The Consumer Protection Services have proceeded to recall the following products form the market as they have been found to pose a serious threat to the health and safety of consumers and do not conform to the relevant legal provisions:
- 8-pack, 16-pack and 20 pack ‘Flying Eagle’ crayons. Made in China. Distributed by Estia bookshop. The appropriate product conformity assessment procedure has not been followed.
- Watercolours, ‘121 coloured pencils’, ‘Three Star’ 12 coloured pencils Made in China. Distributed by Estia bookshop. The appropriate product conformity assessment procedure has not been followed.
- Menclei ‘Painting by number’ and Foohy Brand coloured pencils.Made in China and the USA respectively. Distributed by Super Discount Store.
- ‘Neon’ lighter. Model: ZY-218S1. Made in China. Distributed by A & G Kleima Electrical Ltd. My cause fire and burns due to the faulty manufacture of the product.
- ‘Susy & Gio’ children’s coat, ‘B-Brum Beby’ children’s coat. Made in China. Distributed by Sirocco (D.A.K. Fabric Ltd). Injury due to long cords and strangulation risks.
- ‘Victuar (Est 1975)’ child’s hoodie. Made in Cyprus. Distributed by VICTUAR ENTERPRICES LTD. Strangulation risk due to cords.
- ‘Green Laser Pointer’ light pointer Laser class III max output <50mW. Made in China. Distributed by Kyriacos Morfi. Damage to sight by the high radiation emitted by the light source Laser.
- ‘ZK-9617L’ Light pointer Laser class IIIA max output < 5mW. Made in China. Distributed by Samer Karkass. Damage to sight by the high radiation emitted by the light source Laser.
The Consumer Protection Services calls on the importers, distributors and retailers to withdraw the products immediately.
Members of the public are able to keep track of dangerous products on the Services’ website www.mcit.gov.cy/ccps or the GRAS-RAPEX website www.ec.europa.eu/rapex.
The services can be reached on the following telephones:
- Consumer’s line 1429
- Nicosia Head Office: 22200930
- Limassol District Office: 25819150
- Larnaca/Famagusta District Office: 24816160
- Paphos District Office: 26804613