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Consumers (18-04-2008)

RAPEX Weekly Report: Week 15, 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 26 items- 6 Motor Vehicles, 5 Toys, 5 Electrical Appliances, 3 Childcare Articles, 3 Chemical Products, 2 Clothing Items, 1 Food-Imitating Product and 1 Lighting Chain.
 
 
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Toys
Toy binoculars
New Style Telescope
Model: Item 939
2
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Volvo
Model: V70, XC70 and S80
3
 Electrical Appliances
Adapter
Travel & Co
Model: 14098
4
Clothing and Fashion items
Children's top and trouser set
Tissaia
Model: Ref. 360606042105993
5
Food-Imitating Products
Decorative plastic articles
Linea Casa In
Model: Barcode 8019050260953
6
Motor Vehicles
Mini motorbike
Unknown
Model: HB-GS02C
7
Motor Vehicles
Quad
Unknown
Model: ZYZC0801021020ST
8
Childcare Articles
Playpen
Galassia
Model: 025
9
Electrical Equipment
Cord extension set
Raydan
Model: 09023
10
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Ford
Model: Transit 2000.5 RWD
11
Clothing and Fashion Items
Baby clothing
Kinderit
Model: Item no. 8216
12
Chemical Products
Rubber solution in bicycle repair kit
Bicycle Gear
Model: Item 84333
13
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Mercedes-Benz
Model: Type 199
14
Childcare Articles
Soother with chain and clip
Vidal
Model: Ref. 324
15
Toys
Soft toy cow
MBS
Model: Ref. PEL0928
16
Childcare Articles
Baby carrier
Prenatal
Model: Canguro so tender
17
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
BMW
Model: K71/F-series
18
Lighting Chains
Lighting chains
Unknown
Model: 100 Mini Lights
19
Toys
Rattle set
Baby play set
Model: No. 8808, 1004, 1016 and 1017
20
Electrical Appliances
Vacuum cleaner
Matsui
Model: MVC2000M
21
Electrical Appliances
Hair crimper
Trendy
Model: Art. 2637 17/07
22
Toys
Expanding toys
Hingfat Toys Manufacturer®
Model: No. 533
23
Electrical Appliances
Wall-mounted condensing gas boilers
Buderus
Model: Logamax plus GB 142-24 and GB 142-30
24
Chemical Products
Rubber solution bicycle repair kit
Ripara E Vai
Model: RIPARA E VAI” kit, Article code 263264, bar code 8 016565 004782,
“RIPARA BICI” set, Article code 263315, bar code 8 016565004058.
 
25
Chemical Products
Rubber solution bicycle repair kit
Bicycle Gear
Model: Item 68327
26
Toys
Joke item
Happy Industrial Limited
Model: Barcode 4012825533003
 
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.