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06th Oct 2018

Extended recall for electric blankets sold in two major Irish stores

Olivia Hayes

Do you have an electric blanket on your bed?

SuperValu and Centra have both extended their voluntary recall of Daewoo-branded single and double bed-sized electric blankets due to a manufacturing defect.

This defect may cause the blankets to spark or go on fire.

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission lists the affected models as:

Daewoo Double Electric Blanket Model HEA 1179
Daewoo Single Electric Blanket Model HEA 1178
(Date Code EP103849-0617)

The products and date code affected were sold in SuperValu and Centra between January and March of 2018.

SuperValu Centra electric blanket product recall

If you own a Daewoo double or single electric blanket, check for the model numbers HEA1179 and HEA1178 as shown in the below image.

Customers who have any of these products with the affected date code EP103849-0617 are advised to stop using them immediately and return the product to the point of purchase for a full refund.

If you have any queries, you may contact the CCPC customer care line on 021 4824320.