Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 15 ( Published on: 16/04/2010)
Corrigenda
Notification 0456/10 from week 10 of 2010 has been removed from the RAPEX system following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the authorities.

Notifications 1168/09 and 1169/09 from week 33 of 2009 were changed to notifications "For information" following additional information on the risk assessment provided by the authorities and were consequently removed from the RAPEX website

Notification 1185/09 from week 45 of 2009 has been updated (column Danger).

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0658/10       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Portable gas heater
 
Brand: Polar Track
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  AV 1959, No. DBN-100
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns because the flames extinguish easily by a flow of air and because it is not so constructed that the gas leakage rate is not dangerous and that gas release after flame extinction is limited in order to avoid a dangerous accumulation of unburned gas. In addition, the instructions for use are not in Dutch which may lead to misuse of the product.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 521.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable direct pressure gas heater in a cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0659/10       
Category:  Gas appliances and components
 
Product:  Portable gas stove - The Portable Stove
 
Brand: Polar Track
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  BDZ-160
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns because the control can easily be moved and it does not preclude accidental manipulation. In addition, the instructions for use are not in Dutch which may lead to misuse of the product.

The product does not comply with the Gas Appliances Directive and the relevant European standard EN 521.
 

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

 
Description:  Portable direct pressure gas stove in a plastic case with a cardboard wrapper
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0635/10       
Category:  Hobby/sports equipment
 
Product:  Air gun - Airsoft Gun
 
Brand: Zhuqi
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  ZQ-737++
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a Class 3 laser. Class 3 lasers may not be placed on the market for consumer use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

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

 
Description:  Black coloured plastic air gun firing 6mm BB bullets and equipped with a laser (class 3).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0632/10       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings - Idee in movimento
 
Brand: Pedro
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk due to the release of nickel (0.6 µg/cm²/week).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Pair of square-shaped silver earrings attached to a white label.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Italy
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0633/10       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer - LED-Schlüsselanhänger mit Laser
 
Brand: Infactory
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  NC-5152; EAN 4022107105309
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a Class 3 laser. Class 3 lasers may not be placed on the market for consumer use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

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

 
Description:  Key ring with two 2 LED lights and laser with instructions for use and cardboard box. Dimensions: 70 x 33 x 8 mm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0657/10       
Category:  Laser pointers
 
Product:  Laser pointer - Flexible Head Laser and LED Light with magnet
 
Brand: Blackspur Hand Tools.
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  RT 312.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to sight
 
The product poses a risk of damage to sight because it incorporates a Class 3 laser. Class 3 lasers may not be placed on the market for consumer use.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 60825.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales and withdrawal from the market by the distributor and the importer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  The laser has a silver coloured body and head with a black flexible neck. It incorporates a magnet at the bottom and is operated by three button cell batteries.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Malta
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0643/10       
Category:  Lighters
 
Product:  Lighter
 
Brand: Run Quickly
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  X371
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire and burns because it does not bear a child-resistant mechanism.


According to Commission`s Decision 2006/502/EC Member States shall ensure that only lighters which are child-resistant are placed on the market.
 

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

 
Description:  Silver coloured lighter with ignition mechanism in a shape of a woman�s shoe (approximate dimensions: 7.5 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm). The lighters are packed in grey carton box (25 items), that bear the indication �RUN QUICKLY LIGHTER� and the warning �Keep lighter away from children� in 6 languages (approximate dimensions: 17.5 x 10 x 8.2 cm).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0656/10       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Table lamp - Dog Table Lamp
 
Brand: Kare Design
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  69367
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible when placing and removing the light bulb.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic lamp in the shape of a dog packaged in a cardboard box. Blue, pink or green.
Country of origin:  Germany
Alert submitted by:  The Netherlands
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0640/10       
Category:  Motor vehicles
 
Product:  Motorcycle - KLX125 and D-Tracker 125
 
Brand: Kawasaki
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KLX125, KLX125 C, KLX125D and D-Tracker 125. Serial numbers: 1. LX125C - JKALX125CCDA00054 to JKALX125CCDA01255 2. LX125D - JKALX125CDDA00077 to JKALX125CDDA01560
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because oil may leak from the rear shock absorber and could get on to the rear tyre leading to a potential accident.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Motorcycle
Country of origin:  Japan
Alert submitted by:  Greece
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  France, Sweden, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland

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Alert number: 0653/10       
Category:  Childcare articles and children's equipment
 
Product:  Combined pram and pushchair - Zephyr
 
Brand: Patron
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  544E, 562E, 578E, 579E, 597E
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Injuries
 
The products pose a risk of injuries because there are openings in which the fingers of a child could become trapped. In addition, there is a chemical risk because the covering material of the handle contains 14.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.
 

