Consumer Products

PRODUCT RECALLS
THE SGS PUBLICATION GATHERING CONSUMER PRODUCT RECALLS
IN THE EU, IN THE USA AND IN AUSTRALIA
CONSUMER TESTING SERVICES (CTS)
1– 15 JANUARY 2013
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
Pages 2 to 8
Audio Video and Household Appliances (3)
IT & Telecommunication (1)
Luminaries (8)
Cord Sets, Plugs & Sockets (0)
HARDGOODS
Pages 9 to 13
DIY, Tools and Hardware (2)
Home Furnishing & Houseware (3)
Sport & Leisure Goods (6)
Stationery and Office Supplies (0)
TOYS AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS
Pages 14 to 22
Toys (14)
Juvenile Products (3)
COSMETICS, PERSONAL CARE AND HOUSEHOLD
Pages 23
Cosmetics and Personal Care (1)
Household Care (0)
SOFTLINES
Pages 24 to 28
Textile and Clothing (7)
Shoes (0)
Bags and Accessories (0)
Jewelleries (1)
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E&E: AUDIO VIDEO AND HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
USA
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
NAME OF PRODUCT: Omni-Heat™ Lithium-
HAZARD: The batteries have a
Voluntary recall.
Polymer Rechargeable Batteries
cell defect which can cause
overheating, posing a fire
UNITS: About 66 batteries (33 jackets with two
battery packs each)
IMPORTER: Columbia Sportswear Company, of
Portland, Ore.
hazard.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: The
firm received one report of an
overheating battery in Europe.
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves battery packs
that power heating systems in jackets. The black
No incidents or injuries were
reported in the U.S.
battery packs are 3.25 inches long by 2.3 inches
wide by 0.7 inches deep and marked with "Columbia"
on the top and "OMNI-HEAT™" on the bottom of the
pack. Part number 054978-001 is printed on the side
of the battery label.
Two battery packs were included with styles from:
Fall 2011 Mens: Electro Amp™ Jacket (SM7864) and
Circuit Breaker™ Softshell (SM7855)
Fall 2011 Womens: Circuit Breaker™ Softshell
(SL7856); Snow Hottie™ Jacket (SL7866), and Snow
Hottie™ Parka (SL7853).
MANUFACTURED IN: China
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Power Supply Transformers
UNITS: About 3,900
DISTRIBUTORS: Denco Sales; Graphic Solution;
Hart Supply; Interstate Electric; Montroy Supply Co;
N.Glantz & Son; Pioneer Supply; Reece Supply Co;
Sun Supply; Tubelite Co.
HAZARD: The transformers do
Voluntary recall.
not meet the UL standard for
this product and pose a fire
risk.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None
reported
MANUFACTURER: HEICO lighting, a division of
EMD Technologies, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves neon power
supply transformers designed to power commercial
signs. They are in black metal boxes about 4.5 inches
long by 3.5 inches wide with rows of vents on all
sides. "HEICO LIGHTING™" and the model
information are printed on a plate on the transformer.
The recalled models include PLATINUM-9000-30,
PLATINUM-10000-30, PLATINUM-12000-30, TFT04PL-6000-30, and TFT-06PL-9000-30.
MANUFACTURED IN: Canada
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E&E: AUDIO VIDEO AND HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Amana Packaged
HAZARD: The serial plates on
Voluntary recall.
Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling units
the units have inaccurate
information that could result in
UNITS: About 155
installers and servicers using
MANUFACTURER: Goodman Company L.P., of
undersized wiring, posing a fire
Houston, Texas
hazard.
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves Amana
Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling units
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None
reported
with model number APG154911541BA and serial
numbers beginning with 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209 and
1210. The model and serial numbers are printed on
the serial plate attached to the control compartment
door on the front of the unit. The units are used to
provide heating and cooling to homes and
commercial buildings. Packaged units provide
heating and cooling all in one system. The graycolored units measure about 40 inches high by 51
inches wide by 47 inches deep.
MANUFACTURED IN: United States
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E&E: IT & TELECOMMUNICATION
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/UNITED
CATEGORY: Communication and media equipment
ELECTRIC SHOCK, FIRE
Compulsory
PRODUCT: HDD external case
The power supply does not
KINGDOM
have sufficient insulation to
Withdrawal of the
NAME: 3.5" HDD External Case
provide adequate protection
against electric shock. The
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Unknown
power supply cable can melt,
BRAND: Unknown
Batch number/Barcode: NTS03SI / 1203271393
DESCRIPTION: External case for a hard drive with
mains power supply (model number: FZXPWH125A). Blue outer packaging.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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measures:
exposing live parts that could
be touched by the user.
The product does not comply
with the Low Voltage Directive
and the relevant European
standard EN 60950.
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E&E: LUMINARIES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/SPAIN
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
ELECTRIC SHOCK
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The lighting chain is not
measures:
sufficiently protected against
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Luz de Natal LED
access to live parts and the
electrical insulation is not
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Model DCH
sufficient.
