Unsafe Products

CTIA withdraws SAN BANG respirator from the market

(Prague, 31 March 2022) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found that a model of personal respiratory protective equipment - a respirator that does not meet the requirements for FFP2 type respirators - is available in the domestic market. The respirator in question was a 'SAN BANG' brand respirator. The CTIA ordered the withdrawal of this product from the market.

The CTIA banned a dangerous car jack

(Prague, January 14, 2022) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority (CTI) has found that a product offered in the domestic market poses a high risk to users. The product is an automotive manual scissor jack Compass, type: ST-105. Due to insufficient structural strength, the jack may deform and cause the vehicle to collapse. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has imposed a ban on the distribution of the product and withdrawal of the product from the market.

CTIA prohibited a dangerous light chain

(Prague, August 3, 2021) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has detected electrical equipment in the domestic market that may pose a serious safety risk to consumers. The product is a light chain sold under the name Phenix LED LIGHT.

CTIA inspected household internet devices

(Prague, 13 May 2021) Internet-controlled home appliances are increasingly popular and used. Last year, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority focused on inspecting "IoT (Internet of Things) devices" that are installed in these household appliances. The CTIA inspected 22 products from 21 operators in their capacity as distributors and found deficiencies in 2 products.

Dangerous baby chair “4 BABY” banned from the market

(Prague, 10 May 2021) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority detected a product in the domestic market that poses a serious risk to the youngest consumers. It is a high chair for children labelled "4 BABY". The product does not reach the required parameters in the stability assessment. The child is at risk of falling from the stool. The CTIA ordered the product to be withdrawn from the market.

CTIA prohibited dangerous air balloons

(Prague, 26 April 2021) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found a dangerous toy on the domestic market – air balloons, which can cause a serious injury to children. The CTIA ordered withdrawal of the product from the market.

CTIA prohibited a dangerous travel charger

(Prague, 23 April 2021) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has identified a dangerous charger in the domestic market that can pose a serious safety risk to consumers. It is a product USB charger, model GoGen ACH 100, 1xUSB, 1A. CTIA identified a serious risk of electric shock in this product. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority ordered withdrawal of the product from the market.
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