Category Archives: Product Recalls

Product Recall – Yuadon Travel Plug Adaptor

Yuadon Travel Plug Adaptor

Model – YD-788

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.

What to do: 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.




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Product Recall – Tyme Hair Straighteners (Counterfeit)

 Tyme Hair StraightenersModel HS-058

Please Note: This recall concerns a counterfeit product. Genuine Tyme Products are not affected.

Poor quality counterfeit product with a Risk of electric shock – The electrical insulation is inadequate which could lead to the accessible metal plates becoming live.

If you have an affected product stop using it immediately. If you are in any doubt whether your product is genuine, please contact the manufacturer directly via the contact details supplied with the packaging and/or instructions.

These products are counterfeit – The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately.




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Product Recall – Concord Beacon ES 50 Spotlight

Concord Beacon ES 50 Spotlight

Brand: Concord

Model number:

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

Recall date(s): 08/12/2017

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.What to do:

If you have an affected product stop using it immediately.

Please contact the manufacturer for further advice. The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately.

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Product Recall – B&Q Remote Control On/Off Sets

Product name: Remote Control On/Off Sets

Brand: B&Q   Everflourish

REMOTE CONTROL ON/OFF SET TWIN – Barcode 5052931395033

REMOTE CONTROL ON/OFF SET TRIPLE – Barcode 4895130705675

Recall date(s): 15/12/2017

Description: Remote control on/off sets sold by B&Q between September 2014 and November 2017.

See images for more details.

Risk: Potential fire risk.What to do:

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



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Product Recall – Wilko Euro To UK 2 Pin Converter (03430736)

Wilko own brand Euro to UK conversion plug – see images below

Item code: 03430736

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.

What to do: 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

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Product Recall – Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater

Product name: Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater

Brand: Argos

Model number: FHO3

Catalogue number: 730/9687

Model number can be found on a label on the base of the product.

Recall date(s): 06/12/2017

Description: Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater – see images.

Risk: RIsk of electric shock and burns

What to do: 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




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Product Recall – CAPLE Refrigerators

The following alert has been issued due to a risk of overheating and fire due to a component fault.

Model and serial numbers can be found inside the fridge compartment, on the left hand side, behind the bottom tray.

Affected Models:

Ri551

Ri731

Ri732Fa

Serial numbers affected are those in which the 14th and 15th digit are one of the following two digits:

71 / 72 / 73 / 74 / 75 / 76 / 77 / 78 / 79

7A / 7B / 7C

81 / 82 / 83 / 84 / 85 / 86 / 87 / 88 / 89

8A / 8B / 8C

Recall date(s): 11/10/2017

Description: CAPLE brand refrigerators

Risk: Risk of overheating and fire due to a component fault.

What to do: If you have an affected applaince please contact CAPLE immediately. They will arrange for a free visit from an engineer to fix the problem.

If you used to have an affected refrigerator please let CAPLE know so they can remove your details from their database.

Contact CAPLE by telephone on

0800 458 6318

Or by email at

[email protected]

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GU10 TU LED Spotlights – Product Recall

Category: Lighting equipment
Product: LED spotlight
Brand: Unknown
Name: TU LED Spotlights
Type / number of model: GU10
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock

Loose internal parts may come into contact with the metal outer casing. The user could consequently receive an electric shock if they touched the outer casing.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62560.

Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)

If you have this item stop using it, return to supplier if possible.





SVETELNA RETAZ 100L-G-B Lighting Chain – Product Recall

Category: Lighting chains
Product: Lighting chain
Brand: Unknown
Name: SVETELNA RETAZ
Type / number of model: 100L-G-B
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock

The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient. The flashing unit could consequently break leaving live parts accessible to the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

If you own this item stop using it.  If possible return to supplier.





E-BODA CML301 USB Charger – Product Recall

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Product: USB charger
Brand: E-BODA
Name: Color my Life
Type / number of model: CML301
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type: Fire

The product poses a risk of fire due to overheating of the contact areas.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive .

Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.

If you have this item stop using it.  Return it if possible.