Poorly made electrical terminations could lead to overheating and arcing, eventually leading to the product bursting into flames.
Two incidents reported.
The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Type/number of model: VC006-2 PLU256749
Order No. M5001393
Barcode: 5 029551 546176
Cyclonic vacuum cleaner made of black coloured plastic
What to do next
If you have one of the affected vacuum cleaners, please stop using it immediately. Customers who have purchased any of these vacuum cleaners should return it immediately to any Poundstretcher store where a full refund will be given. A receipt is not necessary.
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.