The following notice appears on the Screwfix website:

Edison Screw (ES) 6" CEILING PENDANT

British General (BG) have made us aware that due to a design issue with this product there is the potential that, in some circumstances, it is possible to over-insert the lamp into the lamp holder. This can create a risk of arcing between the live and neutral contacts in the light fitting, potentially causing a risk of overheating or fire.

The product affected is
Code: 963FG
Product description: ES 6" CEILING PENDANT
Barcode: 5050765170932
Model: 666ES27

Edison Screw (ES) 6inch CEILING PENDANT

This product was offered for sale between 03/09/2018 and 20/03/2019.

If you have purchased this product from us, please stop using it and dispose immediately.

Unfortunately, we do not have an alternative Edison Screw 6" Pendant available at this time to offer as a direct replacement for this product.

To receive a refund, please visit your local Screwfix Trade Counter or contact us on 03330 112 112 where you will be given a refund to the full value of your purchase. If you purchased this product with cash, you must visit your local Screwfix Trade Counter as cash refunds cannot be completed over the phone. If you require further information, please email, call 03330 112 112 or visit our website

If you have purchased the ES 6" Ceiling Pendant for customers in the course of your own business, please contact them immediately, advise them to stop using the pendant and make arrangements for it to be removed and disposed of.

Thank you in advance for your co-operation in this matter and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Screwfix Direct Ltd, Trade House, Mead Avenue, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8RT


Recall: Screwfix – Edison Screw 6″ Ceiling Pendant