Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 49 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01
0296/04
Slovak Republic

Suspended children swing "LULU II",
made from a combined metal and textile material with folding metallic structure.
Country of origin: Poland.


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Risk of injury. The fingers of a child can get between the collapsible desk and the metallic structure during use of swing. Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall by the distributor.
02
0297/04
Spain

Toy revolver "Super Cap Gun",
using Pedro Miras 8-shot ring caps.
Country of origin: China

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Risk of injury. Missing protective cap in the barrel; when it is discharged there is a flash with projection of flame. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.
03
0298/04
Slovak Republic

Product: Toy rifle "Super Gun children's machine rifle
- NB° 2038", with bayonet and strap for hanging the rifle over the shoulder.
Uses small plastic balls as projectiles.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of injury. Excessive kinetic energy of the projectiles. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market voluntary stopped by the distributor and voluntary recall of the rifles.
04
0299/04
Germany

Four sorts of Turkish electric lightings "Omeks bzw - Omex" :
a) DK-HMS-410 - desk-lamp;
b) wall-lamp;
c) DK-BTE-455 - chandelier;
d) chandelier.
Country of origin: Turkey.

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Risk of electric shock.
a) + d): Damaged and interrupted wires; possible contact with live parts; sharpened lamp sockets;
a) no effective cable fixation;
b) insufficient wire section; wires not differentiated;
c) + d) absence of earth connection.
The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.
Voluntary withdrawal from the market and placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
05
0300/04
Germany

Three electric aquarium lamps imitating marine environment with swimming fishes:
a) Electric aquarium - EAN 4 20826028 1580 RotaTing Lamp;
b) Aquarium lighting - EAN 4 20826028 1603 RotaTing Lamp;
c) Seabed World lamp - EAN 4 20826028 1573 RotaTing Lamp.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock. Unsafe features for cables fixation; accessible live parts; insufficient wires section; instructions only in English. Voluntary withdrawal from the market and placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
06
0302/04
Hungary

Electric night light "YL-2605", with photoreceptor.
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Risk of electric shock. Insufficient electrical resistance of the lighting; live parts can become accessible; use of not allowed candle lamps. 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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