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Consumers (28-03-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 12, 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- 4 Motor Vehicles, 2 Toys and 1 Food-Imitating Product.
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volkswagen
Model: JETTA and Golf Variant
2
Toys
Plastic toy
Unknown
Model: Bar code 97718229370009
3
Motor Vehicles
4-wheeled motorized ATV quad bike
Polaris
Model: Sportsman 500s. Model year 2005
- Scrambler ATVs. Model Year 2005
- Sportsman 400s. Model Year 2005 and 2006
Scrambler 500 4x4s. Model Year 2006
- Sportsman 450s. Model Year 2005
- Sportsman 600s. Model Year 2005 and 2006
- Sportsman 6x6s. Model Year 2005 and 2006
- Carbureted. Model Year 2005
- Sportsman 700s. Model Year 2005
- Carbureted 2005. Model Year 2005
- Sportsman MV7.
 
4
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycle exhaust shield
Harley-Davidson
Model: 2006 XL model 1200L and 1200R
2007 model 883, 883L, 883R, 1200L, 1200N, 1200R and XL 50
5
Food-Imitating Products
Candles
Kaeming
Model: 215512
6
Toys
Plastic toy
Motor Max
 Model: no. 76334
 
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.