FH400 and FH500

Product Type: 
Fan Heater
Product Manufacturer: 
Black and Decker
Serial number(s): 
See recall text
Recall Date: 
Tuesday, 14 August, 2001
Manufactured dates: 
Contact Details: 
Helpline on (Freephone) 0800 252661
Investigator Name: 



In the course of our continuous quality programme we have discovered a possible overheating problem on small quantities of two models within our electric fan heater range.

This notice is only relevant to two models, FH400 and FH500 products purchased over the past two years with batch numbers as follows:

CAT No FH400 Batch No. DL 4589
CAT No. FH500 Batch No. DL 4589
CAT No FH400 Batch No. DL 4989
CAT No. FH500 Batch No. DL 4989

These products are identified below, by the rating plate positioned on the underside of the product.

If you possess a FH400 or FH500 fan heater with batch numbers DL 4589 or DL 4989, please do not use it any further and contact us at your earliest convenience.

We have set up a helpline on (Freephone) 0800 252661 to take your calls. Or simply contact your local Black & Decker Service Centre (see Yellow Pages for details). Your co-operation in this matter is appreciated.

(Published in the national press - 10 February 1991)