Fire extinguisher recalled due to safety issue

A fire extinguisher has been recalled by its manufacturer due to a problem which means that the appliance may not work when required.

The AngelEye Kitchen Safety Pack, on sale in Homebase, contains a fire extinguisher which may have a faulty actuator (nozzle).

The nozzle may be blocked due to an injection moulding error, potentially causing a malfunction within the firing mechanism, which could result in some units not discharging the extinguishant.

The faulty actuator (nozzle) is the yellow plastic part shown in the diagram.

The extinguisher in question is contained within the AngelEye KSP-AE-UK Kitchen Safety Pack, code FE-F600-AE-UK, manufactured and sold between September 2017 – February 2018.

You can identify if you have a faulty product as each extinguisher has a yellow nozzle and is marked in two places to identify when it was manufactured. on the side of the extinguisher there is a manufacture year and also a series of white dots indicating the month of manufacture

One production batch of the extinguisher is affected, the manufacture year is listed as 2018 and there are 11 white dots on the side.

Anyone having purchased one of these items should return the product to a store immediately for replacement or refund. For any queries please contact the support line on 0044 208 310 3950 or email [email protected]