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Consumers (10-01-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 1, 2008

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 6 items-  2 Hobby/Sports Equipments, 2 Clothing items, 1 Toy and 1 Protective Equipment.
 

 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Air gun
Air Soft Gun
Model: D-92-H
2
Clothing
Children pants
Me too
Model: 5 707297319550
3
Hobby/sports equipment
Multi-gym
Top line
Model: Hobby HG 3000
4
Toys
Sketching and writing board
Kaxilong
Model: No 2008
5
Protective Equipment
New stab vests
Unknown
Model: KR1 Equivalent
6
Clothing
Gloves
B'twin
Model: Junior Red 07 and Junior Black 07

 
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.