Argos recalls fan heater over risk of burning and electric shocks

Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 9:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 10:00 am

Argos is recalling a range of fan heaters due to fears they could burn users and could cause electrical shocks.

Anyone having bought a Simple Value 2Kw Upright Fan Heater is being urged to return it to the store to receive a full refund.

The heaters being recalled by the retailer have catalogue number 730/9687 and model number FH03and were available in stores across the UK as well as online.

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The recall notice was issued by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Electrical Safety this week, although the heater was first recalled in mid-December last year.

A statement issued by Electrical Safety First via Trading Standards read: "Argos have recalled the Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater.

"The product is being recalled due to a risk of electric shock and burn hazard.

"If you have purchased one of these fan heaters, please stop using it immediately and return to your nearest Argos store for a full refund or replacement product as soon as possible."