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
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