Week 9 - 2004
|No.||Notifying Member States||Product
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|Danger||Measures adopted by
Brand: Key-Chain Laser.
|Eye injury. The permissible power output level for the laser is exceeded several times over. The power output of the Key-Chain Laser is 2.4 or 2.6 mW (marketing and sale of pointers generating more than 1 mW is prohibited). The safety information and warnings are not provided in German.||Injunction against the distributor. National ban on the marketing and display of the device.|
Brand: Key-Chain Laser - HI-OUTPUT.
|Eye injury. The permissible power output level for the laser is exceeded several times over. Marketing and sale of pointers generating more than 1 mW is prohibited.||
order issued to the
firm. Immediate ban on
marketing and offering
the product for sale.
Brand:Decathlon. Model: TH 700. Ref. 284.380
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|The straps slip and come undone during static and road tests, creating a risk that the cycle carrier and its load may fall off during use.||Discontinuation of the sale of the cycle carriers. A recall of the product was issued to French stores. A similar recall will be issued to other sales points.|
Religion Lamp (illuminated religious picture).
|Contact is possible with live parts inside the lamp and the wires are only fixed in place by adhesive points. The lamp has no lettering or marking and the warnings are in English only. Due to the above-mentioned defects, there is a risk of electrocution.||Marketing discontinued by the distributor.|
Product name: Emmaljunga Pram with reversible handle.
|Two incidents have been reported with EDGE prams with a reversible handle. The first occurred when a mother pulled her pram upstairs with the child sitting in it and the safety lock released. The second incident occurred when a mother pulled her pram onto a bus and the handle gave way.||
recalled the EDGE model
from the market and
also from customers who
bought EDGE prams
October 2003 or with a
serial number lower
The manufacturer has now equipped the prams with a new revised safety lock (Newton hook), and replaced old ones free of charge.
Product:: Illuminated picture
of risk: no protection
against contact with
live parts under mains
voltage when changing
the fuse (contact is
possible with the
thread of the fuse
holder and the fuse
itself, which are both
live if the appliance
is plugged in).
The insulation of the internal wiring can be damaged by sharp parts, which could result in stray voltages inside the appliance causing an electric shock.
During replacement of the lamp direct contact is possible with the poorly insulated leads and with metal parts. The required user instructions are missing. The light does not have a manufacturer's label, brand name or any other indication of origin for identification.
|Recall via free newspapers distributed at retailers.|