Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 10 ( Published on: 11/03/2005)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0115/05       
Category:  Kitchen/cooking accessories
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Insufficient thermal shock resistance: the glass can explode sprinkling all around hot liquids.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Tea glass "Inspiration" (two models: a. N° 323330, EAN8712517023091; b. N° 323217, EAN 8712517022803).
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0114/05       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Use of an incompliant E12 capped lamp. The lamp does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Night light with sensor "Rotho" (N° 901.0000; EAN 4012336901018).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0100/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. In case of breakage of the throttle cable, a defective plastic casing can cause its jamming. The same could apply when the throttle is open.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions. Monitoring of the recall by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Car vehicle "Suzuki - Wagon R" (identification number "TSMMM*53S*0100046-TSMMM*53S*0251177" for the years of manufacture from 2000 to 2003, with the engine type G13B and a cubic capacity of 1.3 litres).
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0107/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation. Insufficient resistance, the teat holder can be separated from the rest of the teat; insufficient dimension of the ventilation hole. The teat does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumer information; Recall, withdrawal from the market and consumer information ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Child teat "Pussycat Supersut Classic" (N° 7700).
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  Iceland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0098/05       
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 resistance of the casing that can be easily opened while using it or if dropped, exposing live parts. The adaptor does not comply with the Low voltage Directive, the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped and withdrawal of the product. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Universal mains adaptor "FRIWO" (Economi EP2).
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0101/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances the appliance can catch fire, emit smoke and deform giving access to live parts. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric steam iron "LAUDER" (EC-296).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0102/05       
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 electric resistance, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts; incompliant plug. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric dry iron "Solinex" (SX-2238).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0103/05       
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 electric resistance, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts; missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances it can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug and cord anchorage. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric dry iron "Solinex - Automatic iron" (SX-2239).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0104/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster "Maxsonic" (KT-72)
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0105/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Missing earth connection; insufficient insulation and electric resistance and missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstance the iron can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug insulation. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  "Wireless electric steam/dry spray iron" (3003).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0106/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster "Japona" (CR – 1200).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0108/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Incompliant plug, fuse and sleeving over the conductors; unconnected earth cable; accessible live parts; insufficient cross section of the mains cables. The illuminated picture does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Placing on the market suspended by the authorities and prosecution.

 
Description:  Decorative "Lighting frame".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0109/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster "Nippon America" (NP-8067).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0110/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; incompliant plug. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster "Silver Crown" (CR – 1200).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0111/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock and fire. Absence of earth connection; insufficient electric resistance, under certain circumstances accessible metal parts can get in contact with live parts; the internal insulation can be damaged by some moving parts; insufficient cross section of the connecting cable. The toaster does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric toaster "La Donna" (LD-7830).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0112/05       
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. Unsafe conductor fixation; the internal wires can be damaged if pinched in the joints of the casing or get in contact with rotating parts; the food can get inside the mixer generating mechanical or electric problems; incompliant plug. The mixer does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric hand mixer "Satellite" (AJ-9019; EAN 61949603746).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10

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Alert number: 0113/05       
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 electric resistance and missing thermal protection device, under certain circumstances breakdown can occur between accessible metal parts and live parts and the iron can catch fire, emit smoke and deform; incompliant plug. The iron does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric steam iron "Eurolux" (SS1-10-01).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 10