Pains Wessex has announced a recall of its white collision warning (MK7) hand flares, item number 52651. The recall follows a recent incident in which an individual was seriously injured while using this flare. Pains Wessex has identified that there may be a risk that some of these white flares will not fire as intended. All white flares are therefore being recalled as a safety precaution.
No red (MK7) hand flares nor any other Pains Wessex products are being recalled. The recall does not affect Pains Wessex Australia Aurora hand flares.
The Pains Wessex white collision warning (MK 7) hand flare, item number 52651 is sold on its own and is also contained as a part of the company’s collision warn-off kit and the ORC RORC distress kit as illustrated below.
Customers with in-date Pains Wessex white collision warning (MK7) hand flares are advised not to use the flare and are asked to return it immediately to the place of purchase where the purchase price will be refunded. If unable to return the flare to the place of purchase, customers may take the flare to their nearest chandler.
Customers with out-of-date Pains Wessex white collision warning (MK7) hand flares should contact Pains Wessex on +44 (0) 23 9262 3965.
To assist its customers with this recall, Pains Wessex has set up a help line during office hours on +44 (0) 23 9262 3962, or the company can be contacted via email at [email protected]
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