UK Product Recalls
Product: Russ Berrie pacifier clips - 'Noah's', 'Angel', and 'Sweet Beginnings'.
Problem: Clip edges may be sharp and cause a risk of injury.
Action: Return to stockist for full refund or call 0845 330 9010
Product: Sports drink bottles - Lion King, Finding Nemo,
Winnie the Pooh and Princess.
Problem: Bottle top may break off causing choking
Action: Call helpline on 0808 145023
Product: Next Childrens sleeping bags.
Zip puller may become detached causing choking hazard.
Return to any Next store or call 0800 032 4784.
Product: Mothercare swimsafe jacket since May
Buoyancy foam may become detached.
Contact customer care team on 08453 304030.
Product: Mothercare travel extreme system - cosytoe
since 5 Nov 2003.
Toggles may become detached causing safety problem.
Call customer care team on 08453 304030.
Product: B and Q Double wooden garden swing.
Potential problem with D shackles.
Contact helpline on 0800 389 7897.
Product: Sony Ericsson UKcharger CST-13.
Risk of component failure - electric shock.
Call customer care centre on 0800 587 6072.
Product: Early Learning Centre Blossom Farm teething
Call customer services on 01793 443322 or return to store
Product: H & M childs sleeping bag with cat
logo code 923670.
Zipper tab may become detached - choking hazard.
Call helpline on 0207 323 2211 or return to store for refund.
Product: JVC portable audio - RC-BX33, RC-BX53,
RC-BX330, RC-BX530, RD-T7R, RD-T5, RD-T70LBU.
Faulty mains lead may pose risk of electrocution.
Call helpline 0800 634 0101 for free replacement cable
Product: Micromart Time 4 Tea teamaker MM9863,
Faulty circuit board may pose fire risk.
Stop using and call helpline on 0800 328 2446
Product: Wickes 2kW Electric fire - No 450217
produced 1 June to 31 October 2002 .
Heating element may remain on.
Freephone 0800 587 7280
Product: IKEA Snuttig soft toy
Stuffing may leak and be inhaled or swallowed.
Return to store
Product: PMS hot water bottle - PMS-SS131ST-01/06
Water may leak.
Stop using immediately - call 0800 652 1352
Product: Kenwood handblender HB 600/610/630/640/650/660/150
Blade may crack or break in use.
Stop using blender and contact Kenwood on 0808 156 3200.
Product: ASDA - girls long sleeve hooded tops,
popper, denim marigold and basics holiday shop, on sale
since March 10.
Poppers may come loose from clothing.
Return to any ASDA store for refund.
Product: ASDA - RAAR Ceramics pint mug barcode
Product may crack in use.
Return to any ASDA store for refund.
Product: Wiggly Giggler rattle - Hands on Toys.
If rattle breaks small parts may become accessible, causing
Stop using rattle and call 0800 7837101.
Product: Hammer and wrench multi-tools - T09/07550/4514
and 4516 on sale since October 2001.
Handle of pull out pliers may break.
Return to any Marks & Spencer store for refund.
Product: Nicky Clarke Supersilent Hot Air Styler
model NCA3, on sale since August 2001.
Handle casing may break open.
Call customer helpline on 0800 587 2405.
Product: Universal Electronics/One for All (UK) Remote Control Extender SV1000 March 1998 - June 2000.
Fuse failure may cause overheating.
Call 0808 1000296 helpline or return to One For All (UK) Ltd.
Product: Interak mini transporter toy, sold through
Train funnel may easily detach causing hoking hazard.
Return to Asda for refund.
Product: Johnson and Johnson Intouch 8 Baby Monitor.
Alarm system may not work in some circumstances.
Stop using and call Careline number on 0800 5832203 8am-8pm.
Product: Woolworth 'Workshop' axle stands TT
632J and axle stands set code 252171570.
Stands may not provide intended security under certain conditions.
Return to nearest Woolworths for full refund.
Product: Travelmasters travel adaptors and mosquito
killers, barcodes 5014716000020/266/099/013, purchased in
the last 3 months.
Do not use the product and contact the helpline on 0800
652 6417 8am - 8pm.
Product: Wharfedale M8 and 890 28 inch widescreen TV.
Problem: Profilo Electronics is checking and modifying some Wharfedale Widescreen TV's which may contain a faulty component. The fault could cause a fire
Action: Turn the TV off and unplug it - Contact the customer helpline on FREEPHONE 0800 0732473
Product: Dreamland electric blanket 9 heat setting controllers
models EC 20/30/40/50/60/70 with a batch code ending in
8 or 9, 198 thu 528 and 019 thu 409.
Problem: Potential component failure.
Action: Disconnect immediately and contact the service
line on 0800 0922 365.
Product: Rapesco Master Nailer 180EL nailgun, July 1999-March
Problem: Risk of personal injury.
Action: Stop using immediately and contact the helpline
on 0800 0352744 weekdays.
(5/2/2001) Product: Naiko Widescreen Televisions
Model No. N2811W.
Problem: Possibility of a component failure which
may result in overheating, which in extreme cases could
potentially become a fire risk..
Action: Contact the ScottishPower Service Centre
on 0345 125810, or in Scotland 01698 783120 - a free of
charge home visit will be arranged.
(17/1/2001) Product: McDonald's 102 Dalmatians
Promotion Oddball Toy (second digit is a 7 or an 8).
Problem: Some of these toys may, through use over
time, expose a wire that could be potentially hazardous
to small children. As a precaution McDonalds are recalling
Action: Send toy to McDonald's Happy Meal Toy (CV1879),
FREEPOST, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1BR (enclosing details
of name and address) to receive a full refund of £1, or
call Customer Helpline on 0800 975 8792.
(30/12/2000) Product: Boots Aromatherapy Mood Candles,
Problem: Wick may not be central, causing the pot
Action: Return to your nearest Boots store for a
full refund. 0800 316 3164 for any questions
(9/11/2000) Product: Childs hooded orange wool
coat with floral motif, 6 months - 4 years, code 88216121413111.
Problem: Potential quality fault.
Action: Return to the Customer Service Desk of any
ASDA store for a full refund.
(13/10/2000) Product: Firestone 4x4 Tyres: P 235/75
R 15 S ATX, P 235/75 R 15 S ATX II, P 235/75 R 15 Wilderness
AT (only with DOT serial commencing "VD")
Problem: There is a possibility that in certain circumstances
and operating conditions tread separation and rapid tyre
deflation may occur.
Action: Motorists who believe they may have these
4x4 tyres fitted to their vehicle, or who may have any concern
related to this announcement are requested in the first
instance to call 0800 544 445.
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UK Medicines Control Agency
UK Vehicles Inspectorate
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