Vacuum cleaner DC05 Motorhead vacuum cleaner Recall

07 April 2010


The product poses a risk of electric shock because the hose can become detached from the handle, exposing three electrical contacts. If the user touches these contacts while the machine is plugged in they could receive an electric shock. Ten incidents reported. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60335.


Domestic vacuum cleaner. Grey and purple in colour and supplied in Dyson branded packaging with required safety warnings and operating instructions.

What To Do

Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.

The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. Read our product recall advice to find out what to do next.

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.

Model numbers

079. Product sold between 2000 and 2005.

Recall date 07 Apr 2010
Categories General Household
Brands Dyson