Barcode: 6926667933717
The product does not comply
BRAND: Shi Mao
DESCRIPTION: Lighting chain with 50 white, mini
LED lights. Packed in a transparent plastic blister
pack.
market
with the Low Voltage Directive
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
ELECTRIC SHOCK
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of
BRAND: Unknown
Withdrawal of the
user may access live parts.
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 5004B
The product does not comply
with the Low Voltage Directive
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
and the relevant European
of 200 LED lights.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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measures:
electric shock because the
NAME: Lampki Choinkown
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain consisting
Voluntary
standard EN 60598.
Compulsory
measures:
Recall of the
product from end
users
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E&E: LUMINARIES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
FIRE
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of fire
measures:
because the cross-sectional
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Lampki Choinkowe 100 Zarówek
area of the conductors in the
cable is not sufficient.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: L62
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: 5905084009945
with the Low Voltage Directive
BRAND: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain with 100
bulbs packed in a cardboard box.
market
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
FIRE
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of fire
BRAND: Unknown
Withdrawal of the
area of the conductors in the
product from the
market
cable is not sufficient.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: L60
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: 5905084009944
with the Low Voltage Directive
bulbs packed in a cardboard box.
measures:
because the cross-sectional
NAME: Lampki Choinkowe 100 Zarówek
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain with 100
Compulsory
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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E&E: LUMINARIES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
FIRE
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of fire
measures:
because the cross-sectional
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Twinkle: Lampki Choinkowe 200 Zarówek
area of the conductors in the
cable is not sufficient.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 781
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the Low Voltage Directive
BRAND: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain with 200
bulbs packed in a cardboard box.
market
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
FIRE
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of fire
BRAND: Unknown
Withdrawal of the
area of the conductors in the
product from the
market
cable is not sufficient.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 747
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the Low Voltage Directive
bulbs supplied in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
measures:
because the cross-sectional
NAME: Lampki Choinkowe 100 Zarówek
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain with 100
Compulsory
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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E&E: LUMINARIES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Lighting chains
FIRE
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Lighting chain
The product poses a risk of fire
measures:
because the cross-sectional
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Lampki Choinkowe 25 Zarówek
area of the conductors in the
cable is not sufficient.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 740
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the Low Voltage Directive
BRAND: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Christmas lighting chain with 25
bulbs supplied in a plastic bag with cardboard label.
market
and the relevant European
standard EN 60598.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/UNITED
KINGDOM
CATEGORY: Electrical appliances and equipment
ELECTRIC SHOCK
PRODUCT: LED bulb
The insulation is not sufficient.
BRAND: Unknown
Recall of the
face of the LED bulb could be
product from end
users
touched by the user.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: GU10 24 LED array
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the Low Voltage Directive
cardboard box.
measures:
As a result, live parts on the
NAME: LED Light Cup
DESCRIPTION: LED bulb packaged in a green
Voluntary
and the relevant European
standard EN 62560.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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HARDGOODS: DIY, TOOLS AND HARDWARE
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/GERMANY
CATEGORY: Laser pointers
DAMAGE TO SIGHT
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Laser pointer
An output power of < 5 mW
measures:
(Class III) is indicated on the
Withdrawal of the
NAME: Laser LED & Pen
product which means that the
laser potentially poses a risk of
product from the
market ,
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: ZK-9601
damage to sight.
Destruction of the
BRAND: Unknown
product
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Laser pointer.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Egg Incubator
UNITS: About 2,500
HAZARD: The base can ignite
Voluntary recall.
during use, posing a fire hazard
to the consumer.
MANUFACTURER: Brower Division of Hawkeye
Steel Products Inc., of Houghton, Iowa
INCIDENTS/INJURIES:
Brower received three reports
DESCRIPTION: The product is a round, light gray
of fires, all of which resulted in
plastic egg incubator with a clear plastic top used to
property damage. No injuries
hatch many different types of eggs. The incubator is
have been reported.
18 inches in diameter and 12 inches tall. The recalled
Model TH120 Brower Top Hatch Incubator has two
main components - a tray and a base. A crank arm
and a turner motor are located in the base. The crank
arm snaps into place on the turner motor. The motor
turns the crank arm which, in turn, rotates the tray.
The clear plastic top has an engraving which says,
"THIS SIDE UP." The model number is located on the
side of the packaging box.
MANUFACTURED IN: United States
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HARDGOODS: HOME FURNISHING & HOUSEWARE
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/LITHUANIA
CATEGORY: Furniture
INJURIES
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Folding chair
The product poses a risk of
measures:
injuries because it does not
Ban on the
NAME: Folding chair
have sufficient mechanical
strength and the seat fabric
marketing of the
product and any
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: article no. F14N
tears easily. The chair may
accompanying
therefore break during use
measures
BRAND: Wild Forest
Batch number/Barcode: 6901245410682
DESCRIPTION: Folding camping chair with legs
causing the user to fall, with
the possibility of the fingers
made of a circular steel pipe, diameter 16 mm. Metal
being entrapped and crushed in
details, joint with rivets, painted in black paint. The
the metal parts of the chair.
seat fabric is folded and sewn on supports. Seat
dimensions: length 320 mm, width 230 mm, height
The product does not comply
410 mm, weight 0.96 kg. The product is supplied in a
polythene wrapping.
with the relevant European
standard EN 581-1.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
AUSTRALIA
The Reject Shop Ltd—Garden Edge Bug Zapper
DEFECTS
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The product was manufactured
Bug Zapper
using the incorrect plastic
compound material. Due to this
EU/POLAND
cease using the
product
immediately.
