B&Q recalls hedge trimmer over injury risk

B&Q has recalled a hedge trimmer after it emerged that the motor could fail and fragments could be ejected through the casing vents, posing an injury risk to users.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 3:24 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:53 pm

The Mac Allister 710W electric hedge trimmer was sold in B&Q stores between January 2015 and September 2016 and anyone who has purchased one has been asked to return it to a B&Q store immediately for a full refund.

The affected product is labelled Mac Allister 710w Electric Hedge Trimmer MHTP710 and carries the barcode: 5052931430734.

Anyone seeking further information can contact B&Q’s customer helpline on UK: 0300 3034482 ROI: 1800 946327 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm).