The problem relates to inadequate insulation on the internal wiring. In extreme circumstances contact between the wiring and the external surface of the light could create a risk of electric shock to the user. No accidents have been reported.
Argos Catalogue Number 432/8025. Homebase article number 776111.
The Home Retail Group has recalled the Floor Standing Halogen Uplighter in its Homebase and Argos outlets.
Retailer: Homebase and Argos outlets
What to do next
If you have bought one of these lamps between 1 January 2007 and 10 September 2008, stop using it immediately. The article and catalogue numbers are as follows: Argos Catalogue Number 432/8025 Homebase article number 776111 Please return the item directly to your nearest Argos or Homebase store for a full refund. This notice affects no other Argos or Homebase product.
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.