicles
Bicycle engine Alpena MTB
Engine Alpena
Model: RMS/533717
15
Toys
Duck filled with bath gel
Mades cosmetics
Model: Batch No 060223
16
Toys
Bath gel with a dolphin toy
Mades cosmetics
Model: Batch No 060601
17
Children's equipment
Bicycle for young children
Dinotti jump
Model: Art No 203258
18
Decorative articles
Cut out t-lite holder
Dunnes Stores
Model: 7714332
 
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.