Faulty Product Recall: 2nd March 2017
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Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:
Name: Play Baby’s first guitar
Product: Soft musical toy
Type/number of model: ref. 11543
Batch number/Barcode: 8413930115430
The fabric around the guitar is closed at the back by velcro. Small children could easily open it and gain access to the foam stuffing inside. Small fragments of foam can be detached and put in the mouth by small children, who may choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Name: HOME, 100 COLOURED FAIRYLIGHTS
Product: Lighting chain
Category: Lighting chains
Type/number of model: Reference: 8491302 (1104380694)
Batch number/Barcode: Unknown
Risk: Electric shock
The lighting chain uses small push-in type lampholders which could come out of position leaving live parts at mains voltage accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Source: Motorcycle Daily
Name: Scrambler, Scrambler Sixty2
Category: Motor vehicles
Type/number of model: Scrambler Sixty2: Type: KA, EC type approval: e49*168/2013*00001*, Scrambler: Type: K1, EC type approval: e9*2002/24*6054*
Batch number/Barcode: Vehicles manufactured between 2015 and 2017.
The fixing nuts of the side stand could loosen. This could lead to the side stand sensor no longer correctly capturing the position of the side stand. As a result, it may be possible to ride the motorcycle when the side stand is still down or the engine might stop unexpected whilst riding.
Name: Professional Power Tool Solutions
Product: Electric planer
Type/number of model: Ho 0882
Batch number/Barcode: Lot 60088200. Manufactured in 2016.
The protective guard does not fully cover the blades on the side of the planer or the unused part of the cutting head. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Brand: AR SPORTS
Product: Bicycle repair kit
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Type/number of model: 23537
Batch number/Barcode: 8430852235374
The glue contains a high level of toluene (measured value: 22% by weight). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.