Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 20 ( Published on: 18/05/2012)

 
Weekly report Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: 0731/12       
Category:  Food-imitating products
 
Product:  Wire headdress
 
Brand: Casactual Colección Navidad [Casactual Christmas Collection]
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Barcode 2102027455424
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it has detachable small parts and, due to its characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for a foodstuff and placed in the mouth.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
 

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

 
Description:  A headdress made of twisted black wires with beads of different sizes and bright colours attached to their free ends, without packaging.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0754/12       
Category:  Furniture
 
Product:  Sun Lounger
 
Brand: Carrefour Home
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: GD51612 FLS 50018
 
Batch number / Barcode:  3608143451405(assortment1), 3608143035360 (red), 3608143035346 (white), 3608143035353 (orange), 3608143035377 (pink), 3608143035384 (green)
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries to the fingers because the metal prop bar is not correctly fixed.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 581.
 

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

 
Description:  A sun lounger in various fabric colours with a metal frame. Dimensions: 182 x 55 x 48 cm
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Greece, Spain

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Alert number: 0743/12       
Category:  Jewellery
 
Product:  Earrings "Glowing earrings"
 
Brand: Lumica
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Batch code / lot “03/16 N13”
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the metal knob releases 17-52 µg/cm²/week of nickel, exceeding the limit value of 0.5 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:  A pair of metal earrings with a glowing plastic tube, which is available in different colours (blue, pink and green). Each pair of earrings is packed in a plastic bag.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0737/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "100 LED VILÁGIT" (100 LED light)
 
Brand: A.I.&E
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  XN-714
 
Batch number / Barcode:  354203
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:


- the wire ends soldered to terminals of the flashing switch and control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting:


- the accessible wires have only basic insulation and they come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing control unit. In case of damage, the live metal parts become accessible;


- the decorative lighting chain is recommended for outdoor use although it is not protected against moisture.


The product poses a risk of fire because the cross-section area of the wires is less than the minimum requirement, thus, they can overheat.


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

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

 
Description:  The lighting chain includes serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable 100 LED lamps. The product can be operated with a flashing control unit. Main parts of the lighting chain: two-pin plug ("2.5A 250V"), flashing control unit, single-insulated mains cable with single-core, without marking. Technical specifications: Class II. , F marking
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0738/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "140 LED Folyamatosan világít"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  KD-140LEDI (on the product), XN-510 (on the packaging)
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5 998791 195102
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because:


- the wire ends soldered to terminals of the flashing switch and control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting;


- the accessible wires have only basic insulation and they come into contact with sharp edges of the flashing control unit. In case of damage, the live metal parts become accessible;


- the dimensions of the plug are substantially less than the requirement. During connection the user may touch the pins of the plugs;


- the decorative lighting chain is recommended for outdoor use although it is not protected against moisture.


The product poses a risk of fire because the cross-section area of the wires is less than the minimum requirement thus they can overheat.


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

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

 
Description:  The lighting chain includes serial-parallel connected, non-replaceable 140 LED lamps. The product can be operated with a flashing control unit. The main parts of the lighting chain: a two-pin plug ("WD QX 2.5A 250V CE"), flashing control unit with English-language marking and inscriptions, single-core, single-insulated mains cable. Packaging: Transparent plastic cylinder. Technical specifications: 230 V~, 50 Hz, 10.8 W, Class II. , F marking, 180 LED x 3,2 V, 0,02 A
Country of origin:  Unknown
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0757/12       
Category:  Lighting chains
 
Product:  Lighting chain "RICH Fényfüzér"
 
Brand: Ante
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  DCH
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire because:


- the cross-section area of the external wires is less than required;


- the wire ends soldered to terminals of flashing control unit are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting;


- the accessible wires have only basic insulation;


- the insulation resistance is not sufficient.


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

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

 
Description:  Lighting chain with 181 miniature lamps. Packaged in cardboard box
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0735/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Incandescent floor light
 
Brand: Natura Route US 66
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 204969/5603
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 410412 049698
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because live parts are accessible.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Incandescent floor light, 40W-E27, 230V, cl. II, IP20.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0739/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Electronic control gear for LED module
 
Brand: ts light
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: ZF120A-2401500
 
Batch number / Barcode:  6 418157 160807. (art.16080)
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Electronic control gear for LED module. Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 2.0A, cl II, IP20 Output: 24Vdc, 1.5A
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0741/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED Lamp
 
Brand: Winled
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: PD-T8-120-FT/312PCS
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60968 and EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  LED-tube 18W-G13, 85-265V, 50/60Hz, 4050K
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0742/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  LED Lamp
 
Brand: Winled
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Type: 216-15W20110516
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60968 and EN 60598.
 

