Dimplex Portable Fan Heater Recall [UK]

UK FSA RecallUK/Basildon: Dimplex Portable Fan Heater Recall [UK]Argos recalls some Dimplex Portable Fan Heaters due to possible overheating and fire hazards. TSI: http://ht.ly/HJSpp

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=311756

Additional information:
The UK Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the following Fan Heaters are subject to this recall:

  • Dimplex Portable Fan Heater, model: DEUF2; exclusively sold from Argos Catalogue under number 415/3836 from 5 November, 2014 and 31 December, 2014. Heaters purchased before or after these dates are not affected.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or designs and/or variations of the recalled products or foods are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the TSI, a safety issue has been identified with the plug fitted to a batch of Dimplex Upright Fan Heaters, specifically the batch with the model identification DEUF2. The plug may overheat in use, leading to the potential exposure of live parts and electric shock.

Affected heaters can be identified by the brand “TOWELL” printed on the plug and were available, exclusively from Argos, between 5 November 2014 and 31 December 2014. Heaters purchased before or after these dates are not affected by this recall notification.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Fan Heater, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.


Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 4736-2015
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