Product Recalls: January 2018
Latest product recalls
Yuadon Travel plug adaptor
Recall Date: 01/12/2017
Model Number: YD-788
Description: Two-pin plug adaptor for 3-pin mains socket, sold without packaging. See images for details.
Risk: Risk of electric shock - poor design allows access to live parts.
Action: If you have an affected product stop using it immediately. The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately.
Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater
Recall Date: 06/12/2017
Model Number: Catalogue number: 730/9687 Model Number: FHO3 Model number can be found on a label on the base of the product.
Description: Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater
Risk: Risk of fire and electric shock.
Action: If you have an affected product stop using it immediately and return it to your nearest Argos store for a full refund. Alternatively, Argos will replace it with their Simple Value 2kW convector fan (Catalogue number 725/4220) For more information please contact the Argos customer services helpline on 0345 600 5388
Concord Beacon ES 50 Spotlight
Recall Date: 08/12/2017
2041879 BEACON ES50 S/C WHITE 240V
2041880 BEACON ES50 S/C SILVER 240V
2041881 BEACON ES50 S/C BLACK 240V
2041882 BEACON ES50 3/C WHITE 240V
2041883 BEACON ES50 3/C SILVER 240V
2041884 BEACON ES50 3/C BLACK 240V
Description: Spotlight luminaire, 50W, mains voltage. See images for further details.
Risk: Risk of electric shock - The product has sharp metal edges which may damage the wire insulation when adjusting the spotlight head. This could lead to the user receiving an electric shock.
Action: If you have an affected product stop using it immediately. The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately
Remote Control On/Off Sets (B&Q Everflourish)
Recall Date: 15/12/2017
REMOTE CONTROL ON/OFF SET TWIN - Barcode 5052931395033
REMOTE CONTROL ON/OFF SET TRIPLE - Barcode 489513070567
Description: Remote control on/off sets sold by B&Q between September 2014 and November 2017.
Risk: Potential fire risk.
Action: If you have an affected product stop using it immediately and return it to your nearest B&Q for a refund. For more information please see this B&Q webpage: http://www.diy.com/customer-support/product-information/product-recall Or call the B&Q customer care line on: 0300 303 4482
Wilko Euro To UK 2 Pin Converter
Recall Date: 15/12/2017
Model Number: Item code: 03430736
Description: Wilko own brand Euro to UK conversion plug
Risk: Wilko has identified that certain components used in the assembly of the converter have failed the relevant European Standard. This may present a risk to users of the product.
Action: If you believe you have an affected product please stop using it immediately and return it to your nearest Wilko store for a full refund. For more information please contact the the Wilko Customer Care Team free on: 08000 329 329
BaByliss AcuBlade Face and Body Groomer
Recall Date: 02/01/2018
Model Number:Model number: REF 7426U Batch affected: 2416PT2 Please note: Only the single batch listed above is affected by this recall action
Description: BaByliss for Men AcuBlade Face and Body Groomer, model number: REF 7426U Only this batch affected: 2416PT2
Risk: Risk of fire. BaByliss state: "We are conducting a recall of a single batch (code 2416PT2) of this product as it does not meet our stringent quality standards. In extremely rare circumstances, the Lithium battery may overcharge and pose a potential fire hazard."
Action: Affected customers with a product from this batch code 2416PT2 only are asked to stop using it immediately, ensure it is unplugged from the mains and contact BaByliss for a replacement. To find out how to identify the model number and batch code please visit the BaByliss website babyliss.co.uk/7426U-recall.html where you will also find further information.
Information supplied by Electrical Safety First for more information on past product recalls visit: http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/product-recalls/