Dimpco has identified a safety issue with a plug fitted to a batch of portable fan heaters. There is a risk that the plug may overheat in use, leading to the potential exposure of live parts and electric shock. Affected models can be identified by the brand ‘TOWELL’ on the plug. Heaters which were purchased prior to November 1st 2014 are not affected.
The affected models are as follows:
Dimplex model number: DEUF2. This product was only available in Argos under catalogue number 415 3836.
Winterwarm model number: WWUF2T was available in retailers from November 1st 2014.
There were approximately 1,000 of these units sold in Ireland between November and December 2014.