Return the item to
IDENTIFYING FEATURES
the product may melt when
Model Nos: IK111-1x6W and IK118-1x6W
switched on.
Barcode no: 9336672097590
any Reject Shop
outlet for a full
HAZARDS
refund. For further
TRADERS WHO SOLD THIS PRODUCT
If the defect occurs, there is
information please
The Reject Shop
the possibility of a fire hazard.
call The Reject
Shop Limited, toll
SUPPLIER
free on 1800 633
The Reject Shop Ltd
886
PRODUCT: MELAMINE CUP
CHEMICAL
MANUFACTURED IN: China
migration of formaldehyde
(52.9; 50.2 mg/kg - ppm) from
melamine cup from China, via
the Netherlands
No picture available.
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Customers should
withdrawal from
the market
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HARDGOODS: SPORT & LEISURE GOODS
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/GERMANY
CATEGORY: Hobby/sports equipment
ASPHYXIATION
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Avalanche transceiver
The product may switch to
measures:
transmission mode
Recall of the
NAME: Ortovox 3+
unintentionally after 120
seconds in search mode. This
product from end
users
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Item No: 11370. The
defect can hinder or impair the
recall affects models produced between 18 October
rescue of people buried under
2012 and 30 November 2012.
snow.
BRAND: Ortovox
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Avalanche transceiver.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Germany
EU/DENMARK
CATEGORY: Pyrotechnic articles
DAMAGE TO HEARING
PRODUCT: Fireworks
The product poses a risk of
BRAND: Løve Brag
Compulsory
measures:
damage to hearing because the
Withdrawal of the
sound level is too high.
product from the
NAME: Unknown
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Danish registration
In addition, the product has a
long fuse burning times which
number: SIK-0282311209
may cause damage to sight.
Batch number/Barcode: W9937000
The product does not comply
DESCRIPTION: Roman candle with 5 shots and NEC
with the relevant European
44 g.
standard EN 14035.
market
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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HARDGOODS: SPORT & LEISURE GOODS
NOTIFYING
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PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
AUSTRALIA
Alvin International Pty Ltd—Power Supply for Tennis
DEFECTS
Immediately stop
The power supply has been
using the machine.
Please contact the
Ball Launcher
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
designed for indoor use only
The Tennis Ball Launcher continuously feeds balls
and does not have electrical
safety approval for outdoor use
when loaded, powered by an AC power cord and
power supply. The product is designed for use in the
free call customer
service line on
with these machines.
1800 224 094 or
[email protected]
backyard.
HAZARDS
roducts.com.au. A
IDENTIFYING FEATURES
Outdoor use and moisture may
free of charge
present a serious risk of
replacement
electric shock.
power pack will be
Item number 0252
TRADERS WHO SOLD THIS PRODUCT
sent directly to
you, for use both
Big W Australia
outdoors and
indoors.
SUPPLIER
Alvin International Pty Ltd
AUSTRALIA
Alvin International Pty Ltd—Power Supply for Cricket
Ball Trainer
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The Cricket Ball Trainer continuously feeds balls
when loaded and is powered by an AC power cord
DEFECTS
The power supply has been
designed for indoor use only
and does not have electrical
safety approval for outdoor use
using the
machines. Please
contact the free
call customer
with these machines.
service line on
1800 224 094 or
the backyard.
HAZARDS
[email protected]
IDENTIFYING FEATURES
Outdoor use and moisture may
roducts.com.au. A
present a serious risk of
free of charge
replacement
and power supply. The product is designed for use in
Item number 2478
electric shock.
TRADERS WHO SOLD THIS PRODUCT
Big W Australia
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Immediately stop
power pack will be
sent directly to
SUPPLIER
you, for use both
outdoors and
Alvin International Pty Ltd
indoors.
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HARDGOODS: SPORT & LEISURE GOODS
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: High-pressure scuba diving
HAZARD: The diving hose that
Voluntary recall.
air hoses
connects the regulator to the
tank's pressure gauge can
UNITS: About 40
separate reducing the available
IMPORTER: A-Plus Marine Supply, Inc., of Gulf
air supply to the diver, posing a
Breeze, Fla.
drowning hazard.
DESCRIPTION: The recalled air hoses are highpressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: A-Plus
rubber outer covering. They are about half a
hoses separating. No injuries
centimeter in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long.
have been reported.
has received three reports of
These hoses connect the regulator to the tank
pressure gauge. The phrase "Scuba Diving High
Pressure hose I.D. 3/16" (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI
Exceeds SAE 100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from
Dupont" is printed in white lettering on the hose's
outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on
each end. "CE EN 250 230" is stamped on the female
side of the fitting and "12Q1" on the male side.
