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Consumers (02-06-2008)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 21, 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 13 items- 3 Toys, 2 Motor Vehicles, 2 Lighters, 1 Electrical Appliance, 1 Cosmetic, 1 Decorative Article, 1 Communication and Media Equipment, 1 Childcare Article and 1 Machinery.
 
No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Toys
Toy car
Fast Wheels
Model: Ref 7030029
2
Electrical Appliances
Hand mixer
Extrastar
Model: n. 608159
3
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Nissan
Model: X-Trail T31
4
Cosmetics
Cosmetic set for children
Girlz
Model: Bracelet Boutique: model no. 1370904; batch no. 0651; manufacturing date Dec 06; Best before June 09.
- Super Compact Cosmetic Case: Barcode: 5050837034216; model no. 1370342; batch no. GF070710.
- Compact Cosmetic Case: barcode: 50508370905; item no. 1370905; batch no. 0704; manufacturing date - Jan 07; Best before June 09.
Description:
- Bracelet Boutique: cosmetics set with 7 parts
 
5
Toys
Plastic baby doll
Lovely dolly
Model: No. 68206
6
Communication and Media Equipment
Water pocket calculator
A.I & E
Model: Ean code 8711252753270
7
Decorative Articles
Stainless steel garden torches
Villaverde
Model: Bowel stainless steel torch
8
Childcare Articles and Equipment
Plastic bib
Jumbo Bebe
Model: DH-13-DSP
9
Motor Vehicles
Passenger car
Daimler
Model: Type 902.6, 903.6, 904.6, ABE K 623, K624, K626
10
Toys
Bath toys
Unknown
Model: barcode 1000000003109
11
Machinery
Combined mitre and bench saw
DeWalt
Model: DW 710
12
Lighters
Novelty lighters
Visicom lighter
Model: 1) Visicom Lighter: barcode 2007080308123
2) “FOOTBALL” lighter: barcode 0070920705538
 
13
Lighters
Novelty lighters with flashing lights
Samran
Model: barcode 604022027030
 
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.