Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 18 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01 Sweden Wheeled child conveyance.
Brand: Bebe Confort. LICB0576000,Everest life 3

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Risk for children to be injured if the handle suddenly breaks or if the frame inadvertently folds when the child is seated in the pram/pushchair.
 
Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the producer.
 
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02 Sweden

Toy cap guns.
Brand: Wicke Western Rodeo Western Colt. Models 0423 29078 and 0423 2011.

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Risk of hearing damage. The sound level produced by the toy pistol exceeds the 125 dB limit specified in EN 71-1:1998; it therefore represents a health risk, particularly for children. Ban on sales .
 
03 United Kingdom Toys - Push-Along Bear
Brand: Model: 7136 (Trading house Legler OHG)

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Chemical risk: The presence of lead and chromium exceeds permissible limits.
Choking risk: the nose of the toy can become detached presenting a choking hazard for young children.
Voluntary withdrawal by the producer.
 
04 Germany Electric lighting (lamp in the shape of a giraffe).
Brand/Model: not indicated

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Risk of electrocution for children. The lamp operates at 230 volts. Lamps intended for children may not operate at more than 24 volts. Suspected misuse of a safety mark, insufficient labelling. Ban on marketing ordered by the authorities
 
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05 Germany Electric lighting (lamp in the shape of a teddy bear).
Brand/Model: not indicated

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Risk of electrocution for children. See previous notification Discontinuation of marketing by the retailer.
 
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06 Germany Toy metal handcuffs with a CE mark, indicated as "unsuitable for children less than 3 years old" (EAN 4005111008088).

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A handcuffed child who is not familiar with the release mechanism could be unable to remove them in an emergency. Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the importer
 

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