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

 
Description:  Combined pram and push-chair with four plastic wheels, all equipped with braking devices. The handle is height adjustable and foldable. The different models are identically constructed and differ only in colour.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0636/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Foam puzzle - Puzzle Mat
 
Brand: Sun Ta Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  93261023, EAN code: 4715643010236
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking for children because small parts easily detach and could be placed in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Foam puzzle with 10 pieces. Animals can be taken out and put back to each piece. Transparent packaging with a paper label inside.
Country of origin:  Malaysia
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0641/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy car in Easter egg - Kyöpelinvuori
 
Brand: Doghill
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 0110296.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the tyres of the toy car contain 3.8% by mass of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), 14% by mass of di-"isononyl" phthalate (DINP) and 5.5% by mass of di-"isodecyl" phthalate (DIDP).

According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  Plastic toy car contained in a chocolate egg wrapped in violet aluminium foil.
Country of origin:  Ukraine
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0642/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toy - Singing Happy Snowman
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  art.150 and art.180, EAN on label sewed on the toy without chocolate 38303200, EAN on the label for the toy with chocolate 3831104301291
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 


The product poses a risk of choking because the left plastic eye of the toy, which fits entirely in the small parts cylinder, can be easily detached and swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Plush singing Snowmen, one with red coat and one with blue coat filling with chocolate or without chocolate, for all ages.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovenia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0645/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Train on batteries - Happy Train
 
Brand: SS SEN YE
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SY788
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The product poses:


- a risk of choking, because the parts of the toy which fits entirely into the small part cylinder can be easily detached,


- a chemical risk, due to an excessive lead (534 mg/kg exceeding the limit of 90 mg/kg) and chromium (146 mg/kg exceeding the limit of 60 mg/kg) level.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Varicoloured plastic train operated on batteries, the front part in shape of teddy face. Small figure of yellow teddy is part of packaging. The product is sold in a varicoloured cardboard box with a transparent window, a picture of the toy and marking Happy Train, NO.SY788 and others.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0646/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll - Lovely Baby
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  3356
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material of the head contains 23.5% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the trader. (By: Other)

 
Description:  Doll with hard plastic body and soft plastic head; blond hair with two side plaits, each with a red ribbon; red and white clothes with green and purple butterflies and silver dots; holding a pink mobile telephone made of hard plastic in her right hand.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0651/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Puzzle blocks - Mekke Puzzle Bloky (Soft puzzle blocks)
 
Brand: Wiky
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  No. 118622, EAN code: 8590331186228
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains small parts which fit entirely into the small parts cylinder and which could be swallowed by children.


The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal from the market by the distributor ordered by the authorities. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Voluntary stop of sales.

 
Description:  Varicoloured foam puzzle blocks made up of 6 pieces. Certain elements, such as strawberry, mushroom, etc. can be taken out and put back into each piece. The product is packed in a transparent foil with a paper label bearing a picture of the product.
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0652/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll - Adorable Baby
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  113265, Item. No. 99249/03, EAN code: 8590331132652
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it easily breaks releasing small parts that could be swallowed by a child.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  The doll has head, hands and legs made from soft PVC, the body is textile, filled with stuffing material. Dressed in blue trousers, T-shirt and cap. There is a white plastic dummy on a pink string in the doll`s mouth which, when taken out, causes the doll to cry. Packed in a pink cardboard box.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0660/10       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Toy military set with mobile phone - Military Affairs
 
Brand: JC - Jie Cheng toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  item no: 5247261, EAN code: 8713152472619
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Damage to hearing
 
The product poses a risk of damage to hearing because the sound level is 98 dB, exceeding the limit of 80 dB.

The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71.
 

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

 
Description:  Children�s black and red mobile phone with yellow buttons operating on batteries. Figurines of a soldier, dog and gun are included in the packaging. The product is sold in a blister pack with pictures of soldiers, the name "Military Affairs" and other marking.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Slovakia
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0634/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby sling
 
Brand: El Puente
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GUO-20-913
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it releases azodyes in the red material (4-Chlor-o-toluidine: 1471 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  Baby sling, shrink-wrapped in plastic film, cotton, 70 cm wide, red.
Country of origin:  Guatemala
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0647/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Baby`s outfit
 
Brand: Miss Gang
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  EN 714, EN 716, HU 3016, HU 3018
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking, Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of:


- choking, because they have easily detachable parts that fit into the small-parts cylinder,


- strangulation, because the products have drawstrings with free ends that are not protected against fraying.


