B&Q recalls Electric 3000W white turbo convector heater with timer

The following notice has been issued by the retailer:

B&Q has identified a potential safety issue with this electrical heating product, whereby a very small number of samples have shown excessive heat build-up in the plug, leading to scorching or deformation of the plug itself. Due to the potentially serious nature of the risk and our commitment to safety, we have taken a precautionary decision to recall this product:

ELECTRIC 3000W WHITE TURBO CONVECTOR HEATER WITH TIMER
Model: DL 18A
Product barcode number: 3663602910930

Convector heater Offered for sale between August 2016 and March 2017.

If you have purchased this product, you should stop using it immediately and contact the helpline

UK: 0300 303 4482 ROI: 1800 946 327*

*Monday to Friday 8.30am to 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm

B&Q thank you for your co-operation.

B&Q plc, B&Q House, Chestnut Avenue, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 3LE

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