Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 46 - 2004

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

Plug-in mosquito ultrasound repellent.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of electric shock. Inadequate internal conductors insulation; the pins of the plug can easily be moved and the connectors are unsafely fixed. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.
02 France

Phosphoric acid based solution "Bio Nova".
Garden product used to reduce PH.
Country of origin: The Netherlands.

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Risks of eyes and skin irritation. Given the concentration of phosphoric acid, the preparation should have been marked with the danger symbol "X" and with the sentence "irritating to eyes and skin". Voluntary withdrawal from the market.
03 Spain

Van vehicle Renault Master II, phase 2 (all versions).
Country of origin: France.

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Risk of injury. The steering wheel may not be sufficiently fitted. Vibrations may affect the control of the vehicle. Voluntary information and corrective action by the distributor.
04 Spain

Children's clothing "Toty line - PML-PP", bodysuit (CB 2200055922335).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of suffocation. The fasteners can easily become detached causing choking risk as a baby can swallow them. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
05 Spain

Children's clothing "VISTO BUENO - N°38580",
bodysuit (CB 2200047707988).
Country of origin: China.
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Risk of suffocation. The fasteners can easily become detached causing choking risk as a baby can swallow them. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
06 Spain

Children's clothing "Orchestra", bodysuit (CB 2200055922335).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of suffocation. The fasteners can easily become detached causing choking risk as a baby can swallow them.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
07 Spain

Cosmetic moisturising cream "Torvalcream",
all batches identified with letters T and V, in the range V001-V0299,
all formats.
Country of origin: Spain.

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Risk of infection. The cream can be contaminated with the fungus "Fusarium solani".

Withdrawal and placing on the market temporary prohibited by the authorities.
09 Poland

Three models of electric surge protectors (CN 85 44 51 90):
a) BS 1363/A 0304 (with four or six sockets);
b) BS 1363/A 0210 (with two sockets).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock. Possible insufficient temperature-resistance of thermoplastic parts of the products. The products do not comply with the relevant European standards.

Publication of appropriate warnings ordered by the authorities.

CORRIGENDUM: RAPEX, week 45, 9th notice, country of origin is Czech Republic and NOT Hungary.

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