B&Q issue urgent warning over popular £14 item and offer customers refunds
B&Q has put out an urgent recall on a fan heater after identifying a potential risk of electric shock and fire to customers when using the product.
By Sophie Wills Published 15th Feb 2021, 13:20 BST Updated 15th Feb 2021, 13:24 BST
The retailer said that the GoodHome Colenso 2000W Freestanding Fan Heater may overheat causing damage to the case along with risk of electric shock or fire.
A spokesperson for the store said: “If you have bought this model since September 2020, please immediately stop using it and return to store when possible for a full refund.”
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In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor. B&Q said this particular product may overheat and poses the potential risk of electric shock or fire.