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Consumers (16-06-2008)

Rapex Weekly Report: Week 23, 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 22 items - 5 Toys, 5 Motor Vehicles, 2 Electrical appliances, 1 Childcare article, 2 Chemical products, 2 items of stationery, 2 items of Lighting equipment, 1 item of Communication equipment, 1 Decorative article and 1 Laser Pointer.
 

No
Category
Product
Brand
Type or model number
1
Electrical  appliances
Slimming belt
Abgimnic
Electronic gymnastic device
2
Toys
Rattle sets
Baby Toys
Invoices: B121439 and B121375
3
Stationery
Ball point pen
Golyostoll Hangado
26786
4
Toys
Deadly dinosaurs
Toy Store
X92028
5
Motor vehicles
Car
Mercedes Benz
CL 216 and S 221
6
Electrical appliances
Electric oven
Asel Blema
FCA 21 and FCAT 22
7
Motor vehicles
Van
Volkswagen
WV1___7H_8H 139827 – 149179
WV1___7J_8X 018696 – 020239
WV2___7H_8H 139810 – 149276
WV2___7H_8X 018666 – 020248
WV2___7H_9H 001194 – 001199
WV3___7J_8X 018686 – 020245
8
Motor Vehicles
Car
Opel
Corsa D: VIN numbers ranging from 8 6 122456 to 8 6 132557.
9
Stationery
Eraser
Maped
511330
10
Toys
Ball sets
WIS Euro One
78 G, Barcode: 3807807607688
11
Motor vehicles
Car
Opel
2008 model year OPEL Agila B vehicles, with VIN numbers from 8 M 116775 to 8 M 132866.
12
Communication equipment
Ethernet converter
N-net technology
NT- S1200
13
Lighting equipment
Spotlight
IKEA
R0302
 
14
Laser pointers
Laser pointer
Key Chain Laser 5 in 1
Unknown
 
15
Toys
Joke item
Sigateta puff puff
Carnival Toys
Bar code 8004761062392, Art 6239
16
Chemical products
Bike repair kit
Unknown
Art. 318655, Barcode 4891418303342
17
Chemical products
Bike repair kit
Unknown
Art. 318656, barcode: 4891418303359
18
Toys
Tyrannosaurus
Dinosaur
Ref 111 - 211
19
Lighting equipment
Desk lamp
Unknown
MT-7031
20
Motor vehicles
Car
Renault
VF1FW0BB538703549;
VF1FW0DB538703709;
VF1FW0DB538703807;
VF1KW0BB538703914;
VF1KW0DB538703973;
VF1KW0DB538703987.
21
Childcare articles
Playground swing sets
Playworld systems
Sets sold between Jan 2007 and Feb 2008
22
Decorative Articles
Candle burner
Unknown
Type/number of model: W4- N4 (on the label of Slovak distributor), W-4 (on the label of Polish producer), EAN code: 5903722183189

 
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.
 
Corrigendum: Notification 0530/08 from week 19 in year 2008 has been amended to provide more detail concerning the cause of the risk involved