MANUFACTURED IN: Taiwan
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Game Winner® crossbow
HAZARD: The hooks attaching
cocking ropes
the cocking rope to the
crossbow string can break and
UNITS: About 6,300
IMPORTER: Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy,
Texas
Voluntary recall.
cause it to recoil, posing a
laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: The
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves Game Winner®
cocking ropes with model number FSGWAR3018
company has received four
and UPC 400214726596. The cocking ropes help
cocking ropes breaking,
users get a better grip on the crossbow string and
causing the rope to recoil.
aid in pulling it back. They have an approximately 50inch long black nylon rope, two black plastic hooks
Three of the incidents resulted
reports of the hooks on the
in lacerations.
and two t-handles. The model and UPC numbers are
located on the instruction card that comes with the
product.
MANUFACTURED IN: China
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TOYS AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS: TOYS
NOTIFYING
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PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/ITALY
CATEGORY: Toys
MICROBIOLOGICAL
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Soap bubble set
The product poses a
measures:
microbiological risk because
Ban on the
marketing of the
NAME: Bubble Sword
the mesophilic aerobic
microorganism count in the
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 36/0092
soapy water is too high (35 000
accompanying
cfu/ml of aerobic mesophilic
measures
BRAND: Unknown
Batch number/Barcode: 4029811253302
DESCRIPTION: Sword-shaped container of bubble
bacteria). The product also
poses a microbiological risk
solution (140 ml), secondary packaging of cardboard,
because the product contains a
with label bearing the barcode, item code, CE
high level of Pseudomonas
marking for toys, the indication that it is not suitable
for children under three, warnings in several
SPP (44 000 cfu/ml). There is a
risk of infection if the liquid is
languages and details of the importer.
swallowed or comes into
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
product and any
contact with the skin.
The product does not comply
with the Toys Safety Directive.
EU/SPAIN
CATEGORY: Toys
INJURIES
PRODUCT: Toy scooter
The product poses the risk of
BRAND: Bakugan
Compulsory
measures:
injuries because the space
Withdrawal of the
between folding or sliding
product from the
NAME: Monopattino
elements is not sufficient. If a
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Ref. GPZ11766
child places his fingers in the
Batch number/Barcode: 8005163117666
DESCRIPTION: Scooter for children over 4 years of
age with drawings on the base. The toy is packaged
in a cardboard box on which images of the scooter
appear. There is also a label on the box which
contains the reference number and the barcode.
space between the wheel and
the fork it could become
trapped.
The product does not comply
with the Toys Directive and
with the relevant European
standard EN 71.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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TOYS AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS: TOYS
NOTIFYING
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PRODUCT
DANGER
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ADOPTED
EU/FINLAND
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Plastic toys
The product poses a risk of
measures:
choking because the bubble
Import rejected at
border
NAME: Soft fairies
may be put into the mouth and
swallowed by children. Half of
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL:
a bubble can easily be
BRAND: LeluKulma
1) YY004632; 2) YY004635
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: 1) Plastic animal figures packed in
transparent bubbles (balls) on a blister card. 16
different figures in a set. 3312 sets in imported
separated as the hinge breaks
when placed under tension.
The product does not comply
with the Toy Safety Directive
and with the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
batch. 2) Plastic baby figures packed in transparent
bubbles (balls) on a blister card. A pink plastic
bracelet is also included. 6 different figures in a set.
4032 sets in imported batch.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/SPAIN
CATEGORY: Toys
CHEMICAL
PRODUCT: Dolls
The products pose a chemical
BRAND: V&F
Withdrawal of the
between 4% and 6.8% by
product from the
market
mass bis (2-ethylhexyl)
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 2006, 94165 and
phthalate (DEHP) and up to 0.4
941812
% by mass dibutyl phthalate
6882009941652 and 6882009941812
DESCRIPTION: Plastic doll with accessories.
Description of the packaging: cardboard box with
transparent plastic window on the front and various
images on the sides (girls, flowers, etc.). On the
base of the front part of the box appear the words
'Beauty Legend' and indications regarding age. On
the back, on top of an image, is a label which
includes a CE mark, warnings in several languages,
the barcode and the importer's details.
measures:
risk because they contain
NAME: Beautiful Feeling and Happy Every Day
Batch number/Barcode: 6882009941805,
Compulsory
(DBP).
According to the REACH
Regulation the phthalates
DEHP, DBP and BBP are
prohibited in all toys and
childcare articles, while
phthalates DINP, DIDP and
DNOP are prohibited in toys or
childcare articles that can be
placed in the mouth by
children.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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TOYS AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS: TOYS
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/GERMANY
CATEGORY: Toys
CHEMICAL
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Crayons
The product poses a chemical
measures:
risk because it contains up to
Withdrawal of the
NAME: XL Farbstifte - SES Creative - super washable
8.46% by mass bis (2ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: EAN-Code 8 710341
According to the REACH
002213 SES No 00221 3+
Regulation the phthalates
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
DEHP, DBP and BBP are
DESCRIPTION: 8 thick coloured crayons in a brightly
prohibited in all toys and
childcare articles, while
BRAND: SES Creative
coloured cardboard pack, plastic tray.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Netherlands
phthalates DINP, DIDP and
DNOP are prohibited in toys or
childcare articles that can be
placed in the mouth by
children.
