Upright Fan Heaters

Recall published
2007-01-15
Brand
Product title
Upright Fan Heaters.
Product description
Risk
The products pose a serious risk of fire because elements on some units have been found to distort in use and can touch the casing. As a consequence, the casing can melt and the element may come into contact with any surface the heater is placed on and a fire can occur. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive. 23 incidents reported regarding product No. 415/0224 and 7 incidents reported regarding product No. 415/0231 (customers have reported seeing flames/ sparks inside the unit or heat damage to surrounding area).
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
1) Product No.415/0224
Affected products purchased before 24th November 2006 have the dates codes 0622
0623
0630
0631
0632
0634
0637 and 0643 on them.
2) Product No. 415/0231 – Affected products purchased before 11th December 2006 have the date codes 0622
0630
0633
0635 and 0637 on them.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0092/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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