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2021.08.13 Recall: 987 Heat Gun

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

987 Heat Gun

Heat Gun 

Alert number
2107-0194

Product type
Electrical Appliances and Equipment - Heat Gun

Product identifiers
Model 987 "Heavy Duty"
SKU: EY-A001295
Other identifiers: P0104080129

Product description
Heavy duty heat gun in red with black lead and three-pin plug. Supplied with metal attachments in transparent plastic packaging.

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Fire and burns

Risk description
The product presents a risk of fire because it has not been fitted with any overheat protection. The heat gun severely overheated and emitted flames when subjected to the stalled motor test. This product does not meet the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

Corrective measures
Import has been destroyed at the border.

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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