EU/DENMARK
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
PRODUCT: Beach ball set
The product poses a risk of
BRAND: Unknown
Voluntary
measures:
choking because the balls are
Withdrawal of the
small parts which could be put
NAME: Probeach
into the mouth and swallowed
product from the
market ,
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Unknown
by children.
Destruction of the
Batch number/Barcode: EAN 8718158036056
In addition, the balls are sold
DESCRIPTION: 3 beach balls in different colours in a
product
without any labelling.
net. Sold without any labelling.
The product does not comply
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
with the Toy Safety Directive
and with the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
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NOTIFYING
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PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Toys
INJURIES
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Pushchair for dolls
The product poses a risk of
measures:
injuries because with too much
Withdrawal of the
NAME: My Lovely
weight the safety lock is
released, with a consequent
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Item number 41563
risk of injury due to
BRAND: Love Baby
Batch number/Barcode: 0754011415635
DESCRIPTION: Pushchair for dolls, the frame of
which is made of stiff plastic tubes (internal diameter
/ external approximately 12/13 mm). The tubes are
connected by means of rivets and are foldable like
scissors. They are separated by a plastic pad with a
entrapment, mainly of fingers,
between moving parts.
The product does not comply
with the Toy Safety Directive
and with the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
thickness of approx 3 mm. The stroller’s seat is made
of textile material (width approx. 180 mm), to which
there is attached a strip of material connected with
the crotch strap. On the sides of the stroller there are
safety locks which switch on automatically when the
stroller is open (there is an extra lock at the back of
the stroller). The stroller has 4 double plastic wheels,
mounted on metal rods. Most tubes have plastic
caps on the ends, which can be detached.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/POLAND
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
PRODUCT: Set of three balls with bells
The product poses a risk of
Compulsory
measures:
choking because it contains
Withdrawal of the
small parts (the small rattling
product from the
NAME: Unknown
balls inside) which could easily
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: FX0306333
be detached and swallowed by
BRAND: Fox
Batch number/Barcode: 6991203063333
DESCRIPTION: A set of three perforated toy rattling
balls, approx 10 cm in diameter, which each contain
plastic balls filled with rattling elements. The balls are
packed in a plastic net. A label is attached bearing the
model number and the importer's details.
small children.
The product does not comply
with the Toy Safety Directive
and the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/FRANCE
CATEGORY: Toys
CHEMICAL
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Pull-along trolley
The product poses a chemical
risk because it contains 6.5%
Withdrawal of the
NAME: Polycar - Junior tools
by weight of di(2-ethylhexyl)
phthalate (DEHP).
product from the
market , Recall of
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Article No 750010
According to the REACH
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Regulation, phthalates DEHP,
BRAND: Polet
DESCRIPTION: Trolley made of wood and metal, for
pulling. Height 970 mm, width 600 mm. Item sold
packed in a carton. A photo is affixed to the
packaging, showing two children playing in sand next
to the trolley.
EU/FRANCE
measures:
the product from
end users
DBP and BBP are prohibited in
all toys and childcare articles,
while phthalates DINP, DIDP
and DNOP are prohibited when
the toy or childcare article can
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Belgium
be placed in the mouth by
children.
CATEGORY: Toys
CHEMICAL
PRODUCT: Toy vehicles
The product poses a chemical
Voluntary
measures:
risk because it contains up to
Withdrawal of the
6.5% by mass bis (2-
product from the
NAME: Unknown
ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Reference 96326 //
and dibutyl phthalate (DBP). In
B1184093
addition it contains up to 2.1%
BRAND: Party Fiesta
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Set of 3 toy vehicles (fire-engine,
ambulance and breakdown truck). Constituent
materials: plastic, paint, paper. Dimensions of each
vehicle: 9.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm. Packaging: plastic pouch.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Unknown
of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP)
and di-isodecyl phthalate
(DIDP).
According to the REACH
Regulation the phthalates
DEHP, DBP and BBP are
prohibited in all toys and
childcare articles, while
phthalates DINP, DIDP and
DNOP are prohibited in toys or
childcare articles that can be
placed in the mouth by
children.
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/FRANCE
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Small wooden car
The product poses a risk of
measures:
choking because small parts
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Flitzerbande
can come loose and may be
put into the mouth and
TYPE/NUMBER OF MOdel: 7355
swallowed by children.
Destruction of the
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
The product does not comply
BRAND: Legler
DESCRIPTION: Toy cat in wooden racing car. The car
is supplied in a transparent plastic pouch with 3 other
models of car of identical design (different colours
market ,
product
with the Toy Safety Directive
and with the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
and drivers).
