Upright electric fan heater

Recall published
2007-01-15
Brand
Product title
Upright electric fan heater.
Product description
Risk
The product poses 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. 4 incidents where customers saw flames inside the unit have been reported.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Product No. 415/0248. Affected products were purchased before 4 January 2007 and have the following date codes: 0622
0623
0630
0634
0637 and 0643.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0093/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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