Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 4 ( Published on: 20/01/2006)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0012/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire, Injuries
 
A screw manufacturing fault in the fuel pump can cause a diesel fuel leak.
 

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

 
Description:  Fuel pump of different motor vehicles (cars). Volkswagen: <ul> <li>Lupo 1,2l / 45 kW; 1,4l / 55kW; Polo 1,4l / 55kW; 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Golf/Bora Variant 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; 1,9l / 110 kW;</li> <li>New Beetle 1,9l / 74 kW; Golf V 2,0l / 55 kW; 1,9l / 66 kW ; 1,9l / 77 kW; Touran 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW; </li> <li>Passat 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; 2,0l / 100 kW; </li> <li>Sharan 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Caddy 2,0l / 51 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW; T5 1,9l / 63 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW.</li> </ul> Audi: <ul> <li>A2 1,2l / 45 kW; 1,4l / 55kW; 1,4l / 66kW; </li> <li>A3 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 77 kW; </li> <li>A4 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>A6 1,9l / 96 kW.</li> </ul> Seat: <ul> <li>Arosa 1,4l / 55kW; </li> <li>Ibiza, Cordoba 1,4l / 55kW; 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Ibisa 1,9l / 110 kW; 1,9l / 118 kW; </li> <li>Toledo, Leon 1,9l / 96 kW; 1,9l / 110 kW; </li> <li>Alhambra 1,9l / 66 kW; 1,9l / 85 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Altem 1,9l / 77 kW; </li> </ul> Skoda: <ul> <li>Fabia 1,4l / 55kW, 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Oktawia 1,9l / 74 kW ; 1,9l / 96 kW; </li> <li>Oktavia II 1,9l / 77 kW; </li> <li>Super 1,9l / 74 kW; 1,9l / 96 kW;</li> </ul>
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0014/05       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Inappropriate bonding lead device that can overheat causing possible sudden shutdown of the engine.
 

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

 
Description:  Motorcycle "Honda - ST 1300/A" Ref. frames: ST13004 (JH2SC51C*4M200001 Y JH2SC51C*4M200189); ST1300A4 (JH2SC51A*4M200001 Y JH2SC51A*4M202599); ST13002 (JH2SC51C*2M000001 Y JH2SC51C*2M001909); ST1300A2 (JH2SC51A*2M000002 Y JH2SC51A*2M007532).
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0011/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Some small parts (control switch, dancer figure and piano legs) can be easily detached and swallowed by a child; the enclosing plastic bag is not perforated. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards and with the CE labelling requirement.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Product seized by the authorities.

 
Description:  Battery operated plastic toy pianoforte.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0015/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Insufficient strength of the console that can fall on the baby. The toy 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:  Cot suspended toy "Dreamy Blimp musical box" (NO.HD-2013 E), with musical figures (cloud, star, moon, balls, etc.).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0017/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the revolver which exceeds the admitted kinetic energy thresholds; absence of warnings and of appropriate safety information. The toy 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 revolver "Secret Agents" (FS 2279), with soft projectiles (arrows with suction-caps and bullets).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0018/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
One of the two lifebuoys contains excessive quantity of phthalate (DINP).
 

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

 
Description:  Set of bath toys "Baby & Co – Les jouets malins" (N° 12685467).
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0020/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
Other projectiles than the original ones can be used with the revolver; the projectile resilient caps can easily detach; absence of warnings and of appropriate safety information. The toy 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 bow, handcuffs and pistol "Commandos" (N° 349), with suction-caps projectiles.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Portugal
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0021/05       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Suffocation
 
Given the attractive appearance of the crocodile a child under three years of age can play with it and damage the coating causing lost of sand that can be swallowed or damage air passages. The toy does not comply with the Toy Directive. In addition the presence of bacillus cereus bacteria and mould are reported in the sand filling.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Placing on the market voluntarily stopped, voluntary withdrawal from distribution and consumer information. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Green and yellow-brown toy sand filled crocodile.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0019/05       
Category:  Decorative articles
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
When the flame reaches the base of the candle it can ignite the coffee grains and cause fire.
 

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

 
Description:  Rectangular perfumed candle (DQ 144A-79-016; EAN 0242827000034), decorated with coffee grains.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0013/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Possible contact with live parts; it does not ensure earth connection. The adaptor does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Universal plug adaptor "Samsonite - Worldwide travel plug adapter" (N° 1804 GY, EAN 5411501197659).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4

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Alert number: 0016/05       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Unknown
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
Missing earth connection; insufficient wires cross-section and fixation. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
 

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

 
Description:  Three-outlet extension supply cord with switch.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2005 - 4