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Unknown
EU/SLOVENIA
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
PRODUCT: Plastic flute
The product poses a risk of
BRAND: Toy Company
measures:
choking because it contains a
Recall of the
removable mouth-piece which
product from end
users
NAME: Music and Sound
is a small part that could be
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Art.No.684011
placed in the mouth and
(No.0001267)
swallowed.
Batch number/Barcode: LOT 02/12, EAN:
The product does not comply
4022498530070
with the Toy Safety Directive
and with the relevant European
DESCRIPTION: Blue and orange plastic flute.
Voluntary
standard EN 71-1.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/SLOVENIA
CATEGORY: Toys
CHOKING
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Recorder
The product poses a risk of
measures:
choking because small parts
Recall of the
product from end
NAME: Unknown
can come loose and may be
put into the mouth and
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: RB 3042/N
swallowed by children.
Batch number/Barcode: Code 21453821, EAN:
The product does not comply
00476631524
with the Toy Safety Directive
DESCRIPTION: Red plastic flute.
and with the relevant European
standard EN 71-1.
BRAND: Toy Company
users
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy
AUSTRALIA
Early Learning Centre—My First Pour and Play Tea
Set
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Plastic teapot with two plastic cups & saucers and
two plastic cupcakes
IDENTIFYING FEATURES
DEFECTS
Immediately cease
The plastic component in the
using the product
and return the toy
likeness of a cherry on top of
the toy cupcakes may become
detached and is a small part.
cupcakes to their
nearest Early
The item does not comply with
Learning Centre,
Kids Central or
the mandatory safety standard
Product code: ELC134254
Mothercare store
for toys for children up to and
for a full refund.
TRADERS WHO SOLD THIS PRODUCT
including 36 months of age
(Australian Standard AS/NZS
Sold nationally through Early Learning Centre stores,
Kids Central stores and Mothercare stores.
SUPPLIER
Early Learning Centre
ISO 8124.1:2003, as amended
by the regulation).
HAZARDS
If the toy cupcake decorations
SUPPLIER'S WEB SITE
dislodge during use, they may
http://www.elctoys.com.au
pose a choking hazard to young
children.
No picture available.
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TOYS AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS: JUVENILE PRODUCTS
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
AUSTRALIA
Bugaboo Australia—Bugaboo Cameleon+ and
DEFECTS
Consumers should
The white button of the carry
cease using the
product and
Bugaboo Donkey Strollers
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
handle may pop out when the
All terrain Bugaboo strollers
carry cot or seat is resting on
the ground or is placed on an
IDENTIFYING FEATURES
unstable surface.
Bugaboo Cameleon (September 2009 - August 2012)
www.bugaboo.co
m/carryhandle to
HAZARDS
fill out a request
If the white button pops out,
form for a new
the carry handle may detach. If
carry handle,
which will be sent
S/N 04011090900001 to S/N 04031101009999
S/N 08011090900001 to S/N 08021100800386
S/N 140100093600531 to S/N 140103123350418
contact Bugaboo
at
Bugaboo Donkey (October 2010 - January 2013)
this occurs while the carry cot
or seat is occupied, there may
S/N 170101105300001 to S/N 170104130900500
be a fall and/or choking hazard
For further
TRADERS WHO SOLD THIS PRODUCT
to the child.
information,
by mail.
consumers may
Nursery hardware retailers and specialist stores
contact the
SUPPLIER
Bugaboo service
Bugaboo Australia Pty Ltd
department on 02
9091 0322 and
SUPPLIER'S WEB SITE
select extension 1
http://www.bugaboo.com
from the available
options.
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Newborn Rock 'n Play
HAZARD: Mold can develop
Sleeper™
between the removable seat
cushion and the hard plastic
UNITS: About 800,000 units
frame of the sleeper when it
IMPORTER: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y
remains wet/moist or is
DESCRIPTION: This recall to inspect includes all
infrequently cleaned, posing a
Fisher-Price Rock N' Play infant recliner seats called
sleepers. The sleeper is designed for babies up to 25
risk of exposure to mold to
pounds and is composed of a soft plastic seat held
The CPSC advises that mold
by a metal rocking frame. The product has a
has been associated with
respiratory illnesses and other
removable, fabric cover that is sold in 14 patterns
and color palettes.
MANUFACTURED IN: China
Voluntary recall.
infants sleeping in the product.
infections. Although mold is
not present at the time of
purchase, mold growth can
occur after use of the product.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: FisherPrice has received 600 reports
of mold on the product.
Sixteen consumers have
reported that their infants have
been treated for respiratory
issues, coughs and hives after
sleeping in the product.
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Bugaboo Cameleon and
HAZARD: A button on the
Voluntary recall.
Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers
stroller's carrycot/seat carry
handle can become
UNITS: About 46,300 in the U.S. and 4,440 in
Canada
IMPORTER: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo,
Calif.
MANUFACTURER: Bugaboo International B.V., of
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves the carry handles
on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model
strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The
strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and
other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on
the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the
model name. Strollers included in the recall have a
serial number that falls within the range listed below.
Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis,
located under the carrycot/seat.
disengaged and cause the
handle to detach, posing fall
and choking hazards to young
children.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES:
Bugaboo has received 58
reports of carry handles
detaching. No injuries have
been reported.
Bugaboo Cameleon
Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999
Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386
Serial Number 140100093600531 to
140103123350418
Bugaboo Donkey
Serial Number 170101105300001 to
170104130900500
MANUFACTURED IN: China
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COSMETICS, PERSONAL CARE AND HOUSEHOLD: COSMETICS AND PERSONAL CARE
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/GERMANY
CATEGORY: Chemical products
CHEMICAL
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Tattoo ink
The product poses a chemical
measures:
risk because it contains 96.5
Withdrawal of the
NAME: Zuper Black
mg/kg polycyclic aromatic
hydrocarbons (PAH).
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: BK 56 IMX 40
According to the Council of
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Europe Resolution ResAP
BRAND: Intenze
DESCRIPTION: Tattoo ink in a dark brown glass
(2008) on requirements and
bottle with black plastic screw top.
criteria for the safety of tattoos
and permanent make-up
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
polycyclic aromatic
hydrocarbons may not exceed
a certain concentration. The
level of PAH detected in the
sample exceeded the level of
0.5 ppm recommended in
Resolution ResAP (2008) 1.
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SOFTLINES: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/GERMANY
CATEGORY: Personal protective equipment
INJURIES
Voluntary
PRODUCT: Fluorescent vest
The product poses a risk of
injuries because it is not
Withdrawal of the
NAME: Unknown
sufficiently reflective and
therefore does not ensure the
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 1010
safety of the user in the dark.
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
The product does not comply
BRAND: Chun Long
DESCRIPTION: Warning vest in a bag, 20 cm x 22
EU/POLAND
measures:
with the Personal Protective
cm DIN EN 471.
Equipment Directive (PPE) and
the relevant European standard
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Unknown
EN 1150.
CATEGORY: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
CHOKING, INJURIES
PRODUCT: Girls' dress
The product poses a risk of
Voluntary
measures:
choking because the badge in
Withdrawal of the
the chest area can be easily
product from the
NAME: Unknown
detached and swallowed by
market , Recall of
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: model: 246715
small children. It also poses a
the product from
risk of injuries as, if detached,
end users
BRAND: Poula
Batch number/Barcode: 5903126669180
DESCRIPTION: Lilac jersey dress with dots, size 9298 cm/104-110 cm/116-122 cm). A button badge is
attached to a big pocket on the front.
sharp parts become accessible.
The product does not comply
with the relevant European
standard EN 14682.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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SOFTLINES: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/BULGARIA
CATEGORY: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
INJURIES
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Children’s shorts
The product poses a risk of
measures:
injuries because of the
Withdrawal of the
presence of an unattached
drawstring with free ends.
product from the
NAME: Unknown
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: JN 387 K
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the relevant European
BRAND: James & Nicholson
DESCRIPTION: Sports shorts intended for children
market
standard EN 14682.
up to 7 years of age /height up to 134 cm/ and older
children and adolescents aged 7-14. There is a
permanently attached textile label with the following
inscriptions: "James & Nicholson, Team Shorts", JN
387 K, treatment symbols, instructions for use
written in a foreign language, "Made in China 02264"
and a paper label attached by the producer marked
"James & Nicholson, Team Shorts", with indications
of the sizes from XS to XXL, corresponding to height
98-158 cm.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
EU/BULGARIA
CATEGORY: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
INJURIES
PRODUCT: Children’s shorts
The product poses the risk of
Compulsory
measures:
injuries because of the
Withdrawal of the
NAME: Unknown
presence of an unattached
drawstring with free ends.
product from the
market
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: JN 371 K
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the relevant European
BRAND: James & Nicholson
DESCRIPTION: Sport shorts intended for children up
standard EN 14682.
to 7 years of age /height up to 134 cm and older
children and adolescents aged 7-14. There is a
permanently attached textile label with the following
inscriptions: "James & Nicholson, Team Shorts", JN
371 K, treatment symbols, instructions for use
written in a foreign language, "Made in China" and a
paper label attached by the producer "James &
Nicholson, Team Shorts", with indications of the sizes
from XS to XXL, corresponding to height 98-158 cm.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/BULGARIA
CATEGORY: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
INJURIES
Compulsory
PRODUCT: Girls’ sports clothing set
The product poses a risk of
measures:
injuries due to the presence of
Withdrawal of the
product from the
NAME: Unknown
unattached cords in the waist
area.
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: Article number: WH23
The product does not comply
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
with the relevant European
BRAND: Ka Tong Che
DESCRIPTION: Girls’ sports outfit, intended for
market
standard EN 14682.
small children up to 7 years of age. Consists of two
parts – a sweatshirt and a pair of trousers with cords
in the waist area that are not attached in at least one
point equidistant from the exit points. The sweatshirt
has been designed and produced with a zipper and
two pockets. In the top left section there are sequins
in the form of a butterfly, embroidered leaves and the
inscription "Love training". On the right pocket and
left trouser-leg there are embroidered leaves.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Girls' Circo Fleece Blanket
HAZARD: The pajamas fail to
Sleepers
meet the federal flammability
UNITS: 42,000
Voluntary recall.
standards for children's
sleepwear, posing a risk of
IMPORTER: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
burn injuries to children.
