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Consumers (25-04-2008)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 16, 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 28 items- 11 Toys, 6 Chemical Products, 4 Electrical Appliances, 2 Motor Vehicles, 2 Lighters, 2 Hobby and Sports Equipments and 2 Protective Equipments.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Hobby/Sports Equipment
Kart
Go Kart
Model: SX-G1100
2
Electrical Appliances
Parts washer
Unknown
Model: XH-PW20G
3
Toys
Plastic toy
Creepy Cranium
Model: 108/47248
4
Chemical Products
Rubber solution in bicycle repair kit
Work Star
Model: Barcode 803295872616
5
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles
Moto Guzzi
Model: California EV and California Stone
6
Toys
Toy gun with darts
X-Man
Model: EAN code 5900363172541
7
Toys
Expanding Toy
Unknown
Model: Unknown
8
Chemical Products
Rubber solution in bicycle repair kit
Lampa
Model: RIP-2 and Rip-1
9
Toys
Plastic toy dinosaur
Jono Toys B.V.
Model: Art. 8061
10
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Ford
Model: WVTA, DNW
11
Chemical Products
Plant protection product
Gazel
Model: Type 33,3 EC
12
Toys
Children's schooter
Roller Kid Power Rangers
Model: EAN code 5907704017912
13
Chemical Products
Rubber solution in bicycle repair kit
Ototop
Model: 'Ripara e vai'
14
Hobby/Sport Equipment
Step machine
Energetics
Model: Unknown
15
Chemical Products
Rubber solution for bicycle repair kit
Tool Master
Model: Barcode 5060051774904
16
Electrical Appliances
Portable luminaire
Le Ping
Model: 2 in 1 Stand By Light NS 688
17
Toys
Toy rattle set
YmTmm 'YiToys'
Model: SUN 114022735
18
Toys
Toy rattle set
Susan and Aladin Zhenghe Toys TM
Model: BESC 188037
19
Toys
Set of squeezable toys
CM
Model: Ref. 075802
20
Lighters
Novelty, shocking lighter
Pistol Lighter
Model: Whitele Tricity
21
Chemical Products
Glue
Hema
Model: Item 75.188.22
22
Toys
Squeezable toy
Unknown
Model: Unknown
23
Toy
Radio-controlled toy car
Speed sprint
Model: VH-L1
24
Protective Equipment
Helmet
Tribe
Model: Tribe H10
25
Protective Equipment
Helmet for children
Abena
Model: Abena SB-105
26
Toys
Pull-along toy
Butterfly
Model: No. 2135
27
Electrical Appliances
Hair dryer
Sapir
Model: SP 1100 BK
28
Electrical Appliances
Hair Straighter
Orbit
Model: HC 2002
 
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.