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Consumers (22-05-2008)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 20, 2007

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 22 items- 8 Toys, 5 Motor Vehicles, 2 Clothing Items, 1 Decorative Article, 1 Childcare Article, 1 Electrical Appliance,1 Hobby/Sports Equipment, 1 Lighting chain, 1 Lighting Equipment and 1 Stationary item.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Decorative Articles
Christmas tree tealight candle holder
The Pier
Model: PLU 544504
2
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycle
Ducati
Model: 1098, 1098S and 1098 Tricolore
3
Stationary
Set of pens
Tip Top
Model: No 63317
4
Toys
Radio-Controlled helicopter
Huaixing
Model: HX252
5
Motor Vehicles
Passenger Cars
Ford
Model: Focus
6
Toys
Plastic Toys
Nuby
Model: Barcode 048526060221
7
Motor Vehicles
Passenger Car
Cadillac, Pontiac and Saturn
Model: CTS, CTS-V, SRX, STS STS-V
8
Electrical Appliances
Residual current devices
Hager
Model: CD217J, CD216J, CD225J, CD226J, CD241J, CE241J, CH225J.
 
9
Motor Vehicles
Scooter
Vectrix
Model: SZCAABET4TAA00021
10
Lighting Chains
Lighting chains
Unknown
Model: YY6700C
11
Lighting Equipment
Night-lights
Unknown
Model: Gl-091
12
Hobby/Sport equipments
Air gun with laser beam
Jieke
Model: P99F
13
Clothing and Fashion items
Children's ski suit
Stryke by Spyder
Model: Style 9320
14
Toys
Squeezable toy doll
Funny Pets
Model: Unknown
15
Clothing and Fashion items
Top
A.B.C. Moda
Model: 8029
16
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles
Honda
Model:CBF500 2006 from Italy, 500 cc motorcycle
-CBF600 2006 from Italy, 600 cc motorcycle
-VT750C 2007 from Japan, 750 cc motorcycle  
-VTX1300 2007 from the USA, 1300 cc motorcycle
Description: The affected units are:
- CBF500 2006: Units with chassis numbers from: ZDCPC39C*6F035401 to ZDCPC39C*6F038940 and from ZDCPC39A*6F035701 to ZDCPC39A*6F038700 ; type number of approval e3*2002/24*0244
- CBF600 2006: Units with chassis numbers from: ZDCPC38E*6F090629 to ZDCPC38E*6F092908, from ZDCPC38F*6F090749 to ZDCPC38F*6F093028, from ZDCPC38A*6F090509 to ZDCPC38A*6F093388 and from ZDCPC38B*6F089789 to ZDCPC38B*6F093208; type number of approval e3*2002/24*0231
- VT750C 2007: Units with chassis numbers from: JH2RC50A*7K310001 to JH2RC50A*7K310484, from JH2RC50A*7M301101 to JH2RC50A*7M301497 and from JH2RC50A*7M320001 to JH2RC50A*7M320360; type number of approval e3*2002/24*0239
- VTX1300 2007: Units with chassis numbers from: 1HFSC52A*7A400221 to 1HFSC52A*7A401210 type number of approval e4*92/61*0152
17
Toys
Bath toys
G&M IM-UND Export
Model: 272538
18
Toys
Singing plastic doll
Xing Fa Jing Pin
Model: barcode 6712990 200271
19
Toys
Educational toy puzzle
Happy Childhood
Model: No. 925 T
20
Childcare Articles
Plastic bib
Baby bib
Model: BIB203
21
Toys
Set of squeezable toy rabbits
Happy Day
Model: barcode 6 029345876662
22
Toys
Animal Tracking Kit
Interplay
Model: 070704
 
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.