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

 
Description:  LED-lamp 15W-E27, 85-265Vac, 50Hz, 4000-5000K
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0748/12       
Category:  Lighting equipment
 
Product:  Children's lamp "Lastenhuoneen LED-valaisin"
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown Description: Children's lamp supplied with mains transformer (Type: NFED-6510
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The mains transformer supplied with the product poses a risk of electric shock because there is inadequate insulation between live parts and accessible metal parts.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 61347.
 

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

 
Description:  Children's lamp supplied with mains transformer (Type: NFED-6510 Barcode: 6 410412 257994)
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Finland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0749/12       
Category:  Other
 
Product:  Sky lantern "White Sky Lanterns"
 
Brand: Redwood Leisure
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SL300
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because the string supports to the burner of the sky lanterns contain chrysotile asbestos fibres.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
 

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

 
Description:  White sky lantern in plastic wrapping, fuel source connected to frame via chrysotile asbestos containing string.
Country of origin:  United Kingdom
Alert submitted by:  Ireland
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0750/12       
Category:  Pyrotechnic articles
 
Product:  Fireworks "Show of fireworks"
 
Brand: Jorge
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: JW98 Registration number: CE 1395-F2-0002/2009 Required CE number: CE 0589
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Burns
 
The product poses a risk of burns because the battery is equipped with an exposed instantaneous fuse.

The product does not comply with the Directive 2007/23/EC on pyrotechnic articles and the relevant European standard 15947.
 

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

 
Description:  Small battery of fireworks with exposed, instantaneous fuse.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0745/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Doll "Fashionable"
 
Brand: Star Glary
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model number: 898, article number: 895,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8429283208958
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 20% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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

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

 
Description:  The product is a small doll measuring 16 cm in height; it has blonde hair with pink streaks collected in a ponytail. The doll wears a red dress and high-heeled detachable shoes. A pink ribbon is attached to the chest. It is packed in a small cardboard box (18x4x3 cm) with a transparent plastic window on the front. The following is written on the side of the box: "They are the most popular styles".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0746/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Set of rattles "Baby toys set"
 
Brand: Hand Bell Toys
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item No 29-306AB,
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8 349029 293065
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The products pose a risk of choking because the rattles can easily break generating small parts which could be swallowed by children.

The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN-71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Rattles in different shapes and colours: a chain of four teddy bears in blue, white, green and red separated by a yellow part. Also other parts in the shape of aeroplanes or small animals, packaged in a pale yellow cardboard box with a transparent window through which the rattles can be seen. On the top left of the box is written the indication "Hand Bell toys" in a pink circle and the bottom of the box is marked with the indication: "The best gift for children".
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0758/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons "Happy Party"
 
Brand: Tib
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  P/O 985/2011 bar code 4 002727 168021
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains nitrosamines. Total content: 0.846 mg/kg, of which NDMA 0.468 mg/kg, NDnBA 0.378 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Pear-shaped balloons in white, yellow, orange, pink, red, blue, lilac and purple colours; length c. 8-10 cm
Country of origin:  Malaysia
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0759/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Plastic flute
 
Brand: Eleiven
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Ref. 14028
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8643568140287
 
Risk type:  Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because it contains a removable mouth-piece which is a small part that could be placed in the mouth and swallowed.

In addition, there is no compliance with the labelling requirements.

The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Plastic flute with detachable mouthpiece. Packaged in a plastic bag with a label showing the make, the reference and the importer.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0760/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Soft toys
 
Brand: Master Gift
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Code: 32597
 
Batch number / Barcode:  8432748325978
 
Risk type:  Chemical, Choking
 
The product poses a risk of choking because the battery compartment is accessible and can be easily opened. Therefore, children have access to batteries and may put them in the mouth and swallow them.


The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
 

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

 
Description:  Battery-operated moving soft toys, approximately 25-30 cm tall; one is a dog and the other a panda. They have a label indicating the importer's details, the CE mark and the barcode. They are packed in small cardboard boxes with warnings about electrical toys.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Spain
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0761/12       
Category:  Toys
 
Product:  Balloons "Round 8 balloons"
 
Brand: Globos
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Article No 30100, EAN-Code 4007937301008, Batch No AX 09 (item 30100 PP; order no GLH 09/2012)
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Chemical
 
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains nitrosamines (219 µg/kg) which are classified as a category 2 carcinogen. The release value for N-nitrosamines exceeds the established maximum quantity for N-Nitrosamine.


The product does not comply with the Toys Safety Directive.
 

