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These pages are intended to pass safety information on regarding equipment and good practice recommendations.

Trading Standards have a product re-call page which is regularly updated.

https://www.tradingstandards.uk/consumers/product-recalls

Argos have there own product recall page which gives up to date information about faulty products.

For a list of these and other manufacturers recalled products please see our page "Product Recalls" which has more details.

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Climbing rope

2018-12-03 Recall: Homebase - Climbing Rope with Looped Footholds

IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING

Product Recall

Climbing Rope with Looped Footholds

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  • contact us or the retailer you purchased the product from to receive a replacement or full refund

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Telephone: 020 8068 1697

2018-12-03 Recall: Oxsaytee - Funny Musical Instrument Set

 

Funny Musical Instruments Set

 

 

Risk type
Choking

The triangle has a rubber loop attached so that it can be held up. This loop can easily come off the triangle, generating a small part.

A small child may put the loop in the mouth and choke.

2018-12-03 Recall: IKEA - GLIVARP extendable tables

Product recall

GLIVARP extendable tables, white

GLIVARP tables

IKEA has received reports of the extension leaf detaching from the rails and falling which may lead to the extension leaf collapsing. This has resulted in isolated reports of leg and foot injuries.

Customers who own a GLIVARP table in white are asked to stop using the product and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase is not required.

For more information please contact us on 0203 645 0010.

2018-12-03 Recall: Matalan - Kids Cat Trapper Hat

 

Product recall

Kids Cat Trapper Hat (6 months - 4 years)
Product code: M313502

 

Trapper Hat
Choking Hazard

If you have any queries, please contact 0333 0044444, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or write to the address set out below.

2018-12-03 Recall: Matalan - Kids 3D Mouse Trapper Hat and Mittens Set

 

Product recall

Kids 3D Mouse Trapper Hat and Mittens Set (6 months - 4 years)
Product Code M313245

Trapper Hat and Gloves 

Coking Hazard

If you have any queries, please contact 0333 0044444, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or write to the address set out below.

2018-12-03 Recall: Next - Fur Hot Water Bottles

 

Product recall

Next recalls Fur Hot Water Bottles due to potential risk of injury from hot water (GREY 322-083 & CREAM 558-762)

Hot Water Bottles 

Unfortunately, it's come to light that there's a potential problem with the hot water bottles as in some units the inside walls of the bottle have stuck together, leading to a risk of injury from hot water when filling the bottle

Please call us on 0333 777 8185 to arrange a collection, or return it to your local store (for a full refund), if this would suit you better. If you have given any of these items as a gift, please ask the recipient to contact Next.

2018-12-03 Recall: Next - Want That Trend Mummy and Me Deluxe Christmas Santa Zip Hoody

 

Product recall

Next recalls Want That Trend Mummy and Me Deluxe Christmas Santa Zip Hoody (L94504) due to potential choking hazard

Santa Zip Hoody 

Unfortunately, it's come to light that there's a potential problem with the attachment of the pom poms on the body, which if detached could be a choking hazard.

Please call us on 0333 777 8185 to arrange a collection, or return it to your local store (for a full refund), if this would suit you better. If you have given any of these items as a gift, please ask the recipient to contact Next.

2018-12-03 Recall: Next - Want That Trend Mummy and Me Deluxe Christmas Rudolph Zip Hoody

 

Product recall

Next recalls Want That Trend Mummy and Me Deluxe Christmas Rudolph Zip Hoody (L94505) due to potential entrapment issue

Rudolph Zip Hoody 

Unfortunately, it's come to light that there's a potential problem with the length of the horns on the hood which could be an entrapment issue if caught.

Please call us on 0333 777 8185 to arrange a collection, or return it to your local store (for a full refund), if this would suit you better. If you have given any of these items as a gift, please ask the recipient to contact Next.We're very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience caused, but we hope you'll understand that customer safety is our highest priority

2018-12-17 Recall: Banledao - Modelling clay/slime
Modelling Clay - Slime
 
The migration of boron from the toy slime is too high (measured value up to 1450 mg/kg).
 

2018-12-17 Recall: XLS - Modelling clay

XLS Modelling Clay Lid
The migration of boron from the clay is too high (measured value up to 6799 mg/kg

 

PRODUCT RECALL

There has been an incident involving a canister of  Nickelodeon Paw Patrol bath foam exploding during bath time, leaving a 3 year old child critically injured with severe burns in Belfast, Ireland.

Kokomo, who manufactures this product, have recalled it due to this shocking incident

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