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Latest Product Recalls

Latest product recalls between 5th January and 10th February 2016.

PIFCO electric stove (Sold by Dunnes Stores)

Recall Date: 10th February 2016

Description: PIFCO electric stove heaters sold by Dunnes Stores in Red/Black/Cream colours. Model number DN005

Risk: The plugs supplied with these products may overheat.

Action: Return to your nearest Dunnes Stores for a full refund.

For any questions please contact Dunnes Stores by email at:


by telephone on:

Republic of Ireland: 1890 25 3185 United Kingdom: 0844 264 3185 International: +353 818 300066

Mon-Fri 8am-7pm Sat & Sun 10am-6pm

Tesco 3L and 5.5L Slow Cookers

Recall Date: 2nd February 2016

Description: Tesco brand slow cooker in 3.0L and 5.5L capacities, sold between 1st July - 31st December 2015

Units fitted with KDJ branded plug only

Model number: SCSS12 / SCSS13

Units with batch code running from 150501 to 151031 (Format YYMMDD).

Risk: electric shock due to inadequate construction of the plug

Action: Return to your nearest Tesco store for a full refund.

Freephone Tesco helpline: 0800 50 55 55 | 0330 123 4055

Dimplex Portable Dehumidifier

Recall Date: 22nd January 2016

Description: White portable dehumidifier

Product may also be sold under the "Dimco" brand

Dimplex - DXDH10N Dimco - DH212

Units with a serial number 226XXXX or less are affected.

Risk: A component can overheat, causing a risk of fire.

Action: Contact Dimplex for further information

0844 879 3588 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your telephone company's network access charge)

Email: After Sales Support –

Hoverboards (sold by Red5 and Menkind) - UPDATED

Recall Date: 22nd January 2016

Description: Airwheels, Flywheels and Smartglider Hoverboards / Balance boards sold by Red5 and Menkind

Item code 5367 - Flywheels Black

Item code 5368 - Flywheels Red

Item code 5369 - Flywheels White

Item code 5251 - Airwheel Airboard

Item code 4893 - Airwheel X3

Item code 5451 - SmartGlider Cool White

Item code 5452 - SmartGlider Dazzling Red

Item code 5450 - SmartGlider Jet Black

Risk: fire

Action: return to your nearest Red5 or Menkind store for a full refund.

For any questions please contact Red5 customer services by telephone on 0333 577 7334

or by email at:

For further information see the Red5 webapage at:

Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 – AC Power Cords

Recall Date: 21 January 2016

Description: AC power cords for Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Pro 2, and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 devices sold before 15th July 2015.

Risk: of fire caused by cable overheating.

Action: visit the Microsoft website at:

For further information and to order a free replacement cable.

LG 8JG Motion Drive Washing Machines – ADVISORY NOTICE

Recall Date: 8 January 2016

Description: LG automatic 8kg washing machines

Batch numbers:







Risk: Risk of electric shock - "In certain circumstances, due to water ingress behind the control panel, a short circuit can be created which causes the chrome decal to become live and users may experience a mild electric shock."

Action: Please note - This is an advisory notice rather than a full product recall.

LG have issued the following statement:

“LG is aware of a minor issue that under exceptional conditions affect a small number of LG 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machines. LG would like to clarify that it will not be recalling the LG 8KG 6 Motion Direct Drive Washing Machine and would like to reassure customers that the appliance is safe for use. Customers who require more information should contact the LG UK customer service team directly on 0344 847 5454.”

If you believe that you have an affected product you should contact LG directly for further information. The LG customer helpline is on: 0344 847 5454 open Monday - Saturday, 9am-6pm.

Smart Gizmos DuoGlyde Self Balancing Drifter/Hoverboard

Recall Date: 7 January 2016

Description: DuoGylde balance boards sold by Smart Gizmos – ALL MODELS

Risk: Potential risk of fire and explosion.

Action: Return to Smart Gizmos Ltd with the mains plug, charger and proof of purchase (copy of original order received with goods or email order confirmation) for a full refund.

For any questions or further information please contact:

Smart Gizmos Ltd,Unit 1 Holywells Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0DL

Hotpoint Washing Machines

Recall Date: 7 January 2016

Description: Washing machines produced between 2007 and 2009. No further information available at this time.

Risk: Undisclosed safety issue.

Action: Please visit the Hotpoint website and follow the instructions to check your

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