Weekly overview report of RAPEX notifications

Week 52 - 2004

No. Notifying Member States Product
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Danger Measures adopted by
notifying country
01
0325/04
Germany

Garden wooden folding chair "Silex - Baerensee"
(N° 01216752.004; EAN 4018035673690), with or without armrest.
Country of origin: Vietnam.



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Risk injury. Finger entrapment in the folding mechanism. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
02
0326/04
Germany

Car child seat "Kiddy Top Safe" (E1 R44 03 301160;
EAN 4009749286603,
EAN 4009749266155,
EAN 4009749266179,
EAN 4009749287815),
to be fixed with safety belts or ISOFIX linking system.
Country of origin: Germany.


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Risk of injury. In case of accident, the ISOFIX rigid linking system of the child seat to the car can release the seat. Voluntary recall and information by the producer.
03
0327/04
Slovak Republic

Electric fan. "Air Monster Electric Fans" (N°422).
Country of origin: Unknown.

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Risk of injury or electric shock. Insufficient fingers protection from the rotary parts; insufficient wire cross section; lacking insulation of the pins plug; excessive temperatures inside the appliance. The fan does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards. Voluntary withdrawal and consumer information.
04
0328/04
Slovak Republic

Toy sub-machine gun with bayonet (AF - 137),
firing small bullets as projectiles.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of injury. Excessive kinetic energy of projectiles; missing instructions and warnings. The gun does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards. Placing on the market voluntarily suspended and recall initiated by the exporter.
05
0329/04
Lithuania

Toy catapult (1,49 Lt)
black plastic/rubber catapult projecting plastic pellets as ammunitions.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of injury. Excessive kinetic energy of projectiles; abusive use of CE mark. Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities
06
0330/04
Slovak Republic

Indoor children slippers "Joy Joy",
made of coloured textile (upper part) with plastic bottom sole.
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of injury. The excessive slipping soles can cause unexpected falls. The slippers do not comply with the non-slip requirements of the relevant standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
07
0331/04
Lithuania

Pushing frog and fly toy (N° 819), with pushing stick.
Country of origin: Unknown.
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Risk of injury or choking. The toy can release small parts that can be swallowed by a child, while other parts can break in sharpened pieces. The toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.
08
0332/04
Lithuania

Pull along cat toy (N° 2039), with a cord.
Country of origin: Unknown.
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Risk of choking or strangulation. Some pieces can break releasing sharpened parts or small pieces which can be swallowed by a child; excessive length of the cord which can also form a loop. The product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

09
0333/04
Germany

Decorative oil lamp "Lampenoel" (EAN 2006071679006).
Country of origin: Unknown.
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Chemical risk. The fuel contains hydrocarbons that could be ingested by a child; the bottle cap is not child resistant. The product does not comply with the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

10
0334/04
Germany

Four scented decorative candles in coloured earthenware jar "Duftkerzen"
(EAN 4016657151787).
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of fire. The candle wick is too close to the jar and can overheat it causing the self-ignition of the jar paint; liquid wax can escape.

Voluntary recall by the importer.

11
0335/04
Hungary

Fluorescent hand lamp "MVP Super Line - Work light"
(E3-0057; EAN 4893447620124),
with 5m cable.
Country of origin: China.


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Risk of injury. Insufficient heat resistance of the thermoplastic translucent cover of the hand lamp. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

12
a): 0336/044
b): 0337/04
Hungary

Two decorative electric clock desk lamps "Guo Tai":
a) with a calash drawn by a horse (GT2016-A and GT2016-B),
b) with a carrousel and two heart frames (GT2006-A and GT2006-B).
Country of origin: China.

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Risk of electric shock and fire. The mains cables only have a basic insulation; insufficient wires cross sections; inadequate connecting plugs and wire fixations; live parts easily accessible; insufficient fire resistance. The products do not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

13
a): 0338/04
b): 0339/04
c): 0340/04
d): 0341/04
e): 0342/04
f): 0343/04
g): 0344/04

Lithuania

Seven children electric 220v desk lightings representing animals:
a) Ladybird (LNC-M/008),
b) Sitting Ladybird (LNC- M/003),
c) Cow (LNC-M/012),
d) Little elephant (LNC-M013),
e) Pig (LNC- M/020),
f) Parrot (LNC-M/009),
g) Snail (LNC-M/014)
Country of origin: Poland.


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Risk of electric shock. Given the attractive appearance of the desk lamps, children can handle them and play with them like a toy. The products do not comply with the relevant European standards.

Placing on the market prohibited by the authorities.

CORRIGENDUM: RAPEX, week 49 Suppression of notice N° 6, Ref. 0301/04, Irlande, Nissan Pickup Truck "D22 Nevara". Country of origin: Japan.

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