The products do not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.

 
Description:  1. Model HU 3016: This baby`s jogging-style outfit consists of a mauve sweatshirt and trousers and a beige t-shirt with a contrasting neck trim and motifs also in mauve. The front of the top features a frog design and the following statements: Dance, Miss Wear Best and Happy Day. 2. Model HU 3018: This baby`s jogging-style outfit consists of a mauve t-shirt and trousers and a beige sweatshirt. The front of the top has a cat design and the word: Flower. 3. Model EN 714: This jogging-style outfit consists of pink trousers and t-shirt and a beige sweatshirt, they have a frog design and carry the statement: Dance, Miss Wear Best. The decoration is picked out in sequins. 4. Model EN 716: A mauve jogging outfit with a beige t-shirt. The sweatshirt and the t-shirt feature an embroidered cat with sequin trimmings and the word: Miss. The sweatshirts have a zip and ribbons on the chest, as well as sequin motifs. They have a label showing the brand, the model number and the size.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0650/10       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Women`s shoes - Bf studio
 
Brand: Tapas
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the inner leather lining of the shoes and the silica gel sachets contain dimethylfumarate (DMF). The amount of the DMF in the lining varies between 2.2 to 2.8 mg/kg. In the sachets, the amount of DMF varies between 2.1 to 19 mg/kg. In the sachets containing grey or brown small balls, the amount of the DMF is of around 400 mg/kg.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/251/EC.
 

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

 
Description:  Bronze coloured women`s high heeled court shoes.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0655/10       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Lightening body milk - Body Treat Clarifying Skin Beautifying Milk
 
Brand: Caring
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  10019653-001
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.9 +/- 0.1% of hydroquinone (INCI) as a skin-whitening agent.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of sales by the distributor. (By: Other)

 
Description:  350 ml white opaque plastic bottle, packed in a printed and stamped cardboard box.
Country of origin:  Nigeria
Alert submitted by:  Austria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0631/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Travel adaptor - Universal Adapter
 
Brand: Prostima
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: 931L MULTI AC 10A 250V
 
Batch number / Barcode:  2007032200604.
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because some pins remain accessible and can be touched during use while other pins are plugged into the socket. Live parts are therefore accessible while the product is in normal use.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant national standard.
 

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

 
Description:  White plastic travel adapter. The packaging is a transparent blister. For use in UK, US, Africa and Europe.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0637/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp - LED-valoputki
 
Brand: Valtavalo
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 22SW5009110044
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the distance between the live LED-module and the accessible metal body is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  LED lamp (T8 tube type).
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0638/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  LED lamp
 
Brand: Ledtronics
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: LED48T8-288-TPW-001W Bar code: 6 410047 062178
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because during lamp replacement the contact pin of one end of the lamp is accessible and could be touched by the user.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  LED-lamp (T8 tube type)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0644/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Lamp - Plasma Light
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GR94309, Bar code: 6 438168 018232 GR94310, Bar code: 6 438168 018249 GR94311, Bar code: 6 438168 018256 GR94312, Bar code: 6 438168 018263 GR94313, Bar code: 6 438168 018270
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because the bottom part of enclosure is removable by hand and live parts of the printed board become accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

 
Description:  Plasma Ball Lights (different models in the form of different figures)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15

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Alert number: 0648/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric fan heater - Fan Heater / 2KW Heizlüfter
 
Brand: Home Classics
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  FH - 801 and FH04, Item No.: 18117; EAN 8711252181172.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The product poses a risk of fire because during use plastic parts can melt and become scorched.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
 

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

 
Description:  Electric fan heater, Class II, 1800 - 2000 W, 220 - 240 V AC, white plastic casing, thermostat, safety temperature controller.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  The Netherlands

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Alert number: 0649/10       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Electric convector heater - KON 2000 and KON 2000 TT
 
Brand: EINHELL
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KON 2000: Item number 23.386.00; KON 2000 TT: Item number 23.386.50. The recall concerns products with identification number 01014, placed on the market between 2004 and 2007.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Fire
 
The products pose a risk of fire because the mains electrical connection can overheat resulting in plastic parts catching fire.


The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60335.


One incident involving a fatality reported.
 

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

 
Description:  KON 2000: Electric convector heater, heating capacity: 2000 Watt, protection Class I, dimensions 690 x 110 x 480 mm. KON 2000 TT: Electric convector heater with a switchable fan, heating capacity: 2000 Watt, protection Class I, dimensions 690 x 120 x 480 mm.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2010 - 15
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Poland, Denmark, Slovenia, Malta, Italy