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.

Models affected

079. Product sold between 2000 and 2005.


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