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Product Recalls: January 2017

February 9, 2017

Latest product recalls up to 12th January to 8th February 2017

 

Toshiba Laptop Battery Pack Recall - Update

 

 

Recall Date: 12th January 2017

Description: Note: This is an updated, expanded existing recall of Toshiba Battery Packs supplied with Toshiba Laptop Computers. Toshiba state: "On November 10, 2016 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (“Toshiba”) announced an expansion of its previous voluntary recall of Panasonic battery packs launched in January 2016 (“January 2016 Recall”). This expanded recall affects additional Panasonic battery packs manufactured and used with certain Toshiba laptops sold between July 2013 and November 2016. Because there is overlap within the manufacturing dates for the affected battery packs of the January 2016 Recall and the expanded recall, it is critical that all users of affected laptops purchased between July 2013 and the present date promptly check their battery pack to ensure that it is not affected by the expanded recall. Users who previously checked and determined that their battery pack was not affected by the January 2016 Recall must now re-check their battery packs."

Risk:  There is a risk of fire from affected battery packs. 

Action: https://batterycheck.toshiba.com/?region=TAIS&country=US&lang=en

 

 

Bosch PWS and GWS Angle Grinders

Recall Date: 12th January 2017

Description: Bosch PWS and GWS angle grinders. Models: GWS20  GWS22   GWS24 PWS20  PWS1900  PWS2000

Manufactured between June and August 2016 GWS24-230 JVX Professional with brake Manufactured between February and October 2016

Risk:  Risk of injury due to faulty component. During use the cutting/grinding disc may detach.

Action: IBosch will reapir or replace the product free of charge - please visit https://www.anglegrindercare.com/en_UK/form

 

 

 Chang Sheng Heated pet Pad

 

Recall Date: 20th January 2017

Description: Heated pet pads, voltage rating 220V, size 450mm x450mm, connected to the mains via a North American style two pin plug, includes a three pin adapter plug supplied separately. Model: C-002 Barcode: 6937532900130.Item ID: 381786036329.

Risk:  Risk of fire due to poor deisgn. Product is non-compliant with UK standards.

Action: If you have an affected product please stop using it immediately.

 

 

Bosmere N292 2KW Greenhouse Heater

Recall Date: 20th January 2017

Description: Bosmere brand 2KW greenhouse heater

Risk:  Water may enter the heater, posing a risk of electric shock and fire.

Action: If you have an affected product please stop using it immediately. Please return the item to the supplier or to Bosmere for a refund.Please contact Tildenet on 01179 341 799 for further information.

 

 

Argos Simple Value Hand Blender - Safety Notice

 

Recall Date: 30th January 2017

Description: White hand blender sold by Argos as part of the "Simple Value" range. Supplied in a cardboard box with a picture of the product on. Argos catalogue Number 909/8367

Model number HB972A00 Sold between 1st May 2016 and 23rd January 2017

Risk: Risk of electric shock if incorrect instructions are followed.There is an inaccuracy in the instructions supplied with this product which states that the lower part of the blender can be removed from the handle.The product is not intended to be taken apart, and if the instructions are followed the Hand Blender can be broken apart, which may expose live parts.

Action: If you have an affected product do not attempt to remove the lower section of the blender. For more information, please see the following webpage: http://www.argos-support.co.uk/9098367-simple-value-hand-blender-white Or contact the Argos customer service team on 03456 402 020

 

Ann Summers Black Power Wand

Recall Date: 8th February 2017

Description: Ann Summers Black Power Wand personal massage device, sold at Ann Summers stores and online. Item code 74701 All batch codes are affected.

Risk:  Risk of electric shock.Prolonged use may result in the wires in the cord at the base of the product becoming exposed.

Action: If you have an affected product please stop using it immediately and return to Ann Summers for a full refund. For further information please contact Ann Summers customer services on 0333 440 6969 or emailccare@annsummers.com

 

Information supplied by Electrical Safety First for more information on past product recalls visit: http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/product-recalls/

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