Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 29 ( Published on: 22/07/2005)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0368/05       
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 resistance to heat of the cover of the dimmer. The physical contact with the product during its use can cause electric shock. 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:  Electric desk lamp “LEUCHTENDIREKT”. (87008-11); 2x25W.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0375/05       
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 sharp edges that can damage the cable insulation; incompliant lamp holder and missing cable fixation; unsafe protective earth connection; missing product information. The luminaire 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 and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric desk lamp - portable luminaire with bamboo bouquet.
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0370/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
Risk of fire. Because of an inadequate flow control valve in the bleed valve of the clutch hose, in unfavourable conditions it can result in engine fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Car Volkswagen Touran (IT..31) - diesel engine (2.0l TDI 100kW), six-speed, models 2004 and 2005, engine identification letters AZV.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0380/05       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation. Presence of little pieces, including button batteries that can be swallowed by a child; missing E-133 colour information.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery operated luminous confectionery (lollipop) “POPlight party” (EAN 4895099040237).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0373/05       
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
 
Risk of injury. Insufficient stability; insufficiently rounded edges; possible presence of splinters; incompliant spaces in proximity of the seat; presence of unstinkable parts. The high chair does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Child high chair "Péricles" with removable desk (ST 270).
Country of origin:  Romania
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0369/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. Possible access to sharp metallic parts through the battery compartment which is not protected by a cover with screws. The toy set 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:  Toy radio "Funny Radio".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0372/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. The suckers can easily be pulled off and be swallowed by a child. The toy set does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers; Compulsory monitoring of the product recall. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Voluntary recall from consumers; Compulsory monitoring of the product recall.

 
Description:  Toy pistol - colt with four plastic darts with sucker and a card target.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0365/05       
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. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Flat type plug “Mains supply plug Class II appliances” (YC-B-9Z) - two pins flat plug, 10/250~.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0366/05       
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. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Flat type plug “Mains supply plug for Class II appliances / SOLERA” (6118).
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0367/05       
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 strength; inadequate supply cord and plug; missing instruction and product information. The physical contact with the product during its use can cause electric shock. 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 portable steam iron “ SUPER STEAM” (S001) - 230 V, 1000W.
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0371/05       
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. The cover screw can be lost giving access to live parts; incompliant dimensions of the plug. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Flat type plug "KUMRAL" - Mains supply plug Class II appliances (TM.2P); 250V~2,5A.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0374/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injury. When using the fruit extractor it is possible to place in the wrong way the lid in such a way that the protective devices do not operate leaving access to the rotating clutch or the to the chopper; insufficient stability. One accident reported with injury to the user’s fingers. The food processor 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 and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Multi functional electric kitchen food processor "Domotec" (MS – 7751).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0376/05       
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 protection; unsafe wires fixation to the plug ; insufficient wires cross section ; incompliant plug ; missing product information. The radio – tape recorder 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 and withdrawal from distribution ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric mono radio-tape recorder "Nakai" (AK-7601AC).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0377/05       
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. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; missing product and safety information. The socket outlet does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric flush type socket outlet without earth contact (DA 2-162 KS and DA 2 – 162 BS; EAN 5991060828558).
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0378/05       
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. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; The socket outlet does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric flush type socket outlet without earth contact (Dak -162 – 1 KS and Dak 162 -1 BS; EAN 5991060828862).
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29

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Alert number: 0379/05       
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. Possible access to live parts when the plug is partially engaged; missing safety warnings. The plug does not comply with the relevant standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric three socket extension cord “Kontavill” (DaH-162).
Country of origin:  Hungary
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 29