Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 16 ( Published on: 22/04/2005)
Corrigendum
Week 51, 2004 On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notification published on the week reports n° 51 – 2004: “Children safety barrier - TOMY" has been withdrawn.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0195/05       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The hinge guides and the screws do not provide proper strength and the cupboards doors can fall down.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities; corrective actions requested.

 
Description:  Kitchen furniture “Dresser”. Type/number of model: Unknown.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0196/05       
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. The safety pressure release valve came into operation only under excessive pressure, therefore the coffee-maker can explode causing unexpected spreading of steam and hot boiling water all around.
 

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

 
Description:  Espresso coffee-maker “Coffee maker”. Type/number of model: Roma Arte Culinaria, EAN 8711295435157.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0190/05       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
Risk of burns and fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance and can accidentally ignite by a child playing with.
 

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

 
Description:  Novelty gas lighter looking like a toy, with pictures of women in two-piece swimsuit.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0191/05       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
Risk of burns and fire. Such lighter is attractive to children due to the toy appearance and can accidentally ignite by a child playing with.
 

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

 
Description:  Novelty gas lighters looking like a toy.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0194/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. A defective frame welding can cause, under certain circumstances, the collapse of the rear part of the motorbike.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorbike 1.800cc Honda “GL 1800 Goldwing”. Type/number of model: Type approval e4*92/61*0107*00; Frame nº: <li>2001 - from 1HFSC47A51A000065 to 1HFSC47A81A002778;</li> <li>2002: from 1HFSC47A42A100028 to 1HFSC47A82A100985;</li><li> 2003: from 1HFSC47AXA200118 to 1HFSC47A73A200985;</li><li> 2004: from 1HFSC47A04A300018 to 1HFSC47AX4A300110.</li>
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0198/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible loss of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.
 

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

 
Description:  Road 1.100cc motorbike Honda “CBR1100XX”. Type/number of model: Type approval e13*92/61*0043*00.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0199/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible loss of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.
 

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

 
Description:  Road 1.800cc motorbike Honda “Goldwing”. Type/number of model: GL 1800/A; Type approval e4*92/61*0107*00.
Country of origin:  United States
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0200/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible loss of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.
 

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

 
Description:  Road 1.300cc motorbike Honda “ST 1300”. Type/number of model: Type approval e1*92/61*0147*00.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0201/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible loss of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.
 

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

 
Description:  Road 1.100cc motorbike Honda “CB 1000SF1”. Type/number of model: Type approval e4*92/61*0026*00.
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0202/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible loss of the brake fluid affecting the rear braking function.
 

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

 
Description:  Road 800cc motorbike Honda “VFR 800”. Type/number of model: Type approval e1*92/61*0132*00
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0192/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Presence of sharp edges, easily accessible protruding sharp parts, and easily springing up wires. The push chair 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:  Child toy pushchair “Doll Stroller Buggy- Piggy Back”. Type/number of model: N° 3850; EAN 8500331178667.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16

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Alert number: 0193/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The toy can collapse releasing small parts that can be swallowed by a child, sharp edges and spikes. The playgym 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:  Baby gym toy “Baby Play time -Baby Playgym”. Type/number of model: N° 885 C.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 16