Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 38 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01 Czech Republic

Bicycle: Mountain bike " Worker " (model DY 2622 MTB 26").
Steel welded frame, 26" x 2.125 wheels, V-brakes.
Origin: China.


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Risk of injury; insufficient efficiency of brakes especially in rainy weather (excessive braking distance). The product does not meet the relevant ISO and DIN standards. Sales ban ordered by the authorities.
02 Czech Republic

Extension electric supply cord with triple moveable sockets.
White triple moveable socket, connected with two-wire cord to the supply by two-pole plug with earth connection.
Origin: Unknown.

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Risk of electric shock; the cord has only two wires and in the two-pole socket there is no protective contact (earth connection). The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

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