Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 35 ( Published on: 02/09/2005)
Corrigendum
On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notification published under no.5 in the week report n° 35 – 2005 concerning gel pens "Mini-gel" (set of 12 different colours) has been withdrawn.

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0477/05       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injuries. The laser radiation energy exceeds on several occasions allowable maximum of exposure values. The laser does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities

 
Description:  Laser pointer "LASER.LED&PEN"
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0476/05       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Risk of injuries. Due to the constructive latent defect, in case of impact helmet can get crumbled.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall of the product (By: Other)

 
Description:  Cycle helmet “Decathlon Cycle protective helmet” (Type/model: Sport 100, model: 557 307, 559 141, 557 361; Sport 300 jr, model: 332 176, 557 620)
Country of origin:  Italy
Alert submitted by:  Poland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0471/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. The teat contains more DEHP phthalate (51.65 g/100g) and DINP phthalate (0.5g /100g) than allowed by the legislation.
 

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

 
Description:  Feeding bottle with two ears and a cap; with two ears and a cap; volume 240 ml.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0473/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Risk of choking. Presence of small removable pieces in the metal clip which may lead to suffocation if ingested.
 

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

 
Description:  Holder for pacifier “Jolly Baby” (Type/model: 441106 with a metal clip). Dimensions approx. 22 x 10 cm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  France
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0475/05       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. The teats contain more DEHP and DINP phthalates than allowed. There is no consumer information, instructions of safe use and care attached to the product.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Prohibition of distribution ordered by the authorities

 
Description:  Feeding bottles of different capacity with teat “Milco” (Type/model: 1) 10099 bar code 4 711146 100992. 2) 10095 bar code 4 711146 100947) Capacity: 1.250 ml; 2.140 ml
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0468/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
Risk of choking/strangulation. Risk to young children of choking from eyes, buttons and filling. Also the scarf is loosely attached and when removed presents a possible strangulation hazard.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution. Retailer removed remaining stock from sale. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Teddy bear (cuddly toy) “Home Art and Design Collection” - 2cm buttons at the joint of each limb giving the appearance that the limbs are buttoned to the body. Loose tartan scarf.
Country of origin:  Denmark
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0474/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
Risk of choking. The eyes and buttons came off easily, thus they can be swallowed or inhaled.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Prohibition of sale and recall ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Textile Doll “Bumi” (type/model:bar code 5 996033240740)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0478/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock/fire. Overheating occurs during the normal use of the battery charger. The length of the insulating rim on the pins of the plug is shorter than the requirement. The rated supply voltage indicated on the product does not correspond to the 230V supply voltage used in Hungary.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities. Rejection of the customs clearance.

 
Description:  Toy airplane with remote control "Tlercel" (Type/model: n° 757-B086)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0479/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock/fire. Overheating occurs during the normal use of the battery charger. The length of the insulating rim on the pins of the plug is shorter than the requirement. The rated supply voltage indicated on the product does not correspond to the 230V supply voltage used in Hungary.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities. Rejection of the customs clearance.

 
Description:  Toy UFO with remote control “Fun Hover” (type/model: n° 3825); the remote control is operated by 6 1,5V batteries, the launch pad is operated by a 12 V rechargeable battery and provided with a charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0480/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of electric shock/fire. Overheating occurs during the normal use of the battery charger. The length of the insulating rim on the pins of the plug is shorter than the requirement. The rated supply voltage indicated on the product does not correspond to the 230V supply voltage used in Hungary.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities. Rejection of the customs clearance.

 
Description:  Toy ship with remote control “Super patrol boat” (Type/model: n° 328); the remote control is brown, similar to a helm and operated by a 9 V battery. The toy ship is operated by a 9,6 V rechargeable battery, which is provided with a battery charger.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0469/05       
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
 
The cord extension set consists of only two conductors. The earthing terminal is not connected either into the plug or into the portable socket-outlet. The plug and socket-outlet are not fitted with screw-type terminals, soldered terminals are used instead.

 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities

 
Description:  Rewirable plug and socket-outlet of cord extension set ((2P+PE 16/250) (type/model: LXT-301A). 3m.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35

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Alert number: 0470/05       
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
 
The cord extension set consists of only two conductors. The earthing terminal is not connected either into the plug or into the portable socket-outlet. The plug and socket-outlet are not fitted with screw-type terminals, soldered terminals are used instead.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Rewirable plug and socket-outlet of cord extension set (2P+PE 16/250 3500W). 5m.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 35