DESCRIPTION: The recalled one-piece feet pajamas
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None
are fleece and were sold in sizes 12 months, 18
reported
months, 2T, 3T, 4T, XS, S, M, L and XL. They come
in three prints: purple owl, pink leopard, and blue
doodle. There are several tags sewn into the
neckline. "Circo Sleepwear" is printed on the top tag.
"Target" and an identification number appear on a
third tag. The below identification numbers are
included:
MANUFACTURED IN: China
Purple Owl:
075084972, 075084973, 075084974, 075084975, 075084976
243271104, 243271105, 243271062, 243271063, 243271064
Pink Leopard:
075085338, 075085339, 075085340, 075085341, 075085342
243271052, 243271065, 243271066, 243271067, 243271068
Blue Doodle:
075085388, 075085389, 075085390, 075085391, 075085392
243271047, 243271048, 243271049, 243271050, 243271053
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NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
USA
NAME OF PRODUCT: Children's two-piece pajama
HAZARD: The children's
Voluntary recall.
sets
cotton or cotton/fleece
pajamas sets fail to meet the
UNITS: About 560,000
federal flammability standards
IMPORTER: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
for children's sleepwear,
MANUFACTURER: Makalot Garments Co. Ltd., of
because they do not meet the
tight-fitting sizing
Taiwan
DESCRIPTION: This recall involves Target Circo and
Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece twopiece pajama sets. They were sold in infant and
toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in girls and
requirements. This poses a
burn hazard to children.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None
reported
boys sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. There are a variety of
colors and designs, including stars, dots, skulls,
peace signs, cats, owls, footballs and camouflage. To
see a complete list of item numbers included in this
recall, visit the firm's website. The item number is
located on a tag on the shirt's side seam and on the
pants at the waist. A tag printed on the neck of the
pajamas states "Circo" or "Xhilaration", "Wear snugfitting not flame resistant" and the item number. The
pajamas were also sold with a yellow hangtag that
states, "For child's safety, garment should fit snugly.
This garment is not flame resistant. Loose-fitting
garment is more likely to catch fire."
MANUFACTURED IN: Vietnam and Cambodia
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SOFTLINES: JEWELLERIES
NOTIFYING
COUNTRY
PRODUCT
DANGER
MEASURES
ADOPTED
EU/AUSTRIA
CORRIGENDUM
CHEMICAL
Voluntary
Notification below from the PRODUCT RECALLS-
The product poses a chemical
Consumer Products- July 16-31 –2012 has been
risk because the name plate
Withdrawal of the
permanently removed following further information
received from the notifying country.
contains 33 % by weight of
cadmium, exceeding the limit
product from the
CATEGORY: Jewellery
measures:
market.
of 0,01%. In addition, the
carabiner clasp contains nickel
PRODUCT: Necklace
and lead.
BRAND: Pfronten Schmuck
The product does not comply
with the REACH Regulation.
NAME: Namenscollier
TYPE/NUMBER OF MODEL: 30002
Batch number/Bar code: Unknown
DESCRIPTION: Necklace with name plate;
according to the back of the packaging the item is
'nickel-free'.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
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SOFTLINES
SGS STANDARDS & REGULATIONS SERVICES
GCSC has compiled the below sources:
PRODUCT RECALLS IN EUROPE
The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX) - Weekly overview
reports of RAPEX notifications.
http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/rapex_archives_en.cfm
The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the
information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex
II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the
information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not
take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.
The Rapid Alert System for food and feed (RASFF)-Weekly overview reports
of RASFF notifications.
http://ec.europa.eu/food/food/rapidalert/index_en.htm
Disclaimer: The Commission cannot and does not take any responsibility for
the accuracy of the information in these weekly overviews. The information is
published as it has been received from the official contact points in the
Member States/EEA-EFTA countries. In the event that further information
received from a contact point regarding an already published notification leads
to modification or withdrawal of the information, the Commission shall
respectively include a corrigendum or a notice of withdrawal in the next
weekly overview to be published.
PRODUCT RECALLS IN THE USA
Recalls and Product Safety News
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prerel.html
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html (US Cosmetics recalls)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
www.epa.gov/pesticides/alerts.htm (US Pesticides recalls)
PRODUCT RECALLS IN AUSTRALIA
http://www.recalls.gov.au/
FOR ENQUIRIES
[email protected]
http://www.sgs.com/en/Consumer-Goods-Retail/Product-Recalls.aspx
© 2013 SGS SA. All rights reserved. SGS’s
services including compilation(s) of data into this
Factsheet are based on publicly available sources
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no responsibility. Although every effort has been
made to ensure accuracy, SGS makes no warranty
as to error, omissions and does not accept any
liability, without limitation, for indirect or
consequential loss or damage, or any loss or
damages arising from any use in connection with
this document.