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Consumers (20-02-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 7, 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 38 items- 10 Toys, 7 Motor Vehicles, 6 Food-Imitating Products, 5 Electrical Appliances, 3 Lighting Chains, 2 Childcare Articles, 2 Clothing, 1 Decorative Article and 1 Cosmetic.
 
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Electrical Appliances
Car cabin heater
Powerheat
Model: PTC16
2
Toys
Battery-operated toy
Eddy Toys
Model: Art. no. 1537300
3
Motor Vehicles
Van
Renault
Model: Renault Trafic II phase 2
4
Food-Imitating Products
Cosmetics
Ciocco Therapy
Model: Art. 07040510 14-23180
5
Food-Imitating Products
Cosmetics
Ciocco Therapy
Model: Art. 07040510 14-23179
6
Food-Imitating Products
Candles resembling sweets
Ciocco Therapy
Model: Code SUB 243
7
Chemical Products
Bycicle repair kit
'K'
Model:CB001
8
Clothing and Fashion Items
Wigs
Widmann
Model: Art. W6116
9
Food-Imitating Products
Decorative biscuits
Ideal Home Range
Model: Christmas Bakery
10
Lighting Chains
Lighting chain
Sternlichter
Model: GS-TZC-140
11
Electrical Appliances
Car cabin heater
Osaset
Model: PTC-19
12
Clothing and Fashion Items
3-piece jog suit for young girls
Seagul
Model: CSQ-1171
13
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycle
Kawasaki
Model: ZG1400A8F
14
Electrical Appliances
Car cabin heater
Luxus
Model: PTC-19
15
Electrical Appliances
DVD player
MicroOne
Model: DVD-800
16
Lighting Chains
Lighting chain
Sternlichter
Model: GS-TZMC-140
17
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Nissan
Model: LCV F24 Cabstar
18
Toys
Plastic figures
Zhan Chi Toys
Model: No. 0028
19
Toys
Plastic pistol
Air soft gun
Model: M-659
20
Food-Imitating Products
Cosmetics
Nesti dante
Model: LOT 1516
21
Toys
Expanding toy inside an egg
Kuchle-sweet sheets
Model: Unknown
22
Toys
Set of squeezable toys
Baba Mama
Model: Barcodes-5900851193867, 5900851193843, 5900851193812
23
Toys
Plastic car
Unknown
Model: No. 1488
24
Toys
Toys with batteries
Chuan Xing
Model: No 438
25
Cosmetics
Rose facial milk
Martina Gebbhardt Naturkosmetik
Model: batch No. 24460
26
Motor Vehicles
Lorry
Mercedez-Benz
Model: types 970-976
27
Childcare Articles and Equipment
Baby seat
Topeak
Model: H-TCSO1-GB
28
Toys
Toy mobile phone
Benign Girl
Model: Code 231255
29
Electrical Appliances
Hand mixer
Rohnson
Model: R-550
30
Motor Vehicles
Snowmobiles
Polaris Industries Inc.
Model: Polaris Snowmobiles years 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
31
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volkswagen
Model: Touareg 7L and Passat 3C
32
Decorative Articles
Child coat hook
SIA Home Fashion
Model: AJ06112 (JASPER and MAISY)
33
Toys
Set with toy gun
M 11 S.W.A.T
Model: 5900851126346
34
Childcare Articles and Children's Equipment
Plastic bib
Emma
Model: F08004
35
Food-Imitating Products
Candles
Point a la ligne
Model: Ref. 201600, 201700, 201800, 201900, 20200
36
Lighting Chains
Lighting chain
DMC
Model: 153.884
37
Motor Vehicles
Vans
Merecedez-Benz
Model: 639 and 639/4
38
Toys
Doll
Baby My
Model: EP440
 
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.