Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 18 ( Published on: 04/05/2005)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0222/05       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The cover plate presents sharp edges that can entrap or section children’s fingers; one accident reported. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Child desk with cover plate and chair “TEXY LOCO”. Type/number of model: Retailer ref. N° 04010440; CODE 117971; EAN13 : 3451551179719
Country of origin:  Thailand
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0217/05       
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. The lighters are attractive to children due to their lighting and sound effects; it is not clear where the flame comes out; the lighters can accidentally be ignited by a child playing with it. The lighters do not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Eight novelty gas lighters “Gas lighters” with lighting and/or sound effects.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0219/05       
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. Being a child appealing luminary the lamp should be operated by transformer (24v) and not by 220v; missing effective cable anchorage and incompliant lamp holder. The lamp 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:  Child ceramic desk lamp shaped as a snail. Type/number of model: LN1.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0220/05       
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. Being a child appealing luminary the lamp should be operated by transformer (24v) and not by 220v; missing effective cable anchorage and incompliant lamp holder. The lamp 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:  Child ceramic desk lamp shaped as a mushroom. Type/number of model: LN1.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0221/05       
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. Being a child appealing luminary the lamp should be operated by transformer (24v) and not by 220v; missing effective cable anchorage and incompliant lamp holder; insufficient cross section of the wires; incompliant plug. The lamp 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:  Child ceramic desk lamp shaped as a frog. Type/number of model: LN1.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0216/05       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The protective grids of the battery and of the transmission chain present sharp edges. One child has been reported as being deeply cut.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Electrical child battery operated mini motorbike “LOGITOYS - Mini Pocket Electric Bike /Mini Scooter Electrique De Poche”. Type/number of model: 111-0004; EAN 6932367988773.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18

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Alert number: 0218/05       
Category:  Machinery
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The clutch wire can be defective and the blades do not immediately stop once the clutch operating handle is released. The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant Europeans standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Auto propelled lawn mower Honda. Type/number of model: HRH536K2 HXE and HRH536K3 HXE ; frames from MZBU-8208001 to 8229132.
Country of origin:  France
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 18