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Consumers (08-02-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 5, 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 43 items- 16 Toys, 7 Lighting Equipments, 4 Motor Vehicles, 4 Electrical Appliances, 3 Stationary Products, 2 Clothing, 2 Cosmetics, 1 Decorative Article, 1 Hobby Article, 1 Lighting chain,1 Machinery and 1 Childcare Article.
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
Toys
Dinosaur growing pet
Unknown
Model: Bar code 4019142095771
2
Electrical Appliances
Extension cord
ACAR
Model: 10 m
3
Lighting Equipment
Table lamps
Kitten Dream
Model: GB7000.11-1999
4
Electrical Appliances
Extension cord
ACAR
Model: 250 V/16 A
5
Toys
Wooden toy
Westside
Model: VOD N, 630324
6
Toys
Coloured rubber animals
Peke Toys
Model: 8422562485132
7
Motor Vehicles
4-wheeled Quad bike
Kymco
Model: MXU 500
8
Lighting Equipment
Recessed luminaire set
Landlite
Model: KIT57-3 MRG
9
Lighting Equipment
Lamps
Unknown
Model: CL1, CL2, CL3,CL4, CL5, CL6
10
Lighting Equipment
Recessed luminaires
Huayi Lighting
Model: MS-1001 and MS-01XSY
11
Lighting Chains
Decorative branch
Bright source Ltd
Model: 86846
12
Lighting Equipment
Recessed luminaires
Reggiani
Model: code 3401
13
Childcare Articles
Massage sponge
Fornor
Model: Ref. 17650
14
Machinery
Outdoor vacuum
Billy Goat
Model: MV650 and MV650SPH
15
Cosmeetics
Toothpaste
Colgate
Model: 5138ZA10
16
Lighting Equipment
Recessed luminaires
JCT
Model: 04WC077, 04WC076
17
Toys
Toy mobile phone
Call Telephone
Model: 5904265152915
18
Hobby/sports equipment
Bycicle
Cannondale
Model: Bycicle frame Scalpel Carbon (2008)
19
Clothing
Plastic tiara
Barbie
Model: Unknown
20
Stationary
Office paper pad with metal clip
Auro
Model: 6921713907537
21
Toys
Doll
Funky Thing Sparkling Girlz
Model: Art. No. 6570600
22
Stationary
Pen set
Disney
Model: Bar code 8712048189167
23
Toys
Plastic stick toy
Rice
Model: KIHOR-XC and KIHOR-MA07
24
Toys
Wooden toy
Chad Valley Wooden Pre School toys
Model: Item code 304012980
25
Toys
Soft toy
Happy Dolls
Model: Art. 3025
26
Toys
Rattle toy
Heimess
Model: 767450
27
Lighting Equipment
Desk lamp with metal frame
Bright Light
Model: Bright Light
28
Stationary
Erasers
ONAS
Model: Bar code 6927030200207
29
Motor Vehicles
Passenger Car
Mitsubishi
Model: Mitsubishi Space
30
Electrical Appliances
Hair Straightener
Lee Stafford
Model: Item code 24-66-473
31
Toys
Doll
Beauty Girl
Model: EAN 4030681006608
32
Toys
Scoubidou
Kim Play
Model: 30 Scoubidou strands 80 cm long
33
Toys
Snake pencil
TEDi GmbH & Co. KG
Model: 'Bleistiftschalnage'
34
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volvo
Model: S40
35
Electrical Appliances
Hair Straightener
Lee Stafford
Model: Item code 24-54-036
36
Toys
Soft toys shaped as different animals
RICE
Model: Horse, product code: KITOY-HOXC
Horse, product code: KITOY-HO08
Dog, product code: KITOY- DOXE
Frog, product code: KIFRO-XC07
Pig, product code: KIPIG-XC
Pig, product code: PIPIG-XC08
Donkey, product code: KITOY-SDOXC.
 
37
Cosmetics
Herbal foot balm
Biocomfort
Model: Lot No. 7417
38
Decorative Articles
Artificial Christmas tree
B&Q
Model: 05125722
39
Clothing
Winter coat
Sport Fashiondress
Model: Unknown
40
Toys
Face-painting kit
Early Learning Centre
Model: Ref. 110302
41
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles
YAMAHA
Model: MT-03
42
Toys
Joke item
Trendy Fun
Model: Art. No. 5310900
43
Toys
Bomb bag
Unknown
Model: T-101
 
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.