Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 43 ( Published on: 28/10/2005)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0563/05       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
Risk of fire/electric shock. Insufficient resistance of the plastic cover which bend under normal operation and in particular circumstances can break; Safety information only in German and English. 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 by the authorities.

 
Description:  Electric fluorescent ceiling luminaire "OMS" Type/model: TORNADO PX; VVG 2x58W.
Country of origin:  Slovakia
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0559/05       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. The eraser contains the dangerous substance DEHP bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in a 34,8% wt/wt by content. This substance is classified as mutagenic and toxic for reproduction in concentrations greater than 0,1% by mass.

 

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

 
Description:  Stationery eraser "Zhengda High Quality ZD 5809 Eraser" Type/model: Bar code : 6 922765 858099.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0560/05       
Category:  Stationery
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
Chemical risk. The eraser contains the dangerous substance DEHP bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in a 23,4% wt/wt by content. The substance is classified as mutagenic and toxic for reproduction in concentrations greater than 0,1% by mass.


 

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

 
Description:  Stationery eraser "BEST" Type/model: Bar code 5 204159 121103.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0557/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Risk of suffocation. Small parts which can fit in the cylinder can be detached from the toy. That can result in choking by swallowing. The toy Music Rocking Tonality does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

 

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

 
Description:  Music Rocking Tonality (set of six small tambourines) – toy Type/model: No 089.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0558/05       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Microbiological
 
Presence of excessive quantities of pseudomonas aeruginosa. The shampoo does not comply with the Cosmetic product Directive.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from distribution; monitoring of the withdrawal ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Shampoo "Hobby Collection Baby Shampoo" <b>Type/model</b>: Pink bottle labelled 7.10.2004/103.1; blue bottle labelled 6.10.2004/104.1.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0561/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock
 
Touchable metallic parts are insufficiently insulated from live parts; excessive temperature for the supply cable, surrounding areas of the timer and thermostat. The baking grill 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 baking grill "B/E/C/K international" Type/model: Turbo 4000 (1350W)
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43

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Alert number: 0562/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Electric shock. The product is not marked with rated values. It is possible to remove parts of the adaptor that ensure protection against electric shock. The material of the socket-outlet and the material of the plug part of the adaptor that bears live parts have insufficient strength against temperature. The adaptor 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:  Universal traveller’s adaptor "Wonpro" Type/model: AST-SD, 10/16A, 250V.
Country of origin:  Taiwan
Alert submitted by:  Czech Republic
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 43