Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 42 - 2004

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

Construction lamp "Berg" (Trio 72, EAN 4006150870728).
Outdoor lighting with three double neon strip lamps.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Unsafe features for: connection not secured against loosening, possible overheating. After lamp replacement may no longer be waterproof. Missing or wrong marking, and/or information. Voluntary withdrawal from the market.
02 France

Shoe glue "Shoe Goo" (n° 0306175), 110 ml tube.
Origin: USA

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Chemical risk; Excessive content of toluene (Xn R20) and missing of the appropriate warning symbol. The glue does not comply with the Dangerous Substances and Preparations Directive. Voluntary withdrawal from the market.
03 Hungary

Charger for an electric bicycle (TORNADO TRD 18)
"Intelligent Negative Impulse Depolarization Charger" (TN-1C Electrical-Aided Car-Purpose.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Under certain circumstances, accessible parts of the charger can get connected with live parts. Absence of appropriate warnings and information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
04 Hungary

Electrical hand mixer "AMC - AM-302".
Seven speeds and two interchangeable kitchen utensils.
Origin: Unknown.

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Risk of electric shock; Unsafe features for: terminal wire fixations, plug parameters, internal electric connections. The food can migrate into the mixer. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
05 Lithuania

Portable water boiler/heater "RJE 1500W", intended to be directly plunged in the liquid.
Origin: Taiwan.


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Risk of electric shock and fire; Insufficient cross-sections and fixation of the supply cable, unsafe plug, insufficient electric resistance and missing instructions. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market voluntary suspended and embargo ordered by the authorities.
06 Hungary

Steam iron "FUGISON - MX-162".
Transparent water tank, adjustable thermostatic control and spray function.
Origin: Unknown.

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Risk of electric shock and fire; Insufficient insulation of live parts and of the plug's pins. Defective electric resistance. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

07 Hungary

Camera system "Supervision receiver"
- RC 100A with camera and receiver.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Unsafe features for: supply voltage, adapter connections, plug (shape and size) and insulations. Missing information. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Embargo ordered by the custom authorities.

08 Spain

Kawasaki motorcycle "ZX-10R, 1000cc"
- Frames from JKAZXT00CCA000156 to JKAZXT00CCA017977.
Origin: Japan.

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Risk of injury; A defective fusion of the front wheel rim can compromise its resistance.

Voluntary information and corrective action by the distributor

09 Cyprus

Desk children lamp (ref. AA19A) incorporating three revolving frames (representing cartoon pictures), and an alarm clock.
220/240V current.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Unsafe features for: wire fixations, plug (requiring a universal adaptor provided with the lamp). Missing information. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Recall and withdrawal ordered by the authorities.

10 Lithuania

Yoyo ball "Water Yoyo Spider", coloured in black, lilac and yellow, with an elastic rope.
Origin: Unknown.

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Risk of strangulation; When rotated over the head the elastic cord extends and can get winded around the neck. The product does not comply with Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market voluntary suspended by the distributor; Embargo ordered by the authorities.

11 Germany

Desk lamp "Magma lamp"
(ref. EAN 4045381109412).
220v, egg-shaped illuminated aquarium.
Origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock; Insufficient insulation (live parts exposed to contact), wires cross sections and fixations, inadequate lamp socket. The lamp does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market suspended and recall ordered by the authorities.

12

Belgium

Mobile/suspendable toy with soft figures "Hema"
(Ref. 70.022.95 or 33.54.0010),
with seven soft figures (elephant, star, cloud and four balls) suspended with an elastic cord.
Origin: Unknown.

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Risk of strangulation; The cord with the figures on it can easily stretch and become stuck around the neck. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

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