Week 26 - 2004
|No.||Notifying Member States||Product
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|Danger||Measures adopted by
beams of light.
of electric shock:
non-earthed metal parts
the permitted limit
The product does not fulfil requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard
|Compulsory measure: withdrawal from the market.|
gloves of leather and
|Presence of carcinogenic chemical due to the use of banned azo colorants in the green textile (600 mg/kg Benzidine). The product does not fulfil requirements of the Directive on dangerous substances and preparations.||Compulsory measure: import rejected by Finnish customs authorities.|
Por Equip (Portugal).
|Risk of falling: the stilts of the stepladder can break under the first rung when someone stands on it.||Voluntary measures by the retailer: withdrawal of products from sale - recall of products sold.|
|Risk of falling: insufficient resistance of the ladders, liable to break.||Voluntary measure: impoundment of products. Compulsory measure: withdrawal of products from sale.|
Plush teddy Bear
plush and artificial
|Presence of carcinogenic chemical: the teddy bear's red bow was made using banned chemical as the red bow was found to contain 979 mg/kg of the released amine 3.3'-Dimethylbenzidine (CAS No 119-93-7).||Voluntary withdrawal by the retailer (Magowsky, Lemgo - D)|
different types of
Risk of electrical shock and fire due to pins diameter, missing insulation, undue possible contacts, etc. The plug adapter does not comply with existing security requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and relevant European standards.
|Voluntary product recall by the producer.|
cookers of 6, 8 and
12 litres (China)
Risk of explosion, injuries and/or burns: under pressure the lid may be ejected. Second-degree burns to a three-year-old child reported. Product not complying with basic requirements of Pressure Equipment Directive and relevant European standards.
|Compulsory suspension of the marketing and withdrawal.|
different objects and
Risk of burn / fire. Risk of child misuse: because of their appearance these lighters may be attractive for children.
Compulsory withdrawal from the market.
aluminium casing for
3.5" hard disk drive
Risk of electrocution related to the defective mains connection cable supplied with (plug and the socket). Non-compliant with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
Voluntary withdrawal from sale and product recall.