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Consumers (17-01-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 2, 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 25 items-  9 Toys, 6 Motor Vehicles, 5 Lighting Chains, 2 Electrical Appliances, 1 Cosmetic, 1 Communication tool and 1 Protective Equipment.
 
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car- steering box
Fiat
Model: Light truck
2
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles-fuel tank air vent pipe
Honda
Model: CBR 1000 code SC57
3
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Saab
Model: Saab 9-3
4
Toys
Doll and dog set
Happy Sairy Style
Model: 6009
5
Electrical Appliances
Sunbeds
Ergoline
Model: Ergoline excellence 800 Turbo power, 843949
6
Electrical Appliances
Sunbeds
Ergoline
Model: Ergoline advantage 400 turbo power 843871
7
Motor Vehicles
Mini motorbikes
Mini Moto
Model: Cross 50 CC, 49 CCC
8
Protective Equipment
Children's sunglasses
Foster Grant
Model: 25200
9
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Cadillac-Saab
Model: Cadillac BLS
10
Toys
Doll with accessory set
Fashion Travet Kevin
Model: 20992
11
Toys
24 Oil Pastels
Dash
Model: Code T2990
12
Toys
Soft toy
Artic Merlin
Model: Unknown
13
Toys
Toy mobile phone
Mobile phone
Model: 33955E, 33955S
14
Toys
Soft toy- Panda
Poptoy
Model: 6009
15
Toys
Soft toy
Friendlies plush
Model: Nr. 1015
16
Toys
Squeeze toy
Unknown
Model: 500206
17
Communication Equipment
Computer hardware
Netgear
Model: NETGEAR XE103
18
Toys
CD player for children
Unknown
Model: 1534612
19
Cosmetics
Toothpaste
Colgate
Model: Herbal white 50 ml
20
Lighting Chains
Lighting chains
Vidal
Model: Ref. 0217148
21
Lighting Chains
Lighting chains
Vidal
Model: Ref. 0217144
22
Lighting Chains
Lighting chains
Vidal
Model: Ref. 0217149
23
Lighting Chains
Christmas lighting chains
Vidal
Model: Ref. 0216867
24
Machinery
Mitre saw with bench
Mader excel
Model: Mex 92501
25
Lighting Chains
Christmas lighting chains
Vidal
Model: Ref. 0216868
 
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.