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Fuse wire recall

Urgent Product Recall

Electrical contractors are being urged to cease using 5 amp fuse wire purchased in the last six months from either: B&Q, Wilkinson, Homebase, Makro or Robert Dyas.

The wire has been identified as defective and may result in significant overheating with a potential risk of fire.

Anyone who believes they might have this wire is urged to stop using it immediately and call the Nexus helpline on 01952 238 156 for further advice.

The 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 and operates as intended.

A notice on www.nexusinds.com includes a number of ‘FAQs’ for consumers and the trade.