Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 7 ( Published on: 18/02/2005)
Corrigendum
Notification(s) no. 0077/05 has (have) been added to this page on 28 March 2006

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0068/05       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Insufficient wires section and cable fixation; missing instructions and warnings. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and placing on the market prohibited by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Electric Christmas lighting chain “Natali Christmas”.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0069/05       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Insufficient wires section and cable fixation; missing instructions and warnings. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and placing on the market prohibited by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Electric Christmas lighting chain “Rice Lights”, with 60 bulbs.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0066/05       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Insufficient air gaps and creep distances between conductors. The light does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Incompliant use of the GS mark.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric night lamp “Home Heitech - Dim Night” Light with sensor (N° 04002502; EAN 4250040925023).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0076/05       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Presence of ineffective earth connection; unsafe wires connection; insufficient wires section; accessible live parts; incompliant plug; missing instructions and safety information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and UK standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Product seized by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric decorative aquarium lamp “Leboss - Magma Lamp – Aquarium Style”, incorporating a mobile phone.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0071/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. Excessive content of harmful plastic softener (phthalate) in the teat, banned from use in toys and childcare articles intended to be put in the mouth.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market prohibited and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Child feeding bottle with PVC feeding teat “Little spirit”.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0072/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. Excessive content of harmful plastic softener (phthalate) in the teat, banned from use in toys and childcare articles intended to be put in the mouth.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market prohibited and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Child feeding bottle with PVC feeding teat (N° 632774, EAN: 5999539 815214).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0073/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. Excessive content of harmful plastic softener (phthalate) in the teat, banned from use in toys and childcare articles intended to be put in the mouth.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market prohibited and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Child feeding bottle with PVC feeding teat (Type/number of model: YI-173, N° 632777, EAN: 5999539815245), cleaning brush.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0067/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Risk of fire and injury. Insufficient electric resistance of the power supply unit which can catch fire; insufficient protection of the rotor blades; Instructions and safety information only in English. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

 
Description:  Radio controlled and battery operated toy helicopter “Air Hog helicopter with radio control” (CL-603; EAN 4714370026312). Please note that the notified helicopter should not be confused with those produced by spin master, and in particular with the "air hogs - sky patrol” for which no notification has been issued
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0070/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. Excessive content of harmful plastic softener (phthalate) in the toys. Phthalates are banned from use in toys and childcare articles intended to be put in the mouth.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

 
Description:  Squeeze animal toys “Safety Toys” (720032 (bar code: 5 996033 129526720 031 (bar code: 5 996033 129519)720 205 (bar code: 5 996033 094824).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0077/05       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. The low viscosity of the aromatic oil facilitate its inhalation especially by a child, and if swallowed can cause chemical pneumonia which can be lethal for a child. In addition, the oil can be confused with food (marmalade or orange jelly), particularly by a child. Flow time: 22.9 seconds; Surface tension: 31.3 mN/m; Carbohydrates: limonene 60.7 g/100g.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and returned to the supplier with withdrawal from the distribution and issue of warnings ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Cosmetic aromatic oils "Raumduft Orange - Chiara Ambra". Type/model: EAN 4020728500954. Description: Sold in jars.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0074/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Insufficient wires section and incompliant plug delivered without the appropriate adaptor for the UK socket outlets. The hair clipper does not comply with the UK electric safety requirements and with the relevant European standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Product seized by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric “Jinghao hair clipper” (SX-969B).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7

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Alert number: 0075/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Risk of electric shock. Insufficient insulation; accessible live parts; wrongly coloured wires with insufficient section; incompliant plug; missing information and safety instruction. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European and UK standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Product seized by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric “Nakai Torch and Radio Audio cassette player” (AK-168).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 7