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Consumers (20-12-2007)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 50, 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 25 items- 6 Hobby/Sports Equipment, 5 Motor Vehicles, 3 Decorating Articles, 2 Lighting Equipment, 2 Cosmetics, 2 Toys, 1 Electrical Appliance, 1 Food-Imitating Product, 1 Laser Pointer, 1 Childcare Article and 1 Chemical Product.
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Air sport gun
Sheng Yuan
Model: CY.758
2
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Ford
Model: Fiesta, Fusion and Transit (Van)
3
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Ford
Model: Focus, C-Max, S-Max & Galaxy with 2.0 L DW 10 Diesel engine
4
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volvo
Model: XC90
5
Electrical Appliances
Water heater
Santov
Model: 3 kW
6
Lighting Equipment
Desk lamp
Vito
Model: VT-016
7
Food-Imitating Products
Decorative articles
Ideal home range
Model: AH11000
8
Motor Vehicles
Tyres for scooters
Dunlop
Model: SX01
9
Hobby/ Sports equipment
Cycling gloves
Pro, Shimano, Saint
Model: All models of the brand manufactured in Pakistan
10
Hobby/Sports equipment
Air gun with laser beam
Air Sports Gun
Model: REF JP946
11
Lighting equipment
Decorative light
Fairy Lights
Model: GS-TZC_120
12
Cosmetics
Toothpaste
Smartoral Mint Ice
Model: bar code 6 901054 301157
13
Chemical Products
Bicycle repair set
Red Sun
Model: EAN 3850359276406
14
Decorative Articles
Snowman
Unknown
Model: snowman with red hat EAN 8716201473384
15
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volvo
Model: S40 chassis, V50 chassis, C30 chassis
16
Toys
Toy mobile phone
The Princess and the Pauper
Model: No. 143-340C
17
Childcare Articles
Baby shoes/first socks
Playshoes
Model: 491167
18
Cosmetics
Body lotion
Hanfwelt
Model: Batch number 06049
19
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Air gun with laser beam
Air Gun
Model: REF P-137C
20
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Folding scooter
Wheework
Model: DYCO2S-P/SKIN HO 68
21
Decorative Articles
Decorative figure
Unknown
Model: EAN 8716201431223
22
Laser Pointers
Laser pointers X rated
HottProducts Unlimited/American Multitrade Inc.
Model: 818631020256
23
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Air matress
Vidal
Model: REF 0217918
24
Toys
Gleams ball
Unknown
Model: No 9384
25
Decorative Articles
Round oil-lamp
Menu A.S.
Model: No. 4740019
 
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.