The defect may result in significant overheating of the fuse wire and associated fuse carrier and there is a potential risk of fire.
Defective 5 AMP FUSE WIRE has been identified in a batch of multi-amperage, carded fusewire manufactured during 2011. This recall only applies to 5 AMP FUSE WIRE purchased between 1st July 2011 and 31st January 2012.
15 Amp and 30 Amp fuse wire supplied on the same card is not affected by
this recall and operates as intended.
What To Do
If you have purchased fuse wire between 1st July 2011 and 31st January 2012 from either:
B&Q, Wilkinson, Homebase, Makro or Robert Dyas please do not use it. Please return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
If the 5 AMP WIRE has been installed since 1st JULY 2011, PLEASE STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY and contact NEXUS Technical helpline for further advice.
NEXUS TECHNICAL HELPLINE: 01952 238 156
(Monday to Friday 8:15am to 6:30pm, Saturday 8:15am to 5:00pm)
Out of hours in an emergency please contact ARH Group Ltd: 07970 275853
or visit www.nexusinds.com
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.
5 Amp Only
|Date||03 Feb 2012|