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

 
Description:  Balloons in six different colours, 4 packs, each containing 8 items.
Country of origin:  Mexico
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0732/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: H&S
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  J-7891C
 
Batch number / Barcode:  1290000007027
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The drawstring in the hood poses a risk of strangulation. If a child pulls the elastic drawstring the toggles may spring back into the eyes and face causing injuries.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s jacket in red colour with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles on the ends. Size: 92, 98
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0733/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweater
 
Brand: Glo-Story
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  GFY-4588, Bar code: 5999032745889
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s striped sweater with hood, zip-fastener and two pockets. The hood includes a drawstring with free ends. Sizes: 140,146,158,164
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0734/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s set
 
Brand: Talaman
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Item 7353
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries
 
The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of a belt in the waistband of the dress which is too long.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s set, intended for children up to 7 years of age. The set consists of two parts – a dress and trousers. The dress has red and white checked patterns and a belt around the waist which has not been fixed in one point. When the belt is untied and both ends are aligned, it hangs about 430 mm below the lower edge of the garment.
Country of origin:  Spain
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0736/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s jacket
 
Brand: Turk Mali
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s anorak with a hood supplied with functional cords in the head and neck area. It is available in various colours – white, cream colour, burgundy and cyclamen. On the front there is an embroidered cat and the inscription "Kids Clup”. The product is sold in transparent packaging.
Country of origin:  Turkey
Alert submitted by:  Bulgaria
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0740/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s sweater
 
Brand: Glo-Story Disney (THE PRODUCT MAY BE COUNTERFEIT)
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model: DGPO-6283 Bar code: 5999032762831
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The products pose a risk of strangulation because of the presence of drawstrings in the hood.

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

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

 
Description:  Children’s sweater with hood and zip-fastener. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with free ends. The product is decorated with a figure of Mickey Mouse and an inscription: "Mickey ". Size: 98-128
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0755/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Children’s coat
 
Brand: Beyond
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  MA-031
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Injuries, Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of an elastic drawstring and plastic toggles in the hood area.


The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

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

 
Description:  Children’s coat with hood and zip fastener. The hood includes an elastic drawstring with plastic toggles. Size: 110,116
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0756/12       
Category:  Clothing, textiles and fashion items
 
Product:  Sweatshirt
 
Brand: E-Jeans
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  CQF-3273
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Strangulation
 
The product poses a risk of strangulation because of the presence of a drawstring in the hood.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal and recall from consumers ordered by authorities.

 
Description:  Children’s blue-grey striped sweatshirt with kangaroo pockets. The hood includes an unattached drawstring with knotted ends. The product is decorated with inscriptions: "E-Jeans, Fashion Jeans, Since 1989, Tyle 1989".Size: 146/152
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Hungary
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0747/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Hand-dryer "World Dryer"
 
Brand: Warner Howard
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  Model number MR48 (white cover models only). The affected dryers were manufactured between May 2009 and April 2011. The changeover is denoted by the first 5 digits of the serial number. Serial numbers starting 20114 or higher are not affected; serial numbers lower i.e. 20113 and below are affected.
 
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
 
Risk type:  Electric shock
 
The affected models have a rotating air outlet nozzle which is not earthed to the cover so that in the event of a failure which might cause live parts to come into contact with it, the user might receive an electric shock. 

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

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

 
Description:  Wall-mounted hand-dryer fitted in premises such as shops, restaurants, places of work, schools.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Ireland

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Alert number: 0751/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital receiver "Digital Terrestrial Receiver MPEG4"
 
Brand: Imperial
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SD 2604C;
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5290656056659
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the supply cord has only basic insulation which comes into contact with the metal enclosure;


- the resistance of the conductors in the supply cord is too high.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description:  Digital terrestrial receiver, 100-240V, 50/60Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0752/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital receiver "Digital Terrestrial Receiver"
 
Brand: Eurosan
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SD1000
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5204689118031
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the supply cord has only basic insulation which comes into contact with the metal enclosure;


- the resistance of the conductors in the supply cord is too high.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description:  Digital terrestrial receiver, 100-240V, 50/60Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20

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Alert number: 0753/12       
Category:  Electrical appliances and equipment
 
Product:  Digital receiver "Digital Terrestrial Receiver"
 
Brand: Fujitec
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  SD2100
 
Batch number / Barcode:  5204689118031
 
Risk type:  Burns, Electric shock, Fire
 
The product poses a risk of electric shock, fire and burns because:


- the supply cord has only basic insulation which comes into contact with the metal enclosure;


- the resistance of the conductors in the supply cord is too high.


The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60065.
 

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

 
Description:  Digital terrestrial receiver, 100-240V, 50/60Hz.
Country of origin:  China
Alert submitted by:  Cyprus
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2012 - 20