Poundworld “Bussmann” Electrical Fuse Recall [UK]

UK FlagUK/Basildon: Poundworld "Bussman" Electrical Fuse Recall [UK]Poundworld Retail Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Bussmann Home Electrical Fuses due to suspected counterfeit and resultant electrical shock and/or fire hazards. CTSI: http://ht.ly/vMN2301bT8A

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=316335

Additional information:
The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following Electrical Fuses are subject to this recall:

  • Poundworld 9-count Mixed Fuses, sold in clear plastic blister packs of two (2) separate designs with a product code of H-28570 and a barcode of 5050577285701.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Electrical Fuses is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CTSI, the Fuses are falsely branded as “Bussmann”, a brand name Fuse, but are suspected of being counterfeit and therefore, are not up to the required UK safety standards and present a possible danger to property and/or serious injury through fire and/or electric shock hazards.

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

==> Always use appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) when working with electrical fixtures, including gloves and protective eye ware. Ensure all circuits are turned off at the panel before working with any electrical appliance or lighting fixture.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7130-2016
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