Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 13 ( Published on: 01/04/2005)
Corrigenda
Notification(s) no. 0166/05 has (have) been added to this page on 28 March 2006

Weeks 10 and 11: On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notifications published on the week reports n° 10 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh" in the shape of a tiger and of a pig, and n° 11 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh” in the shape of a pig, have been withdrawn.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0156/05       
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 hot liquids.
 

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

 
Description:  "Libby" Irish coffee glass (EAN 031009591732), sold in box containing four 25cl glasses.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 13

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Alert number: 0157/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation and injury. Given the spaces between the barrier elements a child can stick its head or thorax in between. The barrier does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Child safety wooden barrier "Indowoods" (BSN 500; Indowoods 510; Jéwé 49260). Please note that the product notified under the reported references is only the Clic-clac swing white deal safety gate. Other similar products have not been subject to notification.
Country of origin:  Vietnam
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 13

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Alert number: 0166/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Colour Balloons
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation. Does not bear the warning about the danger of suffocation for children under the age of 8 due to deflated or destroyed balloons and that adult supervision is required; missing information about the use of natural rubber (caoutchouc). The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the Relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Inflatable coloured balloons. Brand, type/model: Unknown.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 13

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Alert number: 0155/05       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Glass ice rocks.
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation and injury. The glass ice rocks can be confused with candy and swallowed by a child.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall.

 
Description:  Glass ice rocks "Deko Line".
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 13