5 Amp Fuse Wire Recall

03 February 2012

Risk

The defect may result in significant overheating of the fuse wire and associated fuse carrier and there is a potential risk of fire.

Description

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.

Model numbers

5 Amp Only

Product Barcode:
03611814
Product Ref:
FUSEW/BQ-BQ
B&Q

Product Barcode:
53508409
Product Ref:
FUSEW-WK
WILKINSON

Product Barcode:
5013669955739
Product Ref:
FUSEW-HB
HOMEBASE

Product Barcode:
5015056363776
Product Ref:
FUSEW-MP
MASTERPLUG

Recall date 03 Feb 2012
Categories Other
Brands Nexus