The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

RAPEX - Weekly overview report of notifications

Week 13 - 2005

Corrigenda Notification(s) no. 0166/05 has (have) been added to this page on 28 March 2006 Weeks 10 and 11: On the basis of complementary information received by the Commission, the notifications published on the week reports n° 10 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh" in the shape of a tiger and of a pig, and n° 11 – 2005: “Air freshener Winnie the Pooh” in the shape of a pig, have been withdrawn.
Alert number: 0156/05
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Risk type: Injuries
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
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Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Risk of injury. Insufficient thermal shock resistance, the glass can explode, sprinkling hot liquids.
Placing on the market voluntarily stopped.
Description:  "Libby" Irish coffee glass (EAN 031009591732), sold in box containing four 25cl glasses.
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Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: 0157/05
Product: 
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Risk type: Injuries, Suffocation
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
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Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Risk of suffocation and injury. Given the spaces between the barrier elements a child can stick its head or thorax in between. The barrier does not comply with the relevant European standards.
Voluntary recall from consumers.
Description:  Child safety wooden barrier "Indowoods" (BSN 500; Indowoods 510; Jéwé 49260). Please note that the product notified under the reported references is only the Clic-clac swing white deal safety gate. Other similar products have not been subject to notification.
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Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: France
Alert number: 0166/05
Product:  Colour Balloons
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Risk type: Suffocation
Category: Toys
Brand: 
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Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Risk of suffocation. Does not bear the warning about the danger of suffocation for children under the age of 8 due to deflated or destroyed balloons and that adult supervision is required; missing information about the use of natural rubber (caoutchouc). The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the Relevant European standards.
Placing on the market suspended by the authorities.
Description:  Inflatable coloured balloons. Brand, type/model: Unknown.
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Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Greece
 
Alert number: 0155/05
Product:  Glass ice rocks.
Name: 
Risk type: Injuries, Suffocation
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: 
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Type of alert:  Products with serious risks
Risk of suffocation and injury. The glass ice rocks can be confused with candy and swallowed by a child.
Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall.Voluntary recall from consumers and compulsory supervision of the recall.
Description:  Glass ice rocks "Deko Line".
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Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany