Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 42 ( Published on: 21/10/2005)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0555/05       
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 excessive quantities of banned DEHP phthalate (35,4g/100g); missing product and safety information.
 

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

 
Description:  Childcare feeding bottle "Best Nipple". 120 ml feeding bottle with accessories (filter, removable ear, cap, teat), decorated with fishes. Type/model: Unknown.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42

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Alert number: 0556/05       
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. Unsafe fixing devices (belt and belt fixation); insufficient stability; missing safety information. The high chair does not comply with the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Child high chair "Happy Baby - High chair Zipp Block Chair"; fir wood made. Type/model: 62582. Dimensions: 878mm x 448mm x 440mm.
Country of origin:  Poland
Alert submitted by:  Belgium
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42

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Alert number: 0554/05       
Category:  Construction products
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The chromium content is higher than allowed (2 mg/kg):1) 5.1 mg/kg,2) 4.3 mg/kg,3) 2.7 mg/kg.

The cement does not comply with the Directive on dangerous substances and preparations.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and sale ban ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Construction cement Type/model: CEM-III/A 32.5N. Date of manufacture: 1) 25.07.2005, 2) 16.08.2005, 3) 11.07.2005. Expiry date: 90 days.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42

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Alert number: 0552/05       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
Risk of fire and injury. Risk of fire due to unexpected bursting into flames also outside the pot. A candle exudes wax through the pot and in the final stage of burning the candle flare up over its entire surface and outside the terracotta pot. Flames sometimes reach 80 cm.


1 accident reported – no damage was caused to people or property.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Candle products "Mosquito repellent candle - Spaas Citronella; outdoor blaze in terracotta pot containing citronella oil Type/model: Order Spaas: 78397-04.02.2005
Country of origin:  Belgium
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42

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Alert number: 0551/05       
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. Unprotected indicator lamps; unsafe dimension of the contact tip; live parts can become accessible. The test pen 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 test pen "Jinxing Test Pen". Type/model: DSG-1; N° 11816; EAN5996382118165.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42

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Alert number: 0553/05       
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 internal insulation can be damaged when assembled, getting in touch with accessible metal parts. The extension cord does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped with product recall from consumers. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Electric three sockets extension cord "RABALDER" supplied in different colours. Type/model: EO403-16648.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 42